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by | June 22, 2017 | 09:14

Minnesota RHP Hector Santiago will make a rehab assignment Wednesday with Triple-A Rochester. "He probably felt some of the pressure trying to be one of those guys", manager Paul Molitor said of Berrios past year. On the other side, the over is 33-16-2 in the Twins' last 51 home games versus an opponent with a losing record and has cashed in six of their last eight games when facing a left-handed starter.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:12

Andre Silva had the goal gaping but his powerful header was poorly directed and was tipped away by the keeper. Striker Oribe Peralta hit Mexico's victor in their 2-1 comeback victory over New Zealand on Wednesday to leave them on the verge of the Confederations Cup semi-finals.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:08

Ronaldo also skipped his media duties after winning the man of the match award following Portugal's 2-2 draw with Mexico , claiming he needed to undergo treatment on a knock instead. Smith didn't play in that match but says it has given the squad a boost as they prepare this week. The hosts will have vocal home support as their captain and goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev is set to make his 100th worldwide appearance.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:06

Mexico now are on four points, which means Russian Federation (3 points) must fight for a win on Saturday in order to reach the next stage. The spark was Chris Wood striking at goal while Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo was down injured after his left shoulder was hurt in an off-the-ball tangle with the striker.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:02

Allegations of tax fraud - denied by Ronaldo - have thrown the four-time Ballon d'Or winner's future up in the air, with former club Manchester United linked. 'I have complete confidence that he is innocent, he has always wanted to fulfil his fiscal commitments, ' Perez said. In an earlier report, Marca said Ronaldo has told his team-mates he was leaving and "there is no turning back".

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:01

Twitter was quick to attack the Portuguese tactician with some absolutely brilliant jabs. However, Mourinho's representatives issued a statement on Tuesday evening strongly denying the allegations. The claims against Mourinho come amid a lengthening list of tax fraud cases involving soccer stars in Spain. He is set to give evidence at a hearing on 31 July.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:00

According to Iole, terms are not yet known, but the fight is set to take place at the MGM Grand Garden or T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on August 26 . Who will win? Totally depends on who you ask. "What we know is that Conor McGregor is a huge hitter and he's been knocking people out for the last few years", Carr said.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:00

Joachim Low named an experimental and youthful squad for the competition but they performed with the sure authority of world champions in their Group B opener at Sochi's Fisht Stadium . "We sat back too deep". "We'll watch them tonight". It's why Germany are within their right to field an inexperienced team to Russian Federation and Postecoglou free to trial his renewed attacking system.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:54

Both teams are going to make debut in this edition of FIFA Confederations Cup . Federation Internationale de Football Association said on Tuesday it had warned the FMF about the misconduct of a "small group of Mexican fans in relation to insulting and discriminatory chants" during Sunday's 2-2 draw against Portugal .

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:54

When Hideki Matsuyama posted a final-round score of 66 at Erin Hills on Sunday to take the US Open clubhouse lead on 12 under par, the target was set for Brooks Koepka . "It was a low point", Koepka said after Monday's win. "I scrapped a little bit for it, and it was a bit soft but I felt fine". "It's a major and I gave myself a chance to win".

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:56

But after Mark Wood found extra bounce to remove Black Caps skipper Kane Williamson for 87, it began a collapse that saw New Zealand lose their last eight wickets for 65 runs. Spinner Adil Rashid, who came into the side as Chris Woakes' replacement also came out with a good bowling performance and picked two crucial wickets apart from drying the runs for the New Zealand batters.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:56

And the Romanian will face Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko , who became the first unseeded player to reach the final since 1983 when she overcame Timea Bacsinszky 7-6 (7-4) 3-6 6-3 in first semi-final. Twice she served for victory at 5-2 and 5-4 before going on to waste a match point at 6/5 in the tie-breaker. "I'm really happy", Ostapenko said.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:53

It would also dish up some sort of revenge on Costa's part, who was happy to make public the content of the message. While China appears to be a potential destination for the Chelsea outcast, the player has his heart set on a move to former club Atletico Madrid , where he gained widespread recognition as one of the continent's most feared strikers.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:45

A single rifle wound caused "substantial damage" to Scalise's internal organs and blood loss, his doctor explained Friday. Mr Scalise, who has had two surgeries, will need additional operations and will be in the hospital for "a considerable period of time, presumably weeks", Dr Sava said.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:42

The lawsuit is based on a report sent to the prosecutor's office from Spain's tax agency AEAT, it said. According to the prosecutor's statement cited by AP, the shell company was set up to "create a screen in order to hide his total income from Spain's Tax Office ".

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:34

Today against Russia , Portugal will need to play well if they want to avoid another upset like the one in their friendly match against the Russians on November 14th of a year ago in which Portugal lost 1-0. "In the second half we changed things round a bit and we had several good chances but unfortunately they did not produce any goals". New Zealand has produced a vastly improved performance in its second match at the Confederations Cup football tournament in Russian ...

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:29

According to the BBC , José Mourinho is accused of not paying €3.3m between 2011 and 2012 when in charge of Real Madrid . Outraged at being unfairly treated by Spanish tax authorities, Ronaldo had earlier expressed his intentions to leave Real Madrid C.F.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:22

But no it was Ward who was the more aggressive and stronger fighter on this night and he began to go to work on Kovalev's body early in the fight and began to break him down. He fought at a more measured pace, threw more punches and found success with those nasty, well-timed jabs. Andre Ward defeated Sergey Kovalev in the rematch, completely without deserving.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:22

Ricardo Quaresma opened the scoring for Portugal in the 34th minute on a magical assist from Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo . Javier Hernandez levelled for Mexico shortly before half-time although Cedric Soares looked to have earned Portugal victory four minutes from time .

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:19

Mourinho guided Real Madrid to the 2011/12 LaLiga title, returning to manage Chelsea after leaving the Bernabeu in June 2013 before taking over as Manchester United boss last summer. As per a report in El Mundo, in Spain, Ronaldo is speculated to have diverted revenues from image rights to the tune of 150 million Euros to tax havens.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:13

I really hope England do what Eoin Morgan says they'll do and back their man. Morgans men are through to the Champions Trophy semi-finals following their victory over New Zealand , but the same can not be said for the Aussies, who will be out of the tournament should England win.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:15

Four family members of a man killed after ramming his vehicle into a police convoy on Paris' Champs-Elysees are in custody. Police forces secure the area on the Champs Elysées in Paris , Monday, June 19, 2017. "We need to find legal instruments that at once guarantee that we continue to live in a Fifth Republic which safeguards freedoms and ensure the security of French people", Philippe said.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:12

The shuffle stripped Mohammed bin Nayef of his title as crown prince and interior minister, overseeing security. There is no doubt that the new Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, who is considered "the most risky man" in the Middle East, will initiate radical changes in the region.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:08

With an average age of just 24 years, four months, and a combined total of 179 worldwide appearances, Germany have the most youthful squad of the eight Confed Cup teams. "They know they have to produce". Unfortunately for them, the influential left-back picked up an injury in the 1-0 defeat of Morocco in a 2019 continental finals qualifier played just before they set off for Russian Federation, and has not been replaced.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:06

It was Hamilton's fourth career Grand Slam — winning the pole, leading every lap, winning the race and posting the fastest lap, and he cut Sebastien Vettel's lead in the championship standings from 25 points to 12. Verstappen made contact with Vettel's front wing in making the move, however, forcing Vettel to pit early and begin carving his way back to the front of the grid from P18.