It almost seem like it would take hard work to bring in a professional athlete's salary for years and then lose it all. Yet, it happens enough that ESPN Films has dedicated an entire project to it. A feature-length documentary showing at the Tribeca film festival next week will shed some light on why, according to a 2009 Sports Illustrated article, 60 percent of NBA players and 78 percent of NFL players are broke within five years of retirement.
ESPN debuted the latest installment of their incredible "30 for 30" series, with "Broke," a look at how millionaire athletes end up losing all their money. Many of the stories we have heard before (lavish spending, child support, fa... Read Post
ESPN's "Broke" documentary about bankrupt professional athletes really struck a nerve with players this week. It revealed how cars, girls, bad investments, and sly financial advisors can leave athletes with nothing after a long play... Read Post