Special Report

The Highest Paid Athletes in Sports History

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35. Carson Wentz
> Avg. annual value: $32,000,000
> Contract length, value: 4 years, $128 million
> First year in effect: 2019
> Position, team: Quarterback, Philadelphia Eagles
> Accolades: 1x Pro Bowl

34. Pascal Siakam
> Avg. annual value: $32,480,000
> Contract length, value: 4 years, $129.9 million
> First year in effect: 2020
> Position, team: Power forward, Toronto Raptors
> Accolades: 2019 Most Improved Player

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33. Nolan Arenado
> Avg. annual value: $32,500,000
> Contract length, value: 8 years, $260 million
> First year in effect: 2019
> Position, team: Third base, Colorado Rockies
> Accolades: 5x All-Star, 7x Gold Glove

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32. Justin Verlander
> Avg. annual value: $33,000,000
> Contract length, value: 2 years, $66 million
> First year in effect: 2019
> Position, team: Starting pitcher, Houston Astros
> Accolades: 8x All-Star, 2x Cy Young, 1x MVP

31. Kyle Lowry
> Avg. annual value: $33,333,333
> Contract length, value: 3 years, $100 million
> First year in effect: 2017
> Position, team: Point guard, Toronto Raptors
> Accolades: 5x All-Star