Essays Tagged: "NCAA"

Should Scholarship Athletes Work?

s has been a very controversial issue in the National Collegiate Athletic Association, known as the NCAA. Imagine being from a poor family and going to college on a full-ride scholarship for basketbal ... ney to cover living expenses and traveling costs.Under the new legislation, which was passed at the NCAA Convention, Division I athletes on full scholarship will be allowed to earn enough money to mat ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Piece of the Pie

ween practices, meetings and games, they are not even given the opportunity to do so because of the NCAA regulations. These regulations are based on the fear that athletes could be employed by affilia ... arnell was offered a role, based entirely on his acting abilities, in a major network's sitcom. The NCAA nearly forbid him from accepting this offer based on the regulations against athlete employment ...

(7 pages) 130 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The problems with athletes turning pro early.......its an documented argument essay. This essay is six pages long

hletes should be able to leave school whenever they choose. Although it is the athlete's choice the NCAA should play a major role in their decision. This controversy is fueled by athlete's merely fore ... ity college in their area. To help the controversy of athletes leaving school early to turn pro the NCAA and the professional sports need to work in conjunction. For an athlete to be eligible to play ...

(8 pages) 362 3 3.4 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Compensating College Athletes

ting compensation for their performances. Not surprisingly, the media is filled with stories of the NCAA scandals and allegations surrounding star athletes receiving money and gifts from agents, adver ... etes receiving money and gifts from agents, advertisers, coaches, and even colleges. I believe that NCAA college athletes should be compensated because of the large amounts of revenue they generate fo ...

(5 pages) 218 0 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Essay questioning the NCAA and its policies such as title IX and the BCS system.

As a collegiate athlete, the NCAA has a direct effect on my life. It tells me, with respect to athletics, what I can and cannot d ... ething has this much say over a part of my life, I take notice at what they do, and I feel that the NCAA is not serving its purpose.In what historians have declared the first American intercollegiate ... nities at the training table included ale brandy and cigars (Smith).That was 150 years ago, and the NCAA has changed nothing: collegiate sports are as corrupt as ever.According to the NCAA website, it ...

(6 pages) 93 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Just talks about using substances to enhance performance in college athletics

have an advantage. Having tests would also help make sure the athletes were in compliance with the NCAA and/or state high school drug abuse rules. Another reason why drug testing is not a bad idea is ... ake improvement drugs it is not fair to let some people do it. "About half of the approximately 800 NCAA member schools test athletes for drugs, and only about half of those test for steroids." (Uryas ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Advertising Analysis

Advertisment 1:25% off Lowest marked priceEntire stock of NFL or NCAA Licensed ApparelSelection varies by storeThe claim is not persuasive. It is not persuasive beca ... products that are being advertised. They tell you that there is 25% off all of the stock of NFL and NCAA Licensed appeal.The type of numerical information that is provided is a percent. They tell you ...

(2 pages) 190 7 4.1 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


e first "foreign" country to adopt volleyball in 1900. Volleyball became part of the program of the NCAA, the body that overseas college and university sports in the USA. In 1918, the number of player ...

(1 pages) 30 0 1.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

NCAA Rulings: Are the rules put on a College athlete constitutional?

I think the NCAA is morally justified in its ruling that colleges and universities can not pay its student athle ... ete need not be over burdened with such issues so early in his/her young life. So in conclusion the NCAA is ethically correct in its view of not paying its athletes and I hope this ruling stays in eff ...

(1 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Disparate Impact

need a lot more evidence than disparate treatment.Mr. Cureton belied and found that the Division I NCAA requirement eligibility to be admitted into a college were of discriminatory nature. He alleged ... rement eligibility to be admitted into a college were of discriminatory nature. He alleged that the NCAA Proposition 16 was discriminating against freshman with low GPA averages. He stated the Proposi ...

(2 pages) 75 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Student athletes

ever tuned in to March Madness to watch the top four basketball colleges in the country compete for NCAA basketball royalty. If you did then consider this, those athletes you see on your TV are not re ... ues only, not taking in account ticket revenue and merchandise sold because of the players.Even the NCAA (National collegiate Athletic association)- which imposes the rules on the players- makes about ...

(6 pages) 73 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Should college athletes get paid?

rd practices, training, while they receive an education at their college. It is also known that the NCAA rules limit the jobs college athletes have. An athlete cannot hold a job paying him/her over $2 ... ts will think less of schoolwork and education, and more of sports and how to get more money if the NCAA decided to set salaries for college athletes. Only professionals should be paid, because it is ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The History Of Uaap

n and by-laws of the organization to form what became the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).Perhaps due to its larger student population, the universities dominated the inter-school comp ... ts larger student population, the universities dominated the inter-school competitions.In 1930, the NCAA board of directors decided to file papers of incorporation with the then Bureau of Commerce. UP ...

(3 pages) 2412 0 5.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Paying College Athletes

a jerseys of their self sold in the school bookstore. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has a tight set of rules to maintain players' amateur status that prohibit payments to student ... o maintain players' amateur status that prohibit payments to student athletes, but competing in the NCAA at the Division 1-A level has become a year-round, full-time job for most athletes. For most co ...

(8 pages) 56 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Review on a Leadership book: John wooden Leadership, Review of "Wooden On Leadership"

hn Wooden is one of the great coaches in American history, who builds a sports dynasty which won 10 NCAA national championships in 12 years (a record), including 88 straight games and four perfect sea ...

(12 pages) 66 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Should There be a Playoff in College Football ?

orest? These would be six of the eight teams (including Ohio State and Florida) who would play in a NCAA playoff instead of the BCS. Playoff games are the procedure that Division II and III teams foll ... came across an article by Phil Taylor of Sports Illustrated and he presented a good system for the NCAA playoff. "Eight teams advance to the playoff, with automatic berths going to the champions of t ...

(6 pages) 20 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Why Should College Athletes be Paid?

gh.In the past college athletes were not allowed to have a job outside of college. Only now has the NCAA allowed athletes to have part-time jobs during the school year. The problem with this is that t ... she will not be able to generate any money for themselves during their college career. Recently the NCAA has made many propositions which would solve this problem. Proposition 62 just recently gave th ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Should Creatine Be Allowed In College Athletics?

of testosterone. These substances have been deemed unfair and/or unsafe. The past forty years, the NCAA has taken steps to ban substances which could or have been proven to cause ill effect in athlet ... er Review magazine, creatine should have been added to the 1999 list of banned substances. When the NCAA was created in 1950's their mission was to make collegiate sports safe and uniform across the b ...

(5 pages) 6 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Ethical violations

aye departed, yet Paye only received a scholarship valued at $17,000 (Shropshire, 1990, p. 72). The NCAA has a current eleven year contract with a minimum of $ 6 billion dollars – began in 2003- ... unethical that the athletes aren’t monetarily compensated for their athletic performances. The NCAA does not even allow athletes to earn any money if they are receiving a full tuition, room and b ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Athletic Compliance Jobs

roles and functions. A compliance officer's primary role is to educate its athletic staff regarding NCAA or NAIA rules and guidelines. The concept of education in this role can come in and from variou ... on any potential rules violations. The job of monitoring with a close eye is very important as the NCAA's concept of institutional control is very important to the process of understanding and enforc ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers