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Panthers pick CB Donte Jackson in NFL Draft second round Panthers pick CB Donte Jackson in NFL Draft second round
- April 28, 2018

While competing on the LSU track and field team, Jackson ran the first leg of the Tigers' SEC champion 4X100 meter relay team, leading the squad with one of the best opening splits in the conference. In his three years at LSU, Jackson showed more than just athleticism. He had arguably his best game of the season in LSU's 20-point comeback win over Auburn on October 14. (more...)
Leonard Fournette welcomes former LSU teammate DJ Chark to Jacksonville Leonard Fournette welcomes former LSU teammate DJ Chark to Jacksonville
- April 28, 2018

Immediately after the pick was announced, Fournette welcomed his old/new teammate to town. Chark burst onto the scene with an excellent pre-draft saga. His 21.9 yards per catch led the entire country among players with 40+ receptions. In addition to stretching the field vertically, Chark had a knack for splitting defenses horizontally. (more...)
Regrets, I've a few says Mourinho about baiting Wenger Regrets, I've a few says Mourinho about baiting Wenger
- April 28, 2018

As recently as October 2014, the two managers were involved in an ugly touchline row that saw them nearly come to physical blows in a game between Arsenal and Chelsea - an example of the sort of behaviour Mourinho now says he regrets. Over the years Old Trafford has shaped Wenger's career, with the Frenchman claiming his first big win in England there in 1998 and then suffering his biggest humiliation in losing 8-2 to one of Alex Ferguson's best sides in 2011. (more...)
Jose Mourinho issues blunt response to David de Gea transfer speculation Jose Mourinho issues blunt response to David de Gea transfer speculation
- April 28, 2018

Speaking ahead of United's clash with Arsenal on Sunday, Mourinho took the chance to let Madrid know exactly the chance they have of snaffling his prized 'keeper in the coming months. De Gea is happy at United and he is one of two candidates to become the club's next permanent captain once Michael Carrick retires. Mourinho could hand De Gea the captaincy when Carrick moves into a coaching role this summer. (more...)
Christian Kirk selected No. 47 overall by the Arizona Cardinals Christian Kirk selected No. 47 overall by the Arizona Cardinals
- April 28, 2018

Kirk chose to play for then-Texas A&M coach and current Arizona Wildcats coach Kevin Sumlin ahead of offers from Arizona State, Arizona, Alabama and over two dozen other schools. The rookie also adds great value in the return game. However, he can also contribute as a deadly punt and kick returner and he returned both a punt and a kickoff for a touchdown in 2017. (more...)
Surrey RCMP investigating suspicious death, vehicle fire Surrey RCMP investigating suspicious death, vehicle fire
- April 28, 2018

Police have closed 12th Avenue between 184 Street and 176 Street to investigate the death. Shortly after the body was discovered, RCMP received a report of a auto on fire in the 18700 block of 28th Avenue. Upon police attendance, a dead adult was located. A statement said the area surrounding the scene on 12th Avenue would be cordoned off for a "significant amount of time". (more...)
Vandeweghe dismantles Halep! Garcia and Pliskova reach SF — WTA Stuttgart Vandeweghe dismantles Halep! Garcia and Pliskova reach SF — WTA Stuttgart
- April 28, 2018

Halep follows Grand Slam champions Garbine Muguruza, Angelique Kerber and Maria Sharapova in exiting the tournament early, Muguruza and Kerber were forced to retire injured while Sharapova was beaten in the first round. "I just tried to keep the balls in play and stay in the rallies". "I had the best time doing this photo shoot". "To get a victory over a world number one it's a certain pedigree and you definitely hope that you come out at the end with a win". (more...)
Bears trade up to get their receiver, Memphis' Anthony Miller Bears trade up to get their receiver, Memphis' Anthony Miller
- April 28, 2018

And pretty much all of them have a deep love for this game, But regardless of their passion, it's hard for me to imagine another person who loves football as much as I do. He had 96 catches for 1,462 yards and 18 touchdowns past year, numbers that are nearly identical to 2016. Although he's a former walk-on, Miller (5-foot-11, 201 pounds) posted excellent numbers at his pro day, logging a 4.50-second 40, 6.65-second three-cone, and 39-inch vertical. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles select TE Dallas Goedert Philadelphia Eagles select TE Dallas Goedert
- April 28, 2018

Goedert, 6-foot-5, 256 pounds, caught 198 passes for 2,988 yards and 21 touchdowns over his four year college career. Goedert is a solid candidate to absorb the snaps left behind by Trey Burton . Probably the most important thing about Zierlein's scouting report on Goedert is that his pro comp for the tight end is Eagles' TE Zach Ertz . Chris Trapasso: Big-bodied matchup nightmare tight end with some in-line blocking experience. (more...)
Dolphins take Penn State TE Mike Gesicki at No. 42 Dolphins take Penn State TE Mike Gesicki at No. 42
- April 28, 2018

They had generally low-scoring games , but with the addition of Gesicki to the defense, the offense (now featuring Alabama safety Minkah Fitzpatrick ) will have an opportunity to reassert its abilities. He was second-team all-conference as a junior and, as a senior, earned second-team All-America honors by several major outlets. His 57 catches for 679 yards and nine TDs this past season set single-season marks for Nittany Lion tight ends as well. (more...)
Lions trade with Patriots to draft RB Kerryon Johnson Lions trade with Patriots to draft RB Kerryon Johnson
- April 28, 2018

New Lions coach Matt Patricia, who served as New England's defensive coordinator during the past six seasons, appears serious about upgrading his new team's ground attack. In eight of the 12 games he played in last season, Johnson rushed for at least 100 yards. He took former Arkansas center Frank Ragnow in the first round, Johnson in the second. (more...)
UW WR Dante Pettis taken 44th overall by San Francisco 49ers UW WR Dante Pettis taken 44th overall by San Francisco 49ers
- April 28, 2018

John Lynch indicated Monday afternoon they were searching for dynamic game-changers. Pettis (6-foot-1, 186 pounds) returned a NCAA record nine punts for touchdowns at Washington, earning him second-team AP All-America honors. Pettis played mostly outside at Washington, although he was more of an offensive chess piece in his final season. Pettis isn't a big, physical red-zone threat. (more...)
Raiders introduce first-round pick Kolton Miller Raiders introduce first-round pick Kolton Miller
- April 28, 2018

In an odd twist, the Raiders drafted Miller with a pick they acquired from Arizona, which traded up to No. 10 to draft Rosen. While Reggie McKenzie remained as general manager and was involved heavily in draft preparation, Gruden is the man who now has the final word on picks for Oakland . (more...)
Austin Corbett: Lands in Cleveland Austin Corbett: Lands in Cleveland
- April 28, 2018

The Browns added Georgia running back Nick Chubb two spots later. Over 12 games behind Corbett, Wolfpack running back Kelton Moore netted 855 yards and scored four touchdowns on 164 rushing attempts. He's a friend of Browns guard Joel Bitonio and could soon play alongside him. Corbett played tackle for four seasons in college but was used as a guard in the Senior Bowl. (more...)
In first, Lebanese expats can vote in country's elections In first, Lebanese expats can vote in country's elections
- April 28, 2018

This is the first time in Lebanon's history that the nation's large diaspora community is eligible to vote. Citizens in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Egypt this morning began casting ballots at their respective embassies. (more...)
Broncos draft WR Courtland Sutton in 2nd round Broncos draft WR Courtland Sutton in 2nd round
- April 28, 2018

He's such a big fan of the SMU product that he believes his former team, the San Francisco 49ers, should select him in the upcoming draft. Sutton redshirted for the Mustangs in 2014 after playing just two games. He will likely become the team's new No. 3 receiver behind starters Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders (who also went to SMU). Sutton was the Broncos' second pick in the draft, following outside linebacker Bradley Chubb, the fifth overall pick. (more...)
Pogba: I Am Judged Differently Than Other Midfielders Pogba: I Am Judged Differently Than Other Midfielders
- April 28, 2018

Pogba thinks that he is being judged harshly for the games where he does not provide an assist or goal, claiming that other players seem to get away more lightly from pundits when they do not contribute in front of goal. He said: 'I think that a team without a Brazilian isn't a team, but also, a squad with three or four Brazilian athletes, depending on their profile, can not make a great team too. (more...)
Revealed! Lack of fuel caused 2016 Brazil football team plane crash Revealed! Lack of fuel caused 2016 Brazil football team plane crash
- April 28, 2018

Seventy-one of the 77 passengers aboard died in the November 28, 2016 crash, including 19 Chapecoense players and all of the club's coaching staff. Forty minutes before the impact, the low fuel warning light came on "in the cabin (.), from then on, the aircraft was already in an emergency", the head of the investigation said. (more...)
Warriors' Curry to be re-evaluated ahead of Pelicans game Warriors' Curry to be re-evaluated ahead of Pelicans game
- April 28, 2018

Kerr said that Curry's status likely won't be decided until after shootaround tomorrow. One day later, the question of whether he'll be on the court Saturday remains unanswered. Curry, who won the MVP in 2015 and 2016, appeared in 51 games for the Warriors this season. "It's still to be determined", Curry said, per Letourneau. (more...)
Brock Lesnar Retains Universal Title At Greatest Royal Rumble (Pics, Video)
- April 28, 2018

However, Lesnar, despite being on the receiving end of the attack, landed the first outside of the ring. Roman Reigns in a cage match for the WWE Universal Championship, AJ Styles vs. Lesnar was about to him with a chair but Reigns caught him with a spear. Reigns hit Lesnar in the back a few times with the chair. With Lesnar coming out on top over Reigns once again, it appears likely that The Beast will remain part of WWE for the foreseeable future. (more...)

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