• Football End Zone
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    Though beaten, bloody, and drained of energy, the two teams in competition still thirst for victory and strive to defeat their opponents. Both teams can smell victory in the air and give their all to come out on top of this football game. All kinds of emotions stir, and as the men pound at each other constantly, the crowd roars. Because of all of the intensity involved in the game, football is on of the world's most popular sports, however, understanding the game of football is not easy. Footbal...
  • Sports Is Widely Different With Football Ball Rugby Players
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    Rugby and Football The thick, broad-shouldered athlete breathes heavily and grunts with each step as he and his teammates push mightily against the opposition. His arms are locked over his teammates's holders, all of their heads down. The two teams are pushing against each other like two bears fighting over salmon. He looks down to see the ball, sitting just in front of his feet. If he could just hook it with his foot and heave it to his teammate behind him This is what every player in a pile is...
  • American Football Black Play
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    Football: at the turn of century Without question, football is the most popular sport in America. Football is also a sport that is enjoyed all over the world by people of all ages. Football is also an activity that the family can all enjoy as in example dad can play with his son on a Sunday team. Mom and sister can watch, or the whole family can go out on Saturday to watch college football or on Sunday for the big pro games. Football can bring people together if all of them love the game. Howeve...
  • Football Or Soccer Running Back
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    Football or Soccer Many people argue about soccer and football. Football is mainly an American sport, but it is growing rapidly around the world. Soccer in the other hand is played worldwide; in many people eyes soccer is graceful and well disciplined. There are many similarities of these two sports. In some parts of the world soccer is talked about as football. Many countries call soccer many different things. Another similarity about American football and soccer is that they are one of the mo...
  • Football Teams College Games
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    College Football VS. Pro Football With a growing number of people becoming interested in professional football along with college football, I thought I would explain some of the contrasts and comparisons' between the two divisions. The first big contrast is the number of teams and number of games they play in a season. College football has 117 teams in the division 1-A, which is the top division. There are over a thousand teams in the 5 lower divisions. College teams play any where from 11 regu...
  • Beowulf Vs Mcmurtry Football War Game
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    "The claim that men like seriously to battle one another to some sort of finish is a myth." Or is it Let's examine the facts: Football is a sport. "It is a sport in which body wreckage is one of the leading conventions." Football is the number one contact sport. When you are young football is fun, or at least it is supposed to be. Running on the damp green grass early Saturday morning, no refs, no rules, no worries. But, as the years progress, the game changes. You are introduced to a "dog eat d...
  • Go West Side North Marion
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    Go West Side Friends, faculty, and acquaintances, on this day, I ask you this. Is it wrong for a student to cheer against his or her own high school sports team Before such an easy answer rolls to the forefront of your mind, let me ask you another question. Can a person be pushed beyond the limit of his toleration capacity to cheer for a team that is not exclusive to represent his school, but still promoted to be Speaking as a former and potential future football player and as a great friend of ...
  • Friday Night Lights High School
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    Friday Night Lights Is High School football a sport, or is it more than that to some people? Recent newspaper headlines include such items as coaches abusing student athletes; fathers of athletes murdering coaches, and mother's cheer leading candidates to assure their daughters make the cheer leading team. In Odessa, Texas high school football is a major contributor to the society of a small town in Texas society. Every Friday night, 50, 000 people fill the stadium to see high school students pu...
  • Why I Like Football
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    Why I like Football Many people love watching and participating in sporting events. Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32 nd U. S. president once said, 'Sports is the very fiber for what we all stand for. It keeps our spirit alive.' No matter if watching or playing, football is one of America's most popular sports. Many people attend high school, college, and professional football every year. You can relate many aspects of football and sports to life... I think football is the best sport I have ever pl...
  • Persuasive Essay Football Junior High
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    English AP 11/21/2004 Four Years Is Not Enough Once again, after a successful season, Shadle Park was defeated by a Big 9 school in the first game of the regional tournament. This reoccurring event has led many to believe that the four year football program puts GSL students at a disadvantage compared to other districts. A junior high school football program would not only increase the competitiveness of the students but also have more important consequences. As far as football goes, the GSL has...
  • End Zone Football Jim Thorpe
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    James Francis Thorpe accomplished without argument what no other athlete in history has. The Sac and Fox Indian won gold medals in the pentathlon and decathlon in the 1912 Olympic games in Sweden and played both professional football and professional baseball. His feats on the football field put him on the 1911 and 1912 All-American football teams. In 1920 he became the first president of the American Professional Football Association (later to become the NFL). In 1951, he was one of the first m...
  • Notre Dame Football Book Athletes
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    For as long as I can remember I have been a Notre Dame football fan. My father is to credit for getting me into it. He brought us to South Bend a couple of time for some games and I was just amazed by the campus and the history of the football program, so it was no surprise that I chose this particular book. Shake Down The Thunder: The Creation of Notre Dame Football was written by a man named Murray Sperber who was a sports writer interested on why fans were so into college football. Because o...
  • Killed In Football War Soldier Game
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    Survival of the Fittest John McMurtry, in his essay "Kill 'Em! Crush 'Em! Eat 'Em Raw!" states "that body shattering is the very point of football, as killing and maiming are of war." The main points the author makes are based on words such as "for the kill" and "casualties." There cannot be an equal comparison between war and football because football is entertainment, but by definition, war, in its purest form, is survival. The three differences in football and war are the draft, the attack, a...
  • Football In America High School
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    In a society where competition and hard work are the rule, the game of football and in particular, high school football, with its melange of mores, norms and rituals have symbolically come to represent the American life. Like many of the conventions in American society, high school football has over the years ingrained in its players teamwork, loyalty, and the value of hard work. In addition, the institution of high school football not only pertains to the game, but has influenced many participa...
  • History Of Football League Game Nfl
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    Sometime around 1050, Englishmen dug up a skull of a dane and started to kick it around in frustration toward the dane It became known as "Kicking the dane's head." The skull began to hurt the boy's feet, so a boy came up with the idea of using an inflated cow bladder to help their feet (Tuttle, 13). In 1189, King Henry banned the game, because people were too involved in the game to practice archery and fighting for war (Tuttle, 13). During the 1500's the game shifted to Ireland where people in...
  • High School Football Team Playing
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    Are You Ready For Some Football? From the early ages in history to the present day, sports have always been an important part of society. It teaches discipline, how to be a team player, how to interact with others and is a good source of physical activity. In specific, football utilizes all of these aspects of sports and it's a great source of teaching self-restraint and perseverance. Some may say that football is a violent sport or it's not beneficial in any way, but in reality it gives a perso...
  • Popularity Of Soccer Around Th
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    Popularity of Soccer Around the World am going to talk about the most popular sport in the world: football. Now, you may be having visions of huge quarterbacks, dressed up in their padding and helmets, parading down the field during the Super Bowl. But the other kind of football, the football the rest of the world knows, has no padding or helmets. This other football is known in America as soccer. In more than 175 countries across the globe, football, or soccer, rates as the number 1 national sp...
  • High School Football Women Play
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    The Gridiron is For Girls Too The roar of the crowd, the smell of the hotdogs in the air, and the loud crack of the helmets on the field, these are all things that football is made of. Now, do you find it unfair that women can not experience the excitement of creating this atmosphere like men do Not often to we hear a woman s name being announced over the loud speaker for making a touchdown. In some cases girls are allowed to play football through high school. If they can play up through high sc...
  • National Provision Of Football
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    Sam Hughes 12 t-Physical Education History The Beautiful Game, as it is known across the world, was first organised in England in the 1800 s. The World Cup, held every four years, is the most-watched sports event on Earth. There are more member-countries of FIFA, the sport's governing body, than there are in the United Nations. The modern game began in England but interest soon spread around Europe and other continents. FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football) was created in France in 1904 a...
  • The History Of Football
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    This all began a long time ago and it was started with a old man with a lot of time on his hands and he loved the thought of contact and so he developed football and played it with his friends. I like football alot and I play it whenever I get the chance and I will play it for as long as I can because it is really fun. I want to play in the pros because they make a lot of money and get a lot of women and see them naked which would be really fun because I have never seen a girl naked and they mak...