A Christian former NFL linebacker announced that he was recently diagnosed with ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, in a video challenging the entire Tennessee Titans organization to take part in the viral "Ice Bucket Challenge."
Tim Shaw, a member at the Nashville-based Cross Point megachurch, is at least the fourth NFL veteran in the last seven years to be diagnosed with the incurable disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.
"A year ago I was playing NFL football. I've recently been diagnosed with ALS. I'm here today to stand up and fight with all of you against this disease," said Shaw, in a video posted on the Titan's website. more >>
Mike Ditka, a former coach for the Chicago Bears and hall of famer in the National Football League, has stated that efforts to change the Washington Redskins name come from "politically correct idiots."
Ditka, who's an ESPN analyst, was recently interviewed by the website Redskins Historian about the name controversy.
"It's all the political correct idiots in America, that's all it is. It's got nothing to do with anything else. We're going to change something because we can," said Ditka. more >>
After suffering a heartbreaking loss in the Little League World Series, this coach gives a speech to bring his team together. Rhode Island coach Dave Belisle delivers this inspirational speech to his team about their incredible journey together.
He explains to them that there is no disappointment in their loss and they gained pride most of all through their win. These are moments these kids will remember for the rest of their lives … thanks to their amazing and inspiring coach.
Watch this touching end of the game speech below: more >>
A major pro-wrestling organization in the United States will be moving its flagship program to Wednesday evenings, after years of being on Thursday nights.
After years of being in the same weekly time slot, Total Nonstop Action announced last Thursday that its program, "Impact Wrestling," was going to air on Wednesdays beginning this week.
Jeremy Lin has been vocal about his Christian faith for years and now he is opening up about the sins that he struggles with.
Lin, the 25-year-old Los Angeles Lakers guard, recently took to Facebook to answer questions from fans during what he called Fan Appreciation Week. During the session, Lin admitted that he is not as humble as people may believe and admitted his struggles with sinning.
"I'm not humble. Pride is [the] greatest sin I struggle with," he wrote on Facebook. "But I'd say as I get older, go through more experiences in life and face tougher obstacles, I realize that I'm more sinful and need God more than I ever imagined." more >>
With the NBA season just around the corner, more news and rumors of how the teams prepare for the upcoming games are now circulating. Here's what we rounded up so far.
The Indiana Pacers are putting in effort to improve on the disappointing results from last season. Paul George's tragic, season-ending accident and Lance Stephenson's exit for the Charlotte Hornets put them in a difficult position.
However, Indiana's management still believes they have a chance of contending for a championship, according to Fansided. Bringing Detroit's Greg Monroe in the roster could bring good news for the Pacers, although it would be at the expense of Roy Hibbert. more >>