As Benjamin Watson mourns the recent death of his grandmother, he's sharing some of the spiritual lessons the family matriarch instilled in him.
The 35-year-old recovering Baltimore Ravens tight end wrote a heartfelt message to over 350,000 Facebook fans about his grandmother who died on Oct. 29. While reflecting on his love for her, Watson recalled some wise words his grandmother told him concerning his faith.
"'What God has for you is for you.' In other words, Benjamin, YOU fight the good fight, YOU finish the course, YOU keep the faith and YOU trust God to give you what He wants and lead you where He desires you to go," Watson shared. "No one can alter, add or subtract from God's plans for you. Only He is omniscient and omnipotent. Rest in His sovereignty." more >>
Tim Tebow says he's ready to get married and have children so that his kids can get to know his father and learn valuable life lessons from him.
"Baseball takes a lot of time and it's not like I don't have several other full-time jobs. But I'm definitely ready for a relationship and I'm looking forward to it," Tebow told People magazine on Wednesday.
"I can't wait for that, and I can't wait to have kids. I want my kids to know my dad and to learn the same lessons from him that I did," the NFL player-turned-professional baseball hopeful said, speaking about his parents, Bob and Pam Tebow. more >>
After years of being on an emotional roller coaster in the NBA, Jeremy Lin says he's finally happy in his career as the Brooklyn Nets' point guard and appreciates the opportunities God has given him.
The 28 year old is no longer the short-lived phenomenon or backup point guard that many have come to know him as over the past four years. After being traded, picked up and released from the New York Knicks, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers and Charlotte Hornets, Lin has a reason to be overjoyed in Brooklyn.
Lin has finally been given an opportunity to lead a team as a starting point guard running the floor, and said in an interview with Slam magazine: "To have this role, I'm so excited I can't even really explain just how happy I am. There are days where after we work out or play pickup or whatever, I'm just like, man, it feels natural. I'm a leader. I'm a starting point guard. more >>
Manny Pacquiao is calling on Jesus to help the Filipino people overcome the destruction caused by Typhoon Haima this month.
The storm known to Filipinos as Super Typhoon Lawin, displaced hundreds of thousands of people after storms up to 100 mph ravished the nation. The 37-year-old Filipino senator, who came out of retirement to fight Jessie Vargas Nov. 5, is focused on his country and its people who have suffered from recent tropical storms.
Popular Christian athlete and former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow eloquently answered criticisms about his decision to drop his professional football aspirations and pursue a career in baseball on Tuesday when he was put in the "hot seat" on an episode of "First Take" on ESPN 2.
After Tebow made headlines this summer when he signed a minor league contract with the New York Mets, many sports fans were left wondering why the 29-year-old national championship-winning quarterback with NFL playoff experience would set aside his NFL dreams to try his hand at a sport he hasn't played competitively in 12 years.
Although Tebow hasn't played in a regular season NFL game since the 2012 season, he has received offers from NFL teams to play other positions besides quarterback. more >>
The American Family Association has accused athletes across America who are following San Francisco 49ers football player Colin Kaepernick in his decision to not stand during the national anthem of "disgracing" and "embarrassing" themselves and their teams.
"As the football season rolls on, more and more athletes are disgracing themselves and embarrassing their coaches and teams by thumbing their noses at the national anthem," said Buddy Smith, AFA Senior Vice-President, on Thursday.
Smith pointed out that unlike Kaepernick, who protested against racial discrimination in America by kneeling during the anthem, other players such as Millikin University linebacker Conner Brewer decided to go in another direction and stand on the sideline during the anthem while his teammates chose to stay in the locker room. more >>