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QB question lingers for Cowboys going into draft's final day
- May 01, 2016

The 6-foot-7 Lynch, played quarterback for the Deltona Trinity Christian Academy Eagles before enrolling at Memphis and becoming the signal caller. One thing to remember when future evaluations do occur is this: It takes three or four years to fully gauge how effective a young quarterback will be in the NFL. (more...)
49ers GM: It's possible Colin Kaepernick is traded this week 49ers GM: It's possible Colin Kaepernick is traded this week
- May 01, 2016

Instead, the 49ers selected OR defensive lineman DeForest Buckner, a very talented, very safe pick who happens to have a strong connection to Kelly, the former OR coach. The Broncos are reportedly looking at other options now that trade talks for Sam Bradford and Colin Kaepernick have stalled. Kaepernick, 28, has been with the 49ers since they selected him in the second round of the 2011 draft. (more...)
Goodell Pleased With 'Deflategate' Ruling Goodell Pleased With 'Deflategate' Ruling
- April 30, 2016

The NFL Players Association could decide to appeal the decision . Sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the National Football League is entirely uninterested in trying to find a compromise, believing the time to have done so has passed. (more...)
Norman a free agent after Panthers pull franchise tag
- April 30, 2016

The contract includes around $36 million in guaranteed money, with the majority coming to Norman within the first three years of the deal, lessening the financial strain on Washington as he ages. Washington emerged as a front-runner to sign Norman soon after he entered free agency, and they were able to get a deal done quickly, to the surprise of many including the player himself. (more...)
British astronaut Tim Peake runs marathon aboard space station
- April 30, 2016

Peake wished the competitors luck in a recorded message played on bigscreens as he led the countdown to kick off the event. "It tends to float around your stomach". He said: "It allows people who might not normally be able to run a marathon to now be able to run the full distance but in their own time whether that is hours, days or weeks". (more...)
Lynch already feels at home with Broncos
- April 30, 2016

The trade talks between the San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos have broken down after quarterback Colin Kaepernick reportedly decline to accept a $4.9 million pay cut from his $11.9 million guaranteed base salary for the 2016 National Football League season to execute a trade deal. (more...)
Tunsil overcomes allergic reaction, meets with media
- April 30, 2016

Tunsil's Instagram account has since been deleted . The Ole Miss offensive tackle was expected to be among the top 10 draft picks on Thursday, but he ended up getting picked 13th by the Miami Dolphins. "Like we do whenever an allegation is brought to our attention or a potential violation is self-discovered, we will aggressively investigate and fully cooperate with the NCAA and the SEC". (more...)
Is Van Gaal right about Man United catching Arsenal? Is Van Gaal right about Man United catching Arsenal?
- April 30, 2016

Darmian's cross led to the own goal from Damien Delaney which gave United a 1-0 lead, then the Italian defender struck a powerful shot to complete a comfortable 2-0 win against a poor Palace team. "A victorious FA Cup campaign could be enough to reassure the United board they have the right man - although he probably needs a top-four Premier League finish, too". (more...)
Goodell pleased with Brady ruling Goodell pleased with Brady ruling
- April 30, 2016

The decision overturns U.S. District Judge Richard Berman's ruling that nullified the four-game ban imposed by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Should Brady ultimately miss the first four games of the season, the Patriots could find themselves playing catch-up in the AFC standings for the rest of the season. (more...)
First widely-available Zika test OK'd for emergency use
- April 30, 2016

Between October 22, 2015, and April 16, 1,168 cases of microcephaly were confirmed in Brazil, while another 3,741 possible cases are still under study. Sixteen patients needed hospitalization after the infection, including six who had a paralysis syndrome called Guillain-Barre, which officials are investigating to see if it is linked to the virus, the CDC said . (more...)
Browns trade down, select Baylor receiver Coleman at No. 15 Browns trade down, select Baylor receiver Coleman at No. 15
- April 30, 2016

But they might not be done there. If a quarterback is what the Browns want, many can still be found later on in the draft. Coleman received the 2015 Biletnikoff Award as the top wide receiver in the country. He played in 13 games last season, netting 64 tackles, 17.5 tackles for a loss, 13 sacks, 19 quarterback hurries and three forced fumbles. See the above note about our decimated offensive line. (more...)
Tottenham can still win the Premier League, says Mousa Dembele
- April 30, 2016

Pochettino's men at full force would have too much for a Chelsea team that has been so lackluster for so much of the season. Hiddink also played down comments by Cesc Fabregas and Eden Hazard last weekend that they will be going all out to deny London rivals Spurs the title. (more...)
Real Madrid says Benzema has hamstring injury Real Madrid says Benzema has hamstring injury
- April 30, 2016

He so almost scored to cap his defensive display as well'. "But, when we are away, we play very similar to the way we do at home and this season we have already had very good results playing away at Sevilla, Dynamo Kiev and Paris St-German". (more...)
Flyers' Giroux hopes to keep producing in Game 5
- April 30, 2016

Shayne Gostisbehere and Andrew MacDonald each scored for the Flyers in a distraction-free game following Game 3's embarrassing end where fans pelted the ice with souvenir wristbands. Between this and the Capitals lethal special teams, opponents should be wary of committing any penalties for the rest of the postseason. The Flyers went the final 17:46 without a shot on net in the offensive zone. (more...)
Accused Will Smith killer indicted for 2nd degree murder
- April 30, 2016

Prosecutors will have to present witnesses against Hayes, who accused of killing retired New Orleans Saints player Will Smith, at a hearing Thursday, April 28, unless a grand jury indicts him first. Hayes' attorneys have said he was not the aggressor and is not guilty. Check back for updates. The announcement of an indictment ended the scheduled preliminary hearing and caused the trial to be moved from the courtroom of Judge Harry Cantrell to the courtroom of Camille Buras. (more...)
Elliott already lofty in Cowboys lore as No. 4 overall pick
- April 30, 2016

Bottom Line: The Cowboys sure paid a premium, but they got the best running back in the draft. The Ohio State star was the first running back taken in the 2016 NFL Draft. The Cowboys didn't think Murray was worth the money, allowing him to walk in free agency last off-season. If all goes as planned, Elliott is prepared to stay in the game on passing downs which will lead to more opportunities for fantasy points. (more...)
Penguins vs. Capitals is more than just Crosby vs. Ovechkin Penguins vs. Capitals is more than just Crosby vs. Ovechkin
- April 30, 2016

Ultimately, it tilted toward the Capitals , who can take a commanding lead in the series if they can win Game 2, set for at 8:25 p.m. Saturday at Verizon Center. Both teams expect much of the same entertainment value that was on display in Game 1. They need to generate more offense with the puck as they need to get more opportunities and seizing them. (more...)
Laremy Tunsil admits he took money from Ole Miss staff
- April 30, 2016

First, just before the draft began, a since-deleted tweet appeared on Tunsil's verified account with a video showing him smoking through a bong attached to a gas mask. "I would have to say, yes", he said. Must see: Miami Dolphins NFL Draft selection Laremy Tunsil actually admits to taking money during college at Ole Miss . (more...)
Man United have improved - Van Gaal
- April 29, 2016

He saved twice in quick succession from Marcus Rashford and Lingard before making a brilliant stop at full stretch to deny Martial, who had been allowed to run straight through the Palace defence. "Yes I was very happy with the performance and I think it was a four or five to zero game", said Van Gaal. Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew has ruled out regular starters Yannick Bolasie, Joel Ward, Joe Ledley and Scott Dann because of minor injuries. (more...)
Rio Gets Olympic Flame 100 Days Before Games Rio Gets Olympic Flame 100 Days Before Games
- April 29, 2016

The mayor also established three new Rio de Janeiro holidays, another step to limit the city's suffocating traffic. Its economy had grown briskly for most of the decade as 30 million people had been lifted from poverty and the nation was assuming a prominent role in world affairs. (more...)