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    There is an ongoing question of whether or not the athletes in the NFL are paid too much or if they deserve what they are paid. If you ask me, the answer is perfectly obvious. NFL player are grossly overpaid for doing a job with zero productivity other than entertainment and the money being spent on them should be put to use for much better causes. There are many people who think that, because they work really hard, NFL players deserve the surplus of money that they are currently paid. This is…

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    Have you ever been away from your family for months at a time? Today athletes are always traveling for games and spring training. Athletes are paid fairly because they have to be able to provide for their family while they are away. Athletes are paid fairly and are responsible for being good role models in their community. Everyone thinks that athletes are overpaid, however people don’t understand that most of these athletes have families to provide for. Athlete’s careers are very short…

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    Are Athletes Paid Fairly

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    Are athletes actually paid fairly? This question gets asked very often. Even if you don’t think so these athletes work very hard for their salaries. According to “Two Sides to Every Coin: Are Professional Athletes Overpaid?” being put through the physical stress pro athletes go through will affect them later in life. Athletes are not overpaid because they work extraordinarily hard just to throw a ball. Athletes are fairly paid and one reason is people help give them money. For example the…

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    largest publicly traded companies was $15.1 million (2013). So is it justified that the $15 million helping provide thousands of people with income to feed themselves and others. Furthermore, a great comparison to CEO compensation is professional athletes. Much like CEOs they make millions of dollars however, they do not oversee so many other people. Dorfman says that “there are 43 major league baseball players who will earn $15 million…

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    Julio Pavon Mrs. Penn Literacy 2/5 Athletes Pay Have you ever thought of being a professional basketball player? Or a professional soccer player? Or would you rather be a doctor or a fireman, or even be in the army? Did you know that many of the professional athletes get paid more than the doctor or firemen even members of the army? Athletes should not be paid more than the average doctors even though several sports overpay their athletes, the U.S. basketball being the highest paid, and many…

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    One reason i feel they are not overpaid is they had earned to be there they had earned to be playing on that field. Also the better you are the more the teams are going to want to pay for you to be on their team. I also know that athletes had injuries that can cost up to $70,000. Like Paul George when he snapped his leg is basketball that costed approximately $65,000 dollars for surgery. One example is Tom Brady he is a 5 time super bowl champ quarterback. He is so good he gets paid over 35…

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    CEO Are CEO Overpaid?

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    Salary defines your worth to the employer and further defines what your worth to the company. Salary is a benchmark that everyone pays attention too because it can indicate how successful one person is. More often than not the CEO are considered overpaid. However, they don’t understand that CEO have multiple jobs within the company and determine how well a company does. “A CEO shoulders the large burden of having the majority of accountability when it comes to the success or failure of an…

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    Professional athletes, especially NBA players are harshly criticized of their high salaries because many people feel what they do does not amount to what they are being paid. They feel NBA players aren’t contributing enough to be paid on that magnitude. Many people can’t stand that NBA players are paid millions while teachers, doctors, lawyers, or other professions are making nothing compared to them. Many strongly feel that NBA players do nothing more than play a ball game. However, there is a…

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    National Football League is a multi-billion dollar business that is projected to reach $13 Billion in 2016 (Forbes). Keeping that statistic in mind, the athletes are paid a substantial amount due to the success of the National Football League. As a result, the general population believes that professional athletes, football players, are grossly overpaid. The average salary in the National Football League is $1.9 million. Although that income bracket is the lowest the big four (Major League…

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    Athletes, when you hear that word you think of the NFL, NBA and other sports. For instance they can make up to $1,000,000 year. But did you also know that their careers are only about 10 years before they retire. Athletes also have to pay more taxes than we do because they play in different states for their games that's called state taxes. Athletes also have to pay for electric and essential needs, some wants, and some athletes are nice enough to give money to charities and other things.…

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