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    professional athletes get paid too much, but what they don’t understand is that we need a lot of money because we spend a lot of money,” is a quote from Patrick Ewing, a famous NBA star. His quote directly shows that athletes are being paid too much. For example athletes get paid a great deal more than the working class. They also get paid way more than surgeons, who save lives. There are also orphanages who barely make enough money to keep the kids safe. In all, athletes are being overpaid…

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    000,000 a year for playing football. That’s $3,312,500 for one of his sixteen games. He is only one of the thousands of professionals being overpaid. I believe that professional athletes and performers should not make the amount of money that do on account of the other men and women who work harder, the money could be used in other ways, and trained athletes and performers influence kids in a negative way. To begin, professionals should not earn large sums of money because other men are as…

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    In these Modern times, I don’t agree on the large salaries paid to athletes and movie stars. I am not against these jobs, but I feel more could be done with the salaries that are paid to these individuals. There are other work fields that are more serious and even harder than being an athlete or movie star. Being a movie star is not an overnight process, just going to an audition can’t guarantee you a job on the spot. Most movie stars had to start off with an agent. They get a script, usually…

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    Athletes Should Get Paid

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    Actors and Actresses, singers and athletes are very entertaining, but I don't think they should be paid higher than doctors and surgeons. I would consider myself a pretty big movie fan, if there is a new release I want to see, I am the first in line at the theatre. There are TV shows that everyone watches religiously, and movie stars and actors that we adore. Acting and being able to bring a character to life is a talent, but is it more of a talent than performing life saving operations like…

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    lifelong dream is to get to the NFL. A countless amount of them never will live their dream. Even for those who do, one nasty hit could end their career or change their life. Players like this will never live the life of luxury that people assume these athletes live. There is no need to lower the salaries of NFL players, and when people see the cold hard truth, they will understand why NFL players get paid what they make, and come to realize the NFL is not a glamourous life. In general, all NFL…

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    Athletes are not paid enough Professional athletes donate large amounts of money to charities and sometimes sponsor events for the mentally challenged or kids with disabilities. The average player in professional sports such as (NHL, NFL, MLB, and NBA) makes an average of three million dollars a year. Tiger Woods donates about 85% of his annual salary to charity which is $66,404,000 of his $81,854,000. It is not just Tiger Woods who donates large amounts of money to charity its athletes from…

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    How much money do Leonel Messi from Football Club Barcelona and Cristiano Ronaldo from club Real Madrid make? According to the article, "The World's 100 Highest-Paid Athletes 2014," in Forbes magazine, Messi makes about fifty million dollars every season. Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the world’s most popular athletes, slightly surpasses Messi’s salary by a few million. European teams like Real Madrid and Football club Barcelona recruit some of the worlds most valuable and highest paid players.…

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    two articles “Do professional athletes get paid too much” and “Pro athletes salaries are not overly exorbitant”. They talk about the salaries of pro athletes. In the first article “Do professional athletes get paid too much.” They talk about how the salaries of pro athletes are to much. The article talks about how sports are for entertainment and Pro Athletes don’t deserve the millions of money they get by playing a sport. While in the second article “Pro athletes salaries are not overly…

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    How much money do Leonel Messi from Football Club Barcelona and Cristiano Ronaldo from club Real Madrid make? According to the article, "The World's 100 Highest-Paid Athletes 2014," in Forbes magazine, Messi makes about fifty million dollars every season. Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the world’s most popular athletes, slightly surpasses Messi’s salary by a few million. European teams like Real Madrid and Football club Barcelona recruit some of the worlds most valuable and highest paid players.…

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    How much money do Leonel Messi from Football Club Barcelona and Cristiano Ronaldo from club Real Madrid make? According to the article, "The World's 100 Highest-Paid Athletes 2014," in Forbes magazine, Messi makes about fifty million dollars every season. Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the world’s most popular athletes, slightly surpasses Messi’s salary by a few million. European teams like Real Madrid and Football club Barcelona recruit some of the worlds most valuable and highest paid players.…

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