Essays Tagged: "sports fan"

Athletes and Domestic Abuse

they do on the playing field, but what they do off the field is never mentioned. As a disappointed sports fan, I want to draw attention to the domestic violence cases that involve athletes.Athletes h ... to the domestic violence cases that involve athletes.Athletes have been abusing their spouses since sports were created, but not until the OJ Simpson trial has domestic violence become 'the issue du j ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.1 Nov/1996

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


ium to ignite the ceremonial Olympic cauldron. This moment was truly one of the finest ever to many sports fan, considering the tragedy Ali has been through, he still executed the mission as a true ch ... dropped out of school, but still made it. They also knew Ali became one of the greatest success in sports. He helped to get young black people light when all there was were black clouds. He helped yo ...

(5 pages) 170 2 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Sports Fan.

As an avid sports fan, there is nothing more exciting than going to a sporting event of my favorite team. To be ... nothing more exciting than going to a sporting event of my favorite team. To be surrounded by other sports fans who are rooting for the same team as you brings a sense of togetherness. The feeling of ... rings a sense of togetherness. The feeling of "this is our team" and "if they win I win" brings all sports fans together. However, even with this togetherness bond between sports fans, they can be cla ...

(3 pages) 52 0 2.5 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Japan, Me and Sport = Fun!

Home Runs, Hot Dogs, Sushi and SumoAn Outsider's Guide to Japanese SportsI consider myself a big sports fan. I pore over the daily sports page, watch SportsCenter reli ... to the World Series and a loss is just a long trip back on the bus. So it was fitting that, through sports, I had my first introduction to Japanese culture. After only ten days in Japan, a country tha ...

(8 pages) 33 0 3.7 Feb/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Business Analysis of Dysfunctional Sports Fan: The assignment was to state the problem and the research method used in the article

An Examination of Dysfunctional Sports FansIntroductionKirk Wakefield of Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University and Daniel ... ent of Psychology at Murray State University examine the dark side of what may be seen as excessive sports fan identification. Past examinations of highly identified sports fans have focused on the po ... ave abnormally or have impaired functioning as it relates to socialization and social groups in the sports context. Aggressive behavior directed at others in the form of verbal abuse is typical of tho ...

(4 pages) 42 1 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Crazy About Sports?

Crazy About Sports A perfect Sunday for me would be to sit in my comfortable chair with a cold drink in my hand ... watching my favorite football team play. Like millions of people across the United States, I follow sports religiously. My love for the sport does not end at the TV watching. All year long, I follow t ... l year long, I follow the teams rosters and keep up with the drafts . I guess I can say that I am a sports-a-holic.What makes a sports-a-holic? A sports-a-holic is just a person who enjoys watching sp ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Jeff Diamond

this "As long as one of them is doing well, at least New York is winning" spiels. What is this, the sports fan's version of bisexuality? How about making a choice? Any New Yorker who said the words "I ... ith a cattle prod.Besides, as we mentioned in the beginning of this column, you shouldn't practice "Sports Bigamy" in general. Sports teams are just like wives ... you can only have one wife, you can ...

(4 pages) 568 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Winners Never Cheat, Cheaters Never Win. Or Do They?

no one idolizes a loser. A loser is lost in the shuffle and will never be remembered by the average sports fan. For this and many other reasons athletes will do just about anything in their power to b ... make an athlete better, but has life threatening side effects. This is evident in not only the main sports here in the United States, but also around the globe. For example cyclist “Tom Simpson g ...

(4 pages) 17 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


ly great job, and could support a whole family in the future. As a most of guys in Poland you are a sports fan and after work like to watch various sport events on TV. During 2010 you and your friend ... er, with time you started betting more and more. I totally understand what you are thinking, I like sports as well. In addition, innocent bet with me or your friends is totally acceptable. Soon after, ...

(7 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays