Found May 19, 2013 on It's Always Sunny in Detroit:
PLAYERS: Joe Flacco
TEAMS: Baltimore Ravens
Newsflash: Professional athletes are handsomely compensated.  Many men (and some women) are making many many dollars playing games meant for kids, old people (golf and tennis) and big lugs (boxing).  Some deserve it, others don’t.  Some are paid more for what they have done (ARod, Jeter) than what they’re going to do (Durant, King Felix). Either way, it’s interesting to check out how much cash owners are willing to throw at these people. Here’s the list of the most handsomely compensated athletes in American sports for 2013*. Note: This was compiled by Sports Illustrated as their "Fortunate 50" list.  * = Candidates for the Fortunate 50 must be U.S. citizens or play in a U.S.—based league. Endorsements reflect current deals, and salaries are based on current or most recently completed seasons; for instance, for NFL players the season that ended in February was used. (Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco’s new deal, which will pay him $20.1 million next season, isn’t reflected.) For auto racing and tennis, prize money came from the 2012 calendar year. Golf earnings are from July 1, 2012 through April 21, 2013. Boxing purses are from August 2012 through May 2013 (but projected money from bouts through September was included since fight deals are done on a yearly basis).
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