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60 Free Essays on Sports Players Paid Too Much

  1. Professional Athletes Overpaid?

    Are professional athletes being paid too much? According to Charles Ray, athletes are making a lot more then they should be. Some players are making more then a brain surgeon would, yet the athletes don’t have to go through the pressure of saving lives. The money they’re getting paid could most...

  2. Should College Athletes Be Paid?

    also? This is a question that will go unanswered until somebody takes a stand against the corrupt underbelly of college sports. In conclusion should college athletes get paid to play? In my opinion yes they should there is too much money that they have earned floating around going unanswered for the players not to get their cut. So never mind the winning touchdown, never mind the cheerleader girlfriend, what about the student athlete?...

  3. Pay for Play

    it’s not fair because that is too much for a coach even if one is successful and that they should take some of it to pay the players. I agree with this and this is a good point to lead to my next point on college coaches salaries. College coaches are getting paid entirely too much nowadays and they...

  4. Are Athlets over Payed

    , which ultimately determines how much money the player makes. There are three types of paid athletes: the ones who get paid way too much, the ones who get paid way too little for the job they do, and the ones that have to earn every dollar they make. There is a question that has plagued old men...

  5. Athletes Should Not Get Paid Alot

    endorsement, it is easy for the lowest paid players in leagues to still make hundreds of thousands of dollars. Since there are so many petitions for professional sports, there is a huge sum of money invested into each franchise. Some athletes are paid amounts that seem exorbitant. “Matthew Stafford, the No...

  6. jucy j

    and the Olympics got much better. College sports will become more honest once players are paid, and more honorable. Fans will be able to enjoy football and men’s basketball without having to avert their eyes from the scandals and the hypocrisy. Yes, it’s true: paying players will change college...

  7. Footballers Are Paid Too Much Money

    Footballers Are Paid Too Much Money! A lot of people think that footballers are paid too much money for doing very little but play football. However, this can be argued because they are people who have dedicated their entire life to this sport and therefore they should receive high salaries. This...

  8. Derek Jeter

    the sport. More students in the school the better the chance to find the players and athletes that you want. Colleges make too much money, “Texas Longhorns made $50 million dollars in the bowl in 2011” (Veazey). When college athletes are getting paid for their action they want to play harder. When...

  9. Pro Football Player

    Pro Football Player get Paid too much One: Personally, I think they're all overpaid, rookies and veterans. If you ask most football players if they would still play football for $80,000 per year instead of $800,000 or $8 million, they'd say yes. It's almost certainly a better proposition than...

  10. College Athletics

    yelling at them 24/7 to do better. A lot of good things could come out of college athletes getting paid. I think that it would cut down the violations that happen in the NCAA when players are taking benefits from outside sources that give them things for preforming their sport. Also I feel it would...

  11. Dalton

    the players integrity by giving them more than what is needed. If you start paying athletes who generate the most revenue, what will happen to the college sports that don’t make as much money for universities? Will participants in women’s sports be docked because they don’t historically generate as...

  12. Overpaid??

    Are Athletes Overpaid?...Nope I hear it all the time. Athletes make way too much money for playing a game. Just a game is right, but people usually don’t realize that professional sports in America is a multi-billion dollar industry and that all starts with the players who make it go. My...

  13. Crime 2

    don’t get paid as much as other Pro-sports, but do their job just as well. Athletes are paid way to much, but golfers are not. Now take into consideration how much professional baseball players make a season. “The average earned income in major league baseball is over $800,000 a season...

  14. Footballers Wages , Are They Getting Paid Too Much

    Discursive Essay - Footballers Do Not Deserve The High Salaries They Command Many people think that footballers are paid too much money for doing too little effort. However, this can be argued because they are people who have dedicated their entire life to this sport and therefore they should be...

  15. Should College Athletes Be Paid

    Over the past few years, there have been debates on whether college athletes should be paid as if they were professional athletes. College athletes are guys trying to get to the professional level and therefore, are not paid until they get a professional contract. Because these players are in...

  16. Business and Baseball

    Baseball is a sport that has been around since the late nineteenth century. It has been through two world wars, the Great Depression, and the player’s strike in the early nineties. Baseball has seen it’s ups too. The day Roger Maris hit his sixty first home run for the most home runs in a...

  17. Put A Cap On It

    is yet to have salary caps on their players and teams. There should be salary caps for pro athletes because they play the sport that they love, and get paid a ton of money for it. Without a salary cap, a team can buy the best players in the league and win every year. Plus, pros get paid for...

  18. College Athletes

    Throughout the past few years there has been a lot of controversy about college athletes and if they should get paid or not for playing sports. Some people believe they should, because they work so hard and take out much time out of their lives to play and entertain the fans. Others think otherwise...

  19. Athletes deserve high compensation?

    are paid less than the average professional athlete. In fact, each basket basketball player scores earns him equivalent to the average teacher’s salary. Police officers and firefighters save lives while risking their own for a fraction of what sports stars make. People in the military leave their...

  20. For the Love of the Game? or Money?

    start to decrease? Yes they would. Nobody is going to get paid $100 million dollars if the money is not there for him to be paid with. According to Marshall Burrow, Michael Jordan made 33 million dollars a year, and another 40 million a year in endorsements. (Do Sports Players get Paid too Much so...

  21. Pay for Play

    programs. There are millions of dollars being circulated to watch these athletes and some believe that a fraction of that money should be given to the athletes. This would be tough, if not impossible to do because there are too many question marks. How much do you pay them? Do the stars get paid more than...

  22. Sport

    Professional Athletes Salaries: Are they paid too much? What should athletes deserve to be paid? Many players have risen to stardom by becoming a professional athlete. Athletes have come from many different backgrounds; some from wealthy and some from poverty raised backgrounds. Salaries are...

  23. Pay for Play?

    when arguing to pay student athletes. Presumably, all athletes would receive payment for their time and energy spent training and playing. But not all sports, or even individual athletes, produce the same revenue. There is no easy way to decide how much money college athletes should be paid without...

  24. Some People Feel That Entertainers Are Paid Too Much Money

    work less selfishly for the good of society cannot be justified. Such professionals should be much better appreciated and better paid To answer the question, "Are movie stars and sports players pay too much?" You have to look at how much some of the other people who work in our community are...

  25. It Is Maybe Argued That Some Professional Sportsmen Are Paid Far Too Much for What They Do. What Is Your View?

    how much money they pay each player, according to how good they are. E.g. Steven Gerrard (Liverpool Captain and England International) is paid an estimated 100,000 pounds a week whereas a youngster (like Emiliano Insua) gets paid substantially less due to differences in age and levels of performance...

  26. Should Collegiate-Athletes be paid?

    all of the sudden fame and money because they are too young. With being paid a factor in college sports, there would be many Lindsay Lohans and Britney Spears of college athletics. Just look at the statistics. 60% of all NBA players are broke within five years of retiring. This financial struggle...

  27. yeayea

    n my mind, absolutely not. Professional athletes are making too much money in a society where salaries and wages are traditionally based on the value of one's work. In today's society, one should be paid according to the job’s economic importance and their value to society. Teaching is one of...

  28. Pay or not to Pay

    believing this way are college athletes are already paid for playing sports, college is for learning and not for payment to play, and college programs loss too much money to pay athletes. He defends his argument by explaining that athletes already receive money, scholarships, to go to school. Also...

  29. Athletes Pay

    could save average people 250$ for the cost of taxpayers and new stadiums. Professional players are paid way too much. If the players’ salaries were decreased then many great things could come from it like new faculties and a tax cut for payers with a sports team in their city. It is not a drastic...

  30. High Price of Athletes

    world. But it hasn’t always been that way. When contracts in professional sports first began athletes were barely making enough to pay for their meals. They were paid in the area of twenty dollars a week. Even though that was in the early 1900’s it still wasn’t much. And ever since the sports...