• Lynch decided on comeback after Raiders announced move
Lynch decided on comeback after Raiders announced move

Artemis will face Emirates Team New Zealand in the best-of-nine finals starting Saturday for the right to meet two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA in the 35th America's Cup match starting June 17. Emirates Team New Zealand capsized spectacularly to cap a chaotic day of America's Cup racing on the wind-whipped waters of Bermuda's Great ...

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  • Owen Farrell kicks British & Irish Lions to victory over Crusaders
Owen Farrell kicks British & Irish Lions to victory over Crusaders

The game today was about getting a performance and proving to us and them that they are capable of putting some type of a performance up against the All Blacks in a few weeks time. " Dan Biggar has been smashing me all morning, so he's fine and ready to go tomorrow night", added Farrell with a smile. The line speed with which the Lions shot out ...

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  • British Lions beat Chiefs 34-6 in last match before 1st test
British Lions beat Chiefs 34-6 in last match before 1st test

The Lions' midweek side had lost out to the Blues and the Highlanders, so were delighted to make amends at Hamilton's FMG Stadium. The Lions start the three-Test series against the All Blacks on Saturday, and this was the last chance for any of the tourists to sway head coach Warren Gatland's thinking for that Auckland clash.

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  • British and Irish Lions team to face Maori All Blacks
British and Irish Lions team to face Maori All Blacks

Farrell kicked the Lions to victory against the Crusaders but may be paying the price for a late missed penalty against the Highlanders, when a frustrated Gatland said his men "shot ourselves in the foot". "I was just excited for an opportunity like this, and hopefully I made a statement for the All Blacks", said Naholo. James Lowe, the full-...

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  • Draymond Trolls Cavs With 'Quickie' Shirt
Draymond Trolls Cavs With 'Quickie' Shirt

The shirt read "Quickie", with a Larry O'Brien trophy in the background. " Bald head nut ", James wrote. James' Instagram post has almost 1.2 million likes, including several from National Basketball Association superstars. "'I never played on a superteam.' You started the superteam, bro", he said. For the finale, Green made sure he'd get ...

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  • Indiana Pacers talking with Los Angeles Lakers on Paul George trade
Indiana Pacers talking with Los Angeles Lakers on Paul George trade

Both players are All-Stars and play well on both ends of the floor, which is what the Cavaliers need most at this point after surrendering 121.6 points per game in the 2017 NBA Finals. Since Tuesday morning, the unofficial start of the offseason after the completion of the 2017 NBA Finals, rumors have been flying about what is next for the ...

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  • Lions strangled us and will test the All Blacks, says Chiefs coach
Lions strangled us and will test the All Blacks, says Chiefs coach

It bodes well ahead of taking on New Zealand on Saturday in what will undoubtedly be their toughest test yet. Ulster hooker Rory Best captained the Lions as they finally started to show some attacking flair as they recorded their biggest win of the tour so far.

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  • MEXICO DRAW: It was not the result we wanted -Ronaldo
MEXICO DRAW: It was not the result we wanted -Ronaldo

Soares' goal had to be confirmed by video review but it eventually stood. Portugal and Chile both had goals disallowed for offside. "The Russian team is very cohesive, they all work hard and shorten spaces, we're preparing well and being humble", said the 34-year-old.

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  • Would Paul George be interested in joining Detroit Pistons?
Would Paul George be interested in joining Detroit Pistons?

Sunday afternoon, The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that George informed the organization that he intends to join the Lakers once his current contract is finished . In this week's installment of the Heat mailbag, we took a closer look at George's situation and why it would be risky to trade for him. He now can get George for cheaper ...

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  • Pacers reportedly talking with Lakers on George deal
Pacers reportedly talking with Lakers on George deal

Looking at both players' stats from last season, the argument could be made that trading for George would be a positive for the Cavaliers . It's borderline insane for a franchise to have such an unsettled front office just three days away from the draft and 16 days from the start of free agency, and now there's suddenly a superstar up for grab...

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  • Paul George plans to leave Pacers, wants to join the Lakers
Paul George plans to leave Pacers, wants to join the Lakers

By doing this, George gives the Pacers the opportunity to trade him and get something in return for him. Without the DPE, the best the Pacers can offer George is a five-year deal worth approximately $180 million, much closer to what he can get in competing offers (in the range of $130 million).

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  • Tax Evasion: Cristiano Ronaldo to appear before court on July 31
Tax Evasion: Cristiano Ronaldo to appear before court on July 31

Ronaldo via his representatives last week denied any wrongdoing. At the same time, Spanish tax authorities are also targeting Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho , who was on Tuesday accused of evading 3.3 million euros in tax during his stay at Real Madrid .

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  • Champions Trophy 2017 was a roaring success: Ian Bell
Champions Trophy 2017 was a roaring success: Ian Bell

Zimbabwe is the only nation to have toured Pakistan two years ago. But for someone, who is a different beast with the red ball, Ashwin is not bowling enough wicket-taking deliveries. "Certainly, it's not about me and my career but it's about 15 unbelievable players in that dressing room, who have been absolutely fantastic for the past year".

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  • Tax fraud case: Real Madrid president not contemplating Cristiano Ronaldo departure
Tax fraud case: Real Madrid president not contemplating Cristiano Ronaldo departure

On Tuesday officials also announced Ronaldo will testify on July 31. With Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly determined to leave Real Madrid following complications surrounding the tax he was paying, odds of a return to Manchester United are tumbling.

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  • Perez rubbishes talk of Manchester United deal for Morata
Perez rubbishes talk of Manchester United deal for Morata

Portuguese-born Mourinho is accused of defrauding Spain of €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) in taxes between 2011 and 2012. The Economic Crime Section of the Provincial Prosecutor's Office of Madrid has filed a complaint with the Court of Instruction.

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

The cases regard the profits Ronaldo and Mourinho made from image rights, not their salaries from their clubs. Ronaldo maintains his innocence in the tax evasion case and insisted that he did everything in accordance with Spanish law. Ronaldo and his representatives have since denied any wrongdoing but - similar to Lionel Messi - the player wil...

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  • Tax fraud case: Ronaldo to appear in court July 31
Tax fraud case: Ronaldo to appear in court July 31

Portugal's all-time record scorer has been linked to former club Manchester United and other top clubs after running into problems with tax authorities. Manager Jose Mourinho had a hard relationship with Ronaldo during the Portuguese coach's three-year spell at the Bernabeu, and it is believed that the Champions League victor was not initia...

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  • Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain
Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain

Mourinho's management team - Gestifute - and Real Madrid did not immediately respond to CNN's request for comment. The agency reiterated that Mourinho established residency in Spain between June 2010 and May 2013 and "paid more than €26m in taxes" taxed at a rate of more than 41 percent.

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  • Neymar completed Real Madrid medical prior to Barcelona move, admits Florentino Perez
Neymar completed Real Madrid medical prior to Barcelona move, admits Florentino Perez

In a shock revelation from Spain today, Real Madrid club president Florentino Perez has stated that Neymar passed a medical at his club ahead of a potential transfer to the Santiago Bernabaeu. On Messi, he continued: "We've known him since he's been in the Barca youth team". I talked to Neymar because we were great friends from Santos. Zidane...

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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

Since 2013, Mourinho has spent the past four years managing British football clubs - Chelsea from 2013 to 2015 and then Manchester United since 2016. Ronaldo, 32, has denied the charges and is threatening to leave Spain after running into problems with tax authorities.

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