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    The National Football League has had its number of lockouts, the most recent and historically longest being in 2011. It lasted 132 days until an agreement was made between the players and owners. There are many aspects involved in reaching their agreement, however at the end of the day it comes down to money, $9 billion dollars annually to be exact. Back in 2006 the current agreement was set to expire but was extended by both the players and owners. In 2008 owners chose to opt out of the agreement through a unanimous vote. The past agreement was set to expire on March 3, 2011. This negotiation entailed many aspects and was a heartbreaker for most of the United States who depend on football every Sunday as part of their weekly ritual.…

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    Intro The National Football League(NFL) is a well established league, and it has been around for almost 100 years. The NFL has great history, but what exactly does the NFL need to do to keep an organized league? Expansion can help leagues and different leagues run different set ups but the NFL seems to know and understand the best league system for the NFL. League History The NFL was founded in 1922 and it originally had 17 teams (Pro Football & NFL History). Later in 1960, the American…

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    Last season, Colin Kaepernick caused a lot of controversy around the world and especially in the National Football League. The controversy was not caused by his play or something off the field. It was caused by his decision to kneel during the National Anthem. Kaepernick knelt during the National Anthem because he felt that African Americans were oppressed by this country, while people without color were being treated less harshly. He did not want to show pride to a country that did not treat…

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    The National Hockey League (NHL) is a professional hockey team that has 30 different teams within it. Of those 30 different teams, 16 are in the Eastern Conference, and 14 are in the Western conference. The statistics recorded in the NHL are used for anything from teams drafting players, to fans betting on games. Teams want to draft players who’s induvial statistics can help their overall winning percentage. On the other hand, Fans like to bet on whether a team will win or lose a game. The…

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    players and fans, the rival Basketball Association of America (BAA) and National Basketball League (NBL) merge to form the National Basketball Association (NBA). sociation of America (BAA) and National Basketball League (NBL) merge to form the National Basketball Association (NBA). The BAA incorporated in 1946, challenging the hegemony of the nine-year old NBL.This is how the league started,”The league…

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    Domestic Violence in the National Football League Domestic Violence has been a reoccurring issue in many major sports leagues for example in the National Football League (NFL). The topic came to the public 's attention after star football player, OJ Simpson who played for both the San Francisco 49ers and the Buffalo Bills was put on trial in 1995 for murdering his wife and her friend and was later found not guilty (Berlins). This case brought nationwide awareness for domestic violence among…

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    Today the National Football League (NFL) is a multi-billion-dollar enterprise, but little did you know its origins as the American Professional Football Association were a whole lot more humble. Its birth really originated in an Ohio auto dealership, some teams in the cities such as Decatur and Munchie and the crowning of a champion four months after the last snap was taken. 14 men huddled inside the Jordan and Hupmobile automobile showroom in downtown Canton, Ohio, on the night of September 17,…

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    Concussions in The National Football League The NFL has a major issue at hand, that is concussions and the lifelong effects they have had on players in all levels of the game, this is not the first time the league has found its self in this situation and it must once again ‘’adapt’’ in order to get through this dark period. In recent years the National Football League (NFL) has been in hot water after concussions, a traumatic brain injury, has surfaced as a result of the growth in medical…

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    I am writing to you regarding the wonderful internship opportunity at the non-profit organization, the National Urban League. I am a third-year student at Seton Hall University doubling majoring in History and Economics. I want to help others. These simple, yet powerful words became more important to me as I became more aware of life growing up in an urban area. Maybe, instead of uses the difficulties of my life as an excuse, I will try to not only improve my life, but others as well. Although,…

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    Year by year head injuries are rising in the National Football League. With head injuries growing the tension around the concussion issue is growing. With growing tension more pressure is put on the NFL in means of player safety. The NFL should do more to protect players against concussions because players are constantly taking hits, helmets are not concussion proof, and players are returning to action too soon after suffering a concussion. To start off concussions are defined as a type of…

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