Are Sports Stars Paid Too Much Money?

asked 2019-05-06 17:41:44 -0500

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Are you looking for a new activity to help relieve stress? Years later, watching my son play this seemingly stupid boring game, to pass the time decided to scientificly figure out such things as ice, rock and broom interaction. Some where along the way I learned that there is much more to this game and now find it as exciting to watch as any other sport.
I retired a few years ago and was able to look back and reflect on my career and life. I had married and raised three wonderful kids. They are all adults now and have their own careers to climb. I had a wonderful career and was very blessed. I attribute part of that to my years at CCNY and being on the fencing team. It gave me the confidence and the knowledge to always follow my instinct. It has served me well and I hope to inspire others to do the same. Joining a sports team is just the beginning of a long journey - a journey full of joy and disappointments, of winning and losing by one touch, and of friendship that lasted a lifetime.
Perhaps one of the greatest thrills of Ultimate is traveling with your best friends to go play in some faraway city. The difference here is that in Ultimate, annual tournaments are actually designed for the party. Whether you're an elite level player or just a beginner, these tournaments are enjoyed by all. You can find them in places like Wildwood, New Jersey, where thousands of Ultimate players take over this beach town for an entire weekend. Other classics include MARS in Pittsburgh, Sandblast in Chicago, Lei Out in California and Potlatch in Seattle. Anytime you're feeling like you need a break from competitive Ultimate, these tournaments will do the trick.
During the nineteenth century, beer was more than a social lubricant. Drunk primarily by immigrants who did not have access to clean water in our growing urban slums, beer became a symbol of social division. Members of proper society associated their fear of immigrants with the overuse of alcohol. The National League banned the sale of the brew at baseball games, much to the dismay of brewers who owned clubs like the Cincinnati Redstockings, baseball's first professional team. The League was concerned that selling alcohol would attract the wrong type of crowd. Workingmen were not welcome, and neither were clubs that ignored the "no beer" edict. When Cincinnati refused to sign the "no beer" pledge, it was dropped from the League in 1881.
The skill levels vary widely and most of the players are in for the fun and exercise. Occasionally team sports can get competitive and tempers can flare. The challenge is to keep the egos and violence in check. Recently, there has been a ration of severe injuries in youth sports direct. This is a disturbing trend. Youth sports should be about skill development, not winning at all costs. A secondary lesson that is supposed to be instilled by participation in youth sports is sportsmanship. How to relate to your team mates and opposing players in a positive non threatening way, is the other.

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