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ESPN doc examines why pro athletes go broke in retirement

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Still from the ESPN documentary 'Broke." ESPN

According to a recent article by Sports Illustrated, a majority of NBA and NFL players are financially broke within five years of retirement.

How is it possible that athletes, some who make millions within a few years, loose all their money?

That's the topic of a new ESPN documentary, 'Broke.' A Martinez talks to Billy Corden, the director of the film.

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