Free Essays on Sports Players Paid Too Much

  1. Professional Athletes Overpaid?

    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 definitely go...

  2. Are Athlets over Payed

    the sport they love; or is it for the money? Nowadays, in professional sports all the big time athletes have an agent. An agent deals with negotiating contracts, 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...

  3. Should College Athletes Be Paid?

    Athletes Get Paid To Play "Should College Athletes Get Paid To Play" Forget about the game-winning touchdown, forget about the cheerleader girlfriend, and forget the pageantry. What about the hard earned money college athletes will never see and earned? In the world of college sports its win or go...

  4. Footballers Wages , Are They Getting Paid Too Much

    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 rewarded. This leads us to the question: Do footballers...

  5. 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 continuing...

  6. Nba Salary Cap

    The NBA Salary cap is an interesting topic. It is a little different than other sports' salary caps. A salary cap is a limit on the amount of money that a team can spend on player contracts. (Coon, 1) Although the NBA has a salary cap, teams can still go over the amount of the cap and are allowed...

  7. Put A Cap On It

    and the sport. The NBA for example uses soft caps whereas, the NHL uses hard caps. But no matter what sport a professional athletes plays, he or she will end up making a great deal of money in their career. Everybody, from the top scorers to the worst players in the league, they all get paid millions...

  8. Crime 2

    salaries they turn to the world of professional sports, because that is where athletes are paid outrageous amounts to do the things they love. Although some would argue that the athletes deserve these wages, I fell that not all professional sports are paid adequately. For an example of this statement take...

  9. Should Collegiate-Athletes be paid?

    of college sports is whether or not its athletes should get paid. As of now they are not paid, but many people are leaning towards paying them for supporting the college and putting their health at risk. These athletes should not recieve money, however, because they are too young to be paid the kind of...

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

    even more than before. In fact, most professional sports minimum salaries are over $100,000 per year. And furthermore, the entire “game” has become corporate, and seems to no longer hold any value in society. Professional athletes are making too much money in a society that’s salaries and wages are traditionally...

  11. Sports and Money

    Sport and Money Everywhere you look you see sport intertwined into everyday life, be it on the television, in your back yard, in schools, universities or in social networks. Nobody can escape the influence of sport, either as a spectator or a participant it s everywhere. But who is to blame for this...

  12. 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 whatever...

  13. 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 leads...

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

    This essay will be focussing on whether footballers are paid obscene amounts of money for their jobs or whether it is a reasonable amount of money to give gifted sportsmen with limited careers in their sport. Firstly a footballer’s career is a short one, from as young as 16 to as old as 40 (usually...

  15. Should College Athletes Be Paid

    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 college, college athletes should never be paid to play their sport. More and more...

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

    I agree with the view that stars in the entertainment business are usually over paid. This is true whether we are considering stars of film, sport or popular music, and it often seems that the amount of money they are able to earn in a short time cannot possibly be justified by the amount of work they...

  17. Athletes Should Not Get Paid Alot

    athletes get paid millions of dollars just to run around the field or court while doctors get paid thousands of dollars. It’s the other way around. The doctors, lawyers and other job you need a good education in should get paid millions of dollars. It would be nice if athletes would get paid less than...

  18. Dalton

    Athletes Get Paid? Do you think college athletes should be paid while they are in season? If you do think that college athletes should be paid by the University to play a sport or sports, then I disagree. You are probably thinking that I am crazy for saying that college athletes should not get paid, but just...

  19. Pay for Play

    with some form of compensation? Whether it is Division One or Division Three, college athletes put an immense amount of time and effort into their sport yet get no actual pay. Paying the athletes would in no way affect the athletes negatively. I believe it would make them work harder to earn their...

  20. College Athletics

    Do you ever watch college sports and thinking that they are probably living the good life? Well you are wrong. They struggle just as much as the regular college student on the finance part of school. That is why I think that college athletes should get paid for the sport that they perform. They work...

  21. 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 the...

  22. Pay or not to Pay

    there are many different sides to each problem addressed. One popular topic for many writers is whether college athletes should be paid. Rod Gilmore’s, “College Football Players Deserve Pay for Play” is an article about why athletes deserve payment for playing time. This article is written in a way that...

  23. 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 single...

  24. 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 opinion on this subject is a big...

  25. High Price of Athletes

    Athletes ` Ever since contracts began in professional sports the price of athletes has continued to rise. So why are athletes worth so much? And where does all the money come from? It is all about the revenue, a team’srevenue determines how much they can pay their players.Athletes deserve their pay because...

  26. Athletes deserve high compensation?

    think so. But do these athletes deserve all that money? In this century, sport has lost its main meaning and purpose and become a big business in the world. Every sport has professional athletes with millions of fans. Imagine how much money will make by selling match tickets, live broadcasting, commercials...

  27. Derek Jeter

    College you work hard and put so much effort into it and they don’t get anything. The black market is bad and the fair market is the only fair way. Compensate the athletes before the black market is into too much trouble that they can’t fix. These colleges have so much money. The university of Memphis...

  28. Athletes Pay

    NBA player is almost 300,000 dollars more than the average salary of a person in the United States according to Luke, Duccets 2004 article for the New York Times titled “Athletes pay for fun and, sometimes, pay.” This is completely ridiculous because people that really do not contribute that much to society...

  29. Pay for Play

    Paying for Play An argument that is uprising in the United States is whether college athletes should be paid to play their significant sport. Recently there has been the want to play college athletes, this is happening because of the massive media contracts that Universities have with TV programs...

  30. Pay for Play?

    energy into their sport; they cannot take on part-time jobs. Other people will argue that athletes have already received compensation through scholarships, allowing them to go to universities they could not afford otherwise. College athletes should not receive a salary because there are too many complications...