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Chris Hughton hits out at "shameful" Burnley supporters


Brighton manager Chris Hughton saw his team collect a potentially important point at Turf Moor but a satisfactory afternoon's work was soured by the reaction of Burnley supporters towards his left back Gaetan Bong. "Until we are in a position where we're over the line then of course we can't rest easily". It was also a point towards Brighton's objective of survival, although Southampton's victory over Bournemouth cut the gap between Hughton's side and the bottom three to five points. Read More »

Arsene Wenger: Playing against Alexis Sanchez will be 'strange'

For Manchester United (second place; 74 points), this is a chance to go five clear of third place and almost cement a second-place finish. Fergie announced his retirement initially at the start of the 2001/02 season after the Red Devils had become the first side in the Premier League era to win the title three years in a row. Read More »

David Williams drafted by Broncos in 7th round


After releasing 1,000-yard rusher C.J. Anderson last month, Elway expressed confidence last week that his team could snag an impactful ball-carrier in a deep running back class. "But it wasn't a concern when we took him". "I think when you're drafting in the first, second and third round you're drafting potential starters and guys that can help your team right away". Read More »

Cowboys draft Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough in seventh round


The four first round selections for the Crimson Tide are the most for any team in this year's opening round and equals the most for Alabama in the first round during Nick Saban's tenure. 172, Green Bay Packers), Shaun Dion Hamilton (No. 197, Washington Redskins) and Bradley Bozeman (No. 215, Baltimore Ravens) in this year's Alabama draft class. Read More »

Former Curtis star Kenny Young drafted by the Baltimore Ravens


Brown laughed as he remembered being at Ravens training camp as a child when "Ed Reed wouldn't practice at all" and "my dad would get into fights with guys". I could see the Ravens trading up if they have a player in mind but mostly, they should be staying put. "But whatever happened, happened". He said Brown "brought a light" to the Ravens facility during his visit. Read More »

Tampa, Bruins expect long, tough series


Any team would've been ecstatic to add a player with nearly 450 goals and more than 800 career points to a lineup that already was challenging for the Presidents' Trophy. Hall of Famer-to-be Marty St. Louis tweeted playfully after the DeBruisk goal that he'd used that outside, slide the puck inside move, over and over again when he was in Tampa Bay . Read More »

New England Patriots: It's always Sony in Foxborough

They still have one second round pick from the second rounder, their own pick at No. 31 (62nd overall). This move is a surprise because the Patriots aren't known to draft running backs in the first round. He is also a great fit for the Patriots due to his versatility. With Mason expected to garner a lot of interest in the free agency market in 2019, this could be a preemptive move on the part of Bill Belichick to get someone in the pipeline now. Read More »

Guardiola talks up Arteta's City future amid Arsenal links

The 23-year-old started the season as one of City's two first-choice centre-halves along with Nicolas Otamendi. "I'm not the right guy to talk about that because my opinion of Mikel is overwhelming", Guardiola told a news conference when asked whether the Spaniard is ready to move into management. Read More »

Seattle Seahawks draft one-handed linebacker in the 5th round


The Seahawks are a ideal landing spot for Griffin, and not just because he'll get to play next to his brother. We wish Griffin all the best as he begins his National Football League career. "If I get that, I'm going to skyrocket for there". But after countless accolades, including being the ACC Defensive Player of the Year, the Florida native was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday. Read More »

Ohtani sprains ankle, day to day with next start on Tuesday


Albert Pujols will replace Ohtani as the Angels' designated hitter, according to the lineup. Tanaka said he had faced Ohtani in 2013 and that Ohtani was 0-for-11 against him. It was the 10th home run and 30th RBI of the month for Gregorius. He joined Wes Ferrell (1935), Don Drysdale (1959) and Fergie Jenkins (1971). And despite playing 2,800 miles away from home, the shortstop received a curtain call, putting a bow on a odd night that ended with the Yankees beating the Angels, 4-3. Read More »

Former West Virginia WR Tavon Austin traded to Dallas Cowboys


Let's also not forget that Austin rushed the ball 59 times last season and is averaging 6.7 yards per attempt for his career, so he's more than just a wide receiver and could provide value if he sees more time at running back as well. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to put two-and-two together to figure out this tweet is related to the news that Austin is heading to Dallas since it was posted shortly after the announcement of the trade . Read More »

Raiders pluck Maurice Hurst in fifth round


General manager Reggie McKenzie traded with the Los Angeles Rams to move up from #89 to #87 to select LSU linebacker Arden Key . Long arms he uses often to beat offensive linemen often. Bigger guys can be a good thing, faster can be better. "We think he can be a dominating receiver for Derek". BC-FBN-Draft-Raiders, 1st Ld-Writethru, 303Raiders trade back again to get defensive lineman in draftAP Photo CBS135, CBS141, OAS106, TXFOR322Eds: Updates with trade, selection details. Read More »

NFL Draft: Rashaan Evans taken by the Tennessee Titans


In this case, it's Mike Vrabel , who inherits a loaded Titans squad from Mike Mularkey, who was, scientifically, the worst head coach in the history of the NFL. If right tackle Jack Conklin isn't recovered by the start of the season from a torn left ACL suffered in the loss at New England, Su'a-Filo is capable of sliding over until Conklin returns. Read More »

NFL Draft: Bradley Chubb means Denver Broncos banking on defense again


Anderson this offseason. OR running back Royce Freeman , here sprinting through a hole against Wyoming on September 16, was selected in the third round by the Broncos on Friday night. Mix Demaryius Thomas' size and strength with Emmanuel Sanders' pedigree and athleticism and you've got Courtland Sutton , the wide receiver chosen in the second round by the Denver Broncos . Read More »

Jose Mourinho: I never had a personal issue with Paul Pogba


For a central midfielder, Pogba has been very productive at United often deployed in a 2-man midfield with little license to venture forward. " I don't know what kind of reception I will get from the United fans but there have been some great battles between us ". Read More »

Boston Celtics need a signature game 7 from Jaylen Brown


The Greek Freak finished the game with a double double in the 97-86 win against the Boston Celtics . "He said it this morning that he's going to take shots he's comfortable with, not shots he don't work on". Boston fared better against Bucks' switching down the stretch in Game 5 because they attacked the switching in more creative ways than in Game 6. And it's something the Bucks haven't done in recent years - losing twice at home to Toronto in the playoffs last season and to the Bulls in ... Read More »

Chennai Super Kings look to strengthen control at top of the table


However, against RCB in their last game Dhoni made his efforts count, scoring 70 not out off just 34 balls with one boundary and seven big sixes to help CSK win by five wickets , when chasing a mammoth 206-run target. Mumbai can also look at bringing in New Zealand pacer Adam Milne for his compatriot Mitchell McClehaghan, who is leaking runs, especially in the end. Read More »

Liverpool draw with lowly Stoke


Nevertheless, for all Jurgen Klopp's pre-match insistence upon the importance of their weekend engagement, it was a fitful showing from Liverpool , who will look to press home a 5-2 advantage over Roma in the Italian capital on Wednesday. Read More »

Watch the trailer for Whitney Houston biopic 'Whitney'


I felt very lucky to have the support of Pat Houston and the Whitney Houston estate in this quest. "She became Whitney Houston when it was time for her to get on stage". The documentary is an intimate, unflinching portrait of Whitney and her family that probes beyond familiar tabloid headlines and sheds new light on the spellbinding trajectory of her life. Read More »

Daniel Ricciardo: Sebastian Vettel not running scared of me

Hamilton has endured a hard start to 2018, with Sebastian Vettel winning the opening two races before Red Bull's strategic foresight saw Daniel Ricciardo claim victory last time out in China. "If I was his adviser, I'd be saying, "You know something, Lewis, get this done as soon as possible and if you win the championship for a fifth time, let's see that there is a kicker in there to up the salary". Read More »

Browns start round two RB run with Nick Chubb


It was the second pick for the Browns in the the round and their fourth overall. Mayfield arrived in Cleveland earlier Friday after watching the draft from his home in Austin, Texas, with friends, family and former coaches . Chubb burst onto the scene as a freshman at Georgia in 2014 with 1,760 yards and 16 touchdowns on a remarkable 7.1 yards per carry in route to All-SEC status. Read More »

Newcastle boss opens door for Andres Iniesta transfer


The former Liverpool and Real Madrid boss said: "We have had conversations and we will have conversations next week". Asked what the discussions were about, Benitez said: "About everything". Newcastle's next game is against bottom side West Brom on Saturday, with the Baggies desperate for a win to keep alive their slim chance of survival. Read More »

Bears trade up to get their receiver, Memphis' Anthony Miller


But he suffered a foot injury in the Liberty Bowl against Iowa State and did not work out at the scouting combine. The 6-foot-3, 306-pound Daniels has 33.75-inch arms and was a 2-year starter for the Hawkeyes and coach Kirk Ferentz , who has sent numerous linemen to the National Football League since he took over the Iowa program in 1999. Read More »

2nd Round Predictions for each Stanley Cup playoff series


The Golden Knights will take on the San Jose Sharks for the Pacific Division title. The second round will offer a ton of great series, as numerous best teams in hockey all year long will face off against each other. Credit goes to the Capitals though, as they fought back to win 4-2, after losing the first two games of the round. Although Washington fans say they've seen this movie before, there is still reason to believe the Capitals won't lose to the Penguins in the second round for the ... Read More »

Doctors Say Injured NFL Draft Prospect Should Be Good For Training Camp


The injury left Price's draft stock in flux. A letter from Price's doctor at the Hospital For Special Surgery declares he should make a "full recovery" and be ready for training camp in the summer. Price had been projected as a potential first-rounder, but a partial pectoral tear during workouts at the combine may have soured his draft status a bit, at least in some National Football League circles. Read More »

White Sox take on Royals while manager Rick Renteria attends mother's funeral


He's not missing them. He's got a lot of power. Davidson (8), off Duffy; Davidson (9), off Hill; Moustakas (8), off Lopez. How bad is Kansas City? Four of Chicago's seven wins this season have been at Kauffman Stadium. The Kansas City Royals also need a victory here after losing 10 of their last 12 games. Yet with Avisaíl García back in Chicago nursing a hamstring pull, Nicky Delmonico looking like a hunchback as he ices a neck strain, and José Abreu still bent over a trash can for much of ... Read More »

Hellebuyck stands tall as Jets steal Game 1 from Predators


Stastny made it 2-0 at 9:01 of the second period. When the third period began, Peter Laviolette chose to give Rinne the hook in favor of Juuse Saros . The bounces didn't go our way. Scheifele's goal at 17:51 of the second period. He faced only two shots in the third period. Simply put, there could be a very small margin of error against a series that arguably pits the two most complete teams in the National Hockey League against each other. Read More »