The Holy Huddle: Commentary on the Penn State Sanctions
What are we to think of the PSU sanctions?
The Holy Huddle: Dr. Shaq’s Best Quote, ‘Don’t Waste Your Life!’
Christians would be wise to follow in Shaquille O’Neal’s very large footsteps.
The Holy Huddle: Disunity at the Olympic Trials
“Attitudes that breed disunity have no place within the Christian community.”
The Holy Huddle: Football, Playoffs, and Fairness
“A four-team playoff is a good step toward fair, but not the leap that fans desire.”
The Holy Huddle: Lance and Roger, Ethics and Legality, Competition and Fairness
“Both Clemens and Armstrong maintain their innocence, [but] their public personas, marketability, and Q-scores have taken quite a hit.”
The Holy Huddle: Is Sports Fandom a Bastion of Hatred?
“Is it okay for Gospel-bearers to participate in a culture of sports hatred?”
The Holy Huddle: Checking in on Christians in Sports
“Bible-believing, Gospel-bearing sports figures are some of the main players (pun intended) in the furthering of the Gospel in American culture.”
The Holy Huddle: What Elders Can Learn from Larry Bird
“Bird is an overseer—he sees what needs to be done and acts accordingly.”
The Holy Huddle: Sports Figures, The Hunger Games, and Sociological Terminology
“Fans have difficulty separating the professional and personal in the modern world of reality television and 24-hour news cycles.”
The Holy Huddle: Hamels’s Plunk and the Root of Sports Violence
“With that pitch, Hamels’s actions revealed something universal about the human condition as it plays out in the world of sports — the intent to harm one’s opponent is a universal spiritual disease.”
The Holy Huddle: Is Albert Pujols Baseball’s Job?
“Is there any value in paying attention to how winners respond to losing?”
Sports Violence and the Temple of God
Is the NFL a business of violence?
The Holy Huddle: “Metta” Cognition And The Rush To Speak Out
“If Metta World Peace is harmed, it will be as a result of his own actions—not by the NBA’s impulsiveness.”
The Holy Huddle: Petrino and Guillen, A Tale of Two Coaches
“When leaders fail to take care of their personal business, it taints the very structure of the organization that the players work within.”
The Holy Huddle: The 2012 CaPC Theology Hoops Tournament Final Four Recap
“both the men’s and women’s tournaments reveal that religion still has a role in American culture in the 21st century.”