Research Paper On Basketball

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  • 'Chucks' of Converse

    A 4 page case study of Converse. Converse is a shoe company founded in 1908 in Massachusetts. In 1917, the company introduced a canvas, high-top shoe that it called the "All Star." In the 1920s, a semi-professional basketball player named Charles "Chuck" Taylor joined the Converse sales team and began aggressively marketing the shoe throughout the Midwest as he ideal shoe for recreation and sports. For the next four decades, "Chucks," as they became known, were the shoes to have, particularly on the basketball court. This case study of Converse and Chucks looks specifically at its branding strategy. No bibliography is offered.

  • Female Participation in Basketball

    A 5 page overview of the importance of female participation in sports such as basketball and in the importance of this participation receiving an equal media coverage and emphasis as does male participation in sports. Correlates female participation in sports with lowered teen pregnancy, higher academic success, and less gang participation. Bibliography lists six sources.

  • Pro Sports and Policies on Drugs

    In five pages this paper examines the existing drug policies in the National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball, and the National Football League and discusses how they can be improved. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • A Utilitarian Approach to Sports

    This 4 page paper is an essay about the application of the ethical theory of Utilitarianism and the Deterrence theory as applied by a student determined to win a place on the team and a basketball scholarship. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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