Essay on Underpaid Athletes

Athletes in the past did not always accumulate as much wealth as today’s multi millionaire athletes. Although many resent the high salaries they earn, the industry they earned their way into raises billions of dollars in revenue. Not too mention the hard work and rigorous schedule athlete must go through, only a small percentage of … Read more

Steroids & Sports

Anabolic steroids are used by all kinds of people not just football players. In most sports there are athletes that take steroids to increase there performance. Athletes have bin taking synthetic steroids since the turn of the century to increase there performance, have bigger muscles mace and also make them self more aggressive. Medical and … Read more

1994 Baseball Strike

On August 12, 1994 professional baseball players went on strike for the eighth time in the sports history. Since 1972, negotiations between the union and owners over contract terms has led to major economic problems and the absence of a World Series in 1994. All issues were open for debate due to the expiration of … Read more

Sports Effects on Technology Today

Sports Effects on Technology Today here was no mistaking the feeling. It’s the one where the throat tumbles into the stomach and the sweat turns cold. The Celtics were in danger of losing – again – to the Chicago Bulls. That would be twice in six days and there would be no way to put … Read more

Drugs: Hurt Players and Sports

Brett Favre, Diego Maradona, and Darryl Strawberry are all big name sport stars. They all play different sports, but all have the same problem: they tested positive for using illegal drugs. Cocaine, anabolic steroids, and painkillers are just a sample of drugs found in sports. Cocaine is described this way, It makes you feel like … Read more

The History of Tennis

Tennis players are better conditioned and far stronger than they were 20 or 30 years ago. But the athletes have changed far less than the racket technology. Compared to today’s composite frames and Kevlar strings, rackets made of wood or the metal T2000 (popularized by Jimmy Connors) look like they should hang in a natural … Read more

Formula One

It really all started at the end of the first lap of 1988 Portuguese Grand Prix. Aryton Senna and Alain Prost were nearing the end of their first season driving together in the totally dominant Mclaren Honda team. All season long, the tension between these two great drivers had been building as the battle for … Read more

Sports In The Middle Ages

Standing in thick forestry waiting for the right moment , waiting for the right time, waiting for the right falcon to step into his clutches, man gets anxious as the falcon gets closer and closer. This is his chance, its almost there, WHAP!! Trapped, this is only the beginning of a pastime of flying, diving, … Read more

Chinese people and sport

People all over the world, of all body styles, sizes, races and backgrounds occupy their time and gain physical fitness through games and activities referred to as sports. From professional leagues around the world, school sports, and neighborhood games, fun and strategy come together to form a worldwide phenomenon that has come to be loved. … Read more

History of Modern Sports

The period of 1865 to 1950 was critical to the formation of “Modern” sport that is recognized today. In an article by Allen Guttmann titled From Ritual to Record: the nature of modern sport, Guttmann outlines seven characteristics that played a central role in the development of sports. These concepts were created as a sociological … Read more