Football

CB Sheffield tears pec at combine

[ad_1] INDIANAPOLIS -- In a day that saw several players, including Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence and Florida's Jachai Polite, cut short their on-field workouts at the NFL's scouting combine due to injuries, Ohio State cornerback Kendall Sheffield may have suffered the most serious injury of all.Sheffield, who came to the combine with many personnel executives in the league ranking him as a middle- to late-round draft pick, suffered what
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What Quad 1 wins mean

[ad_1] 12:10 AM ETJohn GasawayESPN Insider CloseESPN Insider college basketball contributor First began covering college hoops in 2004 Has written for Basketball Prospectus and the Wall Street JournalEditor's note: The NCAA tournament Bubble Watch has been updated through games of Sunday, March 3. When Indiana beat Michigan State for a second time this season, the game was promptly filed away as the Hoosiers' sixth Quad 1 win of the season.
Hockey

Johansen scores in shootout, Predators beat Wild 3-2

[ad_1] ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Ryan Johansen scored in the fourth round of the shootout on Sunday night to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 victory over Minnesota and stop the Wild’s winning streak at five games. Filip Forsberg had the tying goal with 4:19 remaining in regulation and backup goalie Juuse Saros won for the first time in four starts for the Predators, who outshot the Wild 17-3
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Sources — Hardy to return vs. Smoliakov April 27

[ad_1] Greg Hardy will look to win his first UFC fight in April.According to sources, Hardy is scheduled to meet Dmitrii Smoliakov at the UFC Fight Night event on April 27 in Sunrise, Florida.Hardy (3-1), the former controversial NFL star turned mixed martial artist, lost his Octagon debut in January via disqualification when he landed an illegal knee on Allen Crowder in the second round.Smolyakov (8-2) has lost his past
Hockey

Wheeler’s 4 goals power Jets over Blue Jackets 5-2

[ad_1] COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Blake Wheeler scored three of his four goals in the third period, Connor Hellebuyck had 40 saves and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Sunday night. Wheeler’s goal with 2:13 left off Patrik Laine’s feed sealed the game, and he added an empty-netter with 34 seconds left. Sami Niku also tallied for the Jets, who won their second straight and stayed
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Hardy returning for UFC vs. Smoliakov in April

[ad_1] Greg Hardy will look to win his first UFC fight in April.According to sources, Hardy is scheduled to meet Dmitry Smoliakov at the UFC Fight Night event on April 27 in Sunrise, Florida.Hardy (3-1), the former controversial NFL star turned mixed martial artist, lost his Octagon debut in January via disqualification when he landed an illegal knee on Allen Crowder in the second round.Smolyakov (8-2) has lost his past
Nascar

Kyle Busch going for weekend sweep in NASCAR race at Vegas

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS (AP) — Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski were side by side off the fourth turn, two teammates fighting for the last burst of speed on the final lap at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Logano barely managed to block Keselowski’s move, and the defending NASCAR Cup Series champion hung on for his first win in his title defense season. “That was more intense than I wanted it to
Hockey

Ottawa Senators 3, Florida Panthers 2

[ad_1] SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Ottawa Senators snapped their seven-game losing streak, and it came at the expense of the struggling Florida Panthers. Rudolfs Balcers scored a tiebreaking goal in the second period and Senators beat the Panthers 3-2 Sunday, handing Florida its fourth straight loss. Brian Gibbons and Zack Smith also scored for the Senators. Anders Nilsson stopped 30 shots. “It feels really good for our guys. It’s