Atlanta Hawks big man Al Horford is rumored to be traded to the San Antonio Spurs.
The 29-year-old Dominican professional basketball player is currently in his final season with the Hawks, where he currently earns $12 million. He will become an unrestricted free agent by the end of the 2015-2016 NBA regular season.
According to Jon Shames for Hoops Habit, Horford could be a very good fit for the San Antonio Spurs, as he could be part of the already formidable big man rotation which includes two-time Most Valuable Player awardee Tim Duncan, and five-time NBA All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge. more >>
Christian organization Gospel for Asia and its supported missionaries have helped over 4,000 leprosy patients in India on World Leprosy Day as part of its ongoing ministry, and noted that social stigma and fear continue to block sufferers from getting the treatment they need.
While leprosy, a disease which has been known since biblical times, has been cured throughout much of the globe, the World Health Organization points out that small pockets of populations, especially in Asia, are still not getting the treatment they need.
There were close to 180,000 leprosy sufferers registered worldwide in the first quarter of 2014, and as many as 50 children a day are believed to be diagnosed with the disease. more >>
Los Angeles Lakers superstar franchise player Kobe Bryant shared his thoughts a few days ago about his team's loss to the Charlotte Hornets last Sunday.
The Lakers, who had been on a subpar performance for the last couple of games before Sunday's match, lost to the Hornets with a disappointing score of 101-82. This placed them further down the Western Conference standings since they were holding an abysmal 9-41 win-loss slate at the time.
UFC welterweight prospect Sage Northcutt experienced his first career loss on Saturday night when he tapped out to an arm-triangle choke against Bryan Barberena at UFC on FOX 18.
It was also Northcutt's first loss in the UFC, where he is one of the most hyped fighters today. Company president Dana White, along with former welterweight champion Matt Serra, spotted the 19-year-old fighter in their online show called "Looking for a Fight."
Northcutt has been establishing himself as one of the hottest prospects and flashiest fighters in the UFC today. But the hype surrounding him took a massive hit after his loss, which prompted haters to come out of the woodwork and go on the attack. more >>
UFC president Dana White thinks it is "crazy" for featherweight champion and lightweight title challenger Conor McGregor to be in the situation that he is currently in.
McGregor, who won the 145-pound title from José Aldo last December 12th at UFC 194, will be fighting for Rafael dos Anjos' title on March 5 at the main event of UFC 196. The fight will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
"The Notorious" immediately asked for the match-up right after his fight against Aldo, which the UFC gave the green light to. And during his recent appearance on the "Opie with Jim Norton" radio show, the brash-talking UFC executive gave his thoughts on the current fight. more >>
Former World Wrestling Entertainment world champion and heavyweight champion Batista may be making an appearance sooner than later.
According to a report by Sean Rueter of Cageside Seats, "The Animal" has been in talks with company head honcho Vince McMahon for a possible comeback at the WWE's biggest annual spectacle, WrestleMania.
WrestleMania 32 is scheduled to take place on April 3 at the AT&T Stadium, more popularly known as the Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The report adds that while Batista did pass on the initial offer by the company, he is still open to listening to other possible ideas that may work for him. more >>