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WWE working on LaVar Ball appearance for RAW in Los Angeles

The big question was whether D'Angelo Russell was willing to slide to the shooting guard position. And with the Lakers projected to draft Lonzo Ball with the 2nd pick in the upcoming draft, Russell and Ball actually seemed like a potentially exciting backcourt. Read More »

PSG star Angel Di Maria sentenced to one-year in prison


Paul Pogba is now the most expensive player on the globe after United brought him back from Juventus last summer and Jose Mourinho's men would likely have to break the bank again to re-sign the Portuguese. The statement said that the Spanish government, through tax authorities, “issued a certificate in which it attested that he had regularized his position and was in compliance with all his tax obligations.”. Read More »

Andre Ward beats Sergey Kovalev in Las Vegas rematch

Referee Tony Weeks did separate Ward and Kovalev twice and advised Ward to keep his punches off Kovalev's trunks, but the shot that began Kovalev's demise in the 8th round landed right on the beltline. Kovalev reportedly claims the low blows that led to an early stoppage of the fight. "I'm not averse to getting hit", Ward said. Judges Dave Moretti and Glenn Feldman both had Ward up 67-66, but Steve Weisfeld had Kovalev up 68-65. Read More »

1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz

Then they wouldn't agree to the trade unless they were able to meet with and work out Fultz at their facility, according to sources. The Celtics will get the pick if it falls in slots 2-5 in next summer's National Basketball Association draft lottery . Read More »

Angel Di Maria agrees to deal in Spain tax fraud case

But Ronaldo's tax problems have taken a nosedive on Thursday as German paper Der Spiegel have accused the Real Madrid star of signing a "manipulated" document. Ronaldo had 25 goals and six assists in 29 La Liga contests this season. Spanish prosecutors are pursuing a separate €3.3m claim against Mourinho - the Manchester United manager has similarly denied any wrongdoing, with his people releasing a swift and detailed statement this week. Read More »

Sanchez breaks Chile record in Germany draw

German coach Joachim Low has taken a squad to Russian Federation with an average age of 24 years and four months, which is the youngest of all eight competing nations. As said, Chile are slight favorites at 2.60, while the Germans are at 2.75. "They have been playing together for years", said Loew . This ensured Low's young Germany were on the back-foot for much of the game, but Can thrived in the conditions. Read More »

Meet the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft roster

You can bet that every week is a big sport business week in Las Vegas , but this time around, it was a particularly entertaining and bullish week for the hub of Nevada, the epicentre of the sports gambling world. "I'm not looking to be the face of much". After being selected, he told the Tampa Bay Times , "I'll miss Tampa". Vegas shipped defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk and a seventh-round pick next year to Carolina for Pittsburgh's second-round pick this year, and then traded David ... Read More »

Hirving Lozano seals Mexico win to send Russian Federation out of Confederations Cup

Andre Silva netted in the 80th minute and substitute Nani completed the rout. Akinfeev made a mistake that led to Mexico's second goal after a long clearance by Herrera from near the Mexican area. Portugal on Saturday finished tied with Mexico at seven points apiece after three round-robin matches, but it topped the group based on a +5 goal differential thanks to its 4-0 thrashing of the Kiwis, Efe news reported. Read More »

O'Mahony to skipper Lions against NZ Maori


Irishman Johnny Sexton will wear the No 10 jersey in Rotorua on Saturday, with Wales' Dan Biggar replacing Farrell on the bench. Wales worldwide Davies was unavailable for Tuesday's 23-22 defeat to the Highlanders after sustaining a head injury in the Lions' victory over Crusaders. Read More »

Hurt but a defiant De Villiers wants to stay on SA captain

On whether he still wants to play in 2019 World Cup ... It was hardly surprising when AB de Villiers , the South Africa captain, was grilled by the media following his team's disastrous performance in the Champions Trophy . South Africa included pacer Dwaine Pretorius for the first time in T20Is. South Africa were given an early hope by Rohit Sharma , who chose to let go of his defensive ways early in the innings and attacked a shortish delivery bowled by Morne Morkel , only to edge ... Read More »

Yankees and Marlins all find value in the MLB Draft


In the weeks leading up to the draft, Hunter Greene out of Notre Dame High School was one of the most intriguing names on the board, starring as both a pitcher and a shortstop. As a senior, he was 3-0 with a 0.75 ERA over 5 appearances, collecting 43 strikeouts with just 4 walks over 28.0 innings pitched. The preview show begins at 12:30 p.m. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo : Real Madrid player won't quit Real Madrid, says Florentino Perez


Pepe says his Portugal and Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo can handle the pressure of the tax-evasion scandal clouding his club future, ahead of Wednesday's Confederations Cup clash against hosts Russian Federation. The hearing will take place at 09:00 GMT on July 31 in a court at Pozuelo de Alarcón, in the suburbs of Madrid, according to Spanish press reports . Read More »

Ramirez Solid As Angels Darn Red Sox, 6-3


Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer for the Red Sox, who lost for only the third time in their last 13 home games. Ortiz retired at the age of 40 with one of the best seasons of his career, hitting.315 with 38 homers and a league-leading 127 RBIs. Read More »

The Bruins left these 19 players unprotected from Vegas' expansion draft


The last two rounds of expansion cost the incoming teams $80 million each, or the equivalent of $117.8 million in 1999 and $114.8 million in 2000. "We have some control over what's happening now - but now we're on the clock". "This is a complicated process", McPhee said . The price to make a deal is high. His appeal: Like Manson, Dumba could be a nice long-term piece for the Vegas core, a former top-10 pick (seventh overall in 2012) coming off his finest National Hockey League season. Read More »

Chauncey Billups, Cavaliers remain in holding pattern, per AP sources


LeBron James was one of the players to express his disappointment about the decision. Those attributes have made him a billionaire businessman, a tough boss to please and the reason why the Cavaliers are in a current state of chaos. It's more likely Billups would serve as an operations president and serve alongside a new GM. Meanwhile, many analysts believe the Cavaliers are better off against the Golden State Warriors with Indiana All-Star Paul George . Read More »

Aguero will stay at Man City


Gabriel Jesus' arrival at the Etihad in January saw Aguero briefly lose his first-choice status up top. Guardiola has insisted that Aguero will remain a City player despite rumours of a rift between the two men. He still has two years and he is happy". The Times also claim that City bosses have no plans to offer Aguero a new deal, which could turn his head towards the French capital. Read More »

Jose Mourinho denies evading tax


The Portuguese manager owes Spanish tax authorities 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million), a Madrid prosecutor said in a statement, adding it had presented a claim to a local court. Real Madrid and Man United are not directly involved. The deal will have to be ratified by a judge when the case goes to court. Last week, Ronaldo was accused by a state prosecutor of four counts of tax fraud totalling 14.7 million euros (£12.9 million). Read More »

Fleury picked up by Vegas in Wednesday's expansion draft


Last season, the 32-year-old Garrison had one goal and eight assists in 70 games. The Blues had seven forward spots and used them to protect Vladimir Tarasenko, Paul Stastny, Alexander Steen, Jaden Schwartz, Patrik Berglund, Vladimir Sobotka and Ryan Reaves. Read More »

Bailey struggles, Reds blown out in return


No other team has accomplished that feat more than twice. Washington took the first two games of the series from the Reds after losing three of four. "That's all I can say". Reds reliever Lisalverto Bonilla surrendered five runs on eight hits, including both of Taylor's homers. Ramirez sharp in Angels' win over Red Sox; Farrell ejected BOSTON - JC Ramirez rebounded from his shortest career start with six solid innings, Cameron Maybin doubled home a run and scored another and the Los ... Read More »

Sam Warburton returns to captain Lions against Highlanders

The Crusaders appeared to be annoyed with referee Mathieu Raynal's handling of the scrum engagement laws, but Gatland rejected those concerns and insisted the Lions have prepared to cope with every style of officiating. They'll be needing a similar shift and even more if they're to do damage to the All Blacks, but it seems like the New Zealand public may just sit up and take note now. Read More »

Gatland ready to fix Lions for Wellington


Hansen outthought Gatland on this occasion and the All Blacks outplayed the Lions. The first 20 minutes of the second half were always going to be crucial in the overall outcome and it was a case of missed opportunity which hurt the Lions once again on this Tour. Read More »

Liverpool Complete £36.9m Signing Of Mohamed Salah


And the Egyptian was given the VIP treatment as he was shown around the stadium and the training ground. Mane played a fantastic season, ( Philippe) Coutinho , ( Roberto) Firmino , (Adam) Lallana - all of them had a great season a year ago. Read More »