Q&A on Tim Tebow’s gridiron faith

(RNS) Michael Butterworth of Bowling Green State University talks about how sports media coverage of evangelical Christian and New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow seldom treads beyond a “nice guy” image to delve into his faith. By Adelle M. Banks.

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Olympics ceremony won’t include moment for murdered Israelis

JERUSALEM (RNS) Despite international pressure — including support from both U.S. presidential candidates — the International Olympic Committee has refused to include a moment of silence at Friday's opening ceremony to honor Israeli athletes killed by terrorists at the games 40 years ago. By Michele Chabin.

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Sandusky charity transfers $2 million to Christian group

WASHINGTON (RNS) A Christian foster care organization is poised to take charge of $2 million in assets from the troubled children's charity run by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. By Chris Lisee.

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