Quote Originally Posted by sagegrouse View Post
I am all for nuclear families. But in the case of 20-something athletes making over $20 million per year, you can imagine the advice they are receiving from advisors, agents and even family about the perils of marriage contracts and the expense and legal entanglements that might occur. In the place of marriage there may be other financial arrangements agreed to -- and, of course, a child creates legal and financial as well as moral obligations.

Just some observations...
There are ways to deal with the financial aspects - to which it appears you allude - the Pre-Nuptual Agreement.