Category Archives: Sports and Social Responsibility

Kent Boone

Love, Basketball and Extending a Legacy

We came across a moving piece about a father and son whose shared love for basketball was a source of wonderful times together and despite the son’s passing, remains a…

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Inspiration takes flight

India does not have much of a record of success on the international sports scene, at least not recently. Okay, really it never has. The country won its first individual…

Beyond Sport

Beyond Sport Awards – 1 month to get your entries in

The Beyond Sport Awards 2010 are open for entries for about one more month  -  with the deadline for applications on April 16. The Awards provide support worth $1 million…

National After-School Program shows results in DC fighting childhood obesity, keeping kids out of trouble

A new report from DC SCORES shows the effectiveness of its after-school program in District public schools. DC SCORES partnered with Symphonic Strategies, an independent consulting firm, to assess its…

Nike sustainability

Nike’s sustainability efforts – how is it doing?

A couple weeks ago, we profiled a report published by Nike reflecting on the company’s success in achieving it’s environmental and social responsibility goals, and identifying the work still to…

Street Soccer

Down to the Sweet 60 – Street Soccer USA

Our friends at Street Soccer USA have moved onto the final round of Change.org’s “Ideas for Change in America” competition.* This is a great accomplishment. From January – February 2010,…

Amadou Fall

NBA in Africa and vice versa

There have been some great players from Africa who have graced the hardwood of the NBA and many college arenas. Two that come to mind, of course, are Hakeem  Olajuwon…

Doc Wayne

Lessons for life taken from the field of play

While the previous story about Binghamton illustrates what happens when athletes, coaches, administrators and communities forget the organic values of sports, the Doc Wayne Athletic League reminds us why we…

UNICEF USA

A Family of Acronyms working together

Last week the U.S. Fund for UNICEF sent out a press release that expressed its gratitude to so many from the world of sports who have given so generously to…

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A billion bicycles

I have always found it a bit annoying when anyone, especially those in the business world, would tout the China or India markets as so monolithic and homogeneous that the…