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Are Youth Sports Too Competitive?
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Year after year kids of all ages strap on their pads and put on their jersey dreaming about making the next game winning catch or hit a homerun to win the game but does anyone ever stop to wonder what the kids and teams do to succeed? As a 14... (more »)
Failure: My Greatest Success This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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My name is next. I’ve been waiting all season for this moment: to hear my name called as one of the sophomore football players chosen to practice with the varsity team for the playoff. Even though I have started every game and was... (more »)
Does Bull Rage at the Red Cape in...
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As my head was one among the rest in the area around the Paseillo, I was badly perspiring with some gruesome images in my mind, images of bull blood being splattered by the matadores. I was waiting for the moment when the small red coloured... (more »)
The Accident
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“Weeeoooo, weeeoooo, weeeoooo” Thirty minutes earlier. “Bye guys,” my parents shouted up the staircase to us as they were leaving.  “Bye,” I shouted back from the kitchen with my... (more »)
Rushed
By , Franklin, NJ
Being rushed is never a good thing. Being rushed can physically hurt someone. Being rushed can ruin a game. Being rushed can ruin a season. A time where I was rushed in a situation was when our sixth grade, very talented, football team was... (more »)
The Hill
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The merciless sun blazed against my exposed neck, blistering my skin into pink ham. Beads of sweat rolled into my eyes and stung my cracked lips. I gasped for breath. I was already dying, but my hike had only just begun.    ... (more »)
Film Review Assingment: Creed
By , Bedford Hills, NY
Apollo Creed was well known for his boxing greatness throughout most of the Rocky movies.  Unfortunately it all came to an end when he was killed in the ring after coming out of retirement and now his son has chosen to continue his... (more »)
It’s Easier to Go Down a Hill than Up It, but...
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“Qatar basks in glory of perfect 10 in Incheon” … I am sure that most of you must have read this news which appeared in the local newspapers. Yes…..Qatar with a population of less than 3 million won 10 gold medals in the recently... (more »)
Paul Rabil
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PIt all started when Paul Rabil was born December 14, 1985 in Gaithersburg Maryland, a very beautiful city edged by the ocean.  Paul Rabil was a young boy when he started lacrosse.  At the age of twelve when he started, he... (more »)
Bull Riding Memoir
By , viroqua , WI
Overpowered from excitement, I threw all of my gear into the hatch of an old SUV and crawled into the backseat. We drove 20 minutes to the Cowboy’s Arena in Seneca. Out of excitement, I jumped out of the backseat, popped the hatch and got... (more »)
I Am ESPN
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As I walk into Lambeau Field, I can already hear the fans chanting and roaring -- they are ready. I vividly see my breath shooting through the air as I walk onto the field. My all-time favorite place. This once-in-a-lifetime experience is my job... (more »)
I Am Jamal Crawford
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He has the talent to be a starter, but he comes off the bench. He understands roles and wants what’s best for his team. His unique style of play gives his team the perfect spark. His easygoing personality and love for the game gives him an... (more »)
Cricket: What is it?
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Cricket, the second most popular game in the world, is played by both women and men internationally. The ICC, International Cricket Council, consists of ten full member countries, 38 associate members, and 57 affiliate members. According... (more »)
Paintball with 2nd Graders!
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He was ten and I was nine. At this stage in my life it’s an honor to be invited to a 5th grader's birthday party. We went paintballing and everyone seemed so experienced while I was over standing to the side with the moms since... (more »)
A Step Into the Ballet World
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The smell of hairspray and desperation fill the room, as the dance moms go into panic mode trying to get their daughters ready for the dance recital. It was their first recital. As I looked to my right, I could see the young aspiring ballerinas... (more »)
The New Plague of the NFL is Not Injuries, but...
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Many former NFL players have another thing to worry about other than not receiving a sufficient pension. Now, more than ever, head injuries have been the main concern of football programs across the country, spanning from youth all the way up... (more »)
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