Essays Tagged: "Football"

How Biff shows Irresponsiblility in "The Death of a Sailsman" by Arthur Miller?

ly to get him through life. Willy's low morals cause Biff to think it's all right to concentrate on football when he was in high school. Biff does not think he has to work in school. When he flunks ma ... and once again turns to Willy. Now Biff cannot go to college and since he has been concentrating on football, he has little or no skills at anything else. He depends on Willy's support to help him. Bu ...

(2 pages) 68 0 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

This is a book report on the book "It's True It's True" by Kurt Angle. He is a WWE pro wrestler and Olympic gold medalist

hat his older brothers played sports and they lead him into them. Kurt played baseball, basketball, football, and wrestled. He was the best on the team in all the sports except wrestling, oddly enough ... tling, oddly enough. Angle stuck to wrestling though and by the time he was in high school he was a football and wrestling varsity player. At the age of sixteen his father died and he became determine ...

(4 pages) 52 0 2.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

High School Sports: They're NOT That Great

cause if they retaliate they usually get caught and are punished for their actions. Particularly in football, a lot of cheap shots thrown, and a lot of belittling take place. In the locker room if one ...

(2 pages) 57 1 2.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The True Life of Charlie. Creative piece similar to half-life with major deviation at the middle.

average thirty year old male: hardworking, athletic, friendly, good love life and enjoyed watching football on Sundays. Yet, Charlie was different in one specific way that set him apart from almost e ...

(6 pages) 38 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Rascism in sports

It happens regularly and can become extremely discouraging. A sport in which racism occurs often is Football. For example, if an AFL team was playing in a match and one of the players was Aboriginal a ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Emmitt Smith.

g back among the NFL that has been selected in more. Amazingly enough Emmitt Smith is still playing football and will keep playing another couple years.Emmitt Smith grew up and went to school in Escam ... hdowns. He also ran for over 100 yards 45 times, averaged 7.8 yards per carry, and only fumbled the football 6 times. Emmitt has two sisters Marsha and Connie and Erik, Emory, and Emil as his three br ...

(4 pages) 36 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


one like professional athletes and different ethnic groups in our country. Professional Basketball, Football, and Baseball players have been the victims of many stereotypes. Hearing people call them d ...

(2 pages) 66 1 1.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

A Field Full Of Reality - Compares & Contrasts My Experience In Life And How This Event Has Helped Me To Become More Successful In Things That I Try To Accomplish.

rticular sport, but one thing is for sure I always have tried my hardest.My first desired sport was football. I was constantly trying to push myself even further being the smallest of the team. I stud ... n the playing field trying to impress my coaches with my enthusiasm, if not my ability and love for football.The summer of 1999, the season was about to begin. I had moved up into the intermediate div ...

(5 pages) 44 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Admiration", it is a diagnostic essay about a person I admire. I received great comments from the teacher.

s far back as he can remember, his father was an abusive alcoholic. Many nights, instead of playing football orstudying, my father would sit by his fathers side talking to him until he was sober. Duri ...

(2 pages) 103 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Creatine .Researched Effects of Creatine,Pros and Cons of use, complete with brand comparisons and testimonials. Contains references.

The first weeks of my senior season of football were the toughest times I had ever had in my life. We had two practices a day. We had one p ... s of the body due to steroid use. Many fatal deaths have occurred directly from steroid use. Former football player Lyle Alzado died of a brain tumor due to over use of anabolic steroids. Creatine, on ... Athletes who perform short burst sprints with little recovery time will benefit a lot of creatine. Football players and sprinters both need to extend their performance at a high level while feeling e ...

(16 pages) 163 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The essay is on how the people in the elizabethan times entertained themselves with sports and games.

Elizabethan could ever get bored. When the weather was good Elizabethans could play bowls, tennis, football or practice archery and fencing. When the Weather kept them inside they played dice, cards, ... ). Tennis was especially fashionable with royalty but courts were made open to the public (Andrews).Football, now called soccer, was also played in Shakespearean times. The ball was made of pigs' skin ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Seeing things differently/An essay about the way men and women see the sport of football.

Men and women look at football in two very different ways. Men look at football as a way of life. Two opposing forces batt ... they are watching the game, much to the women's dismay, I'm sure.Women, on the other hand, look at football as a childish game of nonsense. I, for one, don't understand why they would think that. Why ... could be spent on something important, such as a Chanel suit or Anne Klein shoes. After all, a mere football game lasts only hours, but a pair of designer shoes may be worn for several seasons. Watchi ...

(1 pages) 24 0 2.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Surfing is a Sport

Surfing is a sport in which the site plays a huge role. It isn't like football, in which a field is just like any other field. The weather, height of wave, length of inte ...

(6 pages) 35 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Games such as football are not only dangerous but also a waste of time" What do you think?

I agree to a certain extent that games such as football are not only dangerous but also a waste of time. Firstly, there are no prospects of being a ... his could lead to brain tumor. Being an athlete, they are prone to accidents and injuries. However, football is also a good form of exercise, and it builds up team spirit.There are no prospects of bei ... teroids cannot be detected. This reinforces the point that games are dangerous.Athletes, especially footballers, are prone to accidents as compared to a person who does not participate in sports. Once ...

(2 pages) 21 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Effects of Drug Abuse

gs because there new friends do them. Some people get addicted to drugs on accident, for instance a football may be in a situation where they are in a lot of pain from strain from the physical sport t ...

(4 pages) 190 2 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Michael Vick

s, Vick saw little of his father growing up.Michael Vick's father was the one who introduced him to football. Vick spent some time practicing with his older cousin Aaron Brooks who is now the quarterb ... with after-school activities. After he moved to Warwick High School in 1994, he devoted himself to football even though he showed talent in baseball and basketball.During Vick's high school career, h ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers


ining on the west and there I stood nothing to do in the park. I was waiting for my friends to play football but they never came. I started to climb onto the slide and slide down. While I was sliding ...

(3 pages) 24 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Soccer (football)

game involving kicking and handing, but later this branched off into two separate sports: rugby and football (which is what the English call soccer). Around the late nineteenth century, English soccer ... ves to protect his or her hands. A standard field, as regulated by the Federation Internationale de Football Association (or FIFA), has a length between 100 and 130 yards, and a width of between 50 an ...

(3 pages) 161 5 2.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Touch Me - Xavier's Learning Experiences

him. He learns how hard a relationship can be during his experiences with Nuala. And he learns that football isn't everything after realizing that there are more important things in life, and that he' ... after realizing that there are more important things in life, and that he's not really in love with football after difficulties he has with friends.Xavier's relationship with his mates was unquestione ...

(2 pages) 53 1 3.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


This is the story of my crazy weekend. I go to Seckman High school and play J.V. football. I was born June, 15,89now I am 15 and old enough to get my permit. I'm taking German as a ...

(2 pages) 24 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays