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The roster of Olympic sports might be expanding with a very unusual addition. During the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics, classic sports such as swimming, track and field, gymnastics and basketball might be joined by the likes of surfing, sport climbing, …Read More

This year at the London Olympics, Sikh athletes will be allowed to carry daggers – and some Muslim competitors may be exempted from their annual Ramadan fast. But a decision to experiment with the safety of  hijab headcoverings for Muslim women soccer players may …Read More

Making English Premier League soccer history, the intense kid from rural Texas scored a “hat trick” – three goals in a single match for Fulham. Only a few days later, did he it again — the first American ever to do so once, much …Read More

The True Sport Foundation announced its Canadian Sport Award winners this week.  The national organization honoring individuals like speed skater Christine Nesbitt and world and national figure skating champion Patrick Chan; also singled out an Ottawa hockey team.  The Ottawa …Read More

Across the globe, folks are Tebowing in exotic places. What is Tebowing? It’s “to get down on a knee and start praying, even if everyone else around you is doing something completely different,” says sportswriter Lindsay H. Jones at the …Read More

Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow took a secret weapon into Thursday night’s come-from-behind, last-minute 17-13 win against the New York Jets. Prayer. Well, that’s no secret, as anybody knows who has ever watched Tebow take a knee as he thanks …Read More

Here’s a powerful moment just before Saturday’s Penn State-Nebraska game as Cornhuskers Assistant Coach Ron Brown seeks the Lord’s blessing. PSU’s Nitanny Lions were about to take the field for the first time since their iconic coach, Joe Paterno, was fired along with the university’s …Read More

“I was always praying to God, and thanks to God, He gave me the miracle of sending me these wonderful people,” proclaimed Washington Nationals baseball player Wilson Ramos after security forces rescued him from kidnappers demanding millions of dollars. A …Read More

As a horrific child abuse sex scandal wracks Pennsylvania State University, God is speaking, says a longtime supporter and neighbor of the school. “It has been a horrible week for our town,” writes Chris Heinz in his personal blog. “A …Read More

So, now is it cool to mock Quarterback Tim Tebow’s faith? Apparently Detroit Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch thinks so. He openly mimicked Tebow’s familiar prayer pose after sacking Tebow in the second quarter this week. “Ridicule Tim Tebow for his slow release, for missing …Read More