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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Sports and politics

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It’s amazing to me how the Covid pandemic has affected people differently, in both sports and politics. I don’t mean the folks who test positive but rather the decision-making process of those ...

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San Francisco Giants pitcher refuses to kneel because of faith

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Pitcher Sam Coonrod of the San Francisco Giants recently took a stand by refusing to take a knee. He said his Christian faith was the reason he refused to kneel during the ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – The state of major league sports

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Covid-19 continues to grip the nation and affect the sports world in ways that I never thought was possible. Leagues are starting back up while scrambling to get their seasons completed, all ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – MLB: The Boys of…Fall?

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MLB: Major League Baseball……I’m so over you!! Anyone who knows me knows that my favorite sport is baseball. When I watch other sports I have to kind of like one of the ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Live sports in 2020?

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The NBA and the NHL shut down in the middle of their seasons. Major League Baseball halted during Spring Training. The NFL held a virtual draft. As states begin to open and ...

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Baseball’s Darryl Strawberry and his homerun for eternity

The most significant home run for Darryl Strawberry didn’t happen on a baseball field. It happened when he ran home into the arms of Jesus. The coldest place in the world on ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – A real apology?

Have you ever had someone do you wrong and then make a hap-hazard apology, if you want to call it that? I got into an argument once with a friend and things ...

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Los Angeles Angels manager uses influence to help those less fortunate

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Across the nation baseball teams are in training camp. While the number of wins is always at the top of their priorities, many players and managers view the upcoming season as an ...

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Several members of world-champion Nationals give God credit for their success on and off the field

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God clearly is a baseball fan. As Genesis 1:1 says, “In the big inning…” The long season ended on Wednesday when the Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros to win their first ...

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Nationals’ Anthony Rendon has higher priorities than playing in this week’s World Series

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Anthony Rendon, like the rest of his teammates on the Washington Nationals, is playing in the World Series for the first time this week. After the season, he is expected to land ...

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Watch MLB superstar Altuve give all the glory to God after walk-off HR sends team to the World Series

The Houston Astros are heading to their second World Series in three years after vanquishing the New York Yankees Saturday in a riveting Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. After ...

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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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Tebow has advice for millennials on staying grounded

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When Tim Tebow met a young boy from the Philippines who was born with a congenital knee deformity, it altered the direction of the athlete’s life. Tebow was just 15 at the ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Collusion?

I’m getting so tired of major league baseball players accusing the owners of collusion. It seems that every year when a player isn’t rewarded with a $200 million-dollar contract, platers come out ...

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After line-drive to the head, Cardinals pitcher’s credits God for incredible comeback

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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Daniel Poncedeleon made an incredible Major League Baseball debut Monday night, one year after being struck in the head with a potentially career-ending – even life-threatening – line-drive ...

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Biometric tickets coming to 9 MLB ballparks

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Imagine a world where everything you need to get into your favorite ballpark is not only in the palm of your hand; it is your hand.  Well, your fingers to be exact. This season, several Major League ...

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