• Baseball Strike Small Market
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    GAME OVER! "I don't like it. People won't be able to come to these games anymore, and I don't like that." A sad nine - year - old fan voices his concerns on the 1994 major League Baseball strike. The '94 baseball season has come to an abrupt end. Players have ceased play because they feel they are being treated unfairly with the owner's plan to impose a salary cap. Owners are finding it difficult to come to terms with their own disagreements. Small market teams are rising to power with their de...
  • Girls' Basketball Kraus Coach Players
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    Coaching Decisions Tim Harris Eng 102-17 Paper #1 February 5, 1997 705 words On December 20, 1996, Granite City's girls' basketball coach, Chuck Kraus, appeared to be agitated during the halftime conference with his players. After minutes of yelling, he began to use profanity. Five minutes later, he picked up bench and threw it across the locker room. Assistant coach John Moad tried to settle Kraus down, but he failed. The coach pushed him into the lockers and tossed chalk into his face. This ha...
  • Ron Artest Players Coaches Basketball
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    Assault on the Courts Fighting has become a habitual event seen in professional basketball. There has been a consistent decline in professionalism and morals predominately in young athletes. Before the Ron Artest event, most players were idolized as gods and portrayed as today's heroes. However, a shocking phenomenon has risen as newer and younger athletes have entered the "new" NBA. Professionalism, morals, and integrity have taken a back seat to greed and selfishness. On November 1 st, 2004, ...
  • Latinos In Baseball Major League
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    I chose this topic because I thought that it was important to highlight the recent successes of the Latino baseball players to show how minority groups can prosper in America. Latino athletes have gain notoriety and riches through the sport of baseball. These are things that they couldn't have dreamed about achieving without Major League baseball. Major League Baseball has given Latin Americans the opportunity to better their economic and social situation. Many Latin American children dream abou...
  • Players Should Bring Hockey Back
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    Persuasive Essay: 104 words, including references written APA style Players Should Bring Hockey Back January 25, 2005 Players Should Bring Hockey Back Having reached another impasse in talks on January 26, in Toronto, between owners and players, there continues to be no NHL hockey season. The lack of an agreement centers on the owners' desire for a salary cap and the players's a ying they will not budge on that particular point. Albeit this is not the only sticking point, other issues appear to ...
  • Athletes Leaving College Early
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    '1 The story of Korleone Young is a saddening one. Korleone was one of the top high school basketball players in the nation while he was in high school. At all the summer basketball camps, he played above his high school peers. During his senior season he dominated all his team's competition. He had every major Division I basketball program wanting to give him a full scholarship. All of the national powerhouses like Duke, North Carolina, Michigan State, and many more all recruited Korleone heavi...
  • Nhl Lockout Free Agent
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    The rookie salary cap was gutted when teams took advantage of a loophole, adding lucrative 'bonus' payments on top of the 'maximum' base salary. It began in 1997, when the Boston Bruins gave two rookies, Joe Thornton and Sergei Samson ov, the maximum salary allowed under the rookie cap. But those contracts also had bonus clauses that would roughly triple the base salary if certain criteria - such as statistical benchmarks - were met. From then on, all high draft picks began demanding and receivi...
  • Wow Technical Report Community Managers
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    Introduction According to the World of Warcraft Community Site, World of Warcraft is "a massively multiplayer online game... enabling thousands of players to come together online and battle against the world and each other. Players from across the globe can leave the real world behind and undertake grand quests and heroic exploits in a land of fantastic adventure" ("World of Warcraft Guide"). Although the origins of MMORPGs can be traced to the 1970's, the release of Ultima Online and Everquest,...
  • Baseball History Players League Player
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    Baseball is North America's oldest and most storied professional team sport. Certainly, there have been numerous moments which are still remembered by baseball fans of all ages many years after they happened. We all remember moments like 'The Catch' in Game 1 of the 1954 World Series and Bill Mazeroski's World Series winning home run in 1960. There are also the players who transcend the ages like Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Jackie Robinson. These players continue live on in the hearts and minds ...
  • Major League Baseball Needs A Salary Cap
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    "Major League Baseball Needs a Salary Cap" A salary cap in pro sports is the amount of money every team in a league can spend on all of the players on its roster in one year. Major League Baseball does not have a salary cap. The reason for a salary cap is to keep teams competitive and not have just two or three outstanding teams that dominate everyone. Another reason leagues like the National Football League and the National Basketball Association have a salary cap is it is fair and gives teams ...
  • Players Have No Moving Parts They Don Music Player Compact
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    MD vs MP 3 The day is almost here. It's not the second coming. Its not the day Linux outsells Windows. Nor is it the day when we all own flying cars and our shoes tie themselves. It's the day the CD dies. By using digital recording techniques, recorded music could sound as true as the original, and any part of a recording could be accessed instantly. No more "fast-forwarding" or "rewinding." CDs, however, are going out of fashion as new technologies arise to replace them. Taking the lead are th...
  • Creatine In Ncaa Baseball
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    Creatine in NCAA Baseball Mark McGwire uses it. Sammy Sosa uses it. The Atlanta Braves have tubs of it in their locker room. Then why does Scott Carnahan, Linfield Colleges varsity baseball coach and coach of the 1994 U. S. A. Olympic baseball team emphasize, I will not participate in distributing it to any of my players It is Creatine and it has become a health concern among most NCAA baseball coaches in Oregon. Creatine is a substance that is naturally produced in every human being. Every adu...
  • Fantasy Basketball Prizes It's Free Sign Up Today More Info
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    Our traditional salary cap game. Fill your roster, trade players, and build revenue to create a championship team. Invite your friends. Win great prizes. It's FREE! SIGN UP TODAY | More Info Our fast & easy hoops strategy game. You choose three new players every week, and every week you have a smaller player pool to choose from. Invite your friends. Win great prizes. It's FREE! SIGN UP TODAY | More Info Our ultimate test of supremacy. A fast and furious survival strategy game-not for the faint ...
  • The Universal Baseball Association
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    The disappearance of Henry in the final chapter adds a certain ambiguity to Coovers text. Readers must question why Henry is not present and the reasoning behind his disappearance from the final chapter; has he merged to become one person with the players he created, have his players and league progressed to a maturity in which they no longer need him, or has Henry crossed the line of insanity causing the league itself to turn into a chaotic mess. The possibility exists that Henry has merged to ...
  • Racism In The Nhl
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    Racism and Lack of Diversity in the NHL The National Hockey League is a long-established organization in North America. The NHL is becoming a more ethnically diverse sport and its recent growth has brought forth concerns about racial tensions and clashes within the sport. Historically, the NHL has had a majority of white players, but in recent years there has been an increase in other ethnic groups, and with that, an increase in racism. Secondly, many hockey players tend to accept this racism as...
  • Just A Little Bit Of Music
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    Just a little bit of Music, What's the big deal? A student is walking down the hall at his school listening to one of his favorite songs in his brand new CD player and singing the lyrics in his mind. He turns to the left and he is face to face with the school principal who looks at him with that face that says "Oh boy, are we in BIG trouble?" . He looks fondly at his CD player maybe for the last time and he hands it to the principal, who says "NO CD PLAYERS ALLOWED!" . The boy looks sad as he wa...
  • 4 4 2 Formation
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    The 4-4-2 formation is the most dominant formation in worldwide soccer as of today. It uses four defense (sweeper, stopper, left and right), four midfield (left and right center, left and right wing), and two forwards (left and right). It is successful. Alot of major league soccer teams use this formation and do well with it. One example of a soccer team that uses this formation is the Colorado Rapids. Soccer is a sport for the elite. It can be very difficult and requires a player to think of s...
  • Eight Men Out White Sox
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    Eliot Asinof, in his book, "Eight Men Out," explores the complexities of the 1919 World Series. The rough and tough world of professional baseball in the early twentieth century was replete with violence, debauchery and gambling. Baseball players of that day were known to be an uneducated lot, stinking of whiskey and not to be trusted. There were some exceptional players that were educated and mannerly, but by in large, the public perception of these men of sport was one of villainy and corrupti...
  • Sports To Rough Injuries Game Players
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    Sports now a days are considered rough by most standards. They resolve these conclusions by number of injuries occuring per year. NFL has approx. 15 injuries per game, some large and some minor injuries. Coaches and players think the game's being played are perfectly fine its the fans and critics who care about all this nonsense. so ya what is the thought by critics. The sporting world should make new rules to avoid such injuries to the players along with safer equipment. Everyone who actually ...
  • Baseball Strike Game Small Market
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    GAME OVER! "I don't like it. People won't be able to come to these games anymore, and I don't like that'. A sad nine – year – old fan voices his concerns on the 1994 major League Baseball strike. The '94 baseball season has come to an abrupt end. Players have ceased play because they feel they are being treated unfairly with the owner's plan to impose a salary cap. Owners are finding it difficult to come to terms with their own disagreements. Small market teams are rising to power w...