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Friday, August 17, 2007

MLB, football, etc.

First, an article about a 5K run sponsored by Hurricanes trainer Pete Friesen to raise money for cancer. Some of the Hurricanes players are also running, including Rod Brind'Amour, Glen Wesley (a Christian), and Cory Stillman. Here's the article: (originally found at:

Here's an article about new Braves 1st baseman Mark Teixeira, a Christian, and his great defensive ability:

Next, an article about NASCAR Busch Series driver and former NASCAR driver Morgan Shepherd (a Christian), who races the Victory in Jesus Dodge. The article is about how he became a Christian and why he races now--to spread the gospel: (originally found at: He is the co-owner of Faith Motorsports: (

Here's an article about Broncos kicker Jason Elam, a Christian, studying for his masters of divinity through Liberty University, a Christian college: (originally found at:

Also, an article about Devil Rays outfielder Carl Crawford sponsoring two youth baseball teams in his hometown of Houston. The kids on the teams also were able to come see Crawford and the Devil Rays play a game against the Rangers in Arlington, Texas. Here's the article: (originally found at:

Here's an article about the Bears winning the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame Pro Team Community Award, a prestigious humanitarian award, for their work in the community: (originally found at:

Next, an article about Colts head coach Tony Dungy, a Christian, being named by President Bush to the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation:

Here's an article about Rutgers football head coach Greg Schiano, a Christian, and their success last year after the school had suffered through many terrible years:

Lastly, a link with some pictures from the Reds Faith Day that I went to last Sunday in Cincinnati. The pictures are from Third Coast Sports, the organization that organizes the Faith Days:

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