"Do you believe in miracles? Yes!"
With the Winter Olympics starting in Pyeongchang, South Korea, what better time to recall one of the greatest calls in sports history?
How many GetReligion readers are old enough to remember Al Michaels' excited description of the U.S. hockey team's 4-3 victory over the heavily favored Soviet Union in the 1980 games in Lake Placid, N.Y.?
But enough reminiscing.
Let's get to the "Friday Five":
1. Religion story of the week: Some weeks, this is a difficult choice. Not this week.
As I described it in a post this week, "There are must-read stories, and then there's this incredible story on 'The search for Jackie Wallace.'"
The viral piece by retired Times-Picayune photojournalist Ted Jackson — now approaching 300,000 retweets — explores the downfall, redemption and disappearance of a New Orleans football legend.