Washington, DC - President Barack Obama: "Yogi Berra was an American original – a Hall of Famer and humble veteran; prolific jokester and jovial prophet.  He epitomized what it meant to be a sportsman and a citizen, with a big heart, competitive spirit, and a selfless desire to open baseball to everyone, no matter their background. 

Dallas, Texas - The American Heart Association (AHA) and the National Football League (NFL) have teamed up to launch a program that is designed to help promote physical activity and safe sport participation among youth.

Bourbon, Missouri - Imperial Headwear has been named the Official Headwear of the prestigious Solheim Cup that will be taking place September 18-20 at St. Leon-Rot Golf Club near Heidelberg, Germany.

West Lafayette, Indiana - New research into the effects of repeated head impacts on high school football players has shown changes in brain chemistry and metabolism even in players who have not been diagnosed with concussions and suggest the brain may not fully heal during the offseason.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State and espnW are proud to announce the mentor organizations and international emerging leaders participating in the 2015 Global Sports Mentoring Program, September 12 to October 17. Now in its fourth year, this program supports the Department of State’s Empowering Women and Girls through Sports Initiative, which uses sports as a vehicle to advance the rights of women and girls around the world.

Portland, Oregon - Sunice Staff Player Brooke Henderson secured her first LPGA title in resounding fashion at the Cambia Portland Classic.  In winning by eight strokes over her nearest competitor, Henderson also set a new 72-hole scoring record for the event.