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, Good Sports National Spokesperson
— Jesse James Palmer (@JessePalmerABC) July 17, 2017
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
Chris Archer, Tampa Bay Rays pitcher and Sports Ambassador for Good Sports
“Because of Sports, I am a better son!”
“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
Ok, decided to share this #tbt at age 10 in 1991 for a very important charity that is close to my heart. @goodsportsinc works to make sure kids across the country are able to play the games they love. #BecauseOfSports I am who I am today personally, and I have an amazing career in sports! (And yes, those are 🍒 on my face from the town fair I went to before my team photos 😂) #GoodSports #Teamwork
Glenn Ordway, Sports Radio Network Host at WEEI
— Glenn Ordway (@GlennDOrdway) July 18, 2017
“Students who are physically active tend to have better grades, school attendance, cognitive performance, and classroom behaviors.”
Here are some of the#BecauseOfSports stories you shared with us:
— Dr. Roslind Buford (@rosblasingame) July 18, 2017
— Kelli Nicole (@kellinicolef) July 18, 2017
#BecauseOfSports , I have a group of friends that I'm thankful for each and every day. @GoodSportsInc gives all kids the chance to be their best selves by making sure that cost is never a barrier to play. Check out this video, and share with your own #BecauseOfSports story! http://bit.ly/becauseofsports1 #tuckermansravine
Share your own #BecauseOfSports story on social media with the hashtag, and tag us @GoodSportsInc!
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