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  • College Sports V. Professional Sports

    college sports are the same as professional sports? College sports and professional sports have their differences. They have a few things different from each other. College sports are a level below professional sports. The coaches try and pick the toughest teams to play against so their players can get the best players to play against. Playing against someone is going to make a player twice as good because they have to work twice as hard to be better than their opponent. College sports are different

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  • Professional Sports in Big Cities

    Professional sports in big cities Kentucky is a state known for its college basketball‚ in the past couple of years the University of Louisville has been in the Final Four during the National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament (NCAA)‚ bringing pride and joy to many cardinal fans; but it makes you wonder about the effects of introducing a National Basketball Association team to Louisville‚ which is in fact something city officials are looking to invest in. While there would be some benefits

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  • Do Professional Sports Benefit the Economy

    Running head: Do Professional Sports benefit the economy? Do Professional Sports benefit the economy? William S. Cooper Hodges University Directed Study in Management (MNA4704) Professor Meyers December 20‚ 2009 Abstract Do professional sports have a “major league” impact on the US economy? Most professional sports such as the National Football League‚ the National Basketball Association‚ the Major League Baseball and the National Hockey

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  • Dear Professional Sports Fan - Interview

    Dear Professional Sports Fan‚ College Fan‚ High School Sports Fan‚ Middle School Sports Fan‚ Youth Sports Fan‚ Park N Recreation Fan‚ and Pee Wee Sports Fan...Why are you so angry and bitter? Yes‚ I am talking to you. The diehard sports fan who lives their life through their team and maybe child who plays on the team and takes things WAAAAYYY too seriously! Let’s take a moment and put sports into perspective. I feel I can speak as a subject matter expert on this having played multiple sports since

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  • Corruption in Professional Sports

    Imagine a job where you can play and get paid millions of dollars! Does this job really exist? To the few privileged athletes in the world of professional sports it does. Everybody knows that the salaries in professional sports are outrageous. Does every good athlete think they’re really worth that much money? I know this is professional sports‚ but let’s face it‚ it is still just a game. For some athletes‚ these salaries go right to their heads‚ and they become conceited. The athletes forget

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  • Amateur Sports vs. Professional Sports

    In the Twentieth-Century‚ there were many differences from that of professional sports and amateur sports. In various sports there were different scandals that would later spark investigation and many concerns throughout the public. Such examples are the numerous colleges and universities that paid their best athlete in order to keep them happy. There have also been instances where these places of higher learning gave certain athletes special treatment such as giving them extended deadlines or exempting

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  • Professional Sports and Michael A. Pore

    expectations are set; not everyone can become famous or a professional athlete. Too many teens and kids look up to major athletes so they should not be setting the bad examples that they are setting (Laura K. Egendorf‚ 64). Not only are they setting bad examples but they have bad habits as well. Also‚ as teens grow older they read about their athlete hero and their bad habits. Michael A. Pore states that any law breaking or wrong thing a professional athlete does‚ there is a story posted in newspaper

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  • Professional Sports and Decades Steroids

    Essay Outline Steroids in Sports: Why steroids and other performance enhancing drugs should be banned from sports. I. Introduction A. Background:Over the past couple of decades steroids and other performance enhancing drugs have become more and more common in sports and have started to become more of a part of mainstream culture. Steroids have become a great problem very quickly and are just now being addressed among many major sports. Through looking at the effects of steroids‚ the way they

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  • Commercialisation: Professional Sports and Voluntary Sport

    Hannah Ingram Commercialisation In Sport. The media is now more powerful and pervasive than ever before; in today ’s world it ’s impossible to go anywhere or to read a magazine or watch TV without a sports star encouraging you to buy the latest craze item. Whether it ’s trainers‚ clothing‚ perfume or a car a sports personality will endeavour to sell it to you. The advertisement market loves to use sports people to sell their products‚ as they know these people attract an eclectic range of attention

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  • Sports Industry

    sports industry Professional sports has become one of the most popular industries in the world today. The media spends billions of dollars on advertisements and teams spend millions of dollars on professional athletes all for one reason‚ the fans. There are three types of fans in the sports world‚ part-time fans‚ fanatics‚ and fair-weather fans. The first type of fan that I mentioned is a fair weather fan. They jump from team to team‚ most likely to which one is winning. These

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