Tags » Athletes

January 20 - St. Sebastian

Site 17: Rome, Italy

Saint Sebastian died for the faith during Diocletian’s reign of the Roman Empire in year 287, when Christians were under persecution. Sebastian healed from the state’s initial attempt to kill him by bow and arrow, but after his survival Sebastian continued to profess the faith, for which he was clubbed to death. 82 more words

The Pilgrimage

Ole Miss falls on the road to Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Jaylen Barford scored 23 points, 16 in the second half, as Arkansas opened a big first-half lead and held on down the stretch for a 97-93 win over Ole Miss on Saturday. 541 more words

SEC News

Data Porn: Training for the World Marathon Challenge

The first leg of the World Marathon Challenge begins in just 10 days, kicking off January 30th in Antarctica. We’ll be running a certified, full distance marathon (26.2 miles) on each of the 7 continents in 7 days. 904 more words

Self

Jets' Robby Anderson Tells Cop He'll Rape His Wife

(Sunrise, FL) – New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson faces a slew of charges in Florida, including threatening a police officer’s family and saying he would rape the officer’s wife.  166 more words

Sports

Autopsy: Roy Halladay Had Amphetamine, Morphine In System

(New Port Richey, FL) – An autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year. 113 more words

Athletes

22 North Korean athletes will compete in 3 sports at Winter Olympics: IOC

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

GENEVA: North Korea will send 22 athletes to next month’s Winter Games in South Korea, announced the International Olympic Committee on Saturday (Jan 20).  166 more words

Current Affairs

5 Elite Athletes That Don't Eat Meat

What image comes to mind when you think, “vegetarian athlete?” I’m going to be honest with you. Before I started doing a little research, I pictured an emaciated long-distance runner, or maybe a martial artist, or a swimmer perhaps. 683 more words

Health/Fitness