Tragedy has struck the cage-fighting scene in Ireland recently, as one of the fighters during Saturday Night's Total Extreme Fighting 1 had died due to injury.
In a report by Bloody Elbow, Portuguese fighter Joao Carvalho died at the Beaumont hospital in Dublin, following his third round TKO loss to local pugilist Charlie Ward. Ward is a teammate of UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor out of the local Straight Blast Gym.
As the English Premier League heads into its final stages, Crystal Palace and Everton will clash at Selhurst Park.
The game is on April 13, 2016 at 3:00 PM ET.
Both teams are desperately trying to climb up the table and avoid the relegation zone to retain their spots in the top flight next season. more >>
Playing the second leg of their matchup at Estadio da Luz, Benfica will try to overturn a deficit against Bayern Munich in their quarter-final battle in the UEFA Champions League.
The matchup is on April 13, 2016 at 2:45 PM ET.
Both teams still have a realistic chance of moving on to the semis as Munich currently only hold a 1-0 lead thanks to a win at the Allianz Arena in the first leg. more >>
With only one spot open and two teams fighting for it, Spanish rivals Atletico Madrid host defending champions FC Barcelona at the Estadio Vicente Calderon in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League.
Their matchup is on April 13, 2016 at 2:45 PM ET.
Looking to join Real Madrid to represent the country in the competition in the semi-finals, both Barcelona and Atletico have proven to be strong teams in their own rights. more >>
Pope Francis has warned that as Christians face severe persecution in countries where they are a minority, others are encountering what he calls "polite" persecution disguised as "culture, modernity and progress," where people see their rights to conscientious objection taken away.
The Roman Catholic Church leader said during mass on Tuesday that so called polite persecution does not occur over "confessing Christ's name, but for wanting to have and manifesting the values of the son of God."
"We see every day that the powerful make laws that force them to go on this path, and a nation that does not follow these modern, cultured laws, or at least does not have them in their legislation, are accused (and) are politely persecuted," he added, according to Catholic News Service. more >>
Former England international and current Chelsea captain John Terry visited 8-year old fan Tommy Miller last year at Stamford Bridge after learning that the boy was suffering from leukemia. Unfortunately, little Tommy succumbed to his condition.
According to BBC, a friend of the family communicated with the English football star in social media, explicitly asking him if he can help, which Terry immediately responded by offering to pay for the boy's funeral costs.
The veteran footballer immediately contacted the funeral director and verified if the request from the family friend was indeed legitimate, and after learning it was, he decided to pay for the burial, flowers, and car services. The 35-year old, talking to the local press, said that he wanted to give the boy the "send-off he deserves" and that he himself was devastated by the news of his passing. more >>