Essays Tagged: "football basketball"

The "Baseball Salary Cap" and why we should have one.

to the money. Everyone wonders why there's not a salary cap on baseball, but the other big sports (football, basketball, etc.) do have one. Why is this? Why won't baseball put a salary cap on basebal ... s is not to dispute that a cap would be the best economic remedy for baseball. It works famously in football and almost as well in basketball. In the NFL and NBA, small-market cities like San Antonio, ...

(4 pages) 124 0 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Conditioning

Pre-season Warm-UpFlexibility WorkoutPre-Season Football ConditioningTraining TechniquesTips from Certified Athletic TrainersPre-Season Training can ... a month. During this rest period you must maintain cardiovascular fitness. There is no need to play football. Think of other activities that would interest you. Try cross training and use sports that ... trength for the entire season.The Offense-Defense Medical Staff wishes you a healthy and successful Football Season. Rememeber, you should come to camp in good shape, prepared to learn a lot and have ...

(8 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Soccer: Why It Can't Make the Big Time in the U.S.A.

Soccer: Why It Can't Makethe Big Time in the U.S.A.Soccer, or football (or foosball or futbol), as it is called by the rest of the world outside the United States ... up, is watched by literally billions all over the world, beating out the United States professional football's Super bowl by far. It is estimated that 1.7 billion television viewers watched the World ... ports scene, it will never make inroads into the hearts and markets of American sports the way that football, basketball, hockey, baseball, and even tennis and golf have done. There are many reasons f ...

(5 pages) 76 2 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Eating Healthy in Athletics

Whether it's playing football, basketball or running, athletes need to eat a nutritious, balanced diet to fuel their body ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Jackie Robinson

e first African-American to play in the Major Leagues. Jackie not only excelled in baseball, but in football, basketball, and track and field. Robinson, after he retired, was active in the Civil Right ... School.Jackie went to John Muit Technical High School where he excelled in earning letter awards in football, basketball, baseball, track and field, and tennis. He went to college at Pasadena Junior C ...

(7 pages) 10 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Jordon

dan went to D.C. Virgo Junior High School in Wilmington when he was 13. By that time he was playing football, basketball, and baseball. He was a food all-around athlete. Michael always hated loosing s ...

(4 pages) 566 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Enrique Camarena

on and soon it came. He took advantage of this opportunity and became an ethical student. He played football, basketball and helped publish the yearbook. Camarena was voted "Best all Around Senior."&# ...

(2 pages) 8 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Life of Reilly The Play of the Year By

rs at that. So how come we're all learning something from him? In three years on the Northwest High football team, in McDermott, Ohio, Jake had never run with the ball. Or made a tackle. He'd barely e ... But every day after school Jake, who attends special-ed classes, races to Northwest team practices: football, basketball, track. Never plays, but seldom misses one.That's why it seemed crazy when, wit ...

(3 pages) 444 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Persuasive Essay About Having A Required GPA For Extra Curricular Activities

"I am going to get through college on a football scholarship!" How many times have you heard that statement claimed by the average teenage b ... e you heard that statement claimed by the average teenage boy? In all actuality getting a full ride football scholarship to a university is extremely difficult. Instead people trying to obtain scholar ... lubs are more of thought as the nerds and goody-goods of the school population. The students on the football, basketball, cheerleading, and almost any other sport related team are thought of as idioti ...

(3 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Childhood Obesity

back to my childhood years, and how we would be at the local parks or in the neighborhoods playing football, basketball, or riding our bikes, and now things are totally different. Kids now-a-days hav ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine