The rankings combine athletes' salary and endorsements.
Forbes has again revealed Cristiano Ronaldo as the highest-paid athlete in the world, with the Real Madrid striker topping the charts for a second year running with earnings of $93 million (€83m). Ronaldo is the only athlete making over $90 million in salary and endorsements, with James at $86.2 million and Messi at $80 million.
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Irish golfer Rory McIlroy is up to joint sixth, from last year's 17th place, following multi-million sponsorship deals with Nike and TaylorMade.
Portuguese publication A Bola claim that there is likely to be global transfer battle for the signature of Real Madrid icon Cristiano Ronaldo this summer.
Such is his importance to Real Madrid, both on and off the pitch, that it is nearly impossible to think that Los Blancos would sell Ronaldo.
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That part also includes $239 million that greatly expands a teacher bonus program known as the Best and Brightest Scholarship. The new deal also has lawmakers allocating $210 million more to schools, so that the state will now spend $100 per student.
There are 32 basketball players on the list along with 22 major leaguers.
World number two tennis player Serena Williams is the only woman on the list, in 51st, with $27m (£20.92m) made past year. In addition to this, he has the Confederation cup to still play which makes it much more likely that he will be winning this awards since he has another extra platform to display his greatness.
Other footballers who made it into the top 50 are Neymar (18), Gareth Bale (24) and Zlatan Ibrahimovic (30).
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Lillard earned an estimated $38 million from June 1, 2016 to June 1, 2017, the time frame Forbes used to generate the list.