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Packers to Sign Jimmy Graham, Release Jordy Nelson

Packers to Sign Jimmy Graham, Release Jordy Nelson Jordy will always be a member of the Packers family and we look forward to his eventual induction into the Packers Hall of Fame. The announcement came minutes after news broke that the team plans to sign tight end Jimmy Graham . 5 in receiving yards (7,848), No. 2 in touchdown receptions (69) and No. 3 in 100-yard receiving games (25). It's unclear whether the Packers approached Nelson about ta... [Full Article...]

BYU receives 6 seed in NIT, will play Stanford in first round

BYU receives 6 seed in NIT, will play Stanford in first round A'Shanti Coleman's buzzer-beating putback against Nevada on Friday gave the Broncos a 62-60 victory in the Mountain West Tournament championship game, pushing their win streak to 10 games. Nothing beats a home crowd. Washington is 8-1 lifetime against Boise State, but the teams haven't played in 19 years. The other first-round matchup in Knoxville pits No. [Full Article...]

Venus Williams upstages sister Serena at Indian Wells

Venus Williams upstages sister Serena at Indian Wells It was their earliest meeting since a 17-year-old Venus beat 16-year-old Serena in the second round of the 1998 Australian Open. When Serena Williams played in that year's tournament final - which she won - she was booed throughout the match. [Full Article...]

'Honeymoon period' over for England boss Jones, says Woodward

'Honeymoon period' over for England boss Jones, says Woodward We still don't know whether he will be available or not. "We are a rugby team and no rugby team has an aura of invincibility about them". Having studiously avoided talk of a possible Grand Slam over the last month, Murray says there is no longer any point denying the magnitude of what is at stake on St Patrick's Day on Saturday . [Full Article...]

Motor City Madness; MSU begins NCAA tourney in Detroit Friday

Motor City Madness; MSU begins NCAA tourney in Detroit Friday Northern Colorado is 26-6 going into the NCAA Tournament and got into the postseason by winning the Big Sky Conference Tournament. The biggest crutch in Simpson's game continues to be his free throw shooting, converting on just under 52 percent of his attempts this year . [Full Article...]

Tiger makes charge, but Casey breaks own drought at Valspar

Tiger makes charge, but Casey breaks own drought at Valspar Paul Casey began the final round of the Valspar Championship five shots off the lead but he carded a superb 65 to post a four-round total of 10-under-par that none of those following could match. Patrick Reed - who eagled the first - Sam Burns and Sergio Garcia were alongside Woods at eight under, the Masters champion six under for his final round through 17 holes. [Full Article...]

Rare Kentucky-Tennessee final offers Cats a shot at redemption

Rare Kentucky-Tennessee final offers Cats a shot at redemption However, Tennessee has been excellent at defending the perimeter this season, so it won't be as easy for John Calipari's squad to make that type of impact from beyond the arc. Kevin Knox added 18, Gabriel 12 and Quade Green 10. "I think so, but obviously we won't know until he goes through his pregame warmup", said Gentry. [Full Article...]

Paralympics 2018: Google Doodle showcases the conviction of differently abled athletes

Paralympics 2018: Google Doodle showcases the conviction of differently abled athletes South Korean para Nordic skier Sin Eui-hyun on Sunday said that he is proud to become part of the country's Winter Paralympic history after winning bronze in a cross-country skiing event here. Former US Navy Seal Daniel Cnossen took gold in the men's sit ski, while Andrew Kurka from Team USA won gold in the men's sitting downhill skiing, with Japan's Taiki Morii clinching silver. [Full Article...]

Georgia Fires Head Coach Mark Fox

Georgia Fires Head Coach Mark Fox Fox has been with Georgia since 2009, leading the Dawgs to two NCAA Tournament bids. Georgia was 18-15 (7-11) this year. He led the team to NCAA tournament appearances in 2011 and 2015, though it lost its first game both times. Intermediaries on behalf of the Bulldogs began reaching out to gauge the interest of potential replacements over the last several days, sources said. [Full Article...]

Danny Shelton Reportedly Traded to Patriots; Browns Get Conditional Draft Pick

Danny Shelton Reportedly Traded to Patriots; Browns Get Conditional Draft Pick The Browns chose to trade Shelton after the defensive line unit featuring Trevon Coley, Larry Ogunjobi , and Caleb Brantley played exceptionally well last season. He had 33 tackles and one pass breakup in 14 games last season. The 6-foot-2, 335-pound Shelton is slated to earn a base salary of $2.03 million in 2018. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo is from another galaxy, says Zidane

Ronaldo is from another galaxy, says Zidane Luck appeared to have deserted Madrid after they wasted several chances, with Ronaldo among those guilty, but the Ballon d'Or holder produced an emphatic late header with his 17th goal in 10 games, moving them to within four points of Atletico, who face Celta Vigo on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Browns trade former Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer to Packers

Browns trade former Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer to Packers Two months after an agonizing 0-16 season mercifully ended, new general manager John Dorsey addressed three major needs on the eve of free agency by acquiring mobile quarterback Tyrod Taylor in a deal with Buffalo, wide receiver Jarvis Landry from Miami and cornerback Damarious Randall from Green Bay, a person with direct knowledge of the overhaul told The Associated Press on condition of ... [Full Article...]

Richard Sherman To Meet With 49ers On Saturday

Richard Sherman To Meet With 49ers On Saturday Sherman is also somewhat familiar with the scheme run by 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh . He played well in nine games last season before suffering a torn Achilles in November, ending his streak of 117 consecutive games played since he was a fifth-round draft pick in 2011. [Full Article...]

Ruben Loftus-Cheek nearing Crystal Palace return after ankle injury

Ruben Loftus-Cheek nearing Crystal Palace return after ankle injury For now, Chelsea can focus on this season's edition of the Champions League , in which they travel to Barcelona on Wednesday with the last-16 tie level at 1-1 after the first leg. He said: "Normally when you come against a team not having the best of times , that can be a very unsafe time to play them". The return of key players in due course will help them start winning games against sides ar... [Full Article...]

Curry (ankle) out at least two games

Curry (ankle) out at least two games Bell will be re-evaluated by team doctors Tuesday, sidelining him for Friday's game in Portland and Sunday's game in Minnesota. San Antonio avoided disaster after LaMarcus Aldridge left last Wednesday's game with an ankle injury. Curry limped back onto the court to shoot his two free throws, then immediately subbed out of the game, with Kerr bringing in second-year reserve Quinn Cook to handle... [Full Article...]

Dolphins' Landry Signs $16 Million Franchise Tag

Landry made $894,000 past year, when he completed the contract he signed as a rookie. But the parties have been unable to reach an agreement on a long-term deal, and Landry's volatile personality has become a cause for concern in Miami. He also ran for 427 yards and four more scores. The Browns are thought to be considering drafting a quarterback with one of their first-round picks. [Full Article...]

Thousands gather for Italian Serie A star Davide Astori funeral in Florence

Thousands gather for Italian Serie A star Davide Astori funeral in Florence According to The Daily Telegraph , Italian prosecutors suggest that his death was "due to a suspected cardiac arrest by natural causes ". "The second leg will be hard to turn this around, but anything can happen in football". "Astori was a great player on and off the pitch", said Gattuso, who spend 13 years at Milan as a player. "I know it's so hard, it's impossible to take away that pain an... [Full Article...]

Sexton's buzzer-beater lifts Alabama over Texas A&M in SEC tourney

Sexton's buzzer-beater lifts Alabama over Texas A&M in SEC tourney A solid SEC tournament was already being anticipated with the improve of the league during the regular season but through three games, the tournament has already been better than advertised. Texas A&M averages 41.3 rebounds per game, which ranks fifth in the nation. Texas A&M led by as many as seven points in the early minutes, but the Crimson Tide steadily cut into that advantage and tied the ... [Full Article...]

Mark Cuban On Resurfaced Sexual Assault Claim: "It Didn't Happen"

Mark Cuban On Resurfaced Sexual Assault Claim: According to a police report obtained by Willamette Week'sNigel Jaquiss ( NSFW content ), a woman said Cuban assaulted her after she asked him for a picture at the Barrel Room when the Mavericks were in Portland for a first-round playoff series with the Trail Blazers . [Full Article...]

Giants Acquire Alec Ogletree In Trade With Rams

Giants Acquire Alec Ogletree In Trade With Rams The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because National Football League trades can't be announced until March 14. Adam Schefter reports the Rams are giving up a 7th and Ogletree, while the Giants are giving up a 4th and 6th round pick in this year's draft. [Full Article...]


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