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Faith changed the lives of Kansas Jayhawks teammates

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Several Christian players played a role in the Kansas Jayhawks defeating the North Carolina Tar Heels to win the NCAA basketball national championship this week. For them, faith made a difference even ...

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“This is misisonary work”: Tar Heels coach Davis puts faith above basketball

North Carolina basketball coach Hubert Davis was excited to have his team in last weekend’s Final Four, but sports are not the most important thing in his life. Davis, who is in ...

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Christian leaders question Fox News hiring Caitlyn Jenner

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Some Christian leaders are criticizing Fox News for hiring Caitlyn Jenner, the former Olympic athlete previously known as Bruce Jenner. Tomi Lahren, who hosts “No Interruption” on the streaming service Fox Nation, ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Final Four

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And just like that, there were four. Yes, the Kansas Jayhawks made a return trip to the Final Four this year, the only #1 seed to do so.  They face Villanova. Here ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – March Madness

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It’s that time of the year when we start preparing for March Madness and the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Selection Sunday is March 13th but there’s always a lot of speculation leading up ...

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Vicky Hartzler releases campaign ad criticizing men competing in women’s sports

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Missouri Senate candidate Vicky Hartzler is tackling the destruction of women’s sports by transgender men in a new campaign commercial. She begins the ad by referencing Lia Thomas, the University of Pennsylvania ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Will the Big 12 have 16 teams?

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On July 30, The University of Oklahoma and the University of Texas both accepted invitations to join the Southeastern Conference (SEC), which means they’ll be leaving the Big 12 Conference for the ...

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Here’s the hot-button cases the Supreme Court will rule on this month

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June is perhaps the busiest month for the U.S. Supreme Court as it hands down dozens of decisions in “culture war” cases. This year those rulings on their docket include issues dealing ...

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Dem. governor halts Kansas effort to protect women’s sports; override falls one vote short

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Conservative legislators have failed to override Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s veto of a bill to protect women’s sports in the state’s schools. The Senate vote on Monday to override Kelly was 26-14, ...

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Gov. Kelly vetoes transgender ban in girls’ sports

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Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday vetoed a bill barring transgender athletes from competing in girls’ and women’s sports, saying the legislation would endanger the state’s business climate and send a “devastating message that ...

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Seminary degree helps ORU coach create winners on and off basketball court

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Paul Mills, who recently coached the Oral Roberts University basketball team to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament, may be the first college coach to have a seminary degree. Mills grew ...

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‘It’s Jesus’ says Baylor coach after championship win

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Baylor basketball coach Scott Drew discussed his faith on national television after his team won the NCAA championship on Monday evening. During a post-game interview on CBS, Drew mentioned his faith as ...

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USA Today editor who called for ORU to be banned by NCAA fired for controversial tweet

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“USA Today” has fired the editor who wrote a controversial column demanding that a Christian university be banned from the NCAA basketball tournament. Hemal Jhaveri, who formerly worked as the race and ...

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Success of ORU in NCAA tournament angers critics but inspires Christian schools

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Although Oral Roberts University lost to Arkansas in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA basketball tournament last weekend, the team inspired other Christian schools while angering some critics. “Pandemic effects notwithstanding, ...

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Oral Roberts University players pray after NCAA tournament upset win over Ohio

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Oral Robert University basketball players prayed and gave thanks to God after their upset win. The team recorded the biggest upset of March Madness when the No. 15 seed in its region ...

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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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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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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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NCAA may boycott Idaho over law protecting women’s sports

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The “cancel culture” is coming to Idaho after legislators there moved to save women’s sports. The NCAA is considering moving the 2021 men’s basketball tournament games scheduled to be played in Idaho. ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – College Football Rankings controversy

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The College Football Rankings are at it again. Every year there seems to be some controversy on which teams should be included in the four team playoffs that battle for the National ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – KU sports problems

It should have come as no surprise that the NCAA levied some serious allegations against the KU basketball team. They were charged with three Level 1 violations and a lack of institutional ...

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Virginia head coach Tony Bennett finds peace and perspective in his faith in Christ

After earning a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year, Virginia couldn’t avoid the talk of losing in the first round again. In 2018, coach Tony Bennett ...

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Michigan coach John Beilein receives John Wooden Keys to Life award

Coach John Wooden might be known to many as a head coach at UCLA, but he was also a legendary player. As a guard for the Boiler Makers, Wooden was the first ...

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Tennessee men are building something special in Knoxville

The Tennessee Volunteers’ started the season with 10-game win streak and their best start to a men’s basketball season in more than a decade. Coach Rick Barnes has the Vols seeing increasing ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Playoffs

For sports fans, this is the best time of the year. The weather is warming up, the NBA is gearing up for the playoffs, we’re in the midst of March Madness and ...

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