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Ten Ways to Use the Character in Sports Jar

By Eric Braun Free Spirit’s Character in Sports jar includes three kinds of cards: “Words of Character” cards have quotes about character by athletes; “Make a Difference” cards give ideas for building and showing your good character; and “Great Character” … Continue reading

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A Deeper Kind of Safety

by Brad Herzog, author of the Count On Me: Sports series April is Youth Sports Safety Month, so there will be the usual conversation about physical precautions on and around the athletic fields. Stretch. Stay hydrated. Wear a helmet. Beware of … Continue reading

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Kids Being Kids (i.e., Awesome)

By Eric Braun Kids today, right? With their Minecraft and their constant singing of the Frozen soundtrack. Actually, if you’re reading this blog, you know kids are awesome. Here are a few examples to brighten your week. That’s Some Cabbage … Continue reading

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Beyond Jackie Robinson: Inspiring Sports Stories

by Mary Stennes Wilbourn and Alison Behnke In April of this year, Major League Baseball celebrated Jackie Robinson Day. It has been 67 years since Robinson walked on the field as the first black baseball player in the league, and … Continue reading

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Where Have You Gone, Jackie Robinson? Today’s Real Sports Heroes

by Brad Herzog, author of the Count On Me: Sports series April 15 is Jackie Robinson Day. You’ll find every uniformed player, coach, and umpire in Major League Baseball wearing #42, the number worn by the man who ended nearly … Continue reading

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