In Northern Ireland, soccer led to rioting and violence between Protestant and Catholic boys.
But could basketball be different? One man thought so, and he created a team of Catholics and Protestants together.
In this episode of the On the Whistle podcast, I talked with Mike about how basketball can unify people of different races, religions, and economic classes.
- Who Mike is and how Full Court Peace got its start in Northern Ireland
- The language coaches use to bridge deep divisions on a team
- Expanding the program into Cuba and cities in the U.S.