Category Archives: Sports

Powerful!

This past offseason the New York Yankees acquired power hitter Giancarlo Stanton in a trade. Stanton led the major leagues last season when he blasted 59 home runs for the Florida Marlins. Stanton will beef up an already powerful Yankee … Continue reading

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Now That’s Productive!

Playing baseball for Southern California a few years ago, Bill Peavey homered twice in one game. The second home run landed on a golf course and rolled onto a green and into the cup! A home run and a hole-in-one … Continue reading

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Define Respect

Olympic gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman posed nude for the 2018 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. Perhaps in an effort to explain her decision, Raisman said, “We have to get to a point where everyone understands women do not need to … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs

Retired U.S. figure skater Scott Hamilton achieved a lot in his career. Among his accomplishments, he won four consecutive U.S. Championships and four consecutive World Championships. Hamilton won the gold medal in the 1984 Olympics. However, life hasn’t always been … Continue reading

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You Can’t Compartmentalize Your Faith

Former Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy is now a professional football commentator. Dungy was criticized for his comments about this year’s Super Bowl performance by Eagles’ quarterback Nick Foles. Dungy mentioned that Foles’ faith helped his performance in the … Continue reading

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The Power of Words

Jerry Kramer once recalled what it was like playing for legendary Green Bay Packer coach Vince Lombardi. One day during the first year Kramer played for the Packers, Lombardi rode him mercilessly, pointing out how slow, weak and stupid he … Continue reading

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Paying Attention

Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan always took a moment during his games to pop his head out of the dugout and scan the stands, looking for his wife, Ruth. When he saw her, he would grin or nod to … Continue reading

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Take a Stand

In the passage of Scripture where the apostle Paul says that we need to put on the full armor of God (Eph.6:10-20), he urges us several times to take a stand. He wants God’s people to use the power God … Continue reading

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Good Support

Feeling nostalgic, I bought a pair of the old style Converse All-Star basketball shoes. The pair I chose are low-cut and black. I like the retro look of the shoes, but they aren’t as comfortable as the newer styles of … Continue reading

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Same Size

At 5-foot-6, Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros is one of the shortest players to ever play major league baseball. However, Altuve showed up big in Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox this … Continue reading

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