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FCA announces ‘Pursue’ is 2021 ministry theme

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes is urging athletes to move from state of uncertainty to a position of confidence as they move into the new year. “It is important that we continue exercising ...

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Agnes Keleti: Oldest living Olympic champion beat the Nazis, turns 100

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For Agnes Keleti, the oldest living Olympic champion, the fondest memory of her remarkable 100 years is simply that she has lived through it all. The Holocaust survivor and winner of 10 ...

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Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard introduces bill to protect infants who survive abortion

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Although the Democratic party is overwhelmingly pro-abortion, one representative is stepping up to protect the unborn. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) introduced a bill to rework the U.S. criminal code “to ensure a ...

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Legislation would expand gambling in Missouri

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Gambling will continue to be a hot issue when the Missouri legislature reconvenes in January, with several bills ready to be debated. Republican Sens. Denny Hoskins, Tony Luetkemeyer and Caleb Rowden pre-filed legislation ...

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Tusli Gabbard introduces bill to ban males from girls’ sports

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Males would be banned from competing in women and girls’ sports under new legislation introduced by Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) and Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.). The Protect Women’s Sports Act seeks to clarify ...

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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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Fill The Stadium outreach offers hope to children in poverty

A determined community of athletes and influencers are advocating for the needs of children living in desperate poverty around the globe. The pressing need has grown as coronavirus lockdowns around the world ...

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Dallas quarterback looks to ‘God’s plan’ after season-ending injury

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The NFL season ended early for Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott after a devastating injury. However, he hasn’t lost the positive attitude and faith in God that have contributed to his success. ...

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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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Why swimming might be the best form of exercise you can do

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Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise you can do. Here are five reasons why you should be getting in the water if you want to get in shape and ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – All good things must come to an end

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The shortened Major League Baseball season has come to an end and as the expanded playoffs begin, the Kansas City Royals have returned to their homes to begin the offseason and prepare ...

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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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Fan reaction is mixed to social justice protests at Chiefs’ opening game

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Thursday night’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans at Arrowhead Stadium was a trial run for the NFL’s new social justice policies and support for Black Lives Matter. The ...

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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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Kansas City Chiefs ban face paint, headdresses that ‘appropriate’ Native American culture

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Sports teams with Native American names continue to address criticism from activists with the Washington Redskins changing their name and the Cleveland Indians getting rid of their longtime mascot, Chief Wahoo. The ...

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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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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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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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“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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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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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 – 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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Nate Augspurger: Refocus and step up

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I knew God was calling me to step up as a leader this year, but I wasn’t sure what that would look like practically for me. I’ve been completely committed to giving ...

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