On the other hand, professional athletes are not so crucial in our society and only provide us with entertainment, yet they are the ones getting paid millions each year.
Professional athletes should not be paid such enormous amounts simply for entertaining others rather than making life altering decisions, or saving the lives of others.
Currently in America, professional athletes are paid salaries surpassing salaries of some of the most important jobs imaginable such as the president of the United States, a doctor, a fireman, a police officer, a teacher, etc.
Automation engineers are very crucial in our society because they create machines that do all the work and produce everything that surrounds us from automobiles to door knobs.
However, the brothers were also different from their peers in one main respect- they were blessed with a love for the game of hockey, and also with extraordinary amounts of talent which would enable them to leave their native community to pursue the dream of professional hockey....
To remain eligible to compete, all athletes in the NCAA are not allowed to tryout, practice, or compete with a professional team or any professional players.
There are three types of concussions, they are classified as grades which is a special term medical professionals use to classify the severity of a traumatic brain injury.
Though it is an opinion, I personally disagree with the high level salaries of professional athletes in modern society.
The automation engineer has a very large body representing his importance, and a very small body representing his salary.
People who understand the rigor required to be a professional athlete, but fail to understand their high salary.
It can be agreed upon that, yes becoming professional athlete status is not a simple task, but do these people truly deserve to be paid more than most of the hardworking middle class, or even the most important man in the country, the president of the United States?
Some professional athletes claim to use performance enhancing drugs to recover more quickly from injury; others take them because they have not seen the positive feedback in working out, without the use of the steroids....
Even if there are a numerous amount of people becoming teachers and such, I still do not understand why professional athletes are continuously getting paid large sums of money yearly.
Source A says that “people who can qualify to be teachers are more abundant than athletes who can withstand the rigors of professional sports and who entertain large numbers of people at one time.” Yes, I do agree with that statement, but how is the outrageous salary explained?
From 1943-1954, women in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League helped to change the rights women were believed to have in society and in the workplace as they began playing a professional sport as a form of entertainment....
However, American high school athletes are not financially, physically, or mentally prepared to tackle and endure the pressures of professional sports....
Source A goes on to say that the tenure of pros “is short, maybe a few years on average,” and that “ most professional athletes do not strike it rich.” So yes, not all professional athletes are making over $40 million a year, but they are all still making more than the average Joe in society.
Bigger, better, stronger each professional athlete tries to achieve that when they are preparing to compete in their sport, but there are some that get a little help to be better, bigger, and stronger....
(Classical athletes in Greek and Roman times were always professionals no matter what their status.) This state of affairs has been accepted over the last 200 years in Western culture.