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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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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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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Putting things in perspective

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Like many of you, I was preparing for the Big 12 tournament and a great month of college basketball and then the beginning of baseball season when it all came to a ...

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‘The English Game’ series tells history of English soccer

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One of the best new series on Netflix spotlights a slice of little-known English history and a sporting game that rarely gets front-page coverage in the U.S. Titled The English Game, the ...

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Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors story and basketball’s classic move

He needed to be taller than his big brother. He needed to fly. He would invent the jump shot as we know it. Back then, in the 1930s, the game of basketball ...

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Idaho bans biological males from competing in women’s sports

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Women’s sports in Idaho will now be protected under a bill signed by Governor Brad Little (R.) on Monday. The Fairness in Women’s Sports Act prohibits biologically male students from participating in ...

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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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Kansas City Royals issue letter to fans over coronavirus

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A letter sent Sunday from Kansas City Royals leadership concerning the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak: To our Kansas City Royals family: In these extraordinary times, we hold the health ...

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Washburn Rural schools to host Special Olympics Kansas State Tournament

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UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to coronavirus concerns. The annual Special Olympics Kansas State Basketball and Cheerleading Tournament takes place March 14 and 15 at Washburn Rural High School for ...

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