A Question I Hope Ronda Rousey Is Asking Right Now

Ronda Rousey lost again, but that doesn’t make her worthless.

The Kingdom Is Like a T-Ball Game

T-ball, in many ways, is the portal into proverbial joy or into a life of overbearing demand.

When Grown Men Cry: Why Is the Cubs Winning the Pennant So Important?

Baseball is part of our collective human longing for meaning and transcendence.

The Sojourner on the Pitcher’s Mound: Remembering José Fernandez

Fernandez ’s talent made him a star—but what made him truly special was his role as a bridge between Cuban-Americans and the world around them.

Unity and Diversity in the Olympic Pool

Swimmer Lilly King claims to be the good American Olympian in the face of the Russian doping scandal, but the truth of the matter is more complicated.

What’s Getting Us Through the Summer: CaPC Staff Recommendations

Here’s what our writers are consuming this summer when they’re not writing.

“This Is My Work”: The Legacy of Pat Summitt

The life of Pat Summit serves as a good reminder that God gives each of us work to do, and for many, it may seem utterly mundane.

Touchdown Jesus: Baylor’s Need for a Lingering Repentance

Carrying on with business as usual when something has gone terribly wrong is only playing at goodness—a sour imitation of the real thing.

Touchdown Jesus: The Inexplicable Joy of Leicester City’s Title

Confronted by the inexplicable, our reaction—strangely enough—is joy.

Touchdown Jesus: Masculinity Stands Up to What’s #MoreThanMean

#MoreThanMean shows that while abuse may be destructive, disgusting, and altogether intolerable, it is not a problem beyond hope of redemption.

Touchdown Jesus: In the NFL Draft, Does Function Trump Value?

During the draft process, the NFL is often exclusively concerned with a person’s functional worth. Is this justified? I’m not sure.

Touchdown Jesus: Revenge of the Jocks

The sports world will be one of the last places where a nerd with confidence is tolerated.

Touchdown Jesus: Premium Seats and the Challenges of Change

The battle over Yankee Stadium’s premium seats reveals the tensions between old and new.

Touchdown Jesus: The Human Cost of Amateur Sports

Should collegiate athletes be paid?

Touchdown Jesus: Erin Andrews’ Harassment Shows the Sports World’s Injustice

The sports world’s treatment of women must change—now.

5 Reasons Donald Trump Earned His Place in the WWE Hall of Fame

Many feel that because his background is in business, Trump doesn’t fit in with his esteemed peers, but I disagree; Donald Trump has more than earned his spot in the WWE Hall of Fame.