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What sports teach us about perspective

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Ohio State third-string quarterback Cardale Jones led the Buckeyes to the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship Monday night against an…

Midday Roundup: Charlie Hebdo’s message of forgiveness

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Forgiveness. The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo , attacked last week by Islamic terrorists, will release its next issue on schedule tomorrow. The cover,

Ducks, Bucks vie for title

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | When the Oregon Ducks and Ohio State Buckeyes kick off the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship game tonight in Arlington, Texas, the…

Rick Carlisle’s winning combination

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | David Thorpe, an NBA analyst for ESPN, recently tweeted, “One of Rick Carlisle’s best attributes is his intense belief that he can get more from a player…

Farm team

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Jason Brown’s radical life change is touching more lives than he could have predicted

Midday Roundup: NYPD, mayor face off at second officer’s funeral

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Tense memorial. Thousands gathered Sunday to honor slain New York police officer Wenjian Liu. FBI Director James Comey spoke at the funeral service honoring…

New Year’s resolutions for sports fans

New Year’s resolutions for sports fans

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Most of us make New Year’s resolutions about our budgets, waistlines, relationships, or jobs. We commit to a Bible reading plan or just to read more in…

God and football

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Essay | The moment before you dive into the fray of a high school football game, knowing you will be tackled, you feel like lightning is ripping through your guts.

Midday Roundup: Shanghai celebration turns into deadly stampede

By Mickey McLean
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Newsworthy | Deadly celebration. Ringing in the New Year in Shanghai, China, turned deadly last night as 36 people lost their lives in stampede along the city’s popular…

Heisman Trophy winner: ‘Football doesn’t define me’

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | New Year’s Day brings the debut of the NCAA’s new College Football Playoff, with one semifinal featuring two top coaches and the other two top…

The most significant sports stories of 2014

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | The past year provided several seminal sports stories. There were remarkable performances by athletes and teams, but what marked 2014 was the significance of…

A better way than enjoying failure

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | One of the weirdest and most unpleasant aspects of sports is a fan’s intense desire for opponents to fail. I have certainly been party to this sentiment,

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