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Ohio St sets NFL Draft record with 10 picks in first three rounds

Ohio State’s football program made history Friday night.  After seeing five of their former players get taken in Round 1 on Thursday, the Buckeyes had five more selected in the second and third rounds.  That’s an NFL record.  What a night! 10 #Buckeyes in the first 3 rounds is a new Draft record! #NFLDraft2016 #GoBucks pic.twitter.com/tnyCpXhKZX — Ohio State Football...
Via College Spun
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers hire Luke Walton as next head coach

The Los Angeles Lakers have themselves a new head coach. The team announced Friday that Luke Walton agreed to a multi-year deal to become the team’s next head coach. “We’re excited to bring Luke back to Los Angeles, where we feel he’s going to start an outstanding coaching career,” GM Mitch Kupchak said. “He’s one of the brightest young coaching minds in the game and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars traded pick they sent Michael Bennett to London to announce

The Jaguars have played a regular season game in London each of the past three seasons. For this year’s NFL Draft, Jacksonville sent defensive tackle Michael Bennett to London as part of a promotion. Unfortunately, the plan will not unfold as intended. When the second round began Friday evening, former UCLA linebacker Myles Jack was still available due to concerns over an injured...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raiders pick Jihad Ward may need minor knee surgery

Oakland Raiders second-round draft pick Jihad Ward may need minor knee surgery. Ward, a defensive end from Illinois, was selected by the Raiders in the second round at pick No. 44 overall. A 6-foot-5, 297-pounder, Ward could need arthroscopic knee surgery. There are NFL teams who believe Raiders' 2nd-round pick, DE Jihad Ward, will need arthroscopic knee surgery that could sideline...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Titans select Derrick Henry with pick gained in Jared Goff trade

The Tennessee Titans landed 2015 Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry in the second round using one of the draft picks gained in their trade with the Los Angeles Rams, who took Jared Goff No. 1 overall. This is going to be an interesting trade to track through the next few years. Tennessee originally had the No. 15 pick after the deal with Los Angeles but traded back up to No. 8...
Via Sportsnaut
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Myles Jack freefall ends at No. 36 to the Jaguars

Myles Jack fell all the way out of the first round after a knee condition scared teams away. It was a shocking development considering he was picked by many to be the top overall player in the 2016 NFL Draft. His free fall finally ended when the Jacksonville Jaguars picked him up with the No. 36 overall selection. Welcome to JACKsonville!We select @MylesJack!#JAXDraft16 Central...
Via Sportsnaut
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions GM: If marijuana were a red flag, half the draft board would be gone

Marijuana has been a point of contention around the National Football League for some time now. The whole idea that someone like Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon can be suspended indefinitely for smoking marijuana is ridiculous in and of itself. Now take into account Greg Hardy receiving a four-game suspension for domestic violence, and this is magnified even further. Considering...
Via Sportsnaut
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jake Arrieta, Cubs reportedly far apart on long-term deal

Stud right-hander Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs has looked like the most dominant pitcher in Major League Baseball this year. With a 5-0 record to go along with a 1.00 ERA, a 0.78 WHIP, and 32 strikeouts in his first five starts, Arrieta is somehow managing to top a 2015 campaign in which he beat out the likes of Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke to win the NL Cy Young Award. But...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Stephen Curry hoping to return before May 9

In further proof that he might actually be a Jedi Knight, Warriors megastar guard Stephen Curry is apparently working to master the art of Force Heal. According to a report by Monte Pool of Comcast SportsNet on Friday, Curry will try return to action before May 9, the date he was given as a part of his original two-week timetable for a Grade 1 sprain of the MCL in his right knee...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rams prepping Jared Goff to start opening night

The last No. 1 overall pick to start and win his first game at quarterback was former Houston Texans signal caller David Carr back in 2002. The Los Angeles Rams are reportedly planning on rookie No. 1 pick Jared Goff to start the team’s opening game against the San Francisco 49ers on Monday Night Football. “He may start on Monday night,” Jeff Fisher said per Connor Orr...
Via Sportsnaut
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis’ son, a former Miami cornerback, charged with criminal sexual conduct

The son of former NFL star linebacker Ray Lewis has been charged with criminal sexual conduct, according to multiple reports.  Ray Anthony Lewis, the 20-year-old son of the former Baltimore Raven, reportedly “engaged in sexual battery” with 18-year-old woman while she was “mentally incapacitated and/or physically helpless from the use of drugs and/or alcohol.” A second...
Via College Spun
19 hours ago  |  Discuss
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