• 2017 NFL mock draft: AFC shockers in top 10
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    The Draft Wire

    2017 NFL mock draft: AFC shockers in top 10

    With the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine quickly approaching, the mock draft machine is only getting bigger, with projections flying around in every direction. With hot debate already raging about this year’s top quarterbacks and extremely deep classes at many other positions, every set of predictions seems to draw a deluge of both praise and criticism. The latest 2017 NFL mock draft from NFL.com’s Chad Reuter is sure to be no exception, as he starts the surprises early, with a handful of AFC teams making some eyebrow-raising selections. The Jacksonville Jaguars kick things off at No. 4 overall, making Ohio State’s Malik Hooker the first safety off the board. A rare athlete who has been compared to

  • Bryce Harper and Noah Syndergaard are building an old-school feud
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    Big League Stew

    Bryce Harper and Noah Syndergaard are building an old-school feud

    Noah Syndergaard (left) and Bryce Harper are not on the best of terms? As if the escalating tensions at Yankees camp weren’t enough drama for the opening weekend of spring training, the rivalry between the Nationals and Mets — and specifically Bryce Harper and Noah Syndergaard — appears poised to continue. After arriving to camp on Saturday, Harper was given an opportunity to fuel tensions or dismiss them with the Mets ace, who seemingly disparaged him with a one-word comment on Instagram.

  • Watching batting practice may become more convenient for home fans
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    Big League Stew4 hours ago

    Watching batting practice may become more convenient for home fans

    Here’s some potentially good news if you want to see the home team take batting practice. If you’re a fan that only attends a handful of MLB games each season, chances are catching batting practice is a high priority. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the commissioners office and the