Category Archives: Research, Reports, Commentary

Sports balls

On the losing side but still victorious

Yesterday was not a good day sports-wise. I started off the day with a 2-0 loss in a soccer game. I proceeded to then watch my favorite team, and alma…

Moneyball

At the Oscars, putting my money(ball) on the risk-takers

Sunday night is the Oscars. I won’t watch too much of it – it’s all relative since watching 25% of it will still equate to an hour or so –…

Jeremy Lin fans with signs

Sports Doing Lin? Almost.

We knew it was going to happen eventually. Yes, Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks were going to lose a game. They were not going to win the next…

Dr. King - I have a dream

I Have A Dream – The power of the statement and each individual word

Today we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And everyday we celebrate his work, his goals, his dreams. Most people are familiar with Dr. King’s hope for…

Mentoring

Sports’ big seat at the mentorship table

It seems that Charles Barkley is changing his tune when it comes to being a role model. (Shilling for Weight Watchers will do that). I think Charles’s point was always…

World AIDS Day 2011

HIV/AIDS is not a game but there can be winners

Today is World AIDS Day. First held in 1988, World AIDS Day is held on December 1 each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight…

Stop Sports Injuries

Stop sports injuries, keep playing and loving the game

We want kids playing sports, engaged in physical activity. The reasons are plentiful, most of them covered here at Sports Doing Good multiple times. Unfortunately, each year we are seeing…

GU v. Syracuse

By the hands of hypocrisy, the death, or at least the shaming, of college sports.

If you are watching the unfolding events in the area of collegiate athletics, you cannot be happy if you care at all about integrity, tradition, loyalty, and commitment to the…

Responsiball chart

Responsiball – giving football/soccer leagues another thing to compete on

No surprise, but when it comes to sports competitions, or any competition for that matter, people want to win. Yes, there is great value in participating – we have highlighted…

African-Americans in sports – U.S. history, our history

Designated weeks or months for certain ideas or campaigns are helpful, e.g. National Breast Cancer Awareness. The key, though, is to not focus all of one’s efforts to that one…