However, even apart from their member teams, players, and other subsidiaries, these professional sports leagues have annual receipts of 1.7 billion dollars. The purpose of these sports leagues is not charitable. Yet, the NFL and other professional sports leagues claim tax exempt status as non-profit organizations.
Yesterday, instead of dealing with the serious challenges confronting our nation, several U.S. senators introduced legislation that would compel the U.S. government to make NFL nickels.
$141,600,000.00: amount of money raked in by the Green Bay Packers in media fees alone during the Super Bowl. $0.08: amount of money paid to a worker in El Salvador for sewing an NFL-branded t-shirt that retails for $25.