Crawford and Sabathia team up

Rays LF CARL CRAWFORD and Yankees P CC SABATHIA yesterday afternoon held a clinic for “more than 200 kids from area Boys & Girls clubs, trying to encourage more African-American…

Sports and Sustainability – Survey of D1 college athletic depts

From Inside Higher Ed. The full article can be found at http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/07/30/sustainable, with an excerpt provided below. The below mentioned survey report is available here. 2009-Collegiate-Athletic-Department-Sustainability-Survey (Excerpt) July 30, 2009 College…

New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center

New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center Opens at New England Aquarium Please visit http://www.neaq.org/about_us/center_opening.php to see a slide show of the opening earlier this month. BOSTON – In celebration of…

Chicago 2016 Promoted At Olympic Sports Demonstrations In Washington

From GamesBids.com, July 29, 2009 Chicago 2016 and World Sport Chicago were joined on Capital Hill Wednesday by members of the U.S. Congress, Olympic and Paralympic athletes, and representatives from…

Jason Bay Day

All-Star Sox slugger Jason Bay treated 150 kids from local Boys & Girls Clubs to a Q & A at Fenway, a tour of the old ballyard, and lunch atop…

Maine Basketball Managers To Be Honored In Boston

Celtics President Rich Gotham and F Brian Scalabrine will participate in a ceremony honoring the ’08-09 Heroes Among Us Award recipients at the Massachusetts State House. The team established the…

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…

Seeds of Peace – basketball clinic today

Several recent NBA draft picks will participate in the Play for Peace basketball clinic at the Seeds of Peace Int’l Camp in Otisfield, Maine. According to the camp website –…

President Barack Obama to Honor 2008 WNBA Champion Detroit Shock at White House

The full press release can be seen at http://www.wnba.com/news/shock_whitehouse_090722.html. (Excerpt below) Prior to the ceremony, the WNBA and the Shock will join forces with United We Serve – a national…

Brightening their night at Yankee Stadium

Kudos to the Yankees for hosting this very special event and for its entire Hope Week initiative. You can learn more about Hope Week and the Yankees’ other community efforts…