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Azerbaijan GP: Lewis Hamilton 3rd in final practice

Max Verstappen is convinced he could have beaten both Ferrari drivers to third on the grid in Baku without encountering two different auto issues in qualifying . "We had a bit of a messy session, a lot of traffic, a lot of yellow flags and we didn't put him out at the right time". Jolyon Palmer arguably had the biggest problem on the three when a fire developed on his Renault engine early in the session, forcing him to abandon his vehicle at the side of the track.



Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of tax fraud

The 54-year-old already settled a previous claim against him in 2014 which resulted in a penalty of €1.15 m, but tax authorities later found that some of the information presented in that settlement was incorrect, the prosecutors said. Much to the surprise of everyone, it seems Cristiano Ronaldo might actually not leave Real Madrid this summer after all. In a statement, Ronaldo's management company Gestifute said there had been no attempt to evade taxes.



Spanish prosecutors accuse Jose Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

Prosecutors said he had failed to declare revenues from his image rights in his Spanish income tax declarations from 2011 and 2012. Last Tuesday, a Madrid-based prosecutor's office accused Ronaldo of four counts of tax fraud totalling 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million).



Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

A court in Madrid is understood to be dealing with the claim. Mourinho and Ronaldo are among seven clients of Portuguese agent Jorge Mendes who have been investigated for possible tax fraud. And even though he's still only 29, Marcelo is considered as a veteran at the Santiago Bernabeu, having amassed over 400 appearances for the club. The striker wants to leave Madrid to have more minutes and play the World Cup, although Zidane wants him to stay.



Jays bullpen implodes in ninth-inning loss

That changed Friday night. He allowed six hits in 6 1/3 innings, kept the ball in the yard - after having allowed six homers across his previous three starts - and struck out four. Junis walked Ryan Goins to lead off the seventh, and after a sacrifice bunt to move Goins over, Junis' night was done, Peter Moylan on in relief. Meanwhile, Happ (2-4) was matching Junis and then some.



Jose Mourinho accused of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

Gestifute, a Portuguese-based soccer agency which represents Mourinho and Ronaldo, did not immediately respond to requests for comment. He's coaching Manchester United . The Madrid prosecutor says the case was presented to a local court. Prosecutors accuse the Portugal global of evading tax via a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands and another in Ireland, known for its low corporate tax rate.