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Sports Raiders' Mark Davis issues statement on death of Saints' Tom Benson
Author: 0 Raiders' Mark Davis issues statement on death of Saints' Tom Benson

He died a month after being hospitalised by flu. In 1985 he led the group that paid about $70 million to buy the Saints from founding owner John Mecom Jr., who was weighing whether to move the franchise. When Jim Mora quit as coach halfway through the 1996 season, Mr. Benson sent out applications used by his dealerships to coaches around the league. At the time, Benson was taking the reins of a franchise that had never had a winning record.

Sports 49ers trade center Daniel Kilgore to Dolphins
Author: 0 49ers trade center Daniel Kilgore to Dolphins

As a fifth-round pick in 2011, Kilgore was the 49ers second-longest tenured lineman behind 11-year veteran, Joe Staley . In 2017, Pouncey played his first 16-game season since 2012. He missed two games in 2014-15, but aside from that, he started all 16 regular-season games in each year with the Packers from 2009-10 through 2015-16, making the Pro Bowl three times during his tenure with the NFC North franchise.

Sports Gunners midfielder Aaron Ramsey to undergo surgery
Author: 0 Gunners midfielder Aaron Ramsey to undergo surgery

It is perhaps with this in mind that Giggs has allowed Ramsey to skip the friendlies and get the procedure he needs. According to The Sun , Ramsey will not travel with his fellow team-mates to play in this year's tournament which begins next week.

Sports Arizona's Deandre Ayton is destined for greatness — March Madness
Author: 0 Arizona's Deandre Ayton is destined for greatness — March Madness

Role players find a modicum of star power and mid majors become giant slayers. UB is a much deeper team than Arizona , so they will always have fresh legs coming into the game. "So I focus on the team and trying to get past this first game". "We have a lot to play for", Alkins said. Syracuse won 10 of its first 11 games before a 10-12 finish.

Sports TNT criticized over disgusting camera angle for NCAA Tournament in Boise
Author: 0 TNT criticized over disgusting camera angle for NCAA Tournament in Boise

The Spartans carry a 27-7 record into the NCAA Tournament , and their Southern Conference regular-season and Tournament titles will boost their confidence. Francis Alonso and Demetrius Troy led the way for UNCG with 16 points apiece, but Alonso was called for an offensive foul just seconds after Norvell's key three pointer.

Sports Mane 'convinced' Liverpool can win UCL
Author: 0 Mane 'convinced' Liverpool can win UCL

The complete list of eight teams are as follows - Real Madrid , Liverpool , Juventus , Manchester City , Sevilla , AS Roma , Barcelona and Bayern Munich . The Champions League quarterfinals draw will be broadcast live on BT Sport . Midfield: Jordan Henderson was left out of the starting eleven at Old Trafford last weekend but I think the skipper will be recalled on Saturday afternoon.

Sports Jets Re-Sign QB Josh McCown
Author: 0 Jets Re-Sign QB Josh McCown

After all, a year ago, it was Jared Cook-not Amari Cooper or Michael Crabtree-leading the team in receiving with 54 catches for 688 yards and two touchdowns. 65 and 96). Which is more than enough to make a bona fide offer to move up to non-quarterback-needy team slots such as the New York Giants, who own pick No.

Sports Detroit Lions release TE Eric Ebron
Author: 0 Detroit Lions release TE Eric Ebron

Detroit now has a massive hole at tight end, with Darren Fells signing in Cleveland and second-year 2017 third-stringer Michael Roberts the only real contributor returning. Rudock was drafted by the Lions out of MI in the sixth round of the 2016 draft and appeared in three games last season. In the first half of last season, he pulled in 18 of 36 targets and was booed when he was shown during a charity announcement on the Ford Field video board.

Sports Tiger Woods now favorite to win Masters in April
Author: 0 Tiger Woods now favorite to win Masters in April

Starting on the back nine, Woods played alongside Hideki Matsuyama (-2) and Jason Day (+1). It was his birdie at number seven that fully convinced fans that the old Tiger was back after the 42-year-old holed a staggering putt from 71 feet before brandishing that customary grin that can strike fear into the heart of any opponent.

Sports Dolphins designate Ndamukong Suh a post June release, what this means
Author: 0 Dolphins designate Ndamukong Suh a post June release, what this means

Restructured contracts for quarterback Ryan Tannehill and Pro Bowl safety Reshad Jones cleared $18 million in cap space. The New Orleans Saints are looking for a defensive tackle, looking for some more front seven help. Suh signed on the first day of free agency three years ago, and he made $60 million fully guaranteed since then. If they waited until June 1 to release Suh, $9.1 of the $22.2 million of dead money would count against the 2018 cap with the remaining $13.1 million against ...

Sports Jonathan Stewart hopes to instill winning culture on Giants
Author: 0 Jonathan Stewart hopes to instill winning culture on Giants

Cleveland has been rumored to take Barkley with the number one pick if they feel comfortable with the quarterback that could be available at number four. "Definitely excited to go in there and show my wisdom and being a professional, but also learn from the younger guys as well", he said. Gettleman was the Panthers' general manager from 2013-16.

Sports Warriors' Klay Thompson to miss 'several games' with broken thumb
Author: 0 Warriors' Klay Thompson to miss 'several games' with broken thumb

The veteran big man has missed the team's last four games as there was a cyst found on his arm . Skipping that game would give Curry three more days of rest before the Warriors face the Hawks on March 23 (Mar. Golden State came out blazing after the All-Star break, winning seven straight games, and it appeared that the champions had started to kick things into high gear with the playoffs just over a month away.

Sports Veteran WR John Brown intends to sign with Ravens
Author: 0 Veteran WR John Brown intends to sign with Ravens

He had 1,003 yards and seven touchdowns in 2015, his second season, but didn't have more than 517 yards the past two seasons. But the signings of Grant and Brown did little to ease the concern of fans who had hoped the Ravens would land one of the top free-agent receivers after owner Steve Bisciotti suggested the team would make "a splash" in free agency to help its struggling offense.

Sports Sky Sports suspends Carragher over spitting incident
Author: 0 Sky Sports suspends Carragher over spitting incident

United beat Jurgen Klopp's side 2-1 last Saturday and Carragher was reportedly goaded in his auto by a supporter, who was in his vehicle with his 14-year-old daughter. Carragher claims he was goaded by the driver and some of his spit hit the United fan's daughter. In retaliation, Carragher leans of his window and spits towards the auto, spraying the 14-year-old girl.

Sports Manchester United Reportedly New Favourites to Sign Fred Ahead of Rivals City
Author: 0 Manchester United Reportedly New Favourites to Sign Fred Ahead of Rivals City

Runaway league leaders City are on 81 points with eight games remaining and have a 16-point lead over United. But their chief executive Sergei Palkin has confirmed that Fred will be heading to Manchester this summer. "He's ready for the next stage, because as well as being good, he's also very professional". Do you think Fred would be a good signing for Mourinho's Red Devils? Fred seems set on a move to the Premier League , but doesn't appear to be fussed on which of the team he ...

Sports Banned Rabada tops Test rankings
Author: 0 Banned Rabada tops Test rankings

Rabada has been banned from the rest of the four-Test series, although the Proteas have lodged an appeal because they are desperate to have the world's top-ranked bowler on the park when the series continues in Cape Town next Thursday. Fast bowler Rabada made contact with Smith's shoulder after dismissing him in the first innings of their six-wicket victory in Port Elizabeth. "I can't keep doing this because I'm letting the team down and I'm also letting myself down", he said.

Sports AJ McCarron finds new National Football League home, has chance to become a starter
Author: 0 AJ McCarron finds new National Football League home, has chance to become a starter

In four years with the Bengals McCarron appeared in only 10 games, with his most notable appearances coming during the 2015 season, when he started three games for Cincinnati. All AJ McCarron wanted this offseason was a chance to sign with a team where he could compete for the starting job. This year's draft is loaded with quarterback prospects, and the thought was Bill Belichick and Co.

Sports England rugby coach Eddie Jones apologises for 'scummy Irish' and Wales comments
Author: 0 England rugby coach Eddie Jones apologises for 'scummy Irish' and Wales comments

The footage in question dates back to July a year ago, when Jones was a speaker at the FUSO Talks, a kind of TED talks style lecture on leadership , innovation and all those buzzwords you hear bandied about at these types of things. In the talk, Jones also referred to Wales as a "little s*** place" with only three million people when comparing their historical success to Japan - whom he coached at the 2015 Rugby World Cup - who have 125m inhabitants.

Sports Kevin Anderson secures quarterfinal place at Indian Wells
Author: 0 Kevin Anderson secures quarterfinal place at Indian Wells

I have a lot of respect for him as a player, and I think he's going to be, yeah, very successful'. Having started the year at No. 58 in the world rankings, Chung has climbed all the way to No. Chardy responded by winning two of the first three games in the second set. He then saved a break point in the ninth game before breaking Fritz to clinch the match in the next game on his fourth match point overall.

Sports Defending NBA MVP Russell Westbrook Recorded His 100TH Triple-Double
Author: 0 Defending NBA MVP Russell Westbrook Recorded His 100TH Triple-Double

He finished with 32 points, 12 assists and 12 boards to lead the Thunder to a 119-107 victory. He is now one of four players all time with 100 triple-doubles in his career, joining Oscar Robertson , Magic Johnson and Jason Kidd . "I think it's something that we should all appreciate". Considering Westbrook is only in his 10th season and has 63 of his 100 triple-doubles in the past two seasons, he has a strong chance to challenge the all-time mark of 181.