June 23, 2017: CCM artist Steven Curtis Chapman has opened up about the 2008 death of his 5-year-old daughter, Maria, and shared how God has revealed himself in "profound ways even through the valley of the shadow of death."
It seems obvious not to expect “The Winds of Winter” release date anytime this 2017. After all, author George RR Martin has refused to commit to a deadline the last time he gave an update. He simply assured work on the book is ongoing and the time of completion is anybody’s guess. Could it be that the publication is set in 2018?
The offseason fun on the NBA has just started and rumors are circulating the announced rebuilding of the Los Angeles Lakers will lead to the creation of a Superteam to stop the rampaging Golden State Warriors on their track. Reportedly, the core of this title-chasing squad would be LeBron James, Paul George and Lonzo Ball.
20 June 2017: Chris Tomlin is a Grammy Award winner, and he will be embarking on a “Good Good Father Tour” from this October 13 onwards in St. Paul, Minnesota. Tomlin will not tour alone though, as special guest and Grammy-nominee Matt Maher is set to follow.
NBA history will show superteams, built around on one or two superstar players, win championships. It was the case with the Los Angeles Lakers and the Chicago Bulls when the term used was dynasty, when Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan were the dominant names. And it appears to be where the Boston Celtics are headed to, visibly inspired by the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Kevin Durant scored his first NBA ring with the Golden State Warriors and it looks like the 2017 NBA Finals MVP plans on securing another one, if possible as early as Season 2017-18. Reports came out KD is staying with the Warriors and to make sure the team’s winning tradition, the scoring champion is gladly taking a pay cut.
Paul George has reportedly informed the Indiana Pacers front office that he would prefer to become free agent after Season 2017-18, firing up the rumors that the four time All-Star is about to switch uniform with sight set on the Cleveland Cavaliers or the Los Angeles Lakers. Will it be LA or Ohio for the 27-year-old superstar?
In “Game of Thrones,” the ultimate prize of playing the dangerous game is certainly the honor of owning the Iron Throne, the current occupant of which is Cersei Lannister. But in order for the Queen Mother to preserve her rule on Westeros, she will need to deal with formidable rivals – the determined Daenerys Targaryen, the reluctant Jon Snow and an unlikely contender in Euron Greyjoy.
As early as Season 1 of “Fear The Walking Dead,” speculations of a crossover with “The Walking Dead” have been swirling around and the same still excites FTWD and TWD fans alike. And why not as both shows operate on the same universe, somehow indicating it’s not a remote possibility that survivors of the zombie apocalypse will one day walk on the same road.
The Boston Celtics’ decision to pass up on Markelle Fultz is seen as a win scenario for the team. The deal, set to be finalized Monday, will see Fultz ending up on the Philadelphia 76ers roster and in exchange the Green Team will get to pick No. 3. On the club’s crosshair is either Josh Jackson or Jayson Tatum, reports said.
Hounded by tax troubles in Spain, soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly seeking his out of the legal mess and option on the table is a Bernabeu exit. Speculations are rife Ronaldo is all set to depart from Real Madrid and possibly take on the route that will lead him back to Manchester United.
June 22 is but a few days away and the big question that pops up is: Who will be the NBA 2017 Draft No. 1 pick? Which also means who among the best college players the Boston Celtics will choose and groom as the next NBA superstar? Early reports said it’s a toss between Lonzo Ball and Markelle Fultz to play for the Green Team.
Will George RR Martin ever finish “The Winds of Winter” or more correctly, will he still be around to actually complete the seven-volume “A Song of Ice and Fire” novel? That’s exactly the plan, according to GRRM, adding not only that ASOIAF will see publication but also 30 more books in the remaining years of his storied life.
Unless a major upheaval happens, next is expected to see a repeat of the NBA Finals 2017. The usual suspects – the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers – will tussle for the fourth time with missions of their own. The Warriors will gun for third win on their epic Finals series with Cavs, and the latter will attempt to equalize.