• Ronaldo ready to pay S$22.8 million in Spanish tax fraud case
Ronaldo ready to pay S$22.8 million in Spanish tax fraud case

They also circulated a copy of a tax document dated July 3, 2015, which covers the period in question. Reports emerged earlier this week that Ronaldo was seeking to leave Real Madrid after eight years in the Spanish capital. Gestifute, a Portuguese-based football agency which represents Mourinho and Ronaldo, did not immediately respond to...

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

But tax authorities later found that some of the information presented in that settlement was incorrect, the prosecutors said. Perez, who has been re-elected as Real president, claimed the tax issues facing the player were a "misunderstanding" but that he had yet to speak with Ronaldo, who is now on Confederations Cup duty with Portugal i...

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  • Devils make Hischier No. 1 pick
Devils make Hischier No. 1 pick

Also, un-drafted, non-North American players born in 1996 gets the chance for the draft. After New Jersey makes its pick - Shero said the Devils know who they are going to take, but he was keeping that to himself for now - Philadelphia, Dallas, Colorado and Vancouver round out the top five.

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  • Harry Kane showed why he's ranked among world's best, says Christophe Berra
Harry Kane showed why he's ranked among world's best, says Christophe Berra

Strachan also applauded the contribution of Griffiths. Scotland's Leigh Griffiths scores his first goal from a free kick at Hampden Park in Glasgow on Saturday. Griffiths felt Scotland had done themselves proud, despite not being able to hold on for what would have been a famous win. One pass, one header goes somewhere else and we win t...

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  • Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets
Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

By this measure, the Blackhawks lost their fourth and fifth most impactful skaters from last season (they also lost Motte, who wasn't a major factor at the National Hockey League level last year). He has a lot of those intangibles. Motte, 22, scored four goals and three assists in 33 games for the Blackhawks previous year in his rookie season. ...

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  • Stephen Curry deserves plenty of credit for Kevin Durant's Finals MVP season
Stephen Curry deserves plenty of credit for Kevin Durant's Finals MVP season

Last year's 73-9 best-ever NBA regular season mark was somehow overshadowed by Cleveland's stunningly dramatic NBA Finals game seven 93-89 win. However, that idea fizzled fast when the Warriors opened with a pair of lopsided wins at home, fought back late to steal the next game in Cleveland and then, after dropping their first game of the pos...

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  • Lonzo Ball's NBA draft stock stays strong
Lonzo Ball's NBA draft stock stays strong

But there could also be some great verbal jabs in the future. Shipping Mozgov and Russell to the Nets cleared more than $22 million of cap space next summer, when LeBron James and Russell Westbrook could opt to become free agents. "There's something very, very special about his basketball abilities", Pelinka said. Just to be able to learn fro...

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  • Russian Federation 2-0 New Zealand: Hosts ease through opening match
Russian Federation 2-0 New Zealand: Hosts ease through opening match

Arriving by helicopter close to $750 million new stadium in his native St. Petersburg barely 20 minutes before kickoff, Putin was soon installed in the main grandstand and made a speech to launch the tournament. "Hopefully, the arena in Saint Petersburg will be a lucky venue for our team". They're facing a New Zealand side that's been goall...

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  • LaVar Ball celebrates after Lonzo Ball selected by Lakers
LaVar Ball celebrates after Lonzo Ball selected by Lakers

Kelsey Plum, left, waits with friends and relatives for the start of the WNBA basketball draft, Thursday , April 13, 2017, in NY. Thibodeau has enough young players in Minnesota and wanted a veteran like he had during his successful run coaching the Bulls.

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  • ALvaro Morata's teammate delivers good news to Manchester United fans
ALvaro Morata's teammate delivers good news to Manchester United fans

According to the Mirror, the Champions League winners are willing to pay the money for the Spanish global. Jose Mourinho's side moved quickly for Morata after Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann ruled out a move to United last week, after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) had rejected Atletico's appeal of a transfer ban imposed ...

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  • Hometown standout Lonzo Ball eager to play for LA Lakers
Hometown standout Lonzo Ball eager to play for LA Lakers

But it was just scheduling issues and it was a little delayed for me to get out there". The media parade that followed him, his father, and to a lesser extent (for now) his two younger brothers was a relentless onslaught. DULL DRAFT: Neither Golden State nor Cleveland , who met in the NBA Finals , has a pick in the two-round draft . Now, as an ...

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  • Grandpa Ball Says He Taught LaVar Ball How To Act
Grandpa Ball Says He Taught LaVar Ball How To Act

In February, CBS reported on how Mr. Ball compared the branding power of his eldest son Lonzo to that of Michael Jordan and Nike . "Inspired by an iconic era, the ZO2 "Sho'time" colorway comes just in time to start a new era of dominance on the court," reads the official product description.

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  • Semi Ojeleye selected by Boston Celtics in second round of NBA Draft
Semi Ojeleye selected by Boston Celtics in second round of NBA Draft

The Celtics have another versatile wing to love, and his name was called with the 37th overall draft pick, as the C's grabbed Semi Ojeleye with their second pick of the night. A lot guys would be crushed, but he worked and worked. This could be one of the steals of the draft, and this is a pretty good pick. He goes from oblivion into a draft choi...

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  • Mourinho tells Man Utd board to spend Ronaldo money on Neymar
Mourinho tells Man Utd board to spend Ronaldo money on Neymar

Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United in 2016. The 29-year-old is the latest Argentinian player to come under scrutiny from the Spanish tax authorities. The transfer market has been hit with a trigger following Ronaldo's hint that he could leave Spain if he is eventually...

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  • Ronaldo denies wrongdoing over Spanish taxes
Ronaldo denies wrongdoing over Spanish taxes

On Tuesday, the state prosecutor cited the verdict against Messi as precedent for the case against Ronaldo. "The Prosecutor's Office says that the player declared the income derived from the transfer of image rights as income from movable capital to evade taxes".

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  • Confed Cup: Ronaldo's Tax Fraud Case Doesn't Matter - Fans
Confed Cup: Ronaldo's Tax Fraud Case Doesn't Matter - Fans

Known as "the Special One", the 54-year-old Mourinho is one of the most prominent and successful coaches in football today. While United declined to comment, it is understood that the club will support their manager throughout any legal process.

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  • Kylian Mbappe open to Arsenal move
Kylian Mbappe open to Arsenal move

However, according to the Telegraph , Liverpool are eager to make their voice heard in the hunt for Monaco's main man, with the Merseyside outfit as well as Arsenal advertising an absolute guarantee of game time and patience if Mbappe feels he isn't quite ready to become a Galactico.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo remains coy about his Real Madrid future
Cristiano Ronaldo remains coy about his Real Madrid future

The man mostly wins and wants to keep winning and will do his best to bring that mentality to Manchester united if he makes a return to the club. Gab Marcotti and the FC crew discuss the reports that Cristiano Ronaldo may have changed his mind on leaving Real Madrid .

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  • Chile says it will consider joint bid for 2026 World Cup
Chile says it will consider joint bid for 2026 World Cup

Through the first two games, VAR has been brutally slow, and the referees' communication with the fans on what's going on has been less than stellar, leaving many twiddling their thumbs while waiting for a result. They conceded twice against Portugal, and trailed New Zealand for a period in their ill-tempered 2-1 win over the Kiwis, although senior...

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  • No. 1 NBA draft pick Markelle Fultz makes rookie mistake in Inst
No. 1 NBA draft pick Markelle Fultz makes rookie mistake in Inst

Bryan Colangelo said Friday on ESPN's Mike and Mike Show that he expects Ben Simmons , Joel Embiid and Fultz to be healthy and playing with no minutes restrictions at the start of the season. The Celtics then took Duke's Jayson Tatum at No 3 after moving down two spots in the trade with Philadelphia, drawing cheers from a large contingent ...

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  • Reactions to Pro-Life Republican Karen Handel's Election Victory
Reactions to Pro-Life Republican Karen Handel's Election Victory

New York Rep. Kathleen Rice agreed that it is time to clean house, telling CNN , "we need a winning strategy". And, with that, we'd also get knee-jerk reactions from some folks looking for an easy-to-grasp narrative. President Trump himself weighed in over Twitter Thursday morning with digs at Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schume...

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  • Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes
Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes

Frustration was rife. "From the simulator up to here, the balance was working really well, so the preparation we did at the factory was very good", said Verstappen . It was a mixed day for Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas . Red Bull has brought a aero updates to Baku while Renault has made improvements to the engine.

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  • Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev clean up Mayweather v McGregor mess
Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev clean up Mayweather v McGregor mess

I'd like to see him fight Anthony Joshua . And after wobbling Kovalev midway through the eighth round with a straight right hand, Ward finished the job with a series of powerful body shots - albeit with a suspicion of low blows. He insisted across several press conferences and media sessions ahead of Saturday night's rematch with Sergey Kov...

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  • Owen Farrell calls for calm ahead of first Test
Owen Farrell calls for calm ahead of first Test

The All Blacks' spiritual home - Eden Park - will host Saturday's clash. "If you look at the times we have been held up over the line - I think it is eight". The success of the game plan the Lions have developed on tour was shown in their wins over the Crusaders and New Zealand Maori, and Gatland admitted that remained the blueprint for the...

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  • Kevin Durant sends Rihanna love after winning NBA Finals
Kevin Durant sends Rihanna love after winning NBA Finals

Instead, Durant joined Stephen Curry in the Bay Area. At the time , Durant called the leadup to his decision the most challenging few weeks of his National Basketball Association career, and even said it was not about winning titles but about personal growth and quality-of-life choices.

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  • All Blacks expect to win, says confident Read
All Blacks expect to win, says confident Read

Asked if he found the relevance question odd, Lions out-half Farrell said: "Very unusual". All that is a lovely prospect, but surely we can not disregard the last number of weeks exclusively based on the outcome of the tests . Auckland-born England global Te'o also made his name in rugby league before switching codes, and even though he has wo...

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  • Momentum crucial for first Lions Test
Momentum crucial for first Lions Test

The tactics will be intriguing, with England lock George Kruis saying the Lions will "try anything" to gain an advantage, including screaming in the lineouts to upset the All Blacks . Meanwhile, the Lions have already lost two games of the six played on the tour so far, falling to Super Rugby sides Blues and Highlanders - though the Lions en...

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  • Magic: D'Angelo Russell had potential but Lakers needed more
Magic: D'Angelo Russell had potential but Lakers needed more

He threw the hat into the stands as he was booed while leaving the Barclays Center. "It's insane. You can't really tell by my emotion, but I'm feeling good". "They knew I was going to get it to them". "I will say Lonzo has Magic's brain", Thomas said. Before getting whisked away for a closed media session, Ball had one final message for the f...

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  • Mou accused of tax fraud
Mou accused of tax fraud

Ronaldo's agency, Gestifute' released a statement last week regarding the allegations, saying "it is clear that the football player did not try to evade taxes ". Ronaldo's trouble coincided with the same Madrid-based prosecutor's office accusing Mourinho of two counts of tax fraud. Barcelona star Lionel Messi was sentenced to a 21-month jail sen...

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  • José Mourinho denies withholding tax at Real Madrid
José Mourinho denies withholding tax at Real Madrid

The 32-year-old netted after just eight minutes to give the Euro 2016 winners their first victory in Group A as they leapfrog Russian Federation in the standings. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United in 2016.

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  • Celtics, 76ers finalize trade for No. 1 pick
Celtics, 76ers finalize trade for No. 1 pick

Danny Ainge and company were back in Boston plotting strategy and seeking more of the transactional fun they kick-started by sending the No.1 overall pick to Philadelphia. He added, "I think it'd be great to play in Boston". This, accompanied by players like Al Horford, Kelly Olynyk, Avery Bradley , Jae Crowder and Jaylen Brown will bode well f...

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  • US Open : No regrets as magic Matsuyama falls short
US Open : No regrets as magic Matsuyama falls short

Koepka joins Sergio Garcia, Jimmy Walker, Henrik Stenson, Dustin Johnson , Danny Willett and Jason Day as first time major winners since the end of 2015. Koepka's mother beat cancer in 2012 and was watching on at home as her son captured his first ever major -- ironically the first ever his parents had not attended in person.

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  • #3 - Jayson Tatum - Boston Celtics
#3 - Jayson Tatum - Boston Celtics

He and his agent, B.J. Armstrong, thought it would be "a waste of time" to go to Boston because the front office was not seriously considering taking him first overall. 1 overall pick protection. "I think the whole situation was really blown out of proportion, just because I am who I am". "He'll help that team in a lot of different ways".

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  • Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick
Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick

But that's for the coach to say. The L.A. native Ball gets his wish as he will continue to play in his hometown for the Lakers . Fox went for a season-high 39 points on 13-for-20 shooting compared to Ball's 10-point night in the Wildcats' 86-75 win in the Sweet 16.

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  • Boston renames street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz
Boston renames street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

Big Papi became the 10th person to be so honored by the Sox, joining Ted Williams (9), Joe Cronin (4), Bobby Doerr (1), Carl Yastrzemski (8), Carlton Fisk (27), Johnny Pesky (6), Jim Rice (14), Pedro Martinez (45) and Wade Boggs (26). On Thursday afternoon the Red Sox and the City of Boston renamed the Yawkee Way extension near Fenway Park " ...

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