OTAs (voluntary spring practices) started this week and that means... well, what does that mean?
It could be that Bradford will be everything the Rams and the team's fans hope. But it's also quite possible the Rams would have been better off taking Jimmy Clausen in the second round.
Racist questioning of a white NFL player should not be used as some sort of perverse justification for the maltreatment of anyone, including Dez Bryant.
Ed Wang was the first "full-blooded" Chinese American drafted into the NFL and wouldn't ya know, the Bills are the ones bringing him into the family.
Miami Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland's interaction with recently drafted Dez Bryant has begun to expose the notion that players are not men, but mere property, and will be treated as such.
Why couldn't one enterprising publisher, or rich guy, or Amazon, set up a literary talent development system modeled on the NFL draft to discover the next Junot Diaz?
After the draft had concluded, something happened that should give hope to people everywhere. The Giants offered a tryout to soon-to-be 34 year-old Marine Corps veteran Brandon Crawford.
Myron Rolle wasn't chosen until the 207th pick by the Tennessee Titans. Rolle's failings? He had the temerity to take the opportunity to be a Rhodes Scholar and forego his senior year at college.
With the second and third round picks, fans were hoping the Bills would start addressing their top needs. But the Bills rumble to the beat of their own little buffalo hooves.
Recently, Assistant executive director of external affairs for NFLPA George Atallah and I got to know each other. Then the affable union spokesman went on the record with me for 5 questions.
Bills Chick wasn't excited about the draft at all...like, at all! Call me crazy--or blasphemous as a fellow social media friend did--but I just don't ...
Fans of sports in the 1970's will remember Rock'n Rollin Stewart--he of the multicolored wig and the John 3:16 sign who ended up on camera at every sp...
The draft is the biggest redistributive element of the NFL. In that sense, thirty-two fan bases have something to get excited about every April when the NFL convenes for its annual dog and pony show
This year, for the first time, the NFL Draft will commence on a Thursday. I realize the NFL wanted to put the popular first round in prime time tonight, but by doing so, they ruined all the fun.
What Gerhart is experiencing is a small dosage of what African-Americans historically have endured in society and sport.
We judge a school's or a program's or a teacher's efforts based on a single, easily quantifiable measure: basic-skills test scores in reading and math.