Essays Tagged: "million dollars"

Wages in sport

How would you like to be paid twenty-three million dollars a year ? It is obvious to say that everyone would more than love it. This figure is ... is only one of the many outrageous wages athletes are being paid today. True, not all twenty-three million dollars goes directly to the athlete because of Uncle Sam. Still these figures are too extre ... an achieve is shown by an athlete named Michael Jordan. This basketball player is being paid thirty million dollars for the 96 - 97 season. Last year for the season of 95 - 96, Jordan was only being p ...

(2 pages) 76 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Lure of Professional Leagues

ional leagues early is simply,money. These athletes are still just kids. If a kid has ten to twenty million dollars waved in hisface, he is more than likely going to take it without thinking about the ... re even making their own movies now. What other profession can anineteen or twenty year old be paid millions to play a game and have a movie career on theside? The lure of this stardom usually takes t ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Do Athletes Deserve Soaring Salaries?

ngs in taxes and pay his agent about 10%. After all is said and done, he will receive roughly eight million dollars a year. Lets not forget he will have to go through in the next six-years. He will ha ... nce at individual events and do not receive a fixed salary. Players such as Michael Jordan earn $78 million a year ($31 million in salary plus $47 million in endorsements) because that is what the mar ...

(3 pages) 108 0 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Merge of Trizec and Horsham

debts is, theonce Calgary based, Trizec Corporations.1 Trizec Corporations is experiencing over 600million dollars worth of outstanding debts and was near bankruptcy until the Torontobased investment ... and was near bankruptcy until the Torontobased investment group, Horsham Incorporated, invested 600 million dollars in return for43% of the company in 1994.2 The merge between Trizec Corporations and ...

(3 pages) 85 1 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Group Polarization and Competitioning Political Behavior

e of national'chicken' between the House Speaker and the President. And, at anestimated cost of 200 million dollars a day, thisdubious battle of dueling egos did not come cheap (Bradsher, 1995,p.16). ... nificant difference in the positions ofthe two parties. If this is so, why was it necessaryto waste millions of dollars shutting down the government and thenstarting it up again a few days later? What ...

(8 pages) 127 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Baseball is in Dire Need of Changes Talks about revenue sharing, salary cap, playoff system, expansion, and realignment

the only revenue being shared has been the national broadcast revenue. Every team receives fifteen million dollars a year from Major League Baseball's television revenue. (Costas 53) A new bargaining ... reates. (Bloom, sec. 1) For example in 1999 the New York Yankees had local television revenue of 58 million while the Montreal Expos had a measly 3 million, a difference of 55 million with the Yankees ...

(10 pages) 109 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

A historical criticism of Andrew Carnegie

business for years to come. He retired at the age of 65 and sold his company to J.P Morgan for 480 million dollars.Carnegie has been shown as a cutthroat businessman and his company as a ruthless mon ... as a ruthless monopoly in the history books, yet he was also a philanthropist who donated over $350 million during his lifetime. He founded and supported many libraries that are still used today. He w ...

(4 pages) 91 0 2.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Enron and what went wrong,the accounting, the ceo's, and the retirement plans of thousands

all gone. You thought it'd neverhappen, but it did, and how your top executives are making off with millionsas your company goes bankrupt. Did executives and accountants destroyEnron?Enron with 21,000 ... or of the company called EBS (EnronBroadband Services). Within the time of one year Enron spent 100 milliondollars buying thousands of miles of cable across the country and buyingrights to thousands m ...

(3 pages) 317 2 1.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Children and Advertising

vertising market in 1997 showed that children under twelve years of age spent well over twenty-four million dollars of their own money on products they saw on television" (Kanner & Kasser, 2000). ...

(9 pages) 552 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The monopoly of Microsoft.

a warning.A corporate giant which has taken over and shut down 116 other companies was fined eight million dollars, which is merely a penny to a company rolling in billions of dollars.Microsoft needs ...

(2 pages) 155 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The home video game industry.

provided by Don Valentine, a successful venture capitalist. The company's first year sales were 3.2 million dollars. Competition began to enter the market and Sears soon came to the rescue. Sears prov ... and Sears soon came to the rescue. Sears provided a much needed push and sales were reached of 450 million dollars. Atari was sold to Warner Brothers for 28 million dollars and became Atari Inc.Succe ...

(10 pages) 338 3 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Agent orange the chemical used in the vietnam war.

ntaries, legal battles, and in Australia a Royal Commission that lasted some two years and cost 3.8 million dollars. Agent Orange was the code name for a herbicide developed for the military, primaril ... with kerosene or diesel fuel and dispersed by aircraft, vehicle, and hand spraying. An estimated 19 million gallons of Agent Orange were used in South Vietnam during the war. The earliest health conce ...

(2 pages) 102 4 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Is Cosmetic Surgery Really Safe?

ger breasts. According to research journalist Judy China Hui Hsu, Americans spent an astounding 560 million dollars on Botox injections in 2001 (Hsu). Even though such procedures are legal, we still m ...

(4 pages) 103 0 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Prejudging based on appearance in the film The Usual Suspects.

g the police everything that he knows about a boat that exploded in San Pedro, California, with $91 million dollars on board. After releasing Verbal from questioning, the police officer looks around t ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A brief discription of the Lousiniana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark expedition. Paper concludes with their legacy and benifits to America.

being in too many places at once offered to sell the whole of the Louisiana Territory for about 60 million Frances- 15 million dollars.The ExpeditionPresident Jefferson thought this land should be ex ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Competition In Sports.

If you were offered ten million dollars a year for ten years right after you graduated from high school, would you go to col ... y. A program of random drug tests, education, treatment, and discipline would cost an estimated one million dollars annually. However, one million dollars may be a small price to pay for fair play and ... s its downs, which incorporate categories such as drugs, steroids, beating, and assault. If offered millions of dollars, would you go to college instead of the pros. Also, when thinking about using st ...

(6 pages) 133 3 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This essay is about the effects of art on modern society and compares the rise of capitalism with the rise of individuality and creativity expressed in art

orcester receive far more educational funding than other area schools, for example, this year $11.2 million dollars from Worcester's educational funding was set aside for the charter schools in the ci ...

(2 pages) 79 0 2.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

This essay discusses the moral values and ethical principles of the characters in the film, Changing Lanes.

had hardly any ethics at all. His partners in his company took part in a huge scandal to get three million dollars. They cheated a man who was ill and could not make an informed decision to get what ...

(2 pages) 45 0 2.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Response to the 2002 Washington Post article by Glenn Kessler, "Powell Pledges More Support For Colombia's Anti-Rebel War" Very opinion oriented.

foreign aid to Colombia, as a corollary to the war on terrorism. Columbia has already received 1.8 million dollars, to spend on things like helicopters, and, well, helicopters. In 2003, Columbia is e ... gs like helicopters, and, well, helicopters. In 2003, Columbia is expected to receive more than 500 million dollars. They are the third-largest recipient of US foreign aid. Colin Powell recently trave ...

(4 pages) 29 0 1.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Saks, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom Strategic group and technology

hey have upgraded or remodeled the majority of their stores. (Saks pres. P.7) Saks has eighty-eight million dollars of cash on hand and a credit line of seven hundred million dollars. (Saks pres. P.8) ... ologies do not stop with their website. The Information Technology budget for Neiman Marcus is $181 million dollars.This is an extremely large budget for information technologies to be used over the c ...

(6 pages) 126 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies