• Poche' sets LSU wins mark, ousts Florida State
Poche' sets LSU wins mark, ousts Florida State

Slaughter hit a three-run homer over the leftfield fence. "He pitched as hard as he could", Martin said. "You see 84 from the left side, next thing he comes in 97 from the right side", Poche' said. Five other Tigers pitchers won two games in the College World Series - Trey Hodges in 2000, Ed Yarnall in 1996, Mike Sirotka in 1993, Chad Ogea in 1...

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  • Southampton's Cedric Soares 'Very Happy' After Scoring First Portugal Goal Against Mexico
Southampton's Cedric Soares 'Very Happy' After Scoring First Portugal Goal Against Mexico

Mexico is now topping its group, making it extremely likely that the team - and its supporters - will be back in Russian Federation next year for the World Cup. "It's going to be a tough game against the European champions, plus Ronaldo". However, the win was bittersweet as Portugal left-back Raphael Guerreiro was hospitalized with a suspe...

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  • José Mourinho accused of £2.9m tax fraud
José Mourinho accused of £2.9m tax fraud

Four-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo is accused of diverting €150m of advertising revenue and image rights through a shell company in the British Virgin Islands, a tax haven. Ronaldo has been with Real Madrid for eight years now after moving from Manchester United on a record-breaking $132 million deal. "No offer has been received for him".

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  • Vegas Golden Knights to play first game at Dallas on Oct
Vegas Golden Knights to play first game at Dallas on Oct

The Golden Knights , who will make their debut as the NHL's 31 franchise next season, are allowed to select one player from each existing team to build out their initial roster of players. National Hockey League rules dictate a roster can be 23 players, maximum. The team will take one player from each NHL team in the league's first expansion dra...

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  • New Zealand keen to carry on Australia form into England clash
New Zealand keen to carry on Australia form into England clash

Victory for England on Tuesday would see them into the semi-finals of a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide teams. "We know how well we've done and we know if we perform to anywhere near our capability we are going to be a tough team to beat", said Stokes.

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  • Halep rides comeback, Djokovic falls in French Open semis
Halep rides comeback, Djokovic falls in French Open semis

Paris: Simona Halep is targeting the world number one ranking in Saturday's French Open final but fast-rising Latvian upstart Jelena Ostapenko threatens to crash the Romanian's party as a first-time major champion will be crowned. Three-times French Open champion Mats Wilander has watched Ostapenko's progress while working for broadcaster Euro...

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  • Diego Costa ready to go head-to-head with Antonio Conte over Chelsea transfer
Diego Costa ready to go head-to-head with Antonio Conte over Chelsea transfer

While Atletico would love to snap up their former star without any further ado, they will have to wait until the turn of the year to sign and register players due to a Federation Internationale de Football Association imposed transfer ban that forbids them from recruiting this summer.

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  • Trump says Scalise 'took a bullet' for all of us
Trump says Scalise 'took a bullet' for all of us

A playground near the baseball field is cordoned off with police tape as the investigation continue at the scene in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, June 15, 2017, the day after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. "I hope he's in good enough shape to watch, because he'll certainly feel good about what he sees", Flake said. Scalise, 51, and four ...

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  • Cristiano will prove innocence over tax allegations — Real Madrid
Cristiano will prove innocence over tax allegations — Real Madrid

Specifically, Spanish authorities say Ronaldo " took advantage of a business structure created in 2010 to hide from fiscal authorities income generated in Spain from image rights ". Ronaldo's case bears strong similarities to that of Ronaldo's on-pitch rival from Barcelona FC, Lionel Messi , who was found guilty of tax fraud by a Spanish ...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Focused On Only Portugal
Cristiano Ronaldo Focused On Only Portugal

The match ended in an all-in fracas with the referee needing touchline assistance to assess the skirmishes on a screen, rather than just relying on video replay assistants. Mexico equalised when Aquino broke down the left flank and passed to Marco Fabian , who squared for forward Jimenez to fire home on 54 minutes. Peralta completed Mexico's...

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  • Rolando header secures crucial point against Russian Federation
Rolando header secures crucial point against Russian Federation

Mexico ended the day as Group A leaders with four points, ahead of Portugal on goal difference. Live television coverage will be available on Fox Sports 1 US, and you can also stream the game live on Fox Sports GO . Ronaldo's superb volley looked to have helped Portugal take the lead, but the video assistant referee came to Mexico's r...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case on July 31
Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case on July 31

Ronaldo , through his personal branding agent Jorge Mendes - who also represents Mourinho in offering to public and private organizations the for-profit right to use his image in advertisements - has denied any wrongdoing. Unsettled Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo's woes deepened on Tuesday, when the Portuguese forward was summoned to appe...

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  • Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals
Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

I knew something about him; he knew something about me". The Sixers were fortunate in the lottery once again and seem primed to take another step with a high-caliber type of player at No. One thing Ujiri is not anxious about is adding to a long list of young players who need time to develop. "Yes, I definitely have confidence in myself that I...

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  • Kovalev Gets Shafted by Ward and the Referee Again!
Kovalev Gets Shafted by Ward and the Referee Again!

In a lot of ways it was the same, until Ward - who was knocked down in the first fight - showed he was a big puncher, too, with a right hand that made Kovalev's right leg wobble and signaled the beginning of the end to the bout. But although Ward earned the victory, it did not come without a cloud of controversy, with many scorers claiming ...

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  • Video review causing confusion for FIFA in World Cup trials
Video review causing confusion for FIFA in World Cup trials

Eduardo Vargas thought he'd put the Chileans ahead in the first half but, after some deliberation, the VAR judged he'd been in an offside position when he raced on to a through ball and slotted home. Fifa said its disciplinary committee chairman, Anin Yeboah, had warned "the Mexican Football Federation for the misconduct of a small group of Mexi...

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  • Mexico force Cristiano Ronaldo captained Portugal to epic draw
Mexico force Cristiano Ronaldo captained Portugal to epic draw

But as the Chile players celebrated, Slovenian referee Damir Skomina signalled to consult the Video Assistance Referee (VAR), the goal was disallowed due to Vargas being adjudged to be offside, although the margin seemed slim on the replay.

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  • Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln euros in Spanish tax fraud case
Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln euros in Spanish tax fraud case

The four-time Ballon d'Or victor is alleged to have created a "business structure" in 2010 to hide his earnings from image rights between 2011 and 2014. I can only say that we all have to fulfil our obligations when it comes to taxes. The two will discuss the issues unsettling Ronaldo further after his commitment to the national team at the Confe...

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  • Sebastian Vettel 'a bit unfortunate' with opening lap contact
Sebastian Vettel 'a bit unfortunate' with opening lap contact

Second was always the best that the Finn could hope for on a weekend where he was never quite able to match Hamilton . "I am older, the crowd was actually with me as opposed to my first year when no-one knew me". It was pressure, pressure, and I couldn't afford to make a mistake. "I had pressure, so I couldn't afford to do any mistakes and it wa...

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: England vs New Zealand match
Champions Trophy 2017: England vs New Zealand match

Adam Milne and Corey Anderson bagged three wickets each for the visitors. Buttler, who hopes Saturday s game will be remembered more for its cricket than was the case in 2013 when Australian opener David Warner punched Root in a Birmingham bar, said any match with Australia was always a big occasion no matter what was at stake.

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  • Paris Police Targeted Again In Suspected Terror Attack
Paris Police Targeted Again In Suspected Terror Attack

French police cordoned off Paris' iconic Champs-Elysees avenue on Monday afternoon and warned people not to approach the area. Paris police said neither gendarmes nor passersby were injured. "It seems to have been a deliberate act by this individual", Brandet said. Two police officials told The Associated Press that a handgun was found o...

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  • Trump, new Saudi crown prince vow to ease tension with Qatar
Trump, new Saudi crown prince vow to ease tension with Qatar

King Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, backed by the British against the Ottomans during World War I, became king of Hejaz in 1926 and later changed the name of the kingdom to Saudi Arabia . Unsafe regional conflicts are also a challenge, as Saudi Arabia and Iran compete for dominance in countries like Yemen, Saudi's southern neighbor, which has been devastated...

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

On the back of his breakthrough season with RB Leipzig, striker Timo Werner expects a fiery start in Sochi . Loew has said there is much more to come from his young squad and his starting line-up in Sochi had only 138 global appearances between them.

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  • Hamilton says Mercedes can see the goalposts again
Hamilton says Mercedes can see the goalposts again

But ahead of another street circuit in Baku on June 25, Hamilton warned: "The car's back to where it should be but it doesn't mean it's going to be like that every time". "Then, with the safety vehicle on track I did not realise that the damage to the front wing was as bad as it actually was, we only noticed it at full speed ".

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  • BCCI tried to mediate between Kumble, Kohli: Shukla
BCCI tried to mediate between Kumble, Kohli: Shukla

The country's board took a gamble last June when they put their trust in former captain Kumble, who had no real coaching experience and was not even on the original list of candidates. So, I think it is a sad day for the Indian cricket. They consulted the chairman of the COA also. Kumble had been booked to travel with the team for the West Indies.

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  • McGregor 100 per cent positive that he will beat Mayweather
McGregor 100 per cent positive that he will beat Mayweather

McGregor's long-mooted collision with the 40-year-old was finally confirmed by both camps on Wednesday night , with a 26 August Las Vegas showdown set to land in a cloud of hype and feverish interest. For fight fans, McGregor vs. Mayweather has the potential to be the fight of the century, but at times it has seemed that the fight wou...

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  • Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1
Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1

Silva already has bagged seven goals in nine games for " Selecao ", and made a lively cameo appearance towards the end of the game against Mexico . We played against an opponent playing at home with a home crowd, a team which pressured us, but we were better.

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  • McGregor takes the piss out of Mayweather after fight confirmation
McGregor takes the piss out of Mayweather after fight confirmation

UFC boss Dana White negotiated the fight on behalf of McGregor and said the Irishman is confident he will win the fight. Nate Diaz, who handed McGregor his first and only defeat in the UFC, at UFC 196 in March of a year ago, took to Instagram just moments after the "fight of the century" as announced, sharing a picture of him reigning victor...

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  • US Open: Defending champion Dustin Johnson makes early exit
US Open: Defending champion Dustin Johnson makes early exit

The quartet are seven under at Erin Hills after a Friday that saw Japan's Hideki Matsuyama surge up a congested leaderboard with a stunning seven-under 65, while the world's top-ranked players were unable to stage recoveries. Spectator dies: A 94-year-old man died while watching the tournament, the USGA said. Next up is a weekend without most of...

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  • Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor to Happen on August 26
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor to Happen on August 26

The impossible deal is now done". Winning world titles in five weight classes, undefeated in 49 bouts Mayweather, retired in September 2015. But for once, White just might be 100-percent correct. So when the fans are demanding this fight, you gotta figure it out and get it done. Both fighters are known for their footwork and their ability to av...

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  • Belmont Stakes 2017: Tapwrit makes late move to overtake Irish War Cry
Belmont Stakes 2017: Tapwrit makes late move to overtake Irish War Cry

The field for the 149th running of the Belmont Stakes , from the rail out: Twisted Tom (20-1); Tapwrit (6-1); Gormley (8-1); J Boys Echo (15-1); Hollywood Handsome (30-1); Lookin At Lee (5-1); Irish War Cry (7-2); Senior Investment (12-1); Meantime (15-1); Multiplier (15-1); Patch (12-1).

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  • Both sides in Australia dispute hail Aussie Rules deal
Both sides in Australia dispute hail Aussie Rules deal

A new $1.84 billion, six-year deal announced by the AFL in Adelaide on Tuesday will see the average player get a 20 percent pay rise this year alone from $309,000 to $371,000 - and that figure will keep going up until 2022. "And we've got what we want, which is industry protection and flexibility and ensures our game goes on for the next hundred ...

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  • 62 dead in central Portugal wildfires; many killed in cars
62 dead in central Portugal wildfires; many killed in cars

Many victims were burnt as they were trapped in their cars around the epicentre of the blaze in Pedrogao Grande , in what is the deadliest such disaster in Portugal's recent history. Reinforcements are due to arrive Monday, including more water-dropping planes from Spain, France and Italy as part of a European Union cooperation program.

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  • NBC Sports Group to Launch New ESports Tournament This Summer
NBC Sports Group to Launch New ESports Tournament This Summer

The Grand Finals will take place at the end of August from the 26th-27th, which will feature 16 teams competing for the $100K prize pool. Rocket League developer Psyonix has partnered with NBC Sports Group to broadcast televised eSports tournaments centered around the popular multiplayer game.

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  • Celtics trade No. 1, expect to get man
Celtics trade No. 1, expect to get man

Markelle Fultz is expected to become the number one pick in Thursday's NBA Draft after the Philadelphia 76ers swung a deal for the top choice following a private workout. The 47-year-old Griffin had been Cleveland's GM since May 2014. With the news that 2017's college standout Fultz will be plying his trade in Philly next season, the 76ers f...

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  • What are Paul George's contract options if he signs with the Lakers?
What are Paul George's contract options if he signs with the Lakers?

Per Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News , the Lakers' current offer of Jordan Clarkson or Julius Randle plus the 27th and 28th picks in the NBA Draft remains on the table. The Pacers would certainly be happy to deal, because otherwise they'd just lose him for nothing. George is a native of Los Angeles and reportedly expressed his desire to...

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