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Outrage isn’t action

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Something has been made strikingly clear in recent weeks: the power of public opinion to sway decision-makers. Two of the National Football League’s premier…

Midday Roundup: Australian police thwart ISIS attack just in time

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Homegrown threat. A raid by 800 police officers stopped ISIS supporters in Australia from launching a terror operation that would have involved beheading a…

Can the NFL make good out of its discipline debacle?

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | The NFL Players Association appealed Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension and the Minnesota Vikings benched Adrian Peterson for the second time Wednesday as…

Sis-boom-blah: More college students blowing off football games

By Laura Edghill
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Sports | The most enthusiastic fans at college football games are often the students themselves, sporting colorful team apparel, painted faces, and uninhibited school…

Midday Roundup: Clinton aides accused of scrubbing Benghazi docs

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Benghazi bombshell. A former U.S. State Department leader has accused the agency’s employees of filtering out potentially damaging documents before giving…

Star NFL player indicted for child abuse

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | A grand jury in Texas indicted star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and a warrant for his arrest was issued Friday by the Montgomery County…

Ray Rice, God, and second chances

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | We worship a God of second chances. His grace is immeasurable, and without it we’d all be doomed. We love to expound upon and promote grace. It is…

The sacking of Ray Rice

By Cal Thomas
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Sports | The “indefinite suspension” of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for knocking out his then-fiancée, now wife, in an elevator at an Atlantic City…

NFL under fire for botching Rice domestic violence case

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Critics accused the National Football League of hypocrisy for increasing the punishment against domestic violence offender Ray Rice only after video of him…

Another NBA owner to sell team over offensive remarks

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | For the second time this year, a National Basketball Association owner will sell his team because of ill-advised comments about race made in private. Atlanta…

Hall of Famer’s cancer recovery ‘nothing short of a miracle’

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Hall of Fame Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly thanked God on Thursday as he called his daughter to tell her, “Daddy is free of cancer.”  The…

Life is not about winning

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | I love competition. I love to win. Maybe it’s genetic or maybe it’s because I grew up with three older brothers and a dad who never let me win—I always…

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