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    My Career goal is to be a WNBA Player (Women’s National Basketball Association).WNBA is a women’s professional league. There are 12 teams in the league. In Women’s basketball, it helps to be tall, but height alone won’t keep you in the game. In basketball you have to eat the right food and stay health and get plenty of rest, and also stay in shape. I plan to achieve my goal when I’m done with high school and going to college to play basketball in college. When I start playing in college I’m going to work my way up to the league by traveling to different places to play basketball. I chose this career because basketball is important to me. It’s important to me because it’s something I’ve been wanting to do since I was 7 years old and I’ve liked…

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    Emily Morua Edwardo Pedregon English 4 April 20, 2016 Morua i Final Draft Basketball was invented by a physical education instructor named Dr. James Naismith in the early 1890s. He was challenged to come up with a new game that was able to be played indoors due to the cold weather. Back in the days before the actual basketball was invented, they would play with a soccer ball. The basket didn’t have a hole on the bottom of the rim just yet. So what they had to do was, climb up to the top of…

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    concept of women’s basketball was approved by the NBA Board of Governors on April 24th of 1996; this was the established of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). The WNBA begin play in June of 1997. Shortly after the NBA Board of Governors approved the concept of a women’s basketball league Val Ackermann was named the first president of the WNBA on August 7th, 1996. Before women’s basketball was officially established in 1996 and the association began in 1997 a gentlemen by the…

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    explaining such inequality goes beyond a simple explanation, and instead taking on multiple topics. The lack of women’s professional sports associations with substantial league revenue’s, the fan support that these associations…

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    How can some of these professional basketball players in the National Basketball Association ( NBA ) or Women’s National Basketball Association ( WNBA ) influence people in their daily lives? People may say basketball is easy because all you’re doing is throwing a ball in a basket and if it go in, it counts there you get the point. No basketball does NOT work like that, you can’t just make the ball then there you go already on a professional team. It also take time like everything else or the…

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    Examples of historical sporting events include: The miracle on ice, Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier, the four falls of Buffalo, The Celtic’s streak, and the 1999 U.S. Women’s national soccer team. These are all events that greatly impacted fans and continue to today. These moments will always be considered historic and redefining. They changed sports for fans, and for the…

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    lighter sentence for sexual assault. This is not only a gender problem but a race problem as well, because given that he is a white and was attending an Ivy league in which he played a sport for. His crime was made seem like a mistake and not seen as serious problem, because he was good student who made a mistake but raping someone isn’t a mistake. For G1 an activity that I found was the distinction that there is between the NBA and WNBA. I noticed this awhile I go on my own while I was watching…

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    Basketball: The Greatest Sport Played Indoors Basketball is a very physically and mentally demanding sport, which is why michael Jordan once said this about basketball “ I’ve missed over 9000 shots in my career, lost almost 300 games, have been trusted 26 times to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” Because of its continuous action and frequent scoring, basketball is one of the most popular spectator as well as…

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    Feminism in Sports Society has always tried to enforce social control in the world. This constant hunt for control in society’s normative compliance has transitioned into the world of sports. Professional sports have been in our country for close to one hundred years; while various sports have progressed at their own pace, industrialization has progressed at even a faster rate. Some of America’s most loved sports such as basketball, football, and boxing have endured the test of stabilization…

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    History Women playing basketball professionally was unheard of until April 24, 1996 it was televised all across the world. This all began with a press conference that included star players such as Rebecca Lobo, Lisa Leslie, and Sheryl Swoopes. Later that month, a man Val Ackerman was named First president of the WNBA. The First game began on June 21, 1997, starting two teams The New York Liberty and Los Angeles Sparks. The WNBA is currently about to enter their 19th season. Success The WNBA…

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