The Forbes list

July, 23, 2010
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Forbes recently released its lists of the most valuable franchises and top individual earners in sports. The New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning made the top 10 in each category according to Forbes.

TOP 10 SPORTS TEAMS BY VALUE
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RANK TEAM & SPORT VALUE
($ MILLIONS)
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1. Manchester United (soccer) 1,835
2. Dallas Cowboys (NFL) 1,650
3. New York Yankees (MLB) 1,600
4. Washington Redskins (NFL) 1,550
5. New England Patriots (NFL) 1,361
6. Real Madrid (soccer) 1,323
7. New York Giants (NFL) 1,183
8. Arsenal (soccer) 1,181
9. New York Jets (NFL) 1,170
10. Houston Texans (NFL) 1,150

TOP 10 EARNING ATHLETES
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RANK NAME & SPORT INCOME
($ Millions)
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1. Tiger Woods (golf) 105
2. Floyd Mayweather (boxing) 65
3. Kobe Bryant (NBA) 48
4. Phil Mickelson (golf) 46
5. David Beckham (soccer) 43.7
6. Roger Federer (tennis) 43
7. LeBron James (NBA) 42.8
8. Manny Pacquiao (boxing) 42
9. Eli Manning (NFL) 39.9
10. Terrell Suggs (NFL) 38.3

SOURCE: Forbes magazine.
Ohm Youngmisuk has covered the Giants, Jets and the NFL since 2006. Prior to that, he covered the Nets, Knicks and the NBA for nearly a decade. He joined ESPNNewYork.com after working at the New York Daily News for almost 12 years and is a graduate of Michigan State University.
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