Dont'a Hightower Signing Confirms Patriots Are Overwhelming NFL Offseason Winners

Dont'a Hightower Signing Confirms Patriots Are Overwhelming NFL Offseason Winners

The New York Jets and Pittsburgh Steelers both expressed interest in Hightower, but he eventually came back to New England. Still, the idea of leaving the Patriots for the Jets - who gifted him cupcakes while meeting with him on his birthday over the weekend - was tough to swallow, even if the Jets offered more money as the metaphorical frosting on top. Read More

Deulofeu happy at AC Milan amid Barcelona interest

Deulofeu happy at AC Milan amid Barcelona interest

But his upturn in form has intensified speculation over his club future. The club's sporting director, Robert Fernandez also hinted on a possible move by revealing that they have a buy-back clause. "In football, I have learned to forget the past, think about the present and the future will come as it may - thinking about it would be a mistake". Read More

Heavyweights Nigeria, Senegal Test Might in London showdown

Heavyweights Nigeria, Senegal Test Might in London showdown

Senegal and Burkina Faso represent two tough sides on the African continent, and they will certainly be excellent preparation for the Nigerians ahead of the 2019 AFCON qualifying campaign, as well as the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign, in which the Super Eagles are now well-placed, with six points from two games in their group. Read More

What's Left Of Eddie Lacy To Join The Seahawks

What's Left Of Eddie Lacy To Join The Seahawks

But in his first two years in Green Bay he ran for a combined 2,317 yards and 20 touchdowns, making the Pro Bowl as a rookie in 2013. Lacy's roster weight last season was 234 pounds, and Clayton said he thought the Packers had Lacy's weight down to 235 at some point past year. Read More

Michael returning to Packers

Michael returning to Packers

Michael joined the Packers down the stretch last season, coming over halfway through the year from the Seattle Seahawks. A former second-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft by the Seahawks out of Texas A&M, the majority of his NFL reps over his first four seasons came previous year with Seattle. Read More

Sarah Palin Criticizes Colin Kaepernick's $50K Donation to Meals on Wheels

Sarah Palin Criticizes Colin Kaepernick's $50K Donation to Meals on Wheels

The donation is part of Kaepernick's promise to donate $1 million to organizations that help people in troubled communities. Meals on Wheels faces a sharp funding cut under Trump's proposed budget. ESPN's Jemele Hill made an interesting point in a recent tweet saying that the National Football League can excuse a lot of bad behavior by players, but Kaepernick's perceived anti-Americanism is one that can't be ignored. Read More

Angelique Kerber, Caroline Wozniacki cruise to third round of Indian Wells

Angelique Kerber, Caroline Wozniacki cruise to third round of Indian Wells

Kerber is now assured of returning to the top spot in the WTA Tour rankings next week, after Serena Williams withdrew before the tournament began, citing a left knee injury. Next up for Kerber in the third round will be France's Pauline Parmentier, who upset Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday. Parmentier effectively used the deep drive to displace her opponent then sometimes belted short angles that Kerber could not catch. Read More

5 things to know about Tuesday's First Four games at UD Arena

5 things to know about Tuesday's First Four games at UD Arena

Manning, a big man himself who played in the National Basketball Association for 15 years, might be the ideal coach to help Collins polish his game. "I'm not sure anyone else did". So, even if Collins turns pro, the Wake Forest program is in much better shape than it had been earlier in this decade. We beat Baylor on the road, we beat West Virginia at home. Read More

Jason Day withdraws from event, reveals his mother is battling lung cancer

Jason Day withdraws from event, reveals his mother is battling lung cancer

Forty-six of the top 50 players in the world rankings are competing in the tournament this week. McIlroy has a 28-12-2 match-play record in his pro career, including a 12-0-1 stretch between 2014 and his loss to Day a year ago. Day entered the year as the world's No. 1-ranked player. Spieth has been grouped alongside Ryan Moore, Yuta Ikeda and Hideto Tanihara for the round-robin format in Texas, where he hopes to improve on last year's last-16 finish. Read More

ICC Test Rankings: Pujara surpasses Kohli; Smith remains atop

ICC Test Rankings: Pujara surpasses Kohli; Smith remains atop

Cheteshwar Pujara gets career-high second rank among test batsmen. Australia remained second, followed by South Africa, England and New Zealand. Australian skipper Steven Smith continues to enjoy the number one spot in the rankings for batsmen following his unbeaten knock of 178 in the first innings of the Ranchi Test. Read More

Leafs 4 vs. Bruins 2

Leafs 4 vs. Bruins 2

The expectations were non-existent in November, grew steadily through December, January and February and dipped again as recently as last week following a 7-2 loss in Florida. "But I see it better that way than to turn it over and it's going to be in our net". In Detroit, Michigan, Jack Eichel and Matt Moulson each scored a power-play goal in the first two periods to help Buffalo beat Detroit. Read More

Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb salvage draw in third Australia-India test

Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb salvage draw in third Australia-India test

At the post-match press conference, Skipper Virat Kohli appreciated the efforts put in by team India and praised the innings of Pujara and Saha while also top rated the bowling of Ravindra Jadeja. They didn't look like they would get out for a while. It's one-all and we have the decider in Dharamshala, which is really exciting. Against England, the fifth bowler always proved to be crucial, and considering Karun Nair did not score too much for a second straight Test match, India could have ... Read More

Lakers D'Angelo Russell and Nick Young ejected against Bucks

Lakers D'Angelo Russell and Nick Young ejected against Bucks

Monroe took the biggest hit, receiving a $35,000 for shoving Young after he retaliated against Malcolm Brogdon for a hard foul. So he did all that and he got the same penalty as when D'Angelo just did it for shoving someone in the back that was a teammate. Read More

GOP Health Care Plan, Town Hall Meetings

GOP Health Care Plan, Town Hall Meetings

Californians are trying to understand how the new Republican healthcare bill introduced last week might affect them. Then, act your conscience and contact your legislators to ask them to take action on your part. Price spoke to reporters before a Friday meeting with House Republicans. At 28, Matt Tyson of Anniston is at the young end of the health insurance pool. Read More

Gonzaga holds off Northwestern to advance in men's tourney

Gonzaga holds off Northwestern to advance in men's tourney

Head coach Chris Collins received a technical with less than five minutes left while looking for a goaltending call that never came. The NCAA released a statement following the game that confirmed the officiating crew erred in not calling goaltending. Read More

Golovkin edges Jacobs by decision to defend titles

Golovkin edges Jacobs by decision to defend titles

It was a close, competitive fight and it marked the first time Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) had been extended the full distance in 24 fights, a near-decade-long streak that reached back to when he was fighting eight-rounders during George W Bush's administration. Read More

Hurricanes Eliminated in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Hurricanes Eliminated in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Miami , which looked poised to beat up the Spartans in the early stages, particularly in the paint, fell apart after being blasted by a 20-2 Michigan State run to end the first half. Ninth-seeded Michigan State overwhelmed eighth-seeded Miami late in the first half and kept going on the way to a 78-58 victory in the Midwest Regional on Friday night at the BOK Center. Read More

WBC Wrap: Puerto Rico Beats Team USA, 6-5

WBC Wrap: Puerto Rico Beats Team USA, 6-5

After a few minutes in the clubhouse, the team returned to the field waving small flags and ran over to celebrate with a large group of fans on the first-base side who were chanting, beating drums, rattling noisemakers and waving flags. Each of Puerto Rico's first six batters reached on hits against Marcus Stroman . But the USA got a break when Eddie Rosario flew out to left field for the first out of the inning. Read More

CONFIRMED lineups: Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid, 2017 La Liga

CONFIRMED lineups: Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid, 2017 La Liga

But Casemiro proved Madrid's unlikely hero just three minutes later, tapping in from close range after being left unmarked at a corner to secure Madrid's 13th win in 15 league meetings with the Basque side. "It is what it is, we suffered at times, but we played well, we knew it was always complicated here, but we did what we had to do". And what's left in this season, it's going to be very important because everything is going to be decided now after the global break. Read More

Liverpool-Manchester City Preview

Liverpool-Manchester City Preview

While Coutinho has not been firing on all cylinders of late, Liverpool have played their way through a new-year wobble to pick up three wins in their last four outings and keep themselves on course for Champions League qualification. I think more they'll want to strike back, but that makes no difference to us". These two sides have averaged the most distance run in the Premier League this season: Liverpool (117.3km per game) and Manchester City (114.8km per game). Read More