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Dolphins' Zach Sieler living in an RV and glorifying God after contract extension

Don't expect to find too many NFL players living in RVs, especially fresh off signing...

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Indianapolis Colts kicker Rodrigo Blankenship thanked God before game-winning field goal

At 7-3, the Indianapolis Colts are proving they are a force to be reckoned with...

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U.S. soccer star Julie Ertz perseveres in faith as she leads others to Christ

From the outside, U.S. women's soccer star Julie Ertz appears to have it all together....

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Tamela, Demario Davis share how God worked through daughter's bout with eye cancer

Demario Davis' public image is on display for thousands to see on Sundays as he...

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Cardinals WR DeAndre Hopkins catches miraculous game-winning Hail Mary while leaning on faith in God

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins left the sports world in awe with one miraculous,...

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QB Malik Willis places faith in God's timing as he leads undefeated Liberty

The Liberty Flames have already posted perhaps the best college football season in the history...

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Memphis QB Brady White excels on the field as he plays for 'an audience of One'

COVID-19 has forced college football teams to adjust nearly everything they do. On top of...

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From walk-on to starter, Purdue QB Aidan O'Connell seeks to glorify God

Count the Purdue Boilermakers among the five Big Ten teams still undefeated after the first...

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Ben Roethlisberger seeks to live like Christ as Steelers improve to 8-0

The 2020 version of the Pittsburgh Steelers have done something that no other team in...

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Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado wins 8th Gold Glove while steadied by his faith

A week after the Los Angeles Dodgers captured the 2020 World Series over the Tampa...

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Centered in Christ, Dolphins rookie QB Tua Tagovailoa gets win in first NFL start

For the first time ever, Miami Dolphins rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa took the field at...

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Grounded in faith, Ravens' John Harbaugh & Steelers' Mike Tomlin set to make NFL history

Games between the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers are often close and always notoriously fierce....

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Magic forward Jonathan Isaac remains hopeful in God during grueling ACL rehab

The unprecedented 2019-2020 NBA season, and along with it the NBA bubble at Disney World...

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With Christ-centered program, Liberty football now 6-0 under head coach Hugh Freeze

Each autumn, as the leaves change and the temperature dwindles, so does the number of...

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Christ-following umpire Chris Guccione returns for his second World Series

After four years, MLB umpire Chris Guccione is back in the Fall Classic. He is...

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Defenseman Torey Krug grateful for Bruins teammates, fans as he joins St. Louis Blues

After spending nine seasons with the Boston Bruins organization, NHL defenseman Torey Krug is headed...

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Trey Burton scores first 2 TDs of Colts career as he points teammates toward Christ

Not many tight ends rush for touchdowns in the NFL, but that's how Trey Burton...

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Injured Cowboys QB Dak Prescott: 'I'm thankful that He's my Savior'

The last time NFL fans saw Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, he was being carted...

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Tennessee QB Ryan Tannehill leads Titans to 4-0 start, aims to reflect God’s light

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill may have been the best player on the field Tuesday...

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Clemson RB Travis Etienne plays 'for Him,' thanks God after setting FBS touchdown record

The Clemson Tigers proved once again Saturday night why they are the No. 1 team...

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Legendary FSU football coach Bobby Bowden in hospital due to COVID-19

Bobby Bowden, the second winningest coach in the history of major college football, was transported...

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As fame grows and NFL awaits, NDSU QB Trey Lance is grounded in faith

FCS powerhouse North Dakota State emerged victorious in it's one and only game of the...

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WR Jermaine Kearse retires from NFL, looks forward to 'what God has planned'

After an eight-year career, wide receiver Jermaine Kearse announced in an Instagram post Tuesday that...

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QB Nick Foles leads Chicago to comeback win in first appearance with Bears

Chicago Bears quarterback Nick Foles finds himself back in the headlines on Monday, a day...

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NASCAR's Ty Dillon trusts God's provision amid uncertainty of team's sale

The NASCAR world is celebrating the entry into the sport of one of the most...

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Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey trusts God's plan after high-ankle sprain

The Carolina Panthers will be without running back Christian McCaffrey for multiple weeks thanks to...

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New Padres reliever Trevor Rosenthal trusts in Christ as San Diego clinches playoff berth

Padres relief pitcher Trevor Rosenthal may have found his home in San Diego during this...

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A's closer Liam Hendriks leads MLB in saves as he leverages platform for Christ

As the 60-game sprint known as the 2020 MLB season comes to an end in...

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Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto: 'The No. 1 thing I am is a follower of Christ'

Catcher J.T. Realmuto has been out of the Philadelphia Phillies lineup since Saturday, when he...

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'Grateful' Stewart Cink wins PGA Tour event after 11-year winless streak

It's been 11 years since golfer Stewart Cink last tasted victory on the PGA Tour....

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20 NFL players to watch in 2020: New Orleans Saints LB Demario Davis

Through Sept. 13, the first Sunday of the 2020 NFL season, Sports Spectrum is highlighting...

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20 NFL players to watch in 2020: Tennessee Titans QB Ryan Tannehill

Through Sept. 13, the first Sunday of the 2020 NFL season, Sports Spectrum is highlighting...

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20 NFL players to watch in 2020: Buffalo Bills CB Levi Wallace

Through Sept. 13, the first Sunday of the 2020 NFL season, Sports Spectrum is highlighting...

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20 NFL players to watch in 2020: Tennessee Titans OL Rodger Saffold

Through Sept. 13, the first Sunday of the 2020 NFL season, Sports Spectrum is highlighting...

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20 NFL players to watch in 2020: Minnesota Vikings FB C.J. Ham

Through Sept. 13, the first Sunday of the 2020 NFL season, Sports Spectrum is highlighting...

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20 NFL players to watch in 2020: New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees

Through Sept. 13, the first Sunday of the 2020 NFL season, Sports Spectrum is highlighting...

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20 NFL players to watch in 2020: Houston Texans RB David Johnson

Through Sept. 13, the first Sunday of the 2020 NFL season, Sports Spectrum is highlighting...

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20 NFL players to watch in 2020: Los Angeles Rams WR Cooper Kupp

Through Sept. 13, the first Sunday of the 2020 NFL season, Sports Spectrum is highlighting...

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20 NFL players to watch in 2020: Denver Broncos safety Justin Simmons

Through Sept. 13, the first Sunday of the 2020 NFL season, Sports Spectrum is highlighting...

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Texans WR Brandin Cooks excited to be in Houston as he aims to give God the glory

As wide receiver Brandin Cooks prepares for his first NFL season with the Houston Texans,...

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Georgia State QB Mikele Colasurdo trusts in God's power after heart condition diagnosis

As America continues to grapple with the effects of COVID-19, the 2020 fall college football...

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New Carolina head coach Matt Rhule brings energy, faith to Panthers locker room

Since he was hired as the next head coach of the Carolina Panthers in January,...

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Coach Monty Williams delivers heartfelt speech after Suns go 8-0 in NBA bubble

Led by head coach Monty Williams and a core group of young but talented players,...

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PGA Tour golfer Webb Simpson, caddie Paul Tesori: True friends and brothers in Christ

Few relationships in sports are as unique as the one between golfer and caddie. Sometimes,...

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Christ is at the center for many Boston Bruins, Carolina Hurricanes during playoffs rematch

The NHL concluded its unprecedented 2020 regular season on Sunday with the final round-robin and...

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S.F. Giants' Donovan Solano leads MLB in batting as he praises God

Now two weeks into Major League Baseball's unusual 60-game regular season in 2020, a relatively...

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Christ-follower Melanie Newman first woman to broadcast regular-season Orioles game

Melanie Newman made history Tuesday at Oriole Park simply by showing up to work. She...

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Jared Butler references Scripture as he announces return to Baylor Bears

Jared Butler, a guard for the Baylor Bears, announced in a video on Monday that...

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N.Y. Yankees' Aaron Judge guided by faith during hot start to 2020 season

The New York Yankees have only played in eight regular-season games since Major League Baseball...

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Saints QB Drew Brees, wife Brittany to donate another $5 million to aid Louisiana healthcare

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, announced back in March that...

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Phillies' Andrew McCutchen pens speech for MLB opener with his identity in Christ

The 2020 Major League Baseball season finally began on Thursday with two games after a...

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New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty sees God at work after wife's stillbirth

In the midst of a global pandemic and America's latest bout of racial tensions, New...

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Braves' Freddie Freeman prayed for his life while battling COVID-19

When the Atlanta Braves begin their truncated 2020 regular season with an afternoon showdown Friday...

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Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence gets engaged, aims for marriage centered on Christ

Clemson's junior quarterback Trevor Lawrence has accomplished a lot during his first two years in...

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Pelicans' Jrue Holiday, wife Lauren will use NBA game checks to create social justice fund

For New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, the NBA's July 30 restart inside the bubble...

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Chiefs DT Chris Jones gets massive new contract as he leans on God

Fresh off a victory in February's Super Bowl LIV, the Kansas City Chiefs have focused...

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Christ-follower Gyasi Zardes scores twice as Columbus resumes MLS play

Gyasi Zardes's first appearance at the MLS Is Back Tournament was certainly a memorable one....

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Fallen NHL player Colby Cave remembered by his wife, Emily Cave

Former NHL player Colby Cave's tragic death on April 11 due to a brain bleed...

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Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew shares his faith in God in new memoir

For 19 years, from 1967-1985, Rod Carew terrorized opposing pitchers as one of the best...

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As MLS returns, Philadelphia's Ray Gaddis trusts Christ for racial change

After a lengthy delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the MLS will finally return to...

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Two-time NFL MVP Kurt Warner to be portrayed by Zachary Levi in new movie

A movie titled "American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story" about the incredible life and career...

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NWSL's Julie Ertz, Casey Short pray to God during powerful on-field embrace

In an incredibly poignant display on Saturday, Julie Ertz of the Chicago Red Stars in...

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Eagles' Marquise Goodwin, wife Morgan detail path to parenthood after losing three babies

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Marquise Goodwin is known for his blistering speed and leaping ability,...

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Liverpool captures English Premier League title with manager Jurgen Klopp rooted in Christ

It had been 30 long years since Liverpool last won a topflight championship. On Thursday,...

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Former Tennessee Titans DL Josh Evans asks for prayers in cancer battle

Former NFL defensive lineman Josh Evans played 71 career games with the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans,...

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Maya Moore honors God as she fights for criminal justice while away from basketball

Maya Moore's announcement in February 2019 that she would be missing the 2019 WNBA season...

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MLB legend Albert Pujols to pay Angels staff in Dominican Republic while guided by Christ

For the past 19 years, Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols has spent his summers...

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Former baseball player Chris Singleton, son of Charleston shooting victim, fighting hate with God's love

In 2020, as the country again finds itself mired in all-too-familiar racial turmoil, America remembers...

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NFL Christ-followers Demario Davis, Josh Norman cross America to talk police reform, racism

In light of the recent racial unrest gripping the country and the ensuing conversations about...

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Former NFL LB Emmanuel Acho having 'Esther moment' as faith guides him in racial conversations

As conversations about racial reconciliation continue across the country in light of the death of...

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Boston Celtics chaplain Robert Gray: 'Take what God gave us and make it better'

For many in the United States, 2020 has felt like a nightmare. The coronavirus has...

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NFL Hall of Famer Curtis Martin talks about facing pain with hope in Christ

Former NFL running back Curtis Martin played through pain at various times throughout his 11-year...

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NFL linebacker Sam Acho organizes Chicago event to help people hurt by racial unrest

NFL linebacker Sam Acho has decided to do what he can to help the United...

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Coach Tony Dungy cites Scripture to improve race relations: 'Overcome evil with good'

Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy joined "The Fan Morning Show" in Pittsburgh...

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OSU men's basketball coach Mike Boynton talks race, faith on new episode of Table Forty podcast

Race was the primary theme on Wednesday's episode of the Table Forty podcast, part of...

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Athletes from around the country turn to God amid George Floyd protests

Protests erupted around the country this weekend as people sought to voice their anger, their...

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QB Nick Foles shares never-before-told Super Bowl stories on latest 'Mission of Truth' podcast

The story of the Philadelphia Eagles' journey to become Super Bowl LII champions in 2017...

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Former NHL player Mike Fisher, wife Carrie Underwood discuss faith in new short-film series

Mike Fisher spent 18 years in the NHL while his wife, Carrie Underwood, is a...

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NASCAR driver Chase Briscoe wins after wife's miscarriage: 'God is so good'

Thursday's Toyota 200 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina was the first NASCAR Xfinity Series...

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MAGAZINE: Chicago Cubs outfielder Steven Souza is Shaped by the Savior

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

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Utah Jazz's Mike Conley Jr. donates to coronavirus relief with faith as his foundation

As the suspension of the NBA's regular season eclipses 10 weeks, veteran Utah Jazz point...

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QB Taulia Tagovailoa, Tua's brother, praises God in announcing transfer to Maryland

Quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa watched his brother, Tua, get picked No. 5 overall by the Miami...

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UFC fighter Dan Ige gives glory to God after victory over Edson Barboza

Dan Ige took to Instagram to share his thoughts a day after his split-decision victory...

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NBA reporter, host Kristen Ledlow finds strength in Christ during coronavirus pandemic

When the NBA made an unprecedented decision to suspend its regular season on March 11,...

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Patriots' Jason, Devin McCourty make $90,000 donation to students as they follow Christ

Twins Jason and Devin McCourty have played together in the New England Patriots' secondary for...

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Eagles QB Carson Wentz continues to strengthen faith in Christ amid trials of NFL life

Little in life is a guarantee for NFL players, and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz...

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Nick Foles, Chris Maragos launch new 'Mission of Truth' podcast: 'God has allowed us to have a platform'

Current Chicago Bears quarterback Nick Foles and former NFL safety and special teamer Chris Maragos...

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Legendary coaches Tony Dungy, Dabo Swinney on how they follow Christ while leading a team

Former NFL coach Tony Dungy and current Clemson Tigers coach Dabo Swinney are no strangers...

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New Cowboys QB Andy Dalton sees influx of donations to Christ-centered foundation after release from Cincy

Andy Dalton is now a Dallas Cowboy after signing a one-year contract with the team...

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ESPN football analyst Dan Orlovsky responds to social media hate with positivity

Former NFL quarterback and current ESPN football analyst Dan Orlovsky joined a live video chat...

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Lions QB Chase Daniel helps COVID-19 relief efforts with 'Chase Chats' while foundation is in Christ

Detroit Lions quarterback Chase Daniel is leveraging his platform as an NFL player to help...

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Eagles QB Carson Wentz, wife Maddie welcome baby girl: 'True blessing from the Lord'

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz and his wife, Maddie, welcomed a new addition to the...

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QB Jalen Hurts thanks God as he joins Philadelphia Eagles, starting QB Carson Wentz

Quarterback Jalen Hurts's reaction was one of joyful relief when the Philadelphia Eagles selected the...

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QB Tua Tagovailoa goes No. 5 overall to Miami Dolphins in NFL Draft with faith as foundation

In the first round of an NFL draft unlike any other Thursday night, Tua Tagovailoa's...

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N.Y. Giants' Nate Solder joins 'Team Up' live show, donates $1 million to Compassion International

New York Giants offensive lineman Nate Solder, who will play his 10th NFL season in...

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Legendary Georgia RB Herschel Walker puts faith in God to save chicken business

The effects of the coronavirus pandemic are now being felt in almost every area of...

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Sabrina Ionescu goes No. 1 in WNBA Draft to New York Liberty as she lives for God

The New York Liberty may have found their star of the future in Oregon point...

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Boston Bruins' Brandon Carlo living by faith during suspended NHL season

Brandon Carlo, a defender for the NHL's Boston Bruins, need only look at his right...

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'Jump Shot,' executive produced by Steph Curry, tells story of jump shot pioneer Kenny Sailors

The game of basketball in the 21st century bears little resemblance to the one Dr....

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Basketball star Jeremy Lin urges fans to 'be the light' during coronavirus pandemic

Basketball star Jeremy Lin has a unique perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. The point guard...

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Former MLB All-Star Matt Holliday, wife Leslee launch 'Table Forty' podcast

Matt Holliday spent 15 seasons roaming MLB outfields and striking fear into opposing pitchers before...

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Tim Tebow discusses 'greatest trade in history of the world' in Easter Sunday sermon

As Christ-followers around the world on Sunday celebrated Easter and Christ's victory over death, Passion...

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Mo Isom hosts college basketball-themed Huddle Up to discuss God's power, plans

The cancellation of the men's and women's NCAA basketball tournaments crushed the hopes and dreams...

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Benjamin Watson joins initiative to help at-risk churches financially amid pandemic

The coronavirus crisis sweeping the country has brought much of America to a standstill, and...

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Cameron Brock shines light of Christ as American Ultimate Disc League's all-time leading scorer

Cameron Brock jumped in the air, stretched out his arm and snagged the frisbee disc,...

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WNBA legend Tamika Catchings headed to Hall of Fame centered in Christ

Some are calling the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 one of...

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Former Pro Bowl LT Tony Boselli clings to faith during coronavirus scare

For eight seasons from 1995-2002, Tony Boselli towered over opposing defensive lines as a 6-foot-7,...

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Grace College men's soccer team running 48 hours straight for coronavirus relief

In the wake of the fear and uncertainty sweeping the nation due to the coronavirus...

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Former NBA star Stephon Marbury getting masks from China to N.Y. while professing Christ

Stephon Marbury's basketball journey has, in many ways, seemed almost like two separate careers: one...

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Benjamin Watson hosts pro athletes in first virtual Huddle Up with FCA, PAO

In the midst of city lockdowns and the coronavirus pandemic, pro athletes who are followers...

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Two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry hosts numerous Christian artists on Instagram

Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry is making the most of his time during the...

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Russell Wilson, Tauren Wells, Stephen Curry discuss faith amid pandemic on Instagram

Earlier this week, quarterback Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks went live on Instagram, splitting...

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MAGAZINE: L.A. Angels 3B Anthony Rendon is Underrated No More

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

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Mother of Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns in medically-induced coma with coronavirus

In the early hours of the morning Wednesday, Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves posted...

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NASCAR driver Aric Almirola shares video devotional: 'Put the focus on God'

With the NASCAR season suspended until at least May 9 due to the coronavirus pandemic,...

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The new Baltimore Ravens defensive line: Three strong men of faith

The NFL has taken center stage this week with a flurry of offseason free-agency signings...

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Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, wife Ciara to donate 1 million meals to Seattle families

The Seattle area has been hit especially hard by the coronavirus pandemic, and in an...

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New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees returns to team on two-year contract

Longtime New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has agreed to a two-year contract worth $50...

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Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins agrees to two-year contract extension

The Minnesota Vikings and quarterback Kirk Cousins have agreed to terms on a two-year contract...

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NBA, NHL players/owners cover lost wages for arena workers amid suspended seasons

The NBA and NHL each made the unprecedented decision to suspend their regular seasons last...

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Player of the Year frontrunner Obi Toppin of Dayton looks to God amid coronavirus cancellations

The NCAA made the unprecedented move Thursday to cancel all remaining spring and winter championships...

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Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac is now an ordained minister

Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac is out for the year with a serious left knee...

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Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum honors God with prominent new back tattoo

Small forward Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics is enjoying a breakout year, and February...

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Liberty clinches back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances for first time ever

The Liberty men's basketball team punched its ticket to the NCAA Tournament with a 73-57...

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Tanner Tessmann chooses MLS over godfather Dabo Swinney at Clemson

FC Dallas defeated the Philadelphia Union 2-0 at home to kick off another MLS regular...

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Tori Murphy, wife of Rockies infielder Daniel Murphy, provides prom dresses for foster kids

What began as only an idea in Tori Murphy's mind culminated in a celebratory night...

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Baltimore Ravens DT Michael Pierce rededicates his life to Christ, gets baptized

Michael Pierce spends his Sundays in the fall chasing quarterbacks and filling running lanes as...

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Arizona State punter Michael Turk sets NFL Combine bench-press record, 'trusts in the Lord first'

Former Arizona State punter Michael Turk was invited to the NFL Scouting Combine this week...

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N.Y. Mets' Tim Tebow smashes 1st spring training home run

Now entering his fourth season in professional baseball as part of the New York Mets...

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D-III star Eric Demers leading college basketball in scoring with foundation in Christ

Eric Demers. Even the most diehard of basketball fans probably haven't heard his name, but...

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Heavyweight boxing champ Tyson Fury thanks 'Lord and Savior Jesus Christ' after TKO of Deontay Wilder

This time, Tyson Fury (30-0-1) left no doubt as he stripped Deontay Wilder (42-1-1) of...

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Atlanta Hawks PG Trae Young scores career-high 50 points as he honors Christ

Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young sank a free throw with 2.5 seconds remaining Thursday...

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Saints QB Drew Brees to return in 2020 as he seeks to love God and others

The NFL's all-time leader for passing touchdowns and yards (and many other records) will make...

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Baylor women's basketball coach Kim Mulkey reaches 600 career wins, keeps her faith

The Baylor Lady Bears handled Texas Tech 77-62 on the road Tuesday night to give...

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Coach Leonard Hamilton builds Florida State basketball program, seeks God in Gospel music

Syracuse forward Elijah Hughes's 25-footer clanged off the rim as time expired, allowing Florida State...

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Kings guard Buddy Hield thanks God after winning NBA 3-point contest

Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield proved he was one of the best shooters in the...

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XFL QB Landry Jones seeks to be content in Christ, rewrite his football story

Many football fans may recognize Landry Jones as a successful college quarterback at Oklahoma from...

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Diamondbacks SS Nick Ahmed inks contract extension as he puts faith in Christ

The Arizona Diamondbacks announced on Monday that they had signed their talented shortstop, Nick Ahmed,...

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Stanford, Colorado basketball teams pray together after Oscar da Silva's scary injury

With 16:28 remaining in the second half of a PAC-12 basketball showdown Saturday between the...

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XFL begins play, WR Austin Proehl thanks God after scoring league's first touchdown

The newly-created football league known as the XFL began play this past weekend, with two...

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All-time great Rams WR Isaac Bruce thanks Lord after Hall of Fame selection

The five modern-day inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame were announced Saturday, on...

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49ers DB D.J. Reed trusts in Holy Spirit through winding journey to Super Bowl

No one ever thought he would be here. Cornerbacks who are 5-foot-9, 199 pounds, aren't...

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On this day: Jan. 30, 2000 - Rams QB Kurt Warner wins Super Bowl MVP, thanks Jesus

On this date 20 years ago, football fans around the world were glued to their...

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Former 49ers TE Brent Jones reminisces on the first-ever postgame prayer huddle

No matter what happens on the field at Super Bowl LIV between the San Francisco...

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'Death Row Chaplain' Earl Smith a source of inspiration as he ministers to 49ers, Warriors

Getting shot six times from point-blank range usually marks the tragic end to life. But...

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49ers RB Raheem Mostert thanks God after big rushing day lifts S.F. to Super Bowl

Raheem Mostert spent much of Sunday evening running through the Green Bay Packers' defense as...

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Packers punter JK Scott keeps faith in Christ ahead of NFC championship game

JK Scott hopes he doesn't see the field much when he and his Green Pay...

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Linebacker Wesley Woodyard strives to walk with God as Titans make unexpected playoff run

For the second consecutive week, the Tennessee Titans have shocked the football world with another...

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Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright invites fans to read through Bible in a year with him

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright extended an invitation Thursday to his Twitter followers: to...

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Banged-up Eagles tight end Zach Ertz after playoff loss: 'My God is a healer'

The Philadelphia Eagles fell 17-9 to the Seattle Seahawks in the wild-card round of the...

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Tennessee offensive lineman Trey Smith glorifies God as he continues to defy odds

The Tennessee Volunteers mounted an incredible comeback to defeat Indiana, 23-22, in the Gator Bowl...

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Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa wins 2019 Bobby Bowden Award honoring faith

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa may be injured, but that didn't stop him from taking home...

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NBA brothers Justin, Aaron, Jrue Holiday made NBA history, share faith in Christ

A bit of history was made Saturday night in New Orleans, when the Pelicans beat...

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49ers QB C.J. Beathard clings to God as he grieves brother's death

It was a tough week for San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback C.J. Beathard, as he...

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Steph Curry, wife Ayesha dress as 'Grinch' characters to help 500+ Oakland families

NBA superstar Steph Curry and his wife, Ayesha, did their part to help spread Christmas...

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Navy linebacker Paul Carothers finds ultimate joy in Christ through tragedy

Starting linebacker Paul Carothers' career with the Navy Midshipmen couldn't end on a much happier...

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New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge lets Bible verse guide his life

Aaron Judge took Major League Baseball by storm when he first appeared on the scene...

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Auburn DT Derrick Brown, QB Bo Nix win SEC awards while giving glory to Christ

Defensive tackle Derrick Brown has had a tremendous season as the anchor of the Auburn...

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MAGAZINE: Carolina Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin Is Truly At Home

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

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Liberty one of five unbeaten teams as coach Ritchie McKay reaches 300 career wins

Liberty men's basketball coach Ritchie McKay secured his 300th career win as a head coach,...

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Memphis QB Brady White living out 'God's plan' as he leads Tigers to historic season

Fans won't soon forget the 2019 Memphis Tigers. With last Friday's 34-24 victory over No....

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Liberty football bowl eligible after first season in FBS, coach Hugh Freeze's first season

The Liberty Flames football team notched its seventh win of the season Saturday with a...

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Sacramento Kings rookie Kyle Guy displays his faith with tattoos

Sacramento Kings guard Kyle Guy is new to the NBA this season, and the rookie...

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Former World Series MVP Manny Ramirez is now preaching and teaching the Bible

Manny Ramirez was one of the most recognizable figures in Major League Baseball for almost...

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Philadelphia 76ers forward Al Horford says faith in God gives his life stability

Philadelphia 76ers forward Al Horford seems to be fitting in well with his new teammates....

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Tennessee Titans tight end Jonnu Smith leans on faith in good times and bad

Titans tight end Jonnu Smith is in his third season in the NFL, all with...

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Baltimore Ravens QB Trace McSorley gets baptized at team facility

While MVP-contender Lamar Jackson has been busy leading the Baltimore Ravens to an 8-2 record...

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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright returns for 15th season, signs 1-year contract

Aside from a few short rehab stints in the minors and a season missed due...

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Tennessee Titans CB Joshua Kalu thanks the Lord after game-saving field goal block

It took a game-winning field goal block, but the Tennessee Titans held on to beat...

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NASCAR driver Aric Almirola shares about his baptism, finding true contentment in Christ

NASCAR driver Aric Almirola has spent his whole life chasing something. On the track, he...

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Orioles' Chris Davis and wife Jill donate $3 million to Maryland children's hospital

On Monday, the University of Maryland's Children's Hospital received a gift of $3 million from...

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Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed seeks rest in Christ as he earns second straight Gold Glove

Major League Baseball announced the 2019 Gold Glove Award winners earlier this week, and Arizona...

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Lamar Odom, former NBA Sixth Man of the Year, says he's 'walking with the Lord'

On Tuesday, two-time NBA champion and former Sixth Man of the Year Lamar Odom took...

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Houston's Carlos Correa thanks God as he powers Astros to brink of World Series title

With a 7-1 victory Sunday night, the Houston Astros have now won three straight games...

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Lance Barksdale working 1st World Series, among MLB umpires taking bold stand for Christ

The 2019 World Series between the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals is now two games...

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Oklahoma QB Jalen Hurts making Heisman push while accepting God's timing

Jalen Hurts' case to be the Heisman Trophy winner has strengthened with each passing Saturday...

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Ohio State wrestling coach receives eternal victory through unimaginable tragedy

Tom Ryan remembers well the day a two-word question became the most difficult he had...

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Fields of Faith helps thousands encounter God on football fields around the country

This past Wednesday, thanks to a student-led ministry outreach program called Fields of Faith, football...

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Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin embraces fatherhood at home, fame on the ice

Defenseman Jaccob Slavin has been busy helping the Carolina Hurricanes jump out to a 4-0...

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Nationals' Anthony Rendon wants to be 'more Christian than baseball player'

The National League MVP award will likely be given to Cody Bellinger of the L.A....

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Seahawks QB Russell Wilson on pace for career year, praising Jesus all the while

The Seattle Seahawks squeaked by the Los Angeles Rams, 30-29, on Thursday Night Football this...

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Peyton Barber prays with family before every game

Many professional athletes have unique, and sometimes quirky, pregame routines that help them prepare mentally...

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Washington Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier plays for Christ in third straight postseason

Brian Dozier of the Washington Nationals hasn't produced on the diamond this year the way...

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L.A. Dodgers pitcher Casey Sadler finds peace in Christ during 'yo-yo' season

Casey Sadler has had a busy summer. The Dodgers' relief pitcher began the season with...

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Florida H.S. coach glorifies God as she nears 500 wins in both volleyball & basketball

To be sure, head coach Karrmayne King keeps track of all the wins: 571 in...

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Washington great London Fletcher inducted into Redskins Ring of Fame

Linebacker London Fletcher spent 16 seasons terrorizing NFL offenses, his last seven with the Washington...

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South African captain Siya Kolisi trusts in God as 2019 Rugby World Cup begins

For the next month and a half, the best rugby players in the world will...

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Chicago Bears kicker Eddy Pineiro nails 53-yard game-winner, says Jesus is real

Questions have swirled around the Chicago Bears' kicking situation for months. On Sunday in Denver,...

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Buccaneers punter Bradley Pinion's incredible story of the 'angel' who influenced him to attend Clemson

Bradley Pinion, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' punter, has felt God's guiding hand on his football...

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MAGAZINE: Ravens DT Brandon Williams is accepted and acknowledged

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

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Nationals pitcher Aaron Barrett credits 'faith in the Lord' after 4-year battle to get back to big leagues

Saturday's 5-4 win for the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals in Atlanta may have...

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Atlanta Falcons rookie RB Qadree Ollison changes jersey number in memory of brother

Atlanta Falcons rookie running back Qadree Ollison already honors his brother with every snap he...

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Baltimore Ravens' coach John Harbaugh inspires team with custom-made T-shirts

John Harbaugh had no prior experience as a head coach when he expressed interest in...

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Georgia QB Jake Fromm follows God, embraces pressure as he chases elusive title

Georgia football hasn't won a national championship in 39 years. Jake Fromm is on a...

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QB Deondre Francois 'lost sight of God' at Florida State, grateful for opportunity at Hampton

Deondre Francois is now the starting quarterback for Hampton University. It's probably not where he...

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Mark Richt might still be coaching had he better listened to 'what God has to say about rest'

The first weekend of college football is almost here, and for the first time since...

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MAGAZINE: Devin McCourty lives for something way bigger than Super Bowls

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

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Steph Curry offers large donation to bring golf programs back to Howard University

Steph Curry is known more for sinking threes in the NBA than sinking putts on...

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Letter by 9-year-old Red Sox fan inspired Orioles' Chris Davis to break out of historic slump

The 2019 MLB season didn't begin quite like Baltimore Orioles' first baseman Chris Davis had...

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L.A. Angels' Albert Pujols sets MLB record for most hits by foreign-born player

In the fourth inning of Wednesday's game between the Los Angeles Angels and Pittsburgh Pirates,...

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston enters contract year with his identity in Christ

The 2019 NFL season will be one of adjustments for fifth-year quarterback Jameis Winston and...

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Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson enjoying strong season as he fulfills 'duty for evangelism'

The 2019 MLB season has been good to starting pitcher Kyle Gibson and his Minnesota...

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New England Patriots' Matthew Slater reflects Christ as he prepares for 12th NFL season

Longtime New England Patriot Matthew Slater has built an 11-year NFL career by chasing down...

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Cardinals' Paul Goldschmidt wins Player of the Month, finds his foundation in Christ

As Paul Goldschmidt goes, so go the St. Louis Cardinals. Goldschmidt was named the July...

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Pro Football Hall of Fame President David Baker, a 'sinner saved by grace of Jesus,' prepares for Hall Of Fame Weekend

As the summer of 2019 hits the backstretch and the fall comes into focus, football...

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Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz gives young boy a chance to meet his hero

There were tears Friday morning at the Philadelphia Eagles' training camp, but these were tears...

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Michigan State forward Xavier Tillman trusts in God as he leads preseason-No. 1 Spartans

It's only July, but many college basketball experts have already decided who they think next...

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Golfer J.B. Holmes among British Open leaders, thankful to God for surviving two brain surgeries

Through two rounds of golf's British Open in Portrush, Northern Ireland, J.B. Holmes was tied...

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Surfer Bethany Hamilton is 'Unstoppable' in newly released documentary

A new documentary produced by Entertainment Studios titled “Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable” is making waves across...

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St. Louis Cardinals' Paul Goldschmidt excited as spiritual journey continues in St. Louis

The St. Louis Cardinals held their annual Christian Family Day on Sunday after beating the...

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Matt Cullen's faith-filled, 21-season journey through the NHL comes to an end

Pittsburgh Penguins center Matt Cullen on Wednesday announced his decision to retire in a lengthy...

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Miami Dolphins DT Kendrick Norton praises God after car accident leads to arm being amputated

Early on Thursday morning, Kendrick Norton, a defensive tackle with the Miami Dolphins, was severely...

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White Sox catcher James McCann overcame odds at birth to receive 1st All-Star Game berth

James McCann seems to have adjusted well to life in Chicago. >> Subscribe to Sports...

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Timberwolves rookie Jarrett Culver ready for NBA Summer League with God 'the priority in my life'

For Jarrett Culver and the other 59 players selected in the 2019 NBA Draft, the...

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MLB umpire Chris Guccione invited 13-year-old umpire caught in youth-league brawl to Rockies-Dodgers game

MLB umpire Chris Guccione is used to making tough calls. This one, however, was easy....

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Four-star QB Chubba Purdy commits to Louisville, thanks his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

Chubba Purdy, a four-star quarterback in the class of 2020 at Perry High School in...

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UNC's Cameron Johnson says 'isn't God good' after being selected 11th overall in NBA Draft

The 2019 NBA Draft will be remembered mostly for the raw emotion of so many...

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North Carolina's Coby White looks to God in midst of pain as NBA Draft approaches

Ask anyone who's ever been drafted and they'll say there's nothing in this world quite...

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Toronto Raptors' Jeremy Lin after NBA Finals: God is 'just as good at the mountaintop'

Jeremy Lin recorded only one minute of action in the NBA Finals (Game 3). But...

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Kevin Durant's mother 'thankful for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ' after son ruptures Achilles

Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant announced via Instagram that he underwent surgery to repair...

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Oregon QB Tyler Shough gets baptized, excited for what God has planned

Tyler Shough watched from the sidelines last season as Justin Herbert quarterbacked the Oregon Ducks...

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NCAA baseball Super Regionals underway as numerous coaches live out faith in Christ

It's the most exciting month of the college baseball season. The Super Regionals are taking...

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Boston's David Backes putting friendships with former teammates aside during Stanley Cup Finals

David Backes is with the Boston Bruins now, but he spent the first 10 seasons...

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Toronto Raptors' longtime PA announcer, co-chaplain uses voice 'to bring joy to people's lives'

Herbie Kuhn won't garner many national headlines. His face blends in with the rest of...

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Former MLB player Bill Buckner passes away, now 'in the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ'

Bill Buckner, who spent 22 years as a first baseman and outfielder in the major...

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Former Olympic volleyball player Danielle Scott finds refuge in God after domestic violence tragedy

When Danielle Scott looks down at her hands, it's hard to ignore the scars from...

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Tim Tebow belts his first Triple-A home run, gets silent treatment from teammates in dugout

It took 34 games as a member of the Syracuse Mets (24-18), but Tim Tebow...

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How NBA Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady influenced Judah Smith to become a pastor

Look at Tracy McGrady's long list of career accomplishments, and you'll find something surprising. I'm...

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Top-seeded Oklahoma softball team finds strength in Christ as NCAA Tournament begins

Starting Thursday, the nation's 64 best softball teams will begin the chase for the NCAA...

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Brothers Steph and Seth Curry set for showdown in NBA Western Conference Finals

It'll be a family reunion of sorts when the Portland Trail Blazers and the Golden...

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Toronto's Kawhi Leonard says 'God is good' after his buzzer-beater sends Raptors to East finals

With 4.2 seconds left in a tied Game 7 of the Toronto Raptors' second-round playoff...

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Atlanta Falcons rookie RB Qadree Ollison chooses forgiveness over hatred after brother's murder

It was 10:20 on the morning of October 14, 2017, and Qadree Ollison was preparing...

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Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott pays for funeral of 8th-grade football star struck by stray bullet

The heartbreaking story of Jaylon McKenzie touched the hearts of millions around the country, and...

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Boston Bruins forward David Backes bounces back in NHL playoffs as he leans on God

Boston forward David Backes all but shut the door on the Columbus Blue Jackets and...

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San Antonio's LaMarcus Aldridge finds strength in his faith as Spurs do battle in NBA playoffs

The No. 7-seeded San Antonio Spurs and No. 2-seeded Denver Nuggets have traded wins throughout...

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Philadelphia 76ers' Tobias Harris gives 'all glory to God' after perfect 3-point shooting night

The Philadelphia 76ers regained control of their first-round playoff matchup against the Brooklyn Nets on...

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QB Russell Wilson gives glory to God after signing 4-year extension with Seattle Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks just made quarterback Russell Wilson the highest-paid player in the NFL. The...

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Retired NFL tight end Benjamin Watson supports rebuild of 3 Louisiana churches

Former NFL tight end Benjamin Watson retired this offseason, but that doesn't mean he's taking...

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Duke freshmen RJ Barrett, Cam Reddish thank God as they declare for NBA Draft

Duke freshman Cam Reddish announced Thursday he was declaring for the upcoming NBA Draft —...

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Pittsburgh Penguins center Matt Cullen trusts in the Lord's plan as team enters NHL playoffs

Pittsburgh Penguins' center Matt Cullen is no stranger to the postseason. He's been there 11...

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Faith-filled college coaches Dabo Swinney, Tony Bennett are champions for the Lord

Virginia men's basketball. Clemson football. These two programs have more in common than the color...

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Hall of Fame inductee Bobby Jones says basketball has 'given me a platform to share my faith'

In the midst of the Final Four festivities in Minneapolis on Saturday, the Naismith Memorial...

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PGA Tour golfer Cameron Tringale donates earnings to aid children with Compassion International

Content for this story was provided by our partner, Compassion International. For just $38 a month,...

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Virginia guard Kyle Guy relying on his faith in the Lord as he leads Cavaliers to Final Four

The Virginia men's basketball team earned more than just a spot in the Final Four...

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MAGAZINE: Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu is the Walking Triple-Dub

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

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Auburn, head coach Bruce Pearl 'put the Lord first' as team competes in NCAA Tournament

As head coach Bruce Pearl and his fifth-seeded Auburn Tigers prepare for their Sweet 16...

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Nate Oats leaves Buffalo to take over as head men's basketball coach at Alabama

Alabama announced Wednesday that it has hired Nate Oats as its new men's basketball head...

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Stephen Curry's Unanimous Media production company to release 'Emanuel' June 17 and 19

Stephen Curry's production company, Unanimous Media, has announced the release of "Emanuel," a documentary film...

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Marquette's Markus Howard plays for God while leading Golden Eagles to NCAA Tournament

Markus Howard has had quite the season. The junior guard is averaging 25.0 points, 4.0...

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No. 1 seed Mississippi State leans on women's head coach Vic Schaefer as he leans on the Lord

Owning a 30-2 record and a Southeastern Conference title, Mississippi State joined Baylor, Notre Dame...

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North Carolina earns No. 1 seed behind Godly seniors Cameron Johnson, Luke Maye, Kenny Williams

North Carolina is no stranger to No. 1 seeds. In fact, its men's team has...

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Odell Beckham Jr. thanks N.Y. Giants for allowing him to do 'what God put me on this earth to do'

Odell Beckham Jr. posted a message on his Instagram page Thursday thanking the New York...

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Wofford basketball's Fletcher Magee breaking records and following Christ

It happens every March. Someone captures America's heart while they lead a team deep in...

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Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins and his wife Julie welcome their second child

Make room, Cooper, there's a new addition to the Cousins household. On Sunday, Minnesota Vikings...

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Baylor's Jake Lindsey leans on God's promises as he's forced to end basketball career

The athletics program at Baylor University periodically releases in-depth, personal articles about its athletes on...

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Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu wins PAC-12 Player of the Year while playing for Christ

Oregon guard Sabrina Ionescu was named PAC-12 Player of the Year this week for the...

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Quarterback Nick Foles expected to sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars

Nick Foles appears to be headed to Jacksonville. The Jaguars are expected to sign the...

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Liberty men's basketball eyes NCAA tourney after school-record 24th win

With its defeat of Kennesaw State 76-59 on Tuesday, which was Senior Night, the Liberty...

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Colorado Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado signs 8-year contract extension

Rest assured Rockies fans, Nolan Arenado won't be leaving Colorado any time soon. ESPN's Jeff...

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Pro golfer Zach Johnson participates in St. Louis Cardinals' batting practice

A new face stole the show at batting practice for the St. Louis Cardinals on...

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Buddy Hield 'trusts in God' as Sacramento Kings seek return to NBA playoffs

Buddy Hield of the Sacramento Kings did not hide his feelings when asked about his...

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MAGAZINE: North Carolina's Luke Maye is headlining the Heels

This story appears in the Winter 2018 issue of Sports Spectrum Magazine. For more in-depth feature stories...

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Top-5 Daytona 500 finisher Michael McDowell drives to 'glorify God'

Sunday marked the 61st running of the Daytona 500 — by far the most prestigious...

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Wisconsin's D'Cota Dixon accepts Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year Award

Wisconsin Badgers safety D’Cota Dixon took home the Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year...

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Rising NBA broadcaster Kristen Ledlow aims 'to shine a light in the dark places'

Many NBA fans have heard of Kristen Ledlow from her work with NBA TV and...

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Daniel Jeremiah says journey to NFL Network has been guided by faith in Christ

Ask Daniel Jeremiah about virtually any NFL draft hopeful, and he’s quick to rattle off...

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Bengals chaplain LaMorris Crawford overcomes incredible odds to impact lives for Christ

LaMorris Crawford knows pain. He knows struggle. He knows what it’s like to live a...

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MAGAZINE: Preach It, Dabo Swinney — Clemson's coach is unashamed of the Gospel

This story appears in the Fall 2018 issue of Sports Spectrum Magazine. For more in-depth feature...

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CBS Sports Radio Host Amy Lawrence lives for Jesus first

It is often said that nothing good happens after midnight. But that’s not quite true....

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Kings forward Justin Jackson embraces role as spiritual leader in unpredictable NBA

On Thursday night, the NBA landscape changed ever so slightly as it welcomed a brand...

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