Usa Today and Athletes Essay

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Web. 22 Oct. 2012. <http://www.complex.com/sports/2012/04/six-reasons-why-pro-athletes-going-broke-shouldnt-be-a-surprise/hip-hop-culture>. This relates to my paper because it breaks down how pro athletes blow money trying to be like entertainers in the music or acting field. Unlike pro athletes, perfomers can retire and then come back and go on tour to make money, but for athletes once their all used up there is no coming back for them. So pro athletes trying to live the rockstar lifestyle leaves them in hole.
"A Plan to Prevent Professional Athletes (and You) from Going Broke." - On Retirement (usnews.com). N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Oct. 2012. <http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/On-Retirement/2012/02/23/a-plan-to-prevent-professional-athletes-and-you-from-going-broke>. The article relates to my paper because efforts by the players associations to protect athletes from greedy managers, promoters, financial consultants, dumb investments, and their own profligate spending habits have been a dismal failure and has still resulted to pro athletes being broke. It comes up with a solution for pro athletes to save their money and spend it right without having to worry if they have it to spend.
"USA TODAY." USATODAY.COM. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Oct. 2012. <http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/sports/story/2012-04-22/Pro-athletes-and-financial-trouble/54465664/1>. This article shows the rise and falls of professional athletes when they first go into their sport and the…