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Saturday Summary – Compilation of this week’s stories (Jan. 11-15)

January 11 The strategic value of environmental sustainability in sport Referencing of article by Dale Neuburger, Director, TSE United States, regarding the growing importance of environmental issues and policy, for…

Saturday Summary – Compilation of this week's stories (Jan. 4 – 9)

We are starting this week with something that will hopefully make it easier to catch up on any story or stories you missed in the past week. Since we did…

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The BCS will be replaced

Much like in other scenarios in sports, e.g. advertising on uniforms, allowing liquor advertising, gambling on sports, the wild-card in baseball playoffs, those in favor of the status quo find…

Happy Holidays and All the Best in 2010

I guess that heading pretty much says it all.  We are going to take some time off to enjoy the holidays (and hopefully fully recover from this case of shingles!)….

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Two of my favorite things – sports and sleep

“In partnership with American Express, Fortune searched the U.S. for outstanding female business builders. Fortune honored these game-changers at its recent Most Powerful Women Summit.” So in seeing this first…

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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…