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    using brutal body contact in sports is when Michael Vick played for the Eagles and took a took a hard hit from New England Patriots defensive end Jermaine Cunningham, Vick had injured his ribs, which led to Vick leaving the game and having an MRI and CT Scan (Hanzus, 2012). An example of using borderline violence is when the NHL San Jose Sharks and the St. Louis Blues players fought at the end of their playoff series in 2012 (Murtz, 2012). A recent example of quasi-criminal violence is when Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones reacted to Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper shoving him very hard and Jones shoved Cooper to the ground, pulled Cooper’s helmet off, and slammed Cooper’s head into the helmet (La Canfora,…

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    Role Of Violence In Sports

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    associated with off the field violence, there will be some who have never been accused of anything and for every athlete accused of violence there is one who has never been faced with such allegations. Following are two examples of the opposed extremes: For every Ray Lewis there is a Bruce Smith, for every Kobe Bryant there is a Michael Jordan and for every OJ simpson there is a Walter Payton. Even though there is a major number of innocent athletes than guilty athletes the perception is…

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    Violence In Sports

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    As years go past, violence in sports has not decreased, but has now been considered a “social norm” among modern day society. Athletes that participate in sports see their actions and emotion expression as being controlled and managed, but this has also led to spectators viewing their actions as “controlled” violence. Violence in sports goes beyond the consequences for the athlete, as it changes others to believe that it is acceptable behavior outside the game. As fights abruptly break out among…

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    Violence in the sports world is best known for intentional acts of violence in which can injure another person such as another player, a coach, a game official, and even another fan. Violence in the sports world is not only known on the field but just as well as in the stands with fans. Although it is more commonly found on the field sports violence mostly begins with the fans. An outstanding result found by Dr. John Cheffers was a strong link between both the fans and athletes. If it is seen…

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    Sharii, it is unfortunate that sports celebrities have an attitude of entitlement in regards to expecting immunity from criminal behavior on or even off the field. It also appears that some fans feel that they are an extension of this immunity. The incident you mentioned between Bertuzzi and Moore was absolutely brutal. I agree that Bertuzzi assaulted Moore with malicious intent and he should be culpable! Moore was left brain damaged, his career was over, with his disability hindering him…

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    Violence In Youth Sports

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    George Orwell once said: “[Sport] is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting”. Violence in today’s sports occurs when people do not discuss their issues and resort to the violence to solve their problems1. The violence in sports is not limited to players, it includes coaches, referees, and spectators. For the purpose of this essay violence will be defined as the use of…

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    needs to succumb as soon as possible. Domestic violence can be dated back to around 750 B.C. when Romans were justifiably allowed to beat their wives under the law (Dyess.af). Government enforcement and legislation against domestic violence cultivated around the 1500s in early old English laws to prevent the intolerable acts of abuse. The majority of the population in the United States have either heard of, been a part of, or witnessed some kind of domestic violence issue. The problem of…

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    The violence and cruelty in Sports One of my favorite memories from childhood is sneaking outside to play soccer with my friends instead of doing my homework. No matter how many times my mom caught me, and no matter the punishment, I still snuck out as often as I could to play soccer with my friends. For most of us, sport is a fun entertainment and a social activity with physical benefits. Professionals, who dedicate themselves to their sport of choice, consider it a passion to compete against…

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    Josh, it is with certainty that violence is regarded as part of the game; thus, barbaric behavior takes a back seat to what would be felony assault and battery outside the arena. It is expected that sports is aggressive however, the real question is, What is the boundary where an injury is the result of honest play turn into an injury as a result of excessive, intentional use of force subjecting the player to criminal liability? In regards to the case you mentioned between Benson and…

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    60% of relationships involve domestic violence. 70% of domestic violence cases goes unreported. Of course, athletes are also in the fault for crimes like this. In 2000-2013, there were 84 arrests for domestic violence that involved a professional athlete. Of course, no sports leagues want to be judged as being soft on domestic violence cases so, they all had tried to make their own rules for it (Allen). The problem with that is that some people think that only the court system should be able…

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