Terry Harrington spent 25 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit

A gripping story from Sports Illustrated about an Omaha man who unjustly spent 25 years in the Iowa State Pen for murder.  Here was an eye-opening paragraph: Harrington recalls the prison experience with a string of "de" words: demoralizing, degrading, dehumanizing. He has stories of gang fights and riots and inmates throwing feces on guards. … Continue reading Terry Harrington spent 25 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit

Jay Cutler, Colin Cowherd, and the Anonymous Commentator

Every now and then I tune into Colin Cowherd on ESPN Radio. Most of the time, Cowherd annoys me. Some days, like today, he hits it right on the nose. Today Cowherd was talking about Jay Culter. If you didn't know, Jay Cutler, the Bear's quarterback, did not finish this Sunday's NFC Championship against the … Continue reading Jay Cutler, Colin Cowherd, and the Anonymous Commentator

Do you avoid what is serious, controversial, and eternal?

This is an article from last year written by Greg Doyel of CBS Sports. Doyel writes about the so-called "anti-abortion" ad that Focus on the Family ran with Tim Tebow and his mother during the Super Bowl. Basically, he wrote that it was wrong to run a 30-second "political" ad during the Super Bowl.  He … Continue reading Do you avoid what is serious, controversial, and eternal?

Is this week the greatest week in the history of college sports/football?

Today was big. I mean, really big.  This week could possibly go down as one of the greatest days in college athletics. And if you, like me, are a Nebraska athletics fan, then you will probably agree. Today, the University of Colorado Buffaloes announced they will be joining the Pacific 10 conference. This will get … Continue reading Is this week the greatest week in the history of college sports/football?