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Andy Huckabay PE 401 January 24 2001 Missy Frost Are athletes getting paid too much Maybe they are but I dont really believe that athletes are over paid People dont understand how the lifestyle of a professional athlete really is or who would get the money we spend if the athletes didnt get it They just see those astronomical numbers and think that it is unfair that us working class people dont make that amount of money Pro athletes are some of the most dedicated hardest working people in world They dont just play during their season they have to train year round or they will lose their job The psychological stress placed upon athletes is overwhelming They are constantly worrying about their bodies because if they get hurt their career may be over They get paid to compete that in itself is stressful It is a business just like lawyers salesmen and companies You just dont hear about the kind of money those people make According to Nathan Durkee it truly is a business and he breaks it down on his web site Heres how it works Fans pay to watch the game Numerous companies pay the team to endorse various products Clothing and apparel companies pay the team to make jerseys shirts hats etc Different broadcasting corporations pay the team to cover and air the game All of this money goes to the owner of the particular team The owners in turn then pay their players their salaries The truth of the matter is that the owners actually make the most money and only distribute a small portion of it to their hard working employees Sam Felsenfeld pointed out in one of his articles that it is a simple matter of supply and demand when it comes to fans paying ridiculous amounts of money for tickets Owners with a little help from economists and accountants have figured out they
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