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The 2003 NBA Draft is one of the greatest in history, with LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and other eventual stars selected early on. And then there was the No. 2 pick, where the Detroit Pistons selected infamous bust Darko Milicic.Ultimately, it is unclear how costly the Milicic pick was by Detroit. The team went on to win the 2004 NBA Title and appeared in the NBA Finals once again the following year. The team might’ve gotten over the hump that second year with an additional top-end scorer like Carmelo, though.Many have wondered what could have been…

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The Scott Frost era at Nebraska hasn’t exactly followed the path fans were hoping for when the Huskers inked a deal for Frost to come home.He helped build UCF into a legitimate college football power – at least in the non-Power 5 world. However, his first three seasons at Nebraska haven’t yielded the success fans were looking for.Unfortunately, things got a little worse for Frost and Nebraska football program this morning. According to a new report from Brett McMurphy of Action Network, the NCAA is investigating Frost and Nebraska.From the report:“Nebraska’s football program and coach Scott Frost are under NCAA…

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The New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers will face off in Week 1 of this year’s NFL regular season. And weeks before that kickoff, the team’s two quarterbacks are already competing.Earlier this month, Packers QB Aaron Rodgers wowed fans with an incredible training camp throw — launching the ball deep downfield into a small net.Today, Saints QB Jameis Winston one-upped that feat. From a similar distance, the former Pro Bowl quarterback perfectly dropped in two passes right behind a soccer goal.Here are some clips of each training camp performance:This Aaron Rodgers throw 🤯🤯(via @packers)pic.twitter.com/CCUQDZR5x3— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 5, 2021Jaboo…

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Four-time Pro Bowl defensive end Everson Griffen is reportedly hoping for a return to Minnesota.According to Minnesota insider Darren Wolfson, Griffen will try out with the Vikings — the team that drafted him back in 2010 — on Wednesday.Tag-teaming a mini-scoop with @ChrisLongKSTP: Free agent DE Everson Griffen (@EversonGriffen) will tryout for the #Vikings tomorrow.— Darren Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) August 18, 2021After he was selected with a fourth-round pick, Griffen played 10 years in Minnesota. Through that stint, the former No. 100 overall pick logged 74.5 sacks, 355 tackles and 86 tackles for loss.In his most recent season with the Vikings…

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Despite Seahawks training camp starting weeks ago, today was Jamal Adams’ first day of practice participation. After holding out amidst contract disputes with the Seattle front office, the star safety finally penned his new deal with the franchise on Tuesday.Before this contract situation was settled, Adams watched his teammates practice from the sidelines. While speculation swirled about his potential disconnect, it appears the Pro Bowler has “no relationship break” with his teammates or front office executives.“Obviously, it was tough to come out here and continue to watch and not be involved like I wanted to,” Adams said Tuesday, per the Seahawks.…

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The Lakers have the oldest team in the NBA right now. It’s only fitting if they’re considering adding another veteran guard to the roster.According to NBA insider Chris Haynes, the Lakers worked out three veteran guards this week, including Isaiah Thomas, Darren Collison and Mike James. The Lakers appear to be particularly interested in Thomas. Per Haynes, Thomas had a private workout with LeBron James and the Lakers’ new addition, Russell Westbrook.Thomas has a history with both James and the Lakers. He was teammates with James when both were with the Cleveland Cavaliers several years ago. The two infamously shared a…

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Pittsburgh Steelers rising star Chase Claypool had quite the injury scare on Tuesday at practice. Thankfully, he’s doing just fine and confirmed so himself later in the evening.A report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter revealed that the Steelers breakout wide receiver sustained a “minor ankle sprain” on Tuesday. However, at one point his injury diagnosis was feared to be much more serious.Immediate indications suggested that Claypool might’ve sustained some more significant damage, but since the moment he left the field, optimism about his status has only increased. He also quelled the fears of loyal Steelers fans by tweeting out a short,…

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Another week, another NFL owner making headlines. This time, John Mara of the New York Giants is in the news.Mara lit the NFL world on fire on Tuesday for his comments surrounding players taunting and trash talking one another during games. The Giants’ owner is “sick and tired” of it, and wants to see more of an emphasis on on-field play.“That’s something we discuss every year in the Competition Committee,” Mara said, via Pro Football Talk. “We get kind of sick and tired of the talking that does go on from time to time on the field. We tried to balance…

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The Detroit Lions released 17-year veteran and two-time Pro Bowl long snapper Don Muhlbach on his 40th birthday on Tuesday, bringing his illustrious career with the organization to an end.Muhlback, who joined the Lions as a free agent back in 2004, hasn’t left Detroit since. He’s played in an astounding 260 career games, which ranks for the 37th most appearances in league history.However, the Lions had to make a tough call and release the franchise legend as they try to trim down their roster ahead of the 2021 regular season.“Don Muhlbach will go down as one of the all-time Detroit…

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Tyrann Mathieu is one of the biggest trash talkers in the NFL, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise he took offense to what Giants owner John Mara had to say about taunting this week.Mara and most of the NFL owners have cracked down on taunting within the league. Mara even went as far to say this week he’s “sick and tired” of the trash talking that takes place during games.“We get kind of sick and tired of the talking that does go on from time to time on the field,” Mara said this week, via Pro Football Talk. “We…

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