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Author: 0 Mohamed Salah's first day as a Liverpool player

Signing Salah represents a case of second time lucky for Liverpool , who wanted the player in 2014 only to see him move to Chelsea instead from the Swiss club Basel. I like to play here in the Premier League. "I always try to improve and get better and better". After another impressive campaign in the Italian capital, 19 goals in all competitions, Salah now will make his way back to England.

Author: 0 Josh Jackson selected No. 4 overall by the Phoenix Suns

Tatum praised the passion of the Celtics fans and acknowledged he is entering a fortunate situation as a high draft pick joining a team that can contend deep in the playoffs. "I had to get up at 4 o'clock and fly back home". The 19-year-old was a third-team All-ACC selection. "It's time to compete against him". "In high school I told my trainer Keith I wanted to be the No.

Sports Juve scouting manager Javier Ribalta head to Man United
Author: 0 Juve scouting manager Javier Ribalta head to Man United

I thank all the company and in particular Giuseppe Marotta and Fabio Paratici for the confidence they have shown from the first day. Ribalta is expected to work alongside United chief scouts Jim Lawlor and Marcel Bout at Old Trafford. Planning is well under way for the 2017-18 season, with Benfica's Victor Lindelof the only player to have so far arrived at Old Trafford. He has reportedly followed the Spanish global closely since his time in Real Madrid's Castilla side.

Sports Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz
Author: 0 Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

For 14 seasons, Boston Red Sox fans flocked to Fenway Park to see David Ortiz smack home runs to right. Bobby Doerr and Joe Cronin waited 37 years, and Carlton Fisk and Jim Rice 20. "That was awesome", Ortiz said , recalling his speech after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, when he spoke the iconic phrase, "This is our f-- city" live on broadcast TV from Fenway Park.

Author: 0 Di María fined for Spanish tax fraud

Now with Paris Saint-Germain, Di Maria was found guilty of defrauding the Spanish government a sum of £1.14m during his time at Real Madrid between 2010 and 2014. Rio Ferdinand admits he is "dreaming" when considering the possibility of Cristiano Ronaldo returning to Manchester United . Ronaldo, through his personal branding agent Jorge Mendes - who also represents Mourinho in offering to public and private organizations the for-profit right to use his image in advertisements - has ...

Author: 0 Trump's new idea - a 'solar wall' on Mexican border

Mr. Trump has privately discussed putting solar panels on the barrier, but the rally was the first time he. And he still seems determined to try to force Mexico to pay for it. Honduras , with a homicide rate around 90 killings per every 100,000 people, tops the list of most unsafe Latin American countries - a point addressed in Mexico's press release, which also stated the USA demand for illicit drugs is responsible for the rise of cartel violence inside Mexico.

Author: 0 76ers go with Fultz, Lakers snag Ball at No. 2

The performance at Washington capped a meteoric rise on the amateur level for Fultz. Overall, his team finished 9-22 and lost the final 13 games. "I patterned my game after (Johnson)", Ball said. The Lakers used their third straight number two pick on Ball. And the Lakers' portion of the crowd applauded. The Celtics then took Duke's Jayson Tatum at No3 after moving down two spots in the trade with Philadelphia, drawing cheers from a large contingent of their fans at Barclays Center ...

Author: 0 Trump on solar, taxes, welfare

President Donald Trump wants to add solar panels to his long-promised southern border wall - a plan he says would help pay for the wall's construction and add to its aesthetic appeal. "Good?" he asked, searching his adoring fan base for the approval he so desperately needs in the face of sagging poll numbers and ongoing investigations into links between his campaign and Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers parting ways with General Manager David Griffin, targeting Chauncey Billups

The Cavs also had been linked with Paul George from IN, as Griffin was attempting to pull off a last-second splash, while knowing his job was IN jeopardy. He had been connected to the open jobs leading the Hawks' and Magic's basketball operations departments but Yahoo's Adrian Wojarowski reported that Gilbert did not respond to Orlando's request seeking permission to speak to Griffin .

Author: 0 Philadelphia 76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft

It seems as though the Lakers have a pretty solid plan in place with Magic Johnson at the helm, and Ball is a guy they have faith in to help restore glory to a proud franchise. The deal the Celtics struck with the 76ers guarantees them an additional first-round pick, so they have some room to decide exactly what they want out of this year's draft.

Author: 0 Portugal sidesteps Ronaldo's legal woes at Confed Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo's woes deepened Tuesday when the star striker who reportedly wants to quit Real Madrid was summoned to appear before a judge investigating tax fraud. After Cristiano Ronaldo was accused of tax fraud in Spain, the man hoping to take advantage of his woes by luring him to Manchester has also fallen foul of the authorities.

Sports Mourinho Accused Of €3.3m Tax Fraud
Author: 0 Mourinho Accused Of €3.3m Tax Fraud

Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mourinho at Real Madrid , has been called to testify on July 31 over allegations that he hid £12.9m income from tax authorities. Last year, Messi and his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, were found guilty on three counts of defrauding tax authorities of 4.1 million euros ($4.6 million) from income made from image rights.

Author: 0 Timberwolves take Markkanen with No. 7 pick for Bulls

When Thibodeau was hired as team president and coach last summer, he quickly set his sights on bringing Butler to Minnesota. The Timberwolves have not made the NBA Playoffs since 2004. "Hinkie died for our sins", read one fan's shirt, referring to former general manager Sam Hinkie, who resigned previous year, a casualty of the team's painful rebuild.

Sports Pletcher takes another jewel in Triple Crown as Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes
Author: 0 Pletcher takes another jewel in Triple Crown as Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes

Irish War Cry and Meantime were in front for the first half of the race before Tapwrit made a move past Meantime . At that point, it was up to Tapwrit and Gormley to take a shot at the New Jersey-bred on the lead. And Tapwrit was piloted by Jose Ortiz, who won his first Saratoga riding title last summer and is one of the emerging New York-based jockeys who has gained a firm foothold on the national scene.

Sports NBA draft intrigue: Blazers have 3 picks in 1st round
Author: 0 NBA draft intrigue: Blazers have 3 picks in 1st round

If a team wanted Lonzo to be a pure shooter or to be a player that can completely take control of games, that would be a different story. "I think it will make it more challenging, a little bit, but I think every top draft pick that comes in has a target on their back", Walton added.

Author: 0 NBA Draft: Links to all of our coverage

The performance at Washington capped a meteoric rise on the amateur level for Fultz. "I've trusted all the way", said Michalovic, a junior swimmer at Seton Hall. There were other notable trades earlier in the week before the draft began, including Atlanta sending Dwight Howard to Charlotte and the Lakers clearing cap room by shipping D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov to Brooklyn .

Sports Di María given fine for Spanish tax fraud
Author: 0 Di María given fine for Spanish tax fraud

Manchester United are believed to be front-runners in the race for the 4-time Ballon d'Or victor, while a stay at the Santiago Bernabeu hasn't been ruled out either. The agency published copies of the certificates. But according to EFE there has been no such softening from the Portuguese global even though a payment upfront would not have been an admission of guilt and would still have allowed him to defend himself against accusations of tax fraud between 2011 and 2014.

Sports Sixers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second
Author: 0 Sixers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second

Fultz shot 41.3 percent from 3-point range at Washington. Not a single senior was selected in the first 28 picks, but that record-setting drought ended with a pair of four-year players going back-to-back. Or try the Los Angeles Clippers who picked first, fourth, third and second from 1998-2001 and had just one first-round exit over that span until 2012.

Sports Kate Middleton Appears at Royal Ascot in Chic High-Neck White Lace
Author: 0 Kate Middleton Appears at Royal Ascot in Chic High-Neck White Lace

The five-year-old went on to finish third behind stablemates Found and Highland Reel in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, but less than a fortnight later he was surprisingly beaten at Ascot on Champions Day. He stays a mile and a half well but won over seven at two so he's always had that pace ". If she gets it well, it would see her emerge as a serious contender for the Darley Irish Oaks.

Sports Mourinho in €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) fraud allegation
Author: 0 Mourinho in €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) fraud allegation

Real Madrid have refuted claims Jose Mourinho signed a contract to take over at the club before he left Inter. Cristiano Ronaldo has been summoned to appear before a Spanish judge, and Jose Mourinho could be next. On Tuesday officials also announced Ronaldo will testify on July 31. Ronaldo's trouble coincided with the same Madrid-based prosecutor's office accusing Mourinho of two counts of tax fraud.

Sports Sixers like Fultz first, Lakers eye Ball as draft looms
Author: 0 Sixers like Fultz first, Lakers eye Ball as draft looms

The Los Angeles Lakers used the second pick to select homegrown guard Lonzo Ball of UCLA, who led college basketball in assists. Ball was telling "The Six" hosts Michael Smith and Jemele Hill that he always picked the Cavs in the " NBA 2K" video game, saying with a chuckle, "LeBron's pretty hard to stop, so you just go to the basket every time".

Sports 76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands
Author: 0 76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands

Just know that there's plenty of other guys out there breaking down Fultz and other draft prospects who have never seen them play. But combine Fultz with Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid - again, if they are healthy - in an Eastern Conference that could be up for grabs after next year if LeBron James decides to leave Cleveland.

Author: 0 Mourinho Latest To Be Caught Up In Tax Scandal

It is believed that Manchester United are plotting a £183 million (R2.9 billion) move for Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata, which could see goalkeeper David de Gea going the other way. Ronaldo via his representatives last week denied any wrongdoing. Jose Mourinho was yesterday accused by Spanish authorities of failing to pay €3.3 million (S$5.1 million) in taxes at Real Madrid , as the Spanish club's star player Cristiano Ronaldo was summoned to appear before a judge next month.

Sports Lakers draft Lonzo Ball second overall in 2017
Author: 0 Lakers draft Lonzo Ball second overall in 2017

Immediately after Lonzo was drafted, Big Baller Brand started pre-selling the sneakers on their website. It is also very clear that they feel he is a player they can build a team around that can compete for many years to come. Lonzo Ball wants to stay home with the Los Angeles Lakers at No. 2, and it seems surer than ever he will. But now that LaVar has gotten everything he wants for the oldest of his three boys, it's time for him to zip it and let his son join the Lakers without wearing ...

Author: 0 Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

In exchange for Artemi Panarin , Chicago is bringing Brandon Saad back from Columbus. The 30-year-old Hjalmarsson had spent his entire 10-year career with Chicago, helping the Blackhawks to three Stanley Cup titles. "Artemi Panarin was the best rookie in the National Hockey League two years ago, a second-team all-star this past season and is one of the most dynamic offensive players in the National Hockey League", said Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen in a statement.

Sports Nashville Predators: James Neal Selected by Las Vegas
Author: 0 Nashville Predators: James Neal Selected by Las Vegas

And Marc-Andre Fleury is already a fan favorite, receiving a nice welcome when he was introduced to the fans in Vegas at the expansion draft. Gerard Gallant, center, poses for photographers with Bill Foley , left, owner of the Vegas Golden Knights , and George McPhee, Vegas Golden Knights general manager, Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Las Vegas .

Author: 0 Knicks end the run on freshmen picks in draft

He averaged 15.6 points and 7.2 rebounds while shooting 42.3 percent from 3-point range in his lone season at Arizona. Butler, who turns 28 in September, could have been in for an even more massive payday had he stayed in Chicago. The 35-year-old Wade informed the Bulls of his decision Tuesday night. Markkanen is the Wildcats 22nd first round draft pick and first since 2015 when both Stanley Johnson and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson were selected.

Sports Britain bows to EU Brexit talks timetable
Author: 0 Britain bows to EU Brexit talks timetable

The two sides will hold four further monthly rounds of talks, with the next on July 17, with the aim of getting the remaining 27 European Union countries to agree this autumn to move on to the trade talks phase. European Council President Donald Tusk says that he still holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed even though the negotiations on Britain's departure from the European Union officially started this week.

Author: 0 Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

Top draft prospects gather for a group photo before the NBA basketball draft, Thursday , June 22, 2017 , in NY. Elsewhere, the Boston Celtics picked small forward Jayson Tatum, shooting guard Josh Jackson moved to the Phoenix Suns and the Sacramento Kings plumped for De'Aaron Fox from Kentucky.

Sports 76ers deal 2 picks for chance at Fultz
Author: 0 76ers deal 2 picks for chance at Fultz

Years from now he could be ripped apart for passing on Washington guard Markelle Fultz , but he could also be praised depending on what else results from the blockbuster deal between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers . I say this because he is a very versatile, unique player. "I'm going to have some custom-made shoes that I think nobody ever had before". So the way he looks at it, the deal is a win-win.

Sports Mourinho accused of $5 million tax fraud
Author: 0 Mourinho accused of $5 million tax fraud

Angel Di Maria has agreed a deal with Spain's state prosecutor in which the former Real Madrid forward admits two counts of tax fraud of nearly €1.3 million euros ($1.4 million) in exchange for a lighter sentence. Jose Mourinho has been accused by Spain of hiding his income. The 29-year-old and his father Jorge Horacio Messi were found guilty of using companies in Belize, Britain, Switzerland and Uruguay to avoid paying taxes on 4.16 million euros of Messi's income earned from his image ...

Author: 0 Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutors

The 32-year-old four-time World Footballer of the Year is alleged to have not paid the correct taxes from 2011 to 2014. The agency published copies of the certificates. The state prosecutor based the accusations on information provided by Spain's Tax Office, which indicate that Mourinho used shell companies in the Virgin Islands and Ireland to "hide profits made from image rights".

Author: 0 NBA Draft 2017: Eagles' Carson Wentz welcomes Markelle Fultz to Sixers

It marks the second straight season the 76ers have made the top selection in the draft. "It just shows you what the National Basketball Association is about". "It's a very loaded class and I feel like especially whichever guys go at the top four, five, there may not be that much separation between (them) because everybody's just so talented", Tatum said.

Sports Lakers choose Lonzo Ball with No. 2 overall selection
Author: 0 Lakers choose Lonzo Ball with No. 2 overall selection

Now they add Fultz to a promising young core that includes Rookie of the Year finalists Joel Embiid and Dario Saric, plus Ben Simmons , the top pick from last year who sat out all season with a foot injury. The Warriors will again be the team to beat as they appear to be far ahead of the second best team, the Cavaliers. Instead, they traded Butler to Minnesota for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and Lauri Markkanen - the seventh pick in Thursday night's draft.

Sports Coyotes get Stepan, Raanta for DeAngelo from Rangers
Author: 0 Coyotes get Stepan, Raanta for DeAngelo from Rangers

Blueliner Niklas Hjalmarsson , who's spent his entire 10-year career with the Blackhawks, has been dealt to Arizona in exchange for fellow defenseman Connor Murphy , and prospect Laurent Dauphin. Raanta, 28, was 16-8-2 with a 2.26 GAA and a.922 save percentage in his second season with the team. DeAngelo, 21, was traded to Arizona a year ago.

Sports LA Clippers take South Carolina's Thornwell in draft
Author: 0 LA Clippers take South Carolina's Thornwell in draft

Hall of Famer Jerry West joined Frank and Doc Rivers in the Clippers' war room. Thornwell, named the SEC Player of the Year by the league's coaches, led the league in scoring in conference games at 22.1 points per game. "I'm not done yet". Those good spirits were rewarded as Dozier agreed to a free-agent contract with the Los Angeles Lakers hours after his Watch Party.

Sports Confed Cup: Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia
Author: 0 Confed Cup: Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia

Just eight minutes had passed when Ronaldo found himself in acres of space at the back post to head home unopposed and make it 1-0 to the visitors, Dmitry Kudryashov was the player guilty of allowing Ronaldo room. Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball, during a training session in St. Petersburg, Russia , Friday, June 23, 2017 . Speaking to reporters upon arrival in Sochi on Monday, Coach Osorio made references to the managerial rotations by saying, "We're thinking of ...

Author: 0 Cavs fire general manager

After guiding the team through its most successful stretch, Griffin mutually parted ways with the Cavs. Gilbert chose not to renew Griffin's contract, which expires at the end of the month, after the two sides could not agree on a future, according to reports.

Sports Mayweather, McGregor agree to August super fight
Author: 0 Mayweather, McGregor agree to August super fight

Mayweather confirmed the fight on his Instagram account as he shared a video poster of both fighters with the caption, " It's official ". "It's definitely the biggest fight ever in combat sports history, and probably going to be the biggest payday ever", White said in an interview with FOX Sports .

Sports F1 Azerbaijan GP: Gearbox failure cause of Alonso's Baku FP2 stoppage
Author: 0 F1 Azerbaijan GP: Gearbox failure cause of Alonso's Baku FP2 stoppage

To make matters worse, double world champion Fernando Alonso and his team-mate Stoffel Vandoorne are both set to serve grid penalties in Azerbaijan following a raft of changes to their Honda engines. "It is a street circuit as well, but it's very different to a circuit like Monaco - here we reach very, very, high top speeds, I think similar to Canada .

Author: 0 British police: Manslaughter charges will be considered following deadly London fire

Nicholls noted that after the Lacrosse apartment building in Melbourne's Docklands caught fire in 2014, ICPS had suggested that cladding be tested because of the risk non-conforming cladding poses. The council announced on Thursday it would be urgently removing the facades. Metropolitan Police Detective Supt. 'We are looking at every health and safety and fire safety offence and we are reviewing every company at the moment involved in the building and refurbishment of Grenfell Tower'.

Author: 0 76ers take Fultz; Celts draft Duke's Tatum

The Celtics were rumored to be offering the No. 3 pick to the Knicks as part of a package for forward Kristaps Porzingas, but nothing materialized. The performance at Washington capped a meteoric rise on the amateur level for Fultz. "We had conversations around four leading up to the draft", GM Ryan McDonough said, "but over the last 24 to 48 hours, once we got more comfort that Josh was going to be there at four or likely to be there at four, I think that made us even more steadfast to hang ...

Sports Ronaldo ordered to appear in court
Author: 0 Ronaldo ordered to appear in court

While Perez's opponents have criticised reforms in the club statutes which have toughened criteria for aspiring candidates, his first task after being re-elected unopposed as Real Madrid president on Monday will be to appease Ronaldo amid speculation the four-time world player of the year wants to leave.

Sports Ronaldo strikes as Portugal downs Russia
Author: 0 Ronaldo strikes as Portugal downs Russia

Mexico , top of Group A equal with Portugal on four points by virtue of having scored one more goal, face Russian Federation, who are just a point behind in third. "He's a top quality player and, personally, this might have an impact on his new season as well". Santos praised his team for their dedication under pressure to hold on to the lead.

Sports BCCI extends coach application deadline till July 9
Author: 0 BCCI extends coach application deadline till July 9

While the board had extended his contract until the end of the West Indies series, Kumble pulled out after the team left for the Caribbean and tweeted his reasons for resigning. In these 12 months, India won five consecutive Test series (West Indies, New Zealand, England, Bangladesh and Australia), clinched two ODI series (New Zealand and England), won a T20 global series (England) and reached the final of the ICC Champions Trophy which Pakistan won by 180 runs.

Author: 0 #3 - Jayson Tatum - Boston Celtics

Though much of the buzz over the past week has been on players that the Celtics may or may not select in the draft or acquire in a trade, coach Brad Stevens provided an update Thursday night on the team's star. Mazzulla dropped 39 points in the state championship game that season, and was named the Rhode Island Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior and senior.

Author: 0 Blackhawks trade Niklas Hjalmarsson, Artemi Panarin in pair of swaps

He had 24 goals and 29 assists in 82 games for Columbus last season. The Hawks also traded defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Coyotes for a pair of young defensemen, Connor Murphy and Laurent Dauphin . In his rookie season following his jump from the KHL to the NHL, Panarin scored 30 goals and 77 points in 80 games en route to the 2016 Calder Memorial Trophy, awarded annually to the league's top rookie.

Sports Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss
Author: 0 Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

In all four special congressional elections that have taken place since Donald Trump's election, Republicans have used attack ads to portray Democratic candidates as allies of Pelosi. But Pelosi continues to command great loyalty from many in the House, and she insisted her position was not in jeopardy. Some users on both sides of the political spectrum were in agreement that fresh leadership is needed in the party.