• America's Cup Match Day Two To Get Underway
America's Cup Match Day Two To Get Underway

Jimmy Spithill's Oracle team now face an uphill battle to win the competition, where the trophy is earned by the team that wins seven races. There's now a five day gap before racing resumes and Oracle plan to make the a lot of them. "You like to sort of keep going while you're on a bit of a roll, but the schedule is the schedule and we've known t...

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  • 'Really rough and violent': Mexico critical of New Zealand after fiery clash
'Really rough and violent': Mexico critical of New Zealand after fiery clash

The next stage in the group A matches is a final match which will serve as a knockout game thereby deciding which teams will head off into the semi-finals. "I felt very offended and I had some insults in my direction in Spanish". Hudson was gunning for points against the hosts and will not scale down those ambitions against Mexico , despite E...

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  • Confederation Cup: Germany Start With Hard-Fought Win Vs Australia
Confederation Cup: Germany Start With Hard-Fought Win Vs Australia

It seemed to work better". Much had been made before kick-off of Germany bringing a young squad and their starting line-up had just 138 global appearances between them. The World Champions grabbed a third goal three minutes into the second half as Goretzka got on the end of Joshua Kimmich's cross and sent a fine finish past goalkeeper, Matthe...

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  • Kovalev calls for third Ward bout after controversial stoppage
Kovalev calls for third Ward bout after controversial stoppage

I want to get again a fight with him". Good luck with that. With Kovalev clearly hurt, Ward poured on the punishment with a heavy barrage of punches to the body as referee Tony Weeks kept a close eye on the action. "I could have continued to fight". I'd like to see him fight Anthony Joshua . "Whatever the excuses were this time , I just d...

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  • Timberwolves land Jimmy Butler in draft-night blockbuster
Timberwolves land Jimmy Butler in draft-night blockbuster

Chicago Bulls guard and future Hall-of-Famer Dwyane Wade has reportedly accepted his $24 million player option to remain at least one more year, barring any surprising trades, with his hometown team. Multiple media reports Tuesday said that the former Heat guard has chose to pick up his $23.8 million 2017-18 player option with the Chicago B...

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  • Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' first expansion draft
Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' first expansion draft

LAS VEGAS (AP ) - The Vegas Golden Knights finally have some players to put on the desert ice this fall. What is being learned is that the Golden Knights have and will continue to be a very busy team over the next few days. But that's not likely to be the case here with the Knights preferring to load up on assets that will help in the constructio...

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  • Knicks still focused on Frank Ntilikina with the No. 8 overall pick
Knicks still focused on Frank Ntilikina with the No. 8 overall pick

Or maybe it's because the organization is, of course, very good. "It would be great". Ntilikina's strengths would be a ideal fit for the Knicks , and even though there's a lot of turmoil within the organization , Ntilikina can grow in NY because Hornacek is known for coaching up point guards.

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  • Cavaliers will not land Paul George or Jimmy Butler
Cavaliers will not land Paul George or Jimmy Butler

Some players within the Cavaliers' organization have reportedly told Jimmy Butler to stay away from Cleveland , in what has become a "volatile situation". Unsurprisingly, LeBron James is well aware and involved in the process. The sad truth is that Cleveland has no incentive to trade Irving. Dan Gilbert and Koby Altman, who essentially ser...

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  • Heavyweights Germany, Chile clash at Confed Cup
Heavyweights Germany, Chile clash at Confed Cup

The average age of the German team is just 24-years-old, and their inexperience showed in the opener against the Socceroos , particularly in goal where 25-year-old Bayern Leverkusen netminder Bernd Leno committed two costly blunders that almost opened the door for what would have been a historic upset by Australia .

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  • Philadelphia 76ers select Fultz with number one overall pick
Philadelphia 76ers select Fultz with number one overall pick

The entire draft is comprised of just two round with 60 picks. Embiid and Dario Saric will finish in the top three when rookie of the year results get announced on June 26, and Simmons is expected to be ready for next season after recovering from foot surgery.

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

Spanish authorities accuse Ronaldo of evading 14.7 million euro ($16.5m) in tax and he has been summoned to appear in court next month in Madrid. But he was all smiles, escorting a young mascot in a wheelchair out onto the Moscow pitch before netting his first Confederations Cup goal.

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  • Dead as Cindy Makes Landfall Along Gulf Coast
Dead as Cindy Makes Landfall Along Gulf Coast

The center of the circulation was 165 miles northwest of Morgan City. Areas south-southeast of Pine Bluff are forecast to see between 4 and 6 inches of rainfall with outlying portions of the state expected to receive as much as 4 inches. The swimmers entered the water even though Panama City Beach was flying double-red flags, warning of unsafe ...

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  • Ronaldo set to settle Spanish tax bill
Ronaldo set to settle Spanish tax bill

A Spanish state prosecutor has accused former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho of tax fraud worth 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million) in unpaid taxes. Real Madrid was not immediately available for comment on the allegations against Mourihno or Ronaldo's hearing.

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  • Halep, Teenager Ostapenko Advance to French Final, No. 1 on the Line
Halep, Teenager Ostapenko Advance to French Final, No. 1 on the Line

On the morning of the women's French Open semi-finals on Thursday seven-times champion Chris Evert said the moment had arrived for a player to step up and seize an opportunity that may not come around again for a while. "At the beginning, I was serving pretty bad there, and I suffered two double faults in that game. I think was a battle." said th...

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  • Graham Rowntree: Peter O'Mahony 'exactly the character you need' for Lions
Graham Rowntree: Peter O'Mahony 'exactly the character you need' for Lions

This promises to be a closely contested Test match and the Lions have a fighting chance of emerging victorious thanks to Gatland's balanced team selection. Physically speaking they're well-conditioned and are clearly fit but they're also mentally tough too. A rip-roaring Man of the Match performance helped Ireland destroy England's hopes of a...

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  • McLaren duo set for Baku grid penalties
McLaren duo set for Baku grid penalties

Some of the penalties arise from the fact that both drivers will use a new design of turbo and MGU-H, the motor-generator unit that recovers energy from the turbo. I don't think there's many new introductions this weekend so it will not be too different. " I think his value has never been higher, with what he's done at the Indy 500 , and with what ...

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  • Paul George Planning To Leave Pacers
Paul George Planning To Leave Pacers

It's not a matter of if, but now when Paul George goes to Los Angeles to play for the Lakers . George recently relayed to the Pacers that he won't re-sign with the club after the 2017-18 season and added that he hopes to sign with the Lakers as a free agent.

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  • Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax case on July 31
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax case on July 31

Manchester United have so far made no comment on reports they are interested in buying back the player for an estimated 200 million euros, on top of the release fee. 1 on July 31. Free-spending Paris St Germain have also been linked with a move for Ronaldo but it is United who look to be at the front of the queue for a player Bayern Munich hav...

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

This is similar to deals struck with the Spanish taxman by fellow Argentinians Javier Mascherano and Lionel Messi a year ago. Prosecutors claim that the Portuguese manager - who took over at Manchester United a year ago - failed to declare income of €1.6 million in 2011 and €1.7 million in 2012.

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  • Justin Marshall: Lions showed their big weapon in win over Crusaders
Justin Marshall: Lions showed their big weapon in win over Crusaders

If they can just sort out their execution in the final five metres, the Lions will be all but ready for the All Blacks. "I don't think it's nerves or a frantic nature", he said. Jared Payne , who picked up a calf injury in their opener, starts at fullback with Tommy Seymour and Jack Nowell on the wings. If he comes through in Dunedin, War...

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