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Bible helps NBA’s Curry stay ‘focused, locked-in’

Bible helps NBA’s Curry stay ‘focused, locked-in’

by Aaron Earls OAKLAND, Calif. (BP) — Stephen Curry has been writing Philippians 4:13 on his basketball shoes since his first college practice, but it was another passage from the biblical book...
He’s a Major-League Pitcher — and a Plumber — Whose Faith Helps Keep Him Focused

He’s a Major-League Pitcher — and a Plumber — Whose Faith Helps Keep Him Focused

By Bobby Ross Jr. It’s not hard to stay humble when you’re unclogging a toilet. Or when you’re throwing gopher balls to Miracle League ballplayers swinging for the fences. At least that’s how...
Gold Mine: Diamondbacks’ Paul Goldschmidt finds Jesus through love of others

Gold Mine: Diamondbacks’ Paul Goldschmidt finds Jesus through love of others

By Sports Spectrum  Paul Goldschmidt has a reputation for humility almost as large as his renown for terrifying National League pitchers. Despite prodigious numbers (good enough to merit...
New York Yankees call Ken Whitten ‘mentor’

New York Yankees call Ken Whitten ‘mentor’

By David Roach   LUTZ, Fla. (BP) — Ken Whitten used to dream of playing professional baseball. But even though God closed that door following Whitten’s college pitching career nearly...
Passionate Purpose

Passionate Purpose

  By Kyle Gibson, Minnesota Twins Throughout most of my childhood and teenage years, baseball defined me. My life revolved around the sport. Looking back now, I realize it was in the absence of...
All-Star Pujols anchored by faith

All-Star Pujols anchored by faith

  By Daniel Woodman   CINCINNATI (BP) — He grew up playing catch just like any kid, except he used limes instead of a baseball and a milk cartoon instead of a glove. He often watched...
Chris Davis: God Used My Time Off For His Glory

Chris Davis: God Used My Time Off For His Glory

Back from a long suspension, Baltimore Orioles first baseman reflects on what he learned during his time away from Major League Baseball   By J.C. Derrick   (WNS)–Chris Davis was on...
Baseball Builds Bridges with Japanese Peruvians

Baseball Builds Bridges with Japanese Peruvians

By Aurora Flores LIMA, Peru (BP) — Peru’s Nikkei, Japanese immigrants and their descendants, live and work among Peruvians, but their loyalties to Japanese identity and community can wind...
Retaliation in MLB Must Stop

Retaliation in MLB Must Stop

By Brett Honeycutt Pittsburgh Pirates star and reigning National League MVP Andrew McCutchen was hit by a pitch on Aug. 2. Ordinarily, that might not even have been a note in the game story the...
Little League and Character

Little League and Character

By Todd Brady JACKSON, Tenn. (BP)–Bill Veeck once said “There are only two seasons—winter and Baseball,” and around our house, it’s baseball season. Little League offers up a beautiful...