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    NFL Players Team Up To Bring Clean Water To East Africa

    Today is World Water Day. According to UN.org, there are over 663 million people living without a safe water supply close to home. Many people spend countless hours traveling long distances...

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    MLB Closeup: Cody Allen

    The Cleveland Indians drafted Florida native Cody Allen in the 16th round in 2010, but Allen decided to play a season at High Point University to grow stronger after Tommy...

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    MLB Closeup: Yan Gomes

    Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes quotes Philippians 4:13 in his Twitter bio—“I can do all things through Him who gives me strength”—an admirable display of humility considering his many accomplishments....

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    MLB Closeup: Chris Coghlan

    Before Chicago Cubs utility player Chris Coghlan made it to the major leagues, the thought of winning a World Series might have been something that would not only be the...

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    MLB Closeup: Ben Zobrist

    It’s only fitting that Ben Zobrist would be named the 2016 World Series MVP and drive home the go-ahead run in Game 7 of the Fall Classic finale. Zobrist grew...

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    Track-and-Field Closeup: Felicia Brown

    For most athletes who ascend to the top of their sport, it would be easy for them to assume their purpose on Earth was to be the best at that...

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    NBA Closeup: Jeremy Lin

    Jeremy Lin is an example of how prayer helps someone thrive. But you may or may not find it in his statistics. The real proof is in his attitude. During...

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    NFL Closeup: Ryan Quigley reflects on roller-coaster journey to NFL

    Ryan Quigley found himself at a crossroads. After a successful four-year punting career at Boston College, Quigley, undrafted, had an opportunity to make the Chicago Bears roster during the 2012...

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    Where Are They Now Closeup: Former Lions kicker Jason Hanson discusses faith in post-NFL life

    As an NFL kicker, Jason Hanson has heard the cheers after kicking a game-winning field goal. And he’s heard the boos after missing. “Yeah, there’s pressure,” Hanson says. Welcome to...

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    Where Are They Now Closeup: Hall of Famer Jackie Slater waited on God's timing in coaching career

    Jackie Slater coaches with the same intensity that helped him become a Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive tackle. In practice, he constantly barks instructions to Azusa Pacific University’s offensive...

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    NFL Closeup: Thirteen-year veteran Charles Tillman counts servanthood as most important accomplishment

    Charles Tillman has been to a Super Bowl, been named to the All-Pro and Pro Bowl teams, earned a master’s degree, and won the prestigious Walter Payton Man of the...

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    In The News Closeup: Caleb Castille's unorthodox journey to acting

    Caleb Castille was playing football, following in the footsteps of his father and older brothers. His father, Jeremiah, played football at the University of Alabama and went on to play...

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    In The News: Zach Johnson

    From Zach Johnson’s first PGA Tour win to his most recent victory in the British Open on July 20, he has remained consistent. Not just in his play, but in...

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    In The News: Stephen Curry

    NBA All-Star. NBA MVP. NBA Champion. The success seemed to come all of a sudden for Stephen Curry, who earned his second consecutive All-Star berth this season before winning the...

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    In The News: U. S. Women's Soccer Team

    Leading up to the women’s World Cup title game between the United States and Japan, the experts had fans believing the U.S. was struggling. Although the U.S. had outscored opponents...

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    In the news closeup: Manny Pacquiao

    The fight that seemed destined to never happen, is now scheduled to take place: Manny Pacquiao will fight Floyd Mayweather, Jr. on May 2 in what experts are saying will...

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    Where are they now? closeup: David Robinson

    The Naval Academy’s most recognizable basketball alum earned another recognition recently. Former NBA star and Hall of Famer David Robinson earned the Distinguished Graduate Award from the U.S. Naval Academy’s...

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    Women in sports closeup: Marlen Esparza

    [caption id="attachment_11155" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Marlen Esparza[/caption] Marlen Esparza is known for becoming the first nine-time U.S. boxing champion in history. She’s probably the only former high school class president to...

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    Around the world closeup: Euan Murray

    Euan Murray may best be known for what he doesn’t do as opposed to what he does do, but that’s fine with him. Murray, a Scottish professional rugby player since...

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    Where Are They Now? Closeup: Tom and Terry Brands

    Success breeds success is the well-worn coaching cliché. But more than a cliché, twins Tom and Terry Brands are living proof that it’s true. When the Brands were wrestling for...

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