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How do professional athletes get paid?


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2017-08-26 01:22:30
2017-08-26 01:22:30

It matters the sport and how good you are at it. If you are really good you might make a lot of money such as Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat who makes $15,779,912 a year.


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