Nick Melillo

Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 226
College: Kentucky
Birth Place: Louisville, Kentucky
Draft: Undrafted
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    Brad Stevens the 'Harry Potter' of coaches?

    Mike Gorman reflects on the Celtics 2016-17 team and how Stevens' success could attract free agents in the off season.

  • From hitchhiking to sauna rapping, Martellus Bennett finds ways to make friends
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    From hitchhiking to sauna rapping, Martellus Bennett finds ways to make friends

    Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Packers for Green Bay Press-Gazette from 1997-2013 Two-time Wisconsin Sportswriter of the Year as selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Follow on Twitter GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Don't be surprised to see Martellus Bennett outside the gate by the players' parking lot at Lambeau Field this summer with his thumb out. That's how the tight end found rides to practice last year in training camp with the New England Patriots. Yes, Bennett has a car -- just ask him about his two-and-a-half (er, three-) hour commute from Chicago to Green Bay for offseason workouts -- but instead of driving to practice by himself, he figured catching

  • Best-man McDonald discusses near-divorce from 49ers
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Best-man McDonald discusses near-divorce from 49ers

    On April 28, Vance McDonald’s mom, Beverly, approached her son with some shocking news: According to a report, the 49ers were shopping McDonald in trade talks during the NFL draft. On Tuesday, the tight end who signed a five-year contract extension in December was asked about his initial reaction to the bombshell. Did his heart sink? “No,” McDonald said, “I still had my best-man speech to do.” Yes, McDonald got the news at his brother’s wedding in Austin, Texas. And a few hours after he delivered the speech, the best man heard a speech, of sorts, from new head coach Kyle Shanahan to explain why he was candidate to be an odd man out. Shanahan has told reporters the 49ers were initially approached