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08 Sep 2015

Sports development and governance in Russia

Essay - 5 pages - Sports

Governing bodies happen to be an integral part of the industry of sports. Whatever governing body happens to be organized in some manner that allows it to accomplish its specified mission within the surroundings in which it operates. There exists inherent change within this process since the...

23 Mar 2015

The relationship between sponsorship, patronage and sponsorship

Essay - 4 pages - Sports

"Sponsorship is an institutional vehicle for communication. It is a financial contribution (and / or technical) to discrete cultural action, scientific, social or general interest, which helps maintain or improve in the medium / long term, the company's image patron. It must be...

18 Nov 2011

The French Soccer Team as a National Brand

Essay - 28 pages - Sports

Nowadays, Media are playing a major role in the football landscape. Most relevant for this type of situation, the most recent example is the crisis of France during the last World Cup. To avoid this there is no better means to have good relations with journalists and opinion leaders. One of the...

25 Mar 2011

Will practicing yoga on a daily basis help ward off back and articular pains?

Essay - 1 pages - Sports

Yoga is a traditional form of exercise that combines relaxing, breathing and stretching. This form of exercise is appropriate for people who suffer from painful joints and lack muscle balance. Yoga, which systematically works all the muscles of the body, involves various kinds of stretching poses...

29 Sep 2010

Bodybuilding and its Influence upon American Sport - published: 29/09/2010

Essay - 14 pages - Sports

American sports has evolved from the simple folk games and premodern pastimes of the colonial era to the highly complex, commercial spectacles of the early twenty-first century.Many factors shaped the development of sports in colonial British America and in the United States. Among the most...

16 Jan 2009

The Olympic cities (2006)

Essay - 4 pages - Sports

Last decades have been marked, assuredly, by the growing internationalization of cities and this increased autonomy of local actions, beyond the national scale, is a particularly relevant frame to study the Olympic phenomenon. As a matter of fact, several scales are represented and interacting in...

09 Jan 2009

Does D├ęcathlon have the optimum STP to maximize its growth?

Essay - 10 pages - Sports

The French sports article market is doing well, with good opportunities in the medium term. However it is a very competitive market and newcomers do not hesitate to implement aggressive strategies. In 2003, the French sports article market was the most important in the whole of Europe with a...

25 Sep 2008

Federal Baseball Club v. National League and the precedent for MLB antitrust exemption

Essay - 11 pages - Sports

Few aspects of American life generate the sense of national identity associated with baseball. Through its development in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and its dominance of the national cultural landscape over much of the past one hundred years, it has established a uniquely...

02 Jun 2008

The Sociological Aspects of the Globalization of Soccer in the United States

Essay - 5 pages - Sports

Through an extensive review of related literature, the present study intended to investigate the sociological aspects of the globalization of soccer in the United States. The key findings are as follows: 1) poorer countries suffer from “leg drain” over the richest soccer clubs,...

22 May 2008

Athletes, Above the Law or Usual Suspect?

Essay - 4 pages - Sports

An alarming number of professional athletes are joining the ranks of America's dissidents and depraved populations. Criminals are now wearing the colors of the Dallas Cowboys instead of the blue dungarees of prisoners. So far this year over 134 athletes within franchise...

20 Nov 2007

Ethics Paper: Performance Enhancement Substances

Essay - 3 pages - Sports

Athletes voluntarily agree to partake in sporting competitions. These contests require opponents to promise to play the game, at the same time, and under the same conditions.7 Performance enhancement substance use is a core ethical issue in sports today. Some athletes feel the use of steroids and...

09 Nov 2007

The Perfect Mile

Essay - 3 pages - Sports

Neal Bascomb's The Perfect Mile is a great book about three runners who all have the desire to accomplish the unthinkable; a mile in under four minutes. Wes Santee, John Landy, and Roger Bannister were all after this difficult task, each representing a different country. Bascomb follows the...

09 Nov 2007

How to Increase Visibility and Marketability of Normally Non-Revenue Sports

Essay - 4 pages - Sports

While only a few sports manage to accede above and beyond expectations, so many sports struggle to become great a sporting event. This report will go over ways in which sports that struggle with revenue can increase their visibility and marketability in the sports world. There are many untapped...

09 Nov 2007

Sexual Discrimination among Individual Athletes

Essay - 2 pages - Sports

Sexual discrimination is problem that many athletes deal with regardless of their sex. Women more often deal with sexual discrimination, but even guys deal with this problem. Although sexual discrimination is still a problem today, it is not the same issue it used to be thanks to Title IX. Women...

09 Nov 2007

PRE by Tom Jordan

Essay - 2 pages - Sports

In the late 60's and early 70's, there was a great distance runner by the name of Steve Prefontaine. Steve, also called “Pre” for short, had an illustrious running career, which has inspired runners to this day to work hard and have the desire to win. Pre's running career began when he...

09 Nov 2007

Bowerman and the Men of Oregon

Essay - 5 pages - Sports

A coach by the name of Bill Bowerman sets out to change the lives of many young college students through their abilities in track and field. Bowerman, a famous coach from the University of Oregon not only coaches Olympians but prepares them for the real world after college. He is also the...

08 Oct 2007

Get More Junk!

Essay - 5 pages - Sports

We've all been there; the legs feel tired, the heart is pounding and the body's exhaust systems are beginning to shut down- and the workout is just starting to wind down! The question is, how much should you cool down? “Junk miles”, as they are generally known, are the miles that serve...

04 Oct 2007

Against All Odds: Black Athletes in the 1970s: Hank Aaron and the Morgan State Bears

Essay - 8 pages - Sports

America has always fallen in love with their athletes. Little kids look up to them as heroes, trying to emulate them in every way they can. Athletes provide people, especially those with little or no material means, with the hope that they can one day become great. During the racially charged...

12 Sep 2007

We must seek complex solutions to our complex problems that have been mistaken to be linear and thus solved linearly

Essay - 3 pages - Sports

The game Battleship™™ exhibits a system in which there are linear solutions to linear problems: bomb cells that surround the areas of downed Battleship™s. Those who believe that reality is linear believe that this game represents it well. The currently evolving Information Age has...

04 Sep 2007

The Analytical Evaluation of Mickey Mantle as a Hero

Essay - 2 pages - Sports

Throughout the history of sports, athletes have been looked upon as heroes. The idolatry of athletics in America has been socially constructed. Adolescents often dream about one day becoming a professional athlete. Athletes are viewed as having the best of both worlds: play the game they love and...

04 Sep 2007

Mickey Mantle: The impact of the fatherly figures within his life

Essay - 2 pages - Sports

In the era of postwar America, baseball defined American culture and society. Mickey Mantle was molded into one of the greatest baseball players by his father, Mutt Mantle, and the Yankee's Manager, Casey Stengel. Throughout Mickey Mantle's life, he always had a fatherly figure in his life. He...

30 Aug 2007

Gambling On the Internet- First Amendment Right or Economy-Drainer?

Essay - 2 pages - Sports

Internet gambling has been on a huge rise since the year 2000. Poker Stars and Party Poker, the biggest of the online poker rooms, are two of the highest earning companies traded on the London Stock Exchange. Many eighteen, nineteen, and twenty-something geniuses have made seven digit earnings on...

29 Aug 2007

Money Motivates

Essay - 2 pages - Sports

After successfully breaking the color line, Branch Rickey and the Brooklyn Dodgers decided to extend the noble experiment to the deeply segregated South. In January of 1949, the Dodgers announced that during spring training they would travel to Atlanta and Macon, Georgia. The team would be...

29 Aug 2007

Branch Rickey and the Beginning of Baseball's Greatest Experiment

Essay - 2 pages - Sports

In the beginning, baseball was considered a “gentlemen's game,” with the majority of the leagues containing only white men. Very few black men played in the International League. A man named Cap Anson got blacks banned from major league. He refused to play with any team that had a black...

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