Around the Net – Brees breaks record, Pettitte starts Game 2, Hamilton done in Texas?

Drew Brees broke Johnny Unitas’ record last night…

Andy Pettitte will go for an MLB-record 20th postseason win for the Yankees tonight. Former manager Buck Showalter comments on Pettitte’s success…

Josh Hamilton may have worn out his welcome in Texas. But he says that wherever he may go in free agency, it will be where God directs him to go…

Tebow tweets about playing in the 666th Monday night game, Bubba Watson tweets about a party in heaven, and Jim Irsay tweets about delivering the game ball to Chuck Pagano… Continue reading

Around the Net – President Tebow? Tim Hudson on CBN, Josh Hamilton out, Athlete Tweets

In a recent feature with Vogue Magazine, Tim Tebow mentioned a possible future career in politics…

Tim Hudson shut down the Phillies Sunday, inching the Braves closer to clinching a playoff spot. He spoke with CBN about his faith in Christ…

Josh Hamilton hasn’t played since September 18, and the Rangers aren’t sure when he will be back…

What they said – Christian Athletes on Twitter… Continue reading

Old School – A Tale of Two Hitters

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the winter of hope, it was the spring of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us.

There is a king with a large pocketbook, on the throne of Arlington; there is a king with a large pocketbook, on the throne of Los Angeles.

It was the year of Our Lord two thousand and twelve. Spiritual revelations were conceded to Arlington at that favoured period, as at this. Mr. Hamilton had recently attained his eighteenth home run, of whom a prophetic private on the West Coast had heralded the sublime appearance by announcing that arrangements were made for the swallowing up of Oakland and Seattle… Continue reading

Airing It Out — Our responsibility

When we fall, we learn a lot about ourselves.

When others fall, we learn even more about ourselves because of how we treat the fallen—and most of the time what we learn in that moment, and through our actions, is just as bad, or worse, than what we learned when we fell… Continue reading

Around the Net – Gary Carter passes away, Jeremy Lin headline controversy, Josh Hamilton’s makeover

“Around the Net” is your source for Christian athletes in the news. Each week, we will post some of the best and most relevant stories about Christian athletes that we see from around the internet.

Gary Carter

Baseball Hall of Famer Gary Carter passed away last week, succumbing to his battle with brain cancer at the age of 57. Carter was featured in Sports Spectrum multiple times… (Read more inside)

Jeremy Lin Controversy

Over the weekend, ESPN Mobile published a headline with a racial slur in regards to Jeremy Lin. ESPN has fired that editor who claimed that it was an “honest mistake” and had used that headline “at least 100 times” in other headlines. The editor apologized for the headline and said he is a big fan of Lin, especially because Lin is outspoken about his Christian faith, like himself. More on the story inside…

Josh Hamilton undergoing a makeover

Josh Hamilton appeared on Glenn Beck TV last week in an interview with pastor Dr. James Robison to talk about his relapse with alcohol, battling demons, and how he is undergoing a makeover with the help of Christian counseling. Watch the Interview inside…

Christian Athletes in the Headlines

NY Mets great Gary Carter, dead after bout with brain cancer, got to say goodbye on Palm Beach Atlantic University baseball field (NY Daily News)

Kevin Durant scores career high 51 points in an overtime win vs. Denver (NewsOK.com)

New York Yankees sign DH/1B Raul Ibanez (MLB.com)

Josh Hamilton undergoing “makeover” Continue reading

Around the Net – Jeremy Lin, Josh Hamilton

“Around the Net” is your source for Christian athletes in the news. Each week, we will post some of the best and most relevant stories about Christian athletes that we see from around the internet.

This past week, Jeremy Lin became the talk of the country in the NBA. He’s gone from his brother’s couch to the starting point guard for the New York Knicks. One of the coolest things about Lin’s story has been about his faith in Christ…

Last week, Josh Hamilton had a relapse with alcohol. Instead of condemning / judging / abandoning Josh Hamilton, Dr. Jim Denison, a pastor/author in Texas, urges that we should pray for him. Hamilton immediately faced the press the next day and owned up to his mistakes. Watch the press conference is inside…

Christian Athletes in the Headlines:

Lin and the Knicks steal one at Minnesota

Former St. Louis Cardinals will speak at Christian athletes event at Busch Stadium

Redskins’ London Fletcher honored as 2012 Bart Starr Award Winner

KU walk-on Christian Garrett talks about his faith in Christ Continue reading

SPORTS YAPP Episode #25 – Super Bowl Recap and Josh Hamilton

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Today on the Show:

- The guys recap an amazing Super Bowl.

- They yapp about Eli, commercials, halftime, pregame coverage, Peyton, and the Giants.

- Bryce admits how wrong he was about the Giants.

- Steve Copeland joins Bryce and Aaron to recap his trip to Indy last week.

- They share their thoughts on Josh Hamilton from a faith perspective.

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