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    On February 22, 1980, two teams hit the ice in the Olympic Center Arena, now called Herb Brooks Arena, in the small town of Lake Placid, New York. The Soviet team, made up of active duty military members and world class athletes, took on the young American team, made up of mostly college kids and amateur hockey players. The Soviets struck first with a goal which was shortly answered by the United States team. The Soviets answered with another goal and as the period was about to end, the American team snuck in another goal to tie the score up 2-2 at the end of the first period. The Russians changed goalies going into the second period and although they outshot the Americans 12-2 in the second period, the Soviets managed to only score one goal,…

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    next slot game. Playtech’s Ice Hockey is a winter sport-themed slot that allows you to get in on the action of hockey without being one of 12 oversized men slamming and bashing into one another. So, take your chance to watch this sport from the side like, or rather, side reel. This thrill a minute 5-reel, 15-payline game pays in both directions, and is loaded with bonus action and includes spinners that will ensure you enjoy the action of the game, no matter whether you actually like the game…

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    Have you ever almost died doing something you love? well snowboarder Shaun White, known as the Flying Tomato is a two time Olympic gold medalist. He has also won multiple Winter X Games medals. Shaun white had an exciting childhood. He was born on September 3 1986. He started snowboard at age 6. His parents moved him from skiing to snowboarding because they thought it would keep him out of trouble. Shaun was born with a heart defect that could have affected his whole life. When Shaun was…

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    Duluth National Championship race. T-train has many historical events and background that many people don’t know. Tucker hibbert is one of the best snowmobile racers in the past two decades. Tucker Hibbert is an awesome racer but not many people know his background. Here is some of his personal info like hometown, date of birth and nickname. These things are crucial to knowing his complete background. His hometown is Pelican Rapids MN. His well known nickname is T-train. His birthday is June 24…

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    The 1980 U.S Olympic Hockey team’s victory over the Soviet Union is seen as one of, if not the greatest sports moment of the 20th century. Many believe that it was just a hockey game in which the U.S upset the Soviet Union. However, it was much more than just a game. In fact there were a lot of things that make it viewed as one of the greatest sports moments of the 20th century. It still has a lasting impact on the growth and development of American hockey today and has helped make the game…

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    On” by Celine Dion. This song did his the number one spot the following week. In third comes, “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It” by Will Smith. This song also became number one on the Billboard top songs a few weeks after February 21. All of these songs are still played quite often and are commonly known. Music and movies aren’t the only thing to have happened that long, distant February, there was plenty going on in the world of sports. While I was born in Indiana, something with worldwide attention…

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    Rhetorical Analysis of P&G’s 2014 “Thank you, Mom” Commercial “For teaching us that falling only makes us stronger,” as the Procter & Gamble’s commercial stats, moms are our irreplaceable superheroes who get us where we are today. This heartwarming commercial, created for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, has a significant emotional appeal to all the mothers, athletes, and anyone who has family. It focuses on emotional investment, self-reflection, and the bonding between customer values and…

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    extremely competitive. Athletes will do anything in order to stay at the top of their sport, even if that means taking illegal substances such as steroids or human growth hormones to get a head of the game. We know that Major League baseball has had a problem with the use of steroids. Even with the greatest athletes in the world. They will do anything to get that gold medal. The Olympics is notorious for having athletes test positive for steroid use. Every since the Greeks and the…

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    History The 1938 Olympics were an important event in history because the Nazi Party tried to use it for propaganda, Jesse Owens helped to end the rampant racism, and because it started to pit the world against Nazi Germany. The 1938 Olympics were held in Berlin. This was because the Olympic committee wanted to bring Germany back into global events after its defeat at World War one. The Nazis saw this as an opportunity to make the world see that they were nice and tolerant, and not…

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    shell was what brought all the boys together as a functioning community. The job of the conch shell was to bring the boys together, this is exactly the role that the Olympic Games have themselves, the purpose of the games are to bring everyone together from every corner of the world, every continent. The games have a major role in our world to unite all the continents. Every year we meet in a different place to indulge ourselves in different cultures as well. The Olympics Games are held every…

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