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F1: Red Bull take top two spots in Azerbaijan practice

But Verstappen went into the barriers at the first corner in the dying minutes of practice, attempting to make the run-off area but losing control of his RB13. Alonso is now in the final year of his contract with McLaren-Honda and he looks very unlikely to sign an extension given the problems that the team has encountered since he returned to them ahead of the 2015 campaign. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo in trouble, Real Madrid star accused of tax fraud

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In a statement , Gestifute said: " Cristiano Ronaldo signed for Real Madrid in 2009 under the Law of Impatriots, legislation in force and prevailing then, and he was taxed only for the incomes that were attributable to Spain ". Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is facing criminal charges in Spain amid allegations of tax evasion . Ronaldo's case bears strong similarities to that of Ronaldo's on-pitch rival from Barcelona FC, Lionel Messi , who was found guilty of tax fraud by a ... Read More »

Liverpool willing to splash £100m in battle for Kylian Mbappe

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The Mirror claim Liverpool also want to be in the mix and they have now made discreet indications they would like to talk to Monaco if the player expresses an interest in moving to the Premier League . The France worldwide is now reflecting on the different offers he has available to him while on holiday but PSG's interest is very real. So they are set to offer Monaco an incredible €135 million offer. Read More »

Di Maria pleads guilty to tax fraud

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Mourinho knows Morata well from the pair's time working together at Real Madrid , with the Portuguese coach having handed the striker his debut for los Blancos back in 2010. Candidates must now have been a member of Real for over 20 years, compared to the old requirement of 10 years, and have a personal fortune of over 75 million euros. Read More »

Mariners roll to 6th straight win, 13-3 over Astros

In Friday's opener, the Mariners scored six times in the third inning on the way to a dominant 13-3 victory. Felix Hernandez was anxious for his opportunity to be back on the mound pitching for Seattle for the first time in almost two months. Read More »

Pelosi under fire from Democrats: 'It's time for her to go'

This victory served to bring the gap between clear Trump supporters and those who were apprehensive about his methods as President, unifying for the common cause of maintaining control of the House. In the days since the race, an increasing number of Democrats have said that the party's failure to capitalize in Georgia on Trump's unpopularity was evidence of not having a winning message any longer, particularly regarding the economy. Read More »

Verstappen leads Red Bull dominance in practice

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He slammed into the wall, taking out his right-side suspension. "To be first with not an ideal lap - first of all I went out of the garage with yellow flags and virtual safety auto, so you can not warm up the tyres as you want to, so still to be up there is very positive". Read More »

Owen Farrell calls for calm ahead of first Test

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At 8.35am British time the talking will stop and the proper business gets under way as a combination of English, Welsh and Irish players - no Scots sadly - attempt to do something that hasn't been achieved in 23 years and beat the back-to-back world
champions New Zealand at their iconic Eden Park. Read More »

LeBron James makes asinine claim about never playing for a Super Team

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This was the first time in NBA history the same two teams met in the NBA Finals for a third straight time . It is not because the team failed to defend the title they won in 2016. What he did was show the world he meant business. However, Iguodala assisted a Durant dunk and added one of his own off a Curry feed, reopening a double-digit lead and making the final 7:42 an extended celebration among the Oracle Arena fans. Read More »

All Blacks 'expect to win', says confident Read

Saturday's game is expected to be a clash of northern and southern hemisphere styles, contrasting game plans, and different rule interpretations under South African referee Jaco Peyper. Gatland's counterpart Steve Hansen has also sprung the odd surprise, dropping the prolific Julian Savea for the rookie Rieko Ioane on the wing. Ryan Crotty, a thinking rather than a flashy player, has been parked at outside centre to marshall the line with Hansen noting that while it will be a physical Test ... Read More »

Momentum crucial for first Lions Test

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I think it will be an enthralling contest. "I've thought they've just got better and better as the series has gone on". "We've got to perform over three matches to get the result". In the United Kingdom, fans can watch a live stream as the British & Irish Lions take on the world champion All Blacks in the first Test of the New Zealand tour using the Sky Go streaming service, which can be found at this link but will require a subscription to Sky Sports. Read More »

LaVar Ball guarantees Lonzo will take Lakers to playoffs as rookie

As expected, LaVar Ball was a very happy man that the Los Angeles Lakers selected his son and UCLA prospect Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 overall pick in Thursday night's National Basketball Association draft. His passing helped his team to a winning record at 31-5 and a trip to the Sweet 16 tournament. The Lakers also held the no. 28 pick in the draft, and the aforementioned trade with Brooklyn yielded the no. Read More »

Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan

He also said that Ball was better than LeBron James , who has won three National Basketball Association championships. But Magic and Pelinka believe they will succeed where Buss and Kupchak failed, thanks to what they see as an intriguing young core headlined by Ball and wing Brandon Ingram , last season's No. Read More »

Lakers Coach Admits LaVar Ball's Bold Boast Will Put Pressure On Lonzo

Like LeBron James in '03 and Derrick Rose in '08, Ball was destined to stay local, an oversized floor general joining a team run by Magic Johnson and coached by Luke Walton. And that's a quality and a trait that not many people have. "Once he figured out I had a chance to go there, he started showing more love and everything like that". Read More »

PSG star Angel Di Maria sentenced to one-year in prison

Last week, a Spanish prosecutor accused Ronaldo of failing to pay accused him of failing to pay €14.7 million toward image rights that he earned from 2011 through 2014, according to ESPN FC . Mourinho and Ronaldo are among seven clients of Portuguese agent Jorge Mendes who have been investigated for possible tax fraud. Former Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria has been sentenced to a year in prison after admitting to tax fraud. Read More »

Celtics confirm they will trade No. 1 overall pick to the 76ers

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The best collegiate players and worldwide talents will be sifted through by countless talent evaluators, while weeks of pre-draft analysis will culminate with the offseason's most anticipated event thus far. 3, or if he finds additional deals that he likes to help the Celtics in the present. With Thomas, the Celtics didnt necessarily need a point guard — which is the piece Philadelphia apparently wanted most . Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association satisfied with attendance at Confederations Cup games in Russia

It's been that way for decades since Tony Verna introduced the instant TV replay in 1963. "We need the appropriate decision". Soccer is just now catching up. The new system will be used to rule on the validity of contentious goals, penalty decisions, direct red cards and cases of mistaken identity. The referee on the field can initiate a VAR based review upon recommendations from the VAR official. Read More »

Fleetwood takes heart from US Open

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Koepka shot a 67 on his winning round. "It was the one course that we never got to play in the area". Players are on the course for the final round of the U.S. "Some of the shots he hit down the stretch were exceptional, such as his bunker shot on 14 and his second shot into 15". "Anywhere over there was fine". Read More »

Sarfraz Ahmed likely to be handed Test captaincy

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The decision has been taken and is final. Misbah-ul-Haq played his last Test against West Indies and retired from the longer format along with star batsman Younis Khan. But they had more in mind for the captain than just handing out prizes. The 30-year-old will now lead Pakistan in all three formats of the game. Pakistan do not play Test cricket till September-October, when they host Sri Lanka for a series in the UAE. Read More »

Torreyes' single in 10th lifts Yankees over Rangers 2-1

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This will be the first time that the two Japanese right-handers face each other in the in the Majors. Gary Sanchez, whose passed ball gave Texas a 1-0 lead in the ninth, singled with one out in the 10th off Bush (2-3). Despite the stellar outing, the no-decision left Tanaka at 0-6 in his last eight starts. Darvish was pulled after seven innings and 88 pitches. Darvish did fine with tempo while mixing his deliveries. Read More »

Here's LaVar Ball Being Raucously Booed While Leaving The Draft

The boos had nothing to do with LaVar's son, Lonzo , nor did they have anything to do with the Lakers' selection of Lonzo at No. 2 earlier in the evening. "Pay attention to my footwear", the Washington guard said. I think players around the National Basketball Association feel that as well and are going to be attracted to that energy here. Read More »