Tiger Still No. 1, but Endorsements Fall

... to a measly $70 million
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 22, 2010 4:17 PM CDT
Tiger Still No. 1, but Endorsements Fall
No. 1: Tiger Woods at $90.5 million.   (AP Photo/Jon Super)

(Newser) – Tiger Woods remains the nation's top-paid athlete in the Sports Illustrated rankings, even though USA Today notes his endorsements fell by $22 million and sales of his video game are sluggish. The top 5:

  1. Tiger Woods: $90.5 million (including $70 million in endorsements).
  2. Phil Mickelson: $61.7 million ($52 million)
  3. Floyd Mayweather Jr.: $60.3 million ($250,000)
  4. LeBron James: $45.8 million ($30 million)
  5. Alex Rodriguez: $37 million ($4 million)
Read SI's full list here.
(Read more Tiger Woods stories.)

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