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July 05, 2016
Kevin Durant breaks Oklahoma’s heart
A pall was cast over the state of Oklahoma as everyone was celebrating the 4th...
June 21, 2016
The Olympic games in Brazil start in about seven weeks. The state government that includes...
June 14, 2016
Transgendered men in women’s sports
The sports world obediently accepts the new cultural mandates about gender. That means transgendered men...
May 31, 2016
The agony of defeat
Well, the Oklahoma City Thunder, after going ahead of the Golden State Warriors 3 games...
May 26, 2016
The Thunder rolls. . .
Now that I live in Oklahoma, I can't help but get pulled into the vortex...
March 25, 2016
NCAA tournament predictions
The NCAA basketball tournament is underway. My two alma maters, Oklahoma and Kansas, are in...
March 01, 2016
The NBA game of the year?
If you are playing football, say, and the opposing team has Superman as a player,...
January 14, 2016
St. Louis Rams are moving to L.A.
The St. Louis Rams are moving to Los Angeles. The Oakland Raiders might also move...
December 30, 2015
The vocation of being an advocate for the dead
An article on the real-life doctor featured in the movie Concussion says quite a bit...
September 04, 2015
A reporter transplanted from Chicago to work on the Daily Oklahoman who cares nothing for...
June 18, 2015
The Cardinals’ hacking scandal
The St. Louis Cardinals are being accused of hacking into the Houston Astro's data system. ...
April 29, 2015
Professional ball game closed to the public
Imagine two professional baseball teams playing each other but not letting any fans watch the...
April 08, 2015
The winner of the Cranach NCAA pool. . .
. . .is Pete, who predicted three of the final four. His strategy after the...
March 17, 2015
The Cranach NCAA pool
There is probably a way to set up an online pool for your NCAA basketball...
January 31, 2015
Does God determine who wins the Super Bowl?
Last year a respected research institute found that 50% of sports fans believe supernatural forces...
January 14, 2015
Why do the winners riot?
Ohio State beat Oregon to win the collegiate football championship, the first one under the...
November 24, 2014
The future of sports
In Europe and Asia, thousands of spectators are rooting for their favorite well-paid players, listening...
June 17, 2014
On the NBA championship
For the first time, I actually followed the NBA this season. That was due to...
April 09, 2014
The winners of the Cranach basketball pool. . .
. . .are NOBODY. No one in our contest predicted that the University of Connecticut...
March 24, 2014
A billion dollars for the perfect NCAA bracket
Warren Buffett offered one BILLION dollars for anyone who successfully predicted the winners of all...
March 18, 2014
Predict the Final Four
It's time to pay attention to college basketball now that the teams have been announced...
February 07, 2014
The Russian Olympics
The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, get started today. So far, much of the buzz...
January 30, 2014
Luther and bowling?
Martin Luther's influence goes far beyond the theology of the Lutheran Church. His putting the...
January 22, 2014
The case against the Olympics
The Winter Olympics begin February 7 in Sochi, Russia, and people are getting nervous over...
December 17, 2013
Armwrestling and vocation
A Lutheran pastor, Guntars Baikovs, originally from Latvia but a St. Louis seminary Ph.D., has...
November 12, 2013
St. Augustine’s friend at an NFL game
Our discussion of the brutality of the NFL reminded me of the good friend of...
November 08, 2013
The NFL’s corruption
Brutal bullying. Murder charges. Rape. Suicides. Scrambled brains. Just another week in the NFL. Pulitzer...
October 21, 2013
The World Series is all red
The St. Louis Cardinals will play the Boston Red Sox in the World Series starting...
October 07, 2013
As far as baseball in concerned, to true fans of the game, this is the...
September 10, 2013
Olympics choose Tokyo & wrestling
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