2022 NFL Draft l Record 8 teams don't own a first-round pick
NFL Draft Football A logo of the 2022 NFL football draft is projected at the Fountains of Bellagio on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, in Las Vegas, the day before the draft. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) (Jae C. Hong)LAS VEGAS — (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft. ___The NFL draft is kicking off in Las Vegas on Thursday night and a record eight teams won’t make their first selections until Friday night unless they trade back into the first round. — And the Dolphins traded their 2022 first-rounder and four other picks to Kansas City for wide receiver Tyreek Hill. ___More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/hub/nfl and https://apnews.com/hub/pro-32 and https://twitter.com/AP_NFLCopyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
AP source: Chiefs send Hill to Dolphins for draft picks
— (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs traded wide receiver Tyreek Hill to Miami for a package of draft picks on Wednesday, and the Dolphins are giving the three-time All-Pro a $120 million, four-year contract extension, a person familiar with the moves told The Associated Press. The Chiefs will get the Dolphins' first- and second-round picks along with their fourth-rounder in this year's draft, and fourth- and sixth-round picks next year, the person told the AP on condition of anonymity because terms were not announced. Hill's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said the next extension from Miami includes $72.2 million guaranteed. The Chiefs had been in discussion with Hill on a contract extension in part because they were seeking relief from a tight salary cap situation. ___More AP NFL coverage: https://apnews.com/hub/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFLCopyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Eichel after loss to Sabres: 'They must just be booing me because they wish I was still here.'
The Buffalo Sabres defeated their former captain Jack Eichel and the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 on Thursday night. It was Eichel's first return to KeyBank Center since being traded in the offseason.news.yahoo.com
Bellarmine wins ASUN, hands NCAA bid to Jacksonville State
ASUN Jacksonville Bellarmine Basketball Bellarmine guard CJ Fleming (25) goes up for a layup during the second half of an NCAA college basketball against Jacksonville for the championship of the Atlantic Sun Conference men's tournament in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Top-seeded JSU fell at home 54-51 to the Dolphins on Saturday, but since Bellarmine is ineligible for the NCAA Tournament, the Gamecocks will go dancing. Bellarmine, a recent Division II power and 2011 champion, defeated Liberty, the other ASUN division champion, 53-50 on the road on Saturday. Jacksonville, which joined the ASUN in 1998, was seeking its first league championship and first NCAA berth in 36 years. The Dolphins hit six 3s in the second half and shot 50% but could get no closer than six.wftv.com
Bellarmine wins ASUN, hands NCAA bid to Jacksonville State
CJ Fleming scored a career-high 27 points, Dylan Penn added 22 and Division I newcomer Bellarmine defeated Jacksonville 77-72 in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament, handing the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament to regular-season champion Jacksonville State.
'More lighthearted' Super Bowl ads in 2022
Super Bowl advertisers this year want Americans to forget about pandemic woes and focus on the future: of electric vehicles, mind reading Alexas, robots and cryptocurrency - or harken back to the nostalgic past: of '90 movies like “Austin Powers” and “The Cable Guy.” (Feb. 11)news.yahoo.com
Country on high alert one month before Winter Olympics
Around 20 million people are restricted due to coronavirus measures in China, amid a surge in COVID-19 cases just one month before the Winter Olympics will be hosted in Beijing. But as Elizabeth Palmer reports, the fast-spreading Omicron variant is bringing the safety of the Games into question.news.yahoo.com
College football championship and the start of NFL playoffs
The NFL is gearing up for the start of its playoff season. Meanwhile, the Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide for their first college football championship title since 1980. CBS News special correspondent James Brown, host of "The NFL Today" and "Inside the NFL," joins CBSN to discuss the latest headlines in sports.news.yahoo.com
Analysis: NFL loaded with mediocre teams 6 weeks into season
Six weeks into the NFL season and each conference has only six teams with a winning record. Five clubs have one win, the Lions are winless and four division races are all but over, barring major injuries to the first-place teams. Detroit (0-6) is the front-runner, but Houston, Miami, Jacksonville, the Giants and Jets each have a real shot with only one win.news.yahoo.com
49ers trade up to acquire No. 3 pick from Dolphins
The San Francisco 49ers have made a big move to grab their quarterback of the future by trading up with Miami for the No. 12 pick along with first-round picks in 2022 and 2023 and their compensatory third-rounder in 2022 to get the third overall pick. The Dolphins then immediately traded the 12th pick, the 123rd pick and their own 2022 first-rounder to Philadelphia for the No. The Dolphins have stockpiled draft picks since beginning a rebuilding project when Brian Flores was hired as coach two years ago. 3 overall pick, the Dolphins gave up their primary bargaining chip in a potential deal to acquire Watson.
Super Host: Bucs become 1st to play Super Bowl at home
The Buccaneers defeated the Packers 31-26 to advance to the Super Bowl. Tampa Bay (14-5) is the first team to play a Super Bowl in its home stadium. The prize is much different this year, though, because the Super Bowl will be played in front of a far smaller crowd than usual. The first Super Bowl in 1967 was played in front of 61,946 fans at the Los Angeles Coliseum. Eagles backup Nick Foles threw for 352 yards and three touchdowns, a sign of things to come in the Super Bowl against New England.
Bills eliminate Dolphins with 56-26 rout; set to host Colts
Jomal Wiltz #33 of the Miami Dolphins tackles Antonio Williams #35 of the Buffalo Bills in the fourth quarter at Bills Stadium on January 03, 2021 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Timothy T Ludwig)ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills were intent on not easing into the playoffs, while ending the Miami Dolphins' chances. The Dolphins (10-6) didn’t get results they needed earlier in the day after Cleveland beat Pittsburgh and Baltimore routed Cincinnati. And the team unraveled in all three phases in being exposed by a Bills team showing no signs of relenting in racking up the second-most points in team history. “It just shows that this is a different Buffalo Bills football team.
NFL races go down to the wire in AFC South and NFC East
“We win this game, find a way to win, win the division. He's assured of repeating as NFL rushing champ, the first since Hall of Famer LaDainian Tomlinson in 2006-07. Henry has a career-high 1,777 yards rushing and ran for 212 yards in his most recent game against the Texans. Ezekiel Elliott, despite a mediocre performance in 2020, needs 63 yards rushing for 1,000 this season, his fourth such output in five seasons. Baltimore (10-5) at Cincinnati (4-10-1)During their four-game winning streak, the Ravens have averaged 37 points and 233.3 yards rushing per game.
Dolphins QB Ryan Fitzpatrick tests positive for COVID-19, according to report
All rights reserved)Miami Dolphins wide receiver Isaiah Ford, left, celebrates with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick after defeating the Las Vegas Raiders in an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)MIAMI – Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has tested positive for coronavirus, according to NFL Network reporter Tom Pelissero. Fitzpatrick is currently the backup quarterback with the Dolphins, but he was the hero in Miami’s 26-25 win against Las Vegas this past Saturday. Jake Rudock is officially on the 53-man roster to serve as the backup with Ryan Fitzpatrick out. Pelissero reports if the Dolphins make the playoffs, Fitzpatrick may not be available for the Wild Card game.
Dolphins vs. Bills: How to watch, stream, listen
BUFFALO – It’s the final week of the regular season and the Miami Dolphins are still looking to clinch a playoff spot. The total is set at 44.5A Miami victory against the Buffalo Bills would grant the Dolphins a spot in the postseason. The game is set for 1 p.m. kickoff, and the Bills have already clinched a playoff spot after winning the AFC East. If Miami falls to Buffalo on Sunday, the Dolphins can still make the playoffs. 2 earlier this year, the Bills defeated the Dolphins at Hardrock Stadium 31-28.
Here are the NFL games airing on News 6 this Sunday
FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2020, file photo, Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard (25) celebrates with teammates after intercepting a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Miami Gardens, Fla. In one year the Dolphins have gone from worst to first in the NFL in points allowed, raising their playoff hopes. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)The times of several NFL games were changed this week due to playoff implications for the final week of the regular season. [RELATED: Here’s the News 6 NFL TV schedule for 2020-21]After the most recent changes to the schedule, the list below shows the games News 6 will be showing on Jan. 3:Miami at Buffalo -- 1 p.m.Jacksonville at Indianapolis -- 4:25 p.m. The Dolphins will make the playoffs if one of the following four scenarios happen on Sunday:Miami defeats BuffaloCincinnati defeats BaltimoreJacksonville defeats IndianapolisPittsburgh defeats ClevelandThe Colts still have a chance to make the playoffs and Jacksonville has already clinched the first overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.
The Latest: NFC East will produce sub-.500 champ next week
(AP Photo/Mark Tenally)The Latest on Week 16 in the NFL (all times EST):___8 p.m.For the first time since 2014 there will be an NFL playoff team with a losing record. The winner will remain alive in the NFC East playoff race if Washington loses to Carolina. ___6:05 p.m.Washington is well on the way to blowing its first chance to clinch the NFC East. ___6 p.m.Eleven teams in the NFC are still harboring hopes of making a playoff run with Week 16 winding down. 1 seed in the NFC with a win Sunday night against the Titans and a Seattle loss or tie.
Dolphins stun Raiders 26-25 to move step closer to playoffs
during the second half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. Fitzpatrick's desperation heave to Mack Hollins set up Jason Sanders’ 44-yard field goal as the Dolphins drove the field in the final 19 seconds to move one step closer to a playoff berth with an improbable 26-25 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders on Saturday night. The move to play for the field goal backfired as the Raiders lost on a kick instead. My head was getting ripped off.”The penalty moved the ball down to the Las Vegas 26, setting up Sanders’ winning kick. Las Vegas then ran out most of the clock but not enough.
A bonus for NFL fans in Week 16: 4 straight days of games
They do have a sack in an NFL-record 71 straight games and have sacked Philip Rivers 15 times during seven games while he played for the Chargers. Rivers has had two or more TD passes in five straight games. He had career bests of 10 catches for 163 yards last week, and Ridley's seven 100-yard games lead the NFL. The 19 straight seasons without losing both games to a divisional opponent is an NFL record. The Jaguars have allowed at least 24 points in each of those 13 games, an NFL record.
Dolphins vs. Patriots: How to watch, stream, listen
“At this point in time, this is our most important game,” Tagovailoa said. The rookie quarterback, 4-2 as a starter, will face the Patriots for the first time. Miami's defense is much improved since Week 1, when it allowed 217 yards rushing in a loss at New England. The Dolphins rank second in the NFL in points allowed, and are tied for the league lead with 25 takeaways. TUA THE TARGETShould the Patriots take Tagovailoa seriously as a receiving threat?
Dolphins vs. Chiefs: How to watch, stream, listen
All rights reserved)MIAMI – The playoff hunt continues for the Miami Dolphins as the team hosts the Kansas City Chiefs at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Kansas City is a 7-point Las Vegas favoriteWhat is the total for the game? The Dolphins are a game out of first place in the AFC East and currently have a wild card spot. The Chiefs have already clinched a playoff spot but the team hopes to get the No. Kansas City is 11-1, the Pittsburgh Steelers have the same record.
Finned, furry, and human: Clearwater Marine Aquarium to celebrate rescue days
CLEARWATER, Fla. – Clearwater Marine Aquarium is about to celebrate the rescue anniversaries of some of its most famous dolphins, Winter and Hope. [TRENDING: This woman received the first COVID-19 vaccine | Judge scolds theme park trespasser | Chuck Yeager dies at 97]To celebrate both rescue anniversaries, the aquarium is hosting an event called Rescue Days. Talk to members of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium rescue team and check out one of our rescue vehicles from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Foster families can enjoy a socially distanced behind-the-scenes tour prior to the aquarium opening to guests. Meet with dogs from the SPCA Tampa Bay from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12. (Clearwater Marine Aquarium)Click here to learn about the event and to learn more about the aquariums health and safety guidelines that are in place.
MONDAY HUDDLE: 5 takeaways from this weekend's football scene around the state
Lamical Perine #2 of the Florida Gators celebrates a touchdown during the game against the Tennessee Martin Skyhawks at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)Here are five takeaways from this past weekend's football action around the state. Rough start for pro teamsIt couldnt have been an uglier start to the season for the three NFL teams in the state. Florida State managed to win its first game of the season on Saturday but not in the manner many were expecting. After the game, Florida head coach Dan Mullen insinuated that the injury could be serious.