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Despite the negative news you constantly see, there are many positive stories happening in the sports world. Still feeling depressed by the news? Sounds like it’s time for another installment of our good-news story collection. We don’t want you to tune out—if you’re not informed, you can’t...

Charlotte has got a lot--of good. Watching the news can be so depressing. It’s important to stay informed. If you don’t know what’s going on out there, how can you help? But on the other hand, if you’re depressed and discouraged all the time, it’s hard to...

Passionate and positive fans can make a difference. The Columbus Crew staying home proves that. Soccer is not a major professional sport in the United States, though it’s enormous internationally, but Americans still follow and play the game. And when we do, we often get passionately involved.    Which...

"Don't apologize to the audience" is a guest post from our editor, Caroline. Normally, we use sports to talk about business around here. Only problem is, I don’t play sports, don’t follow sports, it’s just not my thing. So what do I know well enough to...

My youngest child just got her first hit of the softball season.   Now, I’m not saying she’s about to join the Woman’s Softball Olympic team. In fact, she might not even play next season, and I’m ok with that. But I’m impressed with her performance, anyway. ...

A true story, guest post on cyber attacks by Harold Howell, Owner of Risk Solutions, Inc. If you are a business owner who thinks cyber attacks aren't a serious threat, you’d better sit down. Many people think these incidents are rare, too minor to worry about,...

A story about soccer, coffee and social media   It’s a cold, rainy Sunday morning. Turf fields make playing soccer possible on days like today. We’re ready.    I mean, my son is ready, he’ll be the one playing. I’ll be a spectator in the stands. I’m also the driver. There’s no time...

A Guest Post by Basketball Coach, Alan Major, formerly of the Xavier Musketeers, Ohio State Buckeyes, and Charlotte 49ers It’s always amazing how the shot after the “one more” drive and extra kick extra seem to go down. Or how the guy that’s first to the...

A story about pushing yourself beyond what you thought you could do My youngest niece is learning to stand up. She’s ten months old. She can already crawl well, and she learned to pull herself up on convenient furniture or a friendly adult months ago. Now,...

How the Ohio State Pro Day showcases talented players and how I handled it. All university students have the opportunity to attend one or more job fairs. College athletes are no exception, but when the NFL comes to campus to check out prospective players, it’s always...