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NFL Draft: What sportsbooks say

Corey Coleman was this regime's first choice in 2016, and he suffered from injury part of the year. He came on my SiriusXM Radio show, "Schein On Sports", this week and said he bonded with Bill O'Brien, Bruce Arians, Hue Jackson and Ben McAdoo during this process. Read More »

If Gareon Conley falls to 30, do the Steelers take the risk?

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Chris: Cleveland is overthinking this if they're seriously considering a quarterback here. Trubisky has about 30 friends and family members with him in Philly, and is looking forward to celebrating with his parents and siblings after his name is called Thursday - "hopefully, sooner rather than later". Read More »

It's Official, Irfan Pathan is Joining IPL 10

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Overnight that changed with the Gujarat Lions bringing him in after Dwayne Bravo was ruled out of the tournament. "When you don't get picked [in the auction], it's disappointing. I know my global and domestic experience will help me perform well. Asked was there any pressure on him when he was compared to 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev, Pathan said: "Kapil Dev has been in a different league altogether when it comes to allrounders. Read More »

New ICC constitution on track after BCCI outvoted

David Richardson, the ICC chief executive, stated: "It has been a very productive week". In February, the ICC chose to reverse a 2014 resolution to give more power to India, Australia and England and set up a working group to restructure its revenue distribution. Read More »

Why do the Red Sox play early on Patriots' Day?

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Some of the Rays were playful in their clubhouse early in the morning, with Morrison joking to teammates about the starting time: "11 o'clock". "They were asked to do some things that we normally wouldn't ask of them". This was Sale's 21st 12-strikeout game since the 2012 season - first among all pitchers over that span. Clayton Kershaw has the next most with 13. Read More »

Serena Williams Actually Didn't Want You to Know She Was Pregnant

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On social networks, you press the wrong button ... and 30 minutes later I had four missed calls and I said "It's weird ". In an interview with TED , Williams explained that she was taking the photo for her own use but pressed the wrong button and wound up sending it out to the world. Read More »

Teams in name, but not uniforms, in New Orleans

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In November, Fowler paired up with countryman Jimmy Walker to finish joint runners up at the golf World Cup in Melbourne, which shared an identical format to the Zurich Classic . Branden Grace is with fellow South African Louis Oosthuizen . "For (Zurich and the PGA Tour) to step out of the box and do something like this is pretty fantastic". Read More »

Oxlade-Chamberlain to be offered £100000-a-week deal at Arsenal

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There appears to be no ligament damage, rather some discomfort from a kick the newly-minted wingback received in the FA Cup Semifinal against Manchester City. What Oxlade-Chamberlain can ultimately do at right wing-back for Arsenal is what Victor Moses does at Chelsea. Nearly everyone is aware that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez will both be out of contract at Arsenal next summer as the pair continue to be linked with departures, but it is less common knowledge that Alex ... Read More »

Arsene Wenger defends Alexis Sanchez after throw-in incident

The Frenchman said: "I don't see where he has been hit but I saw when Fuchs tried to throw the ball in twice Sanchez was next to him. The referee or the linesman should have told him ". And as for whether any decision would be based around how Arsenal perform over the final few weeks of the season, the answer once again was "no". Read More »

Will Prove My Innocence, Says Subrata Paul After Failing Dope Test

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Paul said he will go for the "B" sample test. It is a specified substance and is used in medicines. But, athletes must apply for a TUE (Therapeutic Use Exemptions) certificate if they want to use this kind of drugs. All India Football Federation secretary Kushal Das has confirmed the news. Paul, from the eastern state of West Bengal, last played for India in 2015, when he moved aside for Gurpreet Singh Sandhu. Read More »

Tigers land Bulldogs playmaker Reynolds

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The Wests Tigers have officially announced the signing of Ben Matulino, the man who will replace current skipper Aaron Woods as the side's leader of the pack from next year. But Canterbury are under salary cap pressure after their big-money plays for decorated stars Woods and New Zealand worldwide Kieran Foran. Wests Tigers CEO Justin Pascoe said that he looked forward to welcoming Reynolds to the club at the end of the year. Read More »

Schimpf powers Padres to 8-5 comeback win over Diamondbacks

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San Diego Padres third baseman Ryan Schimpf might not approve. Walker is 1-1 with a 1.50 ERA in two career appearances against San Diego, both coming during interleague play in 2015. Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt hit the first pitch he saw into the second deck. Godley allowed two earned runs and four hits along with three walks and six strikeouts, and Bradley followed him with three innings of one earned run allowed. Read More »

Giants call up top prospect Christian Arroyo to play third

A walk-off sacrifice fly from Hunter Pence scored Gorkys Hernandez in the 10th inning to complete a comeback for the Giants in a 4-3 victory over the Dodgers on Wednesday night at AT&T Park in San Francisco. "He refused to come out of the game". "Certainly with what he's done down in Sacramento, it certainly opened up a lot of eyes, and we have a need right now", Bochy said. Read More »

Housing, economy, leadership feature in final BC election debate

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The softwood lumber dispute sidetracked the British Columbia election campaign Tuesday as every party leader pivoted to address the impact a new tariff will have on a key industry in the province . Former federal cabinet minister David Emerson, who Clark appointed as the provincial softwood envoy, said small forestry operations could be hurt nearly immediately by the duties, but high lumber prices and a low Canadian dollar will keep most B.C. Read More »

Penguins-Capitals rivalry highlights second round of NHL playoffs

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Game 1 is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.at Verizon Center in Washington. Both the Caps and Pens have been the best teams in the East the last couple of years but have been forced to play in the second round once again. "I don't know if accomplishment's the word", Tortorella said in his exit interview with the media. In one scenario, it would be Sid vs. Ovi for a second consecutive spring. Read More »

Rondo trying comeback for Game 5

He nearly singlehandedly helped Boston keep pace with Chicago in the first half, scoring 17 of his 24 points in the opening stanza as Boston held a 52-50 lead at halftime. Chicago was leading 81-79 early in the fourth before Thomas took over. Though Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg started fourth-year journeyman Isaiah Canaan at the 1 spot, veteran star Dwyane Wade played de facto point guard Wednesday as the Bulls stayed competitive through the first three quarters. Read More »

Huge 4th quarter pushes Celtics past Bulls

Chicago still outrebounded Boston , but the margin was just 42-38, and the Celtics outscored the Bulls in the paint 56-42. Avery Bradley also scored 24 for Boston . The Celtics closed the first quarter on a 13-2 run and led 23-20 entering the second period. "Eventually we're going to have to deal with the fact that he's not out there, " Butler said. Read More »

Bouchard urges life ban for 'cheater' Sharapova

All eyes were on the Russian who became eligible to compete again - her first appearance on the WTA Tour since reaching the quarter-finals of last year's Australian Open, when she tested positive for meldonium. "When I sit beside her in the locker room, she won't even say hello". The 36th-ranked Vinci, who wasn't pleased Sharapova was awarded a wildcard into the event, credited her opponent in the end. Read More »

Javier Mascherano scores first Barcelona goal in 7-1 thumping of Osasuna

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After Messi's 12th-minute opener, fans held up their shirts as they mirrored the Argentine's celebration of a 93rd-minute victor - his 500th goal for Barca - at Madrid on Sunday. Firstly, Gomes slotted home his second of the night after Gerard Pique's initial effort came back off the post. Earlier at the Camp Nou, Barca fans paid homage to Messi's brilliance against Real in scoring the victor and his 500th goal for the club with the last kick of the game in Sunday's El Clasico. Read More »

Warriors complete sweep of Blazers

Golden State scored the first six points of the third quarter to forge a 78-48 lead. And at the end of one, the Warriors were up 45-22. Golden State now looks forward to a long rest before taking the playoff stage for round two. "I think he's a guy who has that", Lillard said. He sat out the next two games with a left calf strain. It's no accident that Green's suspension in last year's Finals was the catalyst for the Warriors' collapse, and as always, he'll be vital to a Golden State victory. Read More »

O'Sullivan spurns 147 en route to worlds exit

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After 12 reds and blacks, O'Sullivan seemed to deliberately play for the pink when he could have kept a maximum 147 alive. A 65 break from O'Sullivan sealed the sixth to level the match but Ding stopped the rot by scraping the next via a re-spotted black despite a 69 break from the five-time world champion, who finished off with a run of 59 to restore parity. Read More »

Game 4 Preview: Toronto Raptors vs. Milwaukee Bucks

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I knew lightning don't strike twice in the same place ". The Milwaukee Bucks announced a new partnership with Delta Airlines to help get passengers in the spirit of the NBA Playoffs with the Bucks hosting the Toronto Raptors in Milwaukee for Games 3 and 4 of their First Round series this weekend. Read More »

Antonio Conte: Big test passed for Chelsea in win over Southampton

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And Alonso, who made his return to the first-team for Chelsea' 4-2 victory against Tottenham in the FA Cup semi-final, has revealed the extent of the sickness bug that forced him to pull out at Old Trafford. Kante has been a solid force for Chelsea , but Hazard has been the catalyst in the final third, the true match-winner for these Blues. "We have to exploit the momentum for sure". Read More »

Bailly: Mourinho made me choose United over City

He finished second behind Chelsea the following year and guided City to the Champions League semi-finals in his final campaign before his contract expired in the summer of 2016. "You have outstanding players, you can do it with the national team". "If we manage to win the Europa League and in August to play the European Super Cup against the Champions League victor, it will be magnificent". Read More »

NFL draft day looms with lots of question marks

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Sports Interaction is offering some interesting NFL Draft props. The Chicago Bears are expected to go defense with the No.3 pick after signing quarterback Mike Glennon in the offseason. 5 and No. 18 spots in the NFL Draft . If you've already had your fix of pre-draft chatter and need a respite before the first round begins or want some post-draft theater to wind down, you may want to watch Draft Day on Netflix. Read More »

Raiders, Seahawks agree to terms on Marshawn Lynch trade

Seahawks general manager John Schneider has said he doesn't expect any difficulty coming to terms on a trade with the Raiders if Lynch decides to return. According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle , the contract price remains the key sticking point in a potential deal. He ran for 417 yards that season and averaged 3.8 yards per carry. Read More »

Leiceister can be proud, says Vardy

Saul Niguez's first-half header gave the visitors an away goal and put the tie out of Leicester's reach despite Jamie Vardy's second-half equaliser. Saul Niguez's header proved crucial though as Diego Simeone's side - beaten finalists in two of the last three years - squeezed into the semi-finals in search of their maiden Champions League crown. Read More »

ICC gets new finance structure, BCCI voted out

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For a fairly long time, the BCCI had opposed the worldwide body's proposal of the revenue model, and at the meeting the other members squashed Indian board's hopes by voting against it. ZC even called the draft constitution "discriminatory". Zimbabwe will get $94 million. What now for the BCCI? "Now it's time for the BCCI and Indian cricket to take a decision about its future course of action". Read More »

Atlanta Hawks vs Washington Wizards NBA Playoffs 2017 schedule

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Naturally, bloggers, fans, and journalists around the web are going to have opinions on what those changes should be. No team has taken so many free throws (77) in the first two games of a series and lost both since the 2008 Mavericks, who eventually lost to the New Orleans Hornets in five games in the first round. Read More »

Mains predicting All Blacks will whitewash Lions

England captain Hartley has been omitted this time and his global understudy Jamie George set to travel. There's a potential for him to keep improving. "There is a lot of depth right through all the positions". Back rows: Taulupe Faletau (WAL), Billy Vunipola (ENG), Sam Warburton (WAL, captain), Sean O'Brien (IRL), CJ Stander (IRL), Ross Moriarty (WAL), Peter O'Mahony (IRL), Justin Tipuric (WAL). Read More »

David Silva doubtful but Aguero, Jesus ready for Manchester derby: Guardiola

The Spain global was forced off after just 23 minutes of Sunday's FA Cup semi-final loss to Arsenal with a hamstring injury, having been hit hard by tackle from Gabriel moments earlier. We are fighters, the boys are fighters, and we go. We were not consistent. "It doesn't matter what happens in terms of titles we win or don't win", he said . Read More »