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Gracious Trump congratulates soccer team and their critical team captain

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The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup soccer title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday night when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Netting or Not?

The debate is on. After two kids have been hit with foul balls beyond the netting at Major League games this year, is Major League Baseball going to do anything about it? ...

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Nike pulls Betsy Ross flag shoes after Colin Kaepernick says ‘offensive’

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Nike has pulled a patriotic sneaker made to celebrate Independence Day because Colin Kaepernick reportedly complained that it features the famous Betsy Ross American flag which he says is “offensive.” According to ...

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Israel Folau’s new fund gets nearly $300,000 after GoFundMe ban

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A fresh fundraising effort for Israel Folau has already amassed more than $278,000 in donations, just hours after it was launched by the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) after he was banned by ...

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UCLA softball’s Stevie Wisz faces 3rd open-heart surgery, thanks God for her story

Stevie Wisz is not a star athlete for the No. 2-ranked UCLA Bruins’ softball team. She’s had three at-bats over four years, and one hit. She’s primarily a pinch-runner with one stolen ...

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Olympian shares ‘crazy journey’ in cultivating his God-given gift

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Olympic runner Ryan Hall has had a “crazy journey” filled with amazing highs and difficult lows — and now he’s sharing the backstory surrounding how he discovered true purpose and God’s goodness ...

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Woodland wins first major with a stylish U.S. Open victory at Pebble Beach

“With a score of 271, the Jack Nicklaus Gold Medal for the winner of the 119th U.S Open goes to Gary Woodland of Topeka, Kansas.” With those words, Mike Davis, the USGA ...

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Topeka native and KU golfer Gary Woodland leads US Open at halfway point

Gary Woodland leads the U.S. Open at the halfway point, and the top of the leaderboard is chock-full of big names and big storylines. UPDATE: Gary Woodland had a two-under par 3rd ...

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Former Chief running back Kareem Hunt gets baptized

Former Kansas City Chiefs and current Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt, who is currently serving a suspension with the NFL for assaulting a woman last year, is embracing Christianity in order ...

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The true story of ‘Radio’ still inspiring

Meet Radio.  He’s a bit of a legend in the small town of Anderson, South Carolina.  At 72 years old he’s still in the 11th grade – and he wouldn’t have it ...

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Nick and Tori Foles trusting in God after miscarriage announcement

Tori Foles, the wife of Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles, announced on Instagram that she suffered a miscarriage this past weekend. She said they were about 15 weeks pregnant with their second ...

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Cubs player Albert Almora sobs after line drive hits child

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Chicago Cubs player Albert Almora Jr. openly sobbed  and was consoled by teammates after his line-drive collided at 90 mph with a toddler in the crowd at the Houston Astros Stadium. The ...

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Hall of Fame QB Bart Starr, whose ‘ultimate role model’ was Jesus, passes away

Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr passed away at the age of 85 on Sunday. A 1977 inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Starr threw for 24,718 yards in his ...

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Cubs reliever Steve Cishek carries this laminated Bible when he plays

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Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Steve Cishek has revealed his secret to staying calm at those high-pressure moments on the baseball field — he keeps a Biblical reminder in his back pocket. Cishek, ...

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PGA Championship 2019: Phil Mickelson says this new golf rule has made ‘huge difference’

There’s a new golf rule change on Tour that’s garnering praise on the putting surface — and no, it has nothing to do with the flagsticks. In 2019, the USGA changed its rules to allow golfers ...

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Police on the run for Special Olympics

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Police officers will be on the run across Missouri the next two weeks. The Statewide Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) begins Saturday, May 18, and continuse through Friday, May ...

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Rugby player accused of ‘high-level’ misconduct for Bible verse

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Israel Folau, the Australian national rugby player who was suspended for posting a Bible verse calling people to “repent,” has been found guilty of a “high-level breach” of professional conduct. Folau’s Rugby Australia contract ...

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Virginia head coach Tony Bennett finds peace and perspective in his faith in Christ

After earning a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year, Virginia couldn’t avoid the talk of losing in the first round again. In 2018, coach Tony Bennett ...

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Volleyball discipleship has FCA coaches and players ‘digging deep’

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Growing up excelling in volleyball, Sierra Crook had a nagging concern as a college player—that the sport’s culture communicated to coaches and athletes that they were only as valuable as how well ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Upgrading the Chiefs’ defense

The Kansas City Chiefs traded their first-round draft pick in this year’s draft to Seattle for defensive end Frank Clark, and they immediately became the odds-on favorite to win the Super Bowl ...

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Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill’s lawyer denies abuse in letter to NFL

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Attorney N. Trey Pettlon, representing Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill,  sent a four-page letter to the NFL denying the child abuse allegations in a recording that was released last week.  ...

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Eagles QB Carson Wentz and wife visit Israel to walk ‘where Jesus walked’

After missing five regular-season games and the playoffs last season due to a back injury, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is expected to be ready for the team’s offseason training program, which will ...

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Tennis-playing priests are game on at championship

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According to the Gospel of Matthew, “The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve.” This June, priests will gather in Lincoln, Neb., to “serve” their fellow brothers ...

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Michigan coach John Beilein receives John Wooden Keys to Life award

Coach John Wooden might be known to many as a head coach at UCLA, but he was also a legendary player. As a guard for the Boiler Makers, Wooden was the first ...

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UVA Cavaliers Coach, “I’m humbled, Lord”

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In a thrilling upset, the Virginia Cavaliers are the national champions of college basketball after a heart-pounding overtime victory over the Texas Tech Red Raiders last night in a game that went ...

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