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Religious Athletes

#LetSikhsPlay Hashtag Protests Basketball Turban Ban

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.18.2014 | Religion

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) recently banned two Sikh Indian basketball players from competing in an Asia Cup game against Japan unl...

Soccer Star Credits God For Giving Him The 'Gift Of Athleticism'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.02.2014 | Religion

Even with Team USA's loss against Belgium on Tuesday, American goalie Tim Howard stole the show with a record 16 saves. Fans crushed by the defeat fou...

World Cup Star Credits Jesus For His Success

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.24.2014 | Religion

U.S. World Cup player Clint Dempsey has an impressive record and enough fame and success to make any aspiring player jealous. But the soccer star take...

NFL Hall Of Famer Opens Up About Biblical Significance Of Jersey Number

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.21.2014 | Religion

Former New York Jets running back Curtis Martin didn't always wear the jersey number 28. But when he did adopt the number, he did so for religious rea...

LOOK: World Cup Players Seeking Divine Intervention?

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.17.2014 | Religion

The 2014 World Cup has already been full of heartbreaks and victories. And per Pope Francis' example, we aren't taking any sides. Some athletes, ho...

Mariano Rivera Talks 2001 World Series And Salvation Only Through Jesus With New York Magazine

Posted 06.10.2013 | Religion

The fever surrounding Mariano Rivera's retirement continues to rise as the New York Yankees closer takes a long last lap around the field of America's...

Poll: Most Americans Don't Mind Religious Athletes

Religion News Service | Jeanie Groh | Posted 10.07.2012 | Religion

(RNS) Tim Tebow can wear all the Bible verses he wants on his eye black: Most Americans don't mind professional athletes expressing their faith on and...

What NFL Team Has God On Its Side This Season?

Curtis Eichelberger | Posted 08.29.2012 | Religion

Religion and football to go together in America, as players often become as famous for what they do on Sunday morning as on Monday night. In Curtis E...

Why The War On Christian Athletes Gesturing To God?

USA Today | Michael Medved | Posted 07.13.2012 | Religion

(RNS) Why should religious leaders, of all people, turn their fire on celebrities who use their popularity for public proclamations of the Almighty's ...

Prayerful Players: The Top 10 Religious Athletes

Posted 06.21.2013 | Religion

For the love of the game, or the love of the Lord? While sports may be religion for some spectators, the athletes who play them often submit to a h...