Category Archives: Teams, Leagues

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United in DC

Multiple parties come together to create a program with universal acceptance, a lack of bickering, and with the best interests of kids and their families in mind. Wonder what politicians…

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Winning and losing in the pursuit of happiness

When your favorite team loses, it can be disheartening, emotionally draining, and something that can even impacts your physical state (hopefully you haven’t punched any walls!). I have been there…

Let them play! Let them play!

All across the country there have been stories of sports programs in local communities and at junior/senior high schools being cut because of rampant budget shortfalls. It is startling in…

Beard-A-Thon

Growing a beard? Sounds good to me!

The National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs began last week and in addition to goals, hard hits, the occasional high-sticking, we are guaranteed to see…facial hair. What? Beard-a-thon ® is the…

Recognizing the "All-Stars Among Us"

We at Sports Doing Good aim to recognize the good that goes on in and around sports, whether that involves individuals, teams, companies or non-profits.  We hope that others are…

BATting a thousand

Major League Baseball (MLB) can be proud of itself as all 30 of its teams contributed to this year’s fundraising tour for the Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.). Over the past…

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Bridging the Gap

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been for many a source of great angst, argument, and anxiety. Whether you support one, or both, or neither of the wars, the…

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A Good BUZZKILL

I thought our college basketball series was over but we are happy to see it is not. The following comes from Davidson University and its men’s basketball team. The team…

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Brewers benchmarking…and getting better

Each and every team in the four major sports leagues in the U.S. – NBA, NFL, MLB, and NHL – has a community page at their website detailing their work…

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NBA in Africa and vice versa

There have been some great players from Africa who have graced the hardwood of the NBA and many college arenas. Two that come to mind, of course, are Hakeem  Olajuwon…