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Michael Vick, Roy Halladay, Ryan Howard On Forbes 100 Highest Paid Athletes List

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By Spike Eskin

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Forbes has released their list of the 100 highest paid athletes for 2012, and there are a few Philadelphia connections on the list.

Michael Vick will make the most of any Philadelphia athlete, coming in at #50 overall with $22 million. Ryan Howard was next at #53, making $21.5 million. Roy Halladay, Howard’s teammate both on the Phillies and on the disabled list ranked 61st with $20.6 million.

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Boxers took the top two spots on the list, with Floyd Mayweather coming in first with $85 million, and Manny Pacquiao second with $62 million. Mayweather is currently serving a 90-day jail sentence for domestic battery.

You can see the complete list here.

Do you think Vick, Halladay or Howard are overpaid? Let us know in the comments. 

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