Sports

The Novice’s Guide to Sports

According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, the definition of sports is to “amuse oneself.” Not only does playing a sport entertain us, but watching a sport excites us and can uplift an entire community. America’s three big team sports are football, baseball, and basketball. Each of them has ardent fan bases who love their... -Read More


Finding Hope Before Suicide

Selected by the San Diego Chargers with the fifth overall pick in the 1990 NFL Draft, expectations were extraordinarily high for Junior Seau, but no one knew whether the 1989 All-American USC prospect would actually meet them. The intense, passionate play Seau displayed reflected his love for football and transformed the San Diego native... -Read More


White Hot for the Community

The Miami Heat are arguably the most dominant team in the NBA right now. Ever since the “Big Three” joined forces in July 2010, the Heat have overwhelmed opponents with their sheer talent and athleticism. The “white hot” Heat’s hardwood brilliance has uplifted South Florida; a region hit especially hard by the current economic... -Read More


Tim Tebow, God’s Quarterback

Strong in mind, strong in body and strong in spirit; those are words that many would use to describe Tim Tebow. One of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of college football, he won two BCS National Championships playing for the University of Florida Gators. He became the first sophomore in NCAA history to... -Read More


FCA holds third annual golf and tennis classic

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) staged its Third Annual Gold Coast FCA Celebrity Golf and Tennis Classic on Nov. 2, at the beautiful Parkland Golf and Country Club. The tournament had more than 25 celebrities and 100-plus golfers teeing off for the FCA Mission, hosted by a legendary collegiate football coach, FAU’s Howard... -Read More


Athlete raises aware of abused kids

New Orleans Saints Fullback Heath Evans hails from South Florida and even graduated from The King’s Academy in West Palm Beach in 1997. Highly regarded in the professional sports world, Heath views his successful career in football as nothing more than a platform to impact lives for Christ. “God doesn’t need NFL players, he... -Read More


Focus Despite the world’s distractions

  This summer, my three sons joined the Coral Springs summer recreational swim team. My two older sons swam on the team last year as well, but it was the first year for my youngest son. At first they hated it. “Why do we have to do this?” they asked. “It’s too hard,” they... -Read More


Dallas Cowboy Jason Witten fights domestic violence

Jason Witten remembers the pain. The Dallas Cowboys tight end remembers the screaming, the confusion and all the other terrible consequences of domestic violence. He doesn’t want others to experience what he did growing up. So he’s doing something about it. While many NFL players occasionally throw a requisite bone to charities to satisfy... -Read More


Running on faith and generosity

South Floridians have many options to get in shape as they share their faith at walk-a-thons, races and relays in 2009 Instead of cringing at the thought of joining a gym this January, why not just take a few steps for your faith instead? Upcoming walk-a-thon, race and relay fundraisers are a great opportunity... -Read More