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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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On her earliest sports memory

with Rosie Kays

Rosie Kays, a former student-athlete at Neumann University, now pursuing her graduate degree in Sport Management at Temple University, recalls the story of her earliest sports memory. Read More 

Basketball memories

with Sr. Peggy Egan, OSF

Sister Peggy Egan, OSF, Dean of Students at Neumann University, shares with us some memories from her basketball career. Read More 

A father figure

with Ken Abney

Coach Ken Abney of the United Stars Track Club of Philadelphia shares his story of becoming a coach. Two of his former athletes, Juliette Poussot and Charlene Maddox, tell us about moments when Abney’s leadership and guidance stretched beyond the track. Read More 

Swimming back from paralysis

with Haley Scott DeMaria

Haley Scott DeMaria shares her harrowing and ultimately triumphant story of her return to collegiate swimming after a fatal bus accident left her paralyzed. Read More 

The journey is the reward

with Evelyn Bennett

Evelyn Bennett, accomplished tennis athlete, runner, and equestrian, talks about an important life lesson she has learned through sport: that sometimes the journey is the reward. Read More 

On his proudest moment

with Dorian Long

Dorian Long, former coach and student-athlete at Neumann University, tells us about his proudest moment in his athletic career. Read More 

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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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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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Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.

- Mike Singletary