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  • The Importance Of Sports In Sports

    Can you hear that? Listen real close……Hear it? Peace and serenity across Islanders social media. Everyone might as well be sitting around a campfire, roasting marshmallows and singing Kumbaya. Well, for one night at least. The Islanders eased tensions among the Barclays Center faithful and within their own locker room with last night’s 4-2 win over the sinking Vancouver Canucks in Brooklyn. To add to the good vibes was Jason Chimera and Andrew Ladd finally getting off the snide and scoring…

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  • Case Study On Team Loyalty Vs A Championship Winning Career

    Team Loyalty vs A Championship Winning Career: The New Challenge for NBA Players Should I stay or should I go? That’s the question every Hall of Fame worthy star asks himself at some point in his career in the league. Now to be fair,the answer depends largely on the team you were drafted to and the overall potential to win a championship. At the end of the day, professional basketball is a business first and entertainment second, so each team views players as small puzzle pieces; get the right…

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  • Hegemonic Masculinity In Sports

    The October 30, 1944 cover of TIME magazine depicts a photograph of a stern faced man against a background that includes a closed fist punching an image of Emperor Hirohito of Japan; the caption reads “I Shall Return.” The man is General Douglas MacArthur, who embodies the pure, rugged masculinity that America holds in such high esteem. He’s often quoted for saying, “Only those Americans who are willing to die for their country are fit to live.” The United States has elevated that value of…

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  • Importance Of 10000 Hours Essay

    Many people are not convinced, including myself, of the remarks by Mr. Gladwell in his book the Outliers on page 40 when he says, “10000 hours of practice is the magic number of greatness”. According to this quotation, Gladwell thinks people in general need 10000 hours of practice to be successful at a certain skill in life. These certain skills can include interests or passions that people want to be exceptional at. Many skills require a lot of practice and hard work but you don’t need 10000…

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  • Nba Persuasive Speech

    Who do you think is the best NBA team between the Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors? Im sure you picked the Cavaliers since they were the NBA champions last year. Now i'm sure you're thinking, now how is she going to see which team is the best. The way I'll show you is by facts about each team and their stats. But before we learn about who is the best we will learn more about the great game of basketball. The game of basketball first started by a man named Dr. James Naismith in…

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  • Personal Narrative: My First Rockets

    It was a blistering, cold evening as my dad and I neared the arena, and rows of cars blocked the streets as thousands of Rockets fans crowded into the parking garage. My first Rockets game was nearing tipp-off, and I was bursting with excitement as my dad and I piled out of his gold colored Nissan Titan. Wearing my white Tracy McGrady jersey that went down to my knees and blue jeans, and having my Rockets banner in hand, we walked down multiple flights of stairs to the bottom of the concrete…

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  • Russell And Chamberlain's Comparison

    The great debate of the NBA in the 1960s centered around two men who revolutionized the game of basketball in their own contrasting and unique ways. Bill Russell was a quiet warrior with unparalleled intensity. His primary concern was whether or not his team won. Everything else was secondary. Wilt Chamberlain was a once-in-a-generation athlete with an ability to seemingly score at will. His talent resulted in statistics and records that are unimaginable by today’s standards. Naturally, the…

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  • Hide And Seek Poem Analysis

    Both 'Half-past Two' and 'Hide and Seek' portray the theme of being left alone through the use of language, form, and structure of each of the two poems. In 'Half-past Two', a child is put into detention for doing “Something Very Wrong” until half-past two; he doesn't know how to tell the time. As a result, doesn't know when to leave, he stays there daydreaming until the teacher remembers him, and she sends him away. 'Hide and Seek' is also about a child who is left alone. The poem is a story…

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  • Caavs Persuasive Speech

    The draft is finally here! Congratulations to the Cleveland Cavs and their fans. The NBA felt so bad for LeBron leaving to take his talents to South Beach that the NBA decided to award number one pick for the 3rd time since that moment. You have the number one pick!! Maybe the rules should be changed, so that the same team can’t keep winning the draft lottery. I’m sure a fan of the Timberwolves or the Kings would agree. They’ve never won the lottery, even though it seems like they’ve had…

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  • Should Athletes Be Allowed To Enter The Nba Essay

    According to the National Basketball Association, a player must be 19 to enter the NBA. This is not the only requirement in becoming eligible to be signed or drafted by an NBA team. These different eligibility stipulations are clearly stated in the Collective Bargaining Agreement of 2005. This age limit makes it so the athlete cannot enter the professional league in the US directly after their high school class graduates. Whether or not to keep the age limit at 18 or raise it to 19 years of age…

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