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Ronaldo set for July court date in tax fraud case

Mourinho now coaches Manchester United . But, that he is happy to wait another season and continue to grow in Ligue 1. The episode may cost Real Madrid their star winger as Ronaldo feels hard done by the apparent excessive force with which the complaint has been dealt with. Read More »

Mourinho accused of £3.3mn tax fraud in Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo was recently put under the spotlight by authorities, leading to the Ballon d'Or holder wanting to quit Real Madrid . This all seems like it is coming to a situation where Real kindly throw a few million at the tax man to make it all go away. Read More »

Ronaldo, Hernandez and VAR give the Confederations Cup the spectacle it needed

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The 32-year-old assisted Ricardo Quaresma in putting Portugal ahead on 34 minutes before Javier Hernandez equalised with a low header for Mexico . "We are calm and we have to think about the next game". It was, of course, the right decision, but it also necessitated going back a few phases in the buildup to find the initial infringement for offside. Read More »

Boston Celtics trade number one pick to Philadephia 76ers

Philadelphia will pair Fultz, a high-scoring point guard out of the University of Washington , with Ben Simmons , last year's No. 1 overall pick who missed the entire season with a foot injury . The Suns then traded in a three-team deal in February 2015. Boston holds the third pick after trading down in the draft in a deal with Philadelphia. Read More »

Celtics, 76ers complete swap of first, 3rd draft picks

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But the Sixers undoubtedly view their successful trade with the Celtics in which the Sixers have nabbed the No. 1 overall pick from Boston, as their biggest one yet. He shot 47.6 percent, averaged along with 5.9 assists, 5.7 rebounds and 1.6 steals over 25 games during his freshman season with the Huskies, who posted a 9-22 record. Read More »

Pau Gasol will reportedly decline option, wants to stay with Spurs

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Gasol averaged 12.4 points and 7.8 rebounds while shooting at a 50 percent clip from the field in his first season with the Spurs. Lee would stand to make $2.3 million with the option. The move frees up much needed cap space for San Antonio and gives the Spurs more financial flexibility headed into the summer free agency period. Read More »

Conor McGregor v. Floyd Mayweather officially on for Aug 26

Mayweather announced the fight on his Instagram account with graphic saying "IT'S OFFICIAL!", showing pictures of both fighters and listing Las Vegas as the location. The fight will be televised on pay-per-view on Showtime and would likely gross tens of millions of dollars. Mayweather will reportedly be paid over 100 million USA dollars for the contest, which will be broadcast on pay-per-view networks across the world. Read More »

Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez 'not contemplating' Cristiano Ronaldo exit

According to the Daily Mail , Italy's Tuttosport reports that Jose Mourinho's club will offer £183 million (about $234 million) for the 32-year-old Portuguese forward that would include other exchanges. A statement issued by the section for economic crimes of Madrid's provincial state prosecutor's office said its investigations indicated that Mourinho committed two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012. Read More »

Real Madrid CF president Perez plays down rumors of Cristiano Ronaldo's exit

Perez said he could understood why Ronaldo had been upset after he was accused last week of tax fraud. And Perez vigorously backed the Portugal skipper, claiming he will be cleared of tax charges against his name and dismissing suggestions Ronaldo's desire to leave could be remedied by the club picking up any potential fine. Read More »

Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

Ronaldo is now on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation which ends on July 2. Jose Mourinho has been accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutors. yet", the midfielder said when asked about a potential move to Manchester United by Globoesporte. Other big names in football have been accused of tax fraud in Spain recently. Read More »

Sixers Trade For First Overall Pick In 2017 NBA Draft

Jo Jo seems pretty pumped about it. Barring any other changes before Thursday, the first four spots in this year's draft order would mirror the first-four from last year: Philadelphia at No. The Celtics move down to number three and also land a "favorably-protected" future first round pick. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Washington's Markelle Fultz appears to be the clear choice at No. Read More »

Bayern Munich deny interest in Ronaldo

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The Portuguese star wants out of Real Madrid after the club distanced themselves from his tax probe. On the eve of the authoritative edition of "La Gazzetta dello Sport " reported about the interest of the coach of Bayern, Carlo Ancelotti and the signing of Ronaldo. Read More »

Infantino Defends VAR At Confederations Cup

One "clear error" might be overturned every four or five games, Federation Internationale de Football Association head of refereeing Massimo Busacca suggested a year ago. It took about 30 seconds for the decision to be announced. "The VAR tests during this Confederations Cup are also helping us to improve the processes and fine-tune communication". Read More »

PGA Tour to start blood testing next season

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Urine testing is the PGA Tour's current method for drug-testing and it still plans to use urine samples for the vast majority of its tests next season. The Tour's prohibited list will now include all substances and methods currently on the World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited list of Substances and Methods. Read More »

Macron's party wins majority in parliamentary polls

France's far left has performed better that the far right. It rejects reforms to the labor market that are at the heart of Macron's plans to modernize France . The party's leader, Jean-Christophe Cambadelis, immediately stood down. The rout of the Socialist Party is irrevocable. The party of former president François Hollande lost about 200 seats, leaving them with around 46, and the conservative Republicans ended up with about 115 seats. Read More »

76ers trade for No. 1 overall pick in Thursday's draft

The Celtics agreed to terms with Philadelphia last night on a trade that will send the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday's National Basketball Association draft to the Sixers in exchange for this year's third overall pick and a protected 2018 Lakers first-round pick. Read More »

Durant carries Warriors home and leaves with NBA Finals MVP Award

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The 2017 National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors have not yet decided if they will visit the White House to celebrate their title. "She's seen how I come home after losses and how tough I take it ... it feels good to see it come full circle", he said. "I just wanted to lay it all out there". Read More »

Lakers won't give up number two pick, Brandon Ingram for Paul George

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Philadelphia recently hosted Fultz and are big fans of what he could provide to their young, rebuilding roster, which made the deal a no-brainer for them according to Kevin O'Connor of the Ringer . Giving the Pacers a heads-up about how you plan to not sign with them so that they can scramble to find a solution doesn't seem that helpful for the team, but it's certainly better than George leaving them for nothing. Read More »

Kovalev Gets Shafted by Ward and the Referee Again!

As the sixth and seventh round got underway, Kovalev seemed to slow down just a bit, which was part of the problem he suffered in the first fight as well as his output and volume of punches landed diminished with each passing minute. This time I will not be empty - Ward will be fighting Krusher. That meant Ward was the light heavyweight champion.Few moments in sports are more stark or dramatic. Read More »

Nordtveit leaves West Ham for Hoffenheim

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The defensive midfielder has penned a five-year deal with the German side, keeping him at the club until June 2022. "I would like to thank Havard for his commitment and hard work last season", Bilic said. Hoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann added: "We've found someone who gives us plenty more options in our game". Nordtveit made his debut for the London club in the Europa League last July and made 21 appearances in total. Read More »