In sports belief is often the difference between winning and losing.
Here at Patheos many of our writers explore this connection and reflect on its significance. Following is a selection of our newest stories in concert with a curated selection of some of the most popular posts about sports.
Most Recent Stories
Dr. Chip Roper
Beyond the contest on the field, this battle between Manning and Carolina's Cam Newton was also a contrast in attitudes.
Forget the skeptics.
Is Football Immoral? Perhaps you've seen the news, heard the chatter, or have decided for your own family.
The Super Bowl halftime show ended with this colorful image reading "Believe in Love."
We are the ones responsible for shattering the racist stereotypes that infect not just football, but all of American culture.
There's no better use of celebrity than to exploit the platform it provides to help others.
I'm rooting for Manning, "the Sheriff," to have one last glorious game that he can put in his back pocket and ride into the sunset with.
Here is a list of not only Halal, but well known seafood and vegetarian places which make the Bay Area one of the best places in the world for the Halal Eater.
Benjamin L. Corey
Is the Super Bowl Really the Largest Sex Trafficking Event in the World? Short answer. No.
To Peyton Manning, if you ever read this and I hope you do, win or lose — you win.
Most Popular Stories
Growing up, my relationship with athletics was mostly about trauma. Now, it's a key part of who I am.
This is a phenomenon that is impacting MANY marriages so it's one I feel compelled to address specifically as it relates to men and sports.
Sometimes people hate what you love, and there's nothing wrong with that. However there's no need to ridicule the things we don't like or don't understand.
Jennifer D. Crumpton
Did you know that the winning Women's team is paid 40 times less than the losing men's team?
They are an inspiration to me, even though I know from experience how tired they are of the word "inspiration."
A community basketball team in Cedar-Riverside Minneapolis, consisting of young Somali girls, made the news recently.
TouchDown Israel follows the Israel Football League's quest for the Israel Bowl, as each team fights to win, and bonds in spite of religious differences.
Is boxing is easily compatible with Christian faith? Probably not. But I'm pretty sure he would love the NFL, though.
By convincing us that all of civil religion is summed up in a beer commercial, advertisers corner the market on public religious theater.
I know, that if we had the opportunity to meet Peyton Manning, my wife would swoon. But, you know what? Who could blame her?