Tag Archives: community

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…

Steps up the (sports) corporate ladder

We don’t normally highlight job opportunities – though that may change – but we came across one that we fill is representative of the growth in importance and complexity of…

Rallying around a friend in need

We came across the story of a young man, 14-year old Jared Williams, who became paralyzed due to a hit in a football game last year. No doubt this story…

Beyond Sport Awards submissions – 1 more week

More information on Beyond Sport and the Awards can be found by clicking here. The Awards There are 12 categories for the Beyond Sport Awards 2010 covering the entire sporting…