Category Archives: Individuals

Veterans Day 2011

Veterans Day – A day of recognition, a lifetime of support

We have written before about recognition of certain causes, e.g. Breat Cancer Awareness, that entail a dedicated period of heightened attention (in that case, October). We have applauded those efforts…

Team4HIVHope

Team4HIVHope – racing down stereotypes and towards a cure

In my Sports Law class at Farmingdale State College we just spent a few days talking about discrimination (gender, age, disability, etc.) One of the overriding policy points that came…

Blind runner, Sami Stoner2

Sami Stoner and Chloe help us find our way

Try running with your eyes closed. Scary, right? Now try doing it with others around you. Even scarier. Despite that, Sami Stoner has found a way to keep on running…

Eddie Delaney

Doing for oneself and for others: College football player Eddie Delaney

We read the following short piece from Sports Illustrated on student-athlete Eddie Delaney, who plays football at the University of Albany. It was enough to want to highlight him. We…

Fauja Singh

Fauja Singh – He keeps going and going and going…

Many of the stories that we have presented here involve young people (kids, children, boys, girls, etc.) Makes sense considering how many organizations are geared toward providing opportunities, guidance, and…

SteveJobs

Steve Jobs: A first ballot Hall of Famer

There will be literally hundreds of thousands of stories from thousands of sources about Steve Jobs, the founder and CEO of Apple who passed away last night. (here is one…

SCRUM

Kickstarting a SCRUM

I was watching some Australian Rules Football late last night – hey, I needed something to watch! – and was taken with the event taking place. I think it was…

Coaching for success on and off the field – Joe Ehrmann

Coaching for success on and off the field – Joe Ehrmann helps get our priorities right

We came across a story about a former NFL player who has established himself as both a thought-leader and an action-leader when it comes to the development of young people…

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Video: Margatania, FC – The Little Team sends some big messages

Part of the motivation of creating Sports Doing Good was to create a spot positioned away from or in contrast to stories that are negative in nature, or worse, absolutely…

Row for Freedom

Sports against human trafficking and for human rights

Human trafficking is a global problem. According to a piece from AOLNews.com in January of this year, “the U.N. Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (GIFT) puts the number of…