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Sports Statistically Speaking: Hellebuyck, Jets steal Game One
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The Jets beat the Minnesota Wild in the first round of the playoffs. Rinne left the game with 13 saves on the night. Rinne's numbers weren't almost as glitzy against Colorado, but he tightened up over the final three games with a 1.34 GAA and.951 save percentage, including a shutout in the series clincher.

Sports Vikings get their offensive lineman in 2nd round
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Moments after newest Vikings offensive tackle Brian O'Neill was selected by the Vikings in the second round, quarterback Kirk Cousins put out a ringing endorsement on Twitter. Jamaal Stephenson, the Vikings director of College Scouting said, "Brian was probably the best athlete of all of the offensive lineman in this year's class".

Sports Alabama, SEC reign in first round of National Football League draft
Author: 0 Alabama, SEC reign in first round of National Football League draft

Alabama has now had 26 players selected in the first round of the last 10 NFL Drafts . Fitzpatrick was a 2-time All-American at Alabama, where he was the Bednarik and Thorpe award victor. 4 overall pick, while defensive end Tyquan Lewis was chosen by the Indianapolis Colts at No. 64, a pick obtained in a trade with Cleveland. Evans was taken at No.

Sports Los Angeles Chargers parting ways with tight end Antonio Gates, reports say
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Gates has remained a big threat in the red zone as he racked up 30 catches on 52 targets for 316 receiving yards and three touchdown receptions. "We put a lot of thought into where this roster needs to go, fully knowing that Antonio stepped in a year ago when we really needed him and played really well", Telesco said.

Sports Chiefs select defensive lineman in second round of NFL Draft
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He was a space-eater at Florida State that allowed the Seminoles' athletic linebackers to fly around and find the ball. As a senior, he racked up 10 tackles for loss, including 3.5 sacks. In exchange for the pick, they gave up the first of two third-round picks (No. 78) to the Cincinnati Bengals and also received pick No. 100. The Chiefs are expected to address their porous defense.

Sports Patriots Trade Up To 56, select Duke Dawson Out Of Florida
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New England also made a trade for offensive lineman Trent Brown, also a former UF standout, from San Francisco. After not making one on the first night of the 2018 NFL Draft , New England is making up for lost time. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced. The New England Patriots backfield just got a whole lot brighter with the addition of Sony Michel .

Sports Stoke Are Aggressive, We Can't Afford Injuries, Liverpool Legend Warns
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The report also claims that, in the longer term, Can has yet to make a final decision on his club future, amid interest from Juventus and former employers, and potential opponents in the final, Bayern Munich. Liverpool supporters anxiously await an update on the apparent injury of Sadio Mané. Liverpool are already short of options in midfield, with Emre Can absent because of a bad back and Adam Lallana , who has endured a terrible season with injuries, recovering from a hamstring ...

Sports Shea Patterson officially eligible for 2018 season at MI
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Patterson transferred to MI following last season, and applied for a waiver to be eligible in 2018 without sitting out a year, reportedly claiming he was misled regarding Ole Miss' impending NCAA sanctions. Patterson can change that in a hurry if he becomes the starter. When asked when he'd like a frontrunner to emerge, Hamilton promply replied, "Yesterday".

Sports Derrius Guice drafted by Redskins after week of combine-related controversy
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Here are some other theories that were shared regarding Guice's slide. General manager Bob Quinn did not get into specifics except to say that for some teams there were some questions about Guice. Washington chose him with the 59th overall selection after trading back with San Francisco to start the night. Gruden said Christian would remain at his natural position of tackle, which could open the door for Ty Nsekhe to move to left guard, where the Redskins don't now have a big-name starter.

Sports Jose Mourinho regrets flashpoints with Arsene Wenger
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Sergio Romero remains the only absentee as Manchester United prepare to face Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday. Wenger and Mourinho's decade-long rivalry started in the aftermath of Arsenal's 2003/2004 season Invincibles that won Emirates-based side their last Premier League title.

Sports Jose Mourinho drops Man Utd transfer hint about Chelsea star Willian
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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted he regrets his war of words with Arsene Wenger as his side prepare to host Arsenal in Sunday's English Premier League game at Old Trafford. "There are little things where it would be obviously better without them". It's just the way I feel in my life. "United is a big club, to which I am still adapting, and I am looking forward to giving everything I've got next year and aiming to win everything there is to win", he explained.

Author: 0 Mourinho Confirms Double Injury Boost Ahead Of Arsenal Clash

Jose Mourinho's Manchester United have shown improvement in the past two seasons but will need further strengthening in the transfer window to challenge for the Premier League title, former defender Wes Brown said on Friday. " Some gestures, some words, it would be better without it, I feel better now without it, no doubts about it ". His most recent goal in United's colours came in the FA Cup semi-final against Tottenham Hotspur .

Sports Ricciardo sets pace in second practice for Azerbaijan GP
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But Hamilton was bullish about his team turning things around. Verstappen said he did not think his attempt to pass Hamilton around the outside of Turn Seven, a few laps before this clash with Vettel, had been over-optimistic. Sebastian Vettel , the victor of the first two races, is looking more like his old self - the monster talent who collected four straight drivers' crowns with his previous employer, Red Bull.

Sports Friday game preview: Toronto Raptors at Washington Wizards
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Through the first three quarters, Washington seemed the hungrier team in a back-and-forth battle that saw neither team lead by double digits. Toronto made 11 of 25 3-pointers after only attempting 18 in Game 5. Since the end of the regular season, Porter has dealt with several injuries. NOTE: Casey said backup PG Fred VanVleet would be available. Toronto rebounded after losing Games 3 and 4 in Washington .

Sports Lions Take RB Johnson, S Walker On Day 2 Of NFL Draft
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Then in the third round, Detroit picked Louisiana-Lafayette safety Tracy Walker with the 18th pick of the third round (82nd overall). If he can learn to reduce the impact of the hits on his body, he should be a fixture in the Lions organization for years to come.

Sports Rafael Nadal wins his 40th consecutive set on clay
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Nadal, who headed into the tournament on the back of his eleventh Monte Carlo crown last weekend, needs to win his 11th title in Barcelona in order to remain at the top spot in the ATP Rankings, or else Swiss tennis maestro ad his long-time rival Roger Federer will take over.

Sports Penguins erase 2-goal deficit, beat Capitals 3-2
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Malkin traveled with the team to Washington , skated with the team on Thursday, and could be available for Game 2 on Sunday afternoon. After the first round, Crosby and Guentzel were tied for the National Hockey League lead with six goals and tied with Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak for first with 13 points.

Sports Dallas Goedert analysis: What they're saying about the Eagles' second-round pick
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Goedert enjoyed a prolific collegiate career with 198 catches for 2,988 yards, including two straight 1,000-yard receiving seasons, and 21 touchdowns. BC-FBN-Draft-Eagles, 150Eagles get tight end Dallas Goedert at No. 49AP Photo CBS129Eds: APNewsNow. The size, speed and talent is there for him to succeed as a very good combo tight end if he works and plays with a little more urgency.

Sports Boateng injury worry for Bayern and Germany
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Whether Boateng may be able to start at FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation this summer is not yet announced. Real Madrid is set to do without another player in the return leg of the clash against Bayern Munich in the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday, according to report.

Sports Browns confuse everybody with their first two picks in the NFL Draft
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Mayfield broadcast the call from the Browns on Instagram Live from at home in Texas. "I have no problems with a young man making mistakes and moving forward". "If you take the right approach, the right attitude, you can get a chance to improve the right areas". "At the same time, I knew I was confident in myself".

Sports Swansea City forward Jordan Ayew insists he is happy at the club
Author: 0 Swansea City forward Jordan Ayew insists he is happy at the club

Their fate is in their own hands, but their level of performance will need to improve if they are to survive in the top-flight for another year. Chelsea have no other fitness concerns ahead of their trip to South Wales. Asked how he would rate Chelsea's inconsistent season, Conte said: "I don't understand what it means to have a successful season". 'I don't know if he will play again this season.

Sports Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres
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The 31-year old centerfielder is locked in at the plate, smashing four home runs along with nine RBI's in his last nine games, and he is now hitting.288 with eight home runs and 15 RBI's on the season The Rockies are scoring an average of 4.08 runs, ranking them 20th in the Majors.

Sports Why Cowboys fans should be excited about Leighton Vander Esch
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Executive vice president of personnel Stephen Jones says club officials talked extensively before selecting Vander Esch about how comfortable they were with the additions of receivers Allen Hurns and Deonte Thompson in free agency. This will be the first major event since the Super Bowl a few months back. The Cowboys defense is excited about the selection, particularly fellow Boise State products in DeMarcus Lawrence and Tyrone Crawford.

Sports Harry Kane was 'very sad' claims Mauricio Pochettino following FA Twitter joke
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The tweet was deleted and the FA apologised to both Tottenham and United "for any offence caused". Tottenham manager Pochettino was questioned about the episode ahead of Spurs' clash with Watford this weekend and questioned why anyone linked to England's governing body would look to mock Gareth Southgate's likely World Cup skipper so publicly.

Sports Usually reserved Patriots to be busy in this year's draft
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The last Georgia player drafted by Chicago before Smith was the Bulldogs' last first round pick in Leonard Floyd, who was selected ninth overall in 2016. There's a lot of teams telling me there's a medical concern here, so he could slip a little bit. "Ideally if Lamar Jackson slipped I could see them making that move, but I don't think he will".

Sports Mohamed Salah Has Made Africa Proud - CAF
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Liverpool forward Salah broke many records this season, becoming the top African Player who scored 31 goals in the premier league , ahead of Ivorian striker Didier Drogba who had scored 29 goals. Only Ian Rush scored more with 47 strikes in 1983/84, while Salah overtook Roger Hunt's 42 strikes from 1961/62. 10 - Salah and Firmino are the first players in Liverpool's history to reach double figures in a single European campaign.

Sports Lamar Jackson's Draft Slot (#32) Value Estimated at $9471823
Author: 0 Lamar Jackson's Draft Slot (#32) Value Estimated at $9471823

The 21-year-old was a stat-piling machine over the past 2 seasons, throwing for 7,203 yards and 57 TDs (vs. 19 INTs) and running for another 3,172 yards and 39 scores. Just when it looked like Louisville QB Lamar Jackson was about to slide out of the first round of the 2018 National Football League draft, Ozzie Newsome pulled off a stunning move that will leave a huge mark on the Ravens franchise in his final year as general manager.

Sports Trump congratulates Olympians at White House
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The figure skater won a bronze medal and was one of the two openly-gay Americans competing in PyeongChang. "A lot of good things are happening right now over there", Trump said. "It's important for me to align myself with those people who have the same ideals that I have", he concluded. Rippon had said months ago he didn't intend to visit Mr.

Sports Jose Mourinho makes shock revelation about Arsene Wenger's impact on Manchester United
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho makes shock revelation about Arsene Wenger's impact on Manchester United

The 33-year-old has been progressing well during his rehabilitation in Spain in recent months and Wenger suggested last week that the midfielder was due back at the end of the season to be assessed by the clubs medical team. A long ball over the top sprung Arsenal's defence and Antoine Greizmann pounced on Laurent Koscielny's failed clearance to net the critical away goal.

Sports Best Memes of the 2018 NFL Draft
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Mayfield said during the episode that he had never experienced an natural disaster prior to the one that was captured during the filming. "First of all, an unbelievable feeling, a surreal feeling; something that I only could have dreamed of and actually becoming a reality is wonderful", Mayfield said in a conference call with the Cleveland media Thursday night .

Sports Emery confirms Paris Saint-Germain exit
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That European pedigree seduced PSG and their Qatari owners, for whom Champions League success remains the Holy Grail. The Spaniard helped PSG regain the Ligue 1 title in mid-April after they finished second to Monaco last season. "I thank president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, sporting director Antero Henrique, the supporters and the players for these past two seasons". Emery failed to win the Ligue 1 title in his first season in charge, and the club reacted by breaking the world transfer ...

Sports Gautam Gambhir Steps Down As Delhi Daredevils' Captain, Shreyas Iyer Takes Charge
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Shreyas Iyer: I wasn't that nervous to be honest (about being named captain), but there is a little bit of pressure because we haven't won that many matches. Maxwell has scores of 17, 13, 47, 4 and 12 so far and it is absolutely imperative for the team that he regains his form. However, with three wins and three loses, KKR today return to the ground after five days of rest.

Sports Meyer 'definitely' leaving Schalke, confirms Heidel
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Both the teams are now looking for midfield additions in the summer transfer window. "We're dealing with the situation very professionally". There were reports that both the clubs had enquired about the 22-year-old German player who can operate as an attacking midfielder, forward or even in a deep-lying playmaker role.

Sports Europa League: Antoine Griezmann lands sucker punch on Arsenal
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But of course you come out tonight with a bitter taste because we had the chances to be in the final. But 15 minutes into the second half, Wenger's side found the back of the net from French striker Lacazette, who made up for missed opportunities earlier in the game with a powerful header past Atletico keeper Jan Oblak.

Sports Pelicans pick up 2018-19 option of head coach Alvin Gentry
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He was hired by New Orleans during the 2015 postseason but stayed with the Dubs for the remainder of the playoffs, which resulted in the Dubs' first championship since 1975. Davis and Nikola Mirotic can be thanked for closing off the paint, as the pair had defensive ratings of 100.9 and 100.7 points per 100 possessions, respectively.

Sports Sharks vs. Golden Knights, Game 1 on Thursday
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Seven players scored goals, though with Fleury in net there was no way seven would be needed. The Golden Knights scored four goals in the first period, three in a span of 1:31. The Knights have done all of that, and more to move into the serious conversation about what teams can win the Stanley Cup. They'll be putting that one behind them pretty quick and looking to be a better hockey team.

Sports NFL Draft 2018: Saquon Barkley a home run pick by Giants
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NY wasted little time selecting the all-purpose back, and it was met immediately with resounding love. The NFL Draft is being televised on ESPN and the NFL Network. Barkley has even been compared to David Johnson , one of the NFL's best dual-threat running backs. He also broke an eight-year drought for the Nittany Lions in the first round since Jared Odrick went 28th overall in 2010.

Sports Braves promoting top outfield prospect Acuna from Triple-A
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He went 1-for-5 with a single and scored a run in his big-league debut. Atlanta starter Matt Wisler worked five innings and allowed four runs - all in the fourth inning - on nine hits and three walks. Mariners 5, Indians 4 • Andrew Miller's absence was immediately felt by Cleveland's bullpen when Kyle Seager hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning off Nick Goody that lifted visiting Seattle to victory.

Sports Ex-Egypt boss Bradley: Liverpool ace Salah was always special
Author: 0 Ex-Egypt boss Bradley: Liverpool ace Salah was always special

I have nothing much to do during the day but it's a responsibility in the end". Salah was once again at the centre of the goals , converting two stunning efforts to give Liverpool a 2-0 lead at half time against his old side. Mane has been a key player for the Reds this year so they'll want him fit and firing for both games. "One that the two Arsenal legends met so successfully, so often", Wright told The Sun .

Sports SOC--2026 World Cup
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WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening to withhold support from nations who don't back the joint bid by the United States, Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup. Morocco is now the only rival to the north American joint bid - with the FIFA Congress due to choose the hosts in Moscow on June 13. ESPN reported in February the race between the joint bid and Morocco was already much closer than expected, despite the fact that the North American proposal has the ...

Sports Seahawks draft predictions: A trade early, a quarterback late
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Penny wasn't forecast as a first-round pick but has an impressive profile. The Seahawks traded down three times and out of the first round of the 2017 draft. Penny ranked second among draft-eligible running backs in elusive rating in 2017 (128.6). Last season, he broke Faulk's school record all-purpose rushing yards in single game.

Sports Jets land QB Darnold with No. 3 draft pick
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He has the highest ceiling of any of the passers and the right stuff intangible-wise to survive the NY market. Darnold had been projected as one of the top selections as early as previous year, after he led the Trojans to a spectacular Rose Bowl victory over Penn State .

Sports Two picks in first round give Pats some options
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The two super bowl champions - Andrews and Mitchell - were quick to take to Twitter to welcome Wynn and Michel to their team. Michel is a big-play waiting to happen. I think they have to address the offensive left tackle position in the first round. New England Patriots star tight end Rob Gronkowski announced earlier this week via an Instagram post that he would be returning to the Patriots in 2018.

Sports Thousands raised online for Irish Liverpool fan in critical condition
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Police said in a statement that a 53-year-old man from Ireland had suffered a head injury and was in a critical condition in hospital. 'The thoughts and prayers of all the players are with the Liverpool fan who is now very poorly in hospital, after being badly hurt ahead of our game last night, ' he wrote.

Sports Oakland Raiders select Kolton Miller at No. 10
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This offseason Mark Davis effectively turned over the keys to the Oakland Raiders (and $100 million) to John Gruden when he signed the former ESPN analyst to a 10-year head coaching contract. They wanted an offensive tackle Thursday night, especially after their other two preferred options disappeared earlier in the first round of the NFL Draft .

Sports Matt Harvey drops expletive after disastrous bullpen outing
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The Mets are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings and the over is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in St. Louis . Asdrubal Cabrera's .354 batting average is good for third in the league, Todd Frazier has posted an outstanding.400 on-base percentage, Adrian Gonzalez has been surprisingly effective in a platoon role, and Juan Lagares has capitalized on increased playing time with a.379 average in 14 games.

Sports Ravens draft QB Lamar Jackson
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Before taking Jackson with the last pick of the first round in a trade with the Eagles , Newsome took Hurst at No. 25. "The Patriots drafted a quarterback and traded him". "It doesn't even matter". Not only will he have Flacco to work with, but he'll also have Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg who coached Michael Vick in the past, and assistant coach Greg Roman, who coached Colin Kaepernick .