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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…