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Talking with Pagans and Talking with Journalists

Christine241 Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 12:31 PM
While I am on the subject, how often do 'bad calls' happen in football? And what is the accepted norm for the opposing teams when this happens? Are they expected to accept the referees opinion, respectfully, knowing that sometimes it is for them, and sometimes against them? Is that what sportsmanship dictates? I expect bad and good calls do happen, but how often? i expect all teams get each. It seemed grossly unfair that M.O. even came up with this as an issue, like he thought it was so clever of him, trying to hoist the Christians on their own petard. Take THAT away from him, and you win this hands down.

Sports Illustrated has come to my mailbox for nearly 40 years. I hope it comes for 40 more. But I also hope whomever is assigning the stories in the future begins to think more about the readers than their political and social agendas.

Super Bowl week featured a cover of a praying Ray Lewis rising from the water, and a cover story by New York Times’ religion columnist Mark Oppenheimer on Christians in the NFL. The story was enough to cause PJMedia writer Andrew Klavan to declare he would not renew his SI subscription, and most serious Christian...