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Sports Team New Zealand capsizes in America's Cup challenger race
Author: 0 Team New Zealand capsizes in America's Cup challenger race

Although Team New Zealand won race 3 they capsized in race 4 handing Land Rover Team their 1st point, but Team New Zealand still lead 3-1 in the series. But disaster struck even before racing began yesterday when they found themselves in a frantic bid to replace their damaged fixed wing sail in time to make the start of their first race.

Author: 0 Ronaldo, Mourinho targeted by tax authorities

Spanish rag Mundo Deportivo claims that Benfica would like £48m in an ideal world for the Portugal global, but they are prepared to consider bids upwards of £35m. At this stage of his career, Ronaldo needs to manage his playing time, and peak at the business end of the season, like he did last season. Portugal coach Santos, who guided the team to Euro 2016 glory a year ago, was asked whether Ronaldo's future had become an issue and if he believed he would still be a Real player next ...

Author: 0 Cavs owner, Billups meet about front-office job

He marked the anniversary Monday by walking away from the team. After guiding the team through its most successful stretch, Griffin mutually parted ways with the Cavs as owner Dan Gilbert said the GM's contract will not be extended once it expires June 30.

Author: 0 Gatland blasts All Blacks tactics as Test looms

The good thing is the line breaks are happening, so we've got to make sure we're not too gung ho in trying to finish these off. The modest Ulsterman - named to lead a midweek Lions squad into Tuesday's clash with the Chiefs in Hamilton - picked up the gong in last weekend's Queen's Birthday Honours list, for services rendered to British rugby.

Sports Charlotte Hornets acquire Dwight Howard
Author: 0 Charlotte Hornets acquire Dwight Howard

Another team is trying its luck at reviving Dwight Howard's career. It's a shocking move by the Hawks, as Howard was just one year into his tenure with his hometown team. Once the most dominant center in the game, he was now looking to add the three-point shot into his arsenal. The Hornets acquired Plumlee, who came from the Milwaukee Bucks, last February for Spencer Hawes and Roy Hibbert.

Sports OJ Simpson has a parole hearing scheduled for next month
Author: 0 OJ Simpson has a parole hearing scheduled for next month

Simpson, who has served almost a decade of a 33-year sentence on burglary and kidnapping charges, was sentenced in a Nevada court in 2008, 13 years to the day after he was found not guilty of the murders in California of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson , and her friend Ronald Goldman.

Author: 0 Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

Jose left Real Madrid to join English side Chelsea football club in 2013. But the tax authorities later found that some of the information presented in that settlement was incorrect, the prosecutors said. Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano , among others, have already been convicted. The prosecutor's office in Madrid is alleging that the former Real Madrid boss defrauded a total of €3,304,670 - €1,611,537 in 2011 and €1,693,133 in 2012.

Sports How Conor McGregor went from welfare to self-made millionaire
Author: 0 How Conor McGregor went from welfare to self-made millionaire

As good as Conor McGregor can fight, many would argue that he can talk even better. Every time he fights he's doubted, people are like, 'You can't do this, you can't do that'. Like most sports pundits, Tolentino doesn't see McGregor getting a fair chance against Mayweather under Queensberry Rules. "It's two fighters at their best, their peak, and a very high level, and they're going to be fighting each other and giving their best, so the fans are the ones who are going to enjoy this fight".

Sports Kyrgios retires injured at Queen's, says fit for Wimbledon
Author: 0 Kyrgios retires injured at Queen's, says fit for Wimbledon

The 22-year-old was playing against America's Donald Young when he slipped and fell at the baseline while stretching to make a shot during the ninth game of the first set. I'm here ... I don't really have time to go home. Tsonga's strong start to his grass-court campaign was the flawless way to erase the painful memory of an embarrassing first round exit against unheralded Argentine Renzo Olivo on the clay at Roland Garros.

Author: 0 Murray stunned as Thompson downs Queen's champion

Andy Murray's compatriot and first-round opponent at the Aegon Championships Aljaz Bedene has withdrawn due to a wrist injury. "He played better. Ranked 698th in the world after a litany of shoulder, pectoral and abdominal problems, Kokkinakis saved eight break points in the opening set and rescued three set points in the second before prevailing 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (10-8).

Author: 0 Lakers to ship Russell, Moz to Nets for Lopez

The deal allows the Lakers to clear themselves of $45 million in cap space, much of which was invested in Mozgov's four-year $64 million contract. Last season Russell, who was chosen with the second overall pick just two years ago, averaged 15.6 points and 4.8 assists per game.

Sports Super fans of the Packers make headlines on Monday
Author: 0 Super fans of the Packers make headlines on Monday

In a phone interview with Today's TMJ4 , Beckman explained how he received and email from the Bears organization stating that fans with a pregame field pass would not be allowed to wear gear of any team other than the Bears. "I feel strongly enough about it and I want to do this experience as I grow older with my friends, my children and my grandchildren", Beckman said.

Sports Yankees prospect Torres needs Tommy John surgery
Author: 0 Yankees prospect Torres needs Tommy John surgery

Torres was seen by Yankees team physician Christopher Ahmad in NY, where the torn UCL was revealed. That's led Yankees manager Joe Girardi to question the rule protecting catchers from collisions at home plate, which makes it illegal for runners to deviate from their direct line to the plate with the intention of colliding with catchers.

Sports 1 in 2 Canadians will get cancer
Author: 0 1 in 2 Canadians will get cancer

We see nearly 90 per cent of cancers are diagnosed in those Canadians aged 50 up. "Lung cancer continues to be the deadliest cancer of all in Canada", Beaulieu said. "The glass is not half-empty, the glass is actually half-full", Beaulieu said. Pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate of all the major cancers at only 8%.

Sports Salah flying to England with Liverpool deal close
Author: 0 Salah flying to England with Liverpool deal close

Personal terms are believed to have been agreed. Salah is now travelling to Merseyside to undergo a medical and put pen to paper on a five-year, £90,000-a-week contract with the Reds. Salah does have previous experience in the Premier League, having left Chelsea in January of 2015 for Fiorentina before joining the Lupi in a controversial move that summer.

Sports Former 'Dancing With The Stars' Contestant Lawrence Taylor Pleads Guilty To DUI
Author: 0 Former 'Dancing With The Stars' Contestant Lawrence Taylor Pleads Guilty To DUI

But Taylor's issues have now been resolved and he won't see the inside of a jail cell after pleading guilty to DUI this week. Pembroke Pines resident Taylor scored himself a year of probation, a suspended license for nine months and once he gets his license back he'll have to have an ignition interlock device on his auto for six months to make sure he doesn't drive drunk again.

Author: 0 Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers

The Celtics traded the first overall pick to the Philadelphia 76ers for the third overall pick in this year's draft and a future first-round pick. Boston sent its first overall pick to Philly in return for the No. 3 overall pick and future draft picks. The Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge said that "he feels the player they would have selected No.

Sports Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Pirates 7-1
Author: 0 Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Pirates 7-1

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon was ejected from Friday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates after leadoff hitter Anthony Rizzo hit a ball over the fence that was ruled foul by the umpires. He retired the last 12 hitters he faced and even though he did not make it into the sixth inning, this was a good start for Williams. Anthony Rizzo batted leadoff for the fifth time in a row - and fifth time in his career - when the Chicago Cubs played in a weekend series finale on Sunday ...

Author: 0 Bollywood's Shah Rukh Khan buys South Africa T20 franchise

The highly-anticipated T20 tournament, South Africa's version of the Indian Premier League or the KFC Big Bash League, also revealed the owners of each of the eight franchises. GMR's team will be based in Johannesburg with young Protea paceman Kagiso Rabada as its marquee player while Khan's outfit will be based in Cape Town with left-handed batsman JP Duminy as the marquee player .