The larger problem, however, isn't the glaring hypocrisy. It is that players may feel, as I did as a sophomore, compelled to worship or face consequences.
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Pausing in the stadium in the midst of the Saturday afternoon festivities to remember the victims of Sandusky's alleged abuses made a great deal of sense. Why a prayer spectacle was required to do this isn't at all clear to me.
For the uninitiated, Tebowing is defined as, "to get down on a knee and start praying, even if everyone else around you is doing something completely different."
Silly, irreverent and banal, it seemed a perfect accompaniment to the raucous, spiritually vacuous events transpiring at the race track that afternoon.
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