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9/11 & sports

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9/11 & sports

  1. 1. <ul><li>SPORTS AFTER 9/11 ARTICLE DISCUSSION QUESTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>What were the only 2 things that got former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani’s mind off of 9/11? </li></ul><ul><li>How did sports help America return to normalcy after 9/11? </li></ul><ul><li>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? </li></ul><ul><li>What city hosted the first Olympics after 9/11, & how much did they spend on security? </li></ul><ul><li>How much did Athens spend on security for their Olympics? </li></ul><ul><li>NINE INNINGS FROM GROUND ZERO DISCUSSION QUESTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>1) How did sports help in the healing process for New York & America after 9/11? Cite specific examples from the film. </li></ul><ul><li>2) In the film Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling says, “They had to win those 3 games at their place to make it right.” What did he mean? </li></ul>
  2. 2. WHILE WATCHING THE DOCUMENTARY, ANSWER THE FOLLOWING DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: 1) How did sports help in the healing process for New York & America after 9/11? Cite specific examples from the film. 2) In the film Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling says, “They had to win those 3 games at their place to make it right.” What did he mean?
  3. 3. 1) HOW DID SPORTS HELP IN THE HEALING PROCESS FOR NY & USA AFTER 9/11? CITE SPECIFIC EXAMPLES FROM THE FILM/ARTICLE?
  4. 4. 1) VENUES USED AS STAGING GROUNDS FOR THE RESCUE/RECOVERY EFFORT.
  5. 5. 2) SPORTS HELP US RETURN TO NORMALCY.
  6. 6. 3) SPORTS ARE THE ULTIMATE OUTLET TO ESCAPE.
  7. 7. 4) SPORT IS A UNIFIER -SPORT CAN BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER BY GIVING THEM A SENSE OF PERSONAL IDENTITY, AS WELL AS FEELINGS OF GROUP MEMBERSHIP & SOCIAL IDENTIFICATION. COLLECTIVE RITUAL: -GROUPS OF PEOPLE ENGAGING IN A SET FORM OF RITES & PRACTICES SUCH AS A RELIGIOUS CEREMONY OR ATHLETIC EVENT.
  8. 8. 5) SPORT IS A SOCIALIZING AGENT -SPORT PROVIDES A SOURCE OF BOTH GROUP & PERSONAL IDENTITY. IT SATISFIES BASIC NEEDS FOR BELONGING. ROLE LEARNING: -YOUNG CHILDREN LEARN TO THINK & BEHAVE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE VARIOUS SOCIAL ROLES AVAILABLE TO THEM.
  9. 9. 2) 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?

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