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Kurt Warner on concussions Last week, NFL Network analyst and former Super Bowl MVP, Kurt Warner, appeared on the Dan Patrick show and said that he would prefer that his sons don't play football. After the comments, Warner was hammered by football analysts like Merrill Hoge calling Warner "uneducated and irresponsible" and Amani Toomer accusing him of trying to "trash the game." Well, after their accusations, Warner fired back on his blog at KurtWarner.org... What is most interesting about this whole situation may be Warner's observations about how society has become when it comes to voicing an opinion: First, let me say that it always disappoints me that we can no longer respect others opinions... London Fletcher talks about Junior Seau's death Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher talked with SI's Peter King in his weekly Monday Morning Quarterback column about Junior Seau's death and what the NFL should do to try and help players when their NFL career is over... Teen takes Tim Tebow cutout to prom A teenager in Iowa decided to take a cardboard cutout of Tim Tebow to her senior prom... Christian Athletes in the Headlines Wells Fargo Champ Rickie Fowler on being a role model (blog.beliefnet.com) How Jeremy Lin and Tim Tebow became bigger than their accomplishments (ESPN.com)

"Around the Net" is your source for Christian athletes in the news. Each week, we will post some of the best and most relevant stories about Christian athletes that we see from around the internet. This past week, Jeremy Lin became the talk of the country in the NBA. He's gone from his brother's couch to the starting point guard for the New York Knicks. One of the coolest things about Lin's story has been about his faith in Christ... Last week, Josh Hamilton had a relapse with alcohol. Instead of condemning / judging / abandoning Josh Hamilton, Dr. Jim Denison, a pastor/author in Texas, urges that we should pray for him. Hamilton immediately faced the press the next day and owned up to his mistakes. Watch the press conference is inside... Christian Athletes in the Headlines: Lin and the Knicks steal one at Minnesota Former St. Louis Cardinals will speak at Christian athletes event at Busch Stadium Redskins' London Fletcher honored as 2012 Bart Starr Award Winner KU walk-on Christian Garrett talks about his faith in Christ

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