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World Cup 2026 countdown begins as logos go up around Kansas City

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The countdown to the 2026 World Cup in Kansas City is officially underway as the new logo is revealed. Kansas City will have brand activations at a number of local landmarks: Union ...

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Gov. Parson urged to sign laws protecting female athletes and children

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Two Missouri bills banning biological men from participating in women’s sports are awaiting signatures by Gov. Mike Parson. The legislation protects female sports at the K-12 and college level while also creating ...

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Actor Rob Schneider calls for female athletes to refuse to play against transgender men

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Women athletes should refuse to compete against biological men, actor and comedian Rob Schneider says, in reference to transgender men in women’s sports. “This … has to stop,” he tweeted in response to a ...

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NFL Draft in Kansas City kicks off on Thursday

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The long-awaited NFL Draft in Kansas City will begin on Thursday evening and continue through Saturday Over the last decade, the draft has evolved from a low-key affair to what is called the ...

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Big George Foreman movie: Fame, tragedy, triumph, second chances

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Most know George Foreman as an Olympic gold medalist, twice World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, TV grill pitchman, and philanthropist. But a near-death experience forever altered his life’s trajectory. Sony’s new biopic conveys ...

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Kansas overrides governor’s veto of bill that bans biological males in women’s sports

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The Kansas legislature has overridden the governor’s veto of a bill that bans biological males from competing in women’s sports. HB 2238 is a win for women’s sports rights activists, who have ...

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Summit Christian Academy celebrates dedication of new fieldhouse

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Summit Christian Academy in Lee’s Summit recently dedicated its new 43,000-square-foot fieldhouse and activity center. The facility includes a gymnasium that seats 1,200; locker rooms; strength and conditioning room; multipurpose room; concession ...

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Israeli MMA fighter wins championship against opponent who used Holocaust taunts

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After being told he would be burned like Hitler burned the Jews, an Israeli mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter beat his opponent to win the championship. Mixed martial arts fighter Rafael Aronov ...

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FCA announces seven new board members

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The Fellowship of Christian Athletes, based in Kansas City, has announced seven new members of their Board of Trustees. “We are so blessed by our newest members of our Board of Trustees,” ...

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Missouri considers expanding homeschool access to extracurricular activities

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The Missouri Senate recently debated legislation that would expand opportunities for homeschooled students to participate in their local school district’s extracurricular activities. The idea may get widespread support as homeschooling is at ...

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Harrisonville pastor sets world record by running a marathon on 153 consecutive days

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A Harrisonville, Mo., pastor recently ran his 153rd consecutive marathon to raise awareness of adoption, foster care and youth mental health. Malachi O’Brien of The Church at Pleasant Ridge in December entered the ...

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Christian College Expo plus seminar on faith and science is March 4

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The Midwest Christian College Expo, with sponsorship from Bott Radio Network, will host the seminar “Navigating Faith and Science in College” at this year’s Midwest Christian College Fair. The mini-seminar begins at ...

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“Soul Surfer” takes stand against men competing in women’s sports

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The story of Bethany Hamilton, the Christian surfer who survived a shark attack, was told in the 2011 movie “Soul Surfer.” Last weekend, she found support online from fellow athletes after she ...

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NFL, Phoenix attempt to squash free speech during Super Bowl

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A “Clean Zone” law implemented by Phoenix which gave the city and the NFL the ability to censor speech near State Farm stadium has been found unconstitutional. It’s a tale of two ...

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Missouri legislature to address biological males in girl’s high school sports

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As state legislatures across the country move to protect women’s sports from biological males, Missouri is addressing the issue this year. But the effort is getting off to a rocky star. A ...

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NHL job fair discriminated against straight, white males

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A National Hockey League job fair that told straight, white, male applicants to not apply has come under intense criticism, forcing the NHL to respond to allegations of discrimination. Florida Gov. Ron ...

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Ukrainian FCA staff stranded in Kansas City to head home

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As Russia ramps up its relentless bombing of Ukrainian cities and towns, 30 Ukrainians who have been stranded in Kansas City for 10 months are going home. They were in the United ...

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Football player Damar Hamlin who suffered cardiac arrest is committed to faith and family

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Football fans across the nation were in prayer when Damar Hamlin of the Buffalo Bills suffered cardiac arrest during Monday Night Football this week. The 24-year-old remains in critical condition in a ...

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Summit Christian Academy soccer team finishes second in Missouri Class 1 playoffs

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Summit Christian Academy has just completed its best season ever in boys soccer. The Lee’s Summit school was the runner-up in the Missouri Class 1 playoffs. St. Francis Borgia beat the Eagles ...

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Faith and family keep catcher for Phillies well grounded

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The catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies is excited to be playing in his first World Series against the Houston Astros. However, his faith is still his top priority. “I just thank God ...

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Cardinals’ Albert Pujols, who grew up in Kansas City, becomes fourth player to reach 700-homerun milestone

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Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals this weekend became just the fourth player in history to hit 700 career homeruns. The outspoken Christian attended Fort Osage High School and Maple Woods ...

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University of Oregon apologizes for anti-Mormon chants while mainstream media ignore story

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Leaders at the University of Oregon have apologized for anti-Mormon chants during a game against Brigham Young University on Saturday. Utah Gov. Spencer Cox shared a video of fans chanting on his ...

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White house defends response on vaccine requirement for tennis star, not illegals

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The White House continues to defend its response to a reporter’s question involving vaccine requirements for sports stars but not for illegals. Although illegal immigrants are allowed to enter the United States ...

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Longtime broadcaster Vin Scully leaves legacy of baseball and faith

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The funeral for Vin Scully, the longtime voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers, brought out memories of his deep faith. The broadcaster, known to millions of baseball fans, died in early August ...

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Judge halts Biden administration holding school food program hostage over transgender equity rules

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Attempts by the Biden administration to expand the definition of sex discrimination to include sexual orientation and gender identity have been blocked for now. The administration is threatening to withhold funding for ...

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