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Jose Mourinho has not been contacted by tax authorities

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This assumes, however, that Ronaldo is still a Madrid player, with a source confirming that he wants to leave Madrid and Spain as a result of accusations from the Spanish tax authorities and the media. The accusations against Ronaldo have caused speculation in Portugal and Spain that he is considering leaving the country to play elsewhere. The Portugal captain is apparently unhappy about the recent tax fraud allegations levelled at him, and how Los Blancos have handled the situation. Read More »

Ronaldo says he will not pay tax bill

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Ronaldo and Mourinho are the latest members of the soccer elite to be accused of tax fraud in Spain. The main claim is in connection with allegedly undeclared income from the sale of image rights by using companies based outside the country. Read More »

NBA Draft: Chicago Bulls trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves

The fact that the Bulls traded fan-favorite Jimmy Butler , ushering in the long-discussed rebuild , ahead of Thursday night's draft wasn't surprising, but fans and pro-basketball watchers are still trying to hoist their jaws up off the floor at the meager return that Bulls GM Gar Forman "landed". Read More »

Tapwrit Surges Past Irish War Cry to Win 2017 Belmont Stakes

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Early odds at OddShark listed Classic Empire as the 2-to-1 favorite in an original field of 13, and many horseplayers were expecting Classic Empire to expand upon his strong finish at the Kentucky Derby and place at the Preakness . "It's very vindicating-for the horse and for me, and the owners and everyone", Motion said of Irish War Cry's classic placing. "We were hoping that he had enough left when it came down to crunch time because it was looking like Irish War Cry had a ... Read More »

Lakers draft Lonzo Ball No.2 overall

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The 19-year-old averaged 14.6 points, 6.0 rebounds and 7.6 assists, helping UCLA go 31-5 a season after the program struggled to a 15-17 mark. "I told you. Also, could Paul George of the Pacers and Jimmy Butler of the Bulls be on the move? When asked if Ball's style of play will stay similar to what he showed while at UCLA, he left no room for concern. Read More »

76ers formally introduce Markelle Fultz to Philly

Fultz led the Pac-12 in scoring, finished No. 6 among all Division I players, and was the top freshman scorer in the country. The program won 28 games last season, which, incredibly, was nearly triple the total of the season before. In this post I'll give some winners and some losers, as well as some overall reactions to the 2017 NBA Draft . The Kings grabbed Kentucky point guard De'Aaron Fox at No. Read More »

Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain

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Real Madrid player Cristiano Ronaldo will testify on July 31 in a case in which he is accused of hiding income from the tax authorities, court officials said yesterday. Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. The Spanish daily also mentioned that Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave La Liga and the main reason behind his life changing decision is the tax evasion scandal. Read More »

Reddick's big day lifts Astros over Athletics 12-9

He could play regularly in center field if Springer misses extended time. Schwarber, the fourth overall pick in the 2014 amateur draft, is batting just.171 with 12 homers and 28 RBIs in 64 games. Hahn (4-4) gave up 10 runs (nine earned) - both career highs - in two innings. Hahn had gone 2-0 with a 2.81 ERA in his three previous starts. "I started spiking a lot, yanking stuff and it just wasn't good". Read More »

Haase upsets Thiem, Zverev advances at Gerry Weber Open

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It was his first win against the world number 56 in three attempts and came without a single break point conceded. "He mixes it up well with his slice and serve, so he's always a hard opponent on this surface", said Zverev, the world number 12. Read More »

NBA Draft Day Fail: Does Markelle Fultz Know Who He's Playing For?

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The Philadelphia 76ers took Fultz with the No. 1 pick and the Lakers followed by taking Ball, with the point guards from the Pac-12 Conference beginning a run of seven consecutive freshmen . After the announcement of Ball's selection by the Lakers , he said he "just wants to get on the court". As Lonzo walked on stage to meet Commissioner Adam Silver and put on a purple Lakers hat, LaVar put on a gold and purple Big Baller Brand hat, the company he has started. Read More »

Perez grand slam in 8th rallies Royals over Red Sox 6-4

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Thirty times this season, the Red Sox carried a lead into the eighth inning. Hammel scattered seven hits without a walk, stranding seven along the way, and the only damage against him came in the fourth inning. Perez has been dealing with soreness in his side that could result in a couple more days off. The Royals lost a challenge in the third when they thought Hammel had picked Xander Bogaerts off first base, but he was ruled safe. Read More »

Royal Ascot opening day

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In early stretch, Scottish was challenged by Highland Reel, Decorated Knight , and Ulysses . It's nice to have that old feel back with a good horse like him, and it's nice to do it for Sheikh Mohammed too. The two US-trained runners American Patriot and Miss Temple City finished 11th and 13th respectively, with Spectre, trained in France by German Markus Munch, who played football for Bayern Munich, finishing fourth. Read More »

Jimmie Johnson's crew chief missing race notes after theft

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He and his wife, Brooke, reportedly went to Fisherman's Warf for dinner shortly after arriving in California, and left their auto parked in a metered spot in a busy area of town. Neither Knaus had their luggage taken, but Chad reportedly told The AP's Jenna Fryer the stolen bags contained cash, his laptop that contained his notes and Brooke's art supplies. Read More »

Mourinho Tax woes: Jose accused of tax fraud in Spain

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A statement issued by Madrid's provincial state prosecutor's office said its investigations indicated the Manchester United manager had committed two counts of tax fraud between 2011 and 2012. Spanish tax authorities believe Mourinho used an image rights company based in the British Virgin Islands that was part of a chain of companies including two in Ireland linked to Mourinho's agent Jorge Mendes. Read More »

Potential picks gear up for 1st round of National Basketball Association draft

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The Lakers used their third straight number two pick on Ball. Fultz, who played college basketball at the University of Washington , was widely recognized as the likely No. It depends on the move the Lakers make, of course. "I think I do everything at least decent", Fultz said. The first seven picks of the draft entered as college freshman and 18-year-old Frenchman Frank Ntilikina was taken by the New York Knicks with the eighth choice. Read More »

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

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To open the Draft the Philadelphia 76ers took Markelle Fultz as the overall No. 1 pick. He'll get a chance to play in the summer leagues with the Sixers, but it's very likely he'll spend next year either in the NBA's G-League or in Europe - not quite the path he was expected to take when he left the Terrapins. Read More »

Kris Russell signs extension with Oilers

Russell ranked first, second and first in blocked shots in the last three National Hockey League seasons. The Caroline, Alberta native played 68 games for the Oilers last season. The Oilers have five unrestricted free agents come July 1: defencemen Eric Gryba and Andrew Ference, and forwards Matt Hendricks, Tyler Pitlick and David Desharnais. Read More »

LA trying to get additional first-round pick

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Near the end of a traffic jam of interviews - "media stuff", Ball said from NY - he was asked which Lakers he might benefit the most. And that's why Lakers coach Luke Walton had no problem downplaying LaVar's comments after Thursday's NBA Draft . Read More »

Fultz, Ball taken with top two picks

The NBA offseason is made off rumors, and they make the offseason more entertaining than the regular season. Ironically, Fultz heading to the 76ers was completely expected, as was No. 10 with the pick obtained from New Orleans for DeMarcus Cousins. Teams looking for point guard help in Thursday night's National Basketball Association draft are in luck - as long as they have a high pick, that is. Read More »

NHL Expansion Draft steal of the night

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Las Vegas officially has their first professional sports franchise with the conclusion of the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft . Engelland has played the last three seasons with the Flames, playing a big role in the 2015 National Hockey League playoffs when he was paired with TJ Brodie after Mark Giordano went down with a torn bicep tendon. Read More »

Arsenal in advanced talks with Lyon for Alexandre Lacazette after making bid

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This could give Arsenal some advantage in a deal, with Lacazette supposedly still mulling things over before returning from holiday as talks between the two clubs accelerate. Arsenal notably failed with a bid to sign Lacazette last summer , but reports in France now suggest they're closer to meeting Lyon's demands for the France worldwide. Read More »

Paris shows off in race against Los Angeles for 2024 Games

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Intel's global rights will include the Winter Olympic Games at PyeongChang in 2018, the 2020 Tokyo Games, Beijing's Winter Games in 2022 and the Olympics in 2024 which will be held either in Paris or Los Angeles. This year, a few weeks ahead of the IOC decision regarding the Olympic Games and Paralympics of 2024 (the vote will take place 13 September in Lima), activities are planned throughout France, in the colors of Paris2024. Read More »

Nuggets in talks on Jimmy Butler deal with Bulls

After a disappointing first season overseeing the operation, Thibodeau grabbed a fully grown pit bull to toughen the team up. Butler may not be able to cover DT on the football field, but the Nuggets would be a vastly improved team with Butler on the floor. Read More »