BY ALESSANDRA DEL BROCCO

 

#BecauseOfSports asks you to tell your story. How have sports changed your life? Whether you met your best friend during an elementary school soccer game, learned a life lesson from a coach, or spent quality time with friends and family at watching a game, we want to hear about the impact sports have made on your life.

Here’s what some of our friends and supporters have to say about #BecauseOfSports!

Jesse Palmer, ESPN football analyst, Good Morning America contributer, and Good Sports National Spokesperson

Connor Barwin, linebacker for the Los Angeles Rams, Sports Ambassador for Good Sports

Proud to be a Good Sports Ambassador because their mission is to make sure that all kids get the chance to play. Help keep kids in the game by sharing this video! #BecauseOfSports

Posted by Connor Barwin on Thursday, July 13, 2017

Chris Archer, Tampa Bay Rays pitcher and Sports Ambassador for Good Sports

“Because of Sports, I am a better son!”

Christen Press, U.S. Women’s National Team and Chicago Red Stars soccer player (read her full interview here!

“Because of Sports, I am here today, helping encourage the next generation with confidence!”

Ian Happ, Chicago Cubs baseball player

“Because of sports, I get to do what I love every day. “

Governor of Massachusetts, Charlie Baker, and First Lady Lauren Baker

“Because of Sports, I learned a lifetime’s worth of lessons about leadership, collaboration, perseverance and friendship, and I got pretty good at back handsprings too!” – Lauren Baker

Kathryn Tappen, NBC Sports Host & Reporter for the NFL, NHL, Notre Dame Football, and Olympics

Glenn Ordway, Sports Radio Network Host at WEEI 

“Students who are physically active tend to have better grades, school attendance, cognitive performance, and classroom behaviors.”

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Here are some of the#BecauseOfSports stories you shared with us:

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