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Author: 0 Jay Cutler still lacking interest from QB-needy teams

The Browns , if they decide to take the best player available approach at No. 1 and 12, can reasonably trade back into Round 1 from No. 33, and offer more valuable picks than the Texans to take a QB. The Denver Broncos and Houston Texans were reportedly unwilling to trade for the quarterback, but they had designs of potentially signing him in free agency.

Sport Yasiel Puig homers twice, Dodgers overpower Padres 10-2
Author: 0 Yasiel Puig homers twice, Dodgers overpower Padres 10-2

I've been getting older as it goes. After missing the first half of last season while rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, McCarthy's comeback was temporarily derailed by a case of the yips. In the bottom of the 7th, Pederson swung through a fastball and angrily slammed his bat and then his helmet directly into the ground in front of the umpire.

Author: 0 Henrik Lundqvist: Lundqvist criticizes NHL's Olympic decision

The NHL announced on Monday that it had decided against altering its schedule for the 2017-2018 season, meaning that global players bound by contracts with NHL clubs would not be able to leave next year to join their national teams to play at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Author: 0 Chelsea could get stressed - Vertonghen summarizes Spurs title aspirations

Spurs remain seven points behind leaders Chelsea after completing a remarkable 3-1 comeback win at Swansea on Wednesday. The match also created history, says the Daily Mirror : " Spurs are now the first team in Premier League history to be losing in the 88th minute before going on to win by two goals".

Sport Paul George scores 23 points, Pacers beat Bucks 104-89
Author: 0 Paul George scores 23 points, Pacers beat Bucks 104-89

The Pacers have been playing without a sense of urgency for a while; it was time to shake things up. Milwaukee Bucks center Greg Monroe grabs a loose ball on the floor against the Indiana Pacers during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Thursday, April 6, 2017.

Author: 0 Roger Federer defeats rival Rafael Nadal at the Miami Open final

Nadal, who is up to fifth in the ATP rankings and trails only Federer in the year's Race to London rankings, seemed positive with his display despite the defeat, pointing to huge improvements from the match in Indian Wells. The 35-year-old eventually served out the match to claim his fourth win on trot against Nadal. Both Nadal and Federer have faced their share of injuries and disappointments, but they look poised to being back to their best.

Sport Much of Gonzaga's title game team coming back next season
Author: 0 Much of Gonzaga's title game team coming back next season

As for reinforcements, the multi-year academic scandal that has led to five NCAA charges has hindered recruiting, so UNC has a four-man recruiting class ranked No. "I don't know what to say", Williams said of moving past Smith on that particular yardstick. "We had one hell of a year and I love these guys". "Like I said, nothing would hold him back".

Author: 0 'Davis Cup nous will make up for clay-court inexperience'

Saturday's doubles will see Jamie Murray and Inglot face Mahut and Julien Benneteau before the reverse singles on Sunday. GB captain Leon Smith is relying on the same side that defeated Canada in round one in the absence of Andy Murray, who is recovering from an elbow injury.

Author: 0 IPL 10: Yuvraj's brilliance helps Sunrisers Hyderabad beat RCB

In the next over, SRH were relieved to see the back of Gayle as an athletic Warner held a fine catch at deep mid-wicket. "That's the Yuvi (Yuvraj Singh) that I am used to watching on TV". "I am just going to play according to the situation and express myself", said Yuvraj after playing a match-winning 62-run knock off just 27 balls in his side's 35-run win over RCB here.

Author: 0 China dispute deepens over Dalai Lama's India trip

It is completely religious. The Chinese Foreign Ministry, which is now on a holiday for the Tomb sweeping festival, has not responded to a query seeking its reaction to External Affairs Ministry remarks as well as comments by Rijju over the Tibetan spiritual leader?s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, which Beijing claims as southern Tibet.

Sport Arsene Wenger urges Arsenal to build on draw with Manchester City
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger urges Arsenal to build on draw with Manchester City

But the 67-year-old Frenchman admitted his team - presently sixth and seven points off the Champions League places with a game in hand on fourth-placed Manchester City - have their work cut out. "I don't remember", he said when asked about the captaincy following the match, per PA Sport via Sky Sports . In the piece it's stated an Arsenal spokesperson advised "it is unclear whether there was a captain in the second half, but Theo Walcott was the senior player on the pitch".

Sport Johnson drops out of Masters with back injury
Author: 0 Johnson drops out of Masters with back injury

Hoffman made seven birdies over his last 11 holes for a 7-under 65. The 40-year-old American bounced back from a slow start to shoot a 7-under 65 in a swirling wind that gusted close to 40 miles per hour. The Coastal Carolina University alumnus withdrew from the Masters on Thursday citing a back injury he suffered while slipping on stairs at his Augusta rental home Wednesday afternoon.

Sport Jurgen Klopp reveals how Liverpool can learn from Chelsea
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp reveals how Liverpool can learn from Chelsea

But the details count at this level. Klopp had tried to avoid a slip-up by switching to a three-man defence with 25 minutes to go when he replaced the ill Philippe Coutinho with centre-back Joel Matip, but that could not prevent a late long throw leading to Josh King snatching a point for the visitors.

Author: 0 Hoffman 1st-round lead biggest since '55 Masters

Craig Wood was the first in 1941 and went on to complere a wire-to-wire win. Rory McIlroy was happy to claw back to even par while 2016 runner-up Jordan Spieth added another quadruple bogey to his Masters resume and finished at 3 over. Lee Westwood strung five birdies on the second nine to shoot a 70 and is alone in third. Phil Mickelson eagled the second hole and wound up at 71, .

Sport Mercedes on red alert as Wolff backs Hamilton
Author: 0 Mercedes on red alert as Wolff backs Hamilton

Bottas qualified and finished third on his Mercedes debut at the Australian Grand Prix, the tenth podium of his career. "For me and probably for Max as well we just felt like looking at the Ferrari and Mercedes we couldn't really attack the corner as much because they just seem more planted at the rear".

Sport Brendan Rodgers' incredible praise for Tom Rogic
Author: 0 Brendan Rodgers' incredible praise for Tom Rogic

So that's what we are building towards. "There was a big disappointment when he got injured because the week building up to it he was in fantastic form". " You can still learn a lot even if you are not on the training pitch and not playing games ". "He's someone that I've learned from and I think everyone in the squad has".

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger blasts Mesut Ozil following Man City draw

Arsene Wenger rubbished the notion that he could give up management if his two-decade reign at Arsenal ends, saying that "retiring is for young people". "I focus on what I think is important during the game". "I care about Arsenal , about the club, about what we have achieved and what we want to achieve".

Sport Cold Front Brings Severe Weather Threat To Middle Tennessee
Author: 0 Cold Front Brings Severe Weather Threat To Middle Tennessee

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said the state of emergency would last until the severe weather subsides. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for the entire Tri-State until 9 p.m. Augusta National also closed Monday because of heavy rains . A second batch of storms, featuring a mix of supercells and a broken line of active thunderstorms, is forecast to track west to east through our local north Florida / southern Georgia counties, more likely by late afternoon.

Author: 0 Capitals beat Rangers to clinch Presidents' Trophy again

The Penguins are a potential second-round foe again this season. With goalie Henrik Lundqvist in need of fine-tuning his game before the Stanley Cup playoffs, the New York Rangers will carry a positive trend into their rivalry matchup against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.

Author: 0 Hazard brace gives Chelsea vital win over Man City

Eden Hazard scored twice as Chelsea fought off the challenge of Manchester City to take a step closer to the Premier League title with a 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge . We played the way we played and, of course, we are sad because we didn't win, but I am so, so happy to come here to Stamford Bridge and play the way we played.

Sport Hazard: Chelsea 'nearly there' in title bid
Author: 0 Hazard: Chelsea 'nearly there' in title bid

It is my responsibility all of this, I have to be more clear but we will find a solution. "We play the way we play and of course we are sad we didn't win". The Tigers' success took them out of the relegation zone where they were replaced by Swansea. It was a great first goal. In the second half we defended very well.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho explains why he made a tactical change against Everton

Manchester United can not afford to keep dropping points and must do better in the Premier League run-in, says Zlatan Ibrahimovic. "Probably I have one, two, three years so everything depends on what you want and what the club wants, what the vision of the club is because I said from day one I didn't come here to waste time, I came here to win".

Author: 0 Hector Bellerin: What we all know about Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez insists he is not motivated by money as speculation over the Arsenal forward's future continues to intensify. Sanchez is approaching the final year of his contract at the Emirates and has been widely tipped to leave this summer after failing to agree terms over an extension with the north Londoners.

Author: 0 Dustin Johnson withdraws from Masters due to back injury

Henley qualified for the Masters by winning the Houston Open. Just ask 46-year-old Phil Mickelson. Augusta National Chairman Billy Payne, right, leads a moment of silence for Arnold Palmer, his green jacket placed in his empty chair, before Gary Player, center, and Jack Nicklaus, second from righ.

Sport Smith leads Pune chase to beat Mumbai in IPL opener
Author: 0 Smith leads Pune chase to beat Mumbai in IPL opener

Smith won the toss and put the Mumbai franchise in to bat with global wicketkeepers Parthiv Patel and Jos Buttler opening the batting for the visitors. He had some assistance from Rana (34) and Hardik Pandya (35 not out). Rising Pune Supergiant leggie Imran Tahir celebrates after the dismissal of Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma during the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket match between Rising Pune Supergiant and Mumbai Indians at the Maharashtra Cricket Association ...

Sport Dropped Karim Benzema wants showdown with France manager Didier Deschamps
Author: 0 Dropped Karim Benzema wants showdown with France manager Didier Deschamps

The Frenchman has scored 177 goals in 353 games for Madrid in eight seasons; perhaps he is right to feel undervalued? There is no doubt he deeply misses the national team. The 29-year-old Real Madrid striker has not been picked by Deschamps since October 2015 after being embroiled in a sex-tape blackmail scandal involving former global team-mate Mathieu Valbuena.

Sport Brazil still developing despite thrashing of Uruguay - Dani Alves
Author: 0 Brazil still developing despite thrashing of Uruguay - Dani Alves

A tally of 28 points was enough for the fourth-placed team to qualify the 2010 and 2006 tournaments, the last time all 10 South American nations played the qualifiers. PERU defender Miguel Trauco has said that victories against Venezuela and Uruguay in the next week will revive the team's chances of qualifying for next year's FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.

Author: 0 The Masters 2017: 5 best moments in history

He's played this tournament three times and never finished lower than second. The more he wins, the less anyone talks about the 82 he shot in the final round of the 2010 U.S. "So what that does is it frees me up to not have to analyse my game plan and management of the course but to just go play and to work on the refinement of my game, my touch and my feel".

Author: 0 Lionel Messi in shock ban

Lionel Messi's team lose 2-0 to Bolivia in La Paz during the World Cup qualifying game. Messi, who scored the only goal in the qualifier, was angered when he was flagged for a foul, waving and shouting at the assistant in response. He is also out of Argentina's next three World Cup qualifiers. Argentina has announced plans to appeal the decision, voicing particular outrage at the timing of the announcement, falling days after the Chile game and only hours before the match in ...

Sport Pochettino plays down Spurs' title chances before Swansea clash
Author: 0 Pochettino plays down Spurs' title chances before Swansea clash

Spurs stopper Hugo Lloris spoke to reporters after his side's impressive 2-0 win at Burnley, and played down talk of a title tilt, claiming that he and his teammates are still looking behind them, rather than at Chelsea at the top the table, as quoted by the Irish Independent .

Author: 0 Alex Ovechkin plans on going to 2018 Winter Olympics

But I am going no matter what". "Because it's my country". I am nearly always on the players side in these discussions, but honestly in this case I can really understand the owners/NHL point of view.and that point of view is being echoed by fans as well.

Author: 0 NYC settles lawsuit with Atlanta Hawks' Sefolosha

Sefolosha was initially arrested outside the 1 OAK nightclub on April 8, 2015, and he suffered a broken leg and ligament damage to his ankle during the altercation with police, per Vivlamore. The Hawks say Sefolosha will miss his sixth straight game in Thursday night's home game against Boston. Officers arrested Sefolosha and broke his leg - which could have ruined his career, his suit maintained.

Author: 0 Spieth Struggles In Round One Of Masters, Shoots 3-Over Par

What might help Johnson is that he is in the last group for the opening round, scheduled to tee off at 2:03 p.m. with two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson and PGA champion Jimmy Walker. "If you want to win around here, you're going to have to putt it well", Johnson said. Making his fourth start at Augusta National, Hoffman caught fire on the back nine with four straight birdies, starting on No.

Author: 0 Chelsea 2 Man City 1

We have to continue to think like this. "If we do this, we will win the title". "This is the best way for us". "I am happy, it is a big win for us". Pedro then secured a penalty for the champions-elect which was missed by Hazard but scored from the rebound. "It was more offensive because your wing-back is more of a winger than a defender".

Sport Students, fans to greet NCAA champions in Chapel Hill
Author: 0 Students, fans to greet NCAA champions in Chapel Hill

The Tar Heels got the ball back and scored with:27 left to go up 68-65. There will be no heartbreak for the North Carolina Tar Heels this time . North Carolina Tar Heels forward Isaiah Hicks is interviewed at a press conference after defeating the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the championship game of the 2017 NCAA Men's Final Four at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Sport WBC Recap: United States victorious; Bring it back, please
Author: 0 WBC Recap: United States victorious; Bring it back, please

What must it feel like to pitch like that in a game like this? That would be the last batter that Stroman would face and he exited to a thunderous ovation of the Dodgers crowd of just over 51,000. Had it been Lucroy running to first, he just might have gotten him. Lugo ran into more trouble when the U.S. fifth started with a single by Kinsler, walk to Adam Jones and RBI single by Christian Yelich .

Sport Gael Clichy backs under-fire Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Gael Clichy backs under-fire Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

Wenger has run the show from top to bottom for the last 20 years, but it is said that his superiors are now looking at implementing a different model that would see a director of football hired. "Of course we have a hard task in front of us, but I am happy as well that people realise suddenly that it's not as easy as it looked always". "Do not worry, you will get the answer soon", said Wenger ahead of Wednesday's Premier League match with West Ham .

Author: 0 South Korea Tests 800 Km Range Ballistic Missile

Washington has also said all options, including military action, are on the table. Tensions on the Korean peninsula and the Trump-Xi summit began to worry markets on Thursday, with the dollar and Wall Street shares slipping. "We agreed that North Korea's missile launch yesterday was a risky provocation and a serious threat to Japan's national security". "Until their nuclear and missile programs reach a point where they feel it could be used as a deterrent against the United States, the North ...

Sport Ozil is back after Champions League exit, says Wenger
Author: 0 Ozil is back after Champions League exit, says Wenger

It was a great night for Arsenal seeing that Manchester United, Liverpool and Man City all dropped points this week. But he has called for the players, staff and fans to come together for a match that looks crucial to keeping them in the Premier League.

Author: 0 Cowboys did Tony Romo a big favor by releasing him

Before joining CBS as the network's top analyst for Sunday afternoon and Thursday night games, Tony Romo considered joining the Houston Texans, according to ProFootballTalk. Romo's future had been one of the biggest talking points of the close season with the 36-year-old reportedly mulling a move after losing his starting role last year to Dak Prescott.

Author: 0 Willett finds price tag comes with Masters jacket

World number one Dustin Johnson admitted it "sucks really bad" after withdrawing from the Masters just moments before he was due to start his first round at Augusta National. "Hopefully, Danny's victory last year will spark more to come from England players in the next 15 years". The wind was making scoring hard, however, with Amateur champion Scott Gregory, one of a record 11 English players in the field, joining Brian Stuard in running up a triple-bogey seven on the first.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte won't look further ahead than Chelsea's next match

United had 75 per cent possession and 18 shots attempts but couldn't break through as the Baggies sat back for most of the game. "The work that we did was unbelievable and we had sometimes some luck, but I think we deserved to win this game".

Sport Pochettino hails Tottenham team ethic after ´crazy´ win at Swansea
Author: 0 Pochettino hails Tottenham team ethic after ´crazy´ win at Swansea

April 6, 2017- Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says his side need six victories from the last eight games to win the Premier League. Spurs, trailing 1-0 to Swansea in a midweek round of games that could have a big impact on the final Premier League table, produced a sensational finish at the Liberty Stadium to score three goals from the 88th minute onwards to win 3-1.

Sport Vote For Wichita State Joining The AAC To Happen Later This Week
Author: 0 Vote For Wichita State Joining The AAC To Happen Later This Week

Despite having been a top program for years, the Shockers are overlooked by the rest of college basketball, and their soft conference schedule has led to them being criminally under-seeded-they were at top 10 team in KenPom this year but got a 10-seed in the NCAA Tournament.

Author: 0 Russell Westbrook Ties Oscar Robertson For Most Triple-Doubles In A Season

A missed third-quarter shot bounced off the rim, then the backboard and into Westbrook's hands. Kevin Love led the Cavaliers with 28 points and 11 rebounds . "I was in shock, honestly man, just kinda sitting there kinda embracing the moment", Westbrook said. "I didn't realise they were stopping it for me until the ref was throwing the ball".