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Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid stint

Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid stint To this date, neither the Spanish tax authorities, nor the public prosecutor have contacted Jose Mourinho or his advisers, who were hired for the inspection process. It was not immediately possible to reach Di Maria's representatives for a comment. Last week , Cristiano Ronaldo was accused by prosecutors in Spain of defrauding Spanish authorities of $16.4 million in tax between 2011 and 2... [Full Article...]

Lakers draft Lonzo Ball with the second pick of the NBA Draft

Lakers draft Lonzo Ball with the second pick of the NBA Draft After much posturing, the Lakers have finally selected UCLA star point guard Lonzo Ball with the second overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft . The L.A. Pelinka rhapsodized about Ball's passing skills, comparing the teenager to Steve Nash, Jason Kidd, Magic himself - and even Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers. [Full Article...]

Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards As such, the latest entry in the ice hockey series aims to "deliver the speed of today's young NHL stars". During the 2017 NHL Awards it was revealed that Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid would be claiming the cover this year, which many hockey fans will agree is an appropriate choice for the spot. [Full Article...]

Stan Kroenke 'tells Hector Bellerin to stay at Arsenal'

Stan Kroenke 'tells Hector Bellerin to stay at Arsenal' Barca have set an amount of €30 million (£26.4m) for the players services, but with Arsenal having hold of one their key targets, Hector Bellerin , the north-London club have a degree of leverage, leaving the La Liga giants more open to offers for their man. [Full Article...]

Spain court calls Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

Spain court calls Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case Now, it's not a surprise that an offer hasn't come in. Ronaldo is with Portugal at the FIFA Confederations Cup in Russian Federation and has not said anything about his future since the A Bola story was published. Since the beginning of 2017, the forward has been absolutely relentless, scoring 32 goals and distributing seven in 32 games for both Real Madrid and Portugal. [Full Article...]

76ers make Fultz first pick in NBA Draft

76ers make Fultz first pick in NBA Draft After banking on being selected by the Los Angeles Lakers at second overall, Ball got his wish to stay home on the West Coast. During the first round of the Draft on Thursday 16 freshmen were chosen setting a new record. Unfortunately for Fultz, the post will live on forever, as it was screenshotted by many users. Washington's Markelle Fultz , right, poses for a photo with NBA Commiss... [Full Article...]

Jorge Mas Becomes Bidder To Purchase Marlins

Jorge Mas Becomes Bidder To Purchase Marlins A person familiar with the negotiations said Derek Jeter has told the Miami Marlins he still doesn't have the necessary money to buy the team but is close . Mas along with New York Yankees great Derek Jeter and a second group including Tagg Romney and Tom Glavine are vying for ownership of the Marlins. [Full Article...]

Oasis song tribute planned ahead of France-England friendly

Oasis song tribute planned ahead of France-England friendly France went into the lead through a pair of defenders, though, with Samuel Umtiti and Djibril Sidibe scoring in the 22nd and 43rd minutes, before Kane's penalty in the 48th. "We need to see the reality of where we are, and you have got to test yourself against the best otherwise it can mask where you are as a team". The clash witnessed the trial of a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) by world gover... [Full Article...]

Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick

A week ago, Patrick said he was looking forward to getting the draft over and done with as well. At this moment, the Flyers' development system appears to be short on offense, so look for Philadelphia to go after more scoring when Round 2 picks up Saturday morning at the United Center in Chicago . [Full Article...]

Ronaldo ready to pay $16.39 million in Spanish tax fraud case

Paris Saint-Germain player Angel Di Maria has accepted a one-year prison sentence and will pay a total of €2 million in back-taxes and fines for committing tax fraud in Spain , according to media reports. The document formalizing the deal between the parties said that Di Maria used a company in Panama to avoid tax. The 29-year-old moved to PSG from Manchester United in 2015, having joine... [Full Article...]

Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft

Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft But a wonderful night for freshman wasn't great for all of them. Also tonight, Sacramento dealt the 10th pick to Portland, which used it to acquire Gonzaga big man Zach Collins. But no matter what, no one can take from LaVar Ball that he essentially willed his son into becoming the starting point guard of the Lakers, which is a pretty awesome thing to do. [Full Article...]

I thought I was done, Rafael Nadal reveals his hidden thought

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Aegon Championships on doctors' advice in order to rest before Wimbledon . He said: "This tournament, I have been playing great during the whole event since the beginning. However, the most important thing is being one of the top four seeds (especially with Roger Federer's seed now unknown) and it is unlikely he loses that distinction. [Full Article...]

Flames acquire defenceman Travis Hamonic, picks in trade with Islanders

You hate paying the price. "I think he's going to fit good with us". As a result, the Flames had been reportedly exploring several different options to shore up their top four defensive group. The one question mark surrounding him was his injury history. Hamonic, 26, registered three goals and 11 assists for 14 points and 60 penalty minutes in 49 games with the Islanders this past season. [Full Article...]

Gatland looking for Lions to turn tables on Chiefs

Gatland looking for Lions to turn tables on Chiefs The bulk of the side that ground the Maori All Blacks into submission on Saturday will now head the queue to face Steve Hansen's New Zealand this weekend. We could go that way, we could potentially change and do that during the match as well. "To pull on that Lions jersey and take on the Chiefs is a prospect that we've got to get excited about". [Full Article...]

LaVar Ball celebrates after Lonzo Ball selected by Lakers

When the Lakers were awarded the second overall pick at the draft lottery in May, the story that LaVar had written appeared to have come true, and when the Lakers picked Lonzo at the draft, his prediction finally became reality. "Right now, I'm hoping (Lonzo) leads us to a couple of summer league victories, and we'll take it from there". "We feel like Lonzo is a transcendent talent", Pelin... [Full Article...]

Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft The Golden Knights were required to take at least one player from each team and a minimum of 14 forwards , nine defencemen and three goaltenders in the expansion draft. "The people of Las Vegas are going to be happy with what we did". The Devils also have a second pick in the fifth round as part of the package that brought 22-year-old Swiss defenseman Mirco Mueller, a former first-round dra... [Full Article...]

Di Maria agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud

Di Maria agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud According to media reports Ronaldo is unsettled at Real because he believes the European champion did not back him as fully as he had hoped in his dispute with the taxman. The prosecutor said Ronaldo used shell company in the Virgin Islands to cheat on his taxes. It released a statement saying: "To this date, neither the Spanish tax authorities, nor the public prosecutor has contacted Jose... [Full Article...]

Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths Things escalated from there, and Osorio ultimately apologized later for his part in the situation. After the draw with Portugal , Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio made eight changes against New Zealand , a plan that initially backfired before his side recovered after the break. [Full Article...]

Marin Cilic vs. Feliciano Lopez 2017 Aegon Championships Final Pick, Odds, Prediction

Marin Cilic vs. Feliciano Lopez 2017 Aegon Championships Final Pick, Odds, Prediction Lopez, who lost the 2014 final to Dimitrov, took nearly two and a half hours to progress with a 7-6 (7-5) 6-7 (1-7) 7-5 victory that lasted deep into the evening in London . His conversion of break points (two of 13) was disappointing but proof that Cilic's return game, against one of the game's best servers, is also in fine fettle. [Full Article...]

Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball Hall of Fame basketball player Magic Johnson , who is new president of basketball operations for the Lakers , said last month that he would not let such controversies dissuade the team from picking Lonzo Ball and held true to his world in Thursday's draft. [Full Article...]


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