Ravens sign Brandon Carr to four-year deal

Schefter believes that he will only be in Baltimore for two years. He played four years in Kansas City before signing with Dallas. Presumably, the guarantees won't impact their ability to dump Clairborne after a year if it's a multi-year deal.

Due to discrimination by USA Hockey, women's team boycotts world championship

The U.S. women's national hockey team will sit out the 2017 IIHF World Championship due to stalled contract negotiations with USA Hockey, it was announced Wednesday. They threatened to do the same to other players who spoke up about the inequity in USA Hockey's funding, and sadly, it worked. The players do receive year-round support directly from the U.S.

Malcolm Butler trade would be ideal companion to Brandin Cooks deal

Butler was rumored to be a piece in the Brandin Cooks trade, but he was ultimately ineligible to be dealt because he hadn't signed his RFA tender (one-year, $3.9 million). 11 to make a splash or if they use them independently. There are two scenarios that could occur if the Saints do land Butler this year. Cooks was not the only trade that the Patriots made on Friday.

Gerard Pique: 'Barcelona had Paris Saint-Germain hangover'

The shock loss comes just four days after Neymar inspired Barca to a stunning 6-1 demolition of PSG in the UEFA Champions League, completing a comeback from a 4-0 first leg defeat in that round of 16 encounter. "We didn't have the fluidity we needed to overcome their deep defending. Deportivo are fighting relegation and we knew it was going to be hard here but we're not going to give up the fight for La Liga".

Washington's Sidney Jones carted off Pro Day with leg injury

The Huskies cornerback clutched at his left leg and had to be carted off after going down while backpedaling during a drill. After brief conversations on the sideline, Jones hopped on the back of a cart and was taken out of the building.

Seed in the NCAA Tournament, Open in Buffalo, New York

While it's not really fair the Zags are held to a Final Four or bust standard these days (a standard just about any team in the country would kill for), that is the program's burden. The 'Dores finished the year 19-15 with a 10-8 record in conference play. Their nonconference schedule was weak but they own two wins over Baylor, one over West Virginia and Oklahoma State and had two losses to Kansas by a total of five points.

Alshon Jeffery: Carson Wentz is a 'future MVP'

The signing of Jeffery and Torrey Smith completely changes the offense for the Eagles. Philadelphia had one of the NFL's worst group of wide receivers, but it improved significantly for second-year quarterback Carson Wentz on Thursday.

National Football League free agency: Jaguars make big moves to bolster defense

Both Campbell and Jefferson have spent the entirety of their National Football League careers in Arizona, with Campbell playing in the desert for the last nine seasons while Jefferson has served as a Cardinals' safety for the last four years.

Cavaliers' Andrew Bogut done for season with broken leg

Bogut underwent additional imaging and evaluation on Tuesday. "His tibia has been set and he is undergoing a non-surgical treatment and recovery plan commencing immediately with an extended period of immobilisation and healing stimulation".

Cuckfield's new overseas signing Raval hits 52 against South Africa

On a see-saw day in Dunedin, South Africa's first innings in the first Test against New Zealand was galvanised by Dean Elgar, who notched up his seventh century after the Proteas won the toss and elected to bat first. Du Plessis finally opted against bowling first when he noticed that New Zealand had dropped pace spearhead Tim Southee to play two spinners in Jeetan Patel and Mitchell Santner.

Dirk Nowitzki Joins The 30000 Point Club

On Tuesday night, 38-year-old Dirk Nowitzki entered a regular season against the Los Angeles Lakers needing only 20 points to become the first foreign player to score 30,000 points in the National Basketball Association. Nowitzki's second year made some people eat their words as he began to find his rhythm in the league. Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James - who with just over 28,300 career points could become the next player to break 30,000 - also issued a salute via social media.

97-year-old twins perish in cold after fall outside

Investigators believe Haley was walking through the garage to go inside and call for help when she tripped on a rug and fell, police said. Temperatures in the region dropped into the low 20s Fahrenheit (below -6°C) that night. Police Chief John LaCross tells WPRI-TV a neighbor spotted the women Saturday morning. Haley lived on the waterfront in Barrington for more than 60 years - just a 20-minute drive away from her twin.

Sunderland boss Moyes confident of stopping Manchester City

Guardiola said: "We were lucky to go in ahead, but after we scored the second goal we controlled the game". "When that happens during the game, mentally you're more relaxed, more confident and of course the quality of their play makes the difference".

Nick Kyrgios goes from big win to big letdown at Mexico Open

Rafael Nadal ran his Mexican Open winning streak to 13 matches Thursday night, beating Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka 7-6 (7-2), 6-3 to reach the semifinals. The American's fierce serve and power from deep in the court proved too much for Nadal to handle, but the Spaniard was keen to look to the positives as he continues his return from a wrist injury.

Darryl Sutter and former Flames captain Jarome Iginla reunite in Los Angeles

The Kings' also added veteran rental goaltender Ben Bishop over the weekend. When the Los Angeles Kings traded forward Dwight King it was seen as a move to bring in another forward to boost the offense. He came closest in 2004 when he led the Calgary Flames to Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals with 13 goals and 22 points. No doubt Iginla will provide something, Sutter may choose to use his sniping skills for the Kings power play which is now in the bottom ten at 24th.

Lightning trade Filppula, picks to Flyers for Streit

The Lightning have acquired Mark Streit from the Flyers. Filppula, 32, has seven goals and 27 assists this season. Philadelphia has a log jam at defense with a multitude of blue line prospects likely to make the jump to the National Hockey League next year.

Tamil Nadu decides to go 'Swadeshi', stops sale of Coca Cola, Pepsi

Pepsi and Coke sell a range of products across India, including softdrinks and bottled water, and the boycott proposal in Tamil Nadu could affect more than a million outlets in India's most prosperous state, which is home to almost 70 million people.

Mets to keep David Wright from throwing because of shoulder impingement

Wright has no structural damage and does not need surgery at this time, Alderson added. Wright is owed $67 million by the Mets over the next four seasons. Wright was diagnosed with spinal stenosis, a chronic back ailment, in 2015 and underwent surgery to fix a herniated disk in his neck last June. Reyes and Flores's performances a year ago could best be described as Fine or Good Enough, which, truthfully, is likely an improvement over what Wright could offer the team at this point.

Steelers tag RB Bell

Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said two weeks ago that the team would consider using the tag, but would like Bell to retire as a Steeler. The team placed the exclusive franchise tag on the dual-threat running back on Monday, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport .

Dwyane Wade delivers vintage slam to seal victory against Phoenix Suns

Devin Booker led the Suns (18-40) with 27 points and Eric Bledsoe , Marquese Chriss and TJ Warren each scored 17. Booker made two free throws, but missed a third with one-second left in regulation. "And do my best job as a player that I can do". "I'd be lying if I said this wasn't a tough day for me", Tucker said Thursday. We can be in the playoffs and go from there.

Kings acquire Ben Bishop from Lightning

Dean Lombardi says the trade for Ben Bishop was not an insurance policy but the opportunity to have two number one goalies. Peter Budaj had been playing admirably this season thus far, backing up the injured Jonathan Quick . He returned Saturday and stopped 32 of 33 Anaheim Ducks shots on goal in a win - and looked like his old self in the process. The official details: The Kings get Bishop and a 2017 fifth-round pick from the Lightning for Budaj, defenseman Erik Cernak , a ...

Vancouver Canucks recall forward Grenier and McEneny from AHL Utica

With five lineup regulars , including the entire right side of the Canucks' defence sidelined by the mumps, this game against the Sharks was one where Vancouver's top players were going to have to do something special for the team to win. The goal was Marleau's 22nd of the season. Micheal Haley went after Labate and drew a roughing penalty, but Jones stoned the Canucks on the power play again.

Formula One is a bit outdated: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton's relationship with Mercedes' management came under scrutiny at several points previous year, notably in the Abu Dhabi title decider when he ignored instructions to speed up in a last-ditch attempt to turn the championship battle in his favour.

Former Syracuse player Chris McCullough traded from Brooklyn to Washington

A solid three-point shooter who averaged 14.2 points and shot 35.7 percent from three-point range in Brooklyn playing 27 minutes a game as a starter, Bogdanovic should benefit greatly from time he'll spend on the court with Wall - easily the best point guard he's ever played with, and one of the best players in the league at setting others up for three-point shots.

Budapest Olympic bid on last legs as mayor to seek government guidance

The chief organiser of Budapest's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games has acknowledged the city are now a significant underdog following considerable local opposition to its candidacy. Budapest is not the only bid to have pulled out of the race to hos the Games in 2024. The final decision was reportedly made Wednesday during a meeting that included the country's prime minister, Viktor Orban, Budapest Mayor Istvan Tarlos and the Hungarian Olympic Committee.

Blackburn Rovers striker wants team-mates to enjoy Manchester United contest

Chelsea humiliated United earlier in October when goals from Pedro, Gary Cahill, Eden Hazard and N'Golo Kante helped the Premier League leaders to secure an impressive 4-0 victory in Jose Mourinho's return to Stamford Bridge. England striker Kane opened the scoring for Spurs after 16 minutes and added two more in the second half as they ran out comprehensive winners against the Championship side.

Mark Clattenburg to continue as Premier League referee until end of season

The Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) announced last week that the 41-year-old had taken up a role with the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF), which was expected to start immediately. "He has been a great asset to the English game and hopefully an inspiration to those who want to get into refereeing at the grassroots of the game". Clattenburg, a Fifa referee since 2006, is widely considered to be one of the best officials in world football.

Markos wants to make noise at UFC Fight Night Halifax

Browne nearly had the fight in the bag early, but Lewis dug deep and solidified yet another come-from-behind victory in devastating fashion. Felder (13-3) caught the 34-year-old Ricci (10-5) with a left elbow to the nose, then pounded him to the ground near the cage to score the win at 4:44 of the first round.

Melbourne says no to Netanyahu visit

Business and religious leaders, lawyers, academics, entertainers and former politicians have joined forces to oppose Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Australia, saying his policies "provoke, intimidate and oppress" the Palestinian people and are pushing the Middle East further from peace.

All-Star weekend announcer mistakenly introduces Kevin Durant as from Oklahoma City

But when he's been asked questions about Durant during media sessions for the game, all he wants to do is talk about fashion. "I don't know what you all need", Westbrook said. Durant left the Thunder for the Warriors during free agency after Golden State lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals. Everyone around the All-Star Game wants to talk Westbrook, Durant and their friendship turned rivalry.