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NY Giants’ Prince Amukamura: Christianity is more important than sex/drugs

New York Giants third-year cornerback Prince Amukamura has had a rough transition to the NFL. I was never totally sure why, but he didn’t seem to click with his teammates. He’s had some difficulty staying healthy, which is sometimes an … Continue reading

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Tebow cancels appearance at Dallas megachurch

So word came down this morning that God’s quarterback, Tim Tebow is backing out of a speaking engagement at

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Super Bowl polling: 27 percent of Americans believe God decides who wins

OK, confession time. My belief in the Almighty increases when the Dallas Cowboys are playing. Yes, I’ve been known to drop to my knees and pray for a third-down conversion or two. I remember telling friends that it was “in … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict not influential enough?

Time is out with its list of the 100 Most Influential People. The list includes four religious figures — two of them from the world of sports, QB Tim Tebow and New York Knick Jeremy Lin. OK, I can buy … Continue reading

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Why no Lin backlash?

I’m waiting for it. If you believe in our typically fickle taste for pop culture, the Jeremy Lin story has a shelf life. Right now, he’s an admirable hero figure. Not unlike that Tebow guy when he started dazzling fans … Continue reading

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Can a boxer be a ‘Bible ambassador’?

Today we’re talking sports and religion because… well, I am a sports fanatic and Tebow isn’t giving me anything to talk about these days. But Manny Pacquiao and the Catholic Church are. It seems the church has taken notice of … Continue reading

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Tebow is a ‘man in motion’

In an “oh, no he didn’t” news item, there’s 80s balladeer John Parr reworking his 1985 hit “St. Elmo’s Fire” to pay tribute to Tim Tebow. Parr told a Denver TV station that he is “inspired” by Tebow and wanted … Continue reading

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Obama, Tebow and Bieber in one blog post

Because there are so many interesting things to discuss today (and there’s no way Justin Bieber can carry a blog entry solo), let’s do a link round-up. * Bieber gave it up for Jesus recently with a new tat. The … Continue reading

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Tim Tebow and Billy Sunday

Google “sports” and “religion” and take a step back. If you have even a passing interest in the intersection of these topics, you’ll waste a lot of time reading random stories about Troy Polamalu living for four days in a … Continue reading

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Senators get their religion on

Stumbled across a couple interesting things this morning. First off, ever wondered about the religious breakdown of the U.S. Senate? Me neither. That is, until it popped up in a search I was doing on an unrelated topic. And well, … Continue reading

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