Category Archives: Social Responsibility

Boldin and Fitzgerald

Thanks for giving – time, money, blood – to those near and far away

On a day now often associated with eating, football, more eating, and more football, there is an understandable tendency to forget what Thanksgiving is all about. However, most people remember…

Veterans Day 2011

Veterans Day – A day of recognition, a lifetime of support

We have written before about recognition of certain causes, e.g. Breat Cancer Awareness, that entail a dedicated period of heightened attention (in that case, October). We have applauded those efforts…

Team4HIVHope

Team4HIVHope – racing down stereotypes and towards a cure

In my Sports Law class at Farmingdale State College we just spent a few days talking about discrimination (gender, age, disability, etc.) One of the overriding policy points that came…

SCRUM

Kickstarting a SCRUM

I was watching some Australian Rules Football late last night – hey, I needed something to watch! – and was taken with the event taking place. I think it was…

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…

Beyond Sport United

2 major events: Beyond Sport United and Blogs with Balls

Beyond Sport, who we have covered multiple times for their incredible efforts in their area of sport and development, is hosting a special event tomorrow night in New York, featuring…

Coaching for success on and off the field – Joe Ehrmann

Coaching for success on and off the field – Joe Ehrmann helps get our priorities right

We came across a story about a former NFL player who has established himself as both a thought-leader and an action-leader when it comes to the development of young people…

Sports holding hands

Sports as promoter of people, ideas, and tolerance

As we have just recognized and acknowledged in our own ways the 10th anniversary of the attacks of 9-11-01, we now begin a new day. September 12 now seems almost…

Row for Freedom

Sports against human trafficking and for human rights

Human trafficking is a global problem. According to a piece from AOLNews.com in January of this year, “the U.N. Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (GIFT) puts the number of…

Muscat - Sultan-Qaboos-Sports-Complex-M

A dual approach of CSR and sports to produce double the results

Offering cash and gifts as reward for great performances is not new in sports, whether for individuals, club teams, or national teams. We have seen this in various national sports…