Tag Archives: community

Black Fives

Sports Doing Good Newsletter, #258

April 9 – April 15, 2017 Welcome to week two hundred and fifty-eight of the Sports Doing Good newsletter. This week’s 10 stories include: Autism Awareness Night has special meaning…

Bhullar

Sports Doing Good Newsletter, #254

March 12 – March 18, 2017 Welcome to week two hundred and fifty-four of the Sports Doing Good newsletter. This week’s 10 stories include: SXSW Sports 2017: Tennessee Titans’ Derrick…

Theo Epstein Cubs

Sports Doing Good Newsletter, 237

Oct. 30 – Nov. 5, 2016 Welcome to week two hundred and thirty-seven of the Sports Doing Good newsletter. This week’s 10 stories include: The NBA’s Plan to Go Beyond…

BYUtv

BYUtv and Street Soccer USA – a convergence of entrepreneurship

We came across a wonderful story told at BYUtv regarding our friends at Street Soccer USA. In this short (8-minute) but very moving and inspiring piece, we learn about the individuals who…

Coaching for success on and off the field – Joe Ehrmann

Coaching for success on and off the field – Joe Ehrmann helps get our priorities right

We came across a story about a former NFL player who has established himself as both a thought-leader and an action-leader when it comes to the development of young people…

Sports holding hands

Sports as promoter of people, ideas, and tolerance

As we have just recognized and acknowledged in our own ways the 10th anniversary of the attacks of 9-11-01, we now begin a new day. September 12 now seems almost…

Sport can build youth’s self esteem. An opinion piece on the Why and How.

We came across an opinion piece that really captures the essence of the sport and development, from the value it has for individuals and communities, to suggestions to ensure that…

Damian Lopez Alfonso

Update to “Cycling IS a team sport”: Damian Lopez Alfonso

We highlighted the story of Damian Lopez Alfonso last month (May 8 post, “Cycling IS a team sport”). For another great piece on this courageous athlete and his wonderful support…

Street Soccer

Sports for Social Change Awards: June 1st, 7:00-10:00pm, Washington, DC

We are big fans of Street Soccer USA (SSUSA), and of course, the Homeless World Cup, and want to make you aware of two great events coming up involving SSUSA….

bike-ride

Cycling IS a team sport

May is bike month in New York City. In addition to the Five Boro bike tour which took place this past weekend, there are a number of events that highlight…