Tag: sports

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    Baseball, like religion, has its own relics, prophets, rituals, and in the game’s most magnificent moments, a sense of “the ineffable,” according to John Sexton, president of New York University and author of “Baseball as a Road to God.” More

    April 26, 2013 | Comments

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    Now, a profile of a devout man of apparently boundless energy who teaches children how to play soccer -- and a lot more.

    August 8, 2008 | Comments

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    Nowhere in sports — not in baseball or even football — is there more unselfconscious expression of religion as there is at NASCAR races. Robert Lipsyte of The New York Times talked with NASCAR chaplains and drivers about the place of religion in their dangerous sport. More

    October 20, 2000 | Comments

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    In Baltimore, Maryland, Tamir Goodman is both an Orthodox Jew and a star basketball player. At 17, in his junior year in high school this past season, he averaged 35 points a game and was offered an athletic scholarship next year by the basketball powerhouse University of Maryland. More

    July 30, 1999 | Comments