Category Archives: The Do’ers

People, organizations, companies making it all happen

Chess, the new hoops?

Chess is one of those activities that many of us played or at least tried to play when younger but then eventually abandoned for more “established” sports. Not established in…

Veterans Day – A day of recognition, a lifetime of support

We have written before about recognition of certain causes, e.g. Breat Cancer Awareness, that entail a dedicated period of heightened attention (in that case, October). We have applauded those efforts…

Team4HIVHope – racing down stereotypes and towards a cure

In my Sports Law class at Farmingdale State College we just spent a few days talking about discrimination (gender, age, disability, etc.) One of the overriding policy points that came…

Sami Stoner and Chloe help us find our way

Try running with your eyes closed. Scary, right? Now try doing it with others around you. Even scarier. Despite that, Sami Stoner has found a way to keep on running…

Doing for oneself and for others: College football player Eddie Delaney

We read the following short piece from Sports Illustrated on student-athlete Eddie Delaney, who plays football at the University of Albany. It was enough to want to highlight him. We…

Fauja Singh – He keeps going and going and going…

Many of the stories that we have presented here involve young people (kids, children, boys, girls, etc.) Makes sense considering how many organizations are geared toward providing opportunities, guidance, and…

Steve Jobs: A first ballot Hall of Famer

There will be literally hundreds of thousands of stories from thousands of sources about Steve Jobs, the founder and CEO of Apple who passed away last night. (here is one…

Kickstarting a SCRUM

I was watching some Australian Rules Football late last night – hey, I needed something to watch! – and was taken with the event taking place. I think it was…

Stop sports injuries, keep playing and loving the game

We want kids playing sports, engaged in physical activity. The reasons are plentiful, most of them covered here at Sports Doing Good multiple times. Unfortunately, each year we are seeing…

2 major events: Beyond Sport United and Blogs with Balls

Beyond Sport, who we have covered multiple times for their incredible efforts in their area of sport and development, is hosting a special event tomorrow night in New York, featuring…