• Problems? What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal win
Problems? What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal win

Mexico now sits in a tie for second place in Group A in the eight-team tournament after playing Portugal to a 2-2 draw in their opening game. Russian Federation were high on confidence following their 2-0 win over New Zealand , whereas morale was somewhat low in the Portugal camp after they conceded a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw with Me...

Read more

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

Here is a look at some of the best images from Mexico's victory. "This team, when they have to sacrifice themselves, they do that", he said. "We have a clear understanding of what needs to be done". We are going to improve from our last game. "The game was really rough and violent". I expect incredible spirit from our team. In the United King...

Read more

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

Perez said he could understood why the four-times world player of the year had been upset after he was accused last week of evading 14.7 million euros in tax through offshore companies. Perez said Madrid were not looking to replace Navas or deputy Kiko Casilla. We've not received any offers for Ronaldo, Morata or James'. "I've not spoken wi...

Read more

  • Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews named NHL Rookie of the Year
Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews named NHL Rookie of the Year

The Jets will also serve as the opponent for the Calgary Flames home opener on October 7. Winger Brendan Leipsic is the Las Vegas-bound Maple Leaf, but there's heavy speculation Toronto will gamble with the Golden Knights to get back defenceman Colin Miller.

Read more

  • Creamfields to Show McGregor vs. Mayweather Fight
Creamfields to Show McGregor vs. Mayweather Fight

Nate Diaz , which McGregor took on 11 days' notice prior to UFC 196, and a bout vs. Chad Mendes on 10 days' notice. The two fighters announced their long-awaited fight on social media on Wednesday, with Mayweather posting a promotional video for the bout on Instagram along with the caption "IT'S OFFICIAL!" and McGregor writing on Twi...

Read more

  • Ronaldo continues incredible scoring streak for Portugal
Ronaldo continues incredible scoring streak for Portugal

After Russia turned up the pressure in the attacking half, it was almost caught on the defensive end, where Ronaldo should have given Portugal a 2-0 lead. The first game of the Confederations Cup was between the hosts Russian Federation and New Zealand . "We managed to change a few things in the second half, and were able to attack".

Read more

  • Ronaldo goal pushes Portugal past Russia
Ronaldo goal pushes Portugal past Russia

It was a miserable start for the Russian skipper, who was making his 100th global appearance. Broadcaster TVE said, without identifying its sources, the 32-year-old would make this payment as a gesture of good will. "We like to think if we can win the ball high up the pitch, it will create opportunities to score ", said veteran defender Tommy Sm...

Read more

  • Mayweather, McGregor announce boxing super-fight
Mayweather, McGregor announce boxing super-fight

Many MMA fans are still waiting for a rubber match between the Stockton native and McGregor, with the two weight champion narrowly defeating Diaz in their instant classic of a rematch at UFC 202 in August. Mayweather reportedly earned approximately $330 million for his victory against Manny Pacquiao in 2015, and the fight against McGregor is ex...

Read more

  • McGregor and Mayweather fight confirmed
McGregor and Mayweather fight confirmed

Conor McGregor and Mayweather are expected to earn huge payouts for the fight and it could smash all box office records. " Floyd Mayweather is 40 years old, he's always had problems with southpaws". said Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , he will come out of retirement to face UFC star Conor McGregor in a boxing match on August 26. Former five...

Read more

  • At Least 19 Dead in Forest Fire in Portugal
At Least 19 Dead in Forest Fire in Portugal

The death toll for the massive fire in central Portugal climbed to 63 on Monday after an injured firefighter died in hospital, the league of Portuguese firefighters said in their website. "What we are seeing is a great tragedy", Costa said. A spokesperson for the British Embassy in Lisbon told The Portugal News that following the fire in P...

Read more

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

The frenzy of speculation began soon after Ronaldo was accused last week of a 14.7 million euro tax evasion through offshore companies. But after newly re-elected president Florentino Perez publically backed the Portugal superstar to clear his name , Ronaldo is said to be prepared to make peace with the La Liga giants.

Read more

  • Berrios' arm, Sano's bat key Twins over White Sox 4-2
Berrios' arm, Sano's bat key Twins over White Sox 4-2

MINNEAPOLIS (AP ) - Jose Berrios won his fourth straight start for Minnesota and Miguel Sano homered for the second straight game as the Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Wednesday night behind two of their brightest young stars. We can forget about them and focus on the White Sox. until Friday! "He probably felt some of the pressure tr...

Read more

  • Sixers get Boston's No. 1 pick
Sixers get Boston's No. 1 pick

If the Lakers pick does not fall in that range in 2018, the Celtics will choose between the Kings' first-round pick in 2019 (which now belongs to the 76ers) or the 76ers' own first-round pick in 2019. With a talented young roster around him, Ball should be able to prove to be the better National Basketball Association player than Fultz. But A...

Read more

  • FIFA give referees power to abandon games in the face of discrimination
FIFA give referees power to abandon games in the face of discrimination

The 68,000-seat Krestovsky Stadium will be a flagship venue at the 2018 World Cup and the home of Russian football powerhouse Zenit , but its decade-long construction marred by corruption allegations and delays has so far caused more disappointment than satisfaction.

Read more

  • Mexico urge fans to stop homophobic chant
Mexico urge fans to stop homophobic chant

Mexico has been sanctioned over gay slurs by fans in the current World Cup qualifying campaign. Participants in the 2017 Confederations Cup are hosts Russian Federation, 2014 FIFA World Cup Champions Germany, 2015 Copa America Champions Chile, 2015 AFC Asian Cup Champion Australia, 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup winners Mexico , 2016 UEFA Eur...

Read more

  • Louis' Jayson Tatum Could Be the 3rd Overall NBA Draft Pick
Louis' Jayson Tatum Could Be the 3rd Overall NBA Draft Pick

Not only do fans get to follow along as front offices determine the future of the National Basketball Association , but 60 players get to have their dream of hearing their name called on draft night come true. 2 overall. Philadelphia looks to take Fultz, the Lakers will take Ball, and we are not sure what the Celtics and Phoenix will do. "I've...

Read more

  • Indian cricket team should have refused to play against Pakistan: Sena
Indian cricket team should have refused to play against Pakistan: Sena

Around 60 students from India were arrested on sedition charges after they were accused of celebrating Pakistan's victory over India in 2014. The men have been charged with sedition, an offense which may result in the surrender of their passports, ineligibility for government jobs, and even life imprisonment.

Read more

  • Banged-up Mets put RHP Wheeler on 10-day disabled list
Banged-up Mets put RHP Wheeler on 10-day disabled list

Closer Jeurys Familia , shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera , second baseman Neil Walker , outfielder Juan Lagares and third baseman David Wright are among other Mets now sidelined. "Tendinitis is certainly something you don't want to mess with". "In the last weekend, he's had an MRI, a CT scan - he's had a variety of different diagnostics", Alders...

Read more

  • Trivia Tuesday: Second-round draft picks who became NBA All-Stars
Trivia Tuesday: Second-round draft picks who became NBA All-Stars

His length makes it hard for opposing guards to shoot over him, or to make passes, and his active hands on defense gives him the ability to create turnovers. Gonzaga freshman Zach Collins, a 7-foot center/forward who shot 47.6 percent from three-point range, might fit the Nets' mold but is expected to go before their No.

Read more

  • Draft is next up during NBA's frenzy of deals
Draft is next up during NBA's frenzy of deals

But his rookie year will come in 2017 after he suffered a broken foot prior to the start of the regular season, with the Sixers opting to keep him sidelined. "Our struggles had nothing to do with Markelle", said former UW coach Lorenzo Romar, who was sacked in March after 15 years with Huskies and accepted an assistant position for the Arizona Wild...

Read more