• Di Maria fined €2m in tax fraud
Di Maria fined €2m in tax fraud

The prosecutor recommended a sentence of 16 months and a fine of almost 800,000 euros ($890,000). Angel Di Maria risks going to jail if he doesn't pay the sum of 1.76 million pounds for tax fraud which he has accepted to be guilty of.

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  • Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching
Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching

I'm happy to be home. Ball is a true Los Angeles product, having played his high school ball at Chino Hills and then playing his one year of college at UCLA . Come see me when he does. Pressed further, though, Walton admitted LaVar's comments, while perhaps not affecting the rest of the team, will focus the spotlight more intently on Lonzo.

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  • Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

He is alleged to have defrauded on his image rights for four years between 2011 and 2014 to the tune of 14.7 million Euros. Ronaldo has found himself in the headlines after he was accused of avoiding tax by Spanish authorities and the 32-year-old reportedly informed Real Madrid that he wanted to quit the club.

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  • North misses out on Lions Test
North misses out on Lions Test

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has handed Peter O'Mahony the captain's armband for Saturday's opening test against New Zealand in Auckland . 'Are they weak under pressure or mentally tough under pressure?' The Exeter Chiefs winger started the move with a break down the right and, as the ball was recycled infield, he tra...

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  • Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud
Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

The Real Madrid superstar has reportedly let it be known he is ready to quit the Champions League winners following what he perceives as a lack of club support over allegations of a £13m tax fraud. "But something really weird would have to happen if he were to leave this club". The tax storm has followed him to Russian Federation and Ronaldo'...

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  • Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup
Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup

Russian Federation have played Portugal in Moscow three times, with all three of those games ending in wins for the home side, who did not concede a goal in any of them. The Russian captain and custodian, Igor Akinfeev , on his 100th appearance was huge between the sticks and made a sensational stop to deny Andre Silva in the second-half t...

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  • FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup
FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

New Zealand had the better of the first half on Wednesday at the Fisht Stadium in Socchi, Russia and went 1-0 up thanks to a nice goal from Chris Wood. The FIFA Player of the Year, who had scored 11 goals in seven games coming into Sunday's encounter, was perhaps not as influential as usual but was still named man-of-the-match.

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  • Award nominees McDavid, Matthews already starting to define NHL's next generation
Award nominees McDavid, Matthews already starting to define NHL's next generation

McDavid also took home another award earlier in the night before he was announced as a cover boy, as he was voted as the Ted Lindsay award victor by his peers. "Playing hockey is not possible for me during the upcoming 2017-18 season", Hossa said. McDavid has had a phenomenal season in Edmonton , racking up 30 goals and 70 assists.

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  • Bayern is not interested in Ronaldo
Bayern is not interested in Ronaldo

Ronaldo dropped a bombshell last week when it emerged he wanted out after being accused of a £13m tax fraud . Madrid have been at the centre of transfer speculation, with uncertainty surrounding the future of Cristiano Ronaldo and several players linked with moves to the Bernabeu.

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  • Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title
Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title

Ryder Cup team a year ago. On Sunday, Brooks Koepka won the U.S. Open at Erin Hills , beating the rest of the field by a healthy four strokes and tying Rory McIlroy's mark for lowest-under-par score in the history of the tournament at 16-under.

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  • Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors
Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

The Golden State Warriors twirled T-shirts over their heads and waved to the crowd from atop double-decker buses as blue and yellow confetti rained down on them during a parade Thursday to celebrate the team's latest championship. The result of that super team was a loss in the NBA Finals to the Detroit Pistons . This season, the Warriors we...

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  • German striker Werner expects tough test from physical Aussies
German striker Werner expects tough test from physical Aussies

But Australia can take heart knowing that they pushed the world champions, who had outscored opponents 27-1 since the previous time they allowed two goals in a game, a 2-0 defeat to France at Euro 2016. The opening half-hour saw Australia on the ropes, with Stindl's fifth-minute opener bringing fears of a belting. They were pegged back when...

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  • Champions Trophy: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint
Champions Trophy: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint

Playing on the pitch which Pakistan had beaten Sri Lanka on only two days earlier, England failed to adjust to the slow, low surface and posted a meagre total of 211 all out. India and Bangladesh will face each other in the other semi-final. Big-hitting Stokes was in a restrained mood, failing to hit a single boundary and scoring 11 singles...

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  • Tigers place Victor Martinez on disabled list after irregular heartbeat
Tigers place Victor Martinez on disabled list after irregular heartbeat

It was because his designated hitter was in the process of getting released from the hospital and because Martinez texted him back. Martinez, 38, left Thursday's game after experiencing massive sweating and a rapidly-beating heart . He is in the midst of the third year of a four-year, $68 million deal that he signed with the Tigers ahead of...

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  • George plans on leaving Pacers in 2018
George plans on leaving Pacers in 2018

This could really shake up the landscape of the NBA and influence what happens in this week's NBA Draft . Three days after the forward committed to the team for the upcoming season, Paul George's days as an Indiana Pacer seem to be numbered.

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  • Canadian soccer star Cyle Larin arrested for drunk driving in Florida
Canadian soccer star Cyle Larin arrested for drunk driving in Florida

The report said Larin had difficulty following some of the trooper's instructions during the field sobriety test and kept changing his answer when asked how much he had to drink, the report said. He had 14 in 2016 and has eight so far this season. The MLS club declined to comment before speaking with the player, but it is expected to issue a stat...

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in Russian Federation
FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in Russian Federation

Participants in the 2017 Confederations Cup are hosts Russian Federation, 2014 FIFA World Cup Champions Germany, 2015 Copa America Champions Chile, 2015 AFC Asian Cup Champion Australia, 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup winners Mexico, 2016 UEFA Euro Cup champs Portugal, OFC (Oceania Football Confederation) Nations Cup victors New Zealand and 2017 CAF Afri...

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  • Justin Thomas breaks US Open record with 9-under 63
Justin Thomas breaks US Open record with 9-under 63

Already one under for the day after four holes, Thomas found the target with a remarkable putt that broke at a 90-degree angle. Driving the par-4 15th hole with a three-wood, Justin Thomash hopefully shouted after it "be as good as you look".

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  • Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit
Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

Two titles in three years for Golden State. Since he took over before the 2014-15 season, the Warriors have won at least 67 games each year and reached the Finals three years in a row. Normally the lead dog for Golden State, Curry happily played second-fiddle to Durant at times this series. "It's different just because of what happened previo...

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  • Perfect shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead
Perfect shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead

The 7-footer finished 10 of 18 from the field with 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Showing off his ability to spin in shots high off the backboard, Irving scored 16 in the third quarter and the Cavs held the Warriors to 22 points in their lowest scoring output in any quarter in this postseason.

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  • Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav picked for ODI's against Windies
Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav picked for ODI's against Windies

Both players put in some really good performances in the Ranji Trophy last season and are seen as future stars of the team. Rishabh Pant, who made his global debut against England in February, has been named in the India's squad for the West Indies tour, scheduled immediately after the ICC Champions Trophy , which ends on Sunday.

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017
ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Their stunning win over New Zealand has been the high point of the tournament so far. By 1979, still dealing with many issues of post-war reconstruction, Bangladesh entered their first global tournament, the ICC Trophy in England , a tournament designed for the non-Test playing nations in which they lost to Canada and Denmark.

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  • Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade
Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade

If you can't watch the festivities live, don't forget to set your DVR before heading out for the day! Matt Murray still is technically a rookie, although this is the second consecutive season in which he ended as the Cup-winning goalkeeper.

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  • Tottenham's first Wembley foe is Chelsea; more Premier League schedule key dates
Tottenham's first Wembley foe is Chelsea; more Premier League schedule key dates

Chelsea , meanwhile, take on Burnley at Stamford Bridge after winning the title in Antonio Conte's first season at the helm. At 9am BST this morning, the Premier League released it's schedule for the upcoming 2017/18 season . Those are: Chelsea , Everton , Manchester City, Burnley, and Southampton . Manchester United begin at home to We...

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  • Penguins Beat Predators 2-0 For Second Consecutive Stanley Cup
Penguins Beat Predators 2-0 For Second Consecutive Stanley Cup

Lemieux led the Penguins to their first two Stanley Cups in 1991 and 1992. "We feel like we contributed a lot to the win with Jake and some of the other guys, like Carter". "He is in total control and it's unbelievable to witness", Brisson said in an email. But the players always responded, enabling the Penguins to successfully navigate perilo...

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  • LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates
LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates

I think that can be like that for 3-on-3. The rules will also be slightly different than normal, with baskets being worth one point and two for longer shots. You see in these other sports where they go compete in the Olympics but they have regular day jobs. "FIBA will get together and figure out how teams will qualify.

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  • Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1
Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

Toronto also had a second-round pick Monday night, choosing high school catcher Hagen Danner 61st overall. He was asked to give a scouting report on himself as a pitcher. Bukauskas reacted on Twitter after being drafted by the Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros , respectively. UC Irvine second baseman Keston Hiura went ninth to Milwauk...

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  • James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs
James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

The All-Star forward shot 14-for-20 from the field, including 5-for-8 from 3-point range in helping Golden State close out its third title since the franchise moved from Philadelphia in 1962. In Oakland , the Warriors are the first team in history to squander a 3-1 Finals lead. "We'll just come and play our game, continue to build on what we...

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  • Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever
Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever

Green said he expects the Cavaliers to throw everything at the Warriors . The only chance the Cavs have to even win a game, is if LeBron James and Kyrie Irving take over with their driving and finishing. I don't contribute as losing this game because we got exhausted. Conversely, Irving missed a step-back three-pointer that would hav...

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  • Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco
Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Green was allowed to stay in the game Friday night after officials said the first of two technical fouls charged to him had actually been called on coach Steve Kerr . Speaking after the game, referee John Goble conceded he did not properly communicate to the scorer's table that Kerr had been given the first-half technical, leading to the foul be...

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