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American Bowling Congress
1,298 wordsBowling Report History of Bowling Bowling has a long and rich history, and today is one of the most popular sports in the world. A British anthropologist, Sir Flinders Petrie, discovered in the 1930's a collection of objects in a child's grave in Egypt that appeared to him to be used for a crude form of bowling. If he was correct, then bowling traces its ancestry to 3200 BC. A German historian, William Peele, asserted that bowling began in his country about 300 AD. There is substantial evidence ...
667 wordsPats vs. Eagles Through the 2004-05 National Football League season, there was a lot of speculation about who would win the Super Bowl, just like every other year. As the regular season ended, it came down to just twelve teams, then eight, then four, then just two. Two teams who have worked very hard to represent their separate leagues, and the game they shared was a great one. Although the Philadelphia Eagles played a very good game and were able to put up 21 points, the 24 points by the New En...
Teams For The Playoff Without The Polls
1,805 wordsAt Last an Answer to College Football's Problem. You do not invent a game without a means of determining a winner. You do not form a league without a plan for determining a champion. These are just a couple of basic sport concepts. For example, baseball came up with the World Series, and pro football gave us the Super Bowl. As for college football, it decided on, well, does anybody know Somebody, anybody I say that you would be able to buy a nuclear bomb at King Sooners before the NCAA approves ...
Jim McMahon's 1985 Football Season
544 wordsThe book that I read was 'McMahon' by Jim McMahon. This biography was mostly about Jim McMahon's 1985 football season. McMahon was the quarterback for the Chicago Bears. He started eleven times out of the thirteen games he played in. McMahon emerged as one of the NFL's top quarterbacks while earning his first Pro Bowl appearance. He averaged 64% completion the first five weeks before injury had began at San Francisco on October 17, 1985. He threw a career high 15 touchdown passes. He threw 9 of ...
Women's National Bowling Association
1,638 wordsBowling: A Growing Sport Statistically speaking, bowling is the most popular sport played among Americans each year. On average, within the last four years there have been eighty-two million Americans per year participating. For a relatively small cost friends and families can go roll balls for sport and fun. The sport itself dates back several centuries. Rolling a ball to knock down various targets has been the object of many games in different countries and continents throughout history. Evide...
Big Dollars For A Super Bowl Ad
1,624 wordsEvery year, millions of viewers from around the world tune in to watch one of the most exhilarating events in sports unfold -- the Super Bowl. The one-game, winner-take-all contest for supremacy in the National Football League has grown into more than just a football game opposing the best teams of the NFL. It has become the premier event for new television advertising. With half of the ten, all-time most watched television events having been Super Bowls; networks are able to sell precious secon...
Bowl Championship Series And His Team's Situation
2,670 wordsThe biggest topic around college football today is the very controversial and complicated Bowl Championship Series or B.C.S. Equations used in the Bowl Championship Series will determine teams fates throughout the entire 1998-99 college football season. Some people feel a playoff should be in order or college football should go back to its old Bowl Alliance system. To better understand this situation you must dig deep into what the Bowl Championship Series is and how the teams that will particip...
Post Game Media
1,242 wordsThe United States of America advanced a sporting event into worldwide media frenzy. On January 26, 2003 individuals worldwide received information and entertainment for Super Bowl VII. The setting was Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego; the teams playing are insignificant to the true capital venture of the game. From Super Bowl I to Super Bowl VII the actual victor of the game has been lost in the sea of media that surrounds the venue. Super Bowl VII saw every form of mediation used to attract, infor...
Sports And Games
657 words"Gaming Then and Now" Have you ever wondered what people did for fun five-thousand years ago? In today's society, we play soccer, football, baseball, and video games. The amount of fun we can involve ourselves in is endless. Especially with the wonderful technological advances made in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries alone. In Ancient Mesopotamia, dating about 3000 BC, it is known that the people played some of the very same games familiar to us today such as backgammon, bowling, and eve...
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