Essays Tagged: "NFL"

Artificial Turf: A Dangerous Playing Surface

on an injury prevention basis, not on a relative cost basis.'Those facts, however, did not stop the NFL Players Association from conducting its own injury studies. The NFLPA concluded for the 1984 sea ... on turf.' More recently, an ESPN poll conducted in September 1995 likewise found that 98 percent of NFL players believe playing on AstroTurf will shorten their careers. The NFLPA's reasoning for the i ...

(7 pages) 81 1 4.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This is an essay discussing conflict theory in sport.

e been obsessed with sport. In Texas football is valued very high- from high school football to the NFL there is an obsession with the sport.The Dark side of the Game discusses a conflict theory persp ... he Game discusses a conflict theory perspective on the high stakes that surround the players in the NFL. Fame and fortune can be short lived for some players who are pursuing that American dream, and ...

(4 pages) 122 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Emmitt Smith.

Emmitt Smith is one of the best running backs in the NFL. He has earned three Super Bowl Titles, four rushing titles, and a league and Super Bowl MVP awa ... han any other offensive player in club history and Barry Sanders is the only running back among the NFL that has been selected in more. Amazingly enough Emmitt Smith is still playing football and will ... FC in total yards rushed. The 1995 season was a record-breaking year for Smith as he established an NFL mark for touchdowns in a season with 25...Smith led the NFL in rushing with 1,773 yards. This wa ...

(4 pages) 36 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Sports and too much money.

players, I simply watch them because they are an exciting organization and great competition in the NFL. You don't have to over pay athletes to get an exciting and entertaining game. They also become ...

(4 pages) 110 0 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

XFL - Excitement or Excuse

ed baseball in recent years as "America's past time." It has become part of everyday life, with the NFL surpassing three billion dollars in revenue per year, more than one billion more than its closes ... gritty, physical, and all around fun just as most Americans like to be thought of. For decades the NFL has dominated the world of football, but despite all of this, it has come under attack in recent ...

(6 pages) 58 0 2.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

American football and it`s parts

move it to the other end of the field from which you start.2.There is the National Football League (NFL) which is the peak for most football players. Within that are two divisions, the NFC and the AFC ... league which is played on a 50 yard field. There is an all-star game for after every season for the NFL and an all-star team for the Olympics.3.Procedures:-Before the game, the referee flips a coin to ...

(2 pages) 39 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Compare and Contrast Essay for English 101. Teacher wanted lots of descriptive words and clear thesis and restatement.

field is 100 yards long with ten yard in-zones. Arena football games are only played indoors where NFL games can be played either indoors or outside. The goal posts are much shorter with rebound nets ... ndoors or outside. The goal posts are much shorter with rebound nets on each side of them where the NFL doesn't use these nets in there game. Another difference is that Arena fields are completely sur ...

(2 pages) 72 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Std's and College Students

reaking running back records set by professional athletes, and was estimated to be drafted into the NFL at the end of the season. Lately he had noticed he tired more easily than usual and was having a ...

(5 pages) 100 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities 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 persuasi ... t their 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 t ...

(2 pages) 190 7 4.1 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Beginning of the N.F.L.

gathered to watch the Chicago Cardinals play the Chicago Bears. This game drew the largest crowd in NFL history until then. In 1926, the NFL grew is size to once again have 22 teams. Also, a new rule ... ecently). In 1927 at a special meeting in Cleveland, April 23, President Carr decided to secure the NFL's future by eliminating the financially weaker teams and consolidating the quality players onto ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Rush Limbaugh: Comments Misunderstood.

als and embraced by conservatives. In September, Limbaugh was added to sports network ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown as a commentator, and on September 28, he made comments regarding Philadelphia Eagles' ... s daily afternoon radio program are aware, Rush is an avid football fan, and his addition to Sunday NFL Countdown on ESPN was not totally illogical. While some sportscasters present for Limbaugh's con ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Brown v. Pro Football Inc.

ctive bargaining agreement between the National Football League, a group of football clubs, and the NFL Players Association, a labor union, expired. The NFL and the Players Association began to negoti ... Players Association began to negotiate a new contract. In March 1989, during the negotiations, the NFL a plan that would permit each club to establish a "developmental squad" of up to six rookie or " ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

From Prep to Pros

at I play football and there has never been a player that has gone straight from high school to the NFL. Besides I don't see how four more years of education and experience could make things worse for ...

(3 pages) 23 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Does pro football have a positive or negative effect on society?

ure. It can bring people together with a common interest, raise or lower the morale of a city, and influence the economy. However, either the good or the bad aspects must outweigh the other. Most Amer ... of unity and uniqueness to the city.The New Orleans Saints are another good example of a positive influence on society. After Hurricane Katrina, the morale of the city of New Orleans was at an all ti ...

(4 pages) 26 1 3.7 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The 2005 Indianapolis Colts

. The Colts were unsatisfactory at stopping the run in 2003 and 2004 ranking near the bottom of the NFL. There is one element of the defense that is a double-edged sword, and that is the youth of this ... s' guess as to how this defense will be able to hold up against one of the tougher schedules in the NFL.Another very important aspect of the Colts not covered in other paragraphs is the secondary of t ...

(4 pages) 962 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Did You Know

e data being used must be related in some way. In my data the graphs show the unpredictability of a NFL team in a season. To bet on a particular score for a St. Louis Rams game in 1999 would have been ... data I used is one hundred percent correct due to the type of information it is and it's source. In NFL games each score is recorded and updated live during every game. Also each team plays sixteen ga ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Art Rooney

1964, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame for his contribution to the growth of the NFL and the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the mid 60's, Rooney slowly started to hand the team over to his ... long speech; he just said thank you to the people who helped build the Steelers.In the early 80's, NFL films realized that the Steelers were the most successful team of the 70's, so they wanted to ca ...

(1 pages) 1666 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Are Athletes a Bad Influence on American Youth?

that would fall under that last category. Some that come to mind include NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, NFL hero O. J. Simpson, and the Atlanta Falcons’ star quarterback, Michael Vick.The arrest of K ... the murderer. Considering the fact that Simpson was and still is one of the most well known icon in NFL history, that is a major shift. NFL superstar to murderer thrust into obscurity.The most recent ...

(3 pages) 18 1 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The History of Football

many different leagues. Most of them were unsuccessful and had to stop. The 2 main leagues were the NFL (National Football League) and the AFL (American Football League). These 2 leagues were huge com ... ood college students, television space etc. But in the end the AFL was not able to keep up with the NFL and the NFL became the most popular.Now what about Walter Camp? Walter was born in New Britain, ...

(3 pages) 16 1 3.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers