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One-armed prospect Shaquem Griffin dominates at NFL Scouting Combine

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As a child, this was painful for him and at age four he attempted to self-amputate his fingers to alleviate the pain. Here's a dude that racked up 33.5 tackles for loss and 18.5 sacks over the past two seasons. "Because you're what keeps me motivated every day to work hard and play even harder". In a room full of cheering people, Griffin put a prosthetic hand on his left arm and posted 20 bench press reps at 225 pounds. Read More »

Arsenal consider German coach as Wenger replacement

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Rodgers , Germany boss Joachim Low, Mikel Arteta and Thierry Henry are among the names understood to be on the list being considered by Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis. But he has failed to win the title since 2004. Manager Arsene Wenger says it is now Wilshere's decision if he wants to sign an extension. "So maybe people are thinking - OK, Arsenal have been out of the Champions League and is that maybe the equation for someone like myself". Read More »

Son fires brace as impressive Tottenham down Huddersfield

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The South Korea worldwide struck in each half to give the home side all three points at Wembley and move them into third in the table, at least temporarily. The visitors were trying to hit on the break but could barely bring the ball out of their own half, such was Spurs' dominance, and their hard first 45 minutes was made worse by the loss of both Collin Quaner and Alex Pritchard to injury. Read More »

New Orleans Saints won't trade for Jarvis Landry

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However, the team is far from married with the notion of keeping him around. The latest rumor involves Landry for Chicago Bears running back Jordan Howard , who is coming off a strong sophomore season. But whether Nagy likes Howard enough as the centerpiece running back in his still-forming Bears offense is somewhat less certain. According to Mullin, the discussed deal would send Howard and the No. Read More »

Belief key for West Brom in Watford clash - Rondon

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West Brom may have put up a better fight than they did a week ago against Huddersfield Town, but there is no getting away from the fact that defeat to Watford has left the Baggies eight points off safety and Alan Pardew appears to be on the brink. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp Plots Unhappy Liverpool Return For Rafa Benitez

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Shelvey has been hugely influential in recent weeks as Newcastle have put together a four-game unbeaten run - indeed, Manchester City's double over them represents their only reverses in their last 10 - to boost their survival hopes. Liverpool now sit third in the Premier League table having lost only once in the league since October, and are odds-on to reach the Champions League quarterfinals having trounced Porto 5-0 in their own back yard in the first leg of their last-16 showdown. Read More »

McGregor will no longer be champion after UFC 223

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UFC 222 is set to take place on March 3, 2018 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor has not fought a UFC bout since November 2016, and spent past year preparing for the much-hyped fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr.in August. Read More »

Barkley, Mayfield impress at National Football League combine

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Mayfield, however, has said that he will not attend the National Football League draft at Arlington's AT&T Stadium, choosing to watch it from his hometown of Austin with family and friends. I'm up front and honest. "I think, being under pressure, is something I thrive on". "You see guys like Tyrod Taylor and Russell Wilson , they prove it doesn't matter". Read More »

Antonio Conte admits Manchester City are 'unstoppable'

Wenger held a 45-minute dressing room inquest after the Manchester City defeat and called for unity. When he was asked if, without being able to match City in the transfer market, a top four place is now the height of Chelsea's ambition, he said: "The club has to show "ambition". Read More »

Benitez warns Klopp to win trophies at Liverpool

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They remember maybe when we beat Barcelona and Real Madrid. " Rafa Benitez knows all about the Reds' domination of this fixture". Benitez is still revered by Liverpool fans after leading the club to Champions League and FA Cup success during a six-year reign. Read More »

Brad Stevens Rules Out Gordon Hayward For Remainder Of Season

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After describing how Hayward has progressed, Stevens continued, "But he's a super long way away from even being in a 1-on-0 workout where he's cutting". Celtics fans were optimistic that the team would add Hayward for the postseason but those hopes are now dashed. If it happens great, if not, this team still has a shot at coming out of the East without him. Read More »

Emmanuel Sanders says Broncos would 'love' to have Kirk Cousins

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According to ESPN's National Football League insider Adam Schefter , the list is now down to four teams. According to Adam Schefter , the Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals enter the fray. Teams that also were considered in the hunt for Cousins included the Cleveland Browns , New York Giants, Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins. He finished with 4,093 yards, 27 touchdowns and 13 interceptions - and a total QBR of 50.5, his lowest as the full-time starter. Read More »

Wood back with a bang as Burnley end barren run

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The Clarets dominated the proceeding early, as they looked for the breakthrough to end their barren run. Sean Dyche's side were denied a vital victory by Manolo Gabbiadini's stoppage time equaliser for Southampton last weekend and have now failed to win any of their last 12 matches. Read More »

South Africa vs Australia: International cricket first Test

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On an abrasive surface, which has helped spin bowling and enabled the fast bowlers to gain reverse swing, Marsh predicted that South Africa would struggle again in the second innings. South Africa's highest stand was worth 42 runs - between de Villiers and Quitnon de Kock for the sixth wicket - and their lower order had no partnerships in double figures. Read More »

Shevchenko To Morata: Work On Your Finishing

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I still think he's doing a great job. Chelsea fell out of the Champions League positions with their 2-1 loss against Manchester United on Sunday after Tottenham managed to snatch a late victor away at Crystal Palace. "The Champions League comes when a year ago it was only the Premier League and he won it with the team playing very well, it was a great performance". Read More »

Thunder Rally on the Road to Beat Suns

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They broke a 10-game losing streak with a victory in Memphis on Wednesday. Paul George scored 20 for Oklahoma City. That foul came at the expense of the Brooklyn's Spencer Dinwiddie , who's been the most-disadvantaged player in the final minutes, according to FiveThirtyEight. Read More »

Rutgers beats Minnesota 65-54 to advance in Big Ten tournament

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He said he would be surprised. Her humility is genuine, but make no mistake: The Washington area's 2015-16 All-Met Player of the Year has always been the backbone of this Maryland team, which she willed to a 67-54 win over No. I mean, we outrebounded them. He had two dunks in that run as the second gave the Scarlet Knights a 69-63 lead with 45 seconds and generally lifted them to the point where they could reach the quarterfinals. Read More »

It's not "impossible" for Real Madrid to win La Liga - Zinedine Zidane

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Madrid would have to win May's Clasico at Camp Nou and hope for Ernesto Valverde's men to slip up on at least four more occasions before the end of the season. "We're coming up against teams who are really motivated and fully focused". Inconsistency has dogged Madrid this season, Zidane's side recording three heavy home wins in succession in LaLiga, although they have failed to beat Fuenlabrada, Numancia and Leganes in the Copa del Rey at the Santiago Bernabeu. Read More »

La Liga set to use VAR system next season

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It's a different type of incident and use to the previous three games discussed, but despite VAR being in place the correct decision was still not reached. The Spurs fans who had made the effort in freezing temperatures celebrated with the Argentine, and it was at least 30 seconds before it became clear to the press box that the VAR had told Tierney he was reviewing the decision. Read More »

NZ wins toss, bowls in 3rd ODI vs England

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England have taken a 2-1 lead in the ODI series against New Zealand after a thrilling four-run victory in Wellington . The five-match series is level at 1-1 after New Zealand won the first match by three wickets and England won the second by six wickets. Read More »

Cavaliers suspend JR Smith for throwing soup at Damon Jones, source says

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Reportedly, Smith is already back with the team and will play in tomorrow's (March 3) game against the Denver Nuggets . The soup tossing happened after the team's morning shootaround, and Smith sat out Thursday night's loss against Philadelphia, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told the Associated Press today. Read More »

Manchester United's Mourinho thinks it's Ibrahimovic's last season with club

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Galaxy have had a long-standing interest in Ibrahimovic and have held talks with the Swedish striker's agent, Mino Raiola, with a view to trying to entice the 36 year-old to America. "So if you proceed in the Champions League after Sevilla he will be ready for a hypothetical quarter-final, he will be ready for a hypothetical FA Cup quarter-final, he will be ready for the last couple of months of the Premier League fight". Read More »

10 memorably bad NFL Scouting Combine performances by SEC players

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Pro Day will have a larger effect on Darnold's position in the draft . Last year, Sidney Jones was arguably the top cornerback prospect in the entire draft. McGlinchey had 24 reps on the bench press and looked the part at the podium in the media center. Included among those in attendance are quarterback Sam Darnold, wide receivers Steven Mitchell Jr. Read More »

Papa John's Has Ended Its Partnership With the NFL

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The Pizza Hut deal is for more years remaining (four) and for more money than privately held Papa John's , which became the NFL's official pizza sponsor in 2010, was paying, Sports Business Journal said. "No one better understands the essence of Pizza Hut, including our consumers, than our group of owners and team members". TheStreet lowered shares of Papa John's Int'l from a "b" rating to a "c+" rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Read More »

UCLA Basketball: What's on the line versus the USC Trojans

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But instead of fouling, the Cougs chose to play defense, forcing the Trojans into a miss in the final seconds of the game. There is a hard tradeoff to consider when scheming for Oregon State - Gulich commands extra attention but is often surrounded by four capable three-point shooters that she can kick it out to for a three-pointer. Read More »

NBA's Cavaliers suspended player for throwing soup at coach

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The latter, however, lasted only a couple of months in OH, before the Cavs traded him, Channing Frye and a 2018 first-round draft pick to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. Jahlil Okafor (2015 No.3 overall pick) looked like one of the biggest draft busts in recent years. "Trades happen", James said. Simmons and Embiid have stayed healthy in their first full seasons, looking like the second coming of Magic and Kareem. Read More »

Injury to keep Rafael Nadal out of U.S. tennis tournaments

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He was unable to start at this week's Acapulco tournament as planned. Stan Wawrinka has pulled out of the Masters events in Indian Wells and Miami as he continues to work his way back to full fitness following knee surgery. 'I will miss you and I will do everything that's possible to be back there in 2019. Nadal is expected to be back during the clay season where he has a staggering 4680 points to defend, having won titles at the Monte Carlo Masters, the Madrid Masters, the ... Read More »

'Arsenal players will continue to let Wenger down' - Wright slams underperforming Gunners

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Wenger's position has again been called into question following a hard week for Arsenal , and Redknapp believes that it is time for the Frenchman to walk away from the Emirates Stadium. "I don't think it was a lack of effort, they just don't know what they're doing and that comes down to one person and one person only". The Europa League is Arsenal's last chance for silverware this term and they face a potentially tricky tie against AC Milan , with the first leg on Thursday, and Wright ... Read More »

International Olympic Committee votes to uphold Russia Olympics ban, athletes won't march under flag

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The IOC left open the possibility of reinstatement ahead of the closing ceremony if the Russians met a series of criteria, and Russian athletes were allowed to participate under the Olympic flag. Wada obtained what it said was a Russian laboratory database which it felt corroborated McLaren's conclusions, while retesting of Russian athletes' samples resulted in a host of retrospective bans and stripping of medals. Read More »

Late Kane header snatches victory for Tottenham

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In the end, only Harry Kane's scruffy goal in the 88th minute allowed Tottenham to leave Selhurst Park with all three points. At 53 minutes, Kane was unable to score once again. "I thought it weren't going to be our day, because we had a few chances, especially me.but we kept going until the end and eventually got our rewards", Kane said after netting his 35th goal of the season. Read More »