Von Miller ripped the ball and the Lombardi Trophy from Cam Newton's hands. Von Miller is following Cam Newton. It's more of a haunting. The first time Miller followed Newton was in the 2011 draft. The Panthers had the first pick and took Newton, the Broncos had the second pick and took Miller. The second time was in Super Bowl 50. Show More Summary
The Panthers selected quarterback Cam Newton first over all five years ago, and right behind him the Broncos chose Von Miller, who became the most valuable player of Super Bowl 50 by bedeviling Newton.
The baseball draft is still too much of a crap shoot for teams to think they can get a franchise player with the first pick.
Von Miller was the second pick in the 2011 NFL draft. Cam Newton was the first. Miller came out on top Sunday and was selected most valuable player of Super Bowl 50 after sacking Newton 21/2 times and forcing two fumbles in the Denver Broncos' 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers at Levi's...
The start of spring training is still a few weeks away, but it's never too soon to start planning for this year's fantasy baseball draft. Hitting on your early round picks and anchoring your roster with superstar talent is important,...Show More Summary
The Nets (13-38) are having a tough season. But beyond 2015-16, with a lot of losses and no first round draft picks for years due to trades, their future is cloudy. A new front office leader is needed. Here’s ESPN.com with the latest: The Brooklyn Nets will begin formally interviewing candidates for their general manager vacancy on Monday, [...]
Can you imagine an industry that rewards failure with the best opportunities for future growth and achievement? In the NFL, the worst team in a given season is given the top pick in the next draft. It seems bizarre, but if everything is done for the common good, then promoting competitiveness, even among the inept, is the highest goal.... Show More Summary
The Kobe Bryant goodbye tour isn’t the only thing with 30 games left. D’Angelo Russell’s rookie season is winding down relatively quickly, the second pick in the NBA draft facing a little more than two months on the first round of his pro career. There have been some ups and some downs, along with...
Three years ago the Panthers already had stars Cam Newton and Luke Kuechly, but the picks made by General Manager Dave Gettleman in the 2013 draft made them dominant. When the 2013 NFL Draft came around, the Carolina Panthers already...Show More Summary
The 2015 NBA draft will be well-represented in Toronto over Valentine's Weekend, just not during the All-Star Game itself. Of the first 15 picks, seven—including each of the top five—will suit up for the Rising Stars Challenge that Friday. Show More Summary
It’s been 18 years since the San Diego Chargers picked QB Ryan Leaf 2nd in the draft to Peyton Manning who’s playing in the Super Bowl this weekend. Leaf is long removed from his playing days where he never lived up to the hype, much like what Johnny Manziel is doing right now. Ryan Leaf, […]
We'll get to see what kind of shape former major-league pitcher Jon Garland is in on Saturday. He's scheduled to play in the Granada Hills Kennedy alumni baseball game set for 11:30 a.m. Garland was the 10th pick in the 1997 draft. He played for the White Sox, Angels, Dodgers, Padres and Rockies....
Chargers running back Melvin Gordon’s rookie season wasn’t what the team hoped for when they took him with the 15th overall pick of the 2015 draft. Gordon ran for 641 yards in 14 games and fumbled the ball six times before landing on injured reserve because of a knee injury. Gordon had surgery on the…
Two weeks until pitchers and catchers report. Two weeks! Who is he? Dexter Fowler is a speedy outfielder who came up in the Rockies system after Colorado made him their 14th Round draft pick back in 2004. His most productive season at the plate came in 2012, but he was known for having a severe home/road split like many Rockies hitters before him. Show More Summary
Celebrities, from number one NFL draft pick Alex Smith to "Scandal" star Tony Goldwyn, keep it real about their teen years in a video for #WhenIWas18, a campaign in support of foster youth. The campaign, started last month by nonprofit...Show More Summary
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is hopeful Peyton Manning will retire with the organization that drafted him with the first overall pick in 1998, regardless of how the quarterback decides to move forward after his Denver Broncos face...Show More Summary
Much can change on the road to the NFL draft, especially before Super Bowl season gives way to the combine. This time last year, folks didn't hesitate to mock Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory as a top-five pick. He wound up going...Show More Summary
The idea picked up momentum after a group of real estate and community leaders formed a nonprofit to draft a proposal called the Brooklyn-Queens Connector.
All but two of the first-round positions in the 2016 NFL draft are set with only the Super Bowl left to play, which gave ESPN draft guru Todd McShay an opportunity to update his predictions for the April spectacle. McShay released his...Show More Summary
When Peyton Manning retires, which NFL team will it be with? The obvious answer is the Indianapolis Colts. They drafted Manning out of Tennessee with the first overall pick back in 1998, and in 13 seasons with the organization Manning won a Super Bowl and four NFL MVP awards, and made it to 11 Pro Bowls. That’s […]