Being an athletes is one of the best-paid jobs on Earth. Being that they are paid so much the cost for the consumer is very high. The prices of tickets and sports memorabilia have been steadily rising over the years. The average ticket prices for the NHL, MLB, NBA and NFL all rose 5% to 10% this year, according to Jon Greenberg, executive editor of Team Marketing Report. (Mihoces).
Athletes are very highly paid due to the fact that there is a large demand of viewers that like to follow their sport. Without the fans, the demand for sports wouldn’t be as high and due to the fact that the fans pay their salaries. The fact of the matter is that professional athletes are making a lot …show more content…
Sports have been around for thousands of years and athletes have been looked upon as heroes for as long as sports have been around due to the fact that they do one thing that humans always love and that is entertain. From gladiators to Olympians to the superstars we have today, athletes have always been looked upon with a sense of