Sports Essay Samples

Terrelle Pryor: Scandal and Implications

US college sport can be regarded as a replica of the US professional sport with its stars, achievements and scandals. Sport is now associated with big money and such popular kind of sport as football is associated with huge money. It is not surprising that even athletes of college leagues…

Performance Enhancing Drugs and Ethics in Sport

The use of performance enhancement drugs in sports has been studied by scientists for several decades to evaluate their implications and determine why some athletes use them while others avoid them altogether. Performance enhancing drugs are divided into several groups based on their effects on the body. These groups include…

The London 2012 Olympics: Environmental Analysis

Background Shibli, Gratton and Bingham (2012, p.280) pointed out that Olympic Games is the largest sports event in the world involving more than 200 nations with more than 14500 athletes and 26 sports. The sports event expects more than 70000 volunteers, 1.5 million spectators, and 20000 media. Olympic Games are…

College Athlete Compensation Controversy

In the antiquity, the conception of sports was established on the high and glorious ideals. The stakes were high and required the extreme level of the athlete’s commitment. But the rewards were great as well: the champions were exalted, honored, and submerged in the aura of respect and fame. Since…