How motivated is Notre Dame to be playing in the NIT? Western Kentucky was also close to beating future No. 1 seed Villanova , losing 66-58 the day before. There was an outside chance the Notre Dame was not going to get a 1-seed. With most of their players back from last season's runner-up finish - including Morgan William, who hit the game-winner in overtime to knock off UConn - the Bulldogs hope to make another deep NCAA run.
So that gives McKinnon, whose career-best single-season output is 570 yards, the fourth-highest average salary of all National Football League running backs, per Spotrac . In 2017, McKinnon hauled in 51 receptions for 421 yards and two touchdowns. Past year as a Viking, McKinnon turned 201 touches into 991 total yards and 5 scores.
If she continues to play at the level she has so far, her first title at Indian Wells seems well within her grasp. The Indian Wells match was 17 years in the making. And then I just got the idea of what I have to do to play against her, and it was much easier". "Yeah, so I just have a long way to go, and I'm looking forward to the journey ".
His breakout season came in 2009, a year that saw him compile 971 receiving yards and eight touchdowns. During that decade-plus in the league, Celek has missed just one out of a possible 176 games, which is an incredible feat. Johnson's new deal includes a cap hit of $4.98 million for the 2018 season, as compared to his former figure of $12.48 million, Yates reported, which generates $7.5 million worth of much-needed financial wiggle room for the Eagles.
Virginia made the tournament by going 31-2 overall. "We have a lot more to prove", Virginia guard Kyle Guy said. March Madness hasn't even started and already there is reason to doubt top-seed Virginia after it was learned freshman De'Andre Hunter would be out for the tournament due to a broken wrist suffered during last week's ACC tournament in NY.
Although victories over Milan and Watford have helped temporarily keep Wenger's critics at bay, Nicholas believes that Wenger's announcement will offer the club the best chance of winning the Europa League this season. And on Arsenal recovering from their poor run of form which saw them lose four straight games in all competitions, Wenger explained: "Consistency is a sign of quality".
But they have now moved into the quarter-finals of Europe's elite club competition for the first time since 1958, having drawn the first leg 0-0. "I'm very, very happy, it's fantastic we've won in this very special stadium and the first time in 60 years we're in the quarter-finals of the Champions League ", Montella told reporters after the match.
He also caught 109 passes for 631 yards and three touchdowns. The Browns need a quarterback (don't they always?) and also own the No. 4 pick in the draft. With the Browns paying Hyde $5 million a season for the next three seasons, it means Barkley could potentially get his wish of playing alongside Odell Beckham Jr.
West Indies are set to become the latest worldwide team to tour Pakistan. The series will represent the first time global cricket will be played in Karachi since 2009, when militants attacked the Sri Lanka team bus resulting in the death of several of the security forces.
In spite of the latest injury news regarding Kane, Southgate will be optimistic over his striker options for this month's global friendlies, with both Marcus Rashford and Jamie Vardy netting for their clubs at the weekend. The spokesman added: "He is expected to return to first team training next month". The Mirror believe the Premier League's leading goalscorer will now be absent for the majority of Spurs' final games this season, including vital domestic matches against Chelsea and ...
The the 36-year old former England worldwide, made the disclosure while fielding questions from journalists ahead of his teams Champions league second half clash against Sevilla . During his time at Old Trafford he has won a whole host of major honours including five Premier League titles, the FA Cup, three League Cups, the Europa League and the Champions League while in 2013 he was named the club's Player of the Season.
The C's top bench option injured his thumb while diving for a loose ball in Sunday's loss to the Indiana Pacers . The Celtics thus wait for news of whether their valuable stopper will play again this season. Wojnarowski reports that the Celtics believe it is nothing more than knee tendonitis and that Irving is day-to-day and won't need to miss much time. Theis suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee.
Liverpool were handed a lifeline when Eric Bailly turned the ball into his own net in the second-half, but Mourinho's side held on for the three points to stretch the gap between second and third place to four points. Therefore the longer the game goes on the more it suits United. "Does he play every match from the start?" If he is breached then United need to change the way they play and really open up, which they don't want to do with Liverpool's counter-attack being so brilliant.
He authored the league's most breathtaking play, completing a walkoff scoring pass to receiver Stefon Diggs for a 47-yard touchdown, the "Minnesota Miracle" knocking the New Orleans Saints out of the playoffs. Keenum, who went 11-3 as the Vikings' starter last season, could become the first free agent quarterback to get a new home. According to ProFootballTalk , a source with knowledge of the dynamics of the process believes Keenum's contract will be somewhere between $18 and $20 million ...
Ronda Rousey recently signed her WWE contract at the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, and shortly after it was announced that Rousey would be appearing at every episode of Monday Night Raw leading up to WrestleMania 34 , but Rousey didn't appear on this week's episode.
Villanova fans don't have good memories of the last time their team played the first two rounds in Pittsburgh in 2015. As expected, Villanova received a No. Jashaun Agosto had 16 points, seven assists and six rebounds to lead LIU Brooklyn in the defeat. STREAKERS: Radford has won its last seven games.
Roma have progressed to the quarter-finals of the Champions League thanks to a 1-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk in their last-16 second leg at the Stadio Olimpico. The game only really came to life at the midway point of the first half, with Pyatov cutting out Aleksandar Kolarov's driven cross ahead of Dzeko at the near post on 24 minutes, before Taison fizzed a strike over the crossbar from distance for the visitors four minutes later.
Djokovic said it felt like the "first match I ever played on the tour". I just completely lost rhythm, everything. "I was grateful to be out on the court after surgery that quickly but at the same time just didn't feel good at all". Four games were played in the second set when the skies closed at 10:30pm local time. Federer will face Serbia's Filip Krajinovic, a finalist at the Paris Masters in 2017, in the third round.
They had reeled off 13 straight wins before dropping Saturday's Atlantic 10 Conference tournament semifinal against Davidson . "We're just really getting ready to go now for this game on Tuesday". "Guys have been in big games and we understand this is the NCAA Tournament ", added Schmidt. "Now they get a chance to play in the NCAA tournament ".
Wilkerson will join the defensive line with Mike Daniels , Kenny Clark , Dean Lowry and Montravius Adams. You have just arrived in Green Bay. Pettine served in the same capacity for the Jets from 2009 to 2012 and coached Wilkerson during his first two years in the league.
Quarterback Kirk Cousins will reportedly take his first free agency meeting with the Vikings, and it appears that might be the end of his free agency tour. It can be argued that he played that role for Washington since being drafted by the Redskins in 2012. There likely were two selling points brought up by Spielman when he presented his plan to Zygi Wilf and Vikings ownership after the season-ending loss to the Eagles in the NFC championship game.
Nothing that happens in free agency will preclude them from considering a quarterback with the sixth pick in the draft, a source said. Both players are on one-year deals, so they still haven't found their long-term solution at quarterback.
In four seasons with the Patriots, Butler totaled eight interceptions, 50 passes defended (including 12 or more in his last three years) and 209 combined tackles. He started 15 of 16 games in New England, but did not play a single down in the team's Super Bowl loss to the Eagles. But just over a month ago, Butler rode the bench as the Patriots ultimately fell in Super Bowl LII, a healthy scratch that has yet to be explained in detail.
Many believed the Colts to have heavy interest in Norwell, who could have upgraded the offensive line in a big way, something that has become a project since Andrew Luck was drafted in 2012. It was known that the Panthers couldn't retain Norwell, and many assumed Norwell was bound for NY to reunite with Dave Gettleman, the former Panthers GM who signed him in free agency after he went undrafted in 2014.
Lotulelei will be reunited with former Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott, who led Buffalo to its first playoff appearance since the 1999 season in 2017. A first-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, Lotulelei has been with the Carolina Panthers for the first five years of his career. He amassed 11.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and 82 tackles in five seasons in Carolina as a run-stuffing, blocker-occupying stalwart on the defensive line.
Woods has been heavily involved in team event while not playing in recent years because of back injuries. Woods, who finished second at last week's Valspar Championship to heighten expectations of future success , served as a vice-captain to Davis Love III in the 2016 Ryder Cup and is set to fulfil the same role under Jim Furyk in Paris later this year.
Flags and banners were displayed throughout the stadium bearing Astori's name, though one of the most poignant tributes came in the 13th minute of the game. Vitor Hugo , the player who replaced Astori in the starting lineup, scored the only goal of the match in the 25th minute, leaping high to head in Riccardo Saponara's corner.
While the Packers had been mentioned as a possible suitor for Graham, there had been a growing thought in the last day or so that he would return to his old home in New Orleans. But he also hauled in 10 touchdown passes for the first time since 2014. To some surprise, he is instead signing with the Green Bay Packers , according to multiple reports Tuesday afternoon.
Still available are AJ McCarron, Teddy Bridgewater and Josh McCown, who quarterbacked the Jets last season. Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero that Bradford's issue was "degenerative". National Football League teams aren't able to officially sign free agents until Wednesday beginning at 1 p.m. Arizona time. The Cardinals have been looking for a replacement at quarterback following the retirement of Carson Palmer after the 2017 season.
After five seasons with the Patriots, Danny Amendola is expected to join the Dolphins. The Patriots still have receivers Julian Edelman, Brandin Cooks, Chris Hogan, Malcolm Mitchell, Phillip Dorsett, Kenny Britt, Cody Hollister, and Riley McCarron under contract for 2018.
Burton was involved in the " Philly special " play that catapulted the Eagles to the Super Bowl title over the New England Patriots . Robinson once had a 1,400-yard season in which he led the league in touchdowns while catching passes from Blake Bortles .at the age of 22.
Analysing a performance for me is more than number of goals or assists, and for me I'm really happy with Marcus". He plays for United many matches, he starts some comes from the bench for others. "A disaster?" he said."We won 2-1 against Liverpool and there were some who said it was a disaster". We have a game on Tuesday and I can imagine, if we lose against Sevilla , everybody will forget what we did in the past couple of weeks.
The injury no doubt cost Robinson a more significant payday as he was one of the top receivers in the league in 2015 and 2016, pulling in a combined 153 catches and 20 touchdowns to go along with 2,283 yards. The signing can not be made official until free agency opens at 9pm (GMT) on Wednesday. The Rams had considered using the franchise tag on Watkins, but opted instead to tag safety Lamarcus Joyner .
Jose Mourinho briefed the media on Monday ahead of the game. There have been 30 previous occasions in which a first leg has been drawn 0-0 since the competition moved into the Champions League format in 1992, and the team playing away first has gone on to progress 21 times at a 70 per cent success rate.
I don't think Mourinho will want to open up because he knows a draw isn't the worst thing. Rashford scored twice to put hosts United into a healthy lead against Liverpool , before Erick Bailly's own-goal brought the visitors back into it.
Former West Ham United and Tottenham midfielder Carrick has won five Premier League titles and the Champions League during his time with Man United, and was handed the captain's armband previous year following Wayne Rooney's departure.
Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Allen Robinson (15) runs after a catch during the National Football League game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Indianapolis Colts on January 1, 2017, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN. Wright led the team in receiving out of the slot, but his 614 yards were the second-lowest for any team's top wideout and Cruz didn't make the team. That said, it wouldn't be surprising if Robinson's deal guarantees double that, or close to it.
Phil Jones , Daley Blind , Marcos Rojo and Ander Herrera have also missed recent matches. How have we been doing? Forward Anthony Martial could return at Old Trafford after missing two matches. On whether he still hopes to play a part in the run-in after recovering fully from a heart problem earlier in the season: "Obviously, I had the problem in the Burton game, when it started during the second half, and then had a few tests after that".
Saturday's 3-0 defeat by Newcastle United had left them a place and a point above the relegation zone and sealed the Argentine's fate. Le Tissier added the Virgil van Dijk saga in the summer, where the club refused to sell the defender to Liverpool before a big-money move to Anfield in January, may have disrupted Southampton in the first half of the season.
The NCAA released its brackets for the upcoming women's basketball tournament Monday night, including the Albany Regional. Second-seeded OR, playing much closer to home than any of the other top-four seeds, is led by the pick-and-roll duo of sophomore guard Sabrina Ionescu, who already holds the career mark for triple-doubles, and sophomore forward Ruthy Hebard, whose 32 consecutive shots made late in the regular season was an NCAA record and helped her to the second-highest field goal ...
The estimated price tag for Keenum, per Walters, is $45 million for three years with $20 million guaranteed. And - putting aside that everyone agreed Glennon was overpaid at the time - we can all agree that Keenum is at least a level up from Glennon at the time of the signings.
His grasp of the figures was inaccurate in one respect - De Boer only actually lost four games before being sacked - and his response felt personal. YOUNG THE UNSUNG HERO Rashford deserved the praise and acclaim for his two-goal display, but many fans and pundits were right to highlight Ashley's performance at left-back against Mo Salah.
Also due to become free agents are Teddy Bridgewater , Minnesota's starting quarterback in 2014 and 2015, and Sam Bradford , the starter in 2016. Could he be better than what the Broncos had last season? If the Broncos, general manager John Elway and Joseph want to turn it around right now, they have but two choices.
But he had a poor summer Down Under before undergoing a minor elbow procedure. "He puts the ball wherever he wants", Daniel said. "Very weird. I mean, I just completely lost rhythm, everything". While Djokovic was exiting the event, top-seeded Roger Federer finally completed his entrance. His title defence got off to a soggy start on Saturday night when play was suspended because of rain, with Federer up a set and tied 2-2 in the second.
Dorsey understands that since the Browns can't point to anything tangible on the field from the last two years, they needed to generate buzz and create some momentum before the free agency period begins at 4 p.m. He started six of 16 games last season with Kevin Byard, an All Pro in his second season, and Johnathan Cyprien the other starter. If the Cleveland Browns are trying to win National Football League free agency, their two savvy trades for WR Jarvis Landry and QB Tyrod ...
Kyle Korver admitted it has worn on the team's psyche. As the Cavaliers called timeout while down 115-94, James palmed the ball and motioned as if he wanted to throw it in frustration before cocking back. "They know what I can do". The world knows what I can do and what I bring to the table. The Cavaliers have won just four of their last 10 games. James could leave Cleveland as a free agent this summer and the Lakers are tipped to land the 14-time NBA All Star.
No one will remember which teams Manchester United beat if the bulging cabinet at Old Trafford doesn't see new additions this term. United stifled Liverpool's exhilarating attack early on at Old Trafford and raced into a two-goal lead with 24 minutes on the clock after a double from Rashford.
Using a conventional draft trade value chart, the Bills could package the Bengals' first-round pick and the No. 22 selection (acquired previous year from Kansas City) to move as high as No. On Friday, Buffalo traded starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor to Cleveland for a third-round pick. The Bengals have now filled a massive need with Glenn.
Smith was due base salaries of $8.25 million in 2018 and $8.75 million in 2019. Over two seasons with the Raiders , Smith appeared in 29 games with 22 starts and totaled 77 tackles, four interceptions and 17 passes defensed. Amerson later signed with the Kansas City Chiefs . Plus, Carrie is a free agent. Newhouse started 14 games last season for the Raiders but new coach Jon Gruden said at the combine that the play at right tackle last season was inconsistent.
Although we're now into the final two weeks of spring training, Walker won't be starting from scratch, as he had been working out the last couple weeks with other unsigned free agents in Bradenton, Fla. He proved his versatility on the infield by making 17 starts at first base, 95 starts at second base and four starts at third base between the Mets and the Brewers last season.