by | March 08, 2018 | 10:15

The former LSU Tigers running back didn't reveal which team asked him this, but sadly, this is hardly shocking with the amount of insane questions that arise from the National Football League combine. In 2016 , for example, Eli Apple claimed that coaches from the Falcons staff asked him the same question. And in 2010, Dallas Cowboys' wide receiver Dez Bryant (who played for Oklahoma State at the time), was asked by Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland if his mother was a prostitute.

by | March 08, 2018 | 10:55

According to ESPN , that number is set to jump to $869 million in 2018. The NCAA booked a $209 million expense in 2017 after reaching a settlement with former players who were part of a federal class-action lawsuit over pay. Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim referred to the situation as the "dark underbelly of college basketball" in September when announcing the arrest of 10 individuals in the case following an FBI investigation, per Shachar Peled of CNN.

by | March 08, 2018 | 08:57

With 79 (and counting?) PGA TOUR wins it's no surprise that Woods has earned over $1 million in 16 States, and as points out, Tiger has won money playing in exactly half of the United States (25 States in all). "I got a big stretch ahead of me". Spieth was a 20-year-old in the Presidents Cup , playing with Steve Stricker against Woods and Matt Kuchar in a modified alternate shot.

by | March 08, 2018 | 07:42

No. 16 Auburn basketball doesn't open play in the SEC Tournament until Friday at against the victor of Texas A&M and Alabama , but there are lots of other games that will determine where the Tigers are seeded in the NCAA Tournament. Turner has not started a game this season, but he has come off the bench to score 15 or more points eight different times. Gafford has more dunks this season than some SEC teams do and he's also a rim protector that few in the SEC can match.

by | March 08, 2018 | 07:45

They were the only team not to suffer a big injury, which is ironic considering they had the shortest rotation of players coming in. Oklahoma State , which improved to 19-13, entered the game with a No. They're shooters. They've had to learn over time, however, that in the cutthroat Big 12 where most games come down to the final few minutes, defense can win you a game as much, if not more, as your offense.

by | March 08, 2018 | 08:01

The Toronto Raptors had to rely on a fourth-quarter surge to take down the Atlanta Hawks 106-90 at the Air Canada Centre on Tuesday. Toronto has been flying under the radar for a majority of the season. He had five points and two rebounds, but they also signed Nigel Hayes to a ten-day contract to add depth at the position. The 23-year-old out of the University of Wisconsin was ineligible to play Tuesday for the Raptors, as he was still acquiring his work visa.

by | March 08, 2018 | 07:52

They may have started this debacle by single-handedly inflating Cousins' value and his leverage, but they ended it the right way. In return for his elite level of the play, the Broncos awarded Miller a 6-year, $114.5 million contract extension following the 2015 Super Bowl .

by | March 08, 2018 | 07:28

Manchester City recently secured their first silverware of this season with an emphatic 3-0 mauling of Arsene Wenger's Arsenal at Wembley last week. Just passing to pass is nothing, you have to pass to attack. "They respect the philosophy we build and the football we play", he said. "In the second half it was really, really poor".

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:35

Finally healthy after injuries to Colson and Farrell almost wrecked a promising season, Notre Dame advanced to play Thursday night in the quarterfinals against fifth-ranked and second-seeded Duke, the defending tournament champion. That started a ferocious surge that got a feisty Notre Dame squad back into it. Colson finished with 12 points. Notre Dame had a stretch bridging the two halves when it scored on only 3 of 25 possessions.

by | March 08, 2018 | 05:36

In the last five games of Big 12 play, Azubuike averaged 13 points, including 20 in a win against Texas and 21 in a win over top-25 West Virginia. When the Jayhawks take the court this weekend, they'll have to do so without one of their stars.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:27

Childers told SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Tuesday that Harvick's Ford had a rear window brace fail, leading to a malfunctioning roof with an ominous shape some thought could have created an aerodynamically competitive advantage. According to, officials chose to suspend Smith instead of Childers because the auto chief plays a more prominent role in dealing with the intricacies of the vehicle each weekend.

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:43

Yes, even the Super Bowl champions have a few areas in need of improvement, as the Eagles will face a challenge they've never dealt with before in 2018, which is defend their title. The only concern about Moore physically is that he has just average quickness (6.95 3-cone time), but he more than makes up for it with his explosion and speed.

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:19

The athletes and officials will return home next Thursday. The North Korean delegation to the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics enters the athletes' village in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, on March 7, 2018. This is the first time Pyongyang has dispatched athletes to the Winter Paralympics, having previously competed in the 2013 Asian Youth Para Games in Kuala Lumpur and the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon.

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:57

Liverpool last won the Champions League way back in 2005 but manager Juergen Klopp felt this Champions League performance shows the development that is happening at Liverpool . Simon Mignolet has changed his agent as he eyes a summer move away from Liverpool and he could consider staying in the Premier League or moving to Serie A or the Bundesliga.

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:20

And here's the kicker. Smith is focused on getting his team ready for its AAC Tournament opener against South Florida, though he questions the timing of these reports, "Unfortunate something like that is out there this time of year as we go into Conference play".

by | March 08, 2018 | 04:00

In a category rife with solid choices, it seems that Oscar voters didn't care that the now-retired Los Angeles Laker was accused of raping a woman in a hotel in 2003. Will Gary Oldman EVER be able to enjoy himself? He says he hasn't spoken to her since he was 13, explaining, "I was old enough to see that holding on to a relationship with her would damage my future, so stepping away for some time would be the only thing I saw fit".

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:39

At the moment, it is certainly hard when you go through a patch like that but I believe as well it is a good opportunity to show you have the quality and the strengths. We have not to forget we are good football players, but as well to fix reachable targets. In a way, confronting Milan at this moment provides a contrast that is gnawingly close to the bone given Arsenal's predicament, with Wenger's powers of motivation under scrutiny.

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:30

Firmino , no doubt with Saturday's match against Jose Mourinho's side in mind, was spared the final 30 minutes as Danny Ings made his first Champions League appearance at Anfield and, with time ticking away, Salah was given a 20-minute run-out.

by | March 08, 2018 | 03:07

Alabama is hosting its pro day today, and there are plenty of National Football League coaches and scouts in attendance to watch the eligible Crimson Tide players put on a show. Jones would add to the list of former head coaches who have joined Alabama staff. Tennessee will reportedly pay out Jones' buyout of approximately $8.2 million in monthly installments until February of 2021.

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:48

However, Field Yates of ESPN is reporting that the Patriots have decided on Wednesday afternoon to part way with the 31-year-old. Green Bay's attempt to recoup Bennett's signing bonus money through a grievance filed late past year was turned down by an independent arbitrator a few weeks ago, but the team plans to appeal.

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:37

Bale-who has picked up two goals and an assist in his last three La Liga matches-can and likely will play a significant role in helping Los Blancos finish their La Liga campaign as strongly as possible. " I have to choose players and Gareth is a really important player and will be until the end." "I went to see him last week and he was happy", the recently-appointed Wales manager said, "he wasn't happy that he didn't play the PSG game, but then the next few games he started".

by | March 08, 2018 | 00:07

However, as surprising as both of those trades were to see happen, it's safe to say that nothing tops the team's decision to send Alec Ogletree to the New York Giants when looking at everything the linebacker's done for the defense throughout his career.

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:40

Events at the Etihad Stadium threaten to be a little more sedate after Pep Guardiola's side all-but booked their spot in the quarter-finals with an emphatic 4-0 win in the first leg in Switzerland. He's also scored nine goals in his first nine Champions League appearances, making him the fastest player to reach the nine-goal tally in the competition.

by | March 08, 2018 | 00:09

US President Donald Trump has proposed the largest military budget since 2011, focused on beefing up the United States' nuclear defences and countering the growing strength of China and Russian Federation. The U.S. defense budget in 2017 was $602.8 billion, compared to China's $150.5 billion, according to IISS's calculations. Chinese President Xi Jinping has highlighted the vision of building "a community with a shared future for humanity", which stresses promoting trade and investment ...

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:01

Jones wasn't happy that Goodell suspended his running back Ezekiel Elliott over a domestic violence allegation. Jones met with Goodell on Monday in Florida to appeal Goodell's ruling, David Moore of the Dallas Morning News reported . The Patriots, meanwhile, filed an amicus brief for Brady and had an affidavit signed by owner Robert Kraft. As far as Elliott's case, Jones and the Cowboys provided a letter of support, but were not involved in the case.

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:04

According to police, a man went up to one of the apartments and started knocking on the door. A neighbor intervened and was shot multiple times by Abdul-Rahim. Las Vegas police are looking for 2-year-old Kuwait Abdul-Rahim. They say Abdul-Rahim should be considered armed and should not be approached. "Let the police do their job", Gordon said.

by | March 08, 2018 | 00:26

The injury comes at an bad time for Mysterio Jr., who has a scheduled bout against Japanese legend Justin "Thunder" Liger at NJPW's big Strong Style Evolved show in Long Beach, California in just three weeks. Keep in mind that Mysterio is 43 years of age , which may play a role in slowing down his recover, depending on the status of his injury. Mysterio is a three-time WWE world champion, a two-time Intercontinental Champion, five-time tag team champion, and eight-time cruiserweight champion.

by | March 08, 2018 | 00:06

Amid reports that cornerback Richard Sherman is on his way out the door, defensive lineman Michael Bennett is being traded to the Philadelphia Eagles , sources told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Bennett, 32, is a nine-year veteran and coming off his third straight Pro Bowl season in which he finished with 8.5 sacks and 35 tackles. The Super Bowl champion Eagles still have moves to make to get under the salary cap before the new league year - and free agency period - opens in one week.

by | March 08, 2018 | 00:26

As for the entirety of the tournament, Martin said that he will continue to play Porter throughout the event as long as he's feeling healthy. "For me it was always Mike's decision to play or not play", Martin said. Porter got cleared by his doctors in late February to return to practice with full contact. Porter and the rest of the Mizzou basketball team face either Vanderbilt or Georgia on Thursday in its first game of the SEC tournament.

by | March 07, 2018 | 22:21

Unlike mothers who feel they have no choice but to return to earning a wage, however, she is worth more than £100m thanks to years of success and sponsorship deals covering cars, planes, beds, bras and everything in between. Williams won, 10 points to five, though that was hardly relevant in the wider context. "They hung around and did fantastic for the game and I'm just really happy for them, to be quite honest".

by | March 07, 2018 | 23:01

Conor McGregor has taken a cheeky swipe at several high-profile sports stars after starring in a cringeworthy advertisement for fast food chain Burger King. NY rapper 50 Cent is not playing fair. "Someone tag 50cent in this for me", McGregor captioned the picture of himself. Start firing away. Take a few shots at Trump, Obama, LeBron James, a few football stars, throw in some National Hockey League guys and I think you'd be off to a great start.

by | March 07, 2018 | 23:58

It's not as though the Madrid figurehead hasn't been trying, however, as fans of both clubs will remember the deadline-day collapse of De Gea's 2015 move to Spain's capital over a paperwork error, per Sky Sports . The deal will see the keeper's pay packet rocket from the £210k-a-week deal he signed three years ago. The Spanish champions are in the market to replace Keylor Navas, although it was reported this week that De Gea has already rejected an offer from Madrid.

by | March 07, 2018 | 22:58

The billboards feature the hashtag #LABron while taking a shot at Cleveland and Philly. The plan was clearly thought out by the fan since the Cavs will be in Los Angeles for games against the Clippers on March 9 and the Lakers on March 11.

by | March 07, 2018 | 22:20

Sherman has told teammates goodbye over the last 24 hours and that he won't be on the team in 2018, sources tell NFL .com's Ian Rapoport . Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor also mentioned Sherman in an Instagram post Wednesday. You can see some of those rumors below. Sherman played just nine games in 2017 before he suffered a season-ending ruptured Achilles tendon in Week 10.

by | March 07, 2018 | 22:26

Paddy Jackson, 26, from Oakleigh Park, in Belfast, and Stuart Olding, 24, from Ardenlee Street, in the city, deny raping the same woman. Mr Jackson insisted she had followed him upstairs, a short time after she "ran her fingernails down my right arm" in the downstairs living room.