In the 2014 NFL Draft, the first running back didn’t come off the board until the 54th overall pick. That’s the latest point in the history of the draft for the first running back to be taken.
With Joel Embiid’s injury, the NBA Draft was thrown into chaos that can only be eclipsed by Lebron and Carmelo opting out of their contracts…oh wait, but that’s for another day. Now my 2014 Mock:
I’m man enough to admit that, when the 2014 NBA Playoffs started, I thought the Chicago Bulls would beat my hometown Washington Wizards in six games.
Several hours before the Heat and Lebron James attempt to save their legacy as the dominant team of the 2010′s, it’s time to reminisce on the 2000s as a decade. Name your All-2000′s NBA Team by position and dollar value.
Note: this column was written and supposed to be posted yesterday, before Game 1 of the NBA Finals began. Given the outcome last night, with it likely being known as “temperature-gate” or “the Air Conditioning Game,” it puts a rather ironic twist to the gist of the column written.
Now that all the hoopla around Michael Sam being drafted has started to subside — news of his documentary on Oprah Winfrey’s television network notwithstanding — we can re-examine the bigger question at hand, which almost every 7th round pick in the NFL Draft faces:
This mock draft will probably have six picks right. And so will all the others that others have made so I think I’m fine? (Disclaimer: Watch the draft. This mock draft, in no way, shape, or form, will reflect what is going to happen tonight)
Johnny Manziel. Also known as “Johnny Football.” We didn’t hear his voice for nearly the entire 2012 football season, but since he won the Heisman Trophy, people won’t (and can’t) shut up about him, for better or for worse.