Category Archives: Sports and Social Responsibility

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People, donations big and small – it's all about impact

Ndamukong Suh is 6’4″, and weighs more than 300 pounds. Drafted last night with the 2nd overall pick in the 2010 NFL draft, he was one of the most decorated…

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The NFL's best investment – the health of the players

Tonight is the beginning of one of the National Football League’s (NFL) signature events, The Draft. That’s right, having names called, young men walk up, and talking heads spew information…

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Haiti Update #5 – sportanddev and Up2Us

It has been a real pleasure to highlight the efforts of great individuals and organizations who are staying active in the relief and rebuilding efforts in Haiti. There are, of…

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Haiti Update #3 – Peace and Sport (part 2)

In this second part, we offer an update directly from Peace and Sport about activity over the past month. Peace and Sport Coordinated Activity in the Past Month – The…

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Haiti Update #2: FIFA, on and off the field

In February, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said about the earthquake in Haiti, “With a greater understanding of the magnitude of the human toll and widespread destruction, it is clear that…

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Haiti Update #1: Seth Stammler and Sporting Chance Foundation

Seth Stammler, Defender, New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer; Founder of Sporting Chance Foundation. It meant a lot to hear from Seth Stammler regarding his efforts in Haiti…

Haiti Updates – April 12-16

Anniversaries are a time to reflect. Hopefully it is recognition of a happy time but certainly there are instances when the occasion is much more somber. In either case, it…

Beyond Sport Awards submissions – 1 more week

More information on Beyond Sport and the Awards can be found by clicking here. The Awards There are 12 categories for the Beyond Sport Awards 2010 covering the entire sporting…

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A rewards program with short- and long-term benefits

Paul Pierce is many things – All-Star basketball player, NBA champion, rich and  famous. He is also a “regular” person who has experienced challenges like most people who don’t play…

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A call to arms…and feet, and hearts and minds

The idea of community, state, even nation-building through sport has taken on new significance over the past 20 years as millions upon millions more individuals play sports and/or fans of…