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August 13, 2019

Science of Sport is a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to developing curriculum and programming that promotes Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

August 13, 2019

Three winning ventures took their trip in early June, spending two full days at the adidas Portland, Oregon campus including a behind-the-scenes tour of the national headquarters, one-on-one coaching sessions, and more.

Rhasaan Nichols, Director of Walking On Water

July 16, 2019

Meet our inaugural winner of the ‘Race and Sport around the Globe’ short documentary competition: Rhasaan Nichols’ Walking on Water, A Brief History on Black Surfers. A special thank you also goes out to our semi-finalists!

Cricket's first non-electric and portable ball thrower

July 10, 2019

Three winning ventures took their trip in early June, spending two full days at the adidas Portland, Oregon campus including a behind-the-scenes tour of the national headquarters, one-on-one coaching sessions, and more.

Youth Sports clinic shirt given out to program recipients

July 10, 2019

This summer, the Global Sport Institute and the Knowledge Exchange for Resilience worked together to pilot a new program to serve local high school students in the Phoenix area.

Global Sport Institute staff standing with John Carlos, Wyomia Tyus, Dr. Harry Edwards, and Lance Wyman at the Raising a Fist to Taking a Knee even in Phoenix

July 9, 2019

Learn more about Dr. Scott N. Brooks, who brings the world of research and sport together.

Global Sport Institute venture winners pose in front of adidas North American headquarters.

July 3, 2019

Three winning ventures took their trip in early June, spending two full days at the adidas Portland, Oregon campus including a behind-the-scenes tour of the national headquarters, one-on-one coaching sessions, and more.

NFL Personal Finance Camp

July 2, 2019

When you look at athletes and finances, you may think about million dollar contracts and endorsement deals.

Michael Sam

June 4, 2019

Michael Sam, the first openly LGBTQIA+ athlete drafted by the NFL, opens up about his story, masculinity, and defining oneself in the 21st century.

Brandon Marshall talking about mental health for children

May 21, 2019

Toughness. Grit. Perseverance. These traits are seen as necessary for athletes to obtain if they are to be successful in their sport. Displaying these characteristics means it’s common to view athletes as indestructible , but many significant...

Photo of young a group of young girls in soccer uniforms, flexing their muscles, SWB Baltimore’s all-girls team.

May 16, 2019

1 in just over 100 people on the planet have been or are being forcibly displaced, and half of those evacuating people are children.

One of many photos of Serena with one year old daughter, Alexis Olympia, on her personal instagram where the first line in her “bio,” under her blue-checked and verified name is “I’m Olympia’s mom.”

May 9, 2019

At age 36, before welcoming home baby girl Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. with husband Alexis Ohanian (cofounder of the social news website Reddit), the tennis icon dedicated decades to perfecting her killer serve and becoming the world’s most...

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