Category Archives: Individuals

Damian Lopez Alfonso

Update to “Cycling IS a team sport”: Damian Lopez Alfonso

We highlighted the story of Damian Lopez Alfonso last month (May 8 post, “Cycling IS a team sport”). For another great piece on this courageous athlete and his wonderful support…

Paco Rodriguez - E-60 story

Giving your all in life and in death – Paco Rodriguez

E:60 is an incredible program on ESPN whose stories we have highlighted before. But the story of Paco Rodriguez may be the one that touched us the most. It is…

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCD) – Playing with heart

Many of us know about the tragic story of Wes Leonard, a student-athlete at Fennville High School outside of Detroit, who after hitting the game winning shot that ensured his…

Top 10 Responsible Sports Moments for 2011 – start “tracking” the news

* Liberty Mutual Insurance Teams Up With Positive Coaching Alliance to Honor “Top 10 Responsible Sports Moments” for 2011 PR Newswire BOSTON, April 21, 2011  /PRNewswire/ — After St. Mary’s…

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Sons of Ben and Philadelphia Union, Founding Fathers of a film

I just had my last soccer game this season – alas, we tied and fell 1 point short of a playoff birth – but this first season back on a…

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Cycling IS a team sport

May is bike month in New York City. In addition to the Five Boro bike tour which took place this past weekend, there are a number of events that highlight…

Challenged Athletes Center

A physical home for heartfelt work. The Doors Open at the Deni & Jeff Jacobs Challenged Athletes Center

So much of the great work being done in the area of sports and development is about the program itself, not so much the physical location, i.e. the building, the…

New publication: Social Responsiblity, Philanthropy and Entrepreneurship in the Sports Industry

Special issue of Journal of Management & Organization: Social Responsiblity, Philanthropy and Entrepreneurship in the Sports Industry Abstract This introduction to the special issue of the Journal of Management &…

Royce Fellowship aligns sports, academics, and development experiences

Thanks to Eli Wolff, head of the Sport and Development Initiative in the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University for making us aware of the following story. As…

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Putting your money, eh, kidney, where your mouth is

I was made aware of an amazing story on Monday night, a story that was going to “break” on Tuesday. Not that we are trying to scoop anyone of great…