Today In Sports History for Sunday, April 26

...Long is selected by the Miami Dolphins with the top pick in the NFL draft. St. Louis selects Chris Long of Virginia second.2009...Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck is selected first overall in the NFL draft by the Indianapolis Colts. He is followed by Baylor QB...
Today In Sports History for April 24-25

...1974 - Tampa, Fla., is awarded the NFL's 27th franchise.1993 - George Branham...consecutive NBA championship.1974 - The NFL adopts the 15-minute, suspended for the 2006 season by the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse...
For MLB, steroids cloud remains

...leaguers," former baseball Commissioner Fay Vincent said. "The NFL has got some problems. You know what's going on in cycling...medalist Marion Jones, elite sprint cyclist Tammy Thomas, former NFL defensive lineman Dana Stubblefield were convicted along with...
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Today In Sports History for Thursday, April 23

...Johnson reaches the milestone with a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.2005 - Alex Smith is the first pick in the NFL draft by the San Francisco 49ers. He's the fifth straight quarterback to be taken first overall and seventh in the last eight...
Peterson reinstated by NFL, looks to leave Minnesota

...Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL. Now all that remains to be settled is...suspension without pay or banishment from the NFL," the league said.Peterson's agent...Doty, who ordered the appeal back to the NFL for re-arbitration. The league promptly...
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F-bombs away: Rants are time-honored part of sports culture

...placed parentheses here)." The Fallout: Green was fired after a second straight 5-11 finish and has yet to land another NFL job.LASORDA LASHES OUT (WELL, ONE OF SEVERAL TIMES)Tommy Lasorda won two World Series while managing the Los Angeles Dodgers...
Winston's accuser files lawsuit against him

...State University student on Thursday filed a lawsuit against top NFL prospect Jameis Winston, saying he assaulted and raped her at...Seminoles quarterback, was filed two weeks before the April 30 NFL draft. Winston could be selected as the first overall pick...
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Today In Sports History for April 10

...capture his fourth green jacket.2007 - Roger Goodell cracks down on the player misconduct that plagued his first seven months as NFL commissioner, suspending Tennessee's Adam "Pacman" Jones for the 2007 season and Cincinnati's Chris Henry for eight games...
Today In Sports History for Friday, April 17

...the Devils a 5-2 win and a 1-0 lead in a first-round series against Montreal.1999 - Quarterbacks go 1-2-3 in the NFL Draft as Tim Couch, Donovan McNabb and Akili Smith go to Cleveland, Philadelphia and Cincinnati - the first quarterback trifecta...
NFL players who started young show more thinking problems

BOSTON - NFL veterans who started playing tackle football...than deflated footballs.For the study, NFL players were divided into two groups: those...Stamm, were that it only looked at former NFL players; the conclusions cannot be generalized...


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