As any fan who pays hundreds of dollars for a single trip to the arena to catch a game knows, there are a lot of expensive things in sports.
And while we can complain about rising ticket and concession prices all we want, the fact is that we'll never be able to scalp a front-row ticket for $45 like we used to back in the day.
Lucky for us, though, some of the most expensive things in sports aren't on our tab—otherwise, we'd be in a bigger debt crisis than the one our country finds itself in. But after putting this list together, I realized that some people just can't help but pay big-time money to be part of sports action.
From advertising to player contracts to memorabilia, these are the most expensive things in sports.