Nov. 4 – Nov. 17, 2018
Welcome to issue three hundred of the Sports Doing Good newsletter. This week’s 10 stories include:
- Why the NBA community has gotten serious about getting out the vote
- Golden Knights Team Lawyer Works To Increase Women In Sports Leadership Roles
- Sports Analytics in the Classroom: How One Computer Science Professor is Changing the Game
- Searching for the Next Bobby Fischer, the U.S. Finds Fabi
- The heroic story and incredible comeback of a football star
- ‘Fight Club’ with better jokes: Inside Garry Shandling’s secret pickup game
- How the Adaptive Lacrosse Movement Has Increased Access to the Sport
- 2018 RWJF Sports Award Winners Announced: Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy, The Sanneh Foundation, and Soccer Without Borders
- How the Flyers Created Gritty, the Internet’s Most Beloved Mascot
- The healing power of pursuing a dream
2018 Year in Review: Up2Us Training (Up2Us Sports)
Premier League to Support LGBTQ Group in Rainbow Laces Campaign (Beyond Sport)
The Art–Impact–Love Plan (by Dante Pettis) (The Players’ Tribune)
100 ways sport and recreation develops communities (Sport and Dev) https://www.sportanddev.org/en/article/news/100-ways-sport-and-recreation-develops-communities
Mexico City Welcomes the World for Homeless World Cup Tournament (Beyond Sport)
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She Made History at QB. Then Came the Hard Part. (And Drew Brees on FaceTime)
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Why the NBA community has gotten serious about getting out the vote
(video, https://youtu.be/r7j873iDMv0) Caption: Warriors Team Up With Rock the Vote – CA Reg Deadline 10/22
Golden Knights Team Lawyer Works To Increase Women In Sports Leadership Roles
Sports Analytics in the Classroom: How One Computer Science Professor is Changing the Game
Searching for the Next Bobby Fischer, the U.S. Finds Fabi
Fabiano Caruana, an Italian-American chess grandmaster, stands for a portrait outside the World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018.
CreditCreditDaniel Acker for The New York Times
The heroic story and incredible comeback of a football star
‘Fight Club’ with better jokes: Inside Garry Shandling’s secret pickup game
Friends played a memorial game on Shandling’s home court after the comedian’s death in 2016.
Courtesy Suli McCullough
How the Adaptive Lacrosse Movement Has Increased Access to the Sport
2018 RWJF Sports Award Winners Announced: Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy, The Sanneh Foundation, and Soccer Without Borders
How the Flyers Created Gritty, the Internet’s Most Beloved Mascot
The Flyers marketing team described Gritty in one word: mischievous.
The healing power of pursuing a dream
Billy Mills, the Sioux Olympic gold medalist who won the 1964 Tokyo 10,000 meters, gives a hug to Rhiannon Worker, a nutrition sophomore, before addressing around 100 people at the “Indigenous Identity and the Athletic Experience” event Thursday in Tempe.
Photo by Charlie Leight/ASU Now