• Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana
Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana

The storm's first fatality was reported Wednesday when a log that was carried in a wave hit and killed a 10-year-old boy on a beach in Fort Morgan, Ala., according to The Associated Press . Shortly after dawn, some of the low-lying clouds were rotating, and gusty winds whipped across the landscape. Several inches of rain fell on the city of Geneva...

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  • Mourinho 'in compliance' with all his tax obligations
Mourinho 'in compliance' with all his tax obligations

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was on Tuesday accused of evading 3.3 million euro ($3.7 million) in tax at Real Madrid , the public prosecutor's office in Madrid announced. Both Ronaldo and Mourinho are represented by Portuguese agent Jorge Mendes. Ronaldo, meanwhile, has said that will testify in his own tax fraud case, having denie...

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  • Ostapenko beats Bacsinszky to reach French Open final
Ostapenko beats Bacsinszky to reach French Open final

Earlier, Ostapenko won her birthday battle against Bacsinszky to become the first unseeded woman to reach the French Open final for 34 years. "I hope I can play better than the previous time and that the score will be different", said Halep, who lost in three sets to Maria Sharapova on her first appearance in the final at Roland Garros.

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  • Pelicans trade Tim Frazier to the Wizards
Pelicans trade Tim Frazier to the Wizards

Frazier, a former MVP of the National Basketball Association D-League (now called National Basketball Association G League), averaged 7.1 points and 5.2 assists last season for New Orleans . They just won't have enough cap space unless they can unload Omer Asik or Alexis Ajinca, which will cost them assets. A key contributor on the Pelicans be...

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  • Sedition case against 15 in MP dropped
Sedition case against 15 in MP dropped

Around 60 students from India were charged with sedition after they allegedly celebrated Pakistan's victory over India in a 2014 match . £7,500) after Sarfraz Ahmed's side trounced rivals India by 180 runs in a remarkable final at The Oval on Sunday.

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  • Los Angeles Lakers, Indiana Pacers involved in Paul George trade talks
Los Angeles Lakers, Indiana Pacers involved in Paul George trade talks

In any potential trade of George, the Pacers will understandably want a substantial return in the form of young, talented prospects or draft picks or both. Fans who are high on Kelly Oubre Jr. will hate this trade, and people who are sure Paul George will go to Los Angeles will hate it too. The Wizards aren't likely to move Otto Port...

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  • Schwarber sent down to Iowa
Schwarber sent down to Iowa

Schwarber, the fourth overall pick in the 2014 amateur draft, is batting just.171 with 12 homers and 28 RBIs in 64 games. Schwarber had a much better time of it a year ago when he played a key role in leading the Cubs to their first World Series title since 1908.

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  • Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez 'not contemplating' Cristiano Ronaldo exit
Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez 'not contemplating' Cristiano Ronaldo exit

Ronaldo is threatening to leave Spain after running into problems with tax authorities. "I have a good relationship with him after working together for eight years". "It was not the result we wanted, the team had nearly won and we suffered in the last minutes, but this is football", he said. The prosecutor said last Tuesday that there was evidenc...

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  • Di Maria agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud
Di Maria agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud

Ferdinand knows Ronaldo well, having played with him under Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United before his eventual transfer to Real Madrid in the summer of 2009. Last week, Cristiano Ronaldo was accused by prosecutors in Spain of defrauding Spanish authorities of $16.4 million in tax between 2011 and 2014.

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  • Mourinho refutes tax fraud claims after complaint filed by Spanish prosecutors
Mourinho refutes tax fraud claims after complaint filed by Spanish prosecutors

A statement from the Attorney General's Office confirmed to Press Association Sport that the Madrid Prosecutor's Office had lodged the papers, relating to 2011 and 2012, with the municipal court. The 32-year-old Portuguese star is facing four charges of fraud through offshore companies between 2011 and 2014. But tax authorities later found that s...

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  • 76ers, Celtics fans set to pack arena for draft
76ers, Celtics fans set to pack arena for draft

The 76ers had the No. 1 pick for the second straight year after trading with the Boston Celtics on Monday. Not only was LaVar so sure that Lonzo would be selected No. Boston, meanwhile, could potentially own the draft rights to seven first-round selections over the next three seasons. The Sixers had acquired the top slot in a trade with the B...

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  • Hamilton Drives To Dominant Win In Canada, Vettel Fourth
Hamilton Drives To Dominant Win In Canada, Vettel Fourth

Mercedes lead the championship by eight points following the race in Montreal . It was a close battle a year ago between us and I can only imagine that it's going to be pushing all the way to the end. The Ferrari driver recovered brilliantly to ensure he stayed top of the standings while Hamilton's team-mate Valtteri Bottas crossed the line in ...

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  • All Blacks can crack Lions' defence - Steve Hansen
All Blacks can crack Lions' defence - Steve Hansen

Centre Ryan Crotty has also recovered from a rib injury and replaces Anton Lienert-Brown in a midfield partnership with Sonny Bill Williams . The surprise selection was Rieko Ioane ahead of the more experienced Julian Savea on the left wing.

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  • Liverpool Reject £11 million Bid From Napoli For Alberto Moreno
Liverpool Reject £11 million Bid From Napoli For Alberto Moreno

It does seem that the German is targeting a left-back in the "Moreno ilk" this summer, with a string of fast left-footed players having been linked to the Reds . If Liverpool want to launch a serious title bid, as well as impress in the Champions League, they need a sharp and strong squad. Liverpool had come so close to winning the league the ...

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  • Kane: Hampden is one of the best stadiums I've played in
Kane: Hampden is one of the best stadiums I've played in

Griffiths beat Joe Hart twice with set-pieces from long range before Kane, captain of England for the first time , volleyed his side level deep into stoppage time . It was only ever a question of how many goals Germany would score against San Marino at Grundig Stadium in Nuremberg. "I think you saw both teams going down with cramp", t...

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  • Family Declines Autopsy for US Student Released by North Korea
Family Declines Autopsy for US Student Released by North Korea

Fletcher loves to travel, and even spent a few years teaching in China. "I believe that it must be strong enough to prevent North Korea from making any additional provocations and also to make North Korea realize that they are going down the wrong path".

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  • Ex-Piston Chauncey Billups Interested in Cleveland Cavaliers' GM Job
Ex-Piston Chauncey Billups Interested in Cleveland Cavaliers' GM Job

It's a hard philosophical question that may have been at the heart of the dispute between GM David Griffin and owner Dan Gilbert , leading to the former's departure from the organization. The Cavaliers' owner didn't even pause, instead he chose to cut ties with Griffin and move on. Like James said, Griffin was a huge part of the Cavs' ch...

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  • Rafael Nadal: French Open title 'more special' after tough times for Mallorcan
Rafael Nadal: French Open title 'more special' after tough times for Mallorcan

French Open champion Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Queen's Club tournament, the major warmup event for Wimbledon , saying he is following his doctor's recommendation. Rafael Nadal , the undisputed "King of Clay", has a very impressive record in the French Open with 79 wins and two losses in the total 81 matches that he has played along ...

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  • Singapore won't be rushed into extending F1 contract: MTI
Singapore won't be rushed into extending F1 contract: MTI

The International Automobile Federation (FIA) approved a calendar with 21 GP meets, equaling the record for the greatest number of races in a year set in 2016. "Our expectation and goal is to have a race [in China and Singapore ]". The season will begin on March 25 in Melbourne, Australia, and end on November 25 at Abu Dhabis Yas Marina circuit.

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  • Ronaldo helps Portugal sink Russia
Ronaldo helps Portugal sink Russia

Silva did not feature at Euro 2016 but is now a key component of a fluid midfield also containing William Carvalho, Adrien Silva and Andre Gomes. "But yes, it felt even better because it was a big game for Portugal ". New Zealand defender Tommy Smith then cleared Jimenez's shot off the line in the dying stages, just before a mass brawl brok...

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  • 76ers appear poised to take Fultz at No. 1
76ers appear poised to take Fultz at No. 1

On Monday, the deal was made official. If the order remains the same in the 2017 draft, it will mark the first time in National Basketball Association history that the same three teams pick in the same order in consecutive drafts. Tatum, a freshman just like Jackson, has a lot of potential with his body frame and his ability to score both in th...

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  • Russian Federation vs Portugal 2017
Russian Federation vs Portugal 2017

Mexico's and New Zeland's players fight during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Mexico and New Zealand , at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia , Wednesday, June 21, 2017 . "We're determined to approach this game with the right mind-set and we definitely want to progress", said Hudson in a press conference on Tuesday.

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  • Spurs shopping Aldridge to move up in NBA Draft
Spurs shopping Aldridge to move up in NBA Draft

Aldridge's performance in the playoffs, with the end of the Rockets series serving as the exception, was less than stellar and it appears that San Antonio might be ready to move on from their big signing from 2015. But even if the Spurs take on money after acquiring a top pick and dump Aldridge , that means they're going to have even more money...

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  • Sixers like Fultz first, Lakers eye Ball as draft looms
Sixers like Fultz first, Lakers eye Ball as draft looms

Though Fultz heads what's widely regarded as a strong draft class, the young stars have had to share the spotlight this week with veterans who are — or could be — on the move. Ball hosted a second workout for the Lakers on Friday. The 2016-17 season did not do wonders for Dennis Smith Jr.'s draft stock, with the freshman phenom unable to will ...

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  • Gunman didn't plan Alexandria baseball shooting, visited Sanders' Senate office
Gunman didn't plan Alexandria baseball shooting, visited Sanders' Senate office

All five people who were shot, including two U.S. Capitol police officers, survived their injuries. Congressman Steve Scalise is in fair condition and "is beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation ", according to Medstar Washington Hospital Center.

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  • Berger retains title at St. Jude Classic
Berger retains title at St. Jude Classic

Berger edged out Charl Schwartzel and Whee Kim by one. Not the U.S. Open - that's next week - but the St. Jude Classic in Memphis. Lefty will get the headlines on the weekend, though, as he's been in the top five in three of the last four tournaments here and is skipping next week's major to be at his daughter's graduation.

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  • Unseeded Ostapenko To Face Halep In Women's Final
Unseeded Ostapenko To Face Halep In Women's Final

Halep will play in her second major final this weekend after beating the powerful Karolina Pliskova 6-4 3-6 6-3 in the second semi-final on Court Philippe Chatrier. She came agonisingly close previous year in the US Open after she beat red hot favourite Serena Williams in the semi-final. Halep, the 2014 runner-up, was down 5-1 in the second set...

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  • Spanish prosecutors charge Jose Mourinho with tax fraud
Spanish prosecutors charge Jose Mourinho with tax fraud

The prosecutor said last Tuesday that there was evidence that Ronaldo used a shell company in the Virgin Islands to hide the money he made from image rights. Who do you think Real could replace Ronaldo with if he does leave the club? A Spanish prosecutor alleges that the Portuguese didn't declare income received from image rights, "in order to ge...

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  • Ronaldo header gives Portugal win at Confederations Cup
Ronaldo header gives Portugal win at Confederations Cup

June 21, 2017 at 18:00, is expected to meet again in the second round of the global tournament Confederations Cup , in which the stadium "Opening Arena" in Moscow , the Russian national team will play against the national team of Portugal .

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  • Manchester Utd manager Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3mn tax fraud
Manchester Utd manager Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3mn tax fraud

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is the subject of a Spanish prosecution claim over suspected tax fraud. Mourinho , 54, was Real Madrid coach from 2010-13. The Spanish Football League President, Javier Tabias, has thrown his weight behind Cristiano Ronaldo following the tax evasion allegation against the Real Madrid forward.

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  • Mourinho Accused of Tax Fraud, Ronaldo before Judge
Mourinho Accused of Tax Fraud, Ronaldo before Judge

Ronaldo , who is in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup playing for Portugal , has played in Spain for Real Madrid since 2009. It looked like Ronaldo would be staying at Real Madrid , after winning his fourth Champions League trophy at the club.

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  • Chile says it will consider joint bid for 2026 World Cup
Chile says it will consider joint bid for 2026 World Cup

Australia have lost four matches in a row in the Confederations Cup , with their last win coming in the 2001 edition, in a third place playoff against Brazil . A decisive goal was not forthcoming for either side, meaning both teams can still progress having claimed one point from two Group B games, although Germany and Chile - who play later...

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  • Edmonton Oilers trade Jordan Eberle to New York Islanders
Edmonton Oilers trade Jordan Eberle to New York Islanders

The Isles will hope that the acquisition of the former first-round pick will help convince John Tavares to re-sign with the team before the end of the 2017-18 campaign when he is scheduled to hit free agency. "He brings speed and a knack for scoring not only consistently, but scoring big goals, in big games". Going the other way was 23-year-old...

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  • Portugal prepares for Confederations Cup
Portugal prepares for Confederations Cup

However, Russia remains without a deal for next year's World Cup . At least 17 workers have died on World Cup stadium sites, according to the Building and Wood Workers' International global union. In a statement issued about the HRW report, FIFA says that HRW's "objective to ensure decent working conditions on FIFA World Cup stadium cons...

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  • Sano, Vargas power Twins to 9-7 win over White Sox
Sano, Vargas power Twins to 9-7 win over White Sox

Miguel Sano #22 of the Minnesota Twins celebrates a solo home run against the Chicago White Sox during the third inning of the game on June 21, 2017 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He's 7-1 on a season that started in the minors and presents itself in stark contrast to last season's disappointing debut. Holmberg has made four start...

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