Category Archives: Sports

Stay in Your Lane

Maximum Security crossed the finish line first in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. However, the horse was disqualified when race stewards determined that it had interfered with several horses. Maximum Security’s jockey, Luis Saez, thinks that the horse drifted out of his … Continue reading

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Off Track

Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach will not be competing in this year’s race. He was scratched because of a breathing issue. This condition can be fixed, but even if the surgery is successful, the horse will be out of training … Continue reading

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Playing Hurt

Houston Rockets guard James Harden was inadvertently poked in both eyes by Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference semifinals. Although in a great deal of pain, Harden was able to finish … Continue reading

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Stepping Up to the Plate

Last night New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard became the first pitcher in nearly 36 years to homer for the game’s only run and pitch a complete game. The last pitcher to accomplish this feat was the Dodgers’ Bob Welch … Continue reading

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Happy Times!

“Rejoice with those who rejoice…”—Romans 12:15 A couple of days ago our local high school baseball team hosted a district rival for an important game. The pitchers for both teams were dominant, so the game stretched into extra innings with … Continue reading

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Great Comeback!

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, many people watched one of the greatest comebacks in sports history when Tiger Woods won the Masters golf tournament. His victory ended a long personal dry spell. Woods, once acknowledged as the best golfer in … Continue reading

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Inviting God to Participate

The great baseball catcher Yogi Berra was involved in a ball game in which the score was tied, with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning. The batter from the opposing team stepped up to the batter’s box … Continue reading

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Strong Faith

Mariano Rivera is the first player in the history of major league baseball to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by a unanimous vote. Rivera is considered the greatest closer of all time. He was the relief pitcher … Continue reading

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The Measure of a Person

Football fans anxiously awaited news about Kyler Murray’s appearance at the NFL scouting combine. While the Heisman Trophy winning quarterback out of Oklahoma declined to participate in throwing drills, he did submit to the measuring of his height and the … Continue reading

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Easy for Me to Say!

I was once watching a sports announcer on television as he offered his view of something that had happened in the sports world. I don’t recall whether he was talking about a certain player, a particular team or a play … Continue reading

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