• 2018 NFL mock draft: Jets, 49ers grab franchise QBs with top 2 picks
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    2018 NFL mock draft: Jets, 49ers grab franchise QBs with top 2 picks

    We’re only a few weeks into the 2017 football season, but projections for the 2018 NFL draft are already flying around, and the quarterback class is already taking control of the early slots. The latest 2018 NFL mock draft comes from Bleacher Report, with a pair of Pac-12 passers coming off the board with the first two picks. UCLA’s Josh Rosen grabs the top spot, landing with the New York Jets, while USC’s Sam Darnold stays in California with the San Francisco 49ers. Darnold and Rosen have both had roller-coaster performances through the first three weeks of the season, but their peaks have overshadowed their valleys to this point. They’re far from finished products, but both players have the

  • Celtics Storylines: Who fills out the starting lineup? Pick two
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    Celtics Storylines: Who fills out the starting lineup? Pick two

    I know, I know. He’s big, strong, doesn’t really stretch the floor as a shooter, so why would Boston throw him in with the first unit?   Because as much as Boston wants to be versatile across the floor, they also need some added toughness in the frontcourt in part to help them set a defensive tone.   Among centers who appeared in 75 or more games, only then-San Antonio big man Dewayne Dedmon (Orlando Magic) had a better defensive rating (97.5) than Baynes (98.5). But you would be remiss in looking at his role with a somewhat skeptical eye because of how this roster is constructed.   The Celtics are not built to be a good rebounding team because the players that give them the best shot at winning

  • Max Scherzer bounces back from last week's rough start against Atlanta
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    Max Scherzer bounces back from last week's rough start against Atlanta

    Two weeks remain in the regular season for the Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles, and the rest of Major League Baseball. Already, the Nationals have clinched a spot in the MLB postseason, while the Orioles are still clinging to an outside chance of making it through to one of the two Wild Card spots. If Baltimore were to make the surprise climb they would likely be the third team from the AL East to make the MLB postseason. NATIONAL LEAGUE: Washington is joined by the Los Angeles Dodgers as the only two teams to have claimed a playoff berth in the National League. This past weekend the Dodgers took two out of three in a pivotal series from the Nationals to hold on to the top seed. The lead