Who is Cody Zeller?
What’s behind the even-keeled Indiana University freshman who acts the same whether he’s the victim of a bad call or catalyst behind a highlight jam—who would probably show the same seemingly emotionless stare whether he was swimming in a pool of crocodiles or a pool of beautiful women?
The answer is simple: A mischievous grin…
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)
The Zeller Brothers
The Zeller brothers have fired up their hometown of Washington, Ind. for March Madness. People throughout the town have been seen wearing Tar Heel blue or Indiana crimson in support of Washington's favorite sons. Zeller jerseys have been flying off the racks...
Tyler Zeller has been named Second-Team All-America by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA). Tyler is also this year's ACC Player of the Year, an award a North Carolina senior has not won since Phil Ford in 1978.
Tyler and the North Carolina Tar Heels earned a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament and will face the No. 16 seed (winner between Lamar and Vermont in the First Four).
The New York Times' Pete Thamel writes about Tyler's quiet leadership...
Cody Zeller and the Indiana Hoosiers earned a No. 4 seed and will play the 13th seeded New Mexico State Aggies in the NCAA tournament. Cody helped IU get their first Big Ten conference tournament win since 2006 last week and their first NCAA tournament appearance since 2008.
Cody is the Big Ten Freshman of the Year and appears in the current Winter 2012 DigiMag issue of Sports Spectrum. A four-page feature on Cody is also in our upcoming Spring 2012 issue. Click here to subscribe.