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Who founded the international Olympic Committee?
Baron Pierre de Coubertin
Which of these dictatorships is not identified by berg as one ignored by the IOC
What is the central purpose of the Olympic Games, according to Berg?
For national politicians and governments to achieve national goals
What does Berg identify as the most notorious association between state violence at the Olympics
Tlatelolco Massacre in Mexico
What Olympic principle is difined as "any form of dicrimination with regard to a contry or person on grounds of race, religion, politics, gender or otherwise is incompatible with belonging to the Olympic Movement?
Which of these is cited as a potential benefit to olympic host cities?
How does totalitarian and oppressive governments use the publicity afforded sport to their advantage?
They use it to benefit their state and ideology
Why is political activism, according to Robert Lipsyte, often criticized in the "sportsworld"?
because fans often believe that politics should be kept out of sport
Which of these is not a reason that Freedman sees Super Bowl 51 as "strikingly Political"?
Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan's close relationship with President Trump
Six players from the Patriots, including Martellus Bennett, Davin McCourty, Dont'a Hightower, LeGarrette Blount and Alan Branch, plan to skip the ceremonial visit to the white house
Hosting the Olympic Games typically provides great economic benefit to the host city.
Which Olympic Games were the first paid for entirely by the private secgtor?
1984 Los Angeles
For most of the modern Olympic movement, the Cold War defined politics
Why were the two chilean graduate students, previously interviewed by Freedman in 1973, rooting for the Dallas Cowboys?
because they wanted to see Washington lose, since Richard Nixon supported them
Which of these is a way that the NFL embraces politics?
Pro-military events, like Air Force Flyovers
Why were Cam Newton's comments ("I'm an African- American quarterback that may scare a lot of people...") so polarizing?
some saw the comments as Newton living authentically while others viewed them as playing the race card
According to Aguilar, white privilege does not exist
What are the "politics of respectability," according to Aguilar?
the expectation that black people are expected to adhere to certain behavioral standards
How did sport become a tool to instill proper behavior, according to McGregor?
Things like team work, hard work, leadership, and self-restraint were taught to immigrants, enslaved people, and working class whites through sport
For McGregor, what is an important component of studying and exposing issues of racial discrimination and prejudice?
Exploring the narrative surrounding leading white athletes
McGregor does not believe that Payton Manning's family life or education afforded him any unique privilages
Dan Snyder has conceded that he will change the name if enough protestors oppose the team name.
Why does the Washington draw more attention than other teams that use Native American mascots?
Because they represent the nation's capital
What did the Annenberg Public Policy Center find in the study in 2004?
That 90% of self-identifying Native Americans say the team name "Redskins" does not bother them
Which of these is a way that Washington (and Dan Snyder) have faced legal and political consequences from the team name?
Their trademark was cancelled
What does Peyton Manning connect with middle-America, according to McGregor
They view him as trustworthy and caring
McGregor argues that Peyton Manning's image shields him from controversies like the sexual assault incident at Tennessee and the current HGH investigation
When quarterbacks like Peyton Manning and Tom Brady are called "cerebral," this reinforces the misconception that White quarterbacks are calculated and intelligent while Black quarterbacks are more intuitive and less rational
The MMQB, in speaking with Native Americans across the country, found that an overwhelming majority support the team name "Redskins."
What is the common denominator in how Native Americans feel about the word "redskin"?
They want to have a say in the words and imagery that refer to them are used
What kind of measure could potentially be taken to stop excessive spending, the dropping of men's programs, and discrimination against women in college sport?
Removing the non-profit status afforded to colleges sports by the IRS
Where does much of the money from Division I athletic programs go, according to Lapiano?
To arms races in men's football and basketball
What are the AIAW's policies on athletic scholarships?
They prohibited them at first
At the time of the article, many men believed that women should not take part in sport and that they would lose their femininity if they participated
What is the "vicious" paradox illustrated by Jo Ann Prentice's experiences as a golfer?
That women are either heterosexual wantons or homosexual perverts
How does the media (according to Gilbert and Williamson) portray women athletes?
It focuses on the appearance of athletes (e.g. shape, hair, etc.)
Which of these is a reason Gilbert & Williamson cite for the fact that there are fewer female coaches than male?
there are fewer competitive opportunities for girls and women, so fewer women are interested in becoming coaches
What sport do Gilbert and Williamson cite where women generate more publicity and fans, but still earn less money?
At the time of the article, approximately how many athletic scholarships were awarded to women, according to Gilbert and Williamson?
less than 50
The fact that Billie Jean King won $100,000 playing tennis in 1071, while Rod Laver collected $290,000 (in a third fewer tournaments) illustrates what point made by Gilbert & Williamson?
That the pay between male and female athletes is unequal
Lapiano believes that Olympic men's sports should be cut in order to make room for more women's sports.
According to Gilbert & Williamson, boys and girls high school sports typically receive comparable funding.
Why did some sports (like golf and golf) have a respectable record?
Because they were considered lady-like
What is the female counterpart to the NCAA?
Why is Michael Sam's publicly coming out unique?
he is the first athlete to come out before being drafted by the NFL
The sport industry has kept pace with the accelerating gay rights movement in recent years.
According to Collins, what will disarm prejudice?
education and exposure
Jason Collin's family has been supportive of his coming out.
why does collins think many other plays will be shocked by his coming out?
because he goes against gay stereotypes by being an aggressive player
who was the first former professional make athlete to publicly come out?
Who was the first professional baseball player to come out, after retiring?
Many gay male professional athletes turned to substance abuse to handle the prejudices and duplicity during their playing careers
who organized the first ever Gay Games?
How did sexual mores shift after World War II?
Homosexuality became more normalized as the gay rights movement started
According to Pieper, during the Roaring Twenties, the heterosexuality-homosexuality binary did not yet exist
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