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  • Why Is American Football Important

    Athletics have been an important factor of life for millennia. The olympics that began in Greece are evidence of that. Sports in general have been a historically important factor around the whole world. In America, certain sports are focused on throughout the year, including baseball and basketball. Although, in this age, no sport has affected the nation as much as football. Football is at the center of many people’s lives and is what can contribute to much of family gatherings and heartfelt…

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  • Ola Bola Movie Analysis

    MOVIE REVIEW (OLA BOLA) 1.0 SYPNOPSIS Movie that set background in 1970’s, Ola Bola celebrates the unity and courage that inspire a team of Malaysian footballers to rise through all previous situation that story from zero to hero. Inspired by real events, the film showcase, the pride, and passion of a multicultural football team and their struggles to overcome personal and collective hardships. It is at once a powerful exploration of everyday human relationships and of the indomitable spirit…

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  • Descriptive Essay On The Nfl Draft Town

    Grant Park, home to leisure walks and picnics decorated by carefully laid brick pathways, contiguous green spaces, and the booming Buckingham Fountain with the Chicago skyline as backdrop for three days traded in its calm environment for loud crowds of energetic, bustling, loyal sports fans excited to be a part of the NFL Draft Town. Football, the American sport beloved by so many had another exciting weekend. And no it wasn’t kickoff season or the Super Bowl, rather it was draft time. As…

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  • Football Hall Of Fame Research Paper

    sports stuff of all of 32 teams in the NFL. (National Football League) The Hall of Fame is not open on Christmas day nor on any other holiday. When walking into the Hall of Fame it is an inspiration and it is quite astonishing because all of the trophies and history that is there. The Hall of Fame offers a bunch of things for people to learn or observe. Extinction has taken many animal species this past year, many animals that have been on this world before anyone and people are ruining…

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  • Essay On Shoring Points

    Vince Lombardi once asked “If it doesn 't matter who wins or loses, then why do they keep score?” Scoring points is a major factor in winning a football game, but stopping the opposing team from scoring helps too. So you might simply ask, just how important is scoring points versus the amount of points that a team allows to be scored on them? Here the correlation between three variables will be examined to come to a consensus of whether the points scored or points allowed correlates with the…

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  • Wayne Gretzky: The Most Famous NHL Player

    The National Hockey League (NHL) was founded in 1917. This league consisted of six teams, called the original six. These teams were the Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, and the New York Rangers. These teams played for twenty five years until the leagues first expansion. Today, there are thirty teams in the NHL. There are six players on the ice, one center, two wings, two defenseman, and a goalie. This is one line, and each team…

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  • How Friends Became Rivals Short Story

    still wasn’t enough to keep up with Georgia. Essentially it was a win for both of them even though Jerrel’s twitter page did not agree. At the end of the season Georgia finishes 10-2 as they win the outback bowl but somehow Jerrel gets robbed of the heisman as they give it to his running back teammate with over 2,000 rushing yards. In their junior year the rivalry gets stronger between Alvin and Jerrel at the georgia bowl. At the end of the season they both finish 9-3 but Georgia is the strong…

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  • Barry Sanders Accomplishments

    his Pro career, he was known as an electrifying runner. Barry Sanders rushed for more than 1,000 yards in each of his 10 seasons with the Detroit Lions. He was the first running back ever to do so in Detroit's history. With Sanders is the 1988 Heisman Trophy winner, he was also just the third person to gain more than 2,000 yards in a season back in 1997 (Barry). During the years he was playing, he was arguably the best running back in the league. He had won the Rookie of the Year Award, and also…

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  • Football Is Dangerous Essay

    Football plays an important role in American culture. Super bowl Sunday in America is like a national holiday. Every year on the first Sunday of February family and friends gather around for a night of food, sports, laughter, and happiness. The streets are empty and the items in the grocery store are all gone. Being created here in America it has been Americans favorite pastime for the last 50 years. When it comes to the sport Americans tend to show by wearing various things such as a jersey,…

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  • Bo Jackson Short Biography

    baseball and football. Bo was drafted by the New York Yankees out of high school but decided to attend Auburn University. In Auburn Bo lettered in all three sports but made the most impact in football as he was named All-American twice and won the Heisman Trophy in 1985. Despite announcing that he did not want to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers the Buccaneers selected him with the first pick in the NFL Draft. Bo signed with the Kansas city royals and skipped the NFL to play in the MLB.…

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