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When NFL success doesn’t make you happy – Austin Carr

Early one morning after an NFL win last season, I sat in my chair during my quiet time with God feeling empty and despondent. It was odd to be feeling this way ...

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Chiefs players lift kids’ spirits with visit to the University of Kansas Health System Pediatric Wing

The three Chiefs players made their way down the hallway, a cart loaded with toys and hats in tow. Spending weeks in the hospital can be heartbreakingly hard on a child, but ...

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Philadelphia quarterback Carson Wentz gives glory to God in tough times

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Quarterback Carson Wentz of the Philadelphia Eagles has always given God the glory during the good times, such as being a high draft pick and winning a Super Bowl (although he was ...

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Former Chiefs quarterback Nick Foles puts God first through highs and lows of career

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Nick Foles, a former backup quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs, went on to win a Super Bowl with the Philadelphia Eagles and then sign a lucrative free-agent contract with the Jacksonville ...

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NFL player’s ‘Man of God’ headband sales surge, and he’s donating all of it

Last month, the National Football League wanted to send the “Man of God” headband worn by New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis to the sidelines. Not only did the league fail in its attempt ...

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Prairie Village church prays for Patrick Mahomes’ ankle

The Kansas City Chiefs’ MVP Patrick Mahomes‘ ankle is getting some serious prayer. Asbury United Methodist Church in Prairie Village has been interceding for Mahomes, who suffered a severe knee injury in ...

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Saints win after receiving Pope’s unintentional blessing

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Fans may have prayed for divine intervention over the weekend for their favorite NFL franchise but one team may have gotten some unexpected support. Pope Francis unknowingly gave a shout-out to the ...

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‘My identity is my faith in Christ,’ says Kansas City Chiefs CEO Clark Hunt

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Fans of the Kansas City Chiefs have faith that this may be the year that their team finally makes it back to the Super Bowl. The Chiefs have started the season with ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterbacks keep the faith

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If the Pittsburgh Steelers are to make the playoffs this season, they will need to put their faith in a higher power than the 11 men on the field. Fortunately, their top ...

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Faith fuels success of Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes

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It’s hard to turn on the television, pick up a newspaper or even buy cereal these days without seeing the smiling face of Patrick Mahomes. The personable 23-year-old quarterback has been in ...

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Former KC Chief: ‘effeminate’ agenda in sports leagues

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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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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ on PBS leads September’s family-friendly lineup

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More than a few of my childhood nights were spent sitting in my bedroom, wondering why my father was watching a “boring” PBS documentary on the Civil War. But then I grew ...

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Denver Broncos safety Justin Simmons thankful for ‘amazing journey’ in his relationship with Christ

As the Denver Broncos opened training camp this year, safety Justin Simmons is in an interesting position: coming off the best season of his career and entering a contract year. Simmons started ...

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Carson Wentz puts the focus on Jesus after signing mega-deal with Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz will likely never have to worry about money for the rest of his life, but that is not where his focus lies. In June, Wentz signed a ...

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Tyreek Hill will not be suspended by NFL

The NFL has announced that Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill will not be suspended following an investigation into allegations of child abuse. The NFL Network provided this statement from the league:   “Over the ...

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Nike pulls Betsy Ross flag shoes after Colin Kaepernick says ‘offensive’

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Nike has pulled a patriotic sneaker made to celebrate Independence Day because Colin Kaepernick reportedly complained that it features the famous Betsy Ross American flag which he says is “offensive.” According to ...

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Former Chief running back Kareem Hunt gets baptized

Former Kansas City Chiefs and current Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt, who is currently serving a suspension with the NFL for assaulting a woman last year, is embracing Christianity in order ...

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Nick and Tori Foles trusting in God after miscarriage announcement

Tori Foles, the wife of Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles, announced on Instagram that she suffered a miscarriage this past weekend. She said they were about 15 weeks pregnant with their second ...

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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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Hall of Fame QB Bart Starr, whose ‘ultimate role model’ was Jesus, passes away

Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr passed away at the age of 85 on Sunday. A 1977 inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Starr threw for 24,718 yards in his ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Upgrading the Chiefs’ defense

The Kansas City Chiefs traded their first-round draft pick in this year’s draft to Seattle for defensive end Frank Clark, and they immediately became the odds-on favorite to win the Super Bowl ...

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Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill’s lawyer denies abuse in letter to NFL

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Attorney N. Trey Pettlon, representing Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill,  sent a four-page letter to the NFL denying the child abuse allegations in a recording that was released last week.  ...

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Eagles QB Carson Wentz and wife visit Israel to walk ‘where Jesus walked’

After missing five regular-season games and the playoffs last season due to a back injury, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is expected to be ready for the team’s offseason training program, which will ...

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Washburn football player shot hours after being drafted by NFL Giants; roommate killed

Just hours after being selected by the Giants with the No. 180 overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft, Corey Ballentine, 23, was involved in an altercation, where he was shot. Ballentine’s ...

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Quarterback and devoted dad Philip Rivers welcomes ninth child

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers and his wife Tiffany recently welcomed their ninth child into the family. The sweet announcement came from Rivers’ team last Tuesday, who posted on Twitter the iconic clip ...

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