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Major League Soccer

We Love Soccer! BCOM 275 University of Phoenix We Love Soccer! In an article from TownHall.com, Ann Coulter, an American political commentator, alleges that "America's favorite national pastime: hating soccer" (Coulter 2014). Ann currently writes a syndicated political column for Universal Press Syndicate and is a frequent guest on multiple TV shows for her views on politics and a variety of world issues. While Ann is a...

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Why Soccer Is so Popular

Why is soccer so popular? Many people in the U.S. often ask: “why soccer is so boring? Some time they can’t even score!” In my person opinion, I do not think soccer is boring; in fact, it is really fun to play, soccer or football as it is known throughout the world, is the most popular sport in the world, and also requires a huge amount of skills. It creates fanatical fans, and throws the world’s biggest sporting tournament, the World Cup; The World Cup is the most widely-viewed sporting event...

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NOCO Soccer

3. NOCO United Soccer Academy Wesley Diekens came to the United States from the U.K. in 2002 on a soccer scholarship. Wesley grew up playing soccer on many competitive teams through high school and had a brief professional career in England. When St. Albans College recruited him to play soccer, he thought it would open his life to a grand adventure. That adventure changed his life. While at St. Albans, Diekens met his future wife, Alyce Bilski, who also played soccer there. She graduated a year...

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Manu Soccer

the case. Case Study - MANU Soccer Academy Tom Owen came to the United States from the UK in 1998 on a soccer scholarship. Tom grew up playing soccer on many competitive teams through high school and had a brief professional career in England, When St. Albans College recruited him to play soccer, he thought it would open his life to a grand adventure. That adventure changed his life. While at St. Albans, Owen met his future wife, Randy Simpson, who also played soccer there. She graduated a year ahead...

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Rocky Soccer Academy

Karl Henning came to the United States from the U.K. in 2000 on a soccer scholarship. Karl grew up playing soccer on many competitive teams through high school and had a brief profession career in England. When St. Albans College recruited him to play soccer, he thought it would open his life to a grand adventure. That adventure changed his life. While at St. Albans, Henning met his future wife, Dawn Jacobs, how also played soccer there. She graduated a year ahead of him and went to Fort Collins...

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Role Of Exploration, Exchange, And Encounter In Soccer

I will talk about soccer and how it all started. I will also talk about how it is exploration, exchange, and encounter. In soccer, some of the teams were mean to each other or didn't play well or something. This is encounter because the other team could see how well the other team played or if the other team wouldn't ever pass the ball to another player or even the coach wouldn't put a player in. This is also encounter because the team that were playing each other could have tried a new move that...

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Toronto Football Club

The Case Study Toronto Football club As soccer had become one of the most popular sports in the world, there was a potential possibility to bring a professional soccer in Canada. The first game of the Toronto FC (Football Club) was successful on April 28, 2007 after Toronto Blizzards was dismantled in 1984. Thousands of fans wearing FC gear with diverse backgrounds enjoyed to cheer on their team when the team played match against the Kansas City wizards. Marketing strategy was the key to bring...

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Annotated Bib Gay Athletes

Season in the Spotlight as a Gay Athlete. Nytimes.com. 2014 Apr 4. Borden is writing about Robbie Rogers, a MLS soccer player who came out in early February and played for the Los Angeles Galaxy this past season. Rogers appeared in games prior to Jason Collins and was coined the first openly gay athlete to participate in a prominent North American professional league in Major League Soccer. The article is somewhat diving in to how Rogers dealt with the past season and the experiences he faced. When...

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Economics, Not Sexism

is why a minimum salary guarantee was hard to negotiate; if WNBA teams cannot turn a profit then their players should not expect to earn anything near the same salary as NBA players. Sexism is not to blame for lower WNBA salaries, for when the two leagues are juxtaposed it becomes clear that the money simply is not there. Lopiano is correct in saying, “it took almost 30 years for the NBA to average 10,000 spectators a game and only two years for the WNBA to reach that mark,” (Lopiano 1). However,...

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module 1 essay

can produce (Andrews, 2011). Profit is now the clear priority. In order to ensure that high productivity is generated from the sport, the sector has become more highly organized and rule based (Andrews, 2011). From the National Football League to Major League Soccer, sport is becoming more corporatized and McDonaldized due to goal-oriented ideology. In this essay, I will focus on the McDonaldization of the NFL and how it has contributed to a physical culture of nothingness and led to the disenchantment...

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