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    Athletes Overpaid

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    Athletes don’t technically need play to get paid, yet they earn so much money. Do athletes get overpaid? Many professional athletes get paid millions of dollars. Some people think that these athletes are paid too much. Others think that future issues are one reason they should get paid a lot of money. People who think they get paid too much thought others, for example, firefighters, soldiers, etc. don’t get paid enough for saving lives and risking theirs. Compared to those jobs athletes have a negligible job. Others think that some athletes earn their money because some retire with permanent injuries just from how hard they work. Athletes have pretty easy jobs compared to some, and they get paid more for something easy compared to others. Other…

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    Athletes Are Not Overpaid

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    Athletes are definitely not overpaid in my opinion. First of all, they obviously earn it, I mean, not just anyone could get in the NBA or NFL. They also have a surprisingly short career. So they need to get paid a lot to be able to save their money for the rest of their lives. Finally, when they are playing in the pro leagues, they are prone to having lots of injuries. As I said before, athletes are definitely not overpaid. First of all, athletes are definitely not overpaid because they…

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    Are Athletes Overpaid?

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    Are athletes overpaid? Depending on who you are, you might see them as people who play games, or you might see them as role models who bring joy to others. No matter which side you agree with, there is no denying that they make lots of money. Because they only play games, they make more than people who save lives, and they can go on to lucrative jobs, I believe that athletes are overpaid. First, athletes are only paid because they play games. Although they are at a high risk for injuries, people…

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    Are Athletes Overpaid

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    Could you imagine getting paid over one million dollars, just for running, throwing, and catching, it’s unbelievable! Well, most athletes today get paid over ten million dollars, and with that amount of money, it could break the economy. Therefore, athletes are overpaid. Athletes in the past have shown to not be very financially smart. First, 78% of NFL players went into bankruptcy after retirement. Similarly, 60% of NBA players go bankrupt after five years of retirement. Therefore, this would…

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    Athletes Are Overpaid

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    Athletes in the major professional sports are getting paid far too much. The New England Patriots quarterback named, Tom Brady is a perfect example of the amount of money one elite athlete can make in the National Football League. These athletes are having millions of dollars that are being tossed all around them. The salary amounts is a good representation of something terrible about our society. The large amount of money that these athletes are making may not always go to good use. Many…

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    People have been arguing for years over if athletes get paid too much or are paid fairly. Some critics might think athletes are overpaid. Athletes are paid fairly. As a result athletes give money to their family, companies, and charities. Now most player come from a bad home and their families need money for food and water. In addition a lot of players give money to companies or make investments if they didn’t a lot of small or big companies will go out of business. Finally a lot of players…

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    LeBron James and many other athletes make millions of dollars each year. Yes, professional athletes do gain their salary because they are extremely impressive, but they are not worth millions of dollars than nurses, firefighters, and policemen that dedicate their lives for the rest of us. However, athletes are overpaid. Some people think that these athletes are not overpaid. Tom Brady makes $36 million in one year. Compare that with the average income for a family: $54,000. Americans will work a…

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    Why Are Athletes Overpaid

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    Are Athletes Overpaid? Do you think athletes deserve to be paid more than the president of the United States? Athletes are overpaid. A football player should not get paid $71 million dollars to play a game. That's just like saying I should receive seventy one million dollars to play a game in my backyard. Just for fun. Sports are amusing to some people. But should athletes earn that much for entertaining us? Yes athletes get hurt and they get taken care of. Yes construction workers get hurt…

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    Pro Athletes Overpaid

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    Have you ever watched a pro-athlete on T.V? Did you think that they made the game look easy? Many think that pro-athletes like Lebron James, a professional basketball player, are overpaid. I strongly disagree, i do not think that athletes are overpaid. One, you can’t put a price on talent, two they have to pay medical bills if they get injured, three they dedicate their lives to playing a sport. Don’t you think that pro-athletes make the game whether it’s basketball, soccer, or football, look…

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    Why Are Athletes Overpaid

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    Are athletes overpaid? I believe an athlete is paid for how good and talented he/she is. I believe only the best athletes who are at their prime are the ones who are paid the most, and every other average athlete make enough for a good living and with certain perks all professional athletes have. In sports usually the best athletes are the ones in commercials, tv shows, getting sponsorship deals, etc. , average athletes are not usually know and have small fan bases. The athletes who are in there…

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