The NFL is turning the 2010 draft into a three-day event, with the first round moved to Thursday night -- square in the middle of primetime programming.
Given the NFL's shrewd record of marketing its biggest events, the move doesn't come as a surprise. What should be interesting to see is whether top college prospects coming off of running 40s and meeting with agents will be able to make any sort of dent into your regularly scheduled network programs.
Upon learning that Bernazard reportedly ripped off his shirt and openly challenged the Mets' Double-A affiliate to fisticuffs, there are two (and only two) natural reactions to the news:
1. "Wow, that's way out the line and unspeakably unprofessional."
One of the fun things about baseball (if you're not any good at actually playing baseball) is the joy of poring over stats and pretending you know what they mean.
After one carefully looks at Harden's '09 numbers, there's little doubt that while he should probably never put on anything resembling the Cubs' pinstripes ever again, he should keep plenty of his road grays at the ready.
Harden has an ERA of 7.59 at Wrigley, where he often pitches during the day. But when he pitches on the road, mainly in night games, he's, well, Rich Harden (2.03).
The NBA MVP's name seems to be making headlines for the oddest reasons. Since May, LeBron has been all of the following: a puppet, a guy who displayed bad sportsmanship after a season-ending loss, a guy who got dunked on, a guy who tried to get the very same dunk covered up, and then a guy who -- via a book scheduled to be released in September -- admitted to smoking pot in high school.
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