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Winter Sports, Year-Round Inspiration

by Mary Stennes Wilbourn and Alison Behnke Winter arrived early this year for most of us, and it hit with a vengeance. Windchills plummeted and snow fell hard, leaving many people thinking “here we go again.” Then, against the backdrop … 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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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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Using Sports to Inspire Learning

By Brad Herzog, author of the Count on Me: Sports series With March Madness about to descend on America’s cultural consciousness and baseball’s Opening Day just around the corner, many young students are going to have sports on the brain. … Continue reading

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Summer Olympic Fun: More Than Sports

This week and last, people all over the world are watching and talking about the Summer Olympics. Many of us will watch on television or online, excited to see new records set and to follow favorite athletes. But athletes aren’t … Continue reading

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