The scene would have been familiar to basketball fans of the University of Louisville: Peyton Siva going end-to-end to dunk a game-winner over a 7-footer as time expired. It didn’t matter that the game was the last of a series of exhibitions on a Far East mission trip against a Russian team. It was time for someone to step up and take responsibility for the game’s outcome… 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