• Rio 'dreaming' of Ronaldo's 'fairy tale' United return
Rio 'dreaming' of Ronaldo's 'fairy tale' United return

Rio Ferdinand reckons Real Madrid are still in control of Cristiano Ronaldo's future despite talk of the forward moving back to Manchester United . "Clubs can't depend on anybody". Goal has learned that Ronaldo himself is keen to put both his legal situation and speculation surrounding his Real future to one side by focussing exclusively on the...

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  • Lions must be clinical with try chances, says Howley
Lions must be clinical with try chances, says Howley

Gatland's comments were received with some skepticism and he is well known for using news conferences to plant false leads and to play psychological games with rival teams. "I thought he dealt with the referee well as well last week, respectfully speaking to the referee without being in his ear too much". There are no secrets about the style ...

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  • NBA Finals most-watched Finals since Michael Jordan's last championship
NBA Finals most-watched Finals since Michael Jordan's last championship

The Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavilers in five games. LeBron James and Miami Heat were better than him, Westbrook and Harden. He walked away from a city, shoot, an entire state that treasured him, and a franchise committed and close to winning a title, to join an all-star team nearly guaranteed a championship.

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  • Momentum crucial for first Lions Test
Momentum crucial for first Lions Test

With 14 wins in their last 15 Tests―only Ireland have knocked them off their perch―the All Blacks are in sensational form. "There must have been 40,000 people in the airport waiting for us - we were the first Lions team to fly into New Zealand ", he added.

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  • Pressure nothing new for All Blacks, says Read
Pressure nothing new for All Blacks, says Read

The All Blacks, world champions in 2011 and 2015, took the pace of their game to new levels a year ago and showed in a 78-0 thrashing of Samoa last week how risky they are with the ball in hand, running in 12 tries. "They have picked a form team", the All Blacks number eight said. Murray played in the deciding test against Australia when the Lio...

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  • The Lakers Released Footage Of Lonzo Ball's Pre-Draft Workout
The Lakers Released Footage Of Lonzo Ball's Pre-Draft Workout

The Lakers acquired the No. 27 pick in the trade that sent D'Angelo Russell to the Brooklyn Nets earlier this week. "And all I can say is that we walked away from that really impressed with the family". Johnson laughed when a reporter remarked he's betting on himself. "Watch out", Johnson said. Do you see it? I'm happy to be home. Lakers ...

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  • LaVar Ball absolutely owned the 2017 NBA Draft
LaVar Ball absolutely owned the 2017 NBA Draft

Following this, the Lakers chose 2016 NCAA champion Josh Hart at No. 30 (received in a trade with the Utah Jazz). Pressed further, though, Walton admitted LaVar's comments, while perhaps not affecting the rest of the team, will focus the spotlight more intently on Lonzo .

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  • Di Maria fined £1.76m and sentenced to one year in prison
Di Maria fined £1.76m and sentenced to one year in prison

Mourinho has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of defrauding the Spanish government of €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) in taxes, during the period that he was manager of Real Madrid from 2011 to 2012. CRISTIANO RONALDO has reportedly "no intention" of paying nearly £13million in tax he is being chased for by Spanish authorities. Previously his world...

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  • It's official, 76ers get No. 1 overall draft pick
It's official, 76ers get No. 1 overall draft pick

He's the ideal complement to 6-10 wing Ben Simmons (the No. 1 pick who was injured all last year) and 7-foot center Joel Embiid, the former No. 3 pick who looked awesome in 31 games last year. "It's enourmous. For the first time in five years, six years - we have an actual basketball team where all the pieces seem to fit together and the guys can...

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  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho subject of Spanish tax fraud investigation
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho subject of Spanish tax fraud investigation

The Portuguese manager owes Spanish tax authorities 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million), a Madrid prosecutor said in a statement, adding it had presented a claim to a local court. After leaving Madrid, he returned to England for a second spell with Chelsea before joining United, with whom he won the Europa League and the League Cup in the season just ...

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  • Video technology is the future of football, says FIFA president Gianni Infantino
Video technology is the future of football, says FIFA president Gianni Infantino

The Confederations Cups was scheduled to start 48 hours later, but it was on Pitch 4 in the forest that Federation Internationale de Football Association held a practice exercise for the small pool of referees selected to officiate at the tournament .

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  • At highest-scoring US Open ever, Brooks Koepka wins first major championship
At highest-scoring US Open ever, Brooks Koepka wins first major championship

Brooks Koepka rode a strong finish on the back nine of the U.S. Open to clinch his first major victory, tying Rory McIlroy's U.S. Open record with a 72-hole score of 16-under par. "I felt like I've underachieved", he said. It was only his second win in the US, but it was a special one for more reasons than winning his first major title.

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  • Mourinho Faces Allegations Tax Fraud In Spain
Mourinho Faces Allegations Tax Fraud In Spain

Ronaldo, 32, has been playing for Real Madrid since 2009 while Mourinho, 54, was a coach for Real Madrid from 2010-13. BARCELONA , Spain Cristiano Ronaldo has been summoned to appear before a Spanish judge, and Jose Mourinho could be next.

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  • Lakers draft Lonzo Ball with the second pick of the NBA Draft
Lakers draft Lonzo Ball with the second pick of the NBA Draft

With the recent trade of D'Angelo Russell to Brooklyn, Ball will likely start at point guard from Day 1 and will provide solid all-around numbers in his rookie season. After reports surfaced of the less-than-good impression Lonzo Ball left on Laker brass after he came into his first workout "unfit", the reality of their position finally settles i...

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  • Celtics' Danny Ainge not anxious about trading away No. 1 overall pick
Celtics' Danny Ainge not anxious about trading away No. 1 overall pick

The Celtics have been linked with either Josh Jackson of Kansas or Jayson Tatum of Duke at No 3, although multiple media outlets reported the team may be willing to deal the pick. If not, Philadelphia will send Boston either its own first-rounder in 2019 or Sacramento's first-rounder that year. Surely, there will be more rumors and trades t...

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  • Coyotes get D Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Blackhawks
Coyotes get D Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Blackhawks

Hjalmarsson had five goals and 18 points in 73 games in 2016-17 while averaging 21:30 minutes per contest. This provides the Coyotes with an experienced top-four defenseman while the Blackhawks are clearing up a little cap space and getting some cost certainty as Murphy is both younger and locked up for far longer.

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  • Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz
Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Red Sox are -167 money line favorites versus the Angels , who have odds of +145 to pull off the upset in Boston. Meyer evened his record at 3-3 after the quality start. BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox are honoring David Ortiz by retiring his No. 34. On the bright side, Meyer didn't ...

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  • Top pick Fultz shows off memorable suit jacket
Top pick Fultz shows off memorable suit jacket

Prioritizes in order, Fultz was hyped to discover that Philly has 7 Chick-fil-A locations ... and Boston has none. ■ Fultz, who, like Simmons, is a guard without a particular job description. His smile somehow seemed to graze both walls as he strode toward his third or fourth interview in the 15 minutes since he'd been drafted No. 3 overall by t...

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  • Dana White Reveals Enticing Details Of McGregor vs
Dana White Reveals Enticing Details Of McGregor vs

The Irishman simultaneously held the UFC featherweight and lightweight championships before relinquishing the 145-pound strap earlier this year. His promoter, Dana White saying "He will go after Floyd Mayweather and he will try to knock him out".

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  • Jayson Tatum: What The Celtics Are Getting With The No. 3 Pick
Jayson Tatum: What The Celtics Are Getting With The No. 3 Pick

By the time the team traded down to No. 3, Jackson's schedule didn't allow for a visit. Dwight Howard on the move again: Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the one-time Superman of the National Basketball Association will be playing for his third team in three seasons, as his hometown Atlanta Hawks traded him and the 31st overall selection to ...

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