“The difference between mediocrity and greatness is vision,” the late Falwell Sr. often declared.
Opinion: Liberty University football team realizes Falwell’s winning vision, but at what cost?
by: Paul O’Donnell (Jonathan Merritt) Nov.20, 2020 (RNS) — Liberty University has long bragged about being one of America’s largest Christian colleges, but this year, it can also boast aboutRead More
Beginning Oct. 22, Barksdale has the honor of being on the umpiring crew for his first World Series.
World Series umpire Lance Barksdale’s pivotal moment
by Tim Ellsworth HOUSTON, Oct. 21, 2019 (BP) — Lance Barksdale was a 13-year-old pitcher in a baseball game in Jackson, Miss., and he wasn’t happy with the home plateRead More
The two-hour marathon barrier has finally been broken.
Kenyans see ‘hand of God’ in Kipchoge’s record-breaking marathon run
by: Roxanne Stone NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct. 17, 2019 (RNS) — The two-hour marathon barrier has finally been broken. As Eliud Kipchoge arrived back home in Nairobi on Wednesday (Oct. 16),Read More
ESPY winners will be announced July 10 at the ESPN awards show...
Meet the Catholic sister nominated for an ESPY Award for her wicked curveball
by: Emily McFarlan Miller CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill., June 25, 2019 (RNS) — Sister Mary Jo Sobieck might be the only Catholic sister to have both her own bobblehead and ToppsRead More
This is the 20th season for the co-ed league and it’s completely free for participating children ages 6-12.
It’s opening day for Wayside’s summer youth baseball… June 1
Aurora, Ill., May 24, 2019 — It’s opening day for two hundred at-risk kids in Aurora. Every year, children of deserving families in Aurora experience the joy of baseball in aRead More
Americans are expected to wager more than $8 billion on this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament.
Sports gambling: Pastors ready for fallout
by Aaron EarlsNASHVILLE, March 20, 2019 (BP) — Americans are expected to wager more than $8 billion on this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament. But according to a new studyRead More
Wheaton's Aston Francis scores 44 points.
Wheaton College losses to UW-Oshkosh in NCAA Div. III semi-finals
FORT WAYNE, Ind., March 15, 2019 – The Wheaton College Thunder men’s basketball team lost their thunder in tonight’s NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball semi-final. Wheaton was defeated 104-85 byRead More
Wheaton College going for NCAA III basketball crown... Division II champs in 1957
Wheaton College men’s basketball in NCAA III Final Four
For the first time in program history, the Wheaton College Thunder men’s basketball team has advanced to the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Final Four! Wheaton defeated CCIW foe AugustanaRead More
“That’s not real life,” he said. “Life’s not easy.”
Tim Tebow makes the Christian movie he’s always wanted to see
by: Heather Adams, Feb 20, 2019 LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Tim Tebow, the Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback now readying for his fourth season as a minor-league baseballRead More