• Mou accused of tax fraud
Mou accused of tax fraud

Prosecutors in Madrid recently filed a complaint to a court that accused the four-time Ballon d'Or victor of a "voluntary" and "conscious" breach of his tax obligations, claiming the 32-year-old created a "business structure" in 2010 to hide earnings from image rights between 2011 and 2014, thus defrauding the Spanish tax authorities to the tune ...

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  • 76ers, Lakers get wants, lead 1-and-done parade
76ers, Lakers get wants, lead 1-and-done parade

When you study what Markelle did in college , you recognize very quickly that he has the ability to play that position if he wanted to be a ball distributor as well. The seventh pick became Arizona forward Lauri Markkanen. New York Knicks - Frank Ntilikina 9. That's a huge win. Tonight is the night every hoop phenom dreams about.

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  • Nadal skips Queen's event to recover for Wimbledon
Nadal skips Queen's event to recover for Wimbledon

Until Sunday, Stan Wawrinka had an unblemished record in grand slam finals but then he had never faced Rafa Nadal in a final in the Spaniard's favourite arena - Court Philippe Chatrier at the French Open . By winning the women's championship at the French Open on Saturday for the first tour-level title of her career, Jelena Ostapenko jumped fr...

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  • Jose Mourinho accused of 3.3 million euro tax fraud
Jose Mourinho accused of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

In the coming season, Ronaldo can be seen again in Manchester United's Jersey, also wrote a Portuguese daily A Bola . Jose Mourinho's advisers have hit back at accusations that the Manchester United manager failed to pay millions of euros in taxes to the Spanish authorities during his time in charge of Real Madrid .

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  • Host Russia exits Confederations Cup after loss to Mexico
Host Russia exits Confederations Cup after loss to Mexico

Cristiano Ronaldo's 75th global goal helped lift Portugal to an easy 4-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday and into the Confederations Cup semifinals. Group rivals Mexico and New Zealand meet later in Sochi. After a third straight defeat, New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson said he was disappointed that his team allowed two late goals as...

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  • It's a freshman run in the National Basketball Association draft
It's a freshman run in the National Basketball Association draft

The jury is still out on the third, Ben Simmons , who was the top selection a year ago. Philly, however, is absolutely starving for something to cheer for, and a team with a nucleus of Embiid, Simmons, Fultz and Dario Saric could be just what the doctor ordered.

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  • Warriors Second-Round Draft Pick Curses Out LeBron James at Draft Party
Warriors Second-Round Draft Pick Curses Out LeBron James at Draft Party

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, the Warriors acquired the rights to Bell, who was predicted to be a late first-rounder but fell to the second round. It sure doesn't seem like it. He hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 45 seconds left over James to stun the Cleveland crowd and give the Warriors the buffer they needed in the ser...

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  • Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers
Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers

There had been a great deal of speculation in the media that the Lakers were actually considering trading the second pick in the draft. Caleb Swanigan, who grew up in homeless shelters in Salt Lake City, was taken in the first round with the 26th overall pick by the Portland Trailblazers.

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  • Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis
Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

Mexico finished second in Group A on seven points, behind Portugal on goal difference. The only blot for Portugal was a booking for defender Pepe - his second of the tournament - to leave him suspended for the semifinal. The hosts' pressure soon told, though, as the opening goal arrived after 25 minutes. "It wouldn't be very fair to just say on...

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  • Walters slams NSW for pressuring referees
Walters slams NSW for pressuring referees

The Blues crumbled mentally thereafter, throwing any semblance of a sensible game-plan out the window in a mistake-riddled final 25 minutes. "I would say (they will target our forwards), it'd be silly for them not to given the way they played, but if they want to just go and focus on those guys, we've got a lot of other guys in our team that ca...

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  • Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan
Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan

This time around it was Lonzo Ball , the homegrown UCLA product and son of the world's most famous sports dad, who Magic Johnson called the " new face of the Lakers ". The tide has turned. Added Johnson, "Guys want to get out on that break and run hard because they know Lonzo will find them and not just give them a pass, but a scoring pass.

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  • World Cup victor Arbeloa retires
World Cup victor Arbeloa retires

He made the announcement to Spanish newspaper Marca . "I always thought I would play until my legs held out, but in the end it was a head and motivation issue", he told Marca . According to Spanish publication Marca , the 34-year-old full-back, who now plays for English Premier League (EPL) club West Ham United has called time on his career ...

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  • NBA Draft Day Fail: Does Markelle Fultz Know Who He's Playing For?
NBA Draft Day Fail: Does Markelle Fultz Know Who He's Playing For?

All he had to do was insert "Philadelphia" where it said "City" and "76ers" where is said "team name", then his publish. Fultz averaged 23.2 points last season, tops among freshmen, and added 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds per game, the only Division I player to reach those stats.

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  • Sixers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second
Sixers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second

The Kings' first pick at No. 5 was guard De'Aaron Fox of Kentucky and they selected Zach Collins of Gonzaga at No. 10 with the pick obtained from New Orleans for DeMarcus Cousins. Fultz also touched on his relationship with Joel Embiid-sorry, Mayor Embiid-his struggles with high school hoops and his stone-faced demeanor in the essay.

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  • Swanigan drafted by Portland in 1st round
Swanigan drafted by Portland in 1st round

In joining the Trail Blazers, Swanigan will begin his professional career on the West Coast, more than 2,000 miles from Fort Wayne, his hometown. The Sacramento Kings officially made the selection, though a pre-arranged trade with Portland will have Collins packing his bags for the Pacific Northwest.

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  • Di Maria Strikes Deal with Prosecutor over Tax Fraud
Di Maria Strikes Deal with Prosecutor over Tax Fraud

Mourinho (right) guided Real Madrid to the 2011-12 LaLiga title, returning to manage Chelsea after leaving the Bernabeu in June, 2013 before taking over as Manchester United boss last summer. "He's under contract, so if they decide to let him go because he wants to leave or because of the situation that he's in in the courts or whatever it is...

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  • Mexico's Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup
Mexico's Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup

The forward said Portugal were worthy winners after surviving a second-half Russian Federation fightback. "We know what we need to do and we don't think that far ahead". "We have four points and we have to congratulate our team". The tight final day sets up a great two days of football , so these matches are not ones to be missed.

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  • Man Utd boss Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations
Man Utd boss Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

Spanish prosecutors have accused Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho of two counts of tax fraud dating back to when he coached Real Madrid . Mourinho guided Real Madrid to the 2011-12 LaLiga title, returning to manage Chelsea after leaving the Bernabeu in June 2013 before taking over as Manchester United boss last summer.

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  • Isles ship out Travis Hamonic with another big move on tap
Isles ship out Travis Hamonic with another big move on tap

The Calgary Flames have acquired defenseman Travis Hamonic from the New York Islanders and a fourth round pick in either the 2019 or 2020 NHL Draft in exchange for Calgary's first and second round picks in the 2018 NHL Draft and a second round pick in either the 2019 or 2020 NHL Draft.

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  • NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN
NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

The Lakers have picked the No. 2 overall pick in the NBA Draft for three consecutive years. "The vision and ability that Lonzo has just puts him in a class of being a transcendent talent". We know what it takes to win a championship. The Los Angeles Lakers will have a new look at point guard in the upcoming season. With a fresh start in...

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  • Ex-Madrid player Di Maria pleads guilty to Spanish tax prosecutor
Ex-Madrid player Di Maria pleads guilty to Spanish tax prosecutor

Mourinho, who has won 25 trophies with clubs in Portugal , Italy , Spain and England, managed Real from 2010 and 2013, winning the Spanish league and the Super Cup in 2012 and the Copa del Rey in 2011. Ronaldo, who is now facing four charges of tax fraud in Spain , was reported to want to leave Real Madrid and Spain . Despite being handed...

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  • Sarfraz Ahmed named captain of ICC Team of Champions Trophy
Sarfraz Ahmed named captain of ICC Team of Champions Trophy

Indian police have arrested 15 people, mostly youngsters, in central state of Madhya Pradesh and charged them with sedition allegedly for cheering for Pakistani cricket team during Sunday's Champions Trophy finals. It has been revealed that the recently concluded Champions Trophy, organised by the International Cricket Council, will award a pri...

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  • Alvaro Morata closing in on Manchester United
Alvaro Morata closing in on Manchester United

Speaking exclusively to our colleagues at Foot Mercato , Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata's agent discussed his client's situation. And speaking to Calciomercato , Juanma Lopez , Morata's agent, suggested that a transfer is increasingly likely and welcomed links to United .

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  • Srikanth vows to play his best in Australian Open final
Srikanth vows to play his best in Australian Open final

The world no.11 will face the victor of the other men's singles semi-final between Chen Long and Lee Hyun II, which will take place later in the day. In the other men's semi-final, Lee pinned Chen to the lines and kept things tight until he chose his moment to attack. The opening game began with nothing to choose between the two shuttlers.

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  • It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners
It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

Ball, expected to be selected No. 2 to the Los Angeles Lakers , wore an all-black suit - as did his father, LaVar, who sat with his family at a table near the stage. Fultz, wearing orange sneakers made of basketballs at the Barclays Center, is a natural talent on the court that moves with fluidity and ease, and his abilities and tendencies h...

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  • Qualifying session of 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku
Qualifying session of 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku

The British driver reached the 66th pole position in his career, passing by Ayrton Senna , and getting closer to Michael Schumacher in the first place. "Valtteri was on a great lap as well, so when I came across the line and saw that I had pole, it was such a good feeling". After that break, all drivers had time for just one fast lap.

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  • Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand — FIFA Confederations Cup
Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand — FIFA Confederations Cup

Ronaldo netted the victor of the game with a first-half header to send the European champions to the top of Group A and all but secure a place in next week's semi-finals. It was their first goal in 555 minutes of Confederations Cup football, but Mexico's Raul Jimenez and Oribe Peralta struck in the second half as the Kiwis faded.

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  • Shock win - Pakistan through to Champions Trophy final
Shock win - Pakistan through to Champions Trophy final

While the cricket fraternity was bowled over by Pakistan's performance, England skipper Eoin Morgan was of the view that it was because of a used pitch that The Three Lions were deprived of any home advantage. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed insisted he always believed his side could turn their fortunes around after they reached the Champio...

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  • Here Is Every Republican Senator Who Opposes the Health Care Bill
Here Is Every Republican Senator Who Opposes the Health Care Bill

People are removed from a sit-in outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office as they protest proposed cuts to Medicaid , Thursday, June 22, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington. He noted that there "isn't anything in this bill that would lower premiums", and that to say otherwise would be a "lie". The expansion population in Ark...

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  • Federer takes aim at ninth Halle title
Federer takes aim at ninth Halle title

Continuing his quest for a ninth Halle title, Federer will face either 30th-ranked Richard Gasquet or fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev , who defeated the Swiss in the 2016 semifinal, in tomorrow's final. The power player pounded a return right down the middle rattling out an error for break point in the 10th game. "I played good in the sec...

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  • Mandhana, Raj guide India to 35-run win over England
Mandhana, Raj guide India to 35-run win over England

Her departure paved the way for the entrance of Mithali Raj , who in her 15th year of worldwide cricket is in the midst of a golden vein of form. Her consistency has made her one of the best players in the world. Here is a look at some of the records Mithali achieved during her innings. Mithali had earlier scored 70* (vs Sri Lanka), 64 (vs Sou...

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  • Pires: Arsenal must keep Ozil, Sanchez and add more
Pires: Arsenal must keep Ozil, Sanchez and add more

This is the fourth season of Puma shirts for Arsenal , with main sponsor Fly Emirates featuring again featuring on the front, as it has since 2006. Arsenal's home shirts for the 2017-18 season will include a darker shade of red, a button-down collar and a cannon on the yoke. "Of course he is very expensive but now in the United Kingdom anything...

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  • Russian Federation start Confederations Cup with 2-0 win over New Zealand [GALLERY]
Russian Federation start Confederations Cup with 2-0 win over New Zealand [GALLERY]

The host nation and the Oceania champions will kick-off the 2017 edition of the FIFA Confederations Cup . "I liked New Zealand's team but luckily we managed to cancel out their strengths and displayed ours, and that was the key to our win tonight", Cherchesov said.

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  • All Blacks v British and Irish Lions, Eden Park, Auckland
All Blacks v British and Irish Lions, Eden Park, Auckland

Ben Te'o upends Sonny Bill Williams during the first test on Saturday night. "They'll be proud of that and will look to do more of it". The home side moved the ball quickly down the line to Taylor out on the wing and the hooker picked it off his boot laces to score.

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  • Costa prepared to dig heels in over Chelsea exit
Costa prepared to dig heels in over Chelsea exit

Diego Costa has told old club Atletico Madrid he is eager to return as he seeks to leave Chelsea this summer. The Costa camp would be happy with this situation, as would Chelsea Manager Antonio Conte , who (as it's been well documented) can not coexist with Costa.

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