In a bid to defend the English Premier League title, Chelsea begin their new campaign at Stamford Bridge on Saturday as they welcome Swansea City. The match is on August 8, 2015 and will be a late afternoon start at 12:30 PM ET (5.30 PM BST).
Between the two teams, more is expected from the hosts as they attempt to recapture the league title. Last season, they were clearly the best team in England and despite lacking big-named signings, Jose Mourinho's men are hoping to continue their dominance.
There are only a few new names in Chelsea's squad this year, only with Radamel Falcao and Asmir Begovic as the established new names that were not from last year's line-up. more >>
As the English Premier League begins, the very first match of the season pits Manchester United against Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford. The match is on August 8, 2015 at 7:45 a.m. and can be watched online through live stream (details below).
Both teams have high expectations heading into the season, with United returning to the UEFA Champions League, many believe that they may also battle for the league title early on.
Louis Van Gaal has brought in a lot of players and they should be very exciting to watch. With Robin Van Persie moving out of the squad, he has brought in Memphis Depay who is an excellent striker and proved he can be one of the best after an excellent season in the Eredivisie. more >>
Season 9 will bring a special guest star to "Doctor Who" -- Reece Shearsmith. He will be appearing in an episode written by Mark Gatiss. Shearsmith portrayed The Second Doctor Patrick Troughton in the documentary drama "An Adventure in Space and Time" which was also written by Gatiss.
Shearsmith shared his excitement about his upcoming role in the show.
"I am absolutely thrilled to be filming Doctor Who as Mark Gatiss has written a fantastic role for me in a very scary episode. It has been so exciting to be part of a very singular episode -- which, I can say with authority will be unlike any previous episode of Doctor Who. It's a joy to play a part in the show -- certainly a badge of honour," he told The Telegraph. more >>
In a recent letter to Archbishop Maroun Lahham, a Catholic leader considered to be the vicar of the Patriarch of Latin America, Pope Francis stressed the severity of the persecution that many Christians are enduring throughout the world as their neighbors remain silent about the atrocities.
Francis' letter stated that today's persecution against Christians, which often comes from radical Islamic groups such as the Islamic State and Boko Haram, is being carried out "before the eyes and in the silence of all."
"They are the martyrs of today, humiliated and discriminated against because of their fidelity to the Gospel," wrote Francis. more >>
A Vatican official has recently stated that while alien civilizations might exist beyond our solar system, an alien Jesus Christ does not.
Jose Funes, director of the Vatican Observatory, holds a degree in theology along with a doctorate in astronomy.
In a recent interview with AFP News Agency, Funes explained that while he was open to the idea of alien life, including on some newly discovered planets, the incarnation of Jesus Christ was a unique event. more >>
Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko may be set to move out of the English Premier League after sources revealed that the forward is heading to Italy to finalize a move to Serie A team Roma.
The Bosnia and Herzegovina native has spent five years with Manchester City, winning two Premier League titles along the way.
He had most success from 2011-12 to the 2013-14 season where he scored a total of 44 league goals for the club. more >>