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Biden, Major League Baseball criticized for lying about Georgia voting legislation

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Major League Baseball has joined the cancel culture by moving this summer’s All-Star game from Georgia to Colorado to protest the state’s new voting rights law. Democrats say the law is restrictive ...

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Former K-State high jumper upgraded to gold from silver for 2012 Olympics

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Former Kansas State high jumper Erik Kynard Jr. finally got his gold medal — nine years after being denied the honor by a cheating Russian athlete. Ivan Ukhov, who came in first ...

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USA Today editor who called for ORU to be banned by NCAA fired for controversial tweet

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“USA Today” has fired the editor who wrote a controversial column demanding that a Christian university be banned from the NCAA basketball tournament. Hemal Jhaveri, who formerly worked as the race and ...

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Nike receiving backlash for new line of “Satan shoes”

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Nike is receiving backlash over the so-called “Satan shoes” released by rapper Nas X. The musician designed a pair of Nike sneakers that apparently include a drop of human blood mixed with ...

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Evangel University becomes latest school to drop Crusader mascot

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Evangel University is retiring the use of its Crusader mascot after a lengthy review process. The Crusader has been the official mascot since the school’s creation in 1955. According to a press ...

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Black leaders urge Senators to protect religious rights in controversial Equality Act

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Black Christian leaders from across the nation are urging the U.S. Senate to reject the Equality Act recently passed by the House Democrats. The group is pushing the Senate to seek a ...

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Kansas City man ran Ponzi scheme, defrauded his church

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A Kansas City man will spend eight years in prison for running a Ponzi scheme and defrauding his church. Matthew R. Peterson pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud and one count ...

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Tony Evans, Clark Kellogg highlight first National Day of Prayer for College Coaches

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College basketball season is winding down but not the focus on faith for many coaches. Pastor Tony Evans and broadcaster Clark Kellogg were the featured speakers at the first-ever National Day of ...

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Mark Cuban says Mavericks will ditch National Anthem

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[UPDATE: After a national backlash, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will play the National Anthem before games after all. NBA Chief Communications Officer Mike Bass released a statement on Wednesday saying Cuban ...

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NFL Man of the Year Russell Wilson preaches on love in acceptance speech

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Quarterback Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks quoted from I Corinthians last weekend as he accepted the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award. “To America, to the world, love is ...

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Super Bowl commercial with pro-life message features Christian Paralympic swimmer

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A Toyota commercial with a strong pro-life message resonated with viewers during Sunday’s Super Bowl. The commercial featured the story of Paralympian swimmer Jessica Long, who was born in Russia with a ...

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Pizza deliveries could set record for Super Bowl today

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The Chiefs or Buccaneers will not be the only winner during Sunday’s Super Bowl game. It also will be a big day for pizza delivery companies. “Football’s favorite Sunday is consistently one ...

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‘God is my strength’: The faith of Hank Aaron

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Although the accolades continue for slugger Hank Aaron, who died Jan. 22, few mention his strong faith. Aaron reflected on his career years later, sharing how his faith carried him through the ...

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Chiefs owner, players give credit to God after winning AFC championship

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Clark Hunt, the owner and CEO of the Kansas City Chiefs, gave credit to God when his team won the AFC championship on Sunday. While accepting the trophy named after his father, ...

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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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