Sports Culture: Article Analysis

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In this article Michael Serazio, an associate professor in the department of communications at Boston College informs that Sports culture has become the new religion, but he questions why people are so faithful. Serazio demonstrates that in our culture, humans have created a new meaning and devotion to sports. Stating that totems are an obvious and noticeable form that a society interpreters to be different and shows its personality or beliefs. By creating such logos with distinct characteristics, patterns, and colors to form a physical illustration of sports teams it gives their supporters a recognizable sense of “identity and unity”. Much like religion, our sports teams are diminishing in faith. Serazio questions exactly what icons will continually
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