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Don’t Be a Super Bowl Catholic

You probably know that there is a really, really big football game coming up on Sunday. You might even be able to identify the teams playing, the starting quarterbacks, or the head coaches. If you’re really into it, you’ll know which team’s defense is better statistically, the top rusher on Read More

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Avid sports fans know late December through early January as “the most wonderful time of the year” and not just because of the Christmas holiday. Between mid-December and January 11 more than three dozen nationally-televised college football bowl games are played (including two today which will decide the participants in Read More

True Heroes

The lexicon of sports is replete with references to war. “Hero,” “battle,” “trenches,” “General,” “warrior,” and others have all found their way into the vocabulary of players, coaches, broadcasters and reporters, and fans to describe some aspect of sports. There may be good reason for this, as there are parallels between Read More

Three Lessons Sports Teach Us About Faith

ESPN The Magazine, the print version of the popular sports news franchise, recently published an article on the Houston Texans’ star running back Arian Foster. Considering Foster is one of the more well-known athletes in the country right now, this isn’t necessarily a surprise – it’s the subject matter of the article that Read More

If Bishops Wore Stripes

Or Why You Should Respect Sports Officials Heckling the officials. It’s as synonymous with sports as popcorn; as inevitable as a game’s final score. For some fans, it’s almost a hobby. As you begin reading this post, stop and think for a second: are you the sort of person who, when attending Read More