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"Bobby Jones": Finer Things Than Winning

Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius depicts the story of the legendary golfer. In the early 1920s, Jones retired at the age of 28 as an amateur, yet captured ...


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Star Player Weeps under Her Coach's Pressure

"Dad, it really made us all feel bad," said my ninth-grade daughter after she had climbed in the car following a recent game. She went on to tell how ...


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Young Baseball Fan Displays Generosity

Many young baseball fans dream about the ultimate prize of attending a professional game—catching a foul ball. At a 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks game, ...


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Why Athletes Can Lose and Still Thank God

Most athletes believe that god/fate is on their side …. Indeed, when they win a championship, talk of "destiny" fills the postgame locker room. ...


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Runner Allows Competitor to Win the Race

On December 2, 2012, a Spanish long-distance runner named Ivan Fernandez Anaya was competing in a cross-country race in the Spanish countryside. Anaya ...


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Film 42 Shows Jackie Robinson's Christlike Strength

In the movie 42, Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) is a Major League team executive with a bold idea. Rickey recruits Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman), ...


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Amazing Soccer Goal Dubbed 'The Hand of God'

During the quarterfinals of the 1986 World Cup of soccer, the Argentinean forward Diego Maradona scored one of the most controversial goals in soccer ...


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'Fan-less' Basketball Team Experiences Grace

The high school basketball team for the Gainesville Tornadoes in Gainesville, Texas usually has a fan base of zero. One Gainesville player said, "My ...


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Johnny Unitas and Joe Namath: Two Paths of Life

January 1969, two great quarterbacks faced each other from opposite sidelines in Super Bowl III. Both Johnny Unitas and Joe Namath were raised in the ...


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Pro Baseball Star Explains True Success

In an interview with Ben Zobrist, then Kansas City Royals left-fielder and one of Major League Baseball's most valuable players (now a Chicago Cub), Collin ...


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