i am curious as to why some posters here clearly take the side of owners over players in terms of money (which owners have a lot more of), control over the league rules (which owners have a lot more of), and movement of players (which owners have a lot more of).Easy, I have more respect for the owners. Players have too much power and they're pampered. Its the owners who seem to care more about the paying customers. I get the impression that the players have next to zero respect for the folks who pay their own money to watch them perform.
simply because owners have long had so much control over the movement and contracts of players is not automatically a good reason to continue this practice.
Also I've got more respect for a guy who's made it to the top of the business world than I do any athlete.
So the owners don't have enough power and live hard-scrabble lives, is that it?
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