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  • Football: The Cultural Evolution Of American Football

    Many can view American football as a modern day example of cultural evolution. Cultural evolution being the idea that human cultural change can be paralleled with Darwin’s evolutionary process of evolution, meaning we being humans can culturally grow and mature as we evolve through the decades. Many cultural evolutionists have this conception of sports being tied with cultural evolution when looking at how modern day sports, like football, can be viewed as a more civilized version of warfare. While this theory can be discredited in some cases, I believe that sports like American football do reflect how we as America and us as human have evolved as a…

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  • Sprint Positions In American Football

    Safety of Starting Sprint Positions in American Football In “What is the Safest Sprint Starting Position for American Football Players?,” a scientific research article, authors Bruno Bonnechere, Benoit Beyer, Marcel Rooze, and Jan Serge Van Sint explain their elaborate plan to find the safest sprint starting position for American football players. Three starting sprint positions are used in the experiment: 4-point, 3-point, and 2-point positions (Bonnechere, Beyer, Rooze, Sint, 2014).…

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  • Football: The Different Phases Of Football Defense In American Football

    In American Football you have many different phases of the game. Defense is one of those phases. In earliest decades of football competition pro football coaches stacked the line with approximately nine-seven and six defense fronts to stop opponents from heavy running of their day. In the 1940s, in National Football League (also known as NFL) coach name Greasy Neale alter the nine-seven-six defense into five man fronts and four men secondary that was successful in defending the run and pass. By…

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  • Definition Essay: The Sport Of American Football

    individual too far. Besides the insanity, passion is the main necessity. The game destroys people who can’t gain love and appreciation of it. Only a few men can play it, and an even smaller portion can truly be successful at it.The sport in question is the game of American football. A large majority of people only see football as a game and that’s it.Yes, it is a game, but it is far more than that. It is life rolled up into a game of inches. Just like life, there are no short cuts in…

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  • The Origins Of American Football

    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 Robert F.…

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  • Reflective Essay: The Role Of American Football

    Throughout my life sports (especially American football) have played a huge role in molding me into the person I am today. I excel at them due to my competitive nature and desire to work with other to attain a common goal. After high school I decided to continue my athlete career by playing Division 1 football at the University of Tulsa. I was a “Preferred Walk-On” which means I did not receive any scholarship money for playing, but I was held to the same standards as everyone else. Over the…

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  • Evolution Of American Football

    English 16 September 2015 Football is one of the most popular and electrifying sporting events in the world! According to Nolan Feeney, “A total of 114.4 million people watched the New England Patriots beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24”. The championship game, known as the Super Bowl, has broken a majority of the records in television views in the United States. However, football has come a long away. Many people in the United States did not always like the game of football. In the…

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  • Ownership Of American Football

    American Football is a unique product. While occasionally organizations have attempted to create actual competition in terms of identical sports, most have failed or been absorbed by the NFL giant. The NFL, like any other company, is in existence to create revenue. While there is no current competition to the NFL in terms of leagues, the NFL’s success is defined by viewership. Without viewership, advertising dollars will fall. A decrease in viewership will result in less revenue for the…

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  • Compare And Contrast Soccer Vs American Football

    world, played by many ages and admired by all. In Europe, South America, Asia, and Africa, soccer is as big of a deal, if not more, than American football is in the United States. While soccer has not been in the United States for that long, the American people do not elevate it to the same status as they do baseball, basketball, or football. In the rest of the world, soccer is considered to be their pastime and they watch it at all times of the year and have a great love and respect for the…

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  • Pros And Cons Of American Football

    Money Pit “It’s reminiscent of a shark that will die if it doesn’t keep moving and ripping little fish to shreds”, says Mark Lebovich of the New York Times. American Football has become a religion. American Football is everywhere and seems to be governed by some Constitution-like power. “The sport provides a belief system at a time when faith in so many community institutions - government, religion, actual families – is weakening.” Currently the league faces many challenges such as player health…

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