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Dwyane Wade opts in for 2nd year with Bulls


But that decision might have become a little easier for the Celtics when Jackson reportedly opted to not work out for the team on Tuesday which would make the second time he has canceled a workout for Boston. Both ESPN's Marc Stein and TNT's David Aldridge report that the Cleveland Cavaliers were told Butler wants to stay in Chicago rather than go to Cleveland . Read More »

Ronaldo ordered to appear in court

The 54-year-old Mourinho, who coached Madrid from 2010-13, now manages Manchester United in England. The four-time Ballon d'Or victor is alleged to have created a " business structure" in 2010 to hide his earnings from image rights between 2011 and 2014. Read More »

Indianapolis Store Gives Away Paul George Apparel For Free


It's interesting that George specifically mentioned the Lakers , not the Clippers , who have brought in Jerry West to keep the roof intact. The Pacers nearly certainly won't receive full value for trading George since he's entering the de facto final year of his contract with the team. Read More »

Perez happy to have Bale

But Perez has revealed that Neymar was mightily close to playing at the Santiago Bernabeu on a weekly basis, rather than the Nou Camp, and even had a medical with the club before Los Blancos pulled the plug. Since joining Real, Bale has won three Champions League titles, one La Liga, one Copa Del Rey and one FIFA Club World Cup, though he struggled with recurring injuries last season. Read More »

Manchester boss Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

The Madrid prosecutor said the case was presented to a local court. Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao, who have also been accused of tax fraud in Spain, are also clients of Mendes. If Keane really was told he was central to Mourinho's plans and then, all of a sudden, brushed to the side, he can join a pretty long queue of people who have, in one way or another, been taken for a ride and spat out in the footballing world. Read More »

Parole hearing for OJ Simpson's robbery sentence set for July 20


The pro-football hall of famer was acquitted in 1995 for the killings of ex-wife Nicole Brown-Simpson and Ronald Goldman but later found liable for the deaths in a civil case. The parole board will weigh several factors in deciding whether to release Simpson. He was sentenced to 33 years in prison, with the eligibility for parole after 9 years. Read More »

Hawks trade Dwight Howard to Hornets


Marc Spears of The Undefeated first reported the deal. He averaged 13.5 points - his lowest average since his rookie season with the Orlando Magic in 2004-05 - and 12.7 rebounds per game in his lone season in Atlanta. Prior to joining the Hawks, Howard spent three years with the Houston Rockets . While the trade rumors around the league seem to be picking up steam ahead of the 2017 National Basketball Association draft, the Hawks made a trade of their own, which included their starting ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho accused of $3.7m tax fraud in Spain

Spanish prosecutors said on Tuesday they had filed a claim against Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on two counts of tax fraud dating back to when he coached Real Madrid . In quotes carried on Marca's website, Perez said: "I have not spoken to him". The Express reports that United initially had no intention of bringing Ronaldo back to Old Trafford this summer, and though it's claimed he is keen on a return, Mourinho has his doubts over whether he would fit into his plans having ... Read More »

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

The Celtics traded the No. 1 pick to the 76ers for the No. 3 pick and a future first-rounder. Depending on how much money they are willing to spend and how enticing the No. The team announced Monday it had acquired the No. 1 overall pick in a trade with the Boston Celtics . It would be the second straight year Ainge has selected an athletic swingman with shaky handles and a developing jump shot at No. Read More »

Murray sweeps past Khachanov into French Open quarters


Open last summer at the quarterfinal stage, 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 . Should Murray improve on his 8-2 win record over Japan's Kei Nishikori in their scheduled quarter-final on Wednesday (7 June), only 2015 champion Stanislas Wawrinka or 2014 US Open victor Marin Cilic will stand between him and a place in the final. Read More »

Aegon Classic: Konta and Kvitova advance to the second round in Birmingham


The Ukrainian saved two match points but Konta brought up another with a delightful drop shot and made no mistake at the third attempt. The British ace had just one day off after her defeat to Donna Vekic in the Nottingham Open final before returning to action in the Midlands and came through 6-3 7-6 (8-6) against the world number 34. Read More »

Lakers Send D'Angelo Russell To Brooklyn For Brook Lopez

After having a very public feud with teammate Nick Young, and with the Lakers presumed infatuation with UCLA's Lonzo Ball as its lead guard of the future, Russell's status in L.A. "There are teams around the league that are interested in Paul George who are rooting for him to be traded to the Lakers now, so that he goes there and they suck". Read More »

Rafael Nadal wins French Open without dropping a set


A 10th singles title at the clay-court Grand Slam represents a professional era record - no player has won more singles titles at the same major event as the 31-year-old. "You are always going to be in my heart". "I will have to play my best tennis". And given how easily he won this tournament, it seems conceivable that if he stays relatively healthy he could threaten Federer's record 18 Grand Slam titles over the next few years. Read More »

Portugal & Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

Cedric Soares' 86th-minute shot was deflected in as Portugal appeared to be heading for three points, but Hector Moreno was able to snatch a point for the mexicans in the 91st minute. A report by a Portuguese newspaper two days before Sunday's game said that the Madrid forward had made the "irreversible" decision to leave the Spanish club because he was upset with the allegations. Read More »

French Open 2017: Kristina Mladenovic not out for revenge against Timea Bacsinszky

Roger [Federer], it was Wimbledon, Stan [Wawrinka], I think as far as I knew, it was the French Open , but Australia was probably something which became more important than the French the first time. Meanwhile Bacsinszky is continuing with her dream return to the sport. "It was tough because we had to go away two times from the court". Hello all and welcome to day 10 of our French Open coverage where we reach the quarter-final stage. Read More »

Sixers clear way to make Markelle Fultz the No. 1 pick

In return, the Celtics got shooting guard Bill Sharman, who had just joined the Pistons through the dispersal draft following the shuttering of the Washington Capitols franchise. There will be a No. 1 draft pick heading the Philadelphia 76ers way. With Isaiah Thomas and Al Horford , Ainge is looking to make a deal like the seven-for-one trade in 2007 that brought Kevin Garnett - and an NBA-record 17th championship - to Boston. Read More »

Mexico force Cristiano Ronaldo captained Portugal to epic draw

Ronaldo's free kick hits the wall, from the follow up, Ronaldo lashes a shot against the crossbar, with an excellent save from Ochoa . Fernando Santos says the use of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) remains confusing after his Portugal side saw an opening goal ruled out against Mexico at the Confederations Cup . Read More »

Muslim teen died of blunt force trauma

Vigils are being planned around the country to honor a Muslim teen who police say was fatally beaten with a baseball bat by an angry driver as she walked with friends to a Virginia mosque this weekend. The attack spurred an outpouring of grief and horror in a Muslim community that has been gathering to pray at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society mosque, about 45km outside Washington, in observance of the last 10 days of Ramadan . Read More »

Tottenham and Everton in striker battle, will command big fee


Despite previous reports of Everton striker Romelu Lukaku moving to German giants Bayern Munich , it looks like Chelsea will re-sign the Belgian worldwide. Cole, who represented Chelsea between 2003 and 2010, now plays his football in Florida for the Tampa Bay Rowdies. 'Lukaku, there's a market for him, and you are competing for players. Read More »

Rafael Nadal wins French Open title for 10th time


The Spaniard, now a 15-time Grand Slam victor, eased to victory in the French capital to the delight of those in attendance. The Spaniard just lost out on winning this year's Australian Open trophy after surrendering a lead in the fifth set of the final to Roger Federer . Read More »

Celtics, 76ers finalize deal to swap top picks

In the announcement of their blockbuster trade with the Philadelphia 76ers , the Boston Celtics detailed the protections on the future first-round pick headed their way. 2 and No. 5. Over the weekend, the Celtics and the Sixers pulled off a rare feat: trading the No. 1 overall pick . If not, Philadelphia will send Boston either its own first-rounder in 2019 or Sacramento's first-rounder that year. Read More »

Ward defeats Kovalev to retain light heavyweight titles

Andre Ward has an Olympic gold medal, and the Oakland, Calif., fighter showed the type of world-class professional mettle Saturday night that he believes should entrench his status as the world's top pound-for-pound fighter. The fight served as a rematch to the bout that the two men had back on November 19, 2016 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas . The AP had Kovalev ahead by a point going into the final round. Read More »

Relentless Halep Reaches French Open Final


There has been plenty to celebrate for Jelena Ostapenko at the French Open , but the Latvian's cup will be overflowing if she can get the better of pre-tournament favorite Simona Halep in Saturday's women's final at the French Open. 23 Samantha Stosur and No. 11 Caroline Wozniacki from the running. She will remain No. 3. And she's not one to hide her emotions, either. The 25-year-old will attempt to avenge her 2014 French Open final loss to Russian Maria Sharapova in this year's ... Read More »

Rep. Scalise's Condition Upgraded from Critical to Serious

The announcer's mention of Scalise, the House majority whip who was critically wounded in the attack Wednesday, brought the masses to their feet. MedStar Washington Hospital Center Director of Trauma Dr. James Clyburn of SC, the No. 3 House Democrat. That lasted until the end of the seven-inning game. Republicans and Democrats are fighting for bragging rights in their annual Congressional Baseball game, and doing so as one unit - Team Scalise. Read More »

Moscow's zoo shows off baby Asian elephant to public


The young elephant was walking with one of the adults along the edge of a large pool in its enclosure at Grand Park Zoo in Seoul when it made a decision to stop for a drink, the Mail Online reported. As the baby drifts away from the edge and towards the middle of the pool, the two adults are left with no choice but to come charging in. In the end, the baby was safe and sound, much to the relief of all the adult elephants. Read More »

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez opens up about Cristiano Ronaldo exit rumours

Portuguese sports daily A Bola also claimed that Perez had already been informed of the 32-year-old's decision. Mourinho is the latest high-profile person in football to be accused of tax fraud in Spain. Perez, a 70-year-old construction magnate, was elected unopposed Monday for a third term in charge of Europe's most successful club. There is a feeling at the club that the Portugal worldwide, who signed a new five-year contract in November, could be trying to strengthen his position ... Read More »

76ers And Celtics Finalize Deal For The No. 1 Pick

With an additional pick in 2018 or 2019 as well, the cupboard continues to be stocked in Boston . The short answer is nothing stands in the way of Fultz becoming a Sixer now. Philadelphia will select first for the second straight year. There are some conditions on the future first-rounder Boston gets out of this deal. Read More »

Nadal to miss Queen's Club tournament to rest

The 31-year-old decided that his body needed rest. But I already won two Roland Garros , too, without losing a set before this one, no?. "At the moment I am not thinking about the fact it will be the last time that I go to the centre court in Paris ". Read More »

Next two tropical cyclones expected to form within days


A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from High Island, TX, to the mouth of Pearl River. 'Enough tropical moisture will spread from the Florida Peninsula to the Florida Panhandle and more of the central Gulf coast as the week progresses, ' Sosnowski said. Read More »

Real Madrid: Cristiano will prove innocence over tax allegations

A prosecutor in Spain accused the current holder of the Ballon d'Or of committing tax fraud to the tune of $16.5 million. Last month, tax officials said he paid all his tax declarations in addition to an extra €6m in 2014. Now Real Madrid , who according to El Confidencial rang newspapers to ensure that Ronaldo was not pictured in a Los Blancos shirt for splashes over the allegations, have released a statement . Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo accused of €14.7m tax fraud

The statement read: " 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 ". A spokeswoman for Ronaldo's management company said there wouldn't be an immediate comment. It added that it is "convinced" that Ronaldo "will demonstrate his complete innocence". Read More »