Category Archives: Teams, Leagues

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…

Derek Boogaard

Is this our brain on sports? Who is protecting our most valuable asset?

The New York Times recently published an excellent, and very disturbing, 3-part series¬†on the life and death of Derek Boogaard, a National Hockey League (NHL)¬†player. Boogaard, who was known as…

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Responsiball – giving football/soccer leagues another thing to compete on

No surprise, but when it comes to sports competitions, or any competition for that matter, people want to win. Yes, there is great value in participating – we have highlighted…

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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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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…

A baseball player finds his place to help others find theirs

We highlight a story from my alma mater, Georgetown, which is representative of activity we are seeing with high school and college age individuals. So many from these groups are…

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GoGirlGo! and NFL/United Way tackle obesity head on

Nationwide, we are facing an obesity and overall poor health epidemic. It truly is everywhere. For example, a recent study was done involving kids in Massachusetts which found that 1…

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A tangible sign of appreciation – Selig, Brewers, and a bronze statue

There are many opinions about Bud Selig, current commissioner of Major League Baseball, and founder of the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team. We say many instead of two opinions because it…

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Should football pass on, run by, the practice of hazing?

There was a minor controversy that took place at the professional sports level, which is funny since most people would associate the source of this controversy to take place at…

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NASCAR races to the sun

Some companies, organizations and sports entities are not thought of when you hear “environmentally-friendly” or “sustainability.” By things can change and those folks can not only change, but even serve…