This argument becomes clear to me when it comes down to understanding American culture, which is supported by the world's greatest sport events, athletes and rivalries. As a group of international Master of Advanced Management students, we had the opportunity to join a tailgate party before the Yale Bulldogs - Princeton Tigers football game and take a closer look into this phenomenon by watching the game.
American Football: A Nation’s Tradition. by Karina Le | published Nov. 12th, 2018. illustration by Maliheh Rahrovan. F or some families, gathering around the TV to watch a football game is a tradition. Sunday afternoons are spent eating food and being with friends and family, bonding over favorite teams or talking about exciting plays.
In American scholarship, one of the most fascinating areas of myth and ritual, and one of the least explored, is that dealing with American football. Drawing on the thought of Arnold van Gennep, C.G. Jung, and Mircea Eliade among others, Axelrod raises the ritual of the sport from the baseness of physical contact and violence to the level of cultural practice, replete with all the sacred mysteries of any other ritual, past or present.
5th August, 2021. By definition, “cult” means a misplaced or excessive admiration for a particular person or thing. To me, when people are willing to risk their lives during a pandemic to attend a football game, it crosses the boundaries of simple admiration into a cult-like following of people who are willing to do anything to support the game. American football has officially been around since the early 1900s.
Whether you are a football fan or not, the sport., the food, the tailgating, all that comes with it are familiar sounds. These are traditions unique to the United States. In other countries ...
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American football also plays a significant role in American culture. The day on which the Super Bowl is held is considered a de facto national holiday ,  and in parts of the country like Texas , the sport has been compared to a religion.
Professional football, like no other game, clearly represents America—the good, bad, loud, violent, ugly and beautiful The best games, such as the Bears' recent contest in San Francisco, told ...