Tag Archives: Baylor

How To Think About Orlando

You have certainly seen the headlines by now. ‘Voice’ singer Christina Grimmie shot and killed at Orlando concert venue Shooter Opens Fire In Nightclub In Orlando Alligator Snatches Toddler In Front Of Parents At Disney Resort The question has surely … Continue reading

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Five Quick Takes On The Baylor Situation

As a double Baylor alumnus I have been disheartened at the recent news and information concerning my alma mater.  That university officials would systematically permit sexual abuse in order to maintain a favorable public image for a winning football program is … Continue reading

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Injustice for All: Reflections on American Culture and Feelings of Injustice

Many Americans complained about injustice this weekend. Some felt swells of anger due to the NCAA College Football Playoff committee’s selection of playoff teams on Sunday.  Ohio State, Florida State, Alabama, and Oregon are in.  TCU and Baylor, co-champions of the … Continue reading

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Football Teams and The Traditional Family

The success of NFL players and Baylor Alumni RGIII, Josh Gordon, Terrance Williams, and Kendall Wright has led to some recent speculation among sports talking heads about the success of Baylor University’s football program and RGIII in particular. The conversation … Continue reading

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The Err Of Basketball Prosperity Theology: A Book Review Of The Leftovers by Matt Sayman

Matt Sayman’s autobiographical narrative The Leftovers: Basketball, Betrayal, Baylor, and Beyond is many things.  It is first and foremost an insider’s account of the Baylor basketball scandal of 2003.  Patrick Dennehey’s murder was heartbreaking; Carlton Dotson’s involvement was horrifying; and Coach … Continue reading

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The Three Most Interesting Quarterbacks In College

If you were to use some adjectives to describe the typical 21st century college quarterback, which words would you use? Athletic. Intelligent. Mobile. Accurate. Disciplined. How about other words like devout? Happily married?  How about Scholar? If you did a … Continue reading

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