Out-of-shape defensive lineman clashed with his coach. Played eight games, starting none, before being suspended for the final few weeks. His seven-year, $100 million free-agent deal included a $21 million bonus for 2010
$18 Million ~ NBA
This Buck is wearing down as he gets older. A big scorer in the middle of the decade, hasn't played more than 33 games since 2007-'08. Limited to 10 games this year at 13.4 minutes per game.
$15 Million ~ NBA
Veteran sharpshooter averaged 18.7 minutes and 8.5 points in 33 games with three teams this year. He hasn't topped 70 games since 2007-'08. But hey, his team won the finals.
$13 Million ~ MLB
Talented but short-tempered outfielder has long been plagued by anger-management issues. He was just released by Seattle on May 16 after playing in 28 games. His only 500-plus at-bat season came in 2004, with the Dodgers.
$13 Million ~ MLB
This Cleveland Indian is a good hitter who's perpetually hurt. He hasn't topped 400 at-bats since 2007. He's played in just 32 of 59 games this season.
$15 Million ~ MLB
After showing so much promise in Tampa Bay, he struggled to a 9-15 record and 5.94 ERA with the Angels in 2010. Most think his inactivity this year has as much to do with his flawed mechanics as it does a stiff back.
$11 Million ~ NBA
What would this list be without this Knick, the old standby who's perpetual inability to stay in shape has limited him to 10 games over the past three seasons?
$8.5 Million ~ NBA
The 8th overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft has never played a full season in his eight years, and hasn't been a regular starter since 2007. He finished this season averaging 19 minutes, 5.4 points and 3.4 assists in 41 games.
$7.3 Million ~ NBA
A 6-foot-11-inch center from the Netherlands, started just nine of 42 games he played in last year for the Warriors and Nets, averaging about 3 points and 3 rebounds. He's averaged 4.7 points a game for his nine-year career in about 15 minutes a game.
$6.9 Million ~ NFL
Signed to a six-year, $42 million deal in 2008, the defensive lineman eventually clashed with coach Eric Mangini. He started one of the 15 games he played in last year before being released in February.