Christianity was born in Bethlehem, in what's now the West Bank. It took root among people like the Assyrians, who flourished in ancient Mesopotamia. It soon found a home in places like modern-day Turkey.
COLUMBIA, S.C. â€“ Craig Sword led the way with 26 points but it was not enough for the Mississippi State men's basketball team Saturday night as it dropped a 81-68 decision to South Carolina at Colonial Life Arena.
Due to a heavy amount of rain in and around the central Florida area, Mississippi State softball's (14-3) Saturday games against No. 23 Notre Dame (11-5) and Indiana (3-14) were washed out at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
A NASCAR Sprint Cup car stolen from the hotel where the team was staying turned up on a rural Georgia road Saturday -- the day before the scheduled race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but not in time for the team to qualify.