• Globetrotting horse Highland Reel wins at Royal Ascot
Globetrotting horse Highland Reel wins at Royal Ascot

Barney Roy finished as runner-up to favourite Churchill in the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket last month, but the colt came out on top this time around. Highland Reel had to work hard for victory at Epsom with Frontiersman challenging in the shadow of the post, but he hung on for a length-and-three-quarters win which banished memories of his disapp...

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  • Ronaldo exit: Perez's interview may keep player in Real Madrid
Ronaldo exit: Perez's interview may keep player in Real Madrid

Spanish tax authorities believe Mourinho used an image rights company based in the British Virgin Islands that was part of a chain of companies including two in Ireland linked to Mourinho's agent Jorge Mendes . "I have not spoken with him". He's coaching Manchester United . "This is all very odd". PSG boss, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, has a really go...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo silent about future after Portugal's Confed Cup win
Cristiano Ronaldo silent about future after Portugal's Confed Cup win

Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring in the ninth minute when he rose highest to meet Raphael Guererro's cross from the left. It was a miserable start for the Russian skipper, who was making his 100th worldwide appearance. All Whites "keeper Stefan Marinovic was excellent against Russian Federation - in particular pulling off one stunning double...

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  • Ward vs Kovalev II: Andre Ward Stops Sergey Kovalev in 8
Ward vs Kovalev II: Andre Ward Stops Sergey Kovalev in 8

The fourth low blow doubled Kovalev over while the referee Ton Weeks suddenly stopped the fight not DQ'ing Ward but giving him the win. What started Kovalev's demise was a heavy, overhand right that nailed the Russian on the jaw, leaving him wobbly.

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  • Tatum among better forwards in NBA draft
Tatum among better forwards in NBA draft

They have the No. 3 pick in the draft, which they acquired from the 76ers via the Sacramento Kings. Of course, the biggest bombshell was the Sixers getting the No. No other U.S. college player averaged 14 points with six rebounds and six assists a game as well. He shot 47.6 percent, averaged along with 5.9 assists, 5.7 rebounds and 1.6 steals ov...

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  • Jose Mourinho makes big decision on Man United target
Jose Mourinho makes big decision on Man United target

United have been strongly linked with a move for their former forward, but Perez is not thinking about the possibility of Real losing their talisman. But the Portugal global was not a realistic target at that point, having signed a new five-year Real Madrid contract last November.

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  • Hawks send centre Dwight Howard to Hornets
Hawks send centre Dwight Howard to Hornets

However, Howard spoke with team owner Michael Jordan on Tuesday night and indicated that he was "pumped up" about joining the Hornets, Cho said. Dwight Howard's return to his home city of Atlanta did not last long, as the longtime National Basketball Association center is reportedly being traded to the Charlotte Hornets , per ESPN's The U...

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  • Rapturous welcome for Pakistan team
Rapturous welcome for Pakistan team

According to police sedition charges have been filed against the arrested Muslims who were shouting pro-Pakistan slogans after green shirts defeated India in the final. However, an unpredictable Pakistan stunned India, beating the holders by 180 runs. But whereas 25 years ago the entire Pakistan team had returned home together, Sarfraz and pacer ...

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  • Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln euros in Spanish tax fraud case
Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln euros in Spanish tax fraud case

A prosecutor said he did not declare income from the use of his image rights in order to get an "illicit benefit". The former United star has a release clause of one billion euros ($1.12 billion) written into his Real Madrid contract, having signed a five-year deal in November 2016.

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  • Nate Diaz sued by former management firm
Nate Diaz sued by former management firm

According to the complaint, which ESPN obtained a copy of, the plaintiffs seek monetary relief in excess of $1 million. However, with McGregor preparing for a boxing super fight with Floyd Mayweather , the lightweight contender offers some praise for his counterpart.

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over 'insulting' chants at Confederations Cup in Russia
Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over 'insulting' chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

Mexico now sits in a tie for second place in Group A in the eight-team tournament after playing Portugal to a 2-2 draw in their opening game. That's just as well for Portugal , as they are likely to face a packed-out Spartak Stadium and vociferous home support in the Russian capital in a game to be relished for both sets of fans and neutral...

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  • Vegas Golden Knights to play first game at Dallas on Oct
Vegas Golden Knights to play first game at Dallas on Oct

Most importantly, his own. (Proof: I wasn't 10 feet out of the store when a passerby spotted the swag bag given to me and inquired: "Where'd you get the Golden Knights merch?") And I like the team's secondary logo, a four-pointed starburst crisscrossed by swords, though it strongly reminds me of the starburst/cross symbol of the Church of Scientolo...

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  • Lakers Trade Two and They Might Trade More Before the Draft
Lakers Trade Two and They Might Trade More Before the Draft

The Los Angeles Lakers can be expected to accomplish a few more National Basketball Association trades this offseason. Wizards small forward Otto Porter also had his best season and would nearly certainly have to be in a potential George deal for it to make any sense for in, but he's a restricted free agent and would lose tens of mi...

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  • Spanish prosecutors charge Jose Mourinho with tax fraud
Spanish prosecutors charge Jose Mourinho with tax fraud

Ronaldo, 32, has denied the charges and is threatening to leave Spain after running into problems with tax authorities. Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo , accused of evading 14.7 million euros in tax, has been summoned to appear before a judge in Spain , judicial sources said.

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: Top 5 bowlers
Champions Trophy 2017: Top 5 bowlers

Pakistan's Babar Azam has rocketed to a career-best fifth position after gaining three positions with scores of 46 in the final and 30 not out in the semi-final. "We want to be a little more consistent as a team ", coach Mickey Arthur said. The players, including Hassan Ali, Baber Azam, Fahim Ashraf and Ahmad Shahzad, were warmly welcomed at ...

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  • Portugal vs. Russian Federation in Confederations Cup
Portugal vs. Russian Federation in Confederations Cup

Smolov has been linked with a move to Borussia Dortmund, especially if Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang opts to leave Signal Iduna Park, but the 27-year-old is happy to postpone all transfer talk until after the Confederations Cup is finished. "I'm expecting an incredible spirit from our team - this is a massive game for us". It's no secret that Hudso...

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  • Navy Swimming & Diving Teams, Individuals Earn National Honor
Navy Swimming & Diving Teams, Individuals Earn National Honor

This spring, the Friars' women's swimming and diving team posted the second-highest team grade-point average among each of the College's 19 varsity athletic programs (3.53). The 17 other Boilermakers with 3.5-plus GPAs during the 2017 spring semester or cumulatively were recognized as honorable mention Scholar All-Americans after posting at least...

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  • Reds' Scooter Gennett homers 4 times, drives in 10 runs
Reds' Scooter Gennett homers 4 times, drives in 10 runs

He said he was blessed as he is from Cincinnati and was born there and was able to watch all the greats for the team that he loved while growing up. Always try to get better and make adjustments. "It did just that tonight". He played in nine games and batted.167 (3-for-18) with two RBIs and two walks while playing left field, right field and firs...

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  • Russian Federation ace Fedor Smolov doesn't want Cristiano Ronaldo's Confederations Cup Portugal shirt
Russian Federation ace Fedor Smolov doesn't want Cristiano Ronaldo's Confederations Cup Portugal shirt

Spanish authorities accuse Ronaldo of evading 14.7 million euros ($16.5m) in tax and he has been summoned to appear in court next month in Madrid . After Portugal's defensive frailties were exposed against Mexico , Santos could inject some pace by starting with Gelson Martins, Nelson Semedo and Andre Silva .

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo accused of $16.5m tax fraud in Spain
Cristiano Ronaldo accused of $16.5m tax fraud in Spain

The 29-year-old and his father Jorge Horacio Messi were found guilty of using companies in Belize, Britain, Switzerland and Uruguay to avoid paying taxes on 4.16 million euros of Messi's income earned from his image rights from 2007-09.

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  • Lakers offer Pacers two first-round picks and player for Paul George
Lakers offer Pacers two first-round picks and player for Paul George

The problem, however, is that the Pacers remain insistent on the Lakers including the second pick in the draft, something the Lakers are insistent on not including . and Ivica Zubac) would only mean the Lakers are determined to make some serious noise in the Western Conference next season after missing the postseason for four consecutive years...

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  • Derek Carr, Raiders nearing record contract extension
Derek Carr, Raiders nearing record contract extension

However, it looks like they might not be a worry. The Oakland Raiders and Carr are wrapping up a long-term extension that was inevitable, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . 24, 2016. Kirk Cousins in the odd-man out but his is a franchise tag deal and not an actual contract. Matt McGloin was awful in the regular-season finale and rookie Conn...

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  • Suns turn down Clippers offer of DeAndre Jordan for Chandler, pick
Suns turn down Clippers offer of DeAndre Jordan for Chandler, pick

The Los Angeles Clippers are testing the trade market for center DeAndre Jordan , sources told Chris Haynes of ESPN . Haynes expanded on the topic in his piece by saying the Clippers have spoken with a few teams about the big man.

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  • Harry Kane rescues England in extraordinary finale against Scotland
Harry Kane rescues England in extraordinary finale against Scotland

Scotland were heartbroken, as they almost stole three points off England until Harry Kane's stoppage-time equaliser. Kane , who was handed the captain's armband for the first time , said: "I would say that is probably the most special moment for me".

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  • Manchester Utd manager Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3mn tax fraud
Manchester Utd manager Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3mn tax fraud

The Provincial Prosecutor's Office of Madrid are looking into Mourinho's time at Real Madrid , where he was a manager for four years from 2010-2013. "Mourinho is the latest big name in football to have been accused of tax fraud in Spain", says The Independent , which reminds readers that previous year Barcelona star Lionel Messi was handed a ...

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  • The Paul George Free-Agency Leak Ripple Effect
The Paul George Free-Agency Leak Ripple Effect

The people spoke on condition of anonymity because neither side publicly discusses unresolved personnel matters. George , 27, grew up in Los Angeles County, California and has expressed his desire to play for the Los Angeles Lakers , which appears to be his most likely landing spot whether it be via trade or in free agency next summer.

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  • Lakers rumored to have offer on table for Paul George from Pacers
Lakers rumored to have offer on table for Paul George from Pacers

The Warriors just won their second championship in three seasons, and their addition of Kevin Durant last summer gave them four All-Stars on a super team that showed few weaknesses while going 16-1 in the playoffs. Earlier Tuesday, the Los Angeles Times' Brad Turner reported the Lakers engaged the Pacers about a deal that would send pick Nos....

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  • Paul George to leave Pacers following 2017 season, source says
Paul George to leave Pacers following 2017 season, source says

Myles Turner is a solid piece, but Indy doesn't pick in the lottery this year-and likely won't next year if George actually plays through his final season. It's exactly the skill set the Cavaliers need to have a chance against their only real opponent right now, Golden State. Again, what I've been dealing with is stories.

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  • French Open 2017: Champion Jelena Ostapenko believes anything is possible
French Open 2017: Champion Jelena Ostapenko believes anything is possible

That also helped me. "I think I can not believe I am the Roland Garros champion and I'm only 20 years of age", Ostapenko said. "My game is stronger, and it's different". She played really well, all the credit. Ostapenko, who will rise to world number 12 from 47 following Saturday's win, also worked a lot on her forehand, which was then her ...

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  • Conservative Matt Warman humiliates UKIP leader Paul Nuttall in Boston & Skegness
Conservative Matt Warman humiliates UKIP leader Paul Nuttall in Boston & Skegness

Nuttall has been at the head of UKIP since last November when he took over from Farage. Ukip is believed to have lost about £100,000 in deposits, failing to secure more than 5% of the vote in hundreds of seats. He said that after this "disastrous election " for the Conservatives, "we'll be able to carve out a niche " for UKIP in United Kingdom ...

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  • Pacers, Lakers involved in trade talks for Paul George
Pacers, Lakers involved in trade talks for Paul George

D'Angelo Russell was once part of the future for this Los Angeles Lakers team but is now packing his bags and on his way to the Brooklyn Nets along with the horrendous contract of center Timofey Mozgov , who still has three years left on his four-year, $64 million contract.

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  • LeBron James leaving Cleveland Cavaliers for Los Angeles Clippers?
LeBron James leaving Cleveland Cavaliers for Los Angeles Clippers?

Taking all this into consideration, one thing stuck out to me: LeBron has joined up with other stars, but has anyone notable actually had the gall to leave him to pursue other situations? There are reports saying the playmaker plans to request a trade when James leaves Cleveland.

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  • Rafael Nadal defies logic with Paris victory
Rafael Nadal defies logic with Paris victory

A showdown between player who had never before lost a French Open final and a player who had never lost a Grand Slam final quickly turned into a breathtaking display of clay court tennis that has rarely been seen before. "Pretty sure I've lost my vehicle keys 35 times this year". "I can talk about the game, about what I did, about what he d...

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  • Our most complete game yet, says Virat Kohli
Our most complete game yet, says Virat Kohli

Disciplined Indian bowling dismissed world top-ranked ODI team South Africa for 191 runs in 44.3 overs despite a good start from the latter at The Oval. On the decision to hand Bumrah the new ball, Kohli said, "All I said was go out there and express yourself". But De Villiers' body language lacked conviction? something that has also been app...

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  • Cowboy's owner Jerry Jones meets with Pope Francis
Cowboy's owner Jerry Jones meets with Pope Francis

Of course, Jones can remind the Pope that former Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach, a staunch Catholic, is credited with bringing the term "Hail Mary" to the NFL. This was not the pope's first meeting with athletes. Francis said such values help "combat the exaggerated individualism, indifference and injustice that hold us back from living as ...

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