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    deferred compensation, but that means the players don't buy a house for their mother with their first contract, a fleet of new cars, or loans for their friends.  The peer pressure on the player who "made it" out of poverty can be overwhelming.  And it's all for nothing if there's not a second contract.  

    "This world demands the qualities of youth: not a time of life but a state of mind[.]" -- Robert F. Kennedy

    by Loge on Sun Feb 27, 2011 at 08:38:58 AM PST

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