by | June 19, 2017 | 04:23

Portugal takes on Mexico on Sunday in the Confederations Cup soccer tournament in Russian Federation pits two of worldwide soccer's biggest stars. A Spanish state prosecutor on Tuesday accused Ronaldo of four counts of tax fraud from 2011-14 totaling 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million), claiming he used a shell company in the Virgin Islands to hide the true amount of income made from image rights, among other means of illegally reducing the amount of tax he paid.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:23

Jones had said it would be a tight game but he was miles off the mark as the two sides shared seven tries , with England just coming out on the right side of the scoreboard to take the series 2-0. "The motive for me was to win (on Saturday) and make sure I leave this team in a good place". "If anything, it exceeded our hopes and expectations because we learned so much about ourselves and the development of the team".

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:21

He has completed eight seasons at Real Madrid since joining them from Man United in 2009 for a then-world record fee of 96 million euros. Real Madrid officials are reportedly trying to calm down Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portuguese sports daily A Bola said yesterday that the football superstar told the Spanish club that he wants to leave.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:13

The duo scored goals in the same match three other times - World Cup qualifiers against Hungary, Andorra and the Faroe Islands. In addition to St. Petersburg, which will host the opening game on Saturday and the final, the Confederations Cup will be held in Moscow, Kazan and Sochi.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:41

ESPN's Marc Stein and Zach Lowe and The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski are all reporting that the Celtics are in serious discussions with the Philadelphia 76ers to trade the top pick. This is considered a strong draft class, and the disparity between players No. 1 through five or six is not especially wide for some teams. In their only Pac-12 matchup, Fultz scored 25 points on 9-for-19 shooting and Ball converted 7 of 12 shots for 22 points.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:40

But the unpredictability and never-say-die spirit of Pakistan cricket is here for all of us to celebrate again as we all await with bated breaths for what promises to be an epic clash at The Oval in London . "And let's be under no illusions, India are a fantastic cricket team at the moment". "I'll have a good death session because that's the time I bowl in the match ".

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:39

I probably won't be a part of the 3-on-3 matchup that it has to offer". James says he is unlikely to compete in the 3-on-3 basketball at the Tokyo Olympics. He won't be participating himself, but LeBron did share his excitement regarding the future event, telling reporters he thinks it's great for the sport.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:35

Ronaldo maintains his innocence in the tax evasion case and insisted that did everything in accordance with Spanish law. Portugal team-mate Andre Silva, meanwhile, insists allegations of tax fraud and transfer speculation are NOT affecting Ronaldo at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:36

The scores keep getting lower and the names keep revolving atop the leaderboard at the U.S. Open. American Patrick Reed also flirted with the U.S. Open record, signing for a seven-under 65 to headline a pack of five at eight-under. Casey laid up in the rough on the par-5 14th hole. Of challenging for the title, in a bid to join Justin Rose as a recent victor, Casey said: "I want to be near the top".

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:34

This week, so far, you've had to make birdies your friends, even if the course is playing 7,800-plus yards. Paul Casey chopped his way to a triple bogey, only to respond with five straight birdies that carried him to a 1-under 71 and made him the first to post at 7-under 137.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:37

Open bid first. He birdied three straight holes to move into second at 6 under, one shot back of co-leaders Rickie Fowler and Xander Schauffele. Jason Day and Rory McIlroy also missed the cut, and this marked the first time the top three players in the world have all missed the cut in a major.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:37

He also tweeted: "Despite the phony Witch Hunt going on in America, the economic & jobs numbers are great". President Donald Trump has appeared to acknowledge he is under investigation in the inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the USA election.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:36

No African team has ever won the Confederations Cup. Alexis Sanchez has sprained his ankle in training and may miss Chile's Confederations Cup opener against Cameroon . We are getting a pretty good price on Chile winning this game and as a result of that I think this is by far the best bet that is to be made. We are not scared of anybody.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:34

Bill Haas played bogey-free in his round of 68 and joined a group at 4-under 140 that included Harris English (69) and Marc Leishman (72). "I think the more rounds I can play, I'm hopefully going to get rid of all that stuff and hopefully strip it down to what you saw the last six holes".

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:26

While England eased to the semis through some wonderful all-round displays, Pakistan had to recover from an opening-game hammering by India and only scraped into the last four with a thrilling defeat of Sri Lanka on Monday . It was also a period when the Pakistan spinners were in operation and runs were not coming at the pace as expected by England . He declined to call on tournament organisers to change their pitch policy, however.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:26

On a Cardiff ground where they chased more than 300 to beat England in an one-day worldwide past year, Pakistan completed Wednesday's pursuit with a mammoth 77 balls to spare when Mohammad Hafeez pulled Ben Stokes for four. ENGLAND opener Jonny Bairstow plays a shot as Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed looks on. Pakistan had played in Cardiff on Monday, beating Sri Lanka in what was a virtual quarter-final, and Morgan added: "Pakistan did that (adapt) extremely well and full credit to ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:05

One stroke back are a trio of Americans in J.B. Holmes, Jamie Lovemark and first-round leader Fowler. Thomas had 300 yards to the hole for his second shot at the 18th. The Northern Irishman closed out his round in style with four birdies over his final six holes for a 71 but it was a case of too little unable to undo the damage of a first round 78.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:04

It's hard to make a lot of birdies for me around here. Asked if he would have been able to recover from such a mistake earlier in his career, Casey added: "In my good seasons, yes, but there have been times when I struggled, so probably not!" I know that sounds insane, but if Garcia fires a 67 or 66 on Saturday, he'll be right in the mix.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:42

Television and TEN Sports said an estimated 50 million people in Pakistan tuned for the match against India on June 4. " Pakistan has surprised everyone in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 after being ranked eighth coming into the tournament and was well and truly beaten in its first match against India ".

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:38

And the former Ryder Cup player then made it five birdies in succession - just one short of the US Open record equalled by Adam Hadwin on Thursday - by picking up shots on the first, second and third. Si Woo Kim, who captured The Players Championship a month ago, had a 70 and was at 5-under 139 along with a pair of US Open newcomers. One shot back.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:36

Mostly overlooked for Lions duties, the Scots proved their class with a win over Australia in Sydney . Will Genia of the Wallabies is tackled during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and Scotland at Allianz Stadium on June 17, 2017 in Sydney , Australia.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:36

Also missing the weekend were No. 2 Rory McIlroy and No. 3 Jason Day , who played together for the first two rounds to disastrous results. I wanted to experience our first U.S. Meanwhile, the wind has died so much that while the course is getting firm and the greens a little crusty, it hasn't affected the scoring. Justin Thomas managed to stand out in a U.S.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:28

The four players tied for the lead - Paul Casey , Brooks Koepka , Brian Harman and Tommy Fleetwood - created the largest 36-hole logjam in 43 years at the U.S. Playing just his seventh tournament of the year due to a rib injury, McIlroy bounced back with a birdie from 12 feet on the 13th, but at six over par he remained five shots outside the projected cut mark.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:27

The party began as soon as Kevin Durant , Stephen Curry and the Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 at Oracle Arena to clinch their second championship in three years Monday night. Now, the Warriors will face a frenzy of free-agent moves this summer to try to keep as many stars and brilliant backups as possible around for another run in 2018.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:28

For the first time since the Official World Golf Ranking began in 1986, Nos. Here's what went down. Thomas shot 9-under par at Erin Hills on Saturday, breaking Johnny Miller's record for lowest single-round score in relation to par in U.S.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:28

Jason Day had two triple bogeys and posted a 79, his worst score ever in the U.S. Open. It doesn't need to be too much of a change for this golf course to play pretty hard. The question is whether Erin Hills delivered either in the opening round. Matsuyama , who birdied six of his first eight holes Friday, finished Round 2 at 5 under.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:28

New Manchester United signing Victor Lindelof has revealed that phone calls from manager Jose Mourinho convinced him to join the Premier League club. And the boss, who already faces a restructuring job following Zlatan Ibrahimovic's departure, may not be keen on that. " Morata is a good striker, he's mobile, agile, and creates chances ", Meulensteen told 888 Sport.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:24

They were three shots clear of anyone else. But he missed a pair of 10-foot birdie chances in that stretch, and one of the birdies he made was a two-putt from 20 feet on the par-5 seventh. The 44 players who broke par in the opening round set a U.S. Open record that had stood since there were 39 subpar rounds at Medinah in 1990. And if that's not enough of a traffic jam at the top, 18 players are separated by three shots to start the third round.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:26

Just about everything already has at Erin Hills. Rory Mcilroy , of Ireland, and Jason Day , of Australia, walk on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Following a mini-meltdown on his front nine, where he dropped five shots in four holes, including an 8 on the par-five 14th, the Englishman bounced back with five birdies in a row.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:23

Then a series that hadn't featured even a single one-goal game went scoreless through the first 58 minutes. In fact, I thought it was, along with Carrie Underwood's, the best of the country-artist versions we heard during the run, where we saw the likes of Martina McBride, Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban, Kelly Clarkson and Trisha Yearwood.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:22

As it stands, the team needs to hold on to what they have and take Fultz . But there may be a plot twist in the works: the Celtics are in advanced talks to trade the first overall pick to the Philadelphia 76ers , according to USA Today Sports .

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:23

It was super soft at Congressional in 2011 when McIlroy set the 54-hole record (199) and 72-hole record (268) in an eight-shot victory. Hadwin made his six straight birdies from No. I mean, if I can make four birdies around here, you know, that'd be pretty good. Fowler's seven birdies were from no more than 12 feet, including three in a row around the turn.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:21

Quicken Loans Arena is the name of Cleveland's home arena. However, even more fun would have been to see greatness pushed, and going forward it's hard to see how teams will be able to challenge this team. The Warriors did not do the same for Barnes and Ezeli, who were two of the primary casualties when the team signed Durant this offseason, something they had been planning for at least two years.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:17

That's something Day, the No. 3 player in the world, rarely says at a major. Another warm, dry day is drying out the course during the second round of the U.S. The Northern Irishman will appear at next week's Travelers Championship before hosting the Irish Open and playing the Scottish Open, with McIlroy not concerned with his first missed cut since last year's PGA Championship.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:04

India are favourites to retain the Champions Trophy today but they would probably have preferred to face different opponents than arch-rivals Pakistan in what is sure to be a highly-charged final at The Oval . "The other thing I said was that the facilitators of the win can not be named; however I said nothing about match-fixing or any other foul play - my statement was misunderstood".