Mega Sports Stars Who Lost Their Fortunes

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Who didn't grow up pretending to hit that game-winning shot in their backyard? Dreaming of being a sports star is as American as apple pie, but for some athletes, becoming one can turn into a real-life nightmare. According to Sports Illustrated, "by the time they have been retired for two years, 78 percent of former NFL players have gone bankrupt or are under financial stress because of joblessness or divorce." And, no, it isn't just the NFL, folks. "Within five years of retirement, an estimated

Mega Sports Stars Who Lost Their Fortunes

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