Eligibility and Disengagement
Eligibility: youth sport
In addition to gender, what other factors are or should be considered?
What justifies their consideration?
Separating based on weight
NBA rule: Must be one year removed from high school before entering the draft
Athletes who commit crimes
What values seem to be prioritize?
Disengagement from sport
Why do professional athletes go broke?
Who is responsible for athletes going broke?
What can be done?
78% former player go broke
60% NBA, players are broke
19 thousand baseball player’s salary some of the guys don’t even know how to open a bank account
90’s were the best times…
since they gain that much money and they are so young, they are going to want to spend it.
Most players give back to their parents
Most of them are not prepare to manage that much money
By seeing the way other athletes spend their money, new athletes want/feel the need to have those things
or to have better things
A lot of players do not make as much money
Maybe only 6 players from a team gain millions/billions, but most of them don’t even gain 10thousand
10 million dollars lost in gambling
making money is easy, keeping it is not
“more money, more problems”
taxes of income
most NFA athletes live waiting for the next check
If you are waiting for the next check because you ran out of money,