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The United States is going through one of the worst financial crisis’ in American history. People are getting laid off everyday and the economy isn’t showing any signs of picking up. During this time of struggle, I turn on the TV to watch ESPN in order take my mind off the financial crisis. The first headline I see is breaking news: “Ryan Howard Signs Contract Extension For $125 Million”. I shake my head and turn off the TV. At first I say to myself, “Well Howard deserves it, he hit 45 homeruns and drove in 141 runs. He helped his team reach the World Series and although they came up short to the Yanks, he has been one of their most consistent players.”  As I try to justify Ryan Howard’s multi-million dollar contract-extension, I turn the TV b ...

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