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Sunday, June 10, 2007

sports misc.

First of all, Cubs outfielder Matt Murton's (a Christian) younger brother Luke was drafted #1,217 in the 40th Round out of Georgia Tech by the Yankees. He is a sophomore this year. Here's the webpage:

Here's some more news about the Yankees: they honored a twelve-year-old boy from New York who helped save his family during a robbery at their home. Here's the article:

Next, an article about former Bengals quarterback Boomer Esiason, who now works for CBS, hosting a shooting contest to raise money for cystic fibrosis, which his son has:

Here's an article about Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson's race with a horse for charity. Johnson won. Here's the article:

Also, a Q & A article about Chelsea Held, a softball player at Pendleton Heights High School in Indiana (Indianapolis area, I think). Here's a quote:

Q: Being a softball player, do you have any crazy superstitions you've held on to through the years?

A: Before games where we're at home, I can't hit in the batting cage. I have to have my wristband on my right arm. When I get up to bat, I have this certain little ritual I go through, spinning my bat and drawing a cross for trust in Jesus Christ in the dirt.

Here's the article:

Here's a father's day article from Georgia football players/coaches, including Georgia football head coach Mark Richt, a Christian:

Lastly, FYI: here's the TV schedule for the College Baseball World Series: I always think it's fun to watch.

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