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Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

On Tuesday, a Madrid prosecutor said a claim of two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012 had been filed against the Manchester United boss, who was managing Real Madrid at that time. The news comes after Real Madrid president Florentino Perez earlier this week insisted that the Spanish club had not yet received any bids for any of their players this summer. Read More »

Markelle Fultz Excited To Head To The (Insert Team Name)

No other school has done that as many times. He is a bit raw and needs to get stronger, but he's mobile, plays above the rim, can shoot the ball and sets solid screens. His PER of 8.13 was laughable from a guy touted as the most NBA-ready player in the 2016 NBA Draft . "I was mad", Ainge said . That's a pretty bold prediction, even for LaVar's standards. Read More »

These 6 African Players Were Drafted Into the NBA Last Night

After Martin averaged less than five points or rebounds a game in his first two seasons, Portland drafted Walton in 1974 and Martin was out of the league two years later. But with the Bulls going into rebuilding mode, it's likely that Chicago will look to trade Wade now - and he might raise a fit trying to leave. Read More »

Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft

Glass played for the Portland Winterhawks last season collecting 94 points (32 goals, 62 assists) and named team co-MVP during the 2016-2017 season. "I'm looking forward to being part of this team and it's great to be part of a big (draft class) like this", Suzuki said. Read More »

Max Verstappen: Car issues cost me third on Baku grid

Bottas showed signs of pace through Friday, finishing FP2 second behind Red Bull's Max Verstappen , but was able to stamp his authority on proceedings in FP3 by closing out practice as the fastest driver. "From lap one I felt really good in the auto, even though in the short runs in practice I could not take the maximum out of it because of traffic and yellow flags, so we can be quite happy with this". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo Accused of $16M Tax Fraud in Spain


Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has denied the tax evasion allegations against him in Spain . Cristiano Ronaldo is Europe's top soccer player. The statement went on to detail Ronaldo's previous co-operation with the Spanish tax authorities and concluded: "The declared amount can be discussed, but it is clear that the football player did not try to evade taxes". Read More »

McGregor will fight Mayweather this August


In UFC , Macgregor's record is 21-3, and he has never competed in a professional boxing match. McGregor is the top pay-per-view draw in UFC while Mayweather had been the moneyspinner in some of boxing's biggest bouts, including matchups with Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao and United States star Oscar De La Hoya. Read More »

Mayweather resumed her career for the sake of the fight with McGregor


SEE MORE: It's Not Easy Being A Female Boxer In South Africa. Notably, the boxing legend last defeated Andre Berto in September 2015 to end his 16-year-old career with an unbeaten record. "We've been in negotiations for a while", White told SportsCenter . Undefeated Mayweather, 40, is coming out of retirement for the clash after being constantly challenged and goaded by the brash 28-year-old from Ireland. Read More »

Real Madrid is bigger than Ronaldo - Figo

And among the first issues he will have to deal with is Ronaldo - who he bought in 2009 from Manchester United for a record 94 million euros ($105.3 million). Ronaldo, meanwhile, has said that will testify in his own tax fraud case, having denied all wrong doing. Mourinho failed to declare that income when he submitted his tax returns in the relevant years "with the intention of deriving unlawful benefit", the prosecutor alleges. Read More »

Ronaldo to Appear Before Judge in July for Tax Fraud

United manager Jose Mourinho and Real forward Cristiano Ronaldo deny charges. However, Perez said that he had not spoken to Ronaldo, who is on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, which ends on July 2. Gestifute, a Portuguese-based soccer agency which represents Mourinho and Ronaldo, did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Spanish prosecutors said on Tuesday that they had filed the claim against Mourinho on two counts of tax fraud from 2011 ... Read More »

Cristiano not planning to pay alleged debt before testifying

Mourinho , now the Manchester United manager, led Inter to a Serie A, Coppa Italia and Champions League treble in 2009-10 before assuming control at the Santiago Bernabeu. It is said Zidane has assured the 18-year-old of regular game time if he opts to sign for Real. According to a statement from prosecutors on Tuesday, Mr Mourinho did so "with the aim of obtaining an illicit gain" and after setting up a deliberately "opaque" company structure to manage the earnings from his image rights. Read More »

Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

According to Spanish paper Marca the player will be heading into the meeting with heavy artillery at his disposal, a whopping £176 million contract offer from PSG. Paris St Germain and Manchester United would appear to be the front runners for his signature but do not rule out Chelsea should Abramovic decide Hazard can be part of the deal. Read More »

Cherchesov wants new period of Russian Federation success

The 53-year-old has presided over just three wins in his first nine matches in charge but hopes to restore Russian Federation to their former glories having struggled in recent years. It will be the first meeting between Russian Federation and New Zealand, the champions of Oceania , in the post-Soviet era. "We have been changing a lot and it is a privilege to represent our country at such a high level", Cherchesov told a pre-match news conference. Read More »

76ers go with Fultz, Lakers snag Ball at No. 2

A record 16 freshman were selected in the first round. After trade rumblings stirred the National Basketball Association ( NBA ) landscape all week, Thursday's draft brought one that shook the league. After Fultz was picked, fellow freshman Ball was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers with the second pick. Butler, one of the league's most dynamic two-way players, joined forces again with Thibodeau, who coached the Bulls for five seasons before being fired in 2015. Read More »

Lakers GM Rob Pelinka compares Lonzo Ball to Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers

Lonzo Ball , right, is greeted by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Los Angeles Lakers as the No. 2 overall pick during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in NY. On top of that, Lopez is set to enter the previous year of his deal worth $22.6 million in the 2017-18 campaign that could almost allow them to ink to max contract players in free agency next summer. Read More »

Lions wonder-try is mere consolation as All Blacks dominate opening Test


Gatland kept on talking about "suffocating" the All Blacks in the build-up, as the Lions had managed in the 12-3 Crusaders win and the 32-10 victory over the Maori. "We left at least two tries out there so I don't think 15 points is a good reflection". Halfpenny was deemed the safer choice, considering his superior kicking game, but Gatland's decision paid off as the Lions' exciting back three tore New Zealand's defence apart in the first-half. Read More »

Lions suffer chastening defeat to New Zealand in first Test


But you would be sick if you were Joe Launchbury, or Danny Care, or even Cian Healy because, I think you could do an bad lot better than some of the players that are there. "I thought we created some great chances, we played some lovely rugby and scored a couple of nice tries , which was hugely positive", the New Zealander told a news conference. Read More »

US Open : No regrets as magic Matsuyama falls short


That it would happen. I felt like I underachieved. "I was way more confident this week than I've ever been". Less than 24 hours after Brooks Kopeka won the U.S. "I think the Ryder Cup was kind of the first real taste of true pressure I think I've ever felt", he added. "It is all new to me, and you have got to deal with it". Read More »

Virat Kohli deletes tweet welcoming Anil Kumble as head coach in 2016


May 30, 3017: Reports emerge that Virat kohli and some players are unhappy with Anil kumble's approach and don't want him to continue. "Though the BCCI attempted to resolve the misunderstandings between the captain and me, it was apparent that the partnership was untenable and therefore I believe it is best for me to move on", the former captain wrote. Read More »

Watch the Boston Red Sox retire David Ortiz's number


David Ortiz addresses the crowd before the start of a game against the Kansas City Royals on April 20, 2013. "I don't have enough words", he said, via MacPherson . "The little guy made me cry". "It was vintage Porcello", Red Sox manager John Farrell said. "When I chose to wear that number, I was proud of wearing it because of the person that I was wearing it for", Ortiz said . Read More »