1- What are the major differences between the characteristics of sport forms that have existed in past times and places and the characteristics of what we describe today as organized, competitive sports? Please provide relevant examples.
2-Wealthy and powerful people in many Western societies have sponsored organized, competitive sports; in fact, they have given billions of dollars every year to make sure these sports are publicized, promoted, and played for spectators around the world. This is interesting because many of these sports do not make money for sponsors. If this is the case, why do wealthy and powerful people continue to sponsor sports?
3-“Soccer has not become a widely successful professional sport because it is not American enough.” Discuss the accuracy of this statement in light of information from this unit, and then explain whether you agree with it or not