'Don't Play With the Flu'(TM) Campaign to Coach Families on Playing Defense Against Seasonal Flu

Originally posted at PR Newswire. You can find the full press release at http://news.prnewswire.com/DisplayReleaseContent.aspx?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/08-20-2009/0005080514&EDATE=, with an excerpt below. (Excerpt) Soccer Champions Mia Hamm and Brandi Chastain Kick Off National Effort…

New York Mets, Citi and Habitat-NYC Volunteers to Build Affordable Homes in Brooklyn and Queens

Here is a nice example of using a time of celebration, in this case, the 40th anniversary of the Mets’ amazing run to the World Series, to bring attention to…

Australia’s $26 million boost for sport development in the Pacific

Australia has had a tremendous record of success in the Olympic Games and other international sporting competitions, despite it being not one of the more populous countries. People often says…

NFL PLAY 60 Supports KaBOOM! Play Days with $25,000 in grants

From CSRWire, August. 18, 2009.  http://www.csrwire.com/press/press_release/27492-NFL-PLAY-60-Supports-KaBOOM-Play-Days-with-25-000-in-grants NFL PLAY 60 Supports KaBOOM! Play Days with $25,000 in grants;  Communities Across the Country Get Playful and Improve Local Parks, Fields and Playgrounds…

Taking care of one's own

Former MLB player Doug Glanville gives his perspective on the transition from the playing field to “real life.” Very well written, this poignant piece touches upon issues of self-esteem, confidence,…

Walk a mile in his shoes…

Or in this case, wheel around a mile in his chair. Below is a great story of gaining appreciation for those in a different situation from oneself by adopting their…

Scottsdale's FBR Open raised $4.3 million for charity

Dips into attendance and sponsorships put a dent into the amount the Thunderbirds, the civic organization that organizes the PGA Tour FBR Open, has to give out this year. Still,…

Growing the game – hockey

Here is an example of a truly coordinated effort. Congratulations to all parties involved. Thanks to Joe Haggerty and his Big Bad Blog at WEEI.com. The full article can be…

Laguna Hills Chiropractor Collects Donations for UC Irvine Swimming and Diving Team

This is being included mostly to highlight the fact that many university sports, i.e. non-football and basketball, find themselves in a similar position. Either they have been targeted for elimination…

Sportsmanship, rightly so, gets some support

Two items, one from each side of the pond, brought some deserved attention to the promotion of better sportsmanship.While both are not monumental in nature, the hope here is that…