• Jose Mourinho fined for tax fraud in Spain, but avoids jail term
Jose Mourinho fined for tax fraud in Spain, but avoids jail term

The 56-year-old was accused of evading paying in the region of €3.3m in taxes on image rights while he was head coach of Real Madrid . In March 2010, Mourinho was hired to manage Spanish team Real Madrid and moved to the Spanish capital.

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  • Lionel Messi injury: Barcelona scared striker could miss Real Madrid showdown
Lionel Messi injury: Barcelona scared striker could miss Real Madrid showdown

The ex-Ajax ace has yet to score against Madrid in cup competitions, though, firing blanks in both legs of the Supercopa last season, despite playing a full part in both matches. Messi missed out on October's 5-1 win, a result that contributed to the sacking of Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui, and Valverde is enticed by the prospect of the clash.

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  • Woman dies after being struck by foul ball at Dodger Stadium
Woman dies after being struck by foul ball at Dodger Stadium

Goldbloom, a long-time Dodgers fan, was sitting in the loge level (balcony) along the first-base line when a foul ball that hit the woman. She was taken to the hospital. The Dodgers released a statement, "Mr. and Mrs. Goldbloom were great Dodgers fans who regularly attended games". On Aug. 28, her family took her off life support.

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  • Agony of Emiliano Sala’s dad as body found in plane wreckage
Agony of Emiliano Sala’s dad as body found in plane wreckage

The Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) said it has not indicated if or when the plane will be raised. A privately funded underwater search began on Sunday and the wreckage was found on the seabed. The image of the plane shows the rear left side of the fuselage, including part of the aircraft registration, N264DB. "Had that not happened,...

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  • Jorginho will keep improving if Chelsea play well - Maurizio Sarri
Jorginho will keep improving if Chelsea play well - Maurizio Sarri

One potentially using midfielders in a central position in place of Jorginho , Sarri had this to say: "We are trying during the training with two players - the first is Ampadu and the second is Kovacic". When Kovacic got ready to come on in the 70th minute, most inside Stamford Bridge thought the same thing - "Barkley will be off". "In the box h...

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  • Liverpool's Gomez to have leg surgery
Liverpool's Gomez to have leg surgery

Gomez and Virgil van Dijk had formed a superb partnership at centre back, conceding just four goals in the eleven Premier League matches they completed together. With 14 games to go in the League, the return of these key men could be vital in Liverpool's pursuit of their first Premier League title. Looking at it one way, Pellegrini is talk...

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  • PSG win sets up Lyon for Barcelona - Aulas
PSG win sets up Lyon for Barcelona - Aulas

Solskjaer travelled to the Groupama Stadium after United's 1-0 win at Leicester and saw Lyon come from behind to inflict a first league defeat of the season on PSG. Depay ran the PSG defence ragged throughout the game as he tormented right wing-back Dani Alves and played a pivotal role in their win. Facing teams that play is the best way to pre...

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  • ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Actually Made A Super Bowl Halftime Show Guest Appearance
‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Actually Made A Super Bowl Halftime Show Guest Appearance

The song itself is extremely fitting for a halftime show - especially considering that SpongeBob and his "band" performed it during halftime of a football game in the episode itself. He performed in a flaming fake crater before Big Boi arrived in a classic auto and he sang his verse from "I Like The Way You Move " by Outkast .

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  • Pakistan elect to field first in second T20 against South Africa
Pakistan elect to field first in second T20 against South Africa

With Hussain still at the crease, the Proteas still needed a lot of hard work to clinch a victory, but they managed to throttle Pakistan further with the wicket of Asif Ali, courtesy of Andile Phehlukwayo . Miller hit five sixes and four fours as South Africa scored 127 runs in the last ten overs of an innings which was interrupted for half an...

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  • England Six Nations hero Henry Slade reveals secret to win over Ireland
England Six Nations hero Henry Slade reveals secret to win over Ireland

All credit to England , they were good today and we were off. Japan know they face a hard task to progress from their pool when they host the Rugby World Cup later this year, but England's stunning win over Ireland on Saturday has shown the Brave Blossoms that their toughest foes are fallible.

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  • Team India practices hard ahead of Wellington ODI against New Zealand
Team India practices hard ahead of Wellington ODI against New Zealand

Where can I watch India vs New Zealand 5th ODI live? A mix-up saw Shankar depart for 45 after he called wait and Rayudu took off. Rayudu scored 90, while Shankar and Pandya made 45 each. "I couldn't ask for more", he added. "MS is a big wicket but as we've seen today there are a number of other guys that are outstanding world-class players"...

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  • Every Super Bowl Winner & MVP From Past 52 Years!
Every Super Bowl Winner & MVP From Past 52 Years!

The Patriots were able to frustrate Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, especially early in the AFC title game with some different looks, and could do the same Sunday. As CBS announced previous year, Super Bowl LIII will also stream free on CBSSports.com, as well as on the CBS Sports app, which is available on the App Store and Google Play .

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  • Todd Gurley Hopes Sony Michel Forgets Past Lessons In Super Bowl LIII
Todd Gurley Hopes Sony Michel Forgets Past Lessons In Super Bowl LIII

I'm excited for him and all my [college] teammates that are over there, it's super exciting. Michel on Monday described Gurley as a "big brother" at Georgia and said "it's pretty cool" the two will share the spotlight on Sunday. In that game, he crushed the Green Bay Packer defense to the tune of 157 yards and three touchdowns. Even as the Los...

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  • Former NFL quarterback, coach Wade Wilson dies at 60
Former NFL quarterback, coach Wade Wilson dies at 60

Wilson was voted to the Pro Bowl in 1988 when he played for the Vikings and led the National Football League with a 64.9 completion percentage, established career passing highs with 2,746 yards and 15 touchdowns, and won seven of 10 starts.

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  • Tottenham Hotspur vs. Newcastle United - Football Match Report
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Newcastle United - Football Match Report

Asked after the 1-0 triumph over Newcastle whether he would watch City v Arsenal unfold, Pochettino replied: "Yes, at home". But the vast majority of the play was up the other end as Spurs laid seige to Newcastle's wall of 10 men behind the ball.

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  • Kelly Bryant will reportedly stay at Missouri despite postseason ban
Kelly Bryant will reportedly stay at Missouri despite postseason ban

According to the NCAA's report , a former tutor completed coursework for 12 athletes. "Here, by contrast, Missouri acknowledged that the tutor completed student-athletes' work". Or does he decide to enter the transfer portal and pursue joining a different team to play his final year of eligibility? "I was excited when he told us on the (Dec.) 26th...

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  • Kristaps Porzingis Seems Excited About Teaming Up With Luka Doncic In Dallas
Kristaps Porzingis Seems Excited About Teaming Up With Luka Doncic In Dallas

The question is - would made-up stars like Dirving and Kurant find Smith Jr. and Knox intriguing enough to overlook the holes on the rest of the roster and the legacy of mismanagement the Knicks hold. Porzingis has been sidelined for almost a year after tearing his left ACL. In December, team president Steve Mills said the team was pleased with P...

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  • Liverpool boss Klopp on Walker deleted tweet: I wouldn't have done it
Liverpool boss Klopp on Walker deleted tweet: I wouldn't have done it

I do think they're in for a test, however, and backing an away win including a goal for the home side at almost 3/1 looks worth a go. That's how I understand sport. The Foxes have scored in every game they have played in 2019 and looked unsafe at Liverpool in midweek. "Obviously you get that feeling from the crowd and I think it's not really nece...

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  • Barcelona to meet Real Madrid in Copa del Rey semi-finals
Barcelona to meet Real Madrid in Copa del Rey semi-finals

Real and Barca are also set to renew hostilities in La Liga on March 2, meaning three Clasicos in the space of less than a month. Then they will make a trip to face their nosy neighbours Atletico Madrid on 9 February, before flying to Amsterdam on 11 February to play the first leg of their Champions League tie against Ajax .

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  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's arrival prompts Anthony Martial to sign new deal
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's arrival prompts Anthony Martial to sign new deal

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has sought to move United away from the more defensive mindset of Mourinho and restore the attacking philosophies of old. "It's a tough month but we're ready, I've got a big squad, it's only Marcos Rojo now who's out for a period, the rest are fit and available".

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  • Cesar Azpilicueta Reveals Chelsea Dressing Room Anger After Bournemouth Defeat
Cesar Azpilicueta Reveals Chelsea Dressing Room Anger After Bournemouth Defeat

Josh King's brace inspired Bournemouth to a 4-0 victory as Maurizio Sarri's lacklustre Chelsea suffered back-to-back Premier League defeats. "I think Sarri calling the players out will have a detrimental effect". "Eden is 28 (years of age)". Now here I am frustrating Sarri . After a 2-0 defeat at Arsenal , the former Napoli boss sla...

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  • Pelicans, Lakers talk Davis after initial silence
Pelicans, Lakers talk Davis after initial silence

Los Angeles does not have quite the assets that other teams could offer, but if the Pelicans wanted some young pieces that could contribute immediately, the Lakers could be an option. That said, New Orleans reportedly feels Ball could play 35 minutes a night alongside Jrue Holiday , who 'doesn't want to be a point guard'. Is it flattering to be...

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  • Leonard scores 33 as Raptors beat Doncic, Mavericks 123-120 | AP sports
Leonard scores 33 as Raptors beat Doncic, Mavericks 123-120 | AP sports

Wesley Matthews of the Dallas Mavericks is now the first and only undrafted player to nail 1,500 career 3-pointers. Doncic said he doesn't keep tabs on his milestones, including 30-point games. Harrison Barnes backstopped Doncic with 14 points and 6 rebounds for Dallas, which remained on the outside looking in the playoff picture in the We...

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  • Charlie Weis Says the Patriots Will Stomp the Rams
Charlie Weis Says the Patriots Will Stomp the Rams

Nevertheless, we set out to solve the unsolvable: How do you develop a plan to stop the most destructive defensive force on the planet? Given that Brown spent half of the season with the Rams and what he meant to his teammates, it's entirely possible the team would give him a Super Bowl ring should they win it all.

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  • Daryl Mitchell, Blair Tickner in Black Caps T20 squad
Daryl Mitchell, Blair Tickner in Black Caps T20 squad

Gill, who helped India Under-19s win the junior World Cup a year ago in New Zealand , will bat at No 3 in Kohli's absence Hamilton's Seddon Park. You do not want to let down the intensity. When announcing that Gill was added to India's squad for the tour, the chief selector MSK Prasad highlighted the teenager's flexibility opening the in...

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  • Alonso becomes 3rd Formula 1 champ to win Rolex 24 at Daytona
Alonso becomes 3rd Formula 1 champ to win Rolex 24 at Daytona

Amidst alternating green- and yellow-flag conditions, the second red flag was brought out by heavy rain at 12:39 p.m. "Just an unbelievable experience - flawless execution for the race", Alonso said, "We were competitive in everything - dry, wet, night, day".

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  • Novak, Naomi, other things we learned at Australian Open
Novak, Naomi, other things we learned at Australian Open

Relive the best shots of the 2019 Australian Open . Nadal's first serve was devilishly placed and precise. "The way she won made me really nervous, and my blood pressure has been going up". 3 after a fourth-round loss to Serena Williams . For Djokovic , of course, it's setting a record for win in Melbourne. The men's game, for now, is a crow...

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  • Lakers hope LeBron James returns against Clippers on Thursday
Lakers hope LeBron James returns against Clippers on Thursday

They also have dreams of trading for Anthony Davis , although that won't happen until next year at the earliest, and want to keep their money in their pocket for a max deal for one of those superstars. Josh Hart is averaging 9.2 points and 4.1 rebounds a game over an average of 27.3 minutes a game. Forget about Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram f...

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  • Joe Schmidt plays down rumours of coaching the Lions in South Africa
Joe Schmidt plays down rumours of coaching the Lions in South Africa

On facing Ireland , Jones added: "Whether it's the biggest game of the tournament or not doesn't really matter because our job is the same - our job is to prepare well and be the best we can be". But Jones, in a year that will culminate with the World Cup in Japan, had no truck with suggestions that England would benefit from lower expectations ...

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  • Daniel Radcliffe calls out Tom Brady over Trump support
Daniel Radcliffe calls out Tom Brady over Trump support

And during Sunday morning's send-off rally at Gillette Stadium, Brady invited hoards of Patriots diehards to join him in a "we're still here" chant. Special teams captain Matthew Slater, whose father played for the Rams, said he grew up a Rams fan, "but on Sunday I don't know nothing about no Rams".

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