• 5 predictions for the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine

    5 predictions for the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine

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    It never fails. Each and every year, NFL teams fall in love with a player at the annual Scouting Combine and sometimes this player turns out to actually not be that good at football and just really good at working out. If you know what you're looking for, the National Football League draft combine is a very important part of the process. That's what makes the NFL Draft so intriguing to the fans.
  • Louisville's Lamar Jackson shoots down receiver talk, says he's strictly a quarterback

    Louisville's Lamar Jackson shoots down receiver talk, says he's strictly a quarterback

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    Multiple NFL teams have requested Jackson to work out at wide receiver at this week's combine, NFL Network's Peter Schrager reports. Jackson never caught a pass during his career at Louisville. There's no doubt Jackson is athletic. While the prospect might have the numbers and physique necessary to make the transition, it's hard enough for players that have been playing wide receiver their entire lives to make the jump to the NFL.
  • Salah and Firmino nominated for PFA award

    Salah and Firmino nominated for PFA award

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    It's about trophies, and we've put ourselves in a really good position to go on to achieve that over the next few years. "When they're on song, there is no three you'd rather have in front of you". The Pharaohs star is the second of the Premiere League's two top scorers, just one behind leading scorer Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has described the collective impact of Mohamed Salah , Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino as "frightening" after the trio took their ...
  • Raiders lose coin toss, own No. 10 overall draft pick

    Raiders lose coin toss, own No. 10 overall draft pick

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    With losing the coin flip, the Raiders will select No. 10 overall rather than No. 9. How often is a coin flip broadcasted on live TV? Former player and Hall of Famer Rod Woodson, who played for both teams, flipped the coin. After the first round, the two teams will then alternate the draft spots. Additionally, because they 49ers got the better pick in Round 1, they get the worse pick in Round 2 (where there's still a tie in draft position).
  • Russell Wilson strikes out in debut with Yankees

    Russell Wilson strikes out in debut with Yankees

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    When Cashman put his stamp of approval on Wilson playing, he joked that he might be getting an angry phone call from Seahawks coach Pete Carroll . Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said he's open to Wilson playing in a spring training game, but added he would want to hear from Seahawks coach Pete Carroll before making a decision.
  • Tiger Woods commits to play the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando

    Tiger Woods commits to play the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando

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    He also said in his tweet he would play in the Arnold Palmer Invitational after that. It was another strong signal about the health of his surgically fused lower back, giving him four tournaments in five weeks. The next start was a bit of a mess, with wayward driving and shaky putting leading to a missed weekend at Riviera. "But I need to keep building on it, keep building my body, keep building toward April".
  • JR Smith's soup suspension sends Twitter into a frenzy

    JR Smith's soup suspension sends Twitter into a frenzy

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    Until then, what triggered his brothy outburst remains a mystery. Shortly after the Cavs announced Smith's suspension, it was clear Smith was involved in some kind of altercation (or something similar) inside the team, but the Cavs neither publicly nor privately would say what happened.
  • Rafael Nadal withdraws from Indian Wells, Miami Open

    Rafael Nadal withdraws from Indian Wells, Miami Open

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    Nadal's withdrawal was greeted with dismay by Indian Wells tournament director Tommy Haas. Former world No. 3 Stan Wawrinka has withdrawn from the Miami Open and Indian Wells tournaments this month to continue his recovery from a persistent knee injury, the Swiss right-hander said on Thursday.
  • Rafa Benitez issues worrying injury update on Newcastle star Jonjo Shelvey

    Rafa Benitez issues worrying injury update on Newcastle star Jonjo Shelvey

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    Anfield has never been an easy place to visit and I think Newcastle will lose due to that reason. "Newcastle's tenacity has brought an unbeaten run of four but they exhausted badly at Bournemouth, and Liverpool will run and run". The winger, signed from Roma past year, has scored 23 Premier League goals for Jurgen Klopp's side so far this season. Rafa Benitez has managed three draws against Liverpool in the three games he has managed against them.
  • Neymar: PSG could well be Real Madrid stepping stone - Laporta

    Neymar: PSG could well be Real Madrid stepping stone - Laporta

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    Discussing the Brazilian's world-record, 222m-euro move to PSG in August, Laporta added: " He was at an age where, if he wanted to win the Ballon d'Or, he had to go to a club where he was the main man ". "We want to do all we can to get the win and leave everything on the field", said Zidane of the Getafe clash. "The players are naturally thinking about Tuesday (against PSG) but in order to play well there we need to focus on playing well tomorrow".
  • Sam Allardyce Offers Update On Coleman, McCarthy Injuries

    Sam Allardyce Offers Update On Coleman, McCarthy Injuries

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    The timing of the injury was particularly cruel on the midfielder who had only just re-established himself in the Everton first team after suffering a series of hamstring injuries and a falling out with former manager Ronald Koeman . However, he's since only won two of his last 11 matches, losing their last four on the road, meaning his position is anything but secure. "Style of play is only brought up by people making out we played a certain type of football, but that was more than 10 ...
  • Peshawar Zalmi won by 5 wickets

    Peshawar Zalmi won by 5 wickets

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    Eight out of the 11 batsmen could manage only single-digit scores and in the end, they could manage just 113 and despite Imran Tahir, who continued to impress with another three-wicket haul. In reply, Peshawar Zalmi achieved the target in 19.4 overs for 5 wickets. Tamim Iqbal who is the Bangladeshi opener made the difference between Zalmi and Gladiators.
  • Stephen Curry smashes hotel room with golf swing

    Stephen Curry smashes hotel room with golf swing

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    The 29-year-old saw the amusing side to the accident after posting a picture to his Instagram page while labelling himself an "idiot". In fairness to Curry, he brought his clubs to the hotel room for a very valid reason. At least the 29-year-old guard had a really good sense of humor about it, as he made fun of himself while he looked at the glass scattered across the hotel room's floor, a table and a leather chair.
  • Russian informer warns the Olympic Committee on the doping program

    Russian informer warns the Olympic Committee on the doping program

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    In a statement issued Sunday night, WADA said it "acknowledges" the IOC's latest move but pointed out that Russia is still not adhering to the World Anti-Doping Code."It should be clarified that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) remains non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code as it has not yet met the necessary criteria of RUSADA's Roadmap to Compliance, following Russia's proven systemic manipulation of the doping control process", WADA said in a statement.