Track and field star athlete Lolo Jones, recently defended her Christian faith to a Twitter follower who called her a hypocrite for admonishing people about the film "50 Shades Of Grey" but advocated for boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., a reputed domestic abuser.
"So I hear that @lolojones had an issue with 50 shades, which was fictional, yet preaches forgiveness for @FloydMayweather," Twitter user @podunk69 said before questioning Jones, 32, on the social medium. "Hypocrite much?"
Jones retweeted the message for her more than 400,000 followers to see then defended her faith and a photo she posted of herself and Mayweather last week. more >>
It's a battle between National League teams as the East's Miami Marlins play the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park in the MLB. The match is on May 7, 2015 at 10:15 p.m. ET.
Miami are currently fourth in the East with a 13-15 record. They have struggled so far, winning only one of their last four matches – their last against the Philadelphia Phillies and two out of three against the Washington Nationals.
However, they still have a capable team who have players who can perform when needed. Dee Gordon leads the team on Batting Average with .430. Adeiny Hechavarria is second for the team with .308. more >>
American League rivals begin their season series as the New York Rangers welcome the Baltimore Orioles at the Yankee Stadium in the regular season of Major League Baseball. The match will be on May 7, 2015 at 7:05 p.m. ET.
So far, the Yankees have started the season well and lead the East with a 17-11 record. They recently finished a series against their biggest rivals the Boston Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays and are now set to meet the Orioles four straight times.
New York swept the Red Sox, much to the delight of the fans but lost the series against the Blue Jays after losing two out of three. They will have a chance to get back on track against Baltimore. more >>
After three straight wins, the Chicago Blackhawks try to wrap up their Western Conference series match-up against the Minnesota Wild in the NHL Stanley Cup. Game 4 will be on May 7, 2015 at 7 p.m. ET and will be played at Xcel Energy Center.
Peaking at the perfect time of the season, the Blackhawks have shown why there are one of the best teams in the league as they have won every match so far against Minnesota.
Only losing twice so far in the post-season, Chicago have won four straight playoff matches, and have steadily looked more dangerous as they go deep in the playoffs. more >>
After taking a commanding lead in their Eastern Conference semifinals series, the Tampa Bay Lightning look to advance to the next round as they face the Montreal Canadiens in Game 4. The match is on May 7, 2015 at 7 p.m. ET and will be played at the Amalie Arena.
Heading to Game 3, the Lightning have dominated the series, winning the first two games despite giving up home advantage to the Canadiens.
The first game ended 2-1 in an overtime win for Tampa Bay, then they continued their domination via a 6-2 thrashing in Game 2. more >>
Manny Pacquiao made it through "the fight of the century," but now he is battling with a shoulder injury and a number of fans who have decided to file lawsuits against the Filipino boxer.
Pacquiao,36, is the subject of five class-action lawsuits, according to ESPN reports. The website claims two lawsuits were filed in California, one in Las Vegas, Texas and another in Illinois with a numer of fans, pay-per-view buyers, ticket buyers and gamblers seeking upwards of $5 million in compensation.
Pacquiao was reportedly fighting while suffering from a longstanding shoulder injury that was aggravated further a little over two weeks before the fight against Mayweather. While the Nevada State Athletic Commission expects fighters to make their injuries known on a pre-fight medical questionnaire, ESPN reports that Pacquiao failed to reveal his injury, a decision which could likely cause trouble for him and the Top Rank boxing promotion company that represents him. more >>