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“People are cowed by the NFL”: A Q&A with Gregg Easterbrook

ESPN columnist Greg Easterbrook on God, the ethics of sports, and the most pressing problems for football.

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Pound them in the name of Jesus

New York Jets chaplain and former NHL player Adam Burt multitasks his way through ministry.

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The Power of Powder Puff

I played football because I wanted to be tough. But the gridiron gave me more than bruises.

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I Love Football—But it’s Killing My Soul

Is it possible to enjoy the violent game of football and still be a compassionate Christian?

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Fans Rely on God, Rituals to Boost Favorite Team

A new survey by the Public Religion Research Institute shows the true character of Americans’ “faith” in their teams.

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Who is ‘Notre Dame’?

The University of Notre Dame and its football team have blended ancient Catholic traditions with purely Fighting Irish ones, from attending Mass before games to pre-game prayers of the Litany of the Blessed Virgin.