Wednesday, April 23, 2014

'Navy, Marines present jersey to NFL commissioner, 75th NFL Draft' photo (c) 2010, MarineCorps NewYork - license:

On Tuesday, the NFL announced that 30 prospects would be on hand for the NFL Draft. According to the league, all 30 are expected to come off the board within the first three rounds of the draft. Included in with the bigger names of this class; Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, and Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack, were some players that Pittsburgh Steelers fans may keep an eye on. Of those 30 prospects, six of them have visited the team... Read at Steelers 101

'Dee Gordon' photo (c) 2012, SD Dirk - license:

Dee Gordon has always had tantalizing ability. His speed -- which has been on frequent display as of late -- is by far his best tool. In prior seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Gordon had been unable to get on base with enough frequency to showcase his greatest talent. This season, however, has been a very different story.

Gordon is currently the owner of an excellent slash line of .369/.408/.492 that is far from reminiscent of the... Read at Dodgers 101

'Anderson Varejao and Andre Drummond' photo (c) 2013, Erik Drost - license:

It may have only been one vote, but someone is taking notice. Andre Drummond received a single second-place vote for the NBA’s most improved player award. Goran Dragic of the Phoenix Suns won the award while Lance Stephenson and Anthony Davis rounded out the top three.

Brandon Jennings took to Twitter to voice his opinion on who should have won the award saying “@AndreDrummondd didn’t win Most Improved Player of the year. Oh Ok.” While Drummond probably didn’t improve on the... Read at Pistons 101

'Tyler Ennis' photo (c) 2010, Keith & Alyssa - license:

Tyler Ennis scored a career high 21 goals last season, but he isn't allowing himself to become complacent.

"My play got better as the season went on. I have to play the whole season like that though," said Ennis.

After starting the year on the wing, Ennis eventually became comfortable as the top-line center, reigniting previous chemistry with Drew Stafford.

"I need to be more consistent. I'm happy that I beat my prior career high of 20 goals... Read at Sabres 101

'6.23.12 Road America - NASCAR driver 88 Cole Whitt' photo (c) 2012, Royal Broil - license:

The move to a two-car NASCAR Sprint Cup Series operation did not succeed for Swan Racing, in fact, it only last the first eight races of the 2014 season. On Wednesday the team announced that the No. 26 team driven by Cole Whitt has been shifted over to BK Racing under the ownership of Anthony Marlowe and that the No. 30 team driven by Parker Kligerman has been sold to John Cohen of XxxTreme Motorsports.

Cole Whitt, who is 33rd in the driver standings, will now... Read at Motorsports 101