• Spanish FA president Angel Maria Villar 'arrested on corruption charges'
Spanish FA president Angel Maria Villar 'arrested on corruption charges'

Police said the men were arrested on charges of improper management, misappropriation of funds, corruption and falsifying documents. Goal understands that the arrest of the former Athletic and Spain midfielder, 67, and his son, Gorka, is part of an anti-corruption operation by Spain's Civil Guard.

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  • England and South Africa clash in Women's World Cup semi-final
England and South Africa clash in Women's World Cup semi-final

Chris Gayle and Darren Sammy are amongst the big-name players absent from the West Indies squad for the Test series in England . "I think everyone is equal once they have reached this stage". "They´ll be familiar with the conditions, so it´s pretty cut throat, we can´t afford to be off our game", said Australia´s Nicole Bolton. England wil...

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  • Shastri recommends Bharat Arun for India bowling coach
Shastri recommends Bharat Arun for India bowling coach

He departed the national team set-up along with Shastri previous year when former India leg-spinner Anil Kumble was appointed as the head coach. "What went in Shastri's favour was also the fact that he understood the importance of the work ethic put in place by the existing support staff members who have worked with the team for close to three ...

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  • Lukasz Kubot-Marcelo Melo win Wimbledon men's doubles crown
Lukasz Kubot-Marcelo Melo win Wimbledon men's doubles crown

The Brazilian-Polish men's doubles pair of Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot took a marathon five sets to overcome Austrian-Croatian pair of Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic in the final of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. "We were sitting and waiting". "The year I won the French Open, I said my focus was to win here". I'm really happy how we played. ...

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  • Milan, la gaffe del neoacquisto Biglia: dice
Milan, la gaffe del neoacquisto Biglia: dice "Forza Lazio" ai tifosi rossoneri

Per ora sembra il primo favorito sugli altri due, con Parolo subito dietro ed il terzino che sembra essersi fatto volontariamente da parte, almeno al momento. Bene, sempre bene. Il Milan è una scelta sportiva , i motivi riguardano me, non mi va di parlarne. I tifosi lo comprendono, il centrocampista è visibilmente imbarazzato per la gaffe ,...

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  • Red Sox, Yankees split 4-game weekend series
Red Sox, Yankees split 4-game weekend series

Pedroia leads the team at.385, followed by four players in the.350-range: Bogaerts (.357), Jackie Bradley Jr . In typical rivalry fashion, the Red Sox trolled the Yankees by posting photos of the sensation catch, using Judge's "All Rise" slogan as the caption.

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  • LaVar Ball Says Nobody Needs to Tinker with Lonzo's Shot
LaVar Ball Says Nobody Needs to Tinker with Lonzo's Shot

The Lakers were the late game on Saturday in Las Vegas , the fourth of a series of contests spaced two hours apart starting at 1 p.m. FLIP SIDE: Just as we shouldn't read too much into the successes of summer league, so to should the struggles be taken with a grain of salt.

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  • Federer, Muguruza dazzle at Wimbledon gala
Federer, Muguruza dazzle at Wimbledon gala

The seven-time champion at the All England Club will face Marin Cilic on Centre Court for the Wimbledon title. She smiled and said: 'Oh, come on... "So that has been helpful for us to stick around". 'They can choose not to play that way, if the coach has taught them to play differently. I know you can easily get sucked into that mode when y...

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  • Legendary director George A. Romero dies aged 77
Legendary director George A. Romero dies aged 77

Among them are " Season of the Witch (1972)", "The Dawn of the Dead (1978)", "The Day of the Dead (1985)", " Monkey Shines (1988)", "The Land of the Dead (2005)" and others. The film was seen by some scholars as a subversive criticism of U.S. society in the 1960s, and has been added by the Library of Congress to the National Film Registry f...

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  • Cowboys RB Lucky Whithead has dog stolen and held for ransom
Cowboys RB Lucky Whithead has dog stolen and held for ransom

Whitehead told Doney that he believes it was an "inside job". Whitehead asks anyone that may have information on his puppy should contact him immediately. Plus, the pitbull puppy is a rare breed, Whitehead said, and is being held for ransom. But he has not heard from him since and could not be traced because he was using a "burner" phone.

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  • South Korea proposes rare military talks with North at Panmunjom
South Korea proposes rare military talks with North at Panmunjom

North Korea's state media has not immediately responded to South Korea's overtures. Last time Seoul and Pyongyang held intergovernmental talks in late 2015. president, Donald Trump, to impose harsher United Nations sanctions on the country. North Korea is believed to possess hundreds of missiles capable of striking South Korea and Japan.

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  • Paul Pierce signs 1-day contract to retire as Celtic
Paul Pierce signs 1-day contract to retire as Celtic

Pierce played 15 of his 19 National Basketball Association seasons as a Celtic - a span that trails only John Havlicek's 16-year run as a member of the Celts - arriving in Boston as a first-round pick in 1998. Garnett was also 41 when he retired in 2016. Pierce played 15 of his 19 seasons in the league as a member of the Celtics, before short t...

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  • After getting Chris Paul, team owner puts Rockets up for sale
After getting Chris Paul, team owner puts Rockets up for sale

The Houston Rockets are for sale and owner Les Alexander is looking for a potential buyer, the team announced Monday. The great players, Hall of Fame players and coaches, championships won, All-NBA teams made. Forbes reported that National Basketball Association franchise valuations have increased 3.5-fold over the last five years, in large pa...

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  • Former Texas officer indicted for murder in death of Jordan Edwards
Former Texas officer indicted for murder in death of Jordan Edwards

A Dallas County grand jury on Monday indicted Roy Oliver , the fired Balch Springs police officer who shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, on a murder charge. In late June, Oliver was indicted on two counts of aggravated assault involving a separate case that occurred before the Edwards shooting. "It is important to let the public know th...

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  • Steelers Can Now Turn Focus To Possible New Deals For Tuitt, Villanueva
Steelers Can Now Turn Focus To Possible New Deals For Tuitt, Villanueva

The Steelers can tag the versatile Bell for the second straight season in 2018 at $14.54 million or re-sign him. Bell has one reason and one reason only to hold out, and that's to show the Steelers his displeasure with the franchise tag. NFL Network ranked Bell the No. 9 overall player in its 2017 rankings, in part for his elite receiving ability...

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  • Jackie Bradley Jr. spectacularly robbed Aaron Judge of a sure home run
Jackie Bradley Jr. spectacularly robbed Aaron Judge of a sure home run

What should have been an Aaron Judge home run wound up in the glove of Jackie Bradley Jr ., who made a remarkable leaping catch above the short wall of the center field triangle. "Sometimes you're not the guy getting a hit". Masahiro Tanaka (7-9) took the loss after pitching 7 2/3 innings, giving up three runs, seven hits and no walks while ...

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  • Santiago Ponzinibbio knocks Gunnar Nelson cold in 1:22
Santiago Ponzinibbio knocks Gunnar Nelson cold in 1:22

Nelson had won his last two fights by submission and was hoping to break into the top five. Main event fighter Gunnar Nelson was a unanimous pick among our staff; perhaps some of that Irish luck has rubbed off on him. Seery went toe-to-toe with rising Brazilian prospect Alexandre Pantoja in a thrilling bout before eventually succumbing to a third-r...

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  • What will Madson and Doolittle bring to Nationals bullpen?
What will Madson and Doolittle bring to Nationals bullpen?

As of Sunday, the Nationals ranked dead last in baseball in reliever ERA with a 5.34 mark. In fact, he has two saves now, one of six Washington relievers with at least two saves this season. The only time he ever served as the full-time closer , in 2014, he saved 22 of 26 chances and compiled a 2.73 ERA while making the All-Star Game. Doolittl...

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  • OJ Simpson Could Get Paroled Thursday
OJ Simpson Could Get Paroled Thursday

Simpson was sentenced in December 2008 to 33 years in prison with a minimum of nine years before he would be eligible for parole. The main takeaway from the snippets in the preview is that Simpson really didn't think he'd get in trouble when he and his friends busted into a hotel room and held other people at gunpoint while taking sports memorabi...

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  • Jamie Murray and Martina Hingis win mixed doubles crown
Jamie Murray and Martina Hingis win mixed doubles crown

Jamie Murray won a battle of Britain at Wimbledon as he and Martina Hingis overcame Heather Watson and Henri Kontinen to secure the mixed doubles title. "But I really enjoyed the whole week. Any time you win a Grand Slam, get your name up on the board again, it's there forever, no one will take it away from you".

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  • Florida driver survives crash when metal object falls on van
Florida driver survives crash when metal object falls on van

The truck overturned when the driver lost control negotiating a curve and hit a guardrail, the station reported. A truck accident sent a large piece of scrap metal crashing down onto a van in Florida. Miraculously, he suffered only minor injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment. "If he had been sitting in any other seat, he would have...

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  • Turnbull toughens stand on terror, to give ADF greater powers
Turnbull toughens stand on terror, to give ADF greater powers

Mr Turnbull emphasised the police would remain the first to deal with terrorism incidents and pointed out that, even in Sydney where the special forces troops are based at the Holsworthy barracks, it could take hours for them to reach a terrorist incident and it would be many hours to reach other cities in Australia.

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  • Milan maintain Morata interest
Milan maintain Morata interest

But, Morata remains a Chelsea target according to a number of major sources. Ander Herrera has promised Manchester United fans he "will do everything possible" to ensure David De Gea doesn't leave the club for Real Madrid this summer.

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  • Big Baller Dad: Don't read anything into Lonzo Ball wearing Nike
Big Baller Dad: Don't read anything into Lonzo Ball wearing Nike

He also noticed that the former UCLA standout ditched his Big Baller Brand shoes, choosing a pair of Nike Kobe Bryant Mamba Instincts. Ball flirted with another triple-double, Vander Blue had 27 points and Kyle Kuzma added 26 as the Lakers topped the Brooklyn Nets , 115-106, in a quarterfinal at the Thomas & Mack Center.

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  • Jorge Mendes offers Portuguese starlet to AC Milan
Jorge Mendes offers Portuguese starlet to AC Milan

Last season at Bayern, Sanches only made six Bundesliga starts for Munich, he only played in 17 league matches in total, while he failed to contribute a single goal or assist. Sky say talks have begun between the two clubs. Reports out of Germany on Monday report that Portuguese worldwide midfielder Renato Sanches is set to join Milan from Bay...

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  • Bakayoko signs for Chelsea
Bakayoko signs for Chelsea

Yet history suggests that when Chelsea splash out on a central midfielder, they generally know what they are doing. Costa was particularly important for Chelsea , with the Spanish global back to his best and the main man in attack at Stamford Bridge, giving defenders across the country nightmares.

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  • Woman found dead after Melbourne stag do
Woman found dead after Melbourne stag do

The exact circumstances surrounding her death are still to be established. The woman is yet to be formally identified, but police say she was wearing a black long-sleeved top, blue denim shorts and white runners. The men, all aged in their late 20s and early 30s, had travelled to Melbourne from the ACT and NSW for the party. The groom-to-be r...

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  • Conor McGregor Considering Going Full Rocky For Next UFC Fight
Conor McGregor Considering Going Full Rocky For Next UFC Fight

He is pushing the idea of the big fight between the best boxer of his era against the top MMA fighter working right now as the biggest battle of all time. The UFC superstar applied for a boxing license in order to fight Mayweather since the Mayweather-McGregor war will be fought under boxing rules. The crowd may be rooting for the underdog out of...

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  • Batting collapse leaves England heavily behind South Africa
Batting collapse leaves England heavily behind South Africa

Err... probably not. Having already backed them at that price in the series betting, I'm not going back in after the way they played at headquarters. However, they had some positives to take away from the first test , and with the return of Du Plessis for the second one, the Proteas will be gunning to reverse their fortunes.

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  • Rahul Dravid, Zaheer's role in Team India uncertain after fresh CoA decision
Rahul Dravid, Zaheer's role in Team India uncertain after fresh CoA decision

Which was soon negated by the BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary who said: "I'm not aware of this". The chairman of the committee of administrators (CoA ) has said those were mere recommendations that needed action from the CoA "in consultation with the head coach".

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