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Fedor Emelianenko KO's Frank Mir After 48-Second Back-And-Forth War

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Taking place at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois, the main event will see Fedor Emelianenko return to the Bellator cage to face off with Frank Mir , who makes his first appearance in the promotion. As for other stressors present on fight night, Sonnen was more successful at getting Emelianenko to crack a smile than cracking his icy facade. But he chooses not to take things personally. Read More »

Ogbonnia Okoronkwo goes to LA Rams in fifth round

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Before last season started, Austin was slowed by wrist and hamstring injuries that limited his role in the offense of McVay, the Rams' first-year coach and offensive coordinator. His 6-foot-4, 258 pound frame makes him a nice fit on the edge and if he remains healthy, Young should provide some needed depth to the Rams' linebacker core. Read More »

Pelicans vs Warriors game 1 - Five things to watch

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Following Saturday's game, Curry will have two more scrimmages before Game 2 on Tuesday at Oracle Arena. He will likely lose some shots with Stephen Curry coming back, but he's been supremely efficient next to Steph, so KD could have some huge lines coming his way. Read More »

Buffalo Sabres win NHL draft lottery

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Svechnikov, a lefty who plays right wing, might be the most compelling of the three. That would make it five wins in nine years for the Oilers. Other teams with a shot are Detroit (8.5 per cent), Chicago (6.5), the New York Rangers (6.0), Carolina (3.0), Dallas (2.0) Philadelphia (from St. Read More »

Former USC Running Back Drafted By Broncos

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The Broncos' first-round draft pick is excited about his upcoming move to Denver. Chubb (6-4, 275) had 10 sacks in each of the past two seasons and won the Bronco Nagurski Award in 2017 as the nation's top defender. Anderson, the team tossed out all year. Chubb said he understands the reason behind the uncertainty about where he'll end up. He also scored two receiving touchdowns. Read More »

Patriots Trading For Future Picks Isn't a Bad Thing

He logged six career INTs and three pick sixes. Since they didn't draft a quarterback yet this year, they will be in prime position to move up next season with all of this ammo. Their picks include one fourth-round pick, one fifth-round pick, two sixth round picks and one seventh-round pick. Wynn said in a conference call with the New England media late last night. Read More »

Bruins oust Leafs from playoffs in Game 7 showdown

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A confident Tampa Bay Lightning outfit that comfortably set aside the resurgent New Jersey Devils in round one. There are three main guys that the Bruins need to focus on. In what should be a series of close games, Chara's minutes is something to keep an eye on. "I wasn't sure if he should have thrown that skate blade, and I was like, 'No, don't do it, '" Patrice Bergeron said about the freaky sequence. Read More »

Kim, Putnam team for slim lead at Zurich Classic

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That allowed him to drop several yards back in the bunker - where he could keep an eye on the alligator."Unfortunately, when you take a drop in the bunker you are going to get a bad lie - but I chose life over a good lie in the bunker", said Gooch, who escaped with a par - and all of his limbs. Read More »

Dallas Cowboys use fifth-round pick on QB Mike White

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In doing so, the Cowboys solidified their offensive line with a prospect that could have been a first round pick a year ago. Bryant was released as a cost-cutting move this month after three subpar seasons since signing a $70 million, five-year contract following his All-Pro season at receiver in 2014. Read More »

Chelsea vs. Swansea City live stream info, TV channel, time

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It is a tough game to call considering both sides' respective forms, but we think that Swansea will be without some key players on Saturday. With needs reaching a critical point once more for the Swans, they are likely to provide a stern test for Chelsea which could cause a high-scoring draw. Read More »

Seahawks draft Shaquem Griffin, twin brother of Shaquill Griffin

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And what's better: He'll be playing on the same team as his twin brother Shaquill Griffin . Griffin finished his career with 195 tackles, 18.5 sacks and three interceptions. "I didn't know what to say". In 2016 he was named the American Athletic Conference defensive player of the year and earned the title of defensive MVP of UCF'S Peach Bowl victory against Auburn last season. Read More »

The Reason Sami Zayn Was Not Part of the Greatest Royal Rumble

WWE's Greatest Royal Rumble proved to be a historic event as the monster among men, Braun Strowman went on to triumph in the first ever-50 man rumble match held in the picturesque city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia . Also, after Braun Strowman and Nicholas voluntarily relinquished the RAW Tag Team Titles the night after WrestleMania, RAW General Manager Kurt Angle set up a Tag Team Eliminator series to determine who would face former champions Cesaro & Sheamus for the vacant titles at The ... Read More »

Popular Rapper, MI Abaga Wants Wenger's Arsenal Stay

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This will be Wenger's last match at United after 22 years as Arsenal boss, and Mourinho hopes the Theatre of Dreams treats him right. "It's unusual for me to see him in a different shirt because he had a strong bond with the club and of course he was here for a few years". Read More »

Vettel Snatches his 53rd Career Pole in Baku

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Vettel put together a blistering lap on his first attacking run in Q3 and his 1:41.498 proved to be unbeatable as Lewis Hamilton closed to within a tenth and Kimi Raikkonen squandered his pole position opportunity with a mistake at Turn 16. Read More »

T20 2018: It was a Dhoni special, says Stephen Fleming

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But there is not all bad for the Mumbai Indians . CSK suffered a huge blow as their opening bowler Deepak Chahar walked of the field due to some discomfort. With Dhoni and Raina at crease in last 5 overs, things can change any moment. For CSK, only Harbhajan Singh (1/20) and Dwayne Bravo (1/21) were among the wickets . Read More »

Real Madrid Vs Leganes

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Bale, 28, failed to make it off the bench in their first-leg victory over Bayern Munich in their Champions League semi-final tie at the Allianz Arena. A win here puts them within a point. " Real Madrid or Chelsea could have to give money to close the operation, but the priorities of the two parties have been clear". Read More »

Hellebuyck torments Predators; Jets take Game 1

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I give Rinne the edge here though.based on experience and composure.Rinne will know how to handle this situation an although Hellebuyck played well in most of the first series, the Wild were nothing offensively compared to what Connor will see in the Preds 4 lines. Read More »

About Brian O'Neill

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As "slick Rick" tends to do, Minnesota was able to find a couple of extra draft picks on the second day of the NFL Draft. O'Neill has played both right and left tackle. For now, Spielman is pleased with the selection of the 6-foot-6, 300-pound O'Neill. After being at the end of each of the first three rounds, Spielman said he's glad to be at the top of the fourth round. Read More »

Chad Thomas vaults up draft board to the Cleveland Browns

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Afterward, Browns vice president of player personnel Alonzo Highsmith gushed about his team's latest acquisition. "Not only is he a great football player, he's a tremendous person, a tremendous individual, tremendous leader and he exemplifies what we're trying to build here in Cleveland". Read More »

CBI Names BSE Chairman Among Others In 600 Crore Loan Fraud

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The CBI has alleged that the then senior bank officials and others committed fraud through loan accounts of Axcel Sunshine Limited, which has its office in British Virgin Islands, and the Finland-based Win Wind Oy. "IDBI Bank had given a loan to Axcel Sunshine Ltd in February 2014, which became NPA in December 2015". Ravi, who took charge as Chairman of the Bombay Stock Exchange on November 14 previous year, was serving as the independent director of IDBI Board during the period of fraud ... Read More »

Gesicki Chosen in Second Round of 2018 NFL Draft

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Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki has an NFL home - the Miami Dolphins selected him with the No. 42 pick of the 2018 NFL Draft on Friday. Saturday figures to be a busy day for Penn State as a handful of players including Marcus Allen, DaeSean Hamilton and Christian Campbell figure to hear their names called during the final four rounds. Read More »

New England Patriots: It's always Sony in Foxborough

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They could be roommates again. When Louisville's Jaire Alexander was drafted by the Packers, there was no doubt his former Cardinals teammate Lamar Jackson would be one of the first to congratulate him. For example, a guy may not be feeling up to putting the work in. I've never seen a day where he didn't feel up to working, whatever it may have been. Read More »

Instant analysis of Chargers selecting DT Justin Jones

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What's even more impressive is he'll likely be the ninth to be selected in the first round during the same time frame. He then set the National Football League record for touchdown catches by a tight end during a game against Miami early last season at StubHub Center, surpassing Tony Gonzalez. Read More »

Liverpool: Three rotations that need to be made for Stoke game

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The Liverpool manager discussed a range of subjects during the presser, including his views on a tricky Stoke side and any rotation he might have in mind. The Reds will take on Paul Lambert's side in their first game since a 5-2 win over AS Roma in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final at Anfield mid-week. Read More »

Regrets, I've a few: Mourinho on baiting Wenger

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Arsenal , recognizing the financial might of Manchester United and the need for a bigger stadium to generate revenue, had begun their move to the Emirates, only for Roma Abramovich's takeover of Chelsea to render the old financial model redundant. Read More »

Regrets, I've a few says Mourinho about baiting Wenger

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The UEFA Champions League exit was a painful one, but Mourinho has done a lot of good things at United this season. Manchester United have made improvements this season and the Red Devils are in second place in the top-flight table but a staggering 16 points adrift of Premier League champions Manchester City . Read More »

Mourinho suggests United were 'not prepared to win' before his arrival

Wenger's clashes with former United boss Alex Ferguson are the stuff of legend and his relationship with current Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been laced with bitterness. "I hope he (Wenger) has a good reaction - if not good, not bad at all - and from us as a club he is going to feel the respect we have". United are now second in the league and in the final of the FA Cup. Read More »

Why Baku is exposing Mercedes again

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Daniel Ricciardo has dismissed media speculation of a pre-agreement with Ferrari that could see him switch from Red Bull to the Italian Formula One team next season. The Mexican normally drives above the car's potential and is magical when it comes to saving fuel and tires. With the reigning champion expected to dominate 2018, it's kind of hard to believe he is still looking for his first victory three races into the new season. Read More »

Otto Porter: Undergoing procedure, out for remainder of series

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DeRozan will be on his game and that might be enough to earn a tight win. Toronto won two of three road games in last season's series, including a 92-89 win at Milwaukee in Game 6 when DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points. It doesn't take a PhD to see that the Raptors have played much better offensively at home in this series. "Play our game, execute", a focused Kyle Lowry said. Read More »

Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal cruises past Martin Klizan to enter semifinals

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Nadal let out a roar when he finally drew level in the second set and Klizan's resistance crumbled as the Spaniard notched a 17th straight victory on clay, while a semi-final win will be his 400th on the surface. "He played very aggressively and caused me a lot of discomfort... he was unpredictable and that caused me confusion". He was a tough rival that I know he could give me problems but I won, it's normal to go through some moment like this one. Read More »

Vieira 100 per cent ready to manage Arsenal, says Pires

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Mourinho described Wenger as a "specialist in failure" eight years into a trophy-less spell at Emirates Stadium and they have clashed frequently throughout the Portuguese's time in English football. "And I'm really happy about that because I think it's good to have your name linked with a team like Arsenal , but honestly, it's not something that will stop me doing what I am doing at the moment". Read More »

Penguins' Evgeni Malkin will miss Game 1 against Capitals

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Game 2 is Saturday in Washington , with Pittsburgh gunning for a 2-0 series lead and its 10th series victory in 11 playoff meetings with the Capitals. Crosby tied the game just three minutes after Hornqvist's goal when he one-timed a shot off the rush that beat Holtby through the five-hole, and then Guentzel gave the Penguins the lead when he was able to get his stick on a Crosby shot to beat Holtby. Read More »

LSU's Donte Jackson, Derrius Guice drafted in second round

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The Redskins hope Guice solves their running back problem, something senior vice president of player personnel Doug Williams promised recently acquired quarterback Alex Smith he'd do. Guice was previously projected as a first-round pick but slipped to late in the second after a tumultuous offseason that including changing agents and fielding what he considered inappropriate questions from teams at the scouting combine. Read More »

Manchester United v Arsenal

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We played the favourites out of the four teams left, and I thought we started well with good pace and good collective drive. "Not just by the typical football qualities, but also by his mentality, and we needed that". The following slideshow is a possible lineup if United and Arsenal combined squads, and what a team it would be. For the next couple of years [our rivalry] was with them, (Dennis) Bergkamp, Thierry (Henry), (Sol) Campbell, awesome team, so again thank you very much for that, ... Read More »

Christian Kirk goes No. 47 overall in NFL Draft to Arizona

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During the pre-draft process, Kirk and legendary Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald exchanged notes on Twitter about Kirk joining him playing professional ball in the Grand Canyon State. Also a dynamic return specialist, Kirk averaged an otherworldly 22.0 yards per punt return with seven return TDs, six on punts and one on a kickoff. Kirk is a well-built, mentally tough slot target whose game is built around pace more than explosiveness. Read More »

Shea Patterson gives statement regarding NCAA clearance

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Using a recently approved amendment to the NCAA waiver guidelines, the schools worked with the NCAA to come to an agreement on new waiver. The talented pivot petitioned the NCAA for immediate eligibility, claiming he was misled by Ole Miss coaches during his recruitment about the potential penalties facing the Rebels program for NCAA violations. Read More »

Lions trade with Patriots to draft RB Kerryon Johnson

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The Lions traded with the New England Patriots to acquire the second-round pick. And once Nick Chubb (Browns) and Ronald Jones (Buccaneers) went in the first six picks of Round 2 - in addition to Saquon Barkley (Giants), Rashaad Penny (Seahawks) and Sony Michel (Patriots) on opening night - he decided to make his move. Read More »

Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant Out Of Lineup Against Brewers

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Bryant visited with a team doctor, and the Cubs say Bryant hasn't been diagnosed with a concussion. That didn't happen, but Maddon is putting the decision to return to the lineup in Bryant's hands . "He seems good", Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo said. Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is out of the starting lineup for the third straight game after he was beaned during a victory at Colorado last weekend. Read More »

Boateng injury worry for Bayern and Germany

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Germany global Boateng is regarded as one of the best centre-backs in European football, winning six Bundesliga titles, the Champions League and the World Cup after leaving Manchester City seven years ago. According to Sportbild, Boateng will be out for "four to six weeks" after pulling his hamstring, meaning he will miss both the return leg in Madrid next week and the German Cup final against Eintracht Frankfurt in his home city of Berlin next month. Read More »

NFL Draft: Instant Analysis For Cleveland Browns Drafting Baker Mayfield

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The Cleveland Browns chose Mayfield to kick off the first round of the draft which is considered one of the deepest in recent history for quarterbacks as 4 of the top 10 players taken were QBs. "I have learned from my mistakes". Whatever team I get drafted to, I'm going to be happy to be a part of that organization. One more QB deal finished the round. Read More »

NFL Draft Order: Second Round

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Jackson praised Mayfield as a player who "wants to compete", saying: "We have been playing young quarterbacks here in Cleveland for the past two years and putting them in some tough situations". 11 and 31 in Round 2 and No. 31 in Round 3 - and the big hole on Saturday, with no picks in the fourth and fifth rounds, expect Bill Belichick to do some peddling tonight. Read More »

Story's power, Freeland's arm help Rockies beat Padres 8-0

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The Padres hope to have him back in the lineup Friday, manager Andy Green said before Tuesday's game against the Colorado Rockies . Trevor Story hit a sacrifice fly to center to make it 4-0. The 6-foot-6 right-hander has only allowed one run in his last two starts, and he features a 2.81 ERA and a 1.01 WHIP accompanied with a 2-1 record in 25.2 innings of work. Read More »

Cowboys Not Feeling Urgency To Draft Receiver Without Bryant

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You can now watch anytime, anywhere on SI TV . Vander Esch drew comparisons to LaVar Arrington and Brian Urlacher before the draft, posting the highest SPARQ score (96th-percentile) in this year's off-ball linebacker class. That is a major problem the Cowboys need to address because history shows Sean Lee can not last a full season. In addition to wide receiver, it was perceived that linebacker was a glaring position of need for Dallas. Read More »

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte impressed with Swansea City form

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At a press conference, the 48-year-old told reporters: "It won't be easy because we are going to play against a team fighting to avoid relegation". Last week, Liverpool appeared locked for three points before West Bromwich Albion staged an impressive comeback. Read More »

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane sparks injury concern as he visits hospital limping

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From my point of view, this is the game of the season". "It'll be hard to do that next year - all the teams are going to strengthen, the finances allow them to". However, Liverpool still have work to do in the league as they sit three points ahead of Tottenham in third place having played a game more while Man Utd are three points ahead in second. Read More »