Carlton defender Sam Docherty has won his first John Nicholls Medal as the AFL clubs best player.The 22-year-old finished with 179 votes, narrowly ahead of Kade Simpson (169) and Patrick Cripps (168).One of Carltons most consistent players in 2016, Docherty also won the Blues Coterie Most Improved Award on Friday night at Crown Palladium.In 22 games, Docherty averaged 26 disposals, eight marks and five rebound 50s.Growing up a Blues supporter, Docherty arrived at Carlton at the end of 2013 from the Brisbane Lions and was nominated by his peers to join the clubs leadership group earlier this year.Coach Brendon Bolton said it was a fitting reward.Sam has been outstanding for us this season, and is a very deserving winner of the John Nicholls Medal, Bolton said.He is a really intelligent footballer and has learnt to become almost an extension of the coaching panel out on the field this year. He has a clear hunger and drive to continually develop with every game he plays.Ian Miller Jersey . On Tuesday, Ottawa placed forward Cory Conacher and defenceman Joe Corvo on waivers as trade rumours swirl around the Senators. Trevor May Twins Jersey . Once again Jordan Cieciwa (@FitCityJordan) and I (@LynchOnSports) go head to head in our picks. Last weekend at UFC Fight Night 32 my #TeamLynch got the best of #TeamJC by a score of 9-6. Let us know which side youre on for UFC 167 use the hashtag #TeamLynch or #TeamJC on Twitter. https://www.cheaptwins.com/2282t-kyle-gibson-jersey-twins.html . -- On the field, it was business as usual for Jameis Winston and No. Ryan LaMarre Jersey . LOUIS -- Alexander Steen scored a power-play goal with 59. Terry Steinbach Jersey . Coach Tom Thibodeau says the former MVP will probably start travelling with the team in the next few weeks. Rose tore the meniscus in his right knee at Portland in November and was ruled out for the remainder of the season by the Bulls.BAD GRIESBACH, Germany -- French golfer Alexander Levy wasted a four-shot lead but beat Ross Fisher of England in a playoff to win the shortened European Open on Sunday.Levy had bogeys on the 16th and the 18th and narrowly missed a birdie putt on the 17th to finish the day at 2-under 69 and 19-under overall.Fisher shot 7-under 64 on the final day but also missed a birdie putt on the 17th and tied with Levy on 19 under. Levy then made a birdie on the second playoff hole to claim the title.The tournament was reduced to 54 holes because of fog delays over the first three days.Levy entered the third and final round with a four-shot lead at 17 under after 36 bogey-free holes.He hadd three bogeys in his first five holes as playing partner Fisher kept closing the gap to be one shot behind on the final tee.ddddddddddddThe Frenchman put his second shot into the spectators area to send it into a playoff.Levy missed his first three cuts of the season and then had two spells on the sidelines in the summer due to injury. But he has been in fine form since his return at the start of the month, finishing in a tie for seventh at last weeks Italian Open.Two Swedes, Robert Karlsson (65) and Michael Jonzon (68), tied for third at 16 under. ' ' '