• Wizards acquire Tim Frazier from Pelicans
Wizards acquire Tim Frazier from Pelicans

The 26-year-old guard filled in admirably for Jrue Holiday starting 35 games and averaging 8.9 points and 6.9 assists in 29.1 minutes per game. During that stretch, Frazier averaged 10.8 points and 7.5 assists on 43.5 percent shooting from the field.

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  • Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case
Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

Alejandro Moreno contends that Jose Mourinho needs to win the Premier League title in order to have a successful season. In three years with Real Madrid , Mourinho won La Liga (2012) and the Spanish Cup (2011). The allegations that Ronaldo defrauded the Spanish revenue of €14 million, also related to image rights and have prompted the sugg...

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  • Shiv Sena endorses Ram Nath Kovind's candidacy for President
Shiv Sena endorses Ram Nath Kovind's candidacy for President

Thackeray said the Sena had recommended and supported Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's name because "Hindustan is a Hindu nation" and there was nobody better than Bhagwat to represent this identity. Meanwhile, Opposition parties are meeting on June 22 to decide on fielding a consensus candidate for the presidential election...

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  • PSG, to Chase Real Madrid Star
PSG, to Chase Real Madrid Star

Former Barca defender Javier Mascherano also agreed a one-year suspended sentence with authorities for tax fraud last year . Cristiano Ronaldo will appear before a judge in Madrid on July 31 at 11 AM to testify in the case that is investigating allegations of tax fraud levelled at the Portuguese player.

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  • Mourinho faces jail over tax fraud
Mourinho faces jail over tax fraud

The Portuguese coach, who lived in Spain whilst in charge of La Liga side Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013, is said to have defrauded the Spanish government of £3m, something he staunchly refutes. The sums are not ruinous for the individuals involved - €14.7 million for Ronaldo; €3.3 million for Mourinho - and they may well decide that it is simpler t...

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  • Rafael Nadal wins French Open title for 10th time
Rafael Nadal wins French Open title for 10th time

In the final, Puerta served for the fourth set while leading 5-4. Top seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova won their fifth Grand Slam women's doubles title on Sunday at Roland Garros, putting them halfway to a calendar Slam.

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  • ATP Queen's: Rafael Nadal withdraws from the Aegon Championships
ATP Queen's: Rafael Nadal withdraws from the Aegon Championships

On Sunday night Nadal struck a note of caution about his chances on grass, admitting that the low movements needed on the surface aggravate his troublesome knees. "I am really happy to win here". The 31-year-old Rafa hailed the French Open as the most special tournament for him. After injuries limited him to just 53 matches in 2016, Nadal i...

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  • Anil Kumble steps down as head coach of India
Anil Kumble steps down as head coach of India

Read Also: Anil Kumble resignation: BCCI to invite more applications for coach's post "As I said, sometimes there are differences of opinion and BCCI tried its level best to resolve the whole issue but sometimes things don't work". Shukla revealed that the BCCI tried their level best to resolve the issue between Kumble and Kohli, but no outcome...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho caught up in Spain tax scandal
Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho caught up in Spain tax scandal

Real Madrid were believed to have rejected that approach, but United since submitted an increased bid, believed to be £60million, for the former Juventus striker. The soccer star is due to appear in court on July 31 . The accusations against Mr Mourinho , now the manager of Manchester United , date back to his time as coach at Real Madrid ...

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  • Cavs, GM David Griffin part ways
Cavs, GM David Griffin part ways

Griffin's contract expires on June 30 and the two sides "mutually decided" that it would not be extended . Griffin's departure will leave some big shoes to fill. If no one appreciated you Griff I did , and hopefully all the people of Cleveland! "We've got a really good friendship". Griffin was named the permanent GM in May 2014 and his ...

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  • Exciting 23-year-old attacker's agent responds to Man United transfer talk
Exciting 23-year-old attacker's agent responds to Man United transfer talk

Reports in Turkey yesterday claimed that United struck a deal with Talisca. 'It's something that all players want (a move to Manchester United ). While the Red Devils are well stocked in the attacking midfield positions with Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Juan Mata among the options at Mourinho's disposal, Talisca is expected to add an alternate dimension ...

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  • Jose Mourinho denies any wrongdoing in tax probe
Jose Mourinho denies any wrongdoing in tax probe

Mourinho was accused of defrauding £1,419,717.66 (€1,611,537) in 2011 and £1,491,601.39 (€1,693,133) in 2012 from his personal income tax (known as IRPF in Spain), while in charge of Los Blancos . He denies the accusations and is threatening to leave Spain. "An offer hasn't arrived and what we think is Ronaldo is a Real Madrid player and he is...

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  • Amateur baseball players react to hearing their names called in MLB draft
Amateur baseball players react to hearing their names called in MLB draft

Slot value for the No. 1 overall pick this year is $7.77 million, but the Twins aren't expected to pay that much to steer Lewis away from a University of California, Irvine commitment. "Man, I'm a monster", he said, chuckling. They have a total bonus pool of $14.16 million to spend over the first 10 rounds, including a competitive- balance pick a...

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  • Poche' sets LSU wins mark, knocks Florida State out of CWS
Poche' sets LSU wins mark, knocks Florida State out of CWS

Michael Papierski reached on a slow chop through the middle that FSU second baseman Matt Henderson got to but bobbled for an error. Florida State was going to choose either Cole Sands or Andrew Karp to start Wednesday. "It was probably the best it's been all season", Poche' said. His victory broke a tie with Scott Schultz (1992-1995) for...

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  • Berrios' arm, Sano's bat key Twins over White Sox 4-2
Berrios' arm, Sano's bat key Twins over White Sox 4-2

Over 46 games with Charlotte this season, Engel hit.218 with eight home runs, 19 RBIs and four steals. CWS starter James Shields gave up three runs on seven hits over 5.2 frames for a no decision with Anthony Swarzak and Dan Jennings allowing a combined five runs in one inning.

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  • Now Mourinho accused of $3.7m tax fraud
Now Mourinho accused of $3.7m tax fraud

Ronaldo has been summonsed to appear in court in Madrid on July 31 as part of the investigation. Prosecutors accuse the 32-year-old of evading tax via a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands and another in Ireland, known for its low corporate tax rate.

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  • England rout New Zealand to book semifinal berth
England rout New Zealand to book semifinal berth

In reply, New Zealand looked on course for a successful run chase when they reached 158-2 after 30 overs but crafty bowling from England saw the pre-tournament favourites bowl their opponents out for 223. They seem to produce limited overs cricketers at will. "We'll have a very serious attitude", said Morgan. We put ourselves in a really good...

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  • Lewis Hamilton ponders F1 retirement after 2017
Lewis Hamilton ponders F1 retirement after 2017

With Mercedes focus shifting from its two drivers exclusively battling for the F1 world title, it has seen a Ferrari resurgence which Hamilton says he has thrived upon after three consecutive campaigns battling his team-mate. "When (the competition) is all within a team it's just like a big vortex, and depending on the tension it gets stronger an...

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  • Ronaldo header gives Portugal win at Confederations Cup
Ronaldo header gives Portugal win at Confederations Cup

During last year's European Championships, Portugal's run through the knockout stage was defined just as much by their excellent defense as the play of Cristiano Ronaldo . "Everyone knows it's not going to be easy but I hope the full stadium will add to the emotional aspect, be a force and help us get the result we want".

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  • Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1
Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1

Ronaldo was unusually cheered by the Moscow crowd whenever he broke forward, but as the game's early stages developed, it became apparent that the crowd's encouragement of the Real Madrid winger was redundant. " New Zealand will be a different team compared to Portugal , but they are a hard team to beat", Osorio said at a press conference. In...

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