Essays Tagged: "Professional sports"

Turn of the Century Sports. Discusses the media's involvement with athletes and the influence of money.

ry or are they still playing out of love? Why are kids leaving college in search of a profession in professional sports, and when did our athletes begin using steroids to enhance their abilities? Thes ...

(3 pages) 81 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


and women can participate in a game of basketball. Despite this fact, gender inequalities exist in professional and amateur sports. Gender roles are the result of systematic power imbalances in sport ... ayed by women are still seen as inferior to those played by men. Men can make a wealth from playing professional sports. Women have little to no options, as there is few professional women's team. The ...

(2 pages) 61 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The dominance of black athletes in Sport.

of males it has been blurred by traditions in racism. (J.Coakley 1986)Desegregation at the level of professional sport is a phenomenon that has been illegal since 1954. People of African descent remai ...

(5 pages) 100 1 1.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Effects of sports psychology.

e.Sports psychology is used in practically every level of sportingactivities from little leagues to professional. Sports psychology is not limited to professional sports but it also encourages childre ... early age, teaches many lessons and installs many values essential for succeeding in life. Being a professional athlete is probably viewed as the dream life, but being a professional athlete requires ...

(6 pages) 168 1 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Financing Ballparks of Today.

The love affair between the American public and professional sports dates back more than 100 years, to the origins of major league baseball. Althoug ... f simple lease contracts between stadium owners and team owners as the stake in revenues has grown. Professional sports are now big business generating billions of dollars each year and decisions are ... result, policymakers are often scrambling to retain their teams.This report provides an overview of professional sports and the income capacity of modern facilities. It identifies key issues legislato ...

(24 pages) 265 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Women in Professional Sports.

Women in Professional SportsOn October the 24, 2003, Annika Sorenstan will be inducted into the PGA Hall of F ... m to think that they can hang with the "big boys". Women will never succeed in a men's sport at the professional level. Women do not have the athleticism to compete, the money and resources to excel, ... h to compete on a competitive level. Therefore, they will never ever be able to compete with men on professional levels.The most prominent point is probably the most obvious. Women do not have enough ...

(3 pages) 80 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Steroids in Sports: A Look at athletes that use these drugs and ultimately abuse them

e either short term or long term depending on the sport they play. Steroids have been showing up in professional sports all the way down to the high school ranks, and every level in between. This is a ... have effected people in the past, trying to scare them in to not using them. But the chance to play professional sports is the fact why they don't work.Bamberger, Michael and Don Yaeger. Over the Edge ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A league of thier own and womens baseball

radual change to the traditional role of women. Around the same time women gained the right to vote professional sports were starting to gain strength in our country and change as well. These coincidi ... me a pivotal event for sports and women. A group of investors took a gamble and decided to create a professional women's baseball league called the All American Girls.The film A League of Their Own sh ...

(3 pages) 61 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Argumentative paper about women and how they are claimed to be a weaker sex than that of males

From professional sports to children's toys, women are portrayed as the weaker sex. The media and pop cul ... t. The glass-ceiling is very present in most big businesses in the United States today.The world of professional sports also oppresses women with the sports available for them to play and the salary t ... oftball, and golf included, but not nearly the opportunities that men have. Also, women who do play professional sports do not get paid the millions of dollars a man playing the same sport gets paid. ...

(5 pages) 270 4 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Enhancing Performance

holding athletes on a higher pedestal than the rest of society. With more endorsement deals and how professional sports as a business is growing and changing, the more issues arise. One of the biggest ... r years in sports is the implementation of random drug testing. It has never been recognized in any professional sport to this day. Even though there can been random in many other professions, it seem ...

(7 pages) 101 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Anabolic steroids

steroids, more properly called, anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAA's) have become a major concern in professional sports, and society in general. Steroids gained popularity, and came into the national ... der to triumph in competition. The uses and effects of anabolic steroids are imperative in studying professional sports, and athletic performance.Anabolic steroids are regularly smuggled over the bord ...

(6 pages) 98 2 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Essay on Football Rules

Football has the most outdated, ineffective, and inept rules amongst professional sports. Firstly, football rules do not protect players well enough. Creative, technical ... that does not happen and errors in football abound. The limited number of referees and the lack of professionalism by many referees implies that errors are common in football. Unfortunately, referee ... points. In football, an error may cost a goal or make a team play outnumbered for half a game.Other professional sports such as basketball, rugby, futsal, and ice hockey have already evolved to deal w ...

(1 pages) 33 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Astrodome - The First Domed Stadium

arge amount of people. A finished stadium must incorporate a unique design for it to stand out as a professional sports stadium. And that is exactly what was accomplished in the construction of the As ...

(9 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Steroid in sport.

training purposes but now you will find all sorts of athletes using this drug. From high school to professional sports a lot of athletes are using steroids. Even though it is illegal there are over o ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Maximum sports.

which leads to another purchase.The game I have created not only includes high quality graphics and professional athletes, it has an array of all different types of professional sports. I have created ... or; people are interested in many different types of sports. This game contains most of the current professional sports and an up-to-date roster of the professional athletes. This game can be connecte ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

NASCAR Racing: The Best Sport Around

I take pleasure in watching most professional sports, because of their attention-grabbing and exhilarating performance. Yet, nothing ... They talk about how excellent and easier said than done that certain sport is or how much talent a professional in that sport has. Even though not all people in America would agree with me, I would s ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Athletes and Steroids

t to becoming bigger and stronger.In the past, steroid use was seen mostly in college, Olympic, and professional sports. Today, steroids are being used by athletes as well as non-athletes, in high sch ... are being used by athletes as well as non-athletes, in high schools and middle schools. Most major professional and amateur athletic organizations have banned steroids for use by their athletes. Thes ...

(2 pages) 32 1 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

African American's increase in sports

inson's 19th century heroic tribute African American athletes were few from none. At this time many professional sports lacked blacks and were filled with whites. From baseball, basketball to football ... s risen about 64 percent since the 19th century. Why did the large increase in African Americans in professional sports happen so drastically? Possible answers to these questions would definitely have ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Hooty Hoo

Why people use steroids A. Social pressure B. Lack of knowledge V. Conclusion Steroid Abuse Professional sports and competitions have grown into a billion-dollar industry. Athletes earn millio ... ere disqualified ("Anabolic Steroids" 1). Anabolic steroids have been banned from both professional and Olympic sports for many reasons. Anabolic steroids are prescription drugs that are ...

(6 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Sports Salaries

a probably have a pretty good argument when they say they are being paid too little to do too much. Professional sports stars, on the other hand, display a lot of nerve when they use such a phrase. Sp ... ary Horton, players become "underachieving millionaires"�(Horton, 27).Another big problem in professional sports is the huge pay difference between minimum pay and the high-end pay. Some times ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers