Mary Lake won’t forget competing with some of the world’s top players, representing the Red-White-and-Blue, experiencing new cultures, playing on a tournament-winning team — and also sharing her personal gospel beliefs. As the only Latter-day Saint on the American squad that won the prestigious international tournament, she sometimes found herself chatting with teammates about her gospel beliefs.
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BYUtv Jimmer Fredette Documentary “The Lonely Master” Captures His Massive Chinese Basketball Career, Airs Saturday April 6
The intimate film goes behind-the-scenes for his successful 2017-2018 Shanghai Sharks season and NBA journey and includes exclusive interviews with Fredette and his family, coaches, teammates, ESPN analysts as well as footage of his personal life, childhood and career.
Many of those who watched the Boston Marathon — even the ones who follow the sport of running — had the same question Monday: Who in the world is Sarah Sellers? This LDS nurse was essentially an anonymous runner competing against the biggest names in the sport Monday.
Salt Lake City's Deseret News recently published a thoughtful, nicely written, but rather downbeat article about China's most popular basketball player, Jimmer Fredette. The article has many positive things to say about Jimmer, but the general tone is that Jimmer had to settle for something terribly inferior by coming to the grim and gritty land of China. As a biased China fan and a big fan of Jimmer, I think there's another perspective that ought to be considered.
At least four members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will compete in February's 2018 Pyeongchang Games.