Football is widely regarded as a dangerous sport full of hard hits and collisions. With recent groundbreaking discoveries related to Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), parents, doctors, and fans are starting to wonder about how safe football is. CTE has now been proven to cause depression, memory loss, and even suicide in former NFL, college, and some high school players. Although there is no way around these facts, people should be encouraged by the progress football is making to keep players safe.The greatest safety question about football is the adequacy of the equipment players use. People have also begun to look at the governing body of a football league to see what they are doing to protect their players.
Should kids play football? Football is an amazing sport and it is an American tradition but the game is so risky. Football is a great sport but kids should not be able to play football because the game is just so dangerous. Many parents and kids are really considering their decisions to play football. Seeing how the game truly is such a risk.
French 1 Marcus French Mr. Swan Van Lent ELA 11/Period 2 4 April 2013 Dangers of Football In our world today, safety precautions are being taken during heavy contact sports, such as football, but are these precautions safe enough? This sport of American football has been the root of concussions in both youth and professional play. With that being said there are organizations adding rules to stop the pandemic, but it seems as if it is not enough. Also the rules and precautions that have been added have slowed the flow of the game; meaning football is less exciting. I realize this may not seem as big as of a problem, you know the old saying “Boys will be Boys” well imagine if it were your son getting injured or even getting possible permanent brain damage.
He found that the racist conduct of a core of extremist supporters led to an increase in spectators' violence in general. There are real-world applications of research into the link between sports and xenophobia. Many football teams have taken step to minimise xenophobia within sports. Some football teams have also made contributions to local ethnic communities and have donated to anti-racism charities. The 'home advantage' in sports
The Pros and Cons of Steroids for Athletes Minhaj Ghayur Writing 102 Dr. Turner May 11, 2010 Abstract Steroids have become a hot topic in the media and sports these days. A lot of athletes are being caught using steroids and jeopardizing their careers. The media and other health related organizations are trying to provide people with a better knowledge of steroids and the risks of taking steroids. Almost everybody knows the benefits of taking steroids, but does not know the overall process that goes with taking steroids and living the life afterwards. This research studies the pros and cons of using steroids.
Starting positions are very limited, so that is why the African Americans and whites fight over them. To make an African American player look bad, the white football players wouldn’t block for the African American during practice. The white people just wanted to make the African Americans look bad. All the white football players cared about was to make sure that all the starting positions were filled with their own race. It caused many conflicts between the players, not only during practice but during games.
Generally stating, sports is unfair and it always has been. Cheating in sports was started ever since sports began. Taking out athletes in the Hall of Fame strictly for cheating would be unjust. There are plenty of other cheaters in the Hall of Fame that go unpunished for what they have done, simply because sports in unwilling to punish them. The Hall of Fame is place to hold major records not minor ones, kicking out
Like they don’t make enough money in the NFL they need to sue over petty bull crap like they were back in elementary school again. There are so many more important things to worry about in today’s society then calling people names. If they are not calling each other the N-word than it’s about their sexuality and they use the F-word and other derogatory names I chose not to use here. This article also says that his own team mates consider him to be honorary black because he is considered one of them from being on the team for so long, it also says it’s a cultural thing that he can’t be honorary black because he has not lived in oppression like the black race has which to me is a discriminatory remark in itself because black people don’t own the market on being oppressed. People of all cultures have been oppressed at some point in history.
Football is contact sport and you have to physically knock down people if you want to advance in the game. Football is culturally important because most parents would want their children to be tough. Football players are usually described to be tough and Texas is a tough country. In Friday Night Lights, the team couldn’t do have as much if they weren’t funded by boosters. People who donate or fundraise for sports, football especially, would be booster.
One of the most recent and predominantly exhibited problems of today is the abuse of firearms within the American culture. Since the effects of Illegal use of firearms have been currently rampant in the United States, our government has implemented laws to regulate offenders and format a solution in attempts to eliminate the accidents, misuse, and crime on the rise. Although it seems as if these laws would quickly diminish this problem, they have many repercussions. The rights of Americans, specifically the second amendment, are being questioned by the members of society who obey gun laws and safety regulations. This is creating an enormous debate and concern for many people, not only within our government.