In 2010-2011, these players made the most to play the least. Salaries and player stats from the most recently (or soon to be) completed football, basketball and hockey seasons. The current 2011 season is used for baseball.
Sources: USA Today; Sportscity.com.
(Christian Petersen/Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images) More From Forbes: 50 Names You Need To Know The World's 50 Highest-Paid Athletes The Strangest Sports Records The opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Comcast.