Tiger rediscovered his killer instinct in 2013, surging back to the top of the world rankings after a blistering start to the season when he won five of his first 11 events. Although he failed to add to his haul of 14 major victories his off-course income perked up, according to the Forbes annual sporting survey, thanks to sponsorship bonuses with Nike and Rolex tied to success. He also collected sizeable appearance fees for competing in Abu Dhabi, China, Malaysia and Turkey. 37-point performance in the decisive game of the finals to sink the San Antonio Spurs. Having scooped a fourth Most Valuable Player award, it comes as no surprise that he is the sport’s biggest endorsement attraction, according to Forbes, thanks to deals with Nike, McDonald’s and Coca-Cola, among others. made him the highest-paid player in the National Football League. A broken collarbone in November, however, meant he suffered a painful end to 2013.
expansion franchise in Miami.