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 National Basketball League (NBA) $5.2Million Major League Baseball (MLB) $2.5Million National Football League (NFL) $1...
Major League Baseball (MLB) $178 MillionNational Football League (NFL) $120 MillionNational Hockey League (NHL) $64.3 Mill...
 The minimum salary for a MLB ball player is400,000 dollars. Roughly the same salary as thepresident. Alex Rodriguez get...
 1 Alex Rodriguez New York Yankees $ 30,000,000 Third Baseman 2 Vernon Wells Los Angeles Angels $ 24,187,500 Outfielder...
http://www.wordle.net/show/wrdl/6706709/Sports
 Q1; What is your view of the current payrollsin professional sports? A1; The payroll is defiantly too high, especiallyn...
 Person I interviewed; Arnie Rosenbaum Occupation; AP of physical education atFrancis Lewis High School Athletic Direct...
 A2; Well, only if the injured players salary willnot cost the organization a ton of money. Q3; If a athlete does not pl...
 Forbes sports Money/ YES network ESPN 30:30/ ESPN ESPN Magazine/ ESPN.com Bleacherreport.com
 Do you think athletes are overpaid? What sport do you think overpaysplayers the most? What team do you think has themo...
The controversy of sports salaries
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  1. 1.  National Basketball League (NBA) $5.2Million Major League Baseball (MLB) $2.5Million National Football League (NFL) $1.75Million National Hockey League (NHL) $1.3Million Professional Golf Association (PGA)$0.973 Million Women’s Tennis $0.345 Million Men’s Tennis $0.260 Million Women’s Golf $0.162 Million
  2. 2. Major League Baseball (MLB) $178 MillionNational Football League (NFL) $120 MillionNational Hockey League (NHL) $64.3 MillionNational Basketball League (NBA) $58.04 MillionMajor League Soccer (MLS) $2.6 Million
  3. 3.  The minimum salary for a MLB ball player is400,000 dollars. Roughly the same salary as thepresident. Alex Rodriguez gets paid almost 40,000 dollars aplate appearance, more than Mickey Mantle madein his rookie season! Peyton Manning makes 15 million dollars inendorsement deals per year, plus his 30.8 milliondollar annual salary. On September 17, 2011 Floyd “Money” Mayweathermade 40 million dollars in one night, fighting VictorOrtiz.
  4. 4.  1 Alex Rodriguez New York Yankees $ 30,000,000 Third Baseman 2 Vernon Wells Los Angeles Angels $ 24,187,500 Outfielder 3 Johan Santana New York Mets $ 23,145,011 Pitcher 4 Mark Teixeira New York Yankees $ 23,125,000 First Baseman 5 Prince Fielder Detroit Tigers $ 23,000,000 First Baseman 5 Joe Mauer Minnesota Twins $ 23,000,000 Catcher 5 CC Sabathia New York Yankees $ 23,000,000 Pitcher 8 Adrian Gonzalez Boston Red Sox $ 21,857,142 First Baseman 9 Cliff Lee Philadelphia Phillies $ 21,500,000 Pitcher 10 Miguel Cabrera Detroit Tigers $ 21,000,000 First Baseman 11 Carl CrawfordBoston Red Sox $ 20,357,142 Outfielder 12 Justin Verlander Detroit Tigers $ 20,100,000 Pitcher 13 Roy Halladay Philadelphia Phillies $ 20,000,000 Pitcher 13 Ryan Howard Philadelphia Phillies $ 20,000,000 First Baseman 15 Felix Hernandez Seattle Mariners $ 19,700,000 Pitcher 16 Carlos Lee Houston Astros $ 19,000,000 Outfielder 16 Alfonso Soriano Chicago Cubs $ 19,000,000 Outfielder 16 Carlos Zambrano Miami Marlins $ 19,000,000 Pitcher 16 Barry Zito San Francisco Giants $ 19,000,000 Pitcher 20 Torii Hunter Los Angeles Angels $ 18,500,000 Outfielder 21 Tim Lincecum San Francisco Giants $ 18,250,000 Pitcher 22 Jason Bay New York Mets $ 18,125,000 Outfielder 23 Ichiro Suzuki Seattle Mariners $ 18,000,000 Outfielder 24 Josh Beckett Boston Red Sox $ 17,000,000 Pitcher 24 Jake Peavy Chicago White Sox $ 17,000,000 Pitcher
  5. 5. http://www.wordle.net/show/wrdl/6706709/Sports
  6. 6.  Q1; What is your view of the current payrollsin professional sports? A1; The payroll is defiantly too high, especiallynow with the luxury tax in baseball, thepayrolls need to be decreased. If the teams donot decrease their payrolls they will wind uppaying more with the tax Q2; Do you think an injured player shouldreceive their salary if they are not playing?
  7. 7.  Person I interviewed; Arnie Rosenbaum Occupation; AP of physical education atFrancis Lewis High School Athletic Director of Francis Lewis
  8. 8.  A2; Well, only if the injured players salary willnot cost the organization a ton of money. Q3; If a athlete does not play to their fullpotential, do they deserve the money that theyare being paid? A3; Only if that player is making a load ofmoney. Take Alex Rodriguez for instance, hehas been injured, and hasn’t played to hispotential.
  9. 9.  Forbes sports Money/ YES network ESPN 30:30/ ESPN ESPN Magazine/ ESPN.com Bleacherreport.com
  10. 10.  Do you think athletes are overpaid? What sport do you think overpaysplayers the most? What team do you think has themost overpaid players?
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