Saudi Soccer Fans Are Angry Because a Woman — a Woman! — Was Spotted In a Foreign Stadium

Last week, a Saudi Arabian soccer team lost to rivals from the United Arab Emirates in the Asian Champions League semi-finals.

TV footage of the match, now on YouTube, shows something horrific. Here it is:

The BBC explains:

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Student-Led Prayers Are Okay… but What’s This?

In an article for the Cape Gazette in Delaware, editor Dave Frederick wrote about how two local football teams met at midfield after the game

… to give thanks and put the football game into perspective, yielding to a higher power. Jevon Currie of Cape followed by Tyuane Johnson of Cambridge led services. Anyone who has first amendment issues with prayer by public school players, remember that the spontaneous display led by players is perfectly permissible.

Well, he’s right about that.

But if you scroll down the page, Frederick includes this interesting picture:



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Lucas Oil Millionaire Posts Rant on Facebook Against Atheists and Muslims “Running Our Country”

Charlotte Atkins Lucas and Forrest Lucas are the multi-millionaire founders of Lucas Oil, the company that owns naming rights to the stadium in which the Indianapolis Colts play.

Yesterday, Charlotte Lucas posted this rant on her Facebook page:



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Catholic Sports League Tells Girl She Can’t Play Football, Even After She Nails Two Kicks in Her Debut Game

Cece Lucia, an eighth grader at St. Simon Middle School in Indianapolis, happens to be on the football team — and she’s a really good kicker.

In her first game on Sunday, she made both of her attempts — an excellent debut performance for any player. (You can see video of one of her kicks here.)

And then, after the game, her coach received a phone call

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The NFL Refs Penalized a Muslim for His Post-Touchdown Prayer, So Why Do They Ignore Christians Doing the Same Thing?

In Monday night’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the New England Patriots, Husain Abdullah intercepted a pass from Tom Brady and ran it in for a touchdown. Afterwards, he celebrated by kneeling down and touching both hands to the ground — a brief prayer from the devout Muslim:

His team was immediately charged with a 15-yard penalty for excessive celebration, or, as the ref put it, “unsportsmanlike conduct, going to the ground.”

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