Unpackin’ It: Tim Shaw shares faith journey in battle with ALS

Tim Shaw joins us on UNPACKIN’ it to talk faith, football and business. Shaw, former NFL linebacker and key special teams player for seven seasons, candidly shares his inspiring faith journey as he bravely battles ALS. Click HERE to listen to the entire interview.

UNPACKIN’ it DAILY — NFL Preview and Lakers

Listen to Sports Spectrum contributor and "Unpackin' It" podcast host Bryce Johnson give his thoughts on the upcoming NFL weekend. Find out what 4-4 team he believes will make the playoffs in the NFC. Also, has he finally given up on the Eagles? Plus, will he pick the Panthers to beat the Broncos? Bryce also discusses what's going on with "his" Lakers. Click here to listen...

Unpackin’ It: College basketball analyst Clark Kellogg discusses family life, faith

It is my privilege to be joined by Clark Kellogg, a CBS college basketball analyst. He played college basketball at Ohio State and in the NBA for the Indiana Pacers. He has a wife and three grown children. He joins us today to talk about basketball, faith and family...

Unpackin’ It — Kirk Cousins

Today on the show, quarterback Kirk Cousins joins Bryce. He was a star at Michigan State before being drafted in 2012 by the Washington Redskins. He has a new book out called “Game Changer - Faith, Football, and Finding Your Way.” Kirk tells Bryce how his mindset is different going into this season, how his faith grew during his rookie year, and what music he listens to before games. Plus, Kirk shares a couple key chapters in his book about friendships and role models. Click here to listen to Bryce's full interview with Kirk Cousins.

UNPACKIN’ it DAILY-NBA Season Preview

Today on the show, Sports Spectrum contributor and “Unpackin’ It” podcast host Bryce Johnson gives his predictions and thoughts on the big storylines heading into the NBA season. Find out who he thinks will win the MVP and who will win the championship. He also has some interesting thoughts on the Jazz and Nets. Click here to listen to Bryce’s views and predications on the 2012-13 NBA season.

NFL RedZone’s Scott Hanson talks about faith, football and broadcasting

Each week, Bryce Johnson interviews intriguing guests on his syndicated faith and sports radio show UNPACKIN’ it. We highlight a portion of that interview for your enjoyment in our magazine. This issue, Bryce is joined by Scott Hanson, host of NFL RedZone and NFL Network host, who talks passionately about his faith and serving others, and not putting an exciting career first in his life. You can listen to the full interview HERE...

Unpackin’ It — This NBA season, I’m convinced…

1. I'm convinced there are three great teams this year. The three best players in the NBA, Lebron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant,...

Unpackin’ It: Charlie Ward

Each week, host Bryce Johnson interviews intriguing guests on his syndicated faith and sports radio show UNPACKIN’ it. We highlight a portion of that interview for your enjoyment and encouragement. This issue, Bryce is joined by Heisman Trophy winner and former NBA player, Charlie Ward. Charlie Ward played in the NBA from 1994 to 2005, after playing basketball and football at Florida State. He won the Heisman trophy in 1993. Listen to the full interview here: www.unpackinit.com.

UNPACKIN’ It INTERVIEW: Britton Lynn

Sports Spectrum contributor, and faith and sports podcast host Bryce Johnson interviews Fox6 sports reporter Britton Lynn about Alabama football, her faith, the Cowboys, being a female sports broadcaster and cheering for her alma mater.  Britton has covered BCS Championships, the ESPYS, and has been seen on ESPNU and Fox Sports. She brings some great energy to the UNPACKIN' It podcast. Click here to listen to Bryce's interview with Britton Lynn.

Unpackin’ It: Former Baylor University basketball player Isaiah Austin

BRYCE JOHNSON: Before we talk about who you are today, talk about what life was like growing up, and how important basketball was when you were young. ISAIAH AUSTIN: I was just a young kid with a dream. I grew up in a privileged household. My mom and my dad professed to keep a strong faith in my life and that’s what I grew up knowing. I grew up going to church, studying my Bible, and learning to trust God’s plan for my life...

Unpackin’ It: Dru Joyce II talks about coaching journey, LeBron James, new book

Coach Dru Joyce II went from being a salesman to one of America’s most successful high school basketball coaches and mentor to hundreds of young men, including LeBron James. As head coach at St. Vincent-St. Mary in Ohio, he has won a national championship, three state championships, and been named the National Coach of the Year. He has written a new book, Beyond Championships: A Playbook for Winning at Life, with a foreword by LeBron James...

Unpackin’ It: Interview with Bobby Bowden

BRYCE JOHNSON: What area of your faith has grown the most as you’ve gotten older and stepped away from football? Bobby Bowden:  The older I have gotten, it seems the more faith I have. It hasn’t diminished. The faith I had as a child has grown and grown and grown. I have faith in God and my Savior is Christ. I’m a Christian...

UNPACKIN’ it DAILY — NFL-Rookies, Colts, Panthers, Cowboys

Today on the show: Bryce recaps the NFL weekend. He has interesting thoughts on the Panthers, Cowboys, Packers, and the rookies this season. It's a fun show to recap a weekend of football! Click here to listen to Bryce's faith and sports podcast, and his NFL thoughts.

Unpackin’ It: A conversation with Jarrett Payton, son of late Hall of Famer Walter...

Jarrett Payton is the son of the late Hall of Famer, Walter Payton (both are featured above). Jarrett is also a radio host, businessman, philanthropist, motivational speaker, a former NFL and CFL running back, and a devoted husband and father. He and his wife, Trisha, are the co-founders of the Jarrett Payton Foundation. He can also be seen as the co-host of Sports Feed on CLTV Chicago. Learn more at jarrettpayton.com. Listen to the entire interview HERE...

Unpackin’ It: A conversation with Tony Bennett, University of Virginia head basketball coach

It’s my privilege to be joined by the head basketball coach from the University of Virginia, Tony Bennett. He’s been there since 2009 and his teams have been the ACC regular season champs the last two seasons...