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Thomas Rawls leaving Seahawks, reportedly signs with Jets

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An undrafted rookie in 2015, Rawls burst onto the scene in Seattle as a between-the-tackles fill-in for an injured Marshawn Lynch . His 5.6 yards per carry were tops in the NFL. The undrafted player out of Central Michigan started his college career at Michigan. "The 5'9", 215-pounder also recorded 31 receptions for 266 yards and one score. Read More »

Kendall Wright signs with Vikings

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After the Chicago Bears signed Allen Robinson and Taylor Gabriel in free agency, the outlook for Kendall Wright's return was grim. After Cam Meredith and Kevin White were injured early - the former in the third preseason game, the latter in the season-opener - Wright became the Bears' go-to receiver. Read More »

Raiders release popular P Marquette King

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The 33-year-old cornerback reached an agreement with the Oakland Raiders on Thursday. Nelson spent the last two seasons manning the secondary for the Raiders, starting all 32 games. He figures to be a reserve in Paul Guenther's defense - the Raiders defensive coordinator was a Cincinnati Bengals assistant when Hall was selected by the franchise in the first round of the 2007 draft. Read More »

WTA Miami: Superb John Isner snaps del Potro's winning run, reaches final

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He raced to a 3-0 lead, finished with 13 aces, never faced a deuce point on his serve and was at his best when closing out the victory. That possibility will depend on how he fares against the victor of the semifinal between fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany and 16th-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain in Sunday's final. Read More »

It's time for change - Stand-in skipper Paine calls for greater Australia respect

We're happy to do that, I think it actually suits this group. "We have to take some sort of positives out of it long term and turn ourselves into the cricket team we want to be". Yet while Smith's career soared and he became the golden boy of Australian cricket, Paine has played just 12 tests in the years since, eight of those in the last four months. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski Is Reportedly Bound For Hollywood

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According to Boston Sports Journal's Greg Bedard , Bill Belichick has been exploring options for the team without Gronkowski in 2018, which includes a scenario where Gronkowski is traded. What we do know is that the possibility of New England trading Gronkowski has increased with him still undecided on a future in the NFL . Ultimately, this is something to keep an eye on moving forward, depending on how things transpire in New England. Read More »

West Ham vs. Southampton: Opposition threat

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But manager Moyes insists his side will not fold if the trouble flares up again. "For me, it's all about the team and if someone had said to me I'd play that many games as a centre-half this season last summer, I'd have probably laughed, but the circumstances we've had this season and the injuries we've had, I've happily played there and we've had some good games and results". Read More »

Cardinals add closer Greg Holland

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In a later update, Heyman said that it will be a one-year deal worth $14 million for the veteran relief pitcher. His addition would be a major boost to an unsettled Cardinals bullpen lacking a proven closer in the wake of several injuries. He was 3-6 with a 3.61 ERA in 61 games for the Rockies past year, striking out 70 and walking 26 in 571/3 innings. Holland did miss the entire 2016 season as he recovered from Tommy John surgery, but showed in 2017 that he hasn't lost a step. Read More »

Three Irish inside the top ten at Houston Open

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Rickie Fowler, who held the outright lead following an opening 64 a year ago before eventually finishing third, is one shot off the pace after carding seven birdies and a bogey for a 66. The tournament is losing its spot a week before the Masters next year and most likely will he held between the Masters and U.S. Open. They had a one-shot lead over Rickie Fowler, Rod Pampling, Ryan Armour and Julian Suri among those who completed their rounds. Read More »

Astros get rolling with Springer

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Springer also is the only player ever to hit a leadoff home run on Opening Day in consecutive years. He was 5-0 last September, then won four more postseason games, and was the AL Championship Series MVP. Semien's first career walk-off hit came after the A's, down 4-0 and 5-4, twice rallied to tie the game, the last time on a run-scoring single in the seventh inning by Khris Davis, his fourth RBI of the game. Read More »

Sergio Aguero: Could return against Everton

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Bernardo Silva on playing for Guardiola : What I think is the most impressive thing about him is the way he always wants to win more and more. Victory over Everton on Saturday would set City up for the derby clash with Manchester United the following week - where a win would see them crowned champions. Read More »

Everton vs Man City Preview

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Manchester City will be looking to move a step closer to the Premier League title when they travel to Everton on Saturday. Victory over Everton on Saturday would set City up for the derby clash with Manchester United the following week - where a win would see them crowned champions. Read More »

Cardinals Drop Season Opener to Mets 9-4 in NY

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Opening Day for the Mets also yielded $3.4 million in indirect economic impact due to the spending of Citi Field employees and companies who benefit from the increase in spending by visitors. Across town in Queens, the Mets don't have that kind of flash in their lineup, though Yoenis Cespedes, Jay Bruce and Todd Frazier could be flirting with 30 home runs apiece this season. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp Eases Injury Fears Around Liverpool Star

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An assessment this week by Liverpool 's medical team revealed Gomez is set to face a spell on the sidelines, however he is expected to make a return before the end of the season. Hopefully he can have a normal session with us on Sunday morning and then should be fine again. Gomez's injury setback means Klopp is left with Nathaniel Clyne and Trent Alexander-Arnold as the other options in the right-back position. Read More »

Sacramento Kings Form Partnership with Black Lives Matter

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The Rev. Al Sharpton is expected to deliver the eulogy at Clark's funeral Thursday in Sacramento. "They been killing young black men all over the country and we are here to say that we are going to stand with Stephon Clark and the leaders of his family ... Read More »

Gianluigi Buffon Likens Cristiano Ronaldo to 'an Assassin' in Front of Goal

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Buffon also praised former Real Madrid's net minder Iker Casillas, who now plays with Porto, saying that the Spaniard had been showing that he had something special. The 33-year-old Portugal legend has hit 21 goals in his last 11 Real Madrid appearances which is a monumental achievement. 'He is lethal, everything he does is at 100 percent and in front of the goal he is an assassin , ' Buffon said during a Facebook Live question and answer session. Read More »

JR Smith Credits Therapy Dog for Breakout Game

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The 40-year-old stepped away from the team last week, saying he had been suffering from chest pains and insomnia this season. Cavs assistant head coach Larry Drew took over as interim head coach during Lue's absence. Tonight, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers play Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans at Quicken Loans Arena. The Cavs' roster turnover on trade-deadline day already provided enough of a challenge. Read More »

For One Night, 36-Year-Old Accountant Turned NHL Star

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Count the Winnipeg Jets among the teams that are happy the Chicago Blackhawks didn't qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs this season. He was filling in for starter Anton Forsberg , who was injured during warmups. What's most impressive is that Delia and then Foster did so against a Jets team that's going to finish in the top three in the Western Conference. The home team provides the goalies, but either team can use them if needed. Read More »

Australia rally with late wickets after Aiden Markram century for South Africa

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Wicketkeeper Tim Paine captained Australia for the first time officially, replacing Smith permanently after standing in for Smith on the last day of the Cape Town test as the tampering plot broke. There were 11 fours and a straight six off Nathan Lyon as he reached his hundred off 152 balls. He added six more fours off another 64 balls before he was out. Read More »

Carreno Busta outlasts Anderson to reach Miami semis

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The Spanish No 3 broke his big-hitting opponent in the seventh game of the first set before he maintained his composure to serve out for the first set and take the early initiative. "It was an wonderful match, no?" Anderson, whose year already includes an ATP Tour title at the New York Open and runner-up finishes in Acapulco and Pune, has now lost all 10 of his quarter-final matches at the Masters 1000 level - the highest-tiered tournaments after the four grand slams. Read More »

Two quizzed by police after rape trial complainant named on social media

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I am sorry for the hurt that was caused to the complainant. Blane McIlroy, 26, was acquitted of exposure while Rory Harrison , 25, was found not guilty of perverting the course of justice and withholding information. In rape trials in the United Kingdom and Ireland , it is an offence to publish the names of complainants as they are entitled to anonymity. Files have been submitted to the Public Prosecution Service for consideration. Read More »

Russell Westbrook meets Loyola-Chicago, tells team to 'win it'

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Loyola won 24 games and won the College Basketball Invitational championship that year. We've done these on each Final Four team during the course of the week, and while this season has already been a rousing success for the Ramblers, this program is looking to keep their Cinderella run going. Read More »

Emotional Darren Lehmann to step down as Australian coach after fourth test

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Shane Warne branded reaction to the Australian ball-tampering scandal a "tornado of hysteria" on Wednesday and said the punishments meted out to Steve Smith and David Warner do not fit the crime. "Their health and well-being is extremely important to us". "Steve Smith I think is a good guy who made a huge mistake". "I would like to thank my attractive wife Andrea, my four children and close friends for allowing me to do this job and supporting me 100 per cent every step of the way". Read More »

Hulk Hogan Says "Maybe Someday" To Question About WWE Return, WWE Comments

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When asked for specifics on how she's training for a WrestleMania tag-team match with Kurt Angle, opposite Stephanie McMahon and Triple H, she laughs. Of course, Rousey being insufferable would've said, "Comma?" Obviously opening the floor to a little follow-up questioning, Golic saw the opportunity to have Rousey expand on the fact that she may not be finished with MMA . Read More »

Lehmann resigns as disgraced trio return to Australia

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Steve Smith and David Warner were handed 12-month bans from CA over the incident, while Cameron Bancroft was levelled with a 9-month suspension. Lehmann said it had been a "wonderful experience" to coach the Australian cricket team, which he hoped could rebuild and move on, before asking the Australian public to "find it in their hearts to forgive these young men and get behind the 11 who are going to take the field tomorrow". Read More »

Lehmann to step down after 4th Test

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Lehmann was contracted until 2019 but opted to quit after watching Steve Smith's emotional press conference at Sydney airport. "It's only fair that I make this decision", he said. An exhausted and emotional Lehmann fronted media late last night Australian time to confirm his resignation, citing the fact that his family has been subject to rampant abuse in the days following the now-infamous incident. Read More »