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  • College Football Playoff Case Study

    Is the College Football Playoff a step in the right direction in this sport or is it a step backward. In the past the College Football champion used to be decided by a National Championship game between the two highest ranked teams given to the two teams with the best records. Nowadays the champion is decided through a playoff system that includes the four best teams in the country. In my opinion I think that the playoff is a great idea, and I strongly believe it should continue. The College football playoffs should continue because more people like the idea of a playoff between four teams rather than a National Championship between two teams. One reason of why it should stay as a playoff because more people like the idea of a playoff system. Another reason why it should stay a playoff is because by using the playoff method it is easier to find out who the deserving champion should…

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  • The Season Of The Toronto Raptors Team

    there is a general sense around the league that the Toronto Raptors have accomplished nothing. 21 seasons of (mostly) underachievement doesn’t help. 1 playoff series win and 7 playoff series losses don’t help. Zero best-of-seven playoff series wins definitely won’t help. Consecutive playoff series losses as the higher seed……well, you get the picture! Are you still reading? Because that’s all the negativity you’re going to get. Toronto has been at or near the top of the conference standings…

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  • Professional Athletes: Are They Paid?

    Professional athletes are some of the most famous people in our country, and on top of that, they get payed a lot too. From NBA superstars like Lebron James to NFL superstars like Peyton Manning, they are idolized by many. People pay lots of money to watch them and spend lots of their time watching them as well. The question is -- are they paid and idolized too much? The answer is no, they are not. They are important to American culture, they worked extremely hard to get where they are, and they…

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  • Social Media's Influence On Sports

    Introduction The question of the research project is “Does an NBA player’s social media behaviour influence people’s opinions?” This question refers to NBA players posting on social media and how it influences fans, other NBA players, the public or the world’s opinion about them as individual NBA players. Finding the information for this question was not easy, but it was manageable. Majority of the information found for the research topic was by researching on popular sports websites (Bleacher…

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  • Nike Footwear Essay

    company) wrote “Nike is using one of the most successful advertising strategies: it promotes its products signing sponsorship contracts with professional sportsmen, celebrities, and college athletic teams”. So, how Nike has manage to make its propaganda work during all this time? Nike applies the bandwagon to all the audience in other word to people of all ages and their circumstances. It makes its audience analyze the product, analyze it well before actually obtain it. “Because propaganda is so…

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  • Athlete Definition Essay

    When someone thinks about an athlete, a couple of things come promptly to mind: the hours and sweat put in, talent, physically strong and obeying sports rules. Regardless of the what game or team, there will be an astounding athlete playing. It’s not that difficult to recognize a genuine athlete at a game. You should simply search for the individual who is giving a 110% percent on the court or field. To start, don’t mistake them for standard players; the word reference definition just gives the…

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  • Why Are Professional Athletes Overpaid?

    Are Professional Athletes Overpaid? Are professional athletes overpaid? This question is asked around schools, work places, and homes everywhere. Many people in the United States would agree that yes, professional athletes are overpaid. Everyday many individuals hear about another mega multi-million dollar contract for a professional athlete. For example, in 2014 Miami Marlins right-fielder Giancarlo Stanton signed a 13 year, 325 million dollar contract (“Giancarlo Stanton”). Although one of…

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  • Michael Jordan And Kobe Jord The Best Basketball Player

    have had amazing careers (Kobe still plays for the Los Angeles Lakers), but only one of them is the better basketball player. This comparison is one that will be made for years to come because of a multitude of reasons, mainly because they are the two best shooting guards to ever play in the NBA. To be the better basketball player an individual must show how they are better in the regular season and in the playoffs. Michael Jordan is a better basketball player than Kobe Bryant. Michael Jordan…

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  • Michael Kelly Case Study

    I had the opportunity to interview a man named Michael Kelly. Michael Kelly is the current Chief Operating Officer, or COO, of the College Football Playoff. His office is currently based in Irving, Texas, so this interview had to be done through the phone. Before this interview, I wasn 't sure what was more nerve racking; being interview or actually giving the interview. Because when you 're being interview, you don 't know what questions you’ll be asked. When it’s the other way around,…

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  • Tigerbear Case: Fact Vs. Opinion

    of the team he is trying to sue under the tort of fraud. That the salesman provided him with false pretenses and that he relied on the misrepresentation and this caused him to alter from his original decision and purchase the season tickets. He wants special damages paid in the form of a reimbursement of the season tickets. John believes that the salesman for the season tickets gave him false pretenses when stating that he can “pretty much guarantee [John] that [the Nacogdoches Tigerbears] will…

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