NFL Draft 2018: Will the Browns take Baker Mayfield at No. 1?

Could Baker Mayfield be the first quarterback to go in this year’s NFL Draft?
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According to sources with ESPN.com, the Browns, who have the first and fourth overall picks, are heavily weighing drafting Mayfield first.

Apparently the Browns already know who they are drafting first. And Mayfield was discussed as a serious consideration before that decision was made, so there is a chance the former Oklahoma QB could be the 2018 overall top pick.

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Cubs: Bryant wasn’t available to reporters before the game. I think he’s feeling more like himself today, Maddon said. … INF/OF Ben Zobrist (back tightness) could come off the DL when he is eligible to return on Saturday.

Milwaukee RHP Junior Guerra (2-0, 0.56) faces Cubs LHP Jose Quintana (2-1, 7.78) on Saturday. In three previous starts and 16 innings, Guerra has allowed only one earned run and 10 hits, but hasn’t gone longer than 5 2/3 innings. Quintana pitched six shutout innings and allowed three hits at Milwaukee on April 8, his only strong outing this season.

Calderon provided a huge lift, making a pair of 3-pointers and contributing several other hustle plays in 20 minutes. The 36-year-old has done whatever Cleveland’s needed.

Jose has been steady for us all year, Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said. G-Hill goes down and Jose comes in and makes plays. He’s been that guy for us all year.

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Miami’s star is mulling retirement after the Heat were eliminated Tuesday in Philadelphia. James spent four years playing in Miami with Wade, who began this season with the Cavs before being traded.

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In a statement, the Panthers said, among other things, Because this matter continues to be under an ongoing legal review, we will not comment publicly on the specifics of the allegations, but we do feel compelled to establish what we are doing to provide a healthy work environment.
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That same day, the NFL announced it was taking over the investigation, naming White to lead the probe. Later that night, Richardson announced plans to sell the team.

The sale is still in the works, and Richardson remains the owner. If you spend time feeling sorry for Shaquem Griffin, he’s going to beat you.

Don’t have no pity, don’t take it easy on me, because I’m going to give it everything I got, the one-handed linebacker who starred at Central Florida said Wednesday. Somebody’s going to get embarrassed. I guarantee it’s not going to be me, so you better give me your best shot because I’m coming at you 100 mph with every single play.

Hanna joined the Cowboys as a sixth-round pick in 2012 and played in 78 games for the team. He missed the entire 2016 season before returning to play every game last season and ends his career with 37 catches for 374 yards and a touchdown.

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Debate regarding Colin Kaepernick and his national anthem protests have not necesarily died down. Despite the fact that he didn’t suit up for a single game last season, the free agent quarterback remains the center of controversy around the NFL.

DeRozan and Lowry are different characters. Lowry is sardonic, while DeRozan is earnest. Lowry can be temperamental, whereas DeRozan exudes an almost neutral mood. But in their six seasons together in Toronto, the backcourt pairing has cultivated an old-married-couple rapport. At the podium following Tuesday’s game, the dialogue-driven buddy comedy was in full effect, as DeRozan tried to convey that his offensive outburst was not premeditated but a natural development of circumstance.

Lowry rolled his eyes, and it was entirely obvious that while he’s genuine in his belief that DeRozan was underselling the level of calculation in his prolific evening, Lowry was enjoying the experience of flustering his teammate in a way the Wizards could not.

“I didn’t even — like I said, I didn’t go out there planning to score 37 points,” DeRozan finally continued. “I went out there to be aggressive. With my aggressiveness came 37 points.”

The Lions had been planning for the possibility of playing Arizona and San Francisco back-to-back weeks, even considering staying out west for the practice week in between. They dodged a bullet there.

The key to the season could be a second-half home stretch. Coming off a winnable game in Chicago, the Lions will host the Panthers, Bears (on Thanksgiving) and Rams.

The Lions laid an egg against the Panthers at Ford Field last season and will be looking for vengeance. Up next, if you can’t beat the Bears at home, on Thanksgiving no less, you’re probably not a playoff-caliber team. And having 11 days to recuperate and prepare for the high-octane Rams is a positive.

Most players prefer a bye week at the midpoint of the season or later. The Lions will get an early break, after just five games, making the stretch run that much more grueling. The good news is the first game back is against the Dolphins, a team that doesn’t look like it will be very competitive in 2018.seahawks_190

Chopra has been more effusive in the past.

In a podcast with Peter King of SI.com, he elaborated on the final scene of the documentary, in which Brady spoke about his commitment to another long football season after a difficult Super Bowl loss.
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This idea that he’s going to play for four or five more seasons, . . . I mean, this is just me, the guy who’s been around him for a while now. I just have a hard time envisioning that, Chopra said. But we’ll see. I do think that these next few weeks and months are a critical time for him.

Chopra did say he thought Brady would continue to play, but it’s clear that the combination of age, family pressures, and a long run in a highly stressful environment has led us to the point where nothing is automatic.
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So until someone else actually says something, we’ll have to wait for the next version of will-he-or-won’t-he.

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The 30-year-old Houston could offer some pass-rush help, and the Raiders have never been ashamed to collect veterans.

That was the moment the NFL confirmed that players have permission to sit, kneel, whatever during the anthem. And that was the moment that it became inappropriate to make hiring and firing decisions based on whether a player chooses to exercise the league-given right to not stand. After all, what good is any right in employment if exercising that right will get you fired?

When the anthem controversy reached new heights in September 2017, fueled by an attack on the NFL and protesting players by the President, the league did not change the rule. Instead, the league reiterated the fact that players have the right to protest, if they choose to do so.

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Not only are you playing for if you want to be in blue or orange next year, but you’re also playing for 31 other teams too, the running back said, per Jon Heath of Broncos Wire.

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Even CC [Sabathia] said that when we faced him in live BP, ‘The approach I had against you was the same approach I had against Stanton. I was trying to make the same pitch.’

With that in mind, what does that mean for projecting the deals for next winter’s top free agents?

Booker seemed to be saying that any executive-office nominee must openly espouse the left’s positions on those issues. And the NJ Democrat seemed baffled by Pompeo’s refusal to accept the left’s views on sexuality, even though polls show his position remains very much a mainstream view in America. Jamison Crowder Womens Jersey Not to mention that Pompeo’s views on gay sex are completely irrelevant to the job that he seeks. Or, adds Davis, at least they should be irrelevant. But pols like Booker seek to purge the remaining dissenters from polite society.

The Blue Jays-Indians game has been rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on May 3. The Blue Jays and Indians also had Saturday’s game postponed.
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The Cubs-Braves game will be played May 14.

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People have been writing us off all year. And we just keep proving people wrong. So that’s what we’re gonna do, he said.
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Milwaukee got as close as 107-97 with 4:13 to play. But the Celtics responded with an 11-2 run, capped by a banked in 3-pointer by Brown to push their lead back up to 118-99.

Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 30 points, nine rebounds and eight assists. Khris Middleton added 25 points.
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I think as a team we didn’t show up tonight, Antetokounmpo said.

Turnovers were an issue for the second straight game for Milwaukee. The Bucks finished with 15, leading to 21 Boston points. They also shot just 41 percent from the free-throw line (7 of 17).

They were just the more desperate team tonight again, Middleton said. We started off poorly again…. We’ve just got to more into it, got to be the more desperate, hungry team.

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Brown was coming off a 20-point night in Boston’s Game 1 win on Sunday.

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Brown set a new career high with 12 field goals, and he connected on 5 of 12 3-pointers.

Former Tennessee QB Quinten Dormady to join Houston next season

Former Tennessee starting quarterback Quinten Dormady will spend his final season at Houston, he announced on Tuesday night.

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Finch was arrested after officers in Edmond, located 14 miles north of Oklahoma City, found Finch in a car that smelled of marijuana. Finch allegedly swung at officers and ran through an apartment complex before officers finally wrestled Finch to the ground and handcuffed him.

Finch was a running back at OU from 2010-2013 and is a return specialist for the CFL’s Calgary Stampeders.

The Astros’ offense went into a mini-slump, scoring four or fewer runs in six straight games in a stretch that ended earlier this week, matching their longest such streak last season. They managed to win four of those six games, though, as their pitching has dominated. Of note is Gerrit Cole, who struck out 14 batters on Friday, giving him 36 K’s for the season. That’s the most by any pitcher in his first three games with a team since the mound was moved to its current distance in 1893, according to Elias Sports Bureau research. — Jacob Nitzberg, ESPN Stats & Information
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Baseball is an era of extremes, from strikeouts to home runs and perhaps especially with team construction, now that there is a growing number of super teams and tanking teams, with fewer clubs between.
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The extremes extend to individual components within a team. Major league clubs have built super bullpens and record-setting rotations, historically productive lineups and top-tier defenses. When elite units collide, such as with the Dodgers’ rotation and bullpen facing the Astros’ lineup last October, some remarkable baseball can occur.

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Tampa Bay is off to a tough start, entering Monday with a 3-12 record.

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Cash said Mallex Smith, who has been in left field, will get the bulk of playing time in center.

Right-handed pitcher Chih-Wei Hu was recalled from Triple-A Durham to fill Kiermaier’s roster spot.

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The Texans snagging a star player from their in-state rival would be icing on the cake.

Bryant heading to Houston would also make on-field sense. Playing alongside DeAndre Hopkins would take pressure off Bryant and allow him more one-on-one matchup on the opposite side. Imagine trying to defend Hopkins and Bryant in the end zone. It would also buffer the options for young quarterback Deshaun Watson. After upgrading the defense with one star castoff, Tyrann Mathieu, Houston could add another in Bryant.
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Signing Bryant doesn’t feel like a Dave Gettleman move, but swapping Brandon Marshall for Dez would be an upgrade alongside Odell Beckham Jr. and Sterling Shepard. Adding Bryant would further signify the Giants’ intentions to try to pry open the Eli Manning era. There’s also that in-division rivalry aspect to keep in mind.
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The Panthers attempted to get faster at receiver last season by trading away Kelvin Benjamin to mixed results. Importing Bryant would halt that plan, but provide Cam Newton a big-bodied pass-catcher to snag his high throws. New GM Marty Hurney feels more likely to take a risk on importing a personality like Bryant than his predecessor, Gettleman. Also, the Panthers host the Cowboys in 2018, if, you know, Dez needs that revenge factor. Daniel Kilgore Authentic Jersey

According to a Santa Clara County press release, Foster is accused of physically attacking his live-in girlfriend, leaving her bruised and with a ruptured ear drum.

In addition to the allegation of domestic violence, Foster was also booked for suspicion of possessing an assault rifle and charged with misdemeanor possession of a large capacity weapon magazine. Foster appeared in court Thursday, with teammates Richard Sherman and Jaquiski Tartt in attendance. Niners Nation reported that Foster’s plea date is now set for April 30 and and his bail was set at $75,000.

The 49ers released a generic statement shortly after.

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When team founder Bud Adams died, ownership of the Titans was split equally among three branches of his family tree, without designating any one of them as having control. Susie Adams Smith and her husband, Kenneth, originally served as the controlling owners. That later shifted to Amy Adams Strunk.

Ultimately, success or failure will hinge not only on the ability of the player to adjust to the next level but also on factors beyond his control, such as the ability of his coaching staff at the next level to get the most out of him. Five quarterbacks went in round one 19 years ago, with Tim Couch to the Browns at No. 1, Donovan McNabb to the Eagles at No. 2, Akili Smith to the Bengals at No. 3, Daunte Culpepper to the Vikings at No. 11, and Cade McNown to the Bears at No. 12. They collectively failed more than they thrived.

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored for the Oilers (36-40-6), who won their final two games in a disappointing season that saw them miss the playoffs despite being early favorites.

Connor McDavid had a pair of assists to give him 108 points and clinch his second consecutive Art Ross Trophy as the league’s leading scorer. In doing so, he joins Wayne Gretzky as the only two players in NHL history to win the scoring race more than once at 22 years of age or younger.

So who will it be? Via Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, coach Dirk Koetter recently suggested that the secondary will be an area that the team targets in the draft.