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A better way than enjoying failure

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Sports | One of the weirdest and most unpleasant aspects of sports is a fan’s intense desire for opponents to fail. I have certainly been party to this sentiment,

Athletes and influence

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Sports | “I’m not a role model. … Just because I can dunk a basketball doesn’t mean I should raise your kids.” Charles Barkley, known for his bluntness and…

Is greatness worth it?

Is greatness worth it?

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Culture | Greatness comes at a price. In his book Outliers: Stories of Success , Malcolm Gladwell posed the idea that it costs 10,000 hours of practice to be truly great…

It’s the company you keep

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Sports | Bad company corrupts good morals. That sounds like something your dear old grandma used to say, and she actually got it straight from Scripture. She said it…

Lead like Coach Wooden

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Sports | John Wooden is the greatest coach in American history. I don’t mean the greatest basketball coach, I mean the greatest coach of anything. His UCLA Bruins…

Don’t forget the losers

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Sports | The victors write the history books, and the losers are forgotten. It’s been that way since the beginning of time, mainly because the losers ended up dead…

It’s all about the fundamentals

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Sports | The longer I live as a Christian the more I realize that fundamentals are what lead to success. It holds true in just about any area of life: business,

You can’t win with youth alone

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | You may have heard about a little trade that happened in the NBA this summer when the Minnesota Timberwolves sent Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers for a…

Relishing baseball’s postseason

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | The Kansas City Royals made the playoffs this year for the first time since 1985, and then swept the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the team with major league…

Ensuring a successful successor

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | “What can I do for you now?” We expect to hear these words from a waitress or a customer service rep. They are a polite offer of service to those who…

Dealing with the evils of the NFL

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Sports | Last week I joined two writers from Christ & Pop Culture on their podcast, where we discussed an article that asks, “Does watching the NFL make you…

Outrage isn’t action

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Sports | Something has been made strikingly clear in recent weeks: the power of public opinion to sway decision-makers. Two of the National Football League’s premier…

 
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