SECOND ROUND 33. Green Bay Packers: Kevin King, CB,Washington 34. Jacksonville Jaguars: Cam Robinson, OT, Alabama 35. Seattle Seahawks: Malik McDowell, DT, Michigan State 36. Arizona Cardinals: Budda Baker, S, Washington 37. Buffalo Bills, Zay Jones, WR, East Carolina 38. Los Angeles Chargers, Forrest Lamp, OLB, Western Kentucky 39. New York Jets: Marcus Maye, S, Florida 40. Carolina Panthers: Curtis Samuel, WR/RB, Ohio State 41. Minnesota Vikings: Dalvin Cook, RB, Florida State 42. New Orleans Saints: Marcus Williams, S, Utah 43.
Selection in the first round of the NFL Draft is a huge step toward financial security and the realization of a lifelong dream for the players, and their reactions were quite on the expected lines on Thursday. Two players in particular were emotionally charged after hearing their name called by NFLCommissioner Roger Goodell on the giant stage erected on the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum.
The Cleveland Browns will select Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett with the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday's NFL Draft, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported a few hours before the draft began. The Plain Dealer based its report on league sources. Garrett has been the expected top pick for some time, but earlier Thursday, there were reports that the Browns might pull a surprise and take North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky with the No. 1 pick.
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Minnesota Twins put together their biggest inning of the year, scoring seven times in the fifth, and they rolled past the Texas Rangers 8-1 Tuesday night. Minnesota has now beaten the Rangers in seven of the past eight matchups dating back to last season. The Twins pounded out 14 hits and also drew six walks as they had baserunners in all but two innings.
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Phil Hughes limited the damage early, and Brian Dozier delivered the big blow in the Minnesota Twins' 3-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Monday night at Globe Life Park. The Twins (9-10) won for only the second time in eight games and snapped Texas' season-high four-game winning streak in the opener of a three-game series. The teams are back at it Tuesday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Twins third baseman Miguel Sano was informed Monday afternoon that he had received a one-game suspension from Major League Baseball for his “aggressive actions” in Saturday’s bench-clearing incident with the Detroit Tigers.
Former Vikings running back Adrian Peterson may have finally settled on a landing spot for the 2017 season. According to media reports, Peterson is expected to sign a contact with the New Orleans Saints. Reports say Peterson has not officially signed a deal, but is "closing in" on one and should have it completed in the near future. The deal is worth more than $3 million for the 2017 season, according to reports. The Saints are scheduled to play at Minnesota in week one of the 2017 NFL season.
MINNEAPOLIS — Eddie Rosario hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-3 on Friday at Target Field. Rosario's first homer of the season capped a six-run inning by the Twins. Rosario connected on the first pitch from Tigers reliever Joe Jimenez to give Minnesota a 6-3 lead. Rosario's home run occurred after Jorge Polanco's single off Jimenez knotted the game at 3-3.
ST. LOUIS -- What does this version of the Minnesota Wild have in common with the 2014 Los Angeles Kings, the 2010 Philadelphia Flyers, the 1975 New York Islanders and the 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs?. All of those teams successfully staved off elimination in Game 4 while trailing 3-0 in a best-of-seven NHL playoff series.
MINNEAPOLIS—Jose Ramirez and Edwin Encarnacion each hit two-run homers and Francisco Lindor added a two-run triple as the Cleveland Indians belted the Minnesota Twins 11-4 on Tuesday. Ramirez, Lindor, Carlos Santana and Michael Brantley each had two hits as Cleveland scored in five of the first six innings to support starter Josh Tomlin (1-2). Encarnacion added an RBI groundout for the Indians after entering the game with one homer and two RBIs this season.