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  Encyclopedia: 1923 in sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sport psychology professionals are interested in how participation in sport, exercise, and physical activity may enhance personal development and well-being throughout the life span.
Sport psychologists are also involved in assisting coaches in working with athletes as well as helping improve athletes' motivation.
As an academic discipline, sport and exercise psychology is the scientific study of people and their behavior in sport and exercise contexts and involves such topics as personality, motivation, attributions, arousal, leadership, and goal-setting.
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 Encyclopedia Brunoniana
Moreover, it is precisely these stern sports in which young men can engage only at their best that do most to repress vices in those participating in them.
In December 1923 the advisory committee to the coaching staff recommended to the accessory committee that football coach Edward N. Robinson and his assistant coach, Reginald W. Brown, should not be rehired.
The number of varsity sports at Brown, men’s and women’s, grew to 31, before four varsity sports were dropped in 1991 as part of the University’s budget reduction.
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 1923 in sports: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Encyclopedia: National Football League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The NFL is one of the major professional sports leagues of North America.
In the United States, the major professional sports leagues are the three professional sports leagues with the largest fan bases, television audiences (and therefore, the largest revenues and player salaries), and the longest histories of widespread fan bases in the United States.
In an organised sport league, a season is the portion of one year in which regulated games of the sport are in session.
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 Encyclopedia: 1923   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
And this decade-long contest was merely one link in a chain of events that is still being forged in places like Cyprus and in Greek relations with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
In a spectacular stunt sequence, he climbs the side of an eight-story building in a publicity stunt, and hangs from the hands of a large clock in order to win prize money and his girl.
The Chinese Immigration Act 1923, better known in the Chinese-Canadian community as the Chinese Exclusion Act was an act passed by the Federal Government of Canada, virtually banning all forms of Chinese immigration to Canada.
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 Careers in Sport Psychology
is (a) the study of the psychological and mental factors that influence and are influenced by participation and performance in sport, exercise, and physical activity, and (b) the application of the knowledge gained through this study to everyday settings.
In 1966, a group of sport psychologists met in Chicago to discuss the formation of a society for sport psychology.
Youth sport organizations may employ a sport psychology professional to educate coaches about how to increase the satisfaction and enjoyment of participants and about coaches' roles in promoting development of self-esteem.
www.wcupa.edu /_ACADEMICS/sch_cas.psy/Career_Paths/Sports/Career07.htm   (1765 words)

 Jews in Sports from A to M
The sport began in 1865 and four years later Montagu Mayer competed in canoe races in England.
Though an outspoken advocate of multiracial cricket, he was to have led his all-white team in the Commonwealth Matches at Edinburgh in 1970, but violent opposition in England to South African apartheid in sport caused cancellation of his team's participation.
In 1964, when this sport was added to the Olympic program for the first time, James Bregman (1941-) of the United States won a bronze medal in the middleweight division.
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 1923 - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar).
August 2 - Warren G. Harding, 29th President of the United States (1921 - 1923) dies in office and is succeeded by Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929).
You can find it there under the keyword 1923 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1923)The list of previous authors is available here: version history (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1923andaction=history).
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 Learn more about List of sports events in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
1999 in sports - Death of Joe DiMaggio
1993 in sports - Monica Seles is stabbed during a tennis tournament
1923 in sports - First 24 hours of Le Mans race
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 1923 in sports - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
1923 in sports - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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 The New York Times: This Day In Sports
By the same token this disregard of rules of ring warfare, or this surprising ignorance, saved the title for Gene Tunney, the fighting ex-marine, who has been king of the ring for just a year.
The bout ended with Tunney getting the decision, and the vast majority in the staggering assemblage of 150,000 people, who paid, it is estimated, $2,800,000 to see this great sport spectacle, approved the verdict.
Its adoption followed the Manassa Mauler's battle in 1923 with the giant Firpo when Dempsey stood directly above the fallen Firpo, striking the South American just as soon as his knees left the floor without waiting for Firpo to come erect from a knockdown.
www.nytimes.com /packages/html/sports/year_in_sports/09.22.html   (1035 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.
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 AIM25: League Against Cruel Sports: League Against Cruel Sports
During 1923 Henry B Amos had in successfully campaigned for the banning of Sunday rabbit-coursing in the district of Morden, by means of letters to the press, distribution of leaflets and gathering support amongst civic and religious leaders.
The League's stated principle was `That it is iniquitous to inflict suffering, either directly or indirectly, upon sentient animals for the purpose of sport.' It initially focused on the prohibition of recognised blood-sports including fox-hunting, stag-hunting, otter-hunting, hare-hunting, rabbit and hare-coursing.
In 1932, the dissidents formed the National Society for the Abolition of Cruel Sports (NSACS) split from the League, however publicity generated by the spilt attracted sufficient membership for both the LACS and the NSACS to survive.
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 The Seattle Times: Sports: Hank Stram, 1923-2005: Dapper coach was respected as innovator
Stram, said, "All of us had a great joy in being able to experience the sport at the level we did because of his creative mind and the kind of personality that he put around you.
Stram was born Jan. 2, 1923, in Chicago and grew up in Gary, Ind., where his Polish-born father was a tailor and professional wrestler named Henry Wilszek, who performed for the Barnum & Bailey Circus.
Stram worked briefly as an analyst for CBS Sports' NFL telecasts before moving into the radio booth calling games on Monday night for 16 seasons alongside legendary play-by-play man Jack Buck.
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 Sane about traditional sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1923, eight sports-loving school-mates from standard IX of the New English School, Ramanbaug decided to set up a sports club.
Says Phatak, ``He believed that women should be on equal terms with men in sports so he made arrangements for a separate work-out section for them.
After a lifetime of involvement in and dedication to the field of sports the indefatigable Sane is still raring to go.
www.indianexpress.com /ie/daily/19990818/ile18132.html   (862 words)

 A History of the V.I. Sports Day
The Thamboosamy Trophy - donated in 1923 by Mr Ganapathy Pillay, the son of Mr Thamboosamy Pillay - was awarded to the House that had gained the highest cumulative marks in all sports held in the year, such as cricket, football and athletics.
A glimpse into a typical Sports Day is offered by the Victorian 1923:"Preparations commenced on the afternoon of the day previous, and the morning of the 14th of August 1923 saw the grounds and buildings gorgeously decorated with streamers, flags and buntings.
As is still the tradition at Sports Day today, a pole was erected in the middle of the School field, and on it were hung different coloured balls representing the colours of the Houses, the order reflecting their latest total score.
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 Women and Sports--Health lesson plan (grades 6-8)--DiscoverySchool.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tell students that in the past women’s sports weren’t as important as they are today, and girls weren’t often encouraged to participate in sports.
As more women became involved in sports, girls were encouraged to participate as well.
One woman should be 40 to 60 years of age, one should be 25 to 40 years of age, and one in her teens or early 20s.
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 MCLUB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Committee completed a draft Constitution and By-Laws in the Fall and at the M Club's organization meeting on November 12, 1923, there were 100 letter winners present out of a possible 250 members.
The objective of the 1923 Constitution stressed (1) promotion of amateurism; (2) courtesy and fair play by the athletes; (3) hosting officials and guests; and (4) spectator decorum.
It also emphasized the importance of athletics in the development of the individual, and encouragement of all students to participate in well regulated competition and the physical education program.
www.themclub.org /about/history.html   (266 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online: ANDERSON, RALPH ALEXANDER, SR.
In 1923 he went into the business of constructing and operating golf courses in several small towns around Houston.
He invented attachments for sports equipment to permit persons of various disabilities to participate.
Under his direction annual wild-game dinners were instituted in several veterans' hospitals in South Texas; in addition to those hospitals, Anderson visited 172 other Veterans Administration hospitals over the United States as volunteer-at-large to entertain and instruct the veterans in recreational pursuits.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/AA/fan10.html   (465 words)

 List of sports events
This page indexes the individual year in sports pages.
1908 in sports - First women compete in the modern Olympic Games
1888 in sports - English Football League founded
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 Martin Dihigo -- Latino Legends in Sports
Known as "El Maestro" in Mexico and "El Immortal" in Cuba, Dihigo began his U.S. career in 1923 as an 18-year-old second baseman for the Cuban Stars.
Martín Dihigo, "El Maestro", served as the Minister of Sports in Cuba, until his death at age 65 in 1971.
Six years after his death, Martín Dihigo was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977 by the Negro League Committee.
www.latinosportslegends.com /Dihigo_Martin.htm   (725 words)

 WHMC-Columbia--Mahoney, Tom, Papers, 1922-1969 (C3063)--INVENTORY
Mahoney then enrolled in the School of Journalism at the University of Missouri, where he co-authored the 1926 journalism show, was sports editor of the Savitar, and earned a letter in track.
The majority of clippings in these papers concern various sports figures and events, including: the University of Missouri track teams of which Mahoney was a member (1924-1927); the Olympics of 1928 and 1932; and famous athletes such as Babe Didrikson, Paavo Nurmi and Charley Paddock.
These items concern various sporting events at which Mahoney was either a participant or a reporter.
www.umsystem.edu /whmc/invent/3063.html   (657 words)

 Knowledge King - List of sports events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Each year is annotated with a significant event as a reference point.
1996 in sports - Professional cyclists compete at Summer Olympic Games for the first time
1992 in sports - Toronto Blue Jays become the first non-American team to win a Baseball World Series
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The sports company, which always defended Asghar, has recently sent a letter to the BCB clearly stating that no channel is interested to buy Bangladesh’s TV rights until their Future
Sporting Lisbon's midfielder Rudolph Douala and Ajax's right-back Hatem Trabelsi are being watched while forward Peter Lovenkrands of Rangers is an outside bet.
Prime Sporting Club, Bhratritta Samaj Kallyan Sangha, Mansoor Sporting Club and Menjis Krira Chakra won their respective matches in the Bactrol First Division Handball League at the handball ground on Monday.
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 Business News Luminaries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As editor in chief of all Time Inc. magazines from the company's founding in 1923 to his retirement in 1964, Mr.
Luce founded Fortune as what he described as a "beautiful" magazine to tell the story of American industry and the people who run it.
Through the decades, though, it evolved into its current edgy, sharper, more critical form, with some of the best business reporting in the profession.
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