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Entering the fray

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Professional sports, especially baseball, jump on the LGBT bandwagon

‘Never say Nava’: A Christian player’s saga

By Marvin Olasky
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Sports | If you’re seeking a Christian ballplayer to cheer for, check out Daniel Nava of the Boston Red Sox. His is a Cinderella tale of movement from washing…

Lessons learned from LeBron

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | By now you’ve all heard that the biggest star in the NBA—and one of the biggest stars in all of sports—made an unprecedented announcement last Friday:

Is the LeBron James story about basketball or redemption?

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Sports pundits had plenty to talk about over the weekend as the World Cup wrapped up in Brazil. But most of the chatter centered on LeBron James and his…

Midday Roundup: Raising the Costa Concordia

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Afloat. In the largest (read most expensive) maritime salvage project in history, crews are raising the Costa Concordia from its resting place just off the…

Seeking perfect moderation as a fan

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | If LeBron James leaves the Miami Heat, his teammate Dwyane Wade and Heat president Pat Riley will be devastated. But if he spurns the Cleveland Cavaliers he…

From penalty kicks to Scud missiles

By Ryan Hill
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Sports | Silence, tears, fistfights, riots—the 2014 World Cup has turned many hearts sour as Germany, Argentina, and other powerhouses eliminate their weaker…

Game changers

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | American interest in the World Cup may be part of a long-awaited trend for soccer

Midday Roundup: TSA screening crackdown targets cellphone bomb threat

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Electronic surveillance. Some U.S.-bound airplane passengers will have to turn their cellphones on and off again to meet added security requirements. The…

Celebrate freely today

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Earlier this week I was listening to a podcast hosted by Bill Simmons, who was talking to Fox soccer commentator Rob Stone about the U.S. men’s national…

From off-season optimism to playing the game

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Only one pro sports league is in season now, but somehow it’s one of the busiest, most exciting times of the year for sports fans. The NFL draft was a…

Midday Roundup: Bobby Jindal signs law protecting babies of brain dead mothers

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Defender of life. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signed a bill Thursday that will protect unborn babies whose mothers are declared brain dead. The bill,

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