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Kwiatkowski wins Tirreno-Adriatico ahead of Milan-San Remo

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The Polish cyclist eventually finished 24 seconds ahead of Caruso in the overall standings, with Geraint Thomas third, 32 seconds behind his Team Sky teammate. The leading riders all had to deal with a damp course, with early finisher Rohan Dennis ( BMC Racing ) taking stage victory in a time of 11 minutes and 14 seconds - 20 seconds quicker than Kwiatkowski. Read More »

Former Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler to sign with Titans

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The Houston Texans are reportedly interested in bolstering their secondary through the addition of cornerback Malcolm Butler . Butler surprisingly didn't play a defensive snap in the New England Patriots' 41-33 Super Bowl LII loss to the Philadelphia Eagles for what coach Bill Belichick described as a coaching decision. Read More »

Former Panthers OG Andrew Norwell Expected To Sign With Jacksonville

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According to Art Stapleton, a New York Giants beat writer, the Indianapolis Colts are among three finalists to land All-Pro offensive guard Andrew Norwell . The Panthers elected to address other members of the offensive line, as right guard Trai Turner received a four-year, $45 million extension and free agent Matt Kalil was handed a five-year, $55.5 million deal. Read More »

Case Keenum Rumors: Latest Reports on QB Agreeing to Contract with Broncos

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Apparently, the Denver Broncos were not as interested in quarterback Kirk Cousins as most people were led to believe. Cousins is now deciding between the Vikings , the New York Jets and the Arizona Cardinals , Schefter reported. Keenum will have similar talent at receiver with the Broncos in Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders . That included choosing among the draft prospects that include Josh Allen, Josh Rosen, Sam Darnold, Baker Mayfield and others. Read More »

Jimmy Graham Signs With Green Bay Packers

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Graham can still play, but he isn't getting any younger and will turn 32-years-old in November. After some injuries, he is reportedly healthy. He'll immediately become a significant target for Aaron Rodgers , who has an affinity for the tight end position. Read More »

Danny Amendola expected to sign with Dolphins

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Amendola has repeatedly restructured his contract to remain in New England, but apparently not this time , as he's prepared to cash in on a string of success, both in the regular season and the postseason. Amendola never saw more targets over a full season in New England than the 87 he got in 2015. But they're losing a clutch performer, whether on third down or throughout the playoffs, a favorite of Tom Brady and a locker-room leader who will now see them twice per season. Read More »

Sam Bradford is returning to the NFC West

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Bradford was limited to just two games in 2017 because of a third injury to his left knee. Nothing can be official before Wednesday afternoon, and given Bradford's injury history - he's twice torn his ACL and missed most of last season because of knee problems, among other aliments in his career - he would definitely have to pass a physical before anything is official. Read More »

Celtics guard reportedly tears tendon in thumb

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Now this: Marcus Smart has a torn ligament in his thumb. In search of another opinion on his injured right thumb, Celtics guard Marcus Smart is setting up a trip to NY. Smart played through the injury on Sunday but it sounds like the injury is worse than it initially appeared. The 24-year-old is averaging 10.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and 4.8 assists over 54 games, including 11 starts, this season, his fourth with the Celtics. Read More »

Hampton to play at Notre Dame in NIT opening round

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Among the biggest snubs from the NCAA Tournament field, Southern California, Notre Dame, Baylor and Saint Mary's will be the No. 1 seeds for the National Invitation Tournament ( NIT ) that will get underway Tuesday. The Fighting Irish's RPI of 33 was the third highest of teams that were left out, behind Saint Mary's (26) and Louisville (30). "I know we beat (the Orange) on their floor". Read More »

Chicago Bears adding Eagles Super Bowl star TE Burton

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Despite playing just 27 percent of the Eagles' offensive snaps last season, Burton caught 23 passes for 248 yards and a career-high five touchdowns. The Ashland University product showed only occasional flashes and finished with 12 receptions for 127 yards (10.6-yard average), although three of his receptions went for touchdowns. Read More »

Mourinho brutally honest over Man Utd's Champions League chances

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Mourinho emphasised the need for his team to retain their dominance internationally after winning the Europa League last season. "I think tomorrow is a very hard match". Of course, the league titles races in England, France and Germany were all done and dusted by Christmas, with Italy's Serie A the only genuine title race among Europe's big hitting leagues. Read More »

Buffalo Bills, Star Lotulelei agree to 5-year deal

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But the run defense was ugly last season - they allowed a league-worst 18 rush TDs and a whopping 1,487 rush yards - after the team dealt away Marcell Dareus to the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 8. Lotulelei was a five-year starter with Carolina after being selected by the Panthers in the first round of the 2013 draft. The Bills finished 26th in yards allowed and gave up 140 or more yards rushing eight times, including a 10-3 loss to Jacksonville in the AFC wild-card playoff game. Read More »

Sammy Watkins to sign three-year deal with Chiefs

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The big, physical receiver (6-1, 211 pounds) specializes in stretching defenses vertically. With the Rams , though, that mostly benefited the likes of Robert Woods , Cooper Kupp and Todd Gurley underneath. Injuries plagued him in 2016, when Watkins played eight games and caught 28 passes for 430 yards and two touchdowns. And while he only turns 25 in June, his previous two seasons don't scream $30 million guaranteed. Read More »

Jose Mourinho SLAUGHTERS Frank de Boer after Marcus Rashford criticism

De Boer, though, suggested after the game that Rashford would be better off playing under a manager other than Mourinho. He wants to get results. Rashford was the star of the show in the Red Devils' blockbuster encounter with bitter rivals Liverpool , finding the back of the net with two magnificent finishes - the first of which has drawn several comparisons to Cristiano Ronaldo. Read More »

Man United midfielder Carrick announces summer retirement

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I am trying to help a lot more because I understand where I am at". Carrick underwent a routine procedure for an irregular heart rhythm this past fall, and thus hasn't been available most of the season. "I had a problem in the Burton game it started in the second half, had a few tests and the same problem came back on the Sunday of that week". I had the procedure the following week. Read More »

Bourdais Snatches Victory at IndyCar Opener in Dramatic Finish

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Petersburg on Sunday. Not only did Robert Wickens capture the pole position at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg in Florida, but he nearly won Sunday's race after leading for 69 laps. "They both wanted it really bad, and I have no idea whose fault it is or if it's just a racing thing", Bourdais said. "We had an eighth-place vehicle", said team owner Dale Coyne. Read More »

Korea in focus as biggest Paralympics 2018 opens

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There were also light shows, as well as traditional South Korean performances and modern dance. Ukrainian biathlete was first in men's 7.5 km for visually impaired athletes , Ukrinform reports. The Athletes are racing to capture a spot on the podium in six qualifying sports- alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, para ice hockey, snowboarding and wheelchair curling. Read More »

Bears expected to retain top 3 RFAs with $1.9M tenders

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The Bears already have a stable starting quarterback in Mitchell Trubisky , but they still need to surround him with more weapons to make him more risky. Both wide receiver Cameron Meredith and Josh Bellamy were given original round tenders at $1.907 million, per the Chicago Tribune . The Bears also are interested in receiver Albert Wilson . Read More »

Sevilla the most important game of the season: Matic

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That is a marked contrast to last season when they finished sixth and had to win the Europa League to earn a place back in the continent's elite club competition. United did not produce a good performance in the first leg of their tie against Sevilla and were heavily indebted to goalkeeper David De Gea for keeping the score at 0-0. Read More »

Woods, Els to be named Presidents Cup captains

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The duo famously dueled at the 2003 event in South Africa in a playoff, tying for three holes before darkness intervened and the match was called, with both teams agreeing to share the cup. It would give the underdog Internationals a better chance for their first victory since 1998. The Presidents Cup-Ryder Cup captaincy crossover hasn't always been the norm (Fred Couples has captained three Presidents Cups but no Ryder Cups), but the template for worldwide golf has changed. Read More »

Matt Le Tissier: Mauricio Pellegrino was too negative at Southampton

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Assistant manager Carlos Compagnucci and assistant first-team coach Xavier Tamarit have also left the club. Pellegrino was appointed last summer to replace Claude Puel, who was adjudged to have performed poorly in his lone campaign in charge of Southampton , but the current Leicester boss ensured the Saints were never fearing relegation. Read More »

Rad claims fourth gold medal for Ukraine at 2018 Winter Paralympics

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This time he claimed the medal in the 20 km cross-country skiing. Taras finished ahead of US athletes Daniel Cnossen and Andrew Soule who took silver and bronze respectively. Ramsay and Jepsen look to add another medal in the women's standing category. The silver and the bronze went to Germany and Canada each. The bronze-medal game is Friday at 11 p.m. Read More »

Oregon Ducks to open NCAA women's tournament against Seattle

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Nebraska's one quality win this season came against the Wolverines, but MI came right back and smacked the Huskers in the mouth in NY a few weeks ago in the conference tournament. Interim athletic director Vince Tyra said on "The Deener Show" on WHBE-680 last week that Louisville accepted the NIT invitation before knowing if they would have a spot in the NCAA Tournament. Read More »

After Ivan Rakitic, Philippe Coutinho supports Neymar's Barcelona return from PSG

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The Brazil worldwide is now recovering from foot surgery having missed Paris Saint-Germain's second leg against Real Madrid . Some reports even claim the Brazil worldwide - who is now sidelined with a foot and ankle injury - wants to return to La Liga next season, with his former club Barca and European and Spanish champions Real Madrid having been mentioned as possible destinations. Read More »

Bills have 'some interest' in QB Sam Bradford — NFL free agency

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Bradford, who was once projected to be one of the better quarterbacks in the entire league, has shown flashes of brilliance over the course of his career, but has been hampered by injuries and inconsistent play. Klis adds that it "does not appear the Broncos made a serious run" at Cousins. Say what you want about John Elway's history of drafting quarterbacks - we don't know what he can do with a top five pick at that position. Read More »

WOMEN'S NCAA: UConn, Irish, Louisville, Miss St top seeds

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For those looking for a UConn-Mississippi State rematch, those two are on opposite sides of the bracket, so we could get just that in the national championship game. "Our fans will travel very well, because it's right up the road", said QU coach Tricia Fabbri. If Notre Dame advances, the Irish would head out west to potentially face No. Read More »

Jürgen Klopp: Liverpool will carry on paying big money in transfer market

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The Reds headed to Old Trafford in confident mood and perched just two points behind their old adversaries in the Premier League table. Klopp's side are next in action at home against Watford next Saturday. Liverpool found themselves two goals down at half-time after two goal-kicks that were won superbly by Romelu Lukaku were twice punished by Rashford. Read More »

Federer wins, Djokovic out at Indian Wells

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Sousa eventually prevailed 7-5 5-7 6-4 to set up a third round match against Milos Raonic , who beat 17-year-old countryman Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-4 6-4. "It's been a long time since I have been interrupted at night and have to come back the next day", Federer said. "But it's not easy to deal with this kind of frustrations after injuries or when you always be the favorite to win a tournament, you come here and you lose in first round". Read More »

Tamba Hali released by Kansas City Chiefs

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Hali has played in 177 total games with the Chiefs dating back to his rookie season in 2006, when he was the team's first round pick. Yet that will be the reality moving forward with the news that the Chiefs have made a decision to release Hali, per Adam Schefter. Read More »

So who is the worst Premier League manager ever, Jose?

Rashford, who scored a brace to hand United a 2-1 win over rivals Liverpool on the weekend, hasn't been a regular feature in the side as of late, but his heroics against the Reds must have given Mourinho something to think about. I have to be honest and give the credit to the people of the academy that were responsible for his formation, and to Mr (Louis) Van Gaal who was responsible for his first season. Read More »

LeBron James free agency: Cavs star impressed by young Lakers

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James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are in Los Angeles taking on the Lakers today, one of the teams reportedly in the hunt for LeBron's signature later this year. The loss didn't really affect the side who have been in the last three National Basketball Association finals with them remaining fourth in the Eastern Conference and Lakers in 11th in the Western Conference. Read More »

Andy Mitten: No issue between Pogba and Mourinho

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With Champions League out of their way, Paris Saint-Germain were back to their best in a 5-0 drubbing of Metz at the Parc des Princes on Saturday. Thankfully, visiting teams rarely find joy at Old Trafford these days. "I don't care about anything else", said Mourinho. "To return ahead of time, he did fantastic work to recover outside the club with the people who have his trust". Read More »

Bills Trade Cordy Glenn to Bengals

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The network reports the Bills and Bengals are swapping first-round picks, moving Buffalo up to #12. He has played in 78 games, starting 77, but he missed 10 games a year ago due to foot and ankle injuries that landed him on injured reserve. Read More »