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    The Medieval Joust This morning I witnessed a tournament held in town. As I was watching I realized that I wasn’t exactly certain about all the rules. This is why I decided to write this article about the history, rules, and guidelines of this riveting sport. The words "tournament" and "joust" are frequently used interchangeably. Strictly speaking "joust" describes single combat between two horsemen. "Tournament" refers to mounted combat between parties of knights, but also is used to refer

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    The Tournament of Roses Parade

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    invites every nearing city around Pasadena. Besides serving as a place where locals can go shopping, window shopping, or dining, it is also famous for holding the Tournament of Roses Parade at the end of every year. The Glendale galleria or the Americana nor The Grove, has an extravagant event at the end of the year such as the Tournament of Roses.Other people have traveled far from other cities not local and sleep on the streets the night before the parade with their sleeping bags and tents to keep

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    days were tournaments. Tournaments were also a way for knights to improve in combat and recieve a prize for winning. The tournaments were both solo and team competitions. Whatever format the tournament had, the last knight standing would get the prize and glory. The day of the tournament was a big deal for everyone. The knights would would be in their best outfits and parade around for the spectators. Then the tournament would begin with the Grand Marshall reading the tournament rules and trumpet

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    Sports in the Middle Ages

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    Sword Play, Chess, Tennis, Wrestling, Animal Games and Board Games. Tournaments in the Middle Ages were like the Olympics, but you wouldn’t win any medals. Above all, knights would win pigs, money, land, and good reputations. Overall, sports and tournaments were important in the Middle Ages because it show their inner strengths and abilities and prepared knights for battle. Jousting was the main reason why people would go to tournaments. People were attracted to Jousting because they would love to see

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    College Sports Gambling

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    which are targeted at prohibiting gambling on amateur sports. The bills were introduced a year ago, and at the time, were heavily favored. The bills would legally put a stop to betting on NCAA games, the oh-so-notorious March Madness (the NCAA Tournament), and wagering on all college sports for that matter. Las Vegas casino lobbyist have turned offensive. Who wouldn’t, if there were possibilities of losing a $700 million cash cow, with approximately $70 million on March Madness? The money

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    spinoffs ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN Classic aired a record 97 conference tournament men's basketball games over an eight day period, including 16 games broadcast from 10 different locations on March 12 (Hiestand). For fans of the sport ESPN has become a college hoops haven. CBS may garner the most attention for its $6 billion 11-year contract, which gives the network exclusive broadcasting rights for the season-ending men's NCAA tournament, but it is ESPN, which is responsible for the game's dramatic rise

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    Commercials

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    order to provide credibility for the quality of their products in general. In 2002 Nike produced a commercial for the soccer world cup. For this commercial Nike gathered twenty-four of the best soccer players from around the globe to play in a tournament format nobody has e... ... middle of paper ... ...nce and to convey an image of being a cool brand clearly shows that Nike’s priority is not to sell only one specific product at a time but to keep their customers loyal to their brand so they

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    whole day ensuing JP Hayes and Craig Stadler which was the coolest thing because afterwards they acknowledged that I had followed them and I got both of there signatures. which really had me going then and bet hat time it was time to retire from the tournament as the last of the players made the turn into the 18th hole. My final exhilarating thing this summer was that I really took the time to get to know allot of new people, I have so many friends now from other cities and states and even countries which

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    Jimmy wanted to be the best. He knew that his success depended on his speed and his technique. Jimmy worked like a demon to make up for the difference. By age 8, Jimmy was skillful enough to enter into tournaments, and he made a good showing in them. Jimmy did not win his first tournament until he was in the ten-year-old competition. The losses only gave him determination and the wins only gave humbleness. Jimmy Connors, a paragon of all sorts, had an unconquerable spirit. Jimmy knew that

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    Te Great Gatsby

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    Tom Buchanan- Tom is Daisy’s husband. He is arrogant and hypocritical. E. Jordan Baker- Jordan is Daisy’s friend who becomes romantically involved with Nick during the story. She is a talented golfer but cheated her way into winning her first tournament. F. Myrtle Wilson- Myrtle is Tom’s lover. Her husband George owns a run-down garage. Summary Like the setting says, the story takes place at West Egg in Long Island. The narrator, Nick, is not like the people of West Egg. He drives out

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