Real Madrid Drops Christian Cross in Logo to Appease Muslims in Abu Dhabi

Spanish soccer team Real Madrid — the world’s most valuable sports team with superstar players Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale — has used the same logo for decades now:

If you look at the very top of that logo, you’ll notice a tiny cross, which is there for a reason:

The symbol holds significance in the history of Real Madrid as it signifies the team’s relationship with Spain’s royal family. The symbol was introduced in the 1920s as part of the emblem of the Spanish crown, when the club was given the title Real (Royal) by King Alfonso XIII and represented the Spanish royal house.

But now that the team is doing business with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, a major bank in the Muslim-majority United Arab Emirates, they’re making a slight change to the logo…

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After a Brief Suspension for Defending Evolution, ESPN’s Keith Law Returns to Twitter with This Gem

Last week, retired baseball star Curt Schilling took to Twitter to criticize, of all things, evolution. And one of his critics was ESPN baseball writer Keith Law, who tried (to no avail) talking sense into the pitcher.



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Religious Fundraiser at a Rutgers Football Game Leads to Threat of Lawsuit

During a recent football game at Rutgers, a portion of the proceeds made at the state university’s concession stands went to the Church of God in Christ for All Saints. Now, the American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center has informed the school that sort of fundraiser is illegal:



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ESPN Suspends Baseball Writer Keith Law for Defending Evolution on Twitter

About a week ago, retired baseball star Curt Schilling took to Twitter to criticize, of all things, evolution:

It went on like that for a while.

One of the people responding to Schilling’s ignorant tweets was ESPN baseball writer — and therefore, Schilling’s work colleague — Keith Law:

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Curt Schilling Defends Creationism on Twitter

For some reason, retired baseball star Curt Schilling decided to argue with people on Twitter about evolution yesterday. (Which is really where all academic debates should take place.)

Too bad the man with three World Series rings took on the role of Kirk Cameron:



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