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Froome to lead eight-strong Team Sky lineup at Giro Froome to lead eight-strong Team Sky lineup at Giro
- April 28, 2018

The three-week 3,546km Giro begins in Jerusalem on May 4. Chaves twice finished on Grand Tour podiums in 2016, taking second at the Giro and third at La Vuelta, but has struggled with illness and injury since then. Christian Knees was also a vital part of Froome's victory in the 2017 Tour de France with his work in flat stages and the early kilometres of mountain stages, while the ever-versatile Vasil Kiryienka is also in the line-up. (more...)
Leonard Fournette welcomes former LSU teammate DJ Chark to Jacksonville Leonard Fournette welcomes former LSU teammate DJ Chark to Jacksonville
- April 28, 2018

Chark is the only player in LSU history to score on a 75-yard-plus receiving touchdown and 75-yard-plus rushing touchdown. Immediately after the pick was announced, Fournette welcomed his old/new teammate to town. Chark, a product of LSU, is the best of both worlds at the position. He still managed to catch 40 passes for 874 yards in 2017, which averages out to 21.9 yards per reception. (more...)
Jose Mourinho admits he regrets insulting Arsene Wenger Jose Mourinho admits he regrets insulting Arsene Wenger
- April 28, 2018

The coach also revolutionized scouting, looking across Europe, and was able to poach and develop some of the best talent over the next decade. Marc Overmars's goal - Arsenal's first in the Premier League at the ground - kept his side on course for their first title under Wenger. (more...)
NHL Stanley Cup Odds Entering the Quarterfinals NHL Stanley Cup Odds Entering the Quarterfinals
- April 28, 2018

The NHL announced the full schedule for the second round following the conclusion of the opening round. This team has yet to face a challenge that is too big for them, and another win will go a long way towards cementing Sidney Crosby's playoff legacy. (more...)
Anthony Miller Drafted By Chicago In Second Round Anthony Miller Drafted By Chicago In Second Round
- April 28, 2018

Chris Trapasso: Ferocious on every snap. Dynamic after the catch at all levels. There, they drafted Memphis wide receiver Anthony Miller . Miller is worth a late-round flier in re-draft leagues as a reserve receiver, and he's a second-round pick in rookie-only drafts for dynasty leagues. (more...)
Jonny Evans linked with shock return from West Brom Jonny Evans linked with shock return from West Brom
- April 28, 2018

According to The Sun , the Portuguese coach believes the experienced Northern Ireland global would be a good addition this summer. The Northern Ireland global is likely to get relegated with his club this season, and has been tipped to play for another Premier League side in the next campaign. (more...)
Mourinho on Man Utd selling De Gea: 'No chance'
- April 28, 2018

The goalkeeper has been linked with a return to the Spanish capital for a number of years, with Louis van Gaal coming close to selling the Spain number 1 back in 2015 in exchange for Keylor Navas and a mere £25 million. Jose on @Alexis_Sanchez : "We all knew how good he was, and that's why we fought to have him here". "We needed that, a bit more experience, mental aggressiveness". (more...)
Derrius Guice Drafted By Washington Redskins At 59th Overall Derrius Guice Drafted By Washington Redskins At 59th Overall
- April 28, 2018

Guice added a 276-yard performance against Ole Miss in 2017 and became the first back in SEC history with three 250-yard games. Guice, according to Todd McShay, may have fallen in the draft because he was "late to meetings" and had "accountability" issues when interviewing with teams. (more...)
Kohli blasts 'criminal' bowling after six-fest Kohli blasts 'criminal' bowling after six-fest
- April 28, 2018

Dhoni hit an unbeaten 34 ball 70 while opener Ambati Rayudu hit eight sixes in his 82 as Chennai passed Bangalore's 205 for eight with two balls to spare. Chasing the Royal Challengers' 205-8, Bravo - the former West Indian worldwide - was on strike to start the last over and began by hooking a short ball just over leaping wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock for four. (more...)
Cardinals draft Valley's own Kirk: Reaction to Arizona's WR pick Cardinals draft Valley's own Kirk: Reaction to Arizona's WR pick
- April 28, 2018

After committing to Kevin Sumlin and Texas A&M, he went on to be one of the most explosive players in the nation. He opened his A&M career as a true freshman by catching six passes for 106 yards, including a 66-yard touchdown, and returning a punt 79 yards for a touchdown in a 38-17 victory over Arizona State in the 2015 season opener. (more...)
49ers trade up, select Washington wide receiver Dante Pettis in second round 49ers trade up, select Washington wide receiver Dante Pettis in second round
- April 28, 2018

He has a career average of 14.2 yards per return. 44 and 142 (fifth round) for pick Nos. Pettis shined at the UW Pro Day, running 4.47 with a 10-foot-5 broad jump and quick-twitch 6.87 three-cone time. By the end of his career, a punt return for a touchdown seemed nearly an inevitably, regularly scheduled programing. "I'm happy to do a lot of different things". (more...)
Eagles select TE Dallas Goedert with the 49th pick Eagles select TE Dallas Goedert with the 49th pick
- April 28, 2018

Goedert (6'5/256) was a two-time first-team FCS All-American, logging a career 198/2,988/15.1/21 receiving line and leading all draft-eligible tight ends in PFF's yards per route run (2.94) in 2017. Ertz and Goedert lining up in two TE sets? "Although he is a competitive run blocker, Goedert's primary National Football League role will be to create passing-game mismatches with plus athleticism, long arms (34"), big hands (10"), and a almost 80-inch wingspan. (more...)
Kerryon Johnson drafted as Detroit Lions running back | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer Kerryon Johnson drafted as Detroit Lions running back | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
- April 28, 2018

He carried the ball 285 times last season, which was ninth most in the country. Injuries derailed those efforts in 2016. Ineffectiveness did the same a year ago. He also had 18 touchdowns on the ground and two through the air with 24 receptions. For his part, Abdullah would likely admit he didn't do much previous year to show the Lions they didn't need to draft a running back. (more...)
Why Broncos fans should be excited about Courtland Sutton Why Broncos fans should be excited about Courtland Sutton
- April 28, 2018

Paired up with Thomas and Sanders, Sutton will give quarterback Case Keenum another target in Denver. There have been no reports of Sutton visiting with the 49ers or the team expressing interest in the receiver. His lack of quickness and speed is a concern, but he's a tall, nice-sized receiver who plays big football and is the very definition of a possession receiver. (more...)
Pogba says he is 'judged differently' Pogba says he is 'judged differently'
- April 28, 2018

It makes me improve as well, it is a challenge for me and I take it in a good way. The £89m Frenchman has come in for heavy criticism at times this season, failing to escape the harsh glare of pundits, the press and even fans despite often bossing games for United. (more...)
Cleveland Browns pick quarterback Baker Mayfield with first pick in NFL Draft Cleveland Browns pick quarterback Baker Mayfield with first pick in NFL Draft
- April 28, 2018

He wants to be a really good football player". The one knock against Hernandez is that he has short arms, but that was never really a problem for Justin Pugh . "Been a long journey to get here; a lot of work", said Mayfield Thursday after the selection. In 2017, Mayfield earned unanimous first-team All-America honors and in addition to the Heisman Trophy won the Maxwell Award, Davey O'Brien Award, Manning Award, Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award and Walter Camp Player of the Year Award, and ... (more...)
NFL Draft: New York Giants Big Board - Top 150 players NFL Draft: New York Giants Big Board - Top 150 players
- April 28, 2018

The teams selected five quarterbacks in the round , speaking to the scarcity of elite professional performers at that position. In others , there were players who were truer to being shocking selections in the sense that they ended up being far below their expected landing spots. (more...)
Chris Coleman Says He Doesn't Know Where Jack Rodwell Is Chris Coleman Says He Doesn't Know Where Jack Rodwell Is
- April 28, 2018

The Welsh manager believes that Rodwell "wouldn't fancy" playing for Sunderland even if he was picked. "So no, he won't be involved (at Fulham )". "He won't be involved and I'm sure if there was a sniff of a first-team appearance, I'm not sure he would be 100 per cent fit for it". (more...)
Brock Lesnar Retains Universal Title vs. Roman Reigns at Greatest Royal Rumble
- April 28, 2018

However, Lesnar, despite being on the receiving end of the attack, landed the first outside of the ring. Reigns speared Lesnar through the side of the cage and Lesnar hit the floor first. 1 contender for the universal title. Brock Lesnar is still your Universal Champion-but not without controversy. Reigns hit Lesnar in the back a few times with the chair. (more...)
McMurray rolls car at least 7 times in 'Dega practice crash McMurray rolls car at least 7 times in 'Dega practice crash
- April 28, 2018

Newman ran into McMurray and sent him airborne. McMurray had recently recorded the fastest time in practice, at 203.975 miles per hour. The vehicle landed upright, and McMurray emerged unhurt. 31 and into the infield fence. Dillon was fastest in Friday's opening practice. Says McMurray: "I've been racing forever and I've never done a roll like that before". (more...)
Seahawks to re-sign Byron Maxwell on one-year deal Seahawks to re-sign Byron Maxwell on one-year deal
- April 28, 2018

The Seahawks drafted Maxwell in the sixth round (173rd pick) of the 2011 NFL Draft. The Seahawks chose to bring Maxwell back a year ago to provide added depth following Richard Sherman's season-ending Achilles injury. Then, he rejoined the Seahawks after the Dolphins released him last November. The veteran cornerback returned to form with the franchise that selected him in the sixth round of the 2011 National Football League draft. (more...)
Former Rockets, NFL player taken to ground by police Former Rockets, NFL player taken to ground by police
- April 28, 2018

They were basically trying to get me to sell my soul in exchange for the video not being posted and they would drop all the felonies and clear my record. Marrow is running a GoFundMe crowdfunding campaign to recoup his losses. The former Tampa Bay Buccaneers player appeared to pass out during the arrest, but reports did not confirm that he lost consciousness. (more...)
Klopp says Liverpool will wait for Oxlade-Chamberlain 'like a good wife' Klopp says Liverpool will wait for Oxlade-Chamberlain 'like a good wife'
- April 27, 2018

I can not believe this wonderful player and person - in such a positive situation helping the team - has something like this happen. Oxlade-Chamberlain is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after he was stretchered off in the first half against Roma in midweek and Klopp says it's unfortunate that the midfielder has picked up a serious injury at such an important stage of the season. (more...)
Jenson Button to make Le Mans debut Jenson Button to make Le Mans debut
- April 27, 2018

He will perform in the crew with our strongest drivers, Mikhail Aleshin and Vitaly Petrov , in the highest category. "It's always been a dream of mine to race at Le Mans, I think it's every driver's dream to take part and hopefully go on to clinch that win at Le Mans, and I'm definitely no different", said Button . (more...)
Green Bay Packers rumored to want Alabama's Minkah Fitzpatrick Green Bay Packers rumored to want Alabama's Minkah Fitzpatrick
- April 27, 2018

Next on Alabama's list of accomplishments is besting its modern era draft record for selections (10), which it set past year. Andre Smith was selected in 2009. The Auburn, Alabama, native was honored as a first-team All-American by the AFCA. Evans collected a team-high tying 74 tackles and led the Tide with 13 tackles for loss (-54 yards) despite missing a pair of games due to injury last season. (more...)
Absent Kawhi wants Popovich to 'tweak some things' Absent Kawhi wants Popovich to 'tweak some things'
- April 27, 2018

Leonard's team are believed to be unhappy with Spurs medical staff for insinuating the two-time Defensive Player of the Year is fit to play; they believe his injury was significant enough to warrant a more delicate rehabilitation programme. (more...)
Ravens close 1st round with QB Lamar Jackson Ravens close 1st round with QB Lamar Jackson
- April 27, 2018

Tampa Bay traded its first- (No. 7) and seventh-round (No. 255) picks to Buffalo for the Bills' first- (No. 12) and second-round (No. 53 and No. 56) picks. Jackson delivers a jolt of excitement to a franchise that has been the definition of mediocrity and bad offense since winning the Super Bowl six seasons ago. (more...)
Patriots draft two Georgia players in first round Patriots draft two Georgia players in first round
- April 27, 2018

They have picks 43 and 63 overall in the second round, and pick 95 overall in the third round. In his call to Michel , Kraft talked straight football. 22: From the outside looking in, it seemed like the Titans' trade from 25 to 22 to pick linebacker Rashaan Evans might have taken away a player the Patriots were considering with their No. (more...)
Otto Porter: Undergoing procedure, out for remainder of series Otto Porter: Undergoing procedure, out for remainder of series
- April 27, 2018

Head coach Scott Brooks addressed the media on Thursday and did not rule out an MRI. The Raptors, however, topped the Wizards 108-98 in Game 5 on Wednesday to take a 3-2 series lead. "Anything's possible, but we hope for the best", Brooks said when asked whether it's possible Porter will not play Friday. Toronto won the first two games of the opening-round series, but Washington responded with two victories of its own. (more...)
Kris Bryant: Not in Friday's lineup Kris Bryant: Not in Friday's lineup
- April 27, 2018

He went through full baseball activities Thursday and is slated to do the same Friday. Bryant told team officials earlier this week he felt fine. "I would bet by tomorrow, we'll be in really good shape". Bryant walked off with help from Maddon and the Cubs' training staff and subsequently passed all tests. Maddon characterized the decision for Bryant to sit as being in the player's hands. (more...)

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