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    stadium between the Arizona Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Steelers to ultimately decide who takes home the Lombardi trophy. The Steelers were leading at the start of the fourth quarter, but Arizona answered by scoring sixteen points straight, taking the lead and momentum away from the Steelers. Time was ticking, and with one more drive left in in the game, the Steelers needed just 78 more yards to capture the super bowl title. That is when the stadium turned from silence into loud Steelers cheers. With yellow terrible towels waving everywhere, the Steelers regained momentum for one final possession and scored. When Ben Roethlisberger threw the game winning touchdown pass with 35 seconds left, it sent the crowd into a screaming, towel-waving frenzy. Waving the terrible towel has been a long tradition for…

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    He was offered a scholarship at Ohio State, but not for a quarterback position. After much consideration, Roethlisberger chose Miami University of Oxford, Ohio. Miami offered the best chance at starting quarterback and it was here where Roethlisberger’s career really began to take off. After his stint was over at Miami, Roethlisberger had accumulated nearly 11,000 yards along with 84 touchdowns in just three years. Roethlisberger then entered into the 2004 NFL Draft along with other greats such…

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    If everything is a text, then let’s analyze people and their sports teams. Why do people like the teams they do, and what makes them like them so much, that they stay loyal to one day till the day they die? The superstitions that people follow every week, or every season, is because those people are die-hard fans of that team. People sacrifice so much to be able to watch their teams every season. Some people like sports teams because of who their parents like. When a kid watches their first…

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    been met. A major contention in this case was whether or not Mr. Jackson was qualified for the head coaching position, with each side presenting different opinions. To alleviate this type of situation from occurring, managers should encourage a diverse pool of applicants and develop specific qualifications for the position. Hiring goals should not be in the form of strictly specified numbers, rather, they should be stated in general terms. The essential functions of the position should be…

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    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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    that a league official, who was also unnamed, had acknowledged receipt of the video and noted its severity. But why would the NFL hide such a serious matter? Was it because they don’t care or was it because they wanted to protect a high profile player such as Ray Rice? Evidence to support that the league has been covering up and giving special treatment to big name players is shown throughout the NFL’s history even after the personal conduct policy had first been created. Within the first…

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    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 comes…

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    saw at the very last minute, he dropped his chin” (“Keeping young players safe on the football field”). Chris had suffered a spinal cord injury that impacted him from that moment on. This is only one example of what poor tackling technique does in football. Coaches need to be held accountable to instruct their players the proper tackling technique. It only takes one hit to change someone’s life. Some well-known football players have suffered in their lives after their successful football…

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    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 deserve…

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    tau build-up slowly kills brain cells and reduces the mass of the brain. C.T.E. is an untreatable disease than can only be diagnosed in an autopsy, after it has done all of its destruction. Impaired judgment, aggression, depression and suicidality are only a few of the many symptoms that occur with the disease. The symptoms often begin years after the last brain trauma this making it very hard to diagnose, also causing for the little known information of the disease. C.T.E is found after the…

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