• Jets pulled offer to Dont'a Hightower after physical
Jets pulled offer to Dont'a Hightower after physical

He also notes that the Patriots "knew about any potential medical issues and were comfortable proceeding". While his injury history likely impacted his free agent market, Hightower has an undeniable blend of athleticism, versatility, and football IQ.

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  • Liverpool's Ben Woodburn named in Wales squad to face Republic of Ireland
Liverpool's Ben Woodburn named in Wales squad to face Republic of Ireland

That has made him hot property and the target for Gareth Southgate's England age-group scouts, but Coleman remains adamant he has been picked in his 23-man squad on form alone, rather than as a carrot to keep him. Chris Coleman was explaining why Paul Dummett was left out of the Wales national squad and he revealed that Dummett had been playing w...

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  • Jared Cook's impact on Oakland Raiders offense is being overblown
Jared Cook's impact on Oakland Raiders offense is being overblown

Cook actually struggled during the regular season past year, but he picked up the pace during the playoffs. Since their primary target is gone, they might as well recruit one of the Packers' top tight end last season. Since arriving in Tennessee back in 2009-2010, he has appeared in at least 10 regular season games in each of his National Footbal...

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  • Europa League Report: Manchester United v FC Rostov 16 March 2017
Europa League Report: Manchester United v FC Rostov 16 March 2017

Anthony Martial will not be available for Manchester United's Europa League clash with FC Rostov, despite training on Wednesday. The 24-year-old returned to Old Trafford in August to an enormous fanfare and huge cost, with Juventus potentially receiving €110million for the midfielder.

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  • Latavius Murray Signs with the Vikings
Latavius Murray Signs with the Vikings

Murray was one of the top running backs available in free agency, showing a unique blend of experience, youth, and ability that made the Vikings pull the trigger on the deal. Peterson is still a free agent, and a reunion with the Vikings has always been considered a possibility for the running back. "I want to say to Vikings fans: I'm not here to...

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  • NCAA Tournament bracket 2017: Virginia, Notre Dame survive tough first round tests
NCAA Tournament bracket 2017: Virginia, Notre Dame survive tough first round tests

The experience makes Notre Dame both vulnerable and risky. Princeton had not lost a game since way back on December 20. The other two meetings were a 35-22 Irish win in South Bend on December 31, 1927 and an 80-66 loss to the 13th-ranked Irish on December 7, 1974.

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  • Steve Penny steps down as president of USA Gymnastics
Steve Penny steps down as president of USA Gymnastics

He said he's stepping aside "solely to support the best interests of USA Gymnastics". Parilla will lead the search for Penny's replacement and "guide the organization's operations and move forward the initiatives now in progress to strengthen and refine its policies and procedures for handling sexual misconduct".

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  • Nothing is good enough to satisfy Arsenal critics - Wenger
Nothing is good enough to satisfy Arsenal critics - Wenger

Bellerin, 21, has been linked with a move back to Barcelona as the Catalans aim to secure a long-term right-back replacement for Dani Alves. 'Neither team offers a balance and you could have been talking about Arsenal the way City failed to defend their lead last night.

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  • Jason Day shares amusing story on post-win drink with Arnold Palmer
Jason Day shares amusing story on post-win drink with Arnold Palmer

Can't wait to play the Arnold Palmer invitational this week and celebrate his awesome life'. But when it comes to Palmer, there's usually a amusing twist to the story. Nicknamed The King , and widely accepted to have been one of the biggest factors in making golf into worldwide phenomenon that it is today, Palmer was as famous for his off-the-co...

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  • Boult out, Southee in, Broom to debut in second test
Boult out, Southee in, Broom to debut in second test

The Proteas have added off-spinner Dane Piedt to their squad for the third Test against New Zealand , set to take place in Hamilton on March 25. "It's up to us to put pressure on him and not give him boundaries and easy runs so he settles".

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  • Monaco v Manchester City
Monaco v Manchester City

De Bruyne dropped much deeper at the start of the second half as City switched from a 4-1-2-3 to a 4-2-1-3, and the nature of the game changed. Monaco have lost six of their last eight Champions League knockout games (W1 D1), with their only win in that time coming in London against Arsenal (3-1, February 2015).

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  • Cuonzo Martin expected to accept Missouri basketball job
Cuonzo Martin expected to accept Missouri basketball job

We'll update this post as the coaching situation in Bloomington continues to develop. In the end, Missouri offered Cuonzo Martin an easy way out of a situation that likely wasn't as comfortable as it was when he first arrived. Following the Bears loss to Bakersfield in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday, he officially resigned on Wednesday...

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  • U.S. women's hockey boycotting world championship to protest unfair pay
U.S. women's hockey boycotting world championship to protest unfair pay

The world championships are March 31-April 7 in MI, and the US women were scheduled to attend training camp starting next week. The U.S women have been the most successful of the United States of America hockey programs, winning silver medals in the 2010 and 2014 Olympics and seven of the last nine gold medals at the IIHF world championships.

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  • Patriots Sign Running Back Rex Burkhead
Patriots Sign Running Back Rex Burkhead

Not only will he therefore bring experience to New England, he also adds depth alongside Dion Lewis and James White. He led the Bengals in special-teams snaps in 2015, when he barely played on offense. But Burkhead has shown he can carry the ball efficiently, as he's averaged 4.3 yards per carry on his career. In his career, he's rushed for 375...

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  • DE Datone Jones visiting Vikings Monday
DE Datone Jones visiting Vikings Monday

After visits with Buffalo and Pittsburgh, free-agent outside linebacker Jayrone Elliott chose to return to the Green Bay Packers. The Packers passed on picking up the fifth-year option on former first-round pick Datone Jones a year ago.

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  • Spurs face Chelsea cup test
Spurs face Chelsea cup test

Meanwhile, Arsenal will play Manchester City after defeating Lincoln 5-0 in the quarter-finals of the tournament. Antonio Conte believes that Tottenham were the team he wanted Chelsea to avoid in the FA Cup semi-final draw. They've drawn fellow London club Tottenham Hotspur. Kazaiah Sterling handed Tottenham hope with a late goal as Chelsea ...

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  • Hurricanes Leave For NCAA Tournament Ready To Make Some Noise
Hurricanes Leave For NCAA Tournament Ready To Make Some Noise

Strengths: Top rated in offensive efficiency, according to KenPom.com, MI is fifth. They take on no. 10 Oklahoma State on Friday in Indianapolis. However, they're the Big 10 Champions and that's something no one can bat an eye at. Somehow, in the weak Midwest Region, 5-7 Nevada and 4-8 OR both advance to the Sweet 16 with wins over Purdue and ...

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  • Torres back for Atletico Champions League clash
Torres back for Atletico Champions League clash

Leverkusen's coach Tayfun Korkut gestures on the sidelines during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Werder Bremen at the BayArena, in Leverkusen, Germany, Friday, March 10, 2017. Sides that have won the first away leg of a Champions League knockout tie by two goals are just W4-D2-L4 since 2012/13 in the return, but Atl...

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  • Trade history between Patriots, Saints returns to forefront with Malcolm Butler
Trade history between Patriots, Saints returns to forefront with Malcolm Butler

The trade went down nearly two years to the day after the Saints shipped scoring machine tight end Jimmy Graham and a fourth-round pick to Super Bowl XLIX runnerup Seattle for Pro Bowl center Max Unger and a first round pick (No. Teams control young players' rights for an extended period while paying them at a negotiated, limited scale. While on th...

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  • Russian Federation still has work to do to get ban lifted: WADA chief
Russian Federation still has work to do to get ban lifted: WADA chief

Russian Federation still has "significant work" before its scandal tainted anti-doping operation regains global recognition, WADA chief Craig Reedie warned Monday. Listing the steps already taken in Russian Federation, including handing over the testing programme to UK Anti-Doping, Niggli said there were 2,300 "good tests" done in the country previ...

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