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The Big League Philanthropist podcast shares stories of athletes and nonprofits using #sportsphilanthropy to change the world. Learn why these athletes were motivated to get involved and what motivates them to keep going! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bigleaguephil/support

Big League Philanthropist Danielle Berman

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    • 4.8 • 4 Ratings

The Big League Philanthropist podcast shares stories of athletes and nonprofits using #sportsphilanthropy to change the world. Learn why these athletes were motivated to get involved and what motivates them to keep going! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bigleaguephil/support

    BLP Bulletin: 11.22.21

    BLP Bulletin: 11.22.21

    In this week's roundup of articles from the world of athlete activism and sports philanthropy, Danielle highlights the disappearance of Peng Shuai, the conflict surrounding the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, athletes using their platforms to raise awareness of Julius Jones' case, and the new framework adopted by the IOC around inclusion and non discrimination for elite level athletes.  

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    Featured Articles:

    Browns cornerback Greg Newsome II is no rookie to giving back

    A.J. Brown's Powerful Message about Mental Health and Self-Harm

    NBA Players Win. Julius Jones Sentence Commuted

    ESPN, Doc Wayne and The Village Team Up to Expand Mental Health Services for Youth

    A Chinese Tennis Star Accuses a Former Top Leader of Sexual Assault

    WTA seeks full, fair and transparent investigation into sexual assault allegations against former Chinese leader

    Opinion: Biden administration soon to announce diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics

    Axios Sports Newsletter: 🇨🇳 Olympics sponsors caught between U.S. and China

    Athlete Ally: Groundbreaking IOC Framework Centers Inclusion and Non-Discrimination

    The GIST: Sunday Scroll - Time for Change


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    • 17 min
    BLP Bulletin: 11.15.21

    BLP Bulletin: 11.15.21

    In this week's roundup of articles from the world of athlete activism and sports philanthropy, Danielle highlights the inaugural Laureus & Sports Pro Sports For Good Index, the US news interest shift from politics to sports, three steps sports organizations can take to prepare for climate change, and the WNBPA partnering with Pepsi Stronger Together to support local causes with players. 

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    Featured Articles:

    Front Office Sports on LinkedIn: Najee Harris Renovates Homeless Shelter Where He Once Lived

    The Earl Monroe New Renaissance Basketball School

    17th Annual Charity Sports Auction Goes Hybrid, Begins Nov. 20

    Marcus Rashford: Manchester United And England Forward Awarded MBE At Windsor Castle For Charity Campaign

    Laureus & Sports Pro Present: The Sport For Good Index

    Playbook Insights | Three steps to begin the climate change battle

    Americans now want to read about sports, not politics

    The WNBA players union is kicking off a partnership with Pepsi to back local causes 'the players care about'

    Aaron Rodgers addresses last week's COVID-19 comments: 'I’m an athlete, I’m not an activist'


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    • 17 min
    BLP Bulletin: 11.08.21

    BLP Bulletin: 11.08.21

    In this week's roundup of articles from the world of athlete activism and sports philanthropy, Danielle highlights NCAA student-athletes and coaches focusing on civic engagement, history being made with all five major mens sports having openly gay players competing, the importance of investment in youth sports, and the winners of The Foundation for Global Sports Development's 2021 Athletes in Excellence Award. 

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    Featured Articles:

    #AllVoteNoPlay Playbook

    Denver Nuggets Host Do All You Can Food Drive on November 10th

    Ten Athletes Selected to Receive The Foundation for Global Sports Development’s 2021 Athletes in Excellence Award

    Australia’s Josh Cavallo becomes first openly gay current top-flight soccer player

    Racing Louisville to be first NWSL team to provide players with health benefits for fertility services

    How 'The Kaepernick Effect' has propelled a new generation of athletes to take a stand against racial injustice

    Why the Coach Next Door is More Important is More Important Than You Think

    The GIST: Sunday Scroll: On your mark, get set, topple the patriarchy


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    • 14 min
    BLP Bulletin: 11.01.21

    BLP Bulletin: 11.01.21

    In this week's roundup of articles from the world of athlete activism and sports philanthropy, Danielle highlights the WNBA continuing to lead the way in advocating for social justice and for their own rights, the NFL's toxic culture rearing it's head again, the NHL world rocked by a sexual assault coverup, and China continuing to be a tricky problem for sports business. 

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    Featured Articles:

    Tennessee Titans Partner with Mars Petcare

    Cardinals TE Zach Ertz to give 5,000 meals per TD to Arizona food banks

    5x World Medalist Gymnast Morgan Hurd Talks Social Justice & Embracing Identity On And Off The Mat

    Player Profile: Kareem Jackson has drive on and off the football field

    WNBA Players to Get Free Fertility Testing, Reproductive Support

    WNBA players, America’s leading sports activists, have Texas in their crosshairs

    Jon Gruden's fall is a warning to the NFL

    B***khawks' sexual abuse case explained: A timeline of the allegations and everything else you need to know

    Beijing Olympics Sponsors' $110 Billion Problem

    Boston Celtics star slams China’s Xi over Tibet, Tencent scraps team’s NBA broadcast

    NFL, players agree to end ‘race-norming’ in $1B settlement


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    • 23 min
    Sn. 3, Episode 4: John Balkam, Third Win Group

    Sn. 3, Episode 4: John Balkam, Third Win Group

    Welcome back to the Big League Philanthropist podcast! On this episode, Danielle sits down with John Balkam, Founder of the Third Win Group (TWG) to discuss his journey from being an athlete to now running his own agency focused on social good. They also talk about the importance of business that makes the world better. John has some great advice for athletes who are looking to build a brand based on purpose and impact that you won't want to miss!

    For those who are looking to learn more about John's story and about the Third Win Group, you can visit their website at thirdwin.com. You can also give the Third Win Group a follow on LinkedIn and on Instagram, @thirdwingroup. Thank you for supporting this podcast and feel free to share this episode with someone that may be interested in our conversation with John! 


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    • 51 min
    Sn. 3, Episode 3: Jordan Marie Daniel, Rising Hearts

    Sn. 3, Episode 3: Jordan Marie Daniel, Rising Hearts

    Welcome back to the Big League Philanthropist podcast! In this episode, Danielle sits down with Jordan Marie Brings Three White Horses Daniel – Kul Wičasa Lakota, a citizen of Kul Wicasa Oyate (Lower Brule Sioux Tribe) and founder of Rising Hearts to discuss the impact of intersectionality and creating change in the spaces you take up. 

    Rising Hearts is an organization dedicated to raising the voices of Indigenous Peoples while also promoting intersectionality to create change. Jordan is a professional runner and has been using that platform to create change through several initiatives, including the #RunningForJustice campaign that has become an intersecting effort to raise awareness for Black lives, Asian lives, Indigenous lives, and all of those who are impacted by white supremacy and systems of oppression.

    You can follow along with Jordan and her journey by following on Instagram at @nativein_la and @rising_hearts and check out Jordan's website HERE! Thank you all for listening to this episode and be sure to share this episode with someone who may enjoy this conversation between Danielle and Jordan.


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    • 45 min

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