Cincinnati's Evan McPherson on Sunday gave all the glory to God after he booted four field goals, set an NFL record, and – more significantly – catapulted the Bengals to their first Super Bowl since the 1988 season with another walk-off kick.
During a post-game interview following the Pittsburg Steeler's playoff elimination, longtime quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told reporters that he is hoping to expand God's kingdom in the future. Rumors of Roethlisberger's retirement have been swirling for some time. He is expected to hang up his helmet following this season.
American is celebrating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today, so it's possible you are wondering why I am leading today's column with football. Here’s what the teams who competed yesterday and Dr. King have in common: they illustrate the cultural leverage of excellence.