The Media Research Center reports that the media appears to be insisting that Christian athletes keep their faith to themselves. Those who refuse to do so are severly criticized by writers, sports networks and leagues. According to MRC:
Hostile writers have also gone after [Tim] Tebow’s supporters. Bernstein labeled Tebow’s fans “lunatic-fringe cultists” and “batspit crazy fanatics.” Columnist Rabbi Joshua Hammerman of “The Jewish Week” outrageously warned that a Tebow victory in the 2012 Broncos-Patriots football game could spark riots in the streets: “If Tebow wins the Super Bowl, against all odds, it will buoy his faithful, and emboldened faithful can do insane things, like burning mosques, bashing gays and indiscriminately banishing immigrants.