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12-20-2012, 02:10 PM
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Originally Posted by CommonMeans View Post
No offense, but this is nonsense in my opinion. The league is a partnership and should be treated as such. Without the players the owners have nothing. Inversely, without the owners the players have nothing.

It's a union that should not be so dis functional. Both sides rely on one another.
This is so wrong. The players are being paid millions to play a GAME. If anything, they should be humbled by the fact that this is a job millions consider their dream. Let's take eSports for example: players get to play video games (ex. Starcraft) with a lucky few getting salary and/or winning prize money. This money comes primarily from sponsors and/or gaming companies, with ad revenue coming from streaming as well. Without the money that is injected, eSports would not survive/exist. Does that mean eSports would survive with just the players? No, because in the grand scheme of things, these things cost money (and it doesn't just fall from the sky).

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