William Doino Jr. profiles basketball scout Tom Konchalski:
Faith and athletics, Konchalski says, both “encourage discipline, sacrifice, and the pursuit of excellence.” Both draw clear boundaries, and those who act selfishly and transgress settled rules suffer the consequences. And no matter how much the powers that be tinker with rules, he adds, athletics cannot function unless they stick to core principles.
Also today, Betsy VanDenBerghe examines marriage trends among young adults:
Economically, young adults are taking more time to finish their educations and find stable jobs, and culturally, they now view marriage as a capstone rather than a cornerstone: “something they do after they have all their other ducks in a row, rather than a foundation for launching into adulthood and parenthood.”