Many people attacked her for what she did. Although, others thought she was brave and strong. Nonetheless, she made history on this day! Lynette Woodard is still healthy and alive. She is doing her best and foremost to share her story and train young girls of all races to play basketball.
My favorite player to watch is Kobe Bryant. He makes basketball seem as a mere game for little kids. He is an all-around athlete is still going strong at 30 years old. He is a big role model to many kids who enjoy playing this sport. Kobe can do anything he is a very versatile player and could get anywhere around the court in a blink of an eye.
One specific player that kept me sane was Napheesa Collier. One of my best friends and also THE best basketball player I have ever played with, she showed me what it took to be a great athlete. Not only is she one of the best women’s basketball players in the country playing at UCONN, but she is also one of the humblest people I have ever met. I believe that she is another person that helped me find my passions for the game. Playing with her for 3 years was one of the best experiences for me because I was challenged by her hard work ethic every day in practice and got to guard her every single day.
The first competitive game of game of basketball was played between to competing YMCA’s. The was attended by several women and ended in a tie. Thus the popularity of the game increased ,and later brought along the creation of the NBA. In 1896 Basketball was seen as to rough of a sport so it was later moved to different places to be played. 1898 the first pro league was Made revolutionizing and changing the way sports were looked at in america.
Why Basketball is the Best Sport (Rough Draft) Did you know the sport of Basketball was invented in 1891 and was played with a soccer ball and a peach basket? Due to the popularity of this game there were many developments to the game such as a different ball used for basketball, new hoops being constructed with backboards and many different accessories such as shoes, headbands, and jerseys. Over one hundred years later the game of basketball is one of the most popular sports to play and watch in the world. The games fast paced and high scoring game makes a thrilling moment for the people that are playing and watching. Due to this people form all around the world play basketball professionally and for leisure.
In the 1984 Olympics she earned a perfect 10.0 in Vault making her the first female gymnast in the U.S. to win the Olympic All Around title. “Mary Lou Retton’s wholesome exuberance won her many commercial endorsements, including the appearance on a Wheaties cereal box!”(biography.com) She is in great demand as a motivational speaker and corporate spokesperson. She made many commercials, appeared in several movies and T.V. shows, and is a popular speaker. Mary Lou Retton is still an amazing role model for many young athletes including gymnasts.
I still love the game of basketball, but not enough to pour ten to fifteen hours a week into it, like I do with lacrosse. I absolutely adore the opportunity I get to play a sport I love every day. Our team this year has a great chance of pushing for a state title, and I could not have more hope, nervousness, and excitement built up inside of me. Every time I think about the chance I get to enter the field with Brentwood across my chest, I feel ecstatic. I feel blessed with such an incredible opportunity that I never want to take for granted.
Basketball, it's a sport everyone appreciates, especially when you're playing with people you enjoy being around. I enjoy being around Alex, Luke, and Parker. Our team name is AALP Jam, as in the film Space Jam. We’ve been playing together for about 2 years now and this summer was very fun, perhaps even more fun than last summer. We played in a 3v3 in Lewiston last summer, the four of us.
Since picking up “The Rock” seven years ago, I’ve come to love basketball, and it’s given me experiences, skills and values emanating beyond the game itself. Whenever I’m feeling stressed, shooting a few hoops with my little sister at the park is a surefire way to relax and have fun. From weight training to running liners, basketball has helped me develop discipline and an appreciation for teamwork. Furthermore, basketball has been my medium to travel across the globe and even take a photo with UMich star Jamal Crawford. From Memorial Day weekend tournaments in downtown San Francisco to spontaneous pick-up games with local high school athletes in Okayama, Japan, time and time again, basketball has transcended language and culture, allowing
Stereotyping in occupational status will result in disadvantage in women 's career. Gatton, DuBois, and Faley (1999) claims that gender stereotypes of occupations are manifested in the belief that certain occupations are ``women 's ' ' (e.g., nurse, teacher, secretary, etc.) occupations and others are ``men ' (e.g., automotive mechanic, engineer, medical doctor). Due to this type of stereotyping in advertisements, some women are forced to abandon their ambition and passion due to the community mindset that it is not appropriate and might be too dangerous for them. Gender stereotyping in advertisements is an issue as it results in negative effects on both the society and the women in the community.