• Floyd Mayweather To Conor McGregor Fans:
Floyd Mayweather To Conor McGregor Fans: "Believe In Conor"

To back up his prediction, Reyes points to the outcomes of McGregor's two fights with Nate Diaz , whose specialty is boxing. "Listen, if McGregor knocks him out he'll be the biggest star in sports ever". It pits two crowd-pleasing icons against each other to decide the world's best middleweight. On how he thinks the fight will go: "Whatever ...

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  • French Open final 'a nice gift' for Ostapenko
French Open final 'a nice gift' for Ostapenko

Earlier in the day, Canadian Gabriela Dabrowski and India's Rohan Bopanna pipped Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Robert Farah 2-6 6-2 (12-10) to win the mixed doubles title. Amazingly it would be her first professional title of any kind - emulating the feat of Brazilian great Gustavo Kuerten who also announced himself to the world by coming from nowhere...

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  • Reported Ronaldo link with Bayern is hoax of the day: Club
Reported Ronaldo link with Bayern is hoax of the day: Club

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez was re-elected on Monday but didn't make any comment about Ronaldo in his news conference. "No offer has been received for him". "I have not spoken with Ronaldo . I love Keylor Navas and the truth is that, back in 2015, I didn't know him as I do now". Perez said Ronaldo is bothered by the way som...

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  • Hospital Upgrades Scalise Condition To 'Serious,' Says He Is 'More Responsive'
Hospital Upgrades Scalise Condition To 'Serious,' Says He Is 'More Responsive'

Police secure the site of a morning shooting at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park June 14, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia. "[Scalise] underwent another surgery today, but continues to show signs of improvement", it added. Lobbyist Matt Mika was shot in the chest at the baseball practice. Congressional aide Zach Barth was the fourth person hit and is al...

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  • Jose Mourinho accused of $3.6 million tax fraud
Jose Mourinho accused of $3.6 million tax fraud

In three years with Real Madrid , Mourinho won La Liga in 2012 and the Spanish Cup in 2011. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has released a statement in which he has unequivocally denied the tax fraud allegations thrown his way on Tuesday morning.

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  • Defeated Ainslie to come back stronger, bring 'Auld Mug' home
Defeated Ainslie to come back stronger, bring 'Auld Mug' home

The Japanese team, skippered by Dean Barker , led the Swedish side 3-1 at one point but lost steam in the best-of-nine challenger series on Bermuda's Great Sound. "Coming to a biennial event it's much more regular racing for the teams, fans and also avoiding this lack of continuity between events where you get this hiatus or 12 to 18 months wher...

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  • Small margins can be massive in cricket, says Virat Kohli
Small margins can be massive in cricket, says Virat Kohli

Pakistan were fortunate to get a point from their South Africa game where they managed to restrict the Proteas to 219/8 in 50 overs but were tottering at 119/3 when the skies opened up and Pakistan won by 19 runs via Duckworth Lewis method.

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  • Floyd Mayweather confirms Conor McGregor boxing match in Las Vegas in August
Floyd Mayweather confirms Conor McGregor boxing match in Las Vegas in August

Nate Diaz, who handed McGregor his first and only defeat in the UFC , at UFC 196 in March of previous year, took to Instagram just moments after the "fight of the century" as announced, sharing a picture of him reigning victorious over the Notorious one, challenging the Irishman and Mayweather to slug it out for "the number two spot".

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  • Major League Baseball considering discipline for Anthony Rizzo after collision with Padres' Austin Hedges
Major League Baseball considering discipline for Anthony Rizzo after collision with Padres' Austin Hedges

Rizzo has spoken with umpires on multiple occasions about the interpretation of the rule for when a catcher is blocking the plate, saying it's his understanding that, "If they have the ball, it's game on". "I don't expect him to play tomorrow", said Green. The collision rule is created to punish players who make "egregious" contact with the cat...

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  • Andy Murray 'wants to keep going' after reaching French Open semi-finals
Andy Murray 'wants to keep going' after reaching French Open semi-finals

Nishikori surpassed Jiro Satoh for the most quarter-final appearances by a Japanese man, as he made the last eight for the second time in three years in Paris . "For sure, no one expected Djokovic [to lose] 6-love in the third set", he added. The last French player in the tournament, 28th-seeded Caroline Garcia, is facing No.

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  • Padres unhappy with Anthony Rizzo for 'cheap shot' play at home plate
Padres unhappy with Anthony Rizzo for 'cheap shot' play at home plate

The Cubs backed Rizzo and didn't think he did anything wrong. If Rizzo were to get hit during Tuesday's game, it would certainly look suspicious. "Absolutely loved it. That's part of the game". He did have the ball, so we can all agree there. Sounds like Andy Green should really be pissed at the umpires who gave Rizzo their liberal inter...

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  • Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain
Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

In a statement released on Tuesday, a prosecutor in Madrid said the Portuguese manager had committed two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012, saying that "corporate structures were used by the accused in order to hide revenues generated from his image rights".

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  • Christiansen sets sights on taking Leeds back to Premier League
Christiansen sets sights on taking Leeds back to Premier League

They have high hopes for the upcoming season as they aim to make Leeds a Premier League club for the first time since 2004. "This is one of the things I want to bring to Leeds and I will die with my ideas and my philosophy". He guided APOEL to the last 16 of the Europa League and their domestic league title in his only season in charge, but his 1...

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  • George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018
George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018

But according to ESPN , " George nixed the notion of joining the Cavaliers and teaming up with LeBron James ". However, George's team preference may lead him to the opposite side of the country to the Los Angeles Lakers . That leaves them with (potentially) three first-round picks in 2018, and somewhere between two and four first-rounders...

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  • Russian Federation v Portugal: Ronaldo and co to pick up first win
Russian Federation v Portugal: Ronaldo and co to pick up first win

Cedric Soares' deflected shot then put Portugal back in front - only for Hector Moreno to head home for Mexico in injury time . Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo insists there is no reason to panic following their opening draw in the Confederations Cup yesterday morning (SIngapore time ).

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  • McGregor and Mayweather epic encounter is a €600m done deal
McGregor and Mayweather epic encounter is a €600m done deal

On March 15, White appeared on Conan O'Brien's television show and said that because of the large amount of money involved, it was possible the deal was done. After winning that fight , against Andre Berto, he announced his retirement for the second time. "Everybody's happy", said Mayweather's adviser, Leonard Ellerbe .

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  • More than 7000 Sejals write to 'Harry' Shah Rukh Khan
More than 7000 Sejals write to 'Harry' Shah Rukh Khan

Imtiaz Ali's new film has gone through numerous name changes - before finally settling down on the name Jab Harry Met Sejal - an obvious take on Hollywood's When Harry Met Sally starring Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal, with a hint of Ali's first blockbuster Jab We Met .

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  • It's on! Mayweather vs. McGregor this summer in Las Vegas
It's on! Mayweather vs. McGregor this summer in Las Vegas

McGregor is slim, though. But now it's confirmed, I'm really looking forward to the build-up - the fight itself will be a whitewash from Floyd . Given that Mayweather and McGregor are both expert trash talkers and brazen self-promoters, this one will have a special feel to it, even if that aura dissipates the moment the opening bell sound...

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  • Thomas makes charge up US Open leaderboard
Thomas makes charge up US Open leaderboard

Four years after Justin Rose ended a 43-year wait for an English victor, Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood headed into the third round of the US Open at Erin Hills in a four-way tie for the lead . Thomas finished in style, and it had nothing to do with his hot pink trousers. World No. 13 Justin Thomas is also on the move, carding six birdies ag...

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  • No offer received for Ronaldo, says Real boss
No offer received for Ronaldo, says Real boss

The frenzy of speculation began soon after Ronaldo was accused last week of a 14.7 million euro tax evasion through offshore companies. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez denies any offers from Manchester United for their players.

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  • Paul George informs Pacers he will test free agency after next season
Paul George informs Pacers he will test free agency after next season

They don't have many assets to work with when it comes to facilitating a trade for George , but they do have Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving , both of whom are All-Stars who would fit in well with the team's up-and-coming center Myles Turner .

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  • Mickelson and long-term caddie Bones to part ways
Mickelson and long-term caddie Bones to part ways

Amy and I, and our children, will always think of Bones, Jen, Oliver, and Emma as family. Denying him a career Grand Slam is a US Open triumph and Mickelson withdrew from last week's edition of the event to attend his daughter's graduation.

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  • Ange Postecoglou: Australia in need of more composure after Germany loss
Ange Postecoglou: Australia in need of more composure after Germany loss

The ball ricocheted in the Germany box, falling to the Australian to slot home easily past goalkeeper Bernd Leno . Attacking brightspot: Tommy Rogic shoots for goal for the Socceroos against Germany . "We invested a lot in the first half and ran a lot", Kimmich said. Big issues 1st half but the Socceroos played better & showed fight i...

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  • Prospective £64m Man Utd signing urges Real Madrid superstar to join him
Prospective £64m Man Utd signing urges Real Madrid superstar to join him

Contributing to the recent La Liga and Champions League success, scoring 20 goals in 43 appearances , Morata was mostly relegated to a supersub role behind Karim Benzema . "I can say that this is a very important proposal and now the decision is Real". " Manchester United is a great club, a very interesting option", Juanma Lopez said.

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  • Jimmy Butler rumors: Bulls shopping him to either Cavaliers or Celtics
Jimmy Butler rumors: Bulls shopping him to either Cavaliers or Celtics

Citing sources, ESPN.com's Marc Stein reported Tuesday "the Cavaliers have been notified that Butler hopes to stay with the Bulls and would be reluctant to commit his long-term future to Cleveland ". Vincent Goodwill of CSNChicago.com is reporting that Wade has chose to take his player option with the team and return to the franchise in t...

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  • House Dems Question Flynn Disclosures of Middle East Travel
House Dems Question Flynn Disclosures of Middle East Travel

The lawmakers are the latest to call attention to potential problems with what President Donald Trump's former adviser reported to the US government about his foreign travel, contacts and business. effort to construct the nuclear reactors, but a plan to have Arab countries repay the Russians with the purchase of "Russian military hardware", t...

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  • America's Cup challenger final series: Team New Zealand v Artemis
America's Cup challenger final series: Team New Zealand v Artemis

The Kiwi syndicate won two of the three races on Thursday to clinch their semi-final, having held a 3-1 lead in the best-of-five series. Asked if he felt Team New Zealand could win the Louis Vuitton Cup and earn the right to take on Oracle Team USA again for the America's Cup, Burling didn't back away.

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  • Lions sunk by late Blues try in Auckland
Lions sunk by late Blues try in Auckland

Former England back Austin Healey led the charge after the Lions fell to the Blues, calling on coach Warren Gatland to save the tour by picking his test side against the Crusaders . "We have improved from the opening game with the time we have spent together and we will improve again before Saturday". "Last night's result against the Blues w...

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  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain

A Spanish state prosecutor accused former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho of tax fraud worth €3.3 million (NZ$5.09 million) in unpaid taxes on Tuesday (Wednesday NZ Time). Cristiano Ronaldo has also denied defrauding Spanish authorities out of £13million between 2011 and 2014. Four-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo is accused of diverting €1...

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  • Warren Gatland: 'Sam Warburton fighting for starting spot'
Warren Gatland: 'Sam Warburton fighting for starting spot'

The Lions had hatched that plan back in September, however, and have since made good on those additions - who will all sit on the bench against the Chiefs . "There's no doubt that there's some pressure on certain players and certain combinations have gone well", he told reporters. We've just got to handle that and hope the refs, the assistant re...

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  • Florida State avoids elimination with win over Cal St. Fullerton
Florida State avoids elimination with win over Cal St. Fullerton

Gavin Velasquez extinguished the threat after Wells' second RBI, sandwiching strikeouts of JC Flowers and Dylan Busby around a walk to Taylor Walls . The sliding Raleigh was able to get his left hand onto the plate just ahead of Hudgins tag try. The advantage grew to 3-1 when Mendoza went deep to lead off the sixth.

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  • PM Modi congratulates Lucknow sub-inspector for writing poem on Yoga
PM Modi congratulates Lucknow sub-inspector for writing poem on Yoga

He also strongly favoured making the country self-reliant in defence and technology sectors. Quoting former President APJ Abdul Kalam , Modi said, "Science is universal but technology should be local. Modi also called for greater innovation and domestic production of defence equipment and said that the country needed to be independent in the def...

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  • Cosby jury reviews testimony from accuser's mom
Cosby jury reviews testimony from accuser's mom

At one point during the trial, McMonagle stood beside Cosby and suggested to jurors that while Cosby may have been an unfaithful husband, that didn't make him a criminal. Judge Steven O'Neill said he saw no evidence of coercion or trouble in the deliberating room after the jurors reported their impasse on Thursday and he instructed them to keep...

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  • Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

It's reported that Ronaldo is desperate to leave the club this summer after being accused of tax fraud by authorities in Spain . The Cristiano Ronaldo transfer saga is threatening to dominate the 2017 summer transfer window with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez stating in an interview with radio channel Onda Cero that the Por...

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  • NBA Draft 2017: When the Sacramento Kings pick
NBA Draft 2017: When the Sacramento Kings pick

Thursday night we'll find out where Kentucky point guard De'Aaron Fox will be drafted. Devin Booker was 17. With one of the deepest and most talented draft classes the league has seen in some time, teams are excited to see who they are going to get with their pick.

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