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  • NFL rules prohibit eye-black messages, so Tebow now cites the Bible on Twitter to almost 600,000 followers on the mornings of Broncos games.

    Tim Tebow: Denver's New Favorite Mensch

  • Even on a mostly overcast day in Ann Arbor, players wore eye-black on their cheeks.

    Big Chill at the Big House: Lessons learned for Winter Classic

  • Jackson - or THA1, as he's taken to writing on his eye-black patches to promote his high-school nickname - finished off the Bruins with his third punt return for a score this season, tying the Pac-10 record in the third quarter.

    USATODAY.com - College Football - UCLA vs. California

  • After being ejected from a game in 1999, then Mets manager Bobby Valentine returns to the dugout with shades and a crude, Groucho-esque, eye-black mustache.

    Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: Julian Sancton

  • His left eye-black as a painted window'throbbed behind the gauze.

    The Zero

  • Broncos star Tim Tebow once touted the Bible passage John 3:16 on his eye-black during his days as a Florida Gator, but the scripture passage...

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • He often chalked biblical verses, such as John 3:16, on the eye-black strips players apply to their cheekbones to cut glare, prompting the NCAA to ban such messages the season after he finished his college career.

    The Seattle Times

  • Last week, as the San Francisco 49ers defence sauntered onto the field, safety Dashon Goldson wore eye-black and full pads.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • We may argue over whether his outspoken Christian piety - the home-schooled Heisman Trophy winner is known for eye-black evangelizing - makes him more likable to fans or more likely to induce eye-rolling for his wholesomeness.

    Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis

  • Krattenmaker and Dodd point to the "John 3:16" eye-black Tebow wore in college at Florida as the tipping point.

    USATODAY.com News

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