Alabama defensive end LaBryan Ray arrested on public intoxication charge

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama sophomore defensive end LaBryan Ray was arrested Friday night on an alleged charge of public intoxication, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office online arrest database. The violation carries a bond of $500, and Ray was still listed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail as of 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Ray was arrested about 7 p.m. Friday night after refusing to leave an […]

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Man Utd to go more defensive after Solskjaer lets slip tactics plan against Spurs

United have won five in a row and plundered 16 goals since the Norwegian replaced Jose Mourinho until at least the end of the season. But Solskjaer faces the toughest test of his managerial credentials on Sunday when he faces Premier League title challengers Spurs at Wembley. And despite implementing an expansive style of play since taking over, Solskjaer concedes […]

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Clemson defensive linemen channel Suge Knight in recruiting speech after national title win

Clemson’s Christian Wilkins kisses the trophy after the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Alabama, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Santa Clara, Calif. Clemson beat Alabama 44-16. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) The Clemson Tigers defense held the Alabama Crimson Tide to just 16 points in their blowout win Monday night to claim their second national championship in three seasons. […]

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Defensive boost for Arsenal with Laurent Koscielny and Konstantinos Mavropanos returning from injury this month

Koscielny, who has been sidelined since last season's Europa League semi-final, ruptured his Achilles tendon while Mavropanos is recovering from a groin injury. Both players are now expected to return to first-team action at the end of the month before the Gunners navigate a hellish December schedule. Koscielny, 33, is yet to feature for Arsenal this season after rupturing his Achilles in last season's […]

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Ex-NFL defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd suing famed orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews

The most prominent orthopedic surgeon in the athletic world is being sued by a former NFL player.  Brad Sohn, lawyer for ex-Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, announced in a statement that a lawsuit will be filed Tuesday in Florida on behalf of his client against Dr. James Andrews and his practice.  The suit alleges that Floyd suffered permanent nerve […]

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Ravens defensive coordinator: Baker Mayfield is ‘this generation’s Brett Favre or John Elway’

The Cleveland Browns have grand expectations for Baker Mayfield, but a division rival might be setting the bar the highest for the No. 1 pick — or perhaps having some fun before the first of what should be many meetings. Ahead of Sunday's game against the rookie quarterback, Baltimore Ravens coordinator Don Martindale compared Mayfield and his daredevil playing style to […]

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Aggression not everything as Maroons seek to tidy up defensive woes

Queensland firebrand Dylan Napa looks certain to play in the second Origin although aggression alone won't be the answer to extending the series to a decider, according to Josh McGuire. Napa completed another training session on Thursday before icing his injured ankle, which has been given round-the-clock attention ahead of Sunday's clash in Sydney. Big news: Queensland Maroons player Dylan […]

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Poland 1-2 Senegal: Defensive errors gift Africans victory in Group H

Poland 1-2 Senegal: Mbaye Niang scores controversial winner after re-entering play following injury to latch onto poor back pass as Africans win their first World Cup match since 2002 Senegal took the lead after 37 minutes when Thiago Cionek deflected an Idrissa Gana Gueye shot into his net The Everton midfielder’s speculative effort came off the ankles of the Polish defender […]

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