• Soccer star Cristano Ronaldo charged with tax fraud
Soccer star Cristano Ronaldo charged with tax fraud

Lawsuit filed against Portugal and Real Madrid footballer who is accused of $16.5m tax fraud. The prosecutor's office in Madrid filed a suit against Ronaldo for allegedly defrauding Spanish tax authorities of €14.7 million between 2011 and 2014.

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  • Golden State Warriors: This is just the beginning
Golden State Warriors: This is just the beginning

With an excited crowd roaring behind them, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant scored a combined 73 points. "Somebody asked me about [going to the White House] a couple of months ago, like a hypothetical, if the championship were to happen would I do it and I think I answered, 'I wouldn't go.' I still feel like that today", Curry told USA Today ....

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  • Timberwolves Deal For All Star
Timberwolves Deal For All Star

The Timberwolves selected Lauri Markkanen with the No. 7 pick, sending Markkanen to Chicago . Lauri Markkanen , right, poses for photos with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves as the seventh pick overall during the NBA basketball draft , Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY.

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

A pair of Pac-12 freshmen guards went 1-2 in Thursday's National Basketball Association draft. Some other names that weren't called included Isaiah Hicks and Kennedy Meeks, who were stars of North Carolina's title run this year. According to a source , the LA Clippers are exerting efforts to land a draft pick, but as for now, they still don't ...

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  • Virat Kohli's brutal honesty brings India together
Virat Kohli's brutal honesty brings India together

I think you saw it out there today. India looked to contain the Proteas rather than bowl them out but executed their skills well enough that they knocked South Africa over for 191. Virat Kohli's decision to field first on a flat Oval track on a bright and sunny London day was a result of the nature of the match and perhaps a lingering memo...

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  • Ronaldo ready to pay S$22.8 million in Spanish tax fraud case
Ronaldo ready to pay S$22.8 million in Spanish tax fraud case

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has been summoned to appear before a Spanish judge in July for tax fraud in Spain , and soccer coach Jose Mourinho may be next. Ronaldo and Mourinho are not the first soccer celebrities to be accused of tax fraud . "But I still feel that Real Madrid probably hold all the cards, it's all down to them and it ...

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  • Mets open for business on the trade market
Mets open for business on the trade market

Far behind in races. Now 31-41, the Mets have been sunk by injuries and poor performance, particularly in the rotation. The New York Mets have been one of MLB's biggest disappointments in 2017. Reed has been exceptional in the closer's role with 39 strikeouts and five walks in 36.1 innings. Among that group of players available, Cabrera is ...

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  • Celtics cash in on Sixers' love for Fultz
Celtics cash in on Sixers' love for Fultz

Romar attributed most of Washington's shortcomings to last year's unexpected departures of Marquese Chriss and Dejounte Murray - UW freshmen who turned pro and were taken in the first round of the National Basketball Association draft. This year, there is also plenty of fans of the Celtics, who were slated to select first before dealing the pick to...

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  • Smith lauds 'unbelievable' Maroons match-winner Thurston
Smith lauds 'unbelievable' Maroons match-winner Thurston

Tedesco revealed on Friday he tore a lateral ligament in his ankle in the Blues' 18-16 loss to Queensland on Wednesday night, while celebrating a NSW try. "They had all the running and they invited Queensland back in and went back to this out the back rubbish block plays. We've got JT here who's shoulder was absolutely buggered", he said.

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  • NBA Players React to the 2017 Draft
NBA Players React to the 2017 Draft

Washington becomes the first school with the top overall pick in both the NBA and WNBA Drafts, with UW guard Kelsey Plum drafted first by the San Antonio Stars back in April. "It wasn't a surprise where he was selected but to actually see this happen and to see his name called and go through what so many others have gone through the years when t...

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  • Lakers Select Lonzo Ball Number 2 Overall In NBA Draft
Lakers Select Lonzo Ball Number 2 Overall In NBA Draft

I'm happy to be home. Following this, the Lakers chose 2016 NCAA champion Josh Hart at No. 30 (received in a trade with the Utah Jazz). He'll have a lot of work to do if he hopes to earn meaningful minutes in his rookie season in Los Angeles playing behind Julius Randle and Larry Nance.

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  • Best NHL expansion team ever?: Vegas might have the cards
Best NHL expansion team ever?: Vegas might have the cards

Now, Neal moves on again, this time as the best forward, and possibly player, on the Golden Knights. However, Buffalo instead enticed Vegas to select forward William Carrier by adding a 2017 sixth-round pick to the package. Tampa Bay lost former Minnesota-Duluth defenseman Jason Garrison and former Wild defenseman Clayton Stoner heads to Vega...

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  • Jordan Spieth maintains lead in Travelers Championship
Jordan Spieth maintains lead in Travelers Championship

The conditions also kept fourth-ranked Jason Day from making the cut for a second straight week. After opening with a 72, Day recorded a 70 - consisting of four bogeys and as many birdies - to finish below the cut line along with Bubba Watson and Luke Donald, which was even par.

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  • Who's No. 3? National Basketball Association draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball
Who's No. 3? National Basketball Association draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball

Thibodeau has enough young players in Minnesota and wanted a veteran like he had during his successful run coaching the Bulls. Markelle Fultz is a self-described hard worker and that diligence paid dividends Thursday (Friday in Manila) as the Philadelphia 76ers made him the first overall pick in the 2017 National Basketball Association entry ...

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  • National Basketball Association draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN
National Basketball Association draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

Follow along to find out where they all end up. While that was being completed, Thursday night's draft at Barclays Center got off to a familiar start with the same top-four picks as previous year: Philadelphia, the Lakers, Boston and Phoenix.

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  • Knicks end the run on freshmen picks in draft
Knicks end the run on freshmen picks in draft

During his freshman season at Duke, Tatum averaged 16.8 points and 7.3 rebounds a game, while shooting 34 percent from three-point range. "I guess I'll think about that more after I see what team I'm picked by". "I felt like they made it pretty clear who they were going to draft with the No. 1 pick, so I didn't really feel like it was worth either ...

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  • Fultz, Ball taken with top two picks
Fultz, Ball taken with top two picks

For many athletes, the NBA Draft represents the accumulation of hard work, perseverance and the exclamation point on a lifelong dream. The 2017 draft was an embarrassment of riches. What players will go at these spots? With the 30th pick of the 2017 NBA Draft , acquired via a trade with Utah, the Lakers selected Josh Hart. It's the second ...

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  • Jimmy Butler traded from Chicago Bulls to Minnesota Timberwolves
Jimmy Butler traded from Chicago Bulls to Minnesota Timberwolves

The Timberwolves moved down to 16, and picked Creighton's Justin Patton . Chicago Bulls guard/forward Jimmy Butler (21) looks to pass past Atlanta Hawks guard Kent Bazemore, left, and forward Kris Humphries during the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Chicago.

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  • How Jimmy Butler Found Out He'd Been Traded By The Bulls
How Jimmy Butler Found Out He'd Been Traded By The Bulls

I know he wants to win. There has been a lot of talk about the Chicago Bulls not getting enough in return from the Minnesota Timberwolves with the Jimmy Butler trade, but that may have something to do with teams knowing Butler's relationship with his coach had soured.

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  • Markelle Fultz becomes UW's first No. 1 NBA draft pick
Markelle Fultz becomes UW's first No. 1 NBA draft pick

Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope to rekindle their past. The selection comes after the Celtics traded the top pick to Philadelphia earlier in the week for the No. French guard Frank Ntilikina was taken eighth by New York Knicks, guard Dennis Smith ninth by Dallas Mavericks with Sacramento Kings-bound seven-foot centre Zach Collins rounding o...

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