• Real boss is 'not contemplating' Ronaldo leaving
Real boss is 'not contemplating' Ronaldo leaving

Spanish prosecutors said on Tuesday they had filed a claim against the current Manchester United manager on two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012. Last year, Lionel Messi was found guilty of tax fraud along with his father and, though the Barcelona star was sentenced to 21 months in prison, did not serve time as it was suspended.

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  • Nintendo's Market Cap Rises Past Sony, Thanks To The Switch
Nintendo's Market Cap Rises Past Sony, Thanks To The Switch

There is a bit of shortage of third-party developers support on Nintendo Switch , but Nintendo is making sure that it doesn't reflect too much in the mainstream media. Now, it's come to light that a Nintendo fan, Alexander Blake, has created a pretty neat-looking (and functional) Zelda-themed Game Boy Advance SP Switch dock.

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  • Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP
Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP

Golden State forward Draymond Green was named the best defensive player after winning the National Basketball Association title. Green's defensive versatility at his size - with the ability to guard all five positions - has allowed the Warriors to thrive with their small-ball lineup.

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  • Lions held to draw by Hurricanes after surrendering second-half lead
Lions held to draw by Hurricanes after surrendering second-half lead

Dejected: Dan Biggar of the Lions contemplates yet another loss on a tough tour. With George North switching into the centre and Leigh Halfpenny at full-back, the tourists added to their lead with a long-range Biggar penalty. Referee Romain Poite was right to award a yellow card, but the reaction of home fans was disappointing given th...

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  • Germany vs Australia Preview: Youthful German squad prepare to face Socceroos test
Germany vs Australia Preview: Youthful German squad prepare to face Socceroos test

Australia head coach Ange Postecoglou cut a disappointed figure after the defeat, and expects the Socceroos , who lost all three games on their last appearance at the Confederations Cup in 2005, to bounce back against African champions Cameroon tomorrow.

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  • Pakistan cricket team return home, receive heroic welcome
Pakistan cricket team return home, receive heroic welcome

After Pakistan shocked India to clinch the coveted Champions Trophy title, enraged Indian fans took to the streets and broke their television sets. Police in India have charged 17 people in two provinces with sedition after they allegedly cheered Pakistan for defeating India in the International Cricket Council's Champions Trophy final in London ...

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  • Greig Laidlaw supports Gatland's addition of six new Lions
Greig Laidlaw supports Gatland's addition of six new Lions

The six additional squad players from Wales and Scotland called up as cover by Gatland over the weekend have all been named on the bench for Tuesday's game. Watching the All Blacks dismantle Samoa in their warm-up Test last Friday night, scoring 12 tries during a game in which they ceded the majority of territory and possession to the Pacific Islan...

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  • Senate Republicans roll out tweaks to health care bill
Senate Republicans roll out tweaks to health care bill

The 22 million additional people without coverage under the Senate proposal is just a hair better than the 23 million who'd be left without insurance under the measure the House approved last month, the budget office has estimated . "We're talking with every one of them", Price said Sunday. But without the support of Paul, Cruz, Lee, Johnson and...

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  • Real Madrid says it expects Ronaldo to stay with club
Real Madrid says it expects Ronaldo to stay with club

The deal comes amid a lengthening list of cases of tax evasion by high-profile players such as Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho , whose charges date back to when he coached Real Madrid .

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  • In emotional return to Greece, Antetokounmpo promises to help youth
In emotional return to Greece, Antetokounmpo promises to help youth

He made his first All-Star appearance, his first All-NBA appearance and his first All-Defensive Team appearance, developing under the watchful eye of Jason Kidd into a 6-foot-11 point-center matchup nightmare who's borderline unstoppable in transition, can get from half-court to the rim in about two steps, and who can punish just about any kind of ...

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  • Willson Contreras hits first career leadoff HR
Willson Contreras hits first career leadoff HR

Chicago manager Joe Maddon, however, has another term for the four-game set that continues Tuesday. "To play so well and not win that game would have really been bad", Maddon said. In the 9th, the Nats staged more comeback heroics, and Zimmerman again represented the go-ahead and winning runs. "We were fighting all the way until the end and showe...

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  • NHL: Penguins bring home second straight Stanley Cup
NHL: Penguins bring home second straight Stanley Cup

Patric Hornqvist was able to bat a puck out of midair, off of Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne, and into the back of the net. This championship season for the Penguins lacked some of the drama from a year ago, but it was far from a slam dunk.

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  • Relaxed Russia coach shrugs off early Confederations Cup exit
Relaxed Russia coach shrugs off early Confederations Cup exit

But the lead lasted just five minutes when on the half hour mark Araujo looped a header over Igor Akinfeev from a weird free kick awarded for hand ball. Mexico defender Nestor Araujo equalised in the 30th minute with a looping header. The game began with an high intense pace and aggression as one player from both sides were cautioned.

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  • Westbrook wins MVP award after historic season
Westbrook wins MVP award after historic season

He led the league with 31.6 points and added 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists per game, joining Robertson as the only players to average a triple-double for the season and breaking Robertson's single-season record of 41 triple-doubles in 1961-62.

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  • NBA AWARDS SHOW: Rockets, Bucks double winners
NBA AWARDS SHOW: Rockets, Bucks double winners

Green posted impeccable overall statistics, leading the league in steals (2.03 per game) for the team that led the league in that category and averaging 1.39 blocks , as the Warriors also led the National Basketball Association in that category.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly No Longer Wants Madrid Exit After Public Support
Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly No Longer Wants Madrid Exit After Public Support

In a statement released to ESPN FC, Madrid's regional state prosecutor accused Mourinho of evading tax totalling €3.3m from his 2011 and 2012 declarations - €1.61m in 2011 and €1.69m in 2012 - while on the books of Real Madrid . In the season just gone he struck 42 times to help them win the Spanish division title for the first time since 2012 a...

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  • 6 questions jury has asked in Bill Cosby trial
6 questions jury has asked in Bill Cosby trial

The comedian is accused of sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004. The judge did not set a deadline for how much longer the group should deliberate on the three counts of aggravated indecent assault , a charge that carries up to 10 years in prison.

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  • Azerbaijan Grand Prix strategy guide
Azerbaijan Grand Prix strategy guide

On Saturday Williams chief technical officer Paddy Lowe said a test in the 2014 machine at Austin after the Montreal race had helped Stroll make a set-up breakthrough. Stroll becomes only the second driver in F1 history to take a podium finish while still a teenager, the 18-year-old 12 days older than Max Verstappen was when he broke that rec...

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  • Rafael Nadal withdraws from Queen's Club tournament to rest
Rafael Nadal withdraws from Queen's Club tournament to rest

He said: "This tournament, I have been playing great during the whole event since the beginning". US Open champion Stan Wawrinka , the man Nadal beat in Sunday's final in Paris , is also due to play, as are Milos Raonic , Juan Martin Del Potro and Nick Kyrgios .

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  • Daniel Ricciardo terms Sebastian Vettel as 'passion, hunger driven'
Daniel Ricciardo terms Sebastian Vettel as 'passion, hunger driven'

Following the first safety vehicle release where Vettel saw Hamilton extend his advantage, the Ferrari man seemed determined to stay with the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team driver. "Nothing happened, did it?" "But to drive next to him and hit him on objective, I have never seen anything like this". If I'm struggling, people at t...

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  • Chile feels the fatigue from its all-out play in Confed Cup
Chile feels the fatigue from its all-out play in Confed Cup

The Portuguese has scored twice and assisted another goal inn this edition of the Confed Cup so far, but this has not impressed Vidal , who has predicted that Chile will play Germany in the final of competition. In Group A , it was Portugal and Mexico who qualified. Portugal swiftly doubled their lead when Eliseu's risky low cross from th...

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  • Aussies headline on Queen's day of shocks
Aussies headline on Queen's day of shocks

Peter Fleming was "shocked" by the lack of confidence Andy Murray showed during his surprise first-round exit at Queen's Club and says Wimbledon is "wide open". It was Murray's second worst result by ranking since March 2012 and Thompson said: "I played really well". Jordan Thompson , on the other hand, is going to play against Sam Qu...

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  • Aidy Boothroyd aiming for England Under-21s to become known as winners
Aidy Boothroyd aiming for England Under-21s to become known as winners

However, Germany's fluid style can give them the edge in a tight game . With Everton's new £30m goalkeeper , Jordan Pickford, behind them and Mawson forming a formidable partnership with a rejuvenated Calum Chambers at the centre of a defence who have conceded only one goal, England can confidently approach the meeting with Germany .

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  • Kevin Durant roasts the 76ers' FEDS nickname
Kevin Durant roasts the 76ers' FEDS nickname

The 76ers selected Markelle Fultz with the first overall pick in the National Basketball Association draft Thursday. The 2017 NBA Draft is said and done, and teams have begun crafting a game plan for the upcoming season. 1 picks to play together for the team that drafted them. That's my old home, that's culture. "We anticipate a full, health...

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  • David Griffin ends three-year run as Cleveland Cavaliers GM
David Griffin ends three-year run as Cleveland Cavaliers GM

Gilbert said in a statement Monday, June 19, 2017, that the Cavaliers will not extend Griffin's current contract when it expires June 30. Gilbert added that there would be "no announcement at this time related to new leadership of the Cavaliers basketball operations group".

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  • Dembele scores late victor as France beat England
Dembele scores late victor as France beat England

The match will be remembered for the intervention of the video assistant referee (VAR ) early in the second half after the Italian referee gave the penalty for Varane's foul on Dele Alli . Olivier Giroud had a brilliant strike ruled out for offside but France levelled on 22 minutes when Heaton could only push a Giroud header out to Samuel Umit...

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  • Leafs centre Auston Matthews wins Calder as NHL's top rookie
Leafs centre Auston Matthews wins Calder as NHL's top rookie

McDavid overcame Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky to become the third youngest victor of the prestigious Hart Trophy award. En route to reaching the century mark for the first time in his career, McDavid was one of 26 players to score 30 goals and led the league with an outstanding ...

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  • Lions back three places not decided - Gatland
Lions back three places not decided - Gatland

Meanwhile, a number of those that produced the goods against the Chiefs will hope to feature in the second and third Tests after a comfortable success. "That was my first memory of the Lions ", he said . Anthony Watson, has been lively and is a good direct, runner and finisher, but Daly and Nowell offer more footwork, more energy and more pro...

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  • AB De Villiers to decide his cricket future in August
AB De Villiers to decide his cricket future in August

Tom Curran added two wickets to the three he took on debut at Taunton on Friday, while leg-spinner Mason Crane claimed the prize scalp of AB de Villiers as his first global victim. However, the Proteas batsmen were unable to build on the momentum as the new members of England's bowling attack joined Malan in making their case for a regular p...

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  • Kumble steps down as India coach after fallout with captain Kohli
Kumble steps down as India coach after fallout with captain Kohli

According to reports, Kumble, whose one-year tenure was scheduled to end at the conclusion of the ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales, stayed back in England instead of travelling with the team for their next assignment in the West Indies.

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  • Germany beat Cameroon to enter Confederations Cup semis
Germany beat Cameroon to enter Confederations Cup semis

Colombian referee Wilmar Roldan called the decision back to the VAR ( Video Assistance Referee) before dismissing Mabouka, although he had to check twice after originally dismissing the wrong player. Chile are set to meet European champions Portugal in the semi-finals on June 28. Can started in central midfield for the second consecutiv...

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  • Federer to face Zverev in Halle final
Federer to face Zverev in Halle final

Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after defeating Argentina's Juan Martin Del Portro during their quarter final match at the ninth and final ATP World Tour Masters 1000 indoor tennis tournament on November 1, 2013 at the Bercy Palais-Omnisport (POPB) in Paris.

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  • LaVar Ball is already making National Basketball Association life hard for Lonzo Ball
LaVar Ball is already making National Basketball Association life hard for Lonzo Ball

We know that the goal here is to compete for championships. I think we have great young weapons around him. The way he passes the ball, you look at quarterbacks like Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers , that just have a gift. "Right now, I'm hoping [Lonzo] leads us to a couple summer league victories, and we'll take it from there", Walton responded. ...

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  • LaVar Ball loses his shirt and his mind in WWE spectacle
LaVar Ball loses his shirt and his mind in WWE spectacle

Clearly, the Ball family had some fun tonight. It was Lonzo's first appearance at Staples Center as a member of the Lakers, but the night was not about him. This is the brand LaVar developed and has his sons representing. Well, once the Ball's entered the ring, it got interesting. Dean Ambrose interrupted and put an anticlimactic end to the s...

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  • Bucks guard Brogdon voted Rookie of the Year
Bucks guard Brogdon voted Rookie of the Year

Despite playing almost the same number of minutes per game in 2016-17 (35.6) as he did in 2015-16 (35.3), Antetokounmpo increased his scoring average from 16.9 points per game, to 22.9 points per game this season. Malcolm Brogdon of the Milwaukee Bucks will learn Monday night if he's been voted the NBA's Rookie of the Year. He also made a litt...

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