If we define culture as “the beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society, group, place, or time” (“Culture,” Miriam Webster), how do sports, today reflect the beliefs of Americans? Based on the current world of sports, what do Americans value? What characteristics of the world of sports brings you to that conclusion?
Sports in the United States play a critical role in the American society and not just for their popularity. Sports are considered vehicles for transmitting values, including justice, fair play, and teamwork. Aside from that, sports in the country have significantly contributed to racial and social integration, and in terms of bonding the activities have brought the nation together.