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On an important coach

with Dorian Long

Dorian Long, former coach and student-athlete at Neumann University, discusses the role played by an important coach in his life. Read More 

How sports are different at Neumann

with Joe Gorman

A win is about more than just the points on the scoreboard. Here, Joseph Gorman, M.B.A., CPA, Vice President for Finance and Administration at Neumann, shares his thoughts on how sports are different at Neumann. Read More 

Portals and thresholds

with Chuck Sack

Chuck Sack, Director of Athletics at Neumann University, discusses his life, work and faith in a talk titled “Portals and Thresholds.” Read More 

Lessons learned through sports

with Joe Gorman

Joseph Gorman, M.B.A., CPA, Vice President for Finance and Administration at Neumann University, shares his thoughts on the lessons that can be learned through sports. Read More 

Tough love

with Ollie Johnson

Ollie Johnson, former NBA basketball player out of Temple University, discusses how his experiences in basketball taught him that it’s necessary to hear that you must “dig deeper” in order to “do better.” Read More 

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Derek Redmond 1992 Olympics

Fighting bravely at the 2016 Olympics

August 5, 2016 | by Jeffrey B. Eisenberg

Derek Redmond’s fight to finish is 400-meter race at the 1992 Olympics reminds us of the importance of the Olympic creed and how it applies to us all, athlete or not. Read More 

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David and Goliath

July 13, 2016 | by Dr. Fred Savitz

There are many ways athletes must overcome their personal “Goliaths,” like this example from Neumann University Men’s Lacrosse. Read More 

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Fans in the stands: Are your kids having fun?

June 28, 2016 | by Elaine Dougherty

The beauty of sport is letting athletes absorb the experience and reap the benefits of a commitment towards something constructive, rewarding, and healthy for both mind and body. Read More 

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Reflection on ‘Crossing Home’

May 5, 2016 | by Nick Panissidi

James Penrice’s book ‘Crossing Home’ compares the struggle of success in baseball to the demands of Christian life in a way that illuminates sport’s parallels with spiritual goals. Read More 

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Somewhere behind the athlete you've become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back... play for her.

- Mia Hamm