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Author: 0 Mexico knock out Confed Cup hosts Russia with 2-1 win

Captain Cristiano Ronaldo put Portugal ahead from the penalty spot on 33 minutes. A solo effort from Andre Silva , his eighth goal in 11 appearances, in the 80th minute and a stoppage-time goal from substitute Nani completed the scoring.

Sports Australian Open: Kidambi Srikanth in semis; Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu bow out
Author: 0 Australian Open: Kidambi Srikanth in semis; Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu bow out

With this win, Srikanth became the first Indian male badminton player to reach three back-to-back Superseries finals. Earlier shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated world No-1 Son Wan Ho to enter the quarterfinals. In the second set, trailing 6-9, Sai won three points in a row to make it 9-9. You just have to be patient. "It's going great so far, I just want to play well", he said.

Sports Captain (R) Safdar arrives at FJA to record his statement before JIT
Author: 0 Captain (R) Safdar arrives at FJA to record his statement before JIT

PM Nawaz said that during the tenure of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Pakistan's economy has been stabilised but the frequent opposition sit-ins are hurting it with no regard for the country. "Panama case is not against Nawaz Sharif". Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reached London on Saturday to celebrate the Eidul Fitr with his family after performing Umrah in Saudi Arabia.

Author: 0 Hamilton's latest pole position moves him 2nd all-time in F1

The British driver dominated the practice sessions on Baku's street circuit previous year before clipping the barriers during qualifying and starting the race 10th on the grid, ultimately finishing fifth. There was a lot of pressure. Bottas remained at the summit of the timesheets for the majority of the session, setting an impressive time initially on the yellow-marked soft tyres which was beaten by almost a second when he switched onto the super-soft - finishing on a 1:42.742.

Author: 0 Vargas earns 11th win as Royals top Blue Jays 3-2

Blue Jays: Donaldson, scratched Thursday with a sore left knee, was back at third base and went 1 for 5 with three strikeouts. The Blue Jays tied the game in the seventh, when Pillar got an 0-1 Vargas two-seamer on the plate and didn't miss it, hitting his ninth home run 406 feet into the left field stands.

Author: 0 It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

I think that if that could happen, you know, that's wonderful. For real. A bunch of sandwiches. Philly Voice notes Philadelphia actually has eight Chick-fil-A franchises . It's insane that it's only been seven days since I got invited to Philly. And considering the pathetic situation Philadelphia sports is in these days, I think the excitement for the Sixers is refreshing.

Author: 0 Cavs owner, Billups meet about front-office job

The Cavaliers superstar made it clear that he wants Griffin to stay in Cleveland , but Dan Gilbert had a different plan. The general manager and team mutually parted ways on Monday when owner David Gilbert said Griffin's contract will not be extended once it expires June 30.

Author: 0 The Knicks Are Playing a Dangerous Game With Kristaps Porzingis

Previously it was reported that the Knicks had been listening to offers for Porzingis. The report added that Jackson had a dinner meeting with Markkanen on Monday night in NY. Either way, we can expect a ton of teams to call the Knicks about the availability of Porzingis. "As much as we love this guy, we have to do what's best for the club", he added.

Author: 0 Safety Operation Underway after London Fire

Britain ordered an immediate technical examination of the Hotpoint fridge model, manufactured between 2006 and 2009, to establish whether further action needed to be taken, but said there was no need for owners to switch off their appliances.

Sports Two Brits treated after Portugal fires
Author: 0 Two Brits treated after Portugal fires

At least 61 people have died in a wildfire still raging in central Portugal , majority trapped in their cars by flames as treacherous wind drove the blaze beyond firefighters' control. "It's still hard to identify what failed, but it's a bit of everything", said Xavier Viegas, an expert on forest fires in Portugal . A burnt auto shows the extent of the devastation caused by the forest fires in Portugal .

Sports Heat take Kentucky's Bam Adebayo at No. 14 in NBA draft
Author: 0 Heat take Kentucky's Bam Adebayo at No. 14 in NBA draft

Fox went fifth overall to the Sacramento Kings, Monk was selected six spots later by the Charlotte Hornets at No. 11, and Adebayo went 14th to the Miami Heat . Well, it probably affects center Willie Reed's chances of returning to Miami . Reed is likely to command a salary that is outside of Miami's capabilities this summer.

Author: 0 Dell Demps' dealing leaves Pelicans with Frank Jackson; up next

When the National Basketball Association draft began, the New Orleans Pelicans were not expected to hear their name called until the second round. The 6-foot-4 Jackson , who turned 19 last month, averaged 10.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists and shot 39.5 percent on 3-pointers as a part-time starter as a freshman at Duke last season.

Sports Cavs Looking to Acquire LaMarcus Aldridge in Addition to Danny Green
Author: 0 Cavs Looking to Acquire LaMarcus Aldridge in Addition to Danny Green

Interestingly, when White finished his prep career at Legend High School in Parker, Colorado, the guard received only a junior college scholarship offer in Wyoming and one partial scholarship offer from UCCS. I know his game. San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich talks with media before game four of the second round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs against the Houston Rockets .

Author: 0 Conor Murray believes Lions can storm Eden Park

Gatland sprang a surprise by naming Peter O'Mahony as captain on Thursday, replacing Sam Warburton who goes to the bench. Gatland believes that passion, coupled with an attacking intent that the Lions have only showed in glimpses so far, will be needed to topple the back-to-back world champions.

Author: 0 Cilic marches past Kozlov into Queen's quarter-finals

After failing to win a single game in the 24-minute first set, Kozlov, the 19-year-old ranked No 149, made the score look a little more respectable by putting up a fight in the second set. This is a year of firsts for the Luxembourger, though, having won his maiden ATP title at Sydney in January and claiming a second last week on the lawns of Den Bosch .

Sports Mourinho denies tax fraud during Real Madrid stint
Author: 0 Mourinho denies tax fraud during Real Madrid stint

Prosecutors accuse the Portugal global of evading tax via a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands and another in Ireland, known for its low corporate tax rate. Last week, Ronaldo was accused by a state prosecutor of four counts of tax fraud totaling 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million). Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain have been linked with making a move for Ronaldo as his Real future hangs in the balance.

Author: 0 Sixers like Fultz first, Lakers eye Ball as draft looms

On Thursday night, the 76ers will be the first team on the clock for their selection in the 2017 National Basketball Association draft, courtesy of this week's trade with the Boston Celtics . The, literal, million dollar question is: Who will ultimately go at No. 1? California guard Jabari Bird raved about Pac-12 rival Fultz after the Sixers' Monday predraft workout with the Sixers in a group that featured Kansas guard Frank Mason III and Duke forward Amile Jefferson, a ...

Sports Jose Mourinho accused of 3.3 million euro tax fraud
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

United are also anxious that a long-running transfer saga involving Ronaldo could result in the club missing out on other potential signings. Unhappy Ronaldo has been linked to Manchester United and other top clubs after reportedly threatening to leave Real and quit Spain after running into problems with tax authorities.

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic unlikely to get new Manchester United deal
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic unlikely to get new Manchester United deal

All Premier League clubs were obliged to notify the league by May 29 of uncontracted players being released at the end of the following month and the official list was published today. Ibrahimovic's injury means a new number nine is high on United's list of priorities this summer. Man Utd did have a £52.4 million bid rejected by the Spanish club, but they are expected to up the offer and try again.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho defends tax history after Spanish authorities file lawsuit

Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano, among others, have already been convicted. If Ronaldo stays Bale may never be the main man in Madrid. However, Real Madrid remain determined to keep their iconic No.7, with the €1billion buy-out clause in the contract he signed only last November putting them in the box seat of any transfer negotiations.

Author: 0 Bulls throw Butler to the Wolves on draft night

The team selected guard Markelle Fultz (1st overall), PF Anzejs Pasecniks (25th overall), forward Jonah Bolden (36th overall) and forward Mathias Lessort (50th overall) in Thursday night's Entry Draft. LaVar Ball has vowed that oldest son Lonzo would end up with the Lakers for two years, claiming he could speak his dream into existence. National Basketball Association players took to twitter an provided commentary throughout the night-making the draft experience that much ...

Author: 0 Josh Jackson says time constraints prevented Celtics workout

And I think the same thing this time. "I refuse to fail, period". Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he ultimately felt comfortable trading the top pick to the 76ers because he thought the player he planned to take at No.

Sports Highland Reel stalks, pounces in Prince of Wales's
Author: 0 Highland Reel stalks, pounces in Prince of Wales's

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and her husband Britain's Prince William , Duke of Cambridge, attend day one of the Royal Ascot horse racing meet, in Ascot, west of London, on June 20, 2017.Britain's Queen Elizabeth arrives at Ascot Racecourse, June 20, 2017, in Ascot, England .

Sports Serena Williams Still Playing Tennis While 7 Months Pregnant
Author: 0 Serena Williams Still Playing Tennis While 7 Months Pregnant

He alleges Lakeisha left him for an unsavory someone new who has "serious criminal, felony charges pending who could impose a danger to the minor child", according to the petition. Lakeisha Williams filed a legal document stating she had guns removed from her home that belonged to Richard Williams , whom she is divorcing. She claims Richard will essentially cut her off financially.

Author: 0 NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

With the seventh pick the Chicago Bulls claimed Lauri Markkanen of Finland, who played college ball at Arizona. The other interesting trend in the National Basketball Association over the last 17 drafts is that teams typically find better players at pick Nos.

Author: 0 Record 16 freshmen picked in 1st round of draft

And, of course, the biggest blockbuster came earlier this week when the Celtics traded the first overall pick to the Sixers , who used it to get Markelle Fultz . Embiid fired the first salvo between the new-look 76ers and Lakers on Thursday night telling him teammate Simmons through social media to dunk on Ball.

Author: 0 Knicks end the run on freshmen picks in draft

According to CBS Sports' ridiculously early 2018 NBA Mock Draft , the Celtics will be taking Bridges with the fifth overall pick. The Kings have caught heat for their less-than-conventional choices in past drafts, but they more than made up for any missteps last night.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain

Legal problems? Ronaldo barely gives them a thought, they suggested. "Ronaldo is a Real player and will continue to be so as far as we are concerned", Perez told Marca sports daily Tuesday. Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho may not be having that reunion at Old Trafford after all. He denies the accusations and is threatening to leave Spain.

Sports Kerala BJP leader complains against Pakistan victory 'celebrations', 23 charged
Author: 0 Kerala BJP leader complains against Pakistan victory 'celebrations', 23 charged

Please Wait while comments are loading. A top police official claimed that the charges were invoked not for supporting a particular side during the cricket game but because pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans were raised. International Cricket Council on Monday announced Champions Trophy's team of the tournament with the victorious skipper of Pakistan named the captain.

Author: 0 Cavaliers will not land Paul George or Jimmy Butler

After ESPN reported Tuesday that the Cavaliers remain seriously interested in trading for both Jimmy Butler and George "but have encountered significant obstacles on both fronts", National Basketball Association insider Sam Amico of Amico Hoops tweeted late Wednesday that "Contrary to some reports , Cavs (are) still in on Paul George , I'm told".

Author: 0 Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain

Ronaldo via his representatives last week denied any wrongdoing. Jose Mourinho - one of the most successful managers of the last 20 years - has been accused of defrauding Spanish tax authorities of $3.6 million during his time as Real Madrid boss.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case

The claims against Mourinho come amid a lengthening list of tax fraud cases involving soccer stars in Spain. It will be up to a judge to decide whether to take Mourinho to court. Despite being handed a 16-month sentence, Di Maria will not go to prison as is normal in Spain for first offences for non-violent crimes carrying a sentence of less than two years.

Sports Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case
Author: 0 Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

The four-time World Player of the Year, who said last week his "conscience is clear", is threatening to leave Real Madrid over the affair. Media consortium European Investigative Collaborations (EIC) has claimed that no less than 185 million euros worth of income has escaped the attentions of tax authorities using shell companies and offshore accounts.

Author: 0 Josh Jackson Signs Sneaker Deal Ahead Of NBA Draft

Before Thursday's draft, a member of Jackson's family said the expectation was he would go in the top three. I've been drafted to Phoenix, and I'm going to go there and I'm going to make the best of it. It's going to allow me to play with those guys and just learn. Under Armour's roster of basketball athletes also includes two-time NBA MVP and NBA champion Stephen Curry.

Sports Former Badgers star Bronson Koenig to join Milwaukee Bucks
Author: 0 Former Badgers star Bronson Koenig to join Milwaukee Bucks

Wilson averaged 11 points per game, but took it to another level down the stretch. "Sam and Frank have both told me that I am capable of playing against the guys they're playing against in the league right now- players with several years of National Basketball Association experience ...

Author: 0 76ers take Markelle Fultz, Lakers grab Lonzo Ball

Markelle Fultz wore shoes made out of basketballs. Kelsey Plum, left, waits with friends and relatives for the start of the WNBA basketball draft, Thursday, April 13, 2017, in NY. Brown said Simmons and Fultz, who will play in the summer league, could work well together in the backcourt, no matter which player is the ballhandler.

Author: 0 Tottenham striker Harry Kane would love England captaincy

Kane said: "We're relatively happy with the draw". "They didn't create many chances, we had half chances", he said of the balance of play. "That was beyond the call of duty at times ". "When we went 2-1 down the lads could have been on their knees or heads in hands but we stuck our chests out, walked back to the centre circle and tried to get something from it".

Author: 0 Knicks pick caps crazy week for France's Ntilikina

If this past season was any indication of how the New York Knicks are as an organization, it might be stating the obvious that they are not in the most ideal of states. When the New York Knicks hired Phil Jackson as their team president back in 2014, Knicks fans immediately went to the streets to proclaim that a dynasty was on the way.

Author: 0 Philly gets No. 1 pick from Sixers, chance to draft Fultz

The 76ers are expected to make point guard Markelle Fultz the fourth number one pick in club history and the second in a row after taking Australian Ben Simmons past year. The Celtics are in a great position now since they have another future first-round pick and they secured a top three pick in this very special draft.

Sports Mexico coach sorry for cursing on camera in win
Author: 0 Mexico coach sorry for cursing on camera in win

World football governing body Fifa , however, has tried to stop the practice of teams kicking the ball out of play to allow treatment to injured opponents after it became routinely abused by players feigning injury to waste time or break up play.