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Ronaldo header lifts Portugal over hosts Russian Federation at Confed Cup

Ronaldo header lifts Portugal over hosts Russian Federation at Confed Cup

However, Sbornaya's 1-0 defeat against European champions Portugal in their second group game in Moscow on Wednesday, coming by way of a Cristiano Ronaldo header, means they will definitely qualify only if they beat Mexico . The result extends a winless run at Federation Internationale de Football Association tournaments for two teams that each lost their opening game in Russia and all three matches at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.



Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

Ortiz's farewell previous year was a season-long affair in which he was showered with gifts on the road and celebrated for an entire weekend at Fenway. The designated hitter helped the Red Sox win three World Series championships, including their first in 86 years in 2004. But most importantly, he is also remembered for rallying the city after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, when he grabbed a microphone on the Fenway mound and declared, "This is our (expletive) city".



NBA Draft rumors: Knicks, Bulls could trade up to pick Josh Jackson

Jackson, the 6-foot-4 combo guard out of Duke who the Pelicans moved up nine spots (from 40 to 31) to draft, is confident his new team got a steal. "Maybe a little bit", he said. Josh Jackson believes the Phoenix Suns got the best player in the draft: Josh Jackson . One other factor people pointed to that may have contributed to Jackson's relative slip was an off-the-court issue, stemming from an incident at a bar that landed him in legal trouble during his freshman season at ...



Di María given fine for Spanish tax fraud

Ronaldo has also complained on multiple occasions previously, about Real supporters, who have resorted at times to jeering and booing his performance on the pitch. It has always been said that the Portuguese would love to bring the 24-year-old to Old Trafford as he aims to turn the Red Devils into a team capable of winning the Premier League once again.



Trump proposes to build Mexico wall with solar panels

Is that good? You're the first group I've told that to, solar wall. He joked it would mean Mexico "will have to pay much less money" to build the structure. One of the original plans is from Las Vegas construction company Gleason Partners , which submitted a design earlier this year to the federal government along with around some 20 other companies.



Cavs owner, Chauncey Billups meet about front-office job

When James returned to Cleveland in 2014, it was Griffin who assembled the pieces around him, culminating in the most successful three-year stretch in franchise history and its first championship in 2016. Cleveland's new GM will have to improve a talented but top-heavy roster that includes a lot of aging players who lack athleticism and, most importantly, make staying with the Cavs enticing to James , who is nearly certain to opt out of his contract and become a free agent next summer.