• Raiders awarded four compensatory picks in 2018 NFL Draft
Raiders awarded four compensatory picks in 2018 NFL Draft

According to National Football League rules, if a team loses more or better free agents than it acquires in the previous year, that team is eligible to receive compensatory draft picks. The Bengals, Packers, Cowboys and Raiders each were awarded four comp picks. As it stands, this brings the Packers total draft picks up to 12 for 2018.

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  • Frankie Edgar's Coach Lashes Out at McGregor
Frankie Edgar's Coach Lashes Out at McGregor

Edgar was expected to take on American Max Holloway for the featherweight title at UFC 222 but the 26-year-old withdrew due to injury and has been replaced by Brian Ortega. "I don't know. I say it all the time, man: With that kind of money, Conor might never come back". The 36-year-old had the chance to become the fifth fighter in UFC his...

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  • NC schools named in FBI investigation into college basketball
NC schools named in FBI investigation into college basketball

Yahoo is saying that federal documents detail multiple potential NCAA violations involving high profile players and schools. Miami Hurricanes Head Coach Jim Larranaga admitted to being Coach three in the FBI's initial release of their probe.

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  • Lonzo Ball laughs at NCAA hypocrisy: 'Everybody knows everybody's getting paid'
Lonzo Ball laughs at NCAA hypocrisy: 'Everybody knows everybody's getting paid'

Despite his comments, Ball told Ahmed he wasn't paid while attending UCLA: "My dad's not big on that, so just kinda focused on going there and getting out". That back-to-back sends the Lakers into a road swing that has them traveling from Sacramento to Atlanta to Miami to San Antonio - an eight-day trip that could potentially see the Lakers red...

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  • Ostersund defeat Arsenal in London but Gunners progress in Europe
Ostersund defeat Arsenal in London but Gunners progress in Europe

Arsenal booked their place in the last-16 of the Europa League after surviving a scare from Swedish minnows Ostersunds. Aaron Ramsey , Alexandre Lacazette and Mesut Ozil are all confirmed absentees, and I struggle to believe that Jack Wilshere will be risked with the Welsh midfielder a doubt for Sunday's clash also.

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  • Pirates acquire All-Star Dickerson from Rays
Pirates acquire All-Star Dickerson from Rays

Cron. Dickerson, 28, likely fits in as the top candidate for the starting position in left field, joining Starling Marte in center and Gregory Polanco in right as the potential opening day trio in the outfield. Dickerson should step right in as Pittsburgh's primary left fielder, over Adam Frazier , Jordan Luplow , Michael Saunders or Daniel Na...

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  • Wenger confirms Ospina will start pair while Ozil, Ramsey miss out
Wenger confirms Ospina will start pair while Ozil, Ramsey miss out

Arsene Wenger's men have only taken six points from a possible 24 against "big-six" clubs in the Premier League this term - compared with Pep Guardiola's Manchester City who have won 15 points from a possible 18. After the easiest boring game you'll ever see in the first leg, Arsenal carry a 3-0 lead into the home leg of the Europa League...

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  • AS Roma legend comments on former teammate Mohamed Salah's potential
AS Roma legend comments on former teammate Mohamed Salah's potential

Egyptian wide-man Salah made his return to the Premier League during the summer, after Liverpool splashed out a fee that could eventually rise to 50 million Euro to bring the former Chelsea man in from Serie A outfit AS Roma . Mohamed Salah has revealed that he is constantly working on improving his finishing as the Liverpool FC striker looks ...

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  • Brandon Drury acquired by Yankees to give them infield insurance
Brandon Drury acquired by Yankees to give them infield insurance

Drury, who is under team control for the next four seasons, said his new teammates have been welcoming, and he feels at home after just a day in Tampa . Drury hits for a higher average and brings decent power to NY along with plenty of positional versatility. Backing up Greg Bird at first base is another potential option the Yankees have with th...

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  • Kearney starts mind games with Biggar ahead of Wales test
Kearney starts mind games with Biggar ahead of Wales test

There is a real element of familiarity between the sides, which obviously contributes them knowing us a little bit better and the fact that we seem play each other as clubs. They can certainly punish you if you don't get things right. "We expected him to come back into the team this week, so a lot of our scouting and preparation was on the basis ...

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  • Winter Olympics: US Men's curlers beat Great Britain, reach semifinals
Winter Olympics: US Men's curlers beat Great Britain, reach semifinals

Shuster, who was emotional after an 11-end victory over Canada on Monday , shot 97 percent against Switzerland. Sweden defeated the USA, 10-4, in round-robin play, but the Americans' four wins in a row have them believing they have a better shot in the final.

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  • Adam Vinatieri Reportedly Plans to Return for 23rd NFL Season
Adam Vinatieri Reportedly Plans to Return for 23rd NFL Season

Vinatieri will go down as one of the best placekickers' in National Football League history, and while he is not as good as he once was, he has proven each season that he is good enough to be retained by the Colts . According to Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star, Vinatieri said, "This process was substantially easier than it was a couple of ...

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  • Messi finally opens account against Chelsea
Messi finally opens account against Chelsea

An errant Christensen pass evaded the slide of Cesar Azpilicueta and Andres Iniesta squared for Messi to sweep past a previously redundant Thibaut Courtois. You are going to lose the game. My players are not stupid. " You must go there to attack and create, we have to feel we can hurt them . We have to play our game", the midfielder insisted.

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  • U.S. ends 42-year Olympic cross-country medal drought with incredible photo finish
U.S. ends 42-year Olympic cross-country medal drought with incredible photo finish

United States' Jessica Diggins, right, and Kikkan Randall celebrate after winning the gold medal in the women's team sprint freestyle cross-country skiing final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang , South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. "Kikkan Randall inspired a whole movement or youth skiers, and for her to win this medal alongside the future ...

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  • Australia on top as New Zealand limp to 150 for nine
Australia on top as New Zealand limp to 150 for nine

It was exceptional bowling that proved to be their undoing as Australia , led by Agar's 3-27, ensured the Black Caps were restricted to 150-9. Choosing to bat first, New Zealand made a good start to their innings as Martin Guptill and Colin Munro amassed a 48-run partnership before Guptill was dismissed by Billy Stanlake for 21.

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  • Top Astros Prospect Forrest Whitley Suspended 50 Games
Top Astros Prospect Forrest Whitley Suspended 50 Games

Whitley was selected 17th overall in the 2016 draft after pitching at Alamo Heights High School in San Antonio. Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow spoke to KPRC about Whitley's suspension at the team's spring training site in Florida.

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  • Brady Leman victorious in men's ski cross
Brady Leman victorious in men's ski cross

Defending champion Jean-Frédéric Chapuis, who led a French podium sweep at Sochi 2014, failed to progress any further than the quarter-finals. "This blows the other two Games out of the water", said Leman. "I broke my leg the day before competition in Vancouver and then just missing the podium in Sochi was kind of bittersweet". David Duncan of ...

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  • FA Cup: Chelsea tame Tigers, land in quarterfinals
FA Cup: Chelsea tame Tigers, land in quarterfinals

With the Tigers trailing by four goals, even if Meyler had converted his spot kick, it would have been little more than scant consolation for the visitors, but Willian wasn't willing to take that chance and instead made a decision to get inside Meyler's head before the Hull player saw his effort saved by Willy Caballero.

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  • Bubba Wallace set to make history as black driver in Daytona
Bubba Wallace set to make history as black driver in Daytona

Wallace's second-place finish was the highest by a NASCAR Cup Series rookie, but, more importantly, it was the highest finish by an African-American driver in the history of "The Great American Race". "So having them here to support me is ...", he said, before trailing off emotionally. He became the first to compete in the Daytona 500 since...

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  • Miami Dolphins: Franchising Jarvis Landry has NFL Draft implications
Miami Dolphins: Franchising Jarvis Landry has NFL Draft implications

Despite their scoring woes, he has served as their most consistent player ever since being selected with the 63rd overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Jarvis Landry led the National Football League in receptions in 2017, but that reportedly won't earn him the long-term contract he was hoping for.

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