Archive for the 'Football' Category

On the Clock–Making the Most of our Time with God Podcast

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This weekend, NFL teams will only have a few minutes to make a strategic draft pick designed to improve their roster and pave a path to success for the entire organization. On Sports Spectrum, we’ll talk to head coach of the Detroit Lions, Jim Caldwell, about the importance of “being on the clock,” and making…

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The Peril of Complacency Podcast

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So often the obstacle standing in the way of a win is not the opposition, but our own complacency! On Sports Spectrum, former Indiana Pacer, Tom Abernethy, and NC State Football color analyst, Johnny Evans, discuss the danger of settling for mediocre when we should be striving for the best! We’ll also go to the…

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Becoming a Team Player Podcast

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In most sports, it’s not enough to have a single star player. You need a strong team around you in order to achieve success! So as a Christian, are you a single performer or a team player? On Sports Spectrum, be listening as former Loyola Marymount women’s basketball assistant coach, Tracey Wolff, and former Clemson…

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When Prayers Go Unanswered

On November 14, 1970, an event took place that shook the world of college sports and continues to impact many today. It was the plane crash that took the lives of the entire Marshall University football team, most of the coaches, and many of the civic leaders of Marshall’s hometown of Huntington, West Virginia. Being…

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Swan Song

With tonight’s BCS national championship game between Florida State and Auburn comes the end of an era. Throughout the time the BCS (Bowl Championship Series) has been in operation, it has been vilified, hated, and heavily criticized. Part of the problem were the teams being left out of the highly lucrative BCS bowls who felt they…

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A Fresh Start

Welcome to 2014! It should be a fascinating year in almost every arena of life, and sports is no exception. The upcoming (and final) BCS Championship game is only the start of a year that will once again crown champions in sports both here and around the world (most notably the 2014 World Cup of…

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Change of Direction

We now enter that difficult time of year when the coaching carousel is in full swing—both in college football and in the NFL. It is the time of year when athletic directors and general mangers (or owners) decide it is time for a change of direction. The usual comment is that the outgoing coach has…

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Leaving The Past Behind Podcast

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In Philippians 3, Paul reminds us to “forget what lies behind and strain forward to what lies ahead.” But we often try to move forward in life with our eyes glued to the rear-view mirror! On Sports Spectrum we’ll explore how to move beyond the mistakes and failures of the past. Join us as Chicago…

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Unhappy Endings

It wasn’t a terrible shock to the college football world when Mack Brown resigned as the University of Texas’ head football coach on Saturday. Rumors had run rampant for weeks, in fact ever since the team started the season 1-2. In spite of going 7-2 in their final 9 games, an 8-4 record was not…

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A Long, Long Wait

Saturday gave us one of the most exciting college football conference championship Saturdays in a long, long time. Stanford and Florida State gained expected wins while Auburn and Missouri played in a full-on shootout in the SEC. But Oklahoma’s upset of Oklahoma State opened the door for Baylor’s first conference title since 1980 and a…

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