Category Archives: Public Awareness

Informing society of important issues outside of sports.

New Stadiums For a Few Or Medicare For All

“The idea that sports is a catalyst for economic development just doesn’t hold water.” —Robert Baade, sports economist On September 13, 2017, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont along with 16 other Democrats introduced a Medicare For All Healthcare Bill. The United … Continue reading

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Select Competition: We like competition except in the real world

In the U.S., we love sports. Sports is all about competition. It can be argued that we love sports more than we love God. Football is the national pastime as well as foremost religion. The one thing you can count … Continue reading

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Nike just keeps doing it. This time with the hijab.

On International Women’s Day, Nike announced that it was developing a sports hijab, Nike Pro Hijab for Muslim women athletes that should be available in spring 2018. In last year’s Olympic Games, Ibtihaj Muhammad made headlines for being the first American to … Continue reading

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Pink: The Official Color of the NFL

As most NFL fans have noticed, it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (Your Twitter or Facebook feed may also bear witness.) The time of the year where it’s ok for big, strong, striking men to wear pink. The NFL has had … Continue reading

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I Can’t Breathe

“I can’t breathe” were the last words uttered by Eric Garner as he died from a chokehold by New York City police. In recent weeks, those words have been used as a form of protest against police brutality and it’s … Continue reading

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April is Autism Awareness Month

The CDC recently released new data for Autism and now 1 out of every 68 has autism. If you’re not aware of autism then you will be soon as these numbers continues to rise.  The good news is that this … Continue reading

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The Real Beauty of Sports

In addition to the miraculous feats of athletes, the brilliant game strategies, or the heart-wrenching obstacles that athletes overcome and the inspiration that ensues, sports are beautiful because they act as agents for social change. Sports have changed the landscape … Continue reading

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