Two Sides to Every Coin: Are Professional Athletes Overpaid?

March 4, 2012 by  

Jimmy Connors plays two tennis matches and winds up with $850,000, and Muhammad Ali fights one bout and winds up with five million bucks. Me, I play one-hundred and ninety games, and I'm overpaid! - Johnny Bench

In my lifetime, I have seen strikes and lockouts from just about every major sport, and they all argue over the same basic thing: money. The NBA, NFL and MLB are the most notable when it comes to disputes over salary.

With players and coaches asking for more perks and pay, it makes you wonder if they are already making more money than they are worth....

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