Three future missionaries and a Florida A&M Rattler

A season-ending injury has drastically changed the long-term plans for University of New Mexico women’s basketball player Whitney Johnson. After missing all but two games of her freshman season for an ACL tear, the redshirt sophomore from Highland, Utah, suffered … Continue reading»

Athletic sister missionaries and the return of Will Hopoate

A few weeks ago I wrote an article for the Deseret News about Jessica Chatman’s decision to delay her college basketball career and serve an 18-month mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The article also examined … Continue reading»

John Beck and the former high school tuba player

Washington Redskins quarterback John Beck is finally going to get his opportunity to start a game this Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. Beck, a 30-year-old former BYU star, was the subject of a feature article Thursday in the Washington Post. Beck … Continue reading»