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by | March 15, 2018 | 01:21

Arizona had until today to decide whether they wanted to pick up the option for Mathieu guaranteeing the ball-hawking safety $19 million over the next two seasons. His rookie season ended prematurely when he tore the LCL and ACL in his left knee. His 2016 season was cut short by a shoulder injury that landed him on injured reserve.

by | March 15, 2018 | 01:18

The NU-ASU game will be televised on ESPN2. Washington lost six of its last nine games of the season, falling from a potential No. 9 or 10 seed in the NCAA tournament to the outside looking in. Nebraska is going to the NIT instead - but as a low seed. The Huskers led the Big Ten in both field goal percentage defense (.371) and three-point field goal percentage defense (.302) in 2017-18.

by | March 15, 2018 | 01:14

While Lee might not have been at the same level as guys like Sammy Watkins, Allen Robinson and Jarvis Landry, he was my pick for the best bang for the buck. The Giants need at least two guards. However, the Syracuse University product has missed 13 games over the last two seasons, so the Giants might not want to reinvest in the injury-prone Pugh.

by | March 15, 2018 | 00:16

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that free agent running back Jerick McKinnon has agreed to a four-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers . Looking at PFF rankings for running backs last season, McKinnon actually ranks as the eighth-highest graded back overall with a grade of 84.6.

by | March 15, 2018 | 00:15

The deal is reportedly worth $40 million over five years. After an up-and-down stint in New Orleans, he bounced around to San Diego in 2015, spent one year with the Colts in 2016, and last season with the Eagles . Defensive Rookie of the Year Marshon Lattimore made an instant impact and Ken Crawley emerged as a solid starter. With Darby immediately lining up on the outside, Robinson found a home lining up over the slot.

by | March 15, 2018 | 00:10

Rubin is one of three potential owners to formally notify the National Football League of an intent to purchase the team, which is being put up for sale by founder Jerry Richardson following an National Football League investigation into allegations of workplace misconduct.

by | March 14, 2018 | 23:11

When the dust settled, Casey, long in the clubhouse with a 65 for 10-under 274, could finally celebrate his second victory on the PGA Tour . All that, despite the emergence in Woods' absence of exciting young stars such as Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas .

by | March 14, 2018 | 22:48

On Sunday, the Philadelphia Phillies scooped up baseball's final remaining A-list free agent, signing righty Jake Arrieta for $75 million over three seasons. Arrieta is confident a team that won only 66 games last year is poised to contend under first-year manager Gabe Kapler . Arrieta owns a career record of 88-56 with 1,070 strikeouts and a 3.57 ERA in 1,161 innings pitched spanning eight seasons.

by | March 14, 2018 | 22:25

Leading 5-0 from the first leg in Munich, Thiago Alcantara's cushioned finish 18 minutes in gave the German a first half lead, and when Besiktas defended Gonnul put through his own net thirty seconds into the second half, Bayern looked out of sight.

by | March 14, 2018 | 21:23

In 2003, Venus and her sister Serena were two of the best tennis players in the world. "So I'm very happy how things are turning out to be". Serena fought back and scored a break to extend the match. 23 seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and two-time Wimbledon victor Petra Kvitova without dropping a set. Sisters Serena Williams and Venus Williams meet on court for a coin toss before their third round match during the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden ...

by | March 14, 2018 | 21:00

Curry (right ankle), Jordan Bell (right ankle sprain) and Patrick McCaw (fractured left wrist) didn't travel to Minnesota. Outside of Kevin Durant (40 points) and Klay Thompson (25 points), no Warrior scored more than 10 points in Friday night's loss to the Trail Blazers.

by | March 14, 2018 | 20:20

Like the Huskies, the Irish are a No. 1 seed again. The 8/9 matchup in the Spokane region pits South Dakota State against Villanova , with 2017 Final Four participant OR being the 2-seed in the region. Virginia being the 7/10 matchup. If defending national champion SC is to make it back to the Final Four for a second straight season, it will most likely have to do so by taking down No.

by | March 14, 2018 | 20:18

The cricketer's wife has now alleged that Shami is threatening her over phone. I don't want to give an explanation about it and I want it to be investigated thoroughly. On Tuesday, Jahan attacked a media person and broke the camera equipment of a reporter outside St Joseph's school in Kolkata , capital of India's West Bengal state.

by | March 14, 2018 | 19:08

After reportedly penning several resignation letters after the president blamed "both sides" for terrorist attacks conducted by white supremacists a year ago, Cohn stayed at the White House to shepherd tax reform. "Trump has unconventional views on many issues". "I think he'd be the ideal person for the job", he said. Cohn strongly opposed the president's plan to slap tariffs on the steel and aluminum imports and worked to provide exemptions to US allies such as Canada and Mexico.

by | March 14, 2018 | 18:18

When Ben Yedder came off the bench with less than 20 minutes to play, the game was finely balanced with both sides aware the first goal would be decisive. When Mourinho selects Fellaini ahead of the likes of Pogba or Mata, it says everything about the manager's approach and his reluctance to trust his flair players in a finely-balanced European fixture.

by | March 14, 2018 | 17:18

That's an exceptional haul for the former Patriot, who becomes a top-five earner at the position in terms of guaranteed dollars if we omit the backs still on first-round rookie contracts. 2 overall. He's worthy of being a team's primary ball-carrier, but he may not rise to the level of a Pro Bowl running back. Signing Todd Haley as their new offensive coordinator was another step in the right direction.

by | March 14, 2018 | 16:53

Gutekunst said he spoke with Rodgers about it after the Packers chose to release Nelson. And now, it seems his time in Green Bay has come to an end. Jordy Nelson is a free-agent. Graham was reported to have agreed to a three-year deal, though financial terms had not yet been revealed. But I am glad we don't have to see him sit on the bench like Donald Driver did in his past year, catching all of seven passes.

by | March 14, 2018 | 16:48

Arsenal finished in fifth place in the Premier League last term to miss out on a spot in the Champions League . Nacho Monreal, Shkodran Mustafi and Hector Bellerin trained alongside their Arsenal team-mates on Wednesday in a timely boost for Arsene Wenger ahead of their Europa League last-16 second leg against AC Milan .

by | March 14, 2018 | 15:58

The move increases the chances that Minnesota will sign free-agent quarterback Kirk Cousins to take over since Denver had been one of four suitors for him. His name is Demaryius Thomas . Now, Elway hopes another free agent will replicate Manning. "That was always fluid too, but he was our target". The Broncos haven't made the playoffs since their Super Bowl win to close out the 2015 season; their inconsistent play on both the offensive line and at quarterback have been big reasons why ...

by | March 14, 2018 | 15:25

The one-year deal is worth a base salary of around $7 million with a maximum value of $9.6M, a source told ESPN's Field Yates. He's also played in three career postseason games with the Jaguars, making two grabs for 22 yards, including the game-winning score against the Buffalo Bills in last season's playoffs.

by | March 14, 2018 | 14:45

Stewart , who will turn 31 on March 21, will reunite with former Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Mike Shula and general manager Dave Gettleman in NY. In 2017, Stewart played in 15 games with 10 starts. He finished with just eight catches (one for a touchdown) and 52 receiving yards. Stewart , who turns 31 later this month, visited the Seattle Seahawks last Thursday and the Detroit Lions on Monday.

by | March 14, 2018 | 12:55

Djokovic took six months off after Wimbledon previous year and returned at January's Australian Open, where he lost in the fourth round. "I think I came out playing a little more aggressive than the other two sets and that made him keep making more mistakes".

by | March 14, 2018 | 12:09

Meanwhile, Federer progressed to Round of 32 of the ongoing ATP Masters event in California. Top seed Simona Halep survived a scare before beating the 165th ranked Caroline Dolehide 1-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2. 1 ranking. 'I just completely lost rhythm, everything, struggled a little bit with the health the last couple of weeks. Borna Coric of Croatia upset 13th seed Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-3 and Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta defeated Daniil Medvedev 6-1, 7-5.

by | March 14, 2018 | 11:59

He has a lot of qualities and we will get a chance to see them tomorrow. "I feel comfortable with my teammates", he continued. "I am not enjoying what I am doing". Asked if Gomes was ready to play, Valverde replied: "If the coach believes so, yes". Gomes said the loss of confidence also affected his training sessions.

by | March 14, 2018 | 11:40

Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) during her third round match against Aliaksandra Sasnovich (not pictured) in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Kerber was undeterred, and broke the Garcia serve another time, on her fifth break point in a nine-minute game after another strong forehand forced an error from Garcia.

by | March 14, 2018 | 10:54

Any duty would hurt big project developers in India such as SoftBank-backed SB Energy but would be good for local solar component makers such as Indosolar and Moser Baer, which have struggled to compete with Chinese companies such as Trina Solar and Yingli.

by | March 14, 2018 | 10:02

The Denver Broncos search for a quarterback may have finally come to a close as Minnesota Vikings free agent Case Keenum is signing with Denver. Unfortunately, it's not the one Broncos players, most notably Von Miller, have been working hard to recruit all offseason in Kirk Cousins .

by | March 14, 2018 | 09:40

The decisive moment came early in the second half when Kevin Strootman's through ball caught the Shakhtar defence high up the pitch and Džeko burst through before calmly sliding his finish through the legs of Andriy Pyatov . 'Roma have had the satisfaction this year, despite some hard times, of getting into the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League and we need to be proud of this.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:41

Carrick said: "There comes a time when as much as you don't like it, it's time to stop playing football". "That's pretty much where I am at". While Carrick has always had his critics, he has been admired by every United coach he's worked with, from Alex Ferguson all the way through to Mourinho.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:33

Luke Freeman added a late third at Villa Park to move QPR up to 15th despite James Chester's consolation - the defender's third goal in three games. "We've still got 10 games to go and all we've done is give ourselves a chance", he said. The Blades kept their play-off hopes alive through Enda Stevens and starlet David Brooks.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:33

It was clear by season's end in 2017 that both sides wanted to avoid another one-year tag. Cousins' new contract can not become official until Wednesday, when the NFL's free agency period begins. In three years as the starter in Washington , Cousins threw for 13,176 yards, 81 touchdowns and 36 interceptions while completing 67 percent of his passes.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:31

All season, the Villanova Wildcats felt confident enough in their chances of earning a top seed in the 2018 NCAA Tournament, as long as they didn't suffer some sort of insane collapse that resulted in the team falling outside the top 10. EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS: After finishing sixth in the Big South last season, Radford , in southwestern Virginia, was picked in preseason polls to finish near the bottom of the conference again.

by | March 14, 2018 | 05:00

The 40-year-old former England global was summoned for talks with Sky Sports who had earlier described his actions as "unacceptable". Talking to Sky News of his shame, Carragher said: "I have no excuse and it is devastating for the family involved and my own family, but it is my actions which have brought that on.

by | March 14, 2018 | 04:49

All I care about is the fact that my tax dollars pay for you to play, and go [expletive] play. "Get off your little f--g knees and not represent the [country] that made you what you are?" After being berated by the lady, one of the players asked for her name, but she was in no mood to respond.

by | March 14, 2018 | 04:27

That's an average of $28 million per year , $500,000 per year more than Jimmy Garoppolo will earn per year . The two have stockpiled picks over the last week, meaning they will try to rise in the draft . Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs return for another season in which they'll vie to be the NFL's top receiving duo. The contract is the main sticking point among Vikings fans.