Christian McCaffrey, Leonard Fournette 'both fit' our offense — Panthers GM Christian McCaffrey, Leonard Fournette 'both fit' our offense — Panthers GM
- April 22, 2017

Some experts think he has an outside shot at going in the top 10, though that seem unlikely. Asked if McCaffrey is among the "half dozen" three-down backs he said he sees in this draft, Gettleman replied: "He can run it". The McCaffrey v Fournette narrative in college is showing up in the Panthers draft room. However, there are questions about Christian's strength since he only did 10 reps of 225 lbs at the combine. (more...)
Sizzling Isco looks for chance to lead Madrid to glory
- April 21, 2017

When we want everyone, they're there. Matchday 32 in the Liga Santander saw Real Madrid maintain their three point advantage over FC Barcelona at the top of the Liga Santander a week ahead of "El Classico" between the two sides in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium which could all but decide the destiny of the title. (more...)
Ian Wright: Antonio Conte should give Chelsea's forgotten man a chance Ian Wright: Antonio Conte should give Chelsea's forgotten man a chance
- April 20, 2017

Yet, Alonso was not the only Chelsea player still suffering from the virus which had set in within the squad towards the end of last week. Chelsea need to stabilise themselves after seeing their lead, which stood at 13 points after Gary Cahill's late victor at Stoke on March 18, whittled down to just four following the defeat at Old Trafford. (more...)
Lynch, Raiders agree to terms Lynch, Raiders agree to terms
- April 20, 2017

We had great trainers and doctors here, my surgeon, my own [doctor] that I have that flies out to help work on me and things like that. "I feel great", Carr said. We let them know where we're at, what we're trying to do. "But it's just another good player that wanted to come play with us". "I don't know what would make it easier or harder", he said. (more...)
Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers 117-111
- April 19, 2017

Monday marked the first time Cleveland's big three of LeBron James , Kevin Love , and Irving all scored 25 or more points in one playoff game as teammates. Or maybe he was thinking about Frank Vogel, the well-respected coach who morphed IN into a smash-mouth contender and shaped George into the player he is today, who was sacked because he didn't fit IN Larry Bird's vision of a high-octane, offensive-minded team , only to be replaced by Nate McMillan , a head coach who had never coached a ... (more...)
Braves greats help celebrate opening of new SunTrust Park Braves greats help celebrate opening of new SunTrust Park
- April 18, 2017

BOSTON - Chris Sale was dominant with 12 strikeouts over seven innings for his first victory with Boston, Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer and the Red Sox beat Tampa Bay. CLEVELAND - Miguel Cabrera hit a three-run homer in the fifth inning after being brushed back in the first, and the Tigers handed the Indians their sixth loss in seven games. (more...)
Bucks Playoff Series In Toronto Opens Saturday Bucks Playoff Series In Toronto Opens Saturday
- April 16, 2017

Getting back to this season, it's been a back-and-forth debate primarily between Harden and Westbrook. The Milwaukee Bucks overcame a lot to get into the playoffs this year. If Valanciunas can impose his size and strength on the Bucks , they will be forced to check Monroe or Henson in early. Instead, his teammate Dario Saric is vying for the award and is just as deserving. (more...)
NCAA football recruiting changes at a glance NCAA football recruiting changes at a glance
- April 16, 2017

Signing limit: FBS teams, such as UH, can sign no more than 25 football prospects each year. "I'm pleased with the productive football discussions that have taken place this past year and ultimately led to today's decision by the Division I Council", he said . (more...)
Texas coach Tom Herman made hydration pee chart for players Texas coach Tom Herman made hydration pee chart for players
- April 16, 2017

In steps Tom Herman and the program hopes it will rise again. Herman's desire for players to stay hydrated is no secret. Quarterback battle: Beck said Buechele has been able to adapt more quickly to the new offense and, while quieter than Ehlinger, has shown his leadership skills to the new coaches. (more...)
Fleury makes late start, Penguins rush by Blue Jackets 3-1
- April 15, 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP ) - Marc-Andre Fleury spent the regular season saying all the right things - and just as importantly, doing all the right things - while watching Matt Murray take his job. "I'm thankful that Jimmy Rutherford kept Marc-Andre Fleury at the deadline", Jones said. The question most teams seem to ask themselves on a nightly basis is how do we stop Sidney Crosby . (more...)
Carmelo responds to Phil Jackson saying he'd be 'better off' elsewhere
- April 15, 2017

Anthony and Jackson just can't continue to coexist in the same franchise. Speaking at a press conference after a season in which the Knicks failed to make the playoffs for a third straight campaign, Jackson indicated nine-time All-Star Anthony wasn't a good fit for the team's rebuilding plans. (more...)
LeBron to miss Cavaliers' season finale
- April 13, 2017

Point guard Deron Williams , starting in place of Irving, scored 35 points to lead Cleveland . Kevin Love had 25 points and 10 rebounds before he fouled out with 29.2 seconds left in overtime. Keeping the pressure on the Heat, the Cavs were able to boost the lead into double-digits for much of the third quarter and took a 91-80 lead into the final period. (more...)
LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf
- April 13, 2017

Hassan Whiteside scored 23 points and grabbed 18 rebounds for Miami . Josh Richardson scored 19 points, James Johnson had 16 and Goran Dragic added 15. Thompson and Irving were on the floor working out pregame. Tristan Thompson is still on the mend from a sprained right thumb. Miami could also receive a huge lift with the return of Dion Waiters in this game. (more...)
Substitutes rescue Liverpool against Stoke City Substitutes rescue Liverpool against Stoke City
- April 13, 2017

Liverpool can not settle for anything but a win in this match after their disappointing 2-2 draw with Bournemouth in midweek, as they are in real risk of losing out on a tightly contested top 4 position should they drop more points. The Belgian produced an inspired performance, including two spectacular saves in the second half. "We needed to take our chances and capitalise when we were on top", the Welshman told BBC Sport . (more...)
Chase pays off as Mumbai beats Sunrisers in IPL by 4 wickets Chase pays off as Mumbai beats Sunrisers in IPL by 4 wickets
- April 13, 2017

Rashid Khan has been such a revelation for SRH in the first two games that it will be extremely hard to drop the Afghanistan leg-spinner for Mustafizur, who, if fully fit, should walk back into the playing XI. He thinks that to play positive cricket away from home is also important. Adds that they have been chasing well here in the last few years. Batting in first ten overs without any loss of a wicket, Warner and Dhawan put 81 runs for the opening-wicket partnership. (more...)
USA, Mexico & Canada Announce Joint Bid for 2026 World Cup USA, Mexico & Canada Announce Joint Bid for 2026 World Cup
- April 12, 2017

The news of the joint World Cup bid was met with some resistance in Mexico , nearly entirely because the country - host of the 1970 and 1986 World Cups - was expected to be handed more games. Of the nine bids considered for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments, the Russian and Qatari proposals entailed the most expensive construction costs and the greatest reliance on new stadiums. (more...)
Sunderland stay rooted to the bottom after United defeat Sunderland stay rooted to the bottom after United defeat
- April 11, 2017

The 35-year-old Swede has been in fine form in his first year at Old Trafford, scoring his 28th goal in all competitions this season in Sunday's 3-0 away win over Sunderland in the Premier League. We reacted to the results of yesterday because Man City and Liverpool won and it left us in a position of 'yes or no?' and it was a yes. United , moved ahead of Arsenal and is four points behind fourth-placed Manchester City with one game in hand over its neighbours. (more...)
Glum Wenger counts cost of Arsenal's latest defeat
- April 11, 2017

The last time the north London outfit lost four league away matches in a row came in 1995 under the management of Stewart Houston. Palace exploited Arsenal's weakness and lack of leadership in defense, scoring in the 18th minute through Andros Townsend before midfielders Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic - from the penalty spot - added more goals in the second half. (more...)
'Mowgli girl' found living with monkeys in Indian jungle 'Mowgli girl' found living with monkeys in Indian jungle
- April 10, 2017

The district chief forestry officer in the Katarniaghat area told The Guardian that the girl was not found in the forest, but on a roadside, reports the Washington Post . The same report mentions that a man from Jaunpur, Bhullar Ali, met CMO DK Singh claiming to be the father of the girl and said that he had filed a man missing complaint with the Jaunpur police on March 28, 2016. (more...)
Ibrahimovic inspiration keeps Man United in top-four race
- April 10, 2017

Sunderland remain at the bottom of the table with only 20 points. Asked about their situation, he said: "It's still as hard - probably more hard because there's a game less". Lukaku struck again, with his 23rd league goal of the season, in the 57th minute, firing home at the back post after Leicester failed to clear a corner. (more...)