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    Vince Lombardi

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    Vince Lombardi Vince Lombardi was a father, and a husband, and he had a great impact on today’s view on professional football as well as other sports. On Jun 11, 1913 born (and grew up) in Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn, NY; first of five children (2 sisters, 2 brothers) to Henry Lombardi and Matilda Izzo Lombardi. And in the 1920s experimented with boxing as a teenager and didn't like it. In 1928 started his studies for priesthood at Cathedral Prep in Brooklyn. 1930 decided not to

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    Vince Lombardi

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    There was a certain one of these people, though, that stood out from the rest. This was a man by the name of Vince Lombardi. Most people generally know who Vince Lombardi was. They know him as the former, and most famous, coach of the Green Bay Packers back in the late fifties and early sixties. They also recognize him as the man the trophy awarded to the Super Bowl winner, the Lombardi Trophy, is named after. This is all common knowledge in the football world. Do any of these people know who Vince

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    Vince Lombardi

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    Vince Lombardi Vince Lombardi was a great man, many say. He exemplified that American ideal that greatness can only be achieved by hard work and discipline. However, Lombardi’s life was far from perfect. He did not begin his career as the head coach of the great Green Bay Packers of the 1960’s; hardly, as he began as a lowly assistant at a run down Catholic high school, just scraping by. Soon, however, it became apparent that Lombardi was no average coach. His intensity, his undeniably

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    The Best Football Coach: Vince Lombardi

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    Vince Lombardi is known as one of the best football coaches of all time. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 11, 1913 (Philips, 2001). Lombardi was the eldest of five children of two very devote Catholic parents (Philips, 2001). Throughout his childhood Lombardi was involved in many sports but football was his true passion (Philips, 2001). During his senior year of high Lombardi won a football scholarship to St. Francis Prep School in Brooklyn (Philips, 2001). During his time at St. Francis

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    Church And State

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    in the country of Iran. Women under the Sharia law are treated very differently than women in the United States. These women are treated badly. The Sharia does not separate church and state. The Sharia law is also known as the Islamic law. Clark Lombardi says Sharia means "the path to a watering hole." (www.butterflies and wheels. com) Sharia is a religious code for living. The Koran is the Holy text of Islam living, in the same way the Bible offer a moral system for Christians. Most Muslims or individual

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    Machiavelli

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    developing his followers into something better. Extraordinary leaders need to have communication skills to understand what the followers expect from him. "You serve as an influential role model for your players and everything you do will be watched. Vince Lombardi says, "Leaders are made, they are not born; and they are made just like anything else has every been made in this country - by hard work."" (Sugarman). Great leader must be seen as being great not actually being one. Machiavelli suggests this idea

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    Sports Agents

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    would not deal with agents (Masteralexis, 244).” Many times players found that having an agent was a disadvantage to them. For example, “In 1964 Jim Ringo brought his financial advisor (agent) to help negotiate a contract with Vince Lombardi of the Green Bay Packers. Lombardi excused himself for a minute, when he returned he told the agent that he was negotiating with the wrong team (Masteralexis, 244).” Agents had been around since prior to the 70’s, but were few and far between. C. C. “cash $ carry”

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    Sports Ethics

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    Sports Ethics Vince Lombardi, most likely the best coach to ever lead a team to victory or multiple ones on a football field. His ethics sometimes questionable, but never misunderstood, were always meant to lead and encourage his team to be nothing but the best, and the best was achieved in 1967. After nine incredible winning seasons with the Green Bay Packers, Lombardi decided to retire as head coach. The Packers had dominated professional football under his direction, collecting six division

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    Steroids

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    and large sums of money. How things have changed in a few million years. Winning has always been a top priority for our species, the cavemen needed to win or their lives were finished. Today, we need to win because our society tells us so. Vince Lombardi summed up the entire modern era when he said, “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” Even though things are drastically different, there are some things that have not been lost over millions of years of evolution. Santana 2 Humans have

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    Leaders and Managers

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    on time and on budget. Leadership and management, therefore, seem to contradict each other. Leading Take a moment to name some leaders. You may think of people like Winston Churchill, George Washington, Robert E. Lee, Abraham Lincoln, Vince Lombardi, and Mother Theresa. Or, maybe the names of your bosses, teachers, or family members come to mind. But, would you think of your own name? Probably not. Usually, when we think of leaders, we consider larger-than-life historical figures, or important

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