Jarryd Hayne was named the top player in Australia's National Rugby League for the second time last season, a title that likely won't get him out of rookie drills in training camp with the San Francisco 49ers.
Former rugby league player Jarryd Hayne has signed an NFL rookie contract with the San Francisco 49ers, as per the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. The 27-year-old also received offers from the Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks, but last Friday accepted a $100,000 deal with 49ers. It is a move that could only be described as daring. Show More Summary
He is giving up guaranteed riches and established fame in Australia to go after the unprecedented. Jarryd Hayne announced last year he is leaving rugby as one of the sport’s biggest stars to try and make it in the National Football League. Show More Summary
Even if you don't follow American football, you've probably heard of Odell Beckham Jr. The New York Giants wide receiver became a viral sensation in his rookie year for his spectacular plays, most notably his now-iconic catch against the Dallas Cowboys. In the NFL last night, Odell Beckham Jr. Show More Summary
The 2015 receiver draft class is looking to replicate the historic success of the preceding 2014 class, which featured stars such as Sammy Watkins, Mike Evans and Odell Beckham Jr. But the talented group of rookies last season was as top-heavy as it was deep. Show More Summary
Longtime NASCAR sponsor NAPA Auto Parts just launched its first spot of the year for the auto racing giant. The campaign stars stock car racer Chase Elliott, who’s not even drinking age but apparently has enough swagger to attract overenthusiastic...Show More Summary
The 76ers have traded star rookie KJ McDaniels to the Rockets for Isaiah Canaan and a second-round pick, according to Yahoo. Instead of signing a rookie contract, McDaniels opted for The post Sixers Trade KJ McDaniels To Rockets For Isaiah Canaan, Draft Pick appeared first on SLAMonline.
Orlando Magic rookie first-round pick Aaron Gordon left Wednesday's game against the Miami Heat with an ankle injury. Ira Winderman of the Sun-Sentinel reported on Gordon's status: Gordon's 2014-15 campaign has already been shortened due to a foot fracture that required surgery. Show More Summary
Many stars at the Oscars on Sunday night were far from red carpet rookies. Check out some of our favorite throwback looks compared to what these actors and actresses wore this year.
The 2014 rookie wide receiver class was unprecedented. This group accomplished things unheard of in the NFL. As the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine takes place and the draft approaches, there is a similar level of optimism about the upcoming crop of wide receivers. Show More Summary
Add another MMA veteran to the growing list of supporters for WWE star turned MMA rookie CM Punk. Ever since Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brass signed former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) star CM Punk to a multi-fight contract...Show More Summary
Patrick Kane already has a Calder Trophy (rookie of the year) and a Conn Smythe Trophy (playoff MVP). Could an NHL MVP award be far behind? Perhaps. The superstar Blackhawks forward is having the best season of his career. It's not just...Show More Summary
Static IV star and Best Rookie of 2014 Aaron Herrington The post 5 Trick Fix presented by KR3W: Aaron Herrington appeared first on Transworld Skateboarding.
Before it even started, critics panned this year’s dunk contest as lacking in star power. After two perfect scores in a row from Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine last night, a new star had taken flight. The rookie took home top honors after a skilled aerial showcase that saw him put the ball under his […]
Poor Giannis is scared! College Humor put four players in NYC for the Rising Stars Challenge in a room together and imagined what would happen if they had a sleepover, and it's funny and stuff. The video features Marcus Smart, Elfrid...Show More Summary
Their record may not show it, but the Minnesota Timberwolves are headed in the right direction. Their future was on display Friday night during the 2015 Rising Stars Challenge, with rookie sensation Andrew Wiggins winning the game'sShow More Summary
Team USA fell 121-112 to Team World in Friday night's Rising Stars Challenge inside Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Throughout most of the event's history, the rookies were pitted against the sophomores, which usually made for one-sided affairs since the sophomores owned a significant experience advantage. Show More Summary
Timberwolves rookie Andrew Wiggins caught a half-court alley-oop from Dennis Schroder in the first half of the Rising Stars game. Wiggins dropped 22 points en route to the MVP award The post Andrew Wiggins Flies for Half-Court Alley-Oop (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Timberwolves rookie Zach LaVine went hard to the basket for a fastbreak dunk during the first half of the Rising Stars game. With effortless dunks like this, it’s obvious why The post Zach LaVine Goes Coast-To-Coast For Huge Dunk (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Get to know the rookie British actor who owns this weekend’s best new movie.