• Confederations Cup: Germany and Chile qualify from Group B
Confederations Cup: Germany and Chile qualify from Group B

Australia's Jackson Irvine tackles Chile's Alexis Sanchez. However, substitute Martin Rodriguez's first global goal spared Chile's blushes and, as expected, they followed Germany out of Group B and through to the next round. With Germany defeating Cameroon 3-1 in Sochi to top the group, Chile finish second on five points, and fac...

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  • Spanish prosecutor agrees to swap Messi's jail term for $569800
Spanish prosecutor agrees to swap Messi's jail term for $569800

Soccer great Lionel Messi could have his 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud substituted for a fine after a Spanish prosecutor said on Friday it was open to dropping the jail term. In the last two weeks, Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, formerly of Real Madrid , have been accused by a Madrid...

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  • Sevastova faces Goerges in Mallorca final
Sevastova faces Goerges in Mallorca final

At the beginning of the first set Sevastova broke her opponent in the fifth game, but then she got broken back immediately. "It just feels special overall, it doesn't matter on which surface it is - it's been a while!" quipped the 28-year-old after the match.

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  • Ball isn't the only one with high hopes
Ball isn't the only one with high hopes

Hong). Lonzo Ball usually grins or sighs when his father gets on the microphone, but he openly acknowledged he also wanted to land with the Lakers, who needed a fortunate showing in the draft lottery just to end up with the second pick.

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  • LaVar Ball could reportedly appear on WWE's 'Monday Night Raw'
LaVar Ball could reportedly appear on WWE's 'Monday Night Raw'

The availability of top point guard prospects in this year's draft made Russell expendable, and so Magic seized the opportunity to sell low on Russell in order to send Timofey Mozgov's disgusting four-year, $64 million contract out the door on his coattails.

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  • Angels look to bounce back vs. Red Sox
Angels look to bounce back vs. Red Sox

Miller, the umpire at third base, made the balk call. The umpire's determination resulted in a run for the visitors, giving them a 5-1 lead, and Farrell and second baseman Dustin Pedroia immediately racing toward Blakney. This was Farrell's first ejection of the 2017 season, there will surely be a few more as the season goes on. We went back to...

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  • Sanchez makes history as Chile draw with Germany
Sanchez makes history as Chile draw with Germany

Germany entered the match knowing that any victory would be enough to win the section, and the world champions will now take on Mexico in the competition's second semi-final on June 29. The 1-1 draw in Tim Cahill's 100th game for his country meant an early exit from the tournament but the manner in which the Socceroos took the game to Chile ...

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  • Jordan Spieth wins after play-off — Travelers Championship
Jordan Spieth wins after play-off — Travelers Championship

Keegan Bradley (66) called TPC River Highlands "a tricky little course " in the gusts. With his third different putter in as many days, Rory McIlroy posted his best PGA Tour round of the season on Sunday at the Travelers Championship .

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  • Indomitable Lions match against Australia ends in draw
Indomitable Lions match against Australia ends in draw

Like Australia , the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon are eager to start their second match in sharper style than their first - which ended in a 2-0 loss to Chile . "We are searching", Broos insisted, three times, in French. A team dinner started at 10 p.m. Tuesday after its official bus to training was also late arriving at the hotel, then got ...

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  • Vettel: Hamilton should have been penalised too
Vettel: Hamilton should have been penalised too

When the race restarted at lap 15, a battle between Esteban Ocon, Sergio Perez , Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa ended up in the two Force India's clashing ahead, where Sergio tapped Esteban. He is now just three points away from a race ban under F1 rules, thanks to three other offences he committed in 2016. The ramifications, however, are likel...

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  • Chile into semis after draw with profligate Australia
Chile into semis after draw with profligate Australia

Cameroon were controversially reduced to 10 men just after the hour-mark when defender Ernest Mabouka was shown a straight red card for his high tackle on Emre Can . Cameroon began brightly, but failed to threaten Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Germany went closest to breaking the deadlock after a pedestrian opening 21 minutes.

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  • Coyotes get Stepan, Raanta for DeAngelo from Rangers
Coyotes get Stepan, Raanta for DeAngelo from Rangers

Sometimes you hit and sometimes you miss. The first landed them a dependable defenseman in Niklas Hjalmarsson through a trade with Chicago. The Arizona Coyotes needed a top-pairing partner for defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson so Chayka sent defenseman Connor Murphy and minor-league center Laurent Dauphin to cap-strapped Chicago for Ekman-Lar...

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  • Marin Cilic vs. Feliciano Lopez 2017 Aegon Championships Final Pick, Odds, Prediction
Marin Cilic vs. Feliciano Lopez 2017 Aegon Championships Final Pick, Odds, Prediction

Cilic, a victor at Queen's in 2012, had coasted through the opening set against Muller , who was broken for the first time in this year's tournament in game six. Cilic has been broken just once this tournament and has provided just two break chances overall. "Tomorrow is going to be a tough match, but I'm looking forward to it".

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  • Real Madrid president offers strong statement to clarify Ronaldo's future with club
Real Madrid president offers strong statement to clarify Ronaldo's future with club

A Spanish state prosecutor accused former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho of tax fraud worth 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million) in unpaid taxes on Tuesday. According to elconfidencial.com, the Real Madrid group has urged Spanish newspapers not to use images in which Ronaldo is wearing the Real T-shirt because they don't want to be associated wi...

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  • Farrell shows class in Lions' win over Crusaders
Farrell shows class in Lions' win over Crusaders

I fully expect Saturday's game against the Maori All Blacks to be close enough to the Test team but the Highlanders clash is crucial for certain guys to put their hand up. Highlanders will be missing All Blacks Ben Smith and Aaron Smith for the clash, but New Zealand global trio Malakai Fekitoa, Waisake Naholo and Lima Sopoaga will get a loo...

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  • Jordan Spieth grabs Round 3 lead with late birdie — Travelers Championship
Jordan Spieth grabs Round 3 lead with late birdie — Travelers Championship

He bogeyed the 18th for 70 to finish at 2 over; the cut line was par 140. Daniel Berger , who held a three-shot lead after three rounds in the tournament past year, but fell to fifth after his 74, carded a 65 (201 total) to be third.

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  • England v South Africa Now Sold Out
England v South Africa Now Sold Out

South Africa made 174 for eight with JJ Smuts contributing 45 and skipper AB de Villiers striking 46 from 30 balls. Star batsman de Villiers, a mainstay in all three formats, has already said he will miss the Test series as he takes some time off from a heavy workload.

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  • Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix
Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix

This win comes just weeks after Ferrari's triumph at Monaco where they had finished in first and second. The team radio confirmed that it had been "a walk in the walk" for their driver. "We had a discussion [about going onto the super-softs] before the race started", Hamilton added. "Hopefully the Hamilton-Vettel duel will remain tense all the wa...

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  • Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo faces £12m tax fraud charges in Spain
Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo faces £12m tax fraud charges in Spain

In a statement, Gestifute said: " Cristiano Ronaldo signed for Real Madrid in 2009 under the Law of Impatriots, legislation in force and prevailing then, and he was taxed only for the incomes that were attributable to Spain ". Ronaldo was accused of four accounts of tax fraud in a four-year span starting in 2011. Last year Ronaldo's rival...

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  • Can Loew maintain semis record?
Can Loew maintain semis record?

Australia need to win by two goals to progress to the semi-finals. The Socceroos looked a lot more solid than they did previously in their 3-2 defeat to World Cup winners Germany , but the African side, who used a plodding, slightly apprehensive counter-attacking approach, should have allowed them to wrap the game up as the side became stronger a...

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