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Mexico 2 New Zealand 1: Peralta completes dramatic comeback

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. Santos praised his team for their dedication under pressure to hold on to the lead. He didn't need to make a single save, with all 10 of Russia's shots going off target. Read More »

Argentine agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud

A prosecutor says he did not declare income from the use of his image rights in order to get an "illicit benefit", during his time as the Real Madrid boss. Ronaldo is now on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation which ends on July 2. Real Madrid and Man United are not directly involved. Read More »

Rangers confirm signing of Mexican duo Pena and Herrera

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Caixinha also has Martyn Waghorn and Kenny Miller as options. The 28-year-old was capped for the first time by Mexico in March 2015 and has made nine appearances for his country, scoring three goals in the process. And the midfielder admits he was left hugely impressed by Caixinha's style of play with Los Verdiblancos. "The team played really well when he was the manager". Read More »

Juventus to release Dani Alves from contract

The operation to bring Bayern Munich's Douglas Costa to Turin has been put on the back burner due to the German club's economic demands. The 34-year-old needs three more trophies to equal the record held by recently retired former teammate Maxwell, who won 36 medals during his time at Cruzeiro, Ajax, Inter, Barcelona and Paris St-Germain. Read More »

NBA Draft: Lakers looking to acquire another first rounder

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While Kidd played in the 90's, a totally different era of NBA , Ball will be playing in 2018, an era where there is more spotlight on the superstars and technique rather than physicality. While there is a bit of debate about who the Lakers want to select with their pick, whether they select Ball , De'Aaron Fox or Josh Jackson they'll have the chance to sign James. Read More »

Nuggets select Donovan Mitchell, send him to Jazz

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I'm shaking right now, this is incredible". Cancar, 6-8, 210, is a 20-year old forward out of Slovenia. Mitchell averaged 15.6 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.1 steals as a sophomore with the Cardinals. As a rookie, the former Kentucky Wildcat was forced into action when the Jazz suffered major frontcourt injuries. He averaged 13.7 points last season but saw his minutes and shooting percentages drop dramatically from 2015-16. Read More »

Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

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Tampa Bay lost former Minnesota-Duluth defenseman Jason Garrison and former Wild defenseman Clayton Stoner heads to Vegas from Anaheim. "That's down the road obviously, but we are hoping we're a competitive team". The Golden Knights are Las Vegas first franchise in a major professional sport. While names like Schlemko's have been leaked, expect bigger moves to come as the expansion draft is actually revealed later in the evening. Read More »

Anil Kumble 'bhai' expressed views.we tried to maintain sanctity: Kohli

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Another important thing that has come out in the open was that the Chief Advisory Committee, comprising Sachin Tendulkar , Saurav Ganguly and VVS Laxman, also didn't straightaway give the green light to Kumble's extension. Gavaskar also said that he was unaware of the differences between Kohli and Kumble, whilst applauding Kumble for his efforts. The BCCI has now deputed its general manager Dr M.V. Read More »

Aftermath of a 2017 Finals Fiasco

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Instead, Durant joined Stephen Curry in the Bay Area. - Kevin Durant became just the sixth player to score 30+ points in every game in a NBA Finals series, after Elgin Baylor, Ricky Barry, Michael Jordan , Hakeem Olajuwon and Shaquille O'Neal ( twice ). Read More »

Carey: 2018 F1 calendar meant to be final

Formula 1's 2018 provisional 21-race calendar which was released on Monday raised a few eyebrows when it revealed a three-race stint over consecutive weekends. Both the Chinese Grand Prix and the Singapore Grand Prix were listed as being "subject to commercial rights holder confirmation", with both being out of contract at the end of the year. Read More »

Quintana, Sox cruise past Twins 9-0 after 4:50 rain delay

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The Minnesota Twins say fans with tickets to Thursday's rain-delayed game against the Chicago White Sox can exchange those tickets for a future Twins home game later this season. Davidson increased the lead to 8-0 in the fifth inning with a 427-foot blast off Craig Breslow, his 17th homer. He's second to New York's Aaron Judge in homers among American League rookies and has homered in seven of his past 10 games. Read More »

76ers select UW's Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick

Many of them, as usual lately, are freshmen. Sign of the night was easily a Knicks fan's: "Don't trade Zingis, ya Dingus". Just a few days ago, the Celtics traded the pick to the 76ers, presumably because they wanted to draft Fultz . State's Dennis Smith, ACC player of the year Justin Jackson of North Carolina and Duke sophomore Luke Kennard should all join him in the first round if not in the lucrative lottery. Read More »

Triple-A team moving from Colorado Springs to San Antonio

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Helena Brewers owner, Elmore Sports Group , announced the team would be relocating to Colorado Springs for the 2019 season Wednesday morning in a press release. The 30-year run of Triple-A baseball in Colorado Springs will end in 15 months. All of the moves are contingent upon final approval from Minor League Baseball, the Pacific Coast League and the Texas League, where appropriate. Read More »

Markelle Fultz Makes Rookie Mistake With Unintentionally Hilarious Instagram

The Sixers will give up a future draft pick that could be a protected first-rounder in 2020, a person with knowledge of trade told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been officially announced. Fultz is from the Maryland area. He arrived wearing his own Sixers hat, later posting a photo of himself entering the training complex on Instagram . Read More »

Boston Celtics select Duke forward Jayson Tatum in 2017 NBA Draft

As expected, the 76ers used the first overall pick they acquired last weekend from the Boston Celtics to take Fultz, a point guard out of Washington who will join Philadelphia's plethora of young talent. Fultz's status as the top prospect in this year's draft only adds to the frustration felt last year, when star freshmen Marquese Chriss (No. 8 overall to Phoenix) and Dejounte Murray (No. Read More »

Philadelphia 76ers select Fultz with number one overall pick

Fultz was all set to become a Celtic but on Monday the pick was officially dealt to Philadelphia. For the first time since Sam Hinkie began his painful process 4 years ago, the Sixers drafted a just-add-water player, complete and healthy and talented, expected to win immediately and expected to win it all sooner than later. Read More »

76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Markelle Fultz

The 6-foot-8 Tatum worked out for Boston on Monday after news broke that the Celtics had dealt the No. 1 pick to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for the No. So much so that he cracked a joke at the expense of Celtics president Danny Ainge . Of all the teams near the top of the draft, Orlando seems to be the most certain of what they want to do and what they need to do. Read More »

Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft

The Sixers have a slew of picks coming both later in the draft and in the coming years. "The big thing we used to say back then was Trust the Process, not transferring schools", Fultz told reporters in NY a day before the draft. He became an option for the 76ers after they acquired the top pick from the Boston Celtics on Monday. Ball raised his family in the Los Angeles suburbs. Read More »

Real Madrid rejects Mourinho contract allegations

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Paris Saint-Germain player Angel Di Maria has accepted a one-year prison sentence and will pay a total of €2 million in back-taxes and fines for committing tax fraud in Spain, according to media reports. Di Maria initially agreed in February of this year to pay 1.45 million euros. Also, last month, former Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao were accused by the prosecutor's office of not paying all their taxes. Read More »

26 picks into the NBA draft, no seniors selected

He's already learned about life at the trade deadline. The Philadelphia 76ers ' newest addition posted a photo to Instagram with a caption that was clearly planned ahead for after he was picked. Celtics President Danny Ainge said after making the trade he thought he could get the player he wanted two spots lower. Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope to rekindle their past. Read More »

Liverpool complete £34m deal for winger Salah

The Egyptian worldwide scored 19 goals and provided 15 assists in 41 total appearances last term as the Giallorossi finished as runners-up to Juventus for the third time in four seasons and reached the semi-finals of the Coppa Italia as well as the last 16 of the Europa League . Read More »

Chaminade's Tatum goes 3rd overall to Celtics

Still, this was a safe pick by Danny Ainge . In turn, our meeting went well. "Now, this is the beginning, and there's so much ahead that I want to accomplish". A lot of the comparisons are to John Wall, and you saw how he was competing and how he was playing in the playoffs. The small forward from Kansas who is known for his defence and plays the game with an "edge" was the Suns' choice with the fourth overall pick Thursday night. Read More »

Angel Di Maria receives prison sentence after admitting to tax fraud

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Other big names in football have been accused of tax fraud in Spain recently. Jose Mourinho's representatives have released documents to show he "was in compliance with all his tax obligations" after it emerged Spanish prosecutors have filed a complaint accusing the Portuguese coach of committing two crimes of tax fraud to the sum of 3.3 million euros (£2.9m) during his time as Real Madrid coach. Read More »

Egypt winger Mohamed Salah joins Reds

The Reds signed England Under-20 worldwide Dominic Solanke in a free transfer from Premier League champions Chelsea earlier this month. The Reds have been involved in protracted talks over the 24-year-old, who has actually already agreed personal terms in principle with the Merseyside club. Read More »

76ers Select Washington G Markelle Fultz No. 1 In NBA Draft

The 6-foot-4 (1.93 m) guard became the second consecutive number one overall pick by Philadelphia, following forward Ben Simmons a year ago. The Sixers now have a projected starting lineup with Simmons, Fultz, Robert Covington , Dario Saric , and Joel Embiid, which sounds remarkable and has the potential to be a real force in the Eastern Conference in the coming seasons. Read More »