Category Archives: Sports

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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Similar Uniforms

The new professional football league, the AAF, is off to a good start in their first two weeks. The games have been getting a lot of attention, and the reception from fans has been strong. However, a game yesterday between … Continue reading

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It Felt Real

Someone asked a golfer if he ever had a hole-in-one. He answered, “No, but I know what one feels like.” When asked to explain, he said, “I hit a ball on an unfamiliar course, and it rolled up toward the … Continue reading

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Coming Through in the Clutch

Mariano Rivera was just elected to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame, the first player ever to be elected unanimously. Rivera had a 19-year career with the New York Yankees, 17 of those years as the closer. He was … Continue reading

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Willing to Sacrifice

The prayer offered up before the 2018 Army-Navy football game reminded us of a very important fact—that every player on the field was willing to die for every person watching the game. It was a very inspiring thought. This reminds … Continue reading

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Sweet Revenge

Abe Lemons was asked if he was bitter at Texas Athletic Director Deloss Dodds who fired him as the Longhorn’s basketball coach. He replied, “Not at all, but I plan to buy a glass-bottomed car so I can watch the … Continue reading

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Wear Your Helmet!

Kyle McAleer was sitting with family and friends under the scoreboard at Wrigley Field on July 24, when the Cubs hosted the Diamondbacks. After the bottom of the fifth inning, Kyle was injured when a piece of the scoreboard fell … Continue reading

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Not the Easy Way

Chipper Jones was recently inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame. Jones piled up a lot of impressive statistics in his career, but this one really stands out. The switch-hitting slugger batted for a .303 average as a left-handed hitter and … Continue reading

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A Leader’s Attitude

Pictures of LeBron James reacting to what happened in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ opening game of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors have gone viral, much to LeBron’s dismay. The Cavs had … Continue reading

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