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NFL Rumors – Tennessee Titans Doing Everything to Protect Marcus Mariota

Posted on 20 Mar, 2016, by in NFL

After finding the quarterback they wanted last year in the NFL draft, it seems the Tennessee Titans are focused on improving the offensive line, via free agency and probably with their first round draft pick too. More

The History of Number One NBA Draft Picks in the Lottery Era

Posted on 26 Jun, 2014, by in Featured, NBA

When the first pick of the 2014 NBA draft is announced, it’ll be the 30th time in the lottery era that a team has taken a chance on someone through the magic of ping pong balls. It makes for a good chance to review which number one picks have done a great service through their NBA careers, from the likes of Patrick Ewing, David Robinson, Shaquille O’Neal and LeBron James, to others who have been less successful like Pervis Ellison, Michael Olowokandi and Anthony Bennett. More

Who Gets Picked First in the 2014 NBA Draft – Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker or Joel Embiid?

Posted on 24 Jun, 2014, by in Featured, NBA

A year ago it was quite clear who would be the number one overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft: Andrew Wiggins. The college basketball season changed that, giving Joel Embiid and even Jabari Parker an edge. But the injury to the former Kansas big man once again shuffled the deck of cards, making the identity of the next number 1 draft pick, a selection the Cleveland Cavaliers hold at the moment, something of an unknown. More

NBA Rumors – Cleveland Cavaliers Want to Trade Number One Pick For Luol Deng, Zach Randolph, Thaddeus Young or Ersan Ilyasova

Posted on 30 May, 2013, by in NBA

Some teams don’t want to make the most of the luck they had, or simply don’t see the draft as the best way to improve. The Cleveland Cavaliers get to pick at number one in the NBA draft for the second time in three years, but the prospect of Nerlens Noel or Otto Porter isn’t that charming, preferring to make a deal with a team for a forward who can put up points, with Luol Deng (Chicago Bulls), Zach Randolph (Memphis Grizzlies), Thaddeus Young (Philadelphia 76ers) and Ersan Ilyasova (Milwaukee Bucks) coming to mind. More

NBA Draft – Great Number 1 Picks in the Lottery Era

Posted on 28 Jun, 2012, by in NBA

Every time the NBA draft comes up, people bring out two lists – Draft Steals and Draft Busts. Sometimes, it’s easy to forget that players like LeBron James or Tim Duncan were actually number one picks, and sometimes, the teams that pick at the top spot actually get what they asked for. More

Andrew Luck is the Right Choice for the Indianapolis Colts

Posted on 27 Feb, 2012, by in NFL

The Indianapolis Colts have a difficult decision to make, involving business with emotion, which is never good, but the option they should take is clear – Andrew Luck from Stanford as their next (hopeful) franchise quarterback, and let Peyton Manning find his second Super Bowl ring somewhere else. More