• Confederations Cup: Portugal coach Fernando Santos backs Cristiano Ronaldo over media snub
Confederations Cup: Portugal coach Fernando Santos backs Cristiano Ronaldo over media snub

Ronaldo and Mourinho have joined a growing list of football stars who are being investigated and prosecuted in Spain, in particular in relation to image rights. The tax storm has followed him to Russian Federation and Ronaldo's future is the hot subject at each Portugal press conference, but Pepe says he is focused on the job.

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  • Ex-Madrid player Di Maria pleads guilty to Spanish tax prosecutor
Ex-Madrid player Di Maria pleads guilty to Spanish tax prosecutor

Legal problems? Ronaldo barely gives them a thought, they suggested . Ronaldo will be staying at Real Madrid and no offer has been received to tempt him away, club president Florentino Perez insisted on Tuesday. Former Real Madrid player Angel Di Maria has reached an agreement with Spanish prosecutors over a tax evasion charge rela...

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  • UConn To Get $1.2 Million For 2021 Football Game At Clemson
UConn To Get $1.2 Million For 2021 Football Game At Clemson

The Huskies will receive a $1.2 million guarantee for the game, per the document . Clemson has not confirmed this matchup as of Friday morning. UConn has played 58 games against teams now in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The deal was first tweeted out by uconnfbfacts on Thursday night. The Huskies are set to play UMass and Holy Cross in 2...

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  • Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton cruises to sixth win in Montreal
Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton cruises to sixth win in Montreal

Hamilton started from the pole and ended by taking the checkered flag by 19.7 seconds over Mercedes AMG teammate Valttieri Botas. Interestingly enough, Ferrari finished in fourth and seventh place in Canada , just as Mercedes had done in Monaco .

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  • Team NZ undone by America's Cup capsize
Team NZ undone by America's Cup capsize

The Kiwis won two of three races against Ainslie's Land Rover BAR on Bermuda's Great Sound to win the series 5-2 and advance to face the victor of the series between Sweden's Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan . New Zealand was competing in the best-of-nine semifinal against Great Britain, and it still holds a 3-1 lead in the series de...

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  • 76ers already trolling Lonzo and LaVar Ball after No. 2 pick
76ers already trolling Lonzo and LaVar Ball after No. 2 pick

Right after Lonzo was selected by Los Angeles, Ball, as usual, had something to say. "They just thought pretty highly of that so I was happy (about) that". "All I can do is go out there and play". Magic Johnson had no qualms about the bold statement he was about to make. After that bit of serendipity, the Lakers made their plans for Ball ...

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  • Markelle Fultz selected No. 1 overall by Philadelphia 76ers in NBA Draft
Markelle Fultz selected No. 1 overall by Philadelphia 76ers in NBA Draft

Former Washington guard Markelle Fultz , who's projected to be picked No. 1 by the 76ers in the 2017 NBA Draft , really, really, really loves basketball. "Just want to get on the court". Phoenix selected versatile forward Josh Jackson from Kansas with the fourth choice before ultra quick point guard De'Aaron Fox of Kentucky was snapped up b...

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  • Bryan Colangelo explains why Sixers drafted Markelle Fultz
Bryan Colangelo explains why Sixers drafted Markelle Fultz

This helped maintain an incredible ratio: Of the 64 players who have played for John Calipari in his eight years as coach at Kentucky, 32 of them have been drafted. It was fun watching the confetti rain down as Sixers fans at an outdoor draft party cheered raucously as Fultz's name was announced by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver as the No...

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  • Royals Rally In 9th To Climb Back To .500
Royals Rally In 9th To Climb Back To .500

Gibbons said post game that his ace reliever "wasn't feeling well tonight". The Jays have lost 10 of their past 13 at Kauffman, including the games in the 2015 ALCS, which the Royals win. After walking Kevin Pillar, Junis uncorked a wild pitch with Goins batting, allowing Tulowitzki to score. Perez singled in a run in the seventh. NOTES: The Ro...

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  • Record 16 freshmen picked in first round of NBA draft
Record 16 freshmen picked in first round of NBA draft

Markelle Fultz was chosen by the Philadelphia 76ers as the No. 1 overall pick on Thursday night in front of millions of people, but he didn't seem to know where he was headed. "They cancelled a workout on us when we flew out to Sacramento , and they just made a decision to cancel it as we flew - just [coach] Brad [Stevens] and I and [assista...

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  • Kidambi Srikanth reaches final of Australia Super Series
Kidambi Srikanth reaches final of Australia Super Series

Indian badminton star Kidambi Srikanth defeated China's Shi Yuqi to enter Australian Open Super Series final on Saturday. The Indian shuttler dominated the net shots, played some attacking drives from the mid-court to send fourth seed Shi Yuqi packing in just 37 minutes.

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  • The Knicks used a made-up internet holiday to troll their suffering fans
The Knicks used a made-up internet holiday to troll their suffering fans

In 1999, the Knicks passed over Ron Artest with the No. 15 pick and instead chose Frederic Weis, who never played a game in the National Basketball Association and will be best remembered for being dunked on by Vince Carter in the 2000 Olympics.

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  • 1 overall draft pick to 76ers
1 overall draft pick to 76ers

Teams are free to trade their picks, and many have done so in advance of Thursday's draft. The Celtics only get the Lakers pick if it falls between No. "Get up and down". A team spokesman said Trent Redden, the team's senior vice president of basketball operations, is also not returning. “I think theyre both terrific players, ” Ainge said...

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  • C'mon Markelle! No. 1 National Basketball Association draft pick Fultz botches Instagram ad
C'mon Markelle! No. 1 National Basketball Association draft pick Fultz botches Instagram ad

They may have to wait two more years for Latvian center, and first-round pick, Anzejs Pasecniks. "Yeah, the point guard position is very strong [in the draft], and it's even stronger in the NBA", Ball said. The top 10 was rounded out with two more freshmen: Dennis Smith Jr. of North Carolina State to Dallas at No. 9, and Gonzaga's Zach Collins...

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"Don't Trade Porzingis" Billboard Goes Up Outside Of MSG

When Knicks president Phil Jackson confirmed those trade rumors, Knicks fans sat and waited to see where Porzingis would go. Boston is willing to use the No. The Phoenix Suns are picking fourth overall, and it is unlikely that the 76ers or Lakers trade their picks. The Knicks already own the eighth pick in the draft.

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  • NHL, NHLPA assists Illinois to study adding hockey program
NHL, NHLPA assists Illinois to study adding hockey program

But by engaging in this evaluation in such a public manner, our hope is that it helps us identify those from the hockey community who might have an interest in supporting this initiative. "There's a great deal of interest in this state", Bettman said. Youth participation in the state has more than doubled since 1993, to more than 22,000 in 2017.

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  • Portugal Prepare For New Zealand Confederations Cup Test
Portugal Prepare For New Zealand Confederations Cup Test

New Zealand will have to settle for the chance to play the role of spoiler after losing both their games so far. "In recent days we have worked only on our next opponents", Santos said yesterday. Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal of the game at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow just a day after he was summoned to appear in ...

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  • Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko Stuns Simona Halep to Win Title
Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko Stuns Simona Halep to Win Title

Halep's journey to this year's final round also included wins against top competition. Tennis players rarely make headline news in Latvia, where ice hockey and basketball are more popular. There was disbelief too, amongst those who had predicted Ostapenko would not be able to reproduce the kind of tennis that has lit up Roland Garros over the ...

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  • Red Wings pick big forward Rasmussen in draft
Red Wings pick big forward Rasmussen in draft

Rasmussen, using his size and skill - scouts like the way he's capable of finishing plays - scored 15 of those 32 goals on the power play. Rasmussen is just 18 years old and likely still has some development to go before he is starting for Detroit.

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  • Liverpool legend Nicol brands Southampton 'STUPID' over Van Dijk complaints
Liverpool legend Nicol brands Southampton 'STUPID' over Van Dijk complaints

Liverpool were thought to be close to signing Van Dijk, only to be forced into issuing a humbling apology after Southampton threaten action over tapping up. Jöel Matip has been a superb acquisition for Liverpool and it looks as though Klopp wants to pair him up with van Dijk, although, with news from Sky Italia's Gianluca Di Marzio indicatin...

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