Monday, February 5, 2007

"Is talking about God news?"

Is ignoring what is said anti-religious bias?
In predictable fashion, the Indianapolis Colts sloppily walked all over the Chicago Bears last night and Colts head coach Tony Dungy gave God the credit for the win. The big question for us here at GetReligion is ... how and when the media should highlight Dungy's comments.

In the spotlight, before a huge percentage of Americans and thousands of people in the stadium, Dungy said the following, as reported at

"This is a great time for both of us," Dungy said. "I'm so happy Lovie got to the Super Bowl because he does things the right way. He's gotten there with a lot of class, no intimidation, just helping his guys play the best they can. That's the way I try to do it and I think it's great we've been able to show the world that not only can African-American coaches do it, but Christian coaches can do it in a way that you know we can still win."
This next piece by Associated Press football writer Barry Wilner excludes any and all reference to Dungy's religious comments, which has some readers of this blog, namely this one, not so happy...
Source: Is talking about God news? » GetReligion

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