Category Archives: Sports

Practice

Stephen Curry, 32, is one of the best long-distance shooters in the history of basketball. Now entering his 12th season in the NBA, Curry has made 2,500 3-point shots in his career. Only Ray Allen and Reggie Miller have made … Continue reading

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Blackberry Moments

In his book Unscripted, sports commentator Ernie Johnson Jr. talks about something that he calls “blackberry moments”. He tells about playing in a baseball game when he was about eight years old. A player on the opposing team hit a … Continue reading

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Top Shape

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is determined to follow in the footsteps of Tom Brady and play in the NFL until he reaches his mid-forties. Therefore, he employs a full-time “performance team”, uses the best available fitness technology, works out … Continue reading

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LEO

Tom Allen, the head coach of the Indiana University football team, has brought a whole new level of excitement to a program that has historically struggled. His Hoosiers are enjoying a remarkable season and are ranked among the top teams … Continue reading

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Making Something Happen

A few weeks ago, University of Kentucky head football coach Mark Stoops was a bit frustrated with the way his team was playing defense. Stoops said, “They want somebody else to make the play.” Like many coaches, Stoops would have … Continue reading

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Under-Appreciated

NBA guard Fred VanVleet recently agreed to a new contract that will keep him a member of the Toronto Raptors. VanVleet has played a huge role in the Raptors’ recent success, which includes a march to the 2019 NBA championship. … Continue reading

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Remembering Him

University of Kentucky offensive line coach John Schlarman died Thursday at the age of 45 after a two-year battle with cancer. The Wildcats wanted to pay a special tribute to their coach, who also played football for Kentucky from 1994 … Continue reading

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Maintaining Standards

I just read an interesting analogy about maintaining standards, and I’d like to share it with you. It was a social media post that used an example from the sports world. In baseball, home plate is 17 inches wide. In … Continue reading

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Rejoicing Together

“Rejoice with those who rejoice…”—Romans12:15. A few weeks ago I was watching our local high school team play a home football game. I like to attend because some of our kids from church play, and I want to give them … Continue reading

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Morality Matters

Years ago my wife and I were driving in Lexington, Kentucky, listening to a local radio station. The announcer was talking about an upcoming ball game between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Florida Gators. At this point Karen exclaimed, “What … Continue reading

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