Archive for the 'Social Issues' Category

August 23rd, 2014

Sounders FC to Host Book Drive

The Seattle Sounders will host a book drive for the Toys for Tots Literacy Program on August 30th vs Colorado Rapids. If you are anything like me, I'm sure you have an sh**ton of book laying around your place getting dusty and doing you no good anymore. Well, I used to. Then I moved a few months back and ended up spending a few hours thumbing ...
August 19th, 2014

David Beckham x ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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August 14th, 2014

Video :: “Sticks and Stones” by Moreya (Anti-Bullying)

This is a music video for a song called Sticks and Stones from an artist called Moreya that you will be hearing a lot from sooner rather than later. I have a feeling that we will be hearing a lot more from this girl for a couple of reasons: I don't know her. I don't know much about her. But I know that she is 14 years old. I do know that she ...
August 6th, 2014

NE Revs :: Chris Tierney, Slyde and Charlie Davies x “Ice Bucket Challenge”

Chris Tierney, Charlie Davies, and Slyde take the #IceBucketChallenge to #StrikeoutALS. The Ice Bucket Challenge is a social movement to raise awareness about ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, in a well crafted campaign to get folks involved with this devastating disease. Simple, you get a bucket, fill it with water and ice, and dump it ...
June 14th, 2014

Watch :: Ethan Talk about Charity Ball with Katie Couric

Most 15 year-old boys spend their time learning to drive, dating, or thinking about what song to put on their playlists. But Ethan King had soccer on his mind, and it's more than just a pastime, it's the foundation for his global charity. In case you missed it, our guy Ethan was out in New York last week being interviewed about Charity Ball by non ...
May 22nd, 2014

New Video Alert :: “La La La (Brazil 2014)” from Shakira is here to save World Cup Music *

“My video ‘La La La (Brazil 2014)’ celebrates the world coming together and gives us a great opportunity to raise awareness for an important goal: the World Food Programme’s vision of zero hunger.” Falcao, Eric Abidal, Sergio Aguero Neymar, Cesc and others all participate in the video. I can see how this all came together, Pique was ...
April 1st, 2014

THE OSA World Juggle-a-thon IS BACK!!

Last year we covered the Online Soccer Academy pretty extensively, and we were delighted to get the info from Jared Montz of Online Soccer Academy telling us that he is off to another great start this year with the juggle-a-thon. If you are familiar, here is a little bit about it. Read below, check out the video, then start clicking on links to get ...
March 5th, 2014

Bumpy Pitch x Charity Ball – Pass Back T-Shirt

We have talked on this site a number of times about our good friend Ethan King. That's Ethan in the photo. He's a young guy doing incredible things. There are people in this world who talk about doing things, and then there are those who actually go about doing things. Ethan doesn't just talk about things. He gets things done. A few years back Ethan ...