Tanoh Kpassagnon - Kansas City Chiefs

Tanoh is a professional football player for the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL. He is a first generation African. His mom was born in Uganda and his dad in the Ivory Coast. He grew up traveling and living in a couple of different places before settling down outside of Philadelphia in a small town…

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Sport and Charity

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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SPRTER College Impact Awards

Here at SPRTER, we believe that sporters (sports influencers: athletes, former athletes, coaches, teams, leagues, brands, etc.) have the power to change the world. Regardless of the level of competition, there are sporterss around the world who do amazing things on a daily basis. We have encountered this first hand, as we have written about…

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When we started the SPRTER College Impact Awards (formerly 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…

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College Impact Awards

The following student-athletes have been shortlisted for the SPRTER (formerly 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…

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Catalyst Awards

The following student-athletes have been shortlisted for the SPRTER (formerly 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…

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Athlete CRUSH

America has definitely been experiencing a rough patch in its history in terms of gun violence. Even though gun violence has been a recurring theme throughout American history, it has never had such an impact on the youth. CNN reported that after only 12 weeks in 2018, there had already been 17 school shootings, averaging…

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Often, role models in sport come from heroes of today – omnipresent in the flesh, on SportsCenter, and online sites. But other times, they’re fictional figures we worship on the big screen. Whatever your choice, the power of our favorite sport stars is undeniable and a source of great influence. In honor of those who…

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