It appears Cody Eakin is about to be reunited with George McPhee. Then the general manager of the Washington Capitals, McPhee selected Eakin in the third round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. On Wednesday, reports emerged that Eakin is heading to Las Vegas, taken in the expansion draft by McPhee, now GM of the Golden Knights and perhaps right now the most powerful person in the league.
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, June 22, 35 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp in Richmond on July 27. Timeline The Redskins last played a game 172 days ago; they will open the 2017 season against the Eagles in FedEx Field in 80 days. Days until: —Franchise tag contract deadline (7/17) 25 —Preseason opener @ Ravens (8/10) 49 —Roster cut to 53 (9/2) 72 Fan questions—Facebook edition I put up a post on Facebook to get some questions from fans and while I got a lot of good ones I didn’t get any that would require an answer long enough for a full post. So I picked some questions to answer rapid-fire style. I will do the same thing with questions I got on Twitter
The NBA draft is many things — including a platform for top basketball prospects to make fashion statements with millions of fans watching.