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Best Players Still Available for NFL Draft Day 2 – Bleacher Report

Eric Gay/Associated Press With three signal-callers already off the board, quarterback-needy teams will become more desperate to acquire a talent like Notre Dame’s DeShone Kizer in the second round.  Physically, Kizer is everything a team wants in its quarterback. He stands 6’4″ and weighs 233 pounds with an arm to effortlessly make difficult throws. His willingness […]

NFL Draft 2017: Thursday night’s spectacle injected fun back into league – Sporting News

PHILADELPHIA — It wasn’t just teams who helped themselves Thursday night in the NFL draft. The league itself received a much-needed boost, too. Blame who or what you want for last season’s eight-percent decline in television ratings. Colin Kaepernick, the presidential elections, millennials with shorter attention spans, concussion-scandal fallout, choppy sequencing of commercials, product oversaturation […]

Bears’ Week 13 win over 49ers cost them three picks – NBCSports.com

Getty Images In Week 13, the Bears beat the 49ers in a game that seemed utterly meaningless: Chicago entered the game 2-9, San Francisco entered the game 1-10, and neither team had anything to play for. But it turned out to be a very meaningful game: The 49ers finished the season 2-14 and had the […]

The Texans have sent the Browns a lot of stuff lately – NBCSports.com

AP Houston has been a quarterback away from being a serious contender for about the last five years, since Matt Schaub lost his mojo. They’ve been able to maintain a level of success by having everything else in place. Now they have their quarterback of the future by making a move for Deshaun Watson, but […]

2017 NFL Mock Draft: Second-round picks include Dalvin Cook, DeShone Kizer – CBSSports.com

Ball security issues. Pass protection problems. Medical concerns. Off-field baggage. The “red flags” are why Florida State Seminoles running back Dalvin Cook wasn’t drafted in the first round. But with the ball in his hands, Cook is a dynamic playmaker who can move the chains and be a home run threat. He shouldn’t have to […]

2017 NFL Draft: Trade rumors swirling around Titans at No. 5 – Washington Post

Philadelphia welcomes the NFL draft, starting Thursday night. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) The 2017 NFL draft starts Thursday at 8 p.m. Get up to speed with all the latest pre-draft news and analysis The Washington Post has to offer, then check back on draft night for live pick-by-pick analysis. The 2017 NFL Draft on The Washington […]

How the Celtics’ core got just the right lift in Game 5 victory – Yahoo Sports

How the Celtics’ core got just the right lift in Game 5 victory – Yahoo Sports

BOSTON – Gerald Green’s locker sits in the middle of the Celtics’ locker room, flanked by those occupied by Marcus Smart and Terry Rozier, pre-teens when Green made his NBA debut. Green is what amounts to a grizzled veteran here; 31, a 10-year NBA vet with 30 playoff games under his belt. He suited up […]

Mets’ Syndergaard scratched as Dickey returns (Apr 27, 2017) – FOXSports.com

Mets’ Syndergaard scratched as Dickey returns (Apr 27, 2017) – FOXSports.com

NEW YORK — Mets starter Noah Syndergaard was scratched from his scheduled Thursday start and sent to see a specialist due to tightness in his right biceps, pushing right-hander Matt Harvey to the mound for New York for a matinee with the Atlanta Braves. Manager Terry Collins said Thursday morning the Mets suspect Syndergaard is […]

Preds’ Fiala out of playoffs with broken leg – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Nashville Predators forward Kevin Fiala broke his left leg in Wednesday night’s Game 1 against the St. Louis Blues and is out of the playoffs, the team announced. “During last night’s game, Kevin Fiala sustained a fracture of his left femur,” Predators general manager David Poile said […]

ESPN’s Diminished Future Has Become Its Present – Deadspin

ESPN’s Diminished Future Has Become Its Present – Deadspin

Scott Van Pelt hosts the midnight SportsCenter, where he squares up to the camera and talks directly to the viewer, and features segments reflecting his personal interests, like gambling. The 6 p.m. SportsCenter was rebranded “The Six” when Jemele Hill and Michael Smith took over in February; it’s an opinion-driven back-and-forth with segments the duo […]

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