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State of mind – our most delicate asset

Last month Robert Enke, a top-level professional soccer player in Germany committed suicide at age 32. The story was shocking in part to many because Enke seemed to have the…

The dark to make you appreciate the light

This site was created to celebrate the positive people and organizations involved in and around sports. However, to guard against being dulled to all the good and inspiring stories you…

The real oasis in the desert is filled with football…and beer

This is a piece done by Wright Thompson (he also wrote the great “Hungry for a Better Life,” also featured at this blog) for ESPN’s Outside the Lines. As we…

Different Teams, Common Goals: Camaraderie, Competition Unite Area Ethnic Groups on the Soccer Field

The following article by Tara Bahrampour of the Washington Post highlights the “common ground” of a soccer/futbol field. Two groups – Uighurs and Kurds – who have had their fair…