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Sports Perez distances Real from De Gea move, backs goalkeepers
Author: 0 Perez distances Real from De Gea move, backs goalkeepers

As for Bale, Perez said that he wasn't disappointed with the 27-year-old's lack of production in an injury-ravaged campaign. It looked certain De Gea was set to leave after six years at Old Trafford and United were determined to get the best possible price they can for the Spain global, but the landscape has changed over the last two weeks.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain while at Real Madrid

As of Tuesday afternoon Mr Mourinho had not responded to the allegations. Cristiano Ronaldo during the Champions League semifinal second leg soccer match in May. 1 on July 31. The frenzy of speculation began soon after Ronaldo was accused last week of a 14.7 million euro tax evasion through offshore companies.

Author: 0 Sixers trust process for Fultz

If the pick does not fall in that range, the Celtics will instead receive whichever is more favorable between the 76ers' and Sacramento Kings' first-rounders in 2019. And that trend will continue for one more season, as Boston also owns Brooklyn's 2018 first-round pick. Last season, the Sixers selected LSU standout Ben Simmons , though he never played after suffering a broken bone in his foot toward the end of training camp.

Sports Drought-breaking cricket win gets positive spin in Pakistan
Author: 0 Drought-breaking cricket win gets positive spin in Pakistan

Sarfraz Ahmed's side suffered a shambolic 124-run loss to India on DLS in their first match a fortnight ago but closed the campaign a team transformed with their fourth win in a row. "We can't take anyone lightly but they were more intense and passionate on the day". With their inability to host top global sides on home soil due to security concerns and a spot-fixing controversy blighting their domestic T20 league, Sunday's win provided the country's cricket fans with some much-needed ...

Author: 0 Halep and Ostapenko to meet in Roland Garros final

Since completing his career Grand Slam at the French Open 12 months ago, Djokovic has participated in four majors in a row without earning a trophy. She sealed the victory in a tight contest on her first match point with a forehand victor down the line. Bacsinszky was left to ponder what might have been after losing in the last four of the Paris major for the second time, but took the positives from an impressive run.

Sports Christiansen sets sights on taking Leeds back to Premier League
Author: 0 Christiansen sets sights on taking Leeds back to Premier League

Christiansen was appointed Leeds boss last week, signing a two-year contract at Elland Road. I came to Barcelona as an 18-year-old and there were many things I didn't understand, but he showed me. Christiansen's arrival also includes Julio Banuelos, who will be his assistant, with Ivan Torres installed as fitness coach and Marcos Abad as goalkeeping coach.

Sports Adam Braidwood, Tim Hague's Final Opponent, Comments On Death
Author: 0 Adam Braidwood, Tim Hague's Final Opponent, Comments On Death

Tim Hague , a beloved teacher and staff member at Ecole Bellevue School, has passed away", the school said in a statement . "Rip brother you will live in my heart forever", Braidwood posted. The two cases have raised calls for an investigation into ways to improve the safety of fighters in boxing and MMA. "I just saw the way he fell", he said.

Author: 0 Pakistan Played Really Good Cricket And Deserved To Win: Virat Kohli

Then he sang a victory jingle about Pakistan's breathtaking win and prompted the crowd with chants of "Long live Pakistan " before finally retiring back inside. With the success Pakistan have further enhanced their chances of automatic qualification for the 2019 World Cup in England while West Indies slipped further behind in their quest to also seal a direct spot at the tournament.

Author: 0 Lakers looking to acquire another 1st round pick

ESPN insider Chad Ford says that the Lakers are considering trading Russell, 21, for a top-12 pick. The Kings could then focus on drafting a forward with the fifth pick instead of a guard. Jackson is an Ainge player all the way. Jackson would excel in an up-tempo attack led by Bledsoe with prolific scorer Devin Booker shooting from the outside and Jackson cutting and attacking the rim.

Sports Dani Alves close to completing Manchester City move
Author: 0 Dani Alves close to completing Manchester City move

Juventus have kicked off their bid to sign Matteo Darmian from Manchester United as they plan for life without Dani Alves . With City releasing Bacary Sagna, Gael Clichy and Pablo Zabaleta, a right-back has become Guardiola's priority and, given Alves' experience, the former Barca and Bayern Munich manager sees the 34-year-old as the flawless fit to fill the void in his defence.

Sports Black bear kills teen during mountain race in Alaska
Author: 0 Black bear kills teen during mountain race in Alaska

Authorities are searching for a bear that attacked and killed a teenager during an annual trail race near Anchorage . In the USA state of Alaska black bear killed a 16-year-old participant of the mass of the race over rough terrain. "The officers went down, very guarded, and located the victim", Anchorage Police Sergeant Nathan Mitchell said. Authorities did manage to find and shoot the bear, however, it fled back into the woods and could still be alive.

Author: 0 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton nips Vettel for pole position at Canadian Grand Prix

There were some manoeuvres where I almost wanted to close my eyes - but ultimately I think the team and the vehicle deserved more. The champions looked their old selves in Montreal as Hamilton led team mate Valtteri Bottas to their first one-two since the Finn joined in January as replacement for retired champion Nico Rosberg.

Author: 0 Too hot for planes: Flights cancelled as extreme heat hits Phoenix

The cancelled flights - due to be operated by Skywest and Compass airlines under the American Eagle brand - were mostly scheduled to leave or land in Phoenix between 3 pm and 6 pm, when temperatures are the highest. Some smaller regional jets may not take off in temperatures in excess of 117 degrees, it said in a press statement. A dry, high-pressure system is now lingering over much of the area, resulting in the excessive temperatures .

Author: 0 Wenger: Giroud has qualities we need

Sanchez will be without Champions League football if he stays on at Arsenal past the summer. While the competition has found itself labelled by many in England as European football's unwanted child, Manchester United showed last season that it does serve a goal: entry into the Champions League.

Sports Imran blasts hockey team for poor showing
Author: 0 Imran blasts hockey team for poor showing

India looked to hit the Netherlands on the break in the 37th minute, but Mandeep Singh was denied by a quick charge out from goal by Pirmin Blaak. India and Netherlands , who were vying for the top spot in Pool B, clash promised to be feisty and the teams did not disappoint, as they kept the crowd entertained hooter-to-hooter with top-quality hockey.

Author: 0 Mourinho 'in compliance' with all his tax obligations

The 32-year-old Portuguese star is facing four charges of fraud through offshore companies between 2011 and 2014 and will appear before a judge on July 31, judicial sources told AFP . But club president Florentino Perez insisted that Ronaldo will be staying at the Spanish giants and no offer has been received. "That's why I will speak with him when he gets back and see what's up", Perez told Spanish radio Onda Cero late Monday.

Author: 0 Faf du Plessis Takes Responsibility of South Africa Loss

One of the primary reasons for this "choke" was the dismissal of AB de Villiers when he was run out and all hell broke loose for the Proteas as they were bundled out for a paltry 191. "Not a lot of people believe me but I feel it is pretty close, it is very hard to say that after a performance like this but that is what I believe in my heart".

Sports Koepka's big move takes US Open
Author: 0 Koepka's big move takes US Open

Tom Kite looks back on windy final round in 1992 at Pebble Beach. The long-hitting American travelled far and wide, from Kazakhstan to Kenya and mainland Europe , cramming into bed and breakfast rooms with fellow players, spending some nights sleeping in cars, and learning about life and how to win.

Author: 0 Murray to face Thompson at Queen's after Bedene withdrawal

Five-time victor Murray was bidding for his third successive Queen's Club crown, but will now look to evoke the spirit of 2012 when he fell at the first hurdle but proceeded reach the Wimbledon final. Fourth seed Marin Cilic is now the highest-ranked player left in the competition, the 2012 champion overcoming John Isner 7-5 6-3. It was the first win over a top-10 opponent for the 21-year-old Australian, who has been ravaged by injury problems for the past 22 months.

Author: 0 Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid spell

A statement from the Attorney General's Office confirmed to Press Association Sport that the Madrid Prosecutor's Office had lodged the papers, relating to 2011 and 2012, with the municipal court. Perez expects to hold talks with Ronaldo soon after the tournament's conclusion and hailed the 32-year-old's integrity as both a player and a person.

Sports Chelsea linked with sensational move for Lewandowski
Author: 0 Chelsea linked with sensational move for Lewandowski

Antonio Conte is in the market for a new striker after dumping current star forward Diego Costa by text . It comes after 28-year-old Lewandowski was apparently left distraught on the final day of the Bundesliga season when he was gazumped by Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and missed out on being the division's top goal scorer for the third time.

Author: 0 Improving squad gives Lions selectors plenty to ponder

England's Jack Nowell put in his best performance of the tour as he touched down twice, including finishing off the Lions best try of the tour, while Ulster's Jared Payne also scored to put himself in contention for a place on the bench this Saturday.

Sports French far-right bars founder Jean-Marie Le Pen on birthday
Author: 0 French far-right bars founder Jean-Marie Le Pen on birthday

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Monday presented the government's resignation to President Emmanuel Macron as a traditional procedure following the legislative election which gave the head of state a free hand to rule Europe's second powerhouse, the president's office said .

Author: 0 Cavs, GM David Griffin part ways

The league and the National Basketball Players Association announced Monday that the Dallas Mavericks star will be a co-captain of Team World along with Charlotte Hornets All-Star Kemba Walker. "We got us one". The 47-year-old Griffin had been Cleveland's GM since May 2014. David Griffin is out as general manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers as the team announced on Monday that the two sides have mutually chose to part ways.

Sports Boston Celtics Trade #1 Draft Pick to Philadelphia 76ers
Author: 0 Boston Celtics Trade #1 Draft Pick to Philadelphia 76ers

The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers made it official - the Sixers get to pick the No. 1 overall in this year's edition of the National Basketball Association draft. The long answer concerns the next two teams: the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics . If they are able to get the number one overall pick, the 76ers will likely draft Markelle Fultz .

Sports George plans on leaving Pacers in 2018
Author: 0 George plans on leaving Pacers in 2018

IN can offer him a five-year, $177 million extension as opposed to the four-year deal the Lakers are permitted to offer, but off-court endorsements could offset much of that difference. Rumors of him wanting to exit IN gained more traction when the team was swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers round one of the 2017 playoffs. But he also urged new general manager Kevin Pritchard to upgrade the team.

Author: 0 Federation Internationale de Football Association chief praises Russia's preparations for 2018 World Cup

Security will be a concern over the two weeks in stadiums which have been dogged by construction delays and structural problems. The Confederations Cup will be held from June 17 to July 2 in the Russian cities of Kazan , Sochi, St. "So people who were observed in relation to serious breaches face significantly higher chances of losing the right to attend Confederations Cup and World Cup games".

Author: 0 José Mourinho accused of £2.9m tax fraud

Real Madrid star Ronaldo was last week accused of evading 14.7 million euros through offshore companies and will appear before a judge on July 31, judicial sources told AFP. Real Madrid turned down the opportunity to sign goalkeeper David de Gea from Manchester United last summer, club president Florentino Perez said on Tuesday while playing down the possibility of bidding for the Spain global again.

Author: 0 Ward ends close bout with flurry of blows

Kovalev doubled over in an effort to sway Weeks into calling a halt for illegal punches, but the veteran third man deemed them legal and made a decision to waive off the fight, much to Kovalev's dismay. Are they trying to get better, or are they laying all their eggs in the basket that says they won the first fight, so they don't have to? "When I saw him react to the body shots that were borderline, I knew I had him", Ward said.

Author: 0 Simona Halep vs. Jelena Ostapenko 2017 French Open Final Pick, Odds, Prediction

Halep will play in her second major final this weekend after beating the powerful Karolina Pliskova 6-4 3-6 6-3 in the second semi-final on Court Philippe Chatrier. "Then every match I was playing better and better and I got my confidence, and I think it works pretty well". Halep showed the full extent of her defensive skills to beat Pliskova and reach her second French Open final.

Sports West Ham could complete Adama Traore signing this week
Author: 0 West Ham could complete Adama Traore signing this week

The Spain youth worldwide joined Aston Villa for a reported £7 million fee, and suffered relegation to the Championship following a dismal 2015/16 campaign at Villa Park. The 21-year-old struggled to show his true potential for a struggling Boro side last season, who were relegated in 19th place, scoring just 27 goals all season - the lowest in the division.

Sports The Hectic Moment An America's Cup Yacht Capsized
Author: 0 The Hectic Moment An America's Cup Yacht Capsized

Support boats quickly surrounded the stricken catamaran as some of the New Zealand team swam away. It's been a rough spring for British sailing star Sir Ben Ainslie in the lead-up to the America's Cup on Bermuda's Great Sound . "It's a tough day for the team to lose two races like that so early on in the piece, considering what's at stake here", Ainslie said. "We are here to win the next series and then bring the cup home to New Zealand", Burling said, reflecting the understated ...

Author: 0 Is Paul George Going to the City of Angels

That explains Johnson's optimism about next summer. The last potential reason that the Lakers have for George convincing him to stay long-term if the trade happens is the 16 banners hanging up at the Staples Center. The reports surfacing on Sunday confirmed that George intends to sign with the Lakers in 2018. George, who will become a free agent in the Summer of 2018, has notified the Pacers he will not re-sign with them.

Author: 0 Mexico warned over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

After Russia beat New Zealand on Saturday in the Confederations Cup opener, Sunday saw the competition really lift off. 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.

Author: 0 Paul George sweepstakes begin with Cavaliers, Lakers as focus

It has been cited that the Cleveland Cavaliers , Houston Rockets , Los Angeles Clippers and Washington Wizards have all been on the phone with the Pacers. Or maybe it was because the store was giving away its George-related inventory for free. The four-time all-star averaged 23.7 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists, leading the Pacers into the playoffs in 2016-17, where they were swept in the first round by the Cleveland Cavaliers .

Sports Paul George Tells Pacers He's Leaving in 2018
Author: 0 Paul George Tells Pacers He's Leaving in 2018

George , of course, recently stated he planned on playing out his contract with the Pacers to potentially head out west to play for the Lakers . As a free agent in 2018, George can sign a maximum deal with another team for four years worth $131.58 million.

Sports Eldin Jakupovic: Leicester set to sign Hull City goalkeeper
Author: 0 Eldin Jakupovic: Leicester set to sign Hull City goalkeeper

Maguire was expected to leave the KCOM Stadium after Hull's relegation to the Championship, with Everton and Tottenham among the clubs reported to be interested in signing him. "It's a very exciting moment for me". Thankfully I'm here so I can't wait to get the season started and kick on. He showed me the way that the club is going.

Author: 0 It's a massive boost for Pakistan cricket: Mickey Arthur

Fakhar rode his luck for a spellbinding 114, caught-behind from a no-ball on three and escaping a run-out chance with just a single to his name in Pakistan's total of 338 for four at The Oval. "We can only hope". "Rarely have I seen Pakistan deliver such a clinical performance in a tournament decider and annihilating hot favourite India came as a pleasant surprise", he added.

Sports Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud while at Real Madrid
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud while at Real Madrid

But a statement released by Mourinho's representatives Gestifute Media said he had not been informed personally of the accusations. The Portuguese manager owes Spanish tax authorities 3.3 million euros (about 2.91 million pounds or N1.46 billion), a Madrid prosecutor said in a statement.

Sports Mourinho accused of tax fraud, Ronaldo to testify before judge
Author: 0 Mourinho accused of tax fraud, Ronaldo to testify before judge

Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English Premier League club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with Manchester United previous year. The player led Real Madrid to victory in both Spanish and European competition titles, namely La Liga and Champions League . A transfer doesn't seem likely, however, as the forward is a crucial player for Los Blancos , and his contract situation makes him close to untouchable.

Author: 0 José Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says he has not spoken to Cristiano Ronaldo about his future, but will do so after the Confederations Cup. Real Madrid was not immediately available for comment on the allegations against Mourihno or Ronaldo's hearing. He also confirmed that Ronaldo's contract was ring-fenced by a one billion euro release clause.

Author: 0 Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

Mourinho is yet to comment on the allegations. Per BBC News , the accusations against Ronaldo stem from activity between 2011 and 2014. Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English Premier League club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United in 2016.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Not Wanted by Jose Mourinho at Manchester United

Ronaldo, who is in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup playing for Portugal, has played in Spain for Real Madrid since 2009. "All I can say is that Cristiano Ronaldo has a contract with Madrid", Perez continued. A judge will then decide if there are grounds to charge him with a crime. The accusations are based on information provided by Spain's tax office, which indicates Mourinho used shell companies in the Virgin Islands and Ireland to "hide profits from image rights" ...

Sports Cubs' Addison Russell calls wife abuse allegation 'false'
Author: 0 Cubs' Addison Russell calls wife abuse allegation 'false'

On Wednesday night, Russell's wife posted a photo on Instagram, accusing the shortstop of cheating on her. While Russell has not addressed the accusations against him, Norris did, declaring, "The comments made by my ex-fiancee could not be further from the truth".

Sports Perez: Real Madrid would've loved Lionel Messi at Bernabeu
Author: 0 Perez: Real Madrid would've loved Lionel Messi at Bernabeu

Finally, Danilo spoke about why Zidane is so important for him: " He admires a lot the Brazilian players , for our quality, because we can make different things". I'm sure he will tell us and we will see. The Brazil captain joined the Catalan giants four years ago and has since gone onto cement his status as one of the world's best footballers, playing a prominent role in a trophy-laden period of success under the management of Luis Enrique.

Sports Win by American Koepka 'delighted' European fans
Author: 0 Win by American Koepka 'delighted' European fans

It has been 20 years since Els won the U.S. Open at Congressional, when he held off Colin Montgomerie by a stroke. Brooks Koepka 117th US Open Championship, Hartford, USA - 18 Jun 2017 Brooks Koepka of the US celebrates with the trophy after winning the 117th US Open Championship at Erin Hills in Hartford, Wisconsin , USA, 18 June 2017.

Author: 0 Hamilton claims Canada GP as Vettel stumbles

The German's comeback drive to fourth was, however, damage limitation of the highest entity, and Hamilton was still wary of the Scuderia's threat despite Mercedes securing their first one-two finish of 2017 to lead the constructors' standings.

Author: 0 Mourinho accused of 3.3mn euro tax fraud in Spain

This assumes, however, that Ronaldo is still a Madrid player, with a source confirming to ESPN FC that he wants to leave Madrid and Spain as a result of accusations from the Spanish tax authorities and the media. Perez told Spanish newspaper Marca: "On the Saturday of the Champions League final, the presidential electoral process was opened". "But something really freaky would have to happen if he were to leave this club".