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.
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Spaniard Sergio Garcia won the AT&T Byron Nelson tournament on the PGA Tour at Dallas, Texas.
Number 1 pro golfer in the world, Jason Day, continued his four-stroke lead to the clubhouse today to win the Players Championship wire-to-wire.
Jean Yih Kingston
Don't you love it when sports stars use their fame to touch the lives of others?
Today, 34-year old, Korean-American James Hahn won his second PGA Tour golf tournament.
There's something magical about Opening Day and the early games in April when everyone still has hope.
Watch random men read some of the slew of horrible tweets regularly lobbed at these female sports journalists.
For Mike Banks, lacrosse wasn't just an enjoyable pursuit, but a life-saving one.
I have been pondering a question in the back of my mind: As a believer should I root for an athlete who doesn't believe and behave as I do?
Englishman Danny Willett won the Masters golf tournament today in a surprisingly upset victory when Jordan Spieth suffered a complete collapse at Amen Corner.
Baseball is a human sport, real, gritty, and also a sign of something else.
Most Popular Stories
Jane the Actuary
The U.S. women's team is citing wage discrimination after receiving about a quarter of what the men's team was paid.
D. G. Hart
Evangelicals have several additional teams for which to root.
For me, the best part of this year's Super Bowl wasn't the snore of a game, but something that happened on the pre-game show.
On Sunday, Beyoncé took to the main stage of American pop culture, the Super Bowl, and delivered a politically charged message to the United States.
Is Football Immoral? Perhaps you've seen the news, heard the chatter, or have decided for your own family.
We are the ones responsible for shattering the racist stereotypes that infect not just football, but all of American culture.
Growing up, my relationship with athletics was mostly about trauma. Now, it's a key part of who I am.
They are an inspiration to me, even though I know from experience how tired they are of the word "inspiration."
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.