Crazy salaries of athletes are examples of ‘who-do’ economics

The crazy money athletes make has long been a sore spot with fans. Now it feels more like an open wound.
The economy stinks. A culture of greed has come back to bite us. And nobody does greed like jocks, right? Wrong.
We’ve seen that jocks aren’t any worse than Wall Street CEOs, bankers or politicians thirsting for power. If anything, the economic meltdown proves an unpopular point.
Unlike the corporate players and congressmen, real players are often worth the money. Some are even grossly underpaid.

orlandosentinel.com
2/24/09