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    Sport in Western culture, how can throwing a football around a field define cultural values, well remarkably by either acknowledging its significance or by holding it in distain you have entered a segmented culture dedicated to sharing in and expressing those opinions. One such example of this polarization is the flourishing of sports fans personal blogs, which produces opportunities to built and participate in the media they are using. (McCarthy, 2013:422). This active participation in media, and sports culture has allowed audiences to become more engaged, and supplied people with the opportunity to communicate and cater to an increasingly fragmented and diverse fan base (McCarthy, 2013:424). However, whether you chose to embrace certain…

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    yet our sports world doesn’t always reflect our own goals as a nation. Equality and freedom have come a long way in the United States but there are still some issues that are reflected in our sports culture. As a society we predetermine an athletes potential because of factors such as money, race and ethnicity. These factors impacts what sport an athlete has the chance to play and it also determines why they play it. Not every athlete is given an equal opportunity to succeed in our sports…

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    American Sports Culture

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    Sport has a prominent place in contemporary American society. Mainstream American sport such as Baseball, Basketball, and Football are some of the most widely viewed events. In addition, sport is a highly emotional spectacle, which both unites and divides individuals. On the one hand, sport and physical culture are partially constructed by and used to construct the political and economic backdrop of America. The neoliberal society is reproduced through sport and physical culture. American sport…

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    Family Sports Culture

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    In many families, there's usually a specific sports team everyone roots for. Whether it's a college team or a home town team, most families love to purchase the gear and root for their favorite teams together. While there are some families that feud about which team is best to root for, most families choose to be on the same page in terms of which team they'll root for. Once you have a new member of the family, it's always nice to introduce them to the sports culture by getting them their own…

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    Cheating Culture In Sports

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    Introduction All sports are beautiful and the sportsmen who participate are role models for kids. The games end being ugly when some players cheat and when the officiating is biased. The cheating culture in such games causes scandals and misconduct to grab the limelight than it should. Sometimes little or no actions are taken and a lot of unfairness is displayed at the end of it all. Cheating in today 's global sporting world has become very common since players and officials put their selfish…

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    make the assumption that Americans care very, very deeply for their sports teams. These fans would be able to answer questions like, “Why did LeBron James go back to Cleveland” or “Which NFL team is currently ranked as number one in the nation?” Sports fans may also be capable of recognizing brands. According to an article by Lars-Haue Pedersen, a brand is a more widespread and defined as a “distinctive picture and association positioned in the mind of consumers of an object (product, service)…

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    Sports hold great significance in today’s society. They are deeply embedded in global traditions and institutions. The symbolic nature of sports is evident through our society, with active and sports wear an integrated and symbolic part of today’s athletic culture. Nike, and it’s iconic swoosh has integrated itself into sport culture, rated Forbes Most Valuable Sports Brand. A brand worth an estimated $15, 000, 000, 000. They are the face of sports apparel and the athletic shoe industry.…

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    John Amaechi is no newcomer to bullying in sports. He has been both the victim and the witness. Experience allows him to use ethos, pathos, and logos in a compelling essay to educate athletes and coaches in “Sports’ Bully Culture”. Amaechi uses the three appeals to help his audience understand why bullying in sports is intolerable. Ethos is all about appealing to character. This is something that Amaechi has mastered. He uses various techniques in doing so, such as showing practical wisdom,…

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    The NFL—doubtfully the biggest sport in America, of which has millions of viewers—has had a big impact on the American culture. From taking the day of the super bowl off of work to the change in masculinity, football continues to change the culture. Granted many might know just about everything there is to know about the sport, many don’t the suffers of the players. The forceful impact on the body and the head can lead to brain degenerative diseases, to painful body aches, and change in…

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    Virtual Reality In Sports

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    Virtual Reality in Sports Virtual Reality, a new software that has been sweeping the nation, and a big seller this holiday season. The sports industry has been experimenting recently with Virtual reality software at sporting events, and in practices. It is still in the early stages but this can possibly change the sports culture for the world. Virtual reality is changing the way we watch, and interact with sports. Virtual reality has been put to use in the most effective and aggressive way…

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