Archive for April, 2020

Dolphins cut DE Charlton amid front-7 overhaul

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered the Broncos for two seasons with the Denver Post Graduate of the University of Houston A native of Jackson, Miss. Follow on Twitter The Miami Dolphins waived defensive end Taco Charlton on Thursday. Charlton, a 2017 first-round pick of the Dallas Cowboys, was claimed by the Dolphins last September after being cut by his former team.

KC uses 5th-year option on Mahomes, works on long-term deal

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

The Kansas City Chiefs insist Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes will play for them for the foreseeable future. At least for now, that includes the 2021 season. The Chiefs exercised their fifth-year option on their star quarterback on Thursday, ensuring he will be under contract for at least the next two seasons.

UNC Wilmington students’ lives uprooted three years in a row

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

For the past two years, the two UNC Wilmington students have had to deal with both Hurricanes Florence and Dorian, this year, the coronavirus pandemic.

Late winter Super Bowl? NFL says it will play full season, but may have tweaks

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

The NFL is planning to play a full season though it’s uncertain what that will look like. League spokesman Brian McCarthy said Thursday that since January the 2020 schedule was intended for release after the draft. It is planned for release by the end of next week, with the date for the kickoff game Thursday, Sept.

The Rush: LeBron James makes big reveal while quarantined

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

LeBron James went full Hollywood by revealing the logo for Space Jam: A New Legacy, NASCAR is planning to hold seven races over 11 days in May, the Cowboys gave Michael Irvin’s number to CeeDee Lamb, Andy Dalton was released by the Cincinnati Bengals, Patrick Mahomes’ 5th-year option was picked up by the Kansas City Chiefs and Brett Favre weighed in on the drama between Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay, but does the Hall of Famer have an ulterior motive? PLUS RJ Barrett takes his dog to the rim, Bryce Harper gets quarantine swole, Alvin Kamara finds his footing, AND MORE in today’s installment of The Rona Diaries.

Source: Saints agree to terms with defensive lineman Margus Hunt

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

NEW ORLEANS, La. WVUE) - The Saints have agreed to terms with defensive lineman Margus Hunt, a league source confirmed to FOX 8 sports.

Reports: Saints add DT Hunt

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

The New Orleans Saints added free agent defensive tackle Margus Hunt, multiple outlets reported Thursday. The Houston Chronicle reported that Hunt signed with the team, while ESPN reported the sides have a one-year agreement that is not yet signed. Hunt, 32, was released by the Indianapolis Colts in March, one year into a two-year, $9 million contract, after losing his starting job.

Serena, NFL players to compete in charity virtual tennis event

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Tennis stars Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Naomi Osaka plus NFL players DeAndre Hopkins and Ryan Tannehill are among the celebrities who will participate in a virtual charity tennis tournament. The "Stay at Home Slam" will be streamed Sunday at 4 p.m. ET on Facebook Gaming and on the tennis Facebook page of the company coordinating the tournament, IMG.

The National: Bianca Andreescu, tennis stars return on virtual video game courts

Thursday, April 30th, 2020
The National: Bianca Andreescu, tennis stars return on virtual video game courts

With the sports world on pause due to the coronavirus, The National host Adrienne Arsenault catches up with Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu, who took part in the Madrid Open Virtual Pro tournament.

A’Shawn Robinson makes Rams’ interior defensive line scary deep

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

New addition A'Shawn Robinson was supposed to be a Michael Brockers replacement, but now that he has returned the Rams are scary deep in middle of defensive line.