Essay English

Submitted By allynjarillo29
Words: 799
Pages: 4

Topic Sentence: The salaries of these athletes have grown over the last 20 years, they should not be paid as much as they now earn.
1st Sentence: Professional athletes are paid huge amount of money to produce the simple entertainment of a game, while the most respected positions in society are robbed of the money that they deserve.
2nd Sentence: Sports fall under the category of entertainment, which means they are trying to entertain us, and while entertaining us we are paying for that entertainment. brands as well.
3rd Sentence: Few athletes have recently signed a contract about a season ago and are receiving more payment than other athletes that have signed a contract about a year ago; they are demanding for more money.
Conclusion The supply and demand factor will continue as long as the demand is there; but will our society put an end to this obscenity?

Topic Sentence:They are making millions of dollars of endorsements and they are only because we love to watch them play these sports
1st Sentence:It is the fans fault these athletes make the money they do, they sometimes pay outrageous prices for tickets, jackets, hats, etc.
Evidence:”All in all, this is scary in a time when people are finding it harder and harder to cough up the dough to go to the ballgames.”
2nd Sentence:We look so highly at them, if we didn’t really give so much attention to them, these companies like Nike, Jordan, and Adidas wouldn’t be giving the athletes millions of dollars to endorse their company.We pay hundreds maybe even thousands of dollars just to watch them play, that practically adds up to their pay check plus maybe even more for being on the team and sponsoring
Evidence:”They are increasing ticket demand, thus increasing prices”
Sum Up:All of this money pro athletes are making is coming from us, and we still support it by buying things from companies that endorse these athletes.

Topic Sentence:Professional athletes are making too much money in a society where salaries and wages are based on the values on one work.
1st Sentence:In todays society one will be paid more if their job is more economically important. Teaching is one of the economically important occupations because our future economy relies on the education of its youth, but teachers are paid much less than the average pro athlete.
Evidence:”True there are other professions that should get better compensations, such as teachers.”
2nd Sentence:These firefighters are risking their lives every single day and every single time they respond to a call who knows what type of dangers they put themselves in. Even if they retire the average life span for a firefighter after retirement is 5 years because of all the smoke they breathe in. While athletes can retire after 5 years of playing a sport and relax for the rest of their lives.
Evidence:”If Americans didn’t spend so much time watching and reading about sports, athletes wouldn’t be paid as much.”
Sum Up: These athletes do not play near as vital role in the economy as the president, but yet some how they reflect other wise