• Mexico came from behind to beat New Zealand — FIFA Confederations Cup
Mexico came from behind to beat New Zealand — FIFA Confederations Cup

He added: "Personally, I'm just really happy to be here, representing my country". Chris Wood opened the scoring late in the first half against the run of play when he slotted into the net after a defensive mix-up. "But my players understand their roles". Portugal will play New Zealand in a Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match...

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  • Ronaldo grabs first goal at Confed Cup
Ronaldo grabs first goal at Confed Cup

It comes three days on from Ronaldo doing likewise in the aftermath of Portugal's 2-2 draw with Mexico , despite being made man of the match and therefore obliged to speak to reporters. "It's great development but we want to get results here, so we're not happy at all". After Leeds United striker Chris Wood gave the All Whites a shock ...

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  • Portugal claims 1st win at Confederation Cup
Portugal claims 1st win at Confederation Cup

Hosts Russia started their campaign with a 2-0 win over New Zealand and they will hope to build on that as Portugal look to get their first win of the tournament . Osorio was keen to share the blame. "The game was rough, nearly violent on occasion, so I lost my temper". That's unacceptable and why I lost my temper.

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  • Here's 'the reason' of the fight between Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble
Here's 'the reason' of the fight between Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble

Kumble , whose original contract expired at this month's Champions Trophy, was widely expected to be handed a new deal to continue in the role after a highly successful year in charge but his tenure came to an abrupt end earlier this week. Moreover, the 28-year old also refused to comment on whether the rift could have any adverse effects on the te...

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  • 76ers take Fultz to start NBA draft
76ers take Fultz to start NBA draft

The Philadelphia 76ers picked Washington point guard Markelle Fultz with the top overall pick in Thursday's NBA Draft . After all, this IS the Celtics, the bane of the Sixers existence for most of the 1960s, as well as some heartbreaking years in the 1980s.

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  • Blackhawks reacquire Saad from Blue Jackets for Panarin
Blackhawks reacquire Saad from Blue Jackets for Panarin

The former 43rd overall pick is a year younger than Panarin, has playoff success under his belt and figures to be more of a long-term fit for the Blackhawks from a financial perspective. "He made his debut in Chicago in 2008 and quietly established himself as one of the toughest competitors in franchise history". Dauphin, 22, has played in 32 car...

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  • Pacers president calls Paul George's remarks 'a total gut punch'
Pacers president calls Paul George's remarks 'a total gut punch'

Despite not being able to deal George on draft day, Pritchard seemed confident that a deal would eventually get done. The draft came and went without the Pacers pulling off a deal despite talking to a number of teams about a potential trade.

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  • Some Dems Want Pelosi Out as House Minority Leader
Some Dems Want Pelosi Out as House Minority Leader

Pelosi also responded to President Donald Trump's tweet that ousting her "would be very bad for the Republican Party ". Rather, the president said having the California Representative in charge of Democrats is good for the Republican party.

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  • Lakers' Luke Walton: LaVar's claims will initially put pressure on Lonzo Ball
Lakers' Luke Walton: LaVar's claims will initially put pressure on Lonzo Ball

Lonzo Ball has never attended a Lakers home game, but he rooted for Kobe Bryant on television and modeled his game after Magic Johnson , who took over the Lakers' basketball operations in February. Current 76ers players Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid appeared less than impressed with Ball's father's comments. Just everything he's going to teach ...

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  • Markelle Fultz goes No. 1 to 76ers
Markelle Fultz goes No. 1 to 76ers

Fultz averaged 23.2 points (47.6 percent from the field and 41.3 percent from three), 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds last season. He led the nation with 7.7 assists per game while quarterbacking the highest-scoring offense in Division I, and he scored consistently despite an unorthodox shot.

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  • Celtics announce completion of trade with Sixers
Celtics announce completion of trade with Sixers

In a conference call, Ainge explained why the Celtics traded down, saying that he felt Boston's pick was going to be there at No. 3 anyway. Ball, expected to be selected No. A record 14 were taken in the first round of last year's draft and that number should be threatened Thursday. For now, Boston has seven first-round picks in the next thre...

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  • Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft
Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

Tatum praised the passion of the Celtics fans and acknowledged he is entering a fortunate situation as a high draft pick joining a team that can contend deep in the playoffs. "Whichever team selects him will be getting a humble, thoughtful and talented young man whom we are proud to call a member of the Duke Basketball brotherhood".

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  • Princess Kate laughs off royal fall at Royal Ascot
Princess Kate laughs off royal fall at Royal Ascot

The victory completed an worldwide look to a day on which French trainers Andre Fabre and Jean-Claude Rouget struck with Le Brivido in the Jersey and Quemah in the Duke of Cambridge respectively, while Zhui Feng's 25/1 victory for Amanda Perrett and Martin Dwyer ensured the bookies also went home happy.

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  • Celtics-Pacers Reportedly Discussing Paul George Trade
Celtics-Pacers Reportedly Discussing Paul George Trade

Before the Porzingis news broke, Woj reported that Spurs veteran Pau Gasol will decline the $16.2 million player option on his contract but will work with the team on a new, longer-term deal to give the Spurs some salary cap relief. But he's also 31 and Toronto might be hesitant to offer a player on the backside of his career that much money, e...

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  • Coyotes get D Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Blackhawks
Coyotes get D Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Blackhawks

He also sports a $4.1 million cap hit through 2019-20, which means he was a prime candidate for the cap-crunched Blackhawks to move. Hjalmarsson, 30, scored four goals and added 13 assists in 73 games last season. In 258 career games, Murphy has recorded 13 goals and 36 assists for 49 points. Hjalmarsson played his entire ten-year career with...

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  • Carlos Salcedo Ruled Out Of Confederations Cup Due To Shoulder Injury
Carlos Salcedo Ruled Out Of Confederations Cup Due To Shoulder Injury

All Whites coach Anthony Hudson insists his team don't fear Mexico , despite the intimidating proposition they will present on Wednesday (Thursday NZT). "We can't play with the fear of losing", said Andres Guardado, one of Mexico's captains, at Friday's news conference. "We will be at a disadvantage if we enter the game with this mentality".

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia — FIFA Confederations Cup
Cristiano Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia — FIFA Confederations Cup

European champion Portugal took the lead when captain Ronaldo headed a precise cross by Raphael Guerreiro past Akinfeev in the eighth minute and then held on as a re-energised Russian Federation created chances in the second half. The North Americans shook things up at half-time as deep-lying playmaker Herrera came into the fray. Osorio sai...

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  • Wildfires continue to cause evacuations in Portugal
Wildfires continue to cause evacuations in Portugal

Secretary of State for the Interior Jorge Gomes said that most had died from smoke inhalation and burns, while two were killed in a road accident related to the fires. Several residential properties were also destroyed in the fire; Portuguese television has been flooded with images of people fleeing their homes, escorted by firefighters and eme...

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  • Portugal fires: confusion over plane crash claim
Portugal fires: confusion over plane crash claim

Emergency workers were forced to evacuate several settlements in central Portugal on Tuesday as a deadly wildfire that has already gutted swathes of forested landscape began to spread northwards, officials said . Almost 2,000 firefighters and troops are still fighting the fire, which has killed at least 64 people, and injured 135. In the tiny vi...

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  • Celtics 'appear to be leaning' toward Jayson Tatum, not Josh Jackson
Celtics 'appear to be leaning' toward Jayson Tatum, not Josh Jackson

The Celtics have been high on Tatum throughout the draft process, and had him in for a private workout late last week. Jackson, a 6-foot-8 forward out of Kansas , averaged 16.3 points, 7.4 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.7 steals per game en route to being named the Big 12 freshman of the year in his one season with the Jayhawks.

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  • Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw
Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw

Their pressing paid off for the Chile goal on six minutes, when Bayern Munich midfielder Vidal forced Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi into a mistake. Sanchez was making his debut in Chile's starting lineup at the Confederations Cup after recovering from an ankle sprain that restricted him to only a few minutes off the bench in the opening wi...

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  • Who is Josh Hart, the Lakers' 30th pick?
Who is Josh Hart, the Lakers' 30th pick?

No, his father, Lavar, has a habit of doing enough of that for both father and son-and the rest of the family, for that matter. "I think if you use a sports analogy in another sport-football-you look at passers like Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers that just have an ability to do something that is so special with where they put the ball and where they d...

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  • Virat Kohli Praises Bhuvneshwar Kumar's New-Ball Effort
Virat Kohli Praises Bhuvneshwar Kumar's New-Ball Effort

Hashim Amla , Quinton de Kock , Kagiso Rabada and JP Duminy also don't feature in the 14-player squad for the T20 series, wit matches to be played on June 21, 23 and 25 immediately following the conclusion of the Champions Trophy . While India have roped in Ravichandran Ashwin in place of Umesh Yadav , South Africa are going with Andile ...

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  • Manchester United sign Juventus scouting manager Javier Ribalta
Manchester United sign Juventus scouting manager Javier Ribalta

Ribalta, who is Spanish, is now Head of Scouting at Juventus and they've been a very good force in the transfer market over the last few years. "My thanks go to all involved with the club, particularly Giuseppe Marotta and Fabio Paratici for the faith they have shown in me since day one".

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  • Lewis Hamilton: 'Valtteri Bottas has earned Mercedes seat'
Lewis Hamilton: 'Valtteri Bottas has earned Mercedes seat'

Team boss Toto Wolf recently said Bottas' position was an uncomfortable one because he is on such a short contract, but the 27-year-old Finnish driver does not seem too concerned. I would definitely say this year as a team, when he's at the factory, he brings great energy, which everyone loves and appreciates. The timeline is quite flexible but the...

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  • NBA Mock Draft: Have blockbuster trades set Lakers up as big winners?
NBA Mock Draft: Have blockbuster trades set Lakers up as big winners?

FILE - In this March 4, 2017, file photo, Kentucky guard Malik Monk drives to the basket against Texas A&M guard JC Hampton (5) during the first of an NCAA college basketball game, in College Station, Texas. 2 pick — was dealt by the Los Angeles Lakers , presumably to clear the point guard spot for Ball and salary cap space for the future. Jayson...

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  • Joel Embiid already has a nickname ready for the 2017-18 76ers
Joel Embiid already has a nickname ready for the 2017-18 76ers

There were five trades in the first round, including The Big One: Chicago dealt Jimmy Butler and the draft rights to the 16th pick, Justin Patton, to Minnesota for Zach LaVine , Kris Dunn and the rights for seventh pick, Lauri Markkanen.

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  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3-million tax fraud
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3-million tax fraud

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 . Although Perez said everyone, including Ronaldo, must obey their tax obligations. The agency published copies of the certificates. All are accused of using a ...

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  • USA student freed by North Korea suffered 'severe neurological injury'
USA student freed by North Korea suffered 'severe neurological injury'

Upon learning about Warmbier's condition, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Yun to take a delegation to North Korea . His father, Fred Warmbier , said his son was "brutalized" while in North Korea and he doesn't believe the North Korean's explanation about what exactly happened to his son.

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  • With expansion draft looming, will Blues lose a key contributor?
With expansion draft looming, will Blues lose a key contributor?

With the Knights having until Wednesday to submit their picks, here is a breakdown of the upcoming expansion draft including who's available - and why or why the Knights will or won't take a player. McPhee and Vegas goaltending coach Dave Prior have connections to Neuvirth and Grubauer from drafting them with the Capitals. "I'm really pleased w...

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  • Timberwolves take Markkanen with No. 7 pick for Bulls
Timberwolves take Markkanen with No. 7 pick for Bulls

The Bulls also sent the 16 pick ( Justin Patton ) to Minnesota and the Wolves shipped Zach LaVine , Kris Dunn and the seventh-overall pick ( Lauri Markkanen ) to Chicago. If the Bulls stay in that pick, there are several players that could potentially pique their interest in the number 16 slot. But he clashed with former MVP Derrick Rose ...

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  • Mourinho Accused of Tax Evasion in Spain as Ronaldo Gets Hearing Date
Mourinho Accused of Tax Evasion in Spain as Ronaldo Gets Hearing Date

A prosecutor said he did not declare income from the use of his image rights in order to get an "illicit benefit". The 32-year-old has denied all allegations and previously told a Portuguese journalist that "he who owes nothing has nothing to fear".

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  • Real Madrid reject Mourinho contract allegations
Real Madrid reject Mourinho contract allegations

The statement also said Mourinho had "paid more than €26m in taxes [to the Spanish government], with an average tax rate of over 41%" during the three years until May 2013 and that he also "entered into a settlement agreement" with the Spanish tax authorities after a change of rules in 2015.

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  • 62 killed, 62 injured in Portugal forest fire
62 killed, 62 injured in Portugal forest fire

An additional 17 bodies were found near the road, with some speculating that those people were attempting to flee from their trapped cars before they met their tragic fate. "We have people here who are waiting for news of their loved ones, who want to know and are really anxious", said Soledade Lourenco, 51, a nurse volunteering at the centre.

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  • Di Maria fined for Spanish tax fraud
Di Maria fined for Spanish tax fraud

Spanish paper Marca had reported that Ronaldo told his teammates "there is no turning back". He's coaching Manchester United . In this way, Lionel Messi has been found guilty of fraud, and Cristiano Ronaldo accused by prosecutors of evading €14.7m.

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