Greed in sports

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GREED IN SPORTS Recently Michael Jordan wanted to de-certify the union of the National Basketball Association, because he felt he could never make what he was "worth" under the current agreement. Michael Jordan had an estimated income of $33 million in 1994. Last year, Major League Baseball players went on strike because they felt the deal that the owners were proposing was unfair. The minimum salary for a major league player is $119,000. For the first time in …

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…make today. An annual salary between $100,000 and $1 million is a hell of a lot of money. Even if the athlete decides to stay in college and get his degree, what else can you do to make $100,000 your first year after graduation. And what can you do to make a million dollars? The truly great ones would still make money from endorsements, but they average fan would be able to go to games without going broke.