Tim Tebow

5:27am

Mon December 19, 2011
Around the Nation

High School Student Suspended For Tebowing

Tyler Carroll organized a kneel-down at his Long Island high school last week, and about 40 students participated. The superintendent called it a safety hazard because the Tebowing blocked the hallways. Carroll serves his suspension on Monday.

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10:27am

Sat December 17, 2011
Sports

Tebowmania: Why Is The Quarterback So Popular?

Originally published on Fri December 16, 2011 1:00 pm

Fans show their support of quarterback Tim Tebow.
Doug Pensinger Getty Images

Every so often, an NFL player transcends the game. Think William "Refrigerator" Perry or Bo Jackson.

Tim Tebow, the quarterback who'll lead the Denver Broncos against the powerful New England Patriots on Sunday, has become a household name, thanks to his improbable come-from-behind victories combined with his prominent expressions of faith.

How does he do it? The Bears, Chargers, Chiefs, Dolphins, Jets, Raiders and Vikings would like to know.

Time For A Comeback

Tebow is a proper noun. Tebow is a verb meaning to genuflect.

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6:00am

Sat December 17, 2011
Sports

Sports: Patriots Vs. Tebow's Faith; Bonds Sentenced

Originally published on Sat December 17, 2011 8:24 am

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4:00am

Fri December 16, 2011
Sports

Tebow, Broncomania Sweeping Colorado

After starting the season 1-4, the Denver Broncos have won 7 of their last 8 games since installing Tebow as the starting Quarterback.
Jeffrey Beall Creative Commons

NFL analysts are predicting Sunday’s New England Patriots/Denver Broncos game will be the most-watched game of the year next to the Superbowl.  The Broncos have won six straight under quarterback Tim Tebow, with many of the games electrifying, come-from behind victories. Tebow ignites passions among fans for his impressive rushing and leadership poise. He’s also drawn attention for his very public display of his Christian faith.  But in Denver, where Broncos fans have endured a long drought since the “Mile High Magic” era of quarterback John Elway, “Tebow Mania” is at an all time high.

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2:05pm

Mon December 12, 2011
The Two-Way

'Tebowing' Is So Hot It's Now A Word

Originally published on Tue December 13, 2011 4:43 am

Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow prayed in the end zone — tebowing — before the start Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears.
Julie Jacobson AP

He's the hottest topic in sports, and now Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is a word, kind of.

The online Global Language Monitor, which professes to track what's hot in the world of words, announced today that is has declared "tebowing, the act of 'taking a knee' in prayerful reflection" during an athletic activity is now "an English language word."

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