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Eagles QB Carson Wentz leads all NFL players in Pro Bowl voting

The Eagles have the best record in the NFL at 9-1 and a big reason is the play of the second-year quarterback Carson Wentz. But it's not just the NFL that has taken notice...

Sports Spectrum Magazine “Giving Thanks” Black Friday Sale

We here at Sports Spectrum are truly thankful to you for being a part of our media ministry including this site, our podcast and our magazine. For a short time, we're offering you a 20%...

ONE COACH: Character, When No One is Looking – Don Davis

"Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord" (Acts 3:19). In Genesis 39, we learn that Joseph had found favor...

NFL Game of the Week: Minnesota Vikings vs Detroit Lions

It's one of the best Thanksgiving Day traditions! Eating turkey and dressing while watching football on the big screen with your family and friends. And we have a great one as the Minnesota Vikings...

THE INCREASE: Thankful for Today – Mark Appel

Thanksgiving is definitely a big family event for the Appels. My parents, my brother and I are always together, and we like to invite anyone and everyone we can to join us. Sometimes we...

Sports Spectrum Daily Devotional – Wednesday, November 22, 2017

“Be very careful, then, how you live — not as unwise but as wise.” Ephesians 5:15 Discovering Character and Devotion Few would disagree with me that suffering is a major part of sport. I remember watching...

NEW PODCAST: Trey Burton, Philadelphia Eagles Tight End

THIS IS EPISODE 58 OF THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST Trey Burton is in his 4th season as a tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles. He played his college ball at the University of Florida, where he...

ONE COACH: All Things Work Together For Good – Don Davis

"Do everything without grumbling or arguing." Philippians 2:14 In Genesis 39, Joseph's life has taken a drastic turn for the worse. He goes from being the favorite son with a coat of many colors, to a slave...

Cavs Kyle Korver grateful to God that he’s still playing in NBA after 15...

The Cleveland Cavaliers have won 5 straight games, and after a shaky start that saw them lose 7 of their first 12 games, the defending Eastern Conference champions are starting to return to the...

THE INCREASE: The Perfect Thanksgiving – Adam LaRoche

Chaos. Complete chaos is the best way to describe Thanksgiving Day for our family. We typically have zero plans until the week before. We don’t have any specific traditions, and things are changing all...

Sports Spectrum Daily Devotional – Tuesday, November 21, 2017

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. For those God foreknew he also predestined to be...

LaDainian Tomlinson hosts Turkey Drive feeding 2,100 families

NFL Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson made sure several thousand families in the Fort Worth area didn't miss out on a Thanksgiving meal. Tomlinson, 38, partnered with grocery store Tom Thumb and hosted...

ONE COACH: Miami Hurricanes coach Mark Richt gives Bibles to players

The Miami Hurricanes are off to an amazing start. At 10-0, the Hurricanes are the number two ranked team in America and in prime position to make it to the College Football Playoff. One of the...

Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen’s remarkable journey from undrafted to NFL stud

On Sunday, Vikings WR Adam Thielen caught 6 passes for 123 yards and a 65-yard touchdown reception to help Minnesota to a key win over the Los Angeles Rams 24-7. At 8-2, the Vikings are...

NEW PODCAST: Jim Gruenwald, 2-time Olympic Wrestler, Wheaton College Wrestling Coach

THIS IS EPISODE 57 OF THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST Jim Gruenwald enters his ninth year as the head coach for the Wheaton College wrestling team in 2017-18. He is also the Head Strength Coach for Thunder...

THE INCREASE: An Unsinkable Kingdom – Mark Mitchell

“One day Jesus said to His disciples, ‘Let us go over to the other side of the lake.’ So they got into a boat and set out. As they sailed, He fell asleep. A...

Sports Spectrum Daily Devotional – Monday, November 20, 2017

The Off-Season There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from their works, just as God did from his. (Hebrews 4:9-10 NIV) As a sports fan,...

Former NFL player and coach Bill Curry shares powerful message of unity on ESPN

Bill Curry played for legendary coaches Vince Lombardi and Don Shula. He was a center in the NFL and snapped the ball to Hall of Fame quarterbacks Bart Starr and Johnny Unitas. Curry also had...

ONE COACH: Beware of Dream Killers – Don Davis

“Never reduce your dreams to the level of the event, which is your immediate experience,” Howard Thurman. In Genesis 37, we're introduced to Joseph who is seventeen years old. Automatically, you either love him or hate...

College Football Game of the Week: Michigan Wolverines vs Wisconsin Badgers

What a week it was in college football! Miami routed Notre Dame and Auburn took down Georgia to remove them from the unbeaten ranks. This week another team puts their undefeated record on the...

THE INCREASE: Beginning to Comprehend – Chris Maragos

We couldn’t be more excited to have welcomed our third child — our daughter, Cambria Rose — into our family on Oct. 16. The whole process of having a baby is wild. There’s a baby...

Sports Spectrum Daily Devotional – Friday, November 17, 2017

“Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them. For everything in the world-the lust of the flesh, the lust...

NFL Game of the Week: Los Angeles Rams vs Minnesota Vikings

Two of the pleasant surprises of the NFL season are the Los Angeles Rams and Minnesota Vikings. Both teams sit at 7-2 and will meet up this weekend in what could be a playoff...

How Romans 8:28 sparked Benjamin Watson’s return from Achilles Injury

In 2016, Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson tore his right Achilles tendon on the first play of the third preseason game against the Detroit Lions. As he was being carried off the field, teammate...

NEW PODCAST: T.C. Stallings, Actor – War Room/Courageous, Former Louisville Running Back

THIS IS EPISODE 56 OF THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST T.C. Stallings is an actor, author and former pro football running back. He is one of the stars of the 2015 film "War Room," which soared to...

ONE COACH: No One Does it Alone, We All Need Each Other

During my 11-year Big League career I had many coaches. I always enjoyed looking at my coach's baseball careers on the back of their baseball cards. I didn't do this to be impressed by...

Warriors Stephen Curry to teach online basketball courses

Stephen Curry is one of the most popular players in the NBA and considered by many to be the greatest shooter to ever play the game. And now, you'll get to learn how to play...

THE INCREASE: Kept in Perfect Peace – Mark Appel

As I look back at this season, I can recognize some really high points, as well as some low ones. The month of June was great. It was the most consistent I have felt...

Sports Spectrum Daily Devotional – Thursday, November 16, 2017

"Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you...

ONE COACH: Building Team Chemistry at Home

One of the biggest jobs for a coach is to help build team chemistry. The hope is that by focusing on it, your players would develop a brotherhood or sisterhood that would carry over...