Sports (2017)



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  • December 19, 2017
    Michael F. Haverluck

    NFL's falling ratings, attendance stagger to season's end

    NFL logoAs the NFL’s abysmal season plagued by national anthem protests comes to a close, the once-popular American pastime has little to remember 2017 by – other than plummeting ratings, half-empty stadiums and a reputation for embracing its players’ anti-American social justice activism over its patriotic fans.

  • December 19, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    FCA says 'Fields of Faith' set attendance record

    FCA logoA yearly event that centers around students meeting at their local athletic fields to read God's Word continues to grow.

  • December 06, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Focus: Athletes who pursue Jesus above all else

    football player kneeling prayingAs college football fans gear up for the playoffs and bowl games, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes is highlighting dozens of players who are passionately pursing a relationship with God.

  • November 26, 2017
    Michael F. Haverluck

    NFL owners: Policy changes imminent if anthem protests persist

    NFL logoA number of team owners in the National Football League are confident that fans can expect to see a major change in the league’s national anthem policy after season’s end if players keep on protesting the patriotic pregame ritual.

  • November 07, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Staying in the game, fulfilling the Great Commission

    FCA logoThe largest sports ministry in the world is praising God for the growth of its international reach over the last decade.

  • October 23, 2017
    Michael F. Haverluck

    NFL's 6-week 10% ratings plunge spells 'Trump Effect'

    NFL Seahawks kneeling during anthemIt’s been six weeks since national anthem protests kicked off with this year’s National Football League season, and as President Donald Trump, many football fans and the majority of Americans see the public displays as unpatriotic and disrespectful, TV ratings have plummeted nearly 10 percent so far this season.

  • October 16, 2017
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Eagles use hotel pool for baptism before Panthers game

    baptism (cross in water)Before facing the Carolina Panthers, the Philadelphia Eagles held a baptism in the pool at their Charlotte, North Carolina, hotel Thursday for a teammate who wanted to display and celebrate his faith in Jesus Christ.

  • October 13, 2017
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Trump: Kaepernick should've been tossed from get-go

    Kaepernick kneeling (good AP pic)President Donald Trump asserted that if the National Football League would have suspended former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick right away for kneeling during the national anthem, he would not have continued his protests.

  • October 11, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    FCA events continue to have eternal impact

    FCA logoThousands of high school athletes, their classmates, and the adults in their lives will gather tonight on football fields across the U.S. Their focus? The Bible.

  • October 03, 2017
    Chris Woodward

    Hunters open wallets for opening day

    Deer hunters in orangeAn organization continues to spread the word on how hunting works for America.

  • October 01, 2017
    Michael F. Haverluck

    NFL ticket sales flagging by nearly 20%

    NFL logoIn the wake of a tumultuous week that saw national anthem protests escalate after President Donald Trump’s condemnation of the anti-American demonstrations on the gridiron from coast to coast, the National Football League received a loud and clear massage from fed-up fans, as ticket sales substantially plummeted by nearly 20 percent last week.  

  • September 28, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Left's takeover of sports – where it started, where it's going

    'Black Power' salute (1968 Olympics) (b&w)The leader of a sports ministry says liberals are using the controversy of athletes protesting during the national anthem as an opportunity to push forward the left-wing agenda – and it's not a new phenomenon, he notes.

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