Smith was one of the brightest stars in the National Football League for the San Francisco 49ers before legal problems caused his career to come to a premature halt. He had a standout rookie year with the 49ers, finishing second to Von Miller in Defensive Rookie of the Year voting. He was sentenced to 20 days in jail after pleading no-contest to a hit-and-run charge from an incident on August 6, 2015, for which he was charged with driving under the influence for the third time.
Wenger has given no indication that he will be stepping aside any time soon, but if that decision is taken out of his hands then Arsenal will be in the market for a new boss for the first time in 22 years. Asked if Albion are safe now, with 34 points from 29 games, Murray said: "We're edging there but we're definitely not safe". The offside flag denied Brighton a third when Murray finished off a slick move late on, but his first-half header ultimately earned them a third straight home ...
In a game that featured nine ties and 12 lead changes, the Rockets had to dodge a Marcus Smart fallaway prayer from the left corner at the buzzer to improve to 49-13 on the season. James Harden added 26 points, seven rebounds and 10 assists while Ariza scored 21 points. Harden shot a woeful 7-for-27 from the floor, and his ten assists were accompanied by eight turnovers.
While there's not a ton an offensive lineman can do to alter their stock at the combine, Brown managed to find those things and do poorly. The four-time Super Bowl MVP clocks in nearly a full second behind the record 40-time for a quarterback (Reggie McNeal, 4:35).
Sports Illustrated reports that the Jets have the most cap space of the four teams - but the Vikings reached the NFC Championship Game last season. 1 overall pick will not be necessary to select a quarterback, which opens the door for a trade with Denver. Cousins has a career completion percentage of 65.5 percent over the course of his six-year career, an impressive statistic for any Quarterback.
Hurst is a 6'2, 282 lb. beast along the defensive line for MI who is very quick to disrupt the interior and break into the backfield despite being outmatched in size by most offensive linemen. CBS Sports, which projected Hurst to go No. 21 to the Buffalo Bills, calls the D-lineman a "disruptive force on the interior against both the run and the pass".
The other will earn a date with top-seeded Kansas in the conference quarterfinals. Another Big 12 regular-season championship has placed Kansas in a familiar position for the upcoming Big 12 Tournament next week in Kansas City, Mo. Season series: Kansas was swept by Oklahoma State, including Saturday's 63-51 win by the Cowboys in Stillwater. In two of his past five regular-season games, Azubuike was close to flawless from the field while recording more than 20 points.
Naval Academy. After a great defensive play by Dmitry Orlov, Evgeny Kuznetsov (with his third point of the night) threaded the puck to Vrana, alone on the Leafs' half of the ice with Freddie Andersen. The Capitals got 27 saves from Braden Holtby in their second consecutive victory. It was the final outdoor game of the National Hockey League season.
But, although he had acknowledged the importance of the fans, Pochettino said that the opinion of those around him was more important than the perception from outside. "You're playing for your future at this point of the season", he said. "It's true that he still needs to adapt his quality to the team". PSG is a completely different demand, standard and philosophy from here.
Astori, 31, was found dead in his hotel room ahead of Fiorentina's match at Udinese on Sunday, with all Serie A matches consequently postponed. I am close to the family and his loved ones. "You were the best expression of an old-fashioned world, one that people have left behind, with values like altruism, elegance, politeness and respect towards others".
Shannon airport said its operations personnel were working towards a re-opening at 5am on Saturday. The snow is also set to start melting, bringing a risk of flooding in some parts. There will be no service from Red Cow to Tallaght, Red Cow to Saggart. There is major disruption to Bus Éireann services. "However, there will not be any kind of full service schedule tomorrow due to hard and risky road conditions in many parts of the country".
Juan Miguel Echevarria became the youngest male field event victor when he took the long jump and Katarina Johnson-Thompson claimed her first global title in the pentathlon at the world indoor athletics championships on Friday. When the race eventually started, Grenada's Bralon Taplin came through as victor, confirming the form that has seen him set the fifth fastest indoor time of all time when he clocked 44.88sec in College Station last month.
Jon Gruden is back from the broadcast booth and the highest-paid coach in National Football League history. The Oakland Raiders won't use the franchise or transition tag for any of their unrestricted free agents, but that doesn't mean they are willing to let them all walk away.
Griffin had a standout collegiate career at the University of Central Florida and was named the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year in his first year as a starting linebacker in 2016. Saturday afternoon at the Indianapolis Convention Center Griffin put on one of the most inspirational and impressive performances ever seen. After seeing his success on the bench press Saturday, it's hard not to come away impressed with his abilities, to say nothing of his heart.
Edgar held and defended the lightweight belt from 2010 to 2011 before moving down to featherweight. As Edgar closed the distance late in the opening round, Ortega landed an elbow that hurt "The Answer". He will not be afraid to go to the ground with Ortega but should definitely avoid getting into a grappling match. "I train to be the best fighter I can be", Edgar said.
About 10 minutes later, he was strutting around the Barclays Center ring, his belt secure, but his reputation as being untouchable severely tarnished. The bout will be shown live on Showtime in the U.S. and will take place at the Barclays Center in NY. Though he never hit the canvas, he stumbled to his corner when that round ended.
According to ESPN, other schools that have offered Williams a scholarship include Arizona State , Cal, Gonzaga, Kansas and UCLA. Freshman Justice Sueing had 17 points and five rebounds and Kingsley Okoroh had eight points and nine rebounds for the Bears (8-23, 2-16), who won only one league game in the calendar year, 74-70 over Oregon State on February 3.
He led the session with a top speed of 179.988 miles per hour around the 1.5-mile track. Larson claimed the lead on the opening lap and eventually led 142 of the 200 laps in his Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet. Larson topped Ryan Blaney (179.188), Tyler Reddick (179.122), Christopher Bell (178.619) and Daniel Hemric (178.171). A lot can happen from season to season in NASCAR, let alone over the course of three or four years.
The win also provides Spurs with some breathing space in the battle for a top-four spot in the Premier League as they are now five points clear of Antonio Conte's unconvincing Chelsea in fifth. SPURS: Lloris , Vertonghen, Sanchez, Son (Lamela, 70) Kane, Dier, Dembele (Sissoko, 76) Alli (Moura, 81) Eriksen, Aurier, Davies. HUDDERSFIELD TOWN: Lossl, Kongolo, Hogg (Depoitre, 82) van La Parra, Williams, Pritchard (Billing, 45) Quaner (Ince, 32) Mounie, Zanka, Schindler, Hadergjonaj.
Making her first start back since her historic third win in the G1 Cox Plate on October 28, Winx was last from the gates under Hugh Bowman and was about seven lengths off the lead after the opening furlong. But he admitted his nerves were on edge. "I think it will be very likely", Waller said on a Queen Elizabeth Stakes run. "I can do my job and the staff do theirs but you just want to see it".