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March Meekness: Players show grace in defeat

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Only teams from Wisconsin, Kentucky, Connecticut, and Florida remain after another weekend of the NCAA college basketball tournament. “The thing about the…

Greed gets you slaughtered

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Mark Cuban, owner of the National Basketball Association’s Dallas Mavericks, isn’t known for his reserved nature or tact, and he lived up to his…

In cancer’s pain, former NFL star puts hope in Jesus

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, who led the Buffalo Bills to four consecutive Super Bowl appearances in the early 1990s, says Jesus is his hope as he…

Northwestern football players win permission to unionize

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | In a ruling that could revolutionize the college sports industry, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create…

College hoops have March at its maddest

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | After a nail-biting start to the NCAA college basketball tournament, anything could happen in the Sweet 16, which tips off Thursday afternoon in Anaheim,

‘There’s life after basketball’

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | N.C. Central’s NCAA tournament appearance is huge, but Coach LeVelle Moton knows there are more important things

Dad first, coach second

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | For the next two weeks , you will see more vein-popping, foot-stomping, jaw-jutting, teeth clenching, expectorating, clip-board-chucking temper tantrums from…

Andy Crouch, Red Sox fan and cultural prognosticator

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Here’s the third and last extension of the interview with Andy Crouch from the March 22 issue of WORLD magazine. Crouch for a decade was an InterVarsity…

Slugger Mike Schmidt reveals cancer struggle

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Former Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Mike Schmidt revealed Sunday that he is recovering from an advanced form of skin cancer. The 64-year-old Hall of…

A sign of spring: Box scores at breakfast

A sign of spring: Box scores at breakfast

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | In much of the country, March portends spring (although not so much this year). In my home state of Minnesota, March is miserable. It is Punxsutawney Phil’s…

Michael Sam puts his newfound fame to work

Michael Sam puts his newfound fame to work

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | One month after declaring himself a “proud gay man,” former University of Missouri football player Michael Sam is selling self-promoting merchandise. The…

Craig James gains ground in discrimination case

By Marvin Olasky
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Media | It will take a long drive to reach the end zone, but Craig James, a former NFL Offensive Player of the Year, has gained a first down in his attempt to show…

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