Summer 2024

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Seahawks QB Russell Wilson wins 2022 Bart Starr Award for character, leadership

Sports and faith intersect every year at the Super Bowl Breakfast, which takes place the...

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Saints LB Demario Davis named 2021 Bart Starr Award winner for character, leadership

One of the premiere events on the sports calendar that intersects faith and sports each...

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Jaguars' Calais Campbell accepts prestigious Bart Starr Award at Super Bowl Breakfast

ATLANTA — When Calais Campbell left Denver's South High School for the University of Miami...

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Benjamin Watson receives Bart Starr Award at Super Bowl Breakfast, shares gospel message to 1700 attendees

Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson received the Bart Starr Award on Saturday morning at...

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Benjamin Watson wins Bart Starr award for work away from the football field

Coming off a torn achilles that wiped out his entire 2016 season, Benjamin Watson worked...

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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...

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Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes says 'God is amazing' after earning NFL MVP award

After a record-breaking season in his first year as a starter, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback...

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Steelers' Minkah Fitzpatrick, Hall of Famer Mike Singletary honor Christ at Super Bowl Breakfast

Steelers star Minkah Fitzpatrick received the Bart Starr Award. "I'm nothing but a product of a man who sits at the feet of Jesus."

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Around the Net - Jeremy Lin, Josh Hamilton

"Around the Net" is your source for Christian athletes in the news. Each week, we will post some of the best and most relevant stories about Christian athletes that we see from around the internet. This past week, Jeremy Lin became the talk of the country in the NBA. He's gone from his brother's couch to the starting point guard for the New York Knicks. One of the coolest things about Lin's story has been about his faith in Christ... Last week, Josh Hamilton had a relapse with alcohol. Instead of condemning / judging / abandoning Josh Hamilton, Dr. Jim Denison, a pastor/author in Texas, urges that we should pray for him. Hamilton immediately faced the press the next day and owned up to his mistakes. Watch the press conference is inside... Christian Athletes in the Headlines: Lin and the Knicks steal one at Minnesota Former St. Louis Cardinals will speak at Christian athletes event at Busch Stadium Redskins' London Fletcher honored as 2012 Bart Starr Award Winner KU walk-on Christian Garrett talks about his faith in Christ

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SS at the Super Bowl: Blog Entry No. 7

On Saturday morning at the 2012 Athletes in Action Super Bowl Breakfast, we interviewed four people: legendary quarterback Bart Starr, 2012 Bart Starr Award winner London Fletcher, Super Bowl XLII champion David Tyree and Baltimore Ravens quarterbacks coach Jim Caldwell. If you haven't read Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher's story in our Winter 2012 issue, you have to read it. That's what makes him receiving the Bart Starr Award even more impressive...because of where he's come from. In the media room, he talked about living "the NFL life" for seven years but then turning things around. And here he was receiving an award based on "outstanding character and leadership in the home, on the field and in the community." Amazing.

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Faith-first Chiefs owner Clark Hunt thanks the Lord after back-to-back Super Bowl wins

After his team won its 3rd Super Bowl in 5 years, Chiefs Owner Clark Hunt said, "I want to thank the Lord for giving us this opportunity."

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Steelers' Minkah Fitzpatrick knows 'I have a Savior in Him,' will be honored at Super Bowl Breakfast

Steelers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick will be honored at the Super Bowl Breakfast. "My identity is tied up in being a son of God," he says.

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Minnesota QB Kirk Cousins seeks God's glory as he prepares for 12th NFL season

As Minnesota QB Kirk Cousins prepares for his 12th NFL season and a repeat of last year's success, he knows his career is for God's glory.

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Saints QB Derek Carr 'inspired' by Oklahoma softball players' faith in Christ

New Orleans Saints quarterback Derek Carr said he was "inspired" by Oklahoma softball players publicly sharing their faith in Christ.

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Kirk Cousins to be honored at 2023 Super Bowl Breakfast, where faith & football intersect

Kirk Cousins will be honored with the Bart Star Award at the 2023 Super Bowl Breakfast, the only NFL-sanctioned SB event involving faith.

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