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Sports—particularly school and professional sports—are more than just fun and games and entertainment for the masses. Athletes, coaches, parents, and fans are drawn to the training, focus, discipline, loyalty, competitiveness, identity, and individual and team performances that are hallmarks of sports culture.
The difference between a job and a career often has a lot to do with your own attitude and expectations. If you’re simply looking for a steady income, and you’re not concerned where your work will lead you, you may be satisfied with a job that supports your lifestyle but doesn’t necessarily lead to new opportunities or advancement.