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An Analysis of Neil Young’s Pono Music Player

- Introduction The researcher’s objective in this paper is to address the issue of the compromise that has been occurring throughout the years, wherein music producers are forced to present material to their audience in simplified, compressed forms. In particular, the researcher would like to dissect Neil Young’s most current innovation – the Pono music player, and analyze whether or not its attempts at aiding this audiophiliac dilemma poses potential success. The researcher also aims to look at whether or not the general public presents a need for this type of product, seeing as there are numerous portable music players already accessible on the market....   [tags: Pono Music Player]

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Dehumanization in Player Piano

- Recent trends, ideas, and technology has helped to bring about increased mechanization on society. We have Automated Teller Machines to replace bank tellers, robots do assembly line work at virtually every automotive company, and computers are integrated more and more into our daily lives. People are slowly, but surely, being replaced my machines and artificial "workers." Kurt Vonnegut's foresaw this movement of mechanization in the 1950's and responds to the dehumanization of society in his novel Player Piano....   [tags: Player Piano Essays]

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More than a Baseball Player: Jackie Robinson

- Whack. This is the sound that several Americans heard when watching Jackie Robinson make his debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers April 10, 1947 (Griffin).When people think of the first major black athlete in American History, they may think of Jackie Robinson. Jackie was one of many various African American people to assist in the reform of our culture. Black athletes were treated unfairly in the 1960s; however, they played a major role in the desegregation of the south, and they helped change the way America is today....   [tags: biography, african american player]

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American Society Portrayed in Tolkin's The Player and Among the Dead

- A Fractured American Society Portrayed in Tolkin's The Player and Among the Dead The novels 'The Player' and 'Among the Dead' are not simply tales about any given character, as it would appear, but in fact they represent Tolkin's own personal vision of what he thinks American society is becoming. Namely, that it is a fractured society built on false values, where people have difficulty dealing with the truth of feelings or situations and where people will do anything to make money. The individual plots are realistic though, and they seem to work as both true-to-life dramas and broader social commentaries....   [tags: Tolkin Player Among the Dead]

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Soccer Player : A Football Player

- ... The size 5 ball weighs between 14-16 ounces with a circumference of 27-28 inches. Well, the first thing we will talk about it the money. David Beckham earned around 40 million a year in 2013 from La Galaxy. Cristiano Ronaldo Earned 38 Million in 2013 plays in Real Madrid. Lionel Messi earned 32 million in 2013 play’s in Barcelona. KaKa earned 25 million in 2013 play’s on Real Madrid. Wayne Rooney earned 20 million in 2013 play’s on Manchester United. All the soccer players have more money that they don 't even know what to do with it....   [tags: Association football, Football]

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Football Player : Nfl Player

- ... Ben Roethlisberger said that he had to go back to school to finish his college of after 4 years in the league as the quarterback for the pittsburgh steelers .Because he wanted to have something fall back on. So he got a degree in that 2 years after he went pro summer.And is still in the league today. EDucation can take one as far then u may think. Generally people or other athletes look to football as being one of the most hardest contacting sport. But me as athlete think personally if football athletes who are willing to give it they all on the field....   [tags: American football, National Football League]

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Professional Football Player : An Athlete Player

- . One of the all time great quarterbacks Michael Vick once said, I have always been an excellent and outstanding football player,I have always had uncanny abilities, great arm strength, and strong ability to play the game from a quarterback standpoint. The problem was that I wasn’t given the liberty to do things when I was a young age.The career of professional football player or occupation as a Football Player falls under the broader career category of Athletes and Sports Competitors. I love the sport of football....   [tags: American football, National Football League]

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Being A Athlete Player And Basketball Player

- ... It started a few months into the school year, everything was pretty “normal” except for one noticeable difference, was that my friend missed school much more frequently than usual. We had run for student body president and vice president and won, so we had the privilege of giving the morning announcements every day. It took swallowing some raw eggs together to get it but that’s a story for a different day. In regards to announcements though, every day when he missed it was no secret. It was always evidently apparent when I didn’t have my co-host....   [tags: High school, College, Middle school]

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Life Of A Football Player : Success Or Stitches

- Life of a Football Player: Success or Stitches Friends, fame, money, and success is something that everyone wants in life but what if all this came with the price of a fatal brain injury, would you still look at life the same. Football players across the nation ask themselves the same question when choosing a career in football. “What factors do football players use to measure the importance of their lives, success or their personal health?” The film “Undefeated” (2011), by Daniel Lindsay and T.J....   [tags: American football, Game, Decision making, Players]

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Basketball Players And The Nba Player

- Professional basketball players in todays present day have been paid in the millions ranging from one million up to twenty five million a year. A million dollar is for an average pro basketball player and up to twenty five million for the superstars such as Kobe Bryant and Lebron James. More players in the NBA are being paid for their performance whereas overseas teams will pay to get any NBA player. Overseas teams will double an NBA player’s salary in order for them to play in their country because it will give them an advantage when they play in their league....   [tags: National Basketball Association, Boston Celtics]

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Baseball Can Be A Baseball Player

- ... A determined baseball player’s mind is totally different, an error is a learning experience, and he shrugs it off like no big deal and moves on to the next play. In baseball it is very hard to keep going after a mistake, but it is necessary to succeed. The ability to forget about previous at-bats or batters faced and refocus on new challenges is the most significant factor in being mentally prepared. When an error is not let go of, the player will struggle to make the next play, for he still has flashbacks of when he flubbed up....   [tags: Baseball, Game, Pitcher, Fastball]

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The Future Lifestyle Of A Former Player

- ... It does take certain type of human being to play this game at a high level, as Coach John Baggerly explains, to successfully be a player at a high level “takes mental toughness and fortitude that most people do not have and are not willing to work towards.” Football is a combination of grace and power while incorporating three hundred pound men and those that have the ability to jump over a car. Football, as a sport, is capable of bringing together players from all different places and backgrounds, white collar with blue collar, the gay with the straight, the religious with the non-believers, the rich with the poor, but once the game starts it doesn’t really matter....   [tags: National Football League, American football]

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The Trumpet Player By Langston Hughes

- Langston Hughes is the author of the poem ‘trumpet player’ among other poems that weaves in the contemporary ideas relating to racial issues, past memories and jazz music (Alexander and Ferris 55). Essentially, his themes centered on African- American made him an important figure in the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s. The poet was born in Joplin, Missouri in the year 1902. His first work on poetry was published in the year 1921 (Baird 599). From there on, he wrote innumerable works of poetry, plays as well as proses (Baird 599)....   [tags: Poetry, African American, Trumpet, Funk]

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Become a Good Basketball Player

- There are numerous different steps required to be a good basketball player. There are different aspects of the game that can drastically change the tempo of the game. Of course shooting the ball is important, but improving dribbling, defensive, and passing skills are also important. A players ability in all phases of the game is what makes them a good player. The first thing to practice on is dribbling. Dribbling is one of the most crucial skills to have. Good dribbling enables the player to move around more and get to places quicker....   [tags: sports, tips, ]

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Never Fall Of Love With A Player

- Never fall in love with a player. I am a prime living example of this and I want to give you my story as an example. This will also show you why sometimes calling love a ‘Happy Endings,’ can be a back track of the true meaning of love. “A deceitful man will go as far as to trample all over a woman’s reputation and spirit, in order to prove to his ex-love that he was faithful. The irony, is he is still in love with his ex and the new woman in his life doesn’t even realize it.” Shannon L. Alder You see two people holding hands....   [tags: Love, Debut albums, Emotion]

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The Boxer And The Baseball Player

- Before an individual is classified as an ex-offender, they are first classified as an offender; before this classification takes place, the individual is what the criminal justice system calls a defendant; before this particular person is trialed, they must first go through the ladder of the system. Perhaps they started simply as a suspect product of an arrest or an investigation (Samaha, 9). Like with everything in life, many individuals try to find excuses; in sports you always hear the boxer say he lost because he didn’t have a good training camp, or the baseball player saying that his wrist hurts and that is why he was not able to hit the ball....   [tags: Crime, Criminal justice, Insanity defense]

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The Qualities Of A Team Player

- ... We didn’t allow ourselves the time to understand what we were going to say individually. I think my strong personality almost came out when I disagreed with the group on how things should go, but I put my pride aside and compromised. I regret doing that in a way because I didn’t like the turn out and I felt like my way would have been way more successful. Yet its also a good way to assure myself I know how to compromise. Which is also a tactic needed in a group. As a group we deserve a 7. In the future I would fin a more effective way to voice my opinion with out coming on to strong I do think that compromising to much is a bad idea and I wouldn’t recommend doin that to anyone....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Teamwork, Skill]

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Technology of the DVD Player

- Ever since Thomas Edison’s introduction of the first commercially viable film projection device in the late 19th century, society has been enamored with the idea of recording and playing back events in the form of “motion pictures,” and the 20th century has marked a rapid progression of said technology. Initially, video playback was expensive and cumbersome, meaning that consumers had to attend movie theaters to enjoy their favorite flicks. The next advance came in the 1970’s with the development of the Video Home System (better known as VHS), which brought about the advent of VCR’s and the ability to view “video tapes” in the comfort of your own home....   [tags: Technology]

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Playing A Professional Soccer Player

- Are soccer players not humans after all. Nervous breakdowns, throwing up before games, and missing penalties on the biggest occasions can all be very common for a player who is mentally weak. It might sound simple to say that soccer players are professionals who are paid hefty wages and hence, should handle nerves comfortably. However, it is always easier said than done because pressure gets to everyone. Even the best of the best have had nerves get to them at some point in their career. Does this mean we need to look deeper into the psychological side to soccer....   [tags: FC Barcelona, La Liga, FIFA World Cup]

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An Avid Board Game Player

- ... Sean arrived looking like the average game player that frequented the store with a pale green t-shirt showing the Zelda gaming symbol. He also sported the begging of a beard which looked more like a large goatee at the moment due to only patches of hair on his cheeks. This type of beard seemed to be a common trend in the board gaming community. In his hand he had an enormous Monster energy drink. These were also sold in the shop to players, and helped explain the constant energy that Sean seemed to have....   [tags: Game, Board game, Card game, Magic: The Gathering]

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The Croquet Player By. Wells

- The Croquet Player In the novel, The Croquet Player, by H.G. Wells, fascism plays a heavy role on the characters in the book, and readers are warned about the prevailing problematic system among them. The Croquet Player, written in 1936, is about a character’s exposure to interesting people in a village of England who have a peculiar illness. It takes the entire book for one to realize the illness he has experienced firsthand. The title of the novella is deceiving for croquet plays only a small role in the true motif....   [tags: Novel, Meaning of life, Protagonist, Fascism]

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The Shining and Player Piano

- The Shining and Player Piano The Shining is a horror novel written by Stephen King in 1977 and Player Piano is a science fiction novel written by Kurt Vonnegut in 1952. The events of The Shining take place after the Vietnam War and the events of Player Piano take place after a fictional World War III. These books are two completely different genres, horror and sci-fi, but with a few similarities. Although they bear some minor similarities regarding the setting, the differences between the time and place are pronounced....   [tags: novel comparison]

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The Blu.Ray Media Player

- ... Pixels are the smallest element of a picture that can be transferred to a digital display, and the quality of the video depends on the number of pixels. The Blu-ray player can do multiple things such as recording, rewriting, and playing high-definition videos (7 Facts). The equipment also contains 24p True Cinema output, which delivers an experience that resembles actually being in the theater (New Networked Blu-ray). In 2012, Pioneer Electronics created a 3D addition to their Blu-ray player, making the viewing experience more realistic....   [tags: media technology research paper]

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Kevin Durant: Basketball Player

- I am doing my successful person report over Kevin Durant, because, he has played a dominant role in carrying the Thunder Basketball team and represents Oklahoma City in a great way. Kevin Durant has been a huge impact on the court and in the public as he soars for the dunk from the free-throw line to amaze the crowd, he also volunteers at various organizations and remains humble despite his numerous accolades such as, three time NBA scoring champion, rookie of the year, and helped Team USA win the gold medal at the Olympics....   [tags: NBA, Oklahoma, Olympics]

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Video Game Player Dynamics

- In the article “The Individual and the Group in Console Gaming” the authors identify several facets of group dynamics in the gaming environment. Most notably is the way in which players can compete while collaborating, and collaborate while competing. Ultimately there are three types of play identified: Competitive: the goals of each player is directly in contradiction to the goals of other players. The goal of the game is to defeat the other opponents in some way. It is important to note that this does not necessarily mean that the players are directly affecting each other, they may be attempting to navigate a challenge the computer represents in a better manor than the other playe...   [tags: Video Gaming Psychology]

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Computer Software: Flash Player

- ... The first product FutureWave created, SmartSketch, was sentenced for failure, but after, AT&T decided to end support for the PenPoint operating system. In 1994, Gay wanted to focus his efforts on taking his software to Windows and the Macintosh. The problem that they faced was that whereas the burgeoning pen computing industry didn’t have a large amount of competition by graphics editors. Programs like adobe illustrator took over the drawing space. Gay and his group in 1995, started including computer graphics options to SmartSketch with the thought of building graphics playable through the internet....   [tags: invention, plataform]

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Ex – Basketball Player

- In the poem, “Ex – Basketball Player” by john Updike, (which is a narrative poem) illustrates the nature of life on how life is potentially is seen has a mirror to other people’s life, especially people who play sports. Life is the physical and mental experience of an individual. An in the poem the main character Flick, supply the poem with a good example of how life is potentially a mirror for other people. This poem is formally organized, even though it locks some qualities, it still haves the qualifications of a good poem....   [tags: Literary Analysis, John Updike]

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Football Player

- My dream job in the future would be professional football player. I have loved the game of football since I was a little kid because it’s a good sport and you can tackle the player and catch and do anything in the sport as long as you follow the rules. The colleges that I’m looking forward to go to are UNC, Oregon, or Appalachian State. If a football player is interested in becoming a professional football player, it’s essential to be on a college football team. If a player wants to go to the pros, he should attend a college that puts a lot of emphasis on its football program....   [tags: Sports, Personal Goals, NFL]

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NFL Player´s Safety

- American football has been around since the early 1900's. The players tackle each other until one is on the ground. Football has always been a full-contact sport. Throughout the years injuries have stayed part of the game and the NFL has taken their time to increase player safety. The NFL should increase player safety because of the injuries have occurred. Some of the injuries may be lifetime injuries. Serious brain injuries have been linked to football as, well as heart issues and other permanent heath problems....   [tags: American football, injury, insurance, ticket sales]

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Coach, Player Relationshps

- In today’s times, athletics are rapidly changing not only on the court but off of it as well. Athletes spend immense amount of hours with their coaches, which causes the question whether athletes should have close relationships with their coaches to arise. Many people believe coaches and athletes should not have close relationships due to the chances of inappropriate conduct to take place between the two. But others feel coaches and athletes should have close relationships because of the knowledge the coach has to offer not only about the game but also life....   [tags: Athletics, Coaches, Relationships, Sports]

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The And An Nba Star Player Blake Griffin

- This advertisement presents both the Kia Optima and an NBA star player Blake Griffin. Blake Griffin is a half African American and half Caucasian all-star NBA basketball player and arguably top 10 in the league. The advertisement begins with the player holding one black chess piece. This piece he happens to be holding is the king in chess. In chess, the king piece is the most important piece, the strongest of all the others as opposed to the pawn, which is the weakest piece. In the advertisement Blake Griffins head is attached as one of the chess pieces specifically the king....   [tags: Chess, Chess piece, Pawn, Upper middle class]

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Analysis Of Player One By Douglas Coupland

- ... A human. These are underlying questions that arise from the novel, what does it mean for them to be actually human. The DNA inside of her is information that is gained through DNA, making her have very little difference from others. Which will eventually, make it harder to find anything common with herself. As technology advances, so does the identity of people. In the novel the use of a “radio” is consider a medium of fiction, while the internet is the medium of truth, where the real information can be found....   [tags: Human, Thought, Human anatomy, Future]

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Football Is The Greatest Player Of All Time

- Football is one of the most popular sports of all time. Football for some people is not just a game but it is a religion. I believe that everyone should have a little knowledge of “The Beautiful Game” as Pele who is regarded as the greatest player of all time called it. Football, apart from being called “The Beautiful Game” it is also known as soccer in United States. Football is played all over the world have billions of fans watching and playing the game. I started playing football when I was a little kid back in my hometown Kathmandu, Nepal....   [tags: Play, Game, American football]

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Jackie Robinson : An Incredible Player On The Field

- Boom. This sound was very common coming off the bat of Jackie Robinson when he was on the baseball field, but it had a resounding echo on society and especially those fighting for the rights of blacks in the United States. While Jackie Robinson was an incredible player on the field, his more significant impacts were actually on areas of society other than baseball. Until 1947, when Robinson signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers and manager Branch Rickey, no other African American had ever played in Major League baseball....   [tags: Major League Baseball, Baseball]

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Credibility and Sammy Sosa, MLB Player

- Credibility is “the quality of being trusted and believed in” according to the New Oxford American Dictionary. Credibility can be hard to get but extremely easy to lose. In this paper you will see how credibility can literally make or break someone such as Sammy Sosa. Sammy Sosa was a former MLB player from San Pedro de Marcoris, Dominican Republic. Sosa was born on November 12, 1968 (“Sammy Sosa Biography”). From an early age you could tell that Sosa had the makings to be a great player. At the age of 15 the Philadelphia Phillies tried to sign him but couldn’t because of the league saying that the player must be over the age of 16 (“Sammy Sosa”)....   [tags: Athlete, Steroids]

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Constructivism : The Key Player Of A Learning Activity

- Constructivism postulates that the key player in a learning activity is each individual student, not the educators who give information or set up the learning environment (Inoue, 2012). The recorded class is a typical student-centered constructivism class. Although the teacher in the video not only conduct constructivism teaching style into her class, she also steered the dark side of constructivism skillfully. Foundation of Knowledge At the beginning of the class, the teacher generally reviewed last class’s knowledge, for the purpose of grounding new knowledge in an already existing knowledge base....   [tags: Education, Learning, Question, Knowledge]

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I Am An Athlete And Team Player

- ... As every other sixth grader I kept my mouth shut during the tryout process and didn 't want to bring attention to myself. I made the B team my first year, which was average but not good enough to me. This made me work hard, I would run and practice everyday in the off season. I then made the A team in seventh and eighth grade. In seventh grade it came to my attention that the Readington Middle School team was not even close to the best teams out of the other teams we would play. Me and my friends decided to take action on this to become the best team in our last year of middle school....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Lacrosse]

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Ready Player One By Ernest Cline

- 67% of U.S. households play video games. In 2012 north of $20 billion was spent on video games, with the amount vastly increasing each year. The worldwide video game industry exceeds $76 billion. It has well surpassed the movie box office industry and is becoming a serious contender with the entire television/film industry. What started off as a diversion for the few has quickly sparked into a mass medium, helping people live, learn, work and of course, play (Galarneau). Video games are now more than just mere games; they hold large influences over society and are almost ever-present in the modern day....   [tags: Video game, Video game industry, Arcade game, Game]

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Why I Should Be A Baseball Player

- ... Additionally, students are people, specifically the future of our society. As an educator, it is my job to prepare my students for such future—being those in the positions of power and the decision makers for our country. The education provided to students in their early years of education, will greatly shape who they are as adults, and thus these years are important in shaping adults who value education, and its importance, in conjunction with being individuals who are able to make educated decisions....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Learning, School]

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Are elite AFL player over-paid?

- When asked “Are elite sports people overpaid?” people have varied responses. Some people would agree with this and say ‘why should a person that hits or kicks a ball be paid as much as someone who saves lives or teaches children everyday. But on the other hand some would disagree and say that sports people are paid for their skills just like everybody else. These are both very good arguments. People that say elite sports people are overpaid do not know what they are talking about as sports people are paid for their skills just like any other occupation or career....   [tags: Professional Sports]

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Pro Nfl ( National Football Player

- Different people become famous for many different reasons. Whether individuals become famous for sports, music, movies, books, or inventions, everyone who becomes famous does so for a reason. Some of these people have disabilities, but they are just as great. Deaf people are quite well known in society, as there are quite a few of them. Examples include Thomas Edison and Ludwig van Beethoven. Today, one of these people in the entertainment industry is pro NFL (National Football League) football player Derrick Coleman....   [tags: National Football League, American football]

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Best Baseball Player from 1910-1920

- 1910 to 1920 was the one of the greatest decades for Major League Baseball. Many amazing events occurred during this decade; although, some devastating and extremely sad events also occurred. Half of these years were taken up by war, even many Hall of Fame players served. This decade still ended up being a great one for Major League Baseball. From Hall of Fame greats to Negro League pitchers, this decade produced greats. The 1910’s also set up the 1920’s for amazing players too. There are many great players that played during this era; however, there can only be one great from 1910 to 1920....   [tags: Ty Cobb, Sports]

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Ex-Basketball Player by John Updike

- ... Pearl Avenue represents Flick’s life. The street does not take a straight path but it bends and is “cut off before it has a chance to go two blocks”(3). The poem implies the street reaches a dead end. This is also true for Flick, who was also cut off before he was able to make anything of his life. He was a hero while he was playing basketball in high school, but now he has a dead end job at the gas station and he has been cut off from his dreams. He never had a chance to go very far in life because he put all of his efforts into basketball and he did not focus on his academics....   [tags: athletics or academics, poem analysis]

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Playing Informal Player Controlled Sports

- ... Players make their own teams and wait their turn to play and make their own competitions. Many centers such as the YMCA and community centers offer these types of competitions. Injuries can occur more easily in this setting in my experience, and safety of the players is also another inconsistent concern which is not addressed by informal sports having no set rules and officials. From an early age in school we are drawn into the formal adult controlled games as we are taught that if you are to play sports at higher levels then you have play the formal games....   [tags: Transgender, Gender, Gender role, Formal system]

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All American Star Football Player

- One is not to think that the world revolves around one; there is more to life than being a small town’s All-American star football player. Being humble is a trait that Neely Crenshaw does not have. Neely is a boy that never came to be a man, he may have fled Messina but he is not able to flee the pedestal the town placed him. On the other hand, Paul Curry let go of his high school football glory days, he moved on, got married and had children and he became the All-American father. By juxtaposing Neely and Paul, Grisham clearly shows the necessity of moving on and the consequences when one is unable to do so....   [tags: American football, High school, John Grisham]

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Football Players Should Not Be Banned

- In recent discussions of college football sensation Leonard Fournette, a topic of heated debate has been rather football players should be required to attend college before entering the N.F.L. The current rule in place requires that players be at least three years out of highschool(Knowlton). This generally means that high school players must attend college for a few years before going to the N.F.L. One side of the argument is that this rule should not be in place because it prevents able athletes from joining as well as puts their dreams a risk as they could potentially suffer a career ending injury in college....   [tags: American football, Football, Player]

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Competition In The Mp3 Player Industry

- Introduction: Do you remember a time when Transistor Radios were the most technologically advanced form of listening to music. Or how about in 1984 when Sony introduced the Walkman. These are the key radios and handheld devices that led to the creation of the handheld CD player, and into the craze that is now the MP3 Player. Technology is a fast paced market. Much like Darwin used the term “Survival of the Fittest” to play upon natural selection and predominance, it can be found in the technology industry today....   [tags: Business Analysis Market]

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Eight Ways to Improve Performance for Touch Football Player

- ... This decreased heart rate is just one of the physiological adaptations that a touch football player would experience as a result of training. The third physiological adaptation that a touch football player would experience as a result of training is a change in their cardiac output. An athlete’s cardiac output is the volume of blood that their heart ejects per minute, and is therefore a direct result of the stoke volume and heart rate. When untrained the touch football player’s cardiac output may be around 20 litres per minute, as a result of training this reading would increase to around 25 litres per minute....   [tags: training, muscle, level, volume]

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Evaluation of Strength of a Sports Player

- Evaluation of Strength of a Sports Player As a defender, I am naturally good at receiving the ball and accurately passing it up the pitch to my teammates. This is a good skill to have because without it, the opposition may get hold of a bad pass and may eventually score a goal from it. On the other hand, if a teammate recieves a good, accurate pass, they may be able to string together an attack with other players on my team which could lead to a goal being scored for our team, which could then boost morale so we would play even better....   [tags: Papers]

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Private life of a Baseball player

- Private life of a Baseball player American Baseball is so popular that lots of good player from other country have dream to become a member of Major league. So do the players from my country. Some players started playing in big teams such as LA Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, and Texas Rangers. Other players started from minor league. MLB is not anymore game for only American people. Fans from all over around the world want to watch ball game through broadcasting. In America, there are a few baseball players who came from South Korea, and they are doing well in MLB teams....   [tags: Athletics Sports Essays]

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The Salary of a Professional Football Player

- The Salary of a Professional Football Player It has been argued that professional football players are being overpaid for their profession. In this essay I shall be expressing the opinions from both sides of the argument in order for myself to come to a conclusion. The general complaint has derived from the general public’s view that only the minority of the money is spent on things other than the players themselves, despite their occupation being one of simplicity and unbeneficial to society when first looked upon....   [tags: Papers]

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Donald Fehr Was The Chief Representative For The Player Relation Council

- Donald Fehr was the chief representative for the Player Relation Council, which were the team players. As for the owners’ of the teams, Richard Ravitch was the chief representative of the Player Association. These two gentlemen had a great impact of the longevity of the negotiation. Fehr had represented the union on legal dispute in the since 1977 and was considered a “though negotiator who emphasize close contact with the player.” The union was known for it solidarity and outstanding communicating leadership, which was beneficial for gain during bargaining negotations....   [tags: Negotiation, Collective bargaining, Bargaining]

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The Football Player Duane Hanson

- What force is so strong that it has the power to bring even the strongest man to his knees. What force plagues the workforce at all hours of the day. What force prevents continuous work at all times of the day, making us bow to the night as if to say “We are not strong enough”. That force is exhaustion, the most terrible and rarely conquerable force on earth. As I stood staring at such a life-like sculpture in the confines of a briskly chilly art museum corridor, I could only imagine the amount of exhausted nights the sculptor had to endure to create his extremely exhausted masterpiece....   [tags: Sculpture Statue Art Artwork]

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Michael Jordan is the Best Basketball Player Ever

- Topic: Jordan being the best basketball player ever Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience that Michael Jordan even now in the present is still the greatest player ever to play in the NBA. Primary Audience Outcome: I the want the audience to understand why there should be no controversy on who is the best basketball player ever. Thesis Statement: Michael Jordan set records and has set the example of what the greatest basketball player can accomplish and really set the standards of what a hall of famer basketball player looks like....   [tags: nba, champion, number 23]

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Review Of ' Player 's Ball ' And ' Ms. Jackson '

- “Player’s Ball” and “Ms. Jackson” are played by the same hip hop duo, OutKast. This American group is both universally acclaimed and commercially successful. Because these two songs are performed by the same artists, they share similar styles - a funky and positive style. Both songs are also true to life, reflecting artists’ real life. Unlike traditional Southern rappers, OutKast’s lyrics do not contain much aggressive and violent content. Their lyrics pursue deeper meanings, and their melodies are more tuneful and flowing....   [tags: Hip hop music, Hip hop, André 3000, Outkast]

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Michael Jord The Greatest Basketball Player Of All Time

- ... He caught the attention of some of the biggest powerhouse colleges from all across the nation. At the end of his senior year, he committed to the University of North Carolina. Berman explained (2009), “Michael Jordan starred in basketball at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill under legendary coach Dean Smith from 1981 to 1984” (p.471). Jordan started, for several years, under the coaching of Smith. Contemporary Black Biography stated (1999), “ Jordan was named an All-American both his junior and senior year” (p.3)....   [tags: Michael Jordan, National Basketball Association]

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Basketball Player´s Performance and Income: A Research

- Everyday there are more and more measures of player performance in every sport; and basketball is not an exception. Players’ actions are continuously observed in the attempt to break down in pieces the huge complexity of the game. The purpose of the research will be to investigate the relationship between NBA salaries, the dependent variable, and a set of performance measures as independent variables: point scored per game, assists, steals, fouls, rebounds, years as a pro in the NBA, turnovers....   [tags: Sports, Wages, Athletics]

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Vince Carter: NBA Basketball Player or Community Leader?

- Lamar Carter known to all as, Vince Carter, was born on January 26.1977 in Daytona Beach, FL. Carter became an extraordinary leader at a young age. Carter used his talent to gain fame and fortune so that he could give back to his community and the less fortunate. During his years at Campbell Middle School he was the only seventh grader to ever play on the Varsity Basketball team, not only was he on the team but he was a starter on the team. While at Mainland High school he was captain of the Volleyball Team, member of the Marching Band and is known to be the most gifted basketball player to grace their court....   [tags: Biography Basketball]

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Josh Selby : Top High School Basketball Player

- ... The one-and-done rule was put into place to help players be more successful and help the style of play in the NBA. In 1995, Kevin Garnett opened a new door by declaring for the NBA Draft after high school. In the following year, Kobe Bryant made the jump from high school basketball to professional basketball. Tracy McGrady, Amar’e Stoudemire, Dwight Howard, and Lebron James also entered the NBA right after their high school years. These players were and are some of the NBA’s best players, and a couple of them are considered to be the best of all time....   [tags: Basketball, High school]

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Josh Hamilton the Baseball Player

- “I'll never forget Opening Day in Cincinnati. When they called my name during introductions and a sellout crowd stood and cheered, I looked into the stands and saw Katie and our two kids, Sierra who's nearly 2, and my 6-year-old stepdaughter, Julia, and my parents and Katie's parents. I had to swallow hard to keep from breaking down right there. They were all crying, but I had to at least try to keep it together”(Tim Keown). This is a reaction that nearly passed by All-Star outfielder Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers....   [tags: biographies bio biography]

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How I Become A Professional Basketball Player

- ... The rules for high school,college, and pros are all the same. They all have to follow the rules and regulations that have been set upon them. Though basketball has a lot of rules there 's only some major rules that players need to follow in order to play the game. The players on the team are coached by people who have played the sport before and learned the rules according to the official rulebook. Though studying the rule book will help you learn to play better you only need to know some key rules in order to play the sport....   [tags: Basketball, High school, Game, College basketball]

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Innovations: The MP3 Player, the Internet, and Cell Phones

- In the past 100 years or so, human life has seen a lot of change. The discoveries in the last century have mad human life more comfortable than one could have ever imagined. No one could have thought back then that I can actually get a video of whatever is going on in any part of the world on my television set. Nor seen your friends and family in a split second on computer, or cell phone. To listening to music walking down the street with a device no bigger then a Zippo lighter. The most influenced innovation that have benefited mankind with communication and entertainment are mp3 players, the internet, and cell phones....   [tags: technology, ]

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Michael Jordan: The Best Player in Basketball History

- Michael Jordan is known world round ad “Air Jordan”. He acquired this nickname by jumping from the free throw line and dunking. This simulated that he was “flying” through the air. By breaking countless records, winning many NBA titles and being known world round as the best basketball player there ever was, he has forever changed the game of basketball. Michael Jordan has broken many NBA records. One of the most prestigious records he holds is that he has five MVP awards. The MVP award is given to the player that has shown the most value to their team in the whole NBA league....   [tags: Sports, NBA]

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Portrait of A Hockey Player

- Portrait of A Hockey Player The year is 1992. I am ten years old. I am with my brother, Stephen, and my Uncle Seamus. We are in my uncle’s BMW on our way up to his winter home in Pennsylvania. It is around ten o’clock at night and we are starving. We decide to stop at a small restaurant on the corner of this dark road. This stop changes my life. During our meal my uncle mentions he knows Mike Richter. Mike is the goalie for the New York Rangers, a great professional hockey team. I’ve always liked hockey, but I never thought about playing it....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury in Football Player

- PRINCIPLES OF SPORTS THERAPY ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT INJURY IN FOOTBALL PLAYER ANATOMY Palastanga (2006). Anterior cruciate ligament as two bands, anteromedial attaches anterioriorly on intercondylar eminence of medial plateau of tibia.posterolateral attach on medial aspect of lateral condyle of femur; intermediately twisted. Vascular supply is middle genicular artery. Ekbolm (1994). In foot ball, while side cutting, players perform hip extension and abduction , knee flexion and plantar flexion, the main muscles acting is gluteus maximums for hip extension, abductor magnus, longus for abducting the hip, hamstring as knee flexors ,triceps sur...   [tags: Sports Medicine ]

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Growing Up I Was A Diehard Basketball Player

- ... All my work finally was paying off and I had actually became happy with my results. My trainer who was there with me from day one reminded me that it’s good to be happy but do not settle where you’re at. He asked me “When you were 10 years old, was your dream to be the 5th best Point Guard in Florida, or was it to become a professional basketball player?” He quickly reminded me that the work wasn’t done, it was only beginning. Even though I had reached success and become one of the best players in basketball in Florida, I felt at the time that I was losing out on my life....   [tags: Basketball, High school, Point guard]

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Swedish Player Sweeps Up At Royal Panda !

- ... Through a packed selection of the very best games, along with some thrill a minute live dealer games, if you have your heart set on winning big, ensure that Royal Panda remains on your radar. Ladbrokes and Gala Coral finally set for CMA merger decision It has been one of the longest running stories within the world of online gambling, as the merger between Ladbrokes and Gala Coral has been dominating the headlines for what seems like forever. In months past it seemed that the deal was done, but the intervention of the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) threw a spanner in the works....   [tags: Gambling, Casino, Slot machine, Online casino]

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I Was A Football Player You Must Be Fearless And Athletic

- To be a football player you must be fearless and athletic. Two traits that I was very good at. I was always congratulated and assured how great I did in a game or practice, by both teammates and coaches. Most just want to play and other look at the sport as a career something they see themselves playing for year and hopefully at some point getting honored for their skills and abilities. People from all over come to watch kids play in high school like; scouts, fans, players that once played for the team even some television broadcast smaller companies of course, but the exposure is great....   [tags: American football, High school, Play]

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How I Have Adapted And Grown As A Player

- Coming towards what most likely is the end of my tennis career, I have begun to reminisce on how I have adapted and grown as a player. I think one of my biggest growth periods in my game came after I really started to focus more on my mental tennis. It is one of those things that you don 't think about much when you are just learning the game but becomes an essential part of developing into a better player. I think my uncle, Vic Braden, explained mental tennis best in his book, Mental Tennis: How to Psych Yourself to a Winning Game....   [tags: Mind, Psychology, Thought, Tennis]

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Music Is The Best Player For The Rest Of My Life

- Throughout my life, I have been taken by music. However, it was not until my 8th grade year in middle school that I realized that I could be a musician for the rest of my life. Before that, music just seemed like something to keep me out of trouble. I wasn’t the best player at that time, and I still knew very little about it all. How could something like that ever support someone. Still, music was the only talent that I could find any success in, and I enjoyed doing it, so I still wanted to take a stab at it....   [tags: High school, Music, The Band, 2006 albums]

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Loss of Credibility: Downfall of Baseball Player Sammy Sosa

- Credibility is a big topic when it comes to celebrities. Whether they are athletic or movie stars every one has there dignity, their pride and logo. There are always celebrities that get their credibility by cheating, and once one important celebrity, in this case an athlete, it does not only look bad on themselves but all the entire organization as a whole. Once they do cheat it can change the game forever. Sammy Sosa was born on November 12, 1968 in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic. Growing up he had a rough childhood....   [tags: MLB, Steroids, Athlete]

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Jackie Robinson : The First African American Player

- Jackie Robinson became the first African American player to play in the Major League for baseball. Baseball was segregated for over 50 years and that nigh,t on Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, Robinson broke the barrier for colored athletes. (Jackie Bio) Jackie Robinson’s career escalated into the big leagues due to a guy named Branch Ricky taking a chance on him. Ricky knew that it would be hard for him to do, but he knew what Jackie was capable of, he knew that Jackie wouldn’t retaliate to all the threats he got in the news, by both fans and teammates alike....   [tags: Jackie Robinson, Major League Baseball]

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Michael Jordan, Greatest Basketball Player Ever

- It is not very often that one person can change someone else’s life by telling a story of his or her own. Michael “Air” Jordan makes that happen. Michael played an important role in changing how people viewed great basketball and strong, hard-working athletes. Michael’s life explains to the world, how with just a little drive, great achievements can be made. Michael’s life began in Brooklyn, New York, on February 17th, 1963, where his parents James and Delores always stood by his side. His father, known for his unending support, always gave Michael advice on what to do, never letting him down....   [tags: Sports, NBA]

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Is Falcon Football Player Suspended For Two Years?

- Mariska Hargitay, founder of the Joyful Heart Foundation, “It’s a really screwed up world, but it’s not your fault, and what happened to you, it doesn 't make you the monster.” If you were sexually assaulted, it is not your fault. Sexual assault and rape awareness is not emphasized as much as it should be on college campuses. Most students think, “That will never happen to me”. Those are the students that don’t protect themselves or take extra precaution. Recently a sexual assault and a rape has been dealt with accordingly at Bowling Green State University....   [tags: Rape, Sexual assault, University]

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Jimmy V, A Football Basketball Player, Coach, And Broadcaster

- Jim Valvano, otherwise known as “Jimmy V”, was a college basketball player, coach, and broadcaster. This paper will cover Jimmy and define his true leadership qualities. Jimmy was an icon in the sports world not only for his coaching ability. He taught the world that leaders need a vision, leaders need to connect with their followers, and that leaders learn from their followers. Jimmy defied the rules and transformed his players into exceptionally good players and even better people. He taught more than basketball to his players and reached outside of his coaching arena to touch the lives of people across the world....   [tags: Leadership, Basketball, Coaching, Management]

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Dopamine Ltd.'s New Music Player

- Table of Contents I - INTRODUCTION…………………………………………………………………....2 II - DETAILS ABOUT TECHNOLOGIES USED IN NEW PLAYER……………......2 III - KEY FEATURES………………………………………………………………......2 IV – LEADERS IN AREA……………………………………………………………...3 • Foobar 2000……………………………………………………………………...3 • Winamp…………………………………………………………………………3-4 • AIMP……………………………………………………………………………..4 • Amarok…………………………………………………………………………...5 V – CONCLUSION………………………………………………………………………5 - WORKS CITED I - INTRODUCTION Dopamine Ltd. has done the research on the music players industry and as the result presents its new project....   [tags: product analysis]

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Austria-Hungary : A Prmary Player in World War I

- Background Austria-Hungary was a prime player in the development of World War I and was responsible for starting the first real conflict of the Great War. However, even before the Great War, Austria-Hungary was a major power in the European continent and had been embroiled in the Holy Roman Empire. The country was originally just Austria but was recreated into a Dual Monarchy by the Hapsburgs and was renamed into the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This empire was ousted by the Germans and began fighting with the Russians who had expansionary goals....   [tags: contemporary world history]

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Employee Loyalty At A Unit And Become Welcomed As A Team Player

- To help new employees feel comfortable with their decision to join a unit and become welcomed as a team player, employers must: Create the impression it is well run and values its employees Send the first week’s orientation schedule and new hire paperwork prior to the start date- helps decrease stress and anticipation of what’s to come Have daily, one-on-one meetings with their supervisors, this helps with successful retention and which can be attributed to the strong supervisor-employee relationship Provide programs that build loyalty by engaging employees and making them feel appreciated from day one, this will lead to nurse retention....   [tags: Nursing, Management, Nurse, Florence Nightingale]

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Famous NBA Player: Wilton Norman Chamberlain

- Wilton Norman Chamberlain was a basketball player who played in the NBA from 1959 to 1973. He went to college at the University of Kansas, and was drafted into the NBA in 1959 by the Philadelphia Warriors. Wilt went to high school at Overbrook in Pennsylvania. Wilt Chamberlain was born on August 21, 1936 in Pennsylvania, and he passed away on October 12, 1999 in Los Angeles at the age of 63. Wilt Chamberlain played for three teams in his NBA career, The Philadelphia Warriors, The Los Angeles Lakers and the Philadelphia 76ers....   [tags: Basketball, Sports, Star]

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My Best Basketball Player On My Life

- ... My mom came shortly later and she talked to the coach and she was excited but I wasn’t. Coach Stevenson told me to go warm up in the ring and to start throwing when I was ready. So I thought why do I need to warm up to throw an object so I just started throwing. The first one I threw it went 65 feet and each throw went up from there. Coach Stevenson told me that i was throwing good and there was only one person who is throwing better than me. I didn’t know there were other kids that actually threw....   [tags: High school, Ninth grade, Basketball]

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