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NFL – Google News

NFL teams go extra yard to vet prospects before draft – Boston Globe (subscription)


Boston Globe (subscription)

NFL teams go extra yard to vet prospects before draft
Boston Globe (subscription)
Not long ago, within the last few years, a prominent NFL agent was hanging out at a bar one spring night in a Southeastern Conference college town after giving a speaking engagement on campus. He recognized another man sitting at the bar, and after a …
Jameis Winston compared to draft bust JaMarcus RussellNFL.com
2015 NFL Mock Draft: Marcus Mariota joins BearsNFL Spin Zone
The Aaron Rodgers Lesson: No Shame in Winston, Mariota Skipping the NFL DraftBleacher Report
CBSSports.com -FOXSports.com -SI.com
all 557 news articles »

Posted on 26 April 2015 | 6:26 am

Rating the NFL draft prospects: Running backs – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Rating the NFL draft prospects: Running backs
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
He's an outside runner that will have to run inside in the NFL, and that's going to be a challenge. I don't think he's a complete back." Finished with 631 carries for 4,915 (7.8, 45 TDs) and 22 receptions. Fumbled 12 times. "He doesn't have any holes

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Posted on 26 April 2015 | 6:23 am

Whose stock has risen, fallen heading into the NFL Draft? – Boston Globe (subscription)


Boston Globe (subscription)

Whose stock has risen, fallen heading into the NFL Draft?
Boston Globe (subscription)
After three months of all-star games, Combines, Pro Days, medical checks, private workouts, and one-on-one interviews, the NFL Draft is finally (mercifully) here. The first round of the draft is on Thursday, and for most teams, the process is pretty
Chicago could set new standards for future NFL DraftsChicago Sun-Times
Roger Goodell says NFL is sending a message about domestic violenceUSA TODAY
NFL Draft 2015: Here is the hat the Giants first-round pick will wear on stageNJ.com

all 9 news articles »

Posted on 26 April 2015 | 3:11 am

Why daughter of Wonderlic test creator isn’t happy with the NFL – CBSSports.com


CBSSports.com

Why daughter of Wonderlic test creator isn't happy with the NFL
CBSSports.com
Kathy Kolbe, the daughter of Wonderlic test creator Eldon Wonderlic, told CBSSports.com that the decades-old cognitive exam isn't useful in assessing NFL prospects. The Wonderlic, a 50-question cognitive test designed to assess mental aptitude of …

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Posted on 25 April 2015 | 10:07 pm

Panthers pick up fifth-year option on Luke Kuechly – NFL.com


Charlotte Observer

Panthers pick up fifth-year option on Luke Kuechly
NFL.com
9 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, has been one of the league's best defensive players over the past three seasons and is well worth the $11.1 million he'll be guaranteed in 2016. According to the Panthers, his 473 tackles in that time period are
Panthers exercise Luke Kuechly's optionFresno Bee

all 35 news articles »

Posted on 25 April 2015 | 9:34 pm

Five GMs in need of a strong draft – NFL.com


Five GMs in need of a strong draft
NFL.com
Which general managers need a strong draft to stave off the front office version of "The Turk" in 2015? 1. Reggie McKenzie, Oakland Raiders: McKenzie has a reasonable claim to the NFL's strongest 2014 draft haul. Thanks to a disastrous record in trades

Posted on 25 April 2015 | 8:08 pm

2015 NFL Draft: Breaking Down the Possibilities for the No. 2 Overall Pick – Bleacher Report


Bleacher Report

2015 NFL Draft: Breaking Down the Possibilities for the No. 2 Overall Pick
Bleacher Report
The No. 2 overall pick appears to be the pivot point of the 2015 NFL draft. What the Tennessee Titans do with that selection could have a significant ripple effect on how the first round plays out. While there have been rumors that the Tampa Bay
Report: Titans to pick up Kendall Wright's 2016 optionNFL.com
NFL column: Titans should grab QB at No. 2TBO.com

all 49 news articles »

Posted on 25 April 2015 | 8:02 pm

ESPN’s Keith Olbermann calls for boycott of NFL Draft, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao … – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

ESPN's Keith Olbermann calls for boycott of NFL Draft, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
USA TODAY
The NFL Draft is just five days away, and Floyd Mayweather will meet Manny Pacquiao in the richest fight in boxing history next Saturday. ESPN's Keith Olbermann argued on his show that fans can take a stand against domestic violence by boycotting both …
Keith Olbermann calls for boycott of Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight, NFL DraftSportingNews.com
Olbermann Boycotting NFL Draft, Mayweather over Domestic ViolenceBreitbart News
Olbermann Will Boycott NFL Draft, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Fight Because Of SportsGrid

all 2,004 news articles »

Posted on 25 April 2015 | 7:18 pm

NFL Draft 2015: Ten best wide receivers taken in the first round over the last … – New York Daily News


New York Daily News

NFL Draft 2015: Ten best wide receivers taken in the first round over the last
New York Daily News
There are no sure things in the first round of the NFL draft. And it's been hard not to notice that over the last decade. The last 10 years of the NFL draft have seen teams employ increasingly high-tech toys (Gyroscopes on shirts! Psych tests! Twitter
2015 NFL Mock Draft: Final Version, Browns, Saints TradeNFL Mocks
NFL Mock Draft 2015: 1st-Round Projections and Latest Buzz on Top ProspectsBleacher Report
NFL draft: Ed Bouchette's Positional breakdownPittsburgh Post-Gazette
San Jose Mercury News -FanSided -Los Angeles Times
all 76 news articles »

Posted on 25 April 2015 | 5:05 pm

Norv Turner has message for Bridgewater critics – NFL.com


Norv Turner has message for Bridgewater critics
NFL.com
In our piece about the history of scouting, former Giants general manager Ernie Accorsi longed for the days when the NFL Draft took place right after the end of a season. It gave people less time to change their mind. The way Turner is talking, a few

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Posted on 25 April 2015 | 5:05 pm

NCAA – Google News

Google News

Tyus Jones Talks NCAA Finals, NBA Draft – CBS Local


CBS Local

Tyus Jones Talks NCAA Finals, NBA Draft
CBS Local
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It seems like ages ago that Tyus Jones was just a promising player at Apple Valley High School. Now, with an incredible NCAA performance with Duke behind him, he's declared eligibility for the NBA draft, and many believe he'll be …

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Posted on 26 April 2015 | 4:26 am

2-time reigning NCAA champ Duke coming on fast; plays for ACC title Sunday … – Durham Herald Sun


Durham Herald Sun

2-time reigning NCAA champ Duke coming on fast; plays for ACC title Sunday
Durham Herald Sun
Duke junior attackman Case Matheis (9) takes on the Notre Dame defense in Friday's ACC Tournament semifinals upset win over the No. 1-ranked Fighting Irish. Duke will play for the ACC Tournament championship today. (Photo courtesy TheACC.com).
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Duke Upsets ACC and NCAA #1 Notre Dame to Earn Trip To ACC Men's BallDurham
Syracuse edges North Carolina to advance to ACC championship gameNCAA.com

all 171 news articles »

Posted on 25 April 2015 | 10:39 pm

Stipends, Title IX debated at NCAA forum – U-T San Diego


U-T San Diego

Stipends, Title IX debated at NCAA forum
U-T San Diego
North Dakota players sit on the bench after a loss against Boston University in a semifinal at the NCAA men's Frozen Four hockey tournament in Boston, Thursday, April 9, 2015. BU defeated North Dakota 5-3 and will play Providence in the championship …

Posted on 25 April 2015 | 10:30 pm

Source: FSU does not expect NCAA violation from Jameis Winston’s hook-up … – Tallahassee.com


Tallahassee.com

Source: FSU does not expect NCAA violation from Jameis Winston's hook-up
Tallahassee.com
Florida State does not expect any NCAA violations to stem from the latest revelation in Jameis Winston's shoplifting incident, a source close to the program told the Tallahassee Democrat on Saturday. FSU athletic director Stan Wilcox, before being

Posted on 25 April 2015 | 7:45 pm

2015 NCAA Division II Men’s Golf championships regional selections – NCAA.com


NCAA.com

2015 NCAA Division II Men's Golf championships regional selections
NCAA.com
INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA has announced the field of 80 teams and 32 student-athletes competing as individuals that have been selected to participate in regional competition of the 2015 NCAA Division II Men's Golf Championships. The regional …
Women's Golf Awaits NCAA Selection MondayGoDuke.com
Pacers Receive Bid To NCAA RegionalsWJBF-TV
Hedge headed to NCAA D-II Regional Golf ChampionshipsKTVQ Billings News
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer -BU Athletics -Hays Daily News
all 22 news articles »

Posted on 24 April 2015 | 10:53 pm

Nick Saban is right, the NCAA’s current satellite football camp rules are … – NOLA.com


NOLA.com

Nick Saban is right, the NCAA's current satellite football camp rules are
NOLA.com
The ever-manipulated structure put forth by the NCAA, in the forms of regulations and restrictions, has led to many controversies over the years. The latest deals with satellite football camps that have grown significantly during the summer months.
Satellite camps to be examined by NCAA's football oversight committee, per reportMLive.com
Emmert says NCAA will put satellite camps on top of list for oversight committeeNBCSports.com
Satellite camp issue coming up for Richt, NCAA committeeOnline Athens

all 38 news articles »

Posted on 24 April 2015 | 9:02 pm

The kid Cardale Jones destroyed in ‘NCAA Football’ wants a rematch – ESPN


ESPN

The kid Cardale Jones destroyed in 'NCAA Football' wants a rematch
ESPN
Cardale Jones' strategy of salting the earth when playing opponents in "NCAA Football" might have backfired. Back in January, the Ohio State quarterback played young Jared Foley in the popular video game during the Buckeyes' visit to a children's hospital.
Kid that Cardale Jones beat in 'NCAA Football' challenges him to rematchSB Nation
Kid Who Cardale Jones Obliterated In “NCAA Football” Wants A Rematch LostLettermen.com

all 10 news articles »

Posted on 24 April 2015 | 4:47 pm

Share “Oklahoma State football: NCAA Committee on…” – NewsOK.com


NewsOK.com

Share “Oklahoma State football: NCAA Committee on…”
NewsOK.com
STILLWATER — The NCAA Committee on Infractions will release a decision on its investigation into the Oklahoma State football program at 11 a.m. Friday, according to media reports and an NCAA news release. Greg Christopher, NCAA chief hearing officer …
NCAA puts Oklahoma State football on probationUSA TODAY
NCAA releases list of Oklahoma State football sanctionsYahoo Sports (blog)
NCAA puts Oklahoma State on probation for one yearESPN
CBSSports.com -Tulsa World -KOKI FOX 23
all 168 news articles »

Posted on 24 April 2015 | 3:07 pm

Why has Syracuse basketball been sending all 4 coaches on road to recruit … – Syracuse.com


Syracuse.com

Why has Syracuse basketball been sending all 4 coaches on road to recruit
Syracuse.com
The NCAA's current open period ends on May 1. A dead period will be in effect until July 1. At that point, Syracuse would be limited to just two coaches on the road for recruiting purposes. With different events taking place all across the country at

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Posted on 24 April 2015 | 12:50 pm

NCAA President Mark Emmert says Syracuse case was in the NCAA’s … – Syracuse.com


Syracuse.com

NCAA President Mark Emmert says Syracuse case was in the NCAA's
Syracuse.com
New York — Syracuse basketball player Fab Melo had portions of a paper written for him by athletic department employees, and the NCAA seems to believe three other basketball players received similar treatment. Syracuse was punished with scholarship …
NCAA's Mark Emmert defends Penn State sanctionsUSA TODAY
NCAA President Mark Emmert on Penn State: I could've handled things betterNBCSports.com
NCAA president says Penn State sanctions were 'right and appropriate'Allentown Morning Call
Mid Columbia Tri City Herald -The Daily Collegian Online -FOXSports.com
all 107 news articles »

Posted on 23 April 2015 | 8:17 pm

NFL.com

Peyton Manning pledges $3 million to University of Tennessee

The University of Tennessee announced a gift of $3 million from former Volunteers star and current Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.

Posted on 25 April 2015 | 9:52 pm

Panthers pick up fifth-year option on Luke Kuechly

The Carolina Panthers decided to pick up the fifth-year option on linebacker Luke Kuechly. The No. 9 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft is well worth the $11.1 million he’ll be guaranteed in 2016.

Posted on 25 April 2015 | 9:25 pm

Reggie McKenzie has taken calls on Raiders’ No. 4 pick

Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie would like you to know that his phone line is open and he’s already taken some calls regarding the No. 4 overall pick. Who could he be wheeling and dealing with?

Posted on 25 April 2015 | 7:39 pm

Norv Turner has message for Bridgewater critics

Teddy Bridgewater’s Pro Day led to him falling to Minnesota in the 2014 NFL Draft. Now Vikings OC Norv Turner has a message to anybody who doubts Bidgewater’s ability to succeed as an NFL QB.

Posted on 25 April 2015 | 4:20 pm

Owner: Chuck Pagano’s future not ‘Super Bowl or bust’

Chuck Pagano is heading into his final season under contract without an extension in sight. But owner Jim Irsay says that things are happening behind the scenes, and it isn’t Lombardi or bust for the coach.

Posted on 25 April 2015 | 1:43 pm

Goodell: L.A. stadium plans are ‘viable,’ ‘very exciting’

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday that the two stadium projects in the L.A. area are "viable." Goodell added that plans in Inglewood and Carson have a "great deal of potential to be successful."

Posted on 24 April 2015 | 9:28 pm

Maccagnan: Jets will call teams to gauge trade-up cost

New York general manager Mike Maccagnan says he will contact each team in front of the Jets to gauge interest in possibly moving up from No. 6 in the draft. Will Gang Green trade up?

Posted on 24 April 2015 | 4:10 pm

Tony Romo: ‘Boys going to win Super Bowl next year

Tony Romo is feeling confident this offseason despite losing DeMarco Murray. The Cowboys quarterback promised a Super Bowl title in Big D next year during a recent acceptance speech.

Posted on 24 April 2015 | 1:24 pm