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  • Reflective Essay: My College And Career Goals

    Coming into college I found I only had a passion for one thing, soccer. I have played soccer since I was four years old, so the opportunity to play collegiate soccer is the sole reason I decided to attend Concordia University Irvine, but little did I know this would be the best decision of my life thus far for a much different reason. Within my first semester I had changed my major three times. I applied to Concordia as a psychology major, then switched to business, and finally found my calling…

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  • College Athletes Should Not Be Paid

    To pay or not to pay? College athletics brings in a lot of money for colleges, but the topic of whether college athletes should be paid or not is quite controversial. There are many reasons that people are against college athletes being paid. College athletes should not be paid because they get compensation for their time, the money to pay them is not there, and college athletes are amateurs, not professionals. College athletes are given scholarships to participate in intercollegiate athletics.…

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  • Interpersonal Rituals: The Nature Of Deference And Demeanor

    I would like to focus on the National Football League. The National Football League is a multi-billion dollar business that is projected to reach $13 Billion in 2016 (Forbes). Keeping that statistic in mind, the athletes are paid a substantial amount due to the success of the National Football League. As a result, the general population believes that professional athletes, football players, are grossly overpaid. The average salary in the National Football League is $1.9 million. Although that…

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  • Why Do College Athletes Get Paid

    Do you ever wonder what the Universities does with all the money they get from selling tickets, jersey/ fan apparel, or signing lucrative contracts? The NCAA and Universities have been treating college athletes poorly. College athletes are not classified as employees but they do all the work an employe would do. College athletes do not get paid, only receive a scholarship to the university, and they receive all of the stresses and hardly any of the benefits of being a college. Athletes deserve…

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  • Professional Athletes Overpaid

    Professional athletes are overpaid. Society knows that. It is outrageous that athletes get paid millions of dollars just to entertain fans. Athletes are overpaid. Do they deserve that much money? One reason is their financial issues. You don’t hear about bankruptcy in the real world that often, but these athletes have been fighting for every penny. Kenny Anderson, a former basketball player complained about insurance for eight cars! Who has eight cars these days! Not the average person.…

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  • Career Essay: A Career As A Sports Agent

    As a person who comes from a country with less developed sport industry, I can say that I had no idea about the different opportunities and various career paths I can pursue. With each chapter we covered during the semester, I have discovered another career path that I can follow with desire therefore I first want to talk about the other sport related career opportunities I had an interest before deciding my ultimate goal. The sport agency is one of those options which I don’t have interest…

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  • Student Athletes Should Not Be Paid

    Due to football and basketball teams generating more money in revenue for the college, they would be paid more than the other sports teams; such as, volleyball, cheerleading, and soccer (Mendelson, Joel). Depending on what sport a student plays, he/she will be paid…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Cliques

    The first clique i’m going to talk about is the popular girls. Aka the plastics, the girls that manage to somehow hit puberty in the 7th grade and thus are the objects of every boy who also hit puberty in middle school attention. The Gothes Ohh the rebels, those that love to stick their noses up at the blond haired, cardigan wearing girls who want to fit in. The irony is their decision to wear black eyeliner, keep their hair in front of their eyes and…

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  • Should Youth Athletes Get Participation Trophies Essay

    Should everyone get a trophy? Youth athletes should not get participation trophies. Participation trophies are a waste of scarce funds. Receiving participation trophies discourages youth athletes and tells them that if they do not try they will still get an award. On the other hand some people believe that spending a few dollars to see a kid smile is worth it. Trophies should only be given to the youth athletes that do the best. Participation trophies are a waste of scarce funds.…

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  • Esports Are Not A Sport Essay

    know if it is or isn’t a sport? Well I bring this up due to the controversial topic of “Esports aren’t really a sport” and how I disagree with this popular viewpoint. Esports have many traits that are found in other socially accepted sport such as football when a large group is required to work in a coordinated fashion under ample amounts of stress in short periods of time. This is only one of many similarities that Esports shares with other sports that will be discussed. First and foremost,…

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