2009 American League Championship Series

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    The interview that was selected for this project was from a 60 minutes episode in which Pam Oliver interviewed Victor Cruz, CC Sabathia and the main interviewee the sports executive for Jay-Z ‘s Roc Nation Sports Shawn Costner, also known as Pecas, who is an avid sneaker collector. Pecas has over 1500 pairs of sneakers that consist of autographed, rare releases, customs, and multiple pairs of his favorite sneakers. In this interview Pam used multiple technics to make him feel comfortable and gather more in-depth responses. This interview with Pecas was information gathering because Pam’s purpose was to gather as much accurate information as possible from the responses of the interviewee to help inform the viewers. The relationship started in distant form then graduated to casual. This relationship consisted of inclusion, control, and trust factor. Both the interviewer and the interviewee had control of the interview, which is a combination of approaches. Pam guided the interview with questions, but Pecas responses were in depth and with no-limit. The interaction between the two was a level 3 because his response talked about his childhood and belief that the amount of sneakers someone has a does not make them a sneakerhead. During the interview Pam gave feedback by using different listening skills to step up the following question. In watching Pam’s gestures and listening to her questions, she used listening for comprehension and evaluation. An example was of her reaction…

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    Tilting can be defined as angry or frustrated to the degree that it's badly affecting your performance, and you're probably blaming it on everyone but yourself (Kollar 2016). Tilting can be as severe as a losing streak for an NFL team, an NHL team, or an NBA team. Esports pro teams have hired psychologists to help with players getting tilted in between games. One of the most iconic moments for a psychologist in esports was getting a team with semi-finals tilt to win their first championship…

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    revenue comes from television and marketing rights fees — see: March Madness — and almost all the rest comes from championship ticket sales, according to the NCAA’s website”. This implicates that the NCAA profits so much from these athlete’s performances from their respective sports. With the lack of professional teams in certain states; the citizens of certain state devote themselves to their college teams. The University of Alabama is a football powerhouse and they are known for the prowess…

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    Also, Jeter never betrayed the organization or the city of New York by getting arrested for a DUI or getting accused of sexual assault or any public dilemma like many of his peers. Despite living in the spotlight for over 25 years, he has not committed a single outlash.(Citation) The loyalty derek Jeter has showed the Yankees makes him a role model to everyone. Some years the Yankees looked like the worst team in Major league Baseball, but Jeter never left the city and its people. As a product…

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    foundation living in a horrid lifestyle, but they come out and feel motivated to change the world. This act of community service helps guide younger children into the positive future they deserve. These younger children will be the deciding factor to a new future, whether good or bad. Derek Jeter's determination is by far, one of the best the world has ever seen in an athlete. Many of his plays where he forgot about the world and focused on the ball were outstanding! (The following quote by…

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    Many, such as movie stars and musicians, choose their celebrity status and take every opportunity to promote that status, including the current US election season. Others have their status thrust upon them. One such case of ascribed celebrity status is that of Caster Semenya whose celebrity status was the result of media speculation and the efforts of outside sources and with little input from Semenya, herself. In this paper I will be examining Dr Jaime Shultz’s article, ‘The accidental…

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    Chad Simpson Composition 10 Jose Bolivar June 3, 2016 MLB Hall Of Fame Process Major League Baseball, also known as the MLB which was first inducted in 1936. The national baseball hall of fame is located in New York. More specifically in the city of Cooperstown. Over the past eighty years there has been over three hundred and ten players, managers, umpires, executives inducted into the MLB hall of fame. An average amount of 4 people have been inducted into the hall of fame…

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    the first inning of the first game, White Sox ace pitcher, Eddie Cicotte, struck leadoff batter Morrie Rath. This signaled a consortium of gamblers that "the fix was in," as Chicago players had agreed to throw the World Series in exchange for various sums of money. Eddie Cicotte, Claude “Lefty” Williams, Joe “Shoeless”Jackson, Oscar “Happy” Felsh, Arnold “Chick” Gandil, Charles “Swede” Risberg, Oscar “Buck” Weaver, and Fred McMullin were all in on the fix. The question on everybody’s minds:…

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    In the scholarly journal article “Baseball: A Poor Substitue for Football-More Evidence of Sports Gambling as Consumption”, Rodney J. Paul of Syracuse University and Andrew P. Weinbach of Coastal Carolina University, suggest gambling is might be used as a method of consumption rather than an investment which is what most people would view it as. They develop this claim by first telling the reader about sports wagering. Then the authors explain what they were researching and how they were going…

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    “Take me out to the ballgame” is a song well known among baseball fans. Unfortunately, when it comes to money Major League Baseball is unfair. Rich teams can afford any player they desire, while poor teams have to invest in their rookies and young stars. Studies show that most stars go where the big money is. Money plays a large behind-the-scenes part in regards to the sport of baseball. So rich organizations have the upper hand. Certain star players command such high salaries that teams must…

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