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Saints take cornerback Lattimore 11th overall in NFL draft

A chronic hamstring injury could be one of the reasons Lattimore fell out of the top 10, but he's just too good to pass up at this point. Marshon Lattimore had been considered the best cornerback prospect in the country by most NFL Draft experts since the second his Ohio State career ended. Read More »

Redskins reach extension with Moses


Morgan Moses had to wait until the third round of the 2014 draft before he heard his name called, but he won't have to wait for the expiration of his rookie contract before he signs another one. Terms of the deal for the three-year player from Virginia have not been disclosed. Moses has started every game at right tackle the past two seasons for the Redskins. Read More »

Chargers select Mike Williams at No. 7 in NFL Draft


The Chargers selected wide receiver Mike Williams with the seventh pick of the draft. During the Tigers 35-31 National Championship victory over Alabama, Williams hauled in eight passes for 94 yards and one touchdown. I previously stated that Chargers fans shouldn't be surprised if the Bolts took Williams. Los Angeles wanted to add help for Rivers and this was the exact move to do that. Read More »

Tottenham Boss Reveals Fresh Injury Concern Ahead Of Arsenal Clash

Chelsea travel to Everton on Sunday afternoon before Tottenham host Arsenal. Allardyce said: “We have to recognise the importance of Burnley being just as important as any of the games we have gone through. "But we are not thinking about being above Arsenal ". "For one day, to win big trophies and achieve big things, your mentality must be bigger". There's a long way to go in this title race. Read More »

Is tennis star Serena Williams pregnant?

Serena Williams posted a baby bump photo to Snapchat. A pregnancy would likely end the 2017 season for Williams, who has not played since her Australian Open win, citing a knee injury. According to the timeline as per ESPN , Williams was already pregnant at the time of her victory. With nearly US$29 million in salary and sponsorship earnings, including from Nike Inc and PepsiCo Inc, Williams ranked as the top paid female athlete in the world a year ago on a list compiled by Forbes magazine. Read More »

Hawks-Wizards, Bulls-Celtics headed to testy Game 5s

Dwyane Wade's a hard guy to guard. This time around, at home, the Celtics can't lose composure - a condition exploited by Rajon Rondo in the first two games. After the game, Jimmy Butler told the media that Smart is a "great actor" and that he's "not about that life". Wait one second too long and you throw the shooting rhythm out of whack and the open shooter needs to calibrate his aim and form when the pass comes unexpected, like when Butler can't get a shot off. Read More »

Eugenie Bouchard on Sharapova: 'Cheater,' should be banned for life

Sharapova added that she had "a pretty normal life" and "grew as a person" while being away from the circuit, until getting back to training in January. Of course lots of pressure. "I have to get through the matches and I still have to win them". The 30-year-old Russian , a three-time victor on Stuttgart's clay courts, received a controversial wild card for the German tournament, having had no ranking points after more than a year out following her suspension for banned substances. Read More »

NFL Draft 2017: Chiefs got Patrick Mahomes right where they had to


Mahomes also scored 12 touchdowns on the ground in 2016. Kansas City also took him ahead of Heisman Trophy victor Deshaun Watson of Clemson. However, after showing much improvement with his feet and playing under center in Indianapolis, the former Whitehouse Wildcat could become the first football player out of his East Texas town drafted in the Top 32. Read More »

Raptors lose playoff opener

NEED TO KNOW: Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas is preparing to play Game 2 before flying out Tacoma, Washington to be with his family to finalize funeral arranges for his younger sister. Meanwhile, the Milwaukee Bucks will be feeling like they missed out on a big chance to take a commanding 2-0 series lead as they were right in the contest from start to finish. Read More »

Toronto Raptors even series 2-2 against Milwaukee Bucks


But as head coach Dwane Casey admitted, they play their best basketball in the face of adversity. "Every game is a different story". Between him (DeRozan) and Kyle Lowry , they make the Raptors go. "I knew what I was trying to do, I was trying to set the tone early that it was going to be a physical game for him", said Powell. "Come back to Milwaukee and try to get another one", Giannis Antetokounmpo said. Read More »

With seventh pick, Chargers select Mike Williams

Those skills were especially on display during the national championship game against Alabama, when he battled the Tide's corners all night and posted eight catches - including the fantastic one below - for 94 yards and a touchdown. Williams was the second receiver taken in the first seven picks and the first player from Clemson. Chargers, ABC7 announce agreement to broadcast NFL team's gamesAfter suffering a serious neck injury in 2015, Williams returned to action in 2016 to help lead Clemson ... Read More »

Browns still seriously considering Trubisky at No. 1

But the likeliest scenario is that the Browns stick with Garrett, leaving the next 31 picks in the draft open for business. "He's an enjoyable young man, very bright". "Whatever you think is best for our team for 2017, for that season, then that's what we'll do". They wouldn't want to wait for him at No. 12 in case another team selects him first. Read More »

Jets' Pick No. 6: LSU Safety Jamal Adams


He would change the mindset of the offense from Day 1 and I only put him below Howard because the Jets have a more than formidable pair of RB's in Matt Forte and Bilal Powell. "The more analytics and different things are incorporated into the decision-making with teams, most teams are itching to trade down", Palazzolo said. Read More »

ICC revises financial model to end domination of 'Big 3'


As reported by ESPNcricinfo, BCCI was the only member to object against a new financial model and was one of the only two countries to vote against the new governance changes. Based on current forecasts for revenues and costs, the BCCI would now receive $293 million across the eight-year cycle, down from the $570 million it would have received under the 2014 arrangement. Read More »

Garrett 1st to Browns, Bears trade up for QB Trubisky

Since none of the quarterbacks in this year's draft are National Football League starter ready yet, it sets up is a scenario where Glennon will likely be the Bears starting QB this season while Trubisky learns the position in the NFL. 3 pick, traded with the San Francisco 49ers, who initially had the No. 2 pick. There had been much speculation that the Browns would pass on Garrett, a once-in-a-generation pass rusher widely regarded as the best player in the draft, in favour of North Carolina ... Read More »

ESPN will lay off 100 on-air personalities and writers, source says

Several employees throughout the company, including Charlotte-based ESPNU host Brendan Fitzgerald, took to Twitter to announce they had been laid off . ESPN could look much different by the next time you turn on the network or look for an article from your favorite writer. I would like to thank all of them for their efforts and their many contributions to ESPN. Read More »

Seahawks and Raiders agree on deal for Marshawn Lynch

There seems no reason Lynch won't pass the physical he is scheduled to undergo Wednesday. Seahawks general manager John Schneider told a Seattle radio station in early April that he had discussed a deal to send Lynch to Oakland with Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie in case Lynch does come out of retirement. Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur fans buzzing as title dream stays alive


First and foremost in their minds will be keeping alive their hopes of a first English league title since the club's glory days in 1961. Yet Spurs looked a million miles from title contenders in the first half, with Christian Benteke and Andros Townsend close to giving Palace the lead. Read More »

Barcelona striker Paco Alcacer proud of his Osasuna brace


During a press conference on the eve of the clash against Osasuna , he reiterated that "the win at the Santiago Bernabeu (stadium) was a morale booster". Gomes scored in the 30th and 57th minutes, and Alcacer netted in the 64th and 86th. Javier Mascherano you legend! - The Argentine scored the 500th goal for Barcelona under Luis Enrique in all competitions (501 in total). Read More »

Maria Sharapova is back with a cheer after doping ban


Sharapova received the lengthy ban after testing positive for the banned substance meldonium, a drug that was added to the World Anti-Doping Agency's prohibited list at the start of 2016. "I don't know what type of expectations I had", she added. Remember, Sharapova played her first match following her 15-month doping suspension. Sharapova started the second set with another break of serve, winning her fourth game in a row, and the signs were looking ominous for Vinci, although she did ... Read More »

Eden Hazard in No Rush to Sign Chelsea Extension


Eden Hazard has confirmed that he won't hold any contract talks with Chelsea until the end of the season. Having rediscovered his best form this season, it is unsurprising that one of the best clubs in Europe, Real Madrid have been linked with a summer move for Hazard, with recent reports claiming that Los Blancos are ready to splash the cash in order to land him at the Santiago Bernabeu. Read More »

Manchester City Vs. Manchester United Live Stream

That said, he is unlikely to concede Thursday's derby quite so easily (not least because it is against fierce rival Pep Guardiola ), and will still pick a very competitive team. The Argentine has recovered from the knock that saw him withdrawn during extra-time of the semi-final defeat to Arsenal at Wembley on Sunday. Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero was partly to blame for getting Marouane Fellaini sent off, said Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho after the two fought out a 0-0 ... Read More »

Caps-Leafs Make NHL Playoffs Overtime History


But it wasn't without a fight. Then Matthews scored four goals in 22 minutes in his National Hockey League debut and those teammates knew for themselves. With a chance to polish off the Toronto Maple Leafs and clinch the best-of-seven playoff series, Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz delivered his by-now-famous message to his team before the game Sunday night. Read More »

Wizards takes series lead with narrow win over Hawks

But how about Taurean Prince and Tim Hardaway Jr ., who have combined for 25 points per game as starters. Washington Wizards regained control of its first round National Basketball Association playoff series, defeating Atlanta Hawks 103-99 on Wednesday riding on a 27-point performance by Bradley Beal . Read More »

Celtics grab Game 5 to have a 3-2 series lead

Most capologists think that it's impossible to keep KO AND Bradley AND Smart AND Thomas AND a lottery pick AND a max free agent and during the season, Olynyk's inconsistency made him the odd man out, but if Playoff Man Bun helps extend a long playoff run, Olynyk makes a strong case to be part of this franchise's future. Read More »

West Ham manager Bilic eyeing Sturridge


West Ham skipper Mark Noble will return to the squad after serving his suspension while striker Andy Carroll is set to remain on the sidelines with a recurring thigh problem. "There is a gap between us and mid-table, it is a small gap but with four games to go we are talking about 12 points and we have to concentrate on our next game". Read More »

Solomon Thomas selected by the San Francisco 49ers with the third pick

He wreaked havoc on the North Carolina Tar Heels offensive line as the Cardinal won the Sun Bowl 25-23. At the National Football League combine he ran the 40-yard dash in 4.69 seconds, did 30 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press, had a vertical leap of 35.0 inches and a broad jump of 126.0 inches, ran the three-cone drill in 6.95 seconds and did the 20-yard shuttle in 4.28 seconds. Read More »

Things To Watch For On Day 1 Of The NFL Draft


Considering the enormity of their rebuilding project ahead of them, the Cleveland Browns couldn't have asked for a better outcome to 2016. More importantly, though, their 1-15 mark earned them the No. That wouldn't preclude the Browns from taking a quarterback later in this draft, just not in the first round. "But I have got very smart, very well-connected people telling me over the last 24 hours that they think Trubisky's going to be the No. Read More »

Allardyce fears for Sakho after knee injury


With fellow central defender James Tomkins having sustained a serious injury during the 2-1 victory at Liverpool on Sunday it is a further blow to Palace who are not yet safe from the drop despite six wins from their last nine games. And luckily we are still in the (title) race". That's the only way. "It was a great opportunity to show that we are focusing on us. We won't know until we diagnose it, but if it is ligament (damage), it may be the end (of his loan spell)". Read More »

Chelsea Cruise Past Saints To Close In On Title

The Blues move seven points clear of Tottenham, although Spurs have a game in hand to come against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Wednesday in which they could close the gap back down to four points. It's right to be focused. "I think the most important thing is to look at ourselves". But manager Claude Puel, whose side remain on 40 points, drew encouragement from the moments of discomfort they caused Chelsea . Read More »