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Sports UNLV lands 5-star recruit Brandon McCoy over Arizona, Oregon
Author: 0 UNLV lands 5-star recruit Brandon McCoy over Arizona, Oregon

UNLV will also be welcoming recruits Jay Greene (6-5, SG), Chiekh Mbacke Diong (6-10, C) and Tevrell Beck (6-6, SF) next season. IL and Ohio State are also being considered while Kentucky and Duke have also shown interest in Smith. After a circus-like coaching search, Menzies left New Mexico State to take the job. "Brandon has the most notoriety of all the guys that we've added to the roster and deservedly so", Menzies said.

Sports Jets take LSU safety Jamal Adams with No. 6 pick in draft
Author: 0 Jets take LSU safety Jamal Adams with No. 6 pick in draft

Macc. Father, George, was a first-round pick of the Giants in 1984. Along with selecting consensus top pick Garrett with the first pick, if Cleveland can somehow nab Hooker or Adams as well, it would completely change their defense heading into 2017, a defense that was among the worst in the league in 2016.

Sports Tennessee Titans Select Corey Davis At No. 5
Author: 0 Tennessee Titans Select Corey Davis At No. 5

In his senior season, he was just about unstoppable with 97 receptions for 1500 yards and 19 touchdowns. His last trade came in August when he swapped receiver Dorial Green-Beckham to Philadelphia for offensive lineman Dennis Kelly, who became a key reserve.

Author: 0 Anthony Joshua gives Wladimir Klitschko a firm warning

He knows that, I talked to him, many times". "I had to fight in NY, I had to fight in LA, I had to fight in London". The WBA heavyweight championship will be on the line as well as Anthony Joshua's IBF belt and Bruno, who won his world title at Wembley in 1995, believes the young Brit will not abandon his signature fast start against the 41-year-old.

Sports Chargers grab Clemson WR Mike Williams with 1st pick in LA
Author: 0 Chargers grab Clemson WR Mike Williams with 1st pick in LA

The worst team in the AFC West was picking 7th overall in the 2017 NFL Draft, and with that pick, the Los Angeles Chargers made Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams their selection. Williams is tough enough to be a high-volume target while working the middle of the field and his size and ball skills make him a formidable foe in the end zone.

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'to miss rest of 2017 with knee ligament damage'
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'to miss rest of 2017 with knee ligament damage'

Both are being assessed to see how long they will join Juan Mata , Chris Smalling and Phil Jones on the sidelines for at a crucial point in the season, with United chasing Europa League glory and a top-four Premier League finish. Ben Dinnery, founder and CEO of Premier League Injuries Ltd, said: "Recovery from this type of injury will typically take between 9-12 months, probably closer to a year, and ordinarily it wouldn't be career threatening".

Sports NFL Draft 2017: Clemson's Deshaun Watson picked by Bill O'Brien, Texans
Author: 0 NFL Draft 2017: Clemson's Deshaun Watson picked by Bill O'Brien, Texans

Trubisky was picked No. 2 by the Chicago Bears, who traded up one spot with the San Francisco 49ers to get him. Now I'm finally being introduced into the National Football League. NY could be the first team to pull the trigger and figure management will choose between Trubisky and Watson. I like them both. The 32 pick is more likely to be that pick.

Author: 0 Serena Williams expecting a baby this fall

She withdrew from the high-profile events in Indian Wells and Miami in March, citing knee problems. According to her "snap" announcement, the recently minted Australian Open champion is believed to have been with child when she downed her sister, Venus Williams, 6-4, 6-4 to claim the title.

Author: 0 Allardyce: Sakho Injury Could End His Loan Spell

Not only this, but it's a North London derby, and the last one between Spurs and bitter rivals Arsenal at White Hart Lane before SPurs relocate to Wembley while their new stadium is completed. "We had to keep going and keep fighting", he said in an interview with Sky Sports . "Our biggest problem is at centre half", Allardyce said . " We did limit them to chances outside the box and they scored with one of those, a very good strike ".

Author: 0 Bulls' Rajon Rondo a 'long shot' to return from thumb injury

While he's been working diligently to return from a fractured right thumb, Rondo is still expected to miss Game 6. Chicago did make adjustments offensively, forcing Celtics players to switch often enough to get Jimmy Butler the mismatches he hasn't had for a couple of games now, and Isaiah Canaan gave the Bulls more out of the point guard position than they've gotten since Rajon Rondo went down.

Author: 0 Westbrook stars in Oklahoma City Thunder's crucial victory

So when Westbrook, seated next to center Steven Adams, heard venerable local columnist Berry Tramel ask Adams - the best interview on the entire team - about the team's struggles without the guard on the floor, Westbrook chose to take the question for himself.

Author: 0 Maria Sharapova wins in return after after doping ban

Sharapova's return via a wildcard spot has angered her rivals, with Agnieszka Radwanska, Caroline Wozniacki and Roberta Vinci vocal in their disapproval, but Simon defended the Russian 30-year-old's return. " I don't think she needs to be punished more ", Clijsters said. Sharapova said it's an unbelievable feeling to be back. "She's a cheater and".

Sports Patrick Mahomes
Author: 0 Patrick Mahomes "I Am Not A Project"

I would also prefer that the Texans take a quarterback like Mitchell Trubisky, DeShaun Watson or Patrick Mahomes in the first round. The Chiefs hold the 27th pick. With KC giving up a third round pick and a first round pick next year, that's quite an investment in a guy who won't be playing this year. In college, Mahomes was plagued by a bad defense repeatedly, but he still managed to lead the Red Raiders to a bowl game in one of his two years starting.

Sports Hungry Raptors rebound in tough battle with Bucks to tie series
Author: 0 Hungry Raptors rebound in tough battle with Bucks to tie series

You're not going to outrun or out-quick them. Well, right up until Saturday afternoon. The Bucks thrashed the Raptors in Game 3 of the series on Thursday night, with Milwaukee picking up a 104-77 win. How many games will the first round go for the Bucks? We definitely got off to a slow start; we didn't come out energetic. We went from 24 assists to whatever we had tonight (11).

Author: 0 After inconsistent season, Lundqvist shining in postseason

We're getting ready for it and preparing. On Thursday, April 27, the New York Rangers will be starting their second round series against the Ottawa Senators. "It doesn't matter if it's the Rangers or any other team around the league I'm going to try and do our best to try and advance". Ottawa excels at playing with a disciplined structure and limiting shot opportunities.

Author: 0 Pep Guardiola best manager in world, says Shaun Goater

But victory on Thursday would help to shut off City's only path to Europe's top club competition. "I've always thought Mourinho was good coaching defenders. Guardiola said: 'If you analyse the trophies, how many were we able to win this year? "I could see full-backs because we're now starting to see ageing full-backs".

Sports O'Sullivan sparks more controversy with 146 break
Author: 0 O'Sullivan sparks more controversy with 146 break

Ding needs just three more frames of the possible nine to be played to reach his second successive semi-final while O'Sullivan has it all to do as he needs to win seven. And at last year's Welsh Open O'Sullivan snubbed the £10,000 prize on offer by deliberately making a 146. The Chinese star made an 87 to pull ahead 12-9 in the best-of-25 frames quarterfinal before O'Sullivan responded.

Author: 0 National Football League mock draft: Considering backup plans for each team

Brown said the team has narrowed its focus on a few players to consider taking first. "Whatever team gets him, particularly if it's us, would be proud to have him". Brown was asked a couple of times about whether or not Jackson and the front office are at odds over how to use the No. 1 pick and, subsequently, Cleveland's No.

Sports Bruins stay alive with 2OT win over Senators
Author: 0 Bruins stay alive with 2OT win over Senators

The Senators lead the series 3-2 with the venue switching to Boston for Game 6 on Sunday afternoon. "To win a championship, you have to relish these moments and come up big in these moments", Williams said. "That can be tough when guys go down, but the guys did a really good job of stepping up". "I have a lot of respect for the players in that room". "There's nothing like living in the National Hockey League and living in these playoffs", MacArthur said .

Author: 0 Mourinho Rules Pogba Out Of Manchester Derby

City are out the running for the Premier League title, but a top four finish would give Guardiola something to build on heading into next season. "People think that just City spend money but all the clubs around the world, in Spain, Germany, England and Italy, they spend a lot of money".

Author: 0 Browns make easy choice and select Garrett, Bears trade up for Trubisky

Since none of the quarterbacks in this year's draft are National Football League starter ready yet, it sets up is a scenario where Glennon will likely be the Bears starting QB this season while Trubisky learns the position in the NFL. There is a new hope under center in Chicago, and it's only a matter of time before the North Carolina product gets an opportunity to prove himself in the NFL.

Author: 0 Raiders want resolution on Marshawn Lynch before draft

Lynch was required to pass a physical before the trade was made official. The Raiders will send a fifth-round pick in the 2018 draft to the Seahawks in exchange for Lynch and a sixth-round pick in 2018. He will not be playing for the Seattle Seahawks this time around. "We're trying to get some more impact players and if it's Marshawn, if it's whoever, we're going to do it".

Sports NFL Draft, Round 1
Author: 0 NFL Draft, Round 1

If they don't get him at number one, will they be able to draft him with the 12th overall pick? In his final mock draft, ESPN's Todd McShay has the Browns taking Trubisky .

Author: 0 San Francisco 49ers have 10 overall picks in Thursday's NFL Draft

A recap of the 2017 NFL Draft's first round from the perspective of the Arizona Cardinals' NFC West foes. Last year, in Trent Baalke's final draft as general manager, the 49ers chose DeForest Buckner with the No. The redshirt sophomore totalled 62 tackles - 15 for loss - and 8 sacks. But he's a seen as a sturdy cornerstone for a rebuilding squad in search of leadership.

Sports Antonio Conte: I want to say 'thank you' to this Chelsea player
Author: 0 Antonio Conte: I want to say 'thank you' to this Chelsea player

Our answer was very good. "Today I have to be pleased with the effort of my players". "But we must think that this race is open". "But I think we are ready to fight until the end". Now he must continue'. Gary Cahill is expected to fulfil the role, with the centre-half wearing the armband throughout the season as he is the club's vice-captain.

Author: 0 How Mike Babcock will keep the Maple Leafs pressing forward

But it wasn't without a fight. The Caps were pushed to an overtime win with the game-winning goal being scored by Marcus Johansson , his second of the game. Sweet for players and their head coach as they reflected on a historic season which shattered expectations in nearly every way imaginable. The Capitals took a 3-2 lead in this series thanks to a 2-1 OT win on Friday night.

Author: 0 Fred Hoiberg storms out of press conference after Bulls loss

Jimmy Butler never got off the ground with 14 points, but he also had six assists and eight rebounds. Don't look now, but Brad Stevens' scrappy group of regular season overachievers are starting to figure out how to win in the playoffs. Wizards 103, Hawks 99: Back at home, and back in charge, Bradley Beal scored 27 points, and John Wall added 20 points and 14 assists, leading Washington over Atlanta for a 3-2 lead in the first-round Eastern Conference playoff series.

Sports Konta beaten in Stuttgart and misses out on Halep rematch
Author: 0 Konta beaten in Stuttgart and misses out on Halep rematch

Makarova cleverly mixed up the height and depth of her shots during rallies on the quick Stuttgart clay with Sharapova still lacking match practice. Konta appeared to be in full control of the contest after claiming a first-set tie-break before a medical timeout for Osaka, but her 19-year-old opponent stormed back to force a decider.

Sports NFL Draft Rumors: Gareon Conley Still Could Be Picked In First Round
Author: 0 NFL Draft Rumors: Gareon Conley Still Could Be Picked In First Round

That level of drama is the reason we're all watching. If the Browns pass on a quarterback in the first round and feel they have to find one, there should be a few on the board at No. "I know there's going to be a learning curve for myself and for all the prospects", said Watson, who added that he had a private workout in mid-March with the Jets and the organization has since been "in touch a little bit".

Sports Samuels replaces injured Quinton de Kock in Delhi Daredevils
Author: 0 Samuels replaces injured Quinton de Kock in Delhi Daredevils

Despite that, DD have signed Ben Hilfenhaus as the replacement for Duminy and now Samuels in place of the injured de Kock. South African wicketkeeper-batsman De Kock was ruled out due to injury ahead of the season. Samuels has played in the IPL for the Pune Warriors India before, while his record in T20 global cricket is pretty solid. The West Indies stalwart has an impressive record in T20 cricket having scored 3757 runs including two centuries.

Author: 0 Celtics beat Bulls 108-97, take 3-2 lead in series

Thomas, meanwhile, continues to light up the Bulls and has the Celtics within one victory of a second-round match-up with either the Wizards or Hawks . "I'm just happy we got the win", said Olynyk. "I thought we really attacked the basket". "Mentally and emotionally, I'm not here, so I just feed off what the guys give me", Thomas said.

Author: 0 Ovechkin, Capitals must go through Penguins for shot at Cup

Among active teams, the Penguins (2.6) and Capitals (2.67) also allowed the most goals per game. Reigning champion Pittsburgh will face season points leader Washington starting Thursday in a second-round showdown between the NHL's two victory leaders of the campaign, the victor emerging as a clear favorite for the crown.

Sports Eugenie Bouchard slams WTA over 'cheater' Maria Sharapova
Author: 0 Eugenie Bouchard slams WTA over 'cheater' Maria Sharapova

Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard does not believe Maria Sharapova should be allowed back on the WTA Tour. "I think every match no matter who I play is important for me", Sharapova said. Remember, Sharapova played her first match following her 15-month doping suspension. The ban was reduced from two years to 15 months last October by the Court of Arbitration for Sport .

Sports Chelsea vs. Southampton 2017 live stream
Author: 0 Chelsea vs. Southampton 2017 live stream

During his decorated playing career, Conte saw Juventus both prevail and collapse down the title stretch, and he does not want his players to become fixated on nearest challengers Spurs, who travel to Crystal Palace on Wednesday. "We have six games to play in the league and we need to win five if Tottenham win all of theirs, so we will see". "But we have trained very well this season and we have a lot of energy to face this type of situation".

Sports DeMarcus Ware sings one-day contract to retire with Dallas Cowboys
Author: 0 DeMarcus Ware sings one-day contract to retire with Dallas Cowboys

Jerry Jones said , "This is a real good year for staying put". The 34-year-old Ware, who retired last month, finished with 138 1/2 sacks, eighth on NFL's career list. Additionally, there were no team wants to pick him up and pay the Dallas Cowboys and carry his expensive price for a backup quarterback. "Long-term health and quality of life outweigh the spark and passion to play that I once had", Ware said when he announced his retirement in March.

Author: 0 DPD Podcast Episode 6: The NFL Draft is finally here

NFL Network's Mike Mayock released his first-round mock draft Wednesday . The NFL Draft is finally here. Myles Garrett , assuming he's the top pick , would be a fantastic addition to their defense. With that said, there are several things that we can surmise about what their plans are. With so many question marks early on, the entire draft is in flux and things could get insane.

Sports Alexis Sanchez expected to remain at Arsenal next season
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez expected to remain at Arsenal next season

One day I am going to leave anyhow, what's most significant is that I'm confident Arsenal will stay an excellent team that everybody respects. When I don't win the games I feel sad because I don't feel that I gave people what they want. At some stage you must concentrate on something different for the players to create some self-assurance. Hiddink would ask his No.2 Wilkins for advice during the games - at times over midfield substitutions Arsenal would make.

Sports Daniel Cormier Calls For Jon Jones to Take UFC 214 Fight
Author: 0 Daniel Cormier Calls For Jon Jones to Take UFC 214 Fight

OSP, 34, sprang back into the winner's column with a submission victory over Marcos Rogério de Lima at UFC Fight Night 108 on Saturday, submitting the Brazilian with a Von Flue choke in the second round. If he elects to not fight Cormier, Jimi Manuwa will get the shot at the belt. "But the bigger question is who would he fight?" "I'm not sure he's going to beat the rest of those guys in the way that he fought against Ovince Saint-Preux".