• Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit
Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit

Real Madrid said on Thursday that they were confident the Portuguese forward had acted legally. "Despite the player's deep passion for Real, Ronaldo's decision is taken and the player wants to leave Spain shortly after the short holiday following the Confederations Cup", A Bola says.

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  • Soccer Fans Eagerly Await Start of FIFA Confederations Cup 2017
Soccer Fans Eagerly Await Start of FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

Host Russia, ranked 63rd in the world, opens Group A play on Saturday against New Zealand in St. Petersburg. Portugal will play against Mexico in a Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match sche. national team in the qualification for the World Cup among the countries of North and Central America. "This is another great competition for us after ...

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  • Last group tees off at US Open
Last group tees off at US Open

He failed to get up-and-down from behind the 17th green, and then he three-putted from 40 feet on the final hole to finish at 8-under 272. Thomas failed to make a birdie on the front nine. Scheffler birdied No. 18 for a 1-over 73 in the final round. After reaching 10 under through seven holes, he muffed two wedges and made triple bogey on his nex...

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  • It's a final countdown
It's a final countdown

But Pakistan batsman Hafeez says his team-mates vowed to stick together despite the avalanche of criticism and they reaped the rewards in memorable fashion on Sunday. India openers could not even open the account as Amir removed Rohit Sharma on the third ball of the match. Hardik Pandya gave the stunned India fans in a capacity crowd som...

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  • Titans Agree to Terms with WR Eric Decker
Titans Agree to Terms with WR Eric Decker

Decker was limited to three games last season. Decker figures to slot in as the No. 2 receiver on the Titans' depth chart behind Corey Davis , who the club drafted fifth overall in this year's draft. You get a chance to meet them and do a physical. Matthews led the team in receiving a year ago but was inconsistent. Tennessee is really beefing ...

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  • Remy: No translator for Japanese pitcher
Remy: No translator for Japanese pitcher

In a 7-5 loss, he allowed season highs of five runs and 10 hits in five innings and struck out only one hitter. And when they show up at Fenway for four games in September, first place is suddenly within reach. Since giving up five runs in six innings in a loss to Cincinnati on May 9, Sabathia has played the role of an ace, rolling off five straigh...

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  • Rising winds set to provide fiendish test in US Open final round
Rising winds set to provide fiendish test in US Open final round

While Justin Thomas was the headline act at Erin Hills on Saturday courtesy of a sensational nine-under 63, the lowest score to par in the tournament's history, it was Harman who ended round three at the top of the leaderboard. Jordan Spieth's first attempt to get out of the bunker on the 18th hole Saturday ended badly. Thomas opened his r...

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  • Sarfraz proud as 'no chance' Pakistan reach final
Sarfraz proud as 'no chance' Pakistan reach final

On a Cardiff ground where they chased more than 300 to beat England in an ODI previous year, Pakistan completed Wednesday's pursuit with a mammoth 77 balls to spare when Mohammad Hafeez pulled Stokes for four. "Today was a ideal performance from all departments", said Ali. "Definitely, as a captain, it was a very important inning for me", h...

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  • Michael Hussey warns India about Pakistan's 'surprise factor'
Michael Hussey warns India about Pakistan's 'surprise factor'

On a sun soaked day the weather was more akin to Calcutta or Lahore than London . Today's match was a one-sided affair, with Pakistan outperforming India in all three departments. But India , who put in a solid display of cricketing skills right through the tournament, would go home heads held high as the runner-up. Indian batsmen have b...

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  • Andre Silva: Cristiano Ronaldo
Andre Silva: Cristiano Ronaldo "focused" on Confederations Cup

A good performance at the Confederations Cup will virtually secure him a fifth world player of the year award, equaling Lionel Messi. " Portugal has a great team, and then it has Ronaldo", was Porto player Layun's summary. "I'm not running away from that, and I see myself lifting the trophy with my teammates, but there is a long road ahead, an...

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  • Koepka In Control Sunday At US Open
Koepka In Control Sunday At US Open

By the end of day two the 117th US Open at Erin Hills had already proved itself to be record-breaking, and the low scoring only continued during moving day. He tees off later Sunday. Morgan shot 77 and, remarkably, still had the lead at 4-under 212. Ryder Cup hero and firebrand Patrick Reed shot 65 yesterday and stands just four back at 8...

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  • Rapper Juvenile in jail over $150000 child support debt
Rapper Juvenile in jail over $150000 child support debt

Juvenile was ordered to pay the whopping amount or spend 30 days in jail. Juvie is now being held at the Orleans Justice Center Jail on $150,000 bond. According to court documents obtained by the Advocate , Williams accuses the New Orleans-bred rapper of failing to pay more than $71,000 between 2013 and last month.

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  • Jelena Ostapenko prevails over 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki
Jelena Ostapenko prevails over 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki

She certainly needed quick footwork to handle the awful wind that wreaked havoc on her quarter-final with Caroline Wozniacki on Tuesday. FACT OF THE DAY: Monica Seles in 1990, at 16 years and six months, and Michael Chang in 1989, at 17 years and three months, are the youngest winners of the French Open .

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  • Ronaldo eyes Madrid exit after tax charges
Ronaldo eyes Madrid exit after tax charges

Portugal may have thought they were starting their maiden Confederations Cup with a win but Moreno scored from a corner to deny them late on. A Spanish state prosecutor on Tuesday accused Ronaldo of four counts of tax fraud from 2011-14 totaling 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million), claiming he used a shell company in the Virgin Islands to hid...

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  • Cardinals bash 5 HRs in 11-2 rout of sinking Orioles
Cardinals bash 5 HRs in 11-2 rout of sinking Orioles

He would homer in each of his next two at-bats to tie a career high with four hits and lead the Orioles to a 15-7 victory before 27,788 that was their biggest offensive eruption of the season. In the last two games, the Orioles have erupted for 24 runs and 26 hits, including nine home runs. The Baltimore Orioles were leading the American Leag...

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  • Thomas sets US Open record, sits one stroke back of lead
Thomas sets US Open record, sits one stroke back of lead

It's not much different than what USGA executive director Mike Davis said about bringing the U.S. Open to Erin Hills, a course that only opened 11 years ago. "The finish was awesome". He might need one at this rate. Spieth had a nice day considering how the winds have picked up at Erin Hills. Thomas's was the 27th round of 63 seen in the four m...

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  • Thomas shoots 63, trails Harman by 1
Thomas shoots 63, trails Harman by 1

There's an eagle on No. 18 that hinged on a 3-wood from 299 yards away right out of daydreams. He showed spunk after holding off Johnson at Wells Fargo, a victory that secured him a spot at Erin Hills. "And I can still beat my best finish at the US Open", said Leishman, referring to his 18th placing at Oakmont past year. "So I did a really good job...

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  • Former Georgia standout Harman maintains one-shot lead at US Open
Former Georgia standout Harman maintains one-shot lead at US Open

Open history. Harman has a one-shot lead over Justin Thomas , Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood. Summerhays will continue his current string of eight straight tour events, including the U.S. "It was a great day", said Fowler, who is still gunning for his first major title. It's just a matter that this is one of the four majors in a year, and t...

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  • Russia tops New Zealand in Confederations Cup
Russia tops New Zealand in Confederations Cup

The score was opened in the 31st minute when midfielder Denis Glushakov shoved the ball into the lower left corner of the visitors' net, reports Tass news agency. In front of Vladimir Putin, Russia cruised to a 2-0 victory in the $1.4 billion Krestovsky Stadium. After New Zealand lost possession in a risky area, Poloz's neat touch released Glus...

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  • Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to go 3-0 up
Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to go 3-0 up

Then Durant took over. Curry hit a layup and after both James and Irving missed for the Cavs , Durant dropped his 3 - a shot that could be the one most remembered in this magnificent run by the Warriors. And while the Cavaliers are far from surrendering, there is a sense the addition of Durant has made Golden State a much harder team to va...

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