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  • Great Lacrosse Player

    10/19/16 Effective Writing John Jenkins Lacrosse The 3 Most Important Skills Every Great Lacrosse Player Needs There are countless talented and famous lacrosse players, but truly great players are rare at best. These great lacrosse players, use their natural talents to help them master three qualities that transform them from good to great. Many aspects affect the quality of a lacrosse player, but the three most important are his mental skills, stick skills, and athleticism. All great lacrosse players have astounding mental skills. Their dedication, passion, sportsmanship, situational awareness, and team chemistry is extremely strong and developed. They need to have thick skin and be able to get checked and take a beating.…

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  • Should College Athletes Should Not Be Paid?

    Sports have been an integral part of leisure time for America since the early 1900s, when listening to sports, especially baseball, on the radio was a beloved pastime for many families. Lately, college sports, primarily men’s basketball and football, have become more popular. Now that college sports have grown to such a high popularity level, people are asking, “Should these kids get paid?” Though many believe these athletes should be paid, I do not. Collegiate athletes should not be paid…

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  • College Athletes Overpaid

    all-American college athlete and become that superstar in the big leagues. The NCAA has been around since 1910 and regulates 1,259 schools/institutions, conferences, or any other association(NCAA.org). The NCAA organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. The great part is it helps more the 460,000-college…

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  • George Boiardi: The Unsung Hero

    George Boiardi was the unsung hero of every team that he graced with his athletic ability. George was a Cornell lacrosse player up until 2004 when he lost his life mid game from a shot that hit him square in the chest. It wasn’t necessarily his statistics that impressed everyone George encountered, but rather his work ethic and the way that he held himself stood out to everyone. George was truly an inspiration to everyone on his team. A selfless, driven, class act that wanted nothing but…

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  • Analysis: Why Student Athletes Should Be Paid

    Why Should Student Athletes Be Paid To Play Blood, sweat, and tears; competitively, these collegiate athletes give and leave it all in their various domains of athleticism, for our enjoyment and in many cases the prosperity of their respective Alma-marters. But, now the question arises, to pay or not to pay? That is the question. These student athletes just about put in the same amount of time as the professionals. They seemingly put forth the same effort if not more. And the definitely share…

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  • Analysis: College Athletes Should Be Paid

    Introduction The NCAA, National Collegiate Athletic Association, makes hundreds of millions of dollars from sports, such as basketball and football, but the players that play the sports don’t seem to touch any of that money and they obviously should, it is almost like the players are puppets in a show being taken advantage of, but the argument that the value of the game would be lost if players just played for the college with the highest bid and not the education or culture it can provide.…

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  • Paying College Athletes Essay

    Paying college athletes is a very controversial topic in today’s generation. It has been an ongoing topic since the early 1900s. The idea of this dates back to what was the first collegiate competition between Harvard and Yale in a event called regatta, the racing of boats or yachts. Paying college athletes should be something that colleges take into consideration for the students that give their time to dedicate themselves to their team and coaches to be the best at the sport they play. Paying…

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  • The Benefits Of College Sports

    College sports, such as men’s football and basketball, generate millions of dollars for there institutions. In 2014, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) reported $989 million dollars in revenue (NCAA, 2013-14 Financial Statement, NCAA.ORG). However only a small portion of this money goes to the student athlete in the form of scholarships. This raises the question, since these athletes are making all this money for their collegiate institutions should they not get a part of the…

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  • Should College Athletes Be Paid Essay

    One of the most talked about and controversial topics within college sports since the past decade is should college NCAA athletes be compensated? While this topic has really heated up in recent years, the term education or exploitation seems to accumulate. College athletes have often been exploited for their talents rather than receiving a profitable education. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a billion dollar organization that is responsible for regulating college athletes…

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  • Roles Of An Athletic Director

    There is a large variety of different schools, big or small, that offer opportunities for graduating sport management students to start their careers with. With every passing second, intercollegiate sport becomes more and more popular across the country. It has become more globalized as network and cable companies have fought to get college games on their programs and other corporations are looking to collegiate programs for sponsorship opportunities (Masteralexis, Barr & Hums, 2012, p. 174).…

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