• Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

Reports have since suggested that Ronaldo may have chose to leave Real Madrid amid claims he is angry at his treatment by Spanish authorities and that Portugal has launched its own tax fraud probe into the world's highest paid athlete. "The Spanish Government in turn, through the Tax Department, issued a certificate in which it attested that he...

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  • Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud
Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano , among others, have already been convicted. A Spanish state prosecutor accused former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho of tax fraud worth €3.3 million (NZ$5.09 million) in unpaid taxes on Tuesday (Wednesday NZ Time).

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  • Edmonton Oilers: Mixed Opinions on New Adidas Jerseys
Edmonton Oilers: Mixed Opinions on New Adidas Jerseys

The jerseys are actually not that bad, and thanks to the red stripe, they differ enough from the exact same color scheme as West Point's athletic teams. Devils fans were more upset than anybody, it seemed, even though the only major difference from New Jersey's old jerseys was getting rid of the stripes on the bottom.

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  • Former First-Round Pick CB Justin Gilbert Receives One-Year Suspension
Former First-Round Pick CB Justin Gilbert Receives One-Year Suspension

Expected to be a quality addition to the Browns secondary when he was drafted in 2014, Gilbert's professional career is now in jeopardy due to the combination of suspensions and poor on-field production. Cleveland traded him to the Steelers before the 2016 regular season and played sparingly before being released in February. A former first-round...

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  • Danny Ainge hints that the Celtics weren't going to take Markelle Fultz
Danny Ainge hints that the Celtics weren't going to take Markelle Fultz

Josh Jackson from Kansas and Jayson Tatum from Duke are the current front-runners to be taken third overall. It was agreed to in principle at that point, with the last holdup being the customary league approval on the terms. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abu...

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  • Tennessee man: Fugitive inmates surrendered without a word
Tennessee man: Fugitive inmates surrendered without a word

Rowe and Dubose are accused of killing two Georgia prison guards on a bus before fleeing in a stolen truck earlier this week, prompting a massive manhunt. Deputies spotted the vehicle and chased it for 20 miles (32 kilometers) at high-speed, Tennessee Highway Patrol spokesman Lt. Bill Miller said. Rutherford County Sheriff Michael Fitzhugh said...

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  • Eddie Lacy passes his latest weigh-in, cashes in
Eddie Lacy passes his latest weigh-in, cashes in

The Seahawks have put together roughly seven formal weigh ins for Lacy , which were inserted into his contract. Lacy had a Monday deadline to be at 250 pounds or less. "Challenges. As a competitor, you want to be challenged", Lacy said of the weigh-ins, per of ESPN .com. If Lacy maintains the same commitment towards rushing the ball a...

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  • Harry Kane hails
Harry Kane hails "fantastic" England character

Meanwhile, England captain Harry Kane has described his last-gasp equaliser that broke Scotland's hearts as the greatest moment of his career so far. Marcus Rashford will fill a similar position to that he is used to at Manchester United when lining up for England against Scotland . Griffiths has already spent time in England , afte...

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  • Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco
Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

But Green was listed as the recipient of the first-quarter technical on the official scoresheet, leading Cavs coach Tyronn Lue to question the officials during the game. Those two dozen three-pointers were six more than they made in any other game this season, including the playoffs. Officials John Goble and Mike Callahan explained that they ...

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  • After postponement, Nadal, Djokovic try to set semi in Paris
After postponement, Nadal, Djokovic try to set semi in Paris

I think last couple of games I was just playing really, really well". On the cusp of 28, Bacsinszky has been through enough to have some perspective, and she spoke thoughtfully about the privilege she feels as an elite tennis player. Ostapenko said: "In some moments I felt a little bit tight because it was already the semi-final". Neither You...

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  • Kerr cracks that old-timers would kill Warriors
Kerr cracks that old-timers would kill Warriors

Jackson coached the Warriors for three seasons from 2011-14 and led the team into the postseason in each of his last two seasons. Julius Erving says the '83 Sixers would've beaten the Warriors . Per ESPN's Marc J. Spears , Kerr said Jackson made the Warriors a "great defensive team" prior to his arrival. That wasn't the case back then. "I saw...

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  • Sale struggles, but Marrero hits 2 HRs to lift Red Sox
Sale struggles, but Marrero hits 2 HRs to lift Red Sox

Upon returning to Chicago to face the White Sox for the first time in a Red Sox uniform, Boston left-hander Chris Sale put up his worst game of the year. "I don't think it has to do with any sort of trade rumors, " Hahn said. Quintana is coming off his worst outing of the year, allowing 8 runs in 4.1 innings at Arizona.

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  • Crosby scores, Malkin shoots yet Penguins lose 4-1 to Preds
Crosby scores, Malkin shoots yet Penguins lose 4-1 to Preds

Will Pittsburgh press under the pressure of knowing that if they drop Game 5, their destiny may be determined? He streaked in on a breakaway and beat Matt Murray on his glove side with a laser-like wrist shot. And if Rinne can keep this up - and the Predators can continue to get depth scoring from the unlikeliest sources - the Penguins won't ha...

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  • Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout
Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout

News that the pain and headaches that kept the coach away from the team for the first 43 games of last season had returned in April shocked fans in the Bay Area, where Kerr is a beloved figure. "Playing with a lot of energy". "They're obviously trying to make a few other guys make some plays". Rebounds - C 41 (James 11), GS 53 ( Durant 13).

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  • Sports world reacts to Scooter Gennett's four-homer game
Sports world reacts to Scooter Gennett's four-homer game

Baltimore trailed 4-1 after six innings and 5-3 in the ninth before coming back. It was his 19th start of the season and his sixth in the outfield. "We were going to plan on it around December, but I have 30 first cousins and it would have been a huge wedding and a lot of stuff to worry about, and she didn't want that", Gennett said .

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  • Ocean Unfriends Team New Zealand In America's Cup
Ocean Unfriends Team New Zealand In America's Cup

As the clock in Bermuda ticks towards midnight, the Team New Zealand shore crew will be up against it to try and get the boat back on the water as soon as possible. He's struggled for speed on his 50-foot foiling catamaran and been involved in three crashes, including a spectacular one on the first day of the qualifiers that nearly sank his boa...

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  • Soccer association investigating tournament
Soccer association investigating tournament

Her family provided documents to prove she's a girl, but Springfield tournament organizers refused to reconsider the disqualification. "Even though we had an insurance card and documentation that showed she is a female". "They don't have a reason to kick the whole club out". Olympic gold medalist and Women's World Cup champion Abby Wambach - who ...

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  • New Zealand opt to field against England
New Zealand opt to field against England

The 62-run stand for the second wicket finally ended when Stokes (1-46) had Guptill caught in the slips and it was once again the partnership between Williamson and Ross Taylor (39) that kept New Zealand in the hunt. Adil Rashid (12) fell lbw to Santner despite reviewing the umpire's initial decision but thankfully for England Buttler found ...

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  • Mallya 'intends to attend' all Team India Champions Trophy matches
Mallya 'intends to attend' all Team India Champions Trophy matches

But normally what happens at the charity dinner is that someone who has bought a table is entitled to invite his guests. Mallya , who is now taking refuge in England had watched the high-octane India vs Pakistan clash on Sunday, being played at Edgbaston.

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  • Del Potro shows sporting spirit, closes on Murray clash
Del Potro shows sporting spirit, closes on Murray clash

At 1-all in the third set - del Potro took the first, then lost the second - there was the startling way Almagro paused at the baseline, placed his hands on his knees and shook his head, then fell backward onto the court. Of course, it wouldn't match the lofty standards of the best players on the ATP Tour, but with quarter-final appearances in his ...

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