The Milwaukee Bucks will conduct their second in a series of pre-draft workouts today at the Cousins Center. Point guards will be showcased today. The Bucks figure to be a team in need of adding depth to the guard position - be it a point guard or shooting guard.
I have long been critical of the NCAA and their vast array of rules that are both obscure and downright stupid. I was an NCAA athlete and I learned firsthand how they operate, and how irritating it can be.
The Green Bay Packers wrapped up block one of OTA's on Wednesday in Green Bay. Not present for the session was defensive lineman Johnny Jolly. Jolly was in Houston completing a court-mandated drug treatment program.
Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade wins to the 'good-guy' award for the weekend for a little stunt he pulled. Wade made the dreams of a Miami teen come true when he responded to her request and showed up at her high school prom.
I must say - I was a bit annoyed with the length of the 2012-2013 winter. I assume the 2013-2014 winter will bring about a similar attitude. That's why I'm elated to work with YMT Vacations on a 12-day cruise of the Hawaiian Islands. We depart on February 14, 2014 (Happy Valentine's Day!).
For the second straight year, Aaron Rodgers has been named best player in the NFL. This according to CBSSports.com's annual top 100 list. According to Pete Prisco, if there was a draft of all the current NFL players, Rodgers would be the number one selection.
As has become tradition, major league baseball players will break out the pink bats on Sunday in recognition of Mother's day and breast cancers awareness. In addition, Rawlings has produced baseballs with pink stitching and graphics. The balls will also be used during games on Sunday.
Former Wisconsin Badgers running back Ron Dayne will find out Tuesday if he will be inducted into college football's hall of fame in December. Dayne is one of 82 former players and coaches on the list that was revealed in March of 2013.
We're not there yet, but May 4 is fast approaching. The day prior to Cinco de Mayo, May 4 is a date lauded by Star Wars fans - "May the 4th be with you" figures to be a common phrase heard on Saturday.
The Green Bay Packers entered the 2013 NFL draft with eight picks. Packers General Manager Ted Thompson orchestrated several trades, both up and down, to end up with eleven total selections. Below is a snapshot of the Packers draft and what scouts had to say about each player.
With the 26th pick in round one of Thursday's NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers selected UCLA defensive end, Datone Jones. Jones stands nearly 6'4" and weight about 285 pounds. He's big. He's fast. He's all football. Jones is also a product of Compton, California.
The NBA playoffs begin Saturday with a quadruple header. The Milwaukee Bucks, the number 8 seed in the eastern conference will play their first game at Miami on Sunday. Vegas has chimed in and placed odds on each team for winning the NBA title. It's no shock that the Bucks face the steepest odds at 500-1. Interestingly enough, the Bucks were given 125-1 odds during the pre-season. That should give you an idea of just how much faith Vegas has in the Heat cutting the nets down.