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NFL Scouting Combine preview: Running backs

Said one scout: "If he runs faster than 4.6, wherever he went to work on his 40 did a great job with him". Last year, Alabama running back Derrick Henry pos...


Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon has applied for reinstatement to NFL

Gordon was briefly reinstated last summer, and would have returned to the field after a four-game suspension. I would be surprised if Gordon was reinstated at t...


Major League Baseball announces rule changes for 2017

Managers also now have a 30-second time limit for a manager in deciding whether to challenge a play and invoke the replay review. The league will presumably b...


Prison bus shot at, 7 killed

A committee appointed by the Minister of Prison Reforms and Rehabilitation to look into the shooting that was carried out on a prison bus in Kalutara on Februar...


National Basketball Association says Dwight Howard shouldn't have been ejected vs. Celtics

Atlanta Hawks big man Dwight Howard managed to get himself ejected from the Hawks' win over the Boston Celtics on Monday by picking up a pair of technicals....


Sharks acquire F Jannik Hansen in trade from Canucks

He has 15 goals and 41 points. It's unclear which teams round out Hansen's list, at this stage, but the Montreal Canadiens are not believed to be one of them,...


Steelers sign 38-year-old James Harrison to two-year extension

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , the deal is worth $3.5 million. But, in September, Harrison agreed to come out of retirement and sign a contract with Pitts...


Red Wings Trade Ott to Canadiens

Smith was taken 27th overall by the Wings in 2007 and hasn't developed into the top-pair defenseman, lacking consistency and has been prone to turnovers and mis...


Tamil Nadu decides to go 'Swadeshi', stops sale of Coca Cola, Pepsi

According to the association, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo India play a critical role in improving the livelihood of over 2 lakh retailers, who earn more than ₹400 cro...


NHL Trade Deadline: Streit traded to Tampa Bay for Filppula, draft picks

The Finnish forward had a modified no-movement clause and absent being moved ahead of the NHL's Expansion Draft in June, was set to be one of four players the L...


10 big-time changes proposed to The Rules of Golf

The R&A added: "Golfers are encouraged to review the proposed changes and submit feedback online via worldwide survey technology that can be accessed at randa.o...


Guptill Guides NZ to ODI Series Levelling Win

Guptill, however, ricocheted any answers that the Proteas' bowlers conjured at him, especially after the Black caps lost two early wickets in the third and 13 o...


Manchester City score 3 goals in 8 minutes to bury Huddersfield

So, with these two key forwards set to go head-to-head on Wednesday, here is how Aguero and Kachunga match up in their respective leagues this season... Wagner,...


What ex-Giants No. 1 pick just got 6 years in prison?

Prosecutors said Allen and Daub ran a MA company, Capital Financial Partners, that took in more than $35 million from investors between 2012 and 2015, supposedl...


Joel Embiid Is Done For The Season

Hopefully by the start of the 2017-18 season Embiid and Simmons are ready to play together and can leave the injury woes that have plagued the Sixers since 20...


Jarome Iginla reunites with Darryl Sutter in trade to Kings

His one and only trip to the Stanley Cup Final was in 2004 when he captained the Calgary Flames to play for the prize before falling to the Tampa Bay Lightning ...


Jets will release Darrelle Revis

Combine that with the fact that Revis was set to accrue a cap hit of $15.3 million in 2017 and the move makes complete sense and was probably inevitable. Jets ...


Barcelona bigwig Josep Maria Bartomeu delivers message about departing boss Luis Enrique

Barcelona confirmed his intentions on social media. He told the press that he "won't be Barcelona coach next season" and "needs to rest". A disheveling 4...


Dominic Thiem 'impressed' by Casper Ruud

The world number 24 will face Dominic Thiem in Sunday's final after the Austrian second seed, who has yet to lose a set in the tournament, stormed past Albert R...


Kings get Ben Bishop from Tampa Bay in exchange for Peter Budaj

Budaj, 34, has appeared in 350 National Hockey League games with Los Angeles , the Montreal Canadiens and Colorado Avalanche, with a 152-127-39 record with 18 ...


Pioneers to host Calvin College in NCAA tournament opener

All seating will be general admission within designated sections. They reached the second round a year ago before falling to Augustana, Illinois. The tremendo...


Andrew Bogut reportedly chooses Cavaliers over Celtics, Rockets

Read the full story on ESPN . But heading into the season, everyone knew Cleveland would have to successfully combat the enormous move the Golden State Warri...


Gets franchise tag from Panthers

With the non-exclusive designation, Short can sign an offer sheet with another team. The sides have until July 15 to negotiate a multiyear contract. Short is ...


Giants place non-exclusive tag on Pierre-Paul

This is why on Monday, the Giants placed the franchise tag on JPP, one that if he signs, pays him $17 million for the 2017 season. Pierre-Paul will earn aro...


Joakim Noah likely done for season with knee injury

Thus, while the 2017 NBA Draft may still be three months away, the New York Knicks are in a position where evaluating prospects must become a top priority. The ...


Patriots decline to use franchise tag on LB Hightower

That being said, they have numerous of their own free agents that they must deal with. The first is that Patriots head coach/general manager Bill Belichick esse...


Australia's turnaround from Hobart loss to Pune win

He impressed one and all with his defensive technique, especially against the spinners, keeping both Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja at bay for most par...


Serena Williams surprises tennis players at Dolores Park, plays impromptu match

Of course, when the two men realize that professional tennis player Serena Williams is the one watching them, they totally lose it (in the best way, of course)....


Hamilton feels for Stroll after crashes

The team changed its test schedule to allow Stroll some more mileage today, instead of putting Felipe Massa back in the auto. The Canadian rookie hit the barr...


Mexico threatens to stop NAFTA talks if United States imposes tariffs

All sides appear willing to take a seat at the negotiation table, but Mexico's economic minister, Ildefonso Guajardo, suggests his country will simply walk away...


Dana White reveals who he expects Conor McGregor to fight next

Many combat sports pundits are skeptical of McGregor's possible success against Mayweather in a boxing match, since the Irishman, who's never competed in profes...


Jitu Rai Wins Gold in 50M Pistol Event, Silver For Amanpreet Singh

The bronze medal went to Iran's Vahid Golkhandan who shot a total score of 208 points. Mixed Team Event is making its debut in the opening World Cup of the se...


Zlatan Ibrahimovic says 'I am a lion' after Manchester United Wembley heroics

Jose Mourinho was overcome with emotion after a thrilling 3-2 win against Southampton in the EFL Cup final gave the Manchester United manager the first major...


Dortmund's Goetze sidelined with "metabolic disturbances"

Gotze, 24, was ruled out "for the time being" when a comprehensive internal investigation revealed the Germany global has "metabolic disturbances". He has pla...


Chicago Bears will not give Alshon Jeffery the Franchise Tag

With the addition of Mike Groh to the coaching staff, the whispers connecting Alshon Jeffery to Philadelphia got a little louder. At 30, Garcon would have a c...