Tag Archives: American football

‘I love football, instead of soccer.’ American said

According to Babaguchi, Kawai, Ogura, and Kitahashi (2004), from the history of the American compatriots, football is linked to their lives and family. In America, football is viewed as a game of high school reunions and homecoming as well. In most … Continue reading

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Sexuality, Gender and Race in American Football

     The origins of American football have helped shape the face of the sport and its role in our culture today. In its early stages, football was a white male-dominated sport. Reforms to college and professional leagues over the … Continue reading

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The Role of Football in Our Society

While I was doing my research on American football, I wanted to focus on how its origins helped shape the face of the sport and its role in our culture today. First, I explored some of the early rules and … Continue reading

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Rugby at Home and Abroad

As I said in my first blog post, I came into 2014 knowing very little about the game of rugby. I have dedicated some time to learning the basic rules of the game and also the popular leagues and teams … Continue reading

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The Haka

The image I chose to examine represents a popular tradition within international rugby circles. Looking at the image with an untrained eye, one first notices the contrast in colors between the vivid green that is prominent at the top and … Continue reading

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Things to Think about on Super Bowl Sunday

A video that will not air today (Superbowl Sunday), but that should be part of conversations about football: And an article from the New York Times on the morality of watching football: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/26/magazine/is-it-immoral-to-watch-the-super-bowl.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0

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Just run the bases and score a touchdown….or something like that

Hi all! I am a second year student from LA studying communication and business. First and foremost, just to clarify the title of this post, I am aware that there are no touchdowns in baseball. But the fact remains that … Continue reading

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