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by | April 28, 2017 | 05:50

Brandon McCoy will not be an Oregon Duck after announcing his commitment to UNLV on Twitter. The 6-foot-7, 215-pound Juiston most recently played for Hutchinson Community College, where he averaged a double-double per game to the tune of 17.3 points and 12.1 rebounds per game.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:53

The second team looking to move back in the first round? They do not have a second-round selection. Rishard Matthews? Matthews was good in his debut season in Nashville, but isn't the No. He followed that up April 14 by trading the No. 1 pick overall to the Rams. On top of that, his hands are top-notch and his production backs that up.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:51

An All-SEC safety, the 6'0, 215-pound Adams brings an National Football League pedigree - his father won a Super Bowl title with the Giants - and standout skills against both the run and pass games to a Jets secondary in desperate need of a jolt.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:51

Wentz wasn't the only one to get the best of a Cowboys fan on Thursday. - Like those in the media, National Football League teams make their own internal mock drafts to predict who may be available before their pick and who may be drafted afterwards.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:44

The Englishman added: "I haven't watched the Fury fight much". He's been out of action since November 2015, when he beat Wladimir Klitschko, who returns on Saturday to face Anthony Joshua at Wembley Stadium. One of my cousins will call her after the fight. 'She enjoys it all, though, and she gets a few freebies'. Deontay Wilder believes Klitschko will have to retire if he loses to Joshua.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:42

Quick take: Williams, a great jump-ball receiver, could be the next iteration of Vincent Jackson or Malcom Floyd for Philip Rivers . After a lengthy recovery he was cleared for contact and finished the 2016 season with 98 catches for 1,361 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns, according to Clemson University Athletics.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:39

Rojo's injury is also a serious bodyblow to United's depleted resources at the back with both England worldwide central defenders Phil Jones and Chris Smalling expected to be out till mid May. "I think it's time for Jones and Smalling to be fearless, to risk", said the Portuguese, whose side visit Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday before tackling Manchester City next Thursday.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:29

Cleveland holds the first and 12th picks in the first round. The Saints are not a franchise building towards a distant future, they have the quarterback in place to make a run at the Super Bowl within the next two seasons. Watson is believed to lie in that mid-first-round cluster the Bears have identified. There is also a possible trade involving Cleveland where the Browns move up to six to grab a quarterback.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:26

She had also skipped two Women's Tennis Association tournaments at Indian Wells and Miami purportedly over a knee problem. This makes her the third women to win a Grand Slam after Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong, who won Wimbledon in 1971 and 1980 respectively, while being pregnant .

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:24

Manager Mauricio Pochettino reiterated the difficulties his squad faced at Selhurst Park , but says it is important that the title hopefuls gained momentum heading into a blockbuster derby with the Gunners. The Exploding Heads have their say as to who will be the kings of North London , Arsenal or Tottenham. The win means Spurs now have 74 points, their best ever Premier League haul, beating the previous figure of 72, set in 2012-13.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:19

That formality was taken care of by Wednesday morning , according to NFL Network reporters Mike Garafolo and Ian Rapoport. In 2018, Seattle will get the Raiders' fifth-round pick in exchange for the Seahawks' sixth-round pick. Alec Nathan of Bleacher Report said the Raiders may pick DeAndre Washington and Jalen Richard. Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said the meeting was "part of the process" of getting to know the player, and if he would fit with the team .

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:18

Hoiberg says forward Jimmy Butler had "some soreness" in his right knee but would play Friday. Board battle: Despite benching Amir Johnson and using a small-ball lineup, the Celtics have closed the gap on the rebounding battle and second-chance points that defined the Bulls' two victories.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:16

The podium was his vehicle to speak up for his battered teammates, and tell them he has their backs. But that defensive intensity vanished in the last 14 minutes. They were plus-5 in Adams' 37 minutes too. Norris Cole was a trainwreck, finishing 0-3 from the field with 0 assists and 1 turnover. It didn't fall, but teammate Steven Adams was there for the tip-in that put Thunder back in front.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:16

Sharapova's return via a wildcard spot has angered her rivals, with Agnieszka Radwanska, Caroline Wozniacki and Roberta Vinci vocal in their disapproval, but Simon defended the Russian 30-year-old's return. Like it or not, Sharapova is back. Sharapova has also received invitations to play in Madrid and Rome, and will find out next month whether she will be given a wildcard for the French Open which starts in late May.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:12

Billy Joe Tolliver was selected by the San Diego Chargers in the second round in 1989. To me, the Kansas City Chiefs was the best possible spot for Mahomes to land. I thought that was too high. Kansas City is the ideal landing spot for Mahomes. Mahomes is generally considered raw, so perhaps he'll sit for a year.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:12

That's why there's no way he follows up that performance by laying another dinosaur egg in Toronto . The Raptors had history on their side, winning Game 2s against Brooklyn in 2014, and then in and Miami last season. Yet, behind the combined efforts of star guards Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan , the Raptors were able to even up the series as it heads back to Milwaukee .

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:09

Game 5 tips off Monday night at the Air Canada Centre at 7 p.m. Star guards DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry combined for 51 points to lead Toronto, which employed a physical, grinding style that wore down Milwaukee as the game - tied at 41 at halftime - went on.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:07

But he entered the lineup without issue and, despite going pointless in the regular season, provided an immediate and noticeable lift to his teammates that has carried into the postseason. Karlsson told ESPN that he played with the two fractures through all six games of the Senators' first-round series against the Boston Bruins . Being honest, I picked Ottawa to lose in seven games to Boston but then was surprised that one of the Bruins' best players, center David Krejci, missed the ...

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:59

After taking 12 reds and blacks, he seemed to deliberately play for the pink when he could have kept a maximum 147 alive. Twenty years ago he pocketed £165,000 for a maximum that took just five minutes and 20 seconds, but this year his reward would have been a relatively modest £15,000, made up of a high-break prize of £10,000 and a £5,000 maximum bonus.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:58

Perhaps it's true. But it could also be an attempt to drum up trade interest given Cleveland has the first and 12th overall selection in Round 1. "We're open to it", Brown said . There is no question the Browns are searching for a quarterback. Tom Brady's backup is still viewed by some as the best answer to the team's longtime dilemma of having no quality starting quarterback.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:00

Let us know your thoughts in the comment box below! "I love Malik Hooker". "In a lot of our projections", general manager Mike Maccagnan said Thursday night, "we really never had him getting to us". "I feel like I'm versatile to play everything in the back end, and that's what makes me a special player". "He's productive and plays hard". For the eighth straight year, the Jets took a defensive player in the first round.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:56

The Senators forward sustained a concussion on October 14, 2015 - Game 4 of last season - and missed 156 games before he finally passed a baseline test in the last weeks of this season and was cleared to return. "We showed a lot of character", said Bruins center Patrice Bergeron . Also, the Senators got their best players going. "It was a hard-fought series and just didn't go our way".

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:52

Bears general manager Ryan Pace said on Tuesday that he had been fielding and making phone calls for the team's third overall pick, though it was widely expected that he would be looking to move down instead of up. This is the first time the Browns had the first pick since 2000 when they took defensive end Courtney Brown. To be able to pick Trubisky, the Bears, who originally had the No.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:53

I don't think anyone expected Antonio Conte to turn Chelsea around as he has done. Rooney has made just 10 Premier League starts this season and in February issued a statement saying he was committed to the Old Trafford club despite speculation over a possible move to the Chinese Super League or boyhood club Everton in the summer.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:46

Seahawks general manager John Schneider told a Seattle radio station in early April that he had discussed a deal to send Lynch to Oakland with Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie in case Lynch does come out of retirement. The Seattle Times reported that he made the visit with the Seahawks' permission. The Colts said in their announcement that although Alie-Cox has not played football since his freshman year in high school, he possesses the athleticism to make the transition from ...

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:45

If you don't feel like watching the Worldwide Leader, the NFL Network will be broadcasting the draft for the 12th straight time. Garrett would fit nicely into a system that under-performed past year. This year, the draft will take place outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art at Eakins Oval - becoming the first NFL Draft to be completely outdoors as players will be selected on a stage built on the steps made famous in the movie Rocky .

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:39

Messi celebrated the goal by taking off his shirt and holding it aloft, which some interpreted as a sign he is poised to sign a contract extension with Barca. Merida clumsily tripped Denis Suarez to give Mascherano the chance to finally become a Barcelona goalscorer in his seventh season with the club.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:36

After trading down one spot, the San Francisco 49ers selected Solomon Thomas with the third overall pick in the 2017 National Football League draft. As a sophomore at Stanford last season, Thomas (6-3, 273) made 62 tackles, had eight sacks, forced a fumble and recovered two of them.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:34

Terry has largely watched the 2016-17 season play out from the sidelines, and that seems to have afforded the Chelsea captain a little more time to read up on football. "If John is interested in coming here then I have no doubt the club would love to bring him in". However, having seen a commanding 10-point lead eroded to just four, Antonio Conte's players can not afford a slip-up at home to Southampton.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:32

But it wasn't without a fight. Fellow rookie winger William Nylander also amassed 61 points (including 22 goals) and was twice named National Hockey League rookie-of-the-month (Marner and Matthews also received rookie-of-the-month nods once this season).

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:24

Lopez still scored 10 in the quarter after finishing the first half with only four points and three rebounds. "He hurt us offensively tonight more than anything". NEED TO KNOW: Atlanta needs to maintain the home teams' ideal record in the series to force a decisive contest Sunday at Washington. The Celtics lead the first-round series 3-2.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:20

Miller did acknowledge, however, that Dr. ElAttrache the D-Backs physician provided him similar evaluations of the elbow. Miller, who was scheduled to pitch Friday against the Colorado Rockies, went on the 10-day disabled list Monday. Miller holds a 4.09 earned run average in 2017 with 22 strikeouts in 20 innings. Miller endured heavy criticism during 2016 for his disappointing performance in his first campaign in Arizona.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:16

Meanwhile, Maria Sharapova beat Ekaterina Makarova in straight sets. The five-time Grand Slam victor dominated Makarova, ranked 43 in the world, wrapping up the victory in just one hour, 20 minutes. But she dug in to hold serve, and then enjoyed a real stroke of fortune when Makarova pulled a backhand wide on break point at 5-5 with Sharapova helpless.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:14

Will it be the player labeled the "best" in the Draft or will it be the pride of Mentor, Mitchell Trubisky? The Redskins will take Charles Harris is he's available at No. Web and social data allow Bing Predicts to capture real-time information about lineup changes and reactions to them to tune the strengths of teams.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:00

The West Indies worldwide is expected to join the Daredevils squad on April 29. The 36-year-old last featured in the Indian Premier League over four years ago, in 2013 for Pune Warriors. His T20 batting average stands at an impressive 32.66, while he has also claimed 68 wickets at 26 with his off-spin. The Daredevils are now in the bottom half of the table with two wins in six matches and will play their next game against in-form and table topper Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens.