Category Archives: The Do’ers

People, organizations, companies making it all happen

Brittney Griner

Griner stands tall – Baylor student-athlete winning on and off the court

It has been an up and down year for Baylor University’s sports teams, mostly up, as their football team enjoyed a stellar season, its star player Robert Griffin III won…

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On the losing side but still victorious

Yesterday was not a good day sports-wise. I started off the day with a 2-0 loss in a soccer game. I proceeded to then watch my favorite team, and alma…

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A great legacy: Parents’ love for sports gets passed down

Much has been made of Jeremy Lin’s story. A story that includes Harvard, not being drafted, being cut a few times, and his Asian heritage. What also is often mentioned…

NHL takes the lead in supporting equality, on and off the ice

NHL takes the lead in supporting equality, on and off the ice

In light of the NHL’s highly publicized support of the “You Can Play” campaign, which includes statements by some of the League’s top players saying they support an open, homophobia-free…

Moneyball

At the Oscars, putting my money(ball) on the risk-takers

Sunday night is the Oscars. I won’t watch too much of it – it’s all relative since watching 25% of it will still equate to an hour or so –…

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Sports Doing Lin? Almost.

We knew it was going to happen eventually. Yes, Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks were going to lose a game. They were not going to win the next…

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Jeremy Lin vs. Kobe Bryant? Believe it.

We have all done it. We pretend we are playing against the top guy in the league and doing amazing things. Fadeaway over Michael Jordan? Swish! We never seem to…

Kyle Williams

Kyle Williams and Billy Cundiff – on their way to being great leaders

If you had never heard of Kyle Williams or Billy Cundiff after last weekend, that would likely have been just fine to these guys. Professional football players get their fair…

BYUtv

BYUtv and Street Soccer USA – a convergence of entrepreneurship

We came across a wonderful story told at BYUtv regarding our friends at Street Soccer USA. In this short (8-minute) but very moving and inspiring piece, we learn about the individuals who…

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I Have A Dream – The power of the statement and each individual word

Today we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And everyday we celebrate his work, his goals, his dreams. Most people are familiar with Dr. King’s hope for…