Kobe Bryant: A Tribute to a Legend

Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers

I was enjoying a relaxed Sunday afternoon, eating and laughing with family, when my phone suddenly began buzzing. I pulled my phone out of my pocket to see a text from a close friend. “Kobe Bryant just died in a helicopter crash.” “Come on, man. That’s not cool. No way that’s true, gotta be a [ keep reading ]

Brain injuries: Why Chris Borland quit the NFL

NFL brain injuries, offensive line

Christians celebrate Sundays as “The Lord’s Day.” It’s a day (that is supposed to be) set aside from all others. We honor Sundays as special because we believe Jesus Christ rose from the dead on such a day. In the United States, this coming Sunday is special for another reason. It will be the day [ keep reading ]

Why Super Bowl LIV Could Be One of the Greatest Ever

football laying on the grass

Every February, on a sacred winter Sunday, millions of Americans gather around their televisions to watch the biggest sporting event of the year. Who doesn’t love the Super Bowl?  Even if you’re not a football fan, there’s something here for everyone. This is the only time we actually look forward to commercials, and the halftime [ keep reading ]

A Two Hour Marathon: How the Impossible Became Possible

running, mindset

“No human is limited.” These were the transcendent words of Eliud Kipchoge moments after he completed arguably the most amazing physical feat in human history: a sub-two hour marathon. Kipchoge ran 26.2 miles in a jaw-dropping time of 1 hour, 59 minutes, 40 seconds. By doing so, he proved that human potential is limitless. Kipchoge [ keep reading ]

Running for My Life: Memorable Moment Captured on Video

Race finish

Nothing I’ve experienced is as fulfilling and gratifying as being a dad. It’s my most favorite thing about life. Parenthood is a privilege and a true blessing. I think most would agree that being a parent is equal parts amazing and terrifying. It’s not something that can accurately be described. It’s one of those things [ keep reading ]

What will boxing learn from Patrick Day’s death?

boxing, two boxers in ring

I am not much of a sports fan and certainly not a fan of the more brutal sports such as football or hockey. As for boxing, I can’t even consider it a sport. When the object of the game is to knock the opponent unconscious, to beat another man senseless, I can’t see that as [ keep reading ]

Should the Braves Change Their Name?

For years, many sports teams have been the subject of controversy for using Native American imagery. Though they’re far from the only offenders, the Atlanta Braves are frequently at the center of this criticism. Some people think that every reference to Native American culture (the Tomahawk Chop, the logos, the team name) needs to go. [ keep reading ]

The Super Bowl Halftime Show: Should Performers be Paid?

If you haven’t heard, Super Bowl LIV will be in Miami in February of next year. Though it’s still a bit early to make predictions on participating teams (ugh, come ON, Falcons), the NFL recently announced who will be headlining the halftime show (AKA – the reason I watch besides the commercials). Singers Jennifer Lopez [ keep reading ]

Remembering Pat Summitt: One Unforgettable Experience

Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt was one of the greatest coaches in basketball history and a legend in every sense of the word. During her career, the Tennessee Lady Vols coach won more games than any coach in college basketball, men’s or women’s. She was named head coach of women’s basketball at the University of Tennessee at only [ keep reading ]

Pitching Coach for Mets, Phil Regan, is 82, and I Want a Nap

When I think ahead to my senior years, assuming I have the privilege of getting to them, I definitely want to find ways to stay active. I’m an avid exerciser now and I want that to be a part of my life, at some level, forever. So this week, I’m taking my inspiration from the [ keep reading ]

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