1893Grant Dibert signs the first-ever professional football contract with the Pittsburgh Athletic Club for $50 per game.1988Televangelist Jim Bakker is indicted on federal charges of mail and wire fraud and of conspiracy to defraud the public. News reports at the time revealed allegations that Bakker, the minister of the Assemblies of God church, drugged and raped a former secretary then paid $350,000 for her silence.