You Will Always Remember Your First Time!
I wasn't real clear of what actually had just occurred, but I did know
that I was in
terrible pain. I laid beside the supercross track for at least 20 minutes
questions of very eager Emergen
Wrestling; Poetry in Motion
My heart beats faster as I approach my opponent. My enemy stands as a colossus
although I know in my mind he is my only equal. The crowd grows louder as we
step on our lines, and the only thought echoing through my mind is "sho
Vince Lombardi's famous saying "Winning isn't the most important thing.
the only thing" is unfortunately the motto of too many athletes today.
Although winning is important and sports are, and should be taken
far, winning isn't the only
WHY ATLETES ARE GOOD ROLE MODELS!
Ever since the ancient years, we have admired athletes and the hard work
that they do to
achieve their goal of winning.
We idolize them and wish we were more like
happens though when the realization sinks in th
Being a cheerleader in the summer of my sophomore year
gave me a new perspective about people and the stereotypes we
put on them. Before I started cheering, I always categorized
athletes who lived only for sports as being "single- minded" and I
Written by: Bjorn Tonne
Due monday, February 03, 1997
Wakeboarding is a fun and challenging sport. A couple of years
was boating with some friends when one of them pulled out something I had
never seen before, a wakeboard. In
How would you like to be paid twenty-three million dollars a year ? It is
obvious to say that everyone would more than love it. This figure is only one of
the many outrageous wages athletes are being paid today. True, not all twentythree million dollars g
Violence in sports
To: Mrs. Woods
Do you think there's a connection between sports and violence? If you do, do you
think it should be banned? I too think that it's connected but, unlike most
people, don't think it should be banned. I h
"Baseball," Ty Cobb liked to say, "is something like a war.Baseball is a redblooded sport for red-blooded men. It's not pink tea, and mollycoddles had
better stay out of it. It's.a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the
fittest" (Ward and Burns 64). Al
My heart beating loudly in my chest is the only sound I can here. The air,
whipping past my face, tries to curb my inertia but I just press on harder and
harder. As I make my turn to go into the straight-away, the next man in the
relay team comes into sig
Feb. 11, 1997
The Various Types of Skiing
Every four years in the Winter Olympics, we see professional athletes
compete in many areas ranging from downhill skiing to high-speed bobsledding.
We see the professionals de
The Olympic Athlete
I always have respected Olympic athletes, for they spend all their time
Victorious athletes were professionals in the sense that they lived off the
glory of their achievement ever afterwards. Their hometowns might reward them
THE LIFE OF BABE RUTH
Babe Ruth, born George Ruth, Jr., is considered by many to be the greatest
baseball player of all time. Everybody knows how great a hitter Babe was and
how he virtually invented the home run. Not everybody knows how great of a
The Hartford Whalers Are Going Going .
The Hartford Whalers are in a very tough situation
at this time. When Peter Karmanos bought the team in May of 1994, he inherited
the worst lease agreement at the smallest arena in the NHL.
Hartford Civic Center
To fully understand sport psychology, we must ask ourselves two very
questions, first, what is sport psychology and second, who is it for? Put in
the most simple way, sport psychology can be an example of psychological knowledge,
The Easy Road To the Final Four.
So, you're from Indianapolis but all the tickets to the Final Four games are
sold out. You still want in. You go to the game looking for scalpers but they
charge over $200 a ticket. You pay him. FOOL! Don't pay him! Here's
The Changing Face of Basketball
Basketball has come a long way since its soccer ball and peach basket
beginnings in that its style, players, facilities and leagues have developed
dramatically and gained tremendous popularity. Salaries have increased from
THE CHICAGO BULLS:NUMBER 5?
Can they? Yes they can, but they will have to overcome two
obstacle courses, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Houston Rockets.
First lets review the Bulls team. They have the seven time
All-Star Michael Jordan, All-Star forward S
The intent of this paper is to introduce the reader to surfing. There are many
things to learn about surfing such as its history, surf gear, and safety hints.
Surfing is a water sport that involves planing, "in a controlled way,"
on the sloping portion of
STRIKES AND OVER PAID SPORTS PLAYERS
-THE NINE-TEEN NINETY SPORTS SEASON WAS THE SADDEST AND
WHAT IS WRONG WITH PRO SPORTS PLAYERS THESE DAYs
THEY EARN MILLIONS OF DOLLARS AND THEY STILL WANT MORE!
The tennisplayer Stefan Edberg is nowadays a legend in his sport. I met him
myself in France in 1987. I was 8 years old. He and the other members of the
Swedish Daviscup team were playing the Daviscup against France. However, before
Sports are an involved part in today's society. The ways that the athletes act
are an important part in the playing of sports. Sportsmanship is found in every
single sport there is. Whether it is professional football or the local little
league, players o
Laura Ann Giraldi
Sports in Society
Self - Confidence in Sport Activity
November 21, 1996
Sports Psychology is one of the most up and coming sciences of the present
time. This practice focuses on training athletes to use their menta
The material I have studied for the Issue of Sport has helped me understand more
about living in our contemporary world. The film and the screenplay "Strictly
Ballroom" along with newspaper articles and the television documentary on Sport
made me understa
Social Problems in Sport
Sponsors and Sports
In the world of sports, everything from the cups the athletes drink from to
the stadiums they play in is up for grabs. The four major sports are a playing
field for the tea
Types of Skiing
In Downhill skiing, competitors take a "set course from start to finish."
They take turns racing and each run is timed. The person with the fastest time
wins. Downhill racers use ski poles to pick up speed at the start and
SHOULD SCHOLARSHIP ATHLETES WORK?
Should college athletes on full ride scholarships be able to hold a job
during the school year? Well up until Monday, January 12, 1997, full
scholarship athletes were forbidden to hold jobs during the school year. For
This Essay will illustrate some of the basic aspects of scuba diving. It
will show the steps involved in assembling the scuba gear. The price range of
scuba gear. The basic principles of diving, and were to go to get certif
There is a new regulation if you plan to play college sports. It is
called Prop. 16; it is based on a sliding scale. You must first graduate from
High School; you have to get at least a 2.000 GPA in 13 core classes, a 86 on
Piece of the Pie
Money is an important issue for almost all college students. Very few are lucky
enough not to have the financial burdens of tuition, housing, and food interfere
with their academic initiatives. Some students have parents that are wealthy