Russell Wilson is hoping to help find a heart for a 16-year-old boy who needs a transplant.
Wilson, the 26-year-old Christian quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks, recently took to his Instagram to post a video with a teenager named Chris. In the video, Wilson asked thousands of social media followers if anybody had an extra heart for the teenager, who needs a transplant.
"So, we're at Seattle Children's Hospital right now and we're with Chris. He's 16 years old," Wilson said in the video. "My man needs a heart transplant. Anybody got an extra heart?" more >>
Jeremy Lin has admitted that he has had one of the toughest seasons of his basketball career but now vows to find joy in God despite his circumstances.
Lin, the 26-year-old Los Angeles Lakers guard, took to his personal website www.jlin7.com to admit that he was disappointed in his season. Still, the Christian athlete acknowledged that God was present during his trials.
"At times, it has felt like the barriers were insurmountable or that I was powerless to control things around me," Lin wrote. "From a basketball standpoint, I'm obviously disappointed, but God is always working -- even through life's struggles and disappointments." more >>
Though he might not directly admit it, Brooklyn Nets power forward Kevin Garnett could be contemplating putting an end to his successful NBA career. His latest 109-107 win with Brooklyn Nets over the Celtics this past Friday could have been his final game.
"At this stage, it's always somewhere lurking in the back [of my mind], whether I admit it or not," Garnett Boston.com. "Being truthful with you, sometimes I think about it. I saw Paul [Pierce] the other day in New York and we had a conversation. At this stage, when you know that things are, not taking for granted, but more appreciated, it crosses [your mind]. I wouldn't lie about that."
The sports news publication went on to say that though the 38-year-old athlete probably isn't ready to make his retirement official yet, he was, however, asked if it will happen at the end of this season. more >>
Over the Christmas holiday, Christian pro-golfer Bubba Watson announced that he and wife Angie Ball are in the process of adopting a daughter.
On Christmas Eve, Watson posted a picture of his son holding a baby girl in his arms on his Instagram account with the message, "Caleb has a brand new baby sister, Dakota. Watson Family is now 4 and we are so blessed! #ABCD."
He published a second picture days later of himself with little Dakota captioned, "Daddy-daughter Selfie!! #ProudDad." more >>
Making it to the big leagues is the dream of countless athletes, but for playoffs-bound Don Carey, being an NFL player does not fulfill his purpose.
Carey, the 27-year-old Lions safety, has had to endure the same grueling practice and game schedules as the rest of his peers in the NFL. However, he manages to find the time to pursue a masters degree at Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth Township, Michigan, while being a family man to his new wife and soon-to-be newborn son.
Carey married his wife, LaKeisha, last June and the pair are expecting their first son together. Some might question why the young athlete would not wait until his time in the NFL is over to pursue his theological degree, but Carey seems to have no qualms about balancing his workload, which includes heading Don Carey International Ministries with his wife. more >>
The media is still on the edge of their seats waiting and trying to dig up any update or information about the renowned F1 racer Michael Schumacher.
News about the fallen Schumacher shocked not only the sports community but his fans all over the world when he suffered a serious head injury while on a skiing trip with his family in France.
After the tragic accident, the champion was then airlifted to a hospital and was placed in a medically induced coma. After which, he was discharged from Grenoble to undergo further rehabilitation at the University Hospital in Lausanne. In September, Schumi was taken back to his home in Switzerland where he is now under close observation and follow-up treatment. more >>