Lolo Jones, the 32-year-old Olympic hurdler and bobsledding athlete, has opened up about her decision to begin a three-week fast to get closer to God.
Jones has been vocal about her Christianity for some time and did the same when announcing her decision to announce her period of consecration to Instagram followers.
"I want all that God promised for me in 2015," Jones wrote. "21 days of prayer and Fasting." more >>
There have been a lot of opinions given about former WWE star Phil Brooks, also known as CM Punk, signing with the UFC. There was also speculation about where he would train for his much awaited debut. In the end, he chose Roufusport, which is coached by Duke Roufus and includes fighters like Dustin Ortiz, Anthony Pettis, and Sergio Pettis, among others.
According to MMAFrenzy, one reason why Brooks chose Roufusport was because the gym is close to his Chicago home, and the 36-year old reportedly said that he wants to train relatively close to his residence.
In an interview with AXS TV's "Inside MMA," Brooks talked about how his training has been going. more >>
Allison Christensen has always enjoyed arts and crafts, building things for her favorite team the Seattle Seahawks. At 11-years-old she was in need of a heart transplant due to problems breathing and blockage. After being taken to the hospital, she gets a special visit from someone she never expected.
She got a visit from Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson at the hospital! Meeting him really made her happy and turned her frown upside down. Russell cared for her and made her feel special at the hospital, instead of sad. Within days they were able to find a heart to transplant into her body, and it was successful. As it turned out, this meeting created a very special bond between these two. After Allison presented Russell with a special wallet, this special gift bound them together as best friends.
After leaving with his gift, he put up a picture of the wallet on social media and got a lot of positive feedback. It is moments like this that are most special for a star of a football team. Thank you to both of these icons for putting joy into our hearts with this beautiful story! more >>
NBA star LeBron James has spoken about his bet on the college football National Championship and he is choosing Ohio State Buckeyes.
"I'm picking them, and obviously I got my guys in Portland taking Oregon," said James who has missed eight games consecutively because of his injuries.
Nike founder Phil Knight is betting on Oregon since he is an Oregon alum. It has also been known that he is a contributor for the university's sports department. Nike previously sent out various sports supplies including their uniforms. They are also the creators of Ohio State's uniforms. more >>
Nike has confirmed that they are working on a "Back to the Future"-inspired shoe.
Tinker Hatfield, Nike's shoe designer expressed his high hopes for the new Nike MAGs that has Power Laces which is believed to automatically tie the shoes, just like the ones featured in the movie.
Hatfield confirmed the news in a trade show in California. Nice Kicks also featured Hatfield's plan when they posted a tweet saying, "Tinker talks Nike MAG 2015 release with Power Laces at #AgendaEmerge." more >>
Los Angeles Lakers' general manager Mitch Kupchak's 15-year-old daughter Alina Kupchak passed away on Monday morning after battling a lengthy illness.
The Lakers issued an official statement on the same day of her death.
"Alina Claire Kupchak, daughter of Lakers General Manager Mitch and his wife Claire, passed away this morning at the age of 15 after a lengthy illness. The family asks for and appreciates their privacy at this difficult time, and would like to express their gratitude for everyone's love, support, thoughts and prayers," it read. more >>