United States men's national basketball team

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    Pat Summit and Mike Krzyzewski are two Division I basketball coaches who are very successful with two different concepts of coaching. They both have led their teams to an endless amount of victories over their long careers. It has taken game after game for these coaches to discover their coaching styles, but their win to loss ratio infers that they both have dominated their ability to lead teams to be successful. Both Pat Summit and Mike Krzyzewski might both be coaches that have a winning record, but this does not make them the same type of coach in anyway. These two coaches have extremely different coaching styles due to their different experiences, stories and views on winning, losing, and coaching their players. Both Coach Pat Summit…

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    The author, Brandon Steiner, CEO and founder of Steiner Sports in New Rochelle, New York, a leader in sports marketing and collectibles, takes lessons on leadership, strategy, planning, and success learned from working with some of the greatest athletes, coaches, and managers in sports, and applies them to the business world. He condenses their personal stories and experiences, drawing upon them to see how they can be applied to achieve success at work, in business, and in life in general. His…

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    Every kid who plays a sport, has someone they idolize and eventually they will want to be just as successful or maybe even more successful than that person. But what makes that person successful? Is it the money? Is it the fame? Is it the flashy clothes and cars? Well, while all of that comes along with the success, it does not make an athlete successful. What makes an athlete successful is their talent, but also their determination, desire and their leadership qualities. The God given talent…

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    Beyond Basketball “You should never stop learning to own words. There are always more words, deeper meanings, and more stories to go with those words. Each time I witness one of these words in action, I come to own it more completely.” stated Mike Krzyzewski, known to many as Coach K. There are multiple words that can be used to explain plentiful situations in life, whether on or off of the basketball court. Some of those words, that do not seem to be right for the position that they are put in,…

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    sport because of underfunding of the program. After college, women athletes are having trouble finding jobs because there are less leagues, teams, and open positions for female athletes and there aren’t any co-ed professional leagues. Most women athletes are having trouble paying their expenses just by playing their sport so they have to get other jobs. Even for winning tournaments,…

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    Historic sporting events over time have shaped the way fans view the sports, who they cheer for, and the entertainment value for the fans. These events impact the sports industry in fan attendance, television views, and merchandise sales. Sports have been around for centuries, and have been popular in the United States since the early 1900’s. Throughout sports history, there have been many important, or defining moments. Moments that have shaped the way we see these sports and the excitement…

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    complaint of gender discrimination by the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team. CBS correspondent O’Donnell (2016) reported that “Players on the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team are fighting the U.S. Soccer Federation over wages and treatment they say are not commensurate with their male counterparts.” The team conveyed their annoyance over inequality in the workplace as professional women soccer players participated in a sport previously considered a man’s game. However, the core of their…

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    Professional US Soccer In the United States, the professional opportunities, which are available for women to play soccer, are small compared to men. Not only that, but after having more success in competitive play, they do not earn an equal or higher pay than men as well. Soccer has been primarily a male dominated sport with more opportunities and funds allotted for development, earnings, and venues. Even though the US Women’s Soccer team has great success and support from the soccer community,…

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    Since its conception, the beautiful game of soccer has been a sport played all over the world, played by many ages and admired by all. In Europe, South America, Asia, and Africa, soccer is as big of a deal, if not more, than American football is in the United States. While soccer has not been in the United States for that long, the American people do not elevate it to the same status as they do baseball, basketball, or football. In the rest of the world, soccer is considered to be their…

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    Pay and Women’s Soccer: The Huge Difference Did you know that the US women’s soccer team has won four Olympic Gold medals and three World Cup championships in this decade and are consistently being paid less than the men, who have never won any major title? The fact is when it comes to soccer is that the US women national team are much better than their male counterparts and are still made to feel that they are less superior. How would you feel if you were the best at something at the highest…

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