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Palm Beach Central's McDermott hoping to get NFL call

Apr 24, 2018 | by John Evenson, CBS12.com

WELLINGTON, Fla. (CBS12) — Five years ago, K.C. McDermott was one of the biggest CBS12 Athletes of the Week ever. Now the 300-pounder is just days away from being hopefully hearing his name in the NFL Draft. The Miami grad hopes to proudly represent the McDermott family in the pros.

"I love football," says McDermott. "I've played football my entire life, and ...

At Home With Nick Young: Gearing Up For Swaggy P's Big Summer

Apr 24, 2018 | by Lawrence Schlossman, Grailed
At Home With Nick Young: Gearing Up For Swaggy P's Big Summer

Kurt Warner builds on-site with Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity

Apr 23, 2018 | by KWWL

CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

Pro Football Hall of Fame-er Kurt Warner helped build a home today with Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity (CVHFH).

Warner and his wife Brenda have been involved with CVHFH through the Kurt Warner First Things First Foundation, which has provided both financial and volunteer support since 2009.

Warner and his wife not only helped build the home, but also contributed ...

My Life As An NFL Draft Prospect: Justin Jackson

Apr 23, 2018 | by Justin Jackson, CBS Local Sports

The 2018 NFL Draft is set for Thursday, April 26th through Saturday, April 28th. As the stars of the college game get ready to find out where they will begin their NFL journey, CBS Local Sports’ “My Life As” series will give them an opportunity to talk about how they got to this point and what they expect from the future in ...

HOW AUBURN HELPED PROVIDE DANIEL CARLSON 'AN OPPORTUNITY TO GIVE BACK'

Apr 23, 2018 | by Greg Ostendorf, Auburn Tigers
HOW AUBURN HELPED PROVIDE DANIEL CARLSON 'AN OPPORTUNITY TO GIVE BACK'

AUBURN, Ala. -- Daniel Carlson made 92 field goals during his time at Auburn. He consistently knocked down kicks of 50-plus yards. There were games where he made four, five or even six field goals -- his six field-goal performance to beat LSU might have cost Les Miles his job. But the kick he remembers the most? He missed it.

CU’s Phillip Lindsay, overlooked in the draft run-up, confident some NFL team will value his talents

Apr 23, 2018 | by Nick Jhabvala, The Athletic

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Phillip Lindsay is pissed off.

It’s 9 a.m. on a Wednesday and Lindsay is already halfway through one of his daily workouts at Landow Performance, his second home this offseason as he prepares for the next phase of his football career. The first hour of his workout is typically speed and conditioning under the guidance of sports performance ...

Enes Kanter speaks at 2018 Muslim Student Association Banquet

Apr 22, 2018 | by Nathanel Mendelson, The Spectrum
Enes Kanter speaks at 2018 Muslim Student Association Banquet

Knicks center Enes Kanter’s uses his NBA platform to do more than play basketball.

He speaks against political leaders, such as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for his actions as leader of Kanter’s native country.

At the Muslim Student Association’s annual banquet on Saturday at Banchetti by Rizzo's, Kanter discussed his NBA experiences in relation to being Muslim and why his faith ...

Cowboys' draft day stories ... LB Sean Lee

Apr 22, 2018 | by Drew Davison, Star-Telegram
Cowboys' draft day stories ... LB Sean Lee

Sean Lee remembers having a split household on April 23, 2010, the day the Dallas Cowboys drafted him.

His hometown team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, had the 52nd overall pick, needed linebacker depth and brought in Lee for a pre-draft visit. It all seemed to fall in place perfectly.

Except the Steelers opted for another linebacker, Virginia Tech’s Jason Worilds.

"My family was not very happy ...

Former Zag Zach Collins processes rookie season in Portland

Apr 22, 2018 | by Evan Closky, KREM2

In surprising fashion, the Portland Trail Blazers are out of the NBA playoffs after getting swept by New Orleans. Zach Collins, the first one-and-done player in program history, is officially done with his rookie year and he is ready to build upon what he accomplished during this 'freshman' campaign.

New UCF coach Josh Heupel's offense might be better than Scott Frost's

Apr 21, 2018 | by Mike Bianchi, Orlando Sentinel
New UCF coach Josh Heupel's offense might be better than Scott Frost's

The popular perception is that it will be nearly impossible for UCF to be as explosive as it was a season ago when former coach Scott Frost’s “UCFast” offense led the nation in scoring.

Brace yourself.

This year’s offense under new coach Josh Heupel might just be UCFaster, UCFlashier and even more UCFormidable than it was under Frosty the Showman.

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