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    Throughout history, the evolution of sports has persisted as a prominent and alluring global phenomenon in which, over the years, has developed as a cultural tradition in our daily lives. Despite the countless variety of sports that exist, all admirers share the mutual aspect of holding unified joy during practice or observation of the sport. Because of this, sports allow people to become socially consolidated in an effort to support their favorite sport’s team and celebrate the concept of…

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    and that is football. The town’s and its resident’s pride all lay on the high school football team much more than the history of the town itself. In the light of this small close knit community the town supports all the little programs it has, alike other small towns. To start of with Odessa does not have much going on in town. Economically its glory days have passed. when the town was almost deemed a failure because it could not attract people infertile lands. In…

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    Dallas Cowboys, but he had to face many obstacles to make his dream a reality. Born in Pensacola, Florida, he was an outstanding football player in high school, which later on grew up to play football at the University of Florida. Emmitt Smith married Patricia Southall on April 22, 2000. He has three kids Rheagan Smith, Skylar Smith, and Emmitt Smith IV. After his football career, Smith returned as a contestant on the television show Dancing with the Stars. Early Years Emmitt Smith was born May…

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    universal pastime for many Americans. Popularity of college sports has peaked with the 2014 inaugural college football playoffs, becoming “[t]he two most-watched broadcasts in cable TV history,” with a combined total of 56.5 million viewers between the two semifinal games according to CNN (Pallotta). Young men playing college sports are exciting as it brings back the college atmosphere that many older individuals crave. However, some question if African-American players in football and…

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    4. In this segment titled, The Redskins’ Name- Catching Racism, by former The Daily Show host Jon Stewart, the name of the Washington D.C. Redskins is critiqued by both fans of the football team and Native Americans alike. Due to the heavily entrenched racial connotation of the particular word “redskin” many feel as though it not only is entirely inappropriate, but also highly offensive to those who have felt the full impact of the nuance the word entails. However, fans of the team believe it…

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    Is It Worth It? Football is considered by many to be the number one sport in America. It is enjoyed by millions from little league all the way to the National Football League (NFL). As exciting as football is to watch, it is no denying that it is a high-impact and physically dangerous sport that can lead to many serious injuries. There is one such contact sport injury that can be more severe than many other sports-related injuries. What is the culprit? It is a concussion. Concussions are usually…

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    “Pro football is like a nuclear warfare. There are no winners, only survivors.” Football is a team sport that has been around for quite some time. On November 6th, 1869 the first ever college football game was played. Since then, the game has progressed rapidly. Players are becoming stronger and taller. If they’re getting stronger, then there tackles are going to hurt more. Do you know the damage numerous hits to the body, mainly even head, can do to a player? The answer is CTE. For those of you…

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    Kylee Schliemann Ashley Boswell English 101 12/06/17 A big topic in today's media is American football athletes have started kneeling during the national anthem in protest of what America truly stands for. In his senior year of college, football player Colin Kaepernick felt at loss with America along with his ethnic history. (Branch) Before he knew it, he was to become the face of social activates for black American men, and to become aware of the truth of everyday challenges he previously did…

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    Red Grange Biography

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    America discovered Red Grange because of football, but football was not Grange’s whole life. He was more than a football player, and it was his trials and triumphs off the field shaped him as a man. Throughout his life Grange repeatedly fought past adversity and through his struggles off of the football field to become a smart, humble and resilient man while still dominating the football gridiron. Red Grange was born in 1903 in a small Pennsylvania town. He was the first of three children…

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    Professional Football

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    Greatest Event Professional football has had a huge impact on America. Since its first professional game in the fall of 1892, the country would never be the same. This can be seen on the very first expense sheet shown from that game that this was going to be something special. That there was going to be a lot of money involved in this game. Which was going to have a major influence on the people, economy and the players itself; this is why the first professional football game is the most…

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