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Saquon Barkley is surprised with a letter from his mom

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But after Cleveland kicked off the draft by taking Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield and the Giants selected Penn State running back Saquon Barkley, the Jets honed in on Darnold, who met with them for a private workout late in the pre-draft process. Read More »

Vikings Select CB Mike Hughes

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Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Thursday , April 26, 2018. Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman said the organization was ecstatic to have a plyer of Hughes' caliber drop to the 30 spot. I do think the punt return and the kick return did play a big part of it. We have an understanding of exactly what we're looking for. "I knew it would be a possibility", Hughes said of being drafted by Minnesota. Read More »

Cowboys pick Boise State linebacker in first round of NFL Draft

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According to Sports Illustrated , Sandy Vander Esch was "a noted basketball player growing up in Iowa and played an active role in her kids' athletic development". Smith's knee injury didn't impeded his ability to get on the field in Year Two, but it has raised questions about his ability to regain the performance and talent that he exhibited in college. Read More »

Iniesta: 'This is my last season at Barcelona'

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The 33-year-old first said he could leave Barca after their 3-0 win over Chelsea in the Champions League on March 14, telling reporters he had to decide whether to accept an offer from China by the end of April. At the end of the season I will communicate the place I have chosen". Iniesta was one of the finest players of his generation. He finished in the top three in both 2010 and 2012, with many believing the World Cup-winning goal he scored in South Africa made him deserving of the prize. Read More »

Roma condemns fan violence after clashes with Liverpool supporters

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Just two weeks ago, Roma beat Lionel Messi's Barcelona 3-0 in the Stadio Olimpico to advance from the quarter-finals on away goals. The Egyptian carried on his superb form when he scored twice against Roma in the Champions League semi-final on Tuesday night, taking his tally for the season to 43 in all matches. Read More »

Former 5-Star QB Blake Barnett Reportedly Visiting This Program

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Briefly, Barnett played for Alabama in 2016 before leaving the program after Jalen Hurts became the Crimson Tide's starting quarterback that year. On Wednesday night, junior defensive back Keaton Anderson wrote on Twitter, "I support you my brother!" while quoting Barnett's note about the transfer. Read More »

Golden Knights demolish Sharks in their second-round opener

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Jones' night ended 3:28 into the second when Smith threaded a pass to Theodore, who promptly tipped it into the twine to give Vegas a 5-0 lead. Eakin's goal was just the start of the nightmare first period. The Vegas Golden Knights will begin the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Thursday. Forcing Fleury to make 10 saves in that stretch. Dell's 19-save performance was almost ideal until four-and-a-half minutes into the third period when Marchessault found Colin Miller who ... Read More »

Intel stock jumps 10% with big revenue beat in earnings

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About 13.81M shares traded. Intel (NASDAQ: INTC ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 26th. It has outperformed by 33.10% the S&P500. Jefferies maintained Anthem, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) on Monday, October 23 with "Neutral" rating. As per Friday, September 25, the company rating was upgraded by JMP Securities. Read More »

Salah to be honoured with piece of land in Mecca

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An incredible return of 41 goals in 46 appearances saw Salah crowned the Premier League Players' Player of the Year on Sunday. According to the report, more people spoiled their ballots by writing in Salah's name than voted for Sisi's only challenger, Moussa Mostafa Moussa, who was widely dismissed as a dummy candidate. Read More »

Family of "lovely, caring" Sean Cox on Liverpool attack

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The lawyer representing two Roma ultras charged with attacking a Liverpool fan has hit out at the Merseyside Police. Speaking on last night's Off The Ball , former Ireland and Everton midfielder Kevin Kilbane revealed that the Premier League club were looking to get their hands on a shirt from his local GAA club. Read More »

America's first memorial to lynching victims opens in Alabama

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Each one representing a county where lynchings occurred, inscribed with the names of the victims. This is America's first memorial to lynching - a reign of racial terror that shapes race relations today. The building that contains the hanging columns was conceived in collaboration with Michael Murphy of MASS Design Group , a Boston-based architecture firm best known for its public-interest projects in Africa and Haiti. Read More »

Titans Move Up Three Spots To Select Alabama's Evans

The Titans gave up their fourth round choice this year in order to move up with the Baltimore Ravens , but got a sixth round pick in return. Tennessee is coming off consecutive 9-7 seasons and its first playoff appearance in 14 years. The linebacker says he's completely healthy now. "It's amusing that people question my speed", Evans said on a conference call. The Titans ranked 13th in the National Football League with 328.0 yards allowed and 17th with 22.9 points allowed per game. Read More »

The Memphis Grizzlies Will Reportedly Make JB Bickerstaff Their Head Coach

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Bickerstaff went 15-48 as interim coach and, overall, the Grizzlies were 22-60 in 2017-18. In his stint with the Rockets, he guided the team to a 37-34 record which included a playoff berth. The Grizzlies' season was washed after Michael Conley went down in the 12th game of the season and Fizdale was sacked 19 games in. Bickerstaff will now lead a team with Conley, Marc Gasol and a top pick from the 2018 National Basketball Association draft. Read More »

Twitter reacts to Colts drafting OL Quenton Nelson

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But it could prove to be the safest. Once Saquon Barkley and Bradley Chubb were off the board, the Colts knew they were going to take Quenton Nelson . "I was surprised, ecstatic and so happy to be their pick". Nelson watched Thursday's draft at his parents' lake house up in northern Indiana. The Colts needed to protect one of the league's best quarterbacks, Andrew Luck , who is set to return from his shoulder injury this upcoming season. Read More »

Jerome Boateng to 'fight' for World Cup place after season-ending injury

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Live, feel, love, laugh, cry, play, win, lose, stumble, fall, but stand up again and again. "Now it's time to fight to be there in Russian Federation. Having last played for Germany in October 2016, Neuer only resumed training with Bayern last week after 7 months out with a metatarsal fracture. Not only will he potentially miss the UCL final - Liverpool beat Roma 5-2 on Tuesday - but he is also out of the World Cup, two years after being ruled out of the European Championship with a knee ... Read More »

Trump tweets threat to opponents of U.S. 2026 World Cup bid

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Morocco is the only rival to a joint bid to stage the event from the United States, Canada and Mexico, with the FIFA Congress due to choose the hosts in Moscow on June 13. Lingering resentment over the U.S. Department of Justice investigation into Federation Internationale de Football Association corruption has also hampered the U.S. Read More »

SDSU's Rashaad Penny drafted by Seattle Seahawks

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San Diego State Aztecs running back Rashaad Penny (20) scores a touchdown during the Armed Forces Bowl game between the Army Black Knights and the San Diego State Aztecs on December 23, 2017 at Amon G. He was named Associated Press All-America first team , one of the highest honors in college football. The Seahawks backfield struggled to get anything going on the ground last season. Read More »

No players from Iowa selected during opening round of National Football League draft

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After falling to the bottom of the first round, Jackson was asked if he had a chip on his shoulder. Flacco, who turned 33 in January, is coming off one of the worst full seasons of his career. That's probably the most pressing question entering the 2018 NFL Draft , which could see as many as five QBs taken in the first round. The 2016 Heisman Trophy victor, Jackson is one of the most electrifying college football players in recent memory. Read More »

Patriots Select OT Wynn In Round One at #23

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Instead of snagging the Heisman-winning quarterback that they have been vigorously linked to over the past week plus, the Pats made a decision to beef up their offensive line to protect the quarterback they already have by selecting Georgia left tackle Isaiah Wynn with the 23rd overall pick. Read More »

Why Redskins fans should be excited about Da'Ron Payne

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They went in the same vein in the 2018 NFL Draft. "Payne is 6'3" and 311 pounds, with 33" arms and capable of playing anywhere along the defensive line. The Redskins finished the 2017 season 3rd in the NFC East with a 7-9 record. The pick marks two years in a row of defensive players for Washington, which took defensive lineman Jonathan Allen last year. Read More »

Cardinals strike gold trading up for Josh Rosen

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Even with Arizona dropping big checks on Sam Bradford and Mike Glennon, Rosen is a strong bet to start for Arizona in Week 1. Cleveland has the first pick in the draft that begins Thursday and is in need of a quarterback, though some have suggested that Rosen will go later in the first round. Read More »

Amazon scores another two years of 'Thursday Night Football' streaming

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For the 2018 and 2019 NFL seasons, Amazon will stream all of Fox's Thursday Night Football; 11 of the 13 Thursday Night Football games in 2018 air on Fox. The companies did not reveal financial terms of the new deal. A source tells Reuters Amazon paid about $65 million per year for the broadcast rights. Read More »

Detroit Lions Draft Frank Ragnow at #20

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Detroit won three of their first four games last season and had a 6-4 record, but had setbacks in three of five games to fall out of the playoff picture and the late-season slide cost coach Jim Caldwell his job. What is somewhat puzzling, perhaps even concerning, is that the Quinn has said he wants to add more picks and the Lions have consistently been noted as one of the teams interested in trading down in the first round. Read More »

Dez rejects multiyear offer from Ravens, prefers 1-year prove-it deal

The issue for teams at this point in the year is salary-cap space. He wants to sign a one-year deal, instead of a multi-year deal, so he can sign another huge contract in 2019. He's obviously willing to take that gamble. National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell will be joined by Cowboys greats when he takes the stage at the 2018 National Football League draft on Thursday at AT&T Stadium, reports ESPN. Read More »

Instant analysis of Raiders selection OT Kolton Miller at pick No. 15

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After a trade back with the Arizona Cardinals, the Oakland Raiders selected former UCLA offensive tackle Kolton Miller with the 15th pick in the 2018 National Football League draft. Oakland still went with an offensive lineman at No. 15, taking Miller over highly regarded defensive prospects in safety Derwin James and linebacker Tremaine Edmunds. Read More »

Packers select Jaire Alexander after trades with Saints, Seahawks

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He racked up 77 tackles and seven interceptions in three seasons. The former Louisville star was selected 18th overall after finishing the 2017 season with an 82.2 overall grade. Green Bay finished No. 23rd in pass defense during the 2017 National Football League season. It's time to the 2018 NFL Draft! The Cardinals are still waiting on quarterback Lamar Jackson to go. Read More »