God alone knows the heart and only He can judge who belongs to Him and who doesn't, but there is something exceedingly strange about a fighter pulverizing his or her opponent, leaving them bloody, dazed, and broken on the floor, while giving honor to Jesus Christ who gave them the victory. How can this be?
This past Saturday night, the most feared woman in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Cristiane Justino, better known as Cris Cyborg, walked out to fight her Swedish opponent to the accompaniment of a beautiful worship song known around the world, also holding up the cross around her neck before kissing it.
When the fight began, as expected, Cyborg dominated her game opponent, punching her in the face and kneeing her in the stomach and throwing her to the ground until the other woman's face was a mess, her left eye swollen shut and blood staining her shirt and shorts. more >>
Teams in Major League Baseball are riding out the last week of the regular season, fighting to solidify their spot in the playoffs. The Chicago Cubs are the best team in MLB this year and are looking at home advantage throughout the postseason en route to the coveted World Series spot.
The Boston Red Sox, meanwhile, are hanging on to a division victory, neck and neck against the Texas Rangers in the American League. While these top teams are on quite comfortable spots in the playoffs, a team struggling to clinch a place in the postseason is shuffling its pieces in a gamble for a deep run.
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Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was pleased that the team's first practice went better than he had expected. It was also the first time Kevin Durant, the team's biggest off-season catch, along with some new players on the roster, to join the Warriors in their training camp.
The 2015-2016 NBA coach of the year told ESPN that Durant was able to greatly mesh with his new team mates. "Practice was really smooth, especially considering all the new faces," he said. "It went well, better than I thought."
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Jeremy Lin joined the famous athletes and civil rights groups in commending the national anthem protests of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The Brooklyn Nets point guard revealed that he may emulate the bold move of the NFL star in the 2016-17 NBA season, but only if it is in unison with his teammates.
Lin Praises Kaepernick
Per New York Post, Lin lauded Kaepernick's series of national anthem protests because of the movement it sparked. The 28-year-old point guard, who is known as one of the NBA's most socially conscious players, added that the 49ers quarterback's controversial protests spotlighted and prompted discussion over a problem that has been overlooked throughout the years. more >>
Miami Marlins baseball star Dee Gordon hit a home run in his team's 7-3 win over the New York Mets on Tuesday, paying tribute to slain teammate Jose Fernandez, and crediting his achievement to God.
"I ain't never hit a ball that far, even in BP," Gordon said, who finished with a season-high four hits, according to USA Today Sports.
"I told the boys, 'If you all don't believe in God, you better start.' For that to happen today, we had some help." more >>
The following are the latest trade rumors involving NBA teams trying to improve their current roster before the regular season begins.
1. Kirk Hinrich to Cleveland Cavaliers