As it is in the business world, and even with our politicians, the "regular" players want to get paid as much as the "supper stars" do. I'm sorry..........what is wrong with excelling in one's sport or vocation and getting compensated for it? Practice, practice, practice, and maybe you too could be a super star or an owner for that matter. Or maybe not, but you will need to learn some way of making a living.......at least for the time being.
The National Football League secured those ideals, grew into a booming $9 billion enterprise, then fought with its players for four months this year over how to divide the riches. The league ultimately got the deal it wanted without harming the season.from the New York Times
The National Basketball Association, which generates a more modest $4 billion, sees a model worth emulating and is willing to sacrifice what is regarded as all but sacred — actual games — to get it.