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Packers take UCLA defensive end Datone Jones at No. 26

Packers take UCLA defensive end Datone Jones at No. 26

profootballtalk.com yahoo.com Updated Apr 25, 2013
The Green Bay Packers elected to go back to the defensive line for the second straight year in a row by selecting UCLA defensive end Datone Jones with the 26th pick. While last year’s selection, USC defensive end Nick Perry, was used in more of a standu
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  • Packers Grab UCLA DE Datone Jones With First Round Pick

    Packers Grab UCLA DE Datone Jones With First Round Pick

    packersgab.com Apr 25, 2013
    With the 26th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Packers select UCLA DE Datone Jones. Jones looks the part, and his production matched up to his talent in his senior season. He is very long, has good initial quickness/power, and plays with good pad…
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  • Allen breaks Miller's postseason 3-pointer record

    Allen breaks Miller's postseason 3-pointer record

    CNNSI.com Apr 25, 2013
    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ray Allen has broken Reggie Miller's record for 3-pointers in the NBA playoffs.
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  • Allen sets 3-pointer mark as Heat lead 3-0

    Allen sets 3-pointer mark as Heat lead 3-0

    ESPN.com Apr 25, 2013
    Ray Allen scored 23 points and broke the NBA career playoff record for 3-pointers, and the Miami Heat used another of their patented runs to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 104-91 on Thursday night for a 3-0 lead in their first-round series.
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  • Eyes on the Prize: The Bucks led the defending champions throug…

    Eyes on the Prize: The Bucks led the defending champions through two…

    CNNSI.com Apr 25, 2013
    The Bucks led the defending champions through two quarters, but LeBron James and the Miami Heat warmed up in the second half on their way to a 104-91 win in Game 3.
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  • Mountain Climbing: The No. 8-seeded Milwaukee Bucks couldn't co…

    Mountain Climbing: The No. 8-seeded Milwaukee Bucks couldn't contain…

    CNNSI.com Apr 25, 2013
    The No. 8-seeded Milwaukee Bucks couldn't contain the high-powered Miami Heat in South Beach. Tonight they hope home court advantage will work in their favor in Game 3
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  • Brandon Jennings doubles down on his Bucks-in-6 prediction, cou…

    Brandon Jennings doubles down on his Bucks-in-6 prediction, courts further derision

    yahoo.com Apr 25, 2013
    Professional athletes are often unreasonably confident, making bold claims that sound like utter nonsense to anyone with a shred of objectivity. While that self-belief is an important part of being a success on the court, it can also occasionally verge …
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  • Chargers add linebacker D.J. Smith

    Chargers add linebacker D.J. Smith

    profootballtalk.com Apr 25, 2013
    The Chargers announced the signing of former Packers linebacker D.J. Smith Thursday, one day after Green Bay waived him with a “failed physical” designation. The 24-year-old Smith suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee in October. He s
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  • Vikings, Packers in QB trade hotspot

    Vikings, Packers in QB trade hotspot

    ESPN.com Apr 25, 2013
    Here's a draft scenario I'm sure many of you have considered but is nevertheless worth talking through. A little-known NFL rule has put two NFC North teams in a trade hotspot of sorts during the latter third of the first round of Thursday night's NFL dr…
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  • Sorting Out a Reverse Trip on the Bases

    Sorting Out a Reverse Trip on the Bases

    nytimes.com Apr 25, 2013
    Quirks of the Game: Jean Segura could have been called out three different times on his odyssey around the bases last Friday.
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  • Brewers' nine-game win streak comes to end

    Brewers' nine-game win streak comes to end

    MLB.com Apr 25, 2013
    Padres starter Edinson Volquez delivered a brilliant outing, snapping the Brewers' winning streak at nine games in a 2-1 victory at Petco Park.
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  • Volquez, Quentin end Brewers' win streak

    Volquez, Quentin end Brewers' win streak

    MLB.com Apr 25, 2013
    Edinson Volquez tossed seven scoreless innings and Carlos Quentin hit his first home run of the season as the Padres defeated the Brewers, 2-1, before a crowd of 17,205 at Petco Park.
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  • Video - Heat Take Commanding 3-0 Lead 01:28

    Heat Take Commanding 3-0 Lead

    Apr 25
    Ray Allen passes Reggie Miller for most career playoff 3-pointers as the Heat cruise to a 104-91 win over the Bucks.
  • Video - Heat Turn It On When They Need To 01:37

    Heat Turn It On When They Need To

    Apr 25
    Flip Saunders breaks down the Heat turning it on in the third quarter en route to a 104-91 win over the Bucks.
  • Video - Packers Select Datone Jones 00:47

    Packers Select Datone Jones

    Apr 25
    Todd McShay breaks down the Packers' selection of Datone Jones.
  • Video - Datone Jones drafted No. 26 overall by Green Bay Packers 02:07

    Datone Jones drafted No. 26 overall by Green Bay Packers

    Apr 25
    The Green Bay Packers pick former UCLA defensive end Datone Jones with the No. 26 overall selection in the 2013 NFL Draft.

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