The Carolina Panthers chose QB Cam Newton with the first pick in the 2011 NFL draft on Thursday.
The Heisman Trophy winner and Auburn product who led the school to the national title last season became the first QB selected in the first round by Carolina since 1995. 783 days
NFL Players to Return to Work on Friday; Federal Judge’s Ruling to Hinder Draft | The Cowboys Central
Thecowboyscentral.com - The NFL owners have all but lost the labor dispute with the players. Federal Judge Susan Richard Nelson originally lifted the NFL lockout on Monday and then denied the owners’ request for a stay on the case, telling them the lockout was illegal. Several players showed up for work at their respective teams’ facilities on Tuesday morning only to be turned away. Since the lockout is legally over, th 783 days
I truly never thought I would say this about the Pittsburgh Penguins, but its lack of offensive talent cost the team this series.
Some people will credit Tampa Bay’s comeback to Lightning goaltender Dwayne Roloson, but I won’t. He honestly wasn’t all that good. He stopped the shots he should have, which is what you want from a goaltender. 783 days
Thecowboyscentral.com - I would like to say this is my “final” mock draft, but it’s really just a look at what could happen if all 32 NFL teams are as quarterback-happy as we think they are. Seriously, if most the teams that need a quarterback right now (Arizona Cardinals), most of the teams that think they need a quarterback (Washington Redskins) and some of the teams that will need one in five or six years (Indianapol 783 days
As reported by CBS Eye on Baseball, in Wednesday night’s game against the West Virginia Power, first-tier Washington Nationals prospect Bryce Harper was involved in a bench-clearing incident which luckily didn’t turn into anything more than some jaw-flapping.
Harper reportedly hit a massive home run off of Power starter Tyler Waldron in the first inning, later to be stricken out looking by Wal 783 days
Stateoftheceltics.com - The instant that the final buzzer sounded in Miami to mark the end of Game 5 and seal the fate of the Philadelphia 76ers, the dream became a reality. The Heat prolonged the inevitable for a game. The Boston Celtics were waiting, wondering when they could book their flight to southern Florida. All of the talk, all of the speculation would soon fade away. It was official. Boston and Miami woul 783 days
The D’Backs lost yesterday, 8-4, to close out their three-game series over the mighty Philadelphia Phillies, but still managed to take the first series of the season between the two teams. You always want to get that sweep whenever you have the chance in the last game of a series, but Arizona will take it, especially over a club that is as good and as talented as the Phillies are.