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Cristiano Ronaldo to pay $21 million fine over tax fraud

(LONDON) -- Global soccer icon Cristiano Ronaldo has signed an agreement to pay $21.6 million in fines after he pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a Madrid court on Tuesday. The Portuguese striker, 33, now playing in Italy for Juventus, faced tax avoidance charges from his time as a player…... Read More

Australian Open: Serena Williams beats No. 1 Simona Halep to advance

(MELBOURNE, Australia) -- Serena Williams advanced to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Monday after defeating the No. 1-seeded Simona Halep.Williams, 37, beat the 27-year-old Romanian player 6-1, 4-6, 6-4. The American tennis star will now go on to face the Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova in the quarterfinals. Williams…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 1/20/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONIndiana 120, Charlotte 95L.A. Clippers 103, San Antonio 95Minnesota 116, Phoenix 114NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEChicago 8, Washington 5NY Islanders 3, Anaheim 0Vancouver 3, Detroit 2Arizona 4, Toronto 2Carolina 7, Edmonton 4NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE PLAYOFFSOT L.A. Rams 26, New…... Read More

Lakers Guard Lonzo Ball out 4-6 weeks

(LOS ANGELES) -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball will miss four to six weeks after spraining his left ankle against Houston on Saturday, the team announced on Sunday. Ball suffered the injury in the third quarter of the Lakers' 138-134 loss to the Rockets. The second-year guard had the…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 1/19/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONOklahoma City 117, Philadelphia 115Charlotte 135, Phoenix 115Sacramento 103, Detroit 101Milwaukee 118, Orlando 108Indiana 111, Dallas 99Toronto 119, Memphis 90Boston 113, Atlanta 105Miami 117, Chicago 103Houston 138, L.A. Lakers 134Denver 124, Cleveland 102NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEAnaheim 3, New Jersey…... Read More

Bills Hall of Famer Kelly cancer free

(NEW YORK) -- Buffalo Bills Hall of Famer Jim Kelly is cancer free once again. His wife Jill announced the news on Instagram, writing "We finally got the results from Jim's recent MRI...CLEAN!     View this post on Instagram We finally got back the results from Jim’s recent MRI...CLEAN!…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 1/18/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONBoston 122, Memphis 116Detroit 98, Miami 93Brooklyn 117, Orlando 115San Antonio 116, Minnesota 113Utah 115, Cleveland 99Portland 128, New Orleans 112Golden State 112, L.A. Clippers 94NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEMontreal 4, Columbus 1Florida 3, Toronto 1Ottawa 4, Carolina 1N.Y. Islanders…... Read More

Watch college athlete find out she's been awarded a full scholarship and tell her mom

(NEW YORK) -- Christmas came a little late for a volleyball player at the University of Louisiana Monroe. Albany Schaffer, a junior walk-on on the ULM Warhawks volleyball team, thought she was attending a regular team meeting when she got a surprise that will change her life. #NewProfilePic— Albany…... Read More

Super Bowl performer Gladys Knight speaks out about 'unfortunate' controversy, backlash

(NEW YORK) -- After weeks of rumors and silence, a couple of this year's Super Bowl performers are speaking out about their roles in the game and the controversy surrounding both the national anthem and the halftime show.Maroon 5 has been criticized for accepting the halftime gig in the wake…... Read More

Report: Cody Allen agrees to one-year deal with Angels

(LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Angels have reportedly reached a deal with reliever Cody Allen to be their closer next season.Citing league sources, ESPN reports the Angels and the right-handed free agent have agreed on a one-year contract, which is pending a physical.Allen, 30, has been with the Cleveland…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 1/17/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONWashington 101, NY Knicks 100Charlotte 114, Sacramento 95Philadelphia 120, Indiana 96Toronto 111, Phoenix 109Denver 135, Chicago 105OT L.A. Lakers 138, Oklahoma City 128NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEBoston 5, St. Louis 2NY Islanders 4, New Jersey 1NY Rangers 4, Chicago…... Read More