It’s Saturday, March 31, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana—the host site of the Final Four. Ohio State is playing Kansas, and the winner will advance to the NCAA Championship game. Ohio State is down 64-61 and Aaron Craft is heading to the free throw line for a one-and-one. There are only 2.9 seconds left. Craft makes the first, but will need to miss the second and hope that he or one of his teammates can get the rebound and a put-back to tie the game. Craft throws the ball towards the rim and actually gets the rebound himself… Continue reading
Tebowmania in New York
Last night, the Denver Broncos and the New York Jets finalized a trade to send Tim Tebow, and subsequent Tebowmania, to New York….
Now with the Jets, Jeff Darlington of NFL.com writes that Tebow has the biggest platform in America, New York City…
Ohio State’s Aaron Craft
The Ohio State Bukeyes play the Cincinnati Bearcats tonight in the Sweet 16, but for the Buckeyes Aaron Craft, basketball is only a part of who he is.
“I choose to be a Christian, a student and then an athlete,” Craft said. (thelantern.com)
Craft is involved in Athletes in Action at Ohio State, attending bible studies and weekly meetings…
Louisville’s Peyton Siva
“Stop being selfish,” Siva said to his dad.
“He saved my life,” Peyton Siva Sr. said. (Seattle Times)
Louisville and Michigan State play tonight in the Sweet 16 but Cardinals point guard Peyton Siva’s biggest assist in life was to his dad; who was contemplating ending his life before Peyton Jr. boldly said those words…
Christian Athletes in the Headlines:
Namath on Jets trading for Tebow: ‘I think it’s just a publicity stunt’ (NFL.com)
Tim Tebow and the Jets: What could possibly go wrong? (Washington Post)
Tim Tebow: King of New York? (ESPN.com)
Drew Brees is befuddled, wants an explanation for Payton’s suspension (Yahoo Sports) Continue reading