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    The Negative Effects of Steroid Use in Baseball When talking about the greatest negative effect on any sport only one thing comes to mind and that is steroids. Steroids have tarnished every sport but in particular they have put tons of negative setbacks on the sport of baseball. To better understand the negative effects that steroids have in baseball, one must know the effects it has on a player, how it affects the rest of the league, and how steroids affect the fan base. First and foremost,…

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    Alex Rodriguez played for a team that you either hate or love or hate— the Yankees. In 2009 he helped led them to his first and only World Series Championship. While Alex Rodriguez is not the leader of career home runs, he is close, as he is in forth all time, and still is playing. Most likely he will not catch him as the career leader with an asterisk next to it. Even though his achievements are not quite as amazing his case is a bigger than Barry Bonds because of the era he is living in.…

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    Baseball is known as one of the most incredible and engaging sports in the nation. Several players all over the country, and even around the world, represent baseball by playing on high school teams, travel teams, and minor league teams as well, in order to reach the highest level of baseball, Major League Baseball, also known as the MLB. To this day, baseball is still one of the most dominant sports in America. However, baseballs reputation and character have slightly diminished because of…

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    The Steroid Era

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    In today’s day and age of baseball, we are all living in the so called, Steroid Era. It is named the Steroid Era because players over the last two decades have been caught using performance enhancers, which has become the latest major problem in the MLB. Performance enhancing drugs, which are commonly known as PED’s, means basically what it states; it enhances a player’s performance on the field. Over the last few years, members of the BBWAA have not voted in players that have been caught using…

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    Steroids are alive and well in sports today. Not until the 1960’s was the use of performance-enhancing drugs by professional athletes acknowledged as a problem (CITE). Today, steroids are widely known throughout all levels of sports, and are prohibited in all of them. Even though there are rules in professional sports as well as collegiate, athletes still find a way to consume them, even though they are aware of the consequences. Athletes not only have to be aware of the repercussions of…

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    I was around the age of Ten when I first caught a fish in Canada. It was in the middle of a hot summer day. There was the smell of newly bloomed flowers in the air. We were getting ready to board the boat when a bald eagle soared across the baby blue summer sky. The engine had just been turned on, and you could hear the steady beating drum of the motor, and you could smell the pungent odor of gasoline being burned. We had been gliding and bouncing over the dark murkey water for what felt like…

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    across the field into the crowds. Fans cheering because of another glorious home run going down in history! Alex Rodriguez always had fans roaring his name and cheering him on every time he stepped foot onto the field. Alex Rodriguez will always be known for his achievements in baseball and his walk to fame. Many people who are fans of baseball will always be familiar with the name Alex Rodriguez or his nickname “A-Rod”. Even those who do not watch baseball have probably heard his name and know…

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    Speech #1 Edward R. Murrow, a CBS reporter and war correspondent delivered a report from Buchenwald, Germany on April 16, 1945. He delivered this dialect upon seeing the atrocities committed by the Germans towards the Jews. He addresses the American people, describing the scene he had witnessed at this labor camp, which he found the scene to be so unbelievable that he is rendered speechless many times through out his speech. Murrow’s outrage is so apparent through-out his account, that it is…

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    the alley. Alex makes the statement that he hates homeless old men who sing at the top of their lungs when they’re drunk, after which he begins beating him, and his gang gleefully join in. This was a good example of the developmental theory, in that they were a group of young adults who were engaging in violent criminal behavior, who might otherwise not engage in this same behavior if they hadn’t met one…

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    antagonist Alex Delarge; a young, violent and hedonistic deliquent with an enthusiastic appreciation for music, specifically German composer, Ludwig van Beethoven. Alex’s ‘droogs’, Dim, Georgie and Pete often accompany him on his escapades, delving into what Alex refers to as ‘lashings of ultra-violence’. The term ultra-violence, refers to exceptionally violent acts such as, assault, rape or murder; all of which transpire within the film. In the film’s arguably most controversial scene, Alex…

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