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Trump Took Another Swing at Kaepernick During Louisville Rally

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Trump took credit Monday for Kaepernick's ongoing foray into free agency, which has gone longer than some expected possibly because of the QB's political stand last season. They think showing no interest is a form of punishment. With that being said, just because teams haven't been jumping at the chance to bring Kaepernick on board doesn't mean they aren't capable of changing their mind at some point. Read More »

Ex-Baylor football player accused of 2013 sexual assault

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It was unclear when he would be extradited back to Waco, but law enforcement officials said he would be brought back if he failed to post bond. The details surrounding the alleged assault are unknown because the indictment is sealed. The suit said the school program was used to "engage in sexual acts with the recruits to help secure the recruits' commitment to Baylor" and that the school had an "unofficial policy of looking the other way when there was sexual intercourse between the Bruins ... Read More »

Sanchez, Ozil Contract Talks Suspended - Wenger

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As any viewer of Arsenal Fan TV is more than aware, their desperation has been ramping up to previously unknown heights in recent weeks. "Sometimes you can have hard moments but he's always been there for the team". It was bad enough when Leicester City dumped Claudio Ranieri just months after they won the Premier League. "It is better you get it out and sit down in the summer". Read More »

Brook to defend IBF belt against Spence on May 27

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But after failing to land an all-British clash with Amir Khan, Brook has made a decision to defend the title he won with victory over Shawn Porter in August 2014. "Thirty-thousand Brits? Bring it on", Spence said. Coming off the fight with GGG, this is an extremely tough fight to come back to, but I believe Kell Brook is the best welterweight in the world and he will have the chance to prove it on May 27. Read More »

Ireland tight-lipped on how they'll deal with Bale

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The 27-year-old was one of the stars of the European Championships in France last summer and remains crucial to the Welsh cause of which O'Neill is well aware with some suggesting the player could be man marked on Friday night. "Bale is going to have moments in the game where he is going to create something so it is about limiting those chances and stop the rest of them as well". Read More »

Cheltenham Gold Cup report: Sizing John the hero

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Native River has been a revelation this season, with victories in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury, the Welsh National at Chepstow and the Denman Chase at Newbury a clear testament of his quality. "I don't know when I'll come down to earth". "This is the jewel in the crown, I've been watching and listening for as long as I can remember". Harrington labelled the victory "amazing", and added: "It's his jumping that got him here". Read More »

London terrorist attack: What happened on Westminster Bridge?

Witnesses saw a vehicle drive across Westminster Bridge and hit a number of pedestrians walking on the pavement. Some reports say that a man got out of the vehicle with a knife, and then went after the police officer before being shot. Witnesses outside Parliament described the attack as shocking. Lawmakers, lords, staff and visitors were locked down after the man was shot by police within the perimeter of Parliament, just metres from entrances to the building itself. Read More »

Denver Nuggets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 3/22/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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David Griffith, the Cavaliers GM, said the league was quick to let him know. Clippers: Travel to Dallas to meet the Mavericks on Thursday for the third time this season. "We have to protect our product", Rivers said. They would turn it up in the last six minutes of playoff games, but for the most part you just played offense, kind of half-heartedly jog around guys, maybe in the low post you shove people. Read More »

Leishman ready for tough WGC-Match Play

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Northern Irishman McIlroy, who replaced Jason Day as world number two this week, will play Gary Woodland on Thursday and Argentine Emiliano Grillo on Friday. Day, the 2014 and 2016 WGC-Match Play victor, believes his sub-standard results on Tour of late are somewhat irrelevant given his stellar record in golf's head-to-head format. Read More »

Tigers' Ian Kinsler: US plays game the right way

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The same could be said for a handful of the foreign players and free agents who have used the WBC as a springboard for the next step in their careers. Wednesday's championship game will air on MLB Network, and first pitch is scheduled for 8pm Central time . The leadoff designated hitter hit two home runs, including an eighth inning two-run shot that all but sealed the victory. Read More »

Scheifele, Wheeler both get 3-point nights in Jets win over Flyers

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The Toronto native spent four seasons playing for Providence College before going pro, putting up 15 goals and 28 points in 38 games in his final season of NCAA hockey. Three of the six defenceman who dressed for the Jets started the season with the Manitoba Moose. "We're just looking to inject a little bit more into our lineup for a real tough road game", Hakstol said. Read More »

Packers re-sign Christine Michael

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The veteran rusher accumulated a career-high 583 yards and seven touchdowns on the ground while catching 22 targets for 122 yards and another score as a receiver in 2016. "Bout to be a lot more of this going on.#409", Michael wrote on one of the posts. The Packers already lost Lacy to Michael's former team the Seattle Seahawks in free agency, and now have Michael and Ty Montgomery returning as their top two backs in 2017. Read More »

Arsenal trio, Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez and Shokdran Mustafi need to improve-…

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The Gunners dropped to sixth place in the Premier League with a disappointing 3-1 defeat at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, placing even more pressure on the French manager. Arsenal need to change, and like I said months ago, if Wenger guides that change, that's great - it just absolutely needs to happen and I'm not sure he's willing to make those changes. Read More »

Jadeja, Pujara, Vijay bag top BCCI contracts

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Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja and M Vijay have been upgraded to the Grade A category of the annual men's player contracts announced by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today. Grade C witnessed a few new faces in Manish Pandey, Karun Nair, Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jayant Yadav, Mandeep Singh, Shardul Thakur and Rishabh Pant. Read More »

Jason Day breaks down and bolts to be with cancer-stricken mom

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And I know how it feels. "As of now, I'm going to try and be back there with my mom for surgery and make sure everything goes right with her". "It's really hard to even comprehend being on the golf course right now because of what she's gone through", Day told the Associated Press. Read More »

Aussie press flash the Trump card

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I could just laugh about the Trump thing (comparison). "He's one of the best players going around, but you've got to behave as a captain better than that", Lawson added. "Bear in mind, I love Kohli and the Australian public love him". The publication also went on to claim that Kohli "is a law unto himself", who has "proven that the spirit of cricket is officially dead". Read More »

Colin Kaepernick donates $50000 to Meals on Wheels

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And the team Lee targeted for Kaepernick to play for - the New York Jets - are owned by Woody Johnson, a longtime Republican donor who endorsed Donald Trump for president. Yet his resume - a Super Bowl appearance in 2013 to go along with many eye-popping statistical accomplishments - is that of a veteran who under normal circumstances would have a handful of employment options as a 29-year-old free agent. Read More »

Latavius Murray has ankle surgery days after signing with Vikings

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The team announced on Wednesday that Murray underwent surgery to fix an apparent injury to his ankle. Murray signed a three-year, $15 million deal with the Vikings on March 16 to take over as their No. Murray, who spent his first three years in the league with the Raiders, had a career-high 12 touchdowns in 14 games last season. The 26-year-old Minnesota native made just $600,000 last season after collecting 20 catches in his previous two years with the club. Read More »

Day hopes match play provides Masters edge

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He made a brief appearance in the media center and could barely talk through his tears as he said was going home to Ohio. He brought her to OH for more tests, and doctors are hopeful there is a chance for recovery. The shortest day so far belongs to former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel, a 6-and-5 victor over Byeong Hun An. The WGC format has seen a slight change from the last couple of years, where a group stage of three rounds was brought into play, in order to give someone a chance of ... Read More »

Michael Porter Jr. asks for release

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A week ago, Washington fired head men's basketball coach Lorenzo Romar following a disappointing 9-22 season with the Huskies. Nathan Hale's Michael Porter Jr., considered one of the top boys basketball recruits in the nation, said Wednesday he asked for a release from his letter of intent from the University of Washington. Read More »

Jason Day breaks down talking about mom's lung cancer

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Then Day went to the media center to clarify why he walked off early and was withdrawing from the event. "It's been very emotional as you can tell". I knew this was going to happen and, in kind of a weird way, I'm glad it happened when it did because there is a massive spring and summer of golf ahead. Read More »

Warriors Optimistic That Kevin Durant Will Return Before End Of Season

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But, according to a report from ESPN's Marc Stein and Chris Haynes , citing league sources , the Warriors are optimistic that Durant will be able to return to the court before the end of the season. The Warriors' last regular-season game is three weeks from Wednesday. The Warriors are on a five-game winning streak, though only one of those victories has come against a team with a record above.500. Read More »

Roy Keane's battle cry for the Welsh is downright terrifying

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ROY KEANE SAYS there will be no excuses when Ireland step out onto the Lansdowne Road pitch to take on Wales. "Bale is a top, top player", he said. " Bale has done that for a number of years for Madrid and on the big occasions ". "They have got some good players around Bale who give him that foundation to go and express himself , so that's why he has a big impact on all their results, whether it be goals or assists". Read More »

HS Football Coach Suspended For Exposing Himself To Players

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His suspension is with pay. A player came forward last summer alleging that Sharkey exposed himself to players at an August leadership camp. Sharkey was then allowed to coach the football team to a 5-5 season. Asked by Templeton why someone would make the allegations, Sharkey replied: "Maybe they want me fired". - That Sharkey called his players vulgar names and also shopped for U2 concert tickets during class (he also is a fitness and leadership teacher at Ferris). Read More »

Read the bill: GOP proposal for replacing Obamacare

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And they accused Republicans of hiding bad news by moving ahead without official estimates from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office on the bill's cost to taxpayers and anticipated coverage. The bill has now met opposition from both the moderate and conservative wings of the GOP. That was apparently a mere foreshadowing of the internal opposition to the Obamacare repeal legislation that has been brewing within the Republican Party. Read More »

WWE Fastline 2017 Results Are Here

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Let me know in the comment section if you like the new idea. But that's OK. I don't think either guy will have anything to do at WrestleMania , but this did tease something between Tozawa and Brian Kendrick for 205 Live this week. This is 2017 and the Raw roster is stacked with talent, and yet here are two part-timers vying for what's supposed to be the show's prestigious title. Read More »

David Nwaba signs 10-Day contract with Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers called up Nwaba from their development team, the LA D-Fenders where he averaged nearly 14 points, 7 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 1.2 blocks per game in the D-League. One of Cal Poly's top two scorers during each of his three years, Nwaba led the Mustangs during his 2015-16 senior season in points (12.5), rebounds (6.3), assists (3.5) and steals (1.3) per game. Read More »

Champions League victor speaks out on Man United ace Marcus Rashford

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Brown will be in the opposite dugout, and could be on the bench for the Championship side. I don't think they will take their foot off the gas but that means there is less pressure on us. "He is young and I am sure Mourinho has got him in his plans for the future". "It's taken a good few seasons now and they're just starting to get the fear back". Read More »

Former Australia forward Dan Vickerman dies at the age of 37

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It is understood there were no suspicious circumstances. He was 37 and leaves behind his wife, Sarah, and two young children. The South Africa-born forward, who spent a season in the Aviva Premiership side Northampton, retired from the game in 2012, with his last worldwide appearance coming in the semi-final of the 2011 Rugby World Cup. Read More »

Waste Management Phoenix Open purse, winner's share, prize money payout

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Chris Kirk coasted to a bogey-free, 5-under-par 33-33=66 in his opening round at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, sitting two strokes off the current lead set by Matt Kuchar. "I got a lot out of it". Steele had twice gained the solo lead at seven-under, but back-to-back bogeys dropped him back to five-under before he gained a share of second with a birdie at the eighth, his penultimate hole. Read More »