(RNS) The decals had been added as a way to memorialize a former player and an equipment manager who died this year, the university’s athletic director says.
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FERGUSON, Mo. (RNS) While some have been critical of the religiosity often found in American football, Aeneas Williams sees a calling from God he can’t ignore.
(RNS) “Athletics isn’t our mission, but it has the potential to shine a light on our mission like nothing else ever can,” says school president and chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr.
(RNS) Human hands never touch Blessed Communion’s product until the consumer opens it like a small medicine cup with a pull-tab, almost eliminating the risk of contamination.
(RNS) Nike’s 2014 World Cup video features dark-haired soccer robots whose team logo, to some, looks much too much like the Star of David.
“We have three rules in our program that everybody must follow,” Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney says. “(1) players must go to class, (2) they must give a good effort and (3) they must be good citizens. It is as simple as that.”
(RNS) How did a story like Michael Sam’s coming out fail to be reported on a campus known for having one of the top journalism schools in the world? Because, in the minds of the students at the University of Missouri, being gay is no big deal.
(RNS) Most Americans don’t see spiritual forces affecting the sports scores but many will do a little dance, say a little prayer anyway. Especially football fans.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Rev. Graylan Hagler, senior minister of Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, has been speaking out for more than 20 years against what he calls the “R word.”
(RNS) A new survey shows that more than a quarter of Americans think God will help decide the winner of Sunday’s Super Bowl. But that doesn’t help the Almighty’s football-loving followers, especially Christians who may need divine wisdom to separate the saints from the sinners in the matchup between the Ravens and the 49ers.