• Bottas on top after incident-filled final practice
Bottas on top after incident-filled final practice

The British driver's 66th pole moves him one ahead of Formula One great Ayrton Senna and just two behind Michael Schumacher's all-time record of 68. FP1 wasn't a happy session, but we made some changes ahead of FP2, and the vehicle definitely felt more comfortable. "Last year I think I was very quick there; I just didn't deliver".

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  • Jeremy Maclin Played Through Last Season With Groin Injury
Jeremy Maclin Played Through Last Season With Groin Injury

Maclin hasn't shied away from opening up about his release from the team. He said he was on his way to former teammate Fletcher Cox's football camp in MS when he received the message. Maclin missed four games because of the problem, and his production was obviously down from the year before. If Jeremy Maclin looked like he was a step slow p...

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  • Mourinho declares innocence in Spanish tax fraud claims
Mourinho declares innocence in Spanish tax fraud claims

Former Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria has been given a one-year prison sentence and fined 2million euros (£1.76million) after pleading guilty to two counts of tax fraud in Spain. The state prosecutor based the accusations on information provided by Spain's Tax Office, which indicate that Mourinho used shell companies in the Virgin Islands ...

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  • Real Madrid Reject Jose Mourinho Contract Allegations
Real Madrid Reject Jose Mourinho Contract Allegations

The allegations against the Portuguese amount to a sum of £2.9 million (€3.3m), according to Spanish publication El Pais . Spanish prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against the player accusing him of defrauding tax authorities of 14.7 million euros ($16.39 million) by hiding his image rights income between 2011 and 2014.

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  • Bottas fastest ahead of Raikkonen in final practice in Baku
Bottas fastest ahead of Raikkonen in final practice in Baku

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton admitted on Saturday that greed nearly cost him dearly before he clinched a landmark pole during qualifying for Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Starting at the back on Sunday will be the McLarens of Stoffel Vandoorne and ex-champion Fernando Alonso after a latest round of engine problems and according grid penalties.

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  • Bottas tops final Azerbaijan practice, Vettel suffers problems
Bottas tops final Azerbaijan practice, Vettel suffers problems

Williams's Felipe Massa was seventh, just two places and 0.302secs ahead of rookie team-mate Lance Stroll , whose confidence appears to have been transformed by scoring his first points with ninth place in his home race in Canada two weeks ago.

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  • Number of refugees entering U.S. drops by half under Trump
Number of refugees entering U.S. drops by half under Trump

But the lower US admissions numbers have disrupted a finely tuned, federally funded process that begins with exhaustive 18-month security screenings overseas. Meanwhile, the number of arrivals admitted in the initial months of the Trump administration was down 12 percent compared to the same period previous year.

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  • Angel Di Maria Fined £1.76 Million Over Tax Evasion While In Spain
Angel Di Maria Fined £1.76 Million Over Tax Evasion While In Spain

The case involves income the Argentina forward made from image rights, not from his salary paid by Real Madrid . The state prosecutor's office in Madrid has intensified its pursuit of alleged tax fraud in football. All are accused of using a similar system, whereby their image rights were owned by companies registered in the British Virgin Isl...

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  • Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick
Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick

The Knights probably won't be as bad initially as the expansion Atlanta Thrashers _ who managed a meagre 39 points in 1999 _ but more in line instead with the 2000 Blue Jackets and Wild franchises, which finished 22nd (tied) and 25th overall in their first seasons.

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  • Rio Ferdinand dreams of Cristiano Ronaldo's Manchester United return
Rio Ferdinand dreams of Cristiano Ronaldo's Manchester United return

But the tax authorities later found that some of the information presented in that settlement was incorrect, the prosecutors said . "To this date, neither the Spanish tax authorities, nor the public prosecutor have contacted Jose Mourinho or his advisers who were hired for the inspection process", the statement from Gestifute Media read.

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  • NBA Draft: Evaluating the top 5 picks
NBA Draft: Evaluating the top 5 picks

The Blazers chose to sign him before the draft since they feared North Carolina center Bob McAdoo would opt to go to the American Basketball Association. Philadelphia had the No. 1 draft spot three previous times, taking Doug Collins in 1973, Allen Iverson in 1996 and Simmons. The Lakers also exchanged picks with the Utah Jazz , who made ano...

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  • Vegas Golden Knights select NHL veterans in expansion draft
Vegas Golden Knights select NHL veterans in expansion draft

Sorry, Marc-Andre, but everybody loves you, buddy. Yes, the Golden Knights seemed to get this right. One question for the Winterhawks is how quickly an expansion franchise wanting to create buzz might want to promote its first ever draft pick.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Summoned to Appear Before Spanish Judge Over Tax Issues
Cristiano Ronaldo Summoned to Appear Before Spanish Judge Over Tax Issues

On Tuesday, a Spanish judge ordered Cristiano Ronaldo , one of the highest-scoring players in the history of the game, to appear in court on July 31, according to Yahoo News. Real Madrid was not immediately available for comment on the allegations against Mourinho or Ronaldo's hearing. Spain with Barcelona and Argentina footballer Lionel Messi w...

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  • Magic: D'Angelo Russell had potential but Lakers needed more
Magic: D'Angelo Russell had potential but Lakers needed more

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP ) - Magic Johnson pointed a long index finger at the wall of the Los Angeles Lakers' training complex, where the 16-time National Basketball Association champions' nine retired numbers hang over the practice court.

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  • Vegas Golden Knights take forward Cody Glass with 6th pick in draft
Vegas Golden Knights take forward Cody Glass with 6th pick in draft

Vegas has 10 more picks on Saturday, so the Golden Knights still have several moves to make to fill out their prospect pool (which also includes Alex Tuch, who was a trade return in the expansion draft). He sustained a sport hernia last summer that hampered him during his season with Brandon of the Western Hockey League, but he finished with 20 goa...

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  • Ronaldo heads Portugal to win over Russian Federation
Ronaldo heads Portugal to win over Russian Federation

Cristiano Ronaldo headed an early victor as Portugal beat hosts Russia 1-0 in the Confederations Cup to go top of Group A and spoil Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev's 100th cap. Mexico came from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1 in Wednesday night's Confederations Cup clash, but the big drama of the night came late on, courtesy of a major brawl a...

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  • Smith praises LaMar Odom, says Phil Jackson was 'target of my ire'
Smith praises LaMar Odom, says Phil Jackson was 'target of my ire'

While trying to explain his disdain for Knicks president Phil Jackson , Smith screamed "his very first move as an executive was to sign Lamar Odom ". Odom, 37, revealed in March he had been abusing drugs and alcohol for years , even before he was found unconscious in a Nevada brothel in 2015. "That's why it's worth repeating: Lamar Odom wa...

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  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

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. Ronaldo is at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, playing for Portugal . Under Spanish law, a first-time offender is not required to serve time in jail for a sentence below tw...

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  • Hamilton takes pole for Azerbaijan GP in Mercedes 1-2
Hamilton takes pole for Azerbaijan GP in Mercedes 1-2

Already due to start tomorrow's race from the back of the grid following a series of engine penalties, he launched his headrest out of his McLaren as he ground to a halt. Vettel , who suffered a pre-qualifying engine change, will start one place behind team-mate Kimi Raikkonen on an all-Ferrari second row. Bottas clocked the highest ever record...

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  • Military jet practicing for Ohio air show in accident
Military jet practicing for Ohio air show in accident

They are both in good condition. An F-16 Thunderbird crashed and overturned around one. The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds confirmed an incident with a F-16D Fighting Falcon occurred around 12:20 p.m. Heavy rain and wind gusts were reported at the time of the incident. We will update this story once a decision has been reached on Sunday'...

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