Heisman favorite Collin Klein throws support behind persecuted Christians

Turns out the black wristband he’s wearing in the picture has meaning:  Kansas State star quarterback Collin Klein has hooked up with Open Doors USA to support thepersecuted church. Klein is pictured on the current cover of Sports Illustrated throwing a pass. He is tabbed in the magazine’s article as one of the leading contenders for the Heisman Trophy, [Read More...]

Jewish players on Catholic high school teams?

Oh yeah.  It may be the ultimate Hail Mary pass (once you remember, of course, that Mary was a good Jewish girl…) Details, from the Los Angeles Times:  It still seems a little strange when the starting quarterback at a Catholic high school is Jewish, but in reality, it has been happening so often that [Read More...]

Answering the call — at a baseball game

From Major League Baseball … a fan with faith. And a phone. [Read more...]

Tebow didn’t win, but his bible verse still scored on TV

Maybe things didn’t turn out Saturday the way Tim Tebow might have hoped. But the gang at Focus on the Family used the big game to run the ad below — which, imho, is a winner. UPDATE: Melinda Henneberger in the Washington Post is less impressed: Though not exactly a Benetton commercial – I think [Read More...]

Red Bull to stage extreme ice event on cathedral steps

This may be a first: A Red Bull Crashed Ice extreme sports event is going to be staged on the steps of the Cathedral of St. Paul come January. The event, which is referred to as a “downhill ice cross,” pits international competitors skating down a specially designed ice ramp. To see a video of [Read More...]

Meet a Christian professional soccer team

They’re called the Charlotte Eagles, the team logo includes a prominent cross, and they proudly say their number one mission is saving souls. Details: With 12 minutes left in the game, the Charlotte Eagles are losing 2-0. The North Carolina humidity hangs thick in the evening air. The home crowd becomes restless as the opposing [Read More...]

"Awesome, baby!": When Dick Vitale met the pope

It happened last week, and the famed announcer was left momentarily mute: It took a face-to-face meeting with Pope Benedict XVI in Italy recently to leave local resident and “Awesome Baby!” sports announcer Dick Vitale in the most unfamiliar of postures. Being from an Italian background — his grandparents were Sicilian immigrants — Vitale said [Read More...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X