• Ward in a rematch knocked out Kovalev
Ward in a rematch knocked out Kovalev

That doesn't mean, however, that this victory was without controversy. In fact, the last time Ward was able to get an opponent out of there before the end, he was looking down on Englishman Paul Smith in California , knocking Smigga into a ninth-round submission nearly exactly two years ago.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Receives Backing From Unlikely Ally Neymar Over Recent Tax Allegations
Cristiano Ronaldo Receives Backing From Unlikely Ally Neymar Over Recent Tax Allegations

CCH Daily has contacted Mourinho's representatives for comment. Naturally, Manchester United has been touted as a top destination for the forward, with Ronaldo having joined Real Madrid from the Red Devils back in 2009. "From now on it will be the judge in charge of the case who will take the necessary steps to determine the possible respons...

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  • Celts send top pick to Philly
Celts send top pick to Philly

There had been talk recently that a trade was in the works but nothing had been made official. Which pick the Celtics will receive in 2018 or 2019 is a bit complicated. 1 on Thursday will be there when the team picks at No. 3. Some have argued the 76ers surrendered too much to the Boston Celtics just to move up two spots in Thursday's Natio...

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  • I'd love to see Ronaldo go to Man United
I'd love to see Ronaldo go to Man United

Barcelona's Lionel Messi was sentenced to a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09 million euro fine a year ago for tax fraud. Ronaldo has informed Real Madrid that he wants to leave the club this summer after being charged with a €14.7m tax fraud by Spanish authorities.

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  • Sanchez breaks record as Chile draw at Confed Cup
Sanchez breaks record as Chile draw at Confed Cup

Both of these teams are top teams, the German national team are world champions, and even though Joachim Loew brought the second squad to Russian Federation, this team is still very competitive and capable of achieving high goals. The teams last met in a 2014 friendly, with Germany winning 1-0 with a goal by Mario Goetze. Germany improved...

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  • Cavs, GM David Griffin part ways
Cavs, GM David Griffin part ways

Gilbert, who has gone through four GMs in 12 years in Cleveland , made the risky move as the Cavaliers are trying to revamp their roster while James' free-agency clock is ticking down toward next summer when his contract expires. With James gone, the Cavaliers would either have to settle for being a mediocre Eastern Conference team that co...

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  • Parade of forwards kicks off opening round of NHL Draft
Parade of forwards kicks off opening round of NHL Draft

These kids and their altruistic attitudes would drive LaVar Ball batty. WORTH THE GAMBLE: With speed, skating and puck-moving skills a priority, Detroit's Xavier Oullet (23), Washington's Nate Schmidt (25) and Montreal's Nikita Nesterov (24) all could fit well.

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  • Mexico beats Russia to advance to Confederations Cup semifinal
Mexico beats Russia to advance to Confederations Cup semifinal

An inevitable third goal came in the 80th when Andre Silva dribbled deep into the New Zealand penalty area to score with a rising shot. The host country were defeated 2-1 by Mexico despite scoring first in the crucial game against the Mexicans.

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  • Waisake Naholo: All Blacks will raise their game for Lions challenge
Waisake Naholo: All Blacks will raise their game for Lions challenge

The England fly-half will miss Saturday's Maori All Blacks clash with a "grade one" quad injury - and the Lions will hope he can recover in time to face New Zealand in Auckland on June 24. The 1989 series was the first time in 90 years that the Lions had won a series after falling behind - they overcame an opening 13-3 loss to beat Austra...

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  • AB de Villiers to lead South Africa in T20I series against England
AB de Villiers to lead South Africa in T20I series against England

India's failure to defend 321 in their seven wicket defeat against Sri Lanka on Thursday had forced them into this sudden death clash, shaking Kohli's faith in his bowlers. With the likes of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah leading the bowling attack, they were able to restrict a powerful batting lineup to a paltry score.

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  • Hunter Greene: Getting to know No. 2 overall baseball draft pick
Hunter Greene: Getting to know No. 2 overall baseball draft pick

The Major League Baseball draft has begun with Minnesota's selection of California high school shortstop Royce Lewis with the No. 1 pick. At the plate, he hit.324 with 6 home runs, 28 RBI, 6 doubles, 2 triples, 23 runs scored, a.374 on-base percentage and a.598 slugging percentage.

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  • Ronaldo shrugs off leaving Real Madrid
Ronaldo shrugs off leaving Real Madrid

The 32-year-old four-time World Footballer of the Year is alleged to have not paid the correct taxes from 2011 to 2014. In a statement, Ronaldo's management company Gestifute said there had been no attempt to evade taxes. In European competition, he has led Porto to UEFA Cup victory in 2003 and a Champions League triumph in 2004, and also won t...

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  • Dustin Pedroia (ribs) a late-addition to Red Sox lineup
Dustin Pedroia (ribs) a late-addition to Red Sox lineup

This could serve as a needed confidence boost for Porcello, who had been 0-4 with a 7.92 ERA in his previous five starts, allowing 47 hits and 27 earned runs. As Ortiz stepped to the podium to speak, he wiped his eyes and said, "The little guy made me cry". Ortiz may not be from Boston (far from it), but there is no question he has been adopted a...

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  • Anil Kumble quits as India coach after alleged fall-out with Virat Kohli
Anil Kumble quits as India coach after alleged fall-out with Virat Kohli

Shukla stressed Kohli would not be expected to have any input in finding Kumble's successor. They consulted the chairman of the COA also. "Let's wait and see what they found wrong in Anil Kumble ". "When the coach is selected, the captain has not got any role in that", he said. And as a coach, he's done a tremendous job. The CAC members then...

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  • Two Winterhawks picked in first round of National Hockey League draft
Two Winterhawks picked in first round of National Hockey League draft

Notable defensemen taken in the mid-first round include two-time Norris victor Erik Karlsson and top free agent Kevin Shattenkirk, but that's cherry-picking. "We certainly want a skilled team and I think we accomplished that", McPhee said from Chicago . First-round picks nearly always see action in the NHL - just 13 percent have not skated at ...

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  • The Caps' 10 most likely expansion draft targets for Vegas
The Caps' 10 most likely expansion draft targets for Vegas

Teams are calling McPhee not just to negotiate a deal for them to pass on players they were forced to leave unprotected for the expansion draft but also to inquire about trading for a an opposing player who was left unprotected. NEW YORK (AP) - The NHL salary cap has been set at $75 million for this season in a slight increase over a year ago. Co...

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  • Chauncey Billups Meets With Cavs Owner After Front Office Shake Up
Chauncey Billups Meets With Cavs Owner After Front Office Shake Up

Gilbert met on consecutive days this week with Billups , who aspires to be an National Basketball Association executive, but they have not moved beyond talks, said the people who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the talks.

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  • Real prez not contemplating Cristiano Ronaldo's departure
Real prez not contemplating Cristiano Ronaldo's departure

The Argentinian worldwide defrauded the Spanish government to a sum of £1.14 million during his four-year spell with Real Madrid between 2010 and 2014. Mourinho , 54, is accused of two counts of tax fraud - €1.6m in 2011 and €1.7m in 2012. Perez assured the fans that the Portugal worldwide would be honouring his contract with Real Madrid whil...

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  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud

Mourinho has reportedly defrauded Spain of €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) in taxes between 2011 and 2012, prosecutors say. The news of the Portuguese manager broke right after the announcement that Cristiano Ronaldo will testify in his own tax fraud case next month.

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  • A look into the future of the Vegas Golden Knights
A look into the future of the Vegas Golden Knights

Vegas Golden Knights' Jonathan Dugan, who was selected 142 overall at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft , takes questions from reporters at the United Center in Chicago , Illinois, on Saturday, June 24, 2017. After 10 National Hockey League seasons, Fleury has nothing to prove professionally, and Las Vegas can be a fresh start that will allow him to ...

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