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    An implication of amateur wrestling becoming a more spectator sport the USA, which is a change in the nature of wrestling, has lead to athletes form all over the world going and competing is tournaments in America to win price money. Also as wrestling is continuing to be watched on TV, such as the fight network, has seen wrestlers get sponsors. This has impacted wrestlers as they can now support themselves financially. This is a positive economic impact on people involved in wrestling. Locally here in Perth, the two independent companies (Subiaco Tigers Wrestling Club and Gladiators Wrestling Club) also have public gyms as a part of the club. This has provided a place where locals and work out, which increase the overall wellbeing of members of the society, and the gyms have to hire personal assistants, and more importantly coaches. Which again allows usually ex Figure 3.0. USA wrestler, a popular magazine where the two cover athletes were paid to be on the cover wrestlers a job after completion. Also as the spatial distribution of amateur wrestling increased across Australia, it has lead to an increase in the success of Australia wrestlers in the Olympics. Although we didn't win a medal at all this year in all forms of wrestling, the most recent was the 2012 London games, we one a silver in the…

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    Amateur Worrier

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    Financial planners are paid to worry. We are professional worriers, not just your average, amateur worriers. We have taken worrying to a new level and made it almost an art form. The amateur worrier spends too much time worrying about things that are likely to happen, but the true professional worries about the unlikely events that can be really disruptive to our plans. We worry about these events because we know that it is the unexpected that can cause the most harm. For instance, your…

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    Dexby In The Amateurs

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    In the novel The Amateurs by Sara Shepard, one of the most important words are “Dexby” which is first found on page four. The word “Dexby” is found on multiple pages throughout the book. Dexby is a made-up city in Connecticut. It is important is because that is the main setting of the novel. That is also where the main characters─ Seneca Frazier, Aerin Kelly, Maddox Wright, and Brett Grady─ track the supposed killer of Helena Kelly. Also, “Dexby” is where they find out where Helena went after…

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    NCAA: Always and Forever Amateur Imagine being able to go to college for free and be able to play the sport you enjoy the most. This is the life of many college athletes. They get free rides in college, and they get to play their favorite sport as well. The National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA, has kept the athletic events amateur since the beginning of college sports. Now, athletes are demanding that they get paid for their college services. Student athletes already get…

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    NCAA: Always and Forever Amateur Imagine being able to go to college for free and be able to play the sport you enjoy the most. This is the life of many college athletes. They get free rides in college, and they get to play their favorite sport as well. The National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA, has kept the athletic events amateur since the beginning of college sports. Now, athletes are demanding that they get paid for their college services. Student athletes already get…

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    concussion in boxing, Moriarity et al. state that “amateur boxers participating in a carefully supervised competition can have cognitive impairment suggestive of a concussive injury despite the absence of recognizable symptoms and clinical features of concussion at ringside” (p. 1013). With such an alarming rate of chronic brain injury in amateur boxing, various professionals are trying to resolve the problem. There is an argument between medical…

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    advantage of the “little man” in the current NCAA system. Figuratively speaking, the “big man” is the NCAA, with the little man being it’s athletes. The NCAA knows it cannot get away with not paying it’s head coaches “market value” so they are left no other choice then to do just that. However, the NCAA knows that it has its athletes pinned against a wall, in that they have no other choice then to play NCAA sports before trying to go professional, due to this I believe the athletes are easily…

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    for food and gas money" he declared for the NBA draft the following week. This isn't the only instance where a very popular college athlete feels they should receive money if merchandise with their name on it is being advertised for purchase. The NCAA has been an amateur association since it's creation. It wasn't the hottest conversation to talk about paying college athletes but many people nowadays…

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    against a silent enemy. No, it doesn 't take up the form of broken bones or halved pay checks and expired contracts, but something with farther reaching consequences and implications. Can you guess? Article one totes the fact that every year, more than five percent of high schoolers who participate in contact sports suffer concussions, or trauma of the head that can have symptoms ranging from instances of unconsciousness to cognitive and behavioral impairment. However acute or impactful a…

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    reflect themselves as players of a reputable basketball program. Issues of maturity are a growing problem for sports as a whole, one that can be seen from an amateur level to professional. The NCAA needs to figure out a way with colleges to instill their athletes with moral uprightness through education and sports. College is crucial point in an athlete’s career to mature and to hopefully grow into mature professional athletes that set a good example to younger generations. The idea of giving…

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