Sports


Sports | Sep. 5 2020

After losing both parents, free agent linebacker Finch honors family, faith

Sharif Finch made a promise to his parents, and during the most difficult time of his life he kept it. Pursuing that promise in 2018, Finch made... [READ MORE]

Instagram | Aug. 25 2020

Sports teams, athletes forge strong bonds with churches through outreach

Russell McCrory, minister to students at First Baptist Church, Montgomery, recalls hearing the community express frustration six years ago over... [READ MORE]

Sports | Aug. 25 2020

Fall sports face challenges; athletics remain opportunity for gospel influence

All summer, athletes and fans anticipate the fall sports season. But this year, coaches and schools face difficult decisions as they ponder if,... [READ MORE]

Sports | Jul. 19 2020

Professional baseball player Sands makes sure his actions speak louder than words

By Bill Sorrell Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Jerry Sands’ professional baseball career has spanned an ocean, three countries and more... [READ MORE]

Sports | May. 24 2020

Professional baseball player has clear faith after incident left him blind in one eye

By Bill Sorrell Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Juan Sandoval has never lost sight of what is most important in life despite being blind in... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 8 2020

Tua Tagovailoa says new Miami number ‘for the audience of 1’

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Newly drafted by the NFL’s Miami Dolphins, rookie quarterback and former University of Alabama... [READ MORE]

Sports | Apr. 14 2020

How coronavirus pandemic could change America’s religion of sports

George W. Truett Seminary, Baylor University Sports in America, John Tunis declared in 1928, are “a kind of national religion.” Scholars... [READ MORE]

Sports | Mar. 22 2020

XFL kicker ‘never loses faith’ in God’s plan throughout ups and downs of career

By Bill Sorrell Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Nick Novak has experienced a lot of beginnings in his football career, which may be why the... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Feb. 24 2020

University of Mobile Names Jon Seymour Head Baseball Coach, First Game at The Hank

The University of Mobile Rams baseball team took the field at Hank Aaron Stadium on Feb. 19 against cross-town rival Spring Hill College with... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 13 2020

Tennessee Titans center, Alabama native Ben Jones shows Christ to teammates

At 10 years old Ben Jones’ life changed forever. His father, Steve, who owned a forestry company, died in a helicopter crash along with the... [READ MORE]