Christian Athletes/700 Club



The Faith of NFL Star Adrian Peterson

The Faith of NFL Star Adrian Peterson

CBN Sports goes behind the scenes with one of the league’s top running backs as Adrian Peterson talks about his faith journey.



Additional Interviews

Gridiron Faith of Redskins’ London Fletcher

Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher shares with CBN Sports how he finally accepted God’s direction for his life and the impact that has had on his NFL career.

London Fletcher


What Drives Running Back Steven Jackson

One of the most powerful and explosive running backs in the game, Steven Jackson, shares what really drives him when he’s on the field.

Steven Jackson


Hall of Famer Jim Kelly Reveals Playbook for Dads

NFL Hall of Fame quarterback, Jim Kelly, shares fatherhood advice from his new book, “The Playbook for Dads.”

Jim Kelly


Adrian Gonzalez Not Defined by Baseball

4-time baseball All-Star Adrian Gonzalez shares his method to maintaining a balanced perspective on life while being being a superstar athlete and playing in Los Angeles.

Lorenzo Alexander


How Teammates Led Redskins Linebacker to Christ

Washington Redskins linebacker Lorenzo Alexander shares how the lives of teammates impacted his faith decision.

Lorenzo Alexander


What You Don’t Know About Mickael Vick

CBN Sports uncovers a side to football star Michael Vick that is inconsistent with the thug image he has suffered from since his 2007 dog fighting crimes..

Mike Vick


Female LSU Athlete Takes on the Gridiron

Decorated LSU female athlete Mo Isom shares her story of salvation and her attempt to make history as a place kicker for the nationally ranked Tigers football team.

Kirk Cousins


Atlanta Braves’ Time Hudson Takes The Mound

Veteran All-Star pitcher sits down with CBN Sports to share about the faith that has sustained him during his baseball journey.

Kirk Cousins


Kirk Cousins: Rookie on the Field, Vet. in the Faith

New Redskins draft pick Kirk Cousins shares with CBN Sports his outlook on the 2012 season and how he is spiritually preparing for life in the NFL.

Kirk Cousins


R.A. Dickey: Wherever I May Wind Up

New York Mets pitcher R. A. Dickey discusses his faith on the back drop of his career as a professional athlete.

R.A. Dickey: Wherever I May Wind Up


Baseball’s Brothers in Christ

Johnny Narron and his brother Jerry are both coaches for the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team where they enjoy exemplifying Christ for the young players.

Baseball's Brothers in Christ


Jerry Colangelo: Redeeming the Dream Team

Jerry Colangelo shares his experience as part of the management behind Team USA Basketball and their road to redemption at the 2008 Summer Games.

Jerry Colangelo: Redeeming the Dream Team


David Garrard: Counting on the Lord

CBN Sports sits down with the veteran NFL quarterback to discuss his faith and future on the gridiron

Josh Hamilton: Swinging for the Fences


Champ ‘Pac-Mac’ Pacquiao A Fighter for the Faith

Philippine boxing champ Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao is now telling the world about the true champion of his life: God.

Josh Hamilton: Swinging for the Fences


Josh Hamilton: Swinging for the Fences

The Texas Rangers superstar talks about the challenges of overcoming addiction and the importance of his faith.

Josh Hamilton: Swinging for the Fences


John Smoltz: Starting and Closing

Future Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz visits our Virginia Beach studio to talk faith, baseball and his new book, Starting and Closing..

John Smoltz: Starting and Closing


Bryan Clay’s Unlikely Path to Olympic Gold

An anger problem almost derailed the career of this Olympic athlete, but a mother’s prayers helped to turn things around.

Bryan Clay's Unlikely Path to Olympic Gold


Clayton Kershaw: Baseball’s Best

2011 National League Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw is one of baseball’s emerging elite and he attributes all of his success to God.

Brad Smith: Faith and Football in Buffalo


Brad Smith: Faith and Football in Buffalo

Football player Brad Smith shares his faith journey on the back drop of an impressive NFL career.

Brad Smith: Faith and Football in Buffalo


2012 Masters Champ: Bubba Watson

Professional golfer Bubba Watson shares his journey to golf’s biggest stage and the role that his faith has played along the way.

Trevor Bayne: Driven By Faith


Trevor Bayne: Driven By Faith

In 2011, Trevor Bayne became the youngest driver to win the Daytona 500, but winning on the race track is not the ultimate goal for this young man.

Trevor Bayne: Driven By Faith


Duke’s Seth Curry

Duke University basketball player, Seth Curry talks about his faith, his career, and growing up in his brother’s shadow.

Duke's Seth Curry


CBN Sports at Super Bowl XLVI

CBN Sports takes us behind the scenes of Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis with stories of faith on the gridiron.

Super Bowl XLVI


‘Linsanity’ in New York

CBN Sports goes to Madison Square Garden in New York City to uncover the spiritual impact of the Knicks’ newest star, Jeremy Lin.

Jeremy Lin


Patrick Willis Gives God the Glory and Honor

San Francisco 49er linebacker Patrick Willis sits down with CBN Sports’ Shawn Brown to share the roots of his strong Christian faith.

Patrick Willis Gives God the Glory


Tim Tebow: Glorifying God

CBN Sports’ Shawn Brown recently sat down with Tim Tebow to talk football, faith, and being a champion in both worlds.

Tim Tebow: Glorifying God


Drew Brees: The Saint of New Orleans

Super Bowl winning quarterback, Drew Brees, talks about his book, Coming Back Stronger.

Drew Brees: The Saint of New Orleans


Emmitt Smith: Running For Glory

NFL Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith sits down with CBN Sports’ Shawn Brown to discuss his journey of faith on the backdrop of an amazing football career.

Emmitt Smith: Running For Glory


Darrell Green Defends the Faith

The former Washington Redskin and NFL Hall of Famer talks faith and football with CBN Sports.


Danny Wuerffel’s Greatest Challenge

CBN News’ Lee Webb interviews Heisman Trophy Winner and former NFL Quarterback, Danny Wuerffel about his latest challenge, living with Guillain Barre Syndrome.


Anaiah Kirk: A Change of Plans

Anaiah Kirk was a young athlete on the cusp of turning pro as a freestyle skier, but things didn’t go as planned.


Clark Walters: The Way of a Champion

Kickboxing champion Clark Walters shares his story of healing from debilitating injuries that enabled him to return to the ring.


Mike Fisher: Faith on Ice

Hockey star Mike Fisher shares his experience of being a man of faith on the ice and what it’s like being married to Carrie Underwood.


Josh Hamilton: An Improbable Comeback

This Texas Rangers All-Star shares his tumultuous journey to baseball superstardom.


World Series 2011

Shawn Brown talks faith and baseball with players from the Cardinals and Rangers as they square off on baseball’s biggest stage.


Gene Chizik: All In

Auburn Head Coach Gene Chizik shares how his faith helped him go from a 5-19 record to the BCS National Championship from his book, “All In.”


Colt McCoy: Growing Up Colt

CBN Sports’ Shawn Brown breaks down football and faith with 2nd year Cleveland Browns quarterback, Colt McCoy.


Seven Days in Utopia

David Cook, author of Golf’s Sacred Journey, shares about the inspiration behind the story and discusses the new movie based on the book, Seven Days in Utopia.


J.D. Hill: Catch the Vision

He was an NFL star who wound up in a crack house. See J.D. Hill’s miracle story.


Ron Waterman: Strong Faith

Ron Waterman went from an insecure little boy to a chiseled professional wrestler. This Christian body builder shares his testimony of faith.


Motocross’s Ashley Fiolek

Ashley Fiolek is not only making waves as a female rider in the male dominated sport of motocross, but she’s doing it without the ability to hear.


Luther Wright: Hoop Dreams

Luther Wright signed a $5 million dollar contract to play in the NBA. In his first season, he was kicked off of the Utah Jazz.


Soul Surfer Bethany Hamilton

Bethany has been inspiring millions with her courageous story of overcoming. She lost her arm in a shark attack while surfing and has since returned to the water, her love.


Pro Golfer Tom Lehman

Tom Lehman talks golf, faith and keeping perspective on life as a professional athlete.


Hall of Fame Quarterback Jim Kelly

Hunter Kelly was born with a terrible disease that took his life after eight years. His parents, Jim and Jill share how Hunter’s death brought them closer together and closer to God


NASCAR’s Michael McDowell

NASCAR driver, Michael McDowell shares how he walked away from a horrible crash and how it opened the doors for him to share the love of Christ.


The Blind Side’s Michael Oher

Meet the inspiration behind the hit movie, The Blind Side, Baltimore Raven, Michael Oher.


Shawn Mitchell

He had a stroke and doctors expected him to die, but the ultimate Healer stepped in.


Redskins’ Graham Gano

Graham Gano

2010 was Graham Gaon’s first full season as the placekicker for the Washington Redskins. Shawn Brown was able to talk to Graham about his journey to the NFL and the role that faith played.


Why Glen Coffee Walked Away

Glen Coffee

The 2010 NFL season looked promising for this San Francisco running back, but something wasn’t right. Hear Glen tell his version of why he walked away from the game at age 23.


Former NFL MVP Shaun Alexander

Shaun Alexander on Marriage

Shaun knows marriage is challenging and for professional athletes the divorce statistics are astounding. Find out how he keeps his marriage going strong.


Playing With Purpose

Learn about author Mike Yorkey‘s new book, Playing With Purpose,, as he takes a closer look at 2010’s crop of NFL rookie qarterbacks, Tim Tebow, Sam Bradfore and Colt McCoy.

Tony Dungy Tony Dungy: The Mentor LeaderCBN Sports Director Shawn Brown interviewed Tony Dungy in August about his latest book, “The Mentor Leader.”
Curt & Shonda Schilling

Curt and Shonda Schilling

Former Major League pitcher Curt Schilling and his wife Shonda found their greatest challenge in raising their son who has Asperger’s Syndrome.


Jennie FinchSoftball Queen Jennie FinchJennie Finch announced her reiterment from Team USA Softball in July. For over a decade Jenny has been a role model for young girls looking to excel on the field andn off.
Bernie CarboBernie Carbo: A Major League ConfessionThe Boston Red Sox outfielder was a baseball legend, but what fans may not know is that Bernie was high almost every day of his career.