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Sports Lions Take Frank Ragnow in 2018 NFL Draft; Twitter Pleased with Pick
Author: 0 Lions Take Frank Ragnow in 2018 NFL Draft; Twitter Pleased with Pick

He played 12 games as a junior at center and right guard, and played center last season. Frank Ragnow wasn't drafted by the Vikings, but he'll get to face them twice a season in the NFC North. "Blue-collar type of guy that we know is just going to make us tougher up front". Last season, Detroit drafted its first of two linebackers in the opening round a year ago, the first of two cornerbacks in the second round.

Sports Cardinals players react to Josh Rosen pick in draft
Author: 0 Cardinals players react to Josh Rosen pick in draft

General manager Steve Keim said he did "quite a bit of work" on Rosen, who said his visit with the Cardinals was "just like any other visit". Even with Sam Bradford and Mike Glennon signed in free agency, Rosen will have a chance to battle see extended playing time in his rookie season due to the veteran duo's injury history and ineffectiveness.

Sports Is this Roger Goodell's plan to avoid chorus of NFL Draft boos?
Author: 0 Is this Roger Goodell's plan to avoid chorus of NFL Draft boos?

Combined, Aikman and Staubach quarterbacked the Cowboys to five Super Bowl victories in the 90s and 70s, respectively. "If they boo, all of us are in trouble". But the Cowboys owner and the NFL Commissioner seem to have moved on from Jones' attempts to block Goodell's contract extension after Ezekiel Elliott's suspension.

Sports The Washington Redskins select former Alabama DT Da'Ron Payne 13th overall
Author: 0 The Washington Redskins select former Alabama DT Da'Ron Payne 13th overall

After the Miami Dolphins selected Payne's former Alabama teammate, cornerback Minkah Fitzpatrick, at No. 11 and Tampa Bay chose Washington defensive tackle Vita Vea at 12, Washington had its choice of several defenders, including Florida State safety Derwin James and Virginia Tech linebacker Tremaine Edmunds.

Sports Seahawks swap with Packers, trading down in first round
Author: 0 Seahawks swap with Packers, trading down in first round

Alexander allowed just 46.7 percent of red zone passes to be caught in 2016, 45.3 percent over his career. In return, they got the 18th pick as well as a seventh-rounder. He suffered a knee injury this past season and only played 6 games for the Cardinals but still managed honorable mention All ACC honors. Alexander impressed scouts at the National Football League combine with a 4.38 speed in the 40-yard dash, and his nose for the ball and tackling ability made him a first-round lock.

Sports Intel reports 50.3 percent rise in quarterly profit
Author: 0 Intel reports 50.3 percent rise in quarterly profit

Among 33 analysts covering Intel Corp (NASDAQ: INTC ), 21 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 9 Hold. The institutional investor held 9,753 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $450,000, down from 20,471 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Sports Was Bradley Chubb a good pick for the Broncos?
Author: 0 Was Bradley Chubb a good pick for the Broncos?

While Denton stole the show, the Broncos will now turn their attention toward adding Chubb to a pass rush that already features the dominant Von Miller . Chubb possesses the abilities to bend and turn the corner that are highly coveted by National Football League defensive coordinators. You don't come across guys like that often.

Author: 0 Former Clemson WR traded for draft pick

Mike Tomlin did suspend Bryant for one game after saying he was better than JuJu Smith-Schuster on Instagram. Bryant was the team's fourth-round pick in the 2014 draft. Haden will begin his second season with the Steelers in 2018 after signing a three-year deal with the team on August 31, a few hours after the Browns released him in a cost-cutting move.

Sports Saints trade up to No. 14 to draft Marcus Davenport
Author: 0 Saints trade up to No. 14 to draft Marcus Davenport

The Green Bay Packers have selected Louisville cornerback Jaire Alexander with the 18th overall pick of the National Football League draft, hoping he is the playmaker they desperately need after another subpar year on defense. In addition to his impressive size, Davenport features freakish athleticism. To draft Davenport, Saints made a big move to secure the 14th pick, sending Green Bay the 27th pick in the first round, the 147th overall pick in the fifth round as well as next year's ...

Sports New Rumor Surfaces About Who The Browns Will Take At No. 1
Author: 0 New Rumor Surfaces About Who The Browns Will Take At No. 1

Fletcher thinks there will be three QBs taken in the first three picks in this draft, and we don't hate that theory. So if not a receiver, then surely linebackers Leighton Vander Esch or Rashaan Evans should be the pick for the Cowboys, right? Bleacher Report's Matt Miller has the Browns selecting Darnold in his final mock, but is also hearing that Mayfield could be the pick.

Sports Tiger Woods enters Wells Fargo Championship
Author: 0 Tiger Woods enters Wells Fargo Championship

The 14-time major victor is one of only six players to have won The Players Championship at Ponte Vedra Beach twice. He has not played the tournament since 2015. Woods, 42, has climbed to 91 in the world rankings since returning to golf this season after missing most of the previous two years through injury.

Author: 0 Dez Bryant Rejected a Deal from the Ravens

The wide receiver was released by the Cowboys on April 13 during a meeting with owner Jerry Jones. Drew Pearson set a bar that will be hard to top during last year's NFL Draft for pick announcers. But that doesn't mean that Bryant has been talking to teams and fielding offers. "He apparently wants a big 1-year deal and chance to secure bigger long-term contract as a UFA from beginning in 2019".

Sports Bye, bye Yawkey Way: Committee approves name change
Author: 0 Bye, bye Yawkey Way: Committee approves name change

But Boston's Public Improvement Commission voted unanimously Thursday to revert to the thoroughfare's previous name, Jersey Street, because of concerns over racial views held by Tom Yawkey. Following a public hearing in March, the initial vote on the name change was scheduled April 12 but was postponed. But for me, personally, the street name has always been a consistent reminder that it is our job to ensure the Red Sox are not just multicultural, but stand for as numerous right things in our ...

Sports FA receives offer to buy Wembley
Author: 0 FA receives offer to buy Wembley

Although the up-front proceeds are less than the original construction costs the FA will be able to keep the estimated £30 million to £40 million of revenue it receives each year from Club Wembley private boxes and hospitality packages. Sky Sports News understands Khan's purchase of Wembley could see the England national team being forced to play games away from the stadium, notably in the Autumn.

Sports Liverpool fan left in critical condition named as Sean Cox
Author: 0 Liverpool fan left in critical condition named as Sean Cox

The Merseyside Police have said that Sean Cox remains in hospital and that he's in a critical condition at Walton Neurological Centre . Merseyside Police have also said a man has been charged after reports coins were thrown at Anfield during the match.

Sports Steven Gerrard among candidates for Rangers job
Author: 0 Steven Gerrard among candidates for Rangers job

Gerrard attended last month's Old Firm Derby while Rangers chairman Dave King was pictured at Anfield on Tuesday. Gerrard, 37, retired from professional football in 2016 after a short stint in the MLS with LA Galaxy, and has since taking up a coaching role in Liverpool's academy with the Under-18 side.

Sports Daniel Ricciardo: No truth to Ferrari contract rumours
Author: 0 Daniel Ricciardo: No truth to Ferrari contract rumours

Even previous year we had been pretty open with each other. Red Bull boss Christian Horner has said the team want Ricciardo to decide on his future by August, while the 28-year-old is waiting to see what vehicle may give him the best world championship-winning opportunity.

Sports Two Roma supporters arrested for assault on Liverpool fan
Author: 0 Two Roma supporters arrested for assault on Liverpool fan

Enjoying an nearly telepathic relationship with Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino , he threaded through the latter for an attempt inside the opening five minutes. NAIJ.com previously reported that Saudi Arabia have revealed their plans to honour Liverpool star Mohamed Salah for winning the PFA Player of the Year award .

Sports Europa League: Arsenal vs Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 Europa League: Arsenal vs Atletico Madrid

Arsene Wenger could enhance his Arsenal legacy by bowing out in style and securing Champions League football for the club in his final act. "The timing was not really my decision", Wenger said when asked why the announcement came at this point of the season.

Sports Baker Mayfield Channels Brett Favre With Epic Photo Re-Creation
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield Channels Brett Favre With Epic Photo Re-Creation

Brett Favre wants his jorts back. It has less to do with the quarterback's arm and everything to do with the creativity and heavy detail that went into Mayfield's recent recreation of an iconic 1991 National Football League draft-day Brett Favre photo - complete with wigs, oversized phones and washed-out jean shorts.

Sports Lower-level Tennis Rocked By Match-fixing Scandal
Author: 0 Lower-level Tennis Rocked By Match-fixing Scandal

But Lewis said that in many cases the scale of the betting was small, with players seeking the cost of a flight or with relatives, who often double as financial backers, seeking to offset costs. He said there were "shortcomings in the sport's efforts to address the long-standing, underlying causes of breaches". The panel made several recommendations to tackle corruption because it believes the current system used by the TIU (Tennis Integrity Unit) and worldwide governing bodies is ...

Sports High school golfer attacked by protective geese
Author: 0 High school golfer attacked by protective geese

Isaac Couling spent the entire day chasing birdies on a golf course Saturday in southern MI, but not the kind that ended up chasing him. "It's been insane", said Isaac Couling. "I did par that hole", he told the Detroit News . As Couling attempted to flee the chaos he tripped, allowing the goose a clear coup de grâce .

Author: 0 Raptors bounce back to lead Wizards 3-2

DeMar DeRozan led Toronto to a 3-2 series lead on Wednesday night. But a 6-0 run gave the Raptors the lead and they didn't look back. Through the first three quarters, Washington seemed the hungrier team in a back-and-forth battle that saw neither team lead by double digits until the game's last couple of minutes.

Sports Davis wills Pelicans to playoff series win
Author: 0 Davis wills Pelicans to playoff series win

We'll now look at the regular season as a whole. The player and his camp are expected to loathe at the idea, but New Orleans has the upperhand with the Pelicans winning without Boogie and other potential suitors, such as the Lakers, are now reportedly thinking twice about pursuing him.

Sports New testosterone rules set to impact on Caster Semenya
Author: 0 New testosterone rules set to impact on Caster Semenya

The press reports said that the IAAF decision is expected to force Semenya either to take medication to reduce her naturally occurring testosterone levels or move to longer-distance events. Suspended by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in 2015, the rules were introduced in 2009 as a response to concerns about female athletes with naturally high levels of the male sex hormone testosterone, such as South Africa's Semenya, having an unfair advantage.

Sports LaVar Ball reportedly yanking LiAngelo, LaMelo from Lithuanian league
Author: 0 LaVar Ball reportedly yanking LiAngelo, LaMelo from Lithuanian league

LaVar told Urbonas he was happy with Lithuania as a whole and the people as well as the BC Vytautas organization, but he "just didn't get along with the coach". Though the two brothers made a viral trip or two on the internet for big games in Lithuania, both were fairly limited in their roles for BC Vytautas.

Sports Betts bashes 2 homers as Red Sox edge Jays
Author: 0 Betts bashes 2 homers as Red Sox edge Jays

Of course, it was his second go around with the Blue Jays , and he's been a completely different pitcher since coming back. Although he gave his team a nice cushion before Eduardo Rodriguez even took the bump, by the seventh inning, the Red Sox found themselves trailing by one run.

Sports Paul George on Thunder's Game 5 comeback: 'We knew it wasn't over'
Author: 0 Paul George on Thunder's Game 5 comeback: 'We knew it wasn't over'

Down 3-1 in the best-of-seven series, and trailing by as many as 25 points in Thursday's game five - their season looked as good as over. "A lot of what went on in that third quarter was because of him". Kanter now plays for the New York Knicks. The Thunder struggled big time to sustain any type of rhythm in Utah, and their crowd factored into that.

Sports Kyle Schwarber hits 2 HRs as Cubs beat Indians
Author: 0 Kyle Schwarber hits 2 HRs as Cubs beat Indians

I don't really see Joe Maddon as one to punish players, but with the offensive funk Russell has been in, I wouldn't be shocked to see an infield of Rizzo, La Stella, Báez, and Bryant for one of the upcoming games against Milwaukee. "I like where we're at, and I don't think we've played great yet", said Lester, who on Wednesday became the first Cubs starter to record a seventh-inning out this season.

Sports The Bar competes in a dark match on Smackdown Live
Author: 0 The Bar competes in a dark match on Smackdown Live

Bryan is now cleared to wrestle and eager to get his hands on the A-Lister. To the audible rage of the crowd, Carmella continued to celebrate her victory over Charlotte Flair for the SmackDown women's title as Renee Young attempted to chair the contract signing for their rematch at Backlash .

Sports Twitter goes bananas watching LeBron James block Oladipo, hit game-winner
Author: 0 Twitter goes bananas watching LeBron James block Oladipo, hit game-winner

LeBron James gets showered with water by JR Smith and his teammates after the Cleveland superstar buried the game-winner. Will the Cavaliers take a commanding 3-2 series lead at home in front of their frenzied fans, or do the Pacers steal a second road win and go back home with a chance to close it out in six? The Cavs had tried everything to try and shake things up after halftime, even doing layup lines at the break in Game 4 like a high school squad.

Sports Kenseth returning to Roush, will split time with Bayne
Author: 0 Kenseth returning to Roush, will split time with Bayne

Kenseth will share the ride with Trevor Bayne , who has struggled in the No. 6 since he won the Daytona 500 for the Wood Brothers in 2011. Kenseth's return will be next month's race at Kansas Speedway . " It's a great feeling to return to where it all started for me in the Cup Series ", Kenseth stated . "Our goal is to have Trevor continue to grow and mature on the track", said Newmark.

Sports England midfielder Oxlade-Chamberlain out of World Cup
Author: 0 England midfielder Oxlade-Chamberlain out of World Cup

Oxlade-Chamberlain was involved in a challenge with Roma's Aleksandar Kolarov and underwent lengthy treatment on the pitch before being carried back to the dressing room on a stretcher, and Georginio Wijnaldum came on in his place. The season is not that long anymore. I'm a very positive person and I hope that it only feels bad but is not that bad. England begin their World Cup campaign against Tunisia on June 18.

Sports NFHS responds to Rice Commission Report on College Basketball
Author: 0 NFHS responds to Rice Commission Report on College Basketball

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey said the commission "rightly focused its attention on a number of key issues affecting the sport, including agent certification and access, the one-and-done rule, grassroots basketball, and increasing the accountability applied to individuals and institutions who fail to meet the expectations for integrity in college athletics".

Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski says he'll be back with Patriots

When the Patriots recently called and asked if he'd be interested in announcing the team's second-round picks this year, Branch didn't hesitate. So why was Gronk hesitant about his future with New England? "Looking forward to another championship run", Gronkowski said.

Sports Sam Darnold Had To Make 'Selfish Decision' To Leave USC
Author: 0 Sam Darnold Had To Make 'Selfish Decision' To Leave USC

With that in mind, here are five names we're keeping an extra close eye on this Thursday as characters who could dramatically change the outcome of Round 1 . The fun is that nobody , not the fans, sports writers, analysts, players or front office personnel know who those teams are until years down the road - but that doesn't stop us from trying.

Sports No friendly Roma reunion for Salah, warns Klopp
Author: 0 No friendly Roma reunion for Salah, warns Klopp

Although there was a certain amount of inevitably surrounding the destination of this season's trophy, Salah's impact at Anfield has been remarkable. "I think I left then I came back as different person, man, player, as I said , I didn't have my chance [at Chelsea]".

Sports Lockheed Martin (LMT) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance
Author: 0 Lockheed Martin (LMT) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance

Ichigo Inc. owns and operates real estate properties in Japan.The company has $2.01 billion market cap. The stock decreased 7.39% or $26.4908 during the last trading session, reaching $332.1092. Shares of LMT opened at $358.60 on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research's earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that follow Lockheed Martin .

Sports Ronald Acuna called up to Major League Baseball by Braves
Author: 0 Ronald Acuna called up to Major League Baseball by Braves

The Braves have made it official, announcing that they have called up top prospect Ronald Acuña. He was ranked as the top prospect in the game by many outlets heading into 2018; on MLB Pipeline's overall rankings, only Shohei Ohtani was slotted ahead of him.

Sports Mayock: Quarterbacks Will Drive the Top of the Draft
Author: 0 Mayock: Quarterbacks Will Drive the Top of the Draft

But no matter what happens, the Jets are going to have a very good quarterback prospect waiting for them. Heads explode in New England. The first two involved going around the room with scouts and personnel men picking 1 through 22. "He's the most intriguing and hardest to place", Mayock said . As a lifelong fan of the Kansas City Chiefs, I've watched him work his magic with my own eyes.