• Troubled Ronaldo eyes more silver at Confederations Cup
Troubled Ronaldo eyes more silver at Confederations Cup

He would nearly certainly secure the prize if he can help Portugal win the Confederations Cup , the main warm-up event for next year's World Cup. "It doesn't matter what your name is or the league you play in: we're all in this together and we're all fighting for the same objective".

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo 'tells Real Madrid teammates he is leaving'
Cristiano Ronaldo 'tells Real Madrid teammates he is leaving'

According to the accusation, after signing his contract with Real Madrid in the summer of 2009, Ronaldo "purported to" cede his image rights to a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands, a tax haven in the Caribbean. However, that hasn't stopped the likes of Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United from continually trying to lure h...

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  • Mexico salvage point against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup
Mexico salvage point against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal will play Mexico in a Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match scheduled for. The attacker had created the opening goal for Ricardo Quaresma and, after being named man of the match , Federation Internationale de Football Association asked for Twitter users to send in their questions for Ronaldo.

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  • No comeback this time for Kristina Mladenovic
No comeback this time for Kristina Mladenovic

Only two matches were finished, while the scheduled men's quarter-finals didn't even start and were instead moved to Wednesday. After the second restart of the match, Bacsinszky sealed her place in the semifinals for the second time in three years with a 6-4 victory in the second set.

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  • Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup
Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

Ronaldo has scored 12 goals in six worldwide outings since coming off injured in the Euro final, but Mexico - winners of the Confederations Cup in 1999 - are confident they can stop him. 45+1' - HERNANDEZ CHANCE - Vela scoots down the left, pokes an excellent pass inside for Jimenez. Portugal had to wait for what seemed an unnecessary review ...

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  • Thomas shines as Harman takes US Open lead
Thomas shines as Harman takes US Open lead

Thomas's 63 was remarkable given what might have been; he dropped shots on the 4th and 10th, before passing up a relatively simple eagle chance on the 15th. I may yet regret leaving him and recent Wells Fargo victor, Brian Harman , out of my portfolio but I'm going to risk it and go a tiny bit further down the leaderboard for my opening in-play pi...

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  • Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in opener — FIFA Confederations Cup
Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in opener — FIFA Confederations Cup

Dmitry Poloz then went down under a challenge from New Zealand goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic in the area, but the Colombian referee waved away the penalty appeals and there was no intervention from the video assistant. Russia's win eases the pressure on its second game, against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in Moscow on Wednesday. The hosts no...

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  • Golden State's Firepower Too Much for Cleveland
Golden State's Firepower Too Much for Cleveland

Stephen Curry contributed 26 points, 13 rebounds and six assists for the Warriors, who are trying to become the first team in league history to run the table in the postseason. James has defied the odds before, perhaps most impressively a year ago against Golden State when his Cavaliers were the first team to win a title after trailing the Final...

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  • Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup
Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup

Cedric Soares restored Portugal's lead on 86 minutes, but Hector Moreno's stoppage-time header salvaged a point for Mexico in their Group A opener. The goal was disallowed for offside on review. However, the former Manchester United forward opted to speak only to FIFA's official channel specifically about the game, citing a need to und...

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  • Hat-trick for Porsche at Le Mans
Hat-trick for Porsche at Le Mans

For the other factory hybrids, the race was a disaster. This year one could tell, just at a glance, that the much vaunted LMP1-Hybrid class - touted as the most sophisticated prototype racing cars in the world - was in serious trouble. After that, Porsche easily retook the lead. A clutch issue rendered the No. 7 TS050, driven by Kamui Kobayash...

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  • 76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick
76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

This news comes after a report on Friday by ESPN that the Celtics and 76ers were negotiating for a trade that involved the Celtics' No. 1 overall pick in Thursday's NBA Draft that will be held in New York City at the Barclays Center.

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  • Ryan Blaney holds off Kevin Harvick to take first Cup victory
Ryan Blaney holds off Kevin Harvick to take first Cup victory

It took forever to pop up on my screen. Kyle Busch is on the pole for NASCAR's Axalta Pocono 400 , and Danica Patrick is catching some heat from the stock auto fans. Darrell "Bubba" Wallace made his Cup debut in place of the injured Aric Almirola but a troubled race, including drive-through and stop/go penalties for pitlane speeding, mea...

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  • Trump Accuses Qatar of Funding Terrorism at a 'Very High Level'
Trump Accuses Qatar of Funding Terrorism at a 'Very High Level'

The nations withdrew their ambassadors from Qatar and cut off air, sea and land travel to the peninsular nation, which is rich in oil but depends heavily on imported food. Jeff Davis said on Tuesday. The list also included 18 Qatari citizens accused of financing terrorism, well-known businessmen, politicians and top members of Qatar's ruling fa...

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  • Justin Thomas Breaks US Open Record In Bonkers Third Round
Justin Thomas Breaks US Open Record In Bonkers Third Round

Bolstered by a delicate, bogey-saving chip shot at the 18th green, Fleetwood posted a four-under-par 68 on Saturday to stand 11-under par, just one stroke back of American left-hander Brian Harman heading into Sunday's final round at Erin Hills.

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  • Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor: From improbable to official
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor: From improbable to official

Nevada commission has approved Mayweather Promotions request to promote boxing event on August 26 , per chairman Anthony Marnell. That's because TMZ Sports is reporting that Mayweather expects to make between $200 million and $300 million for the McGregor fight , although the exact terms haven't been disclosed just yet.

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  • Preds Try To Solve Penguins' Home Ice Edge In Game 5
Preds Try To Solve Penguins' Home Ice Edge In Game 5

No word on whether she'll supply another note for Thursday's pivotal Game 5 in Pittsburgh . Some thought of it as some bad luck at first, but it apparently worked out for the Penguins . "We capitalized on errors and Pek's was there for us when they had their chances", said Ellis. "Pittsburgh's Jake Guentzel did it in the first two games of this...

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  • Summerhays rebounds on back 9 on moving day at US Open
Summerhays rebounds on back 9 on moving day at US Open

Johnny Miller shot 63 at the 1973 US Open but it was at the par-71 Oakmont, with this week's venue Erin Hills being a par-72. Justin Thomas , coming off his record-tying 63, and Tommy Fleetwood were starting to fade. No one had a chance. And then he made birdie on the next hole. Fresh off his record-breaking third round, Justin Thomas is tum...

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  • Real Deal! Celtics-Sixers Swap Picks
Real Deal! Celtics-Sixers Swap Picks

Once the trade is finalized, the first four spots in the draft order will exactly mirror the first-four order from past year: Philadelphia would have the No. All the while Joel Embiid hinted at the foregone conclusion that Fultz would be his new teammate. "Embiid and me have been talking before". "He's a cool guy".

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  • Infantino: Not time to think about future of Confed Cup
Infantino: Not time to think about future of Confed Cup

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was dusted off for the first time in the Confederations Cup to rule out a Pepe goal during the first half of Portugal v Mexico . "The result was fair as Mexico also played well". The European champion opens its Group A program on Sunday against Mexico in Kazan . The All Whites nearly certainly requi...

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  • Hussain says pitch blameless in England defeat
Hussain says pitch blameless in England defeat

Junaid Khan and Hasan Ali had been the pick of the bowlers for Pakistan and each had three wickets to their name. The batsman struggled to explain why England failed to bring a power-packed A game to the semi-final against Pakistan , producing instead a timid performance which saw them hammered by eight wickets.

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