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  • Wilson Sporting Goods releases details on new ‘smart’ football

    You’ve heard of RoboCop, how about RoboQB? Just in time for Thursday’ s NFL Draft, Wilson Sporting Goods is releasing details on its new smart football, whose sensors, it claims, will provide information on release time, spin rate, spiral efficiency and speed. The Wilson Connected Football system will help quarterbacks learn to throw the ball...

    New York Post
  • Sam Darnold NFL Draft 2018: Scouting Report for Cleveland Browns' Pick

    POSITIVES — Darnold 's toughness and football IQ are what sell scouts on his ability and potential. —Operated in an offense that asked him to make full-field reads from the pocket and often from a snap under center...

    Bleacher Report
  • Pat Shurmur needed one day to believe in Eli Manning

    Davis Webb isn’t sure of his plans Friday night, but he’ll probably go out to dinner. Thursday night? Webb knows exactly where he’ll be. Even if he won’t admit it, the backup quarterback will be watching to find out if his future remains with the Giants — or if a new successor to Eli Manning...

    New York Post
  • Reuben Foster's Ex-Girlfriend Recants Domestic Violence Allegations

    Reuben Foster's ex-girlfriend,  Elissa Ennis, released a statement through her attorney Wednesday recanting her domestic violence allegations against the San Francisco 49ers linebacker...

    Bleacher Report
  • Giants and Jets need another night like April 28, 1981

    ARLINGTON, Texas — In retrospect it really is amazing just how swiftly a franchise’s fortunes can flip. In this case, in the ballroom of New York’s Sheraton Hotel, it took less than a minute. Literally. New Orleans had the first pick of that 1981 draft, by virtue of having gone 1-15 during the 1980 season,...

    New York Post
  • Gareon Conley Has Lawsuit Filed Against Him by Rape Accuser

    The woman who said Gareon Conley raped her in a Cleveland hotel in 2017 has filed a lawsuit against the Oakland Raiders cornerback, according to TMZ Sports ...

    Bleacher Report
  • Jets’ chance to vanquish nearly five-decade QB curse is here

    It’s here again, Jets fans: The NFL draft, otherwise known as Christmas in April. You’ve been here before, of course. You recall the anticipation of a franchise-saving quarterback being drafted, how this draft is going to change everything, how the Jets finally are going to find a quarterback worthy of doing what Joe Namath did...

    New York Post
  • What the Jets will do in their dream draft scenario

    The Jets’ first-round pick on Thursday night has been discussed, dissected and debated for more than a year. Finally, the NFL draft is here. Around 8:30 p.m. Thursday, the answer to the question we have all been asking for months will be answered: Which quarterback will the Jets select as their new face of the...

    New York Post
  • James Bettcher disciple: Giants ideal fit for aggressive defense

    The most familiar face Kareem Martin saw upon arriving to the Giants is the one that mattered most. While nearly every player at the team’s minicamp is first learning the new offensive and defensive systems, the 26-year-old linebacker is well ahead of his teammates, having spent each of his first four seasons playing under new...

    New York Post
  • Raiders Draft Rumors: Oakland Willing to Trade to No. 5 or 6 for Bradley Chubb

    With a run of quarterbacks likely early in the 2018 NFL draft, Bradley Chubb and other top prospects could still be on the board longer than initially expected. That could lead to some teams looking to move up to get a steal...

    Bleacher Report
  • Real Madrid showed they are vulnerable despite win, says Bayern’s Heynckes

    • German champions beaten 2-1 at home in first leg of semi-final• ‘We showed that we can hurt them, so we take hope from this’ Jupp Heynckes said he did not know how his team had lost to Real Madrid but insisted that he does know how they can beat them in the return leg – by playing the same way. Despite losing 2-1 at the Allianz Arena, the Bayern Munich manager insisted his side can still reach the Champions League final. “Tonight’s match showed that Real Madrid are vulnerable, that they can be...

    the Guardian
  • NBA great Ray Allen talks about being 'clutch,' new book

    NBA great Ray Allen tells the "AP Sports Weekly" podcast that the players who step up to take the big shots in the playoffs do so because they refuse to be overwhelmed by the moment. Allen propelled Miami to an NBA title in 2013 with a 3-pointer in Game 6 of the Finals against San...

    ABC News
  • NBA great Ray Allen talks about being 'clutch,' new book

    NBA great Ray Allen tells the "AP Sports Weekly" podcast that the players who step up to take the big shots in the playoffs do so because they refuse to be overwhelmed by the moment. Allen propelled Miami to an NBA title in 2013 with a 3-pointer in Game 6 of the Finals against San...

    ABC News
  • Mo Salah can challenge Ronaldo and Messi for Ballon d’Or, says Lovren

    • Liverpool team-mates praise striker as one of the world’s top three• ‘Mo is becoming a superstar … it looks easy what he does’ Mohamed Salah has already shot past Kevin De Bruyne to take the first individual award of the domestic season; now bookmakers are starting to wake up to the possibility of Liverpool’s goal machine breaking the Lionel Messi-Cristiano Ronaldo duopoly in the Ballon d’Or at the end of the year. The Egyptian has 43 goals in 47 clubs games this season, which is incredible...

    the Guardian
  • 2018 NFL Draft Trade Rumors: Packers Looking to Move Up for 'Top-Tier Talent'

    One day before the 2018 NFL draft begins at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the Green Bay Packers could be looking to make a move up in the first round...

    Bleacher Report
  • Cowboys legend: The Giants can send a message with one pick

    ARLINGTON, Texas — If the Giants want to win now, their choice with the No. 2 pick in Thursday’s NFL draft should be an easy one, according to Michael Irvin. “If I’m going to go with Eli [Manning], and we’re trying to make that run, I don’t know how you let that kid [Saquon] Barkley...

    New York Post
  • Raiders CB Gareon Conley's Rape Accuser Files Lawsuit

    The woman who claims Gareon Conley raped her at a Cleveland hotel last year has filed a lawsuit against the Raiders player ... claiming she was mentally and physically hurt during the alleged incident. FYI, Conley -- 22 years old -- was…

    TMZ
  • North Texas forecast: Drafty. And no one knows what's next

    Anyone who thinks the draft pundits and even some team general managers have no clue what will happen in Thursday's opening round of the draft should talk to the guys likely to get selected early. You won't get much clarity. You will get the same shrugs, the same "it's not in my control"...

    ABC News
  • Mohamed Salah's goalscoring heroics must make him Ballon d'Or contender, insists Liverpool teammate Dejan Lovren

    Salah has the most goals in Europe's top five leagues this season

    www.independent.co.uk
  • Hampden Park must remain Scotland's football ground, says Craig Brown

    Craig Brown added his voice to the calls for Hampden Park to remain Scotland’s home ground, as the Scottish Football Association consider whether or not to buy the stadium from its current owners, Queens Park.

    The Telegraph
  • Arsene Wenger: I want to manage another top European club

    Arsene Wenger has opened the door on the extraordinary prospect of returning to Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium with another team after admitting that he hopes to continue in elite European club competition.

    The Telegraph
  • Mohamed Salah is up there with Messi and Ronaldo, says Dejan Lovren

    Dejan Lovren says Mohamed Salah deserves to be a leading candidate for the Ballon d’Or having elevated himself to the status of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo this season.

    The Telegraph
  • Jones and Goodell chatty and chummy at draft event

    As Roger Goodell and Jerry Jones sat side by side chatting, then grabbed shovels at a junior high school to dedicate a new field, they sure seemed chummy. Then again, this was for a worthy cause, so any and all past animosities over suspensions and lawsuits and contract extensions were, uh,...

    ABC News
  • Final NFL mock draft: The Giants and Jets land their weapons

    The Serby Mock 5.0 — aided by a pair of Deep Throats in garages in close proximity to the Quest Diagnostics Center and The Atlantic Health Jets Training Center — has Giants GM Dave Gettleman landing Saquon Barkley and Jets GM Mike Maccagnan embracing Baker Mayfield. 1. Browns QB Sam Darnold, USC Because GM John...

    New York Post