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Sports Instant analysis of Colts' trade with Jets in 2018 NFL Draft
Author: 0 Instant analysis of Colts' trade with Jets in 2018 NFL Draft

The 2018 draft features some significant quarterback talent, which means teams in need of a franchise quarterback have plenty of incentive to move up and on Saturday, more than a month before draft night, we got our first major move. This fits Chris Ballard's approach to building the team's roster. The value of the New York Giants' No. 2 overall pick just went up dramatically, so GIants GM Dave Gettleman might want to send his crosstown colleague, Jets GM Mike Maccagnan, a handwritten ...

Sports Bengals' Burfict facing suspension for PED violation
Author: 0 Bengals' Burfict facing suspension for PED violation

The 27-year-old linebacker also used prescribed medications after sustaining a Grade 3 shoulder AC sprain versus the Detroit Lions on December 24, according to ESPN . Burfict, who played collegiately at Arizona State, has been in the league since 2012. Some of his other questionable behaviour includes intentionally striking an opponent in the groin in 2013 for which he was fined $10k and deliberately twisting the ankles of Greg Olsen and Cam Newton, that one landed him a fine of $25k.

Sports Auburn squeaks by Charleston, advances to Round of 32
Author: 0 Auburn squeaks by Charleston, advances to Round of 32

It got both of those in spades. That shot, a pull-up 3 from the left wing, broke open a tie game and ultimately gave 4-seed Auburn a 62-58 win over 13-seed College of Charleston in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. " Joe (Chealey ) is a senior, and obviously, he's got the heart of a lion". Grant said the injury "had a big impact" on the game. The Tigers went a combined 15-32 from the charity stripe, failing to punish College of Charleston for its mistakes.

Sports Antonio Conte admits he will be sacked at Chelsea
Author: 0 Antonio Conte admits he will be sacked at Chelsea

The next Premier League clash with Tottenham is crucial to Chelsea's hopes of a top-four finish and qualifying for Europe's elite competition next term. "Every trophy is important for us". "Of course all the games we can play are big". England defender Gary Cahill and Spain striker Alvaro Morata have found themselves out of the team of late and were left out of their respective national teams for this month's friendlies, placing their World Cup hopes in jeopardy.

Sports Chelsea, Conte:
Author: 0 Chelsea, Conte: " I am only focused on our upcoming games..."

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata was one of the big names left out of the latest Spain squad, and La Roja's head coach has now explained why he was snubbed. "We played Barcelona , but we've had a whole week to recover and rest", Conte said. The former Chelsea forward, now back at Atletico Madrid, hadn't played any competitive football before January as a result of the club's transfer ban.

Sports Atletico Madrid's Partey sends message of support to Filipe Luis — EXTRA TIME
Author: 0 Atletico Madrid's Partey sends message of support to Filipe Luis — EXTRA TIME

The hosts swiftly struck back through Maciej Rybus' brilliant effort from range but Diego Simeone's side would score four times after the break to progress 8-1 on aggregate. ATLETICO Madrid and Arsenal have swept into the quarter-finals of the Europa League and Salzburg has sent Borussia Dortmund crashing out. RB Leipzig knocked out Roberto Mancini's Zenit St Petersburg following a 1-1 draw in Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Rabada's appeal hearing to be held on March 19

Kagiso Rabada, named man of the match with figures of 11-150 as South Africa squared the four-match series at 1-1, was handed three demerit points, prompting an automatic two-match suspension for the accumulation of eight demerit points within a 24-month period.

Sports Tyrann Mathieu heads to Texans
Author: 0 Tyrann Mathieu heads to Texans

Days after being released by the Arizona Cardinals due to his salary-cap figure, Mathieu has signed a one-year deal with the Houston Texans , according to a team announcement. Not long ago, he inked a new deal with the Arizona Cardinals, but with Arizona seemingly in rebuild mode, the team made a decision to release the honey badger.

Sports Missouri Takes on Florida State
Author: 0 Missouri Takes on Florida State

Sunday, we get games like UMBC (!) vs. Kansas State, North Carolina vs. Texas A&M and Syracuse vs. Michigan State, among others. Missouri , which lost in the first round for the fourth straight time in the tournament, tried to take advantage of Florida State's poor three-point defense by shooting its first three shots of the night from behind the arc.

Sports Man City on red alert, says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp
Author: 0 Man City on red alert, says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool have won their two previous two-legged ties against City - in the League Cup in 1980-81 and 2011-12 - with City winning just one of their last 30 games at Anfield. Liverpool and City play at Anfield in the first leg of their showdown on Wednesday April 4 with the return game at the Etihad on April 10. Juventus, who will host the first leg , were thumped 4-1 by Real in last season's final in Cardiff, although the Turin side came out on top when they last met over two legs, in ...

Sports VAR to make World Cup debut
Author: 0 VAR to make World Cup debut

The uses of the VAR system was approved earlier this month by the rule-making body IFAB, despite controversy in some of the competitions where it has been trialled over the time taken to make decisions and lack of information for spectators.

Sports Coach Doc Rivers sounds off on officiating after loss to Houston Rockets
Author: 0 Coach Doc Rivers sounds off on officiating after loss to Houston Rockets

The Philadelphia 76ers survived a scare against the lowly Knicks in NY, rallying from a 13-point third-quarter deficit to win 118-110. But the Clippers don't have time to dwell on this defeat and must concentrate on the remaining 15 games to try and claim an unexpected playoff spot as there are still many twists and turns to come in the compelling race in the west.

Sports NCAA Tournament Lipscomb vs North Carolina
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament Lipscomb vs North Carolina

The teams traded the lead back-and-forth over the first 16 minutes of Friday's game, as Lipscomb (23-10) came out pushing a breakneck pace and hitting enough shots to keep things competitive. We are going to give this one to Pinson. Lipscomb finished second in the Atlantic Sun Conference with a regular season record of 10-4, then won the conference tournament over Florida Gulf Coast University to win its bid into March Madness.

Sports LeGarrette Blount reportedly signs 1-year deal with Lions
Author: 0 LeGarrette Blount reportedly signs 1-year deal with Lions

Blount , 31, was one of several veteran free agents the Lions considered in their search for help in the backfield. While at Oregon, Blount ran for 1,084 yards and 19 touchdowns. Blount brings a sizable resume that includes being a three-time Super Bowl champion, two with the New England Patriots and one with the Philadelphia Eagles, and all in the last four years.

Sports Buffalo pulls off big upset, knocks off Arizona in NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Buffalo pulls off big upset, knocks off Arizona in NCAA Tournament

The Wildcats ended the season under a cloud of suspicion as coach Sean Miller denied allegations that he paid $100,000 to make sure Ayton would enroll at Arizona. The Buffalo Bulls returned to the NCAA Tournament following a one-year hiatus. Instead, Buffalo will now have the chance to advance to the Sweet 16 when they face the No.

Sports Liverpool vs Manchester United dream draw for fans: Juergen Klopp
Author: 0 Liverpool vs Manchester United dream draw for fans: Juergen Klopp

The Quarter-final will also see German Champions Bayern Munich lock horns with the first time appearing Sevilla who are riding high on confidence after beating Premier League giants Manchester United in the Round of 16. Dealing with players like Messi and Suarez gives us great motivation. The sides have already met twice this season, with Liverpool inflicting City's only Premier League loss of the season courtesy of a 4-3 win at Anfield in January, after City had destroyed the ...

Sports Roy Keane tells Jose Mourinho he's in trouble at Man United
Author: 0 Roy Keane tells Jose Mourinho he's in trouble at Man United

Is that [Nicolas] Otamendi, Kevin De Bruyne , Fernandinho, [David] Silva, [Raheem] Sterling, [Sergio] Aguero, they are investments from the past, not from the last two years, do you know how many of United players that left the club last season? Mourinho went on: "Life is good, I have an fantastic job to do".

Sports Agent Running Back Jeremy Hill Visiting Patriots On Friday
Author: 0 Agent Running Back Jeremy Hill Visiting Patriots On Friday

Hill played in just 7 games for the Bengals in 2017, grabbing 41 touches for 132 total yards and no touchdowns. The Patriots may have lost some key players this offseason, but they are already beginning to reload. Before free agency, Clayborn told ESPN told that "I got some years left in me". In 2012, he missed nearly the entire season with a torn ACL. The injury bug again hit Clayborn with the Falcons in 2016, when he was placed on injured reserve with a ruptured biceps, which ...

Sports Packers ink Bears' Fuller to offer sheet
Author: 0 Packers ink Bears' Fuller to offer sheet

Because the Bears opted to apply the transition tag to the 26-year-old Fuller instead of the franchise tag, they would get no compensation if they chose not to match the Packers' offer. He has eight career interceptions having picked off four as a rookie in 2014 and two in 2015. Fuller played 96 percent of the Bears' defensive snaps in 2017 and allowed a passer rating of just 69.0 on throws in his direction, per Pro Football Focus.