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Matt Hasselbeck's life was changed by a trip to Jamaica

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Throwback Thursday: Jorginho Amorim and Silas Pereira, May/June 1990

Alright, readers. For this article, we are suspending the term "soccer" from our vocabulary. After...

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Throwback Thursday: Heather and Heidi Burge, March/April 1992

At 6'5", identical twins Heather and Heidi Burge have always been a tall order, especially...

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Throwback Thursday: Reggie Williams, May/June 1989

Transitioning out of the pro lifestyle is a tough road for any athlete. Questions of...

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Throwback Thursday: Betsy King, November 1989

Betsy King was the Queen of Golf from the late '80s to the early '90s....

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Throwback Thursday: Dave Dravecky, January 1990

In June of 1991, Dave Dravecky lost his left arm when it was amputated due...

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Throwback Thursday: Bobby Hillin, July 1991

Bobby Hillin Jr. was, at one point, the youngest driver ever to win a Winston...

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Throwback Thursday: Paul O'Neill, March 1991

Baseball was a father-son event for Paul O'Neill. The former Cincinnati Reds and New York...

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Throwback Thursday: Tanya Crevier, January 1991

This week's Throwback Thursday subject is one-of-a-kind. At 5'3", Tanya Crevier's height was not ideal...

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Throwback Thursday: Larry Mize, January 1991

Larry Mize was no stranger to criticism. After making several mistakes in multiple golf tournaments,...

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Throwback Thursday: Andre Thornton, May 1991

Before reading this story, you may want to grab a box of tissues. In October...

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Throwback Thursday: Joy Selig, May 1991

Athletic stories are typically the tales of triumph: the magical moments when an athlete surpasses...

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Throwback Thursday: May 1991, Bryan Shelton

Bryan Shelton was a darn good tennis player: an All-American his senior year at Georgia...

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Throwback Thursday: Buck Williams, March 1991

Basketball great Buck Williams has a compelling story: raised in poverty without indoor plumbing, he...

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Throwback Thursday: October 1993, John Smoltz

Many current sports fans will recognize John Smoltz as a television personality and regular analyst...

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Throwback Thursday: May/June 1992, David Robinson

Read in-depth about David Robinson's faith journey during his basketball career in this 1992 Sports...

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Throwback Thursday: December 1994, Steve Stenstrom

Twenty-two years ago, in the age of cut-off T-shirts and a senior Bush presidency, Steve...

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Olympian Allyson Felix says faith is the reason she runs

As U.S. Olympian and track and field sprinter Allyson Felix prepares for her several competitions in Rio de Janeiro this weekend and into next week, she may think back to her disappointment eight years ago in Beijing...

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From the Archives: In the Clear

Life for professional baseball players isn't as easy as it may seem — especially for those with families at home. Astros pitcher Collin McHugh is no stranger to this truth.

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From the Archives: Multiply

With all that the NBA has to offer for young potential basketball stars, many college athletes choose to cut their careers short to enter the NBA Draft. Tonight, with the 2016 NBA Draft getting underway, will be no exception...

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From the Archives: Breaking Free

Back in 2011, before Simpson had earned any victories on the PGA Tour, he was caught in a trap. Not a literal sand trap, but a metaphorical, mental trap. He was taking a somewhat passive approach in his golf game — using his faith in God as an excuse...

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