Author Archives: Alex Pappas

NFL draft: Scouting combine winners and losers

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Winners: Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel Auburn OT Greg Robinson Michigan OT Taylor Lewan LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr. Oregon State WR Brandin Cooks Georgia Southern RB Jerick McKinnon losers: Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater Baylor RB Lache Seastrunk Arizona RB Ka’Deem Carey Florida State RB James Wilder San Diego State RB Adam Muema LSU WR Jarvis Landry What makes these […]

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N.F.L. Prospect Michael Sam Proudly Says What Teammates Knew: He’s Gay


Coaches at the University of Missouri divided players into small groups at a preseason football practice last year for a team-building exercise. One by one, players were asked to talk about themselves — where they grew up, why they chose Missouri and what others might not know about them. As Michael Sam, a defensive lineman, began to speak, he balled […]

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