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Kirk Cousins has ruled out no teams yet

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Cousins officially became a free agent Tuesday after the Redskins declined to use their franchise tag on the quarterback. The good news is, the New York Jets are in the hunt to acquire Cousins once he hits the market. They too were acting in their own self interest, refusing to give him the lucrative long-term deal he's going to get in the coming weeks, seemingly thinking to themselves that there was no way Cousins would keep performing the way he did in 2015. Read More »

NCAA Selection Sunday: Tournament teams revealed in 1st 10 minutes

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And we'll try to learn from some of our successes and learn from some of our failures and just kind of stick with it. Minnesota needed a win and it got the job done. The Gators can beat anyone on the nights when they get it going from three. Here's a look at the 2018 Pac-12 Tournament. "We lost previous year in the first game and went to the Sweet 16 and that was coming off being Big Ten champs, " Thompson said. Read More »

No. 6 Gonzaga takes on upstart BYU for WCC Championship

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Gonzaga should improve its NCAA Tournament seeding by winning its second straight WCC title. "These guys do a masterful job with those expectations". - GU is 36-4 under Mark Few in the WCC Tournament with title-game appearances in all 18 seasons. They shot 63 percent in the quarter and scored 20 points in the paint with four offensive rebounds. Read More »

Autopsy reveals Fiorentina captain died of cardiac arrest

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An autopsy performed on Fiorentina football captain Davide Astori has found that he died of a cardiac arrest , the ANSA news agency reports. Italian authorities confirmed on Monday that they had opened manslaughter proceedings into the death of the 14-cap Italy global. Read More »

National Basketball Association reportedly considering plans to get more involved with high school athletes

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Silver's plan, which is waiting on the Commission on College Basketball to issue the report this spring, could offer a substitute path to the NBA that would circumvent the NCAA altogether. Currently, the G-League's max salary is $26,000. In the wake of the corruption scandal that has engulfed the NCAA in recent months, a number of high-profile figures, such as LeBron James and Barack Obama, have argued in favour of providing teenagers an alternative option to the college basketball ... Read More »

Bookies price up 10 Arsenal players for summer exits

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Arsene Wenger is as close to the brink of being sacked by Arsenal as perhaps he ever has been. But, definitely not the way he would have liked. Soon they were divided into two groups - #WengerIn and #WengerOut. Wenger, in a somewhat freaky analogy more befitting the occasional ramblings of compatriot Eric Cantona, the former Manchester United star, added: "When you struggle for confidence, it's hard as well when you have just the pants on..." You might hear something from chief executive ... Read More »

Arsenal Supporters Trust: 88% Want Arsene Wenger To Quit

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The Gunners have long appeared to pay little attention to the supporters' wishes-Wenger would have been relieved of his duties years ago if they did-but this could be the year they finally take notice. The recalled Alex Iwobi then played Arsenal into trouble, smashing a clearance straight at Anthony Knockaert, who should have scored after exchanging passes with Pascal Gross. Read More »

Aldon Smith has serious drinking problem, friends concerned for his life

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The misdemeanor charges listed on the warrant include willful infliction of corporal injury, assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury, false imprisonment and vandalism. Smith's fiancee, Shawna McKnight, told TMZ Sports he checked himself into rehab after the alleged domestic violence incident occurred. As police responded, dispatchers said the fiancee told them he left the residence through a window and drove off in his SUV. Read More »

Salah Voted PFA February Player Of The Month

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His star quality combined with his infectious personality means that he is already a Kop hero. The 25-year-old clinched the monthly award for the third time after his haul of four goals and two assists in three league games after previous successes in November and December. Read More »

Mourinho enjoys Palace touchline roller coaster

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Talking on British television, former United player Gary Neville said: "I've never seen a Jose Mourinho team as inefficient as this, I don't recognise this, he won't recognise this. "They also deserve congratulations because a match like this is only possible with two teams", Jose Mourinho said. United were relieved, but it took a brilliant one-handed save from De Gea, diving to his right to keep out Benteke's header, to ensure their comeback wasn't in vain. Read More »

Matic stunner completes United comeback in 3-2 win at Palace

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But Mourinho took heart from the way his players shrugged off their limp opening to move back above Liverpool into second place in the Premier League and within 16 points of runaway leaders Manchester City . Two minutes later Palace could not get a body in the way as Lukaku kept his cool to shoot through a congested penalty box and beyond Hennessey to draw the visitors level with still a quarter of an hour to play. Read More »

CB Kyle Fuller not expected to get franchise tag from Bears

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If they apply the tag, they will owe Fuller a shade under $15 million for the next season alone, almost double what they would have owed him on the fifth year option, had Ryan Pace exercised it as the team's general manager. Fuller was the Bears' first-round pick in 2014 and has struggled with consistency and injury since halfway through his rookie season. He's 6-foot-0, 194 pounds and has the length to fit San Francisco's scheme with 32 7/8-inch arms. Read More »

Coe accused of misleading lawmakers

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In its Council meeting in Birmingham, England, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said Russia's anti-doping agency (RUSADA) had met some "but not all" conditions set for their reinstatement into the sport. The IAAF Taskforce also state RusAF are yet to show they have fixed previous legal issues that meant it was unable to enforce doping bans on athletes or coaches, while RUSADA have not identified the athletes who provided samples that showed up positive for ... Read More »

Hazard stalling on Chelsea deal, 'hoping for Madrid bid to arrive'

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It was their fourth defeat in five Premier League games but that was not even the saddest part of the story. "Maybe he [Conte] felt against Barcelona they did well in that system, he felt it could work against City". "We are not happy with that [but] it is not the day and the moment to question whether we are behind the boss or not". Alonso said: "I think it's an attitude problem and we have to make things clearer and improve quickly because we have nine matches left and we want to be in ... Read More »

Rams Place Franchise Tag on Lamarcus Joyner

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Watkins has every incentive to test the market, and not settle for a deal any time in the next eight days. Joyner turned 27 this season, but hasn't shown any signs of slowing down. After two trades, which brought in cornerback Marcus Peters and sent out Quinn, the Rams have approximately $46 million in salary-cap space, and they can add another $3 million to that if, as expected, they cut receiver Tavon Austin in the coming weeks. Read More »

Arsenal target Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno as Petr Cech replacement

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The Serie A giants have done their homework on Leno, but according to German daily Bild , they could face stiff competition from Arsenal for the goalkeeper's signature. The German publication claims that the Leverkusen keeper, who has only missed three games in the past seven years for the Bundesliga outfit, has a £22m release clause. Read More »

Neville criticises Pogba's 'joke' performance against Crystal Palace

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Gary Neville agreed and admitted that Jose Mourinho was right to drop Pogba last month after accusing him of being a "YouTube or Instagram" player. 'In the second half he could come out and be unbelievable. There is no doubt that the France global has the physical and technical attributes required to be a world class midfielder, however it is becoming increasingly hard to blame anybody but himself if he continues to put in such irresponsible displays as he did last night. Read More »

Ross: Dolphins players will be standing for anthem next year per report

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Eventually, Ross changed policy, saying that "it's America and people should be able to really speak about their choices". Trump frequently criticized the players who chose to participate in the protests, saying at a campaign rally that if players take a knee, then National Football League owners should "get that son of a bitch off the field". Read More »

Arizona Diamondbacks bring back bullpen cart

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For the love of all that is holy, bring back the bullpen boat of Seattle ! "I expect a lot of teams to follow suit". The Diamondbacks' carts, which are fitted with big caps by SportsKartz, a company in Tampa, Fla., will be sponsored by OnTrac, a West Coast courier service. Read More »

Vettel fastest on opening day of second F1 test

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Kevin Magnussen did not improve on his morning time, which was good enough for the Haas driver to end the day sixth fastest. Verstappen, stepping in for an unwell Daniel Ricciardo at Red Bull , claimed third place on the timesheet for Red Bull having produced the third-highest number of laps of any driver with 85 lap completed. Read More »

Allen Robinson Reportedly Won't Receive Franchise or Transition Tag from Jaguars

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In 2015, Robinson was named to the Pro Bowl after making 80 receptions for 1,400 yards and an NFL-leading 14 touchdowns. He has 202 catches for 2,848 yards and 22 touchdowns in four seasons. It's still possible for the Jaguars and Robinson to come to an agreement on a long-term deal, but Robinson would become an unrestricted free agent if that's not done by March 14. Read More »

Tottenham striker Harry Kane: We know we're expected to defeat Juventus

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I know one day to win one title will be fantastic for everyone and means a lot because if we are going to take a trophy in this way, it will be completely different to the others [teams], and of course the players will be heroes because when you compete with these big sides [it's] always hard to beat them. Read More »

Buffalo Bills sign running back Chris Ivory to 2-year deal

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Over those two seasons, Ivory ran for nearly 1,900 yards, including a 1,070-yard campaign in 2015 with 15 total touchdown both rushing and receiving. Ivory's playing time with the Jags diminished greatly after the team selected Leonard Fournette with the fourth overall pick in the 2017 draft. Read More »

Cavaliers star Kevin Love opens up about mental health, panic attacks

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I knew something was wrong nearly right after tip-off. But it was real - as [a] real as a broken hand or a sprained ankle. "Since that day, nearly everything about the way I think about my mental health has changed". "I ended up on the floor in the training room, lying on my back, trying to get enough air to breathe". "But I remember leaving the hospital thinking, 'Wait. Read More »

Ex-skipper Graeme Smith labels David Warner a fool

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We will await any further communication from the ICC around this incident", read a statement from Proteas team manager Dr Mohammed Moosajee. Just before the rapid conclusion of the match, however, video footage emerged showing Aussie firebrand Warner pointing and directing a verbal barrage at De Kock during Sunday's play at Kingsmead before he was restrained and pulled away by his teammates. Read More »

Nidahas Trophy: Sri Lanka to take on India

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Pant, 20, recently smashed the second-fastest T20 century off 32 balls for Delhi against Himachal Pradesh - just two balls short of Chris Gayle's all-time quickest 100 off 30 balls in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL). All seven matches of the series , including the final will be happening at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo . Sri Lanka Squad: Dinesh Chandimal ( Captain ), Suranga Lakmal (vice-captain), Upul Tharanga, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Dasun Shanaka, Kusal Janith ... Read More »

Manchester City not yet on Barcelona's level, says Pep Guardiola

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Having recently beaten Arsenal to the Carabao Cup and with City also all but into the Champions League quarter-finals, there is little doubt they have been the standout English club this term. We just won our first title". "To be compared with these teams you have to be there for many, many years". The runaway Premier League leaders enter the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie against Basel 4-0 to the good and arguably as the continent's form side. Read More »

Premier League club want Wenger as their Manager

Factor in their embarrassing EFL Cup final defeat to Manchester City too and Wenger has precious few supporters left. Mikel Arteta is one of the candidates, but some of the Gunners dressing room do not want him in charge. The report also states that Wenger gave his side precious little guidance for the trip to the Seagulls and he rarely, if ever reviews games with his troops to tell them where they went wrong. Read More »

Mohamed Salah wins PFA Player of the Month

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His star quality combined with his infectious personality means that he is already a Kop hero. After scoring four goals and providing two assists in the league during February, Salah received 37% of an online poll to win the award . The Egypt global is among the favourites for the Footballer of the Year award after helping Jurgen Klopp's men push for the Champions League title and a top-four Premier League finish. Read More »

Bogdanovich Shines In Pacers Victory

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Bradley Beal scored 22 points and had a career-high 11 assists for Washington , which lost its third straight for the first time this season. The Pacers won despite almost blowing a 17 point lead but they held on and the victory allowed them to jump over the Wizards by a half-game in the National Basketball Association standings. Read More »

Houston Texans deny claim they won't sign free agents who took knee

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The report states that it's not a directive from within the organization, but there is an understanding of which players Houston should pursue in free agency. During that game, many Houston players took a knee and linked arms for the national anthem, after staging nearly no such demonstrations before then. Read More »

Damian Lillard Drops a Clutch 39 Points on the Lakers

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They took the game from us. The Blazers trimmed it to 84-80, but the Lakers pushed it to 97-86 with 5:30 remaining. Lillard's threes turned a 97-91 deficit into a 103-99 lead in less than two minutes. Then another. And another. Lillard made one of two at the line to put Portland back ahead 104-103 with 1:24 left. The Lakers made only two field goals in the final 5 1/2 minutes, and none after Ball's tying three with 1:51 left. Read More »

OZ just a wicket away from win

Australia have grabbed a 1-0 lead in their four-Test series against South Africa , with a hard-fought and at times bitter 118-run victory. Mitchell Starc again destroyed South Africa and will be on a hat-trick when day five begins. He said the Aussie bowling attack still looks every bit the most-well-rounded attack Australia has enjoyed in recent memory. "That's something I certainly don't mind". Read More »