Will Laws

Will Laws

Will Laws is programming editor who writes about baseball and edits content across Sports Illustrated’s digital site. He has covered MLB since 2014 and previously worked for Yahoo, Graphiq, MLB.com and the Raleigh News & Observer. Will’s work also has appeared on Yahoo Sports, NBA.com and AOL.

Drake Maye spent much of the 2023 season as the projected No. 2 pick, but the Commanders may prefer another QB at that slot.
NFL

2024 NFL Mock Draft: History Made With QBs Going in First Four Picks

Six signal-callers are taken with the first 13 selections along with 10 offensive linemen, five receivers and five corners in the first round.

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Daniels possesses an elite arm and eye-popping athleticism, but the Heisman winner isn’t considered a sure thing because of his slim frame and age (23).
NFL

Projecting the QB Stars and Busts of the 2024 NFL Draft

Six quarterbacks are in the mix for a first-round selection. Not all of them are destined for greatness.

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The 49ers have excelled at finding stars such as Purdy and Samuel early and late in the NFL draft.
NFL

NFL Draft: Ranking the Best and Worst Teams at Picking Players

Teams have shown over the past five years that Super Bowls are often won in April.

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Braves pitcher Spencer Strider
College

There’s a Clear Root to the Injury Issues Plaguing Pitchers

Baseball is enduring an epidemic of serious arm injuries to its pitchers, and it’s obvious why that is even if the sport’s powers aren’t acknowledging it.

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Michael Penix’s physical tools have stood out at the NFL combine and Washington’s pro day.
NFL

Takeaways: Michael Penix, J.J. McCarthy Both Helping NFL Draft Stock

The quarterbacks have been impressing teams with their athleticism and intangibles as we get closer to the draft.

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Ten Teams and Players to Watch Ahead of MLB’s Trade Deadline
MLB

Ten Teams and Players to Watch Ahead of MLB’s Trade Deadline

The Padres and Dodgers need to make moves to improve their playoff chances, while the likes of Justin Verlander and Dylan Cease are still available to move.

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Five Shohei Ohtani Trade Proposals That Could Catch the Angels’ Attention
MLB

Five Shohei Ohtani Trade Proposals That Could Catch the Angels’ Attention

Yankees, Dodgers, Phillies are among the teams who could offer attractive trade packages for Ohtani.

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Most Likely Baseball Hall of Famers at Each Age 30 and Over
MLB

Most Likely Baseball Hall of Famers at Each Age 30 and Over

These 14 players have had impressive careers. Which ones will actually end up in Cooperstown?

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Most Likely Baseball Hall of Famers at Each Age Under 30
MLB

Most Likely Baseball Hall of Famers at Each Age Under 30

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Andruw Jones’s Hall of Fame Case Comes Down to His Historic Peak
MLB

Andruw Jones’s Hall of Fame Case Comes Down to His Historic Peak

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Jeff Kent Is in Danger of Being Snubbed From the Hall of Fame
MLB

Jeff Kent Is in Danger of Being Snubbed From the Hall of Fame

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Five Win-Win MLB Trades for All-Star Players
MLB

Five Win-Win MLB Trades for All-Star Players

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