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Jerry Jones lost sleep over not getting Paxton Lynch

So how badly did Jerry Jones want Paxton Lynch? Very badly, apparently, because the Cowboys owner said he lost sleep over the fact that he wasn’t able to trade up and get him. Jones said that he was so mad about not trading up for Lynch that he barely slept Thursday night – and felt that he should have overpaid to move up for the Memphis quarterback. Jerry Jones said he got...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Gronk congratulates brother Glenn for signing with Bills

Another member of the Gronkowski family is coming to the NFL. Glenn Gronkowski, a tight end/fullback at Kansas State University, wasn’t selected in the 2016 NFL Draft, but he quickly found a team interested in his services. The Buffalo Bills signed him as an undrafted free agent. Staying home. Go bills! — Glenn Gronkowski (@ggronko) April 30, 2016 His brother and New England...
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Ohio State sets NFL Draft record; rundown of where every player ended up

The NFL Draft has wrapped, and Ohio State is the big winner from the college ranks. An astounding 12 Buckeyes were selected by teams, including five in the first round. In case you haven’t been following along, here is where every Buckeye wound up. 12 Buckeyes off to new places in this record-setting draft. Congrats guys and best of luck! #NFLDraft2016 #GoBucks pic.twitter.com...
Via College Spun
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Timeless Tim: NBA star says Spurs' Duncan could play until he's 90

With the Oklahoma City Thunder set to kick off their second-round playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs, Kevin Durant is well aware of the challenge of going up against a guy who probably sleeps in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber over the summer. Ahead of Saturday’s series opener, the seven-time All-Star expressed his deep admiration for the ageless wonder known as Timothy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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NFL analyst Mel Kiper Jr's secret to longevity: Pumpkin pie

Every person has their quirks, but Mel Kiper Jr.’s quirks may be a little more unusual than most. As ESPN’s NFL Draft coverage was winding down on Saturday, the guys on the TV set gave Kiper a pumpkin pie with fat free whipped cream. Their gift to him followed a commercial where Kiper breaks down all the toppings at a salad bar just like he would analyze draft prospects. It...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Carmelo Anthony not sure if he’ll play in 2016 Rio Olympics

As the rigors of an NBA season remain freshly entrenched in the mind of Carmelo Anthony’s 32-year-old body, the New York Knicks star forward is unsure if he’ll be heading to South America for the 2016 Olympic Games. Anthony, speaking with Michael Lee of The Vertical, said he’s going to let things simmer down for a bit before committing to Team USA: “That’s at the top...
Via Sportsnaut
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Report: Ravens would have taken Tunsil if not for video

We now know just how much that Laremy Tunsil gas mask video cost him, and it’s no small sum. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Baltimore Ravens would have taken Tunsil sixth overall if not for this video. Instead, Tunsil dropped seven spots, costing him $7 million. Little cleanup from Thurs night: without video, Ravens would have taken Laremy Tunsil at No. 6; fell to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr won’t rule out early Stephen Curry return

The Golden State Warriors will start their second-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in Oakland on Sunday. The defending champions will do so without the services of reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry, who sprained his MCL against the Houston Rockets last weekend. The original diagnosis indicated that Curry would be out two weeks. Though, there has been some optimism...
Via Sportsnaut
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WATCH: Jaylon Smith finding out he's headed to the Cowboys

Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith would have been a top-five pick if he hadn’t suffered a devastating knee injury in the team’s Fiesta Bowl loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes. As it stands, Smith is going to miss the entire 2016 season recovering, so there was much uncertainty regarding when he’d be drafted, if at all.  As it turns out, Smith was picked No. 34 overall by the...
Via College Spun
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Bills take OSU QB Cardale Jones Saturday, ups Buckeyes count to 12

Ohio State’s domination of the 2016 NFL Draft continues. This time around, it’s a former signal-caller who will be attempting to make his mark in the league. Cardale Jones, who led the Buckeyes to a Big Ten title and two College Football Playoff game wins in 2014-2015, is headed to Buffalo. Jones, who many consider a project because of his up-and-down career at OSU, was taken...
Via College Spun
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Florida Gov. Jeb Bush epically fails trying to call out Dwyane Wade

Former Governor of Florida and presidential candidate Jeb Bush wanted to say something about Dwyane Wade’s heroics to keep the Heat alive. It did not go as well as he might have liked. Here you can see Bush’s actual tweet, as well as his since-deleted initial offering, which, much like his presidential campaign, was a bit of a mess and ended sooner than he intended it to. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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