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  • Typical American Culture
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    091300 SOCA 102-02 On American Culture To a typical foreign anthropologist American culture could be seen very competitive and individualistic. While other countries only play 1 or 2 sports throughout their nation, North America is involved in a vast variety of competitive sports. From Basketball to Golf and Tennis, to our treasured past time favorites such as Baseball and Football. To better explain and demonstrate culture to you the researcher I will be taking you to the home of the New York G...
  • Cultural Importance Media Sports
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    Sport Like a Mixed Form of Communication Understanding of mass communication without attention to sport coverage is practically impossible. Through the mass media, millions and even billions of viewers, listeners and readers are brought into the experience of a great sports performance. The emotional power of sports performance enchanted by slow-motion video and musical sound track, can take you to breath away or bring tears to you eyes. There are a lot of massive spectacles like the Super Bowl,...
  • Sport Marketing The Notion Of Marketing Myopia
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    Sport Marketing The notion of 'marketing myopia' has haunted marketers since Theodore Levitt published his famous article 'Marketing Myopia' in Harvard Business Review in 1960. Levitt argues that companies which narrowly focus on the product to the detriment of customer requirements (i. e., dispensing with the marketing concept) suffer from marketing myopia. Myopia or shortsightedness is often apparent within organizations. Several types of marketing myopia can be identified including classic my...
  • Objective Of Sports Before World War II
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    Randy Roberts and James Olson in their book, Winning is the Only Thing: Sports in America since 1945, explored the world of sports since the end of World War II. Their book covers the many aspects of sports, from the athletes and management to the fans and the media. The authors first make clear differences in the way people viewed sports before the war and how they did after the war. The book talks a lot about the astounding transformation of sports in America during the post war era. The objec...
  • Fans Overexcitement At Games
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    Who Is To Blame? At a home game against the Indianapolis Pacers, Detroit Pistons Center Ben Wallace reacted with fury against Pacer's forward Ron Artest after a hard technical foul by Artest. An argument ensued followed by a shoving match between the two which got both teams involved. In a matter of minutes the brawl escalated into the seats of the fans, with some fans throwing fists and full cups of beer at the athlete, prompting what began as a simple altercation on the court into all out mayh...
  • Skating Scandal On The News
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    Skating on Thin Ice The Olympic Games have been around for hundreds of years. They are something that people everywhere around the world look forward to all year long. Athlete or not, everyone knows what the Olympics are. With the extreme popularity comes extreme broadcasting. Millions of people turned on their televisions and radios, read newspapers and magazines, and searched the web to hear the results and news about the games this winter. Broadcasting feeds people. They crave to hear the lat...
  • Research Into Fan Behavior
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    Expert sources from Indiana University Editors: Sports violence is a research interest of both Edward R. Hirt, an associate professor of psychology at Indiana University Bloomington, and Lynn Jamieson, professor and chair of the Department of Recreation and Park Administration in IUB's School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. Their expertise and perspectives could be useful in followup coverage of the Indiana Pacers-Detroit Pistons brawl and future issues of sports violence. What mes...
  • 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...
  • Responsible For The Increasing Violence In Sports
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    With the increase in society taking a stance against violence by many people, sports has become an area where some feel that the violent acts such as the hitting and fighting that occurs should be eliminated. You can not change something that has been around for so long because it would change the aspect of the game to something completely different. The elimination of violence should not be done in sport because the violence is a part of the game which would only hurt its popularity. The reason...
  • Owners Of Professional Sports Teams
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    One does not have to be a genius to understand that professional sports are losing popularity and that players's alaries have become ridiculous, when comparing wages of regular citizens with unpretentious jobs. It seems absurd that the starting base salary of a Major League Baseball player is the same as what the president of the United States reportedly makes in a year. Rapidly increasing players's alaries is having a devastating impact in the industry of professional sports because teams are l...

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