Who was the highest paid athlete in history?


A Roman chariot race in the Circus Maximus. Painting by Alexander von Wagner (1838–1919) / Photo by Ann Ronan Pictures / Print Collector/ Getty Images

Today, most people probably don't remember the career of once-famous charioteer Gaius Appuleius Diocles -- however, in his day we was a cultural icon, one of the most famous athletes in Rome. Join the guys as they explore the story Diocles and trace one professor's quest to figure out exactly how much cash Diocles made in modern terms.