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    is a character whether in film or book who makes a judgment error that leads to the character’s own destruction. For this question I will be looking at Joe Paterno and why I consider him to be an excellent example of a tragic hero. I will break down his story as a tragic hero in parts as illustrated in the class notes. Tragic Hero Part 1: The first part of the tragic hero theory is that the character is of noble stature and has greatness. This noble stature/greatness is clearly evident for Joe Paterno. He is considered one of the best college football coaches in history being the most victorious…

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    The kickoff to the college football season is exactly one week away and collegiate programs across the country are all trying to get to Glendale, AZ, site of the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship. There’s a slew of intriguing matchups slated for Week 1 of the college football regular season, including TCU’s visit to Minnesota for a game with the Gophers, Arizona State’s trip to Texas for a matchup with A&M’s Aggies, Texas versus Notre Dame, Wisconsin and Alabama’s meeting at…

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    The National Collegiate Athletic Association is an amazing non-profit organizations that help athletes make their dreams come true. This is including the nearly 2.7 billion dollars of scholarships given this year (NCAA.org). While college athletes are bringing in thousands of dollars they see none of it for their hard work. According to NCAA.org, NCAA is a member led organization whose purpose is to focus on the well-being and success of college athletes. While the NCAA may say they focus on…

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    always will be basketball. When anyone mentioned any reference to greatness in the sport, John Wooden was the first to come to mind. For many years, Wooden led UCLA to National Titles and produced players that went on to bigger and better things. John Wooden was 99 years old. TMZ reported that John Wooden had passed around 1 hour ago on June 4, 2010. Wooden collected 10 National Titles with UCLA in the 1960's and 1970's. He coached greats like Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Bill Walton. You can read…

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    Part four addresses controversial issues between college athletics and the university. In chapter eight the first chapter of part four called College Football and Title IX. In this chapter the book talks about the controversial bias of title IX. Next, is chapter nine called Measuring Marginal Revenue in Product in College Athletics: Updated Estimates. In chapter nine the author give data behind what the the value is of each individual athletes from separate sports and money generated by the…

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    The Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament, also known as MARCH MADNESS. While a single-elimination tournament is exciting on any plane of competition, one unique aspect of March Madness keeps fans coming back and makes this event one of the greatest, if not the greatest sporting event in the world. The underdog. Every single year some no-name, low-major…

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    Sports can have a positive effect on society. They are one of the things that have made me the person I am today. Sports, mostly football and basketball, have shown me how to be a leader, how to stay active, how to persevere no matter how down you are , how it can help people in the community, and the ability to talk to people about the sports I love. Sports have no doubt been an influence for a long time, from ancient times to now. The leadership that comes with sports is a big deal in my…

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    Since the birth of the NCAA, college athletes have been battling the fight of whether they should be able to receive a salary when they play a sport at the Division One level in college. Universities on average earn millions of dollars of revenue from these athletes, but the athletes that make this revenue possible do not earn any money. College athletes should be compensated for their skills and for the attention and revenue that they bring to their college during the years that the athlete…

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    and influence communication had on the entire sports industry. As sports became more popular on radio and TV networks, the money and influence of sports figures began to grow over time. Many people have memories of lying awake listening to their favorite sports team on the radio or remembering where they were during important moments in sports history. According to Pederson, Miloch, and Laucella (2007) an influential time during the growing interest in sports occurred during the 1960s when “the…

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    from things like advertisements, charging for admissions, television stations like cbs , espn, nbc etc. so that being the case every one from the coaches to the staff to the league associates , to the referees get a very good amount of salary. With most of the money coming in from the players you would expect the players to be getting a good amount of the money especially in division 1 schools. But that 's not the case in the ncaa even though there bringing most of the money to the schools and…

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