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    Los Angeles Dodgers

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    Before Earvin “Magic” Johnson and his group of investors took over the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Dodgers organization was in one of their darkest times. During the time Frank McCourt and his ex-wife, Jamie, the fans appreciation and attendance was at it lowest point since 2000. The attendance for the Dodgers plummeted 17% from the year before. They also lost 200 million dollars that McCourt used to bankroll his lavish lifestyle. During the whole divorce between Frank and Jami, fans were calling for

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    Dodger Stadium: A Bright Spot For Los Angeles

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    In the heart of downtown Los Angeles nestled within the valley of Chavez Ravine lies Dodger Stadium. Overlooking green valleys and rolling hills with the skyscrapers of the city behind it, Dodger Stadium appears as the epitome of peace in bustling Los Angeles. Few would fathom that beneath this sanctum of the Los Angeles Dodgers resides a village of Mexican Americans. Critics ranging from muralist Judy Baca, to academic writers Tara Yosso and David García, to the people displaced themselves argue

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    Professional Perspectives Los Angeles, California is the home of many athletic dynasties such as; the Los Angeles Dodgers, USC Trojans, and most importantly the Los Angeles Lakers. Sports broadcasting advances every year, providing fans with more convenient access to keeping up with their favorite teams and athletes. For Laker fans in 1947, when the Lakers organization was founded, one had to attend games or be home to watch them on television at the exact time they were scheduled to air. However

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    The Los Angeles Dodgers have almost gotten into the playoffs and looked like real contenders for the past three years. Yesterday marked the day that they would be officially in the playoffs. They beat the Giants 8 – 0 with Kershaw getting the shutout and launching their campaign into the postseason. The biggest question leading the Dodgers into the playoffs is their pitching. No doubt in my mind is that Kershaw and Grienke will both do very good and Kershaw’s usual bad form in the postseason will

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    Chavez Ravine

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    Years ago, there was once a small town called Chaves Ravine within Los Angeles, California and this town was a poor rural community that was always full of life. Two hundred families, mostly Chicano families, were living here quite peacefully until the Housing Act of 1949 was passed. The Federal Housing Act of 1949 granted money to cities from the federal government to build public housing projects for the low income. Los Angeles was one of the first cities to receive the funds for project. Unfortunately

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    as what their version of the American dream looked like. In 1979, the Los Angeles Dodgers were on a mission to find a new type of baseball player. Due to a conflict which developed as a result of the construction of the new Dodger stadium, Dodger management was having a difficult time marketing to the ever growing Mexican population in Los Angeles. In an attempt to start a baseball following within the Latino community, Dodger scouts were sent to Mexico to find a player who could garner the attention

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    protectable property interest that creates and 3.) A likelihood of confusion among consumers as to the source or origin of the goods or service. The two cases we discussed in class for trademark infringement were the Indianapolis Colts case and Dodgers Sports Bar case. In the Indianapolis Colts case the NFL permitted the “Baltimore Colts” to move to Indianapolis and the team was renamed the “Indianapolis Colts”. Nine years later the CFL granted a franchise to a Baltimore team. They named the team

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    What would you feel like to be the first modern African American to play major league baseball? Well, you don’t because this courageous man named John(Jackie) Robinson took over that role. On January 31, 1919, a kid by the name of Jackie Robinson was born in Cairo, Georgia. He surely did not know that he would be one day an american hero. His father was Jerry Robinson, a plantation worker. His mother was Mallie, she was a domestic worker. Jackie had three brothers and one sister. The four brothers

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    Jackie Robinson and Baseball

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    Jackie Robinson is one of the most famous major league baseball players of all time. Throughout his career he faced many obstacles that would have broke anyone else, but Jackie was an obedient young man who stayed strong through the end of his career and earned the respect of his enemies. Jackie had something about him that made him stand out from everyone. He was a young black man who had the talent to out-play any white man who stepped in front of him. Being black gave Jackie a horrible disadvantage

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    of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Making Jackie Robinson the first African-American to play Major League Baseball (MLB). Jackie’s transition from the Negro Leagues to MLB was not an easy one. As a player, he transitioned very well, but it was Robinson’s teammates, Dodgers fans, the opposing teams and their fans that tested Jackie every chance they got, some hotels even prohibited the Dodgers to stay in their establishments

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