(RNS) — I was prepared to be reminded of Michael Jordan’s greatness in ’The Last Dance.’ I was not prepared to be confronted with the cost at which that greatness came.
(RNS) — A bill introduced in the Ohio Senate to allow student athletes to wear religious apparel without obtaining waivers was inspired by a Muslim teen who was disqualified from a track meet due to her hijab.
(RNS) — A new effort by Noor Alexandria Abukaram, the high school junior who was disqualified from a cross-country meet because she ran a 5K while wearing her hijab, reminds the world that her case was no anomaly.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Illinois (RNS) — Last year, Sister Mary Jo Sobieck bounced a baseball off her bicep, threw a perfect curveball and became a viral sensation. Now she’s nominated for an ESPY.
(RNS) — Detroit Tigers ace Michael Fulmer works as a plumber in the offseason and serves as a mentor to adults with developmental disabilities, keeping in touch with his faith and keeping himself focused.
(RNS) — Despite three Olympics without a medal and frustration over the Russian doping scandal, Uhlaender says, 'Quitting is never an option, so why would I quit on God?'
(RNS) — When a quarterback throws a long pass and a player down the field makes a spectacular catch, RNS columnist Richard Mouw imagines the Lord saying to himself: 'Nicely done!'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eric Reid and other Christian players who support Colin Kaepernick's social justice movement want believers on the opposite side of the controversial anthem protest to ask themselves a simple but powerful question: What would Jesus do?
Critics and defenders of the sport and business of football, from the grade school level to the National Football League’s market-religious status, agreed that science and media interests have converged to appeal to the public conscience.
(RNS) — Understanding what’s truly important in sports, by getting guidance beyond wins and losses, is what can give sports power beyond the fields of play.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) But what's a pope to do with a golden football helmet?
(REUTERS) The new rule overturns a 20-year prohibition.
ARLINGTON, Texas (RNS) This week he returned full time to the game he loves.
(RNS) While many approach filling out their NCAA brackets with something like religious fervor, two long-running online competitions are swapping faith for hoops.
(RNS) The new product, developed with help from hijab-wearing Olympians in the UAE, will be commercially available in spring 2018.