NCAA Men’s Basketball Closeup: Aaron Craft

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

Around the Net – Tim Tebow to New York, Christians in the NCAA Tournament

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

SPORTS YAPP Episode #32 – NBA All-Stars, College Hoops, NFL Combine, NASCAR / Danica

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Today on the show:

-Bryce and Aaron have some fun discussing all the big topics from the weekend.

-Did Bryce enjoy the All-Star game?

-What was Lebron doing at the end?

-Aaron isn’t on the bandwagon for his college basketball championship pick anymore.

-Bryce and Aaron discuss other college basketball topics including Duke overacheiving and Carolina underachieving.

-Plus, the guys yapp about Danica Patrick, the Daytona 500 and NASCAR!

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Happy Valentine’s Day

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Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Listen to former Tennessee Titans running back Eddie George on our podcast, SPORTS YAPP, as he talks about his faith and his marriage.

George also gives advice to any single person out there. A great listen for Valentine’s Day!

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