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Jack Morris Becomes BYU's First (and Most Unlikely) Athlete in the Baseball Hall of Fame

by Salt Lake Tribune | July 30, 2018 | Famous Mormons

Speaking at the BYU baseball program’s First Pitch fund-raising dinner in January 2016, Morris was quoted b...

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13 Olympians Featured in General Conference Talks

by Alexandra Mortenson | Mormon Life

Olympians have inspired many over the years, including leaders of the Church. Here are a few  whose na...

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6 Famous Olympians Who Became Mormon

by Danielle B. Wagner | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Over 100 LDS athletes have competed in the Olympics, with  five competing in the 2018 Winter Olympic G...

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"I'm Going to Finish This": NBC Features LDS Ironman Mom in New Documentary

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Six miles left and Heather Jenson could barely breathe.  Her throat was swollen from the strep infecti...

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How an LDS Father of 4 Became a World Champion Despite a Chronic Health Condition (+ How He Stood Up for His Faith)

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

"I do not compete on Sunday; I do not workout on Sunday," Cody Moat says. "A few years back, Spartan Race w...

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How a Seminary Teacher Became the Man That Professional Athletes Turn to for Guidance, Inspiration

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Justin Su’a has gone from the seminary classroom to the sidelines and dugouts of NFL and MLB teams to inspi...

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The Dream That Led a 3-Time Olympic Medalist to Join the Church

by Danielle B. Wagner | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Standing at an incredible 6 feet 11 inches, Krešimir Ćosić was made for basketball. Born in Zadar, Yugoslav...

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3 LDS Athletes Who Turned Down $1 Mill or $.5 Mill to Serve Missions

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

Did you know that three Mormons turned down six-figure signing bonuses or more to serve a mission? And in d...

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Chicago Cubs Prospect Says He Doesn't Regret Serving an LDS Mission

by Deseret News

Although Jacob Hanneman is considered an older prospect for the Chicago Cubs due to his LDS mission, he doe...

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LDS Athlete Opens Mission Call Before Winning National Swimming Title

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

"His entire team, and coach, have been supportive of his desire to serve even though they say they will des...