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Mohamed Salah completes Liverpool FC switch

Salah will add to an already formidable attack and will offer more options for the team, as he will be able to rotate positions on the line with Mane, Firmino, Coutinho and sometimes even play as a second striker. The Egypt global represents the first major signing of the summer at Anfield, with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp keen to strengthen his squad ahead of his side's return to the Champions League . Read More »

Wantaway Ronaldo fires Portugal past Russian Federation, snubs Real Madrid exit questions

Diego Torres, a Spanish journalist who wroteThe Special One: The Dark Side of Jose Mourinho , alleges in the book that the current United manager had an explosive argument with Ronaldo at Madrid . A judge will then decide if they are grounds to charge him with a crime. Prosecutors accuse the Portugal worldwide of evading tax via a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands and another in Ireland, known for its low corporate tax rate. Read More »

Jose Mourinho's Man United promise to Alvaro Morata revealed

United have released Zlatan Ibrahimovic and could lose Wayne Rooney this summer, making the signing of centre forward a priority for the English giants. Morata has only started 14 games for Madrid this season and is said to have found his lack of playing time extremely frustrating. We shall see how the transfer saga unfolds in the coming days. Read More »

We now know every player available in the National Hockey League expansion draft


On Sunday, each team provided a list of available players. But that doesn't necessarily mean McPhee and his staff be drawn towards such prominent players, especially since the Knights GM has said his team will be built through the draft. With such a limited pool of top-flight offensive players - especially at centre - the Knights will likely have trouble scoring early just as their three most recent expansion counterparts did. Read More »

Bulls reportedly sending Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves in draft night trade


Now, they're shipping him off to Minnesota for pennies on the dollar. He joined the Timberwolves last season with the titles of coach and head of basketball operations. The Bulls , meanwhile, officially enter rebuilding mode, sending their best player for a decent, if not somewhat underwhelming haul. They went to Kentucky a year apart and talked throughout that process. Read More »

Angel di Maria given fine for Spanish tax fraud

Angel Di Maria has agreed a deal with Spain's state prosecutor in which the former Real Madrid forward admits two counts of tax fraud of nearly €1.3 million euros ($1.4 million) in exchange for a lighter sentence. Perez did not even entertain the thought that the two cash-rich clubs could praise Real Madrid's best player away from the Spanish capital. "Ronaldo took legal advantage of what is known in Spain as "the Beckham law" - which allows foreign sportspersons to pay 24.75 per cent ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho refutes tax fraud claims after complaint filed by Spanish prosecutors

Angel Di Maria has agreed a deal with Spain's state prosecutor in which the former Real Madrid forward admits two counts of tax fraud of nearly €1.3 million euros ($1.4 million) in exchange for a lighter sentence. But tax authorities later found that some of the information presented in that settlement was incorrect, the prosecutors said. United manager Jose Mourinho and Real forward Cristiano Ronaldo deny charges. Read More »

Ronaldo says he will not pay tax bill

Ronaldo, who played under Mourinho at the Bernabeu, has denied the charges and is threatening to leave Spain. At 32-years old, he's the owner of 285 La Liga goals (in just 265 games, nonetheless), and he has 406 goals in 394 games for Madrid at the moment, and counting. Read More »

FIFA says referees could halt matches over fan racism at Confederations Cup

Petersburg. Zenit's soccer player Aleksandr Kerzhakov holds white colored and blue eyes 1, 5 years old cat named Achilles at a news conference in St. "We have visited Moscow and the St Petersburg stadium and I can say that every technical detail there has been fine- tuned and we can expect one of the best competitions ever here in Russian Federation", said the Senegalese FIFA official. Read More »

Soccer player Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case


The four-time world player of the year, who said last week his "conscience is clear", is threatening to leave Madrid over the affair, according to Spanish and Portuguese media. Numerous players charged with tax fraud are represented by an agency owned by super agent Jorge Mendes . "All these companies' structures were used by the accused with the object of making physically opaque his image rights earnings", the state prosecutor's report read. Read More »

Pepe goal ruled out for offside by VAR


Now we need to think of the next game, which we have to win. The result leaves both sides tied for second place in Group A, behind hosts Russian Federation who top the group after beating New Zealand 2-0 on Saturday in St. The 32-year-old Real Madrid superstar s build-up to the tournament in Russian Federation has been overshadowed after he was this week accused by prosecutors in Spain of defrauding the authorities of 14.7 million euros ($16.5m) in tax through offshore companies. Read More »

Mourinho accused of tax fraud, Ronaldo to testify before judge

In March, a day after being summoned to answer a judge's questions regarding the fraud investigation, Di Maria paid 1.45 million euros ($1.6 million) to Spain's Tax Office. Barcelona star Lionel Messi was sentenced to a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09-million-euro fine a year ago for tax fraud. Prosecutors accuse the Portugal worldwide of evading tax via a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands and another in Ireland, known for its low corporate tax rate. Read More »

B/R Staff Predictions for 2017 NBA Draft


With fellow Husky Kelsey Plum being selected No. 1 in the WNBA Draft earlier this year, it's also the first time that players from the same conference, let alone the same school, were taken with the top picks of the NBA and WNBA drafts. While the data will be skewed toward players who have been in the National Basketball Association longer, the general trend seems clear: the value of draft picks declines among the first ten picks and then levels off to the point where anything after Pick 10 is ... Read More »

Fultz goes to 76ers, Ball to Lakers in NBA draft

Fultz is one of dozens of freshmen college players to be selected in Thursday's Draft. Fultz averaged 23.3 points a game, 5.7 rebounds a game and 5.9 assists a game in his lone college season. 3 pick. The NBA draft will be held on Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and will start at 7 p.m. ET. The top 10 was rounded out with two more freshmen: Dennis Smith Jr. Read More »

NHL Expansion Draft steal of the night


Marc-Andre Fleury took the stage at T-Mobile Arena in a brand-new Vegas Golden Knights jersey, and his new fans welcomed him to town with raucous cheers. and a top-four defenceman". Armed with three first round picks — Nos. With more than 35 players on the roster, he could end up making another 10 more before the week is over. Read More »

Devils' Merrill selected in expansion draft


Vegas submitted their list of with four minutes to spare before Wednesday's 10 a.m. ET deadline. But that's not likely to be the case here with the Knights preferring to load up on assets that will help in the construction of a more sustainable victor down the line. Read More »

Di Maria agrees to deal in Spain over tax fraud

Mourinho's agents said he had already dealt with questions raised by tax authorities in 2015, settling issues with his 2011 and 2012 filings and reaching a settlement regarding 2013. The cases are about the profits made from image rights, not salaries from their clubs. Ronaldo is now on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, which ends on July 2. Read More »

PSG, to Chase Real Madrid Star

Ronaldo, who is in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup with Portugal's national soccer team, has played in Spain for Real Madrid since 2009. Ronaldo's agency, Gestifute, released a statement after the accusations, saying "it is clear that the player did not try to evade taxes" and there was "no offshore structure for evading taxes". Read More »

Angel di María fined for Spanish tax fraud worth 1.3 million euros

On Tuesday, Ronaldo was told to appear in court on July 31, while Mourinho was accused by a state prosecutor of defrauding Spain's Tax Office of 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million). Morata's future has been a source of speculation in recent days because of his lack of playing time at Real Madrid last season. Di Maria is represented by Gestifute, which is owned by agent Jorge Mendes. Read More »

Firefighter injured in Bronx fire that spread to 4 homes


Officials said part of a roof collapsed as crews were battling the blaze at three two-and-a-half story homes on the 1100 block of Olmstead Avenue in Soundview. The heat and instability of some of the buildings has complicated the fire department's efforts, FDNY Chief of Department James Leonard said. The fire department put the blaze under control around 6:35 p.m. Read More »

Fultz, Ball taken with top two picks

Fultz averaged 23.3 points a game, 5.7 rebounds a game and 5.9 assists a game in his lone college season. Markelle Fultz is headed to the Sixers . Don't like Lonzo Ball (or maybe it really has to do with his loud, attention-seeking dad LaVar)? Ironically, Fultz heading to the 76ers was completely expected, as was No. Read More »

Celtics Choose Jayson Tatum With No. 3 Pick

When asked about his level of communication with Jackson, Ainge said, "never talked to Josh". It is the second year in a row Boston has taken a wing player with the No. 1 pick knowing he could still land a quality wing - either Tatum or Jackson at No. 3. Tatum should be able to play either forward position, and his versatility on both ends of the floor will give Brad Stevens some interesting options for the 2017-18 season. Read More »

No one thought Pakistan will reach the final, says proud Sarfraz


Bairstow opened the batting for the first time, and survived a close-call for leg-before in the first over and two dropped chances afterward. Pakistan are a very unpredictable tournament and they have surprised one and all with their brilliant gameplay after their demoralising defeat in the first match of the tournament. Read More »