Essays Tagged: "National Football League"

Drugs: Hurt Players and Sports

forms of hormones that produce muscle faster (Rozin 176). Over fifty percent of the players in the National Football League are weekend or recreational users of cocaine (Burwell 1) . Forty-four Olymp ... s hurt the athletes as well as the sport.First Brett Favre, who was the Most Valuable Player in the National Football League last season, entered a drug abuse center for his addiction to Vicodin, a ve ...

(4 pages) 170 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


ves to sponsors, a line has to be drawn somewhere.The four major sports, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, and the National Hockey League all ge ... that sponsors have on Major League Baseball is that they are trying to help restore baseball as the national pastime. Baseball needs to regain interest with the public and sponsors are coming up with ...

(5 pages) 288 2 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Anabolic Steroid Use in the Olympics.

This incident sparked worldwide attention to the extent of anabolic steroid use. To date, the International Olympic Committee has barred the use of seventeen anabolic steroids. Other organizations, i ... he use of seventeen anabolic steroids. Other organizations, including The National Football League, National Collegiate Athletic Association's International Amateur Athletic Federation, and the Intern ...

(8 pages) 94 0 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Instant replay in football.

The National Football League get rid of instant replay unless it helps reverse 75 percent of the plays t ...

(1 pages) 19 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

American football and it`s parts

me is to get the ball and move it to the other end of the field from which you start.2.There is the National Football League (NFL) which is the peak for most football players. Within that are two divi ...

(2 pages) 39 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Professional Football Player

Professional Football Player According to the National Football League, on average, each professional football player will receive at least three ... ecome a professional football player. In fact, a high school diploma is all that is required by the National Football League. However, professional athletes will find that a college degree is very hel ... cement for a football player however. For example, if a player is not skilled enough to play in the National Football League, he can join a semi-pro league. After a few years of improving, he can then ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ephdrine Weight Loss Supplement: Proven to be Safe

Ephedrine Weight Loss Supplement: Proven to be SafeAfter being linked to over 100 deaths, the National Football League (NFL), International Olympic Committee (IOC), National College Athletic Ass ... ortedly of 106° F before being removed from the field (Baylor).Case Two is about Korey Stringer National Football League player. Korey Stringer a former National Football League player was a first ...

(7 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Nature vs. Nurture

be argued about football and Barry Sanders. Sanders is the third leading rusher of all time in the National Football League (NFL) and holds many other rushing titles. Mark Spitz won seven gold medal ...

(6 pages) 85 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The impact of television

sing all governmental proceedings was the trial in the United States of accused murderer and former National Football League superstar O.J. Simpson. The trial was televised and became a huge media spe ...

(3 pages) 101 2 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Are You Ready For Some Football?

my name.Are you ready for some football? The phrase is as American as apple pie and Chevrolet. The National Football League was founded in the fall of 1920. The original league name was A.P.F.A. ( Am ...

(5 pages) 43 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Brown v. Pro Football Inc.

. Pro Football, inc., et al (appellant)Facts: In 1987,a collective bargaining agreement between the National Football League, a group of football clubs, and the NFL Players Association, a labor union, ... nexpert antitrust judges and juries, not a set of labor rules enforced by a single expert body, the National Labor Relations Board, to which the labor laws give primary responsibility for policing col ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Athletes and Steroids

organizations have banned steroids for use by their athletes. These organizations include the International Olympic Committee, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and the National Footba ...

(2 pages) 32 1 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Sport in the USA (a few things that everybody should know...)

agues began cooperation in 1903). MLB is divided into the American League (founded in 1901) and the National League (founded in 1876). The two are effectively merged on an organizational level.b) The ... unded in 1946). The NBA partially absorbed the rival American Basketball Association in 1976.c) The National Football League (founded in 1920). The NFL partially absorbed the All-America Football Conf ...

(1 pages) 379 1 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Whats in a Name--This essay talks about the political correctness of NFL team names and some peoples efforts against and for this, this essay is against this issue and is an argumentative paper.

ed in 1920 which was called the American Professional Football Association, which adopted the name "National Football League" in 1922. There seems to be several issues with some of the traditional tea ...

(2 pages) 35 1 4.7 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

NFL (National Federation of Lawbreakers?)

$3,676,400. That is the amount that the average National Football League player will earn over a three-year period . It is also the amount that pros ... of high school for the duration of five complete NFL seasons. Sixty-five years later, in 1990, the National Football League revised the rule. The new eligibility rule read as follows: "Applications f ... atutory labor exemption". This exemption is a subcategory of the statutory exemptions listed in the National Labor Relations Act. Statutory exemptions are essentially legal loopholes, which enable uni ...

(12 pages) 33 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Does pro football have a positive or negative effect on society?

The National Football League, without a doubt has a huge impact on American society. This impact however ...

(4 pages) 26 1 3.7 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Drugs In Sport

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE AND ONDCP TEAM UP TO KEEP KIDS DRUG FREE High-Profile Players Add Support t ... DRUG FREE High-Profile Players Add Support to "Anti-Drug" Message (Washington, DC)"" The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the National Football League (NFL) have teamed up to help p ... nt drug use among America's youth. Throughout the NFL season, the NFL and ONDCP are airing four new National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign public service announcements (PSAs) featuring high-profile p ...

(16 pages) 61 0 4.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Terrell Owens Suspension Arbitration

Throughout the 87 year history of the National Football League many players provided unique qualities to their respective organizations. A ...

(5 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Communicating with the External Public

IntroductionThe subject I would like to write about for this week in my paper is the National Football League and how it communicates with its external publics. The National Football Le ... s releases and public relations motivated speeches concerning various disciplinary issues involving National Football Players and employees. Not only does the National Football League use extensive te ... buse that is continually rearing its ugly head in the league. The NFL has to give the view that the National Football League is getting down to business and is serious about the issues and actually do ...

(6 pages) 32 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Oakland Raiders

king the playoffs. At the end of the season, Davis was named the AFL's Coach of the Year by several national publications.In 1966, AFL franchise owners picked Davis to be the league's second commissio ... sioner and just eight weeks later the AFL formed an alliance with the established and more powerful National Football League. The two leagues soon merged and reached agreements that included a common ...

(6 pages) 14 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers