Ever since the start of the season, the Chicago Bulls were considered favorites to win the Eastern Conference title. However, it has been a rocky ride for the Bulls, who have alternately missed their key players throughout the season.
Five key players for Chicago have missed more than 10 games each, resulting in an up and down journey in the Eastern Conference standings.
However, just before the NBA Playoffs kick off, the last injured Bulls player has finally returned, and it's none other than Derrick Rose. more >>
The Lakers are coming off two of its worst seasons in franchise history. Now that Los Angeles will be having its final games of the season, fans are wondering where this team is heading in the 2015-16 NBA season.
The Lakers' downfall had a positive outcome this season, and that is the emergence of a few young stars. Jordan Clarkson has been doing pretty well in his rookie year, while Ed Davis, whom Los Angeles picked up from Memphis earlier this season, is considered as a good two-way player that can become an anchor on the defensive end. more >>
Manny Pacquiao is currently busy preparing for his historic fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. which will take place in Las Vegas on May 2, but the Filipino boxer took time out of his busy training schedule to speak at the non-denominational Shepherd Church Westside in Los Angeles on Sunday, April 12, about his rocky past and how he's a changed man.
At the service, Pastor Dudley Rutherford showed clips from a documentary featuring the fighter drinking and partying. These images, according to Pacquiao and his wife Jinkee, brought back painful memories of the couple's difficult time.
"Personally, I don't like it now, to see that video again," he told Pastor Rutherford. "I know how to gamble, I know how to drink, a lot of girls, womanizing, like that. You know I accept that because that's the old Manny." more >>
It will be a Madrid derby as Spanish clubs Real and Atletico Madrid clash at Estadio Vicente Calderon in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals. The match is on April 14, 2015 at 2:45 p.m. ET.
Expect a tough and intense match-up against these two local rivals as they met in last year's final, with Madrid winning 4-1 after extra time thanks to goals from Sergio Ramos, Gareth Bale, Marcelo and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Diego Godin scored early for Atletico who wanted to topple their rivals but Ramos' goal in injury time set the game to extra time where Real dominated en route to their 10th title in history. more >>
Juventus will host Monaco at Juventus Stadium in the 1st leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-final stage. The match is on April 14, 2015 at 2:45 p.m. ET.
This will be the first time these two teams will meet which should be an interesting match-up between an established club and an up-and-coming group of players.
Juventus reached the knockout stages by finishing as runners-up in Group A of the competition. They were grouped against Atletico Madrid, Olympiakos and Malmo, managing to win three games and drawing once in six matches in order to secure second place by a point. more >>
Of all the teams in the NBA today, the New York Knicks should have been one of the most promising. Aside from winning back Carmelo Anthony, who seriously thought about leaving, they got a new team president and coach who both promised wonders for the team.
Unfortunately, things did not go according to plan.
Approaching the end of the season, the Knicks have only won 15 games and lost 60 games, a franchise worst. There are still several games to go and those numbers could still get worse. more >>