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From the 3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Sports

This award honors the efforts of sports teams, athletes, leagues, networks and services to make the world a better place. Initiatives may include raising awareness or funds for a cause, launching social good marketing campaigns, or promoting volunteer programs both internally and externally.

See previous winners and honorees here.


bronze honor
#SpreadRespect: Inclusion of LGBT Student-Athletes in College Sports
The overall objective of the America East Conferences' Spread Respect campaign is to create a…
Everyday Women Warriors
Based in San Francisco, BAYCAT STUDIO produces high quality videos for international socially-consc…
FOX Sports Supports
FOX Sports Supports is the charitable division of FOX Sports, dedicating to raising awareness of im…
Giants of Africa in Uganda
Every summer, the Giants of Africa Foundation ( travels to Africa to run basketb…
Hockey’s Declaration of Principles
94% of kids playing high school sports will never play at the collegiate level. Of those that do, o…
OEL rides with HopeKids
Giving back to our local community is a core pillar for the Arizona Coyotes. Captain Oliver Ekman-L…
silver honor
SheIS x USTA Embrace All
In 1973, the US Open became the first of the Grand Slams to offer women equal prize money with thei…
Touchdowns Against Cancer
Each September thousands of high school football teams, featuring over one-million student athletes…
gold honor
US Open Art Courts x Chase
5 cities. 5 artists. 5 NJTLs. 50 years.From Arthur Ashe to Venus and Serena Williams, public courts…
Vote & Giveback: SEC Highlight of the Year Vote
State Farm partnered with CBS Sports with three core objectives:In 2017/18 Football season, State F…