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  • 1. SPORTS IMPACT ON SOCIETY DISCUSSION QUESTIONS1) Why do sports get so much attention in the US?2) Research the following sport athletes & events & answer why they had such an impact on not only the sports world, but to society as a whole?A) Jackie RobinsonB) Muhammad AliC) 1972 OlympicsD) Title IXE) 1999 FIFA Womens World CupF) Lance ArmstrongG) 1980 Olympics (USA vs Russia in hockey)H) Jim ValvanoI) 1968 Olympics (Tommie Smith & John Carlos)J) 1995 Rugby World Cup3) In addition to the above, can you think of any other athletes, teams, games, events, etc. that had an impact on society as a whole? SPORTS & SOCIETY ARTICLES DISCUSSION QUESTIONSWhat Makes Fans Tick?1) Explain the 8 basic motives that drive people to be sports fans.2) How does the "social identity theory" explain our attraction to spectator sports?3) Explain the concepts of "BIRGing" and "CORFing."4) What is a "Deep Fan?"5) What are the differences between blue collar and white collar fans?What Makes Fans Crazy About Sports?1) What is the #1 "passion driver" of most NFL fans?2) What is the #1 "passion driver" of most MLB fans?3) Explain the following 3 groups of baseball fans:A) Field of DreamersB) Team ObsessorsC) Family Connectors4) What sports property had the largest U.S. fan base in 2009?5) What sports property had the largest U.S. fan base in 2001?
  • 2. THE YANKEES PLAYOFF RUN AFTER 9/11 IS NOT THE ONLY EXAMPLE OF HOW SPORTS FIGURES & EVENTS TRANSCENDED THE SPORTS WORLD & IMPACTED SOCIETY.
  • 3. WHAT WAS THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF THE FOLLOWING SPORT EVENTS & ATHLETES?
  • 4. JACKIE ROBINSON
  • 5. -PLAYED FOR THE BROOKLYN DODGERS FROM 1947-56.-SELECTED TO 6 CONSECUTIVE ALL-STAR GAMES (1949-54).-WON MLB ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AWARD IN 1949.-WON WORLD SERIES WITH DODGERS IN 1955.-ELECTED TO MLB HALL OF FAME IN 1962.-BECAME 1ST BLACK MLB PLAYER SINCE 1880’S WHEN HEDEBUTED WITH DODGERS ON APRIL 15, 1947.-HIS CHALLENGE OF MLB SEGREGATION CONTRIBUTEDSIGNIFICANTLY TO THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT (1955-68).-MLB RETIRED HIS NUMBER 42 ACROSS ALL TEAMS IN1997.
  • 6. MUHAMMAD ALI
  • 7. -WON LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT GOLD MEDAL AT THE 1960 SUMMER OLYMPICS IN ROME.-BECAME YOUNGEST BOXER (22) TO TAKE THE TITLE FROM A REIGNING HEAVYWEIGHTCHAMPION WHEN HE DEFEATED SONNY LISTON ON 2/25/64.-NAMED “FIGHTER OF THE YEAR” BY RING MAGAZINE MORE TIMES THAN ANY OTHERFIGHTER.-INDUCTED INTO INTERNATIONAL BOXING HALL OF FAME IN 1990.-CROWNED “SPORTSMAN OF THE CENTURY” BY SPORTS ILLUSTRATED IN 1999.-BORN CASSIUS CLAY BUT CHANGED HIS NAME IN 1964 AFTER JOINING THE NATION OFISLAM.-REFUSED CONSCRIPTION INTO US MILITARY IN 1967 BASED ON RELIGIOUS BELIEFS &OPPOSITION TO THE VIETNAM WAR.”-”I AIN’T GOT NO QUARREL WITH THEM VIET CONG…NO VIET CONG EVER CALLED MENIGGER.”-QUOTE ARTICULATED THE REASON TO OPPOSE THE WAR FOR MANY YOUNGAMERICANS, & SERVED AS A TOUCHSTONE FOR THE RACIAL UPHEAVALS THAT WOULDROCK THE 60’S.-AWARDED PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM ON 11/9/05 BY GEORGE W. BUSH.
  • 8. 1972 SUMMER OLYMPICS
  • 9. -TOOK PLACE IN MUNICH, WEST GERMANY FROM 8/26-9/11 1972.-US SWIMMER MARK SPITZ WON 7 GOLD MEDALS & SET A NEWWORLD RECORD FOR EACH.-SOVIET UNION WON MOST MEDALS (99). US WAS 2ND (94).-OFFICIAL MOTTO: “THE HAPPY GAMES.”-WEST GERMAN GOVERNMENT WANTED TO PRESENT A NEW,DEMOCRATIC GERMANY TO THE WORLD AFTER THE FALL OF THENAZI REGIME.-ON 9/5 8 PALESTINIAN TERRORISTS BELONGING TO THE BLACKSEPTEMBER ORGANIZATION BROKE INTO OLYMPIC VILLAGE & TOOK11 ISRAELI ATHLETES, COACHES, & OFFICIALS HOSTAGE.-ALL 11 HOSTAGES WERE EVENTUALLY MURDERED.
  • 10. TITLE IX
  • 11. -TITLE IX OF THE EDUCATION AMENDMENTS OF 1972 WAS ENACTED ON JUNE 23, 1972.-IN 2002 IT WAS RENAMED THE PATSY T. MINK EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN EDUCATION ACT, IN HONOR OF ITS PRINCIPAL AUTHOR PATSY MINK.-SINCE 1972, 9 TIMES THE AMOUNT OF WOMEN PARTICIPATE IN HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS & PARTICIPATION AT THE COLLEGE LEVEL INCREASED 450%.-A RECIPIENT OF FEDERAL FUNDS CAN DEMONSTRATE COMPLIANCE WITH TITLE IX BY MEETING ANY 1 OF THE FOLLOWING 3 PRONGS:1) PROVIDING ATHLETIC PARTICIPATION OPPORTUNITIES THAT ARE SUBSTANTIALLY PROPORTIONATE TO THE STUDENT ENROLLMENT.2) DEMONSTRATE A CONTINUAL EXPANSION OF ATHLETIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE UNERREPRESENTED SEX.3) FULL & EFFECTIVE ACCOMMODATION OF THE INTEREST & ABILITY OF THE UNDERREPRESENTED SEX.
  • 12. DISCUSSION:-REARRANGE THESE LETTERS TO MAKE A SINGLE WORD:DRAGON LEWIS-EMILY, 2012, IPHONE 5TODAY:-NO NEW DISCUSSION QUESTIONS DUE.-WE WILL FINISH DISCUSSING SPORTS FIGURES/EVENTS THAT IMPACTED THE SPORTS WORLD& SOCIETY & DISCUSS WHY WE ARE SPORTS FANS.HOMEWORK:-KEITH BUJAK CURRENT EVENT.-ANSWER CHAPTER CHAPTER 18 DISCUSSION QUESTIONS THAT WERE POSTED MON.
  • 13. 1999 FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP
  • 14. -1999 FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP WAS HELD IN US.-CHAMPIONSHIP GAME ON JULY 10 AT THE ROSE BOWL INPASADENA, CA WAS THE MOST-ATTENDED WOMEN’S SPORTSEVENT IN HISTORY WITH OFFICAL ATTENDANCE OF 90,185.-US DEFEATED CHINA 0-0 IN PENALTY SHOOTOUT (5-4) WITH AGOAL BY BRANDI CHASTAIN.-PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON: “THE WHOLE COUNTRY IS CAUGHTUP. IT’S GOING TO HAVE A BIGGER IMPACT THAN PEOPLE EVERREALIZED, & IT WILL HAVE A FAR-REACHING IMPACT NOT ONLYIN THE US BUT ALSO IN OTHER COUNTRIES.”
  • 15. LANCE ARMSTRONG
  • 16. -WON 7 CONSECUTIVE TOUR DE FRANCE RACES (1999-2005).-1997: FOUNDED THE LANCE ARMSTRONG FOUNDATIONWHICH SUPPORTS PEOPLE AFFECTED BY CANCER.-2004: NIKE DEVELOPED & LAUNCHED THE YELLOWLIVESTRONG WRISTBAND AS A FUNDRAISER FOR LAF.-WRISTBANDS SELL FOR $1 EACH.-TO DATE, 80 MILLION WRISTBANDS HAVE BEEN SOLD.
  • 17. 1980 WINTER OLYMPICS: USA VS RUSSIA
  • 18. -1980 WINTER OLYMPICS HELD IN LAKE PLACID, NY.-US BEAT THE SOVIET UNION 4-3 IN THE SEMI-FINAL GAME.-US WENT ON TO WIN GOLD BY BEATING FINLAND.-1999: SPORTS ILLUSTRATED NAMED THE GAME THE TOPSPORTS MOMENT OF THE 20TH CENTURY.-COLD WAR (1946-1991): A PERIOD OF POLITICAL,MILITARY, & ECONOMIC TENSION BETWEEN THECOMMUNIST WORLD (SOVIET UNION) & DEMOCRATICWORLD (US).-1979 ENERGY CRISIS: LED TO GAS SHORTAGE IN US.-MOST AMERICANS WERE DOWN ON THE US & THE GAMEPROVIDED A REVITALIZATION OF PATRIOTISM.
  • 19. JIM VALVANO
  • 20. -NCAA DIVISION 1 BASKETBALL COACH FROM 1968-1990.-WON 1983 TOURNAMENT WITH NORTH CAROLINA STATEUNIVERSITY.-DIAGNOSED WITH TERMINAL CANCER IN 1992.-ON MARCH 4, 1993 GAVE FAMOUS “DON’T GIVE UP…DON’T EVER GIVE UP” SPEECH AT 1ST ESPY AWARDS.-THE V FOUNDATION WAS STARTED IN 1993 TO FUNDRESEARCH TO FIND CURES FOR CANCER.-HAS RAISED MORE THAN $80 MILLION TO DATE.
  • 21. 1968 SUMMER OLYMPICS: TOMMIE SMITH & JOHN CARLOS
  • 22. -TOOK PLACE IN OCTOBER 1968 IN MEXICO CITY, MEXICO.-FIRST OLYMPICS HOSTED BY A SPANISH-SPEAKINGCOUNTRY.-ONLY OLYMPICS EVER HELD IN LATIN AMERICA.-TOMMIE SMITH & JOHN CARLOS AMERICAN SPRINTERS.-SMITH: GOLD & CARLOS: BRONZE IN 200-METER RACE.-ON THE AWARD PODIUM RAISED A BLACK-GLOVED FISTAS THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER PLAYED.-SYMBOLIZED SOLIDARITY FOR AFRICAN-AMERICANS &THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT.
  • 23. 1995 RUGBY WORLD CUP
  • 24. -HOSTED BY SOUTH AFRICA.-3RD RUGBY WORLD CUP.-1ST RUGBY WORLD CUP WHERE EVERY MATCH WASHELD IN 1 COUNTRY.-1ST MAJOR SPORTING EVENT HELD IN SOUTH AFRICAAFTER THE END OF APARTHEID IN WHICH SOUTH AFRICAWAS ALLOWED TO COMPETE.-WON BY SOUTH AFRICA (SPRINGBOKS).-VICTORY BECAME A SYMBOL OF UNITY & INSPIRATIONFOR THE NATION AFTER 50 YEARS OF RACIAL TENSION.