He is hardworking, blue-collar player who is willing to get down and dirty in the trenches. His superb final season in college earned Payne, 20, All-SEC honors from the Associated Press . The Washington Redskins took Payne at No. 13 overall, making him the second Alabama player off the board (Minkah Fitzpatrick went No. 11 to the Miami Dolphins).
Detroit has the 20th overall pick and is expected to take an offensive lineman. The Lions have finished in the bottom three in rushing yards per game each of the last three seasons, getting progressively worse and finishing in dead last in 2017 with 76.3 rushing yards per game.
Even with Sam Bradford and Mike Glennon signed in free agency, Rosen will have a chance to battle see extended playing time in his rookie season due to the veteran duo's injury history and ineffectiveness. "I understand the situation", Rosen said. "You and I go way, way back, as do your brother and I", Mora told Huard. Sam Bradford and Mike Glennon are two incredible quarterbacks and we're going to compete our butts off.
Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea is on the verge of securing an individual award, one that a clean sheet against Arsenal this weekend would go a long way to provide. United still have a job to do this season, though, and while Arsenal are in a similar position to the Red Devils past year - aiming for Europa League glory ahead of a place in the top four - second place is still United's to win.
Marcelo Cavazos. Hall of Fame quarterbacks Roger Staubach and Troy Aikman , as well as current tight end Jason Witten , will join Goodell on the stage to put the Browns on the clock with the No. It was Staubach's idea, according to National Football League spokesman Brian McCarthy said. The fans in Dallas kept that tradition going. 'I don't know of anybody, maybe other than me, that's had more boos than Roger has, ' Jones said at the pre-draft news conference, as quoted by ESPN .
It is the second straight year that Cleveland will have the top pick , and they are one of three teams who hold two first round selections heading into the first round. We've seen the impact that a rookie running back can have on a team, just look at Ezekiel Elliott's work in Dallas. What about Saquon Barkley in the midst of all of this? One or two franchises might drop him on their board due to his remarks, but the vast majority of teams will still view him as a first round quarterback ...
They picked up a second second-round pick when they dealt Sammy Watkins to the Rams. After the Bills traded up for the 7th overall pick to select QB Josh Allen , they followed that pick up with another trade, moving up to 16th overall to draft OLB Tremaine Edmunds .
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Green Bay Packers have selected Louisville cornerback Jaire Alexander with the 18th overall pick of the National Football League draft, hoping he is the playmaker they desperately need after another subpar year on defense.
We'll be tracking their picks during rounds 2-7 on Friday and Saturday. Cool with that: The player who just might benefit the most from Chubb's arrival is Von Miller . Chubb is an extremely reliable player, and I believe his floor is as high as any player in this class. What's next: With three picks coming on the second day of the draft - Nos.
New Raiders coach Jon Gruden continued to follow late owner Al Davis' motto of "Just win, baby" by acquiring troubled Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant during the National Football League draft Thursday night. Previous year in Pittsburgh, Bryant put up 603 receiving yards and 3 touchdowns opposite Antonio Brown in an offense that limits touches for anyone outside of Le'Veon Bell or Brown.
The Packers moved waaaay back in the draft to No. 27 overall and also received a 2019 first pick as well as the 147th pick in the draft which lands in the fifth round. If a player like Notre Dame offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey or UTSA defensive end Marcus Davenport slides a bit, they could look to trade up. Seattle also gave pick 248 to Green Bay.
Speculation about the big Australian center's pending move to Sydney intensified late Sunday after tweets from the club and from Bogut, who kicked things off with a post that read: "Are there any roster spots left for the upcoming (at) NBL season?" The NBL , which runs the eight-team league, said it had received paperwork from the Kings regarding Bogut and "we are following the standard player contract process as we do for all players".
Allen is a 6'5, 230-pound quarterback with a rocket for an arm, and that's the kind of player that teams typically line up for the chance to acquire. The 21-year-old had a controversial 24 hours before the draft, as offensive tweets from his high-school days surfaced.
One former National Football League coach, however, doesn't think that Mayfield is worthy of going as the top-pick in the draft. If you had the foresight to see his meteoric rise coming then I certainly hope you backed your belief with a sizable bet.
Kerr said Curry went through the entirety of Thursday's practice and had no issues with his injured left knee. Coach Steve Kerr is calling Curry questionable for Saturday. Curry has missed the team's past 15 games - including all five games of the first-round series with the San Antonio Spurs - due to an MCL sprain. The Pelicans will present a different, faster pace for the Warriors , so getting Curry back to push the ball and direct the offense would be important.
Allen told Smith that some of the tweets made reference to rap lyrics and television, including a saying that was part of an episode from the sitcom "Modern Family". However, some project him to be taken first overall by the Browns. "My family is hurting". ESPN says the tweets were removed from Allen's account when it was vetted in January.
Players have until 5 p.m. Friday to commit. The Wells Fargo Championship is returning to Quail after a one-year move to Wilmington to make way for the PGA Championship held last August on the same course. Woods hasn't played in The Players since 2015, when he tied for 69th. After starting the year ranked No. 656 in the world, Woods is up to No. 91 in the latest world rankings.
It was a heated affair from the kickoff, with Atletico defender Sime Vrsaljko sent off in the ninth minute, shortly followed by his manager Diego Simeone - sent to the stands for dissent. A few minutes later, Vrsaljko went in for a late challenge on Lacazette - and Atletico star looked stunned when the referee Clement Turpin shown him a second yellow card, the fifth fastest sending off in Europa League history.
Bryant played eight seasons in his Dallas career and totaled 7,459 yards and 73 touchdowns, but like with all good things, it is time to move on and look to the future with the Cowboys wide receiver depth chart. A one-year prove-it deal seems like the flawless idea. Eleven days as a free agent, and Bryant's future is still completely unclear. "The Boys have shown heavy interest in top-of-the-draft wideouts, and it would not at all be surprising if they picked one in the first couple ...
A Boston city commission voted unanimously on Thursday to change the name of Yawkey Way, fulfilling the request of the Red Sox owners who pushed to rename the street in front of Fenway Park. "The Red Sox Foundation and other organizations the Sox created such as Home Base have accomplished a lot over the last 15 years, but I am still haunted by what went on here a long time before we arrived".
Mourinho's predecessor Louis van Gaal offloaded Evans in 2015 for £6m but his stock has risen under sacked coach Tony Pulis after two impressive seasons at The Hawthorns. "I knew that was not the case (at United)". So when the question was, in this period of my career, am I ready for this kind of job? But, in spite of it, three trophies, three finals, probably a third or fourth in worst case scenario.
The Italians have not been charged with attempted murder, the offence they were arrested for. A Liverpool fan who was attacked by fans of AS Roma before last night's Champions League semi-final has been named as Sean Cox . Cox, described as a "cornerstone of his local community" by the Irish media, is being treated for his injuries at a neurological centre, where his condition remains critical, Merseyside Police said.
Klopp has often spoke warmly about Gerrard's merits , saying in January 2017 of his appointment to the club's academy "Being a manager is a job you have to learn and when a person like Steven Gerrard and the player he was is ready to make the steps, that is wonderful news for football".
Championship leader Sebastian Vettel returns to the scene of last year's road rage conflict with Lewis Hamilton this weekend when the title challengers contest the Azerbaijan Grand Prix . "The 2018 Formula One season is set to be a celebration of everything we love about motor racing". 'We know that we have a massive challenge on our hands , ' said Wolff.
But the Egyptian does not have a buyout clause in his contract, and it will be hard to break up a team Jurgen Klopp is likely to take to the Champions League final this season. Roma say the actions of "a small minority" of their support in Liverpool on Tuesday have brought shame on the club. "The perpetrators of this ignominious attack have no place in and around football and we trust they will be dealt with (sic) utmost severity by the authorities", European football's governing ...
The iconic photo of him surrounded by his family was taken at his home in Fenton, Mississippi, by the Biloxi Sun Herald - and is known as one of the more iconic draft-day photos out there. Baker Mayfield and his family thought it would be fun, in the days leading up to this year's draft, to recreate the shot with family members and friends.
The Australian wants to keep his options open for as long as possible as he waits to see which vehicle will give him the best title-winning opportunity, but Red Bull say they need to know his plans sooner rather than later. "I think Daniel's happy in the [Red Bull] environment", Horner told Formula1.com. While the mass talent production from the Red Bull junior programme seems to have slowed in recent years, the team still have many options to replace Ricciardo - that is, if they wish to ...
Detection is hard, not least because at many lower level matches there are no spectators and inadequate facilities to protect players from potential corruptors. He said there were "shortcomings in the sport's efforts to address the long-standing, underlying causes of breaches". The advent of betting and live scoring data is adjudged to have greatly exacerbated the issue as thousands of games at all levels are now open to speculation.
Will be updated.The Minnesota Wild have split with longtime general manager Chuck Fletcher after the team's first-round playoff exit. This season the Wild went 45-26-11 and were third in the Central Divison. Flahr has been Fletcher's, right-hand man since July of 2009. The team announced Monday that Fletcher's contract will not be renewed. In a statement, Wild owner Craig Leopold said said he was grateful to Fletcher and his staff for building a "wining culture and a perennial playoff ...
Fiat Chrysler did away with the Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200 more than a year ago. Ford said it won't invest in new generations of sedans for the North American market, eventually reducing its auto lineup to the Mustang and an all-new Focus Active crossover coming next year.
Rockets point guards James Harden and Chris Paul capitalized on weak moments, leading their team to a major win on the road. Veteran forwards Trevor Ariza (16 points, 4 of 7 from deep) and P.J. Asked what his team needs to have in order to extend the series beyond Game 5, Minnesota head coach Tom Thibodeau said that it's more about the mindset of his players, per Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune .
You can have, as one Twitter user put it , a "quiver full of bird maulers" and a whole high school athlete's worth of physical power, but the goose is going to win every time. "All the coaches saw it from the clubhouse". While the photos created a buzz online, it turns out that the goose's pugnacious spirit might not be so out of character for its gander.
Kyle Lowry played well in game five, sinking 17 points along with 10 assists for his second double-double of the series. Toronto rebounded after losing Games 3 and 4 on the road to take a 3-2 series lead back to Washington for Game 6 on Friday night.
However, Liverpool soon settled and should have put the tie beyond doubt before half-time. "It's hard to compare him to your Ronaldo's and Messi's because they've done it for so long and consistently year in year out", Gerrard told BT Sport .
Athletes must take medication to lower testosterone levels in order to participate in races. South African middle-distance athlete Caster Semenya might be forced to compete in longer distance dashes. The Irish Times listed the IAAF's new rules, including how it would enforce them, while the governing body would give athletes until November 1 to comply.
Players that have been with Gentry throughout his time with the Pelicans can tell you first-hand about the ups and downs through two disappointing seasons. The Pelicans never shot below 47.7 percent in the series (that was in Game 1 ). Holiday's importance not only lies on the offensive end but also defensive as well.
Perhaps this is the main reason why the Thunder are down 3-1 against the Utah Jazz . Paul George added 34 points and eight rebounds to help the Thunder remain in the playoffs. In addition, he rocked a "Stache Brothers" t-shirt (a nod to the nickname that he and Steven Adams had when they were teammates in OKC) and made sure to tweet a good luck message to the Thunder from the stands before tip-off.
However, Dwayne Bravo brought some relief to the CSK camp when he had de Kock superbly caught and bowled with a slower ball. Whether Virat Kohli will reflect on the captaincy lessons MS Dhoni handed in the post-match presentation or not remains to be seen, but if RCB are to get their season back on track the CSK skipper might just have given them the ideal script to do it.
Be sure to join us for live coverage of Smackdown tonight! He'll start by having a little face-off with Daniel Bryan on Miz TV . The result decided, things then broke down into a melee, with Styles and Nakamura trading shots before the latter hit the WWE champion with what has become his trademark low blow.
Cleveland (-140) is favored against Chicago (+130) and oddsmakers have set the Over/Under for this one at 8 runs. He has yet to face the Indians this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either. Mariners 1, White Sox 0: Marco Gonzales threw six-plus scoreless innings, and Mitch Haniger drove in the game's only run as visiting Seattle topped Chicago.
Klippen issued a no-contact order between Foster and the alleged victim and granted a delay in the plea hearing until 11 a.m. CDT Monday . The statement from San Jose attorney Stephanie Rickard, who identified her client in the statement as 28-year-old Elissa Ennis, said Ennis suffered her injuries as the result of a fight with another woman and there is video documentation of that fight.
The meeting was recorded and wound up in the hands of the Times . That meeting had previously been covered by ESPN's Seth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr . Lurie, addressing the repeated attacks by the president, said: " We've got to be careful not to be baited by Trump or whomever else ". Kaepernick's former teammate Eric Reid, who was the first to kneel alongside him, was direct in saying Kaepernick was being blackballed.
And, yes, the outspoken father blamed the early departure on the coach. LiAngelo averaged 12.6 points while playing about 22 minutes per game and LaMelo posted just 6.5 points per contest in 12 minutes of action while shooting 26.8 percent from the field.
Don't expect news until July, probably. "Nothing's change. I just don't know". Durant didn't have his usual steady shooting night, going 8 for 19 and missing his initial six 3-point tries. Pelicans guard Ian Clark was also on that team. For the first time in years, the Spurs will be a must-watch team in the National Basketball Association offseason as they navigate an unclear path.
Hill has been bothered by a back issue since he was injured in the series opener. Hill, who missed Game 4 with back spasms, has averaged 8.7 points and 1.7 assists in the team's first-round series against the Pacers. George Hill out, Jose Calderon in. Hill received four injections in an attempt to play in Game 4. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue says Hill was limited to shooting drills during Tuesday's practice and will start if he can play.
Minassian has been charged with 10 counts of murder and 14 counts of attempted murder. Texas slugger Adrian Beltre exited with a left hamstring strain in the eighth after pulling up at first base on what would have been a double but was instead a single for his 3,075th career hit.
Oxlade-Chamberlain had been in contention for a starting spot in Southgate's starting midfield with England. England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will miss the World Cup after he suffered a knee ligament injury in Liverpool's Champions League semi-final clash with Roma, the club said on Wednesday.
With Evans playing in tandem (at least early) with fellow Tide alum Dont'a Hightower, the Patriots would have a force at linebacker in the next couple years. This speculation had the Patriots considering drafting a possible replacement for Gronkowski in the upcoming draft. Next are the Cowboys (62) and Chargers (50).
Sure, they have other high-value positions they could have addressed here, such as quarterback and offensive line , but it's almost impossible to pass on someone with Chubb's potential. Whoever Dorsey thinks is better, it is essential he uses the first pick on the quarterback . The first time he mentioned this, he said defensive end in the same breath, but anyone who can pressure the quarterback would help the defense.
He said: "We played a style of play Coach wanted". "Just taking time to think, that's all I'm doing", he said last week, per Ramona Shelburne of ESPN. I don't know how in the hell, because he just learned. Wade's wife, actress Gabrielle Union, addressed the topic in a tweet after Miami's loss. Additionally, a big problem for the Heat was also Hassan Whiteside , who could stay out of foul trouble.