• 76ers get top pick from Celtics
76ers get top pick from Celtics

The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers made it official - the Sixers get to pick the No. 1 overall in this year's edition of the National Basketball Association draft. I think he's a special talent". So the way he looks at it, the deal is a win-win. Last week, I wrote an article when the rumors first surfaced about the Celtics want...

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  • Rolando header secures crucial point against Russian Federation
Rolando header secures crucial point against Russian Federation

The second game of the day was between Mexico And new Zealand where the "EL TRIO" won the game in latter half of the game. Mexico made eight changes to the team that impressively drew 2 - 2 with Portugal in their opening game as the likes of Chicharito, Carlos Vela, Jonathan Dos Santos, Miguel Layun and hector Herrera found themselves o...

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  • Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain
Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain

However, Mourinho's representatives Gestifute Media issued a statement on Tuesday evening saying their client had "not received any notification" of the actions by the authorities in Spain, as well as circulating a copy of an official tax document dated July 3, 2015 which covered the periods in question.

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  • Not time to think about future of Confederations Cup, says Gianni Infantino
Not time to think about future of Confederations Cup, says Gianni Infantino

Their 2-0 loss to hosts Russian Federation in Saturday's opening Group A match means Oceania champions New Zealand have now gone a record 10 games without a win at the tournament having left the 1999, 2003 and 2009 editions empty-handed. "New Zealand are very good in the aerial game, they are very strong and very physical", said Osorio. Mexico...

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  • José Mourinho latest big sporting name accused of tax fraud
José Mourinho latest big sporting name accused of tax fraud

The Portugal forward has strenuously denied the allegations and threatened to quit the country. A statement issued by the section for economic crimes of Madrid's provincial state prosecutor's office said its investigations indicated that Mourinho committed two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012.

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  • Belmont Stakes Odds 2017: Betting Tips for Race
Belmont Stakes Odds 2017: Betting Tips for Race

Tapwrit , the 5-1 second choice rallied down the stretch to pass the favorite, Irish War Cry , to win the 2017 Belmont Stakes (G1) by two lengths. He was eligible for a $1 million bonus if he had won as part of NYRA's campaign to lure a Japanese horse to compete.

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  • Unseeded Ostapenko defies the odds to win incredible French Open title
Unseeded Ostapenko defies the odds to win incredible French Open title

The 20-year old hit three aces and 54 winners to claim her maiden title. "She deserved to win", said the Romanina. "She had the same energy when she was little, it was very hard", Jakovleva, who coaches her daughter, told a group of reporters at Roland Garros .

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  • Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain while at Real Madrid
Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain while at Real Madrid

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo calls for referee's attention during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Sunday, June 18, 2017. "Ronaldo is in a major tournament with his country and until that is over I can not talk to him". According to a statement from prosecutors on Tuesd...

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  • Jeh Johnson Says He Was Unaware of FBI Russia Probe
Jeh Johnson Says He Was Unaware of FBI Russia Probe

In prepared remarks released by the House committee on Tuesday night, Johnson said: "In 2016 the Russian government, at the direction of Vladimir Putin himself, orchestrated cyberattacks on our nation for the objective of influencing our election - plain and simple".

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  • Man United boss Jose Mourinho releases statement following tax fraud allegations
Man United boss Jose Mourinho releases statement following tax fraud allegations

There are not many teams that could afford the 32-year-old's services, with many feeling that only United and Paris Saint-Germain could realistically sign him if he decides to leave Madrid. "The Economic Crimes Section of the Madrid Prosecutor's Office has filed a complaint in the courts of Pozuelo de Alarcón against José Mourinho in which he is ac...

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  • Sixers get Boston's No. 1 pick
Sixers get Boston's No. 1 pick

And then there are the Sixers , who now will likely have a core of Joel Embiid , Ben Simmons , Dario Saric and Markelle Fultz - a learning curve needed for sure, but on the path forward finally after years of tanking. He was the top freshman scorer in the country. "That's amusing because first of all, I'm glad he wrote that", Fultz said....

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  • Court calls Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case
Court calls Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case

Di Maria joined Real in the summer of 2010 from Benfica and left the Spanish giants for Manchester United four years later in what was a British record transfer fee of £59.7m. The Red Devils have chased their former No.7's signature in the past, only to see him soon sign a new contract with Real Madrid . Ronaldo via his representatives last week...

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  • Louisville also hit with scholarship reductions
Louisville also hit with scholarship reductions

My, how the actions of one or couple of individuals can affect not only a basketball program, but the people who entrusted them and thousands of fans wanting only the right things for their university. The NCAA's release included statements by the panel on its decision, saying: "The types of activities that occurred in this case were repugnant and...

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  • Mourinho also guilty of tax fraud at Real Madrid, say Spanish prosecutors
Mourinho also guilty of tax fraud at Real Madrid, say Spanish prosecutors

A prosecutor said he did not declare income from the use of his image rights in order to get an "illicit benefit". Manchester United and PSG were instantly linked with moves while Express Sport understands Chelsea also hold an interest.

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  • Portugal win first game at Confed Cup thanks to Ronaldo's header
Portugal win first game at Confed Cup thanks to Ronaldo's header

Meanwhile, Ronaldo is ready to pay Spain's tax authorities the €14.7 million (Dh60.2m) - the amount he has been accused of defrauding by a prosecutor - ahead of the court hearing, Spanish state TV said last night. It could have been 2-0 in the 50th if not for Russian Federation goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev , playing his 100th worldwide game, and his a...

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup Report: Russia v Portugal 21 June 2017
FIFA Confederations Cup Report: Russia v Portugal 21 June 2017

Tuesday was a classic callback to that tournament , as Portugal beat Russian Federation 1-0 in a relatively tiresome game, with Ronaldo scoring the victor. They badly need a good result against the Mexicans with Euro 2016 winners Portugal to follow in St Petersburg on Saturday in their final group match.

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  • Muslim minors held for shouting pro-Pak slogans
Muslim minors held for shouting pro-Pak slogans

In Madhya Pradesh also the police had arrested 15 persons on charges of sedition for allegedly shouting pro-Pakistan slogans after its cricket team won the tournament on Sunday. "These arrests are patently absurd, and the 19 men should be released immediately", Amnesty International's India programme director, Asmita Basu told The Guardian , refer...

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  • Mourinho denies tax fraud during Real Madrid stint
Mourinho denies tax fraud during Real Madrid stint

Ronaldo has been with Real Madrid for eight years now after moving from Manchester United on a record-breaking $132 million deal. Jose Mourinho was on Tuesday accused by Spanish authorities of failing to pay 3.3 million euro ($3.7 million) in taxes at Real Madrid as star player Cristiano Ronaldo was summoned to appear before a judge n...

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  • Putin thanks Federation Internationale de Football Association as Confederations Cup begins
Putin thanks Federation Internationale de Football Association as Confederations Cup begins

Due to the tournament being held in Russian Federation, kick-off times are fairly generous to European viewers, with games scheduled for 16:00 and 19:00, UK Time. "These are ground-breaking changes in the global fight against discrimination that will mark the 2017 edition of the FIFA Confederations Cup", FIFA President Gianni Infantino said in a ...

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  • Australia 2 - 3 Germany: THT Man of the Match - Julian Draxler
Australia 2 - 3 Germany: THT Man of the Match - Julian Draxler

The Socceroos are using a revolutionary 3-4-3 formation which they appeared to settle into during the second half against Germany . "There were good approaches by my team". "I think he can have a huge career". " Chile perhaps have a player or two amongst their ranks who have a lot of experience playing in tournaments, however I see us well ...

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  • Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices
Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

Marc-Andre Fleury appeared on the stage at T-Mobile Arena in a Golden Knights jersey after the expansion franchise picked him from Pittsburgh. "I don't want to get into individual players", Armstrong said. Vegas received first-round picks from the New York Islanders and the Columbus Blue Jackets in complicated transactions created to protect ...

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  • Four Irish start for Lions against Crusaders
Four Irish start for Lions against Crusaders

Conor Murray, Peter O'Mahony, Sean O'Brien and Tadhg Furlong will start for the Lions against the Crusaders at AMI Stadium on Saturday. But despite some improvements across the board, head coach Warren Gatland knows his side will need to come on again before locking horns with the Crusaders on Saturday - where the likes of Northampton's G...

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  • Desert ice: NHL awards, expansion draft colliding in Vegas
Desert ice: NHL awards, expansion draft colliding in Vegas

After totaling 18 points (7 goals, 11 assists) in 45 games while skating for the Tampa Bay Lightning during the 2015-16 season, Marchessault finished with 51 points in 75 games during his first year with the Panthers . After meeting with the Board of Governors earlier in the day, Knights chairman and CEO Bill Foley said he was already "very prou...

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  • Sports Chelsea Makes Move for Lewandowski as Replacement for Costa
Sports Chelsea Makes Move for Lewandowski as Replacement for Costa

The 28-year old scored 30 league goals in 33 games last season. However, if as indeed suggested that Lewandowski is in talks with both clubs that could change everything this summer. Carlo Ancelotti's side are reportedly willing to offer him wages worth £350,000-a-week, which would see him leapfrog Lewandowski as the top earner at the club.

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  • Haas gets Wimbledon wild card; Marcus Willis in qualifying
Haas gets Wimbledon wild card; Marcus Willis in qualifying

But Watson will be relishing the prospect of playing at Wimbledon again, just a year after winning the mixed doubles title alongside Henri Kontinen. The former world number two, who is a former semifinalist at Wimbledon, is now playing on his final season on tour and is certainly the most notable wildcard in the draw.

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  • Midnight deadline to discuss players, deals for expansion draft — Vegas GM
Midnight deadline to discuss players, deals for expansion draft — Vegas GM

Meanwhile the cap floor - in other words, the minimum - will be $55.4 million U.S. It will last through Tuesday. Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee speaks during a news conference Monday, June 19, 2017, in Las Vegas . on Wednesday. The Vegas Golden Knights paid a steep price - $500 million - to join the NHL, but at least the le...

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  • Wizards get PG Tim Frazier from Pelicans for 2nd-round pick
Wizards get PG Tim Frazier from Pelicans for 2nd-round pick

He appeared in 65 games and made 35 starts for the Pelicans previous year while point guard Jrue Holiday missed the start of the season. However, as the starting point guard for the Pelicans, Frazier averaged 8.9 points and 6.9 assists per game.

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  • Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud
Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

Ronaldo was last week accused of evading €14.7 million through offshore companies and will appear before a judge on July 31, judicial sources told AFP . Not according to Perez though, who is determined to keep Real's "core players". 'The Spanish government in turn, through the tax department, issued a certificate in which it attested that he...

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  • Shiv Sena backs Kovind as NDA's presidential pick
Shiv Sena backs Kovind as NDA's presidential pick

It is notable that Thackeray had announced that Shiv Sena would not extend its support to Kovind if the Centre was eyeing a vote bank by nominating a Dalit face for the upcoming President polls. Downplaying the rift within the NDA following Uddhav Thackeray's criticism that the BJP was fielding Kovind to win over Dalit votes, Swamy said that it was...

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  • Ronaldo's tax fraud case to be heard on July 31
Ronaldo's tax fraud case to be heard on July 31

And the fact that boss Jose Mourinho did not have Ronaldo on his original list of transfer targets has played a part in the club being unsure of launching a bid, it further reports. Monaco youngster Kylian Mbappe has reportedly revealed that he wants to join La Liga giants Real Madrid . What happened with the tax authorities was after the...

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  • Jose Mourinho Won't Sell Man Utd Star Unless He Asks For Move
Jose Mourinho Won't Sell Man Utd Star Unless He Asks For Move

Barcelona's Lionel Messi was sentenced to a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09 million euro fine past year for tax fraud. A statement issued by the section for economic crimes of Madrid's provincial state prosecutor's... Ronaldo, 32, has been playing for Real Madrid since 2009 while Mourinho, 54, was a coach for Real Madrid from 2010-13. Mourinho ...

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  • Rafael Nadal Wins French Open For The Tenth Time
Rafael Nadal Wins French Open For The Tenth Time

Nadal was joined on the presentation by his uncle Toni, his coach since boyhood, who is stepping down at the end of the year. Winners are normally given a small trophy to keep. The men's final at the French Open is underway. Nadal hit surely the shot of the tournament in the sixth game, taking a fine Wawrinka backhand and lashing it down the ...

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  • Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon tuneup for extra rest
Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon tuneup for extra rest

In a Facebook post on his official page, the 15-time Slam champion wrote: "I am very sorry to say that I am not going to be able to play Queen's next week". During those three years, I had doubts. "Life is never clear". "Winning these kind of titles, then you have chances to become any number (in) the ranking".

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  • Numbers don't lie: Anil Kumble's successor has jumbo shoes to fill
Numbers don't lie: Anil Kumble's successor has jumbo shoes to fill

Shukla revealed that the BCCI tried their level best to resolve the issue between Kumble and Kohli , but no outcome could be found out and therefore, the former cricketer chose to move on. "I wish him all the very best for his future assignments", Khanna said. "Before the Sri Lanka tour, the coach will be appointed and it will be the best coach fo...

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  • Mourinho Latest To Be Caught Up In Tax Scandal
Mourinho Latest To Be Caught Up In Tax Scandal

There have been suggestions that Ronaldo is using links to both United and Paris Saint-Germain to earn a new contract at Real Madrid or in hope of stopping or quietening allegations of tax avoidance against him. The Portugal superstar Ronaldo, who is now playing for his country at the ongoing Fifa Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, is sa...

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