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Blackhawks' Hossa to miss 2017-18 season with skin disorder Blackhawks' Hossa to miss 2017-18 season with skin disorder
- June 21, 2017

According to Sportsnet , Hossa's doctors are concerned about him taking the medicine long term. Mysterious, but not unprecedented. Marian Hossa's career could be over, according to a report by Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet. But this news isn't entirely bad nor unwelcome for the Blackhawks. Hossa has four seasons left on what was originally a 12-year, $63-million deal, most of which has been paid, as it was front-loaded. (more...)
Mourinho accused of tax fraud
- June 21, 2017

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he has not received any notification from Spanish tax authorities over alleged tax fraud . Mourinho is the latest Jorge Mendes client to be accused of tax fraud in Spain , following Pepe and the much more high profile case of Cristiano Ronaldo in recent days. (more...)
Jose Mourinho accused of Tax Fraud
- June 21, 2017

The announcement comes just a week after Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo had a lawsuit filed against him for allegedly defrauding Spanish authorities of €14.7m in unpaid taxes between 2011 and 2014. Both Ronaldo and Mourinho are clients of football super-agent Jorge Mendes, who has been summoned to appear before the court at Pozuelo de Alarcon on June 27. (more...)
A week after Finals, the NBA in overdrive
- June 21, 2017

The 31-year old Howard averaged 13.5 points per game, 12.7 rebounds per game and 1.2 blocks per game this past season for Atlanta . We take this time to thank Dwight for his heart, happiness and contributions to the Hawks in his sole season here. (more...)
Watch Formula One Canadian Grand Prix Online
- June 21, 2017

This was Lewis Hamilton's 6th win in Canada in last 10 races in the city and it is also the best record that he has recorded at all the circuits that he raced in. Hamilton completed 70 laps in 1 hour, 33 minutes, 5.154 seconds to beat teammate Valtteri Bottas by nearly 20 seconds. The pink Force India cars of Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon were fifth and sixth after battling among each other on the track - and over the radio - for position down the stretch. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31 Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31
- June 21, 2017

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has revealed that the Spanish club have not received any official offers from Manchester United for Alvaro Morata or any other players this summer. A judge will then decide if they are grounds to charge him with a crime. Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. Right now he is a Madrid player. Mourinho's agents at Portugal-based Gestifute said in a statement that the coach had not received any notification relating to the allegations from tax ... (more...)
Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid stint
- June 21, 2017

Unconfirmed sources are stating that Mourinho allegedly owes €3.3 million in unpaid taxes to the Spanish government which, if true, is small change to the charges being brought before Ronaldo, which reportedly total €14 million and could (but won't) lead to a prison sentence for the four time Ballon d'Or victor. (more...)
Pittsburgh Penguins win Stanley Cup with late goal in controversial Game 6 Pittsburgh Penguins win Stanley Cup with late goal in controversial Game 6
- June 21, 2017

Nashville challenged for goalie interference, but the goal was upheld. An empty-net goal by Carl Hagelin caused the normally delirious Bridgestone Arena crowd to fall silent as the final seconds ticked off the clock. "It stings", said defenseman P.K. Subban, brought over in a trade stunner in the offseason and a foil for Crosby all series. We had a lot of injuries. (more...)
Spain court calls Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case
- June 21, 2017

In addition to this, Gestifute also confirmed the former Inter Milan and Chelsea manager paid more than €26m (£22.9m, $28.9m) in taxes during his time with the 12-time European champions. Ronaldo has since been linked with a move away from Madrid , although club president Florentino Perez sought to quell such speculation this week. (more...)
Penguins' Nick Bonino Played Through Broken Leg In Stanley Cup Final Penguins' Nick Bonino Played Through Broken Leg In Stanley Cup Final
- June 21, 2017

A Carl Hagelin empty-netter sealed the win for Pittsburgh, making the Pens the first team to defend the title since the Detroit Red Wings in 1997-98. Television viewership peaked with almost 9.5 million viewers late in the game as the Penguins broke a scoreless deadlock. Just like in any family, the baby is undoubtedly the centre of attention, and after the Penguins' victory in Game 6, the little ones had a chance to celebrate by getting as close to the Cup as humanly possible. (more...)
Is Paul George Going to the City of Angels Is Paul George Going to the City of Angels
- June 21, 2017

One report said the Pacers are requesting a "substantial package of talent and draft picks" in exchange for George, who averaged a career-best 23.7 points last season. LeBron James can become a free agent next summer. That news has kicked off a series of trade talks, as some teams are hoping to wring a deal out of the Pacers before they lose their All-Star for nothing. (more...)
Spurs denied permission to reduce Wembley pitch Spurs denied permission to reduce Wembley pitch
- June 21, 2017

MAURICIO POCHETTINO has been dealt a major setback this week as Tottenham's hopes to resize the playing surface at Wembley were undone, with the Premier League stating that all pitches must be the same size. Because Wembley does have the space to meet the Premier League's minimum requirement for a pitch, Spurs won't be allowed to make the dimensions any smaller, although they could request it is reduced from 69m to 68m, per the league's rules. (more...)
GM David Griffin, Cleveland Cavaliers part ways after title, 3 straight Finals
- June 21, 2017

CLEVELAND - David Griffin's run with the Cleveland Cavaliers is over after one championship and three consecutive trips to the NBA Finals . There were no winners when LeBron James and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert parted ways in 2010, only dueling off-putting caricatures that took years to fade. (more...)
Gareth Southgate making plans for Russian Federation despite draw with Scotland
- June 21, 2017

The home fans turned up the volume as Scotland pressed deep in the opposition half and Kyle Walker took his time with a throw-in as England regained their composure. "First and foremost they were definitely great free-kicks, " he said . All sorts of emotions", Strachan told reporters". You score a goal and then - I don't know high the percentage would be - the other team score in the next couple of minutes. (more...)
Confederation Cup : Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico Confederation Cup : Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico
- June 21, 2017

Chile's star player Arturo Vidal fiercely argued with referee Damir Skomina when a goal scored in first-half stoppage time by Eduardo Vargas was overruled nearly one minute later. "We played a team that has very good, technical players", said Portugsl coach Fernando Santos . It was harsh on Mexico who had done most of the running, but Portugal have mastered the art of striking on the break. (more...)
Kylian Mbappe wants to join Real Madrid
- June 21, 2017

Two years ago we had an issue and then the appropriate circumstances didn't arise. Bale's 2016/17 campaign was undermined by two serious injuries which ruled him out of action for a total of three months combined, the second of which saw him miss on a starting place in the Champions League final win over Juventus. (more...)
Mourinho Accused of Tax Evasion in Spain as Ronaldo Gets Hearing Date
- June 21, 2017

A prosecutor said that Mourinho did not declare income from use of his image rights in order to gain an "illicit benefit". However, since the Portuguese star has been accused of tax fraud , which he has denied, his future at Madrid has been bleak. (more...)
Russian Federation start Confederations Cup with 2-0 win over New Zealand [GALLERY] Russian Federation start Confederations Cup with 2-0 win over New Zealand [GALLERY]
- June 21, 2017

Security checks were tight around the stadium with many fans delayed getting in for a 20-minute opening ceremony of music and dance that began nearly two hours earlier than scheduled. "We are professionals. We are just thinking about doing our best in the Confederations Cup and to go as far as we can in this tournament", he told reporters. (more...)
Halep, Ostapenko to battle it out for French Open title
- June 21, 2017

She'll take on the victor between No.2 seed Karolina Pliskova and No.3 seed Simona Halep for a shot at the French Open title. It was a nightmare start for Pliskova as a double fault gifted Halep two break points in just her second service game. (more...)
Thomas Christiansen looking to instil Johan Cruyff philosophy at Leeds United Thomas Christiansen looking to instil Johan Cruyff philosophy at Leeds United
- June 21, 2017

I came to Barcelona as an 18-year-old and there were many things I didn't understand, but he showed me. He has previously worked at Championship rivals Middlesbrough under Victor Orta, who has recently become the new director of football at Leeds. (more...)