• Rafael Nadal wins his 10th French Open title after straight sets victory
Rafael Nadal wins his 10th French Open title after straight sets victory

Only Bjorn Borg, who conceded 32 on his way to the 1978 title, has been a more ruthless champion . It was the 22nd Slam finale for Nadal; just the fourth for Wawrinka , the oldest man in the championship match in 44 years. Martina Navratilova, previously tied with Nadal, owns nine singles titles at Wimbledon, while Margaret Court holds 11 singl...

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  • Man Utd boss Mourinho accused of Spanish tax fraud
Man Utd boss Mourinho accused of Spanish tax fraud

What happened with the tax authorities was after the game. The Portuguese worldwide is now in Russian Federation competing for the European champions in the Confederations Cup. Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. Perez is impressed with Zidane's development over the past 18 months and is optimistic about Madrid's future. The 70-year-old constr...

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  • Boston Celtics trade number one pick to Philadephia 76ers
Boston Celtics trade number one pick to Philadephia 76ers

Boston sent Philadelphia its first overall pick, which will nearly undoubtedly be Washington's Markelle Fultz . The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers are at the forefront of the attention after news broke over the weekend that both teams would be swapping first-round picks in the upcoming NBA Draft, which is scheduled for Thursday.

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  • Man United cleared over Pogba transfer; Federation Internationale de Football Association will investigate Juventus
Man United cleared over Pogba transfer; Federation Internationale de Football Association will investigate Juventus

Pogba rejoined the Red Devils for an astonishing £89.3 million past year but eyebrows were raised about the role that the midfielder's agent, Mino Raiola , played in the deal. However, he recently dismissed suggestions he had "cashed £40m" from Pogba's move as "fake news" and, during an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport, refused to confirm his s...

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  • Perez distances Real from De Gea move, backs goalkeepers
Perez distances Real from De Gea move, backs goalkeepers

I'm always reluctant to say this about any prolonged transfer saga, but it looks like the book may have closed on De Gea to Madrid once and for all. Perez also signed a number of other high-profile attacking players, including Robinho and Julio Baptista, but one aspect he fatefully neglected was defence.

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  • Police name 4 people in request for tips after family slain
Police name 4 people in request for tips after family slain

George "Billy" Wagner, III, and Angela Wagner. Investigators are looking for information on four people as a part of the puzzling Pike County massacre investigation that left eight members of the Rhoden family dead a year ago. The two share a daughter, Sophia, who is now 3 and in the custody of her father. Authorities said Monday they believe t...

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  • India vs Pakistan Final 2017
India vs Pakistan Final 2017

That's guaranteed. Ahmed said previously that the rivalry can turn players into lifelong heroes, and Fakhar and strike bowler Mohammad Amir fit the bill. "Congratulations to Team Pakistan on their great performance in winning #CT17 And how wonderful to watch Fakhar's raw talent in action", Pakistan cricket great Imran Khan tweeted.

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  • Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

The two are also bound by fresh tax fraud allegations, with Ronaldo set for a July 31 court date over $16.5 in unpaid taxes and Mourinho facing accusations of $3.6 million in unpaid taxes , with both cases related to image rights earnings.

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  • India win toss, Kohli decides to bowl first
India win toss, Kohli decides to bowl first

After opting to bowl first, they could not strike early as Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla gave South Africa a solid start of 76. Chasing a lowly target of 192, the defending champions lost two wickets and crossed the line in just 38 overs.

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  • Hawaii Becomes First US State To Legally Support The Paris Climate Agreement
Hawaii Becomes First US State To Legally Support The Paris Climate Agreement

Now even North Korea is criticizing Trump on climate change , calling his move "selfish", and "the height of egotism". A Cambodian official has said US President Donald Trump's decision to leave the Paris Climate Agreement is "unethical" and "irresponsible".

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  • UEFA clears Leipzig to enter Champions League
UEFA clears Leipzig to enter Champions League

Fans, however, were angered when the team's traditional violet strip was changed to red and white and a group of them set up a new club, named Austria Salzburg , which began in the seventh tier of the league. For example, despite Salzburg receiving less funding direct from Red Bull , that have profited in recent years from transfers of players ...

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  • Portugal vs Mexico 2017 Confederation Cup group stage match end in draw
Portugal vs Mexico 2017 Confederation Cup group stage match end in draw

Portugal went ahead when Cristiano Ronaldo 's excellent work down the right wing set up Ricardo Quaresma , which was cancelled out by Javier Hernandez's smart header at the near post . After Portugal's defensive frailties were exposed against Mexico , Santos could inject some pace in midfield by starting with Gelson Martins, Nelson Semedo ...

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  • Tim Hague, UFC fighter turned boxer, dies at 33
Tim Hague, UFC fighter turned boxer, dies at 33

You know, nobody wanted this". The knockout caused a serious brain injury to Hague who was immediately rushed to the hospital. When he was fighting for UFC, Hague once said: "You can turn my face into mashed potatoes and I'll keep going".

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  • Berger retains title at St. Jude Classic
Berger retains title at St. Jude Classic

Seeking his second PGA Tour win and first since 2008, Reavie was flawless as he set the pace with a second-round 65 at TPC Southwind. He's only made two cuts this year and hasn't finished better than a tie for 62nd at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March.

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  • Lions hopeful Jonathan Davies will prove his fitness ahead of Maori clash
Lions hopeful Jonathan Davies will prove his fitness ahead of Maori clash

Jenkins hailed Warburton for offering a "much, much better game" on Tuesday, however, with the Wales flanker likely to take a seat on the bench against the Maori . The Lions defence will no doubt be tested by this Maori line-up, but they may look to get an advantage up front with the pack not having the same quality as the backs.

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  • Liverpool FC make official statement on top transfer target
Liverpool FC make official statement on top transfer target

Van Dijk, 25, has been strongly linked with a summer transfer to Liverpool , with sources telling ESPN FC that the player has indicated to the Reds that they are his preferred destination . "We do not need to sell any player for the first time since I've been here". Carragher took to Twitter and exclusively blamed the person at Liverpool...

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  • Bacsinszky, Ostapenko in French Open semi-final birthday battle
Bacsinszky, Ostapenko in French Open semi-final birthday battle

Asked what her best birthday present has been so far, she said: "I think maybe this one is one of the best ones". Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki returns the ball to Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko during their tennis match at the French Open in Roland Garros on Tuesday in Paris .

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  • Boston Celtics Trade #1 Draft Pick to Philadelphia 76ers
Boston Celtics Trade #1 Draft Pick to Philadelphia 76ers

Markelle Fultz?first overall, traded the No. 3 overall pick and a future first-round pick to the Celtics . This is the second straight season the 76ers will have the No. But I think we're still moving on the same path. Trades of players at the top of the National Basketball Association draft are not for the feint of heart.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico in entertaining Confederations Cup encounter
Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico in entertaining Confederations Cup encounter

For his part, Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio was satisfied with his team's performance and particularly the way they kept Portugal's star man Ronaldo quiet - even if he did somewhat strangely still win man of the match for his only two pieces of positive intervention: hitting the crossbar and providing the assist for Ricardo Quaresma's o...

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  • Manchester United and Arsenal eye shock Diego Costa swoop
Manchester United and Arsenal eye shock Diego Costa swoop

Chelsea face taking a £10million hit on outcast Diego Costa . The Italian midfielder's agent has confirmed that the player has offers from clubs across Europe, but admits that it will be a hard to engineer a move owing to his lengthy contract that runs until 2021 if his current employers Paris Saint-Germain do not want to sell.

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  • McGregor contractually barred from using MMA moves on Mayweather
McGregor contractually barred from using MMA moves on Mayweather

Yahoo Sports reports the two men will face each other in a boxing match on August 26 in Las Vegas . Mayweather walked into that fight 10 pounds lighter than his opponent. The odds seem to favor a Mayweather victory later in the fight or by decision, with odds dropping from 20-1 in the first round to 14-1 in the fourth through eighth, then...

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  • Road rage suspected in Muslim Va. teen's death
Road rage suspected in Muslim Va. teen's death

The group had been attending an overnight Ramadan event at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society and had left to go to a fast food restaurant. Police have charged 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres with her murder . "As a father of a 17-year-old myself, I can't think of anything worse than confronting that on this particular day", Loudoun Cou...

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  • Li last at US Open, but values the experience
Li last at US Open, but values the experience

Brooks Koepka of the United States poses with the winner's trophy after his victory at the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills on Monday in Hartford, Wisconsin . "But you've got to tip your cap to him". Others in his place might have drifted away from the game. "It gives you a good grounding", Fleetwood said.

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  • Man United progressing with Alvaro Morata signing, despite Florentino Perez comments
Man United progressing with Alvaro Morata signing, despite Florentino Perez comments

Ronaldo scored 42 goals in 46 and further had 12 assists as he helped Real Madrid win the La Liga and the Champions League . Reigning Ballon d'Or and Best FIFA Men's Player award victor Ronaldo has been linked with a return to Manchester United having been "outraged" by what he feels is unfair treatment by Spanish tax authorities, mak...

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  • Rafael Nadal: Impossible to describe winning feeling of 10th French Open title
Rafael Nadal: Impossible to describe winning feeling of 10th French Open title

Nadal was in imperious form throughout the two weeks in Paris as he triumphed without dropping a set at Roland Garros for the third time, victory sending him up to second in the world rankings for the first time since October 2014, while the 35 games he dropped throughout the tournament is the second lowest in a slam in the Open Era.

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  • The Ward Kovalev 2 Scorecard At The Time Of The Stoppage
The Ward Kovalev 2 Scorecard At The Time Of The Stoppage

While still grimacing from the gut shot, Kovalev tried in vain to keep Ward away, but "SOG" drilled the former world champion with a murderous right to the jaw, a punch that would have flattened a lesser man. Joe Smith Jr. and Sullivan Barrera fight in The Forum next month and the victor will be an attractive match for someone. To Ward's cred...

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  • Simona Halep vs. Jelena Ostapenko 2017 French Open Final Pick, Odds, Prediction
Simona Halep vs. Jelena Ostapenko 2017 French Open Final Pick, Odds, Prediction

Bacsinszky, the 30th seed, who needed a bandage applied to her right thigh midway through the first set, looked the more likely victor at that point as she sought to celebrate her 28th birthday by surpassing her semi-final run of 2015. Ostapenko - who practiced ballroom dancing when younger - signaled her promise in tennis by winning the Wimbledon ...

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  • Boston Celtics Make Trade Of No.1 Pick Official, Ainge Excited
Boston Celtics Make Trade Of No.1 Pick Official, Ainge Excited

If not 2018, the Celtics will likely receive either Sacramento's or Philadelphia's first round pick in 2019, whichever is more favorable. Ainge said he believes the Celtics may get the player they would have chosen at No. It would be the second straight year Ainge has selected an athletic swingman with shaky handles and a developing jump shot a...

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  • Ronaldo won't quit Real Madrid, says Florentino Perez
Ronaldo won't quit Real Madrid, says Florentino Perez

Portuguese sports daily A Bola also claimed that Perez had already been informed of the 32-year-old's decision. "It was not the result we wanted, the team had nearly won and we suffered in the last minutes, but this is football", he said .

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  • Colin Cowherd reveals his most underrated player in the 2017 NBA Draft
Colin Cowherd reveals his most underrated player in the 2017 NBA Draft

The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers made their agreed-upon trade official Monday, a deal that will see the teams swap the Nos. The pick is protected at No. That conversation led to additional dialogue that ultimately resulted in the blockbuster deal. "History suggests that No. 1 has the greatest odds of producing franchise-level tal...

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  • Triumphant Pakistan team returns home with trophy
Triumphant Pakistan team returns home with trophy

The ICC side was selected by a panel that included former captains Michael Atherton (England), Sourav Ganguly (India) and Ramiz Raja (Pakistan) as well as the Editor of Wisden , Lawrence Booth, and AFP cricket reporter Julian Guyer, with the ICC's general manager of cricket, Geoff Allardice, the chairman.

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  • Rafael Nadal: 'I don't think about Federer's 18 Major titles'
Rafael Nadal: 'I don't think about Federer's 18 Major titles'

A crushing 6-2 6-3 6-1 victory over Stan Wawrinka on Court Philippe Chatrier made the 31-year-old Spaniard the most successful player at a single slam in the professional era. Murray is returning to good form as he reached the semifinals at the French Open , narrowly missing out on attaining back-to-back finals after losing to Wawrinka in a five...

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  • Tropical storm Bret could weaken to depression by Wednesday: NHC
Tropical storm Bret could weaken to depression by Wednesday: NHC

Officials are calling the Gulf system Potential Tropical Cyclone Three but said they anticipated it forming into Tropical Storm Cindy . The National Hurricane Center said that interest from the Texas coast to the Florida Panhandle should monitor this storm.

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  • Will Jose Mourinho block Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United transfer?
Will Jose Mourinho block Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United transfer?

Press Association Sport understands Ronaldo feels he has been singled out for disproportionate treatment after prosecutors accused him of defrauding the authorities of 14.7million euros (£12.8m). Ibrahimovic is set to leave at the end of his contract and United captain Wayne Rooney has yet to announce where he will be playing his club football ne...

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  • Honda Accord teased ahead of its official debut
Honda Accord teased ahead of its official debut

Further details on the next-gen Accord will be revealed when it officially makes its debut next month. This all-new tenth-generation 2018 Accord is being billed by Honda as, "the most fun-to-drive, premium and dramatically styled Accord ever".

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