Manny Pacquiao’s Secret: “God appeared to me”

Edwin Fernandez of the Filipino website INQUIRER MINDANAO reports on a secret Manny Pacquiao shared to a convention center crowd gathered last Thursday for his birthday celebration in General Santos City:

“In my 31 years here on earth, God appeared to me once and told me to have unconditional faith in Him. … That is true. […]

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Main Media: How Do We Know Kelly’s Pro-Choice?

Thanks in part to David Haugh of the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, Neil Hayes of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE and Tim Keown of ESPN.com, Brian Kelly’s personal stance on abortion is suddenly a topic of conversation in the main media as it pertains to his candidacy for the football coaching job at Notre Dame. 

Haugh today:
The toughest ones have […]

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High School Runners Race With Crosses On Face

Paul Lukas at Uni Watch today posted a couple links to photos of high school cross country runners in Oregon. In the shots, Jesuit High School runners compete in a state meet with painted crosses on their faces:

The high school team doesn’t do it all the time, witness Jesuit’s top runner Annamarie Maag last month.

Jesuit […]

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Cheerleaders Under Seige For Getting Too Lordy

Big controversy in Georgia involving high school cheerleaders, and this time it doesn’t involve naughty cell phone photos (darn it). The Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School cheerleaders are under fire for unfurling a series of religious banners at football games. Here’s one below.

The school system wants the banners gone, saying that they violate the first amendment, […]

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SbB@3: Seven Deadly Sins And Five Killer Locks

Some Web sites offer you “insider” information on which teams to put money on during the week’s big football games. But only Sports by Brooks has the ultimate insider: Jesus Christ. That’s right, each week Our Lord and Savior will descend from Heaven to offer His insight into the week’s top games. And with over […]

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Allen Iverson To Memphis, Since God Hates Both

As we mentioned a couple weeks ago, Allen Iverson was formally offered a contract by the Memphis Grizzlies, a miserable, moribund franchise that would have left the city long ago if it weren’t for the ironclad lease agreement the FedEx Forum has with the team.

(”Alley-I! I command you, go to the saddest place on Earth!”)
Well, […]

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Are Sports More Important In Life Than Religion?

A lot of people in the United States take things way too seriously. The fact that fantasy football is a multi-billion dollar enterprise is all the proof of that you’ll ever need. But we live in a nation of Puritan serial complainers - have too much fun, someone’s bound to complain about your awful work […]

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Did Josh Hamilton’s Coach Lie About Bar Photos?

David Ortiz has got to be thrilled with the way today unfolded. But for the sudden presence of the immediately-infamous Josh Hamilton photos, his press conference today would’ve been the most talked-about story in sports. As is, he’s basically off the hook for now as the sports world digests the surprising photos and even more […]

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Former Auburn Coordinator: “All They Do Is Pray”

David Cross once said, “The South has a certain kind of ignorance that is deeper and truer, more unwavering and steadfast in ignorance than the rest of the country has. And just for a lack of a better term, let’s call it Southern Baptist.” While we’d never criticize another man’s religion - if God tells […]

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The Not-So-Hebrew Nationals In A Kosher Pickle

Unless you’re a Jewish fan of the Washington Nationals, this story doesn’t affect you. And since I’m running it on Saturday afternoon, if you’re Jewish, you shouldn’t be reading this site. Our advertisers were none too pleased with this timing, until I explained to them that there are no Nats fans, period.

Washington cut ties with […]

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