Originally Posted by SSGSF
Name some athletes that are heroes.
MJ has inspired countless countless kids to be focused a disciplined and over come adversity and strive for greatness, mostly kids from bad neighborhoods.
His AMA super bike team also carries the National Guard livery.
Not all pro athletes are like Mike Tyson, Dennis Rodman and Arron Hernandez.
Sure they make millions to play sports, but they also create jobs and entertainment by doing so. Many also donate their time and notoriety to good causes, not to mention millions of dollars.
If you had the chance to play a game for millions, you'd take it, if you say you wouldn't, you'd be lying, period.
Are out military and public service professionals under paid? You're damn right they are.. That blood is on the hands of your elected officials and has absolutely nothing to do with pro sports.
People join public service willingly, no one is forced to these jobs.