Cheerleaders from a Texas high school have appealed a decision that declared moot a lawsuit they filed to have the right to use banners with Bible verses during public school sporting events.
A petition was filed Wednesday before the Texas Supreme Court on behalf of cheerleaders from Kountze High School and their families.
The appeal was filed by the Plano, Texas-based Liberty Institute and other attorneys regarding the recent Ninth Court of Appeals panel's decision. more >>
Real Madrid, the Champions League winners, confirmed a secured deal to sign Levante's Keylor Navas for this summer, the club's official Twitter account says.
"The player will be presented on Tuesday, August 5, at 1pm [local time] in the Bernabeu's royal box, after undergoing the relevant medical examinations. Subsequently Navas will tread the turf of the Bernabéu for the first time," a further statement from the club's website read.
The La Liga's Player of the Month (2014) awardee was one of the stars of the recent World Cup in Brazil to display an impressive athletic performance that have helped Costa Rica advanced for the quarter-finals of the tournament. Since his debut in 2008, Navas has played more than 60 times for his former team and represented the country at two CONCACAF Gold Cups. more >>
Every so often we may see Christian athletes and sports teams using scripture to help encourage them and lead them to victory. There is no better way to get pumped up and inspired before a game than reciting a Bible verse. Below are 5 very encouraging Bible verses that you will love to share with your teammates:
1. Philippians 4:6
"Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God." (NIV) more >>
Paul George is reacting after a shocking leg injury caused him to receive prayers and support from high profile people in and around the NBA community.
George, the 24-year-old Indiana Pacers guard, reportedly suffered a compound fracture of his tibia and fibula at the Team USA scrimmage at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, according to Indy Star reports. After George attempted to defend fellow guard James Harden on a fast break, he ended up jamming his foot on the backboard stanchion in an awkward position that required him to have surgery.
The injury caused a strong reaction from many athletes and fans at the scrimmage, which resulted in George receiving a great deal of support on social media. more >>
The disabled man mocked on social media by celebrities including Shaquille O'Neal is now reportedly suing for emotional distress.
Jahmel Binion, 23, was left devastated in April when O'Neal, one of his idols, ridiculed one of his selfies on social networking site Instagram. Rapper Waka Flocka Flame and Utah Jazz Point Guard Trey Burke also openly mocked Binion, who suffers from Ectodermal dysplasia, and subsequently they have all reportedly been slapped with a lawsuit, according to Macomb Daily.
O'Neal, who is an NBA legend, shared Binion's photo alongside a shot of himself pulling an odd facial expression on Instagram and it garnered more than 14,000 likes before it was deleted. more >>
A boy named Ben Jackson was told by doctors that he would never walk again due to cerebral palsy. But, that didn't stop him from chasing his dreams, quitting was never an option for Ben.
20 years later, Jackson is an athlete for his school and competes in wrestling and weightlifting. Although he suffers from this disease, God has given him many other beautiful gifts.
If this doesn't inspire you to chase your dreams, than nothing will. more >>