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Sports players aren’t the only ones causing violence in sports when the 1997-1998 basketball season starts the washington bullets will have a new name they will be called the washington wizards.
Some fans of British soccer have come to American sport areanas to see american sporting events, and were amazed at the amount of women, children and fls in the stands.
Tests have shown that athleits playing contact sports such as football are more prone to become violent in there personal lives.
www.logan.k12.nj.us /Publish/term/violence.htm   (1012 words)

 African Americans in the Sports Arena
On view are seven major sporting events - boxing, horse racing, cycling, track and field, basketball, baseball, and football - which opened the doors to the expanding Sports Arenas of today.
The world of sports is such a strong part of the recognizable American fabric that it would be hard to imagine the social, cultural, or political development of this nation without this pastime.
On the other hand, American sports are filled with records of African American athletes capable of participating in the broad sports arena but not given the chance due to their race.
www.liu.edu /cwis/cwp/library/aaitsa.htm   (14867 words)

 Salsinger was special to sports - 12/14/01
Salsinger became sports editor of The Detroit News in 1909 and continued in that position until his death in 1958.
   Salsinger, sports editor of The Detroit News for 49 years (1909-1958), was named to the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday.
Navin hadn't had a pennant winner since 1909 and was tired of losing.
www.detnews.com /2001/sports/0112/14/h01-367096.htm   (1079 words)

 Montreal Canadiens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
With the exception of baseball's New York Yankees, no North American sports team has had as storied and as successful a history as the Montréal Canadiens.
They were a charter member of the league's forerunner, the National Hockey Association (NHA), in 1909.
In 1916 they beat the Portland Rosebuds of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association to win their first Stanley Cup; and they returned to the finals the following season, only to lose to the Seattle Metropolitans.
www.lighthousepoint.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Montreal_Canadiens   (1885 words)

 Hughie Jennings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1899, he enrolled in the Cornell Law School, though he never completed his degree.
His playing career essentially ended in 1903, although his activity in the sport was far from over.
While Jennings was a fine player, he is largely remembered for his managerial success, particularly with the Detroit Tigers, whom he managed from 1907 through 1920, guiding them to three consecutive American League pennants in 1907-08-09.
www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Hughie_Jennings   (255 words)

 philta history 2
Davis was instrumental in the development of tennis in the Philippines when he built tennis courts and sports facilities in almost every municipality of the country.
The exciting activity in tennis throughout the world is attributable to a national desire for sports participation because tennis adapts itself admirably to all ages.
With the proliferation of sports in 1909, some of the athletic stars were thinking of cashing in on their talents and fame.
www.angelfire.com /id/ustc/ph2.htm   (466 words)

 Women's Sports Foundation COMMUNITY
CAPs are not "chapters" of the Women's Sports Foundation, however, the Foundation provides CAPs with educational resources, funding advice, awards guidelines and certificates, and incentives to encourage grassroots sports activism.
Activities such as clinics, "sports nights" and educational forums are great ways to celebrate grassroots participation and the achievements of girls and women in sports.
The emphasis of the CAP is on flexibility, and the Women's Sports Foundation is proud of the creative events that CAP committees organize across the country.
www.womenssportsfoundation.org /partners/feministmajstore_pinsstore_pinsstore_pins/comm/article.html?record=1   (877 words)

 Pendleton Round-Up Round-Up Featured in Sports Illustrated
The spot reads "in existence since 1909, the Pendleton Round-Up is one of the most prestigious rodeos in the country."
Sports Illustrated has a national average subscriber base of 3,150,000 readers weekly in all 50 states.
The Pendleton Round-Up and Happy Canyon is held the second full week of September in Pendleton, Ore. The Round-Up began in 1910 and is recognized as one of the oldest and most prestigious rodeos in the world and won the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association's 2003 Large Outdoor Rodeo Committee of the Year Award.
www.pendletonroundup.com /pages/sipress.shtml   (266 words)

 USATODAY.com - Title IX hits Middle America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
At the college level, Title IX is often styled as a titanic conflict pitting men's sports against women's sports.
At the high school level, though, boys sports are seldom dropped — none in Oklahoma, according to Yasser.
Its sports teams were mostly for boys until the 1970s, when girls teams slowly became more prominent, a progression not unlike many other public schools across the land.
www.usatoday.com /sports/preps/stories/2002-06-13-cover-titleix.htm   (1985 words)

 Dissecting Leftism
Sport is a major human activity, yet the three sports that the whole world plays were all invented in Britain: Soccer, Golf and Tennis.
And the vast British influence on sport is despite the fact that the British themselves are appalling at sports!
Another interesting commonality between the Marxists and the Nazis: They both rejected objective reasoning in favour of the claim that an argument was right or wrong because of who it was that put the argument forward.
dissectleft.blogspot.com /2004_02_29_dissectleft_archive.html   (8152 words)

 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
During the 1909 - 10 season he was in Cobalt, Ont., where he held a student mine position, and played on a team with such greats as Walter Smaill, Art Ross, Herb Clarke, and Bruce Ridpath.
Organized amateur hockey came into existence for the North Country on October 8th 1919, when at the annual meeting of the Temiskaming Hockey League in Cobalt, to which delegates had been invited from towns between Cochrane and Sudbury, a resolution was passed favoring the formation of a Northern Ontario Hockey Association.
The climatic conditions gave the North a splendid opportunity to develop this favourite winter sport to the fullest extent and, although individual efforts had been made by various towns to form a league to take in several clubs, no real organization existed prior to the season of 1919 - 1920.
www.noha-hockey.com /general/gen_history.htm   (717 words)

 Harry Hooper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He still holds many team records with the Boston Red Sox.
A graduate in engineering at Saint Mary's University, he broke into the majors with the Red Sox in 1909.
He was traded to the Chicago White Sox in the 1921 season and finished his career in 1925.
www.secaucus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Harry_Hooper   (408 words)

 1909 article - 1909 1906 1907 1908 1910 1911 1912 Decades 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1909 article - 1909 1906 1907 1908 1910 1911 1912 Decades 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s - What-Means.com
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 History of Women in Sports Timeline - Part 2 - 1900 - 1929
The 1908 tournament is held in Cincinnati and the 1909 tournament in Pittsburgh.
1909 - Annie Smith Peck, 57, becomes the first person to climb 21,000 foot Mount Huascaran, the highest peak in Peru on Sept. 2.
She demonstrated that women could play men's games and was a prime liberator of women in sports.
www.northnet.org /stlawrenceaauw/timelne2.htm   (4204 words)

 1909 in sports -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1909 in sports -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
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www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1909_in_sports.htm   (472 words)

 The New York Times: This Day In Sports
Young is the most remarkable ball player the game has yet produced when good work for a long period is considered.
Cy Young with the Cleveland Indians in an undated photo, probably from 1909 or '10.
Easily the greatest turn-of-thecentury pitcher, he holds the major league record for victories with 511.
www.nytimes.com /packages/html/sports/year_in_sports/06.30.html   (514 words)

 Volleyball Brief History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
During a demonstration game, someone remarked to Morgan that the players seemed to be volleying the ball back and forth over the net, and perhaps "volleyball" would be a more descriptive name for the sport.
Competitive teams were scattered, with no collegiate governing bodies providing leadership in the sport.
Volleyball was one of the eight competitions held.
www.du.edu /~kalreshe/history/history.htm   (830 words)

 Turner Construction Company
Turner Construction Company has long been recognized as an industry leader in sports facility construction.
Turner Construction Company's Sports Group offers clients specialized resources on the unique aspects of sports construction. Turner has created a wealth of internal expertise and staff experience.  The Sports Group provides a central repository of that knowledge and for utilization of those resources by Turner's offices nationwide.
Turner's highly specialized Sports Group staff is mobile and provides services on projects throughout the United States.  Turner's strong local resources provide logistical support, local business relationships and additional staff.  This potent combination of project-specific expertise and local market presence is unmatched in the construction industry.
www.turnerconstruction.com /sports   (134 words)

 hershey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1903, he began to build a factory near his birthplace in Derry Church, PA, and at the same time, established a model community for his workers.
In 1909, he and his wife established the Hershey Industrial School for orphaned boys.
It is also home to the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and the Penn State University College of Medicine, founded in 1963 with funds that included a $50 million award from the Milton Hershey School Trust Fund.
members.aol.com /N3YB/hershey.html   (210 words)

Big Bully Sports Collectibles offers a wide selection of autographed memorabilia, including PSA certified baseballs, footballs, bats, helmets, jerseys, and 8 x 10 photos.
Big Bully Sports Collectibles prides itself on the immediate shipping of all your collectibles in sturdy, high-quality packaging, which is our standard.
If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, return it along with the original invoice within 14 days for a full money-back refund.
www.bigbullysports.com   (132 words)

 Jackson County, Indiana, History & Picture Archive
While Shields and Pauley's camps along the White River most often are named by those recalling the past, the 1909 Seymour Daily Republican carried a front-page column entitled "At the Camps" and regularly nameed who was going and coming, how they enjoyed their stays and how many fish were caught.
From the Seymour Daily Republican, July 19, 1909: "The camp known as 'Camp Phonie' at Shields has about the largest crowd of any camp on the river at present.
Baseball, 1909: The fellow in the photograph is identified only as Claude Brocke, 1909.
www.jacksoncountyhistory.org /imagerecinfo.htm   (561 words)

 Radio Recall: Ripley on Radio: Believe it or not
He started signing his cartoons "Bob" or "Robert" in 1913 while he was sports cartoonist for the New York Globe; management insisted that "Leroy" was not athletic enough.
Later Ripley would claim that he had christened the strip "Believe It Or Not" but subsequent research reflects that it was actually titled "Champs and Chumps" for the first year.
During that period, he also wrote three sports books (on handball, travel, and boxing) but their sales were quite modest.
www.otr.com /ripley_on_radio.html   (1473 words)

 Sport Archives, Special Collections & Virtual Exhibits
Contains a short description of the Reford Sporting Books collection of over 272 books on hunting, fishing and horse racing primarily from the UK and North America.
A research center for equestrian and field sports, the library holds over 11,000 books published from the 1500s to the present, searchable through their online catalog.
There are extensive files on individual sports and organizations, especially the AAU, NCAA and the US.
www.ucalgary.ca /library/ssportsite/archives.html   (4184 words)

 eBay — Sports Mem, Cards Fan Shop, Authenticator Pre-Certified and Autographs-Original items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1909 T204 Ramly Jesse Burkett HOF RC BVG 5 7 7 0.5
Find a bobblehead of your favorite sports team player including Barry Bonds, Peyton Manning, Amare Stoudemier and Tiger Woods.
Or add an authentic MLB baseball, basketball jersey, hockey puck or golf ball to your sports memorabilia collection.
sports-cards.ebay.com   (305 words)

 History of Burberry
Burberry established a wholesale business in London in 1891, specialising in gabardine clothes for outdoor pursuits and sports.
In 1909, the label "Burberry" was registered as a trademark for the coats the company produced.
During World War I, Burberry designed coats for the military based on his outdoor models.
www.designer99.com /pages/burberry.html   (388 words)

 1974 in sports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
See also: 1973 in sports, other events of 1974, 1975 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
April 4 - Dave Mirra, extreme sports champion
April 24 - Gabby Logan, British television sports presenter
www.lexington-fayette.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1974_in_sports   (830 words)

 Title IX affects middle America - 06/18/02   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
At the high school level, though, boys sports are seldom dropped -- none in Oklahoma, according to Yasser.
"Thirty years ago, boys thought girls playing sports was weird," she said.
   By that Dossett said he means the community was required to spend money on sports that he feels would have been better spent on academics.
www.detnews.com /2002/highschools/0207/30/f06-517871.htm   (1640 words)

 Sports Network: This Day in Sports.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sports Network: This Day in Sports.@ HighBeam Research
August 19 --------- 1909 - The Philadelphia Phillies were rained out a major-league record 10th consecutive day.
The above preview is from Sports Network, August 19, 2003.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:106683058&refid=ip_almanac_hf   (185 words)

 Go 2 Guy: Leaf's media class -- too little, too late?
In one of the more memorable video clips from his NFL career, Leaf yelled at and got in the face of a San Diego Union-Tribune reporter.
In the Media Relations class, taught by sports information director Rod Commons, Leaf is learning how to take control of an interview.
Bonnie Anderson, "a caring grandmother from Washington state, USA:" "I, too, was involved in a tsunami, though from higher ground, in Hawaii in 1948.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /cougars/211126_moore08.html   (854 words)

 About RustyWilly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A few years later I was invited to a theme party at my friend's house.
She provided all the guests with name tags and RustyWilly was born.
RustyWilly Collectibles sells professionally graded sportscards in all four major sports issued between 1909-1969.
www.rustywilly.com /aboutrustywilly.htm   (191 words)

 Did You Know ? (Fivestars Zagreb - Only Recommended)
When and where was the Croatian Sports Federation founded?
The Croatian Sports Federation was founded in 1909 in Zagreb.
Send Us Your Pictures of Croatia - E-mail us and we will publish...
www.fivestars.hr /did_you_know/Mzg=?session_id=2a40882fa787a86661e1efe3a8cfe40d   (43 words)

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