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Author: 0 Germany clings on to beat Australia after keeper's blunders

The world champions did not bring the likes of Toni Kroos, Manuel Neuer and Thomas Muller with them to Russian Federation, but Low's experimental team proved to be more-than-adequate replacements for this test as Lars Stindl , captain Julian Draxler and Leon Goretzka all found the net.

Author: 0 Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

Amid swirling reports that Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid and return to Manchester United , comes a fresh report from Spain's Marca that Mourinho is not in favor of a big-money move to sign the reigning Ballon d'Or victor. Torres claims Ronaldo responded by cursing in Portuguese as he yelled at Mourinho and he "accused him of misrepresentation, mixing up events that had no connection in order to manipulate things for his own convenience".

Sports Pacers tried to start Paul George bidding war between Warriors-Cavs
Author: 0 Pacers tried to start Paul George bidding war between Warriors-Cavs

LeBron James says he's never played on a superteam. Still, the Pacers could conceivably receive far more than just Oladipo and No. 21 for George , even if most teams doubt they could keep him. Brad Turner from the L.A. Times added the team has made this offer and Mark Medina from L.A. The 2017 NBA Draft hasn't even been completed and we are still about two weeks away from free agency starting.

Author: 0 Fultz, Ball, Fox headline list of point guards in National Basketball Association draft

Last season, Monk averaged 19.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game while shooting 45 percent from the field. But that doesn't mean the 6-foot-2 guard can't create. For instance, I've been watching Harry Giles battle back from one injury after another with a smile on his face while trying to reach his dream. They also have an interesting decision with K.J.

Sports Texas A&M begins College World Series with loss to Louisville
Author: 0 Texas A&M begins College World Series with loss to Louisville

Roommates Brian Howard and Ryan Merrill are going to have plenty to talk about around their apartment whenever they and the rest of the TCU Horned Frogs return to Fort Worth. I mean, I think that kid is going to pitch a long time. Everything seemed to be pointing Louisville's way in the win vs. Texas A&M (Yeah, I know this is a bad pun to write for a caption here, please forgive me).

Author: 0 Moving towards making India self-reliant in defence sector: PM Modi

A medicine takes several years to finally come into being, several scientists come and go, said Modi , while pointing out how new age diseases were hence emerging as big challenges to the scientist community. PM Modi said the country was moving moving forward with the dream of making India self-dependent in the field of defence and security. "This has happened in state universities in UP where 24 out of the 28 have improved their systems due to the efforts of Mr Naik", he added.

Author: 0 Perez mum on rumours Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid

According to an article published by UK's The Sun , Mourinho fell out with Ronaldo while he was the Real boiss, as he believed he was one of the high-profile players who had turned against him. These comments, whilst superficially disappointing for Man United supporters, are reflective of just how out of touch Perez - one of the more dictatorial presidents around, we shall say - really is when it comes to some of his players.

Sports Maradona: I Wish Cristiano Ronaldo Was An Argentine
Author: 0 Maradona: I Wish Cristiano Ronaldo Was An Argentine

Although he prefers Lionel Messi to lead Argentina , Maradona wishes Real Madrid star Ronaldo was Argentine. The 56-year-old, himself a World Cup victor during his playing days, admits he's a huge fan of the Real Madrid and Portugal star, who helped guide his country to glory at Euro 2016 last summer.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

He is alleged to have defrauded the Spanish tax authorities in 2011 and 2012, for a total of around €3.3m (£2.91m). A Spanish state prosecutor accused former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho of tax fraud worth 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million) in unpaid taxes on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Neymar completed Real Madrid medical prior to Barcelona move, admits Florentino Perez

He reached his 500th goal for the club by destroying Real Madrid at the Bernabeu and grabbing an injury time victor in the dying seconds of the match. "And, of course, when you do something good, it is also very great". Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has admitted that he would have liked to have had Barcelona star Lionel Messi as part of his team, but insists that he has never thought of making a bid for the Argentine.

Sports Hawks trade Dwight Howard to Charlotte Hornets
Author: 0 Hawks trade Dwight Howard to Charlotte Hornets

Howard and Clifford were together with the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Lakers , and Clifford had been interested in acquiring the three-time Defensive Player of the Year in recent seasons, league sources said. With Cody Zeller still in fold in Charlotte, Howard enters a slightly more crowded rotation at the center position and it remains to be seen how those minutes will be allocated between the two.

Author: 0 Perez says he hasn't spoken to Ronaldo about rumors of exit

Perez's radio interview came hours after the 70-year-old businessman was reelected to a fifth four-year term as Madrid's president. But I have no doubts about Cristiano. The prosecutor's office in Madrid is alleging that the former Real Madrid boss defrauded a total of €3,304,670 - €1,611,537 in 2011 and €1,693,133 in 2012.

Sports Jerome Bettis Questions NFL's Transparency On Concussions
Author: 0 Jerome Bettis Questions NFL's Transparency On Concussions

Coming to Jerusalem, we had no idea what it was going to look like. He was accompanied by his wife and said that "being in Israel has changed our lives". And there's nobody more than the great people of Israel who understand that adversity reveals and prosperity conceals. "As a native New Englander, that's easier said than done, but I am doing my best to put the matter behind me".

Author: 0 'Predatory' black bear mauls boy to death during Alaska mountain race

Anchorage A 16-year-old boy who was fatally mauled by a black bear during a mountain race in Alaska phoned his brother while he was being chased, race officials say. It was not clear how the runner went off the path or if the bear chased him there. Race director Brad Precosky said the bear was found at the site, guarding the body.

Sports Supreme Court pushes Redskins' name fight back to society
Author: 0 Supreme Court pushes Redskins' name fight back to society

After using the name for decades, they had their trademark revoked in 2014 after protests that the name was offensive towards Native Americans. The Fourth Circuit suspended the Redskins' appeal of a decision cancelling its registrations as disparaging until the Supreme Court could determine the constitutionality of the law .

Sports Who will be celebrating after French Open semi-final?
Author: 0 Who will be celebrating after French Open semi-final?

The names of the other two semifinalists of Roland Garros-2017 will be known tomorrow - for tickets to the next stage of the tournament will play Elina Svitolina, Simona Halep, Karolina Pliskova and Caroline Garcia. "It was really tough to keep my concentration, but I'm really happy and proud". Wozniacki has won five of her last seven matches on clay court. That came at the end of an agitated night for Bacsinszky, who explained her nightmare.

Author: 0 Ostapenko receives best birthday gift with French Open semi-final win

But the Romanian won five consecutive games and then saved match point to take it to a decider, which she finished off easily. Halep hit 14 winners to 14 unforced errors , Pliskova 45 winners and 55 unforced errors ! Ostapenko sealed the win on her second match point with a forehand victor to break Bacsinszky's serve for the fourth time in the set.

Author: 0 Conor Murray pays tribute to Lions pack after win over Crusaders

British and Irish Lions' Mako Vunipola is tackled by Crusaders' David Kaetau Havili during the tour match at the AMI Stadium, Christchurch (pic David Davies/PA). We are building some momentum and we have improved with every game. The Crusaders let themselves down with poor handling in slippery conditions and a lack of discipline.

Author: 0 Vegas holds trade cards during expansion draft window

Wednesday as part of the league's awards show and expansion draft on NBC Sports Network. Opportunistic GMs can feed the Golden Knights future to get a player who otherwise wouldnt be on the trade market. Still, this is a fun time to play the role of the 58-year-old McPhee, who played with Garry Galley and Brian MacLellan at Bowling Green University.

Sports The Cleveland Cavaliers are Done, and They Know It
Author: 0 The Cleveland Cavaliers are Done, and They Know It

No team has ever recovered from a 3-0 deficit to win an NBA playoff series in 126 attempts, although no club had rallied from 3-1 down in the NBA Finals until the Cavs did it past year to defeat the Warriors . "Obviously K.D. made some huge plays down the stretch", said Warriors head coach Steve Kerr. The Warriors turnover problems from Game 2 carried over to Wednesday night, when they had 18, which helped the Cavaliers stay in the game.

Author: 0 Russian Federation v Portugal Betting: Selecao to get back on track with win

Following Saturday's 2-2 draw with Portugal , Mexico are up-beat and favourites to win the showdown in Sochi. In contrast, underdogs New Zealand must break their goal-drought to have a chance against Mexico. Goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic, who faces a busy night against the likes of ex-Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez , believes New Zealand can pull off an upset.

Sports Mayweather to fight McGregor on 27th August
Author: 0 Mayweather to fight McGregor on 27th August

If you're surprised by Diaz's take on the news, you shouldn't be. The interest in the Mayweather vs. McGregor match is undeniable. Immediately after his rematch with McGregor , Diaz campaigned for a rubber match with his rival, but more recently he's moved away from that stance.

Sports Pau Gasol opts out, will re-sign with Spurs
Author: 0 Pau Gasol opts out, will re-sign with Spurs

Buford and company if they want to make that happen. Spanish center Pau Gasol will decline a $16.2 million National Basketball Association contract option for next season but plans to re-sign with the San Antonio Spurs, the San Antonio Express-News reported Tuesday.

Author: 0 Daley confesses: We got lucky in Origin I

Laurie sees that as well". Smith said Storm teammate Cronk had given no indication during Queensland camp that this Origin series would be his last but felt the veteran halfback's Maroons days were numbered. "We've just gotta make sure that we don't play our game before we get there", he said. "I've got a lot of respect for Gerard (Sutton) and Matt (Cecchin) and what they did in Game 1 ".

Sports Murray says need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori
Author: 0 Murray says need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori

Murray will now face Stan Wawrinka the 3rd seed who beat Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-3, 6-1. "In the US Open final past year he definitely deserved to win [against Novak Djokovic]". 'He was playing better. Wawrinka beat Gael Monfils 7-5, 7-6 (7), 6-2, while Cilic led Kevin Anderson 6-3, 3-0 before the South African was forced to retire.

Sports Gronk Reportedly Racks Up $102000 Bar Tab
Author: 0 Gronk Reportedly Racks Up $102000 Bar Tab

The Patriots star tweeted following the news saying, "Don't always believe what you read". The photo is from Gronkowski donating $110,000 to Boston Children's Hospital. Those requirements include playing 90 percent of the team's snaps and racking up over 1,200 yards or making the All-Pro list. How big of a dent the night made in his wallet, however, is unclear.

Sports Johanna Konta and Petra Kvitova into second round at Aegon Classic
Author: 0 Johanna Konta and Petra Kvitova into second round at Aegon Classic

Konta will face thee victor of the all-American match between Coco Vandeweghe and Christina McHale . "So I'm glad that now I can focus on tennis, especially on the grass". Wimbledon looms though and while she insists she will stick to her "process", she admits that she enjoys the big stages. Wednesday's big match will feature two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova against Manchester's Naomi Broady after Kvitova beat Tereza Smitkova 6-2, 6-3 on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Madrid following Mbappe and Donnarumma but not interested in De Gea - Perez

Rio Ferdinand is hopeful that former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo will swap Real Madrid for Manchester United , but is unsure whether anything will come of the speculation. Ronaldo is at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, playing for Portugal . Ronaldo, a player United are naturally interested in, has a prohibitively high one billion euros (£880million) buyout clause in the new and improved deal he signed in November which ties him to the Bernabeu until 2021.

Sports Lakers trade Russell and Mozgov to Nets
Author: 0 Lakers trade Russell and Mozgov to Nets

What does it mean for the Lakers? ESPN's Marc Stein reported the Lakers are now looking to trade the No. 27 and No. 28 picks in the 2017 NBA Draft , as well as either Julius Randle or Jordan Clarkson in exchange for Paul George .

Sports Rafael Nadal tops Stan Wawrinka for record 10th Roland Garros title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal tops Stan Wawrinka for record 10th Roland Garros title

Defeating Wawrinka of Switzerland 6-2, 6-3, 6-1, Nadal, often referred to as the "king of clay", showed his dominance over the red clay courts of the French Open , also referred to as Roland Garros in Paris. Wawrinka , who had won his three previous finals at a major, bowed out on the second match point when he sliced a backhand volley into the net. He's the type of guy that's going to make you miss.

Sports Men's Basketball: Three-start prospect Justin Ahrens decommits from Ohio State
Author: 0 Men's Basketball: Three-start prospect Justin Ahrens decommits from Ohio State

The Buckeyes and Thad Matta parted ways earlier this week after 13 seasons. Check back for updates on this developing story. Miller's university president has come out and said Ohio State can hire Miller "over his dead body". McDermott has been coaching at Creighton since 2010. Prior to Ohio State, Matta was the head coach at Xavier for three seasons, making three consecutive NCAA tournament appearances - including an Elite Eight run in 2004.

Author: 0 Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

Ronaldo is threatening to leave Spain after running into problems with tax authorities. But sources said United were yet to be convinced that Ronaldo is prepared to walk away from the Bernabeu. They said Mourinho had already settled a previous claim relating to his Spanish taxes, which resulted in a penalty of 1.15 million euros in 2014. A judge will then decide if there are grounds to charge him with a crime.

Author: 0 Celtics, 76ers finalize deal to swap top picks

Fultz is projected to go to the Sixers with the first pick and Ball is projected to go to the Lakers - the only team he has worked out for - as the second pick. 2 and No. 5 in the 2018 draft, Philadelphia will instead send a 2019 first-rounder to Boston that it acquired from the Sacramento Kings . According to ESPN's Dave McMenamin , the Celtics are considering drafting Kansas forward Josh Jackson and Duke forward Jayson Tatum .

Sports Ballplayer Crushes Light-Smashing Homer, Just like 'The Natural'
Author: 0 Ballplayer Crushes Light-Smashing Homer, Just like 'The Natural'

He lined up in the batter's box and went yard to left field. Without the help of professional cameras we weren't able to see the light shatter - but either way it's really impressive. Eloy Jimenez is a 20-year-old OF prospect (ranked 8th by MLB.com ) for the Cubs - and everyone will know his name after this week. He signed with the franchise in 2013 on a $2.8 million signing bonus .

Author: 0 Real Madrid more interested in Gianluigi Donnarumma than David De Gea

De Gea has continued to be linked with Real but Perez said: "For the time being, we haven't spoken to De Gea". Perez has now confirmed that the club are not looking to bring in the Spanish worldwide and also revealed no contact has been made with the player since 2015.

Sports Watch India-Pakistan Cricket Highlights
Author: 0 Watch India-Pakistan Cricket Highlights

England legend Geoffrey Boycott has slammed India captain Virat Kohli for his decision to field first in the ICC Champions Trophy final against Pakistan. "They kept on believing, they kept on trusting their roles, they kept on trusting the game plan that Saffy and I had set up", Arthur said. Instead, those who gathered at the religious centre in Rawalpindi delayed the food in order to watch Pakistan's historic win over India at the Champions Trophy on a giant TV screen.

Sports So Josh Peck Got Married And Apparently Didn't Invite Drake Bell
Author: 0 So Josh Peck Got Married And Apparently Didn't Invite Drake Bell

Because Josh Peck didn't invite Drake Bell to his IRL wedding . "ALWAYS remember where you came from". Although Peck has not addressed his colleague's shade publicly, I stand firmly on Team Josh here. In another tweet, he added: "True colors have come out today". Now, after an engagement that's lasted presumably a little over a year, this cutesy couple has officially tied the knot .

Author: 0 1 overall draft pick to 76ers

The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers made it official - the Sixers get to pick the No. 1 overall in this year's edition of the National Basketball Association draft. They're getting the player they want. The Cavaliers also would be willing to deal for George without any prior assurances that he'd sign a long-term deal there, according to McMenamin, because the team feels confident its winning ways and star power would convince George to stay on.

Sports Arsenal Set To Table £100m Bid To Sign Chelsea & Man Utd Target
Author: 0 Arsenal Set To Table £100m Bid To Sign Chelsea & Man Utd Target

Mbappe has just come off the back of a superb campaign that saw him score 26 goals and provide 14 assists in all competitions to help Monaco land their first Ligue 1 title since 2000. Have Arsenal found the magic formula to spirit Kylian Mbappe out of Monaco? "I don't know why people say he was born to play for Madrid". "I still think he wants to stay in Monaco and confirm his level there".