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Sport Keim, Arians follow familiar pattern in 5th draft together
Author: 0 Keim, Arians follow familiar pattern in 5th draft together

Baker , who left Washington after his junior season, is listed as a safety but plays any of the secondary positions. In his first game after the suspension, Williams caught 13 passes for 152 yards against the University of Arizona. On film, Baker has shown the ability to be an effective man-to-man defender against slot receivers. "No issues with it". CORNERBACK, FINALLY: The Cardinals have always been looking for a cornerback to play effectively opposite Patrick Peterson .

Author: 0 May brushes off EU calls to settle Brexit divorce bill first

May, who has called an election for June 8 in the hope of strengthening her position, repeated her insistence that no deal would be better than a bad deal - a position many in Brussels view as bluff, arguing that the legal void that would dawn on March 30, 2019, would hurt Britain much more than the others.

Author: 0 Moyes ponders future after Black Cats' relegation

They've put their hard-earned cash into seeing the team. Bournemouth broe Sunderland fans' hearts with an 88th-minute victor from Josh King after a swift counter-attack. So Ellis Short's Sunderland continues to muddle along hoping no one will ask it a hard question and closing the gates when the paying public demands an answer.

Author: 0 Major League roundup: Tigers top Twins as scrap clears benches

Sano took exception to a Matt Boyd pitch that went behind him and then gave a hard shove to James McCann after the catcher intervened. Miguel Sano has been ejected from Saturday's Twins-Tigers game after a 5th-inning incident that saw both benches and bullpens spill out onto the field of play.

Author: 0 Ronald Koeman Wants More Players With Romelu Lukaku's Mentality

The Nigeria global has been a revelation at wing-back since Chelsea's switch to a 3-4-3 formation in October, helping them to the brink of the Premier League title and signing a new long-term contract at the club last month. They play organised football. That barren run was ended in style, with a crucial brace taking him past the 50 mark for the club in Premier League competition while helping to keep Antoino Conte's side clear of the chasing pack at the division's summit.

Author: 0 Day 2 of NFL Draft Could Have More Surprises

Foster ended up dropping to No. 31 overall, where he was selected by the San Fransisco 49ers. The first big surprise of the night did not take long as the Bears handed the Niners their third-round pick (67th overall) and fourth-round choice and Chicago's third-rounder next year to guarantee they could add Trubisky to their roster.

Author: 0 We've Put Pressure On Tottenham - Eden Hazard Hails Chelsea Win Over Southampton

But the fourth goal wasn't long in coming and it was a beauty as Costa played one-two's with both Hazard and Pedro before skipping past a couple of challenges and firing past Forster at his near post. Then, on Sunday, The Blues learned Arsenal would be their 2017 FA Cup final opponents after The Gunners saw off Man City 2-1 after extra-time. It paid off at Wembley and the effects were felt by Southampton as the refreshed duo unsettled the Southampton defense.

Author: 0 Adam Shaheen Drafted By Chicago Bears

The selection of Trubisky does not bode well for Glennon's long-term future, but for 2017, it should have little bearing. The Chicago Bears still haven't drafted the best safety or corner available and now it's def too late. Pace did sign Dion Sims this offseason, but he is primarily a blocking tight end. It's interesting to see the Bears take another big risk this early in the draft.

Sport Bilic hails reported West Ham target Sturridge
Author: 0 Bilic hails reported West Ham target Sturridge

So [I'm] pleased with the performance, pleased with the point, but in the belly there is that kind of frustration that we didn't win the game. "But we did it past year, beating them at home when they were also on fire and everything". Yes we came away with another point and kept a clean sheet, but the lack of goals is a worry. And this year he really has stepped up another level, every game he gets a 7/10 minimum and always looks like the player who will create something.

Author: 0 Sizzling Nadal in Barcelona final

The 14-time Grand Slam champion looks like the man to beat in Paris as on the court newly baptised in his name he failed to drop a set all week. He threatened to repeat that upset when he served for the match in the third set, but Murray battled back to edge out the world number 19 by 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) after three hours on court.

Author: 0 Cahill joy as Chelsea pass 'huge' title test

Chelsea's title credentials have not really been in doubt for several months but the manner of their 3-0 win over Everton suggests they are no mood to allow nerves to get the better of them. However they've still been able to assert their dominance at the top of England's top flight this season and face a final run of games against Middlesbrough , West Brom, Watford and Sunderland .

Sport Winners and losers after Round 1 of the 2017 NFL Draft
Author: 0 Winners and losers after Round 1 of the 2017 NFL Draft

Browns included, as it turned out. Garrett said the call from the Browns came on his mom's phone because his had "disappeared" during the watch party. 3 overall to No. 2 overall. When the NFL Draft resumes Friday night, the Browns have the 52nd and 65th overall picks. Trubisky started just 13 games in his collegiate career, but was quick to brush off talk of a lack of experience.

Author: 0 Bottas seals first ever F1 win in Russian Grand Prix

Bottas believes he will get a boost in confidence from confirming he has the ability to win grands prix. SOCHI, Russia |Valtteri Bottas fended off hard-charging Sebastian Vettel and outshone Lewis Hamilton to claim his first Formula One win on Sunday in the Russian Grand Prix .

Sport NC State Wolfpack: Josh Jones goes No. 61 to Green Bay
Author: 0 NC State Wolfpack: Josh Jones goes No. 61 to Green Bay

Three months later, general manager Ted Thompson tried to fix their putrid unit by using seven of their eight draft picks on defensive players. "If you look at tape, he's not a first-round pick", an executive in personnel said. "There's no single defined way other than just speed and tenacity and I think he's got a little bit of both". A productive and no-less-confident Jones just might make Packers fans easily forget about Hyde, who was defensive coordinator Dom Capers' designated rover ...

Sport Cleveland takes Myles Garrett No 1 in NFL Draft
Author: 0 Cleveland takes Myles Garrett No 1 in NFL Draft

The Cleveland Browns hold the first pick yet again after finishing just 1-15 last season. This year the draft will take place in Philadelphia and be outside. NEW ORLEANS - For pure college talent, no team bolstered itself like the Saints. The Buffalo Bills took Tre'Davious White, a talented cornerback from LSU while the Cleveland Browns shook up the draft, in a positive way, for once.

Author: 0 Wizards Fall to Celtics in Game-1 of Conference Semifinals

Crowder had 24 points and was a game-high +26, but Boston's real steadying presence was Al Horford. The 16-0 start was the biggest in the playoffs dating to at least 2002-03, according to STATS Inc., as the Wizards grabbed the first 12 rebounds and Boston opened 0 of 8 from the floor.

Sport Barcelona fans, players, coach stay positive after CL exit
Author: 0 Barcelona fans, players, coach stay positive after CL exit

Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon celebrates with teammates after their Uefa Champions League quarterfinal second leg match at the Nou Camp, Barcelona , Spain, April 19, 2017 . "I told him that that's life - we had to face each other", Alves told beIN Sport . "The self-belief of the team has grown a lot", he said Allegri.

Author: 0 Overtime: On the Jets' Sixth Pick

Jamal Adams won a bet with his dad, but the Jets' first-round draft pick knows he won't ever see that cash. Jets trade down, pick Alabama's Stewart . Maccagnan, who recently declined to say as to whether the team would exercise the fifth-year option on Pryor, wouldn't dismiss the idea Friday night of the veteran safety remaining with the Jets through this season.

Author: 0 Larsson leads Oilers past Ducks 5-3 in wild series opener

Anaheim Ducks goalie John Gibson , right, blocks a shot by Edmonton Oilers defenseman Adam Larsson during the first period in Game 2 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, April 28, . "We are still in a really good situation, still up 2-1". On Sunday, Talbot told reporters the defence in front of him should also be credited with the team's impressive ability to keep the puck out of their net this post-season.

Author: 0 Crosby scores twice, Bonino has victor as Pens beat Caps

It's been a odd couple of games at Verizon Center in another clash between hockey's two best teams. "This is something we're going to have to go through. However, there was one huge hitch to this kind of analysis. "He'll tell you he can be better", Trotz said. They earned, as a reward, zero goals and several thousand prophesies of doom.

Author: 0 Mixed emotions for Arsenal fans after semi-final win

You need to see what is happening behind the scenes, how well the team works and how we operate. When Sergio Aguero put City ahead in the second half of a bruising semi-final, Wenger s side were on the verge of another dispiriting defeat in arguably the worst season of the Frenchman s 21-year reign.

Sport Gabriel Jesus header gives City 2-2 draw at Middlesbrough
Author: 0 Gabriel Jesus header gives City 2-2 draw at Middlesbrough

Meanwhile, City captain Vincent Kompany insisted his side's preparation was good enough for Sunday's game, which would have moved City into third place in the Premier League table had they won. Guardiola said after the game: "In the first half, we had problems to control the counter-attacks". Manchester City have lost just one of their last 20 Premier League games against a team in the relegation zone on the day of that match (W12 D7 L1).

Sport Arsenal manager Wenger refuses to give up on top four
Author: 0 Arsenal manager Wenger refuses to give up on top four

Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen sets his sights on completing a "special" farewell for White Hart Lane as his side look to go unbeaten at the stadium this term. "But I know it's a good subject for the media". Victory at Upton Park would for once put the pressure on Chelsea, who do not play until Middlesbrough, desperate for points to avoid relegation, visit them three days later.

Author: 0 Kyle Edmund pushes Rafael Nadal all the way in Monte-Carlo

Coming back from an elbow injury that allowed him to play only one match of the Indian Wells-Miami duathlon, Murray looked scratchy, off-kilter. His reward is a Friday quarter-final against Croatian fifth seed Marin Cilic , who motored past number ninth seed Tomas Berdych 6-2, 7-6 (7/0).

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton determined to fix 'odd' weekend

I'll try and fix it for the next one. Bottas said his intense battle with Vettel had made for a nervous finale, but he expects similar fights for the rest of the season in what is shaping up to be a very tight fight for the 2017 drivers' crown.

Sport What time, channel is Washington Wizards vs. Boston Celtics, Game 1?
Author: 0 What time, channel is Washington Wizards vs. Boston Celtics, Game 1?

John Wall added 20 points and 16 assists. But Boston took full advantage of its home-court advantage and was on-fire shooting the ball, making a franchise playoff record 19 three-pointers. He cut through a rotating cast of defenders, including John Wall , Bradley Beal and Kelly Oubre Jr., to connect on 11 of 23 attempts from the field.

Sport Atletico's Gimenez to miss Champions League semifinals
Author: 0 Atletico's Gimenez to miss Champions League semifinals

Atletico is trying to get past Madrid after three straight defeats by its city rival in the European competition. Both sides are seeking historic firsts as Real eye a 12th European crown in Cardiff on May 3 by becoming the first side to retain the trophy in the Champions League era.

Sport Packers Draft Josh Jones With Second Pick
Author: 0 Packers Draft Josh Jones With Second Pick

In the 7th round, the Packers took a third running back, Devante Mays of Utah State . The Packers had one side of the ball they needed to improve on in the draft, and after the first three rounds, they made sure it was a priority. The last roster hole to address was at guard, where the Packers lost T.J. A native of El Paso, the 5-foot-10, 215-pound running back finished as UTEP's all-time leading rusher with 4,114 yards, which ranked seventh in the Conference USA annals.

Author: 0 Anthony Joshua KOs Wladimir Klitschko

Speaking to Radio 5 Live after the fight, Hearn said: "We broke British Box Office records on pay-per-view last night". I used a lot of energy, so what I did was try to recover, so I could step up again in the late rounds, and that was kind of the gameplan.

Author: 0 Anthony Joshua Knocks Out Wladimir Klitschko for Heavyweight Title

The only speed bump in the way at present could be Fury's impending hearing with UK Anti-Doping . I was planning to do it - it didn't work - but all the respect to Anthony, congratulations. Fury has not fought beating Klitschko in November 2015 and a year ago he surrendered the titles he won in that fight to focus on his mental health problems.

Author: 0 Around the National Hockey League: 4 Exciting Games Open 2nd Round

Just after the power play ended, Ellis gave Nashville a 1-0 lead with his slap shot from near the blue line at 10:34 off assists from Filip Forsberg and P.K. The Ducks lost the first two games of a series at home twice in the previous three postseasons, eventually losing those series to Nashville and Los Angeles.

Sport What time does the NFL draft start?
Author: 0 What time does the NFL draft start?

Hoping he's available for the Eagles when they pick very late in the third round. Both networks are also streaming the draft online . I believed they would support it. Indianapolis Colts: The Colts selection of Malik Hooker at 15 is a close runner-up to the Redskins in terms of "steal of the draft". Cleveland will be followed by San Francisco, Chicago and Jacksonville.

Author: 0 Andy Murray loses out as Austrian lands a British hat-trick

Thiem had shocked world number one Andy Murray in Saturday's semi-finals and showed some early resistance. The German wild card advanced to her second final in her hometown with a 6-4, 7-5 defeat of fourth-seeded Simona Halep. Even 18-time grand Slam champion Roger Federer , who leads the year-to-date rankings with wins in Melbourne, Indian Wells and Miami, said that Nadal will be the favorite at Roland Garros.

Author: 0 Penguins' Hagelin a game-time decision for Game 2 vs. Caps

Kessel's first goal was one of the best so far in the playoffs, largely because of some unreal work from Crosby, who pushed the puck through his skates to his stick, drawing three Washington defenders before finding Kessel, who blasted a wrist shot past the left shoulder of Capitals netminder Braden Holtby and into the back of the net.

Sport Rangers rediscover MSG winning formula to even series
Author: 0 Rangers rediscover MSG winning formula to even series

That said, it's hard to gauge the true effect of this lineup shakeup and frontloading because... "They wanted to compete, wanted to battle and wanted the puck on their sticks". Meanwhile, Lundqvist was brilliant, stopping subsequent breakaways by Andrew Shaw and Torrey Mitchell. Alexander Radulov eluded the check of Brady Skjei near the Rangers' bench and passed the puck to Mitchell, who started a 2-on-1 break with Shea Weber and Mitchell scored into an open net with 1:23 remaining.

Sport Wenger's back-three gamble pays off
Author: 0 Wenger's back-three gamble pays off

Although the Frenchman accepted that the display was far from ideal, Wenger was thrilled with the level of commitment from his players, having seen them crumble in a 3-0 loss at Crystal Palace last time out. 'The fact we conceded three at West Brom and three at Crystal Palace, I feel it was needed. 'Sometimes when your team lacks confidence, something new helps them believe and focus.

Sport Gomez's cycle, Darvish's pitching lead Rangers to 6-3 win
Author: 0 Gomez's cycle, Darvish's pitching lead Rangers to 6-3 win

Down 5-2 entering the ninth inning, Yasiel Puig homered on a 3-2 pitch to get the streak started. He hit a first-pitch fastball from Jose Valdez onto the hill behind center field in the seventh for a two-run homer. ARLINGTON, Texas Kole Calhoun often says that saving a run defensively means as much to him as producing a run. Grant Dayton (1-0) pitched a scoreless inning for the win.

Author: 0 Klitschko 'one punch' from knocking Joshua out

Wladimir Klitschko is interested in activating the rematch clause in the contract against Joshua and try one more time to regain his belts. Klitschko seemed to be on his way to edging a points victory before a thunderous uppercut from Joshua stopped him dead.

Author: 0 NFL prospect to meet with police Monday on rape accusation

Conley submitted DNA to the Cleveland police, gave a statement and even reportedly took - and passed - a polygraph test. "I definitely thought it was going to play out a little differently but I am a strong believer in faith and everything happens for a reason", said Melifonwu , who was thought to have a chance to join Donald Brown and Byron Jones as the only UConn products taken in the first round of the National Football League draft.

Author: 0 Caps-Leafs Make NHL Playoffs Overtime History

That left them matched up with the Senators in the first round - a bad draw against a team that beat them all four times in the regular season and six straight overall. There are definitely some gaps in their game. The Kings fired Sutter and general manager Dean Lombardi almost two weeks ago in a remarkable housecleaning after the regular season ended without a playoff berth.

Author: 0 Mourinho says his players are exhausted

Both defenders are set to miss Thursday's Europa League semi-final first leg against Celta Vigo in Spain, as are Phil Jones and Chris Smalling. We've got to look at ourselves and put it right. It was Wayne Rooney who opened the scoring for the Red Devils from the penalty spot in the 48 minute after referee Neil Swarbrick controversially pointed to the spot after adjudging that Lukasz Fabianski had brought down Marcus Rashford.

Sport Fizdale reacts to National Basketball Association $30K fine
Author: 0 Fizdale reacts to National Basketball Association $30K fine

And I applaud Fizdale for saying it. Memphis definitely got the short end of the stick with 15 free throws compared to San Antonio's 32, and it is odd to see the Grizzlies not getting respect from the officials - something that Fizdale alluded to.

Author: 0 Blixt, Smith hit the front at Zurich Classic

But something is clicking this week, and with Smith in form as well and chasing his first PGA Tour win, this is the team to beat with 36 holes to play. With the pair starting on the back nine, they each had an eagle and racked up six team birdies. Tyrone Van Aswegen and Retief Goosen teamed up for a 60 to get to 11 under overall.

Author: 0 Titans fill biggest holes with 6 of 9 draft picks on offence

Henderson was a standout both on offense and special teams this past season, returning two kickoffs for touchdowns. Adoree Jackson, the 18th selection overall out of Southern California, has speed and six career interceptions as the 2016 Jim Thorpe victor for best defensive back.