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.

Touchdown Jesus: Are the Warriors Too Good to Be True?

The Warriors have been a light on the hill for the desperate diehard, proof that hope isn’t always futile.

Touchdown Jesus: Ronda Rousey’s Loss and the Worship of Winning

Ronda Rousey’s defeat signals a universal human vulnerability—one that is meant to equip us for communion with others and with Christ.

Touchdown Jesus: Monty Williams and the Quiet Life of Faith

More than a Christian who has beaten the odds and taken the world by storm, I hope to aspire to the quiet, dignified example of a Monty Williams.

LOL Interwebz: PuppyMonkeyBabies and Super Bowl Babies

One series of ads—and, yes, the Twitter response to it—gave me a bit of hope. I’m talking, of course, about the “Super Bowl Babies” ad series.

Touchdown Jesus: Johnny Football’s Fall before the Altar of Icon

While Johnny Manziel’s trademark may be official, his name is still pending review.

Touchdown Jesus: Anatomy of a Coach Firing

Coaches are now being treated more like players, viewed as assets that can be moved around on a whim.

Touchdown Jesus: Should You Rebuke a Sports Fanatic?

Sports fanaticism is not merely moral; it is, in many instances, helpful, praiseworthy, and good.