Saturday, April 18, 2015

Back in late March, as 2015 NFL mock drafts had already begun to get stale, ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. thought it would be interesting to take a look back on the 2009 NFL Draft and re-draft it based on what we now know about each of the players. In the re-draft, Kiper Jr. had the New York Giants selecting offensive lineman T.J. Lang with the No. 29 pick in the first-round, with wide receiver Hakeem Nicks having been taken off the board earlier by... Read at Giants 101

The New York Yankees gave up young right-hander Shane Greene in a three-team deal that landed them Didi Gregorius from the Arizona Diamondbacks, while Green was shipped to Detroit. At the moment it isn't looking like a good trade as Green is off to an impressive 2-0 start and has yet to allow a run.

On the flip side, Gregorius has struggled out of the box in just about every facet of the game, from his .152 average to lackluster base... Read at Yankees 101

Greg Monroe played a part in helping the New York Knicks' accomplish history Wednesday evening when the Detroit Pistons put a final nail in the Knicks miserable season. But before? The free-agent-to-be's agent, David Falk, heaped praise on to the Knicks' executive Phil Jackson.

Falk spoke on behalf of Monroe, and other free agents, on Jackson's ability to put together a competitive team:

“Guys know he obviously knows what it takes to win. He’s Phil... Read at Knicks 101

Los Angeles Kings forward Jarret Stoll was arrested Friday on suspicion of possession of cocaine and Ecstasy, according to a report by CBS Los Angeles and CBS Las Vegas.

Per CBS Los Angeles, and confirmed by Las Vegas police, Stoll, 32, was arrested at the Wet Republic pool complex at the MGM Grand Hotel.

Clark Country police online police records confirmed that Stoll was arrested and charged with drug possession. Per Rich Hammond of the... Read at LA Kings 101

Over in the UK, it appears that the Brits are developing a bit of a thing for American Football: When tickets went online in in early 2015 they were sold out in minutes for games being played in November. Fans have been filling London streets in the official NFL Fan Rallies, with 40,000 expected to attend. Even online sportsbooks are getting in on the NFL action with UK betting sites pumping out unprecedented NFL offers to British gamblers (click here for betting information). The... Read at On The Clock 101