The owner of NFL franchise The New England Patriots, who recently signed quarterback Tim Tebow, said that the popular Christian athlete's spiritually is "very appealing."
"For me personally, having Tim Tebow on this team, he's someone who believes in spirituality, he's very competitive and works hard, and has a great attitude, and he's a winner. So having him as part of our franchise is great, but he has to compete just like anyone else," said Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who is Jewish, in an interview on Wednesday with ESPN.
"We're blessed to have a lot of people like that, but the fact that spirituality is very important to him is very appealing to me." more >>
A trademark dispute between multibillion dollar sporting goods company Adidas and a small Illinois church that rejected the company's offer of $5,000 to give up their Add-A-Zero logo is heading to trial.
The Christian Faith Fellowship Church proudly declares on the main page of its website that: "Add-A-Zero" was a Prophetic word spoken to our congregation in the early 2000s. In an effort to raise money for the building fund, food pantry, and Firm Foundation Childcare Center, C.F.F.C Zion had the Slogan and Logo trademarked." more >>
Tim Tebow, the 25-year-old Christian quarterback, may be gearing up to play for the New England Patriots.
Tebow was officially released from the New York Jets roster in April. While a number of media outlets questioned if the NFL player would get his opportunity to play in the league ever again, a source reportedly told USA Today that the Patriots will officially welcome Tebow into their mini training camp this week.
While Yahoo! Sports previously reported that Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said Tebow had no chance of joining his team, the coach recently blasted the report. more >>
Jeremy Lin, the 24-year-old Christian Houston Rockets guard who rose to fame when he became a starter for the New York Knicks in 2012, recently took time to show his fans appreciation while explaining why Jesus Christ was so important to him.
Lin recently took to Facebook to answer questions from fans during what he called Fan Appreciation Week. One fan asked Lin what Jesus meant to him and the NBA player did not hesitate to answer.
"Everything...without Him I wouldn't have a purpose in life," Lin answered on Facebook. more >>
The father of former New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow has denied rumors that his son's career is over, after reports came out claiming that the athlete's camp had admitted his time in the NFL had come to an end.
"You are old enough to not believe all you hear," Bob Tebow told NFL.com over the weekend.
Tebow has been looking for a new team ever since he was released from the Jets in April, and has largely kept his head down and stayed out of the spotlight. Various sports broadcasters have tried to predict if, when and for who he will play for next season, but as of yet no team has said it wants to take Tebow on board, especially in his preferred quarterback position. more >>
Jallen Messersmith, the first openly gay men's college basketball athlete who is actively playing, has reportedly received respect and love from his Kansas-area Catholic university since revealing his sexuality last Fall, and more recently in an interview.
Messersmith, who serves as a guard on the Ravens basketball team for Benedictine College, a small, liberal arts university located in Atchinson, Kansas, originally revealed his sexuality to his fellow teammates and coaches last Fall, and more recently in an interview with OutSports.com, a news outlet for the gay sports community.
Although Messersmith was nervous to tell his teammates about his sexuality, the 20-year-old Missouri native has received respect and kindness since his announcement. Benedictine College's President Steve Minnis told Kansas.com that he and his fellow classmates seek to treat Messersmith with love as one of God's children, regardless of his sexuality. more >>