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7 APHG Sports 2015
Aim: to analyze the
geography of sports.
Vocabulary
• Hearth
• Taboo
• Custom
• Diffusion
• Cultural Diffusion
• Assimilation
• Acculturation
• Cultural Imperialism
What are the most popular
team sports on planet
Earth?
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Most Popular (Team) Sports
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1. Soccer (Football)
2. Cricket
3. Rugby (all variations)
4. Basketball
5. Field Hockey
6. Baseball
7. Volleyball
8. Ice Hockey
9. (American) Football
1.Soccer
2.Cricket
3.Tennis
4.Rugby (all)
5.Basketball
6.Field Hockey
7.Baseball
8.Volleyball
9.Table Tennis
10.Golf
Soccer
Rugby
Rugby
Cricket
Baseball
Other Sports
Attempt to Identify
• Hearth.
• The reason for the spread of the
sport from the hearth… to
whatever location.
• Think: distance decay, chain
migration, etc.
Pick a
Sport
Soccer
Rugby
What role did the British
Empire play?
Aim: to what extent
does nationalism
express itself through
sports?
Why is soccer so much more popular
than the other team sports?
Compare to
rugby etc.
Part of the reason
Not
345 lbs
Messi: 5’7”,
145lbs
Classism , Racism,
Imperialism, and
Nationalism
Much of
the rest
of the
reason.
Starts with how sports were
promoted throughout the
British Empire… which of
course was part of their
general educational policy.
Rugby League
Think: Industrial
Revolution and
19th Century
labor movement
(socialism).
Rugby Union
Notice
anything
different?
BTW, note a similar geographic pattern with
Soccer?
Nationalism,
Class,
Capitalism,
Unions,
Socialism,
and Nazis.
France
Vichy France
Aim: to what extent
does nationalism
express itself through
sports?
Sport and Nationalism
Rugby
What role did the British
Empire play?
All Blacks Rugby
Springboks
Is the team representative of the
country? Why? Why not?
1995 World Cup
Invictus
Rugby Union
What about
Wales,
Scotland,
and Ireland?
Stereophonics:
As Long As We
Beat The
English.
Aim: to what extent
does nationalism
express itself through
sports?
Basque Lands
Biarritz Rugby
Sport and Nationalism:
Soccer
Where are Real
Madrid and
Barcelona located?
What happens to Spain's football team if
Catalonia breaks away?
Sport and Nationalism:
Cricket
Aim: to what extent does the
location of football teams in
the USA provide an insight
into the regionalization of
sport culture?
American Football
The regionalization of
“Football Culture” in
the USA
NFL Teams
Division 1A Teams
Top 25 Division 1A Teams
Fin
What About Gender?
Women’s
Soccer
What about American
athletes?
Top 30 Division 1A Teams
Sevens Rugby
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