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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This sends a clear message to hockey fans, especially kids, that this kind of language is not okay and has no place in our great sport.
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?
Josh Rosen made some headlines yesterday when he posted a picture of himself playing at the Trump National Golf Club in California.
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.
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.
Today, he won the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open, defeating Steve Marino on the third hole in sudden death.
Jesus said it best: "No one can serve two masters."
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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.
Dr. Chip Roper
Beyond the contest on the field, this battle between Manning and Carolina's Cam Newton was also a contrast in attitudes.
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.
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."
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.