Sports Spectrum Magazine Summer 2021

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U.S. women win gold in Olympic 3x3 basketball debut, led by 'woman of faith' Kelsey Plum

The U.S. women’s 3x3 basketball team dominated once again Wednesday, and captured the inaugural women’s...

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Fiji rugby sevens team captures back-to-back Olympic gold, praises God on field

Rugby is by far the most popular sport in Fiji, and some would even say...

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Matthew Hoppe glorifying God as he makes mark with USMNT in Gold Cup

U.S. men's national team striker Matthew Hoppe hadn't scored in international competition — or a...

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SS PODCAST: Musician Colton Dixon on baseball, 'American Idol' & his faith in Jesus

THIS IS THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST WITH JASON ROMANO, FEATURING COLTON DIXON Colton Dixon is...

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Daily Devotional: Wednesday, July 28 - Joy Through the Gospel

"I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of...

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U.S. wins silver behind strong Christian core in softball's return to Olympics

The U.S. Olympic softball team came up just short in the sport's return to the...

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TABLE FORTY PODCAST: Cardinals Bench Coach Oliver Marmol & Wife Amber

St. Louis Cardinals bench coach Oliver Marmol and his wife, Amber, join the Table Forty Podcast to talk about baseball, faith and marriage.

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INCREASE STORY: Pressing Closer To God - Janie Reed

Janie Reed is a 28-year-old outfielder for the U.S. Olympic softball team, currently competing in...

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Daily Devotional: Tuesday, July 27 - God Promises His Freedom

"But thanks be to God, that you who were once slaves of sin have become...

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Vincent Hancock captures 3rd Olympic skeet shooting gold medal, sees platform as witness for Christ

After setting an Olympic record by hitting 59 of 60 targets, American Vincent Hancock became...

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Carlin Isles leads U.S. rugby sevens at Olympics while being led by God

Five years ago, the U.S. men's rugby sevens squad suffered an early exit from the...

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SS PODCAST: N.Y. Giants O-lineman Nate Solder on sitting out 2020, returning in 2021

THIS IS THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST WITH JASON ROMANO, FEATURING NATE SOLDER Nate Solder is...

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Daily Devotional: Monday, July 26 - Preserving Memories

"You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And the things you...

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Troy Isley prepares for Olympic boxing debut, grateful to God for opportunity

Competing in the Tokyo Olympics seemed unlikely for Troy Isley when he suffered an upset...

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SS PODCAST: Former Clemson coach Tommy Bowden on legacy, coaching for Jesus

THIS IS THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST WITH JASON ROMANO, FEATURING TOMMY BOWDEN Tommy Bowden is...

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GET IN THE GAME PODCAST: Chris Coghlan — Former MLB Outfielder

Former Rookie of the Year and World Series champ Chris Coghlan joins the podcast to talk about his faith testimony, baseball and service.

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Daily Devotional: Friday, July 23 - Focus Your Faith

“However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish...

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Former FSU coach Bobby Bowden announces terminal medical condition, finds peace in faith

Legendary Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden is preparing for the next battle in his...

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U.S. archery team's Brady Ellison, Mackenzie Brown putting faith on display at Olympics

Members of both the men's and women's U.S. archery teams competing in the Tokyo Olympics...

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Daily Devotional: Thursday, July 22 - The Last Shot

“The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the...

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Suns coach Monty Williams congratulates Bucks in locker room after losing NBA Finals

The pain and disappointment were evident in Monty Williams' voice as he answered the final...

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SS PODCAST: Paratriathlon gold medalist Grace Norman on faith in Christ, preparing for Tokyo Paralympics

THIS IS THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST WITH JASON ROMANO, FEATURING GRACE NORMAN Grace Norman is...

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Daily Devotional: Wednesday, July 21 - Life was the Light

"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word...

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Jrue Holiday helps lead Milwaukee Bucks to NBA championship: 'This is only God'

It's been a long year for Jrue Holiday. He was traded just before the start...

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Aric Almirola goes from frustrating season to NASCAR playoffs, praises God along the way

Aric Almirola was 27th in the NASCAR Cup Series points standings entering Sunday's Foxwoods Resort...

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TABLE FORTY PODCAST: Former Oklahoma State Baseball Player Max Hewitt

Former Oklahoma State baseball player Max Hewitt talks baseball and faith on the Table Forty Podcast with Matt and Leslee Holliday.

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Daily Devotional: Tuesday, July 20 - God Promises His Will

“Making known to us the mystery of his will, according to his purpose, which he...

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Ole Miss football/baseball star John Rhys Plumlee relying on faith amid uncertain QB role

John Rhys Plumlee could play quarterback for Ole Miss this season. He could also play...

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Bengals LB Akeem Davis-Gaither gets baptized: 'I am so proud to have given my life to Christ'

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Akeem Davis-Gaither has professed his faith in Christ through baptism, according to...

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SS PODCAST: Surfing legend Bethany Hamilton on motherhood, identity and faith

THIS IS THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST WITH JADE MCCARTHY, FEATURING BETHANY HAMILTON Bethany Hamilton was...

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