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Rumored for days leading up to the NFL draft, the Browns finally pulled off a trade to acquire veteran wide receiver Davone Bess from the Miami Dolphins.
Share TweetIt was a busy third round for the AFC East. Let’s provide a brief recap of all the events. The Miami Dolphins drafted Utah State cornerback Will Davis with the No. 93 overall pick. Miami traded out of the third round and then got back in to take Davis,Source: ESPN.com
Dolphins trade back into third round, select Utah State CB Will Davis 93rd overallUpdated Apr 26 Share TweetDolphins double down at corner with Will Davis The Dolphins continue attempting to improve their pass defense, doubling down at cornerback and selecting Utah State product Will Davis with the 93rd overall pick. The Dolphins had traded their 82nd overall…Source: dolphinsgab.com
Dolphins trade back into 3rd, pick DBUpdated Apr 26 Share TweetThe Dolphins were done with their evening, it seemed, when they traded away their second of two third-round picks. And then they traded back into the round and picked CB Will Davis of Utah State. The Dolphins traded with Green Bay to get the 93rd overal…Source: miamiherald.comShare TweetAnthony Rizzo had two home runs and four RBIs to power the Cubs to a 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night, giving Chicago back-to-back wins for the first time this season.Share TweetDallas Thomas The Dolphins have selected Tennessee OT/OG Dallas Thomas with their first pick in the third round. Thomas is an athletic lineman that excels at pulling and getting to the second level of the defense. He is a versatile player that spent tim…Share TweetJamar Taylor lays a hit Some projected Jamar Taylor to come off the board as early as the late first round, but the Dolphins were happy to swipe him up with the 54th overall pick. They desperately needed help at cornerback, despite Jeff Ireland being no…
Bench production allowing Heat's Big 3 to restUpdated Apr 26 Share TweetMore than anything, this first-round playoff series has been about the Heat’s depth. The Heat’s bench is averaging 40.7 points per game entering Sunday’s Game 4. For perspective, consider this: The Heat has played 165 postseason games in franchise hSource: miamiherald.comShare TweetThe Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs are not close on a trade for franchise left tackle Branden Albert, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Friday.Share TweetThe Raiders have plenty of needs. Twenty-four hours ago, they didn’t have a second-round pick. Via the trade down from No. 3 to No. 12, the Raiders picked up a second-round pick from the Dolphins. They’ve now used it on tackle Menelik Watson. Watson pShare TweetThe Miami Heat are keeping a close eye on Dwyane Wade and his aching knee.Share TweetKevin Durant would dribble up and down the street outside his grandmother's house in Capitol Heights, Md., so bound was he to be a point guard. He played the point as a freshman at National Christian Academy in Fort Washington. He ran it during pickup g…Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetA juicy story out of Miami says Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria is meddling in baseball decisions and infuriating players. Yahoo! Sports' Jeff Passan broke the story, which makes Loria - baseball's most mocked owner - sound like he's been reading the Al DShare TweetJosh Johnson isn't going to get his first win in a Toronto Blue Jays uniform on Friday. That's because Johnson, who came to Toronto as part of the mega-trade with the Miami Marlins, has been scratched from his scheduled start against the New York Yankee…Source: yahoo.com
8 Things We’ve Learned So Far From The NBA PlayoffsUpdated Apr 26 Share TweetIt’s the most wonderful time of the year, basketball fans. For the next two months or so, we’ll be treated to only the best of the best the league has to offer. With every game broadcasted on national television, there’s a lot of NBA to digest, andSource: dimemag.comShare TweetThe Dolphins have been aggressive all offseason, and taking a swing at a player beyond what would have normally been their means paid off. Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland described their move up to get Oregon defensive end Dion Jordan as a case of…Share TweetDon Banks of SI.com thinks the Bills’ choice of QB E.J. Manuel means the read option will be part of their offense. Said Dolphins coach Joe Philbin of first-round pick Dion Jordan, “We’ve got to get our hands on him a little bit (and) work with himShare TweetHow badly did the Raiders want cornerback D.J. Hayden? Badly enough to take him with the third overall selection, if they weren’t able to trade down. According to Mike Silver of Yahoo! Sports, the call from the Dolphins regarding a possible trade came wShare TweetThe Bucks led the defending champions through two quarters, but the Miami Heat showcased many strengths on their way to a 104-91 win in Game 3, writes Chris Ballard.Source: CNNSI.com
Ray Allen Breaks Another Record; The Greatest Shooting Display On YouTube; Skylar Diggins & Jay-Z Team UpUpdated Apr 26 Share TweetIf you ask Brandon Jennings, he probably still thinks Milwaukee is winning in seven games. Everyone else? They know this series is over, especially after the Heat’s predictable shutdown second half in their 104-91 win to take a 3-0 lead. LeBron scored 2Source: dimemag.com
Rizzo Powers Cubs Past MarlinsApr 26Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs to lead the Cubs past the Marlins 4-2.
Playoff Coaching In The CrosshairsApr 26David Thorpe and Marc Stein on which coaches are killing, and getting killed, in the playoffs.
LeBron's TestApr 26Tim Grover says Michael Jordan, Dwyane Wade and Kobe Bryant are what he calls 'cleaners.' The best of the NBA's leaders. LeBron, he says, isn't there yet, but can get there with a title this season.
2013 NFL draft -- Second-day winners, losersApr 26On a day the Packers took care of business at the 2013 NFL draft, Matt Barkley's freefall reached new depths, writes John Clayton.
Toronto Raptors weighing run at Phil Jackson, sources sayApr 26Among the options being considered by the Toronto Raptors as they weigh the futures of team president Bryan Colangelo and coach Dwane Casey is making a run at Phil Jackson, according to sources with knowledge of Toronto's thinking.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL second-round mock draftApr 26NEW YORK -- With all the quarterbacks that remain there for the picking, and the unfinished Manti Te'o saga, Friday night's second round has a chance to be as interesting as Thursday night's first round was unpredictable. I can't really recall a second …
Peter King: Looking back on a strange first round, ahead to a starry secon…Apr 26ST. LOUIS -- After the strangest first round of an NFL draft that I have seen, here's a look at the bizarro-world day-one (yes: Justin Pugh and Travis Frederick; no: Geno Smith and Matt Barkley) and a look ahead to a second day that will be starrier tha…