PGA TOUR BARCLAYS TO FEATURE SPECIAL HOSPITALITY FOR MILITARY FAMILIES

From Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Daily, Morning Buzz, July 21, 2009 (excerpt) PGA TOUR BARCLAYS TO FEATURE SPECIAL HOSPITALITY FOR MILITARY FAMILIES By Jon Show, Staff Writer, SportsBusiness Journal The…

MLB All-Star week of giving

Last week’s All-Star game festivities had a very “giving” feeling to it. A review of the array of events and partnerships highlighted by the League and its partners was quite…

Helios Launches Sports Sustainability Partnership Program

Press release at http://heliospartners.com/news/news.asp?id=26 “Helios Partners, a global sports marketing consultancy, has announced the launch of the Helios Sports Sustainability Partnership, an unprecedented commitment to bring sustainable practices and carbon…

Colts' Wayne, friends put on his annual celebrity basketball game at Indiana Black Expo

Colts’ Wayne, friends put on his annual celebrity basketball game at Indiana Black Expo (excerpt) In two weeks, Reggie Wayne will focus on his day job as the Indianapolis Colts’…

Full Lineup of Charity Work by Yankees

The full article first appeared at http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/16/sports/baseball/16yankees.html?ref=sports. Jack Curry, July 15, 2009, New York Times Full Lineup of Charity Work by Yankees (excerpt) Jason Zillo wrote “Hope Week” on the…

CVS Caremark's National Philanthropic 'All Kids Can' Program Plays Out on Major League Baseball Field

Originally published at CSRwire. CVS Caremark Launches the 2009 Season of the CVS Caremark All Kids Can(TM) Baseball Camps at Fenway Park (excerpt) WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 14 /PRNewswire/ — CVS…

MLB All-Star Game Charitable Activities – Sponsors and League

2 Articles “All-Star Sponsors Strive to Look Truly Charitable” By KEN BELSON, July 13, 2009, New York Times, http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/13/sports/baseball/13sponsor.html?_r=1&ref=baseball Making money by giving it away: that is part of the…

Go Play!: Non-Profit Organization KaBOOM! Announces List of 93 “Playful City USA” Communities

Originally appeared at CSRwire Communities Across the Country Make Play a Priority Despite Economy (excerpt) WASHINGTON, D.C. – Parents have less disposable income for children’s play-related activities because of the…

Tracy McGrady Switching Uniform Number to Promote Darfur Initiative

From SportsBusiness Daily’s Morning Buzz, July 13, 2009 Rockets G Tracy McGrady this week is expected to announce that he is changing his uniform number from No. 1 to No….

With Fame Comes Power for Global Sports Stars

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/11/sports/soccer/11iht-hughes.html July 11, 2009 Global Soccer With Fame Comes Power for Global Sports Stars (excerpt) By ROB HUGHES LONDON — The sporting superstar has reached a level of global recognition…