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FAIR INEQUALITY: THE REAL REASON MALE AND FEMALE ATHLETES PAY DIFFER

“All about the dollar.” the art of the deal As you notice over the years the athletic contracts are getting bigger and bigger. But what you don’t see are too many women getting signed to major deals. And what would be the reason for… Continue Reading “FAIR INEQUALITY: THE REAL REASON MALE AND FEMALE ATHLETES PAY DIFFER”

ROLE MODELS: WHY WE PUT SO MUCH PRESSURE ON ATHLETES

  “Role models, really?” the chosen ones For the longest, athletes have been seen as these role models, especially to a younger generation. But what happens when the onus is on the athlete to raise the children of society. Because that is what being… Continue Reading “ROLE MODELS: WHY WE PUT SO MUCH PRESSURE ON ATHLETES”

SHOW ME THE MONEY: WILL SPORTS CONTRACTS GET BIGGER IN THE FUTURE

“Give me some money.” the big bucks In my lifetime I have heard of some pretty major contracts to play professional sports. Kobe Bryant signing his $126 million contract, Floyd Mayweather, Tiger Woods, and Formula One driver Michael Shumacher all earning $100 million in… Continue Reading “SHOW ME THE MONEY: WILL SPORTS CONTRACTS GET BIGGER IN THE FUTURE”

AFTER THE LIGHTS: WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THEY RETIRE

  “What do they do now?” athletic retirement We watch, they play, we celebrate; but what happens when it all goes away? Eventually, when they put up the cleats and sneakers they will go into retirement. And when that happens what are they to… Continue Reading “AFTER THE LIGHTS: WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THEY RETIRE”

EXCITEMENT OF THE PAST THAT IS THE PRESENT: HOW MUCH WE STILL ENJOY SPORTS LIKE OUR ANCESTORS

“We enjoy no matter what era.” sports Humanity has taken part in sports for centuries. But this post is not about the different kinds of sports, it’s more so about the way we view sports as a cultural event. The same way that the… Continue Reading “EXCITEMENT OF THE PAST THAT IS THE PRESENT: HOW MUCH WE STILL ENJOY SPORTS LIKE OUR ANCESTORS”