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Cowboys select Leighton Vander Esch 19th overall in NFL Draft


I can see Vander Esch being the captain of an National Football League defense for the next ten years. Dallas let the versatile and durable Anthony Hitchens go to Kansas City in free agency. Yet, Vander Esch does not come without flaws. Couple that size with fluid hips, sideline-to-sideline speed (4.65 forty yard dash), and above average coverage ability and you get a coach's dream of a linebacker. Read More »

Lowry and Harrington make a strong start in the Zurich Classic


Neither golfer has led after any round on the PGA TOUR so this will be a new experience for both of them. Fleetwood is the reigning Race to Dubai champion while Paisley claimed his first European Tour title earlier this year but both men are still waiting for their first professional wins in America. Read More »

Cubs 3B Bryant to sit out third straight game


Manager Joe Maddon knows that can't last forever, that sooner or later, the Cubs will miss Bryant in the lineup. Anderson allowed five hits and walked one in seven innings. Thames was examined Thursday morning by Brewers head physician William Raasch and is scheduled for a visit today with Dr. Don Sheridan, a Phoenix-based hand specialist. Read More »

Liverpool Superstar Mohamed Salah Reveals How He Is Motivated by Growing Expectations


Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has revealed that despite feeling a weight of responsibility as a result of his new-found superstar status, increasing expectations from fans have only made him want to work harder and harder. Salah joined Chelsea in January 2014 but struggled to make an impact in his first spell in the Premier League, making just 13 top-flight appearances before being loaned to Fiorentina and then Roma - to whom he was eventually sold. Read More »

Jose Mourinho makes huge Chelsea claim over Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah


And if he continues like that - I don't know if this is the right time to put pressure on him - but I believe he should be regarded as one of the best three in the world at the end of the year. "We had so many chances, they are really open, they are a team that likes to play and that is good for us", the centre-half said. "I think everything has surprised even him". Read More »

London Olympic Stadium will not host games during 2019 Cricket World Cup


The tournament will run for a month and a half and feature 46 matches in a round-robin league involving 10 teams, followed by the semifinals and the final. Sky Sports' Mark Butcher subscribes to the theory that Morgan and England have a good chance to win the World Cup for the first time. "The last time England hosted a World Cup, in 1999, they were knocked out of the tournament before the official song was released, so things are looking a lot different in terms of the team's form and ... Read More »

LA Chargers snare Derwin James with 17th pick of first round


As a true freshman, James started his Seminole career with 91 tackles, 4.5 sacks, 9.5 tackles for loss, five passes defensed, two forced fumbles and a pair of recoveries in 2015. The Chargers needed help at safety with Tre Boston leaving for free agency. What's even more impressive is he'll likely be the ninth to be selected in the first round during the same time frame. Read More »

Grizzlies Working On Deal To Make JB Bickerstaff New Head Coach


Bickerstaff served as the Grizzlies' interim coach for most of the season before the hire, leading the team for the final 63 games of the regular season and posting a 15-48 record. Bickerstaff also coached the Houston Rockets in 2015-16 and led them to a 37-34 record. While the Grizzlies made the playoffs their previous seven years prior to the 2017-18 campaign, they had Conley for just 12 games this season because of injury. Read More »

Mohamed Salah to Real Madrid


Salah scored twice in Liverpool's 5-2 win over Roma in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final this week, and could yet face Real Madrid - who beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in their last-four first leg - in the final. A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with the family's medical bills and other costs. Sporadic trouble broke out in the city centre before Tuesday's game, as more than 50,000 fans descended on Anfield, including around 5,000 fans from Italy . Read More »

Fulham owner Khan invites Chelsea to lodge at Wembley


Wembley is home to England's national football team. The current version of Wembley, famous for its iconic arch, replaced the original venue, which was renowned for its twin towers on one side of the stadium. The Jaguars have a deal through 2020 to play games in London. "In every respect, the Jaguars' standing in London would be improved and dramatically enhanced if we are fortunate to be approved as the new owner and steward of Wembley Stadium, and that's good news for the Jaguars and all ... Read More »

Top pick DJ Moore ready to get down to business with Panthers


On offense, Panthers fans have a lot to be excited about with quarterback Cam Newton , receivers Devin Funchess, Torrey Smith , Curtis Samuel and now Moore. Said Moore: "If he said that, that is a high honor". He could also contribute right away as a returner. With how Stefon Diggs has made waves with the Minnesota Vikings, there is no doubt that National Football League teams will not overlook another explosive Maryland receiver like Moore. Read More »

Teams believe Baker Mayfield will be drafted No. 1 in NFL draft


Here is all you need to know information from the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft . Mayfield represented the quarterback with the skill set most closely related to Taylor's, so any changes Haley would make from his Pittsburgh days to Cleveland would carry over to Mayfield as well. Read More »

Seahawks select nation's leading rusher, Rashaad Penny, with their first pick


Prosise struggling to stay healthy throughout his brief career. Penny added two more scores receiving and caught 19 passes for 135 yards. He also showed his versatility with two kickoff return touchdowns and another TD on a punt return. This was the first time the Seahawks have used a first-round pick in the Pete Carroll-John Schneider era and the third time in the franchise's history, the previous two were Curt Warner and Shaun Alexander. Read More »

The Eagles Trade Out Of First Round With Ravens


Joe Flacco is Baltimore's quarterback for now, but Jackson is sure to get some consideration in the near future after Newsome jumped back into the first round to snag the man who threw a combined 57 touchdown passes over the past two years. Read More »

Who Dey! Austintown Fitch's Billy Price headed to the NFL


While many fans were hoping for either Arkansas center Frank Ragnow who went to the Detroit Lions at pick 20 or Iowa center James Daniels, there are many Bengals fans who are ecstatic to keep Billy Price in Ohio. But it says something about how teams think about him that even though he will not be ready to play until training camp that he can be the No. 21 pick of the draft. Read More »

Titans trade up 3 spots for Alabama linebacker Rashaan Evans


Robinson took cornerback Adoree Jackson at No. 18 overall past year after making wide receiver Corey Davis the team's first pick at No. 5 overall. In 2017 Evans tied for the team lead in tackles with 74. "Guys might have to play multiple roles if someone gets injured or something like that, so I think the versatility is the huge advantage for them". Evans is the first defensive player taken with Tennessee's first overall pick since linebacker Derrick Morgan was selected at No. Read More »

Washington Redskins Select Alabama's Da'Ron Payne 13th Overall


And on Thursday night, Payne officially became an National Football League player. Washington's run defense ranked last in the league statistically a year ago. "That's my guy", Payne said. Each pick pushed standout defensive talent down the board and directly into the path of a Washington team with several defensive needs and plenty of players on their radar. Read More »

Liverpool won't sell Salah to Real Madrid - even for €228m

Maccabi fans rubbished his claims and booed him throughout the two fixtures. The Real Madrid star will have the chance to reassert his leadership in the scoring charts on Wednesday, when Madrid travel to the Allianz Arena to face Bayern in the second semi-final first leg. Read More »

Trump warns countries against opposing 2026 World Cup bid


Trump tweeted Wednesday: "The U.S. has put together a STRONG bid w/ Canada & Mexico for the 2026 World Cup". Morocco is the only other country competing against the North American bid, which includes Mexico and Canada. They also may pick neither bid, which would lead to the host process being reopened. Together we support the bid of Mexico, Canada and the United States of America to host the 2026 World Cup. Read More »

Schefter: Cleveland Browns take Bacon Mayfield No. 1 overall

Then the news broke less than 24 hours before the Browns were on the clock that Baker Mayfield would be the top pick. Picking third, the New York Jets selected quarterback Sam Darnold of the University of Southern California. During the Common Draft Era, the Giants have selected eight running backs in the first round, including Saquon Barkley. "I couldn't be happier", Darnold said. Read More »

Dez Bryant Turned Down Ravens' Multi-Year Contract Offer

The Ravens were one of the first teams to reportedly express interest in Bryant when he was released by the Cowboys . "We are going to do something pretty special, and he did have a final say in that". According to , Bryant has decided not to sign with anyone until after the draft . Jones said the Cowboys will likely look for a wide receiver in this weekend's draft who can contribute right away but wouldn't commit to selecting one in the first two rounds. Read More »

Green Bay Packers: Grading The Selection Of Jaire Alexander


Leg and hand injuries cost Alexander about half of his junior 2017 season, when he had just one interception, but he made a decision to turn pro anyway. "The junior cornerback is 5'11" and weighs in at 192 pounds. The Packershope Alexander can have a similar impact on their defense. It's time to the 2018 NFL Draft! The Packers went 4-2 in games in which he played all four quarters but went 3-7 when Brett Hundley was their primary quarterback. Read More »

QB Josh Rosen picked 10th by Arizona in the NFL Draft


The Cardinals moved up from the 15th overall pick in a trade with the Oakland Raiders , giving up the third and fifth round selections in this year's draft. Rosen completed 62.6% of his 452 pass attempts for 3,756 yards, 26 touchdwons, and 10 intercptions in 2017. The Cardinals started out at the 15th pick, and they nearly certainly didn't expect to have the opportunity to land Rosen at 10. Read More »

Nelson, McGlinchey go top 10 in NFL Draft


The Indianapolis Colts have selected Notre Dame offensive guard Quenton Nelson with the sixth pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. It was a big move to add beef to an offensive line that allowed the most sacks in the National Football League in 2017 and Nelson will surely provide Andrew Luck with protection from pass rushers. Read More »

Jonny Evans linked with move back to Manchester United


Wenger is set to leave the Emirates Stadium at the end of 2017/18 after 22 years in charge, although it has been 14 years since he last won a Premier League title. " So, as a group, we've got to get that level of consistency and quality throughout the season ". The fear factor has gone and they struggled to win games at Old Trafford. Read More »

Steelers trade Martavis Bryant to Oakland Raiders

Earlier in the day, ESPN's Dan Graziano reported that the Steelers had been listening to offers for Bryant. Head coach Jon Gruden had said the team was not done looking for wide receivers, and they got a good one in Bryant. In return, the Steelers are getting the Raiders' third-round pick, the 79th pick overall. Though, the issue here is that he's been unable to stay on the field. Read More »

NFL Draft Talk: Trading back does not always work


The Indianapolis Colts, of course, have a premium pick in the first round this year , as they pick sixth overall. It is possible Mayfield pulls a Russell Wilson or a Carson Wentz and steals the job away, but the better bet is that he spends upward of three-quarters of his rookie season holding the clipboard, especially with a much-improved Cleveland team likely to hang in the wild-card mix longer than usual. Read More »

Frustrated Liverpool request meeting with Roma over fan safety


Roma and UEFA have condemned the incident, but European football's governing body have yet to confirm what sanctions, if any, will be imposed on the Serie A side for the unsavoury incident. " Liverpool have sought clarity on issues surrounding the matchday operation since the draw was made and is hoping this extraordinary meeting will provide the necessary reassurances and essential information", the Premier League club said in a statement . Read More »

NFL extends Amazon streaming deal for Thursday Night Football


The deal will see Amazon stream 11 Thursday games globally each season for the next two years. Financial terms weren't disclosed. Amazon will deliver to more than 100 million Amazon Prime members worldwide in over 200 countries and territories, on the Prime Video app for TVs, game consoles, and connected devices, which includes Amazon Fire TV, mobile devices and online. Read More »

Players 'officially pissed off' after 7th straight loss — Twins GM


He surmised that their seventh straight loss would merely stand as a hardship which they wouldn't just deal with, but also would find a way rally around. Sanchez then belted an 0-1 pitch deep into the left field bleachers. The Twins will look to break the skid when they commence an eight-game homestand Friday, beginning with a four-game series against the last-place Cincinnati Reds. Read More »