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Donations to Christian rugby star’s legal costs soar to over $1.5 million after GoFundMe cancels page | News | LifeSite

DEAKIN, Australia, June 25, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) ― The crowdfunding website that cancelled a Christian athlete’s appeal has inadvertently done him a favor. Donations for fired Australian rugby star Israel Folau have more than doubled since GoFundMe took down his page. Now made through the Australian Christian Lobby’s website, pledges had reached $1,564,870 Australian ($1,088,802 US) before this article went to…

Democrats Unanimous As House Passes Bill Forcing Schools To Let Male Athletes Compete In Girls’ Sports

The Democratically controlled House of Representatives voted Friday 236-173 in favor of the Equality Act, which would require schools to include male athletes who identify as transgender girls on female sports teams. Eight Republicans crossed party lines to vote for the bill, which had unanimous Democratic support. The bill amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to make “sexual orientation…

Indians’ Starter Carlos Carrasco Out Indefinitely with Blood Condition

The Indians were dealt a tough blow on Wednesday as the team announced that starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco has been placed on the non-baseball, medical condition list after being diagnosed with a blood condition. The club stated in a release that Carrasco is stepping away from the team to explore treatment and recovery options after […] More: Indians’ Starter Carlos…

Special teams coach Mike Priefer highlights 4 potential return men

In his vivacious press conference at the Cleveland Browns training facility at Wednesday’s OTA session, new special teams coordinator Mike Priefer identified four players who are competing to win the primary return specialist role. Priefer mentioned wide receivers Antonio Callaway and Damon Sheehy-Guiseppe as well as running backs Dontrell Hilliard and D’Ernest Johnson as the four players he’s eyeing to…

Baker Mayfield rips high school for trying to ‘remove competitive culture’

Baker Mayfield is one of the most competitive young players to enter the NFL in a long time, and he’s had to work his tail off to achieve everything he’s accomplished so far in his young life. So, it’s not really all that surprising he had a negative reaction to news that a high school is working overtime to “remove competitive culture.”…

3 draft picks quickly sign contracts

The Browns got right down to business. Less than a week after the NFL Draft, the team signed three of its selections to contracts Thursday. Sheldrick Redwine, a fourth-round safety from Miami; Drew Drew Forbes, a sixth-round offensive lineman from Southeast Missouri State; and Donnie Lewis Jr., a seventh-round cornerback from Tulane, quickly signed their four-year rookie contracts. More: 3…