CFCBhoy wrote:The General wrote:I'm still amazed they call their big baseball tournament the World Series when only americans play in it.
Is there no non-American players in the MLB?
yeekiat wrote:I don't really get this. So you're supposed to come up with absurd reasons why Americans hate football?
marios wrote:You can't expect a sport to become popular with males in a country where phrases like "soccer mom" have become part of the vernacular. Where the media keep projecting the idea of football as a boring sport (see The Simpsons -- remember when Homer and Bart are watching that Mexico game and the ball never leaves the midfield and the players don't even move? -- and many other sitcoms, as well as Hollywood films).
If their media had enough incentive to promote the sport i think it would gain a lot of fans. But i do agree with the reasons you mentioned.
mrtz wrote:Excellent point there, Conaldinho. I never thought about it like that.yeekiat wrote:I don't really get this. So you're supposed to come up with absurd reasons why Americans hate football?
The paper is on mythology. We read some works by Roland Barthes and we have to do a similarly styled paper wherein we take what seems to be an ordinary thing and show how it affects American culture, or how American culture sees it.
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