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Pro Bowl linebacker after ex-teammate’s tragic death: ‘I gave my life to Christ’

Nov. 27, 2018, marked the 11-year anniversary of the untimely death of Washington Redskins superstar safety Sean Taylor. Taylor was only 24 when he was shot and killed by intruders in his ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS: Miles to go for KU

When the University of Kansas hired Les Miles to be their next football coach, they knew exactly what they were getting. Athletic Director Jeff Long and Miles have known each other for ...

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Christian NFL players use uniforms to promote FCA, Israel

For all that the NFL occasionally gets wrong, it’s important to note that there still quite a number of genuinely good people associated with the league. Take, for instance, Denver Broncos quarterback ...

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Area coach angry for ice bath after state championship win

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It wasn’t that cold Friday or Saturday with temps in the mid 60s. That didn’t matter for one Kansas City area football coach–it was cold enough. Randy Dreiling, coach for St. Thomas ...

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Becca Longo could be the first female NFL player

Becca Longo is writing a new chapter for women in sports history. Never has there been a female athlete in the NFL, but she’s looking to change that. She’s already breaking the ...

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Colorado linebacker finds balance between football and faith

Davion Taylor might have been great at football during high school, if he had actually played in games, rather than just practiced with the team. The extent of the linebacker’s talent, however, is ...

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‘Jesus is on your side’ says Tim Tebow to fans

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Pro-athlete Tim Tebow preached an inspiring message for fans on his Instagram page this week. Tebow starts out by comparing life to a football game in a video titled, “Jesus is on ...

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Missouri college drops ties to Nike

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A Missouri college is putting force behind its contract with Nike and saying, “We just did it.” The College of the Ozarks, a private Christian school in Point Lookout that regularly tops ...

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Texas cheerleaders win case against censorship

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Some Texas cheerleaders have another victory to cheer. The Texas Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a lower court decision that protects the right of cheerleaders to display Bible verses ...

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FROM THE CHEAPSEATS: College football prospects

What are the prospects for the Washburn Ichabods in the MIAA Conference against such teams as Fort Hays State and Northwest Missouri State? How will the Kansas State Wildcats do this year ...

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Player mocked, forced to play by coaches had broken neck

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Center High School football coaches may come under scrutiny for having a player suit up after he complained of neck injuries. Junior Lorenzo Hughes, who says the coaches actually mocked him for ...

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Coach Tony Dungy helping players and kids find their voice

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Legendary NFL coach Tony says one of the reasons he believes God has him working as a sports analyst is “to be the voice” for Christian players who want to speak about ...

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Billy Graham Association joins others on behalf of coach

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association is joining famed college football coach Bobby Bowden, members of Congress and 12 State attorneys general and in calling on the United States Supreme Court to protect ...

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‘I Prayed With Him’ NFL Saints Mitchell Loewen says of crash victim

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New Orleans Saints defensive lineman Mitchell Loewen is being hailed a hero after he prayed and rescued a man pinned inside of a vehicle due to a bizarre accident. According to Times-Picayune, ...

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The Gospel heard by thousands of coaches and athletes thanks to FCA

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The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is on a mission to see the world transformed by Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes. One way they’re making that happen is by ...

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