NFL clubs may cost themselves big bucks and draft picks if they don’t abide by the concussion protocol.
The National Football League said on Monday that teams could be fined heavily and forfeit future draft picks if they violate the concussion protocol.
Steep fines and loss of draft picks are possible consequences for teams that don’t adhere to the league’s concussion protocol. Head trauma to players is a huge concern in the NFL, though the league has been accused of taking a lax approach to preventing it and dealing with the lasting effects for players. Show More Summary
Yes, the second overall pick in the draft is expected to be buried on the depth chart — and inactive on game days — when the season begins. But Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz could indeed be dressing (and playing) at some point this season. Sam Bradford will be the starter in Week One, and Chase…
The Phoenix Suns feel they won big by going small and grabbing Tyler Ulis with the 34th pick of the 2016 NBA draft. Physically, he's as unimposing as a hoops prospect gets. The former Kentucky point guard is generously listed at 5'10" and weighed just 149 pounds at the combine. Show More Summary
During the recently concluded Las Vegas Summer League, rookie big man Ivica Zubac surpassed all expectations. The 19-year-old Croatian was the Los Angeles Lakers’ 32nd-overall draft pick in June. However, he played like a borderlineShow More Summary
The Thunder have signed guard Alex Abrines to a multi-year contract. Abrines was originally selected by the Thunder with the 32nd overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft and this past season, Abrines appeared in 37 games with FC Barcelona where he averaged 8.9 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists. During EuroLeague competition Abrines shot 41.7 [...]
The Milwaukee Bucks made the most shocking move of the 2016 NBA draft by selecting Thon Maker with the 10th overall pick. The biggest unknown in this year's rookie class because of the few times NBA teams had the chance to scout him,...Show More Summary
When they were drafted nearly three decades ago, one was on everybody's baseball radar, the other a blip at best, picked almost as an afterthought in the final round thanks to a recommendation by an important family friend.
The Pelicans have signed 2016 second round draft pick Cheick Diallo and re-signed guard/forward Alonzo Gee. Many second round draft picks never get signed to NBA contracts. It’s always worth noting the one that do. Diallo, 6-9, 220, was the 33rd overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft out of the University of Kansas. His rights were [...]
The Pelicans have signed 2016 first round draft pick Buddy Hield. All players selected in the first round of the draft are guaranteed to receive a contract, assuming they wish to begin their NBA career right away. This signing was expected. Hield, 6-4, 214, comes off his senior season at the University of Oklahoma, where he claimed [...]
The Spurs have signed forward Livio Jean-Charles. Jean-Charles, 6-9/225, was originally drafted by the Spurs with the 28th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. The 22-year-old has spent the last four seasons with ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne of the French Pro-A League. Last season he saw action in 25 games, averaging 5.9 points and 4.6 rebounds [...]
The 2016 offseason has been explosive and entertaining for NHL fans, with blockbuster trades and surprising destinations for free agents. The balance of power further shook with at least three impact draft picks heading to bottom-feeder...Show More Summary
A few months ago, Ezekiel Elliott was the 4th overall draft pick in the 2016 NFL draft. Now he finds himself being accused of domestic violence by his current girlfriend. TMZ has the details on what exactly Elliott is being accused of: “The female accuser filed a report with the Columbus PD in Ohio Friday morning […]
You can’t really blame 2K for not including the Australian national team earlier, but now that the first draft pick this year was an Australian I suppose we finally have enough players in the NBA to justify doing it. More »
Brandon Ingram excelled at many things while wearing a Duke Blue Devils uniform, ultimately working his way into becoming the No. 2 overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft. While there is a lot to love about his game, free throws aren't exactly a strong point for the 6'9" forward. Show More Summary
There are simply not enough minutes for Joel Embiid, Jahlil Okafor and Nerlens Noel and Bryan Colangelo knows it. The 76ers drafted a potential franchise player in Ben Simmons, and it looks like Joel Embiid, the third overall pick of the 2014 draft, is finally healthy. Show More Summary
VideoThe overall ratings for the upcoming Madden 17have begun to roll out and Jacksonville Jaguars fans will be pleased. The team's top draft choice and No. 5 pick overall, Jalen Ramsey is the highest-rated rookie with an 82 overall mark. image provided by EA Sports The 6'1" defensive back from Florida State was [...]
The WWE Draft took place on Smackdown Live Tuesday night. It was a way for WWE to push Smackdown‘s new night by holding a historic event live on USA Network in the United States. Who would end up on which show? We found out during the...Show More Summary
Ex-Baylor football star Shawn Oakman has been charged with sexual assault after allegedly raping a woman at his Waco apartment back in April. 24-year-old Oakman -- who was a projected high NFL draft pick before he was arrested -- was indicted…