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  • Best Player-Personal Narrative

    really big trouble, and it was drugs. When Josh put the drugs in Billy’s bag he went up to Coach Green and said it smells like someone has drugs in here. Coach Green told everyone to head to the locker room and Coach Green had checked all their bags and he found the drugs in Billy’s bag. “ Billy why do you have drugs in your bag” said Coach Green. “ I swear I did not put those there, I don’t do drugs” Billy said truthfully. Coach Green had told Billy to leave and he did what he was told, and he left. Billy had got suspended for 30 days, and he was kicked off the starting lineup, so that meant that Josh was starting third base. They had three games this week, and they were against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, and the Diamondbacks. They played a game today at 3:00 at home. When the Pirates had arrived it was already game time, so they went to the locker room and talked about their starting lineup and positions since everyone hadn’t seen it yet. By the end of the first inning they were down 3-0. They never got one single hit in the game and the final score was 14- 0. The Reds had also lost the next 2 games they had had by 5 and 7. Billy had got a call that day that said he was allowed to come back. “Why am I allowed to come back” Said Billy. “ You are allowed to come back because those drugs were not yours they were Josh’s” Said Coach Green. “ So did Josh get suspended” Said Billy “ Yes for 30 days” Said Coach Green. Billy wanted to know why Josh had put drugs in his…

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  • Roberto Clemente Research Paper

    players at the camp, but Roberto Clemente stood out, he was partially known for his rifle arm. “He was the best free agent athlete, I have ever seen,” said Al Campanies (Roberto Clemente2 1) After playing in the Puerto Rico winter league with the Santurce, Roberto Clemente was then signed to the Dodgers. Roberto could hit home runs, throw people out, and run fast but the Dodgers keep Roberto Clemente on the benched a lot thinking they let him play a little so another team wouldn’t notice him.…

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  • PNC Park: SWOT Analysis

    capacity of 38,496 (PNC Park Overview, 2014). According to the Pirates, PNC Park combines the best features from historic ballparks with latest amenities and comforts for both players and fans. With its two-deck design, the furthest seat from the field is only 88 feet away (PNC Park Overview, 2014). The Pirates sell tickets through several different locations. The have a box office that is open daily at the ballpark and also opened before all home games. Tickets can also be purchased online…

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  • Fredrick August Wilson Research Paper

    Fredrick August Kittle, was born on April 27, 1945, in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Wilson, who dropped his father’s name and changed it to August Wilson in his twenties, was the son of Daisy Wilson, an African American cleaning women, and Frederick Kittle, a German immigrant (PBS). Wilson was raised by his mother with his siblings, and bounced from school to school before finally dropping out of high school in his early teens. August Wilson was a talented writer and when he…

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  • John Wideman Our Time Analysis

    John Wideman’s Our Time tells the story of two brothers and the differences between them. John, the author and primary narrator, is a successful author and teacher. The primary focus of the story his brother Robert, who is younger by ten years. Robert or “Robby”, spent much of his young adult life on the streets addicted to heroin until being jailed for a robbery. Wideman illustrates how differently each brother develop using place. Much of the story is set in the Pittsburgh neighborhoods of…

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  • Concussion Movie Analysis

    "Banging heads is not a natural thing I was scared I 'd fail and I ' m still scared of that all we have to do is finish the game if we finish we win," stated pro football player Mike Webster during a conference. Being inducted into the hall of fame for football is legendary. It is something every player wants, and they will go through unbearable circumstances to achieve this goal. “Concussion,” directed by Peter Landesman, hit theaters on December 15, 2015, and is about actual events that…

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  • Terry Bradshaw Research Paper

    There have been legends that played the NFL, but none are not like the great Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, Terry Bradshaw. Bradshaw was the most “prolific”(Fox) quarterbacks in NFL history. Considered to be the most Valuable player in his time rushed “444 times for 2,257 yards and scoring over 32 touchdowns” (news RSS) single handedly in his first year, he was “also named all-pro and all-afc in 1978” (News RSS). Terry bradshaw has four super bowls that he has won during his career and he has…

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  • NFL Hiring Practices

    has never been an African American NFL franchise owner since the inception of the league as they have to be voted in by the current NFL ownership. “The Jacksonville Jaguars are the only NFL franchise to have a majority owner that are African American. Shahid Khan, a Pakistani-born American businessman, joined NFL ownership in 2012”(Thomas, 2014, para. 2). At the time of this article, there were currently 4 Black head coaches in the NFL out of 32. Minorities dominate in the field, but when it…

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  • NFL Concussion Controversy

    in the NFL come out of the sport with permanent brain damage. This number needs to decrease. To do this the game must change. Although the NFL claims that they are doing everything in their power to make the game safer for players, changes to the game of football need to be made in order to improve players lives after their career has ended and to prevent lawsuits against the league. After the NFL, post players deal with an array of health related problems caused by too many concussions. They…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Visit To Mt Cemetery

    cemetery in America. It encompasses 300 acres of luscious Allegheny County land. This hilly landscape is the essence of Pittsburgh. The landscape is naturally groomed by a multitude of deer and wildlife that graze the territory. The multiple ponds and innumerable trees just add to the picturesque landscape that so many…

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