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New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman eschewed the quarterback position in the first round in 2018. He snagged his guy this time around. Big Blue used the No. 6 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft on Duke quarterback Daniel Jones, the first of New York’s two draft selections in the opening round on…

Former LSU middle linebacker Devin White’s pre-draft goal to be a top-five pick came to fruition Thursday night. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected White with the fifth overall pick of 2019 NFL Draft, completing a pre-draft courtship that began at the NFL Scouting Combine. White met with the Buccaneers for a formal interview in Indianapolis,…

New general manager Mike Mayock has thrown the draft’s first curveball, as NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport predicted earlier this week. The Raiders selected Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft on Thursday night. Fearing that their plans would be leaked, Mayock and coach Jon Gruden…

The New York Jets reportedly hoped to find a trade partner at No. 3 overall in the 2019 NFL Draft. They didn’t find one, but Gang Green did unearth a stellar defensive line prospect in Alabama tackle Quinnen Williams. The mammoth 6-foot-3, 299-pound behemoth immediately adds power and might to a strong Jets front boasting…

The San Francisco 49ers used the second overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft on an impact defensive player Thursday night. The Niners selected defensive end Nick Bosa, who should compete immediately for playing time. The 6-foot-3, 266-pound Bosa gives the San Francisco defense a formidable pass-rushing duo when considering he’ll team up with Dee…

Kipchoge broke the marathon world record in Berlin in SeptemberEliud Kipchoge’s eyes light up. He points to an electric blue band he is wearing on his wrist, where four simple words are written.”No human is limited.”It could sound like an inane Instagram post from a social media influencer. Coming from the greatest marathon runner of…

By Owen Phillips BBC Sport at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Media playback is not supported on this device Murphy asks for screen to be lifted during 147 attemptBetfred World Snooker ChampionshipVenue: Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Dates: 20 April-6 MayCoverage: Watch live on BBC One, BBC Two, Red Button, iPlayer, Connected TV, BBC Sport website and BBC…

Raheem Sterling received his award from England manager Gareth SouthgateManchester City’s Raheem Sterling said he hopes to set an example for younger players as he received an award for his stance against racism in football.The England forward has criticised newspapers’ portrayal of black players and wants stronger punishments for fans who racially abuse players.He was…

Ellie Simmonds was third as Maisie Summers-Newton triumphed in GlasgowBritish Para-Swimming International MeetVenue: Tollcross Pool, Glasgow Dates: 25-28 AprilEuropean champion Maisie Summers-Newton smashed her own world record on the opening day of the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow.The event is doubling as Great Britain trials for September’s World Para-Swimming World Championship in London.Summers-Newton, 16,…