As a young child, I remember the NBA Slam Dunk Contest being one of my favorite sporting events of the year. One of my most vivid memories as a youngster is when I watched Michael 'Air' Jordan seemingly fly from the free-throw line, his legs spreading in that now iconic image, and slamming the ball through the hoop.And just like that, I was hooked.
Does it make any sense to you that the average salary for NBA and MLB players is ~2 to 3 times more than an average NFL player? Add to that the NFL generates considerably more revenue than either of these two sports (almost combined by below sources), and it makes it even more shocking.
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