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

Ronaldo's willingness to leave Real Madrid and Spain has been partially blamed on his being chased by the tax man. Sweden star Emil Forsberg believes Victor Lindelof's move to Manchester United is great news for Swedish football and has backed his compatriot to do well in England.

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  • Check out the scorching hot WAG of US Open champion Brooks Koepka
Check out the scorching hot WAG of US Open champion Brooks Koepka

After Brooks walked off the 18th green, his girlfriend Jena Sims was waiting to embrace the 2017 U.S. Open Champion. The relationship between Koepka and Sims was fairly unknown before the major championship in Wisconsin. But the blunder had already attracted widespread attention. Jenna Sims did not comment on the mishap but she did share a ...

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  • Cyborg vs. Anderson Booked For UFC 214 Title Bout, de Randamie Stripped
Cyborg vs. Anderson Booked For UFC 214 Title Bout, de Randamie Stripped

Despite reports surfacing of the fight between Cyborg and Anderson being all but done at UFC 214 , de Randamie refutes that fact, saying she had no idea she was being stripped of the title. "Cyborg"(17-1), who has always been considered the best female featherweight in the world, has not fought since September of a year ago, when she destroyed Li...

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  • Celtics unlikely to trade for Bulls star Jimmy Butler
Celtics unlikely to trade for Bulls star Jimmy Butler

Surely, the Celtics must be coming for Butler next, right? Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge hasn't built his trove of future assets while also building an Eastern Conference finalist by taking the short play. There is plenty of belief within the league and the Bulls organization that the Celtics are poised to use the No. 3 p...

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  • Rangers launch Europa League campaign against Progres Niederkorn of Luxembourg
Rangers launch Europa League campaign against Progres Niederkorn of Luxembourg

The Scottish sides were in the pot for the first qualifying round draw after finishing third and fourth in the Premiership last season, with runners- up Aberdeen going straight into the second round draw. The Welsh champions were drawn at home for the first leg, with the fixture set to take place on the 27/28 June. If Pedro Caixinha's men pro...

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  • Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev to win light heavy rematch
Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev to win light heavy rematch

Andre Ward says he's determined to beat Sergey Kovalev during their rematch tonight (June 17), after Kovalev circulated a racist meme on social media. "I looked back at the fight and I thought, dude, you just gave away some rounds". That seems highly unlikely with there being zero incentive for Ward to take a third fight and particul...

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  • NHL Draft Projections: Fleury and Neal to Vegas
NHL Draft Projections: Fleury and Neal to Vegas

All 30 existing rosters will freeze beginning at this time. There's also an "expansion draft signing moratorium" for everyone except Vegas, but the trade freeze is most likely to generate some interesting moments today. Marchessault is a free agent after this coming season. They will identify the best asset on each team they can select. We know t...

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  • Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup
Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

Portugal's next game in the Confederations Cup is against hosts Russian Federation on Wednesday before the European champions conclude Group A against New Zealand on Saturday. The score was 1-1 at half-time, as Javier Hernandez responded from close range after Ricardo Quaresma had opened the scoring, but the highlight of the first half was the...

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  • Logjam at the top of the board
Logjam at the top of the board

Unfortunately for McIlroy , he might well be doing just that on Friday afternoon, the 28-year-old following an eagle on the second - where he drove the green on the 330-yard par four - with four bogeys and double bogeys on the 15th and 17th.

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  • 4-Way Tie For 1st Place After 2 Rounds of US Open
4-Way Tie For 1st Place After 2 Rounds of US Open

Rose was also vulnerable at two over, a score that left him one shot outside the cut line with Friday's later starters still to tee off. The last six majors have crowned first-time champions and that trend looks poised to continue at Erin Hills where you have to look way down the leaderboard to 19th before finding a major victor in U.S.

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  • Arsenal handed tough start to new Premier League season
Arsenal handed tough start to new Premier League season

According to the defender, who also played for Manchester United , part of the reason behind the struggles Arsenal have faced in the last decade is the fact Arsene Wenger is too loyal to players, and will stick behind them even if they deserve to be dropped and aren't necessarily playing well.

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  • De'Aaron Fox Wanted to
De'Aaron Fox Wanted to "Shut LaVar Ball Up"

Former UCLA star Lonzo Ball wrote a letter thanking his father LaVar Ball for The Players' Tribune . "There's nobody else that we need to workout for." last May 16, the 19-year old point guard is considering other teams in the lottery.

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  • FIFA targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia
FIFA targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia

The Confederations Cup will take place on June 17 to July 2. Zenit's soccer player Aleksandr Kerzhakov holds white colored and blue eyes 1, 5 years old cat named Achilles at a news conference in St. Action is due to begin tomorrow with Russian Federation taking on New Zealand in Saint Petersburg. But as always, the host nation gets an opportun...

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  • Hamilton wins F1 Canadian GP, picks up points on Vettel
Hamilton wins F1 Canadian GP, picks up points on Vettel

With a much sought after win, Lewis Hamilton has closed the gap between him and Vettel down to just 12 points. "It was really down to the team, great minds working together, communicating". "It was tough I was defending the whole race and we weren't that quick to be honest". Hamilton led from pole to flag in a flawless race but significantly ...

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  • Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History
Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History

At 31, Nadal might have time to add to his French Open tally. The American-Czech pair defeated unseeded Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua of Australia 6-2, 6-1 for their third successive major title. He's been the favorite throughout the tournament, as he's only ever lost two matches on the clay of the French Open . "He's the best player ev...

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  • Unwanted by Chelsea, Diego Costa shines with Spain
Unwanted by Chelsea, Diego Costa shines with Spain

Costa's future at Chelsea , who he joined from Atletico Madrid in 2014, remains uncertain after the Spain global told reporters last week that Antonio Conte sent him a message to inform him he no longer fits into the Blues manager's plans for next season.

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  • Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title
Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

In 2012, LeBron James sought out Kevin Durant after the Miami Heat had wrapped up a 4-1 NBA Finals series win over the Oklahoma City Thunder . Newly minted Warriors star Kevin Durant , who scored 39 points in the game , was named the Finals most valuable player (MVP). Not to mention a healthy one after his 2016 injuries.

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  • Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far
Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far

The Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and '98 were the last champion to defend their title. Regardless, the score would still have been 1-0 Nashville and the fluky goal by Patric Hornqvist would have tied the game at 1-1. He wasn't known as the Next One or Sid the Kid yet, but he did escort the Dartmouth Subways to the final, only to lose 6-2 in the ...

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  • Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination
Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

While that's certainly better than sliding backwards, it may be a while before the average Cleveland fans have the luxury of considering $459 for a ticket for a Game 6, if Necessary. He's going to make shots. One of the fans watching the players go through their pregame routines was Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. We're healthy, we g...

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

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was assessed a technical foul in the first half, but the broadcast and crowd thought it was given to Green. "After looking at the video, I did not verbalize to the table, and looking at the video, I should have done a better job of making sure that the table knew the technical foul was on Kerr", said Goble.

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  • Murray, Wawrinka make French Open last 16
Murray, Wawrinka make French Open last 16

A frustrated Del Potro stood at the net for a while between the interval. Murray and Del Potro contested a couple of epic matches in 2016, with the Brit winning in four sets in the Olympic final in Brazil and the Argentine winning over five hours in the Davis Cup semi-finals.

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  • Alexis Sanchez completes move from Arsenal to Manchester City?
Alexis Sanchez completes move from Arsenal to Manchester City?

He provided a super assist for wing-back Mauricio Isla to net the opener in a 1-1 draw with Russian Federation on Friday. That would include a €40 million (£35 million) fee paid to Arsenal and a salary worth €15 million (£13.2 million) per season over a four-year deal until 2021.

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  • Seager gets walk-off double in Dodgers' 5-4 win over Reds
Seager gets walk-off double in Dodgers' 5-4 win over Reds

Bellinger hit his second home run of the game with one out off reliever Austin Brice. Iglesias walked Chase Utley on six pitches, forcing home a run and closing the gap to 7-5. The Dodgers (5) and Phillies (2) combined for seven home runs on April. 29, and the Dodgers (4) and Cubs (3) did the same on May 28, both Dodgers wins.

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  • Lakers owner, LeBron James' business manager have met several times
Lakers owner, LeBron James' business manager have met several times

But thanks to an Uninterrupted video in which James, Draymond Green , 2 Chainz and others hang out in a barbershop, we got inside just how the megastar felt about Gilbert ripping him. Me going back is more of a bigger picture, and more about all these kids, all these people who need inspiration and need a way to get out. And I believe I'm that w...

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  • Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup
Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup

Nashville coach Peter Laviolette was pretty unhappy about it following the game . "A lot of times we'll go back and look at a few things that we can do better after every game on a practice day or an off day", center Colton Sissons said.

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  • Sale win 7th straight decision; Red Sox beat Tigers 11-3
Sale win 7th straight decision; Red Sox beat Tigers 11-3

Sale's teams have scored a combined seven runs in those games, and his opponent has been even better. "They've given me some fits over the years". The Tigers had the third-worst ERA of any Major League Baseball team from the seventh inning on coming into Saturday's game.

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  • Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof
Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof

The Pittsburgh Penguins center is one win away from captaining his team to its second Stanley Cup in a row, and third during his career. However, he made a decision to return the favor for his team, and offer up a gift of his own for his Penguins .

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  • Yankees push back Tanaka's next start to Monday night
Yankees push back Tanaka's next start to Monday night

NY has won three straight, outscoring rivals Boston and Baltimore 25-3 over the last three nights. Holliday hit a three-run homer in the fourth and Judge added a two-run double in the fifth. An extra day is not going to hurt him. "We're giving him smaller bits and pieces, it's kind of what you do with young players", Girardi said. "(Pitching co...

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  • Wilson could return for Predators in Game 5 of Cup Final
Wilson could return for Predators in Game 5 of Cup Final

With no goals in his last six games, someone asked Kessel if he was exhausted. Even Ron Hainsey chipped in with a goal. Asked twice Tuesday if he planned on reevaluating his goaltending situation after Matt Murray allowed eight goals in Nashville, Sullivan stressed "we haven't lost games because of our goaltending".

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  • Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever
Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever

James knows his team have to play a flawless game on Friday or else they will be on the wrong end of a historic playoff run. "You can tell, he knows this is his moment". "All I was looking at was the bottom of the net", Durant said. "I saw he (James) was playing his heels behind the 3-point line". I've been working on that shot my whole life.

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  • Durant, Warriors rally to beat Cavs 118-113
Durant, Warriors rally to beat Cavs 118-113

Force them into outside shots if you can. "I mean, just hits an unbelievable game victor, just comes down in transition, that only Kevin Durant can hit". That's definitely in full effect. we're all fully aware. "So we made enough plays tonight to still win the ballgame, but they made a couple more". "That's what they did".

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  • Watch Tennessee sprinter Christian Coleman's dominating NCAA record 100-meter sprint
Watch Tennessee sprinter Christian Coleman's dominating NCAA record 100-meter sprint

As the athletics world begins to ponder life without Usain Bolt, U.S. sprinter Christian Coleman offered hope of a bright future when the 21-year-old University of Tennessee runner became the ninth fastest man over 100 meters, posting 9.82 at the NCAA championships in OR on Wednesday.

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  • Mariners sign shortstop Jean Segura to five-year contract extension
Mariners sign shortstop Jean Segura to five-year contract extension

The Mariners acquired Segura on November 23, 2016 from Arizona with outfielder Mitch Haniger and reliever Zac Curtis in a trade for pitcher Taijuan Walker and infielder Ketel Marte . Since the start of the 2016 season, Segura ranks fourth in the major leagues in hits (265) and fifth in batting average (.324). Segura spent his first season in...

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  • Lions and Auckland Blues fans clash in New Zealand tour warm-up match
Lions and Auckland Blues fans clash in New Zealand tour warm-up match

Player ratingsBritish and Irish Lions: Leigh Halfpenny 6, Jack Nowell 4, Jared Payne 6, Robbie Henshaw 5, Elliot Daly 5, Dan Biggar 6, Rhys Webb 8, Jack McGrath 7, Ken Owens 7, Dan Cole 6, Maro Itoje 6, Courtney Lawes 7, James Haskell 5, Justin Tipuric 5, CJ Stander 7.

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  • ABC is off and running with NBA Finals
ABC is off and running with NBA Finals

Durant's scoring has taken pressure off Stephen Curry and allowed the Warriors to withstand Cleveland runs so well that they haven't trailed after the first quarter in either game. James remains confident he can still add a fourth championship to his resume, but he also knows it won't be easy. The Cavaliers don't have that luxury.

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  • Matt Murray: Pens' G Matt Murray loses; Cup Final tied 2-2
Matt Murray: Pens' G Matt Murray loses; Cup Final tied 2-2

It was his first goal in the Final since 2009, but it wasn't almost enough. Gaudreau's goal was his third of the series. A quick video review confirmed that the puck did cross the line. He was so good on Monday night, he may have even played himself back into the Conn Smythe conversation. And Mayor of Nashville Megan Barry tapped into public ...

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  • Inspirational Djokovic key to my tennis return - Andre Agassi
Inspirational Djokovic key to my tennis return - Andre Agassi

Agassi , an eight-time Grand Slam victor retired in 2006 and since then, he has kept himself away from the game. For me, this is - I do it on my own time, I do it on my own dime, my own money, I don't want anything, I don't need anything. "Everything that he said is completely true, so it's completely his decision", he said. We don't have anything ...

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  • Pakistan lose Riaz for Champions Trophy
Pakistan lose Riaz for Champions Trophy

After Wahab Riaz's ankle injury , Pakistan have named 25-year-old left-arm pacer Rumman Raees as his replacement. "A scan has confirmed that Wahab Riaz suffered a deltoid ligament complex after an eversion injury mechanism whilst bowling during the India vs Pakistan match on June 4th", said a statement from PCB.

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  • Real Madrid Reject £52M Bid From Manchester United For Alvaro Morata
Real Madrid Reject £52M Bid From Manchester United For Alvaro Morata

Juventus would also be keen to take back Morata, but the Italian champions are unwilling to buy back their former player for at least double the amount they received from Madrid last summer, when the striker returned home for a cut-price €30m.

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  • Crosby has no time for Subban's games in Stanley Cup Final
Crosby has no time for Subban's games in Stanley Cup Final

But the Finnish star has had help from a Predators offence that has outshot Pittsburgh by a 97-67 margin over the first three games of the series. Nashville Predators goalie Juuse Saros, second from right, of Finland, and Predators goaltending coach Ben Vanderklok, left, pose for a photo with Canadian hockey broadcaster Don Cherry, center, duri...

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: New Zealand-Australia match abandoned due to rain
Champions Trophy 2017: New Zealand-Australia match abandoned due to rain

A fascinating battle is on the cards between the veteran batsmen of both teams and the match between two teams are also technically sound cool which will be lead by captains. Alongside Ross Taylor (46), he put on 99 for the third wicket. Along with Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson , who scored a masterful 100 off just 97 balls, Ronchi went on th...

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  • Kleist dominates in relief as Oregon tops Baylor 7-4 in WCWS
Kleist dominates in relief as Oregon tops Baylor 7-4 in WCWS

Oklahoma pitcher Paige Parker picked up the win, giving up two runs on five hits while striking out four Ducks in five innings of work. OR will have to beat Florida twice to earn a spot in the best-of-three championship series that is scheduled to get under way Monday night.

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  • Real Madrid beat Malaga to secure La Liga title
Real Madrid beat Malaga to secure La Liga title

The Spain global started as Real Madrid dispatched Malaga by two goals to one sealing their 33rd La Liga title triumph in the process, the club's first in five years. "We know the Cardiff final will be very hard but for now we will enjoy our first La Liga title in five years". Barcelona , who won the La Liga last season, were also presen...

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  • LeBron's brilliance not enough in Game 2 loss to Warriors
LeBron's brilliance not enough in Game 2 loss to Warriors

Steph Curry also had a good night. Curry battled the effects of a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee, suffered during the first round of the playoffs and felt through the NBA Finals. And just for good measure, Klay Thompson chose to wake up, adding 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting. They were 18-of-43 from long distance in Game 2. ...

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  • Gibson out, Bernier makes 1st playoff start in net for Ducks
Gibson out, Bernier makes 1st playoff start in net for Ducks

They're a good team. From the opening face-off, the intensity was palpable. Sissons led the rush as the five Ducks players converged on the puck. Just 81 seconds into the contest, Austin Watson's shot deflected off of Ducks defenseman Brandon Montour and past Bernier to give the Predators a 1-0 on their first shot of the game after a Duck...

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  • Tiger Woods filmed struggling with breath test in jail
Tiger Woods filmed struggling with breath test in jail

He initially told the officer he was coming from Los Angeles for a golf trip before changing his story and saying he didn't know where he was. In the video above, Woods can be seen slurring his speech while answering questions at the Palm Beach County Jail, and moving sluggishly.

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  • Sheffield Wednesday favourite celebrates with Cristiano Ronaldo after Champions League victory
Sheffield Wednesday favourite celebrates with Cristiano Ronaldo after Champions League victory

Bale, who has been recovering from a niggling ankle injury, got 13 minutes as a substitute after replacing Karim Benzema up front. Here's a look at the key stats that reveal why Cristiano Ronaldo is such a prolific footballer and Real Madrid such a dominant side.

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  • Two-goal Ronaldo fires Real to 12th European title
Two-goal Ronaldo fires Real to 12th European title

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the opening goal in the 20th minute, but Juventus answered minutes later with a stunning goal from Mario Mandzukic to make it 1-1 at halftime. "It was a good choice by the coach and I'm very happy". "I'm happy here, it's my dream to be here, we've just won the Champions League and I'm not thinking about anything othe...

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  • Predators rout Penguins in front of raucous home crowd
Predators rout Penguins in front of raucous home crowd

He has one goal in 11 playoff games. Murray made 31 saves in that span as the Predators consistently dictated play. ABOUT THE PREDATORS (53-34-9-4, 45-43 O/U): Although coach Peter Laviolette "politely" reiterated Friday that he and his coaching staff do not publicly discuss lineup changes, Rinne likely will be in net for Game 3 despite being ...

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  • Marlins' Volquez throwing no-hitter through 6 versus Arizona
Marlins' Volquez throwing no-hitter through 6 versus Arizona

The no-hitter was the Marlins' first since Henderson Alvarez was on the mound for a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on September 29, 2013. So was Yordano Ventura , the Kansas City pitcher who was killed in a auto crash in the Dominican Republic in January.

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