NEW ORLEANS (BP)–It was a Super Bowl parade 43 years in the making. The unbelievable had happened. The once-hapless, underdog Saints won the big game. With confetti and a Mardi Gras flair, the Saints and their fans basked in a victory parade the evening of Feb. 9 that was epic even by New Orleans standards. […]
POSTED Saturday, Feb. 6. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (BP)–Michael Oher, offensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens, missed out on earning the NFL’s top honor for a rookie, but he made a pitch that Sandra Bullock should win the Oscar for playing the part of his adoptive mother, Leigh Ann Tuohy, in “The Blind Side.” Days before […]
POSTED Saturday, Feb. 6. MIAMI (BP)–God’s redemptive power in his once-troubled life was Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick’s theme at the annual Super Bowl Breakfast Saturday morning. Speaking publicly for the first time as an adult about his faith in Jesus Christ, Vick said God was again the first priority in his life. He also […]
POSTED Sunday, Feb. 7. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (BP)–When NFL Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy announced his retirement in 2009, two years after leading his team to the Super Bowl XLI Championship in Miami, Lauren Dungy was ready to welcome him home in Tampa. And so were the children. “The first couple of weeks, they […]
MIAMI (BP)–New Orleans Saints backup quarterback Mark Brunell has been in the NFL long enough to see plenty of highs, such as three Pro Bowl appearances as a starter for the Jacksonville Jaguars. And the 16-year NFL veteran has had his share of lows, in being benched and cut at Jacksonville and then Washington. But […]
MIAMI (BP)–Newly elected NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith spent most of the week of Super Bowl XLIV making the rounds with the players and the media, talking about his new league-wide responsibilities and the possibilities for labor unrest. But when it came time for Friday night’s 11th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration, he […]
MIAMI (BP)–Ken Elder now has logged his fourth Super Bowl. Elder, vice president of the South Florida Super Bowl Organizing Committee for Sunday’s NFL title game, previously worked on organizing committees for Super Bowls in 2001 in Tampa; 2007 in South Florida; and 2009 in Tampa. In a video, Elder recapped the responsibilities he has […]
NEW ORLEANS (BP)--I often think these days of 1 John 4:4, "Greater is He that is in you than he that is in the world."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The video features a star quarterback and a strong pro-life message. But it's not the ad by Tim Tebow and his mother.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (BP)--There is pride in Pastor Moralas St. Hilaire's voice when he talks about Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Pierre Garçon. "He is one of my sons from our church," he told Baptist Press. Just days before Super Bowl XLIV in South Florida, Garçon ...