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SPORTS AFTER 9/11 ARTICLE DISCUSSION QUESTIONS1) What were the only 2 things that got former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani’s mind off of 9/11?2) How did sports help America return to normalcy after 9/11?3) According to a report in the October 2001 Sports Business Journal, how much money did sports teams spend to beef up security over the course of the year after 9/11?4) What city hosted the first Olympics after 9/11, & how much did they spend on security?5) How much did Athens spend on security for their Olympics? NINE INNINGS FROM GROUND ZERO DISCUSSION QUESTIONS1) How did Caren Barbara get tickets for the 9/10 Yankees game?2) What baseball stadium served as a staging area for rescue supplies?3) Who was the Mets manager during the 2001 season?4) Why were the Yankees not sure they should be visiting the armory?5) Not knowing what to say to a woman at the armory, what Yankee gave her a hug?6) What were the only 2 things that got NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani’s mind off 9/11?7) What Met hit the go ahead home run to beat the Braves in the first game after 9/11?8) What team did the Yankees beat in the 2nd round of the playoffs to advance to the World Series?9) Who threw out the first pitch before Game 3 of the World Series?10) What was the secret service agent that was on the field during the first pitch disguised as?11) Where did Shaun Powell go when God Bless America was played during World Series games?12) What Yankee hit the game tying home run in the 9th inning of Game 4?13) After hitting the game winning home run of Game 4, what was Derek Jeter nicknamed?14) What flight was Brielle Saracini’s father the captain of?15) What floor of the WTC North Tower did Kieran Lynch’s older brothers work on?16) What Yankee hit the game tying home run in the 9th inning of Game 5?17) Why did Mayor Giuliani have to leave Game 6 & go back to NY?18) What team won the 2011 World Series?
1) HOW DID SPORTS HELP IN THE HEALING PROCESS FOR NY & USA AFTER 9/11? CITE SPECIFIC EXAMPLES FROM THE FILM/ARTICLE?
1) VENUES USED AS STAGING GROUNDS FOR THE RESCUE/RECOVERY EFFORT.
4) SPORT IS A UNIFIER-SPORT CAN BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER BY GIVING THEM ASENSE OF PERSONAL IDENTITY, AS WELL AS FEELINGS OFGROUP MEMBERSHIP & SOCIAL IDENTIFICATION.COLLECTIVE RITUAL:-GROUPS OF PEOPLE ENGAGING IN A SET FORM OF RITES &PRACTICES SUCH AS A RELIGIOUS CEREMONY OR ATHLETICEVENT.
5) SPORT IS A SOCIALIZING AGENT-SPORT PROVIDES A SOURCE OF BOTH GROUP & PERSONALIDENTITY. IT SATISFIES BASIC NEEDS FOR BELONGING.ROLE LEARNING:-YOUNG CHILDREN LEARN TO THINK & BEHAVE INACCORDANCE WITH THE VARIOUS SOCIAL ROLES AVAILABLETO THEM.
IN THE DOCUMENTARY DIAMONDBACKS PITCHER CURT SCHILLING SAID,“THEY HAD TO WIN THOSE 3 GAMES AT THEIR PLACE TO MAKE IT RIGHT.” WHAT DID HE MEAN?