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Source: Cowboys to use tag on DE Lawrence

March 5, 2018 - 11:43am
Unable to reach a deal on a long-term contract, the Dallas Cowboys will place the franchise tag on Pro Bowl defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence, guaranteeing him roughly $17 million for 2018, according to a source.

Tubby Smith: Transfers allow players 'to quit'

March 5, 2018 - 11:32am
Memphis coach Tubby Smith, who has been a head coach at six different schools, thinks that allowing players to transfer more freely teaches them to quit.

UVa unanimous No. 1 in AP poll; U-M up to 7th

March 5, 2018 - 10:54am
Virginia is now the unanimous No. 1 in the AP Top 25, while Michigan made a big jump into the top 10 after winning the Big Ten tournament title.

The young and surging Lakers are pushing through adversity

March 5, 2018 - 10:38am
The Lakers are almost certainly out of the Western Conference playoff race, but their recent 17-7 stretch shows how far the team has come since the beginning of the season.

What award should exist but doesn't?

March 5, 2018 - 9:39am
The NHL needs to add some new end-of-season hardware. How about a Breakthrough Player Award that rewards late bloomers like William Karlsson, or a Bobby Orr Trophy for the top-scoring defenseman?

Award Watch: New leader for the Hart Trophy

March 5, 2018 - 9:37am
With a little more than a month left in the NHL season, there's a new favorite for MVP and some other shakeups as the races tighten down the stretch.

Scorecard: A standout night for boxing in New York with Wilder, Kovalev, Bivol and Uzcategui

March 5, 2018 - 9:15am
Boxing fans were treated with plenty of action in New York City over the weekend while overseas a big return to the win column for Kell Brook set the table for a potential fight against Amir Khan.

Matic completes Man United comeback at Palace

March 5, 2018 - 9:00am
It looked unlikely when they fell 2-0 down, but Jose Mourinho's men found a way to claim a win that sends them back into second in the Premier League.

Combine standout Shaquem Griffin fits Steelers' need for speed

March 5, 2018 - 8:52am
The dynamic and speedy playmaker out of UCF would be the latest in a long line of linebackers the Steelers have drafted out of the state of Florida.

Should Kirk Cousins land in Arizona, an NFC West reunion with Kyle Shanahan, Sean McVay awaits

March 5, 2018 - 8:51am
The quarterback would have to face two of his former offensive coordinators four times a year if he should sign with the Cardinals.

Jerry Jones will 'get right into the facts' at hearing with Roger Goodell

March 5, 2018 - 8:50am
On Monday, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones will feel, in effect, what a player facing the NFL commissioner's judge-and-jury power feels.

The enduring legacy of Jack Hoffman's inspiring Nebraska run

March 5, 2018 - 8:41am
Five years ago, a 7-year-old battling brain cancer took the country by storm with a 69-yard touchdown in the Nebraska spring game. It turns out, that was just the beginning.

Aldon Smith enters rehab facility, fiancée says

March 5, 2018 - 8:36am
Suspended Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith has checked into rehab after an alleged domestic violence incident Saturday night in San Francisco, his fiancée told TMZ.

NBA Power Rankings: The West just got wild

March 5, 2018 - 8:10am
Between the Rockets' 15-game winning streak and the torrid runs from the Pelicans and Blazers, the Western Conference landscape is changing right before our eyes.

Lester trying 'Jordan-to-Pippen bounce' throw

March 5, 2018 - 7:49am
In an unorthodox attempt to solve his well-documented throwing problem, Cubs pitcher Jon Lester is experimenting with bouncing throws to first base, calling it the "Jordan-to-Pippen bounce."

Time for Conte to buckle down at Chelsea

March 5, 2018 - 7:32am
Antonio Conte's talked enough about Chelsea's shortcomings. Now it's time to buckle down. PLUS: Time to give Barcelona the league title?

Bracketology: Big day in the Big 12

March 5, 2018 - 7:12am
The Bearcats won a thriller over Wichita State to claim the American Athletic Conference regular-season title. Their reward was a move up in Joe Lunardi's latest projection of the NCAA tournament field.

The eight teams that have a chance to win the title (and the 343 that don't)

March 5, 2018 - 6:35am
There is one list you don't want to be on. Kansas is on it. So is Kentucky. Who isn't? Only eight men's basketball teams avoided having their names called.

2018 QB situations for all 32 NFL teams: Depth charts, outlooks, more

March 5, 2018 - 6:29am
While some teams are unquestionably set at QB, others are searching, hoping or waiting for stability at the most important position.

The Jaguars' uni makeover awards revealed

March 5, 2018 - 6:12am
The readers have spoken with a set of new looks for the Jags that might end up being better than the real thing.