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Eagles draft injured Washington cornerback Sidney Jones
- April 29, 2017

Until the second round begins on Friday night, the only thing left to do is recap what went down on opening night by discussing some of the biggest surprises that nobody saw coming. Eagles personnel boss Howie Roseman said when Douglas walked in his office in December to rave about Barnett, he pulled out a piece of paper to show him he had already written Barnett's name down. (more...)
Hull: Tigers boss wants more from winger Hull: Tigers boss wants more from winger
- April 29, 2017

Silva has no fresh injury concerns, although defender Omar Elabdellaoui is still struggling with a back problem from last month. He said: "A very good team. I want our boys to stay focused to play football and keep organisation as well. "We had many chances ourselves but couldn't take them". They are a decent side and should have too much for the Tigers. (more...)
Michael Carrick insists Manchester United will not hide behind selection issues Michael Carrick insists Manchester United will not hide behind selection issues
- April 29, 2017

Swansea will kick off in the relegation places and, with Burnley and Hull playing 24 hours earlier, could be as many as five points from safety by the time they take the field. Before facing City, Mourinho seemingly questioned Smalling and Jones' commitment due to them being unwilling to play through their injuries but he feels the collective ordeal could be character-building for his players. (more...)
Skip and Shannon grade the Bears' 'indefensibly idiotic' pick of Mitchell Trubisky Skip and Shannon grade the Bears' 'indefensibly idiotic' pick of Mitchell Trubisky
- April 29, 2017

The Browns then traded their No 12 pick to Houston and selected all-purpose defensive dynamo Jabrill Peppers of MI at No. 25, who fills hole at safety and on returns. Earlier in the draft, the 49ers took Stanford defensive end Solomon Thomas at No. 3, and LSU running back Leonard Fournette went to Jacksonville at No. (more...)
Russian GP: Sebastian Vettel on top as Ferrari dominate in free practice
- April 29, 2017

The Sochi track has previously suited Mercedes , which had been looking to strike back at Ferrari after Vettel won the last race in Bahrain . Yet it was Vettel, and his ever-impressive resurgent Ferrari team here, who appeared on course to strengthen their grip on the new season after a dominant display. (more...)
Clasico win has revitalised Barca title bid - Luis Enrique Clasico win has revitalised Barca title bid - Luis Enrique
- April 29, 2017

Messi was the hero in the Clasico on Sunday, netting a last-gasp victor in a 3-2 triumph that took Barca ahead of Real Madrid at the top of LaLiga. "In modern football when everyone is tactically and physically better he still makes the difference". (more...)
Jaguars draft OT Robinson to bolster Fournette's blocking Jaguars draft OT Robinson to bolster Fournette's blocking
- April 29, 2017

Especially after adding a shiny new running back in the first round, bolstering the offensive line is a smart move. He was one of the most dominant running backs that college football has seen in recent years. "Those are the things you look at to get the nastiness and finish". It's insane how things work, but most definitely I'm sad, man. Coach Miles is a great coach. (more...)
Relay for Life set for Saturday Relay for Life set for Saturday
- April 29, 2017

The night included honorary events such as the survivors lap, the caregivers lap, and the candle lighting ceremony. San Diego has several Relay For Life events planned around the city and county for 2017. "I received nine weeks of radiation", he said, "And by 2012, I was cancer-free, and I'm still cancer-free". Kristi Hubbard, co-chair for the event, says that the Relay for Life is about the fighters, survivors and those that lost their fight. (more...)
Bulls lose to Boston despite a big game from Jimmy Butler Bulls lose to Boston despite a big game from Jimmy Butler
- April 29, 2017

This organization is the best organization there is". The trend of National Basketball Association head coaches criticizing game officials continued Sunday after the Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg ripped into the way refs handled Game 4 of the Bulls' first round series against the Boston Celtics. (more...)
Dave Fizdale Fined $30K for Blasting the Refs Dave Fizdale Fined $30K for Blasting the Refs
- April 29, 2017

With the Grizzlies attempting to crawl out of an 0-2 hole against a team that is simply better on paper, Fizdale did his best to light a fire under his team and let them know in no uncertain terms, "I'm not done fighting, and you guys aren't either". (more...)
Baseball notes: Thames has sore hamstring
- April 29, 2017

Thames must have a grudge against the Cincinnati Reds because eight of Thames' 11 homers have come against them. The Reds are 5-1 in their last six game threes of a series, and 2-6 in Adleman's last eight starts with four days' rest. "He's hit some good pitches, too, but he doesn't miss a mistake". Thames had an unremarkable initial stint in the majors, hitting.250 with 21 homers with Toronto and Seattle in 2011 and 2012. (more...)
New Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky attends Bulls game, Chicago fans boo him
- April 29, 2017

Unlike Jones (who is 6-0, 186 pounds), Douglas is a massive cornerback. When he settled in to watch the draft on April 17 of that year, he didn't know he'd be starting a tradition that would be continue through today: Watching every pick of every round of every draft. (more...)
MVP candidates square off as National Basketball Association playoffs get underway MVP candidates square off as National Basketball Association playoffs get underway
- April 29, 2017

After a dismal 41-41 season a year ago, the Rockets used a 20-2 sizzling stretch from December 1 through January 10 to put a virtual chokehold on the No. He's the best all-around player, makes the most impact and can still change the game more than any other of these great players. "I'm excited, especially this is the first time that I've been here, guys are on the same page", he said. (more...)
Kapri Bibbs: 49ers acquire RB Kapri Bibbs from Broncos Kapri Bibbs: 49ers acquire RB Kapri Bibbs from Broncos
- April 29, 2017

Especially if you think there will be a large discrepancy between where the Broncos and 49ers pick a year from now, this could end up being a good value trade for the Broncos. It the Broncos felt like Bibbs wasn't going to make team, they moved up roughly from 177th pick this year to 100 and 120 next season. "Brian is our starting quarterback and, right now, Matt Barkley is our second". (more...)
Celtics Crush Bulls to Capture First Round Series
- April 29, 2017

Boston is the better team , and if they play the way they have the past four games, I expect them to move on the conference finals. "I know it's going to be hard on Isaiah, but it's our job as his teammates and his brothers to make sure we're there for him", said Bradley, who led the Celtics with 23 points and was the first line of defense against Bulls forward Jimmy Butler . (more...)
Cleveland Browns make Jabrill Peppers a first round pick
- April 29, 2017

Potential prey for Garrett, who had 32.5 career sacks for the Aggies, took center stage from there. Then, in a surprisingly aggressive move, they landed a third first-round pick in a trade with the Green Bay Packers. He will now serve as Philip Rivers' chief outlet in Los Angeles. Chris Godwin, WR, Penn State: Wide receiver might not be the top need, but it won't take long for Godwin to pass others on the Steelers depth chart. (more...)
Spurs win, Leicester lose, Sunderland near relegation
- April 29, 2017

Arsene Wenger opted for a 3-5-2 formation again, starting Monreal as part of the central defensive three, while Theo Walcott started up front. Wenger later revealed that injury came from a separate incident. "After that he got a yellow card because he didn't accept the rule". The Gunners make the short trip to White Hart Lane this weekend with Spurs still in the title race as Arsenal face an uphill battle to finish in the top four. (more...)
NBA Playoffs 2017: Boston Celtics vs
- April 29, 2017

Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley scored 24 points apiece to help the Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 108-97 on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series . Thomas and Avery Bradley paced the Celtics with 24 points each, while Al Horford tallied 21 points, seven rebounds, and nine assists. "Eventually we're going to have to deal with the fact that he's not out there, " Butler said. (more...)
Pundit urges Chelsea to sign Premier League star to replace Diego Costa Pundit urges Chelsea to sign Premier League star to replace Diego Costa
- April 29, 2017

Lukaku is the league's top scorer, with 24 goals to Costa's 19, and will provide Everton's main threat as Chelsea seek to extend their four-point lead over second-placed Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park. "It is always hard if you have already the seventh position in the pocket and maybe they get a little bit more holiday or end-of-season feeling", said Koeman. (more...)
Spieth and Palmer share lead at team event in New Orleans Spieth and Palmer share lead at team event in New Orleans
- April 29, 2017

Choi and Charlie Wi, Ben Crane and Ben Martin , Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith and Nick Watney and Charley Hoffman. Perhaps two extra set of eyes will help him on the greens this week. They also had a chance to join the leaders until Kelly missed a 3-foot par putt on the 17th. 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. (more...)

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