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Outpouring of respect for Archbishop Justin Welby after DNA paternity 'surprise'

Faith leaders have praised the “dignity”, “grace” and “forgiveness” with which the Archbishop of Canterbury greeted the revelation that he is the illegitimate son of Sir Winston Churchill’s last private secretary.<p>Leading religious figures have spoken of their support for Archbishop Justin Welby, …

Science-Backed Reasons To Add Coloring To Your Self-Care Practice

In 2015, according to the <i>New York Post</i>, nearly half the books on Amazon’s best-seller list were adult coloring books. I find that fact incredibly …

Mindfulness and Self-Care: Why Should I Care?

<i>Co-authored with Ron Purser, professor of management, San Francisco State University</i><p>Photo credit Alison Bennett<p><i>Part One considered the current hype surrounding workplace mindfulness against the dubious history of management science. Part Two here considers the use of critical mindfulness in</i> …

Mindfulness

Daily Meditation: Trust The Journey

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a prayer by Christian mystic Thomas Merton, included in <i>The Little Book of</i> …

Meditation

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid …

A clinical psychologist shares 7 tips for becoming more mindful

While the benefits of mindfulness have been well-documented for decades, learning to be mindful is paramount for everyone in today's quick-paced, multi-tasking, over-scheduled society — for #WomenWhoWork, it's especially key.<p>Mindfulness is defined as maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our …

Mindfulness

College basketball: 7 greatest dunks in CBB's history

There have been plenty of transcendent dunks during college basketball's illustrious history.<p>We’re talking about the type of dunks that leave you in …

Basketball

Ennis Whatley Named Alabama’s 2016 SEC Basketball Legend

Former Alabama great Ennis Whatley is one of 14 former standouts who have been selected for the 2016 Allstate® Southeastern Conference Basketball …

Alabama Crimson Tide

5 Lessons I Learned About Unchurched People From A College Basketball Game

One of the challenges for those of us who have attended church for many years is how easy we can forget what it is like for unchurched people to …

College Sports

Maryland's 3-point defense failed vs. Minnesota

Maryland basketball allowed seven three-pointers in the opening 12 minutes of its game against Minnesota, a team that made less than seven threes in …

Quickies: Beat the Vols Edition

It's Game Day in Big Blue Nation and I think the Kentucky Wildcats have been waiting for this one. The last time the 'Cats met the Tennessee …

How the Kentucky Wildcats saved their season and rekindled national title hopes

The 2016 Kentucky Wildcats have had more stumbles than most of head coach John Calipari’s teams. Even before missing time due to a slight knee injury and procedure, Alex Poythress had struggled, and Marcus Lee hasn’t developed into the star-caliber player many expected. Coupled with the torpid …

Basketball

If it Ain't Broke...

The Kentucky Wildcats are in the midst of a pretty impressive stretch. In nine basketball games, the 'Cats are 7-2 and have played, in my opinion, …

Weekend Homework: Kentucky, Texas A&M going in opposite directions

Are you sitting down? You should sit down.<p>We urge you to take every precaution -- physical, emotional and spiritual -- before proceeding. What you're …

Kentucky sophomore hits three-quarter court game-winner on night she scores 2,000th point

What a night for Ally Niece.<p>Niece won the game for Simon Kenton (Independence, Ky.) at the buzzer on a 3-pointer that she launched from about 10 feet …

Kentucky fights though cold shooting and injuries to avenge loss to Tennessee

© Mark Zerof<p>It wasn’t quite the curb-stomping affair we all thought it would be, but Kentucky avenged their loss to Tennessee tonight, beating the …

Second-half runs powers Kentucky past Tennessee, 80-70

Gallery: Vols stick to the script in another road loss<p>No. 14 KENTUCKY 80, TENNESSEE 70<p>TENNESSEE (12-14)<p>Moore 8-15 5-9 21, Alexander 1-1 2-4 4, Punter …

No. 14 Kentucky holds lead this time, beats Tennessee 80-70

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's relatively close margin of victory than in its previous three routs belied how it thoroughly controlled Tennessee.<p>The 14th-ranked Wildcats made long shots, worked the boards and kept their poise along with the lead — which of course is the biggest difference from …

College Sports

Fifty players who could make the most noise in March

March is just a few weeks away, and I'm so eager for the arrival of the sports calendar's preeminent month that I'm already prepping for the madness. …

10 Big-Name Teams That Will Likely Miss The 2016 NCAA Tournament

March is all about making the Big Dance — well, that and the actual games being played in the NCAA tournament, that is. When it comes to dancing this …

Orange ACC & NCAA Tournament Outlook After L'ville

Even with last night's loss to Louisville, the Syracuse Orange should be in good shape when it comes to the NCAA Tournament.<p>Last time we checked in, …

The four most confusing résumés on the NCAA tournament bubble

The members of the NCAA tournament selection committee don't have an easy job. That's especially the case when it comes to bubble teams. Some borderline teams have better RPI, some have better strength of schedule. Some have beaten top-notch teams, some don't have any glaring losses. Every résumé …

College Sports

Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: Five Teams That Could Win It All

Jan 30, 2016; Lawrence, KS, USA; Kentucky Wildcats forward Alex Poythress (22) dunks the ball over Kansas Jayhawks forward Jamari Traylor (31) during …

Texas Tech could give Big 12 seven NCAA Tournament teams

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Big 12 has bragged the past few years that it's the toughest conference in college basketball, and its brutal double-round robin format has consistently produced strong RPI ratings.<p>When March Madness rolls around, the league keeps coming up empty.<p>After qualifying seven …

College Sports

NCAA Tournament 2016: Stock Watch for Bubble Teams at Week 15

With Selection Sunday only a few weeks away, we're getting a clearer picture of how most of the NCAA tournament field will pan out. A number of power-conference teams are considered locks at this point, while nearly everyone else is in a position where it will need to win its league tournament to …

College Sports

Observations: Is Kentucky's Tyler Ulis the best PG in the country?

There have been better overall performers at point guard this season, but no one player has proven himself as a leader as much as Tyler Ulis has for …

College Basketball