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Where to Find Happiness

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Have you ever said to a friend or family member, “I just want you to be happy.” as they were considering marriage, a new job or some other major decision? Where does happiness ...

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Basketball star who refused to kneel hopes new clothing line will promote unity

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Basketball star Jordan Isaac of the Orlando Magic made headlines when he refused to kneel for the national anthem. Now he is set to release UNITUS, a new clothing line focused on ...

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Fox Sports’ Chris Broussard on hoops, faith and reaching young men

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Chris Broussard is dressed in an elegant suit. He sports a friendly smile and looks and acts exactly like the man many love to watch on television. The 53-year-old Broussard, a basketball ...

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Barnes & Noble removes book at center of Kyrie Irving’s antisemitic tweets

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Comedian Dave Chappelle on Saturday Night Live defended NBA star Kyrie Irving who had tweeted support of a vile antisemitic book that resulted in his suspension from the NBA. Now, the book ...

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Faith helps drive Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors In NBA title quest

It was back in January, when the NBA season was still young, that Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors had gotten off to a poor start. Curry, a three-time NBA champion, ...

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Christian NBA player donating salary to build hospital in his native country

At a time when professional sports owners and players fight over millions of dollars, one NBA player is focused on helping others. Bismack Biyombo is pledging to donate his entire $1.3 million ...

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This Muslim NBA player is holding sports industry accountable over China

“I will bring the team toughness, post moves, rebounding, everything. I will try to do everything to make it to the playoffs,” a young Enes Kanter Freedom stated after becoming the third ...

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Magic Johnson grateful to God as he marks 30 years of being HIV-positive

Former NBA star Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers was diagnosed as HIV-positive 30 years ago. He gave thanks to God as he celebrated that milestone. “God has really blessed me,” ...

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Basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal done with “crazy” celebrity culture

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Today’s celebrity culture has become too much for former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal. He no longer wants to be considered a celebrity in light of “crazy” things that many celebrities are doing ...

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Phoenix Suns Coach Monty Williams perseveres to lead team to NBA finals

The Phoenix Suns have reached the finals of the NBA playoffs for the first time in nearly three decades. Many credit the leadership of Monty Williams, their Christian head coach. “The essence ...

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Ad campaign exposes hypocrisy of ‘woke’ corporations

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A backlash against “woke” corporations is growing. Earlier this week, Consumers’ Research launched the Consumers First Initiative, a major name-and-shame campaign against corporations that try to distract attention from their corporate failures ...

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American sports, role models and culture

Nearly 30 years ago, in a 1993 Nike commercial, professional basketball legend Charles Barkley fired the first shot at the “role model” concept popularized by Columbia University sociologist Robert K. Merton in ...

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Christian activists plan protest over NBA policies on China religious & political persecution

The Christian Defense Coalition plans to protest the relationship between the NBA and China on Friday afternoon at the security checkpoint to Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando, where the ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Sports and politics

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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Tony Dungy defends athletes who stand for national anthem

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Tony Dungy is defending athletes who choose to stand for the national anthem. Dungy discussed the decision by Jonathan Isaac of the NBA’s Orlando Magic to stand during the anthem. Up until ...

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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?

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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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Putting things in perspective

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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NBA star Kobe Bryant and daughter dead in helicopter crash

Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash in California, news outlets have confirmed. The basketball great was traveling with eight other people aboard a private chopper when it crashed ...

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Magic Johnson serving his church after stepping away from NBA job

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Former basketball star Magic Johnson left his job with the NBA to focus on serving his church and community, according to Faithwire. Johnson recently shared on Twitter that a visiting bishop to ...

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Former KC Chief: ‘effeminate’ agenda in sports leagues

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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NBA icon Charles Barkley has advice for black Democrats

Charles Barkley, a former NBA star and now an NBA analyst on TNT, said after the Democratic presidential candidate debate on July 30 that political parties have been neglecting economic opportunities for ...

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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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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS By Rob Mooney

The NBA season concluded the way that everyone thought that it would, a Golden State Warriors four-game sweep of the Cleveland Cavaliers. The only surprising thing about the outcome was that Cleveland ...

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