Are You Ready For The Draft?
There's so much draft content I'm going to use the ellipsis format I usually save for "Odds and Ends." Exciting, right? Peter King weighs in with some last-minute draft thoughts ... SI's Chris Burke looks at the draft's most overrated prospects while Doug Farrar lists the biggest sleepers on defense ... Mandatory has a timeline of NFL wide receivers and their crazy antics ... Complex invented its own draft drinking game ... Yahoo's Shutdown Corner created a Bingo card made up of draft cliches ... The Big Lead examines which states produce the most first- and second-round picks ... Johnny Manziel has a new Nike ad that addresses his hype ... CBSSports' Will Brinson has the tweet of the day (unless you happen to be a Browns' fan) ... Blake Bortles won over the crowd during an appearance on Good Morning America ... A high school math teacher in Houston is offering his Algebra II students extra credit if they correctly guess who the Texans will draft first.
Lindsay Duke (girlfriend of Blake Bortles) and Kacie McDonnell (girlfriend of Aaron Murray) were photographed together, nearly causing the internet to explode ... The Cowboys cheerleaders stripped down in Cancun ... The hottest WAGs of the 2014 Draft.
Jenny McCarthy is engaged to Donnie Wahlberg, going so far as to say he is the love of her life. She used to be the love of my life, but that was back in her Singled Out days. Anyhow, McCarthy earns today's Throwback LLOD honors.
Charles Barkley went on a mini-rant against women in San Antonio during Inside the NBA last night, saying: "There's some big 'ol women down there. That's a gold mine for Weight Watchers. Victoria is definitely a secret.. they can't wear no Victoria's Secret down there." Awful Announcing did some research and discovered this isn't the first time Barkley vented about the females of San Antonio. Unsurprisingly, The National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance wants Sir Charles to offer a mea culpa for his comments.
Longtime rivals Cocks and Dicken face off this weekend.
Beyond the Baseline looks at the evolution of her on-court style.
The Big Lead sifted through the Instagram accounts of players likely to be chosen in the first three rounds and came out with its Instagram All-Star team. Cody Latimer is my MVP. Not a lot of people can get away with this suit but he pulls it off. The car isn't bad either.
Two pitchers for the New Orleans Zephyrs, a minor league affiliate of the Miami Marlins, were suspended for getting into a bar fight with each other ... The Yankees will retire Joe Torre's No. 6 jersey in August ... The Burlington (Iowa) Bees, a minor league affiliate of the Angels, blew a 17-1 lead last night and lost 20-17 in extra innings ... Tommy Lee will be the drummer on the new Smashing Pumpkins album ... A West Virginia woman found a kidney donor on Craigslist ... Cher is on the new Wu-Tang Clan album. I can't wrap my arms around that one ... The 10 most ridiculous Fresh Prince of Bel-Air storylines ... Verizon sent a customer 53 thank-you letters for choosing paperless billing.
My friends at the NBA gave me a sneak preview of this Kevin Durant ad -- just in time for Mother's Day.
A compilation of the Jets various draft blunders.
The (maybe) No. 1 overall pick joined Jimmy Fallon last night and helped the late-night host run the 40-yard dash.
TSN counts down the funniest moments in draft history.