wellplayed.us encourages kids to get involved in sports because of all the benefits that can come from it when they are done right. This post is a direct copy of a tidy synopsis by Greg Wells and Shawna Silver (July, 2014) of the benefits of getting involved in sports.
Author Dan Laukitis
I would feel better about an award that honors a sportsman, not just a player
Eighteen holes of match play will teach you more about your foe than 18 years…
It will be interesting to watch this year’s matches and see if there appears to be a more unified team. And to listen to what the media make of this issue. Remember what Ali famously said: “I, We.” And don’t be afraid to hug and high five! Cautious fist bumps may spare you some germs but that’s about it.
Fierce, sincere competition, compelling match-ups, great golf, and genuine sportsmanship, win or lose; all playing out before millions of amateurs who subsequently might be that much more likely to play their sports in a similar vein.
What does it mean that a corporate sponsor wants to disassociate from a tarnished utility sport vehicle (i.e., player, team, stadium, league, etc)? Somehow it’s a net win.
Thoughts about the gross global happiness created by the all World Cup games
The Columbia men’s golf team is the Ivy League Champion after a dominant win at the…