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Grades for every Cleveland Browns pick

It's highway robbery. They still got the guy they wanted, and, in such a deep draft, got ammunition to get quality guys on day two of the draft. Premium prices for passers are still in effect. It was that type of night. And we were just getting started. The Jets added two solid receiving targets in California's high-volume ball-catcher Chad Hansen (4th round) and Clemson tight end Jordan Leggett (5th), both of whom should help the team from day one. Read More »

Spurs keep finding ways to win no matter who is playing

Can the San Antonio Spurs find a way to finish off the Houston Rockets when the two meet in Game 6 tonight at 8PM ET? Jonathon Simmons will replace Leonard in the Game 6 starting lineup as the Spurs look to close out the series in Houston . Read More »

The Packers 2017 Draft Class

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Biegel is a Wisconsin Rapids native. Sign up for the online chat with Air Force Deputy CIO Bill Marion II on May 9, at 10 a.m. (EDT). While McCarthy declared Ty Montgomery the definitive leader of the bunch - "He will be our starter", he said - the head coach believes BYU's Jamaal Williams, UTEP's Aaron Jones , and Utah State's Devante Mays "can play three downs". Read More »

Republicans praise debt cuts in revised budget

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Specific funding for the estimated $275 million fix of the splintered Oroville Dam spillways was not detailed in the new budget plan. Gov. Jerry Brown said his budget was designed with the future in mind, planning for times when the economy is not trending upward. Read More »

I've not gambled on Europa League - Mourinho

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That switch in focus has shown in their league form, as they have not won any of their last three league matches, including their loss to Arsenal on Sunday. Xhaka was content with the display and retains hope of claiming a Champions League spot as the 24-year-old seeks to hone is own talent. My feeling is also the most important match of our history. Read More »

Judge Erases Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction

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Prosecutors in the case argue by overturning the conviction, Hernandez is rewarded for his decision to take his own life. Thompson said he has recent correspondence from Hernandez in which he said he was interested in pursuing an appeal of his conviction. Read More »

Spurs rout James Harden, Rockets 114-75 to win series

They may be right. "We're a little bit ahead in our progression". The Spurs also are concerned about an injury to their most important player, Kawhi Leonard . For the Spurs, Patty Mills , Danny Green and LaMarcus Aldridge combined for 54 points, while Manu Ginobli and Simmons combined to score 24 points in Game 5 . Read More »

NBA Tipoff: Spurs look to close out Rockets with Kawhi Leonard ailing

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Trailing 3-2 in their best-of-seven playoff series and facing elimination, the Rockets sputtered early and found themselves in a deep 61-42 hole against the San Antonio Spurs . "We weren't going to lose the game being on our heels". He closed the first half with as many points as turnovers (five), and his two shot attempts at the intermission were fewer than 15 of the 16 players who participated in the half. Read More »

Talladega Heights: Ballad of Ricky Jr

Alonso got his first laps in the vehicle last week at the Speedway, quickly passing the mandatory rookie test and working his way up to a top lap at 222.548 miles per hour, a speed that would have earned him 32 starting position in the 33-car field previous year. Read More »

Leonard won't play in Game 6 for Spurs

Harden had his first triple-double of the series, leading all scorers with 33 points while taking 10 rebounds and dishing out 10 assists. He had a chance to tie the game at the end but was eventually blocked from behind by Manu Ginobili. "We weren't going to lose the game being on our heels". Harden also played solid defense, helping hold Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge to 15-for-42 shooting as he rotated assignments in Houston's smaller lineup. Read More »

"70 points is a wonderful number" - Jurgen Klopp hails Liverpool's points tally

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In that time, Can has played 86 games, with 29 of those coming in this year's Premier League campaign. "It's not just about Chelsea". "I don't say we could have challenged but the gap could have been closer". How has Liverpool's final points tally compared over the last five Premier League seasons? Liverpool Echo journalist James Pearce has claimed that Jurgen Klopp is going to have a lot of money to spend on players this summer. Read More »

Liverpool fans will love what Jurgen Klopp has just said

I think it's the best goal that I ever scored. “I saw the space and I ran behind and my first thought was that I wanted to head it, then I didnt think too much.”. "I think that if you look at all of the Liverpool games that they play, the usually create five or six clear chances", he said . I can't see them winning both games, and the Gunners aren't in great form either. Read More »

Cavs push Raptors to brink

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He worked out a few hours before Friday's game and was on the court during warmups but limped back to the locker room before the national anthems. He might have been Toronto's bright spot in Game 2 with 22 points in 25 minutes, and he'll have to play a big role in Game 3 if the Raptors are going to make this a series. Read More »

Champions League: Higuain leads Juventus past Monaco

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The tactic worked, although the absence of the marauding left-back Benjamin Mendy from the home side also played into their hands. Five goals is Higuain's best ever goalscoring season in the Champions League . Juventus combined well in the opening stages and were the first on target with a low drive by Dani Alves straight at Monaco goalkeeper Danijel Subasic on 13 minutes. Read More »

Spurs overcome injuries for 110-107 win against Rockets

Patty Mills had 14 points and seven assists in place of the injured Tony Parker . Game 5 was a real battle, with the Spurs managing to squeak out the win despite not having Kawhi Leonard in the closing stages. "He did a good job, whether distributing or scoring - he was big for us". His job: Stop James Harden . There are only two NBA series' left in the second round of the NBA Playoffs - the Celtics and the Wizards in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, and the Spurs against ... Read More »

Hull 0 - Sunderland 2: Black Cats' revenge hits Tigers survival hopes hard

We need to be calm in some moments. Silva had not lost a home league game since 2014, a period taking in spells in charge of Estoril, Sporting Lisbon, Olympiakos, and now four months at Hull . The players showed a great deal of pride in their performance as a team and individuals. "A draw would probably have been a fair result", he said. Read More »

Red Sox ace Chris Sale avoids suspension for pitching behind Manny Machado

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I think we were also motivated - there was at least one pitch that was of grave concern to us, a second one that was of serious concern. After dropping the previous two games to Boston and trailing 3-1 in the fourth inning Thursday night, Baltimore erupted for five runs - with Machado providing the exclamation point with a three-run homer that cleared the Green Monster and left Fenway Park. Read More »

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin to fight in September

According to USA Today , Canelo and Triple G will finally get it on during Mexican Independence Weekend. Canelo Alvarez stands on the scale during a weigh-in Friday, May 5, 2017, in Las Vegas . "It wasn't easy making the fight, but it was even harder not announcing the fight". Canelo beat me. He beat me at the distance. "I feel excited to be part of this big drama show". Read More »

Granit Xhaka says Arsenal can make top four with four wins

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Xhaka has stayed on the pitch since then and the Switzerland worldwide does not think he has been targeted by referees during his first campaign in England. We needed to be patient. If the Red Devils want to mount a title challenge next season, it is crucial they solidify their current defence. Arsenal's next match sees them travels to St. Read More »

India announce Champions Trophy squad

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He will be joined by Shikhar Dhawan , Rohit Sharma , Ajinkya Rahane, Yuvraj Singh , Kedar Jadhav , Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin , R Jadeja and wicket-keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni . He was out of action due to a thigh surgery and last played for India against New Zealand in October 2016. In the absence of the injured KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan was chosen as Rohit's opening partner, with Ajinkya Rahane expected to fill in in case of loss of form or fitness. Read More »

Avery Bradley giving Celtics big lift

So how did the Celtics bounce back from their horrific road losses to suck the life out of the Wizards after only one quarter? Well, for now, let's just file that as a false alarm. From the opening tip, Bradley set the tone for the Celtics. Al Horford added 19 points, seven assists, and six rebounds. The Celtics starters outscored Washington's, 92-66. Read More »

Dillier pips Stuyven to win sixth stage of Giro d'Italia

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The Slovenian cyclist lifted his arms and screamed in celebration as he crossed the finish line in Messina, Italy, only to realise that the chasing pack had not eased off as the race still had another lap of the town to go. "I'm happy with these two victories". As they headed for a technical finish featuring a series of small climbs, descents and tight hairpin bends, Pedersen peeled off, his legs no longer able to maintain the unrelenting pace. Read More »

Arsenal 0-2 Manchester United - Player Ratings

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Seventeen matches with 16 players is completely impossible. "A decision based on common sense", Mourinho told a news conference on Wednesday. "We lost four players in one week, when we lost (Chris) Smalling and (Phil) Jones in the (England) national team and (Marcos) Rojo and Zlatan (Ibrahimovic) against Anderlecht (in the previous round)". Read More »

Dani Alves masterclass sends Juve to Champions League final

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Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 3-0 on Tuesday evening and Juventus were just as dominant away from home against Monaco , heading back to Italy with a two-goal advantage that will take something extraordinary to overturn. "We've got to Cardiff... but getting to the final means nothing". But once the visitors had soaked up the early pressure they began to assert their experience and organisation with veteran Dani Alves increasingly influential. Read More »

Baahubali character was written for Prabhas, says Rajamouli

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As Indian film industry adopts the franchise model trend, the two great Indian tales can contribute to the cinema business, which faced a boring period in 2016 and survived the flat performance after the second part of Baahubali earned Rs 1,000 crore in worldwide collections. Read More »

Crosby-less Penguins edge Capitals, lead 3-1

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His brain foggy. His immediate future uncertain. "Certainly didn't mean to injure him", said Niskanen, who spent four years with Crosby in Pittsburgh before signing with Washington in 2014. "The nature of these things is they're all very different", he said. The Caps didn't dig the 3-0 hole that Boston did against the Yankees in the 2004 ALCS - or at least they hadn't by Monday afternoon - but they came about as close as you can to that, mortgaging home-ice advantage. Read More »

Maria Sharapova through to semi-finals in Stuttgart

Sharapova gave a terse answer when asked if Mladenovic's comments would motivate her in Saturday's showdown: "Not at all". "Maria is a big name, who makes people come to watch her", said world number 19 Mladenovic after her 6-3, 6-2 win over Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro. Read More »

Conte entertains as Chelsea closes in on EPL title

Chelsea's Victor Moses has credited manager Antonio Conte for reviving his career at Stamford Bridge by converting him into a wing back during their Premier League title charge this season. "We're still chasing a points tally that will keep us in eighth position, so we have a lot to play for". "We will be disappointed if nobody else comes in, but I have tried my best". Read More »

Cap's Alex Ovechkin finished playoffs with lower-body injury

The Ducks won both home games (6-1 and 4-3 in extra time ) but were shutout 5-0 at Bridgestone Arena. Oddsmakers have the Penguins at +175 to win it all, the best number for all the remaining teams (the Washington Capitals , who lost to the Pens in Game 7 last night, had been the favourite going into each of the first two rounds). Read More »

Consistent Chelsea deserve top position, says West Brom's Pulis

We need to gain more points. "It is normal to have a lot of speculation, on me the players the coaches, we can't lose the focus, now it is very important". "We're doing our damndest to make it a competitive game and a good game". Former Chelsea defender Ricardo Carvalho insists that the club's revival this season is a result of all their star players rediscovering their form . Read More »

Jose Mourinho explains his Manchester United team selection against Celta Vigo

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Manager Jose Mourinho of Manchester United speaks during a press conference at Old Trafford on May 10, 2017 in Manchester, England. They played from the first minute until the last minute. Bailly struck the Vigo No9, John Guidetti, Antonio Valencia then pushed the former Manchester City striker while Celta Vigo's Facundo Roncaglia raised his arms. Read More »

Canada rookie tied for lead at Players

Mickelson hit a 5-iron to about 6 feet for eagle on the 16th and made three birdies on the front nine, slowed only by a double bogey on the par-3 third by taking two shots to get out of a bunker. But McGirt and Hughes - with one PGA Tour title apiece - set the early pace via five-under-par 67s to be a stroke clear in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Read More »

Draymond Green won't hide feelings about Celtics' Kelly Olynyk

We agree on the bigger point that the Cavs aren't going to be stopped in the Eastern Conference Finals by either team. The increased defensive intensity helped the Wizards hold Isaiah Thomas to 2 points in the second half after a 17-point first half, where he went 5-for-6 from beyond the arc. Read More »