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NBA Says 2020 is First Draft to Allow High School Students

“Although it feels inevitable the NBA will eliminate the one-and-done rule, the change isn’t expected to happen for next year’s class of high school prospects.  According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, conversations between the NBA and Players’ Association have centered on 2020 as the “earliest possible date” to make the change.” To read more, CLICK HERE!   […]

First-Round Prospect Won’t Dress Flashy at NFL Draft

“Just ask former LSU standout and potential first-round Derrius Guice. Here, Guice explains how he plans on dressing for the draft Thursday night in Dallas to appease NFL teams.” To read more, CLICK HERE!   SOURCE: SPORTSNAUT

NFL Draft Pick Will Get Free Pizza Hut For a Year

“Hope the 78th overall pick of the 2018 NFL draft is hungry. Pizza Hut — which replaced Papa John’s as the NFL’s official pizza sponsor — announced it will give the player taken with the 78th overall pick this week an unlimited supply of pizza for a year.” To read more, CLICK HERE! SOURCE: FOR […]

2018 Draft Prospects with NFL Ties

“Central Florida linebacker Shaquem Griffin isn’t the only 2018 NFL Draft prospect with a famous family member in the NFL. Take a look at other prospects with family links to the NFL.” To read more, CLICK HERE!   SOURCE: NFL

University Might Change Mascot to Shrek

“On Tuesday, the official Twitter account for the University of Toledo tweeted a photo of “Shrek” and said the famous DreamWorks character will become the school’s new mascot if the tweet gets 500,000 retweets. If this gets 500k retweets we’ll change our mascot to Shrek — The University of Toledo (@UToledo) April 24, 2018“”   To […]

Parrot Will Deliver Tampa Bay Picks

“On Day 3 of the NFL draft, franchise legends and popular figures step to the microphone to announce a team’s selection. But the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have a unique way of delivering the picks to the podium.  Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times shared that an NFL release said the Bucs will use a parrot to […]

Verlander Surprises Fan with ‘No You Suck!’

“A fan who taunted Justin Verlander and the Astros with the not very creative but common slam ‘you suck’ was surprised with a response from the Houston Astros pitcher (who has had a pretty good past few months): A scribbled message on a paper sign. “No,” it read. “You suck.”” To read more, CLICK HERE! […]

Belt Breaks Record in MLB

“San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt set a new MLB record Sunday when the San Francisco Giants took on the Los Angeles Angels. His at-bat in the first inning against Jaime Barria took over 13 minutes from start to finish and ended up going 21 pitches, 16 of which he fouled off.” To read […]

Tractors Stolen From Farm of Scottie Pippen

“Authorities in rural Arkansas are investigating the theft of more than $50,000 worth of equipment from a farm owned by former NBA star Scottie Pippen. Investigator Mark Griever of the Ashley County Sheriff’s Office said two tractors were stolen from the farm in Hamburg, about 110 miles southeast of Little Rock. According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, […]

Burger King Brings Back Spicy Nuggets for 4/20

“Burger King’s nuggets are made with a spicy “home-style” breading that give it a nice spicy kick. The munchies-worthy deal comes cheaper than a bag of shake. You can pick up a 10-pack of spicy chicken or original nuggets for just $1.69.” To read more, CLICK HERE!     SOURCE: THRILLIST