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  • Baseball Field
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    While being recruited by various colleges for baseball, I had to decide on a program with a great athletic, academic, and fan supported background. I chose the University of Florida because of their great athletic success in the past ten years and all of their well-equipped facilities. I never took a recruiting visit to the University of Florida, so when I first arrived to Gainesville and saw the baseball field for the first time I was amazed. The field looked as if it were a professional stadiu...
  • Exciting Professional Football League
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    20 April 2001 XFL: Excitement or Excuse Football is something as American as apple pie. It is thought of as gritty, physical, and all around fun just as most Americans like to be thought of. For decades the NFL has dominated the world of football. However, Vince McMahon, the founder of the WWF, has introduced a new and controversial professional football league called the XFL. Much of the controversy is about whether the XFL is a force to be reckoned with or just another of McMahon's clever mark...
  • Boston Red Sox And The California Angels
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    Jim Abbott It is a clear summer night at Fenway Park in Boston. The Boston Red Sox and the California Angels are in a hot pennant race. The Boston Red Sox are the best hitting team in the American League. The Angels need a win and are counting on their rookie pitcher. The old green stadium is overflowing with die-hard Red Sox fans as the rookie takes the mound. He has to concentrate on tonight's game and ignore the crowd. The game advanced with no trouble for the rookie. In the end, he gave up f...
  • Fan Art Sites
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    It seems like the fight between legal departments at major movie and TV studios and fan producers of websites has reached a fever pitch. In late September, the legal department of Fox TV sent out notices to cease and desist to two webmasters of fan "King Of The Hill" websites. Fox Primetime has cracked down on fan sites before, most notably those saluting "The X-Files". It boggles the mind why fan sites pose such a threat to the studios. It would seem that for a fan to take the time and spend th...
  • Fan Perception Of Sport And Violence
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    Running head: ROLLERBALL Violence Analysis of Rollerball Nikki Fiedler Barry University 1. In the film Rollerball, the ideas of violence will be related to Coakley's views and theories. Historically violence was an accepted idea and large part of sport. From the blood-sports of ancient Greece to the cock and dog fighting in Folk games, these sports were built around brutal violence and lack of rules until the modernization of sports where violence decreased dramatically and organized rules took ...
  • Today's Music
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    Death of the Superstars Have you ever wondered what it would be like to listen to some of the greatest music stars of our time. I'm talking about the stars that never made it to full prominence. The list of players is alarmingly high and sad. The potential of these performers never met. It would be something to see what the music of today would be like. I was reading a book awhile back. Don't laugh, I read sometimes. It was book from I'm sorry to say, Stephen King. All right I'm not sorry. I lik...
  • Gaye's Music Into Soul
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    Marvin Gaye; Author of Love Music Tommy Harrington Mrs. GuertinEnglish April 27th, 2001 Bibliography Bayles, Martha. Hole In Our Soul. New York: The Free Press, 1994 Coleman, Nick. "Lost Soul". New Statesman 4 Sept. 1998: 127. EBSCO Host. Centennial High School Lib., Franklin, TN. 14 Feb. 2001 web Editor's of Time-Life Books. Turbulent Years: The 60's. Our American Century. Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books, 1998". Gaye, Marvin (Pentz Jr. )". Biography. com: 4. Online. World Wide Web. 12 Feb...
  • British Football Hooliganism
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    Introduction "Hundreds of English fans have been departed from Belgium after scenes of mass violence in Belgian cities and football authorities have threatened to expel the English team from the competition if there is another outbreak of the English Disease " This was an article dated 20 June 2000 written by an English journalist. It is obvious from this article that world is facing a great problem nowadays. Actually it would be wrong to use the term 'nowadays' because the 'English Disease' nam...
  • Game Of Baseball
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    'It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in spring, when everything else begins again. And it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings. And then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone. ' ; A. Bartlett Giamatti, the former commissioner of Major League Baseball. From the lush, green grass to the smell of an old leather glove, baseball is truly an extraordinary game. Let us look beyond the enormous salaries and free agency and ...
  • Fans Of Romantic Comedy Anime
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    The Anime Invasion Megan Wolfson Advanced Composition, 2nd Period January 18, 2002 Research Essay: Revised for Portfolio Thesis Statement: The popular onset of Princess Mononoke and Pokemon enabled anime, once limited to an underground movement populated by teenage males, to enter mainstream American film entertainment, resulting in the backlash on violence, gender issues, and sexuality. I. Overview A. Motivator B. Definition of anime 1. Examples of anime 2. Anime and its consumers. Definition o...
  • Fans Resort To Violence During Sports Games
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    Sports fans must have certain rules and regulations against them in order to maintain violence outbreaks during games. For the past decade, fan violence has gotten more and more out of control. There should be certain limits for fans so that violence can be prevented during games. The route of fan behavior comes from many different things, all of which can escalate into very serious situations during games. That's when it can get very dangerous for the fans and even for the players. There are lo...
  • 39 Football Fans In Heysel Stadium
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    May 29, 1985. More than 60,000 Liverpool and Juventus fans paved their way into the ageing Heysel stadium in northwest Brussels. Nothing forebode the disaster which was to follow. However, it is worth mentioning that Liverpool fans had been spending their day drinking before the European Cup final. At around 7 pm local time about an hour before the kickoff the trouble started. Fans had been singing, waving flags and letting off fireworks but the atmosphere was charged turning more violent when a...
  • Genuine Music Lover
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    Music has been around for hundreds of years, and along with it have always come music lovers. Throughout the years the world has seen music evolve from a form of religious celebration and having a ceremonial role, to becoming a form of entertainment and art to what it is today: a backbone of popular culture and even lifestyle. Since the first piece of music was ever played, people have responded in a variety of different ways, and generally speaking music fans can fall into one of four categorie...
  • Leeds Fan For Years
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    Here I am, Tom Banks sitting in my trusty old armchair ready and waiting. I never miss it you know 6 o'clock on the dot here I am without fail. Big football fan you see. I've been a Leeds Fan for years, far too long for my old brain to remember but I'll tell you one thing, we " ve never been this bad. Football's changed you know but you are all probably too young to remember when it wasn't all about the money, it was about the quality on the pitch, not the millions off it. Although I don't go to...
  • One Other Difference Between Sports And Music
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    a. The three similarities between the music and the sports business are: Fans: Both the music industry and the sports industry derives its revenues from a fan basis whether it be an idol worship or a player admiration. Both Michael Jordan and Britney Spears are stars in the eyes of their audiences, and it is the loyalty of the fan base that brings in the dollars. Size: The music industry is huge (worth upto $40 billion) just as the sports business (upto almost $300 billion) The universal languag...
  • Wwe And The Loyal Fans
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    1. Briefly describe the situation described in the case: a. The case basically describes the initial start-up and growth of the wrestling industry. At the beginning the McMahon's had a perceived monopoly within the wrestling industry. Vince McMahon took the WWF, which his father began, and expanded it beyond any expectation. He created story lines and merchandise demand that help propel the WWF into the wrestling entertainment leader. Ted Turner worked with the WWF to broadcast the shows and he ...

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