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Sport National Football League owners unanimously approve new catch rule
Author: 0 National Football League owners unanimously approve new catch rule

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is a member of the NFL Competition Committee and it was a goal of that group to simplify the catch rule this offseason. Added Rams coach Sean McVay: "I think when you talk about where some of the gray has existed, a lot of it is in the semantics of the words". The Dallas Cowboys did not need to be told that Dez Bryant's reception in the 2014 divisional round of the playoffs was a catch, but going forward a play like Bryant's will stand as a reception.

Sport Rams make 23rd overall pick available in Odell Beckham Jr
Author: 0 Rams make 23rd overall pick available in Odell Beckham Jr

Beckham is under contract on the fifth-year option of his deal that is set to pay him $8.46 million. Despite his electrifying play on the field, his demeanor while in uniform and actions off the field have not sat well with the Giants. "All indications are he will be back healthy by the time we start playing in September". Shurmur met with Beckham in Los Angeles earlier in the offseason when he went to California to visit college prospects.

Sport England Fans Are Too Negative- Raheem Sterling
Author: 0 England Fans Are Too Negative- Raheem Sterling

I would love to hear some positive notes coming in, just to let the boys know everyone is behind them. "We know what we can do, I believe what we can do, it's just having that support and that backing...you know, feel loved". The results have been remarkable, with Sterling scoring a series of vital goals in City's march to the brink of winning the Premier League . "And it will be a matter of time".

Sport Patriots owner Robert Kraft flies to the rescue
Author: 0 Patriots owner Robert Kraft flies to the rescue

He's done pretty well for us over the last 18 years. As for Indianapolis , McDaniels told the Globe: "I apologize to anyone who was affected in any way . "There was no persuasion (on the call), Let me make this clear, I want, and we want as an organization, a head coach that wants to be all in". McDaniels had verbally agreed to replace Chuck Pagano as Indianapolis' head coach - a deal the organization had unofficially announced - but he eventually backed out of the arrangement to ...

Sport LiAngelo Ball decides to enter National Basketball Association draft
Author: 0 LiAngelo Ball decides to enter National Basketball Association draft

The move comes as little surprise as this has always been the path LaVar Ball scripted for his middle son after he left the UCLA program to play in Lithuania with his younger brother, LaMelo . "I told my boys that one of them wasn't going to make it". Ball averaged 15.7 points in nine games with Vytautas Prienu , but most experts agree he faces an uphill battle to be one of the players selected in the two rounds of the National Basketball Association draft in June.

Sport Zion Williamson drops jaws, wins dunk contest ahead of McDonald's All-American game
Author: 0 Zion Williamson drops jaws, wins dunk contest ahead of McDonald's All-American game

But despite those impressive dunks, it was his miss that was the best of all. He received all 10s for that forceful flush. He corked the basketball way back with his right hand before slamming it over the rim. Way before he committed to attend that school at Durham in college, Zion Williamson was already a celebrity of his own. This dunk nearly looks like the one Jason Richardson pulled off in the NBA Dunk Contest back in 2004 when he took on Fred Jones.

Sport Super Eagles' opponents, Iceland announces boycott of 2018 World Cup
Author: 0 Super Eagles' opponents, Iceland announces boycott of 2018 World Cup

On Monday, Iceland announced it would be joining the United Kingdom in diplomatically boycotting the tournament. "We will continue to liaise with the [UK] Foreign Office and other allies and partners on this issue as to whether further action will be taken in response to the deployment of a chemical nerve agent in Salisbury".

Sport Rams solidify D-line by adding Suh
Author: 0 Rams solidify D-line by adding Suh

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, but it's being reported by Adam Schefter of ESPN as a $14 million deal. However, they rescinded their offer, thought to be the biggest on the table, when he failed to meet their deadline for an answer.

Sport Saints ex-cheerleader says National Football League team's policies discriminate
Author: 0 Saints ex-cheerleader says National Football League team's policies discriminate

The rules state that Davis and her teammates must block players from following them on social media websites, and that they can not post images of themselves in team outfits; these are not implemented to the players, though. Sara Blackwell, Davis' lawyer, told The New York Times the Saints' policy is tantamount to a double standard. Davis ran into trouble after rumors circulated that she was seen at the same party as a Saints player.

Sport Australia call Matt Renshaw for fourth and final Test against South Africa
Author: 0 Australia call Matt Renshaw for fourth and final Test against South Africa

Matt Renshaw , the opening batsman, has been added to Australia's squad for the fourth and final Test against South Africa , in the wake of the ball-tampering crisis. "It's pretty surreal", Renshaw said. Other players were expected to join Renshaw on flights to South Africa, with reports fellow Queensland and former test opener Joe Burns is among those in the mix for selection.

Sport Champions League rule changes: UEFA reveal dynamic new steps
Author: 0 Champions League rule changes: UEFA reveal dynamic new steps

A small tweak in Europa League regulations will also permit Sevilla to wear a badge on their shirt sleeves in Europe next season after winning the competition a total of five times and on three consecutive occasions - one of the two is now the requisite for doing so in the Champions League .

Sport Adelaide sailor missing in Southern Ocean after falling overboard during yacht race
Author: 0 Adelaide sailor missing in Southern Ocean after falling overboard during yacht race

Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag said they did everything they could to recover Mr Fisher, but made the "difficult decision" to head for landfall due to worsening conditions and nightfall approaching. Fisher, a Sydney-Hobart veteran who was born in Southampton but based in Adelaide, had been on watch and was wearing appropriate survival gear. Scallywag lost Australian sailor Alex Gough overboard in January, but he was quickly rescued.

Sport William Strampel, former dean at Michigan State, arrested Monday
Author: 0 William Strampel, former dean at Michigan State, arrested Monday

Sources told the Detroit Free Press that Strampel faces multiple charges including a felony and misdemeanors, but didn't specify what they were. There is now no information in the system as to when Strampel might appear in court. In 2014 when Nassar was investigated by Michigan State's Title IX department as a result of a complaint by Amanda Thomashow, they cleared him of all wrongdoing and told Thomashow that she didn't understand the different between sexual assault and a legitimate ...

Sport Root denies reports of concerns of Ashes ball-tampering
Author: 0 Root denies reports of concerns of Ashes ball-tampering

Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland said he would be heading over to South Africa later Monday to join integrity chief Iain Roy, who is conducting the investigation. This ball-tampering scandal by Australian players made Australia's Prime Minister to asks, 'How can our team be engaged in cheating like this? Smith, who is on a $1.9-million contract with Indian Premier League side Rajasthan Royals , was also replaced as skipper of the IPL outfit on Monday, ahead of the ...

Author: 0 Unearthed Vid Shows Cameron Bancroft Pocketing Sugar During Ashes In January

Australia went on to win the Ashes series at home 4-0. Australia only switched to their eight-cap opening batsman as chief ball polisher for this match after Warner aroused suspicion in the second Test at Port Elizabeth, where a dressing-room attendant witnessed him putting sandpaper into his strappings.

Sport Tim Tebow starting with Mets' Double-A affiliate this season
Author: 0 Tim Tebow starting with Mets' Double-A affiliate this season

The Mets have assigned the former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at UF to Class AA Binghamton to begin the 2018 minor-league baseball season, according to an mlb.com report . His next promotion with the club would send him to the Las Vegas 51s. Rumors started to speculate as Tebow struggled during spring training , after hurting his ankle and only going 1 for 18 in seven games.

Sport Markelle Fultz to play for first time in months vs. Nuggets
Author: 0 Markelle Fultz to play for first time in months vs. Nuggets

The Sixers (42-30) clinched a playoff spot this week and only have 10 regular season games remaining. Backing up Ben Simmons at the point, look for Fultz to cut into the playing time available for T.J. Markelle Fultz is back for the Philadelphia 76ers . He understands it. I understand it. "Knowing what I know and seeing what I've seen, an understanding how special that kid is from a human being standpoint, it's a good day".

Sport Portugal 0 Netherlands 3: Kluivert makes debut in Koeman's first win
Author: 0 Portugal 0 Netherlands 3: Kluivert makes debut in Koeman's first win

Appreciating the brilliance of Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of Netherlands encounter with Portugal on Monday, Koeman said that his opponents have the ability to score out of nothing in their captain's presence. Not only did one get onto the pitch, but he filmed as a second ran on. The 33-year old lifted Portugal late in the closing stages of the game as he scored the equalizer along with the more important victor both in stoppage time.

Author: 0 Mizzou's Michael Porter Jr. announces he will enter 2018 NBA Draft

The Former Tolton star brought down 20 rebounds and had three steals in 53 minutes of game action. After a freshman season derailed by injury, the exceptionally talented forward has made a decision to move on to the next level. While some have questioned whether Porter helped or hurt his draft stock by coming back to play for Missouri this year, it's hard to think of it as a negative.

Sport Bill Belichick won't bite on Malcolm Butler question
Author: 0 Bill Belichick won't bite on Malcolm Butler question

Kraft -- who has been one of the NFL's most visible supporters of President Trump -- said he didn't hesitate at granting the request, while also applauding a rally that has been heavily criticized by the National Rifle Association and some politicians stumping for gun rights.

Sport Wales 0-1 Uruguay: Cavani strikes to deny Wales China Cup glory
Author: 0 Wales 0-1 Uruguay: Cavani strikes to deny Wales China Cup glory

Fresh off a hat-trick in the first round of the tournament, Welsh forward Gareth Bale is confident of his side's chances against Uruguay on Monday. - Wales have won one of their 16 matches against South American opponents in their history, a 1-0 win over Brazil in September 1991 under the management of Terry Yorath; they have drawn four and lost 11 of their other matches.

Sport Eagles DE Bennett charged with injury to elderly paraplegic
Author: 0 Eagles DE Bennett charged with injury to elderly paraplegic

Bennett hired Hardin, a prominent defense attorney who told USA Today over the weekend that his client was out of the country when he learned of the indictment. "Mr. Bennett may think that because he's an National Football League player and some time passed. he may have thought that, number one, rules don't apply to him; number two, he doesn't have to respect the dignity of a paraplegic woman who's trying to earn a living", Acevedo said at a news conference.

Author: 0 Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois says he is staying for next season

The RBFA said that Belgium coach Roberto Martinez is yet to decide on Courtois' replacement for the friendly, with Liverpool's Simon Mignolet likely to start. Unlike most other national teams, Belgium didn't play on Friday and Courtois will most presumably still be suffering from the niggling injury which had already kept him out of the FA Cup quarterfinal game against Leicester City last week.

Sport No. 6 Auburn Splits Doubleheader with No. 8 Kentucky
Author: 0 No. 6 Auburn Splits Doubleheader with No. 8 Kentucky

The doubleheader, featuring two seven-inning games, will start at 2 p.m.at Roadrunner Field. "Obviously it was a long day, but we had fun". The Wildcats regained the lead in the bottom of the second with two runs and then added five more in the third to make it 8-1.

Sport Greg Bird scratched from lineup with foot soreness
Author: 0 Greg Bird scratched from lineup with foot soreness

Ellsbury has gone 1-for-14 in six games this spring, but will stay behind at the Yankees spring training complex as the club departs for its final preseason game in Atlanta before opening the regular season Thursday in Toronto. It was unclear what was causing Bird's discomfort or whether it was related to the surgery he had to remove a bone from the same ankle last July. "I'm anxious about it, to be honest", Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said early in the day.

Sport Albert Belle arrested on indecent exposure charges in Arizona
Author: 0 Albert Belle arrested on indecent exposure charges in Arizona

A Fox television affiliate in Phoenix reported that Belle was arrested at a spring training game. While it is unclear exactly where the arrest took place, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies played each other Sunday at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale.

Sport Woman tied to tree, publicly flogged by husband for eloping
Author: 0 Woman tied to tree, publicly flogged by husband for eloping

The wife reportedly had tried to elope with someone however was brought back and the village Panchayat called for her thrashing. Police said O'Riley was last seen after informing others that she was going to Tobago. But when she returned, a court of village elders was set up to decide a punishment - that she should be flogged 100 times by her husband. The Desk Officer in charge of Child Abuse at the State Ministry of Women Affairs, Mrs.

Sport Konta cruises past Mertens to reach Miami fourth round
Author: 0 Konta cruises past Mertens to reach Miami fourth round

Three-time champion Williams was on the brink of following the likes of her sister Serena, world number one Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki out but hung in there to win 5-7 6-3 7-5 on Sunday. Fourth seed Elina Svitolina made her way through to the next round with a three-set victory over Daria Gavrilova 4-6 6-0 6-1, while sixth seed Jelena Ostapenko defeated Beatriz Haddad Maia 6-2 7-6.

Sport Salman introduces 'bad guy' of Race 3
Author: 0 Salman introduces 'bad guy' of Race 3

Khan captioned the image as, "Aur Yeh Hai the Race 3 family". Now, will this family be able to finish their race? The attractive poster is grabbing eyeballs of fan followers of these stars across the globe. The only actor who continues to be a part of the franchise is Anil Kapoor . Reportedly, Salman was left mighty impressed with Bobby Deol's portrayal of Yash, which is his character in Race 3 , and that has reportedly and probably led to Khan thinking "Hey, maybe this guy can be a good ...

Sport Spieth, Reed to square off in Match Play
Author: 0 Spieth, Reed to square off in Match Play

Needing a birdie on the 18th to halve, Schwartzel could only watch as Reed hit a wedge that almost went in and stopped a few inches away. And when he finally caught Reed with consecutive shots to tap-in range, he missed two key putts inside six feet.