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Jeremy Lin: humility with success

Jeremy Lin: humility with success

It was an incredible eight days of basketball last month as newcomer Jeremy Lin rose from nowhere to stardom. Undrafted, cut from several teams, brought in just to shore up a temporary problem at the New York Knicks, Jeremy was a very unlikely hero. Yet when he got his chance he played like an all-star; […]

X Games Lady Snowboarder Shows Faith

X Games Lady Snowboarder Shows Faith

Just a short note. I was watching the Winter X Games last night and saw an awesome win by Kelly Clark on the half-pipe. She did tricks no other girl snowboarder could do and seemed to simply just be having fun rather than competing in one of the most prestigious athletic events of the year. […]

Phillip Rivers and His Catholic Faith

Phillip Rivers and His Catholic Faith

I had always admired San Diego Chargers quarterback as a top-class player and fierce competitor, but I didn’t know until today that he was Catholic and how much his Catholic faith and values mean to him. Way cool!!! (Story here from The National Catholic Register: http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/catholic-quarterback-philip-rivers-passes-on-the-faith/) Catholic Quarterback Philip Rivers Passes On the Faith San […]

Tebow's Crazy Season: Some Lessons

Tebow’s Crazy Season: Some Lessons

It’s been a pretty cool year for Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos. All the NFL experts have continued saying that Tebow cannot play successfully as a quarterback in the NFL. Yet Tebow and the Broncos actually made it  to the playoffs and have just pulled off an unlikely victory against the mighty Pittsburg Steelers, […]

Colt McCoy: Beyond Expectations

Colt McCoy: Beyond Expectations

(October 31, 2011)  Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy is only in his second year in the NFL, but he has already surprised many critics by his ability to compete better than most people thought he would.   Colt credits his ability to play beyond expectations to his upbringing. He says his parents and his faith […]

Back from the Dead, with a little help

Back from the Dead, with a little help

This is a story about believing in someone even when he makes mistakes. Super Bowl star Plaxico Buress has been on a roller coster ride the last few years. The ride just got even more interesting this week.   Hero gone bad   For everyone who follows professional football, the name of Plaxico Buress will […]