Monthly Archives: July 2013

Rookie of the Year

Photo credit: ESPN.com News Services, courtesy of Jonathan Willard

Every individual has the capacity to impact the life of another for the better.  Acts of kindness and generosity, no matter how big or small, have the potential to be immeasurably transformative; they are also often even more meaningful when they come from someone we look up to and aspire to be like.

On his way to training camp, Titans rookie Jonathan Willard found himself playing the role of hero on Tuesday when he stopped to rescue a family from their burning vehicle on a Tennessee highway.

Read my full piece here on Sports Networker!

Let Freedom Ring: National Freedom Week

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As we celebrate our country’s anniversary of independence, we reflect on the tremendous strides our society has made to extend freedom and liberty to its citizens.  Great inroads to equality of opportunity have been made, breaking down historical barriers of race, gender and wealth.  While there are still battles to be won, much progress has been made, particularly in the historically white male-dominated sports industry.  In the last decade, women and minorities have climbed the ladder of success in sports business, blazing the trail for more to follow behind them.

Check out my full article in Sports Networker for my top three sports business influencers that embody freedom.