Football

Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

By |2019-11-07T12:46:19-06:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Books, Character, Culture, Football, History, Sports|

While the evolution of collegiate football was gradual, its rise in popularity was quite sudden—and it all began with Walter Camp, consummate Yale man and watch company executive. Minneapolis lawyer Roger Tamte has now given us the definitive Camp biography… Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football by Roger R. Tamte (408 pages, University [...]

Faith & Football: What Sunday Morning Can Learn from Sunday Afternoon

By |2015-09-10T23:52:14-06:00September 10th, 2015|Categories: Christianity, Faith, Football, Sports|

The Game Like any sports culture, American football arrives at its season with its own mythos. The difference is, here in the States, no other sporting event captures and communicates so well the id of the American psyche: good guys vs. bad guys, victory or defeat, and violence, violence, violence. But I am more [...]