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NFL Draft: What picks do the Jets have left? NFL Draft: What picks do the Jets have left?
- March 20, 2018

The last time the Jets drafted an offensive player in Round 1, which they surely will do again this year, was 2009. We know that the Bills will take a quarterback but who is the question. The Colts' gains were the Jets' losses. -The Los Angeles Chargers addressed their ailing kicking game by signing Caleb Sturgis to a two-year contract, the team announced. (more...)
Fifa Council rubber-stamp use of VAR at 2018 World Cup Fifa Council rubber-stamp use of VAR at 2018 World Cup
- March 20, 2018

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has been a vocal advocate of VAR for some time, regularly voicing his support for the developing use of the technology and consistent in his opinion that the 2018 World Cup should be its grand premiere. Saturday's news conference revealed details of Morocco's bid book, which was presented to FIFA on Friday, with the central theme being making their football infrastructure sustainable after the tournament and keeping down construction costs. (more...)
FA Cup Semi-Final draw: Spurs draw Manchester United FA Cup Semi-Final draw: Spurs draw Manchester United
- March 19, 2018

Chelsea beat Leicester City 2-1 after extra time to seal their spot in the FA Cup semifinal. Chelsea was made to work hard to progress in the only remaining competition it can win this season. Just when it looked like both sides wouldn't be separated after the interval, N'Golo Kante , who was superb throughout the match, picked out Pedro with a looping cross that fooled Schmeichel in goal. (more...)
Rohit Sharma didn't watch Karthik's last-ball six, here's why Rohit Sharma didn't watch Karthik's last-ball six, here's why
- March 19, 2018

The Nidahas Trophy 2018 came to a fitting end with the pre-tournament favorites team India lifting the title . While India still go into the final as the favourites, having won three of the four games that they've played so far, one can not ignore the claim made by Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan about the momentum being on their side with their memorable two-wicket win over Sri Lanka on Friday. (more...)
UMBC etches name in sports lore, routs top seed Virginia UMBC etches name in sports lore, routs top seed Virginia
- March 18, 2018

Now the Retrievers must find a way to come down from the emotional high before they return to action against ninth-seeded Kansas State in the second round Sunday. Data from the U.S. Department of Education shows the University of Virginia's operating budget for its athletic department is about $92.7 million compared to UMBC's at about $12.9 million. (more...)
FA Cup taking on added importance for United, Chelsea, Spurs FA Cup taking on added importance for United, Chelsea, Spurs
- March 18, 2018

Pochettino introduced Dele Alli and Fernando Llorente from the bench late on and the Spaniard went close to scoring towards the end during a goalmouth scramble, but his failure to do so against his former team had no impact on the outcome as Spurs march on in the FA Cup . (more...)
How Buffalo and Marshall Took the Fast Track to NCAA Tournament Upsets How Buffalo and Marshall Took the Fast Track to NCAA Tournament Upsets
- March 18, 2018

Perhaps Huggins was just caught checking some notes, since West Virginia played after the Shockers' game. Elmore was the only game's player to compete for the full 40 minutes. Elmore outdueled Wichita State's Conner Frankamp, who also scored 27 and went 6-for-10 from behind the arc. We like the journey we're on. Penava scored16 points, Burks 13 and Williams 10. (more...)
Villanova thrashes Radford in March Madness opener Villanova thrashes Radford in March Madness opener
- March 18, 2018

UCLA (21-12) bristled at having to play in the First Four for the first time in its history; the Bruins have been to 18 Final Fours. Wildcats junior guard Jalen Brunson , the Big East Player of the Year, matched his career high with 31 points in the conference title game and leads the nation's most productive offense that boasts six players averaging in double figures, 87.1 points per contest and 388 made 3-pointers - second-most in the country. (more...)
Jets Acquire Third Pick In Draft From Colts Jets Acquire Third Pick In Draft From Colts
- March 18, 2018

Just when you thought the offseason was hitting a lull, the New York Jets and Indianapolis Colts drop a stunner of a trade on us. At 5-foot-8, 204 pounds, Woodhead had 32 career touchdowns while playing for the Jets, New England, San Diego and Baltimore. (more...)
Michael Crabtree agrees to a three-year deal with Ravens Michael Crabtree agrees to a three-year deal with Ravens
- March 17, 2018

What should the Ravens expect from Crabtree? Crabtree visited the Ravens on Friday after the free-agent contract wide receiver Ryan Grant had agreed to with the Ravens was voided because Grant did not pass the team physical. A nine-year pro, Crabtree is coming off his least productive season since his injury-shortened 2013. That's a pretty good deal for Baltimore when you recall the fact that they nearly handed out $29 million to Ryan Grant over four years - A $7.25 million-per-year ... (more...)
Shakhtar Donetsk Star Apologises For Controversial Incident During UEFA Champions League Tie Shakhtar Donetsk Star Apologises For Controversial Incident During UEFA Champions League Tie
- March 17, 2018

In the night's other match, Sevilla knocked out Manchester United with a 2-1 win at Old Trafford to go through with the same score on aggregate. Kevin Strootman sent Dzeko through as Shakhtar tried without success to play the offside trap, and the Bosnian forward prodded a shot through the legs of goalkeeper Andriy Pyatov and into the net for his fourth goal in the Champions League this season. (more...)
Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey out of Ryan Giggs' Wales squad for China Cup Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey out of Ryan Giggs' Wales squad for China Cup
- March 16, 2018

Ryan Giggs has confirmed that Albert Stuivenberg and Tony Strudwick will join his Wales backroom staff . After meeting China on Thursday, Giggs' side will face either Uruguay or Czech Republic in their final China Cup game a week on Monday. (more...)
AJ McCarron finds a home with the Bills AJ McCarron finds a home with the Bills
- March 16, 2018

Beane has stockpiled enough picks - two each in the first three rounds - to target one of the highly touted quarterback prospects available in the draft next month. He threw for 854 yards with six touchdowns and two interceptions in seven games played. He is far from a proven National Football League starting quarterback, and he lacks the graybeard experience the Bills could have acquired if they had signed a more established veteran with less upside, such as Josh McCown , Derek Anderson ... (more...)
National Football League notes: Bradford heads to Cardinals, Keenum to Broncos, Cousins to Vikings National Football League notes: Bradford heads to Cardinals, Keenum to Broncos, Cousins to Vikings
- March 16, 2018

The Eagles , who are the Vikings' obvious competition, have lost/are losing some players to free agency, which is what happens after a team wins the Super Bowl, so while they'll be harder to beat than they were past year now that Wentz is back, I do think that the fact that the Vikings stole John DeFilippo from the Eagles also increases their chances and is something that Vegas should ('ve) taken into account. (more...)
Nate Solder contract details with New York Giants Nate Solder contract details with New York Giants
- March 15, 2018

Solder, 6-foot-8, 314 pounds, hasn't been to a Pro Bowl (he was a Pro Bowl alternate for the 2017 season), but since he and Thomas both play in the AFC, he would have had to beat out Thomas to get that recognition. I know he has two Super Bowl wins. Burkhead played in 10 regular-season games (three starts) for New England, as injuries to his ribs and knee limited him. (more...)
Lakers player: Nuggets' Nikola Jokic tried to injure me Lakers player: Nuggets' Nikola Jokic tried to injure me
- March 15, 2018

The Lakers (31-36) are stuck playing spoiler this season, and you can bet they - and their fans - enjoyed putting a dent in their rival's playoff hopes. So while Lonzo's shot may come and go, the Lakers can count on the future of their franchise to find ways to help his team win on both ends of the floor. (more...)
Stormy Daniels' Friend Confirms Affair With Trump, Says He Listened To Calls Stormy Daniels' Friend Confirms Affair With Trump, Says He Listened To Calls
- March 15, 2018

Clifford's attorney, Michael Avenatti, sent Cohen a letter offering to wire $130,000 by Friday to an account designated by the President. But compared with the rest of the president's base, his evangelical supporters appear only slightly more concerned about this latest scandal, according to the HuffPost/YouGov survey . (more...)
Jordy Nelson Rumors: WR Interested in Joining Patriots, Raiders After Release Jordy Nelson Rumors: WR Interested in Joining Patriots, Raiders After Release
- March 14, 2018

Over the course of his nine-year career with Green Bay, Nelson amassed 550 receptions for 7,848 yards and 69 touchdowns. The University of Miami product spent the last three seasons with the Seattle Seahawks after opening his career with five high-level seasons in New Orleans. (more...)
Ndamukong Suh: 5 Possible landing spots in 2018 for defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh: 5 Possible landing spots in 2018 for defensive tackle
- March 14, 2018

Suh posted a video on social media Sunday in which he said, "There will be some exciting things going on". The Dolphins signed the veteran linebacker last offseason. The team traded running back Jay Ajayi during the 2017 season, and just last week agreed to a trade sending wide receiver Jarvis Landry to the Cleveland Browns . (more...)
Neymar 'wants Real Madrid move before World Cup' Neymar 'wants Real Madrid move before World Cup'
- March 14, 2018

In this picture, PSG's Brazilian forward Neymar Jr looks on during the French Ligue 1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Strasbourg, Feb. " Neymar is happy, highly motivated and excited to be getting back as soon as possible". PSG chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi accompanied Neymar senior at a press conference on Tuesday to give assurances that the £200m summer signing from Barcelona will be going nowhere. (more...)
'This election is a referendum on the performance of President Trump' 'This election is a referendum on the performance of President Trump'
- March 14, 2018

Three recent polls give Lamb a slight lead in the race. If Connor Lamb beats Rick Saccone in Pennsylvania tonight, it will not be a Democrat beating a Republican. White, working-class voters across the Rust Belt were critical to Trump's victory in 2016. "I don't think we should play games", Trump said. Conor Lamb , Democratic congressional candidate for Pennsylvania's 18th district, arrives at his polling station at First Church of Christ, March 13, 2018 in Mt. (more...)
Sherman: Garoppolo played big part in my 49ers choice Sherman: Garoppolo played big part in my 49ers choice
- March 13, 2018

But the trade-off is huge, because it locks him into $9.05 million per season in 2019 and '20. He's coming off a torn Achilles so it'll be interesting how effective he'll be this season. 2 cornerback position. He underwent medical tests Saturday before going to the 49ers facility for five hours of negotiations. "We came to an agreement and it was awesome". (more...)
Tom Brady chug a beer like a champ on 'The Late Show' Tom Brady chug a beer like a champ on 'The Late Show'
- March 13, 2018

However, the Patriots fell short, losing 41-33. On Thursday, the day after the injury, he was already thinking he had a shot to play, and by Friday it was, "wow, maybe I can go out and do this". He was 26-of-38 passing for 290 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions in the 24-20 come-from-behind win. OK, we already knew this. Brady was surprised that the Patriots pulled off their fourth quarter comeback without No. (more...)
Japanese qualifier Taro Daniel ousts Djokovic in Indian Wells Japanese qualifier Taro Daniel ousts Djokovic in Indian Wells
- March 13, 2018

In just his second tournament since Wimbledon a year ago - his first comeback at the Australian Open in January saw him lose in the fourth round to Hyeon Chung before he made a decision to go under the knife for a "small medical intervention" - Djokovic looked well below his best as he went down 7-6 (7-3) 4-6 6-1 to a man ranked 109 in the world. (more...)
Serena Williams gears up to launch her own beauty line Serena Williams gears up to launch her own beauty line
- March 13, 2018

From there, Venus managed to hold serve to see out the set, hitting two aces in game nine as she clinched the first set 6-3. The crowd's treatment led to a 14-year boycott by the sisters, which Serena finally ended in 2015. The former world no. 1 feels satisfied with her performance: 'I'm getting there. "Great way to come back". "That's totally gone out of my mind", she said. (more...)
Bengals swap first-round picks with Bills for LT Cordy Glenn Bengals swap first-round picks with Bills for LT Cordy Glenn
- March 13, 2018

They are positioning themselves closer to the top of the 2018 NFL Draft , now within striking distance of being able to draft one of the top quarterbacks in the class. However, with the New York Jets and Denver Broncos also possibly needing to trade up to grab a quarterback, the Colts may be in a prime position for a bidding war that now includes the Bills. (more...)
Nuggets Beat Lakers 125-116 Despite Lonzo Ball's Near Triple-Double Nuggets Beat Lakers 125-116 Despite Lonzo Ball's Near Triple-Double
- March 12, 2018

Denver next hosts Sacramento on Sunday afternoon, before a trip to Los Angeles for its final matchup against the Lakers on Tuesday. For the second time this season, the Los Angeles Lakers left a loss in Denver upset with Jamal Murray 's late-game antics. (more...)
White House looking to expand legal team amid Russian Federation inquiry
- March 12, 2018

Ty Cobb , a White House lawyer who had been leading Trump's response to the inquiry, has been predicting that special counsel Robert Mueller III's probe is nearly over. Trump also appeared to take issue with a Times story this weekend that stated he has twice backed failed candidates and that his support for Rich Saccone in Pennsylvania's special House race this week, if Saccone loses, would "mark the third time Mr. (more...)
Cenk Tosun and Bong scores as Everton beats Brighton Cenk Tosun and Bong scores as Everton beats Brighton
- March 12, 2018

The Toffees have secured 26 of their 34 points at home and while their record on the road - one Premier League win all season - has caused them problems, their manager is looking for a reaction from his players on a return to familiar surroundings. (more...)
Thaw in Korean peninsula continues with Winter Paralympics Thaw in Korean peninsula continues with Winter Paralympics
- March 12, 2018

He's a three-time world champion with Team Canada and has won gold in both summer and winter Paralympic Games. There will be 24 athletes affiliated with B.C. American snowboarder Brenna Huckaby, who lost her right leg below the knee, made headlines when she featured in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue. (more...)
David Moyes blasts Andre Ayew after West Ham departure David Moyes blasts Andre Ayew after West Ham departure
- March 10, 2018

The Hammers are just three points above Crystal Palace and Stoke, who sit 18th and 19th respectively. Reid played for the first time in nearly two months at Swansea last Saturday, but was replaced by Byram after 27 minutes having been knocked unconscious. (more...)
Muhammad Wilkerson's mom calls out reporter for lying about son's alleged alcoholism Muhammad Wilkerson's mom calls out reporter for lying about son's alleged alcoholism
- March 10, 2018

After RapSheet reported that he would visit New Orleans, Manish fired off what most would consider a pretty reckless tweet about Mo Wilk having an issue with alcohol . That insinuation did not sit well with Wilkerson's mom, Ka'idah, who called into WFAN after Mehta finished his appearance. When asked if Wilkerson has trouble with alcohol, his mother said, "Absolutely not". (more...)
As Serena Williams returns, Venus Williams says her game has not left As Serena Williams returns, Venus Williams says her game has not left
- March 10, 2018

Venus Williams , who also played in the Tie Break Tens event, says that while her sister may be taking things slow, the talent is still there. Williams bowed out in the second round, gaining a 9-7 lead over China's Zhang Shuai but eventually falling 13-11. (more...)
Wenger wary of Milan as Arsenal try to snap losing run Wenger wary of Milan as Arsenal try to snap losing run
- March 10, 2018

They will have the chance to redeem themselves, however, and give boss Arsene Wenger hope of another season in charge should they come out in top in their clash with AC Milan on Thursday. This is reported to have prompted the club leadership to plan a meeting with the fans, which will take place this coming weekend at Emirates Stadium. (more...)
AC Milan 0 Arsenal 2: Mkhitaryan's first goal lifts Gunners gloom AC Milan 0 Arsenal 2: Mkhitaryan's first goal lifts Gunners gloom
- March 09, 2018

Arsenal took on AC Milan at San Siro on Thursday night in what was a crucial game for Gunners boss Arsene Wenger . "Every time they attacked, they could have scored". Therefore, there was optimism among the 70,000 Rossoneri fans inside the atmospheric San Siro that Gattuso's side could make a huge statement in front of a bigger European audience. (more...)
NFL Combine: 13 of the most impactful combine performances NFL Combine: 13 of the most impactful combine performances
- March 09, 2018

Some NFL Draft prospects are one step closer to hearing their name called in Dallas after this weekend's performance. In fact, they could draft one as early as the first round, especially if Kyle Fuller departs for greener pastures in free agency. (more...)
PL Preview: Crystal Palace v. Man United PL Preview: Crystal Palace v. Man United
- March 08, 2018

The United forward toyed with van Aanholt before finishing a shot on the ground past Hennessey. Christian Benteke's header nearly restored Palace's lead minutes after United's equaliser but De Gea's right hand save denied the Belgian striker a goal. (more...)
Arsene Wenger insists he is still the best man for Arsenal Arsene Wenger insists he is still the best man for Arsenal
- March 07, 2018

Cech, the 35-year-old goalkeeper, apologised to fans following the Gunners' 2-1 defeat at Brighton, which made it four straight defeats for the north London club for the first time since 2002. Arsenal sits in sixth place in the Premier League standings, 13 points behind fourth-place Tottenham and an astounding 30 points behind first-place Manchester City . (more...)
Barton aims dig at United man for trying to 'get summers off' Barton aims dig at United man for trying to 'get summers off'
- March 06, 2018

It's testament to Scott McTominay that he has not one but two countries desperately trying to sway his allegiances. He has warned McTominay to expect a "very different" experience playing for Scotland , who have friendlies against Costa Rica on 23 March and Hungary on 27 March in McLeish's first games back in charge. (more...)
Four teams in the mix for Cousins Four teams in the mix for Cousins
- March 05, 2018

He was placed on the reserve/left squad list by the Redskins in September after leaving the team, which left him ineligible to play for the entire season. The Chargers finished the year as one of the better teams in the National Football League, erasing an 0-4 start to almost make the playoffs. You also look at the running game where Bilal Powell led the Jets with career highs in rushing yards (772) and touchdowns (five) last season. (more...)
Late double bogey halts Ko charge Late double bogey halts Ko charge
- March 05, 2018

Michelle Wie birdied four of her first five holes for a 66 to finish five shots adrift on 10-under, alongside Jessica Korda (68), Jin Yong Ko (67) and Marina Alex (70), who bogeyed three of her last four holes after briefly threatening for the lead. (more...)
India's Sharma closes strong to grab WGC Mexico lead India's Sharma closes strong to grab WGC Mexico lead
- March 05, 2018

The Thai star briefly led the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship after 10 holes of his second round at the Club Golf de Chapultepec but found himself on the bogey train with three dropped shots over his last eight holes. "I just wanted the first round to get out of the way", said Sharma, who has been hooked on golf ever since he was introduced to the game by his father as a six-year-old. (more...)
Tottenham praise hardworking star after win - 'Most underrated player in the league' Tottenham praise hardworking star after win - 'Most underrated player in the league'
- March 05, 2018

With a two-goal advantage and the momentum, Pochettino gradually substituted Son, Mousa Dembele and Alli, suggesting all three can expect to start against Juve. Wagner explained the tactical changes he made during the contest, but again held his hands up and admitted Huddersfield couldn't cope with the hosts. (more...)
WATCH Justin Thomas hole out for walk-off eagle at WGC-Mexico WATCH Justin Thomas hole out for walk-off eagle at WGC-Mexico
- March 05, 2018

India's Shubhankar Sharma remains on course for a shock victory at the World Golf Championship as he held on to his two-shot lead with a par-saving putt on the final hole in Mexico City . An eagle on Friday at the short par-four first hole, where he drove the ball to inside two feet for a tap-in, changed that and bogeys at the next two holes proved minor setbacks. (more...)
Barcelona vs. Atletico Madrid live stream
- March 05, 2018

Their season total for goals in La Liga is only 45. Atletico's miserly defence has laid the foundation for their title charge, conceding a mere 11 goals in 26 LaLiga games, but the form of reported Barcelona target Antoine Griezmann has breathed fire into their ambitions. (more...)
Ronda Rousey tweets following events on Monday Night Raw Ronda Rousey tweets following events on Monday Night Raw
- March 04, 2018

McMahon said on the follow-up episode of Raw Talk that she and Triple H plan to speak to both Rousey and Kurt Angle on Monday's edition of Monday Night Raw . Moore asks Lawler if he thinks there are any women backstage angry over the fact that Rousey just walked in though the doors and was immediately placed in a huge spot for WrestleMania . (more...)
Louis Oosthuizen grabs lead at WGC-Mexico Championship with seven-under 64 Louis Oosthuizen grabs lead at WGC-Mexico Championship with seven-under 64
- March 04, 2018

Chris Paisley of England and Shubhankar Sharma of India were one behind, along with Xander Schauffele. World No. 1 Dustin Johnson came to the Club de Golf Chapultepec as the betting favorite to win his sixth career World Golf Championship title - and he very almost carded an ace on his eighth hole of the day. (more...)
World Indoor Championships preview World Indoor Championships preview
- March 04, 2018

Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba won her third consecutive world indoor 3,000-meter title Thursday, holding off Sifan Hassan of The Netherlands and Britain's Laura Muir on the last lap at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham , U.K. This is a great competition and the race was fantastic. "I wasn't good in 2017, but 2018 is my time". They were her first major worldwide titles and the Scot will be looking to do it again on the world indoor stage in Birmingham. (more...)
Liverpool 2 Newcastle United 0: Salah scores again to send Reds second Liverpool 2 Newcastle United 0: Salah scores again to send Reds second
- March 04, 2018

Rafael Benitez bemoans the "mistakes" made by his Newcastle United players in their 2-0 defeat to Liverpool on Saturday evening. The Reds face FC Porto in the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday night, but with five goals in hand from the first leg in Portugal, they can begin to think about the quarter finals. (more...)
National Football League combine results: Saquon Barkley puts on an absolute show in Indianapolis National Football League combine results: Saquon Barkley puts on an absolute show in Indianapolis
- March 04, 2018

And in last place was New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara. As is always the case with these things, there were players who hurt their draft stock and those that pushed themselves up draft boards with a good performance. Brown only managed 14 reps on the 225-pound bench press . Before the prospects take the field, they undergo physical and mental tests. He finished with a disappointing 4.66 time. (more...)