Lolo Jones has decided to pray for Oscar Pistorius instead of judge him, despite the fact that the South African sprinter went to prison this week for murdering his girlfriend.
Jones, the 32-year-old Christian hurdler and bobsled athlete, was recently questioned by TMZ about her thoughts on the imprisoned South African athlete. Pistorius, the 27-year-old sprinter who is also a double leg amputee, was convicted of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend in an incident that happened last year.
This week, he started his five-year prison sentence in South Africa, but Jones said she has reasons not to comment negatively about the issue. Jones revealed that her Christian faith and convicted felon father have something to do with her choice not to judge Pistorius. more >>
8-year-old Gabe with down syndrome has a big brother who plays high school football. His brother decides to do something incredible and heartwarming for his little brother.
Gabe is named the team's captain and even gets to play some downs with the team. Being the honorary captain they give him the ball on the kickoff and allow him to run it back. Not only does he just run a few yards, he runs it all the way back for a touchdown! The opposing team sees who has the ball and knows he will be a tough one to stop.
This was the last game of the season and the players did something amazing for this little star. Get ready to CHEER along! more >>
WWE fans were surely excited when The Rock's name was linked to the upcoming WrestleMania 31. Rumors started after the promo vid he did with Triple H during the 15th anniversary show of "Friday Night Smackdown."
SWN pointed out a video showing the two veteran wrestlers talking and fighting on the Show of Shows and who would win should they meet in the ring.
"@WWE @TripleH I'd still whup your candy a-- at Wrestlemania. #CheapB---ard (Had fun w/ ya homeboy," The Rock posted on his social media. more >>
Kevin Durant made sure to update supporters and thank them for their prayers after undergoing foot surgery Thursday.
Durant, the 26-year-old Oklahoma City Thunder forward,suffered from a broken bone at the base of his small toe known as a "Jones fracture," according to ESPN reports. On Thursday, the NBA's Most Valuable Player for the 2013-2014 season took to Twitter to update his fans.
"Successful surgery, thanks for all the prayers and concerns," Durant tweeted. "Headed back to OKC. Move em." more >>
Monica Wright, the championship winning WNBA guard, has revealed that God helped her overcome criticism for breaking things off with former fiancee and fellow ball player Kevin Durant.
Durant, the 26-year-old Oklahoma City Thunder forward, made headlines last year for being engaged to Christian Wright, the 26-year-old who won the 2013 WNBA Championship with the Minnesota Lynx. While both basketball players have been vocal about their Christian faith, Wright recently spoke to Risen magazine about God helping her through the process of breaking up with Durant.
"Yeah, in my last relationship, I had to make a decision about compromising myself as a woman. I had to make a decision to leave a relationship, which a lot of people thought I was crazy to leave," Wright told Risen magazine. "There was a lot of criticism over it. But I think God had my back in it. Because I hold to what I know to be true, that is what God will reward instead of what people on the earth think is a good catch." more >>
Kevin Durant is receiving prayers and support from those in and around the NBA since a fracture in his foot will require him to undergo surgery and miss a portion of the 2014-2015 season.
Durant, the 26-year-old Oklahoma City Thunder forward, is suffering from a broken bone at the base of his small toe known as a "Jones fracture," according to ESPN reports.
Sam Presti, the Thunder general manager, revealed that Durant's injury was the result of wear and tear over time, and told ESPN that the team was glad that they caught it in its early stages. While Durant is expected to miss the first month of the NBA regular season to rehabilitate his injury, players in and around the league have been praying for him. more >>