For weeks leading up to the May 2 fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr., the Filipino boxer's trainer, Freddie Roach, has been saying that his fighter has a deep dislike for Mayweather, due to Mayweather's history of domestic violence. Roach has repeatedly referred to the megafight as the battle between "good and evil."
But on Wednesday, April 15, Pacquiao invited the news media at his training headquarters at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood and told them that he wants to end Mayweather's streak, and after that, he wants to have a Bible study with him.
"I just want to send this message to him — nothing personal," said the eight-division world boxing champion. "We're just doing our jobs. And after the fight, if I could talk to him, I want to share the gospel of God. I want to share to him about God, why we need God." more >>
Newcastle United host Tottenham Hotspur at St. James' Park in the English Premier League on Sunday.
The match is on April 19, 2015 at 11:00 AM ET and can be watched online through live stream (details below).
Newcastle have struggled so far this season and find themselves 13th in the league table. They are only nine points from safety and need to pick up a few more points if they want to avoid battling the relegation zone. more >>
Manchester City try to avoid complete collapse as they host West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium in the English Premier League on Sunday.
The match is on April 19, 2015 at 8:30 AM ET and can be watched online through live stream (details below).
They were challenging for the league title just a few weeks ago, but now City have tossed into a big downward spiral. They have only won one in their last four league games and have slipped to fourth place, four points behind rivals Manchester United and four points ahead of Liverpool. more >>
The New York Rangers try to go 2-0 up on the Pittsburgh Penguins as they meet at Madison Square Garden in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference in the NHL playoffs on Saturday night at 8 p.m. ET. The game can be watched on TV on the NBC network, or online through live stream (details below).
In the first game, New York took the first game after a 2-1 win thanks to early goals.
Derick Brassard scored in one of the fastest goals in NHL playoff history after only converting in 28 seconds of the first period. more >>
After dropping the first game at home, the Tampa Bay Lightning will try to rebound against the Detroit Red Wings in Game 2 of their NHL playoff match in the Eastern Conference.
Game 2 will start on April 18, 2015 at 3:00 PM ET, and can be watched on TV on the NBC network or online through live stream (details below).
It was veteran Pavel Datsyuk who displayed his usual brilliance in the first game as he scored a tip-in in the 10th minute of the first period to give Detroit the lead. more >>
Real Madrid will host struggling Malaga at Estadio Santiago Bernabeau in the Spanish La Liga. The match is on April 18, 2015 at 2 p.m. ET.
Two points behind Barcelona as of this time, Madrid have pulled off three straight wins since their loss to the Catalans late in March. They thrashed Granada 9-1 behind five goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, before visiting Rayo Vallecano and leaving with a 2-0 victory. In their home clash against Eibar, Ronaldo, Javier Hernandez and Jesse Rodriguez scored for the Los Blancos as they comfortably collected three points.
With only a handful of matches left in the season, Madrid must continue to keep getting maximum points and hope that Barcelona stumble along the way in order to retake their place atop the standings. more >>