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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Keeping up with football, basketball and baseball

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If you didn’t foresee the struggles the Chiefs football team would be facing in the Super Bowl against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, then you probably weren’t paying close enough attention. It all ...

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How the cancel culture stifles creativity

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We saw it during the Super Bowl on Sunday, as many of the commercials fell flat. We saw it with the cancelling of the Washington Redskins name, only to replace it with ...

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NFL Man of the Year Russell Wilson preaches on love in acceptance speech

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Quarterback Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks quoted from I Corinthians last weekend as he accepted the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award. “To America, to the world, love is ...

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Chiefs owner, players give credit to God after winning AFC championship

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Clark Hunt, the owner and CEO of the Kansas City Chiefs, gave credit to God when his team won the AFC championship on Sunday. While accepting the trophy named after his father, ...

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Rick Warren on Covid lessons for churches

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The COVID pandemic has exposed a flaw in many U.S. churches, Pastor Rick Warren says. “Most churches only have one purpose — worship,” Warren told “Relevant” magazine. “And if you take worship ...

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Nick Saban of top-ranked Alabama makes Sunday church his priority

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The top-ranked team in college football, the University of Alabama, will play No. 4 Notre Dame in the college football playoff semifinals on January 1. Both teams will feature Catholics living out ...

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‘Safety’ – so much more than a sports movie

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Safety is based on a real story about Ray McElrathbey who played for Clemson in 2006. He did so while serving as guardian for his 11-year-old brother, who became something of a ...

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Ben Roethlisberger seeks to live like Christ as Steelers lead NFL

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The 2020 Pittsburgh Steelers have done something that no other team in the history of the storied franchise has ever managed to accomplish: begin a season 8-0. Led by head coach Mike Tomlin and ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – NCAA football 2020

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Covid19 is not only wreaking havoc across the United States, it’s also causing a nightmare for the NCAA as they try and get the football season in. There have been over 80 ...

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Racism, racial disparities and football

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One argument used to prove systemic racism is the extent of racial disparities. On the Internet you will find lots of charts that show differences between black and white that are then ...

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Dolphins’ rookie Tua Tagovailoa credits God and parents in first NFL game

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Rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa of the Miami Dolphins made his NFL debut against the New York Jets last Sunday. Long after the game was over, reporters caught Tagovailoa sitting at the 15-yard ...

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Dallas quarterback looks to ‘God’s plan’ after season-ending injury

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The NFL season ended early for Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott after a devastating injury. However, he hasn’t lost the positive attitude and faith in God that have contributed to his success. ...

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Ben Roethlisberger thanks ‘Lord and Savior Jesus Christ’ after first game back from injury

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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is off to the best start of his 17-year career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. After injuring his elbow in Week 2 last year and missing the rest ...

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Patrick Mahomes’ mother credits faith for keeping her grounded

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Church has always been important to Randi Mahomes, the mother of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. But during those turbulent, fast-paced years of professional baseball, she’d largely stopped going, until Pat’s ...

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Chiefs’ owner Clark Hunt looks to past to guide decisions during tumultuous times

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As the NFL season approaches, Clark Hunt, CEO and president of the Kansas City Chiefs, is faced with more than just football decisions, “USA Today” reported. “Going back to the beginning of ...

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“American Underdog” movie shares testimony of quarterback Kurt Warner

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People often consider the success of Christian quarterback Kurt Warner to be a made-in-Hollywood story. Soon, it will be. “American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story” will be directed by Jon and Andrew ...

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Herschel Walker offers to fly ‘defund the police’ supporters to countries without law enforcement

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Georgia Bulldogs football legend Herschel Walker is weighing in on the “defund the police” movement. The Heisman Trophy winner is offering to work with airlines to send people who want to defund ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Chasing the Chiefs

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The NFL held their annual draft last month, showing why they’re the most popular sport in North America by doing the draft virtually, and the Chiefs were a big part of it. ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Putting things in perspective

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Like many of you, I was preparing for the Big 12 tournament and a great month of college basketball and then the beginning of baseball season when it all came to a ...

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Chiefs’ offensive lineman now on frontlines of COVID-19 battle

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Less than three months ago, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif was celebrating the Chiefs Super Bowl victory with his teammates. Now the medical doctor is helping fight the coronavirus outbreak at a long-term care facility ...

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Former Kansas City Chiefs Pellom McDaniels dead at 52

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Former Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman Pellom McDaniels III  has died, the NFL Alumni organization announced Sunday. He was 52. “It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing ...

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‘The English Game’ series tells history of English soccer

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One of the best new series on Netflix spotlights a slice of little-known English history and a sporting game that rarely gets front-page coverage in the U.S. Titled The English Game, the ...

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Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says God will be glorified and football will be played

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Professional and collegiate sports have ground to a halt because of the coronavirus outbreak. One prominent coach, however, believes that God will be glorified during the pandemic and that college football will ...

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New Orleans’ quarterback Drew Brees pledges $5 million to help Louisiana fight pandemic

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With professional sports ground to a halt, a number of athletes are pitching in to help others get through the pandemic. Several Chiefs players, for example, have donated thousands of free meals ...

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L.A. Chargers’ Hunter Henry, wife Parker get baptized in Jordan River

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Following a season in which he posted career highs in catches (55) and receiving yards (652), Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry recently embarked on a trip to Israel. He then ...

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