Archive for February, 2019

Canada’s Auger-Aliassime rolls into Sao Paulo quarter-finals

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Montreal teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime continued his impressive run on clay courts Thursday with a 7-6 (2), 7-6 (5) win over Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas at the Brasil Open.

Fans’ hostility toward Tavares knows no bounds in return to Long Island

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Fans in Long Island took every measure before, during and after the Toronto Maple Leafs game against the New York Islanders on Thursday to remind "traitor" John Tavares that they weren't happy with the way he left things.

Raiders coach Gruden deflects Brown trade questions

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden refused to comment on speculation linking his team with Pittsburgh Steelers star Antonio Brown. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert revealed last week that three teams have inquired about Brown's availability, though he confirmed more NFL organisations have shown interest since then. When asked if the Raiders were one of the teams that have contacted Pittsburgh to work on a potential deal for the 30-year-old wide receiver, Gruden said: "I don't know.

Tavares booed during Islanders video tribute

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
Tavares booed during Islanders video tribute

There was no love lost for John Tavares during his first game back on Long Island as a member of the Maple Leafs.

Tampa Bay Bucaneers head coach Bruce Arians shares story about Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston from youth football camp

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians sits down with NFL Network's Steve Mariucci and Melissa Stark.

Canada’s Ben Silverman tied for 2nd at Honda Classic

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Canada's Ben Silverman shot a 3-under 67 to sit tied for second after the first round of the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

Ware considers following in Witten’s NFL footsteps

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Has superlative tight end Jason Witten's decision to leave Monday Night Football and return to play in Dallas influenced former Cowboys defensive star DeMarcus Ware to also consider a comeback? Ware took to Twitter to contemplate that question on Thursday after hearing from other former teammates who would like to see him back in the game. quot;Hey, I want to let everyone know that I've been inspired when I heard Jason Witten might be coming out of retirement," Ware said in a video uploaded to Twitter.

Upstart football league kick Johnny Manziel’s tires after CFL kicks QB to curb

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Johnny Manziel is now "available" to the San Antonio Commanders of the Alliance of American Football, the team's general manager said Thursday. That doesn't mean Daryl Johnston plans to sign him.

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll wishes Earl Thomas well in free agency

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll wishes Earl Thomas well in free agency originally appeared on nbcsportsnorthwest.com Seattle coach Pete Carroll met with the media this morning at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Ind. and based on his comments it's safe to say that safety Earl Thomas' days in Seattle are over. Carroll didn't say that, and neither did general manager John Schneider during his press conference on Wednesday, but neither indicated that the Seahawks would enter into discussions with the All Pro safety.

Alabama RB Damien Harris says going to Patriots would be “easy transition”

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Alabama running back Damien Harris is one of the top players at his position in the 2019 NFL draft class, and he currently projects to be a late first round or early second-round pick in April. The New England Patriots almost certainly won't use their 2019 first-round pick on a running back after selecting Sony Michel at No. 31 overall last year. Michel played very well in his first season and set a rookie playoff record with six rushing touchdowns, including the only TD in New England's Super Bowl LIII win over the Los Angeles Rams.