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Author: 0 Steve Smith, NFL Reporter, Breaks News About Torrey Smith's Release

The former Panthers and Ravens standout receiver served as an analyst for NFL Network at the Combine last week. Back in Baltimore, Smith talked to CSN Mid-Atlantic and said he liked the people in San Francisco but hated the overall experience, in which the 49ers went 7-25 and he totaled just 53 catches for 930 yards in two years.

Sports Jabrill Peppers burns up combine track with 4.46-second 40-yard dash
Author: 0 Jabrill Peppers burns up combine track with 4.46-second 40-yard dash

What do I look like? I'm a safety. I'm a safety. Don't get Peppers wrong. He's not claiming to be the next Deone Buccanon or Charles Woodson. Weak-side linebacker, strong safety, free safety, slot receiver, maybe even some running back are all on the list of options tossed out by personnel evaluators in recent days.

Sports Alistair Overeem Kneed Mark Hunt Into a Stupor at UFC 209
Author: 0 Alistair Overeem Kneed Mark Hunt Into a Stupor at UFC 209

Dana White came to the defense of Overeem during the post-fight conference saying that the fighter never told anyone what he was going through. Meanwhile, White revealed that the fight was nearly called off after Overeem came down with a severe case of food poisoning just 24 hours before they were due to enter the octagon.

Sports Barty wins in Malaysia for 1st title
Author: 0 Barty wins in Malaysia for 1st title

A career-high ranking of 92 is a position she would never have dreamed of 10 months ago when she played at Eastbourne in the first singles tournament of her comeback. Barty took a year off to play cricket in the Women's Big Bash League for Brisbane Heat. "I'm certainly happy to be back", said Barty. Barty, ranked 158 in the world, served seven aces during the match, which was halted for more than an hour in the first set due to rain.

Sports Liverpool push Arsenal out of top-4
Author: 0 Liverpool push Arsenal out of top-4

He was sitting when Roberto Firmino scored after nine minutes. "I don't think they've got a particularly strong dressing room, I really don't", Lampard said. However, the midfield duo of Xhaka and Francis Coquelin were kept on their toes. That's the first obstacle to get over and the one that worries me the most at the moment.

Sports West Ham vs Chelsea
Author: 0 West Ham vs Chelsea

At Upton Park, they had won only two of their last 10 Premier League games against the Blues. Maybe it can happen again the same against West Ham tonight, but for this reason we are preparing for this kind of situation. Tottenham Hotspur boast the second-best defensive record in the Premier League this season but could arguably still do with some additional depth.

Author: 0 Kante wins Player of the Year, Conte takes manager's award

Since joining from Leicester City previous year, France global Kante has made the anchorman role his own at Chelsea , who have a 10-point cushion over second-place Tottenham with just 12 games remaining. Finally, former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard was also honoured for his services to football during his time at Chelsea . Chelsea are edging closer to once again securing the Premier League crown and Wise believes his former side will have no trouble dealing with the pressure, ...

Sports Red Wings' Ryan Sproul out with sprained knee
Author: 0 Red Wings' Ryan Sproul out with sprained knee

Tomas Tatar scored his 15th goal in the setback against the Flames, tying him with the recently departed Thomas Vanek for the team lead. 3, Calgary, Tkachuk 12, 13:07. Detroit continues its five-game road trip that started Tuesday with a 3-2 overtime victory in Vancouver and continued with an identical defeat at Calgary three nights later.

Sports Saints would want a first-round pick for Brandin Cooks
Author: 0 Saints would want a first-round pick for Brandin Cooks

But the Eagles, who have a draft pick in every round and two in the fourth, should have enough to outbid Tennessee, especially if they include players such as Mychal Kendricks and/or Connor Barwin for the defense-needy Saints. Marvez also said the Eagles would of course like to have a commitment from Cooks past the end of his rookie contract, but did not say the Eagles wouldn't make the trade without a commitment to an extension.

Sports Kentucky Wildcats to open SEC Tournament against Georgia or Tennessee
Author: 0 Kentucky Wildcats to open SEC Tournament against Georgia or Tennessee

The SEC champion Wildcats at 16-2 will go into the conference tournament with a 26-5 overall mark. The result secured the Aggies the No. 10 seed in the 2017 SEC Tournament. "He was ridiculous", Calipari said of Hawkins. I mean, Malik was bad today. But one of you three - we can't start six. "So, knowing that and knowing what I saw here, I was a little anxious coming into the game".

Sports Laura Muir wins 3000m to clinch second gold at European Indoor Championships
Author: 0 Laura Muir wins 3000m to clinch second gold at European Indoor Championships

The runner on her shoulder, Germany's 20-year-old Konstanze Klosterhalfen , was rewarded with silver in a personal best of 4:04.45, with Poland's Sofia Ennaoui taking bronze in 4:06.59. Philip said: "7.06! The European lead was a bonus and the PB was a bonus - obviously I came out here for the win and I got that!" "This is the first Championships I've come into with a good amount of work behind me, and I felt really confident because I've actually had the opportunity to do the training".

Sports Haye v Bellew: London running order for O2 Arena
Author: 0 Haye v Bellew: London running order for O2 Arena

I think we showed that tonight. I hit him with a right hand and he wobbled and then a left hook that he didn't see. Even when thrashed through the ropes at the end, Haye clambered back and was willing to continue, though he was maybe quietly grateful for the white towel that had fluttered into the ring from his corner.

Sports Arsenal Fans Are Apoplectic As Liverpool Add To Wenger's Woes
Author: 0 Arsenal Fans Are Apoplectic As Liverpool Add To Wenger's Woes

We have to work hard". We analysed it and that wasn't enjoyable. That is not a bad thing but it took us time to adjust. Juventus are now the likeliest destination, but PSG remain a possibility, and the prospect of the striker becoming available could also alert other Premier League clubs.

Sports A Battle of Wits as Tottenham and Everton are Similar
Author: 0 A Battle of Wits as Tottenham and Everton are Similar

Although Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku can not be separated by age, goals or assists, daily fantasy football game www. oulala .com have taken a deeper look at their stats in an attempt to split the duo. "Maybe the best thing Spurs do, which we try to do as well, is the fast reaction after losing the ball - they don't give you time to play the ball easily if you win the ball off them, they fight straight away to get it back".

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo Injured? Real Madrid Is In Trouble Against Eibar
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Injured? Real Madrid Is In Trouble Against Eibar

Although Real Madrid have rebuffed an approach from Inter for James Rodriguez, they are open to doing business for other first team stars. Ronaldo once again proved decisive in salvaging a point with two late goals against Las Palmas pulling Madrid back from the brink of a defeat.

Author: 0 Pep Guardiola: We'll miss Luis Enrique, the perfect trainer

But the 52-year-old, who recently signed a new contract as Sociedad boss until 2019, said: "As I already said when I renewed my contract a little while ago: my mind, my spirit and my desire is to be with Real Sociedad. " Luis Enrique has helped us succeed, and he can still help us". The players are still super motivated. His team will face Alaves in the Copa Del Rey final on May 27, 2017 with the hopes to add to the many titles he's won with the Spanish club.

Author: 0 Cleveland Browns NFL Draft Rumors: Browns 'Strongly Considering' Drafting Mitch Trubisky

That sounds like something Jackson would like. The important takeaway in all this is that Brown did say that retaining Pryor is a "priority". "I think that's great". All of his 13 career starts came in 2016, when he spearheaded an 8-5 North Carolina season with 3,748 yards, a 68.2 completion percentage, 30 touchdowns and just six interceptions.

Sports Sharapova to plead for French Open wild card
Author: 0 Sharapova to plead for French Open wild card

That Sharapova is the latest tennis player to be welcomed back with open arms after committing a doping violation does not sit well with some within the sport. "Integrity is one of our strong points". The cut-off for French Open qualifying falls just after the Stuttgart tournament but before Madrid (May 7-13) and Rome (May 15-21).

Sports Leonard returns to announcing for Thurman-Garcia bout
Author: 0 Leonard returns to announcing for Thurman-Garcia bout

I'm happy to be in this moment with all these people here. "I have to go in there and keep my composure and be the same Danny Garcia that I always am", he said. Keidel: Best fight of your career? . "I do favor Thurman because he just seems to be a little bit more poised and collected", Leonard said. The bouts pit top 10 champions against top 10 challengers, and each fight had the star power needed to corral the old viewership and grow a new base of fight fans.

Sports Michelle Wie leads after third round of HSBC Women's Champions
Author: 0 Michelle Wie leads after third round of HSBC Women's Champions

Open champion Wie, who has slumped to 179th in the rankings after an extended battle with her form and injury and needed a sponsor's invitation just to get a start this week. Despite making her first bogey in 35 holes on the tricky par-3 15th, she made her sixth birdie of the day on the next hole and put herself in great position to end a three-year title drought.

Sports Riyad Mahrez magic inspires Leicester to second win in a row
Author: 0 Riyad Mahrez magic inspires Leicester to second win in a row

Shakespeare was handed caretaker control following the sacking of Claudio Ranieri and he has strengthened his claims to get the manager's job with back-to-back victories against Liverpool and Hull. In the last five head to head meetings, the Hull City and Leicester City are had each wins with three draws. Vardy exchanges a great one-two with Fuchs and then drives into the box before cutting back for Fuchs to sweep home.

Author: 0 West Indies' Dwayne Smith announces retirement from worldwide cricket

Eoin Morgan led the way with a fine century to help England register a 45-run victory in their opening one-day worldwide against West Indies. Be sure to join The Roar for live scores of this first ODI at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium from 12:30am (AEDT) and don't forget to add a comment in the section below.

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic wants another two years at Manchester United
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic wants another two years at Manchester United

Sure, a then-24-year-old Ronaldo did miss the first month of that season following ankle surgery and didn't quite live up to the form he'd displayed in 2007/2008, but even then, he was regarded as one of the finest players on the planet. The 35-year-old signed a one-year deal over the summer with the option of extending his £300,000-per-week deal for another season. The dramatic late goal against Southampton won Manchester United the EFL cup final and made it 26 goals already in all ...

Author: 0 Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson Canceled, Ferguson & Khabib's Manager React

Saturday night live on Pay-Per-View at 10pm/7pm ETPT. Although Ferguson and Nurmagomedov traded angry insults throughout their promotion for UFC 209, Ferguson tweeted condolences at Nurmagomedov on Friday morning: "I Hope U Feel Better Khabib, I Pray For Your Recovery, I Mean It, Get Better".

Sports Oklahoma City Thunder disappears late, 114-109 vs. defiant Portland Trail Blazers
Author: 0 Oklahoma City Thunder disappears late, 114-109 vs. defiant Portland Trail Blazers

The NBA's active leader in triple-doubles with 67 added two to his total in the earlier matchups, including a 51-point explosion in October that he complemented with 13 rebounds and 10 assists. He's exceeded that average in four of his five games as a Trail Blazer. CJ McCollum's 3 gave Portland a 57-48 lead, but Westbrook made consecutive 3-pointers and three straight free throws to tie it before Gibson's stunning shot from beyond halfcourt.

Author: 0 Vanderbilt is taking a trip to Notre Dame in 2018

FSU beat Notre Dame in Orlando for a regular season game in 1994 and the Champs Sports Bowl to conclude the 2011 season. Notre Dame announced today that the game will be televised nationally by NBC at 7:30pm ET. The Irish again got off to a slow start against BC, falling behind by seven in the first half before ripping off 15 straight points. Shrita Parker scored a career-high 24 points, making three 3-pointers for Rutgers (6-24), which lost its final 11 games.

Sports Andy Murray credits mother-in-law with diagnosing shingles
Author: 0 Andy Murray credits mother-in-law with diagnosing shingles

Murray defeats Kohlschreiber 6-7 (4-7) 7-6 (20-18) 6-1. . However, the final set was entirely one-sided as the Scot dominated to brush Pouille aside to set up an encounter with Fernando Verdasco in the final on Saturday. "I have seen bits and pieces of, like, highlights of the matches, but obviously haven't seen loads". The Scot saved seven match points in a thrilling second set, the first with a barely believable victor that defied physics and left the crowd awe-struck.

Sports Christian Pulisic, Ousmane Dembele turned down Liverpool approach
Author: 0 Christian Pulisic, Ousmane Dembele turned down Liverpool approach

French global Dembele said Klopp tried to presuade him to make the move to England, with Leicester City also interested, but he already had his heart set on a move to Germany. But the U.S. global has rebuffed talk of a move to Liverpool despite an £11 million bid being rejected. However, the news doesn't get any better for Klopp, as the US worldwide isn't interested in leaving Dortmund as he feels he has a lot to give back to the club after they gave him his opportunity to impress.

Sports David Price to visit surgeon after MRI on elbow
Author: 0 David Price to visit surgeon after MRI on elbow

Price, who is scheduled to make his first spring start this weekend, underwent an MRI on Wednesday but results of the test are not yet available. This story will be updated . Obviously, any time you hear "elbow soreness" and "MRI" in connection to a pitcher, your mind can't help but go to the worst-case scenario: Tommy John surgery.

Author: 0 Broncos most-likely destination for soon-to-be ex-Cowboy Tony Romo

He got hurt, there's nothing he can do about that, nor us", said Broncos general manager John Elway . "Trevor did a good job previous year, but we're looking for a guy that we can hang our hat on for a long, long time. Elway chose Siemian in the seventh round in 2015 and moved up to select Lynch with the 26th overall pick in the first round a year ago. "It's not real deep", said the GM, repeating himself twice about the offensive tackle class.

Author: 0 SmackDown Star Asks For Release From WWE

It's still kind of an ongoing process right now. In quite unusual fashion, the story broke when Swagger himself called into Chael Sonnen on Beyond the Fight podcast to exclusively announce the news. He had Tag Team and United States Championship opportunities that followed, but never walked out successfully. Swagger mentioned that he would look forward to wrestling in Japan, Mexico, and the U.K.

Sports Today's Snap IPO lines the pockets of its twentysomething co-founders
Author: 0 Today's Snap IPO lines the pockets of its twentysomething co-founders

Snap , with a reported market value of almost $24 billion, was set to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, Los Angeles Times reported late on Wednesday. Snap Inc .'s Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy added $1.5 billion to their fortunes on Thursday morning after shares in the photo-sharing mobile app opened at $24 apiece, 41 percent above their listing price.

Author: 0 Martin Guptill: Unlikely to get test call-up despite ODI heroics

Guptill made 237 not out in a World Cup quarter-final against West Indies two years ago and an unbeaten 189 versus England in 2013, but said his latest masterclass might be the pick of the bunch. The Black Caps' opener was in majestic form as he plundered 11 sixes and 15 fours in his unbeaten 180 from 138 balls to help the hosts chase down their 280 target with a full five overs to spare.