Guest Post: Mercy Project

Chris Field is the founder and executive director of the non-profit organization Mercy Project. His claim to fame is that his first varsity hit was a three run homerun. Unfortunately, that was his only hit of the entire season (he finished 1 for 26 with a .038 BA). You can find him on Facebook and Twitter under mercyproject. ****** This site has successfully established a … Continue reading Guest Post: Mercy Project

His Best Foot Forward: Olympic Gold Medalist Rafer Johnson’s Legacy

In 1945, a young man’s family moved from the segregated farming town of Hillsboro, Texas to a land of new opportunities found in central California. In the central California town of Kingsburg, a principal at Roosevelt Elementary School handed students a two-inch by three-inch paper called the “Roosevelt R,” which was meant to remind them to be the best they could be wherever they went in the … Continue reading His Best Foot Forward: Olympic Gold Medalist Rafer Johnson’s Legacy

San Diego Padres Pitcher Luke Gregerson’s Strikes for Foster Care Youth Event

The first steps from adolescence to adulthood are challenging for most. With adulthood comes new struggles:  Earning enough income to support daily necessities, balancing a budget for the first time, finding furnishings for a new apartment, and maintaining balance upon being granted a significant amount of freedom. Most young adults stumble a bit as they begin their journeys down adulthood’s path.  For most of these … Continue reading San Diego Padres Pitcher Luke Gregerson’s Strikes for Foster Care Youth Event

Championing a Promise: We Will Never Forget

At 10:29 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2001–the minute after the final of four planes which crashed that day fell into a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania–Americans made a pledge to those who perished: To never forget. Actions by wicked terrorists tore the beacon of our country’s financial success–the Twin Towers–down.  Terrible men used their callous efforts to smash into the symbol of our country’s defense against its … Continue reading Championing a Promise: We Will Never Forget

C.J. Stewart and L.E.A.D.

(Today’s piece is the first of Ruling Sports’ “Pro Bono” series.  To learn more about “Pro Bono,” click here). Jason Heyward.  Andruw Jones.  Dexter Fowler. As a former professional baseball player with the Chicago Cubs organization and current CEO of Diamond Directors, C.J. Stewart has helped develop some of today’s biggest names and brightest young talent in Major League Baseball. However, if anyone, Stewart recognizes that the … Continue reading C.J. Stewart and L.E.A.D.