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  • Professional Women Sports Leagues
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    Men vs. Women in Professional Sports Ever since the ancient Greece, men have held athletic competitions or sports. It is only in modern times that women have had an opportunity to compete. Most sports still don't have men and women directly competing against one another. In the past athletic instructors adapted the rules to make sports less physically taxing for women. For instance in basketball, to ensure that girls maintain proper decorum, they were forbidden from snatching the ball and dribbl...
  • Amador Valley Varsity Football Team
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    Team Unity There were five seconds left in the game and it was our ball. The score was 7-6 in favor of the hated Clayton Valley varsity football team. Down at our own twenty-yard line was the site of the final battle that would decide who won the war. The referee blows his whistle and both sides line up head to head. Steam coming from the helmets was a sure sign of a long hard battle. I clinched my hand around the ball ready to hike it. The feeling of nervousness ran through me like wild fire. S...
  • Government Subsidies To Canadian Hockey Teams
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    Cater Crouch First year Program Dr. Joseph Jockey March 29, 2000 Hockey in Canada Ice hockey has in the last hundred years evolved to become international. Canada is in jeopardy of losing its six teams. Tradition run deep in all of the cities and also professional hockey teams create thousands of jobs and help out in the communities. Teams in the Canadian market are having trouble keeping their programs in the black because of higher taxes and a weaker Canadian dollar. In order for professional ...
  • Sports In Britain
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    4. What differences are there between American and British higher education and how may these be explained? Before coming to study abroad here in Manchester, I didn't realise how different the two higher education systems were. My parents used to always tell me how it was when they grew up and went to school in India, but the connection between India and England never clicked till I actually got here. The obvious difference that comes to mind is the way the two systems are funded. Another is the...
  • 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...
  • Team Sports Women's Professional Team Sports
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    Review of Literature Thesis There is a definite correlation between the economics of professional women's sports and their ultimate success. As most success in sport leagues, teams and associations are measured by longevity, win / loss records, and most importantly, revenue, the footprint of female competition at the professional level has not been paramount at any point in our history. Professional women's athletics is characterized by an economic model and a level of acceptance amongst the mas...
  • Professional Sports Teams
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    Gender in Sports December 4, 1996 In high schools and junior high schools across the country the importance of interscholastic sports competitions is strongly demonstrated to the students. They see the rewards and accolades given to the accomplished athletes, not only at these levels, but at the collegiate and professional levels as well. While most of these teams are formed and exist for both men and women, it is interesting how different each team tends to be treated. At High school football g...
  • Reality And Professional Sports Organizations
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    Pro Case Public Forum Everyone knows that there is violence in sports. The question is what is being down about it? An even more important question is who should be responsible for maintain civil order? Today's public forum topic addresses this problem. Resolve: PROFESSIONAL SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING CIVIL ORDER. Due to the numerous sports organizations that might be called professional for various reasons, we are defining "professional sports organizations" as the tea...
  • Owners And Developers Of Professional Sports Leagues
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    Images and beliefs concerning women are far more prominent in our society than those of men. Women are always the ones cooking, cleaning, doing household tasks or taking care of children. They are portrayed as being emotionally and physically inferior and submissive to men. Women are visualized as weak creatures. They tend to be confined to a life dictated by family and personal relationships. Men almost always dominate television programs. Figures show that in television drama women are outnumb...
  • Most Popular Professional Sports In Japan
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    There are many different sports that the people of Japan enjoy in this day of age. Here are a few examples of the numerous sports that the population of Japan just can't seem to get enough of. Sumo wrestling is a traditional Japanese sport that still has immense popularity today. In sumo, two wrestlers face each other in a ring. The wrestler who brings his opponent down to the ground or pushes him out of the ring is the winner. Another traditional sport is kendo. In kendo, two fencers wearing pr...
  • Career Of A Sports Agent
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    Pursuing a career as a sports Agent Professional sports agents not only handle the business and legal deals for professional athletes but also negotiate contracts and help athletes manage their money. One thinking that the career of a sports agent is a nine to five desk job is seriously mistaken. In most cases, sports agents do much traveling to meet athletes and league representatives as well as to recruit new clients (Bridges). Although this information may be true for this career today, it's ...
  • Violence In Pro Sports
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    VIOLENCE IN SPORTS. ".. Steeler running back Rocky Bleier, whose war time experiences, not so oddly, offer some insights. To Bleier, there are interesting parallels between survival in war and survival in the NFL. 'The experiences with war injuries and football injuries are quite the same,' he said". (Casa) The injuries that are accumulated during sports are rapidly increasing to the point that there are injured players on every team in each game that is played. This is especially true in the mo...
  • Professional Baseball Players
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    When people think of high salaries they turn to the world of professional sports, because that is where athletes are paid outrageous amounts to do the things they love. Although some would argue that the athletes deserve these wages, I fell that not all professional sports are paid adequately. For an example of this statement take into consideration the time and effort that most pro athletes spend at perfecting there acquired talent. They are fine tuned instruments, who work hard to do their job...

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