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Tonight, Alabama center Barrett Jones and the Crimson Tide will take on Notre Dame for the BCS title. But Jones is more than just a football player concerned about winning games, he's concerned about others and winning their hearts to Christ. Our story on Jones originally appeared in the Summer 2011 issue...

It may be hard to believe, but college football is back. Tonight, South Carolina and Vanderbilt will open up the 2012 season and it’s one sure to be filled with many different storylines. This offseason we got some good news about the future of college football at the FBC level. We are getting playoffs! It’s great that there will be more of a chance for champions to be decided on the field instead of on computers and polls...

Yesterday, Stanford's starting pitcher, Mark Appel, was selected 8th overall in the MLB Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Stanford is currently competing in the College World Series and just advanced to the super regionals and will play Florida State. Appel is featured in our current DigiMag, read his story below: It would be easy to sympathize with Stanford’s Mark Appel if he felt pressure. He is the top pitcher on one of the nation’s best college baseball teams, and he is taking classes at one of the nation’s toughest academic institutions...

The NFL Draft starts on Thursday, April 26 and former Michigan State quarterback, Kirk Cousins, will be hoping to hear his name called by an NFL team some time in the early rounds. In our story about from the Summer 2011 issue of Sports Spectrum, Cousins talked about his future in the NFL. “Ultimately, the whole NFL thing and the future in general, whether you are playing in the pros or just your future, whether you’re an athlete or a college student in general, most of us don’t know what’s going to happen in the next few years." “It’s a little bit scary because I’m the kind of guy who likes to have a plan and likes to have things laid out." “We have to trust in the Lord’s plan and we have to walk with Him and honor Him and trust Him...

Tyler Zeller, who we featured in the Winter 2012 issue, does a video for I Am Second:

Today on the show: Bryce and Aaron yapp about college basketball, the Masters, and the NBA. - First, they yapp about John Calipari winning his first NCAA title as coach after Kentucky beats Kansas. - Bryce throws out some ideas for the NCAA and NBA concerning what they can do to solve the one and done problem. - The guys yapp about the Knicks and Jeremy Lin’s injury and who the current favorites are in the East and West. - Bryce throws out some ideas for the NCAA and NBA concerning what they can do to solve the one and done problem. - Riots were started and couches were burned in Lexington, Ky., after Kentucky won the NCAA title on Monday. Bryce shares why he thinks people lose their mind when their favorite team wins a championship. - Bryce shares a spiritual lesson that can be learned from something John Calipari said after last night’s game. Play in new window | Download | Subscribe in iTunes | Listen on Stitcher

Observations from last night's NCAA Championship, the winner of Sports Spectrum's Bracket Challenge and riots in Lexington, Kentucky...

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)

Today on the show: Greg Arnold returns to the show to join Bryce and Aaron to talk NFL and March Madness.
- We yapp about Peyton going to the Broncos. - Where will Tebow end up? (Breaking: Tebow to the New York Jets) - Bryce explains why Duke lost. - UNC PG Kendall Marshall has a broken wrist, will he play and will it dash North Carolina's championship hopes? - We make our Final Four predictions. Play in new window | Download | Subscribe in iTunes | Listen on Stitcher

Eight more games to watch today, which by the end of the night, will bring the total to 52 NCAA tournament games watched for the entire week. There were four games in the First Four, 32 in the 2nd round, and 16 in the the third round. I think I’m on basketball overdose! In the first four games Sunday, we finally got our first upset of the 3rd round, as NC State(11) took down Georgetown(3). Everything else remained with the chalk...

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