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  • Meaning Of The Word Athlete
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    Anthony Lofton English 10134 April 2005 Argument I believe professional athletes are overpaid. These athletes are making millions of dollars to have fun and play. They are getting paid to do what elementary kids do every day. Professional athletes are should be paid about sixty to ninety thousand a year. The reason I say this much is because they are at a professional level and have worked hard to get to that status. In theory, professional athletes are overpaid because the U.S. is more focused ...
  • Professional Athletes Demand
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    In today's society many will argue whether or not professional athletes are overpaid. In the present time athletes are being paid phenomenally large amounts of money for their entertainment. It is my claim that all professional athletes are overpaid because they do not offer society an essential function that improves or enhances our world in comparison to other professionals such as medical doctors, lawyers, and teachers. Society does not value entertainment enough to warrant such high salaries...
  • More Money Athletes
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    LOOKING FOR A WIN-WIN SITUATION This past weekend marks the largest contract signing in Major League Baseball history. On the 12th of February 2000, Ken Griffey Jr. (formerly of the Seattle Mariners), signed a nine-year $116.5 million contract with his hometown Cincinnati Reds. The city's fans were ecstatic to bring Griffey back, and considering he turned down an eight-year $148 million deal to re-sign with Seattle, they feel that the acquisition was a real bargain. It really is amazing when a m...
  • Professional Athletes Salaries
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    America's Backwards Payroll System Have you ever noticed that Movie stars and Sport stars get paid millions of dollars annually, just to entertain us In my opinion, other careers should be paid what they are getting paid, due to the jobs are more important than just entertainment. First lets look at one of the most important jobs in our country. Unfortunately, it's one of the least paying jobs. Teachers have the job to educate us, but they make close to nothing when it comes down to their pay. T...
  • Problem With Athlete's Million Dollar Salaries
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    Athlete's Salaries Sports, one of the oldest activities humans participate in can be traced back thousands of years, but only recently has it emerged as a problem that effects everyone regardless of if they follow or even like them. Today the average worker in Canada earns about 45-thousand dollars per year. Compared to the salaries professional athletes make it is a miniscule amount. The average professional athlete makes at least 100-thousand dollars a year and some of them don t even play a s...
  • Athlete's Salaries
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    Athletes Deserve High Salaries Athletes Deserve High Salaries Essay, Research Paper Andy Huckabay PE 401 January 24, 2001 Missy Frost Are athletes getting paid too much? Maybe they are, but I don't really believe that athletes are over paid. People don't understand how the lifestyle of a professional athlete really is or who would get the money we spend if the athlete's didn't get it. They just see those astronomical numbers and think that it is unfair that us working class people don't make tha...
  • High Salaries Of Professional Athletes
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    Athlete's Salaries Are professionalAthlete's Salaries Essay, Research Paper Are professional athlete's salaries well justified? Shoot a good game of hoops and grab a million bucks! Professional athletes play their favorite game and they are paid outrageous amounts of money. It seems almost unreal that people are paid anything at all to entertain the public by playing a game of golf or to running around on a football field. The high salaries of professional athletes are greatly unjustified becaus...
  • Six Year Deal Worth 103 2 Million
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    InAthlete's Salaries Athlete Salaries In the past few decades, athlete salaries have escalated like that of a superb stock equity. Athletes are taking full advantage of their position, causing the average man to wonder how high will they go. Some feel that athletes are greedy people who have lost care for the true meaning of their salary, the love of the game. Others feel that if a person is able to earn that kind of money, why shouldn t they? Increases in athlete salaries will bring up the ques...

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