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Picked third overall at 2017 NHL Entry Draft

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That's not a knock - the guy is a two-way stud who just doesn't make a mistake. Heiskanen, 17, played in Finland for "HIFK", the country's elite league, in 2016-2017. The Stars now possess the 29th pick of the first round, which will take place later tonight, and six picks tomorrow: one in the 2nd round (39th overall), one in the third round (70th overall), one in the fourth round (101st overall), one in the fifth round (132nd overall), one in the sixth round (163rd overall) and one in the ... Read More »

Mourinho accused of $5 million tax fraud

The Argentinian worldwide defrauded the Spanish government to a sum of £1.14 million during his four-year spell with Real Madrid between 2010 and 2014. The accusations against Ronaldo have caused speculation in Portugal and Spain that he is now considering leaving the country to play elsewhere. The transfer market has been hit with a trigger following Ronaldo's hint that he could leave Spain if he is eventually hammered in the tax case. Read More »

Harper's 10th-inning Single Lifts Nationals Past Reds 6-5

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Goodwin got the Nats on the board with a solo shot off of Luis Castillo in the first inning. Strasburg rebounded from his worst start of the season with a road win Saturday against the New York Mets, allowing two runs on six hits while fanning five across 5 1/3 innings. Read More »

Man tattoos LeBron James' crying face on his leg

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Kalen Gilleese, took his disdain for LeBron James to the next level- by tattooing Lebron's crying face on his leg. "For how big the guy is, to me, it's just kind of pathetic". Enter Preston Schooley, Gilleese's friend and roommate who happens to be a fantastic tattoo artist. "After the Warriors won, I convinced him to do it on me", Gilleese said. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo accused of $16.5 million tax fraud

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F., in July 2009, a clear willingness to comply with all their tax obligations". He is accused of evading tax of 14.7m euros (£13m; $16m) from 2011 to 2014. Now Real Madrid , who according to El Confidencial rang newspapers to ensure that Ronaldo was not pictured in a Los Blancos shirt for splashes over the allegations, have released a statement . Read More »

Double trouble for Arsenal with Madrid's Mbappe plan?

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Liverpool announced their club record signing of AS Roma's Mohamed Salah on Thursday, the £36m reported fee is a far cry from the undoubtedly world record transfer that Mbappe would cost - with well over £100m being predicted. Sanchez, in particular, was exceptional for Arsenal last season and their success next season surely hinges on whether he and the German playmaker remain at the club, though both are out of contract next summer. Read More »

Leo Messi expected to avoid prison for tax fraud

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Former Real Madrid star Luis Figo believes "nobody is indispensable" in football, not even Cristiano Ronaldo . Cristiano Ronaldo is yet to discuss his future with Real Madrid in an attempt to fully focus on helping guide Portugal to another major global title. Read More »

Chile says it will consider joint bid for 2026 World Cup

It took them almost two minutes to green-light Cedric's goal for Portugal against Mexico . Portugal defender Pepe had a goal disallowed for offside after a referral to VAR against Mexico, while Chile forward Eduardo Vargas had a strike correctly ruled out for a very marginal offside against Cameroon. Read More »

76ers make Fultz top pick in NBA draft

The Sixers will hold an introductory press conference with Fultz and other Sixers Draft selections Friday at 11 a.m.at the Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex. Maybe Boston would have been a great landing spot for Fultz. Now for the bad part: The French native, whose team is still playing in a championship series back home, was selected by the Knicks on Thursday night. Read More »

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidate

All the races were on GOP-friendly terrain. Pelosi insists Democrats still have a shot at winning the majority in next year's midterm elections, saying, "The House remains in play now". Rosen is a likely candidate for Senate against the most endangered GOP Senate incumbent, Dean Heller of Nevada. The Georgia race ends as the most expensive House campaign in USA history, with a tab that may exceed $50 million. Read More »

Verstappen tops Azerbaijan GP practice

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Azerbaijan's escape roads were arguably the most used pieces of tarmac throughout FP2 as, despite having already had an entire session on the track, the drivers still struggled to find the ideal braking points. "The whole day has been really positive, except the last lap". MP Motorsport's Jordan King came in second (1:54.308), while Russian Time pilot, Luca Ghiotto came in third (1:54.734). Read More »

Dmitry Bivol hopes to shine on Ward-Kovalev undercard

Ward toppled Sergey Kovalev in a Las Vegas showdown on Saturday night and, when asked what his next move could entail, the superstar admitted anything is possible in the sport. According to Bovada, Ward is the -155 favorite with Kovalev listed at +125. I'm expecting his best. Ward said after the fight. Kovalev promised to make the "paper champion" pay for the first fight. Read More »

F1 - Ocon a appelé Pérez suite à Montréal

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A 20 tours du but sur la piste montréalaise, le jeune Français, cinquième dans le sillage de son homologue Sergio Perez et chaussé de gommes neuves, pouvait assurément prétendre au premier podium de sa carrière. "Nous avons eu une bonne discussion après la course lors du débriefing". Et j'ai aussi appelé Sergio pendant la semaine, quand tout le monde était détendu, et nous avons discuté de nos opinions. Read More »

Gatland calls on Lions to show boldness, flair in 1st test

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The inclusion of Ryan Crotty at inside centre ahead of Anton Lienert-Brown seems to also have encouraged Gatland, who also believes the Lions' bench is superior. "But because he is not fit enough to play test rugby, or Super Rugby, we have put him back into what we call a pre-season training block". We really think we have been improving week to week, we have stayed tight as a group and we haven't let anything externally have an impact on us. Read More »

Warriors Win Second NBA Title in Three Years

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She's seen how I come home after losses and how tough I take it. Durant capped his first season with the Warriors in triumphant fashion with another big shooting night that helped Golden State avoid a repeat of last year's Finals collapse when Cleveland rallied from 3-1 down to win the title. Read More »

All Blacks 'expect to win' against Lions says confident Read

Both players are in the relatively early stages of their worldwide careers - Moody has 24 caps, compared with Furlong's 18 - but Furlong looks to be a much stronger player and he could help give the Lions scrum dominance as they look to build on some impressive set-piece performances during the New Zealand tour. Read More »

Momentum crucial for first Lions Test

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What time does the game start in the UK? Three-time Lions tourist Will Greenwood built up to one of the biggest clashes in sport , while we also heard from fellow former Lions Stuart Barnes and Stephen Ferris, and got an opposition view from ex-All Black skipper Sean Fitzpatrick. Read More »

Lonzo Ball (and Dad?) Picked by LA Lakers

Perhaps the most valuable and the undisputed glamour franchise in all off sports, the Los Angeles Lakers have a who's who of Hall of Famers, 16 purple and gold-colored National Basketball Association championship banners and statues of Shaq, Magic, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, "The Logo" in Jerry West and longtime Lakers radio announcer, Chick Hearn and notable fans such as Jack Nicholson and Denzel Washington. Read More »

Former Man Utd star Di Maria given suspended prison sentence

The trio are represented by Portugese super-agent Jorge Mendes, who in turn has close links to the Dublin tax advisory practice of accountants Moore Stephens. Last week, a Spanish prosecutor accused Ronaldo of failing to pay accused him of failing to pay €14.7 million toward image rights that he earned from 2011 through 2014, according to ESPN FC . Read More »

José Mourinho accused of €3,3m tax fraud in Spain

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Madrid's regional state prosecutor has alleged the Portugal player "intentionally" did not declare income of €28.4m related to image rights, and declared €11.5m of earnings from 2011-14 when his real income was nearly €43m. As for Mourinho, Manchester United 54-year-old Portuguese coach, he stands accused of two counts of tax fraud while he coached Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013. Read More »

Markelle Fultz Responds To Celtics Trading No. 1 Pick To 76ers

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Once they do, it'll mark the second time in National Basketball Association history a pair of No. 1 overall selections begin their careers the same year with the team. "That's what we talked about". "Pay attention to my footwear", the Washington guard said. But I do think Bell has the type of skillset that translates deep into the National Basketball Association playoffs. Read More »

Matsuyama welcomes learning curve at US Open

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Koepka's winning total of 16-under equals the lowest score to par for a US Open , matching Rory McIlroy's victory at Congressional in 2011 on a par-71 layout. You can not describe how hard some of them are. "I probably haven't won as much as I would have liked, but this will do". "It was windy and he shot five under par". Read More »