Tag: Packers

America’s idol: the unhealthy obsession with sports

Minnesota Vikings rookie kicker Daniel Carlson did not have a good game Sunday against the Packers. Carlson missed three field goals in a game which ended in a 29-29 tie. What made matters worse, two […]

The NFL, human nature, and theology

Like so many others, I was watching football last night when what clearly appeared to be an interception was ruled a touchdown. The handling of the situation was an utter debacle. Referees who were out of position hesitating to make conflicting calls before declaring that it was a touchdown. it decided the outcome of the game and the officials got it wrong.

Among football fans, on blogs, and through social media, there has been outrage that this could happen.


Because it wasn’t fair. The right thing didn’t happen.