1984NBA rookie Michael Jordan pens a seven-year contract with the Chicago Bulls — five years with $6 million guaranteed, plus two option years and a $1 million signing bonus. At the time, it was the third-highest contract ever given to a rookie.2002Three former executives from security systems company Tyco International were indicted in New York on charges they stole hundreds millions of dollars through unauthorized loans and bonuses. Two of the men were ultimately convicted.