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  • UCLA linebacker Jordan Zumwalt drafted by Pittsburgh Steelers

    UCLA's defense continues to produce 2014 NFL draft picks. Linebacker Jordan Zumwalt became the third Bruins defensive player to be selected when the Pittsburgh Steelers chose him Saturday with the 16th pick of the sixth round, the 192nd overall pick....
  • UConn's Shamar Stephen, Yawin Smallwood Picked In Seventh Round

    UConn's Shamar Stephen, Yawin Smallwood Picked In Seventh Round
    Better late than never, the saying goes, and UConn defensive tackle Shamar Stephen and linebacker Yawin Smallwood went late on the third and final day of the 2014 NFL draft Saturday. Stephen was picked fifth in the seventh round by the Minnesota Vikings,...
  • Area players sign rookie free-agent deals after NFL draft

    Just after the NFL draft concluded Saturday night, numerous reports trickled in about undrafted players on area teams reaching deals with NFL teams -- in effect, tryouts. William and Mary safety Jerome Couplin III, who many observers believed could be...
  • Boyd, Taliaferro, Thomas lead group of final-day NFL draftees

    Boyd, Taliaferro, Thomas lead group of final-day NFL draftees
    Tajh Boyd has played home football games in Darling Stadium and Clemson's Death Valley. Now, he'll have a chance to play home games just a few miles from Manhattan as a member of the New York Jets. Boyd, a Phoebus High alumnus and former quarterback at...
  • Punter Chris Kluwe lacks an NFL job, but he isn't finished kicking

     Punter Chris Kluwe lacks an NFL job, but he isn't finished kicking
    The footballs boom off his foot, sailing high and far, the equivalent of 45, even 50 yards beyond a line of scrimmage. And when the kicker eases up a bit to concentrate on location, he rolls punts within three feet of each other. If Chris Kluwe had...
  • New gig as manager kept Schneider from making Hall of Fame induction dinner

    New gig as manager kept Schneider from making Hall of Fame induction dinner
    Brian Schneider spent his entire 13-year major league baseball career in the National League East, playing for first the Expos, who later became the Nationals, then the Mets and finally, the Phillies. Throughout his career, one of Schneider's goals...
  • Let me explain myself on Blake Bortles

    Let me explain myself on Blake Bortles
    Please allow me to explain why I selected Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles in Sam Farmer's LA Times beat writer's mock, which you can check out here. What had happened was.... 1. The other beat writer ravished my draft board. All the elite...
  • Roger Goodell anticipates expanded NFL playoff field for 2015 season

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday that he anticipates the playoff field expanding from 12 to 14 teams, beginning in the 2015 season. "I do believe it will be approved for the 2015 season," Goodell said at the league meetings in Atlanta. "We...
  • Former UCF QB Blake Bortles signs with Nike

    Former UCF QB Blake Bortles signs with Nike
    Former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles has signed an endorsement deal with Nike. Bortles, an Oviedo High graduate, inked an endorsement deal with the company. He joins former Texas A&M Heisman winning quarterback Johnny Manziel, former Louisville safety...
  • Miami Dolphins offer individual game tickets on social media

    You know what they say about membership and how it has its privileges? Well, the Miami Dolphins are pushing that belief forward in 2014, giving more and more benefits to Dolphins Members, and those who follow the team on social media. On Monday...
  • UConn NFL Draft History

    UConn has had 36 players drafted: 2013 Dwayne Gratz, Jacksonville Jaguars, Round 3 Sio Moore, Oakland Raiders, Round 3 Blidi Wreh-Wilson, Tennessee Titans, Round 3 Trevardo Williams, Houston Texans, Round 4 Ryan Griffin, Houston Texans, Round 6...