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Report: Seahawks, Cowboys discuss details of Thomas trade

Thursday  21:01,   26 april 2018
Larry Brown Sports

Trade talks surrounding Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas seem to have cooled in recent weeks, but the Dallas Cowboys have reportedly not given up on finding a way to land the All-Pro in a trade. ESPN’s Dan Graziano reports that the Cowboys are [...]

Report: Panthers signing Greg Olsen to 2-year extension

Thursday  20:01,   26 april 2018
Panthers Wire

<p>If the Panthers do wind up drafting a tight end this weekend, he'll have quite an uphill battle ahead of him if he wants to start some day.</p>According to a report by Adam Schefter at ESPN, Carolina is signing Greg Olsen to a two-year[...]

Five players who could be surprise first-round selections in 2018 NFL draft

Thursday  20:01,   26 april 2018

These names might not be fixtures of mock drafts, but they could still come off the board Thursday in the first round of the 2018 NFL draft.This year, many of the top picks have been established entities since this point last year. But other players [...]

Despite What Adam Schefter Says, Josh Allen Tweets Were Not Deleted in January

Thursday  20:01,   26 april 2018
The Big Lead

Schefter had an inaccurate understanding.Adam Schefter suggested both on social media and on First Take (at the 1:50-mark below) that there may have been something sinister at[...]

Cowboys trying to preempt inevitable Goodell booing at draft

Thursday  20:00,   26 april 2018
Larry Brown Sports

The Dallas Cowboys are hosting the NFL Draft for the first time in the modern history of the annual event. Starting Thursday evening, all eyes will be on the Big D as the league’s 32 teams add new players to their rosters. The backdrop here is[...]

10-year-old snowboarding prodigy becomes youngest to complete Olympic trick

Thursday  19:46,   26 april 2018

After two days of trying, Eli Bouchard, a 10-year-old snowboarding prodigy from Canada, became the youngest to cleanly complete a Frontside 1080 Double Cork over the weekend at Stoneham Mountain Resort in Quebec. How To 10x Your Savings with[...]

Derrius Guice among 2018 NFL draft prospects who could slide out of first round

Thursday  19:20,   26 april 2018

Having to return for Day 2 of the NFL draft can be an agonizing experience, but these prospects could be in for a wait.Such an episode is made even more painful if a player is forced to return for Day 2 after expecting to go in the first round. And[...]

Messi levels with Ronaldo after victory in trademark battle

Thursday  19:17,   26 april 2018

The Barcelona superstar has been cleared to use his surname to sell sports goods, allowing him to join the CR7 brand of an eternal rival in the marketAn EU court has ruled that the Barcelona superstar is far too famous to be confused with any other[...]

Chivas wins CONCACAF title, beating Toronto on penalty kicks

Thursday  19:10,   26 april 2018
Associated Press

Mexico's Chivas beat Toronto FC 4-2 on penalty kicks Wednesday night to win the CONCACAF Champions League and the right to play in the Club's World Cup for the first time in its history.Toronto got the 2-1 win in the Akron stadium to force[...]

Hamilton looks for luck to change amid 3-way title fight

Thursday  18:41,   26 april 2018
Associated Press

Lewis Hamilton needs his luck to change in Azerbaijan. Already nine points behind Sebastian Vettel, the defending champion has yet to win a race this year.Baku's emphasis on straight-line speed could favor Hamilton and Mercedes this weekend, but[...]

Yawkey Way outside Fenway Park changed over racist past

Thursday  18:40,   26 april 2018
Associated Press

Boston has approved a plan to change the name of Yawkey Way, the street near Fenway Park named in honor of a former Red Sox owner some have said was racist.&nbsp;The city's Public Improvement Commission unanimously approved a proposal by current [...]

IAAF rules to limit testosterone levels for female runners

Thursday  18:35,   26 april 2018
Associated Press

The IAAF has published rules for female athletes with high natural testosterone levels which could force two-time Olympic 800-meter champion Caster Semenya to stop running middle-distance races. From Nov. 1, the IAAF will limit entry for all[...]

NFL Draft 2018: Coaches, executives believe Browns will pick Baker Mayfield at No. 1, report says

Thursday  18:11,   26 april 2018
Sporting News

Mayfield, who won the 2017 Heisman Trophy, threw for 4,627 yards and 43 touchdowns for Oklahoma last season.Baker Mayfield may not have to wait long to hear his name called at the 2018 NFL[...]

John Clay: Commission on College Basketball offers fixes for everything but main problem

Thursday  18:06,   26 april 2018
Tribune News Service

I disagree with those labeling the Commission on College Basketball's 60-page report a big, fat nothingburger. There's good stuff in there concerning NBA draft policies, access to agents and stronger penalties for rules violators. The[...]

Allen apologizes after offensive tweets from H.S. surface

Thursday  17:46,   26 april 2018
Larry Brown Sports

Josh Allen will likely be one of the first players selected in Thursday’s NFL Draft, but the team that picks him may have to answer some unexpected questions about the former Wyoming quarterback’s character. On Wednesday, offensive tweets that Allen [...]