We’ve seen how brutal football fans can be toward the players they claim to support faithfully, and it seems like kickers take more lumps than other players do. The latest example of this phenomenon is Blair Walsh, the Minnesota Vikings kicker who missed a potentially game-winning 27-yard field goal in the Wild Card playoff game […]Read more "From PJ Media: Kicker Blair Walsh Takes the Blame—and a Social Media Beating—for a Missed Field Goal"
When most people think of Lebron James, they think one thing: basketball superstar. And the reasons why are pretty clear. Others may think differently when they hear James’ name mentioned. Overhyped media darling. Object of hero worship. And the reasons for those are telling as well. Perhaps we should add another description to our impressions […]Read more "From PJ Media: LeBron James’ Statement of Faith"
Take it from me: it’s been a tough year to be a Georgia Bulldog football fan. After some preseason hype — including Heisman Trophy talk for running back Nick Chubb — the tale of the season has become one of lackluster quarterbacks, inconsistent offense, and a knee injury for Chubb. Those factors have spelled losses […]Read more "From PJ Lifestyle: Spoiled, Entitled Fans Turn On Successful University of Georgia Football Coach"
Fall is in the air, and for countless families across the country, this means high school football is back on Friday nights. Under the glow of the stadium lights, communities come together and cheer on their boys of fall. I don’t know what it is about these football games, but they bring out certain qualities […]Read more "From PJ Parenting: 10 Over-the-Top Parents You See At Every High School Football Game"
College football has been an important part of Southern life ever since young men began to take to the gridiron on autumn afternoons. But the college football experience in the South is more than just the game itself. In my new book, Football, Faith, and Flannery O’Connor: A Love Letter to the South, I touch […]Read more "From PJ Lifestyle: 10 Best Traditions in Southern College Football"
College football season is one of my favorite times of the year, and I’m not alone here in the South. Every red-blooded Southerner — even the ones who claim not to like football — understands how important college football is down here. In my new book, Football, Faith, and Flannery O’Connor: A Love Letter To […]Read more "From PJ Lifestyle: SEC Football Preview: 10 Big Questions for the 2015 Season"
They’re at it again. Those super-tolerant folks at the Freedom From Religion Foundation are going after Christian believers who share their faith with others. This time, their target is college football and the coaches who use their belief in Jesus Christ as a springboard to improving the lives of their players. The Freedom From Religion Foundation […]Read more "From PJ Lifestyle: Militant Atheists Are Going After College Football Coaches"