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NBA Draft: Knicks, Mavericks share strong interest in Frank Ntilikina

The Mavericks have hired his Strasbourg coach, Vince Collett, for Dallas' summer-league team. A 6-foot-5 guard with excellent length and athleticism, Ntilikin...


Lowly Auckland Blues humble British and Irish Lions

In a week that saw Warren Gatland's tactics criticised, he now faces another big test on Saturday against the Crusaders , who no doubt will be smelling blood...


Ronaldo hits form to defeat Russia

Mexico's coach Juan Carlos Osorio took particular exception to this, berating Wood himself from the dugout. "We always understood and respected their way o...


Penguins, Predators each look to seize momentum in Game 5

The Nashville Predators are a hanging on to a two-goal lead against Pittsburgh late in in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, a few minutes away from evening t...


Real President Perez Expects Ronaldo to Stay

Ronaldo is yet to comment on his future after claims he wishes to leave Santiago Bernabeu emerged last week. "We don't want to disturb his concentration with th...


Man United boss Jose Mourinho releases statement following tax fraud allegations

The alleged use of Irish companies has also featured in several Spanish tax investigations into other football stars, including Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronal...


Anthony Hudson and New Zealand "incredibly disappointed" following loss to Mexico

Replays showed the defender slipped after a tussle with All Whites captain Chris Wood and the video assistant referee did not intervene. "I like so many o...


Cristiano Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia — FIFA Confederations Cup

All Whites counterpart Anthony Hudson conceded the game was physical but suggested the competitive display of his little-fancied team was behind the Mexicans'...


Vegas Golden Knights to play Coyotes in first home opener

It was announced by Bill Foley , the Vegas team's owner, after which it became public that the Penguins also sent a second-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft t...


Knicks' Phil Jackson talks future of Kristaps Porzingis ahead of draft

Fans and the media know that he wants Melo out of NY. If they are to trade Porzingis , considered the franchise's future cornerstone, the Knicks would se...


Fleury leads Las Vegas expansion picks

For those who question the likelihood that Vegas will be able to draw a fan base, who better to fill the seats than the man that has been in the league since th...


RB Leipzig: 'Negligent' to sell Liverpool target Keita

Guinea midfielder Keita made 32 appearances across all competitions while Werner, now on global duty with Germany at the Confederations Cup , notched 21 goals ...


Jose Mourinho claims no contact from Spanish tax authorities

Real Madrid and Man United are not directly involved. It was alleged, according to the Guardian , that Mourinho committed two acts of tax fraud in 2011 ...


Real Madrid to offer Zinedine Zidane new contract

PSG and Arsenal are also said to be in the mix but Marca claims that Real Madrid will beat them all to his signing having already reached a verbal agreement...


Jose Mourinho makes big decision on Man United target

Portuguese sports daily A Bola had also claimed that Perez had already been informed of the 32-year-old's decision. However, Real Madrid president Flor...


Moreno's header saves Mexico on a mixed day for Ronaldo, Chicharito

After taking an early lead and seeing it evaporate just before half time , Portugal battled throughout the match and looked to have secured all three points ...


Watch Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev 2 Live Results on HBO PPV

Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev , two of the top five pound-for-pound boxers in the world, will face each other in a rematch of their November 2016 meeting. ...


Mexico's Osorio 'sorry' for bust-up with Kiwi football bench

The team played very well against a side playing at home with the support of their fans. "I don't think it is [difficult to adapt to rotations] because all ...


Birthday girl Ostapenko claims first French Open final spot

The fast conditions have helped the Czech and, after Halep controlled the first set, Pliskova found her range on her big serve and forehand in the second. Whe...


Club president confirms Spanish worldwide will be at Manchester United next season

The Real president also spoke about Italy's 18-year-old goalkeeper Donnarumma, who is nearly certain to leave his Serie A club in the coming months. Perez wou...


Ronaldo has four Ballon D'Ors for a reason - Russian Federation coach, Cherchesov

But being the host nation Russian Federation failed to show any intensity in their attacks which can be understood by their failure to register a single shot ...


Ronaldo on target in Portugal win

Offensively, Russia benefited from an own goal from New Zealand in the first game. "We can't be inside our comfort zone", said Osorio. World's top foo...


Griffin out as Cavaliers GM

According to reports, negotiations broke down despite James telling ESPN in April that Griffin deserved a new contract. LeBron James seemed to shade ...


Russian Federation 0-1 Portugal

In Wednesday's other Group A game, New Zealand threatened to cause a sensation when Chris Wood gave them a half-time lead against Mexico at Fisht Stadium....


Conor McGregor Could Still Defend UFC Title Before End Of 2017

McGregor had been eager to fight and pushed the bout for most of 2017, constantly taunting Mayweather and challenging him to finish the deal. Immediately f...