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Re-signing McDermott an Easy Decision for Dallas Mavericks

Apr 30, 2018 | by Evan Siegel, The Smoking Cuban

The Dallas Mavericks acquired Doug McDermott in a three-team trade involving the Nuggets and Knicks. After a decent showing with the team, the Mavs should absolutely re-sign him.

Doug McDermott is about as one-sided a player as there is in the NBA. With each passing game, McDermott reminds us all that he is quite possibly one of the worst defenders in ...

Chasing an NFL Dream, the final chapter: Undrafted but undeterred, Steven Parker begins his NFL journey with confidence

Apr 30, 2018 | by By Steven Parker (As told to Tulsa World sports writer Eric Bailey), Tulsa World

I’m not dwelling on being undrafted this year. I’m looking at signing an undrafted free agent contract with the Los Angeles Rams as a blessing in disguise. I can look at it as making me want to work harder. I didn’t get invited to the combine. That’s how I’m going to go into this scenario and think about all the ...

Tyler Lancaster signed by Green Bay Packers as UDFA 2

Apr 28, 2018 | by Caleb Friedman, SB Nation NU

Tyler Lancaster is the latest Northwestern player to get picked up by an NFL team, signing a free agent contract with the Green Bay Packers quickly after the 2018 Draft concluded.

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Aztecs tight end David Wells, cornerback Kameron Kelly sign as free agents with Dallas Cowboys

Apr 28, 2018 | by Kirk Kenney, The San Diego Union-Tribune
Aztecs tight end David Wells, cornerback Kameron Kelly sign as free agents with Dallas Cowboys

San Diego State tight end David Wells knew the Dallas Cowboys were interested in him before the NFL Draft. Dallas and Philadelphia were the two teams that had predraft workouts with Wells.

SDSU cornerback Kameron Kelly grew up in Murphy, Texas, less than an hour drive from Dallas’ AT&T Stadium. So Kelly was only too eager for an opportunity to go home.

Bolts Select Northwestern Running Back Justin Jackson

Apr 28, 2018 | by Chargers.com

With their final pick in the draft, the Los Angeles Chargers selected Northwestern running back Justin Jackson with the 251st overall pick.

Stay tuned for more about Jackson throughout the night, including an exclusive first interview with the newest Charger, initial reaction from General Manager Tom Telesco, film breakdown and more.

For now, here’s his profile courtesy of NFL.com:

Justin JacksonHeight: 6-0Weight: 199 pounds

Purdue graduate E'Twaun Moore flourishes in expanded opportunity with New Orleans Pelicans

Apr 27, 2018 | by Michael Osipoff,
Purdue graduate E'Twaun Moore flourishes in expanded opportunity with New Orleans Pelicans

E'Twaun Moore projects an ease and a confidence, along with a level of comfort.

The East Chicago Central and Purdue graduate is always going to have his work ethic and toughness. He’s never going to lose that edge and mentality associated with getting drafted with the 55th pick in 2011 — the 6-foot-4 guard still wears jersey No. 55 with the New ...

Vernon native, Pope John grad Ryan Izzo ready to make his mark on the NFL

Apr 26, 2018 | by Andrew Tredinnick, New Jersey Herald
Vernon native, Pope John grad Ryan Izzo ready to make his mark on the NFL

If there's a sudden rumble in the Highland Lakes section of Vernon sometime over the next three days, no need to be alarmed.

That roar will likely be Ryan Izzo's immediate family and close friends erupting after his name is announced as part of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Maui's Hercules Mataafa excited to be on the doorstep of the NFL

Apr 25, 2018 | by KHON2.com

HONOLULU (KHON2) - Four years after claiming the first-ever Cover2 Manti Teo Award as state high school football defensive player of the year, Lahainalua graduate Hercules Mataafa is on the doorstep of the National Football League.

The Washington State All-American, who declared for the NFL Draft as a junior this past December, enters the seven-round, life-altering event as one of the most ...

Jaycee Carroll in clutch mode vs. PAO

Apr 25, 2018 | by Eurohoops.net

Jaycee Carroll was clutch for Real Madrid. In a pivotal Game 3, Real Madrid defeated Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens in a thrilling contest down the stretch and Madrid’s guard was unstoppable in the final minutes. He finished the game with 17 points and did not miss a single shot from the field (6/6 FG).

Steven Parker's confidence remains high in the face of NFL uncertainty

Apr 25, 2018 | by Ryan Aber, NewsOK
Steven Parker's confidence remains high in the face of NFL uncertainty

NORMAN — There are several certainties for several of Steven Parker's former Oklahoma teammates in this week's NFL Draft.

Quarterback Baker Mayfield will go off the board early in the first round, perhaps as soon as the No. 1 pick if media reports that circulated Tuesday are to be believed.

Tight end Mark Andrews and tackle Orlando Brown both will be drafted, ...

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