Tag Archives: football

Glad's House

Glad’s House and the Street Child World Cup

UK-based charity, Glad’s House, is using sport as a positive way to engage with street kids in Mombasa, Kenya. When the charity was founded six years ago, Glad’s House had…

Responsiball chart

Responsiball – giving football/soccer leagues another thing to compete on

No surprise, but when it comes to sports competitions, or any competition for that matter, people want to win. Yes, there is great value in participating – we have highlighted…

BowTie Cause

What lockout? Dhani Jones and the BowTie Cause still making it happen

We came across a great piece by Jennifer Birn at Tonic.com* about NFL player Dhani Jones and his BowTie Cause.  The piece was timely – right before Father’s Day –…

Xenith helmet

Seeing value, financial and otherwise, in Xenith’s mission

On October 5, 2009 we wrote about a sports equipment manufacturer named Xenith. The story came out after we started seeing a flurry of news about the NFL’s study 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…

Rudy Awards 2010

Rudy Awards 2010 – great kids and great efforts are back

Earlier this year we wrote about the winner of Trusted Sports’ High School Rudy Awards.  The Awards “honor student-athletes who most completely represent the ‘Rudy’ on their team…someone whose contribution…

CPR

A must-have in the football playbook – CPR training

As we get full into fall sports season, we are seeing the beauty of sports in full display. We are seeing hard fought games from the youth to professional levels,…

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Aug. 18 deadline – Voting in Nike/Changemakers “changing lives through football”

Nike and Ashoka’s Changemakers have again partnered up on a competition that brings together energetic, inspiring individuals and organizations and their local and worldwide supporters.  Building on the success of…

New York Cosmos

Rebirth of a sports legend? The New York Cosmos

The late 1970s and early 1980s featured maybe what was the initial version of the term Galacticos made famous by football/soccer teams such as Real Madrid and Chelsea. Powerhouses that…

Football for Hope

World Cup follow-up: Football for Hope

We have highlighted the Football for Hope centers that were a projected legacy of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Well, forget “projected.” It is happening! The “football for…