National Basketball Association franchise Indiana Pacers was stricken with worries and fear for their star player, Paul George, when he was carried off court by teammates halfway into the fourth quarter of the game with the Memphis Grizzlies this Wednesday.
A report from Indy Star indicated that the 24-year-old forward has suffered an injury in his left leg.
"I just felt it," George said. "I knew it wasn't nothing good. Just came off a screen and felt a pop. ... It wasn't a knee injury, but it's tough, you work so hard in rehab and have something else pop up. The good thing is, I know we've got a long summer and a lot to look forward to." more >>
Tim Tebow recently provided words of wisdom to the youth at Sheridan High School in Sheridan, Wyoming for a K-Life ministry event Wednesday where he opened up about peer pressure.
Tebow, the 27-year-old former Heisman Trophy winner-turned-ESPN football analyst, spoke to the youth in the K-Life ministry, a Christian interdenominational ministry for youth and their families in Sheridan, Wyoming. At the event that took place on April 15, Tebow answered questions about various topics concerning the youth.
One of those topics touched on peer pressure, which Tebow had some unique insight about. According to the Christian athlete, giving in to peer pressure put people at risk of being nothing more than average. more >>
Facing the only Wild Card team to score at least 100 points, the St. Louis Blues will host the Minnesota Wild at Scottrade Center in the first round of the NHL Playoffs. The match is on April 16, 2015 at 9:30 p.m. ET.
St. Louis finished the regular season as the top team in the Central Division. They held a five point lead over the Nashville Predators and were second in the Western Conference behind the Anaheim Ducks, despite being tied on points.
The Blues also finished the regular season strong, winning five of their last six matches including a two-game win streak to close things out. more >>
The Anaheim Ducks host the Winnipeg Jets at Honda Center in Game 1 of their NHL Playoff series. The match will be played on April 16, 2015, the puck drops at 10:30 p.m. ET.
Anaheim finished the regular season as the top team in the Western Conference. They were level on points with the St. Louis Blues but beat them due to tie breakers.
As for the Pacific Division, they held an eight-point lead over the second-seeded Vancouver Canucks and are only one of three teams that made it to the post-season from the division. more >>
When it comes to being a parent of a child who is in the armed forces, there tends to be a lot of emotion involved. Having an overwhelming of pride for them is typical for most parents to feel. In this reunion, you can feel the emotions from this loving father when he is surprised by his heroic son!
This combination of emotions make for an incredibly beautiful moment when a young service member returns home safe. Eitan and Ronit Urman of Scottsdale, Arizona got to experience the amazing feeling of relief together. The father has a reaction that everyone around the hockey world can smile about. When he grabs his son and hugs him tight, he falls on the ice -- a hilarious moment that they can look back on and laugh about in the future.
Dan had been stationed in Afghanistan since November of 2014 and was scheduled to return home in May or June. He had learned he could come home early and he contacted the Arizona Coyotes to plan a surprise. more >>
Youth beat out experience in Game 1 between the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames in the Rodgers Arena. Calgary will try to take a commanding 2-0 lead in Game 2 on April 17, 2015 at 10 p.m. ET.
Both teams started off slow in the first game, with both teams unable to make a breakthrough in the first period. There were a total of 23 shots, 13 by Vancouver and 10 by Calgary.
Despite the lack of goals it was an action-packed game, and the breakthrough finally came in the 13th minute of the second period when Bo Horvat scored off assists by Jannik Hansen and Alexander Edler. Slick passing from behind the goal to the front of Jonas Hiller led to Horvat's goal. more >>