Tag Archives: Religion and Sports

Video of the month: What propelled Allyson Felix?

August 20, 2012

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Did you wonder if Olympic Gold Medalist Allyson Felix really meant it when she thanked God in those post-race interviews? This was video, made before the games, answers that question.

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The Olympics and our dark side

August 9, 2012

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So let me get this straight: That cheerful gold medalist traded in her family for a despotic coach, ran the gauntlet of a grueling training regimen for a crippling sport, mugged for television cameras and cut carrots with Mom for the up-close-and-personal NBC portrayal of family intimacy — complete with violins — and threaded quirky […]

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