10 Pro Athletes Who Ended Up in the Poor House

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10 Pro Athletes Who Ended Up in the Poor House

These athletes once had millions—and then lost it all.

We've heard the same sob story time and time again—a millionaire athlete loses it all. To us regular folk, the whole thing sounds crazy. How in the world can someone toss away millions and millions of dollars? According to Mint.com 60% of former NBA players go broke after retirement, and this number increases to 78% for NFL athletes. It seems like more of an epidemic than a trend these days. Here are 10 athletes who went from raking in millions to scrapping for pennies.

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