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2011 NFL Draft Round 2 RESULTS: Great Pick Or Bust? (PHOTOS)

2011 NFL Draft Round 2 RESULTS: Great Pick Or Bust? (PHOTOS)

The second round of the 2011 NFL draft is in the books. A couple of quarterbacks were taken early, a few teams selected solid defensive backs and there were plenty of trades. Scroll down to vote on which teams made great picks and which made…

Donald Trump’s Vietnam Draft Claim Called Into Question

Donald Trump’s Vietnam Draft Claim Called Into Question

Earlier this week, Donald Trump said during an interview that he avoided being called to serve in the Vietnam War because he “got lucky” and “had a very high draft number.” The Smoking Gun reports, however, that appears not to have been the …

Mark Ingram Cries At NFL Draft After Hearing Message From Jailed Dad (VIDEO)

Mark Ingram Cries At NFL Draft After Hearing Message From Jailed Dad (VIDEO)

After the New Orleans Saints traded up to take Alabama running back Mark Ingram with the No. 28 overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft, ESPN reporter Suzy Kolber read him a message live on the air from his jailed father. Mark Ingram Sr., who is …

NFL Draft 2011 LIVE UPDATES: Round 1

NFL Draft 2011 LIVE UPDATES: Round 1

It’s time to get fired up for the 2011 NFL Draft. The first round of the draft starts tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. Rounds two and three will resume on Friday at 6 p.m. ET and rounds four through seven will start on Saturday at noon. The Car…

Ryan Leaf On 1998 NFL Draft: ‘I Should Have Stayed In School’

Ryan Leaf On 1998 NFL Draft: ‘I Should Have Stayed In School’

Ryan Leaf, the second overall pick in the 1998 NFL draft, is widely known as one of the biggest draft busts of all time. He made an appearance on the Dan Patrick Show Thursday morning and reflected on draft day. Leaf, who only played in the …

Colorado Roadless Rule Revisions Draw Immediate Heat From Conservation Groups

Colorado Roadless Rule Revisions Draw Immediate Heat From Conservation Groups

The State of Colorado and the U.S. Forest Service today announced yet another draft version of the controversial Colorado Roadless Rule (pdf) that has been hotly debated for nearly six years. Already environmental groups indicated the new dr…

2011 NFL Mock Draft: Round 1 (PHOTOS)

2011 NFL Mock Draft: Round 1 (PHOTOS)

When Stanford’s superstar quarterback and clear-cut No.1 choice Andrew Luck announced he was returning to school, we should have known the trickle-down effect of insanity and confusion was coming. The NFL Draft (which begins April 28), is …

Kemba Walker Expected To Enter NBA Draft

Kemba Walker Expected To Enter NBA Draft

STORRS, Conn. — Connecticut has called a news conference for Tuesday with guard Kemba Walker, where it is expected the junior star will announce that he will enter the NBA draft.Walker, who led UConn to its third national championship,…

Illinois Freshman Forward Jereme Richmond Leaving Illini To NBA Draft

Illinois Freshman Forward Jereme Richmond Leaving Illini To NBA Draft

CHAMAPIGN, Ill. — Illinois freshman forward Jereme Richmond is ending his brief, tumultuous Illinois career by leaving school and declaring for the NBA draft.The school said Tuesday that Richmond is working out in Chicago to get ready …

Knicks Fined $200,000 For Illegal Draft Workouts

Knicks Fined $200,000 For Illegal Draft Workouts

GREENBURGH, N.Y. — The NBA fined the New York Knicks $200,000 and team scout Rodney Heard $20,000 on Thursday for conducting illegal draft workouts.The league ruled that Heard, the Knicks’ director of East scouting, violated rules rest…

Private Prison Industry Helped Draft Arizona Immigration Law

Private Prison Industry Helped Draft Arizona Immigration Law

Last year, two men showed up in Benson, Ariz., a small desert town 60 miles from the Mexico border, offering a deal.Glenn Nichols, the Benson city manager, remembers the pitch.”The gentleman that’s the main thrust of this thing has a huge tu…