Category Archives: Social Responsibility

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Putting your money, eh, kidney, where your mouth is

I was made aware of an amazing story on Monday night, a story that was going to “break” on Tuesday. Not that we are trying to scoop anyone of great…

Anti-bullying

Teaming Up Against Bullying

We are awash in stories about bullying, including bullying that takes place online. How did we get to a point in which individuals are able to insult, intimidate and break…

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A royal nod to the power of sport

I never thought about the possibility of the Queen of England being included in the discussion of Sports Doing Good. Not that she would be against it. Just seems that…

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Places to pursue and practice one’s passion

As we are upon the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, we are faced with ongoing structural damage and despair of many about the prospects for the country’s…

Sport, personal and national development

The economics of sports at this point are undeniable. Many individuals, teams, leagues, organizations, companies make A LOT of money from the games we play. That type of wealth distribution…

Steps up the (sports) corporate ladder

We don’t normally highlight job opportunities – though that may change – but we came across one that we fill is representative of the growth in importance and complexity of…

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We are all teammates – The story of Glenn Burke

A new documentary that recounts the story of a professional baseball player, Glenn Burke, from the 1970s, brings to the forefront an especially difficult forum for one to express who…

Sound body and Mind – supporting the mental health of athletes

The balance that we need to be successful in life is not only about the type dealing with having so many work/life obligations that we lose a sense of perspective…

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Rallying around a friend in need

We came across the story of a young man, 14-year old Jared Williams, who became paralyzed due to a hit in a football game last year. No doubt this story…