November 18, 2008 at 12:00 am #21331
My father was an athlete who left sports to become a public school teacher. He never begrudged the salaries of pro athletes because, as he says, anyone with the commitment to do it can become a teacher but there's only one Kobe Bryant. Re: Other cultures, take a look at what Bollywood stars earn in a country where millions are literally starving. This is not just an American problem.