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Cass County counters KC mayor, offers to host Chiefs parade

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Bob Huston has a solution to Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas banning a Chiefs parade. Hold it in Cass County, Missouri. Huston, who serves as Cass Presiding Commissioner, made the suggestion in ...

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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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NFL star Burgess Owens flips Utah seat, further eroding Democrat majority

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While national news media and Democrats demand President Donald Trump concede, Republican candidates across the nation, like Utah’s Burgess Owens, continue to win after they also refused to concede. The string of ...

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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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American sports, role models and culture

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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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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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Former NFL star Benjamin Watson calls for Roe v. Wade to be overturned

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Benjamin Watson, a recently retired NFL player, criticized Joe Biden for saying that Roe v. Wade “must remain the law of the land.” Biden made the comment during a town hall event ...

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NFL ratings decline as league injects hyper politics into sports

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Television ratings tanked for the opening game of the NFL season between the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans last week. Many people, both in and out of media and sports, attribute ...

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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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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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NFL coach John Harbaugh on COVID sports coping

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The coronavirus pandemic has brought global lifestyle changes, and athletes are not immune. Personal identity, control, and security can all become scrambled in chaotic times. Super-Bowl-winning coach John Harbaugh explains how he’s ...

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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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“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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Patrick Mahomes passes Tom Brady as NFL’s top merchandise seller

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Following up an MVP campaign in 2018 with a Super Bowl victory last season has moved Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes to the top of the NFL‘s merchandise sales chart. Tom Brady’s three-year run as the ...

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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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Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger shares struggles that led to re-baptism

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Professional football players face many temptations, and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger admits that he gave into several of them. However, he recently was baptized a second time to show his commitment ...

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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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Playing for No. 1: High NFL draft pick Tua Tagovailoa puts God first

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Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, whom the Miami Dolphins selected with the fifth overall pick of the recent NFL draft, has chosen No. 1 for his uniform. “For the audience of 1,” Tagovailoa wrote ...

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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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Christian groups work to help small churches at risk of closing            

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The ongoing pandemic is hard for all churches but especially so for smaller ones that may lack the resources to weather the financial storm. Many are at risk of closing. Help is ...

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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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Saints QB Drew Brees to return in 2020 as he seeks to love God and others

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The NFL’s all-time leader for passing touchdowns and yards (and many other records) will make “another run at it.” New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees shared an Instagram post recently announcing he ...

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