• Vikings pick up fifth-year option on contract of CB Waynes
Vikings pick up fifth-year option on contract of CB Waynes

The 2003 first-round pick will be the seventh-oldest player in the National Football League next season and the second-oldest positional player, behind only Tom Brady , who turns 41 in August. With Xavier Rhodes and Waynes the starters on the outside, Newman and Mackensie Alexander are the primary options to play the slot in the nickel defense...

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  • Warriors prediction made about Game 2 against Pelicans
Warriors prediction made about Game 2 against Pelicans

On Monday, Kerr told reporters that Curry's minutes will depend on "his rhythm and whether he gets exhausted quickly or not". "He came out well and he is feeling good today", Kerr told reporters . Curry has participated fully in four consecutive practices. "Just try to use my energy as a spark". He finished the game with a bountiful 16 point...

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  • 5 keys to series vs. Raptors
5 keys to series vs. Raptors

However, things can change in the playoffs as teams often perform at a better level. Instead, they now advance to face the top seed in the Eastern Conference in Toronto , a team they've defeated twice before in each of the last two postseasons.

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  • Rodrigo Koxa rides 80ft 'monster' wave to set world surfing record
Rodrigo Koxa rides 80ft 'monster' wave to set world surfing record

Ian Walsh , 34, won ride of the year for braving into a tub at "Jaws" on Maui 30-year-old Paige Alms of Hawaii rounded out the awards with the biggest wave performance for women. Don't worry, pro surfer Rodrigo Koxa is going to show you. It takes heaps of courage and determination to storm the line of a wave nearly 16 times the height of the av...

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  • Romeo picks Indiana — BASKETBALL
Romeo picks Indiana — BASKETBALL

At his introductory press conference last March, Indiana Coach Archie Miller vowed to recruit the state hard. Ultimately, Langford decided among IU, Kansas and Vanderbilt , but the consensus top-10 prospect in the country also had scholarship offers from other powerhouse schools like Kentucky and North Carolina.

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  • Messi hat-trick seals Barca's 25th title
Messi hat-trick seals Barca's 25th title

Messi's 38th-minute volley made it two, but Lucas Perez pulled one back for Deportivo before half-time and Turkish winger Emre Colak stunned Barca with an equaliser midway through the second period. "We know how complicated it is to win the league, which is why we have to cherish this and celebrate it as we should with all our fans", the Argentin...

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  • Rooney backs Allardyce to extend his Everton stay
Rooney backs Allardyce to extend his Everton stay

Speaking to BBC Sport after the match, he said: "I can't honestly produce any more than I'm doing". The banner was a reference to the club's recent fans' panel survey, which asked supporters to rate Allardyce and the performance of his backroom staff on a scale from 0 to 10.

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  • Guardiola urges Manchester City to prove they are the greatest
Guardiola urges Manchester City to prove they are the greatest

Simply untouchable for most of the season, City are bidding to cement their status as one of the all-time great Premier League teams by rewriting the record books.They have scored 102 league goals in 35 games, making them the fastest English top-flight side to reach the century mark since Everton in 1931-32.

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  • Rafael Nadal cruises to 11th Barcelona title
Rafael Nadal cruises to 11th Barcelona title

The 19-year-old became the first Greek player to reach an ATP final since 1973 when Nicholas Kalogeropoulos made the final of the now defunct Des Moines Open. "I went onto the court and enjoyed every single moment", said Tsitsipas, who can become the first Greek to win an ATP Tour title . "It is very hard to describe how to win 11 titles at one ...

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  • Sebastian Joseph selected in the 6th round of the 2018 NFL Draft
Sebastian Joseph selected in the 6th round of the 2018 NFL Draft

The Rams started the same offensive line for 15 of 16 regular-season games and their wild-card round loss to Atlanta, a scenario McVay knows is unlikely to be repeated over multiple seasons. "I've blitzed the passer a lot". But everyone at this level is a pro so you've got to come in and work. It's unclear exactly where the Rams will play Lawler,...

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  • Griffin becomes first one-handed NFL draft
Griffin becomes first one-handed NFL draft

Florida-bred football player Shaquem Griffin is defying the odds in the realm of sports. You can stream, download and record the draft nowadays, and the National Football League goes out its way to make sure it's a Broadway performance. "It's unexplainable. The emotions, everything that was going through my mind". The performance at the combine ...

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  • No Wedding Cards For Sonam Kapoor And Anand Ahuja, Details Inside!
No Wedding Cards For Sonam Kapoor And Anand Ahuja, Details Inside!

Veere Di Wedding is also creating hype as it is rumoured to be Sonam Kapoor's last film before her marriage to long-term beau Anand Ahuja . "We just had an incredible time to work with her". Sonam in fact even mentioned in her recent interview, "I think there is too much money spent; it's all very crass, and I would rather give that money away"...

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  • Mohamed Salah surpasses Ronaldo to become Europe's top scorer
Mohamed Salah surpasses Ronaldo to become Europe's top scorer

Many bookmakers have now made Salah the joint-favourite to win the Ballon d'Or alongside Real Madrid's five-time victor of the award Cristiano Ronaldo - and Lovren agrees. However, Liverpool's night was soured by the concession of two late away goals and a serious injury to midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain that looks set to end his season a...

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  • Busch takes winning streak to Talladega — NASCAR notebook
Busch takes winning streak to Talladega — NASCAR notebook

FanDuel has put an emphasis on finishing position and completed laps. Similar to Daytona, truly any driver has the potential to win, and Talladega will crown its first victor of the season Sunday in the GEICO 500 (2 p.m. Since then, he has been on a redemption mission. Oddly enough, he has only won here only once in 2014 and has an average...

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  • Top Four Finish Not Over Yet Says Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte
Top Four Finish Not Over Yet Says Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte

Swansea remain 17th, but rivals Southampton's win at Bournemouth moved them to within a point of Carvalhal's side going into the final three fixtures where Swansea face Saints and also host 19th-placed Stoke City. Chelsea captain Gary Cahill added: "Let's see, let's see". He told reporters (via the Daily Mail ): "Our top scorer has score...

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  • Mourinho content with success at developing Manchester United
Mourinho content with success at developing Manchester United

But he has steadily improved and produced a particularly effective display against Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup semi-final, scoring the victor as United triumphed 2-1. "Critics motivate me", he added."It makes me improve". I used to be all the time very Portuguese in that sense of all the time prepared to find. "I think their talent is fantast...

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  • Sebastian Vettel closing in on milestone
Sebastian Vettel closing in on milestone

The winding layout of the Baku street circuit will play into the strengths of the Red Bull chassis and Verstappen's (hopefully) more refined overtaking abilities. That resolution was immediately tested when he locked up while braking, with the virtual safety vehicle then deployed as the auto was retrieved. "On short runs I'm still fine-tuning a...

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  • Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton braced for new Baku street scrap
Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton braced for new Baku street scrap

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev presented the F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Winner's Cup to Lewis Hamilton from MERCEDES . The Dutchman's day appeared to end on a disappointing note when he toured back to the pits at the end of FP2, having recovered from a crash in the first session to post the third-quickest time of the day.

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  • NFL Draft: Marcus Allen drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in fifth round
NFL Draft: Marcus Allen drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in fifth round

Pittsburgh traded away its No. 2 receiver in Martavis Bryant to Oakland on Thursday night. Okorafor is the third WMU player picked in Round 3 and first since defensive end Joel Smeenge went 71st overall to the New Orleans Saints in 1990.

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  • Pelicans will need near perfection to best Warriors
Pelicans will need near perfection to best Warriors

Golden State Warriors' Steph Curry is out for Game 1 of the team's Western Conference semifinal matchup against the New Orleans Pelicans . The Pelicans have won nine consecutive games by averaging 118.2 points and shooting 52% from the field and 40% from three-point range.

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