An unofficial sequel to the hit 1981 film "Chariots of Fire," based on a screenplay co-authored by a Lutheran pastor, may soon hit theatres.
Titled "Absolute Surrender," the story follows the life of famed runner Eric Liddell after the 1924 Olympics as he becomes a missionary in China and eventually in a Japanese internment camp at the end of World War II.
Eric Eichinger, pastor at a Lutheran church in Florida and coauthor of the screenplay, told The Christian Post that the project is "in the development phase," and that they are presently in talks with Mark Joseph to produce the film. more >>
In the CONCACAF Champions League, the Seattle Sounders host CD Olimpia at CenturyLink Field in a Group F battle.
The match is on August 19, 2015 at 10:00 PM ET.
With only four games scheduled before the final stages of the competition, every result is crucial in this match as only one team will advance to the next round of the competition. more >>
One of the most anticipated boxing matches later this year is undoubtedly Miguel Cotto going up against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.
That match will be on November 21, 2015 and will be at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
Both boxers are well-known within the sport and this will undoubtedly bring in a lot of attention and fanfare. more >>
In a bid to improve their bench for the coming NBA season, the Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly agreed to give free agent Jared Cunningham a new deal. Cunningham was drafted in 2012 by the Cavaliers as the 24th overall pick.
Cunnigham has gone on to play for four different teams, with his first year with the Dallas Mavericks – where he played eight games and averaged only 2.0 points per game. He would go on and play for the Atlanta Hawks and the Sacramento Kings in the next season, before being moved to the Los Angeles Clippers last season where he played the most games in a team in his career. In 19 games with the Clippers, he averaged 1.8 points per game and averaged under five minutes of playing time a night.
Cunningham has impressed in the summer league and, as a result, was given a chance to fight for a spot in the Cavaliers squad in the coming season. Playing with the Utah Jazz in the summer league, Cunningham scored 10 points per game in eight matches. more >>
Manchester United host Club Brugge at Old Trafford in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League play-off match. The match will be on Aug. 18, 2015 at 2:45 p.m. ET.
Finally making their return to the elite European competition, the Red Devils are hoping that they have made enough signings and have improved well enough to challenge the top teams in the continent.
However, they will have to go through Brugge in order to seal their spot in the competition's group stages. more >>
LeBron James, often considered as the best basketball player alive, has practiced with a 34-pool of players who will battle for the slots of Team USA for the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympics.
In the try out in Las Vegas last week, James made it clear that his joining the training does not mean he is "penciling" a bid for the Olympics-bound team.
"All my decisions go through my family. We'll see how my family feels about it," he said during an interview at the UNLV, during the mini camp that Team USA held on campus. more >>