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    Free Agency Vs NBA

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    The power to choose has empowered humans for many centuries. Democracy, a crucial component to the foundation of America, is based on the power of choice. Choice is no longer an unproven idea, in the 21st century it is how we run our lives. To preserve this power of choice, the professional sports leagues of the National Basketball Association and the National Football League have adopted a policy of free agency. However, several aspects of NBA and NFL free agency are different, which means one must be superior. Free agency in the NBA trumps free agency in the NFL in many ways: max contracts, different value max contracts, guaranteed contracts, and use of the franchise tag. Before the free agency’s of the NBA and NFL can be compared, what free agency actually is must be understood. In both the NBA and NFL, there are two kinds of free agency: restricted and unrestricted. In restricted free agency, if a player has played three years in the league, they may sign a contract offer with another team. However, that player’s current team has the option to match the deal and keep that player on his current team, which takes away the player's chance of choosing where he wants to play. The second type of free agency is called unrestricted free agency. In unrestricted free agency, the player can sign a contract with any team in the league and the player’s current team cannot do anything to block the player’s movements. So essentially, that player has free choice of where he wants to…

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    Many professional athletes want to be better than their opponents so they think the use of performance enhancing drugs is the solution. Many athletes also get involved in the use of illegal drugs like marijuana and cocaine which can ruin their professional career and even ruin their lives. There has been many cases in which many athletes have died because of the overdose of drugs. Athletes want to get an advantage over their opponents so they the use drugs to enhance their performance, but what…

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    Hochuli had been an NFL Ref since 1990 and had overseen more football in his 28 years than most could even fathom. He was originally hired as a back judge in 1990 soon to find himself under NFL referee Howard Roe. Following his time under Roe, Hochuli earned himself a role as an NFL referee in 1992. He began his Refereeing career officiating pre-season games, but since had officiated two Super Bowls - Super Bowl XXXII and Super Bowl XXXVIII - as well as being an alternate in three others. He…

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    Throughout the years, it has been apparent, the inequality within professional sports between men and women, specifically, the gap between salaries. While men are signing multi-million dollar contracts, women are receiving considerably lower salaries for the same sport compared to their biological counterparts. This has many people pondering the reason behind such a massive gap in salary. While they are both playing professional sports at an equally competitive level, the only difference seems…

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    There are women in the world that like to play sports for a living. Some grow up around brothers who are into baseball, football or hockey. As they are growing up they may get into these sports and want to play them. Now some professional sports do not have a women sub league. Is this fair to women to want to play professional sports? No, it is not fair, because they should be able to play in a professional sport that they like. Major League Baseball is big professional league sport. There are…

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    Essay On Wooden Bat

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    Which bat has more “pop” wood or aluminum? For my science project I will be investigating the pop of two baseball bats: wooden and aluminum. The “pop” is how fast the ball comes of the bat. This project will help me better understand which bat is better. One thing we have to find is where the sweet spots are in each bat. In this case it would be wood and aluminum. The reason why I choose this project is because I love baseball. I said to myself “why don’t I make a project about baseball,…

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    How Social Media helped improve fan engagement for The Premier League Social media should be considered as some sort of permeating factor in today 's society. Gone are the days when Social media was considered a novelty or a passing fad. Several industries began utilizing social media as a form to improve interaction between consumers and customers alike. After measured rumination of the juxtaposition of social media apropos of corporations, brands, and industries, This research paper…

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    Working in a field that students find personally satisfying and internally rewarding is critical to their success in the career path of their choice. Personally, I have chosen Sports Management, a field that fits both my skills and interests. In this field, I must obtain a degree in the one or more of the following majors: Public Relations, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Business, or Analytics. Although I have not currently declared a major, I plan to major in the field of Business and…

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    A professional sports team would be beneficial to the city of Birmingham, Alabama. A professional sports team could boost the city’s tourism substantially and possibly grow its population. The team would need to be from one of the country’s 5 biggest sports: Football, Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, or Hockey. There are reasons why Birmingham never had a professional sports team. The State of Alabama has always been dominated by the two college sports programs, Alabama and Auburn. These two…

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    Amazon Prime is the first thing that comes to my mind when I think of online promotions. You already have the convenience of online shopping, saving gas, dodging the crowd, and free shipping if you spend over a certain amount of money. Now, with Amazon you can become an Amazon Prime member and save even more by enrolling in the yearly fee and get all items you purchased shipped faster, unlimited music streaming, first pick on items sold online, videos, and much more. I personally shop on…

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