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Cleveland Browns pick Baker Mayfield No. 1 as NFL Draft sees run on quarterbacks

Baker Mayfield works out during the NFL combine last month in Indianapolis.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File) If 1983 will forever be known as The Year of The Quarterback in the NFL Draft, 2018 could at least be its equal. Beginning with the Cleveland Browns picking Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield No.1 overall, four college signal-callers were selected with the first ten choices. ...

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Former NFL QB Garcia withdraws from role in draft

Former NFL quarterback Jeff Garcia will not be announcing a pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the 2018 NFL Draft. Garcia initially announced on Twitter that he would call the Buccaneers’ third-round selection before stating that he “could care less” abut the draft itself when informed that the team doesn’t have that pick anymore. The NFL reportedly wanted Garcia ...

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Saints to keep empty chair in draft room for Benson

The New Orleans Saints will honor the memory of the late Tom Benson by keeping an empty chair in their draft room. Benson, a longtime owner of the Saints and NBA’s Pelicans and contributor to many charities in his native New Orleans, passed away on March 15. He was 90. “I’ve tried not to think about that, but we miss ...

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Ex-NFL cheerleaders offer to settle disputes for $1 in exchange for meeting with Goodell, report says

A lawyer representing two former NFL cheerleaders who have filed discrimination claims against the league reportedly proposed to settle the disputes for $1 in exchange for a meeting with Commissioner Roger Goodell. Sara Blackwell, the lawyer representing former New Orleans Saints cheerleader Bailey Davis and former Miami Dolphins cheerleader Kristan Ware, sent the proposal to the league Tuesday asking officials ...

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Luck won't throw at Colts minicamp

The Indianapolis Colts are not rushing quarterback Andrew Luck‘s rehabilitation. Luck, who missed all of last season after undergoing shoulder surgery in 2017, will not throw at the Colts’ minicamp this week, the team announced Tuesday. Indianapolis went through its first full team workout under new head coach Frank Reich on Tuesday, and Luck was limited to taking snaps and ...

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Philadelphia 76ers wrestle home playoff victory from Miami Heat

April 21 (UPI) — Ben Simmons and James Johnson were at the center of a huge second quarter scuffle during the Philadelphia 76ers’ 106-102 win against Miami Heat Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Fla. The Sixers now own a 3-1 lead in the first round Eastern Conference playoffs series and can eliminate the Heat with a win on Tuesday ...

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