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Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal

Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal

Even after taking a relatively soft-line stance on dollars and the timing of payments - Carr could've been hard all year and eventually forced a franchise tag - he's still the league's highest-paid player. But Carr is not anxious about that and the Raiders are pleased to have the face of their franchise under contract through 2022 as they prepare to move to Las Vegas in 2020.


Suns, Josh Jackson share mutual excitement over KU freshman falling to Phoenix

Suns, Josh Jackson share mutual excitement over KU freshman falling to Phoenix

McDonough said the team thought Jackson was the best player in the draft and believe his all-around game will fit in perfectly with the Suns' young core. He's not a good shooter coming in, but his upside could produce a player with the athleticism of a Russell Westbrook and defensive ferocity of a Kawhi Leonard.



Cristiano Ronaldo silent about future after Portugal's Confed Cup win

Ronaldo and Mourinho are the latest members of the soccer elite to be accused of tax fraud in Spain. The Ligue 1 giants are the only team that can afford to sign former former Manchester United ace whose return to the Old Trafford is reportedly not wanted by José Mourinho.



Proteas beat England in thriller to level T20 series

South Africa chose to bat and laboured to 142 for three before Bairstow and Alex Hales shared a superb unbroken second-wicket partnership of 98 to guide the hosts to their target with 5.3 overs to spare. But England all-rounder Ben Stokes, who was given out obstructing the field in a one-day worldwide against Australia at Lord's two years ago when he reacted to a shy at the stumps from bowler, Mitchell Starc by sticking out a glove, was unimpressed.



Angel Di Maria Fined £1.76 Million Over Tax Evasion While In Spain

This is all very odd. "It is a personal decision and if a person really wants something to happen then it will end up happening, but I see it as unlikely", added Figo, who played at the Bernabeu between 2000 and 2005. He could admit guilt, pay taxes and fines in advance and reduce any eventual jail term to a half or quarter of the statutory minimum. Cristiano is not angry about who has to pay his fine.


British tennis player Dan Evans tests positive for cocaine

British tennis player Dan Evans tests positive for cocaine

Evans is now ranked 50th in the men's world rankings and was part of the British team which won the Davis Cup back in 2015. A statement from the International Tennis Federations read: On 24 April 2017, Mr Evans provided an anti-doping sample to the TADP in association with his participation in the Barcelona Open, an ATP World Tour event, held in Barcelona, Spain.