Tag Archives: 2016 Olympics

2018 NFL Draft: Fumble rates for all running back prospects

Vision. Balance. Burst. These are the main traits that scouts want to see from running backs. Ball security is also a crucial characteristic that is key to the NFL transition. The average fumble rate for the top 10 rushers in the NFL last season was one for every 124.5 offensive touches. Kansas City Chiefs rookie running back Kareem Hunt had ...

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Joint Korean women's hockey team loses opener 8-0

Feb. 10 (UPI) — GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb. 10 — Perhaps no other athletes or team received as much time in the spotlight on Saturday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics as the joint Korean women’s hockey team. But the players on the ice melted under that spotlight. Switzerland hammered Korea 8-0 in the teams’ first Group B contest in the ...

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Miami Dolphins hire Renaldo Hill as assistant DB coach

Renaldo Hill is back with the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins hired Hill as their assistant defensive backs coach, the team announced Friday. Hill, who recorded 152 tackles and six interceptions in three seasons (2006-08) with Miami, becomes the 10th former Dolphins player to serve as a coach for the team. He also played with the Arizona Cardinals, Oakland Raiders and ...

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Michigan Wolverines' Jim Harbaugh still taking team to France

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh confirmed this week that he still plans to take the team to France this year, multiple media outlets reported. The Wolverines have a tentative April 14 date set for their spring game and plan to close the spring session with a team trip to Paris and Normandy. Harbaugh said the trip will take place after final ...

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Patricia says he will coach Lions his way

Matt Patricia walked into his introductory press conference as the new Detroit Lions head coach on Wednesday with trimmed hair and beard, but he said little about his specific plans for the team. Perhaps taking a cue from New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, the former Patriots defensive coordinator did not reveal details of the style or scheme he ...

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Carolina Panthers place interim general manager Marty Hurney on paid leave

The Carolina Panthers placed interim general manager Marty Hurney on paid leave on Tuesday because of an alleged domestic incident. The NFL is investigating Hurney under the league’s personal conduct policy, according to the Charlotte Observer, after the Panthers notified the NFL that Hurney’s ex-wife filed for a protective order on Friday. “The club advised the league of the matter ...

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Martin leads Butler into showdown with No. 5 Xavier

Butler senior forward Kelan Martin has always been able to score, but has expanded his versatility this season. Entering Tuesday night’s game with fifth-ranked Xavier in Indianapolis, Martin averages 19.8 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.2 assists. Martin leads the Big East with a 21.9 average in conference games. The Bulldogs (17-7, 7-4 Big East) have won four consecutive games. The ...

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