Category Archives: Social Responsibility

San Quentin

Tennis at San Quentin: Playing inside the lines and outside of ourselves

There are constant debates about the merits of locking people up, as well as programs or services to make available to those who are indeed incarcerated. Is it all about…

Damian Lopez Alfonso

Update to “Cycling IS a team sport”: Damian Lopez Alfonso

We highlighted the story of Damian Lopez Alfonso last month (May 8 post, “Cycling IS a team sport”). For another great piece on this courageous athlete and his wonderful support…

Peres Center mini-world cup

First Ever Israeli-Palestinian Girls Mini World Cup Event

From our friends at the Peres Center for Peace. For the first time, the Peres Center in partnership with the Al Quds Association for Democracy and Dialogue, held a Mini…

Wes_Leonard winning

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCD) – Playing with heart

Many of us know about the tragic story of Wes Leonard, a student-athlete at Fennville High School outside of Detroit, who after hitting the game winning shot that ensured his…

Top 10 Responsible Sports Moments for 2011 – start “tracking” the news

* Liberty Mutual Insurance Teams Up With Positive Coaching Alliance to Honor “Top 10 Responsible Sports Moments” for 2011 PR Newswire BOSTON, April 21, 2011  /PRNewswire/ — After St. Mary’s…

anderson monarchs

Sons of Ben and Philadelphia Union, Founding Fathers of a film

I just had my last soccer game this season – alas, we tied and fell 1 point short of a playoff birth – but this first season back on a…

Street Soccer

Sports for Social Change Awards: June 1st, 7:00-10:00pm, Washington, DC

We are big fans of Street Soccer USA (SSUSA), and of course, the Homeless World Cup, and want to make you aware of two great events coming up involving SSUSA….

peace and sport

Radcliffe, Loroupe and Kipketer team up for Peace and Sport in the 2011 ING New York Marathon

For those getting psyched for your running season, here is a reason to get even more excited. Our friends at Peace and Sport are giving an opportunity to 20 individuals…

Netanya player Jacob Colburn

In the middle of it all – Netanya Hoops For Kids

The Middle East is often in the news. (You think?!?!). It is often the center of conversation involving conflict, where a sense of cooperation is attune to an oasis in…

peace and sport

Peace and Sport: Celebrating the Past; Pointing to the Future

The Peace and Sport International Forum has quickly established itself as a premier event on the calendar for many individuals, organizations, and companies worldwide. The reach of the event, which…