Category Archives: Individuals

Phil Mickelson makes donation to Liberty Science Center

Golfer PHIL MICKELSON recently announced a $50,000 donation to the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey, which hosts a Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy. “In the four years since Phil Mickelson…

Bosh and Villanueva – a friendly wager between friendly guys

Excerpt from the July 27 issue of Sports Illustrated: “3,000 – Pairs of sneakers the Pistons’ Charlie Villanueva will donate to children in the Dominican Republic, after losing a bet…

Ryan Nece and the Power of Giving

There is a wonderful piece in this week’s Sports Illustrated by Phil Taylor highlighting an effort by NFL player Ryan Nece to, as the article suggests, create a positive chain…

Patagonia’s Founder on Why There’s “No Such Thing as Sustainability”

Yvon Chouinard, the founder of outdoor supply company Patagonia, spoke to Fast Company about his life, work, and corporate responsibility. Yvon seems to be more than a thought leader. He’s…

Colts' Wayne, friends put on his annual celebrity basketball game at Indiana Black Expo

Colts’ Wayne, friends put on his annual celebrity basketball game at Indiana Black Expo (excerpt) In two weeks, Reggie Wayne will focus on his day job as the Indianapolis Colts’…

Tracy McGrady Switching Uniform Number to Promote Darfur Initiative

From SportsBusiness Daily’s Morning Buzz, July 13, 2009 Rockets G Tracy McGrady this week is expected to announce that he is changing his uniform number from No. 1 to No….

With Fame Comes Power for Global Sports Stars

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/11/sports/soccer/11iht-hughes.html July 11, 2009 Global Soccer With Fame Comes Power for Global Sports Stars (excerpt) By ROB HUGHES LONDON — The sporting superstar has reached a level of global recognition…

NASCAR'S Hendrick Donates Ten Cars To Good News Garage

NASCAR’S Hendrick Donates Ten Cars To Good News Garage (excerpt) As Hal Colston chatted with Oprah Winfrey about his brainchild program, Good News Garage, he got a big surprise: Rick…