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Former Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang announces retirement

Mar 29, 2019 | by Mike Spofford, Packers.com
Former Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang announces retirement

GREEN BAY – Former Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang announced his retirement from the NFL on social media Friday.

A fourth-round pick for Green Bay back in 2009 out of Eastern Michigan, Lang cracked the Packers’ starting lineup full-time at guard in 2011 and went on to start a total of 94 regular-season games for Green Bay, 105 including postseason.

Jordan Ta'amu Chases His 'Calling' Before the NFL Draft

Mar 28, 2019 | by Davis McCool, Ole Miss Sports
Jordan Ta'amu Chases His 'Calling' Before the NFL Draft

Bradley Beal’s Newfound Greatness and the Wizards’ Familiar Predicament

Mar 28, 2019 | by Chris Almeida, The Ringer

Bradley Beal is playing the best basketball of his life. Look at the tape, and look at the numbers. Watch him carve through the lane. Watch him pull up early. Watch him find his teammates, and his teammates find him. The Wizards have lost five of their past six games and sit six and a half games out of the ...

Tournament Tales ... With Nik Stauskas

Mar 27, 2019 | by Joe Gabriele, NBA.com/Cavaliers
Tournament Tales ...  With Nik Stauskas

It’s not like we’re trying to rub Ohio State fans’ rhubarb. If the Cavaliers had a former Buckeye, we’d be glad to feature their Tournament Tale.

Kyle Kuzma, the only healthy member of Lakers’ young core, striving to grow up

Mar 25, 2019 | by Kyle Goon, San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Kyle Kuzma, the only healthy member of Lakers’ young core, striving to grow up

LOS ANGELES — He was dressed for a Southern California summer: plaid shirt, baseball cap, black shorts. Instead of his typical choice of expensive designer sneakers, he had settled for a pair of Converse All-Stars.

As Kyle Kuzma exited the locker room Sunday night, assistant coach Brian Shaw ribbed Kuzma’s look by warning him not to fall off his skateboard on ...

Meet Dax Raymond, Utah State's under-the-radar TE prospect

Mar 25, 2019 | by Justin Melo, DraftWire
Meet Dax Raymond, Utah State's under-the-radar TE prospect

The 2019 NFL draft will no doubt be filled with under-the-radar prospects who end up making a bigger impact than their draft slot may have suggested.

Utah State tight end Dax Raymond has the skills to be one of them.

A talented downfield weapon, Raymond recently spoke exclusively with Draft Wire about his experience at the NFL Scouting combine, what local NFL ...

Tulane Names Ron Hunter Men’s Basketball Head Coach

Mar 24, 2019 | by Tulanegreenwave.com
Tulane Names Ron Hunter Men’s Basketball Head Coach

Hawks ‘other’ rookie Huerter comes a long way in one season

Mar 22, 2019 | by Steve Hummer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Hawks ‘other’ rookie Huerter comes a long way in one season

Lloyd Pierce, the coach who always shoots straight even if his team doesn’t follow suit every night, did not begin this season with particularly high hopes for the Hawks “other” rookie, the one drafted 14 spots behind Trae Young. 

“I think Kevin in a lot of ways is what your typical rookie is – he started very slowly,” Pierce recalled. “I ...

Catching up with Akron LB Ulysees Gilbert ahead of Pro Day

Mar 21, 2019 | by Andrew DiCecco, Eagleswire
Catching up with Akron LB Ulysees Gilbert ahead of Pro Day

As the hours wind down to Akron University’s annual Pro Day on Friday, linebacker Ulysees Gilbert is anxiously awaiting his final chance to showcase his skills in front of NFL scouts and team personnel.

P.L.A.N. Helps Current And Former Players Prepare For Life After Football

Mar 21, 2019 | by Pat Evans, Front Office Sports

Mike McCartney hasn’t forgotten Isaiah Pead’s story.

Pead, a four-year pro out of the University of Cincinnati, was awaiting his next NFL opportunity in 2016 when he was involved in a serious car accident. He was rushed to a hospital for emergency surgery and ultimately had his left leg amputated. His football career was abruptly over at 26.

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