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Big Bucks In Less Known Sports

NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and PGA make millions of dollars due to their athletic abilities and enjoy the admiration of fans around the world. You may not have known, however, that athletes in lesser known sports are highly paid as well. Although they do not receive all of the national attention of their more famous counterparts, they are able to make a nice living toiling away in anonymity.
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