Latest Articles

Winter 2016 print magazine now available for online viewing

Log in HERE to view Sports Spectrum's Winter 2016 print magazine, our first magazine of this winter. This special extended issue includes feature stories on Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis, New England Patriots wide receiver Matthew Slater, University of North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell, St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny, Bubba Watson's caddy Ted Scott, PGA Tour players Cameron Tringale and Chesson Hadley, University of Washington forward Katie Collier, and the family of late Hall of Famer Reggie White...

Around the Net: U.S. swimmer gives ‘all glory to God’ in historic win

Sometimes something as small as a touch of an underwater wall can send significant ripples into multiple areas of life. This is the case of Simone...

From the Archives: Allyson Felix

As U.S. Olympian and track and field sprinter Allyson Felix prepares for her several competitions in Rio de Janeiro this weekend and into next week, she may think back to her disappointment eight years ago in Beijing...

Video of the Week: Former Olympian Shawn Johnson reflects on identity (I Am Second)

Entering the 2008 Beijing Olympics, U.S. gymnast Shawn Johnson — much like Simone Biles this year — was the favorite to win four gold medals for Team USA. The newspapers said it, the fans expected it and Johnson told herself that she needed it. She quickly became defined by her sport and performance...

Devotional of the Week: God’s Power in Us

The sooner we realize that true power doesn’t come from ourselves but from God, the sooner God’s true power will be shown through us...

Faith in God fuels U.S. women’s gymnastics in Rio

Beyond shared athletic interests and abilities, three of the women on the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team — Gabby Douglas, Simone Biles and Laurie Hernandez — also share something deeper...

Track-and-Field Closeup: Felicia Brown

For most athletes who ascend to the top of their sport, it would be easy for them to assume their purpose on Earth was to be the best at that particular discipline. Felicia Brown isn’t like most athletes, though...

Around the Net: Olympic diving duo directs praise back to Christ

For two of the best divers in the world — David Boudia and Steele Johnson — winning the gold won't be their top priority in Rio de Janeiro.

Around the Net: Liberty University Truck Series driver sets new rookie record

If Camping World Truck Series driver William Byron doesn't slow down soon, his number of race wins may surpass his age.

From the Archives: In the Clear

Life for professional baseball players isn't as easy as it may seem — especially for those with families at home. Astros pitcher Collin McHugh is no stranger to this truth.

Video of the Week: Pro Bowl WR finds clarity through Christ (The Increase Stories)

On a flight from Denver to Atlanta, Brandon Marshall, now-wide receiver for the New York Jets, pulled out his Bible and began to read. Seeing this, the lady seated next to Marshall questioned him about his Christian faith. She noticed hesitation in his voice and responded with one simple piece of advice: "Pray for clarity."