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Browns select DE Garrett with first overall pick in NFL draft

They also have 12 selections in next year's draft, including two in the first round, three in the second round, two in the fourth round and two in the sixth round. The Texas A&M star defensive end is the first defender to go first overall since Jadeveon Clowney in 2014. Garrett, a freakish athlete who has been accused of sometimes taking plays off, could help change that.


Guy Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s legacy: Humility, happiness - and concussion awareness

Guy Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s legacy: Humility, happiness - and concussion awareness

The two-time Daytona 500 victor said he informed auto owner Rick Hendrick of his decision March 29, but it was no secret that retirement was on his mind going into this season. Now here goes Earnhardt, the blue-collar everyman. He also owns a team in the Xfinity Series. Under his own roof at JR Motorsports, William Byron is waiting in the wings.



Starting with Bears, surprises galore on Day 1 of NFL draft

It marks the 10th time the Browns have made multiple first-round selections in the same draft and the first time with three. The 49ers stole two third-round picks and a fourth-rounder from the Chicago Bears, who wanted to move up one spot for North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky.


Manchester City F.C. goalkeeper Claudio Bravo could miss last five games

Manchester City F.C. goalkeeper Claudio Bravo could miss last five games

The former Barcelona goalkeeper went off on a stretcher after hurting himself while catching a cross and then clearing the ball on Thursday, which resulted in him being replaced by Willy Caballero . United legend and pundit Gary Neville was, meanwhile, unimpressed by seeing the keeper removed from the field on a stretcher, and commented: "A stretcher for a calf strain...


Wade compares Butler to LeBron

Wade compares Butler to LeBron

And we've all, even in my short time here, when you see that really tough things happen to people, this [Boston] community really rallies around them. According to the betting odds at OddsShark , Chicago is a 7.5-point road underdog and the Game 2 over/under is 206 points. "Game 3 is a must win for us".


Bears trade up, take QB Mitch Trubisky with No. 2 pick

Bears trade up, take QB Mitch Trubisky with No. 2 pick

But not to Pace, who said he had targeted Trubisky from Day 1, and watched him personally in games several times. There can be no doubt current Bears general manager Ryan Pace followed in the footsteps of predecessors in this respect by dealing away third- and fourth-round picks this year and a third-rounder next year to move up Thursday and draft North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky in Round 1.