Emphasis on competitive sports in college

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Ms. Smeltzer Eng. 99-03 6 Feb. 2007 Emphasis on Competitive Sports in College The public is very interested in college sports. There are many ways the general public follows sports with student sections, parties, pep rallies, and march madness brackets which are commonly filled put through the United States. Students receive scholarships to play a specific sport in college, a sport or school may receive money from alumni to help support the school or school that other programs may not receive, and off season practices may be too demanding where it may affect studies. However, I suspect that too much emphasis on competitive sports in college. Students, who receive an athletic scholarship to play a sport in college, have tremendous pressure upon them. If they do not maintain a certain grade point average, their scholarship is revoked. As well as the scholarship having the possibility of being revoked, with the failure to compete up to capability is another problem. Although there are many negatives to receiving an athletic scholarship,
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course ENG 99 taught by Professor Smeltzer during the Fall '07 term at Hagerstown CC.

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