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Rainbow connection

Rainbow connection

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | The WNBA promotes LGBT pride, but it allows dissent where other leagues don’t

Dreams crushed by diagnosis, NBA prospect honors God

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Former Baylor University basketball standout Isaiah Austin played himself into a likely  first-round spot in Thursday’s NBA draft. But a routine EKG…

No prosperity gospel in baseball

By Marvin Olasky
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Sports | In March I wrote about the attempts of two still-young pitchers to get back to the major leagues. (See “Curve Balls: When bad things happen to once-good…

Midday Roundup: Facebook outage causes near worldwide panic

Midday Roundup: Facebook outage causes near worldwide panic

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Down and out. Facebook users in the Eastern Hemisphere (and some Americans who were pulling all-nighters) held their breath as the site experienced a…

Why we love athletes like Tony Gwynn so much

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | What makes us have affections for athletes? We don’t know them. We’ve never even met them. So it’s not a personal connection. But it feels personal,

Midday Roundup: Feds sack Redskins trademarks

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | The Washington Disparagers. In what patent experts are calling a landmark ruling, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has canceled six trademarks held by the…

San Antonio’s teamwork beats Miami’s superstars

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | When the San Antonio Spurs beat the Miami Heat 104-87 on Sunday to take the NBA title, the team’s celebration included much more than the traditional…

Midday Roundup: Education that doesn’t cost a latte

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Coffee benefits. Starbucks is announcing plans today to offer employees a chance to get a college degree for next to nothing. Arizona State University is…

Kings crowned again as Stanley Cup champions

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Alec Martinez scored on a rebound in the second overtime period Friday night to lead the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 Game 5 victory over the New York Rangers,

Brazilian soccer star belongs to Jesus

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | As his native Brazil hosts the month-long World Cup tournament, soccer star Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite wants you to know that he is a Christian.

The religion of sports

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | This week I had a chance to go to a baseball game in Baltimore with a couple of coworkers. Camden Yards is one of my favorite places to watch a game, so I was…

Keep yourself from helium Jesus

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | “Little children, keep yourselves from idols” (1 John 5:21, ESV). A 151-foot-tall hot-air balloon replica of Rio de Janeiro’s “Christ the Redeemer”

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