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Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is a devout Mormon but he’s not going to advocate his faith like football player Tim Tebow.
“If somebody asks me about it I’ll tell them about it but I’m not going to be Mr. Tim Tebow” Harper said quickly clarifying that he does not mean that in a derogatory way.
Tebow the former Florida Heisman Trophy winner and current NFL free agent is an outspoken proponent of his evangelical faith. His dad Bob runs the Bob Tebow Evangelistic Association serving the Philippines.
Harper who attended seminary classes at 5 a.m. on weekdays in high school takes a more subtle approach.
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We all know that Tim Tebow is a very, very religious man. He has always gone out of his way to spread the Christian faith and thank God for all the good that has happened in his life. Less people know about Bryce Harper’s religious faith, although he takes it just as seriously. Harper is […]
Bryce Harper is a devout Mormon but does not plan to talk about his faith in the way that NFL player Tim Tebow has.
“If somebody asks me about it, I’ll tell them about it, but I’m not going to be Mr. Tim Tebow,” Harper told the Washington Times.
Harper does not mean those words in a negative manner, instead saying he would talk about religion should he be asked.
It isn’t that difficult Robert, you don’t have to be Vince Coleman out there.
Feet first and get on the ground, but RG3 of course was a little over the top with his comments when asked about sliding.
“I mean, if Bryce [Harper] wants to do that I’m definitely up for that,” Griffin said. “Bryce, we can do that if you want to, buddy.”
“The problem is I’m not a great...
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The Washington Nationals...
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Strasburg (8-9) gave up two runs and six hits in seven innings with four strikeouts, two walks and a hit...
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