Essays Tagged: "s sports"

Are things equal between the sexes in college sports

Are things equal between the sexes in college sports?'Monday night football won't be shown this week, instead ... ball won't be shown this week, instead women's field hockey will be aired.' Monday night football has been a long lasting American pastime and a change like this would tend to really shock and upset m ... stime and a change like this would tend to really shock and upset millions of dedicated football fans. This group, made up of mostly men gather round the tube each week for a chance to watch men runni ...

(11 pages) 322 1 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Men Rule the World.

Men Rule the WorldFrom the beginning of time men have been more superior and powerful than women. For thousands of years, men have prevailed and conquered just abou ... and powerful than women. For thousands of years, men have prevailed and conquered just about every aspect of life. During that time, it hasn't been hard to recognize that the male figure has proven to ... ing that time, it hasn't been hard to recognize that the male figure has proven to be supreme and has dominated over women in sports, religion, and government.Man is essentially synonymous with, "spor ...

(2 pages) 37 0 1.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Should an athlete's gender determine whether or not they will be allowed to participate in any sport they choose?

Should an athlete's gender determine whether or not they will be allowed to participate in any sport ... athlete's gender determine whether or not they will be allowed to participate in any sport they choose?Whenever the topic of letting women play sports with men comes up, there are always people who ha ... topic of letting women play sports with men comes up, there are always people who have their own distinct opinions of what should happen. It is almost like bringing up the topics of religion or polit ...

(5 pages) 58 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Should schools provide women with equal funding for their sport programs?

Equal Funding for Girls and Boys?Equal funding for women's sports programs. Now what exactly does that mean? It means that ... Equal funding for women's sports programs. Now what exactly does that mean? It means that any women's sports program should receive the same amount of funding that the male's sports program receives, ... rogram should receive the same amount of funding that the male's sports program receives, and it does not matter what the sport is. If the men's baseball team receives a certain amount of money, then ...

(9 pages) 86 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Drug usage in the sports world.

One of the most serious ethical problems in today's sports arena deals with the usage of drugs. There are many in ... problems in today's sports arena deals with the usage of drugs. There are many influences on drug use and there can be no justification for athletes to cheat in order to win. Drug usage in the sporti ... re can be no justification for athletes to cheat in order to win. Drug usage in the sporting field is a moral problem. Not only is the drug use clearly cheating and is an ethical dilemma for coaches, ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.2 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Analize and discuss aspects of "American Beauty"

IntroductionDirector Sam Mendes' "American Beauty" brought in $130 million domestically, making it the 13th highest-gross ... Beauty" brought in $130 million domestically, making it the 13th highest-grossing film of 1999. The screenplay has been written by Alan Ball and the movie's producers were Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks. T ... been written by Alan Ball and the movie's producers were Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks. The genre of this film can be categorized as drama/satire and does not strictly hold on to the traditional Hollywood ...

(3 pages) 64 0 3.9 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

How Women Are Presented In The Media

How Women Are Presented in the Media If I had writing this just off how I thought that women were presented then I pr ... I had writing this just off how I thought that women were presented then I probably would have had some very sexist comments. However, after really looking at different sources of media for the past ... ver, after really looking at different sources of media for the past week, I have come to the conclusion that it is almost the opposite of what I thought. Women are now most often presented in a super ...

(1 pages) 26 0 5.0 Mar/2001

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

Nike Advertising: Changing The Way We Loko At Womens' Sports

In recent years women's professional sports have become a major commodity and like all advertisers Nike took advan ... rofessional sports have become a major commodity and like all advertisers Nike took advantage of this growing powerful market. Nike began seizing control of the women's market before the WNBA and befo ... werful market. Nike began seizing control of the women's market before the WNBA and before the success of the women's 1996 Olympic gold medaling soccer team. They began investing more money into the w ...

(5 pages) 22 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Corruption In Sports

Corruption has been a well known problem of sport and it has touched a lot of walks of sport life. Many people sa ... ell known problem of sport and it has touched a lot of walks of sport life. Many people say that these days corruption in sports has escalated and although they see same solutions of this problem it s ... calated and although they see same solutions of this problem it stills very difficult to combat.Our society is well informed about corruption in sports. People from teenagers to the elderly, men and w ...

(2 pages) 2183 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Money Well Spent? An analysis of if we as Americans spend too much money on professional sports using TV contracts, the influx of new stadiums and arenas, and the gambling on professional sports.

Money Well Spent?The professional sports industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States ... rofessional sports industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States. In 2005, Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal estimated the sports business industry to be $213 billi ... ith's Sports Business Journal estimated the sports business industry to be $213 billion. Most of this figure is made up of professional sports, with a small amount of the makeup coming from the colleg ...

(7 pages) 65 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

What are some of the themes explored in "The Incredibles"? Use specific moments, aspects, details of the movie to illustrate your ideas. List TWO themes.

The first theme is hinged on the value of identity. Identity was emphasized throughout the movie, whether i ... value of identity. Identity was emphasized throughout the movie, whether it was hiding it or manifesting it.At the beginning of the movie, it is all about the Incredibles hiding their own identity. T ... inning of the movie, it is all about the Incredibles hiding their own identity. They have to live discreetly in an unassuming abode after a series of lawsuits directed at Bob. According to the law, th ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Chili's and Chevy's Restaurant Review

If you’re thinking about indulging in southwestern style dining on the southern peninsula, there are quite a few restaurants to choose fro ... tyle dining on the southern peninsula, there are quite a few restaurants to choose from, Chevy’s Fresh Mex, Chili’s Bar and Grill, and Baja Fresh to name a few. My wife and I just recently t ... ili’s Bar and Grill, and Baja Fresh to name a few. My wife and I just recently tried two of those restaurants over the weekend, Chevy’s Fresh Mex in Redwood City and Chili’s Bar and Gri ...

(5 pages) 49 1 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Dark Side Of Sport

?The dark side of sport is not an automatic consequence of children?s sports. Rather it is primarily a result ... consequence of children?s sports. Rather it is primarily a result of adult involvement in children?s sport? The benefits of a student?s involvement in sports must be looked at on an individual basis ... efits of a student?s involvement in sports must be looked at on an individual basis only. There are several variables that can affect the nature of a students involvement and their experience in sport ...

(6 pages) 15 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Cars

In the twenties, a man named Henry Ford began an assembly line where he would produce the world's first automobile ... here he would produce the world's first automobiles. Before Henry Ford came along there were few cars, they were all custom built and very expensive. Henry Ford started the mass production of what was ... t was called the Model T and later received the name T-Bucket. The T- bucket came with a manual transmission and an 87 horsepower engine that gave it a top speed of 38 miles per hour. The Model T cons ...

(7 pages) 20 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

"A Separate Peace" THE DESTRUCTION OF PEACE

At the beginning of the novel the boys seem to be trying to turn every reference to war into a game. The tree they jump out of is an impo ... to turn every reference to war into a game. The tree they jump out of is an important example of this since it's main purpose was in training the older boys for the war. Not only do they turn this int ... r boys for the war. Not only do they turn this into a game but they make a club about it. All of this seems to make the war even more distant from them and thus make it easier to cope with.Gene's sens ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Womens Bodies In Sports Ads

Women?s Bodies in Sports Ads Within the general subject of women and sports advertising, I focused specifi ... Ads Within the general subject of women and sports advertising, I focused specifically on how women?s bodies are depicted. Using ads from recent copies of Shape and Sports Illustrated for Women, I loo ... es of Shape and Sports Illustrated for Women, I looked at the photographic and ideological techniques that advertisers use to create the standards, which represent female athletes. Ads are rich in cul ...

(2 pages) 24 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Tax Breaks For Pro Sports Teams

When most people talk about giving our professional sports teams tax breaks the general feeling among most ... talk about giving our professional sports teams tax breaks the general feeling among most of them is a negative one. Most of them argue either that the already wealthy owners and players should not b ... t of them argue either that the already wealthy owners and players should not be getting tax benefits, or that the tax dollars should be put into more important things in society, such as schools and ...

(3 pages) 6 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

History and Today’s Effects of Title IX

In the 1970's, when female athletic opportunities were limited to cheerleading and intramurals, a federal legisl ... athletic opportunities were limited to cheerleading and intramurals, a federal legislative policy was enacted. It stated, No person on the basis of sex should be derived participation in or the benefi ... articipation in or the benefits of any educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. Because Title IX is largely based on sexual discrimination, should it be re-evaluated on ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Fair Play For Women Athletes.

Do you think that women have fair play in athletics, particularly in college athletics? Why or why not? In 1972, Title 1X was passed giving w ... y not? In 1972, Title 1X was passed giving women equal opportunity in the field of athletics. It stated that no person base on their sex should be excluded from participating in sports or den ... d that no person base on their sex should be excluded from participating in sports or denied benefits. Title 1X gave women athletes a break through in sports and now they are dominating across the boa ...

(4 pages) 20 0 3.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Inequality of Sports

Women have always fought to be considered the equals of men. From the right to own property, the right to vote, the ... o vote, the right to have an abortion, and a more recent phenomenon, the right to equal opportunities in sports. Traditionally, the tough competition of sports has been reserved mostly for men; howeve ... nally, the tough competition of sports has been reserved mostly for men; however, women have been pushing more and more for equal funding for athletic departments in schools, endorsement deals, and th ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports