• Ange Postecoglou: Australia in need of more composure after Germany loss
Ange Postecoglou: Australia in need of more composure after Germany loss

Germany are a good side, but Australia seemed to have no plan for combatting their strength, allowing Kimmich and Brandt the run of the right flank and committing to a press they did not have the athleticism to pull off. However, Germany were awarded a penalty on the stroke of halftime when Leon Goretzka was brought down. Leno produced a...

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  • Vegas Golden Knights to play first game at Dallas on Oct
Vegas Golden Knights to play first game at Dallas on Oct

How do we want to do this? This is all speculation for now and we will have plenty of time in the summer to guess the roster. On Saturday, all 30 teams turned in their protected lists for the Vegas Golden Knights . "The staring contest ends". A team that knew how to make the postseason suddenly didn't have the assets to get there ( see full st...

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  • BCCI to appoint new coach ahead of Sri Lanka tour
BCCI to appoint new coach ahead of Sri Lanka tour

Within hours of chief cricket coach Anil Kumble's resignation following a rift with captain Virat Kohli, Bindra tweeted about his own equation with German Uwe Riesterer, a long-time member of his coaching staff. Once the news Kumble's resigning as coach broke out, social media was a buzz with reactions pouring from all over. "BCCI has tried i...

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  • Clemens' son among familiar names on Day 2 of Major League Baseball draft
Clemens' son among familiar names on Day 2 of Major League Baseball draft

Named national player of the year by the National High School Coaches Association, he impressed evaluators and teammates alike with his selfless attitude. Additionally, the Twins have selected a high school infielder in the first round four times since 2011 (Nick Gordon in 2014, and Travis Harrison and Levi Michael in 2011).

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  • CT 17: England up against confident Kiwi side
CT 17: England up against confident Kiwi side

Brief scores: England 310 all out in 49.3 overs (Joe Root 64, Jos Butler 61 n.o., Alex Hales 56; Corey Anderson 3/55, Adam Milne 3/79) bt New Zealand 223 all out in 44.3 overs ( Kane Williamson 87, Ross Taylor 39; Liam Plunkett 4/55).

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  • Ostapenko powers into French Open final
Ostapenko powers into French Open final

Ostapenko flipped the script once more in Paris on Thursday as she not only became the first Latvian player ever to reach a Grand Slam final but put an end to several droughts for youngsters in major competitions. "I was like, 'There is no chance I make final here, '" Pliskova said regarding her mindset entering the tournament. The former Wimbl...

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  • Peralta seals Mexico's comeback win over Kiwis
Peralta seals Mexico's comeback win over Kiwis

Salcedo injured his shoulder while falling in an off-the-ball tangle with Chris Wood , who angered the Mexicans by shooting while his opponent was incapacitated on the turf. Hoping to throw off the 95-ranked New Zealand team, Mexico's infamous head coach, Juan Carlos Osorio , made some drastic changes to El Tri's lineup leading up to the bi...

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

Ronaldo played under Mourinho while the 54-year-old was in charge at Real Madrid between 2010 and 2013, winning one La Liga title, one Copa del Rey and one Spanish Supercopa during that time. And with Florentino Perez having dismissed any sale rumours, stating his value which is set at £1 billion because of his release clause, it becomes e...

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  • Wild lose center Haula, trade prospect Tuch to Vegas
Wild lose center Haula, trade prospect Tuch to Vegas

Haula, 26, provides the Golden Knights with a solid two-way player that should benefit from a change of scenery. Wild fans anxious about losing defencemen Matt Dumba or Marco Scandella to the expansion franchise can exhale as forward Erik Haula reportedly will become the first, or one of the first, free-agent signings in Golden Knights history....

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  • Josh Jackson explains why he never worked out for Boston Celtics
Josh Jackson explains why he never worked out for Boston Celtics

Boston had hoped to work out Jackson on Tuesday, but the workout never happened. But Jackson apparently doesn't want to become a Celtic and reportedly has refused to work out for the organization without an assurance that he will be chosen by them and not traded .

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  • Ronaldo charged with tax fraud by Spanish state prosecutor
Ronaldo charged with tax fraud by Spanish state prosecutor

Additionally, the prosecutor accused Ronaldo of declaring $12.8 million earned from 2011-14 in a tax return filed in 2014, when the prosecutor said Ronaldo's real income during that period was nearly $48 million. "The accused made use of a corporate structure created in 2010 to hide from the tax authority income generated in Spain through...

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  • British & Irish Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks
British & Irish Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks

The headline selection is that Johnny Sexton starts ahead of Owen Farrell at fly-half, with many expecting the Englishman to wear the No 10 shirt just a week ahead of the first Test. When asked how to combat the New Zealanders' bid to shift scrum perception in their favour, Gatland said the Lions should just keep calm and carry on.

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  • Queen's Championships: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga crashes out after losing to Gilles Muller
Queen's Championships: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga crashes out after losing to Gilles Muller

The top three seeded players - defending champion Andy Murray , Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic - exited in first-round play on Tuesday. France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga slips against France's Adrian Mannarino in their men's singles 1st round match at the ATP Aegon Championships tennis tournament at Queen's Club in west London on June 19, 2017.

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  • Cardinals rally from 5-0 deficit, beat Phillies 7
Cardinals rally from 5-0 deficit, beat Phillies 7

Cardinals starter Michael Wacha (3-4) gave up five runs, two earned, and nine hits in four innings. "(Fien) threw me a cutter first pitch and I said if he throws me another one I'm going to crush it", Pham said. With Michael Wacha set to face Nick Pivetta in the pitching matchup, the over/under now sits at 9.5 runs. The Phillies announced th...

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  • Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia at #ConfedCup
Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia at #ConfedCup

It was a miserable start for the Russian skipper, who was making his 100th worldwide appearance. It was a touching moment to remind that the world should not forget about people with limited abilities. "If we had been more clinical in front of goal we'd have a point. We need to be gaining more confidence in order to look properly and integral pla...

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  • Penguins, Flyers get new jerseys for 2017-18 season
Penguins, Flyers get new jerseys for 2017-18 season

He recently christened a new playground at the Sto-Ken-Rox Boys & Girls Club that he and his wife had been working on for some time now with the Penguins Foundation. Fleury financed construction of the playground, purchased supplies for the Boys & Girls Club, and donated hockey equipment for the Club's indoor hockey rink, which has been named "Rink...

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  • No offer received for Cristiano Ronaldo, says Florentino Perez
No offer received for Cristiano Ronaldo, says Florentino Perez

Reports last week had suggested that Ronaldo had chose to leave Madrid after Spanish authorities filed tax evasion charges against him. Last week, Ronaldo was accused by a state prosecutor of four counts of tax fraud totaling 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million).

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  • Young Ronaldo fan breaks through security to hug his hero
Young Ronaldo fan breaks through security to hug his hero

Madrid: Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to pay Spain's tax authorities 14.7mn euros ($16.39mn) - the amount he has been accused of defrauding by a prosecutor - ahead of a court hearing next month, Spanish state TV said yesterday.

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  • Ronaldo set for July court date in tax case
Ronaldo set for July court date in tax case

According to an article published by UK's The Sun , Mourinho fell out with Ronaldo while he was the Real boiss, as he believed he was one of the high-profile players who had turned against him. Rumours that the Portuguese wants to leave the club came days after he was accused of tax fraud by the Spanish authorities, but Perez has insisted the ...

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  • Smolov: Russia don't need Ronaldo
Smolov: Russia don't need Ronaldo

Mexico's all-time leading goal scorer Javier Hernandez pulled one back for his side with a classic flying-header in the 42nd minute with both teams going into the break 1-1. The building was painted by a local collective called Supernova after a call from the city of Kazan to create murals in different parts of the municipality to celebrate the ...

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