While a successful fundraiser for the organization, she found resistance to long-term corporate underwriting. Ultimately, she helped craft the organization's mission in the "promotion of competition that stresses enjoyment of sport and the development of good sportsmanship and character rather than those types that emphasize the making and breaking of records, and the winning of championships for the enjoyment of spectators and for the athletic reputation or commercial advantages of institutions and organizations." Eventually, it merged into the American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation.
Subsequently, in the wake of a controversy involving Mike Daisey 's dramatizing and embellishing his personal experiences at Chinese factories, during an excerpt from his theatrical monologue for This American Life , new attention has been paid to the veracity of Sedaris' nonfiction stories. NPR will label stories from Sedaris, such as " SantaLand Diaries ", as fiction, while This American Life will fact check stories to the extent that memories and long-ago conversations can be checked.  The New Yorker already subjects nonfiction stories written for that magazine to its comprehensive fact-checking policy.