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    the people of the United States. Sports played a huge role in the happiness and entertainment of the people in the 1920s and contributed to the rebuilding of the United States. Although there were many sports in the 1920s baseball, and football played the most significant roles. Baseball is referred to as America’s pastime. As many people know George Herman Ruth or “Babe” is baseballs biggest hero (Hook 14). Many people know Babe Ruth for hitting home runs but ironically he started his…

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    sport, football, is actually very dangerous. It is widely known that you can sprain your ankle, break a bone or even get a concussion, all in the name of the sport; however, many are unaware of or overlook that fact that something such as a concussion or repeated hits to the head can lead up to a deadly disease known as Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). CTE, defined by the Concussion Foundation is a “degenerative brain disease found in athletes, military veterans, and others with a history…

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    even cricket. It’s American-centric base excludes the rest of the world, as other countries are much more focused on sports where their own people are competing. Even when referring to the sport, one must say “American Football”, rather than just football, as the rest of the world uses that term for soccer. However, NFL has concluded that the best way to increase the popularity of the Super Bowl is to proliferate the prevalence of the sport itself. Currently, American Football has a small yet…

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    the Crowd to the Sideline The history of American football comes from the roots of rugby football and association football. The origin of these games can be traced back to Britain, where they were prevalent in the mid-19th century. In 1869, the first American game was played in New Brunswick, New Jersey, the New Jersey Tigers vs the Rutgers Queensmen. The Tigers lost their stripes to the Queensmen 4-6 in a cage match. I was six years old when I went to my first football game with my uncle. The…

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    In Odessa, Texas, only one thing matters. Not college, or politics, or work, but high school football. In the book Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, A Dream by H.G. Bissinger, the town of Odessa is placed under a microscope as the reader gets to experience the intersection of sport, race, and gender in a small Texas town. “Football stood at the very core of what the town was about, not on the outskirts, not on the periphery. It had nothing to do with entertainment and everything to do with…

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    A Scientific Analysis on Concussions in American Football in Regards to Helmets and Gameplay Regulations Introduction A concussion is medically defined as “ a traumatic injury to soft tissue, most commonly to the brain, as a result of a violent blow, shaking, or spinning” (Concussion). Concussions that involve the cranial cavity pose the threat of immediate damage as well as permanent and degenerative effects that contribute to the loss of natural cognition, equilibrium, and…

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    those conditions was tremendous courage," says Jim Brown about Ernie Davis. Ernie Davis was a student at Syracuse University, not only because of his great achievements in football in the 1950s and 1960s but his profound and positive impact on American society. People think highly of him, not only because he is a fantastic football player, but also because of his personality charm and good quality of behavior. .I think this is why the statue of Ernie Davis was erected in Syracuse University.…

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    talented athlete in baseball and football, but also he excelled on the track and qualified for the Olympics but never attended due to the responsibilities he had in baseball and football. Bo Jackson was hands down the greatest multi sport athlete because of his excellence in baseball, his success on the football field, and…

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    Football expectations Its before the big game. Treazy and his team is getting ready to face their rival in the championship. Treazy is the quarterback.His family and friends are here and all of his teammates friends and family. They came so far and worked so hard to get to this point. This is the biggest moment of their high school career. Theres alot of preasure, one mess up and they will lose the game. It's now the 4th quarter, there down by 7, they need to comeback. They have the ball,…

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    happenings of a football game you can examine the customs of America. Underlying these customs are America greatest flaws and strengths, such as: patriotism, excess, beauty standards, and the ability to unity as one. Patriotism is shown through this football game, from singing the national anthem to the celebration at the end. Football in and of itself is specific to America, making it a treasured part of the society. This showcases American pride and the chance for Americans to gloat about…

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