• Cristiano Ronaldo responds to tax fraud allegations in Instagram post
Cristiano Ronaldo responds to tax fraud allegations in Instagram post

Spanish prosecutors filed a lawsuit against Cristiano Ronaldo for alleged tax fraud of £13m (€14.7m) between 2011 and 2014. Ronaldo, who is now the highest-paid footballer and sportsman had earlier stated that he is not bothered about the tax evasion investigation because his dealings are clear.

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  • Pitino suspended for Louisville sex scandal
Pitino suspended for Louisville sex scandal

At a press conference, Smrt said that players the NCAA has deemed ineligible did play in the 2013 NCAA Tournament and acknowledged that Louisville's 2013 NCAA Tournament championship will be vacated unless the ruling is overturned on appeal.

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  • Avs Opt To Buy Out Beauchemin
Avs Opt To Buy Out Beauchemin

Beauchemin owned a no-move clause and the team would have had to protect the defenceman in the Vegas expansion draft had he not been bought out. Now, they can choose to protect seven forwards, three defensemen and one goalie (the other option is eight skaters and one goalie), meaning Tyson Barrie, Erik Johnson and Nikita Zadorov will be safe ...

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  • Could new Leeds United boss develop partnership with Manchester City?
Could new Leeds United boss develop partnership with Manchester City?

Christiansen's first press conference as Leeds manager is set to take place on Monday morning. If the 26-year old can rediscover the form he showed last season, and bring the same energy to Elland Road , Leeds could once again find themselves fighting for promotion, even with a change in the dugout.

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  • MLB Allowing Jerseys with Nicknames, Bright Shoes
MLB Allowing Jerseys with Nicknames, Bright Shoes

Now, this wasn't something that was a spur of the moment. The Smith Island, Md., native is the 64th player picked in the MLB Draft during the 44-year history of the Flames' program, which has now had at least one player chosen in each draft since 2000.

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  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig suspended one game for obscene gesture
Dodgers' Yasiel Puig suspended one game for obscene gesture

Puig rounded the bases after his shot to right-center field gave the Dodgers a 2-0 lead, then celebrated briefly with teammates. Indians manager Terry Francona did not meet with reporters after the game because he wasn't feeling well, a team spokesman said.

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  • Detroit Lions trade Rams for offensive tackle Greg Robinson
Detroit Lions trade Rams for offensive tackle Greg Robinson

On June 6, Dave Birkett of The Detroit Free Press reported Lions starting left tackle and 2016 first-round pick Taylor Decker underwent shoulder surgery . Robinson is scheduled to earn about $6.7 million this season in salary and bonuses. Asked after Wednesday's practice about Robinson, McVay said he "seen good things at times", and that R...

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  • Kohli unfazed by limited game time for India's middle order
Kohli unfazed by limited game time for India's middle order

These two countries have filled the coffers of the ICC like no other nation has ever done and cricket's appeal has grown simply because the large presence of Indian and Pakistan fans in all the cricket grounds across the world . Jadhav dismissed set batsmen Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim in quick succession to get India back on track in the...

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  • Does NFL Have A Patriots Problem? Steelers' Ryan Shazier Believes So
Does NFL Have A Patriots Problem? Steelers' Ryan Shazier Believes So

Martavis Bryant and Senquez Golson are trying to prove to Pittsburgh that they're worth keeping around and Le'Veon Bell has yet to make an appearance at camp to name a couple, but one major storyline has finally come to an end. "We compete every day and try to get better every day for things like that". The Steelers know the key is getting ...

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  • Halep, Ostapenko to battle it out for French Open title
Halep, Ostapenko to battle it out for French Open title

Halep was thankful still to be in the tournament after her remarkable recovery from a set and 5-1 down against Elina Svitolina in the quarter-finals. Ostapenko unleashed a series of impressive winners in the tiebreaker and took the set with a backhand volley. Ostapenko's impressive performance in the tournament has largely been the result of he...

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  • Friedman looks at Drouin-for-Sergachev trade
Friedman looks at Drouin-for-Sergachev trade

Sergachev has played in four National Hockey League games in his career, going pointless in each. Sergachev does not. Lightning were facing losing a good player for nothing; now they don't. On Thursday, Yzerman sidestepped any question of lasting acrimony playing a role in trading Drouin. Well, the Montreal Canadiens did it again! Drouin would ...

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  • Jelena Ostapenko springs a surprise in French Open
Jelena Ostapenko springs a surprise in French Open

She will make her top 20 ranking debut with the win, moving to No. 12 with the victory. "I can't believe I am the French Open champion at just 20". It was possibly her best chance to win a Grand Slam. Three years ago it was something new. A year before that, she lost in the first round of qualifying at Roland Garros.

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  • Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes turned a corner with Canadian Grand Prix win
Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes turned a corner with Canadian Grand Prix win

It was the Mercedes AMG Petronas driver's 56th career win, his third of the season and his sixth at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve . A first-lap mishap that damaged the two Ferraris made it an easy day for the Mercedes AMG team, with Hamilton taking the chequered flag and teammate Valterri Bottas safely in second place.

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  • Blimp goes down at US Open golf tournament in Wisconsin
Blimp goes down at US Open golf tournament in Wisconsin

It says the office had been in touch with the Federal Aviation Administration before the crash and "determined the aircraft was lawfully operating at the proper altitude". The sheriff's office said the blimp may have experienced mechanical problems prior to the crash. "He said 'The blimp is not looking good.' I guess it was nose down".

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  • Leicester City sign Hull defender Harry Maguire
Leicester City sign Hull defender Harry Maguire

Good defensively and on the ball, he'll be a solid addition to Craig Shakespeare's squad, with Leicester having beaten off competition from other mid-table clubs to land his signature. Thankfully I am here, so I can not wait to get the season started and kick on. "He showed me the way the club is going. It's on the up and it looks very promis...

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  • Pakistan limit England to 211 in Champions Trophy semi-final
Pakistan limit England to 211 in Champions Trophy semi-final

They were helped by Sri Lanka's poor showing in the field when the dropped Sarfraz twice and also missed opportunities to run him out on a few occasions. Azhar, on 76, dragged a delivery from Jake Ball on to his stumps before Babar (38 not out) and Hafeez (31 not out) guided Pakistan home. England's test wicketkeeper, brought in to open f...

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  • Donnarumma will not renew Milan contract
Donnarumma will not renew Milan contract

David De Gea is believed to have held off on contract talks with Manchester United whilst talk of Real Madrid's interest continues, but he may now find himself missing out on his dream return to the Spanish capital, should Real decide to target the young Italian.

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  • Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor Aug. 26
Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor Aug. 26

McGregor is 21-3 as a UFC fighter and is considered one of the best MMA fighters in the world. His last fight, of course, was his 49th professional career win, a one-sided clinic against André Berto but despite being one short of that flawless even milestone of 50 fights, Mayweather stepped away from the game, content to retire after equaling the...

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  • French Open king Nadal hails Uncle Toni after 10th French Open title
French Open king Nadal hails Uncle Toni after 10th French Open title

Nadal became the first player in the history of the Open era who managed to become a 10-time victor of the tournament series Grand slam. Now Nadal has 15 Majors in all and went past Pete Sampras with whom he was tied for the second spot with 14 Majors.

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  • Blimp goes down at US Open
Blimp goes down at US Open

Open in Wisconsin crashed Thursday afternoon, with the pilot reported to be "OK", according to The Associated Press. Justin Maynard, a sales manager for AirSign, told the AP that he is "not 100 percent" on the condition of the pilot but that believes he is alive.

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  • National Basketball Association champion Warriors undecided on potential White House visit
National Basketball Association champion Warriors undecided on potential White House visit

User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. "The beauty of what I know of this team, we all want to provide for our families, we want to get all that we can out of this game while we still have the legs to do it, but t...

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  • Pakistan through to the Champions Trophy Finals
Pakistan through to the Champions Trophy Finals

Despite the defeat, captain Morgan was quick to point out there was no issues with the attitude in the England camp. Though England played three of its Group A matches on new pitches, the pitches allocated to Sophia Gardens had all been used once each during the group stage meaning their semi-final had to be played on a used surface.

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  • Captain Sarfraz proud of Pakistan young guns
Captain Sarfraz proud of Pakistan young guns

Eoin Morgan was left lamenting a lack of home advantage and his side's inability to adapt after a collective dose of paralysis with the bat on a reused Cardiff pitch led to England being bundled out of the Champions Trophy by a resurgent Pakistan .

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  • Man United have reportedly agreed a deal with Alvaro Morata
Man United have reportedly agreed a deal with Alvaro Morata

The Real Madrid striker has agreed a deal to join the Old Trafford club but is just waiting for a fee to be arranged between the two parties, according to the Teelgraph. Per Diaz, Lopez said: "He doesn't want to experience another season like that". Former Manchester United forward Andrew Cole believes it will take "a lot of money and a lot...

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  • Champions Trophy: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint
Champions Trophy: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint

Azhar Ali (76) had a cautious start to his innings while Fakhar Zaman (57) looked at his aggressive best as Pakistan reached 49 for naught at the end of the first powerplay. " Pakistan was fantastic. From the first over, the aggression of its bowlers was really impressive, and our batsmen struggled against Pakistan's pace and variation".

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  • Penguins thrash Predators, take control of Stanley Cup Final
Penguins thrash Predators, take control of Stanley Cup Final

Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette , center, talks with players during a timeout in the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Monday, June 5, 2017, in Nashville . "I missed a couple shots that I probably don't want to miss", the fully-bearded Wisconsinite said after practice...

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  • Golfer Dustin Johnson's Wife Paulina Gretzky Gives Birth to Second Child!
Golfer Dustin Johnson's Wife Paulina Gretzky Gives Birth to Second Child!

So far, it has slowed him down while getting his son golf balls on the range. "I feel like from a self-legitimacy standpoint, going into people's offices whenever I meet with someone ... The U.S. Open is the most important tournament of the year, even if it does not have the glamour of the Masters and the beauty of the Augusta, Georgia, course.

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  • Draymond Green trolls Cavaliers at Warriors' parade with
Draymond Green trolls Cavaliers at Warriors' parade with "Quickie" t-shirt

First he wore a T-shirt that mocked the Cavs over the brief length of the series. Green said that he was responsible for the idea of the shirt, and someone in the organization made the shirts. Green, 27, averaged 13.1 points, 9.1 rebounds, 6.5 assists, 1.8 steals, 1.6 blocks and 34.9 minutes per game during the Warriors 16-1 playoff run. If t...

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  • Peter O'Mahony to lead Lions against Maori side with Warburton benched
Peter O'Mahony to lead Lions against Maori side with Warburton benched

The Crusaders were the victims of larceny in the Lions game when referee Mathieu Raynal awarded four scrum penalties against them when they had a vastly superior scrum in that match. The Lions were unable to stay with it in a game of high tempo; surprisingly, they tried to engage, which suited the Highlanders down to the ground.

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  • Judge and Yankees batter Orioles 16-3 for 4th straight win
Judge and Yankees batter Orioles 16-3 for 4th straight win

They did so by mounting a stunning response against two Houston pitchers immediately after the Astros took a 6-4 lead with a two-out rally a half-inning earlier. To be fair, Judge is not the only New York Yankee having a great season, but at the moment he is the only one in the spotlight in New York , and all around the baseball world.

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  • 650000 fans at parade cheer Penguins for Stanley Cup win
650000 fans at parade cheer Penguins for Stanley Cup win

People walk towards the parade route for the start of the Pittsburgh Penguins' NHL hockey Stanley Cup victory parade in Pittsburgh , Wednesday, June 14, 2017 . He spoke with Pittsburgh TV station WPXI after hopping off his parade truck near the intersection of Grant and the Boulevard. In the end the Penguins are still likely t...

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  • America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand capsize in semifinal
America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand capsize in semifinal

Nathan Outteridge's slip off the back of the Swedish boat was another reminder for Team New Zealand that disaster lurks at every corner when racing these foiling America's Cup catamarans. The challenger final resumes on Sunday with three more races. "We'll bounce back from this". The races will alternate between Artemis Racing v Softbank Tea...

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  • Arsenal will not let Alexis Sánchez join Chelsea or Manchester City
Arsenal will not let Alexis Sánchez join Chelsea or Manchester City

Arsenal have reportedly ruled out the possibility of selling Alexis Sanchez to a Premier League rival this summer. "I hope [he doesn't leave], of course", Xhaka told Bild this week. "I had the privilege to play with many great players, but those two stick out", the Switzerland worldwide said. The Chile worldwide admitted in May that he w...

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  • West intrigued at joining Clippers front office
West intrigued at joining Clippers front office

Minutes earlier West had been in the tunnel as the exuberant Warriors ran toward the bubbly. Now, there is a possibility that they could lose him to the Clippers . The L.A. Clippers and the City of Inglewood announced today that they have entered into a three-year Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (ENA) that will allow the Clippers to expl...

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  • USGA says blimp crash at Open came in open field
USGA says blimp crash at Open came in open field

Just got to the #USOpen and the blimp caught fire and crashed. A deputy at a security post reported seeing the aircraft on fire or smoking and rapidly descending about 11:15 a.m., authorities said. A representative for AirSign, the company that operates the blimp, told the Associated Press that only the pilot was on board the craft, and he is "...

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