NEW PODCAST: Benjamin Watson, Baltimore Ravens Tight End

Benjamin Watson is our guest on Episode 16 of the podcast. Watson has played 14 NFL seasons as a tight end with the Patriots, Browns, Saints and Ravens. Benjamin attended Northwestern High School in Rock Hill, South...

Chiefs Running Back Sings To Raise Awareness For Childhood Arthritis

Charcandrick West's twitter bio says "With God anything is possible." That's a motto that the Kansas Chiefs running back lives by and he's taken that faith to the recording studio to help bring awareness...

Daily Devotional – Friday June 16, 2017

“Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow.” - James...

Philadelphia Eagles Players Get Baptized at Team Facility Pool

  Baptism is something most Christians make the decision to do. It's an outward expression of an inward commitment. Getting baptized is one thing, getting baptized at your place of work with many of your co-workers...

Throwback Thursday: Paul O’Neill, March 1991

Baseball was a father-son event for Paul O'Neill. The former Cincinnati Reds and New York Yankees right fielder grew up watching his father pitch in the minor leagues. Then Charles O'Neill reciprocated the favor...

Two Years After Mother Is Killed In Charleston Shooting, Singleton Is Drafted By The...

Two years ago, Chris Singleton experienced a nightmare. His mother was one of the victims of the Charleston, South Carolina church shooting on June 17, 2015. His response, just one day after losing his mother,...

Daily Devotional – Thursday June 15, 2017

“In the same way your Father in Heaven is not willing that any of these little ones should be lost.” - Matthew 18:14 Clear the Bases In the game of baseball, few things can be as...

THE INCREASE: Image of the Father – Matt Holliday

Raising kids is challenging, it’s awesome, it’s fun, it’s the whole gamut. My favorite thing about being a father is doing everyday life with my four kids. It’s the day in day out process of...

Former NFL Wide Receiver Steve Smith Sr Accepted Christ in the Boiler Room of...

Steve Smith Sr is one of the toughest receivers to ever play in the NFL. He retired following the 2016 season after playing 16 seasons of professional football. The 5-time Pro Bowler finished his stellar career...
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Increase Story of the Week: Kyle Gibson

Watch Minnesota Twins' pitcher Kyle Gibson's story of how he came to Christ, and how his faith and gratitude have helped him through challenging moments in the game.

Diary of a Minor League Baseball Player (Part 8)

Ethan Chapman’s dream to make it to the Big League level hasn’t happened yet. This past winter, Ethan signed to play 2017 in the Mexican League (AAA level) with the Vaqueros Union Laguna club. Off...

Daily Devotional – Wednesday June 14, 2017

“If you, O LORD, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness; therefore you are feared. I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and in...

THE INCREASE: Are You a Frustrated Leader? – LaMorris Crawford

“Then Moses said to Him, ‘If Your Presence does not go with us, do not send us up from here.’” —Exodus 33:15 (NIV) Moses, Moses, Moses! My main man Moses was one of the greatest...

Golden State Warriors Win NBA Championship, Kevin Durant Wins MVP

In sports, like life, it's not about the victories, but often, it's about the adversity and overcoming the challenges that are presented along the way. In 2015-16, the Golden State Warriors had the highest of...

Jail Ministry Using Basketball To Change Lives Of Inner-City Youth

Sports Spectrum believes in highlighting local ministries doing awesome work through sports. Today we feature Pass The Rock Ministry as written by Brett Lake who serves in the ministry. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Watching her son get put in handcuffs was the hardest thing...

Daily Devotional – Tuesday June 13, 2017

"For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member...

THE INCREASE: Beating the Odds – Brandon Boykin

I’ve always had a great love and respect for my father. He’s the hardest worker I know. Coming from very little and breaking the cycle of poverty in his family, he has established a...

Daily Devotional – Monday June 12, 2017

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” - Romans 8:28 Confidence in Promises While awaiting the...

THE INCREASE: Pointing People Upward – Tyler Clutts

Recently I’ve been going through the 50 Days of Heaven study by Randy Alcorn. Throughout this study Randy is painting this picture of what everyone hopes Heaven will be like. I picture Heaven to...

Olympic Gold Medalist Shares Painful, Personal Story To Glorify God

Sanya Richards-Ross is a three-time Olympian and a five-time medalist. During the 2012 Summer Olympics, she won gold in the 400 meters after finishing third at the 2008 Summer Games. She also won Olympic gold in the...

NEW PODCAST: Brian and Kathy Haugen (Taylor Haugen Foundation)

In August of 2008, Brian and Kathy Haugen experienced the worst tragedy any parent could ever go through, the loss of their son. 15-year-old Taylor died on the football field playing the game he loved. In his short...

Daily Devotional – Friday June 9, 2017

“My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways My ways,’ says the Lord." -  Isaiah 55:8 My Plans Or His Plans? The excitement of making a travel hockey team was at full peak as...

THE INCREASE: The Heart of a Warrior – Adam Wainwright

Continuing from last year, I and a handful of other baseball guys are going through a year-long study of God’s Word together. It’s really fruitful because we have men from all areas of their...

Throwback Thursday: Tanya Crevier, January 1991

This week's Throwback Thursday subject is one-of-a-kind. At 5'3", Tanya Crevier's height was not ideal for traditional basketball. Still, she competed in four sports at South Dakota State University, and played three years of...

Oklahoma Bob Stoops Cites Bible Verse In Announcement That He’s Stepping Away From Head...

In a surprise move on Wednesday, Bob Stoops, college football's longest tenured coach, stepped down from his position as head coach of the University of Oklahoma. He was hired to become the Sooners' head coach in December...

Diary of a Minor League Baseball Player (Part 7)

Ethan Chapman’s dream to make it to the Big League level hasn’t happened yet. This past winter, Ethan signed to play 2017 in the Mexican League (AAA level) with the Vaqueros Union Laguna club. Off...

Daily Devotional – Thursday June 8, 2017

“No, this is what was spoken by the prophet Joel: ‘In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people.” Acts 2:16 Spirit-Covered People Sometimes I wish I could go back...
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Increase Story of the Week: Daniel and Tori Murphy

Watch Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel and wife Tori Murphy's story of putting family first, in spite of the public criticism they received for Daniel missing Opening Day 2014 to be present at the...

Sam Houston State Coach Thankful To God For Reaching First Ever Super Regional Berth

Sam Houston State's baseball team is having a cinderella baseball season and are on their way to their first NCAA Super Regional in program history. The Bearkats came back from a two-run deficit and beat...

Daily Devotional – Wednesday June 7, 2017

"Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race...