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FCA’s Fields of Faith set for October 9 at nation’s high schools

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Hundreds of thousands of high school athletes are taking a stand for Christ as the new school year kicks off. Nearly 250,000 students, coaches and community members are expected to come together ...

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Judo athlete fears death after Iranian officials demanded he forfeit match

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The Iranian-born world champion judo fighter Saeid Mollaei is fearing for his life after refusing Tehran’s demands that he withdraw from a tournament to avoid fighting against an Israeli opponent. Mollaei competed ...

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Christian basketball player Jeremy Lin will play in China

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Jeremy Lin, the Ivy League graduate known for “Linsanity” that energized America when he played for the New York Knicks back in 2012, is taking his basketball talents to China. The 6′-3″ ...

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Former KC Chief: ‘effeminate’ agenda in sports leagues

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Former Kansas City Chiefs and NFL star Larry Johnson has posted on social media that an “effeminate agenda” exists in the NFL and NBA. It’s not a new accusation in the sports ...

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Denver Broncos safety Justin Simmons thankful for ‘amazing journey’ in his relationship with Christ

As the Denver Broncos opened training camp this year, safety Justin Simmons is in an interesting position: coming off the best season of his career and entering a contract year. Simmons started ...

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Fan with 96-mph pitch makes debut with Oakland A’s

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The baseball fan who landed a contract with the Oakland A’s, after his 96-mph pitch at a speed-pitch radar booth at Coors Field went viral, brought the heat in his professional debut. ...

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Simone Biles and ‘triple-double’ still grounded in faith

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It was an amazing night to remember and a first in women’s gymnastics. Simone Biles stuck a perfect landing after a “triple-double” in her floor exercise routine in the US women’s gymnastics ...

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As classes begin, students can start an FCA at their school

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes is making it easy for students to start a club in their school. While FCA is a fixture in many districts across the nation, for some, students lack ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Will there be real football in Lawrence?

If you want to see just how bad football has been in Lawrence, just check out last year’s attendance numbers. The Jayhawks had 24,000 folks show up for their season opening loss ...

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Christian swimmer breaks Michael Phelps’ world record

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U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel broke retired Olympic competitor Michael Phelps’ world record in the 100-meter butterfly Friday at the world swimming championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Dressel, 22, won the competition in ...

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Carson Wentz puts the focus on Jesus after signing mega-deal with Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz will likely never have to worry about money for the rest of his life, but that is not where his focus lies. In June, Wentz signed a ...

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World champ boxer Manny Pacquiao: ‘Read Bible…pray continually’

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Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao recently showed his prowess in the ring once again as he defeated Keith Thurman to become the WBA Super Welterweight champion. Just days after Pacquiao’s victory over Thurman, ...

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Hall of Famer Rivera: I won’t turn my back on Israel, Trump

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Mariano Rivera is arguably the greatest closer of all time, a recent Hall of Fame inductee, and an all-around family man. Despite his Hall of Fame career, Rivera was the target of ...

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Top basketball talent focuses on God with first words after being drafted

Former North Carolina basketball star Cameron Johnson thanked God after being selected in the first round of the NBA draft June 20th. Johnson was a surprising lottery pick by the Phoenix Suns, ...

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Tyreek Hill will not be suspended by NFL

The NFL has announced that Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill will not be suspended following an investigation into allegations of child abuse. The NFL Network provided this statement from the league:   “Over the ...

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U.S. women’s soccer player tells Christian player she doesn’t belong in the sport, ‘would never’ fit in

A member of the U.S. women’s soccer team ripped one of its former players for her traditional Christian values, calling her “homophobic” and saying she “doesn’t belong” in the sport. Jaelene Hinkle declined an ...

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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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