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October 9, 2017 1:33 PM Ronaldo back in lineup for Portugal in World Cup qualifying

Ronaldo back in lineup for Portugal in World Cup qualifying Cristiano Ronaldo is set to return to Portugal's lineup for the decisive World Cup qualifier against Switzerland on Tuesday. Ronaldo did not start in the 2-0 win at Andorra last week because he was not fully fit, but he came off the bench in the second half to score the team's first goal and help set up the second 54

October 6, 2017 2:46 PM Defender Ricardo Carvalho convicted of tax fraud in Spain

Defender Ricardo Carvalho convicted of tax fraud in Spain Former Chelsea and Real Madrid defender Ricardo Carvalho has been convicted of tax fraud in Spain. Although he will not have to spend any time in jail, the 39-year-old Carvalho was sentenced to seven months in prison and fined almost 143,000 euros ($168,000) for irregularities committed against 28

October 6, 2017 9:01 AM Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo: Scoring goals comes first, then tricks

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has said that at a certain point in his career he decided to focus less on showing off his skills and more on scoring goals. Between 2003 and 2009, Ronaldo scored 118 goals in 291 matches for Manchester United, but drew criticism early on at Old Trafford for often attempting fancy step-overs. Since moving to Madrid 58

October 4, 2017 11:15 PM Cristiano Ronaldo auctions off a Ballon d'Or trophy for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Ronaldo donated the most important personal soccer award that exists Cristiano Ronaldo gave up one of his Ballon d'Or replicas, but it wasn't because of anything bad he did. The Real Madrid and Portugal superstar donated one of the awards to charity, and it raised $705,120 for Make-A-Wish, according to Marca. The award was purchased by Idan Ofer, the richest 38

October 4, 2017 10:59 PM European World Cup qualifying: How each nation can still make Russia 2018

The final round of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup takes place between Oct. 5 and 10, with only one of the 13 available places currently confirmed after Belgium secured the top spot in Group H. Here, we take a look at which nations can still make it to Russia and how they can get there. The nine group winners qualify automatically, with the other four places 165

September 29, 2017 1:27 PM Mourinho to answer judge's questions on tax fraud on Nov. 3

Mourinho to answer judge's questions on tax fraud on Nov. 3 A Spanish judge has summoned Jose Mourinho to answer questions regarding accusations of tax fraud. The Manchester United manager, who is from Portugal but previously coached in Spain, has been called to appear before a judge in a Madrid-based court on Nov. 3. The 54-year-old Mourinho was accused 26

September 28, 2017 9:44 PM The Best Fall Grilling, Portuguese-Style

Portugal’s vibrant grilling tradition perfectly bridges the transition from summer to fall. Simple recipes produce hearty, boldly flavorful piri piri chicken and grilled bifana sandwiches When chef George Mendes was five, he had his first food epiphany, on a trip from his Connecticut home to his parents’ native Portugal. He and his mother attended a festival 55

September 7, 2017 2:35 PM Woodstock by Portugal. The Man on Apple Music

On a trip home to Alaska in 2016, frontman John Gourley stumbled upon his dad’s $8 Woodstock festival ticket stub. The discovery sparked an infatuation with ‘60s pop culture and its politically charged music. The band’s eighth album, a thrilling, gritty package of experimental pop-rock, is their take on music with a message. Loaded with deluxe production 52

September 5, 2017 5:24 PM The Top 10 Workout Songs For September 2017

The tracks are varied, but the energy is constant. Everything that’s great about this month’s top workout tracks can be summed up in a single word: variety. If keeping your mind engaged is the key to keeping your body in motion, this selection of tracks below should provide plenty of inspiration for both. So, let’s get into the highlights. Pop hits are well represented 38

August 12, 2017 11:21 AM Portugal fights record number of wildfires for 1 day in 2017

LISBON, Portugal – Portugal is fighting to put out a spate of wildfires after the southern European country hit a year high of outbreaks for a single day on Friday, authorities say. Portugal's Civil Protection Agency, which coordinates its firefighting efforts, said Saturday that it recorded a record for this year of 220 separate wildfires on Friday 63