Category Archives: Sports

Former Executive of Mexican Newspaper Reportedly Stole Tom Brady’s Super Bowl Jerseys

A former executive of a tabloid newspaper in Mexico City allegedly swiped two of Tom Brady’s game-worn New England Patriots Super Bowl jerseys and potentially the helmet worn by Denver…

March Mildness? Americans Say Sports Isn’t All About Winning

Thanks to wild buzzer beaters and unbelievable upsets, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament has become known as March Madness. For most Americans, however, their attitude toward sports is more mild…

Nike Will Launch “Pro Hijab” for Muslim Female Athletes

Following its successful “What Will They Say About You Campaign” and Nike+ Training Club App in Arabic, Nike has revealed its next-level plans to make global sports more inclusive for women…

God Blesses Super Bowl Athletes, Not Their Teams

How evangelicals and others see God’s providence in The Big Game vs. Trump’s election. Is the God who reigns over Election Day also in charge of Super Bowl Sunday?

Most Churches Hold Sunday Services, Super Bowl or Not

For churches that have Sunday night activities, most pastors say it’s still “game on” despite the big game next weekend. According to a new study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research, 68…

Putting Faith and Sports on the Same Team

Fatimah Hussein was born in Somalia and immigrated to Minneapolis when she was 6 with her family, fleeing civil war. Ms. Hussein and her sister played softball when they were…

The Chicago Cubs’ Religious Context

Jews, Christians, Muslims see affinity in club’s 108-year exile Within hours of the Chicago Cubs getting eliminated from the 2015 postseason, a devoted fan named Deric Brazill went online to…

Pope Francis on the Beauty and Joy of Sports

The beauty and joy found in sports, whether playing or watching, is something that benefits and unites everyone, regardless of religion, ethnic group, nationality, or disability, Pope Francis said Wednesday.