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Author: 0 Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo accused of tax evasion

If convicted on all charges, Ronaldo could get a 5 year prison term - though it's unlikely he'll serve a single minute behind bars as a first time non-violent offender. The court found Messi had funneled income earned from his image rights through countries such as Uruguay, Switzerland and Belize, evading more than 4 million euros in taxes from 2007 to 2009.

Author: 0 Fowler holds lead in first round at US Open

Fowler wasted no time in exploiting the conditions after teeing off on the 10th, rattling off four quick birdies to be four under. "It's rare where you get through a U.S. McIlroy is back to even-par for the round after bogeying the first three holes on the front nine. More important, he was happy with how he played Friday and remained optimistic that he could carry that over to the weekend.

Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Nashville Predators Game 5

Check out the save in the above video. Good morning! The Predators beat the Penguins , 4-1, and evened the Stanley Cup Final at two games apiece. The goal was Schultz's third while Pittsburgh's been on the power play this postseason, giving him the lead for defensemen. Rinne lasted just one period, as he allowed three goals on nine shots over 20 minutes of play.

Sport Nadal captures record 10th French Open
Author: 0 Nadal captures record 10th French Open

The 31-year-old needed barely two hours to run his career total to 15 Grand Slam singles titles - three fewer than rival Roger Federer . Nadal became the first player in the history of the Open era who managed to become a 10-time victor of the tournament series Grand slam.

Author: 0 Four tied for lead in US Open

Day at least managed to find one positive spin. When he birdied his second hole it appeared to be the stress-free golf of his opening 66. He started on the back nine and was four over par after six holes thanks in large part to a triple-bogey eight on No.

Sport Value in Pakistan, Hasan for final upset
Author: 0 Value in Pakistan, Hasan for final upset

Both teams have had one off day, India's coming against Sri Lanka , while Pakistan let themselves down against India in their opening game. Former star batsman Aamer Sohail has backtracked on his comments after his claim that the Pakistan team fixed matches at the ongoing Champions Trophy cricket tournament which drew widespread criticism across the country.

Sport Pakistan likely to get Aamir boost for final
Author: 0 Pakistan likely to get Aamir boost for final

Pakistan has surprised everyone in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 after being ranked eighth coming into the tournament, and was well and truly beaten in its first match against India. This clearly underlines the capabilities of a team that came into the tournament as an underdog. We all know what happens behind the scenes. "It really depends on individuals, how they want to prepare against certain players in the opposition".

Author: 0 US Open Day One

But there was no hope for Day and McIlroy . "I feel like I have great control of the ball right now and distance control, which is big on a lot of little sections out here going into greens, especially with the wind picking up". 11, 12, 14, and 18, and then kept up his stellar play on the front, birdying holes 1, 2, and 7. But it was too little too late for the Northern Irishman who remains anchored near the bottom of the leaderboard at five over.

Sport Lonzo Ball considering other National Basketball Association lottery teams
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball considering other National Basketball Association lottery teams

The 19-year-old and his father have made it clear that they want Ball to wear the purple and gold in the 2017-2018 season, though that's far from a given. Ford further added that "the Lakers believe that ( Lonzo) Ball or ( Josh) Jackson might be available at the No. 4 spot". Ball might now be realizing that he'll have to explore the possibility of playing outside of Los Angeles, and ESPN reported that he's considering speaking with other teams that have lottery picks.

Author: 0 Warriors 2017 NBA championship parade

The utter confusion on Thompson's face provided a photo that became a symbol of the Warriors' season. But on Thursday the city made headlines for good news. Parents drove their children to the parade as early as 2:30 a.m., while adults and pint-sized fans donned matching Warriors regalia. The Bay Area is a well-known hotbed of civil disobedience, as it served as the birthplace of The Black Panther Movement and has been a place where protests live to fight against a corrupt system.

Author: 0 'We will return home with the Trophy:' Hasan Ali

Yet even by their own "unpredictable" standards, Pakistan's transformation since that reverse has been remarkable and on Wednesday they knocked previously unbeaten tournament hosts England out of the competition with a comprehensive eight-wicket win in Cardiff.

Sport Barty bounced out in Nottingham quarters
Author: 0 Barty bounced out in Nottingham quarters

The set went with serve until the 11th game when a double fault from Rybarikova gifted Konta the advantage before she served out the match. Johanna Konta eased into the semi-finals of the Aegon Open for the first time after seeing off Ashleigh Barty in straight sets on Friday.

Sport Hunt stops Lewis in main event of UFC Auckland
Author: 0 Hunt stops Lewis in main event of UFC Auckland

After the bout, Hunt was coy about his future, though he didn't rule out fighting a few more times. Hunt is the stuff of legend to fight fans from New Zealand and he didn't let them down at Spark Arena in Auckland today. "I think we all need to band together to get rid of steroids in our sport and make it an even playing field". The UFC released the following statement: "On the advice of physicians, and with the athlete's health and safety in mind, UFC has removed Thibault Gouti from ...

Author: 0 Four-way tie at US Open as big guns crash out

English pair Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood are among four players with a share a lead of the US Open at the half way stage at Erin Hills . However, after dropping another shot on the 15th, Casey regained his composure superbly to birdie the 17th and 18th, the latter being the second longest hole in major history at 676 yards.

Author: 0 McIlroy, Day try to make up ground at US Open

Casey recovered from a triple-bogey on his fifth hole of the day to add a 71 to his opening 66 and set a clubhouse target of seven under par, which was later matched by Fleetwood and American duo Brooks Koepka and Brian Harman . The big-hitting 22-year-old amateur from Texas A&M shot 69 Friday to move into a tie for eighth, just two shots off the lead. Everyone expects the U.S.

Author: 0 Carnage at US Open as world's top three sent packing

Open courses, it was beginning to firm up from the early week rain, plus the USGA had a few tricks up its sleeve. McIlroy , the reigning FedExCup champ, fared slightly better. "Hopefully I've got a lot of the bad stuff out of my system and it's just a matter of getting competitive rounds under my belt". After Thursday's round, McIlroy and his coach Michael Bannon discussed his swing issues.

Sport Sunday with double dose as Pakistan faces India in Cricket and Hockey
Author: 0 Sunday with double dose as Pakistan faces India in Cricket and Hockey

Kohli's men overwhelmed Bangladesh by nine wickets at Edgbaston on Thursday, a day after Pakistan had seen off England by eight wickets in an nearly as lopsided semi-final at Cardiff. Kohli said the 2017 Champions Trophy, his first International Cricket Council event as captain, has taught him a few things and balance in life was one of them.

Author: 0 Allen Iverson Rooted for Kevin Durant to Win Championship

Finals MVP Kevin Durant was on a different bus with his mom. Warriors coach Steve Kerr is a noted critic of Trump and his policies. He is now 3-5 in his eight NBA Finals appearances. With one of those picks from the Warriors , the Jazz took Rodney Hood at No. 23 in 2014, and he has worked out reasonably well. As James said , he wants " to compete for championships every year ".

Author: 0 Warriors' Draymond Green mocks Cavs with T-shirt

Later, at the Warriors' celebration, Green mocked James for saying he's never played on a super-team , saying, "You started the super-team, bro!" James fired back with a few examples of superteams before he even joined All-Stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami seven seasons ago.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo transfer latest: AC Milan open to Gianluigi Donnarumma swap deal
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo transfer latest: AC Milan open to Gianluigi Donnarumma swap deal

Mino Raiola has revealed why his client Gianluigi Donnarumma turned down a new contract at AC Milan , effectively choosing to leave the club. Mirabelli added: "I would've been stunned if Marotta had said anything else". The input we got from the owners is not to accept offers. "Right now, we are not after Donnarumma". He told Corriere dello Sport : "We wanted to make him a symbol of Milan for our fans and Gigio had everything required to fill that role".

Sport 'Outraged' Ronaldo demands exit from Real over tax probe
Author: 0 'Outraged' Ronaldo demands exit from Real over tax probe

Former Madrid President Ramon Calderon thinks Ronaldo's return is more than possible. "The Guardian headline read: "'Outraged' Cristiano Ronaldo puts Manchester United on red alert", and its report led by saying: " Manchester United are watching the Cristiano Ronaldo show with renewed interest after the Real Madrid striker made it plain he is "outraged" at what he feels is unfair treatment by tax authorities and is now determined to leave Spain".

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo to quit Real Madrid?
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo to quit Real Madrid?

Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United would be able to afford his transfer fee, said to be about 180m euros, and match his salary. The 28-year-old Croatia global is on United's radar as they look to sign four new players this summer.

Author: 0 LeBron James and Draymond Green Take Cleveland Cavaliers vs

Draymond Green: "I can't forget the Ultimate Warrior shirt from LeBron". Forward Draymond Green wore a "Quickie" T-shirt to the Golden State Warriors' NBA championship parade on Thursday, with the "Q" copied from the logo of Quicken Loans Arena, home of the Cavaliers.

Author: 0 New Man United signing sends warning to his team-mates

Lindelof joined Benfica from home-town club Vasteras SK in 2012 and won three Portuguese league titles and two Portuguese Cups during his time in Lisbon. Lindelof will face stiff competition with the likes of Paul Pogba, Juan Mata and Marcus Rashford to take free-kicks next campaign. I trust myself and it's going to be tough but I'm looking forward to it.

Sport Si Woo Kim making move up leaderboard
Author: 0 Si Woo Kim making move up leaderboard

First-round leader Rickie Fowler is one shot back and tied with Jamie Lovemark and J.B. Holmes. Triple-bogeys have a way of sinking a round, but somehow that wasn't the situation for Paul Casey on Friday at the U.S. Holmes expects the scoring to get more hard over the final rounds. Between them all you won't find one victor of a major. Today really kind of stayed the same.

Author: 0 LeBron James has classic response to Draymond Green's T-shirt

Durant was named Finals MVP after winning his first National Basketball Association championship and averaging 35.2 points over the five games. "I definitely didn't start the super team, [like] he's trying to say", James said on the " Road Trippin " podcast hosted by teammates Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye as well as Fox Sports Ohio sideline reporter Allie Clifton that was recorded Thursday night and published Friday morning.

Author: 0 Fowler leads on day of subpars and sobs

He was at 7-under 137, two shots clear of anyone else who played early in warm sunshine on a course that getting dry and crispy. Not since the official world rankings were introduced in 1986 have One-Two-Three in the list all failed to progress into the final two rounds of a US Open; and so, while Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day all exited the property, there was a gathering of players with title aspirations of their own.

Author: 0 McIlroy and Day get the weekend off

Pat Perez swung and missed completely in the tall grass behind the 15th green. And then , Fowler took a bogeys at Nos. With two rounds to play there is some 23 players within four shots of the lead. This was always going to be a tough week to start up again, so I don't think there's anything we can read into his game and he will take encouragement from the way he finished his second round.

Sport Murray sees off Del Potro
Author: 0 Murray sees off Del Potro

The 2014 U.S. Open victor, who warmed up for the year's second grand slam by capturing his first claycourt title in five years in Istanbul last month, delivered a near-perfect performance to equal his best-ever showing in Paris . "Too much frustration. I couldn't believe that I lost that set, because I had many opportunities to win". "And then he forced me to play backhand first, and then he sliced me".

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

This year's topsy-turvy Triple Crown trail comes to an end in a Belmont Stakes without the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners or the expected favorite who dropped out. Pletcher rarely runs horses back as quickly as that, habitually favouring the sort of break he had to prepare Tapwrit for the Belmont, where he is based.

Sport Golden opportunity for Pakistan to avenge loss to India: Imran
Author: 0 Golden opportunity for Pakistan to avenge loss to India: Imran

He is fine. Yeah, definitely you would go with Amir, but we dont mind if Amir cant play. We've been playing good cricket. "I've been very impressed", said Kohli. It's like Ashes, it's bigger than Ashes. "Our execution has been great and we've attacked", said Arthur. "They have been brought to the final due to external factors and not on the basis of their performances", Sohail said.

Author: 0 An early US Open departure for Day and McIlroy

Open record by making six consecutive birdies en route to a four-under 68 and a share of seventh place. For the first time since the two golfers started playing in majors, the weekend at the U.S. An elderly man died of "natural causes" on the course, according to WITI-TV , a local Fox affiliate. "The putter was hot on the front side to keep me in it, so it's all there, it's just a matter of putting it together and I'm not out of it".

Sport No one should discount Pakistan, says Michael Hussey
Author: 0 No one should discount Pakistan, says Michael Hussey

In taking three crucial wickets for the third consecutive game, Ali succeeded in completely derailing the home team's efforts and he was the major factor in restricting them to a score of just 211 - around 100 less than they would have expected - before the Pakistani batsmen comfortably finished off what their bowlers had started to reach the target easily.

Author: 0 Top three cut at Erin Hills in first for US Open

McIlroy birdied four of his last six holes at Erin Hills on Friday to improve by seven shots on his opening 78, but still missed the cut by four shots . "It's been the best preparation going into a major, I felt like, in my career, which is playing in majors and knowing what I needed to do to prep for a tournament such as this", Day said.

Author: 0 CT 2017: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint

Asked how self-belief had been restored following a defeat by India greeted with widespread condemnation back home, Ahmed explained: "After the India match , we just motivated the guys". Moin's praise for youngsters was also echoed by Salman, who believes Pakistan have a bright future on their hands considering the youngsters that have emerged.

Author: 0 Pakistan ready to 'change history' against India in Champions Trophy final

The question is can they now repeat the trick in Sunday's final against an India team who have been piling on the runs and start the contest as firm favourites? That game, won by India , was one of the top-six most viewed sporting events, along with the soccer World Cup final and Usain Bolt's 100-metre sprint at the 2012 Olympic Games, the sports broadcasting industry source said .

Sport Pakistan ready to 'change history' against India
Author: 0 Pakistan ready to 'change history' against India

Even before the tournament began, Pakistan was considered as an outsider, ranked lowest even below Bangladesh, cricketing fans and experts were sure that the young side won't get past the group stage. 1 million that advertisers pay on average for most Indian shows, a Reuters report said basing its observations on inputs from people involved in buying ads.

Sport Liverpool agree to sell Wisdom to Derby
Author: 0 Liverpool agree to sell Wisdom to Derby

The fee will come to about £2 million but that can rise up to £4.5 million if certain targets are met. It was not the most successful loan spell as he was only able to make 22 appearances for the club during his time there. Opportunities at Liverpool were few and far between for the academy graduate. Wisdom made 38 appearances on loan with Derby in 2013-14 and also spent temporary spells with West Brom and Norwich City before spending last season with Red Bull Salzburg .

Author: 0 India and Pakistan face off in dream cricket final

Unless Bangladesh was able to repeat its superb performance of theICC Cricket World Cup 2007 displayed at Port of Spain, where it had thrown India out of the tournament in the initial round, India's win of Thursday was nearly certain. " India refuse to play against us (in Pakistan's adopted home of the United Arab Emirates)". It is like the Ashes ... it is bigger than the Ashes - and expectation is high from both nations, insane about cricket.

Author: 0 Day eyeing US Open fightback after 79

Open. He went from pouring putts into the center of the cup to burning the edges, and his 39 on the back nine cost him the lead, though not his chances of breaking through for that first major. The four-way tie was the most after two rounds in a U.S. Open since Winged Foot in 1974, back when the names were more familiar for a major - Raymond Floyd, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Hale Irwin, who went on to win his first major.

Sport Australia star Mathew Ryan moves to English Premier League
Author: 0 Australia star Mathew Ryan moves to English Premier League

Ryan joins the club from La Liga outfit Valencia where he signed in 2015, though he spent the latter part of last season on loan at Belgian club Genk . "After playing for Blacktown City and Central Coast Mariners in Australia between 2009 and 2013, Ryan moved to Club Brugge in Europe - where he made more than 100 appearances for the Belgian Pro League team".

Author: 0 Rickie Fowler makes three straight bogeys, falls out of US Open lead

Day carded a three-over-par 75, leaving him 10-over, while Scott shot a 75 to sit at three-over. Casey's opening 66 had left him a shot off the pace and he swiftly joined Rickie Fowler in the lead with a birdie from close range on the 11th, his second hole of the day , only to bogey the next and run up a triple-bogey on the 14th.

Author: 0 Jordan Spieth still believes in US Open chances despite looming weather

The world's second-ranked player has been hampered by injury in the lead-up to each of the first two majors in 2017, but is confident he can peak for next month's Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. Day , however, came to the U.S. Open off of a second and a tie for 15th in his last two starts. "And some of the weaknesses and flaws that are in my game at the minute showed up over the last couple of days".

Sport PCB lodges protest with PEMRA on Sohail's comments
Author: 0 PCB lodges protest with PEMRA on Sohail's comments

Earlier, Sohail had said, "I just want to tell Sarfraz, you have done nothing special". I guess Pakistan have something to prove, that they can put up a better performance than they did at the start of the tournament, " Dravid said. "Nobody recognised us, nobody thought we'll qualify for the final". Chasing a paltry score of 212, Pakistan crossed the line for the loss of two wickets and 12.5 overs to spare.

Author: 0 Hurricane forecasters up odds on two systems in Gulf and Atlantic

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is monitoring two tropical systems with the potential to impact the Caribbean over the next several days. It appeared increasingly likely, according to the National Hurricane Center. FIRST ALERT FOR POSSIBLE TROPICAL DEVELOPMENT: A tropical wave located about 1600 miles east-southeast of the southern Windward Islands is producing scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Sport Worth repeating: Penguins in historic company after Cup triumph
Author: 0 Worth repeating: Penguins in historic company after Cup triumph

Another part that surprised me personally was the fact Sidney Crosby won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Playoff MVP, now don't get me wrong he's an fantastic player and was clutch when need be. "We couldn't compete with the (New York) Rangers and LA and the big markets and Chicago and Detroit", the Pittsburgh Penguins Hall of Famer-turned-chairman recalled.

Author: 0 Wisconsinite Steve Stricker in position for weekend berth at Erin Hills

Fowler is two under with birdies on the second and seventh. Koepka raced out to nine under early in his second round, but dropped two shots on his back nine on his way to a 70. "Shooting a good score today gave me a lot of confidence", Matsuyama said. "I lost a bit of skin out there", Casey said of the triple bogey. "I enjoyed the walk, the golf course is attractive, but I just didn't execute".

Author: 0 Sarfraz Ahmed's 61 takes Pakistan to Champions Trophy semifinal

They played aggressively against Australia at Edgbaston and it came off, albeit on a very different pitch, but had England been smarter here and realised a score of 260 would have been a real challenge on this surface, they may well have won.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton hoping he can land knockout blow in gripping title race

It proved to be a tough day for Ferrari , with Sebastian Vettel pulling off an impressive recovery following an early pitstop to change a damaged front wing to finish fourth, while Kimi Raikkonen was forced to settle with seventh after suffering brake problems in the closing stages.

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