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Winter 2016 print magazine now available for online viewing

Log in HERE to view Sports Spectrum's Winter 2016 print magazine, our first magazine of this winter. This special extended issue includes feature stories on Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis, New England Patriots wide receiver Matthew Slater, University of North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell, St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny, Bubba Watson's caddy Ted Scott, PGA Tour players Cameron Tringale and Chesson Hadley, University of Washington forward Katie Collier, and the family of late Hall of Famer Reggie White...

NFL Players Team Up To Bring Clean Water To East Africa

Today is World Water Day. According to UN.org, there are over 663 million people living without a safe water supply close to home. Many people spend countless hours traveling long distances just to get water...

Wednesday March 22, 2017 – Daily Devotional

“For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” Matthew 23:12 Seek Humility My junior year at Wheaton College my roommate was a stud basketball player. The 6-8 center had worked...

Sixteen Thoughts on the Sweet Sixteen

March Madness is in full effect as we get ready for the Regional Semi-Finals and Finals this weekend. Sixteen teams remain as the journey to college basketball glory continues. https://twitter.com/marchmadness/status/843994243429552128 With that, here are sixteen thoughts...

Indiana Will Miss The Tom Crean You Didn’t See

Indiana fired their head coach Tom Crean after 9 seasons in Bloomington last week. Crean led the Hoosiers to four NCAA tournament appearances, twice reaching the Sweet Sixteen. He was named the 2016 Big...

Tuesday March 21, 2017 – Daily Devotional

"I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid." - John 14:27 Enjoy the Peace...

Raiders Derek Carr: “My Savior, our Savior is Alive.”

Raiders QB Derek Carr spoke to a group of people Saturday Night at an event called "The Night of Champions." The gathering was put on by Azusa Pacific University and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Carr was a featured...

Tebow Assigned To Columbia Fireflies, Mets’ low-A affiliate

Tebowmania is coming to South Carolina. Tim Tebow's venture into professional baseball will continue this season in Columbia, South Carolina with the Columbia Fireflies, the Mets' Class-A affiliate in the South Atlantic League. https://twitter.com/ColaFireflies/status/843874566950866944 The Mets and...

49ers Great Dwight Clark Announces He Has ALS

Former 49ers WR Dwight Clark says he has ALS. Clark made the announcement on his website Sunday Night. https://twitter.com/DwightC87/status/843628954821054465 "In September of 2015, I started feeling weakness in my left hand," Clark wrote. "I was mildly...

Monday March 20, 2017 – Daily Devotional

"No weapon turned against you will succeed." - Isaiah 54:17 Prospering in the Midst of Adversity Like a lot of sports fans, I watched the NBA finals last summer. Though I live in Ohio, the Cleveland...

New York Mets Hall of Famer Is Now A Pastor

The Straw That Stirs The Soul From 1983-1990, Darryl Strawberry was the toast of the town in New York. As a right fielder with the Mets, Strawberry led the team in home runs 5 times in...

Skating Legend Scott Hamilton Says He Experienced a Miracle

1984 Olympic Men's Skating Champion Scott Hamilton told PEOPLE that he experienced a miracle. The tumor that he had contracted in August of 2016 had shrunk in size, without treatment. “The nature of them is to grow,...

Raiders QB Derek Carr Helps Stranded Motorist, Prays With Him

Getting stranded on the road is never fun. But for Ron Reeser, getting stranded turned into a chance encounter with one of the NFL's rising stars. According to All22.com, Reeser, a DJ in the Bay...

Cincinnati Coach Says Success Shouldn’t Come From Winning Games

What is success in your life? How do you define it? Is it based on how much money you make? How big your house is? How expensive your car is? The type of clothes you wear? In...

Friday March 17, 2017 – Daily Devotional

“What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?” - Romans 8:31 Choosing the Right Team Proverbs 14:16 – “One who is wise is cautious and turns...

Thursday March 16, 2017 – Daily Devotional

“Pray without ceasing.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:17 Throwing up a Prayer Tournament time is upon us, which means nail-biters and upsets will fill our TV screens. Workplaces will be unproductive, and our brackets will be busted...

Brand New Sports Spectrum Podcast Debuts March 31

Sports Spectrum is growing and one of the ways we're looking to reach people with the Gospel of Jesus is through the power of story. On Friday March 31, we are excited to launch...

Wednesday March 15, 2017 – Daily Devotional

“Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? As it is written: ‘For your sake we face death all...

Kirk Cousins Denies Demanding a Trade From the Redskins

Redskins QB Kirk Cousins says he never demanded a trade from the Washington Redskins in a meeting with owner Dan Snyder. Cousins, who was a guest with ESPN's Adam Schefter on the "Know Them From...

Tuesday March 14, 2017 – Daily Devotional

“Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ...

DeMarcus Ware Retires

Denver Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware retired today after playing 12 seasons in the NFL. Ware was a 9-time Pro Bowler and won a Super Bowl ring in 2015. Ware posted the news to his twitter...

Tim Tebow Gets First Spring Training Hit

Tim Tebow's hitting drought is over. The former quarterback was hitless in his first eight Spring Training at-bats before lacing a single to left field against Marlins left-hander Kyle Lobstein for his first Grapefruit League hit. https://twitter.com/The_Easton/status/841362537174204416?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Batting eighth...

March Madness 2017: Top-5 Storylines

On Sunday, 68 teams punched their ticket to the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament and will compete for College Basketball's National Championship. Every team has an amazing story behind the success that has helped catapult their...

Monday March 13, 2017 – Daily Devotional

“Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. This is what the ancients were commended for." - Hebrews 11:1-2  The Unknown Faithful Several weeks ago I...

Hockey Fan Invites Homeless Person to Game with Him.

The Pittsburgh Penguins are the reigning Stanley Cup Champions and currently are in the race for the top spot in the NHL's Eastern Conference. Jimmy Mains is a huge fan and was attending the Friday March...

Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis’ cancer returns, needs chemotherapy.

Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis shared an update today on his twitter page that his cancer had returned and that he was going to begin chemotherapy in the near future. https://twitter.com/cbettis35/status/840263497350959104 Bettis, who was given a...

Lego re-enactment of Villanova’s 2016 buzzer-beating title win is AMAZING!

March Madness is here. Sunday, 68 teams will achieve the dream of playing in the Big Dance and compete for College Basketball's National Championship. Last year's title game had the most thrilling finish we've ever seen....

Friday March 10, 2017 – Daily Devotional

 “If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.” - Romans 10:9 Did They Do Enough to Get Invited...

Seahawks Pro Bowler to Donate 100% of Endorsement Money in 2017

Seattle Seahawks Defensive End Michael Bennett has played in two Super Bowls, two Pro Bowls and was a part of the 2013 Seahawks team that beat Denver in Super Bowl XLIX. Bennett has always been...

Thursday March 9, 2017 – Daily Devotional

“Yet to all who received , to those who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God.”  - John 1:12 Receive Him In football, think of all that has to happen for...

Tim Tebow makes Spring Training Debut with Mets

Sporting the football number of 97, Tim Tebow started his first Major League-level game today making his Mets Grapefruit League debut batting eighth at designated hitter vs the Boston Red Sox. Tebow's first game was baseball's...