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Saints win after receiving Pope’s unintentional blessing

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Fans may have prayed for divine intervention over the weekend for their favorite NFL franchise but one team may have gotten some unexpected support. Pope Francis unknowingly gave a shout-out to the ...

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‘My identity is my faith in Christ,’ says Kansas City Chiefs CEO Clark Hunt

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Fans of the Kansas City Chiefs have faith that this may be the year that their team finally makes it back to the Super Bowl. The Chiefs have started the season with ...

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Auburn University quarterback’s faith keeps him humble

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It can be hard to remain humble when you are the freshman quarterback of the No. 7 college football team in the nation. Auburn’s Bo Nix wears a constant reminder. His bracelet ...

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Students defy prayer ban, recite a pre-game ‘Lord’s Prayer’

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The Christian student population at an Alabama high school is fighting back against an atheist group after complaints were made about a pre-game prayer amplified through a loudspeaker. The notorious anti-faith group, ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterbacks keep the faith

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If the Pittsburgh Steelers are to make the playoffs this season, they will need to put their faith in a higher power than the 11 men on the field. Fortunately, their top ...

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Faith fuels success of Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes

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It’s hard to turn on the television, pick up a newspaper or even buy cereal these days without seeing the smiling face of Patrick Mahomes. The personable 23-year-old quarterback has been in ...

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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ on PBS leads September’s family-friendly lineup

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More than a few of my childhood nights were spent sitting in my bedroom, wondering why my father was watching a “boring” PBS documentary on the Civil War. But then I grew ...

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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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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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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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Tim Tebow calls on Christians to stand up for their values in America

Tim Tebow says that Christians need to stand up for Judeo-Christian values in America. At a recent conference, the popular sports figure and now movie producer said, “What’s amazing when you get ...

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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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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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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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Washburn football player shot hours after being drafted by NFL Giants; roommate killed

Just hours after being selected by the Giants with the No. 180 overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft, Corey Ballentine, 23, was involved in an altercation, where he was shot. Ballentine’s ...

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Quarterback and devoted dad Philip Rivers welcomes ninth child

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers and his wife Tiffany recently welcomed their ninth child into the family. The sweet announcement came from Rivers’ team last Tuesday, who posted on Twitter the iconic clip ...

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Broncos QB Case Keenum ‘ready for whatever God has in store’ after Flacco trade news

In his first public comments since learning that the Denver Broncos plan to trade for Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, current Broncos quarterback Case Keenum spoke to Sports Spectrum and said he ...

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Defensive lineman baptized after ‘living for all the wrong reasons’

After what he described as “living for all the wrong reasons,” defensive lineman Datone Jones decided to give his life to Christ. On Tuesday, Jones posted a video on Twitter of him ...

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‘Run the Race’ marks Tim Tebow’s debut as film producer

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Tim Tebow, the Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback now readying for his fourth season as a minor-league baseball player, knows that being a good Christian doesn’t solve everything. Even watching ...

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Patriots’ Devin McCourty relies on God the Father

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Football fans have returned home from the Super Bowl standoff between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams. Stories of faith have emerged from the pack of players on both teams ...

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Patrick Mahomes a fan favorite this year

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He’s one of the most popular players in Kansas City Chiefs history. Now, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is one of the 10 most popular players in the league in 2018, according to ...

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Patrick Mahomes shows his class in acceptance speech for NFL’s MVP award; thanks God and others

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was named the NFL MVP at Saturday night’s NFL Honors ceremony in Atlanta. The 23-year-old quarterback received 41 of 50 votes from a nationwide panel of ...

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Childhood football and irreversible brain damage

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Football has long been a tradition of the college campus. Then came its widespread move into the nation’s high schools in the 1930s and 40s. And then middle schools in the 70s ...

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Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes wins MVP and Offensive Player of the Year from PFWA

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has received two more honors. On Wednesday, the Pro Football Writers of America announced it has named Mahomes as the NFL’s Most Valuable Player and the NFL’s Offensive Player of the ...

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Media freak out over Trump’s menu for Clemson visit, players have a different opinion

Even if you were to remove all of the politics and rhetoric, it’s hard to argue that President Donald Trump isn’t overly criticized by the media. Take, for example, an event that ...

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