• Man United boss Mourinho refutes Spanish tax fraud claims
Man United boss Mourinho refutes Spanish tax fraud claims

The accusations come just a week after Spanish prosecutors brought a parallel case against Mr Ronaldo, Real Madrid's star striker who allegedly withheld taxes worth €14.8 million. The Real Madrid supremo also assured fans that Ronaldo would honour his contract with the La Liga champions. Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano also agreed a one-...

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  • Putin offers Comey 'political asylum' during annual call-in show
Putin offers Comey 'political asylum' during annual call-in show

He emphasized that electronics, aerospace industries and agriculture have all received a boost. Over a third of the jihadists in Syria are foreign mercenaries, who include Russian nationals, Vladimir Putin told Oliver Stone , adding that, while Russia wants to work with the U.S.

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  • 76ers take Fultz, Lakers Ball in NBA draft
76ers take Fultz, Lakers Ball in NBA draft

Two years later, in their first full seasons in the league, one of the two will most likely win the Rookie of the Year award next week. That's a trend that could slow down after this year. It marks the fourth straight year the Blue Devils have produced a top-three pick. "You realize he's got the chip but he doesn't go out of his way to show it...

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  • Bulls trade G to Wolves; get No. 7 pick Markkanen
Bulls trade G to Wolves; get No. 7 pick Markkanen

But Wade wasn't going to give up nearly $24 million for a chance to play on a winning team (he has 3 championship rings). And look no further than what IN are going through right now for what being "patient" gets you with a star on a middling team.

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

Little under 10 minutes into the second half, Raul Jimenez brought Mexico level and then Orile Peralta grabbed the victor with 18 minutes remaining. He said he was taking some of the blame for the loss. " The first 10 minutes after the break, we gave them too much space and time on the ball ".

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  • Sixers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball with top picks
Sixers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball with top picks

Detroit was in the news with possible trades involving Andre Drummond. There were two No. 1 overall picks in the gym at the Sixers practice facility on Friday. It seems as though the Lakers have a pretty solid plan in place with Magic Johnson at the helm, and Ball is a guy they have faith in to help restore glory to a proud franchise.

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  • Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler from Bulls
Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler from Bulls

Meanwhile, Jimmy Butler will be making $18.6 million in '18-'19 which is a lot more than LaVine, but what a freaking bargain for one of the best two-way players in the National Basketball Association. Patton averaged 12.9 points and 6.1 rebounds. Dunn was supposed to draw most of his value from the defensive side of the floor, but he was inconsis...

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  • Draft Day 2017: Three teams that could end up with Lonzo Ball
Draft Day 2017: Three teams that could end up with Lonzo Ball

From left, Markelle Fultz , De'Aaron Fox and Donovan Mitchell gather with other draft prospects on stage for a group photo before the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. Fultz, the 6-foot-4 guard, was selected No. 1 overall in the National Basketball Association draft Thursday night and joined former LSU guard Ben Simmons as ...

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  • Di Maria fined for tax fraud
Di Maria fined for tax fraud

They said Mourinho had already settled a previous claim relating to his Spanish taxes after a 2014 inquiry, which resulted in a penalty of 1.15 million euros. If he were to leave, Ronaldo would likely break the world-record transfer fee for the second time in his career. Mourinho is the seventh Mendes client accused of tax evasion in Spain afte...

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  • Kunitz, Fleury left unprotected in National Hockey League expansion draft
Kunitz, Fleury left unprotected in National Hockey League expansion draft

The fifth-year player, however, won't be ready for the start of the season after having surgery to fix a shoulder injury. He would go on to win consecutive Stanley Cup crowns in 1974 and '75 with Philly's infamous Broad Street Bulllies - the first-ever expansion club to take the league title.

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  • Trump pitches new idea, says will build 'solar wall' on Mexican border
Trump pitches new idea, says will build 'solar wall' on Mexican border

Trump argued the energy created by the solar panels could help the wall pay for itself, meaning Mexico would have to contribute less money to its construction. "Does that make sense?" Another consideration - which is a point that developers in the UAE know all too well - is that power produced by solar photovoltaic (PV) technology has become c...

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  • NBA teams go young with one-and-dones
NBA teams go young with one-and-dones

The asset collector teased us again after being linked to Kristaps Porzingis all day, and then - after Tom Thibodeau and the Wolves made the deal he never could by getting Jimmy Butler in a fleecing - Woj reported that a Paul George deal had a chance to be.

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  • Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup
Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup

The team played very well against a side playing at home with the support of their fans. After a 2-2 draw with European heavyweights Portugal had left the group evenly poised, Mexico knew nothing less than a win would do against the Kiwis and despite manager Juan Osorio resting several of his stars, their "second string" had enough to claim t...

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  • Jayson Tatum understands what Celtics role will be if taken No. 3
Jayson Tatum understands what Celtics role will be if taken No. 3

Ainge said he wasn't close to trading for Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler , who ended up going to the Minnesota Timberwolves for guards Kris Dunn and Zach LaVine along with the No. "There's nothing to do in Sacramento", Ainge said with a smile. Ainge said he's not concerned with the potential for backlash, adding that he felt comfortable wi...

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  • Court sentence Angel Di Maria to one year imprisonment for tax fraud
Court sentence Angel Di Maria to one year imprisonment for tax fraud

According to AFP , The prosecutor's office, in a statement, said Mourinho who managed Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013, is accused of " two offences against the public treasury ". Marcelo is reportedly set to follow Cristiano Ronaldo out of the Santiago Bernabeu if the Portugal captain leaves Real Madrid in the summer. "The Spanish Govern...

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  • FIFA sets goals for video assistance in football matches
FIFA sets goals for video assistance in football matches

The top two teams from each group qualify for the semi-finals, much like the European Championships pre-1996. And if you don't win this time, don't despair: a similar competition will be running for the big final on 2 July. The Africans qualified after winning the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations while Australia made it after winning the 2015 AFC Asian ...

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  • David Griffin out as Cavaliers GM after extension talks falter
David Griffin out as Cavaliers GM after extension talks falter

The job opened up on Monday after General Manager David Griffin and Gilbert parted ways. Gilbert said the team was not ready to name a replacement. Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today later added that James was "surprised" by the decision to part ways with Griffin . And as of Monday morning, the GM reportedly was working on potential trades involv...

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  • Philadelphia 76ers select Markelle Fultz as No. 1 pick in NBA Draft
Philadelphia 76ers select Markelle Fultz as No. 1 pick in NBA Draft

Philadelphia is largely expected to draft the consensus best player in former Washington Huskies point guard Markelle Fultz at No. 1. And if the last few days are indication, what follows might be a wild night inside Barclays Center .

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  • Meet the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft roster
Meet the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft roster

The problem is many consider Patrick the No. 1 prospect in the draft and he'll likely be long gone by the time the Golden Knights are on the clock. While most connections continue to be with West Coast teams like Los Angeles and Vancouver, I still wonder about the New York Islanders as well.

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  • Three Americans Still Held by North Korea
Three Americans Still Held by North Korea

At least I know China tried!" Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis will host China's top foreign policy official and chief of joint staff of the military at the State Department today, where tougher sanctions on North Korea is expected to be a top subject.

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