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Ask Josh: Will Vegas select Fleury in the expansion draft?

The 30 NHL teams have submitted their list of protected players for the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft. “The expansion draft, I think the way its set up now is quite interesting, ” said Capitals assistant GM Ross Mahoney, who worked under McPhee for 17 years. Read More »

Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln euros in Spanish tax fraud case

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. Perhaps the most surprising aspect of the Jose Mourinho statement is that the Manchester United boss denies being contacted at all by the Spanish tax authorities. Read More »

Ram Nath Kovind may have a smooth sailing

Yesterday, Thackeray had criticized the BJP for deciding to field a Dalit candidate and trying to play vote bank politics . The Shiv Sena, over the past few months, had suggested names of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat as well as scientist M S Swaminathan as probable NDA candidates. Read More »

Ronaldo will repay the debt to the tax service of Spain

Ronaldo was last week accused of evading €14.7 million through offshore companies and will appear before a judge on July 31, judicial sources told AFP . And Spanish outlet Diario Gol claim Real have a plan in place involving Morata . Barcelona star Lionel Messi was sentenced to a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09-million-euro fine a year ago for tax fraud. Read More »

Jose Mourinho releases statement responding to tax fraud allegations

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Portuguese-born Mourinho is accused of defrauding Spain of €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) in taxes between 2011 and 2012. The Premier League boss is one of many Jose Mendes clients that have been implicated in tax fraud claims uncovered by Football Leaks past year, with the list including Cristiano Ronaldo as well. Read More »

Rafael Nadal thrashes Stan Wawrinka to secure 10th French Open title

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It's impossible to compare it to another place. "It is true that this one is going to be one of the more special for the number, for what happened on the ceremony after the final, for so many things", he said. That's why he's winning so much again.' Wawrinka finally commented about hiring Paul Annacone for the grass-court season: 'I want to progress, to make strides . Read More »

Bayern Munich dismiss rumours linking Lewandowski with move to Premier League

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Manchester United and Chelsea have both been linked to multiple strikers in this transfer window. Meaning any move will likely cost upwards of £100 million. I wasn't completely satisfied with the way my team helped me. This move could also help fast-forward Diego Costa's exit from Stamford Bridge, as the Brazil-born Spain global is still craving a return to work under his former boss Diego Simeone at Atletico Madrid. Read More »

¡La décima! Nadal again a French CHAMP10N

Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Aegon Championships at Queen's, insisting he has been told to rest ahead of Wimbledon . "If you're not completely free. Nadal had played down La Decima. Even at the Australian Open, if not for an inspired Roger Federer , the 31-year-old would be in the hunt for a calendar Grand Slam. Read More »

Lions vs. Chiefs reaction: Lawes impresses as back three delivers

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But he had few complaints, saying the scoreboard told the story and the Lions were a "bloody good team". "That comes from spending time together". He also pointed to the fact that the Lions midweek side has restored some pride as a group and also the perception in New Zealand and about the ability of the players. Read More »

Red Sox announcer apologizes for translator remark

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Following a single by Benintendi, Betts scored on a groundout by Xander Bogaerts . NY slugger Aaron Judge reached base three times but also struck out against Joe Kelly and Craig Kimbrel in the late innings as the potential tying run. Read More »

Rangers and Sports Direct end dispute over kit deal

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But the renegotiated arrangement will see the bulk of the money go to the club, allowing fans to buy strips again. The Ibrox chief called a surprise press conference on Wednesday to confirm a new kit deal with Ashley's retail firm has been agreed. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Releases Statement Vehemently Denying Latest Tax Fraud Allegations

They were shocked last week when Ronaldo informed them that he will be leaving this summer following the tax evasion allegations brought up against him by prosecutors in Spain. Madrid president Florentino Perez defended the superstar on Monday and insisted he would not be letting his prized asset leave unless a club can meet his €1billion buyout clause. Read More »

Mourinho reacts to allegations of tax evasion

Perez is right in saying that Ronaldo, even at a club of such regal power like Madrid , exists in a completely different realm of importance to anybody else in the footballing world. "Wish and your dreams will come true", might work in a flawless world, but Ronaldo will know just because he wants to go back to Manchester United , his former club, it doesn't mean he will be able to. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case

He also claimed he has not spoken with the player, who is representing Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation. "The clause for Cristiano is £1bn". "But now in the case of Cristiano Ronaldo , we want to clarify once and for all that this rumour has no basis and must be referred to in the realm of fables". Read More »

Portugal claims 1st win at Confederation Cup

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Russian Federation had beaten New Zealand 2-0 in their opener and after Portugal drew against Mexico , the pressure was on the Iberians to clinch their first-ever win at the quadrennial tournament . "But we were better, we had more chances", said Ronaldo. A Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired Portugal have beaten Federation Internationale de Football Association 2017 Confederations Cup hosts Russia in their Group A match in front of a sell-out crowd in Moscow . Read More »

GM Griffin, Cavs part ways after title, 3 straight Finals

There is never a tiresome moment in Northeast Ohio with the Cavaliers and hopefully, the ship is righted soon and the team continues to make the right moves to return as NBA Champions. "We got us 1", James tweeted . Smith, one of LeBron's friends with whom he shares an agent (Rich Paul), went through a summerlong contract dispute with the club. Read More »

Mourinho also guilty of tax fraud at Real Madrid, say Spanish prosecutors

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutors, which are investigating his three-year spell at Real Madrid . Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo calls for referee's attention during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18, 2017. Read More »

Di Maria agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud

Under Spanish law, a first-time offender is not required to serve time in jail for a sentence below two years. The 29-year-old will have to pay 60% fine added with his arrears which will amount up to £1.76million. And Ronaldo is accused of evading tax of 14.7m euros (£13m) from 2011 to 2014. The background to this is a concerted attempt by public prosecutors in Spain to target high-earners suspected of tax evasion, with Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo the most recent big names ... Read More »

Mexico plea to fans over homophobic chant

A much changed Mexico line-up nearly came unstuck against New Zealand at the ongoing FIFA Confederations Cup but held on to win 2 - 1 in a hard-fought win. Osorio, 56, got into a heated argument with one of New Zealand's assistant coaches after Mexico's Carlos Salcedo went down with a shoulder injury in the first-half. Read More »

Ronaldo header gives Portugal win over Confed Cup hosts Russian Federation

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Mexico scored twice in a busy second-half performance to overcome New Zealand 2-1 and destroy the All Whites' dreams of securing their first Confederations Cup victory at the 11th attempt. That's unacceptable and why I lost my temper. "It's true that the camera shows some things I said but (New Zealand's) assistant coach is responsible for what happened". Read More »