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Ron Meyer 2016 Institute Award

Ron Meyer to receive 2016 Institute Award

September 2, 2016

Meyer, a lifelong competitive athlete, uncovers the role that faith plays in the lives of athletes and sports professionals around the country as host of Blessed2Play, which airs weekly on EWTN Radio and SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Read More 

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Always find a way

with Theresa Grentz

Theresa Grentz is a 2001 inductee into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame and a former Mighty Mac of nearby Immaculate University. Here, she shares stories of her love of the game of basketball, and how the combination of persistence and faith helped her find success. Read More 

On his Neumann experience

with Andrew Lessing

Andrew Lessing, a student-athlete here at Neumann University, shares with us some highlights from his Neumann experience. Read More 

On her athletic career

with Theresa Huke

Theresa Huke, Director of the John C. Ford Academic Resource Center at Neumann University, shares with us some stories from her athletic career. Read More 

Sports: A language to communicate

with Fr. Jim Bacik

Father James J. Bacik is the pastor of Corpus Christi University Parish, and a campus minister and adjunct professor of humanities at the University of Toledo. Fr. Bacik visited the Institute to share some experiences of how sports can be used as a language to communicate. Read More 

Seizing the moment

with Kevin Sloan

Kevin Sloan, Head Men’s Soccer Coach and Assistant Sports Information Director at Neumann University, tells a story about seizing the moment. Read More 

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The Cubs, the World Series, and the faithful fans

November 3, 2016 | by Jeffrey B. Eisenberg

Even more than for the players on the field, the Chicago Cubs’ World Series Championship might be most poignant for those who have built a love for the team over a lifetime of experiences, relationships, and belief. Read More 

Cam Newton

Skepticism vs. faith in Cam’s comeback that wasn’t

September 9, 2016 | by Jeffrey B. Eisenberg

Should the Carolina Panthers be skeptics or believers? Which items of evidence do they focus on – the team’s overall dominant 2015 season, or the frustration and disappointment of the last two games? In fact, should they be defined by any of it? Read More 

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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Wayman Tisdale
Wayman Tisdale, former NBA star, became a successful jazz musician. Tisdale had part of one leg amputated because of bone cancer. In his first post-amputation record, Tisdale triumphantly sings, “When life tries to get you down, it’s the perfect time for a rebound.”