• Mourinho denies tax evasion
Mourinho denies tax evasion

Di Maria joined Real in the summer of 2010 from Benfica and left the Spanish giants for Manchester United four years later in what was a British record transfer fee of £59.7m. It means the Real Madrid and Portugal star risks further fines, and even sentencing, as the process gets set to be a drawn-out affair. He faces two counts of tax fraud...

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  • Mexico 2-1 New Zealand ends in massive brawl at Confederations Cup
Mexico 2-1 New Zealand ends in massive brawl at Confederations Cup

The 2014 World Cup saw him score just one again, in the 2-1 win over Ghana, but he had an excellent return at Euro 2016, scoring three times as Portugal lifted the European Championship trophy for the first time. Roma centre-back Moreno came off the bench to replace injured Carlos Salcedo in the 33rd minute of Mexico's 2-1 victory over New Z...

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  • Confederations Cup: Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia
Confederations Cup: Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia

Speaking also, the winning goal scorer and Budweiser Man of the Match Cristiano Ronaldo also expressed his satisfaction at the result . - Following his strike against Russia , Ronaldo has now scored 54 goals in competitive football this season for club and country combined, 42 goals for Real Madrid and 12 for Portugal .

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  • Mexico recovers to beat New Zealand 2-1
Mexico recovers to beat New Zealand 2-1

New Zealand may have given Mexico a tough time of it on Wednesday, but El Tri sent out a reserve squad and still did the job at hand. "But we were better, we had more chances", he said. Mexico will take on New Zealand in the 2017 Confederations Cup on Wednesday, June 21 at 11 a.m. "I am proud of what my team did, it's normal to have to ...

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  • Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia
Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia

New Zealand are already out after throwing away their lead over Mexico in the second game, so it's all about Portugal's task. "Obviously we are very happy, it is the first time that Portugal wins in Russian Federation", was the only thing he could say.

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  • John Dorsey's exit clouds news of Andy Reid's extension
John Dorsey's exit clouds news of Andy Reid's extension

However, despite the fact that he was there to help with the 2017 NFL Draft [VIDEO ] last month, the Chiefs have made a decision to fire general manager John Dorsey . Only Bill Belichick has won more games than Andy Reid when it comes to active National Football League head coaches. The Chiefs swept the AFC West while compiling a 12-4 rec...

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  • Sixers make Fultz No. 1 pick in National Basketball Association draft; Jazz selects Lydon
Sixers make Fultz No. 1 pick in National Basketball Association draft; Jazz selects Lydon

Michael Jordan was once cut from his high school basketball team-like Fultz-and suffered more than his share of knockdowns by the "Bad Boy" Detroit Pistons before winning six titles in eight years . It was one of many games in which Washington squandered a superlative performance from its famous freshman. He introduced himself to Seattle, his ne...

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  • Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP
Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

He won the Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy, given to the NHL's leading goal scorer, with 44 goals. The captain took home three awards and will grace every cover of one of the most anticipated video games of 2017. Even his average ice time was down about 35 seconds per game from a year ago, which doesn't seem like much, but over the course of 75 g...

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  • Jose Mourinho has not been contacted by tax authorities
Jose Mourinho has not been contacted by tax authorities

Prosecutors accuse the Portugal global of evading tax via a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands and another in Ireland, known for its low corporate tax rate. Both Ronaldo and Mourinho are clients of football super-agent Jorge Mendes, who has been summoned to appear before the court at Pozuelo de Alarcon on June 27.

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  • No questions on Real Madrid, Ronaldo tells journalists
No questions on Real Madrid, Ronaldo tells journalists

The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A match between New Zealand and Portugal will be played at Saint Petersburg Stadium and kicks off at 17:00 CEST on Saturday 24 June 2017. Just eight minutes had passed when Ronaldo found himself in acres of space at the back post to head home unopposed and make it 1-0 to the visitors, Dmitry Kudr...

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  • Celtics reportedly wouldn't include either Brooklyn pick in Jimmy Butler trade talks
Celtics reportedly wouldn't include either Brooklyn pick in Jimmy Butler trade talks

While Pritchard was addressing the media, the Pacers also acquired the 52nd pick from New Orleans, which they used to select Xavier guard Edmond Sumner (6-6, 176) in exchange for cash considerations. "Multiple things came up [Thursday]", Pritchard said . But I have to get past mad because we will make good decision around here if we're methodical.

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  • Democrats secretly met to plan the ouster of top party leader
Democrats secretly met to plan the ouster of top party leader

Rice also bemoaned the treatment Pelosi received from Republicans , but that didn't stop her from maintaining the former House speaker should be ousted. The House Democratic leader is seeking to reassure Democrats dejected after a loss in a Georgia special election where the party invested millions of dollars.

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  • 76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start National Basketball Association draft
76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start National Basketball Association draft

However, not everyone in attendance was pleased by the presence. Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka offered his own views on the elder Ball, views that did not match the narrative normally associated with the loud spoken creator of the Big Baller Brand and a frenzy that has swirled around his soft spoken son in the months leading up to the no...

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  • Jayson Tatum worked out for Sixers
Jayson Tatum worked out for Sixers

Former and future No. 1 picks have already been dealt this week in what feels like the trade deadline, free agency and draft all rolled into one frenzy. Kansas forward Josh Jackson explained that he didn't visit or work out for the Celtics when Boston had the No. 1 pick because he and agent BJ Armstrong thought the Celtics "didn't have much inter...

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  • Minn. Collegians, Former Wild Players Move to Vegas in NHL Expansion Draft
Minn. Collegians, Former Wild Players Move to Vegas in NHL Expansion Draft

Former Medicine Hat Tiger David Schlemko joins the Golden Knights. Brickley played 69 games for the Checkers in 2016-17, finishing with 15 goals and 11 assists as the Checkers reached the Calder Cup playoffs. That old adage about what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas doesn't apply here. Who is going to lead the offence? Perron was a key contr...

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  • Queen leads silent tribute at Ascot to victims of recent tragedies
Queen leads silent tribute at Ascot to victims of recent tragedies

Ulysses , fourth in the 2016 BC Turf, led briefly but was passed by Highland Reel, who won by 1 1/4 lengths over Decorated Knight , the victor of the Group 1 Tattersalls Gold Cup in Ireland in May. He also suffered a reverse on his seasonal debut in the Vintage Crop Stakes before winning the Saval Beg, with O'Brien reluctant to make comparisons ...

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  • Paul George to leave Pacers following 2017 season, source says
Paul George to leave Pacers following 2017 season, source says

He has since spoken. His future does not involve a framed Pacers jersey waiting to be worn after next season. The Celtics will have competition in the bidding for George, so that will explain if the price goes up from what you're expecting.

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  • Blackhawks Trade Artemi Panarin to Blue Jackets for Brandon Saad
Blackhawks Trade Artemi Panarin to Blue Jackets for Brandon Saad

The Chicago Blackhawks made two draft-day trades Friday, dealing defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson and winger Artemi Panarin in swaps with the Arizona Coyotes and Columbus Blue Jackets , respectively. A native of Harnosand, Sweden, Forsberg was a seventh-round selection (188 overall) in the 2011 NHL Draft. He has posted a 73-35-10 record with ...

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  • FIFA takes no further action on Mexico-New Zealand clashes
FIFA takes no further action on Mexico-New Zealand clashes

Giovani Dos Santos and Marco Fabian struggled to make their presence known and New Zealand were quick to try and snatch a lead off El Tri's mistake following a poor first 45 minutes. Lose and the criticism - which is already fierce - will rain down on Mexico , who will have failed to reach the expected goals in major tournaments for two con...

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  • Blackhawks trade D Niklas Hjalmarsson to Coyotes for Murphy, Dauphin
Blackhawks trade D Niklas Hjalmarsson to Coyotes for Murphy, Dauphin

In 73 games with the Hawks this past season, Hjalmarsson tallied five goals and 13 assists for 18 points in 73 games. He has four career points. A veteran of 623 National Hockey League games, Hjalmarsson has recorded 23 goals and added 120 assists in his career.

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