Have Field Goal Kickers Improved?

Last weekend Justin Tucker kicked the longest field goal in NFL history. He also claimed that the best NFL kickers regularly kick even longer ones in practice. This got me thinking about the evolution of NFL kicking and the phenomena of resistance to change. Consider an example. I grew up in St. Louis and our … Continue reading Have Field Goal Kickers Improved?

Kazantzakis: “The Saviors of God”

(It is unusual for me to read a book like this, but I wanted to understand the origins of Kazantzakis’ rejection of hope. What I found therein was some of the most poetic imagery I have ever encountered. I discovered a heart longing for truth and meaning and a voice that spoke to me from beyond … Continue reading Kazantzakis: “The Saviors of God”