John C. Dorhauer, general minister and president of the United Church of Christ, thanks the baseball team in Cleveland for deciding to change its mascot away from Native American imagery.
Columnist Greg Mamula reflects on recent efforts by athletes to protest against racial injustice by boycotting games. He notes that sports are a reward for a functioning society, and we are not a healthy, functioning society right now.
Though sports ministries long espoused a “colorblind” approach to race, believers in pro sports are leading the calls for racial justice.
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Sports journalists often point to the careers of great athletes who didn’t win a championship and call their greatness into question by asking, “Where are the rings?” Christians, by contrast, must look at the careers of great athletes and ask, “Where is the love?”
Justin Jackson has learned that God has a sense of humor as well as a sense of direction.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Americans are expected to wager more than $8 billion on this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament. A LifeWay Research survey conducted last fall found if sports gambling does become legal in their state, many pastors are already planning their response.
ATLANTA (BP) -- For Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Brandin Cooks, Sunday's Super Bowl is an opportunity for redemption.
Cooks was part of the New England Patriots in last year's Super Bowl but left the game prematurely in the second quarter with a concussion. He never
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Brett Kern may make a living playing football, but it was a game of softball that changed his life.
(RNS) — For a sizable number of Americans, agreeing with their partner about sports is more important than agreeing about religion, according to an online survey about
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Egypt's first World Cup in 28 years has captivated the soccer-crazy nation, with intense focus on the squad and