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Our Sulphur, Louisiana hotel is located at off I10 at Exit 20 Sulphur/Cameron the base of the Creole Nature Trail All American Road. A 20 minute drive southeast will have you at Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).
Guests of our Sulphur hotel will enjoy a variety of southern Louisiana attractions. Within five minutes of our hotel, guests can place their toes in the sand of Lake Charles Beach and hop a bicycle or horse drawn carriage in downtown Lake Charles. Leisure travelers can experience the Sportsman’s Paradise by touring the Sabine National Wildlife Refuge or the Creole Nature Trail All American Road, both within 20 minutes of our hotel. Gaming enthusiasts will enjoy the short drive to one of Lake Charles casino resorts or even to the Racetrack casino located in Vinton Louisiana. With Golden Nugget Casino Resort under construction just minutes away.

Lake Charles Regional Airport

Lake Charles Regional Airport is a public use airport located five nautical miles south of the central business district of Lake Charles, a city in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, United States.

Sudduth Coliseum

Sudduth Coliseum, in the Lake Charles Civic Center, is a 7,450-seat multi-purpose arena in Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA. Located on Lakeshore Drive, it is the main arena of the Lake Charles Civic Center.

Sabine National Wildlife Refuge

Sabine National Wildlife Refuge is a National Wildlife Refuge located in Cameron Parish in southwestern Louisiana. It is on Louisiana State Route 27, 8 miles south of Hackberry and 12 miles north of Holly Beach.

Business travelers can travel easily to and from their meetings, with our Lake Charles hotel’s convenient location. Business offices within 10 miles of our hotel include Citgo, Conoco, Northrop Grumman, PPG Industries, Sasol North America, Louisiana Pigment, Westlake Group, Firestone, Lonza, Lyondell, Air Products, Grace, the Lake Charles Civic Center, McNeese State University and the Port of Lake Charles.
Our Lake Charles, Louisiana hotel features friendly accommodations, along with full service amenities. Guests can enjoy the convenience of complimentary high-speed Internet access, an on-site restaurant and a convenience store. Other amenities include a heated indoor pool, a 24-hour Fitness Center and a Business Center. Book your Lake Charles Sulphur hotel reservations now and enjoy excellent Holiday Inn rooms and rates. Adjacent to West Cal Events Center and Arena.

Burfict plans to appeal the ruling.

The National Football League has suspended Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict for four games for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Enquirer.The person spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation.

The most recent came when former Texans tackle Duane Brown was hit with a 10-game suspension in 2016. He appealed and won due to eating contaminated meat while on a bye week vacation in Mexico.

Outside of that, 51 players have been suspended for PEDs over the last three seasons.

So, there’s minimal precedent to suggest Burfict would win the appeal.

The Big Apple is about to receive a new star – but who that player will ultimately be is still a mystery after the New York Jets moved up to the No. 3 overall pick in a Saturday trade with the Indianapolis Colts. The move is likely to be for a quarterback, though options like Saquon Barkley are possible. However, with two teams still picking above them, the Jets will have to wait for both the Cleveland Browns ‘ and the New York Giants ‘ selection before finding out who will be the new face of their franchise.

Former Chadron State and North Platte star Danny Woodhead announced his retirement from the NFL late Friday night on Instagram.

Woodhead finished his professional career with 517 rushes for 2,238 yards and 15 touchdowns for four teams. He also had 300 receptions for 2,698 yards and 17 touchdowns.

Sessions fired McCabe as an outgrowth of an investigation by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, who is examining the FBI’s handling of its probe of former secretary of state Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. In the course of that broad review, Horowitz’s investigators found that McCabe had authorized two FBI officials to speak to the media about an ongoing criminal probe and then — in the investigators’ view — misled them about it.


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Jon Lester rants on free-agent market

Many around the game of baseball are dumbfounded with how many free agents remain available with spring training games starting next week. Even players who have contracts and nothing to worry about are chiming in.
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Jon Lester did a little bit more than chime in Friday, though. He isn’t happy with the market and let people know.

It’s alarming. I don’t understand it, he said. We’re not talking about middle relievers with 5.00 ERAs.

Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Jaguars Grade: C Seferian-Jenkins rebuilt his career with the Jets last season, although the results weren’t necessarily glamorous.
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The deal, which is pending a physical, also includes a club option for the 2020 season, according to MLB.com.

This will be Vargas’ second stint with the Mets 鈥?he started two games for New York in 2007.

The 35-year-old Vargas has played for five teams in his 12-year MLB career. He spent the last four seasons with the Royals and has also been on the Marlins, Mariners and Angels.

In 32 starts with Kansas City last year, Vargas posted a 4.16 ERA and an 18-11 record. He also made his first All-Star appearance. For his Mike Fisher Jersey career, he’s 85-81 with a 4.17 ERA.

While the Mets have a potentially potent rotation, the staff has been plagued with injuries, so Vargas provides some handy depth. The New York roster also includes starters Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey, Steven Matz and Zack Wheeler.

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Dolphins plan to move on from Ndamukong Suh, Lawrence Timmons

The Miami Dolphins are planning to release defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, league sources told ESPN’s Jeff Darlington.
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The team also has released veteran linebacker Lawrence Timmons, who signed with the team last offseason.

Oakland is relying on last season’s first-round pick, Gareon Conley, to fill the void at cornerback as he returns from a shin injury that limited him to two games. Carrie is a free agent.

A veteran of nine seasons, Smith has also played for the Miami Dolphins and Chiefs and has 14 career interceptions, 102 passes defensed and 424 tackles.

Newhouse, 29, started 14 games at right tackle for Oakland in 2017 after signing a two-year contract with the team last offseason.

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The trade for Taylor came on the same day Cleveland agreed to acquire wide receiver Jarvis Landry from the Miami Dolphins, a source told Schefter. In another trade, the Browns sent quarterback DeShone Kizer to the Green Bay Packers for cornerback Damarious Randall, and as part of the deal the teams will swap picks in both the fourth and fifth rounds of this year’s draft, a source told ESPN.

Taylor will join a team that owns the Nos. 1 and 4 overall picks in this year’s draft and seems focused on taking either Southern California’s Sam Darnold or Wyoming’s Josh Allen.

Taylor’s acquisition would seem to take the Browns out of the free-agent quarterback market. It had been expected that the Browns would be interested in Cincinnati’s AJ McCarron, but McCarron likely will not sign with a team that already has Taylor.
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The Browns were interested in Taylor a year ago, but he agreed to stay in Buffalo with a new contract just before the start of free agency. If he starts the opener, he will be the 29th starting quarterback for the Browns since 1999.

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NFL draft order 2018: Pick selections take shape as new league year begins

The 2018 NFL draft order is set. The Cleveland Browns are picking first for the second consecutive season.
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The last team to pick No. 1 overall in back-to-back drafts was who else but the Browns. They selected Tim Couch and Courtney Brown with the top picks in the 1999 and 2000 drafts, respectively.

I like it, though. I think whenever you get the younger guys, it’s a new Womens Drew Storen Jersey fresh perspective on how the league is supposed to be viewed. And that’s what you’re supposed to do at the combine 锟斤拷 go in an believe in yourself. I love kicking it with the rookies, I love being around the rookies. I feel like they keep me young and keep me fresh in what I do. Watching the combine and their interviews is fun.

What do you make of the talk about Lamar Jackson? About people saying, ‘Well he’s not a quarterback?’

VM: That’s just how it is. At the combine they dissect everything, and everyone has their opinions on everything. I showed up at the combine, and before I ran a 40, I was 247 pounds. Mike Mayock was like, Oh, this guy is way too big. And then I ran, and I was faster than everybody, and he was like, Oh okay. So it’s just about proving people wrong, playing your game.
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The player is allowed to negotiate with other teams, but if a competing team makes a free agent offer, the original team has the right to match it. If they don’t match the offer, they get two first-round picks in compensation. In other words, this is basically a convoluted trade scenario.
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Similar to the non-exclusive tag, except the player gets paid an average of the top 10 salaries at his position, rather than top five. Transition-tagged players are free to negotiate with other teams, but unlike non-exclusive players, the original team gets no compensation if it fails to match an offer.

Once a player gets tagged, that’s when the real drama begins. Both sides have until July 16 to negotiate a long-term contract. This ramps up the sense of urgency. Teams don’t want to use the tag because it ties up a huge chunk of their salary cap for just one year. The players don’t like it because they don’t have any financial security beyond that one year, and have almost no leverage outside of threatening to hold out. If they fail to agree to a long-term deal before the deadline, the player is set for his one-year contract.

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Sharks hope to solve recent home woes vs. Blues

In recent weeks, however, it became clear that the league had no interest in televising the draft. Mark Stein of the New York Times reported that the NBA chose what could possibly be the most boring alternative:

Instead, the East’s and West’s leading vote-getters are scheduled to hop on a conference call Thursday afternoon, joined by a limited number of league personnel who are all sworn to silence, so James and Curry can make their picks in secret. The results will be revealed Thursday night on TNT, but league officials are determined to take every step they can conjure to ensure that the pick-by-pick decisions made by both superstars are never uncovered.

Moving on to tomorrow night’s opponent, Stevens assumes the Kings will see a better prepared Capitals team than the one who lost to their division rivals. Los Angeles defeated Washington 5-2 on Dec. 30 and the two standings points are important as they try to return the post season in Stevens’ first season as head coach.

“It’s the second game of a trip, teams are probably a little more acclimated to the travel out here,” Stevens said. “They will probably be a better team in game two than they would in game one, but certainly they’ll be a better team than they were against Anaheim. They have high-end players that are very dangerous on special teams and they forecheck very well. We know what they’re capable of and we have to be ready for their best game.”

Winger Trevor Lewis could make his return from the injured reserve list after missing 12 games with an upper-body injury. Lewis is a key depth player for Los Angeles, registering 13 goals and 11 assists in 54 games. The winger has practiced throughout the week and was on line with winger Adrian Kempe and center Michael Amadio on Wednesday, a further indication of his possible return.

Defenseman Dion Phaneuf missed Wednesday’s practice due to illness but is expected to play Thursday.

Darling, 29, spent his first three seasons with the Blackhawks and helped the team win a Stanley Cup championship in 2015. Chicago traded him to Carolina at the end of last season in exchange for a third-round draft pick.

In that time, Calgary has gone from sitting third in the Pacific Division to 11th in the tightly contested Western Conference playoff picture. With 15 games left, the Flames entered Tuesday with 74 points, three behind the eighth-place Los Angeles Kings.packers_141

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Watch: Cavaliers lack effort on defense in first half vs. Rockets

The Cavaliers’ defense has been bad this season, especially with Isaiah Thomas on the court, but their effort in the first half against the Rockets Saturday was simply embarrassing.
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Cleveland gave up multiple uncontested shots and struggled to even partially defend the pick-and-roll in the first 24 minutes of the game as Houston held a 65-39 halftime lead.

The Lions designated Ansah as their franchise player for 2018. When he’s healthy, the defensive end is worth all $17.143 million he’ll earn with the tag. But would a long-term deal make sense for the Lions? Read more from Michael Rothstein.

Miami used its nonexclusive franchise tag on the wide receiver, who informed the team that he will sign it until both can work out a trade with another team if all Chris Paul Jersey parties agree on compensation. The Ravens and Bears are among at least five teams to talk with Landry’s agent about a potential trade, though no deal is imminent, according to a source. Read the latest.
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Wade and Riley – whose relationship was not exactly rosy when Wade departed for Chicago in 2016 – hugged it out at Thomas’ funeral last month.

The hug that we embraced was real and it was all we needed, Wade said, per ESPN. That’s it. That’s all we both needed. I walked away and I felt better about everything, without even getting into anything.

The gesture hastened Wade’s belief that he would eventually return to Miami, where he’s spent 13 of his 15 seasons in the NBA. He thought, however, that his return would come in free agency after this season, not on trade deadline day, when he was moved to the Heat by the Cavaliers in exchange for a second-round pick in 2024.

Wade has kept a home in Miami, and his two sons and a nephew he is raising have been attending school there this year.
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For his part, LeBron James expressed happiness for his longtime buddy and teammate.

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NFL Combine 2018: How each drill affects different position groups

Authentic Walt Tkaczuk Jersey The 2018 NFL Scouting Combine hosts 330 of the top players in this year’s NFL Draft class and tests them mentally, psychologically and physically. The mental aspect of the Combine process, done through interviews with NFL team decision-makers, can play a major role in a prospect’s success in Indianapolis.
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The NFL Combine serves as a way to test prospects in a series of six predetermined athletic drills that highlight speed, quickness, strength, agility, flexibility and explosiveness. Each drill serves a unique purpose and may be considered more or less significant based on the player’s position.

While the Lakers were the story on Thursday, opponent Dwyane Wade turned in his second consecutive throwback game with 25 points (11-18 FG, 2-2 FT), 3 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 3-pointer. The Heat have a need for a frontline scorer with Dion Waiters done for the season, and during the past couple of games, Wade has filled that role. The question is, does he have the energy to maintain this level down the stretch? It seems unlikely, but he is worth looking at.

I mentioned yesterday that LeBron was facing one of his stylistic descendants, Ben Simmons, and that James typically gets the better of those matchups. He did that again on Thursday, but Simmons’ team came out on top overall with a balanced effort. Joel Embiid dominated the middle, scoring only 17 points (7-18 FG, 3-8 FT) but adding 14 rebounds, 6 assists and 1 blocked shot. Simmons almost notched a triple-double with 18 points, 9 rebounds, 8 assists, 2 steals and 1 blocked shot. JJ Redick led the team with 22 points and four 3-pointers, while Dario Saric Marc-Edouard Vlasic Youth jersey and Robert Covington were right near double-doubles as the support starters. This shows how balanced and difficult to defend the 76ers can be when they work as a unit.

According to ESPN, the company’s sales were down 3.9 percent from 2016 in the months of October through December last year.

The NFL and Papa John’s released a joint statement Tuesday.

The NFL and Papa John’s have made a mutual decision to shift from their official league sponsorship to a focus on partnerships with 22 local NFL teams, presence in broadcast and digital media, and key personalities in the sport.

Stanley Johnson was arguably the most impressive Detroit Pistons player on Wednesday, scoring 19 points (6-11 FG, 6-6 FT) with 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 3-pointer and 1 steal with a team-high +36 in 30 minutes off the bench. Johnson is inconsistent, but he’s still the closest thing talent-wise that the Pistons have to a third option right now behind Blake Griffin and Andre Drummond.

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Prospects Jordan Greenway, Eeli Tolvanen among Olympians who look NHL-ready now

Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan survey the non-rental options at the trade deadline and take a look behind the curtain Authentic Nolan Ryan Jersey with TSN’s James Duthie at what hosting TV coverage of the big day is like. Then we hear from J.T. Brown of the Ducks, and Madison Bowey of the Capitals alongside his father, Will. Finally, a look at the Hart Trophy race, and a fan vents some Olympic frustration to the ESPN On Ice rant line. Listen ?
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He finished fourth in the OHL in scoring last season and is second among rookie AHL blueliners this season. No matter what happens, the Red Wings will still have a potent forward group on the power play after the deadline and there will be an opportunity for Hronek to make a splash if he gets the call.

Gore will be 35 years old in May. He said at the end of last season that he planned to play a 14th year in the NFL, knowing there was a possibility that it wouldn’t be with the Colts.

He arrived with players like Andre Johnson, Todd Herremans and Trent Cole in the spring of 2015. Indianapolis hoped they would be the final pieces the Colts needed to make a run at the Super Bowl after they reached the AFC Championship Game the previous season.

Not only did Gore fail to reach the Super Bowl with the Colts, he didn’t make the playoffs with them in his three seasons. Luck was one of the main reasons Gore signed with Indianapolis, but the duo played just 22 games together because of Luck’s injuries.

Part of the price is conditional on what the Senators would give. Retaining some of Karlsson’s salary is an option, Remember, the Blues retained 39 percent of Shattenkirk’s 2016-17 salary.

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Belichick had an offer from the Patriots to be their new head coach and general manager.

He truly had the power to build his own team and do it under the supervision of a patient owner, Robert Kraft, with a good reputation for knowing what the hell he was doing. There was also the Parcells factor — he’d always be overshadowed as long as Parcells was still there.

Love left the arena early after feeling sick during an embarrassing 148-124 loss to the Thunder on ABC’s Saturday prime-time game on Jan. 20, and missed practice the following day. That led to a tumultuous team meeting when the Cavs convened for practice the following Monday, prompted by Thomas and Wade — two teammates Love was playing with for the first time. The confrontation began after Lue brought the team in to start practice and Love didn’t offer up anything about his status. Several team sources told ESPN they believe the meeting never would have occurred the way it did had Love provided an explanation.

There were still lingering feelings, sources told ESPN, from how Love handled a loss in Chicago last March when he fouled out midway through the fourth quarter and immediately retreated to the locker room, rather than remain on the bench in support of his team. Jefferson ran to the back to bring him back out, but the damage was done.

McVay had tons of work to do once he arrived in the City of Angels. He had to bolster the defense, find more playmakers on offense, and come up with different ways to get Todd Gurley the ball. But his biggest job was simple: Groom quarterback Jared Goff. Fortunately for Rams fans, McVay did just that and a lot more.

The biggest knock against the Rams during the Fisher era was they could not generate much offense. The Rams traded up to draft Goff with the No. 1 pick in 2016, but he didn’t start until midway through his rookie campaign. When he did, he threw just five touchdowns and seven interceptions in seven starts. That offense ranked dead last in the NFL.

McVay’s main priority over the offseason was to surround Goff with talent. He also incorporated a quick-rythym passing attack, an offense Goff flourished in during his collegiate career at California.

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There are no scheduled media interviews, but the press will have plenty to cover.

The Super Bowl breakfast, which includes the Bart Starr Award presentation, takes place at the Minneapolis Hilton at 8 a.m. The Starr Award goes to the player who best exemplifies outstanding character and leadership in the home, on the field, and in the community. In the past, Hall of Famers like Steve Largent, Anthony Munoz, Kurt Warner, and Bruce Matthews have all won the award for their work off the field.
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While football is my passion and my livelihood, baseball remains a huge part of where I came from and who I am today. I’ve learned so much on the baseball field that translates to my Anton Khudobin Jersey game physically and mentally playing quarterback in the NFL. I thank the Rangers and their great fans for making me feel at home and a part of the family! While I embrace the chance to be a New York Yankee, I will forever be grateful to have been a part of a world class organization like the Texas Rangers.

While he insists this isn’t a sign that he’s switching sports or anything, will the pull of the pinstripes be too strong to ignore? Will he want to try and out-fame another former football player who spends his seasons in the minor leagues and gets a ton of coverage for it anyway? Probably not.

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A lot has changed with both teams since that memorable game on Feb. 6, 2005. In fact, there are only a handful of players still in the league, while the rest have moved on to do other things with their lives. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and explore the biggest names from this game, along with where they are today.

When Lewis was a college recruit, he had few scholarship offers. He was 5’6 or 5’7 and didn’t have stand-out speed. Pitt started recruiting him in the summer of 2008, when Wannstedt started to think LeSean McCoy might turn pro after two college seasons. Jeff Hafley, then a Pitt assistant and now the 49ers’ secondary coach, found Lewis at Blair Academy in Blairstown, N.J. Wannstedt said he watched eight plays of Lewis’ tape, invited his family to campus, and offered him a scholarship immediately.

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