Essays Tagged: "National Collegiate Athletic Association"

Should Scholarship Athletes Work?

obs during the school year. For the last five years this has been a very controversial issue in the National Collegiate Athletic Association, known as the NCAA. Imagine being from a poor family and go ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Piece of the Pie

have this freedom, but varsity athletes with scholarships attending Division I schools do not. The National Collegiate Athletic Association, the governing body of collegiate athletics, restricts thes ... p or Kobe Bryant, skip college entirely. Kemp and Bryant both went directly from high school to the National Basketball Association, and are currently making millions of dollars a year. Other athletes ...

(7 pages) 130 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Compensating College Athletes

ing so dramatically different about college sports or college athletes that should cause this basic national belief to be suspended. Big time college athletes should get some of that money. (23)Mel Le ...

(5 pages) 218 0 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

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 ... anizations, including The National Football League, National Collegiate Athletic Association's International Amateur Athletic Federation, and the International Federation of Body Builders have followe ...

(8 pages) 94 0 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

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, ... l that the NCAA is not serving its purpose.In what historians have declared the first American intercollegiate contest, Yale took on Harvard in a boating race. The year was 1852- well before any corru ... le 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, its purposes include:Promote ...

(6 pages) 93 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Illegal Steroids

preventing a teen from reaching full growth potential is significant - and at an all-time high. The National Institutes of Drug Abuse estimates in recent studies that 325,000 teenage boys and 175,000 ... ugh it is proven to be a form of anabolic steroid - is still permitted in Major League Baseball and National League Hockey. But andro is banned in other sports organizations. The International Olympic ...

(2 pages) 39 1 4.0 Mar/2004

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

Advertising Analysis

(2 pages) 190 7 4.1 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

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

Disparate Impact

(2 pages) 75 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Busy Athletes

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The History Of Uaap

hletic association.Those who accepted Ylanan's invitation were the University of Santo Tomas (UST), National University (NU), De La Salle College and the Institute of Accounts (forerunner of the Far E ... drafted and then approved the constitution and by-laws of the organization to form what became the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).Perhaps due to its larger student population, the un ...

(3 pages) 3648 0 5.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Gridiron

nted the most important position on the football field, the quarterback and helped to establish the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA as we know it today, which provided a control unde ... amp is also credited with establishing the All America teams where the best players from around the national collegiate scene are honored for their accomplishments on the field. Camp died in 1925, but ...

(6 pages) 29 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Paying College Athletes

ord a burger not to mention the $70 replica jerseys of their self sold in the school bookstore. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has a tight set of rules to maintain players' amateu ... ska and Florida each received $8.6 million for sending their football teams to play for the College National Championship (Reeves, 1995). The NCAA men's basketball tournament made $152 million in 1994 ...

(8 pages) 56 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Bobby Knight

001, Knight was named head basketball coach at Texas Tech University.Knight's Indiana teams won the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournaments in 1976, 1981, and 1987 and the 1979 Nat ...

(1 pages) 1205 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Man: The Story of John Wooden

Ten NCAA basketball national championships in 12 years, 885 NCAA victories, two consecutive undefeated basketball teams, ...

(1 pages) 771 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Inequality of Sports

been reserved mostly for men; however, women have been pushing more and more for equal funding for athletic departments in schools, endorsement deals, and the development of professional leagues. And ... e several factors that lead me to say this. First of all, at the highest levels of every sport, the athletic abilities of women and men are, to say the least, incomparable. This in turn leads to the f ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Ethical violations

care about money because many of them lack the financial resources for a comfortable lifestyle. The National Center for Education Statics (2002) reports, more than 73% of students is married and or ha ... College Athletes. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan Press.Lawrence, P. (1987). Unsportsmanlike Conduct: the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Business of College Football. New York: Praeger.Nat ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Athletic Compliance Jobs

ents are a "master's degree and compliance experience at a NCAA institution, Conference or the NCAA national office. Computer skills and a working knowledge of NCAA Compliance Assistant software, LSDB ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Changing Landscape of College Football

in the early twentieth century to the formation of the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) in 1998, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has always prided itself on its ability to adapt the ... . This was due to the growing popularity of the sport from a regional sport in the northeast to the national sport from "sea to shining sea". (2007). All conferences were based on region and proximity ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Art Essays