Category: Success Stories

Chasing Victory: Female Runner Sets New Record Of 102 Marathons In 102 Days

By John Murphy After losing her leg to a rare form of cancer, long-distance runner Jacky Hunt-Broersma spent her life overcoming physical obstacles, climatological hurdles and thousands of miles to do exactly what people said was impossible for her. This year, for 102 straight days, Hunt-Broersma ran a full marathon — 26.2 miles — every

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Errol Spence Overcomes Perilous Sixth Round To Stop Yordenis Ugas

By Lem Satterfield Errol Spence declared “I’m the best fighter at 147 pounds and arguably the best fighter in the world” before Saturday’s 10th-round technical knockout over Yordenis Ugas in front of nearly 40,000 spectators at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Remaining undefeated at 28-0 with an equally impressive 22 KOs, Spence made his case

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Less Is More: Netafim Is Turning Floods Into Drips Worldwide, Increasing Farming Yields 

By Abigail Klein Leichman Food, water, land. Global trends indicate these survival basics are in jeopardy and will become scarce in the not-so-distant future. “If assumptions about population growth come true, we will need to feed about 10 billion people 30 years from today,” says Gaby Miodownik, CEO of Netafim, the kibbutz-based company driving mass adoption

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Together Again: Derrick James Will Be In Errol Spence’s Corner For Title Bout

By Lem Satterfield Derrick James didn’t mince words describing what it felt like to have a hernia. “Imagine being kicked in the balls all day long. I tore a muscle. It created a hernia. You could see it. Like bubbling up under the skin,” said James of an injury he suffered in summer 2020. “The

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‘Summer Of Soul’ Oscar Winner Bembry-Kaintuck’s Star Is On The Rise

By Lem Satterfield Ashley Bembry-Kaintuck is enjoying her own winning season. The filmmaker celebrated the debut release on March 14 of the documentary “On & Coppin,” which she co-directed with her father, renowned sports journalist Jerry Bembry. She also attended the 94th Academy Awards on March 27, where she won an Oscar for her work as

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Plumber Who Landed Unexpected Record Deal Is Having A Hollywood Movie Made About His Life

By Anamarija Brnjarchevska A plumber who landed a record deal after being heard singing while he worked on a music mogul’s bathroom is having a Hollywood movie made about his life. Kev Crane secured himself the life-changing music deal after singing along to the radio as he worked at the home of record producer Paul

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Baltimore Native Phillip Mark Breathes City Pride Into Executive Role At Live! Casino

By Lem Satterfield Phillip Mark will never forget where he came from. The Baltimore native had a remarkable journey to his current position as executive host at Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland, including being a former culinary student and a frequent gambler in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In this Q&A with Zenger, Mark discusses a

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