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How Would Jesus Disagree? Podcast

Disagreements are a part of life. They happen in competition, on the job, and at home. Since we can't avoid conflict, how should we deal with it? This week on Sport.Org we will look to the pages of Scripture to see how Jesus handled disagreement. To help us, former college football coach, Tommy Bowden, and former Super Bowl referee, Dean Look, will…

Grief Is Messy

I recently had the opportunity to spend some time with family, including a nephew who played college football for Marshall University. As we discussed the Thundering Herd’s great 2014 season, I was struck by how far this school and this program have come since its darkest days.

I was living near Huntington, West Virginia, when Marshall’s disaster occurred—a disaster whose…

Testing Of Our Faith Podcast

Make plans to be with us for Sports Spectrum! We’ll have the opportunity to discuss the testing of our faith with Liberty University football coach, Charlie Skalaski, along with chaplain Tom Roy from Unlimited Potential, Inc. Close out 2014 with the Sports Spectrum team as we talk about persevering when our faith is pushed to the limits. That’s coming up on this edition of Sports Spectrum!…

The Heisman Trophy

This weekend, the Heisman Memorial Trophy Award was awarded to Marcus Mariota, the quarterback at Oregon, who was the runaway choice as the most outstanding player in collegiate football.

The award is named for John C. Heisman, who was a player and coach (Clemson, Georgia Tech, among others) in the early days of college football. One online source says of…

Good News Of Great Joy! Podcast

At the birth of Jesus, a heavenly army proclaimed the amazing news that the Prince of Peace had arrived on earth! When you join us on Sports Spectrum, you’ll hear two encouraging stories of the peace on earth today. Don’t miss the amazing journey of North Carolina State broadcaster Gary Hahn, and Clyde Christensen, assistant coach with the Indianapolis Colts.
We’re celebrating “Good News…

God’s Choice, Our Hope Podcast

From athletes to coaches, from teams to fans, everyone needs a sense of hope. It gives us the strength to keep going when we feel like giving up. On Sports Spectrum, we’ll take a look at the ultimate hope God has provided in Jesus Christ. Join us as we talk with former LPGA pro Tracy Hanson and Ohio University assistant football coach…

One Weekend Left

As college football moves toward its first ever playoff at the top level (Football Bowl Subdivision) of the sport, teams have one weekend left to prove their worth to the selection committee. No more polls. No more computer rankings. Just 12 people, locked in a room, deciding which four teams will populate the uber-prestigious and uber-rich payoff.

But, first there…

Simply Amazing

Amazing. That is the word used repeatedly over the weekend as people tried to describe the performance of Wisconsin running back Marvin Douglas this past Saturday. What was so amazing? He singlehandedly dismantled a pretty good Nebraska defense by running for 408 yards and 4 touchdowns. More amazing? Douglas achieved that on only 25 carries. Even more amazing? He only played…

Helpside Defense-Alert to the Needs of Others Podcast

The Bible helps us understand why we need others, as we simply can’t do life alone. On Sports Spectrum, we’ll take a look at not only why we need the help of others, but how we can be aware of the needs of those around us. Former Heisman Trophy winner Charlie Ward will be joining us. We’ll also be talking with…

Storms and Struggles

When we think of a sport enduring a weather or rain delay, we usually think of baseball game with players and fans alike rushing for cover. Saturday afternoon, however, stormy weather interrupted two games in the upper Midwest involving Big Ten college football teams. For Minnesota, it was a mere nuisance when thunderstorms intruded on their eventual win over San…