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Sport Green Bay Packers: 5 offseason needs
Author: 0 Green Bay Packers: 5 offseason needs

Packers coach Mike McCarthy , speaking later in the day at the Indiana Convention Center, has hinted repeatedly over the past several years that he would have liked the team to augment the roster with more veterans. "This is about unity and love and growing together as a society, and starting a conversation around something that may be a little bit uncomfortable for people", Rodgers said.

Sport High Wind Warning in effect for Piedmont Triad
Author: 0 High Wind Warning in effect for Piedmont Triad

The possibility of downed trees is coming after rain fell across the Triangle all day on Thursday. Wind gusts should be strongest at 12 p.m. Friday. As of 9 AM there are approximately 2,500 Appalachian Power customers without power in Henry County.

Sport Shinsegae to give 240M won
Author: 0 Shinsegae to give 240M won

GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 22, 2018: Gold medalists, USA players celebrate during a victory ceremony for the women's ice hockey event at the Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Hockey Centre. The U.S. was not the only county making history. They worked together despite nearly losing their positions on the team in a hard fight for equal pay before the most recent Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Sport Lamar Jackson: 'No teams have asked me to play wide receiver'
Author: 0 Lamar Jackson: 'No teams have asked me to play wide receiver'

But Jackson also won the Heisman Trophy for his quarterback play as a sophomore. But apparently some National Football League teams want to evaluate him as a wide receiver-even though he never even caught a pass in college. He is coming off a highly successful three-year stint where he became the first player notch at least 3,500 passing yards and 1,500 rushing yards in back-to-back seasons.

Sport National Football League trade rumors: Rams sending DE Robert Quinn to Dolphins
Author: 0 National Football League trade rumors: Rams sending DE Robert Quinn to Dolphins

Quinn, a first-round pick of the then St. Louis Rams back in 2011, recorded 8.5 sacks and two forced fumbles in 15 games (14 starts) in Southern California last season. A year ago the Dolphins made a deal for DE William Hayes. It appears Quinn is the only player involved in the trade, but there are three picks involved as well.

Sport NFL Combine preview: A look at Alabama's offensive players
Author: 0 NFL Combine preview: A look at Alabama's offensive players

I can go over top of you. The NFL Combine continues through Monday . - Written by Bryan Fischer, an award-winning college football columnist and member of the Athlon Contributor Network. They have assessed their roster, valuated their free agents, and started targeting players both in free agency and in the draft. As for the rest of the guys, look, you want to bring all your guys back if you can, but that's not the real world.

Sport Former Everton and Tottenham winger Steven Pienaar retires aged 35
Author: 0 Former Everton and Tottenham winger Steven Pienaar retires aged 35

He ended up having his contract terminated by mutual consent in January, and this week announced his retirement from football on SABC television. "I just want to say thanks to my mum, my family and all the clubs that I've played for and the supporters ofcourse, how could I forget you guys".

Sport Pete Carroll supports Russell Wilson being at spring training
Author: 0 Pete Carroll supports Russell Wilson being at spring training

Russell Wilson made his first appearance in a professional baseball game since 2011 on Friday, and his first at-bat went as you might expect for someone who hadn't stepped into the box against live pitching in almost seven years. He's playing ball. He's playing baseball. Since the end of the 2017 season, Seattle has let go of offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell , defensive coordinator Kris Richard , offensive line coach Tom Cable , assistant linebackers coach Michael Barrow and senior ...

Sport Croatia charges Real Madrid's Luka Modric with false testimony
Author: 0 Croatia charges Real Madrid's Luka Modric with false testimony

In keeping with Croatian law, Modric was not named in the indictment, but the document identified the accused as a 32-year-old Croatian national, and referred to his testimony last year in a corruption trial against Zdravko Mamic, once the head of Croatia's FA.

Sport First Male Gymnast Alleges Sexual Abuse By Larry Nassar
Author: 0 First Male Gymnast Alleges Sexual Abuse By Larry Nassar

Raisman said the USOC and USA Gymnastics allowed Nassar to continue abusing athletes by not telling the university about the conduct that led them to fire him. Nassar worked for USA Gymnastics for nearly three decades. The lawsuit is the latest development in Raisman's campaign for raising awareness of sexual abuse in sports, which coincides with several other campaigns against sexual misconduct against women.

Sport United States Olympic Committee Chief Executive Scott Blackmun steps down
Author: 0 United States Olympic Committee Chief Executive Scott Blackmun steps down

A number of critics, including athletes who said they were abused and two USA senators - Iowa Republican Joni Ernst and New Hampshire Democrat Jeanne Shaheen - had called for the ouster of Blackmun and USOC board members, accusing them of failing to act promptly on complaints raised against Nassar and fostering a culture of silence.

Sport Agent Names Four Clubs Who Want Balotelli
Author: 0 Agent Names Four Clubs Who Want Balotelli

Mino Raiola would prefer if Gianluigi Donnarumma left AC Milan as speculation swirls over the goalkeeper's future. Raiola also represents the interests of Nice forward Balotelli, who is out of contract in the summer and, according to his agent, a "bargain" for anybody looking to strengthen their attack.

Sport Australians turn in 57000 illegal firearms during national amnesty
Author: 0 Australians turn in 57000 illegal firearms during national amnesty

Australia says it collected more than 57,000 illegal firearms during a three-month amnesty a year ago - the first such program since tough gun laws were enacted in the wake of the country's worst mass shooting in 1996. Supporters of the move pointed to both security incidents in Australia and mass killings in the USA as a reason why the amnesty was needed. Law Enforcement Minister Angus Taylor said the gun amnesty helped make the country safer .

Sport Rutgers knocks off Minnesota, advances in Big Ten tourney
Author: 0 Rutgers knocks off Minnesota, advances in Big Ten tourney

The Cream and Crimson open their Big Ten Tournament campaign Thursday night against Rutgers at Madison Square Garden. Historically IU has not performed well in the Big Ten tourney, going 12-20 over the years, but Coach Archie Miller says his guys are ready to go, starting against a team that finished at the bottom of the league during the regular season.

Sport INX Media money laundering case: CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram
Author: 0 INX Media money laundering case: CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram

This time was available after Karti's counsel, senior advocate Kapil Sibal , sought time to file a proper application to challenge the ED proceedings. Karti allegedly received Rs 3.5 crore from the Mumbai-based INX Media, now known as 9X Media, for helping it get Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance in 2007, when it was run by Peter and Indrani Mukerjea , both accused in the Sheena Bora murder case.

Sport Swansea City boss praises former side in FA Cup defeat
Author: 0 Swansea City boss praises former side in FA Cup defeat

But those ambitions have been revived and this win was Swansea's sixth in succession on home soil in all competitions - their best run at the Liberty Stadium since 2007. But Carvalhal's response was to throw on Martin Olsson and Jordan Ayew at halftime, in place of Ki and the ineffective Wayne Routledge - and ten minutes after the break, it paid dividends.

Sport Mexico Championship, 1st Ld,148
Author: 0 Mexico Championship, 1st Ld,148

Englishman Paisley fired seven birdies and a solitary bogey to card an opening six-under-par 65 at Chapultepec Golf Club and end the day just a shot behind leader Oosthuizen. Andrew's. The world No. 1 and 2016 U.S. Open champion admitted he was playing his best golf when he reigned supreme in 2017 and said it will be hard to improve on that level of performance.

Sport Kirk Cousins pursuit to be like Peyton Manning in 2012?
Author: 0 Kirk Cousins pursuit to be like Peyton Manning in 2012?

The Denver Broncos are going "all-in" to sign quarterback Kirk Cousins , Yahoo Sports' Charles Robinson reported Thursday. Sources told Yahoo Sports that the Broncos have examined scenarios to potentially open up between $40 million and $50 million in cap space for this offseason.

Sport Raiders' Jon Gruden on first roster need: 'Obviously defensively . . . our linebacking core'
Author: 0 Raiders' Jon Gruden on first roster need: 'Obviously defensively . . . our linebacking core'

We've got to look at the entire roster. But Gruden appeared to put an end to those Wednesday, saying he's counting on the 31-year-old to be a big part of the team's offence next season. Gruden brings an entirely new feel to the organization, and his players will be fired up every Sunday to play for him. Here is what we know about Gruden: He is going to outwork everybody in the building, and is going to make sure he makes a standard that the players live by.

Sport 'Deontay Wilder can't take a punch': Dillian Whyte questions Bronze Bomber's chin
Author: 0 'Deontay Wilder can't take a punch': Dillian Whyte questions Bronze Bomber's chin

Easy. I could've fought anybody. Ortiz carries his own dynamite in his fist's, but like many heavy hitters, he has looked ponderous in his sole pursuit of a knockout. You never know what youll see, but Saturday night will be bombs away.”. Also, take note in those matchups there wasn't one pairing of two punchers with the exception of Lewis-Tyson and Lewis was really a boxer-puncher.

Sport Courtois' agent denies meeting with PSG
Author: 0 Courtois' agent denies meeting with PSG

The meeting between the two parties apparently took place in London on Monday afternoon, but there has been no news on what the outcome was. Chelsea are planning to pay him more than £200,000-a-week to stay at Stamford Bridge but if Antonio Conte's side can not renew Courtois' deal, they run the risk of losing him this summer.

Sport Chiefs get Rams' second-, fourth-round picks in Peters trade
Author: 0 Chiefs get Rams' second-, fourth-round picks in Peters trade

This is a tough one to grade from Kansas City's perspective because we don't know exactly what happened behind the scenes that soured the relationship between the team and the player. But even Reid felt the need to suspend Peters after a weird sequence against the New York Jets this past December, when he threw an official's flag into the stands, left the field without being ejected and later returned without socks.

Sport ED attaches Choksi's Rs 1200 cr property
Author: 0 ED attaches Choksi's Rs 1200 cr property

Modi and Choksi allegedly defrauded PNB through fraudulent LoUs and FLCs from 2011 to 2017 in connivance with bank officials. As per the filings, Firestar Diamond Inc and Fantasy Inc are co-borrower debtors under a co-lending facility with Israel Discount Bank of New York (IDB) and HSBC Bank USA.

Sport Ronda Rousey making her WWE debut
Author: 0 Ronda Rousey making her WWE debut

She became the very first American Olympic bronze medalist in judo in 2008. The former UFC bantamweight champion was called onto stage during the pay-per-view event and appeared to be on the verge of tears as the crowd chanted her name. That doesn't seem to be the case; Rousey, to WWE's credit, will take baby steps towards the female titles and work a mixed tag at WrestleMania 34 instead.

Sport Zimmer hopes Bridgewater's career is with him in Minnesota
Author: 0 Zimmer hopes Bridgewater's career is with him in Minnesota

Spielman would state on Wednesday that it will be a league decision, and that it has yet to be resolved as of Wednesday. "We will continue to evolve this process", Spielman said. There are a lot of factors at play here, but sort of questioning a guy like this to the public doesn't seem like the wisest move to me. The skinny: Quinn was asked about veteran running back Ameer Abdullah , and admitted Abdullah didn't show the qualities last season that would list him among the league's ...

Sport Jon Jones Hearing for Steroid Punishment
Author: 0 Jon Jones Hearing for Steroid Punishment

Those sanctions very possibly won't be light ones, either - Jones was already suspended for one year after testing positive for two banned substances prior to his scheduled UFC 200 meeting with Cormier. Jones did not deny he took Turinabol , a banned steroid, but he denied knowingly taking it. "That doesn't make any sense to me whatsoever". The hearing dealt with Jones' positive drug test for Turinabol , an anabolic steroid, from a test administered on July 28, one day prior to his ...

Sport South Africa's Morne Morkel to retire from global cricket after Australia series
Author: 0 South Africa's Morne Morkel to retire from global cricket after Australia series

The Proteas will also take plenty of confidence from their 2-1 series win in Australia only 15 months ago. His century at Pune past year in the second innings was ranked as the best innings by an away batsman. "South African seamer Morne Morkel has chose to retire from global cricket after the home Test series against Australia next month, saying that the "demanding" schedule has put a lot of strain on his family life".

Author: 0 Liverpool vow to spend after posting £39 million profit

But Liverpool could have every member of their senior squad available for their Premier League fixture with Newcastle United this weekend - and Verheijen thinks that Klopp has learned from his mistakes. Liverpool are 15 points behind league leaders Manchester City with 10 games remaining but captain Jordan Henderson is refusing to give up on winning the title.

Sport LeBron James 'Flattered' By #PhillyWantsLeBron Billboards in Cleveland
Author: 0 LeBron James 'Flattered' By #PhillyWantsLeBron Billboards in Cleveland

You can bet LeBron James will have seen those billboards inviting him to Complete the Process in Philadelphia. The billboards are close to Quicken Loans Arena, where the Cavaliers play. For now, the playoff-hungry Sixers will travel to Cleveland for a primetime matchup with the Cavaliers on Thursday night. James can opt out of his contract with Cleveland following this season and the superstar can hit the free-agency market.

Sport Seattle Seahawks trying to trade DE Michael Bennett
Author: 0 Seattle Seahawks trying to trade DE Michael Bennett

Seattle would save $2.2 million by releasing or trading Bennett and incur $5.175 million in dead money. " I probably won't be back next year ", Bennett told The News Tribune's Gregg Bell after the team's season finale. "But every offseason we approach it the same way: to compete as hard as we can to figure out the best ways to put our guys in the right positions, to do the right things, to make the right choices, to stay abreast at what's going on in the league".

Sport Chelsea ready to lead Lewandowski hunt
Author: 0 Chelsea ready to lead Lewandowski hunt

Chelsea travel to Barcelona in the Champions League and face Leicester in the FA Cup quarterfinals, with the two competitions providing their last chances of a trophy this season. Linking up well with Ronaldo is of great importance and while Lewandowski has always been the fulcrum of Bayern and before them, Dortmund's attack, he is more than capable of adjusting his game.

Sport Rangers, Lincecum have a deal
Author: 0 Rangers, Lincecum have a deal

According to scouts who saw him earlier this month in a showcase, however, his velocity was back to the 90-93 miles per hour range. At this point, of course, the free agent Lincecum is looking to get back to the big leagues any way he can.

Sport F1 testing delayed due to Barcelona snow
Author: 0 F1 testing delayed due to Barcelona snow

Sweden's Marcus Ericsson of Sauber was the only other driver to try his luck on the wet surface early on, with the rest of the teams waiting for better conditions. He rejoined the track in the final couple of minutes, crossing the line just after the chequered flag flew to improve his time to 2m18.545s. The season starts on March 25 with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

Sport Wildcat fans go insane as Sean Miller returns courtside
Author: 0 Wildcat fans go insane as Sean Miller returns courtside

When Arizona called a news conference Thursday afternoon, it appeared head coach Sean Miller's tenure could be coming to an end. Miller was at the helm of Arizona for the first time since he decided it was in the team's "best interests" that he not coach them in their overtime loss to OR last Saturday.

Sport Josh McDaniels not expected to attend NFL combine in Indianapolis
Author: 0 Josh McDaniels not expected to attend NFL combine in Indianapolis

He's only been a D-back for two years. Typically, we get 44 offensive linemen drafted in a typical draft. Ross would go on to play in only three games for the Cincinnati Bengals, despite a pressing need at the wide receiver position. Sunday brings workouts for defensive linemen - a group that includes Bradley Chubb of North Carolina State and Marcus Davenport of the University of Texas-San Antonio.

Sport Neymar's World Cup in doubt as he gets sidelined for three months
Author: 0 Neymar's World Cup in doubt as he gets sidelined for three months

PSG won the match 3-0, but Neymar's injury marred the contest, as he rode a challenge from Bouna Sarr and twisted his ankle upon contact with the turf, while also suffering a hairline fracture to his foot. It's likely PSG won't win the Champions League without him, and it's unlikely Brazil can win the cup in Russian Federation without its best player.

Sport Jets give up on Muhammad Wilkerson after he gave up in 2017
Author: 0 Jets give up on Muhammad Wilkerson after he gave up in 2017

The team made the long-anticipated move on Wednesday, clearing $11 million in salary cap space. "It was a business decision; it wasn't disciplinary at all", coach Todd Bowles said Wednesday at the scouting combine. "Because I feel like I've earned it", Wilkerson responded. Real talk: Wilkerson made fools out of everyone in the organization that believed in him.

Sport NY Jets Linebacker Arrested In Wrong Way Head-On Crash
Author: 0 NY Jets Linebacker Arrested In Wrong Way Head-On Crash

Larry Celona of the New York Post reported on this arrest. Authorities said Donahue blew a.15 which is almost twice the legal limit. Police say that Donahue was administered a sobriety test and a breath test and failed both. A Port Authority officer saw a Dodge Charger, driven by Donahue, go around traffic cones and into the center tube of the tunnel against traffic. According to one officer, Donahue mentioned that he was an National Football League player.

Sport Gianluigi Buffon delays global retirement | Paddy Agnew
Author: 0 Gianluigi Buffon delays global retirement | Paddy Agnew

Gigi Buffon is clearly a man who doesn't does not want to retire. But Di Biagio, named as the interim Italy boss while the federation seeks a permanent successor to Giampiero Ventura, wants Buffon to be involved in upcoming friendlies against Argentina and England.

Sport Quarterback moves for Bears, Redskins in NFL
Author: 0 Quarterback moves for Bears, Redskins in NFL

The Bears still are on the hook for the remaining $2.5 million in guaranteed money that came with Glennon's three-year, $45 million deal a year ago, but they'll realize a net savings of $11 million this year and another $14 million in 2019.

Sport Lewis Hamilton:
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: "The W09 feels like last year's big sister"

McLaren were clearly aiming to put as much mileage on the vehicle as possible today, and Vandoorne did so while still remaining top of the leaderboard until he was deposed by Sergey Sirotkin's Williams as the track dried further. As the only drivers running on slick tyres, Bottas and Hulkenberg were comfortably ahead of the field although Red Bull's Max Vesrtappen and the smooth running Honda-powered Toro Rosso of Pierre Gasly had both previously paid a visit to the top of the timesheet.

Sport Saquon Barkley would love to be drafted by the Cleveland Browns
Author: 0 Saquon Barkley would love to be drafted by the Cleveland Browns

Good enough to take with the third overall pick if he's available when Indianapolis goes on the clock? "I think this is a really good draft for running backs", Dorsey said on Thursday. He also completed two passes - one for a score - and returned two kickoffs for touchdowns. The only thing seemingly working against the consensus No.

Sport MSU top Badgers for outright Big Ten title
Author: 0 MSU top Badgers for outright Big Ten title

While Michigan State may be the favorite to win the national championship - for so many reasons, including two soon-to-be lottery picks (Miles Bridges, Jaren Jackson Jr.), one of the nation's top-ranked defenses, one of best perimeter-shooting units, and one of the deepest benches - the Spartans have become too comfortable with flipping a switch during games, and recently have struggled to put together complete games, knowing their talent will carry them to a win.

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