Top 5 Most Hair-Raising Contracts

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5 Most Hair-Raising Sports Contracts

Although many professional athletes toil in relative obscurity, there is a well-publicized minority that makes a killing. These players' hair-raising salaries are shocking in their size alone, but some athletes' compensation is even more disturbing because they fail to live up to the pay they command. Read on for a list of the top multimillion-dollar contracts that have haunted the players who scored them.
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