Why So Many Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump

Like many Americans, I’m mystified by Evangelical Christians—or any Christians for that matter—who support President Trump. Evangelicals make up a key component of this president’s base, despite the fact that Donald J. Trump of Queens has little in common with Jesus Christ of Nazareth. At this point in his presidency, we’ve heard it so many … Continue reading Why So Many Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump

A Call for Incivility in the Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry

Remember when Jason Varitek mashed his catcher's mitt into A-Rod's too-cute-for-baseball face? Or when the weaselly Pedro Martinez slammed a then 72-year-old Don Zimmer into the Fenway turf? All this punctuated by the exclamation points of Aaron Boone's home run in '03 and the Red Sox 0-3 comeback in '04. Yankees-Red Sox hatred threatened to … Continue reading A Call for Incivility in the Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry

5 Reasons To Still Believe In Baseball

This summer SportsCenter has spent more time analyzing the fallout of A-Rod's turbulent relationship with Biogenesis, than it has showing actual highlights of baseball games.  So much air-time is given to analysis of which players he outed, how long the appeal of his 211 game suspension will take, and his newest douchery, a malpractice suit … Continue reading 5 Reasons To Still Believe In Baseball

Boston’s Prayer of Action in the Face of the Marathon Bombings

It's been years since I've used language to directly address a higher power in prayer.  I was raised in the Catholic Church where it was common to hear, "Please pray for us," or, "We'll be sure to pray for you," when a church member was in tragedy's tight grip.  As any good Catholic kid, I … Continue reading Boston’s Prayer of Action in the Face of the Marathon Bombings