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By , South Burlington, VT
People work hard because they know their dedication will pay off in the end. This is true for many aspects of life. It’s true in academics, friendships, and sports teams. Personally, I work hard to prove to myself that I am good enough.... (more »)
Coaches’ Effects on Kids
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Sports coaches shouldn't be picking favorites based on who they like more, which results in putting their favorites in front of others even when the favorites are inferior. Coaches should want their players to succeed and move up the chain.... (more »)
School Spirit at Its Best
By , Franklin, NJ
Have you ever seen the amazing student sections and packed stadiums for all of those football games you see on television? They are quite amazing and really bring out the best in their teams and help the teams significantly. It is something... (more »)
A Cross Country Race
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A cross country race is exhilarating. In a cross country race, the feeling is pretty much a feeling of death, and I think to myself, “Why the hell am I doing this?” Then I remember that running is fantastic. Running a 5k race is the... (more »)
Running with the Wind
By , Pittsburgh, PA
Every child has a dream, some different than others. Some wish to succeed in the music or art industry and some wish to pursue their dreams and life longs goals on the athletic field. There is not a right or wrong answer as to what you should... (more »)
The Soccer Life
By , Chicago, IL
Soccer. A sport that is played by thousands maybe millions of people around the world. I love soccer. Why? Well because it makes me feel wanted in the world, as I'm in the soccer pitch playing in not playing it to pass time but to enjoy. Many... (more »)
Pushing On
By , Hoagland, IN
     "Set," she yells throwing her hands up in the air.    Gracefully we go to set; I can feel the grass beneath my black shoes while my blood rushes with anticipation. I take a deep breath and close my eyes for a second waiting for the... (more »)
Best Sport, Worst Reputation This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Princeton Junction, NJ
Each step echoes with astounding clarity. The world opens as I stride forward. I have no wings, but I fly nonetheless, soaring over the weathered roads. My smile is nothing to the brightness that washes over me. The world turns to light. The... (more »)
My Favorite Place
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The modern world is too fast. Everything is processed too quickly. Have you ever thought of doing things more slowly?   Nowadays, all people know is “speed up more to do more things.“ Life is short. It is true that saving... (more »)
Why Run?
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Why Run? Running is a cure. It doesn't cure sicknesses or ailments, it's not that kind of cure. It's a cure for your everyday feelings. If you're feeling angry, frustrated, or annoyed, go run off some steam. If you're stressed out or... (more »)
I Can Do Hard Things
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People these days are whimps. They whine and complain their days away just to make things easier. But why would you want it to be easier? People were made to do hard things. The only way we can become stronger is by doing hard things. But also... (more »)
Professional Sports... And What's Ruining...
Something has to be done about professional sports, what h?appened t?o them. They used to be fun to watch as a fan, but now, with all the problems, there is no enjoyment in watching professional sports as a fan. One of the biggest problems in... (more »)
The Heisman Trophy: Character or Capability? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
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The Heisman Trophy is the epitome of all sports accolades. Every football fan dreams of hoisting this 25-pound bronze trophy overhead at the end of a record-setting season. The Trophy is awarded each year to an outstanding player in college... (more »)
NFL Draft
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From April 30th to May 2nd, the lives of 256 gifted individuals will change forever. For these lucky young men, their childhood dreams will be realized and an opportunity to compete at the highest level that their sport offers will be at their... (more »)
Tom Brady*
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This past February, the New England Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl 49. This was the 5th victory for the franchise with Bill Belichick as the coach and Tom Brady playing quarterback. However, the win did not come without... (more »)
Fighting for a Cure
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In life, there are many things that a person never wants to hear. One of the biggest fears someone can have is hearing the dreadful three words, the three words that turn people’s lives upside down, the three words that can kill:... (more »)
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