We’re three weeks into the college football season, and thanks to Hurricane Irma, it took two weeks for every NFL team to get their season opener in the books. Now that the football universe has gotten a healthy dose of both pro and college action, it’s time to take another stab at mocking the first round of the 2018 NFL draft? Why, you ask? Why do we do anything else? Because it’s fun, people. So, using the latest Super Bowl odds from Vegas Insider to set the draft order, let’s do this. All of this year’s top quarterback prospects have already proven they’re not superhuman, with costly mistakes and poor decisions leading to disastrous results. That said, I still think Rosen is doing the most
Former Timberwolves general manager David Kahn will vouch for two things regarding Michael Beasley — he will light up the Garden as “an incredibly gifted natural scorer’’ and Knicks assistant coach Kurt Rambis is a huge fan. Beasley is in Tarrytown, reporting for Knicks’ voluntary workouts ahead of training camp which opens Monday. Potentially serving as Carmelo Anthony’s eventual replacement, Beasley signed a one-year deal for the $2.1 million veteran’s minimum last month. In 2010, Kahn traded for Beasley and has no regrets.
Roaring from behind and then finally winning in extra innings, the Boston Red Sox did more than merely maintain their lead in the A.L. East. Andrew Benintendi hit a two-run single in the 11th inning, Mookie Betts had four RBIs and Boston beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-8 Monday night for their ninth win in 12 games. Xander Bogaerts homered and scored three runs for the Red Sox, who remained three games ahead of the second-place Yankees in the AL East and reduced to four their magic number for clinching a playoff berth.