Butler's name showed up in trade talks a lot this offseason. "We have him now", said Patriots safety Patrick Chung, who was taking part in an AccessSportAmerica event at Harvard Stadium. Butler likely would have agreed to a contract last season if the Patriots were willing to pay him around $10 million annually, which would solidify his status as a top-10 cornerback in the National Football League, but the Patriots' best offer was in the range of $6 million to $7 million per season.
Just when it seems Isaiah Thomas has shown us all he has to offer, he goes out and does what he did in Game 2 , scoring a playoff career-high 53 points which includes scoring nine of Boston's 15 points in overtime. When things were getting tense in the fourth quarter, Thomas was driving more than any time before, exactly because the Wizards were having everyone crash into him.
Subban had a goal and two assists, powering Nashville to a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series on Wednesday. Former Jets and Bills coach Rex Ryan also was in the stands for his second game this series wearing a Predators' sweater. Buzzing the St. Louis zone at will, the Predators fired 15 shots in that span at Jake Allen , who stopped 14 of them and single-handedly kept his team in contention.
Porcello, who allowed two runs in six innings, lost his fourth straight start to match his loss total from last season. And they even may have gotten what could be the payback for Matt Barnes nearly hitting Manny Machado in the head 10 nights earlier.
Frank Lampard believes that Pep Guardiola may have asked for too much from his Manchester City squad, adding that the Spaniard will have learnt more from his first season in the Premier League than from any previous campaigns. Against Anderlecht I had two, in one match. "We're playing against very important teams, every game is crucial and I don't see that David is having any problems with this".
He fought in the United Kingdom for the first time previous year on the Joshua v Molina undercard showing he is willing to travel and will provide terrific entertainment against the champion. Before his fight with Klitschko Joshua was quoted as saying he'd like to be boxing's first billionaire fighter from the sport. It was to be his last ever fight, retaining the WBC, IBO, The Ring, and lineal heavyweight titles before hanging up the gloves on a high.