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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,

‘Sexual orientation’ added to Olympic anti-bias policy

By Kiley Crossland
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Sports | The International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted last week to add “sexual orientation” to the Olympic Charter. The decision comes after pressure from gay…

Athletes and influence

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | “I’m not a role model. … Just because I can dunk a basketball doesn’t mean I should raise your kids.” Charles Barkley, known for his bluntness and…

Viral outbreak

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Shocking images of high-profile domestic abuse cases put sports leagues in the hot seat

Is greatness worth it?

Is greatness worth it?

By Barnabas Piper
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Culture | Greatness comes at a price. In his book Outliers: Stories of Success , Malcolm Gladwell posed the idea that it costs 10,000 hours of practice to be truly great…

Midday Roundup: Ferguson protests take to the football field

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hands up. Five St. Louis Rams football players protested the shooting of Michael Brown at game time yesterday. Before taking the field for pregame…

It’s the company you keep

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Bad company corrupts good morals. That sounds like something your dear old grandma used to say, and she actually got it straight from Scripture. She said it…

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