Rough Draft #4 EN 1103-46

Rough Draft#4 EN - Moore 1 Shann Moore Jennifer Gordon EN 1103-46 Violence in Competitive Sports Did you know that sports actually cause more than

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Moore 1 Shann Moore Jennifer Gordon EN 1103-46 11-05-07 Violence in Competitive Sports Did you know that sports actually cause more than fifteen percent of permanent injuries? A lot of these injuries are due to violence in sports. The thrill of the game itself can lead to problems among teams that mean well when playing, but get caught up in the sake of winning the game. Sometimes these problems occur because of a strong grudge between teams, fans, and even coaches. Violence in sports can be caused by several factors including competitiveness, social conflict, and peer pressure. Competitiveness can be a major source of occurring violence due to rival teams wanting to out-better the other competing team. Sports patronage and strong support for each team can make teams have large egos causing the team or teams to want to better the one another in a game to make their fans happy. Sometime competitiveness can lead to cheating which is the cause for some injuries during the games. Some teams or players do not play honestly in a competing match and they do whatever it takes to win the game, even if that means another player could be hurt badly. The match of team egos and playing rough and dirty is very common amongst local teams from nearby rival towns. Rival towns usually have a long history in sports competition. These towns and their sports citizens try
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course EN 1103-46 taught by Professor Gordon during the Spring '08 term at Mississippi State.

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Rough Draft#4 EN - Moore 1 Shann Moore Jennifer Gordon EN 1103-46 Violence in Competitive Sports Did you know that sports actually cause more than

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