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Goretzka gets Germany over the line against Australia

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The Australians' enthusiasm was short-lived as Massimo Luongo brought down Germany's Leon Goretzka in the box, and 23-year-old captain Julian Draxler calmly buried the penalty kick to re-establish the lead shortly before halftime. Germany coach Joachim Low said he never expected his new-look squad to be "perfect" after they were given a fright by Australia at the Confederations Cup on Monday. Read More »

Conor McGregor V Floyd Mayweather Super-Fight: 5 Positives & 5 Negatives

To simplify the above numbers, it would take a $500 bet on Mayweather to potentially win $100, while a $100 bet on McGregor would potentially win you $350 if he manages to hand Mayweather his first professional loss. Mayweather retired from pro boxing in 2015 after defeating Andre Berto , while McGregor (21-3) defeated Eddie Alvarez in November 2016. On the other hand, the 28-year-old McGregor is now at 7/1 odds, or +700, meaning he would return $7 for ever dollar wagered on him. Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights to play first game at Dallas on Oct

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He scored 18 goals and added 28 assists. After an up-and-down career in Pittsburgh, the three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie is among 30 National Hockey League veterans who could get a fresh start out West after the Golden Knights grabbed him in the National Hockey League expansion draft. Read More »

Manchester Utd manager Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3mn tax fraud

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According to national newspaper El Pais, prosecutors say the Portuguese Coach has not paid €3,304,670 (€1,611,537 in 2011 and €1,693,133 the following year) during his spell at Real Madrid. "The Spanish Government in turn, through the Tax Department, issued a certificate in which it attested that he had regularised his position and was in compliance with all his tax obligations". Read More »

Heavyweights Germany, Chile clash at #ConfedCup2017

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The victor on Thursday in Kazan will be guaranteed a place in the semifinals of the World Cup warm-up event. Chile can expect a much more open game against Germany than they encountered in their first match against Cameroon . "I always watch that game again when I can", Vidal said. I think Chile want this win more than Germany and I think that will make all the deference in this situation. Read More »

New Zealand keen to carry on Australia form into England clash

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The visitors made a measured start to their chase after recovering from the loss of Luke Ronchi to a golden duck, but once skipper Kane Williamson departed after a dogged 87 the wickets began to tumble. "It's a bit frustrating, because we were getting a little bit of momentum with the bat ". Morgan, who has previously backed Roy to remain in the England side throughout the tournament, said: "It doesn't change very much". Read More »

Formula One statistics for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix

However, quitting F1 prematurely seems unlikely for Hamilton , particularly as he is enjoying his racing in 2018. Hamilton is now 12 points behind Vettel in the drivers' championship after the German managed a fourth place finish in Canada and Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes that the Brit is in the best place he has ever seen since he joined them five years ago. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over "insulting" chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

After a late equaliser salvaged the Mexicans a point against European champions Portugal , El Tri have a great chance to take their momentum into their next match against group minnows New Zealand. Mexico is, however, in a good place and buoyed by coming twice from a goal behind to tie Portugal , even though captain Andres Guardado warned that El Tri only has a point and nobody should be "deceived" by what was supposed to be the team's most hard group game now having past. Read More »

Celtics-Sixers trade finalised, Markelle Fultz expected to go No. 1

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Even if Anthony would okay the deal, matching the contract with the capped out Cavs is a challenge, possibly requiring a third team. The player Philadelphia wants is clear: The 76ers wouldnt say it Monday, but theyre going to take Fultz barring something cataclysmic happening before Thursday. Read More »

Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was on Tuesday accused of evading 3.3 million euro ($3.7 million) in tax at Real Madrid , the public prosecutor's office in Madrid announced. In response, Ronaldo's representatives Gestifute, led by super agent Jorge Mendes, vociferously defended their man, saying the story was "complete fiction". Read More »

Manchester United to sign Brazilian playmaker after agreeing personal terms

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There'll be news soon. However, it looks like United are ready to try and scupper that deal as the Mirror reported last week that the Red Devils were lining-up a move for Talisca after Mourinho was impressed by his form last season. A deal could be completed if United agree to a transfer fee with Benfica or decide to meet the release clause of the player, which now stands at around £22 million. Read More »

Arrested For Cheering For Pak In Champions Trophy Final, Charged With Sedition

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The International Cricket Council ( ICC ) is mulling with the idea of scrapping the Champions Trophy and hosting two World T20 Cups in the four-year cycle, chief executive David Richardson said today. The national heroes are warmly welcomed by the fans all over the country. Raees said he didn't sleep for the last two days because of all the excitement. Read More »

McPhee has cache of quality players to choose from

Some of the NHL's biggest names are available - including future Hall of Famers, such as Jaromir Jagr, Jarome Iginla and Joe Thornton - but those players have little appeal to a Vegas team more interested in laying a solid foundation. It's widely believed that Pittsburgh goaltender and three-time Stanley Cup champion Marc-Andre Fleury has already been tabbed to land in Vegas after he waived his no-move clause to be eligible for the expansion draft. Read More »

Haas awarded farewell Wimbledon wildcard

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Marcus Willis celebrates victory over 54th-ranked Ricardas Berankis 6-3 6-3 6-4 on day one of the Wimbledon Championships a year ago. "And it's great to be in the doubles with Jay as well". Unsurprisingly, the All England Club has shown support to multiple British stars, with James Ward and Brydan Klein returning to the tournament and Cameron Norrie making his Grand Slam debut. Read More »

Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russian Federation at Confed Cup

With the win, Portugal are now topping Group A with four points from two games while Russian Federation are in second place with three points from two games. Salcedo was injured in the incident and left the field on a stretcher as Osorio fumed on the touchline, with Hector Moreno - scorer of Mexico's late equaliser against Portugal last time out - brought on. Read More »

Germany vs Chile 22 June 2017: Confederation Cup Preview and Predictions

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We can win this tournament, fight for the World Cup and we have the Copa America . Chile needed 81 minutes to find a breakthrough against a stubborn Cameroon side before going on to win 2-0. The arrival of the world champions in Sochi failed to excite local fans and only 28,605 of the Fisht Stadium's available 47,700 seats were filled. "I think the ranking is more for people who don't play soccer, but I think that tomorrow's match and the next match will be unique in every single case", ... Read More »

Kansas' Jackson, Duke's Tatum headline forwards in NBA draft

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After the Celtics traded down to No. 3, there were "scheduling issues", he said, adding that he was "definitely open to the possibility" of a workout. Recently back in Lawrence for the Rock Chalk Roundball Classic, Selden said he thought Mason and, obviously, Jackson were in a much better position than he was at this time a year ago. Read More »

Ostapenko mounts stunning comeback to complete French Open fairytale

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Ostapenko, who turned 20 on Thursday when she beat Swiss Timea Bacsinszky, threw her distinctive green headband into the crowd after a warm embrace with Halep who look devastated. The Latvian ended the tournament with 299 winners, more than any other woman or man at the tournament. At 20, Ostapenko is the youngest French Open champion since Iva Majoli won at 19 in 1997 and the youngest at any Grand Slam since Sharapova won the 2006 U.S. Read More »

Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez 'not contemplating' Cristiano Ronaldo exit

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. A statement from the Attorney General's Office confirmed to Press Association Sport that the Madrid Prosecutor's Office had lodged the papers, relating to 2011 and 2012, with the municipal court. Read More »

House Intel Probe to Hear From Ex-Obama Homeland Security Chief

But, he added, the "scale and aggressiveness" was different this time, with the primary goal being to sow discord and aid the candidacy of Republican Donald Trump , the eventual victor. In retrospect, Johnson said he wished "he had camped out with a sleeping bag" in front of the Democratic National Committee to get them to take seriously warnings that their email server had been hacked. Read More »

Mourinho reacts to allegations of tax evasion

Jose Mourinho , meanwhile, has come out fighting in a row with the Spanish tax authorities, claiming he paid more than €26million (£23m) between 2010-2013. The guilty pleas of Di María, Mascherano and Messi would suggest this is not always the case and Mourinho and Ronaldo will need to be certain the offshore companies they set up to receive their image-rights payments are legitimate. Read More »

NCAA Suspends Louisville Head Coach For Not Knowing About Sex Scandal

Pitino, who has always been a part-time Miami resident and the Cardinals' coach since 2001, will sit the first five games of the ACC season. Some notable things beyond the self-imposed include the return of conference-distributed money for the 2012-15 NCAA tournaments , four years of probation (June 2017-June 2021), and a reduction of four scholarships at any point during that probation period. Read More »

Mourinho accused of tax fraud, Ronaldo before judge

As Real Madrid coach from 2011 to 2012, the Portuguese coach is alleged to have not declared income from image rights deals to obtain an "illicit benefit", according to Spanish prosecutors. The football world in Spain has been rocked by charges of tax evasion or corruption pressed against some of its other leading stars. Angel Di Maria has been fined €2million and handed a one-year prison sentence, which he will not be required to serve, after admitting two counts of tax fraud in a plea ... Read More »

Mexico recovers to beat NZ 2-1 in fiery Confed Cup game

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Akinfeev had kept his team in the match early in the second half when he tipped a powerful header by Andre Silva round the post. Mexico asserted its superiority in the second half against New Zealand to avoid a Confederations Cup embarrassment on Wednesday, coming from behind to win a fiery Group A encounter 2-1 that ended in a brawl. Read More »

Antonio Conte agrees new contract worth 9.5 Million pounds

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Diario Gol: Real Madrid are waiting for United to bid for Alvaro Morata before they move for Monaco's Kylian Mbappe. The Independent: Spurs want £45m from Manchester City for Kyle Walker. Chelsea do not appear to be willing to accept defeat in their pursuit of Juventus left-back Alex Sandro . The full back has made 74 appearances for the Italian giants in the two years since his €26m transfer from FC Porto, scoring five goals. Read More »

Bayern issue Lewandowski warning amid Chelsea, Manchester United links

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Understandably, these comments have led to speculation over a move away from Bayern this summer and it looks as though the 28-year-old could be offered the chance for a fresh start here in the Premier League . Chelsea however are reluctant to meet Everton's £100M asking price for the former and face stiff competition from Manchester United for the latter. Read More »

Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1

A 1-1 draw with Chile in the final practice match offered little in the way of encouragement, despite fighting back from a goal down, and Putin is expecting better. Philippe Le Floc'h, FIFA's chief commercial officer, added: "We are very pleased to be partnering with the leading internet service provider in China to give local fans access to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the FIFA U17 World Cup 2017 online , anytime, anywhere. Read More »

Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia at Confed Cup

Ronaldo is accused by Spanish authorities of having evaded paying 14.7 million euros ($16.5m) in tax and has been summoned to appear in court next month in Madrid . The hosts will have vocal home support as their captain and goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev is set to make his 100th global appearance. "We have a new team and it is in the process of development". Read More »

Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman

Minutes later, Hodgkinson shot in the vicinity of the field where congressional members and staffers were standing. The members of that group celebrated Hodgkinson's attempt at murdering Republican congressmen. Hodgkinson visited the facility 43 times between April and June, usually in the morning between 6 and 7 a.m. and sometimes twice a day. Investigators recovered 200 rounds of ammunition from the locker, in addition to rifle components, a laptop, and a receipt for a gun purchase. Read More »