Tag Archives: NCAA

Tolerant For The Right Reason: The Case of Michael Sam Sr.

Michael Sam  is an amazing football talent 1.  He is the reigning co-defensive player of the year in the toughest conference in college football.  He tackles opposing players using flawless technique and determined focus of force.  He will likely be … 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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Jesuits, Evangelicals, and Basketball: The Theology Hoops Tourney Update

I am not sure how much you know about Jesuit education, but my recent CaPC column afforded me the opportunity to explore this wonderful tradition of Christian education: However, this Regional Final should remind readers of the importance and influence of Jesuit education … Continue reading

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