The abuse in sports… and I can’t stop watching

I understand my own dilemmas and there is nothing a bigger issue of hypocrisy in my life than sports. I grew up loving sports, especially baseball. I always cheered on our local teams in professional sports and my guilty pleasure in college ball has been the Kansas Jayhawks basketball program. And then I get intoContinue reading “The abuse in sports… and I can’t stop watching”

Personal rights and egos

In a COLLEGE basketball game last night, Oklahoma State powerhouse Marcus Smart when after a fan. I thought it was a NBA story at first. Smart is a great player. It’s a frustrating time because Oklahoma State is in a losing streak at the wrong time. (For the record, I’m okay with that, since I’mContinue reading “Personal rights and egos”

Government and Crazy Funding Mechanisms

In Minnesota we were held hostage by the thought of the Minnesota Vikings leaving, then we “got the deal done.” Whew. But it’s smoke and mirrors. The funding mechanisms from the state were non-existent. They were pie-in-the-sky projections, based on… umm… NOTHING. Then, shocking news, the projections are failing! HERE It’s par for government, andContinue reading “Government and Crazy Funding Mechanisms”

We interrupt theological thoughts for some thoughts on … football

Just a couple of thoughts as I continue to be a fan of some awful teams right now. First of all, the Vikings. The game against the Bears today and the game against the Buccaneers a few weeks back showed something in the flawed thinking of the offensive coordinator fairly early in the game. BasicallyContinue reading “We interrupt theological thoughts for some thoughts on … football”

I Love the Kansas Jayhawks, but…

I LOVE the Kansas Jayhawks. It is a great program. I know a lot of people don’t like their fans. I hope I’m not one of THOSE fans, but I love the Kansas Jayhawks. However, I have a request of the selection committee (even though I know this will go unheeded): Please do NOT seed KUContinue reading “I Love the Kansas Jayhawks, but…”