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NFL Draft 2017: Chiefs earn 4 compensatory picks NFL Draft 2017: Chiefs earn 4 compensatory picks
- February 26, 2017

On Friday, the NFL announced the Chiefs will receive four compensatory picks - a third (104th overall), a fifth (182nd) and two sixths (218th and 220nd) - for the April 27-29 NFL Draft. These are the Top 5 players selected by the Panthers using their compensatory picks. Compensatory free agents are determined by a formula based on salary, playing time and postseason honors. (more...)
Deron Williams clears waivers, expected to sign with Cavaliers Deron Williams clears waivers, expected to sign with Cavaliers
- February 26, 2017

As for the Bulls, Friday night's victory over the Phoenix Suns put them back at the.500 mark once again this season with a one-game lead over the Detroit Pistons for seventh place in the standings. "Just have to see how it works". Lue has said that he hopes the Cavs build up a big lead in the Eastern Conference in February before resting players in March. (more...)
Wesley Bryan Tied For The Lead At The Honda Classic Wesley Bryan Tied For The Lead At The Honda Classic
- February 26, 2017

But after that, when I took a week off, it was very hard to replicate that, and the magic kind of disappeared". "I can honestly say for that time, I just ruled being No. But you've got to drive the ball and you've got to hit your irons well. "I would love to know what it is and how to keep that momentum going, because I only managed to do it three weeks", said Scott, who tied for second in the Northern Trust Open a week before winning the Honda Classic. (more...)
TRANSFER: Chelsea target dreaming of Manchester United move TRANSFER: Chelsea target dreaming of Manchester United move
- February 25, 2017

Standard Sport understands the Premier League leaders were recently negotiating with Atalanta in the hope of securing a January move for the midfielder. Kessie's statements in the press conference suggest a "come and get me" plea for the Manchester United hierarchy. Everton have been dealt a huge blow in their pursuit of Franck Kessie after the midfielder has admitted he dreams of playing for Manchester United . (more...)
Hamilton tests new Mercedes
- February 25, 2017

Mercedes has admitted it is wary of the sweeping regulation changes prompting a dramatic reshuffle of the pecking order, which it has dominated since the introduction of V6 turbos in 2014. "So my goal is, I'm looking for that fourth world championship". LEWIS HAMILTON says he would never duck the challenge of defending a world title like Nico Rosberg. (more...)
Philadelphia 76ers Assets Could Land Paul George Per NBA Rumors
- February 24, 2017

Throughout the course of the 2016-17 season with the Pacers thus far, George has averaged 22.3 points per game to go along with 6.2 rebounds and 3.3 assists. The ever-plugged-in Wojnarowski reported Wednesday that teams pursuing George may have on risk to consider: According to unnamed sources , the Southern California native is considering joining his hometown Lakers when his current contract expires in 2018. (more...)
Sixers Trade Nerlens Noel To Dallas For First-Round Pick, Justin Anderson
- February 24, 2017

Now, while Noel has been dealt to the Mavericks , that does not mean Okafor is safe - well, when it comes to him being traded, that is. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the trade , first reported by Yahoo Sports, had not been announced by either team. (more...)
Chicago Bulls Trade Doug McDermott, Taj Gibson
- February 24, 2017

The veteran big man has averaged almost 12 points and seven rebounds per contest on 52 percent shooting from the field. CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 05: Corey Brewer #33 of the Houston Rockets tries to get off a shot between Taj Gibson #22 and Doug McDermott #3 of the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on March 5, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (more...)
Wizards reportedly interested in Lou Williams, Bogdanovic
- February 23, 2017

Brooklyn found Caris LeVert with the 20th pick a year ago and he looks like a keeper. In the end, the Wizards and Nets made a deal that catered to the needs of both: Washington bolstered their bench for their playoff run; Brooklyn nabbed a draft pick to reinforce their rebuild. (more...)
Budapest to pull out of 2024 Olympics hosting race
- February 23, 2017

Los Angeles, who stepped in as the USA candidate after Boston's bid collapsed in July 2016 is hoping to become first US city to host the games, since it was last held in Atlanta in 1996. Olympic Committee's bid city faced vocal opposition and a lack of political support. More than 260,000 signatures were collected, and earlier this week , the head of the Budapest 2024 organizing committee said moving forward with the bid appeared to be futile. (more...)
Manchester City must score in Monaco or be eliminated, warns Guardiola Manchester City must score in Monaco or be eliminated, warns Guardiola
- February 23, 2017

I can not see City playing any other way because, defensively, they are not the best - however they are set up. I am really impressed how good they are. Former Manchester United and Chelsea striker Falcao has now scored 24 times in 29 appearances for Monaco this season. Sergio Aguero again proved his importance to City, amidst claims he will leave in the summer, by again levelling the score from a sweetly stuck volley off the back of Silva's corner kick. (more...)
Eric Church Strikes a Major Blow Against Ticket Scalpers Eric Church Strikes a Major Blow Against Ticket Scalpers
- February 22, 2017

The tickets for dates in Canada were already released, while the Washington and OR dates go on sale on February 27. On Feb. 21 at noon local time, the team will release to the official ticketing website all tickets identified as scalper-purchased for the remaining markets back to the public. (more...)
Karrueche Gets Restraining Order Against Chris Brown
- February 22, 2017

Tran, an actress and TV personality who now stars in the AmazonPrime series The Bay , claims Brown's verbal abuse has persisted, prompting her to file the restraining order. "It's immature, first and foremost", he added. 'I aint gon say he a b*tch or he shook or nothing. I ain't out here moving nothing insane. Taking to Twitter , Soulja Boy wrote: 'Chris Brown manager call my manager last night sand said the fight is off and he's not signing contract. (more...)
Saul Niguez goal: Atletico Madrid ace bags stunning golazo vs Leverkusen Saul Niguez goal: Atletico Madrid ace bags stunning golazo vs Leverkusen
- February 22, 2017

Things went from bad to worse for Leverkusen as Aleksandar Dragovic inadvertently sent Gameiro on his way with a poor clearance on the halfway line and the Frenchman raced clear before setting up Griezmann for a composed finish inside the box. (more...)
Isco would have his choice of clubs should Madrid choose to sell
- February 22, 2017

Antoine Griezmann had a goal harshly ruled out for offside but laid on the pass for Gameiro's first strike, the former Sevilla player calmly rounding Ivan Cuellar to put Atletico ahead in the 80th minute. "I think it was a cup game if I'm not mistaken", he said of Ronaldo's previous unforced absence. 'You'll find out on Wednesday. He knows I like him as a player and count on him. (more...)
Neymar, Barca, Santos to stand trial after losing appeals
- February 22, 2017

Barcelona originally published the transfer figure as 57.1 million euros with 40 million of that given to the player's family. The prosecution is also seeking a fine of €9m from the Blaugrana and €7m from Santos . Prosecutors are seeking two years jail time for Neymar and a $10 million fine, although it looks unlikely he'd serve jail time as a first-time offender, even if convicted. (more...)
Rooney returns to United training
- February 22, 2017

I don't see him as a player who will accept that. "If Wayne does leave, it is not because I want him to leave, that is all I can guarantee". 'You have to ask him if he sees himself staying in the club for the rest of his career or sees himself moving. (more...)
UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs
- February 22, 2017

Fresh from recording a sixth consecutive victory with a devastating knockout over Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night in Canada at the weekend, Derrick "The Black Beast" Lewis did not hesitate when asked who he would like to face next in the octagon. (more...)
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) held by 182 SEC 13F Filers
- February 22, 2017

Returns and Valuations for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Walmart U.S. comp sales increased 1.8%, driven by a traffic increase of 1.4%. Walmart has been aggressively scooping up online marketplaces, including Jet, which it purchased previous year for roughly $ 3 billion , and outdoor clothing retailer, Moosejaw , which it bought in February for $51 million. (more...)
Lakers fire entire front office, give Magic Johnson major leadership role Lakers fire entire front office, give Magic Johnson major leadership role
- February 22, 2017

Los Angeles Lakers Governor Jeanie Buss announced today that the team has named Earvin "Magic" Johnson as President of Basketball Operations . Jeanie Buss believes that the recent acquisitions will help the Lakers will return to a competitive nature. (more...)
Deputies, K-9's, horses search for member of Clemson staff reported missing Deputies, K-9's, horses search for member of Clemson staff reported missing
- February 22, 2017

On Tuesday, authorities found his body in a wooded area about a mile from his home in Easley, South Carolina. The school issued a statement on Twitter saying, "it is with a heavy heart we pass along that Bert Henderson was found dead this morning. (more...)
The Rock Calls CM Punk from the Ring After RAW In LA
- February 22, 2017

According to PWInsider , WWE bosses Vince McMahon and Triple H weren't too thrilled with The Rock's CM Punk antics, but hey, he's The Rock . Rock then tried to FaceTime Punk but had no luck. He is still with WWE although he hasn't appeared as much on WWE TV as he used to. Furthermore, if the plan is for him to wrestle, WWE would've announced his opponent by now. (more...)
India would be at their menacing best against Aussies: Rahane India would be at their menacing best against Aussies: Rahane
- February 22, 2017

We have to wait and watch. "For us, it will be important to play to our potential". I am aware you need to change a few things here and there. He is a world-class spinner and the best at the moment in the world. Our job is to bowl well together and in partnership and put pressure. Smith, who consumed 161 deliveries for his knock, hit 12 boundaries and a six while Marsh's innings was the more subdued which came from 173 balls and contained 11 hits to the fence and one over it, as the duo ... (more...)
Jared Odrick hits free agency after release from Jaguars
- February 21, 2017

Odrick was the No. 28 pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. Odrick has 170 tackles and 23 sacks in his career. Jacksonville already had over $67 million in cap space before Odrick's release, so expect them to be major players again. Entering his eighth season, Odrick has the versatility to play multiple spots along the defensive line. Odrick has 7.5 sacks in his last 38 games. Odrick was due a $2 million roster bonus and $3.5 million of his salary became guaranteed on the fifth day of the new ... (more...)
Dani Alves slams Barcelona: 'They have no idea how to treat players' Dani Alves slams Barcelona: 'They have no idea how to treat players'
- February 21, 2017

Alves had always been linked with an exit from the club, but revealed that the "false and ungrateful" hierarchy only offered him a new deal once they had been hit with a transfer ban by Federation Internationale de Football Association. 'Those who run Barcelona today have no idea how to treat their players'. But Alves claims his apparent disregard for Ronaldo was invented by the press and says that he actually has a tremendous amount of respect for the four-time Ballon d'Or victor. (more...)