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Indiana Pacers' Justin Holiday is empowered by the Bible and ready to fight for justice

Like many people, Justin Holiday of the Indiana Pacers has done a great deal of...

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Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado sees God's bigger picture in earning MLB accolades

Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado isn't a huge fan of people talking about everything...

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Matt Entz seeks Christ as he leads North Dakota State football dynasty

Matt Entz's players were getting impatient. The first-year head coach had just led North Dakota...

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Mary Pierce reflects on 2000 French Open win, gives 'all the glory to the Lord'

Mary Pierce showed up to the 2000 French Open as a different person. When members...

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Q&A with Pastor Bryan Loritts in the aftermath of George Floyd's death

Our country is hurting right now after the death of George Floyd. We knew it...

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Evolution within English soccer: Faith in Christ being more openly discussed

When Alan Comfort joined Cambridge United in 1984, his new teammates told him to watch...

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NASCAR's Ryan Newman says 'God was involved' in miraculous recovery from Daytona crash

The only things Ryan Newman remembers about his crash in the Daytona 500 on Feb....

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Colts head coach Frank Reich says trusting Lord's plan key to his coaching success

Frank Reich knew he wanted to go into coaching even before his 14-year NFL playing...

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Ravens head coach John Harbaugh driven by his faith as he adjusts to life in quarantine

At first, Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh didn't think there was any way the...

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Butler head coach LaVall Jordan points team to Christ after season gets cut short

When the Butler men's basketball team found out its season was over, head coach LaVall...

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Edmonton Oilers' Colby Cave in medically-induced coma, wife praying for miracle

Emily Cave is asking for a miracle, and for your prayers. Her husband, Edmonton Oilers...

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Patriots' Matthew Slater focused on serving others while training at home for 13th NFL season

Like all athletes, New England Patriots special teams ace Matthew Slater, an eight-time Pro Bowler,...

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Chinese Basketball Association coach Korey Harris leans on God during coronavirus outbreak

In late January, Korey Harris had a decision to make. He was back in the...

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Indiana Wesleyan guard Kyle Mangas named NAIA D-II Player of Year, finds identity in Christ

Following a season in which he averaged 26.9 points, 6.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists per...

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Titans QB Ryan Tannehill trusting in God as he signs new contract

The Tennessee Titans brought back a key piece of their run to last season's AFC...

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Blue Jackets assistant Brad Larsen owes 'everything to God' after beating cancer twice

Brad Larsen was waiting in line to see an orthopedic specialist at the Atlanta Thrashers'...

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MAGAZINE: Marquette's Markus Howard is Making Disciples and Buckets

This story appears in the Spring 2020 issue of Sports Spectrum Magazine. To read the...

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ADs For Christ provides fellowship for college athletics administrators

The idea was initially discussed during one of the monthly calls between Jay Jacobs —...

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Chelsea FC's Willian is driven by faith, says 'God comes first'

Willian Borges da Silva, better known as Willian, is in his seventh season with Chelsea...

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Kentucky's Immanuel Quickley leading the Wildcats as he shares his faith

Marcellous Quickley, the father of Kentucky guard Immanuel Quickley, has never seen his son play...

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NFL 100 Super Bowl commercial star Bunchie Young living boldly for Christ at age 13

The world now knows 13-year-old Maxwell "Bunchie" Young as the star of the NFL 100...

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Former Chiefs RB Larry Johnson grateful for the 'new heart' God gave him

The more success Larry Johnson had on the football field, the more difficult things became...

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Kansas City Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt sees God at work 'in all aspects' of his life

It's been a long wait for the Kansas City Chiefs to return to the Super...

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Brazilian striker Roberto Firmino gets baptized as his Liverpool club stays hot

In between Liverpool extending its unbeaten streak in the English Premier League to 38 games...

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49ers RB Tevin Coleman says he's 'blessed by God to be here' after premature birth

The San Francisco 49ers ended their 27-10 divisional-round win over the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday...

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Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young helps erase over $1 million of debt for families in need

Over $1 million of medical debt owed by 570 families in the Atlanta area is...

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QB Tua Tagovailoa thanks his Lord and Savior before declaring for NFL draft

Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa's time at Alabama has come to a close. On Monday afternoon, Tagovailoa...

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Georgia QB Jake Fromm after Sugar Bowl win: 'I want to represent Christ the best I can'

If Georgia's 26-14 victory over Baylor in the Sugar Bowl on Wednesday night ends up...

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Butler coach LaVall Jordan leans on Christ while leading No. 11 Bulldogs to strong start

With a 12-1 record and six wins over Power 5 conference opponents, head coach LaVall...

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MAGAZINE: Las Vegas' Kelsey Plum and A'ja Wilson are Aces in the Faith

This story appears in the Winter 2019 issue of Sports Spectrum Magazine. To read the rest...

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Cure Bowl to feature college football's first all-female broadcast crew, including Melanie Newman

Broadcaster Melanie Newman made history in April as part of the first all-female broadcast booth...

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Eagles receiver Greg Ward Jr. trusting God, making impact after winding journey to NFL

Wide receiver Greg Ward Jr. has been involved in 16 different roster transactions since signing...

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Anthony Rendon signs seven-year deal with Los Angeles Angels

Newly-crowned World Series champion Anthony Rendon is on his way to Los Angeles to team...

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Detroit Lions QB David Blough to honor Tyler Trent with 'My Cause My Cleats'

Detroit Lions quarterback and former Purdue Boilermaker David Blough is using the NFL's "My Cause...

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Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson signs with Texas Rangers

Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson has found a new home. The 32-year-old agreed to...

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Lauren Daigle to sing national anthem at College Football Playoff National Championship

On Wednesday, Christian singer/songwriter Lauren Daigle announced on her Twitter account that she is scheduled...

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Sports Spectrum Daily Devotional: Wednesday, November 20

“The servant’s master took pity on him, canceled the debt and let him go. But...

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Jaguars QB Nick Foles bringing glory to Christ as he returns from injury

When the Jaguars face the Colts on Sunday, quarterback Nick Foles will be back on...

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Minnesota QB Tanner Morgan praising God while leading undefeated Gophers

In the biggest game of his career, Minnesota QB Tanner Morgan delivered a near-perfect performance....

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Miami Heat's Kendrick Nunn credits faith in Jesus during historic start to NBA career

Miami Heat rookie Kendrick Nunn's NBA career is off to a flying start. Nunn scored...

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Putting his faith first, Mike Matheny hired as K.C. Royals manager

Mike Matheny is back managing a Major League Baseball team after one year as a...

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Magic Johnson more involved in church after stepping away from L.A. Lakers

When Magic Johnson stepped down from his role as the president of basketball operations for...

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Houston's Jose Altuve praises God after walk-off home run sends Astros to World Series

The Houston Astros entered the top of the ninth inning Saturday night — Game 6...

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Kirk Cousins leads Vikings to win over the Eagles with his best game of the season

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins had his best game of the season in his team's...

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Ravi Zacharias and Tim Tebow host Face to Face event in Atlanta

On Friday night, evangelist Ravi  Zacharias and Tim Tebow participated in the first in a...

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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty stays grounded in Christ during historic season

Since the All-Star break, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty has been absolutely dominant. He...

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Iowa State QB Brock Purdy turns in record-breaking performance, aims to 'put Him first'

Sophomore quarterback Brock Purdy turned in one of the best performances in the history of...

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Virginia coach Tony Bennett turns down raise, says he's 'blessed beyond what I deserve'

After leading the Virginia Cavaliers to the first national championship in program history, it was...

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Georgia fans organize 'pink out' for Arkansas State head coach Blake Anderson's late wife Wendy

When Arkansas State travels to face Georgia on Saturday afternoon in Athens, Ga., Sanford Stadium...

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Auburn true freshman QB Bo Nix praises God after leading comeback win in first start

Bo Nix could not have written a better script for his first game as a...

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Orlando Magic's Jonathan Isaac delivers sermon on importance of spiritual understanding

Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac appears to have a second career as a pastor waiting...

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Josh Hamilton inducted into Texas Rangers Hall of Fame, thankful for Jesus' help

Before his induction into the Texas Rangers Baseball Hall of Fame on Saturday night, Josh...

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Tyler Trent Student Gate to be dedicated before Purdue football's home opener

Purdue is making sure Tyler Trent's life and the legacy he left are not forgotten....

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Saints' Demario Davis fighting for immigration rights: 'We can't afford to just play football'

Demario Davis has been outspoken on plenty of topics throughout his NFL career, from the...

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Saints' Drew Brees keeping it light with QB challenges during training camp

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is continuing his tradition — three years running now...

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Hall of Famer Ed Reed recites Athlete's Prayer, says God's 'the reason I'm here'

Before he stepped onto the football field every Sunday, safety Ed Reed would read "The...

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Bo Bichette, 'believer who happens to play ball,' makes MLB debut for Toronto Blue Jays

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Bo Bichette wasted no time getting his first major league hit...

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Colorado State football coach Mike Bobo 'got closer with the Lord' during health challenges

The pain started during last year's Mountain West Football Media Summit. At first, Colorado State...

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Denver Broncos safety Justin Simmons thankful for 'amazing journey' in his relationship with Christ

As the Denver Broncos opened training camp Thursday — the first of all NFL teams...

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Raiders quarterback Derek Carr gives inspiring sermon in Sacramento

With the start of the NFL preseason less than three weeks away, Oakland Raiders quarterback...

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Colorado Rockies outfielder David Dahl draws confidence from God during All-Star season

Colorado Rockies outfielder David Dahl got "Joshua 1:9" tattooed on his left bicep when he...

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WNBA player Kelsey Plum grateful for God's guidance and direction

At the University of Washington, guard Kelsey Plum turned in one of the best college...

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Matt Mooney relying on God as he joins Atlanta Hawks' summer league squad

Matt Mooney's path to this past season's college basketball national championship game was not always...

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Former Virginia star Kyle Guy giving glory to God as NBA journey with Sacramento Kings begins

Selected with the 55th pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, former Virginia Cavalier and national...

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Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson baptized in Jordan River during trip to Israel

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is using his offseason to do more than rest and...

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Pro golfer Kevin Streelman teams with Compassion International to build child development centers in Togo

Professional golfer Kevin Streelman and his wife, Courtney, decided to start donating to Compassion International,...

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Quarterback Josh McCown announces retirement from NFL after 'one heck of a journey'

After 16 seasons in the NFL and 17 as a professional football player, quarterback Josh...

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Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw: 'Being a dad is the greatest thing that has ever happened to me'

A seven-time All-Star, three-time Cy Young Award winner and 2014 National League MVP, Clayton Kershaw...

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Diamondbacks' Eduardo Escobar staying humble and faithful during career year

Just 66 games into his season, Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Eduardo Escobar is already close...

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Steph Curry discusses faith, relationship with Christ in new episode of 'Stephen vs. The Game'

In the midst of his 34-point performance in Game 1 of the NBA Finals and...

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Former Iowa star Megan Gustafson leans on Christ after getting cut from WNBA

Megan Gustafson scored 2,871 points in her four years at the University of Iowa. She...

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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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Red Sox rookie Michael Chavis boldly sharing his faith and providing spark for Boston

Boston Red Sox rookie infielder Michael Chavis is one month and 100 at-bats into his...

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Chicago Cubs' Steve Cishek keeps Bible verse in back pocket to 'put everything in perspective'

Back in 2010, reliever Steve Cishek was confronted by a group of men from his...

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Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson buys his mom a house for Mother's Day

The first big purchases Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has made after signing a four-year, $140...

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Two-time national-champion softball player Justine McLean gets baptized

Justine McLean came to know Christ during her junior year as a softball player at...

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Top QB prospect D.J. Uiagalelei cites faith as main reason for committing to Clemson

The national champion Clemson Tigers may have found their next starting quarterback once Trevor Lawrence...

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LAFC's Christian Ramirez strives to 'put myself second to God' as he leads West's top club

God has always been part of Los Angeles FC striker Christian Ramirez’s life. He grew...

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New Denver Broncos offensive lineman Dalton Risner enters NFL as 'missionary for Him'

A Colorado boy, former Kansas State offensive lineman Dalton Risner was thrilled when we was...

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Linebacker Devin White guided by his faith heading into NFL Draft as projected top-5 pick

Every year, the NFL invites 20 or so of the top prospects to attend the...

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The sports world celebrates Easter on social media

As Christians celebrated the death and resurrection of Jesus this weekend, people from around the...

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Virginia's Kyle Guy declares for NBA Draft, gives 'every last praise and all glory' to God

Fresh off winning a national championship and earning Most Outstanding Player at the Final Four,...

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Nashville Predators center Rocco Grimaldi leaning on God amid playoff success

Nashville Predators center Rocco Grimaldi wasn’t expecting to play in Game 2 of the Predators’...

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Jaccob Slavin gives 'all glory to God' while leading Carolina Hurricanes back to NHL playoffs

The Carolina Hurricanes are in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2008-09,...

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Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver, Matt Mooney 'so grateful' to reach NCAA national title game

Coming into the season, expectations for the Texas Tech Red Raiders were not very high....

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Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver feels God is with him while leading Red Raiders to Final Four

Texas Tech is enjoying its finest men's basketball season ever. The Red Raiders shared the...

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Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams led heartfelt locker room prayer over seniors after final game

The final shots of Virginia Tech’s season were taken by the team’s three seniors: Ahmed...

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Phillies outfielder Andrew McCutchen says 'God is more important than the game'

Andrew McCutchen had quite the year in 2018. The former National League MVP was traded...

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Charlotte Hornets' Jeremy Lamb praises Jesus Christ after incredible half-court buzzer-beater

Kemba Walker watched teammate Jeremy Lamb launch the shot from beyond half court and turned...

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Buffalo head coach Nate Oats puts Christ first as he leads his team in NCAA Tournament

Nate Oats is in his fourth season as the head coach at Buffalo. In those...

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Pitcher Jason Adam will continue 'living truly for Jesus' after trade to Toronto Blue Jays

Jason Adam has plenty of experience with the business side of baseball, but that doesn’t...

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Tony Bennett leads Virginia back to a top seed in NCAA Tournament after historic loss last season

Nothing the Virginia Cavaliers have accomplished so far this season — the 28-2 regular-season record,...

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Gyasi Zardes scores twice for Columbus Crew in its first win of MLS season

After scoring a career-high 19 goals in 33 appearances in 2018, his first year with...

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Liverpool's Daniel Strurridge grounded in Christ while chasing Premier League title

As a kid, Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge prayed every morning and every night. Now with...

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Receiver D.K. Metcalf says "God makes no mistakes" after NFL combine performance

Every year, players who impress at the NFL combine shoot up draft boards. No one...

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Defensive lineman Datone Jones baptized after 'living for all the wrong reasons'

After what he described as “living for all the wrong reasons,” defensive lineman Datone Jones...

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NFL wide receiver Jermaine Kearse gets baptized, says he's 'no longer a free agent'

Wide receiver Jermaine Kearse’s status for next season may be uncertain, but he wanted to...

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Philadelphia Union defender Ray Gaddis glorifies God through soccer

As part of his pre-match routine every time he puts on his No. 28 jersey...

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Tim Tebow is all in on chasing baseball dreams and listening to what God says

There’s no doubt in Tim Tebow’s mind: He’s all in on baseball and continuing to...

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Reigning NASCAR Rookie of the Year William Byron on the pole for Daytona 500

Winning the pole at the Daytona 500 is a highlight for almost every NASCAR driver....

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Former Clipper Tobias Harris praises God after getting traded to Philadelphia 76ers

Tobias Harris’ time as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers couldn’t have started much better....

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WNBA star Maya Moore stepping away from basketball to invest 'in some ministry dreams'

Maya Moore has won just about everything there is to win in the sport of...

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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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ESPN's Sam Ponder back at work after suffering a seizure on a flight

As the daughter of two missionaries, ESPN NFL host Samantha Ponder has had God in...

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Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen: 'If you believe in God, He's going to protect you'

Following his second heart operation in the past six years, Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen...

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Patriots' Matthew Slater explains why he always calls 'heads' for coin toss

When New England special teams captain Matthew Slater approached midfield for the overtime coin toss...

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Mariano Rivera glorifies God on his way to National Baseball Hall of Fame

Over his 19-year MLB career, Mariano Rivera collected all kinds of awards and accolades. He’s...

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Ole Miss women's basketball coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin glorifies God after upsetting Kentucky

Only six seasons into her career as a head coach, Yolett McPhee-McCuin has already demonstrated...

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C.J. Anderson gives glory to God after helping Rams to divisional playoff win over Dallas

C.J. Anderson posted the first 1,000-yard season of his career with the Denver Broncos in...

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