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Desert Dreams

By: Gracie C. Mckeever

...e pieces of a vase he had broken after his mother had told him not to play basketball in the house. Therese smiled at the everyday image, comforted an... ...nner in the family room when he argued the overall athletic superiority of basketball players over football players with Justice and Riano; in the kit... ... family room when he argued the overall athletic superiority of basketball players over football players with Justice and Riano; in the kitchen when h... ...at the table had asked her how she knew her partner, and not the other two players at the table had the Big Joker, she wouldn't have been able to tell...

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Yellow on the Outside, Shame on the inside : Asian Culture Revealed

By: Chi, Anson

...re golf, but more importantly, an arcade showcasing the best Street Fighter players in the world, most from the city of Sunnyvale, which is about ha... ... recently past away. Notwithstanding the absence of the best Street Fighter players in the world, we both play each other, with much fun and exciteme... ...ays remind me of the mindless high school football player not that football players are mindless, just as a cliché and they only — — know how to do ... ...naries in China, speak Mandarin. It's like with Yao Ming, a Chinese-born NBA basketball player; every person in China claims that he's the best cente... ... with an example alluding back to Yao Ming. Yao Ming, as you know, is a NBA basketball player, considered one of China's greatest basketball centers ... ...stratosphere. Despite his success as a dominating center in the CBA, Chinese Basketball Association, he does not even come close to that status as a ...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...1930s, or the films of the Second World War, or footage on the daily lives of African-Americans during segregation, or the music of the Great Depressio... ... of thought on his father, my son had long since wandered off in search of a basketball game to watch. But I have to admit his question was something ... ...r service! No one is going to sue Apple now, of course. In fact, established players in the marketplace are probably fairly safe (and have better lawy... ...tion licenses the keys to this encryption system to the manufacturers of DVD players. Without a key, most DVDs could not be played. The manufacturer t... ...Copy Control Association will only license keys to man- ufacturers whose DVD players conform exactly to their specifications, the CSS scheme can also b... ...gree with him from quoting his autobiography in dis- cussing his life. If an African-American author wishes to tell the story of Gone With the Wind fr... ...s watching pictures of a flooded New Orleans, seeing pleading citizens—mainly African-American—and a Keystone Cops response by the Federal Emergency Ma...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

... have Judaism, Sikhism, Bahai, Shinto and others that may seem like major players but each has less than 1% of the world‘s population as adherents. M... ...rs as your older population. This might be because more are educated. And African-Americans, who have less education on the average, have twice the n... ...a row it was absolutely certain that the next blackjack would come to the players, but only if they bet $10,000 on the next hand. Would you do it bas... ...ssions. ―We have increased the rights of deserving minorities, such as African-Americans and Hispanics, while concurrently expanding the rights o... ...Moses existed, that there is a most effective way to make a free throw in basketball, that the government is corrupt. There are millions of question... ...s the tether of past events. So while the message of history remains, the players change. The situations change. The rationalizations for the action... ...heaviness of the supra-orbital ridge, the size of the nose or jaw, or the basketball playing ability? ―But it‘s more than just the words we u... ...ace, when tackling or being tackled in football, or when being elbowed in basketball. And parents who spank their children should advise the child t...

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And Gulliver Returns Book V : My Visit to Singaling

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...s revelation occurred after years of having many of the best football and basketball players at the major Mormon university, Brigham Young Universit... ...n occurred after years of having many of the best football and basketball players at the major Mormon university, Brigham Young University, being Af... ... “When your toilet is clogged would you prefer a trained plumber or a basketball player. When your computer loses its hard drive will you hire M... ...ey think they are above everyone else—look at European soccer or American basketball or football. While some athletes may be unaffected by the fame, ...

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A Courageous Battle

By: Susan Bracken

...Blowing her nose, she went outside and sat on the grass to watch them play basketball. It must be so nice to be a boy, zipping around on a bike, throw... ...but she couldn’t stop. His energetic body flipping his bike, or arcing the basketball high in the air, or rolling around on the lawn, wres- tling with... ...hold in the pain that evening so long ago when he knocked her down playing basketball, Lacey look- ing at him in wonder when he’d said he would help h... ...ith Jake, talking about David’s new Cadillac, the aches and pains that the players in their tennis group were suffering, whether Conrad Black was guil... ...t Tony Blair would do in retirement, whether Americans would ever elect an African-American president, and on and on, with- out a single reference to ... ... boat, to be followed by a game of bridge. Mazie and Cora were avid bridge players and had partnered with Danny and Lacey at many Swiss Team Tournamen...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VI : Our Psychological Motivations

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...different talents and potentials. If you like sport and are 5 foot 3 you might be a jockey or a wrestler. If you are 6 feet 10 you might be a basket... ...lly if you are using your power over an entity that is more powerful and more organized than you are. It is one thing to try with your eleven player... ...on-Western countries to get their slant on this issue. A couple of women from Japan related how their 1964 Olympic Gold Medal volleyball team player... ...rmed poorly. From Africa I heard of 54 an Olympic male coach with eight player... ...t least two weeks. The fewest depressive episodes were in the age group of 45 to 50. The highest number of episodes were recorded in women of Africa...

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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

... or a broom. A few minutes later, two boys came into the terminal. One had a basketball in his hands. The other one stood a few feet behind him. He lo... ...ng Hashimnika, Sonsaeng nim," (Peace you do, teacher), said the one with the basketball. "Uri-tul nun taxi ul sayang hata?" (We taxi to use?) He knew ... ...ould be walking. Still it was his way of saying something. The one with the basketball who could figure it out shook his head. They walked down the s... ...f smiles and chatter. Her chatter was a repetition of their ideas about the players and the plays. Since she hadn't really observed a thing and the... ...e Grand Palace. Then, his wistful stare was directed toward untainted soccer players engaged, as boys, in simple pleasures which he would never be abl...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...your partner to hit the ball back to you. As a result, most fledgling tennis players get disgusted at not having a chance even to touch the ball and... ...ult ability and can control the ball with their racquets enough to beat other players who have wasted most of their lives trying to win… Competiti... ...n with perfecting some athletic feat is everywhere in mass culture. Surfers, basketball players, skate boarders and roller-bladers waste years of t... ...ecting some athletic feat is everywhere in mass culture. Surfers, basketball players, skate boarders and roller-bladers waste years of their life t... ...les volleyball. You can do this with any single-ball sport: football, soccer, basketball, ping-pong, tennis; and see how much harder it gets; but al... ...onal to begin with. The raised bar of difficulty, whether it is how high the basketball hoop is placed, how high a volleyball net is placed, how fa...

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