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The Caps' 10 most likely expansion draft targets for Vegas

It will last through Tuesday. The annual awards ceremonies will be held in Las Vegas on Wednesday. The team will receive the list of available players from the NHL at 7 a.m. "The issue for us isn't going to be, 'Can we fill out the roster?"' McPhee told reporters after the list was released. In other words, McPhee is happy to accept a collection of draft picks, prospects and other assets in exchange for not selecting certain players.


Uganda: Why Zidane Is Real Madrid's Answer to Johan Cruyff

Uganda: Why Zidane Is Real Madrid's Answer to Johan Cruyff

A move for Manchester United's David de Gea has always been rumoured and it would be no surprise to see Madrid sign a new goalkeeper. "The surgery still has a little more healing to do, but I will be able to rest in the summer, do some more rehab and then come next season stronger", he added.


Healy hits 2 HRs to power A's past Yankees 5-2

Healy hits 2 HRs to power A's past Yankees 5-2

After the Yankees added another run, a seventh-inning rally kicked off by a Rajai Davis walk that eventually saw him score brought Oakland within a run at 6-5. The warmest day for baseball ever here was 92. Aroldis Chapman, in his return from the DL, pitched a 1-2-3 eighth. NY needs him late in games, and Girardi was determined to use his flame-throwing closer regardless of the situation to immediately get him back in major league action.



Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching

The Lakers need to ensure that they remain an attractive destination for George next summer, or to make a move to get him this season. Already, the Pacers have talked to the Cleveland Cavaliers , which sounds intriguing for neutral NBA fans already eyeing the 2018 NBA Finals, but one imagines that the Pacers will benefit more from trading George to a team with younger assets on the roster.



ICC Champions Trophy: Morgan unbowed as befuddled England fluff their lines

Speaking to Press Association Sport while taking part in the final leg of broadcaster Jeff Stelling's March for Men for Prostate Cancer UK, Collingwood reflected on England's disappointing Champions Trophy exit, but insisted they came up against opponents at the top of their game and are good enough to fare much better in their home World Cup in two years' time.



Cristiano Ronaldo accused of $16.5m tax fraud in Spain

Ronaldo is accused of evading tax of 14.7m euros (£13m; $16m) from 2011 to 2014. According to the prosecutor, a "shell company" in the Virgin Islands was used to hide Ronaldo's total earnings from the Spanish tax office. In July past year, the Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and his father, Jorge , were sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud . However, they did not serve any time as they were both considered first-time offenders.