Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and prominent Christian athlete Tim Tebow spoke to a crowd of more than 2,000 Christians Saturday at God's Purpose for America, an event to encourage individuals to stand up for Judeo-Christian values. Tebow urged the gathering of believers at Middle Tennessee State University to help others by standing up and acting for God in their lives.
"What's amazing when you get up and do something is what God does in your life," Tebow told the crowd, according to The Daily News Journal. "We just have to get up and do something."
Tebow referred to himself as a "Christian who happens to be an athlete," and said that his faith always comes first in his life. more >>
NEW YORK — Tobin Heath, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and member of the World Cup winning U.S. women's soccer team, regularly thanked God on her Twitter account during their road to the championship and acknowledged Him after their win in the finals against Japan last week.
Heath, 27, a professing Christian who acknowledged God several times on Twitter this year, also cites the scripture Ephesians 2: 8-9 in her description on the social media account.
"WWC FINAL!!!!!," tweeted Heath on July 5 after winning the championship game. more >>
After opting out of his contract last week, LeBron James has verbally agreed to re-sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
According to a report by ESPN, the four-time Most Valuable Player will sign a two-year contract worth $46.9 million, said sources Chris Broussard and Brian Windhorst.
Once James signs the contract, it would be the first time the NBA superstar will re-sign with a team. After his rookie contract with the Cavs in 2010, James decided to "take his talents to South Beach" and play with buddies Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. more >>
After a so-so performance for the Los Angeles Lakers this past season, "Linsanity" star Jeremy Lin will once again try his luck in searching for a team where he will be used.
And earlier this week, the former Harvard standout has tweeted that he would be suiting up for the Charlotte Hornets.
According to a report by ESPN, Lin is expected to be introduced to the media by Monday. more >>
Just days after Christian Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson declared that he and his popular singer girlfriend Ciara are engaged in a sexless relationship, outspoken Chicago sports radio host Dan Bernstein suggested that Wilson might be gay and that he doesn't "have to lie" anymore.
Wilson revealed that he was abstaining from sex with Ciara in an interview with pastor Miles McPherson, a former NFL player, which was posted to YouTube on Sunday.
"I remember she was on tour, she was traveling. I was looking at her in the mirror. She was in the dressing room getting ready to go before she went on stage, and she was sitting there, and God spoke to me and said, 'I need you to lead her,'" Wilson told McPherson in the interview. more >>
Christian basketball star Jeremy Lin of the LA Lakers answered questions about his plans for marriage during a worship service at a Hong Kong university on Sunday where he spoke about the challenges he faced throughout his past basketball season to a student audience of over 1,400 people.
As part of his Asia tour, Lin, 26, spoke at The Chinese University of Hong Kong where he opened up about how his Christian faith helped him through what he described as "possibly the toughest year of my life."
The Taiwanese-American's fans were also allowed to participate in the discussion by asking questions, which one young woman used as an opportunity to inquire about Lin's expectations for marriage and when his nuptials might take place. more >>