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Cheerleading is a Sport This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     The New York Times states that cheerleading is the fastest growing girls’ sport, yet more than half of Americans do not believe it is a sport. In addition, they fail to distinguish between sideline cheerleaders... (more »)
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Michael Vick: No Hero This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The Michael Vick saga is the story of a man who had everything and lost it all. And I cannot remember a tale more atrocious than his. In 2001, the Atlanta Falcons selected Vick to be their franchise quarterback. He was seen as the savior of the... (more »)
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Marching Band Should Be Considered a Sport
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When the average person thinks of sports they think of football, soccer, baseball, hockey, or basketball. Yeah those are all great sports, but what about those sports that aren't sports, but should be? Marching band should be considered a... (more »)
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Cutting Weight This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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His heart races to the sound of the clock ticking in the background. Twenty more seconds and he has this match won. All he needs to do is hold on. His opponent meets his eyes with a look of defeat. Thump, thump … 15 … 14 … the clock ticks... (more »)
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Basketball is my Favorite Sport
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The sport of basketball is known as a fun past time for any person young or old. Basketball is a great way of exercise and a great way to have fun with friends and possibly make some new ones. I love to watch and play the game, basketball is a... (more »)
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Steroids and Baseball This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Imagine having a great baseball career available to you if wanted it. What if it was as easy as getting an injection? That dream is a reality, courtesy of steroids. As long as you have money and time to work out, you can be a great baseball... (more »)
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Summer Diamond Girl This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   How many people can spend their summers getting down and dirty with some of theirbest friends? I do, and I love every minute of it! For years, my summers havebeen spent on softball diamonds around the United States. When I was... (more »)
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Greatness: A Tale of True Brotherhood
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As the sun began to set and the hum of the giant lights at either end of the field mixed with the steady thump of the rap music playing in the background, the goose bumps began to crawl along my arm and up my skin. The newly cut and painted grass... (more »)
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Fast Lane This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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My freshman year, someone told me that asthma and the sport of swimming don’t mix. After that first season, I was pretty sure they were right. I suffered through week after week, attack after attack, too proud to quit but too tired to... (more »)
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Ode to Cheer This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Who would ever think That cheer isn’t a sport? We practice We perform We compete We win Do you have what it takes? Yelling so loud The next day you can’t be heard Memorizing A million tiny moves To show off In front of a team that... (more »)
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The NFL Lockout
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In 2011 there will most likely be a lockout in the NFL. This means that there will be no football for 2011-2012 season because the NFLPA and the NFL’s owners cannot agree on a contract between each other. This affects the players because they... (more »)
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A Goal This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Your heart is pumping faster and faster. You look around the back field, and you know the football is coming to you. The score is 40 to 45, an exciting game so far. You can hear the few short seconds on the clock ticking down. Your team has to... (more »)
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Heart of a Champion This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I pulled into the school parking lot. This is it: finally time to show off my abilities, I thought. I stepped ­into the gym and immediately smelled sweat from our hard practice the night ­before. I knew I had to dominate this game if I... (more »)
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The Secret to Happiness
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Horse riding is a versatile and enjoyable activity. From a relaxing hack in the countryside to the tension and excitement of jumping against the clock, there really is something for everyone. Whether you rode as a child and would like to pick... (more »)
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Rip It Down the Line
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Watched the signal like a hawk watches prey, Into the box doing things my way, First stared her down till she shifted her feet, Then into the dirt I dug each cleat, Tested the distance, then, by tapping the plate, Now it’s all up to me,... (more »)
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Ode to Michael Jordan This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     Have you ever felt uncomfortable before a big game? Have you ever found yourself in a state of mind where you could hardly figure out if you even liked the sport you were about to play? Have you ever been in a... (more »)
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