Banning national sports journalists from their rookie camp, the Browns have given liftoff to the latest in a series of quarterback controversies that have jinxed the franchise for half a century.
With Sterling heading out and Sam heading in, the way we think about leaders and participants in sports is changing. There will be bumps along the way but economics, changing demographics and social change will triumph over outmoded ways of thinking about the games we love.
The Supreme Court has broad independence, but it is not immune to public pressure. What pressure does its conservative wing feel? The signs aren't good. The Christian right has great discipline, huge resources, and an unwavering focus on its theocratic goals.
In one corner, the NBA, still reeling from the abhorrent, ugly comments from one of its owners -- a controversy of the highest order. In another corner, the National Football League, and the draft of its first openly gay player.
On any given day, at 1553 N. Schrader Boulevard, the likes of Ryan Gosling, Sandra Oh and Molly Shannon are working out.
As has been explored in the four previous installments of the Tradesports Insider NFL Draft Series, the accuracy and validity of mock drafts isn't often times brought up, but should be.
There was no doubt that Manziel was going to be drafted by the Browns. When Roger Goodell announced his name, the crowd erupted. The Browns had officially stolen the first round, making headlines all across America.
Football fans realize that draft decisions are nuanced -- an art and a science. And that's exactly why Sam's poor draft showing should disappoint those who hoped and expected better from the NFL on draft day. Sam's on-field performance speaks volumes.
The name of Washington, D.C.'s football team is a racial slur, a racist epithet. The U.S. trademark office agrees; so does the dictionary. But more importantly, Native American people feel it. How important is that to the rest of us? That is the moral question for all of us: Are we going to show respect for our nation's original citizens?
Getting drafted by an NFL team is like winning the lottery. So, what's the first thing a rookie should do now that they've made it to the league? Get a job. A real job.
So many of us want Manziel to succeed, because then we will too.
Leading up to the NFL Draft Thursday, May 8, we have examined Mel Kiper Jr.'s past and present analysis. If you missed Parts 1-3, click here for: Pa...
Projecting not only where each player will go, but how they will translate as NFL players is a quite demanding task, even for an undisputed expert.
The Washington Redskins and Chief Wahoo are not something said in private. They are as public as it gets. Millions of dollars are made each year by the sale of merchandise with these names and logos prominently appearing. Yet the leagues do nothing.
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While selecting all 63 games of the NCAA tournament is certainly a nearly-impossible task, correctly projecting the NFL draft is also quite the undertaking. Often picks shock experts who devote their career to analyzing the NFL.