Category Archives: Individuals

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A royal nod to the power of sport

I never thought about the possibility of the Queen of England being included in the discussion of Sports Doing Good. Not that she would be against it. Just seems that…

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We are all teammates – The story of Glenn Burke

A new documentary that recounts the story of a professional baseball player, Glenn Burke, from the 1970s, brings to the forefront an especially difficult forum for one to express who…

Rallying around a friend in need

We came across the story of a young man, 14-year old Jared Williams, who became paralyzed due to a hit in a football game last year. No doubt this story…

Sports and times to be thankful for

I remain a loyal subscriber to Sports Illustrated. Part of the reason is I can count on the magazine to go beyond stories of actual team and league issues (I…

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Justice Alan Page – the first line of defense, then and now

Lester Munson of ESPN.com has a piece on the new biography of one of the NFL’s great players, Hall of Famer Alan Page.  Justice Page was a member of the…

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Running the Good Run (fka Fighting the Good Fight)

The phrase “fighting the good fight” is one that we can all appreciate, the idea that no matter the result, our efforts are noble, and possibly successful. Trying, working hard…

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Playing tennis with a purpose, just like Venus and Serena

There are many casualties of war. Yes, that is an understatement. There are too many losses of life and ways of life. We have seen both with returning soldiers in…

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Peace and Sport Image of the Year Award – The IndoPak Express

We are very happy to highlight here Peace and Sport’s Image of the Year Award. Our friends at Peace and Sport partnered with SportelMonaco and Getty Images to once again…

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A Michael Jordan assist at just the right time.

Michael Jordan has trouble not being in the public eye. His recent comments about Kobe Bryant and about scoring 100 points in a game? Not needed. But there was something…

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How to deal with sports concussions? Donate heart, soul, and mind

We have written about the health of athletes, with a focus on the conditions of professional football players, and thankfully, the effort to prevent concussions and deal with the post-playing…