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Enemies Turned Allies: Coming Together for a Common Cause

Aug 16, 2018

Philadelphia and Boston are two cities bursting with tradition. When we think of these two cities, we automatically link them to their successful sports franchises. Philadelphians hearken back to the days of Dr. J, Bobby Clarke and Richie Ashburn among so many other incredible players. Whereas names like Bill Russell, Ted Williams, and Bobby Orr…

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Athlete CRUSH College Impact Awards

Jul 30, 2018

Here at Athlete CRUSH, we believe that athletes have the power to change the world. Regardless of the level of competition, there are athletes around the world who do amazing things on a daily basis. We have encountered this first hand, as we have written about countless athletes like that. But, unfortunately, these acts often…

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Kelly Dopke

Kelly Dopke: The Determined Doctor

Jul 20, 2018

We set out on a mission to discover some of the most inspirational and influential student-athletes across the nation, and the stories that were submitted far exceeded what we were expecting. When looking for candidates for the Athlete CRUSH College Impact Awards – Lead Award – we received incredible stories from athletes across the nation.…

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Coaching

Josh Bringuel: A Man on a Mission

Jul 20, 2018

When we started the Athlete CRUSH College Impact Awards, we knew that college athletes were doing a lot of positive things in the community. What we didn’t realize, was how significant of an impact they were having. As soon as we started accepting submissions, we started getting some incredible stories, one of which came from…

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World Cup's charitable stars

5 World Cup Athletes Leaving Their Mark On and Off The Field

Jul 3, 2018

  As sports fans, we love seeing our favorite athletes doing what they do best- performing and showcasing their talents on the field. However, not only is it a blessing to watch these phenomenal athletes on the pitch, but it is also amazing to see their contributions to society. Sport has given world-class athletes the…

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College Impact Awards

College Impact Awards: Random Acts of Kindness Shortlist

Jun 6, 2018

The following student-athletes have been shortlisted for the Athlete CRUSH College Impact Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Award: David Long, Loretta Blaut, Nick Grismer, and Sahara Gipson. The Random Acts of Kindness Award is given to someone who has done something just out of their good nature. These nominees did this good deed in order to be…

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Catalyst Awards

College Impact Awards: Catalyst Award Shortlist

Jun 4, 2018

The following student-athletes have been shortlisted for the Athlete CRUSH College Impact Catalyst Award: Josh Bringuel, Bryana Robinson, J.T. Trauber, Julie Foeldes, Sara Hayes. The Catalyst Award is given to someone who takes initiative to make a change. In other words, this is a person who gets involved with or starts initiatives to do good not only…

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Lead Award Shortlisted Student-Athletes

College Impact Awards: Lead Award Shortlist

May 31, 2018

The following student-athletes have been shortlisted for the Athlete CRUSH College Impact Lead Award: Kelly Dopke, Joey Gorman, Gregory Dix, and Enna Selmanovic. The Lead Award is given to one student who has consistently displayed all the qualities of a good leader. It is someone who everyone gets along with and feels comfortable approaching. This person…

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Athlete CRUSH

From The Pitch To Power: Three Athletes Who Made The Transition From Sport To Politics

Apr 5, 2018

“To say that politics are not part of sports is not being realistic. When I run, I am more than a runner. I am a diplomat, an ambassador for my country.” This quote is by former 1500m world record holder and middle-distance athlete, Filbert Bayi. He scratches the surface on how sports and politics intertwine.…

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