60-Second Symposium

I'D LIKE TO THANK GOD Does God really have a hand in the outcome of sporting events? Last week the Supreme Court agreed to decide whether student-led invocations before high school games are constitutional. And since so many winning sports stars take time to thank God during post-game interviews, we asked religious leaders to weigh in on what team God roots for.

Father Tom Hartman, co-host (with Rabbi Marc Gellman) of The God Squad on cable TV: "Obviously, the New Orleans Saints. It's hard to imagine that God would choose men who jump on each other, grunt at each other and...

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