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  • College Sports
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    Title IX: Reverse Discrimination Beginning some time shortly after the end of World War II, there has been tremendous growth in women's athletics. For decades female athletes have been striving to become as equally respected as their male counterparts. Afteryears of reaching for their goals, female athletes finally realized their dreams in the form of Title IX. As stated by Jim Minter, former editor of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Title IX is the federal government telling colleges and uni...
  • Intercollegiate Athletics Program At Basten College
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    Basten College The Champions of the East A Scientific Report On Whether Athletics Should Be Instated At Basten College Presented By: Erich Ziegler SMC 111 Final Project Professor Jay Basten 4-17-01 An intercollegiate athletics program at Basten College would provide many positives for the college. We would like to focus on the benefits to the majority of your students which would be spectators and athletes. These include health benefits, social benefits, and the effects on politics and race. We ...
  • University's Sports Administration Program
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    Sports Management Someone once said, "There are those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who wonder what happened". I consider myself one of those rare people who really knows how to "make things happen". I have gone from being a follower to being a leader, from being someone who was shy and uncertain to a person who is self-confident and assertive. It has been a remarkable metamorphosis, and it has changed my future professional plans and personal goals. The awaken...
  • Mallrats And American History X My Name
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    My name is Jeremy Goldzal, and I am a first term freshman here at Baruch College. I am 17 years old and I live in Brooklyn. I graduated from Yeshiva South Shore in Long Island. I live at home with my parents, one brother, and two sisters. I am the second child in my family. My family is Orthodox Jewish. I speak English and Hebrew fluently. I chose this college because I like making money and this school is mainly for business majors. The location is great for a school like this because its surro...
  • Particular Gambling Sport
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    With all of the controversy of gambling in college sports, why is the issue still an issue? The answer is money. There were actions taken towards this by Congress, but the problem is that it was never completely abolished. Congress had made the mistake of creating a way around it. It is now commonly referred to as "the Las Vegas loophole". They outlawed the betting nationwide with the exception of one state, one state that is the capital of gambling, Nevada. This has caused few changes, with the...
  • College Athletics
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    Foul Play Dear Members of the Board of the National Collegiate Association of America: Since the beginning of collegiate athletics, there have been student-athletes whose actions are considered disproportionately deviant. College athletes have defied the rules and regulations set forth by the National Collegiate Association of America by such acts as accepting stipends, committing date rape, abusing drugs, and even committing homicide. For some reason, college athletes believe they are above the...
  • 16 And Play College Ball
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    Prop. 16 There is a new regulation if you plan to play college sports. It is called Prop. 16; it is based on a sliding scale. You must first graduate from High School; you have to get at least a 2.000 GPA in 13 core classes, a 86 on your ACT, and a 1010 on your SAT; you must also register and be certified by the NCAA Initial Eligibility Clearinghouse. But as I said it is based on a sliding scale lets say you got a 2.300 GPA, you would only need a 75 on the ACT, and a 900 on the SAT to play, as l...
  • Sporting Events
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    In order for us to obtain our goal of increasing the profit by 3% in a 12 month period we needed to come up with who, what, how, and why we are going to get this goal accomplished. There are four different major categories of people that we are going to try and target. The first are the local sports families. The second are the typical sports fanatic. The third are the College Students. And the fourth are the traffic goers on route 24. Our slogan at the time is "ALL THE ESSENTIALS". But in order...
  • Professional Sports
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    High School Athletes becoming Professionals Lebron James, who is the so-called next Michael Jordan, and Freddy Adu, the American soccer phenomenon, both have something in common. They are professional athletes and with millions in their pockets with a countless number of endorsement contracts. Whether it is high school athletes skipping college and discontinuing the development of their education for millions of dollars, or teenagers signing contracts with businesses for massive amounts of money...
  • Colleges Student Athletes
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    Does the attempt to have high quality athletes on campus undermine educational standards? Sports that are provided by the college, are what attract a large number of students to the school. The standards that the school sets for these students are a reflection of how the school views academics, and the importance that academics are to the school. The attempt to have high quality athletes on campus is secondary in regards to academics. Any and all colleges have a minimum G.P.A. requirement that a...
  • Illegal Gambling On College Sports
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    Gambling threatens to undermine the integrity of intercollegiate athletics, student athletes, and their sponsoring institutions perhaps more than any other single aberrant behavior. In the past 18 months, gambling by college student athletes has become one of the greatest concerns among athletic administrators and coaches nationally. A string of gambling incidents in the sports of football and basketball has included student athletes from such leading educational institutions as Arizona State Un...
  • College Sports As Athletes
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    A Brief Overview Of Title Ix AndA Brief Overview Of Title Ix And How It Effects Both Men And Women A Brief Overview of Title IX and how it effects both Men and Women Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is the? Federal law which prohibits sex discrimination against the students and employees of any educational agency that receives Federal financial assistance? (Mathews I-1). From June 23, 1972 all the way up until today, there has been a constant struggle as to what gender? equality actu...
  • Field Of Sport Management
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    Many people enter college with their futures already situated in their minds. Their dreams and aspirations are already in place set for them months or years prior to settling into their first college dorm room. They may choose to be a doctor, lawyer, or a police officer. No matter the choice, there was some instance in their life when they chose that road. My choice was made in the front seat of a 1985 Bronco on the way home from my first college open house from Western New England College. Disc...
  • Good Athletes In College Sports
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    There are many good athletes in professional sports today. There are many good athletes in college sports today also. Some of the biggest names in sports are Mark McGwire, Steve Young, Michael Jordan, Allen Iverson, and so on. Now, imagine if all of those players never made it to the pros. What would happen to professional sports? Why are they in the pros now? To make it into professional sports you need more than just talent. You need opportunity. College scholarships not only give athletes the...

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