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A sobering experience on UCSD Track and Field

I have been high jumping for 8 years now, but I never excelled until my second year of Junior College.  I never dreamed I would have been the best high jumper in the state, and definitely never dreamed of being … Continue reading

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Swimming for Real

For this class, I chose to do my sport on swimming. To engage myself within this sport, I decided to spectate some of the rec swimming clubs on campus. One of them is a conditioning swim recreational class that takes … Continue reading

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No Pain, No Gain

The constant beep of my alarm clock, it sounds like an ambulance is driving through my room with its sirens blaring.  It is a Sunday morning and I am waking up before sun rises. There is something wrong with this … Continue reading

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Emotional Escapades With B-Ball

I  want to be able to uncover the phenomenon that occurs when people watch a sports game. Watching sports always tends to bring people together and join them to be a part of the same cause while ignoring all other … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Track and Field

This photo of Track and Field sprinter Usain Bolt is an excellent medium to analyze about the cultural values, practices, and assumptions regarding the sport.  The candid shot shows Bolt close up with a pleased look on his face and … Continue reading

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How you see American Football?

     According to Poynton & Hartley cited in Bruce (126) sport represented through the media does not have an impact on the world and it is in most cases viewed as a story. However, because there is a lot of … Continue reading

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Strike a pose Vogue

I chose this photo of LeBron James and Gisele Bundchen from the Vogue, “Shape Issue,” because it hailed me through the facial features of the two individuals captured on the cover and how different they were. LeBron James, an NBA … Continue reading

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