The Players' Tribune - What's Up, Philly?

I had a feeling I was going to be an Eagle. At least, I knew I wanted to be one. Throughout the whole draft process, Philadelphia was high on my list. I had a lot of good predraft workouts, but the one in Philly I thought was one of my best. And I really liked everybody that I met. The whole vibe was good, you know?

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GIF Horse - Is Courtland Sutton ready to be the Broncos number one receiver?

If you’ve read GIF Horse for awhile now, you probably already know how I studied with The Scouting Academy this summer in order to do a better job evaluating the Denver Broncos this year. As part of the curriculum, students are given choices of different position modules. At my earliest opportunity, I chose to study wide receivers, in part because of how critical the development of Denver’s young pass catchers are to the future of the franchise. 

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For Jae'Sean Tate, Basketball is his First Love

Things could have turned out very differently for new Sydney Kings import Jae’Sean Tate. At more than one point he could have been lost to basketball entirely. When he was at famed Ohio State University, a school where football, not basketball, is the true religion, he was encouraged to try out for the football team as a tight end after spending four years playing in its basketball program.

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The DeJuan Marrero Podcast - Daniel Poneman

DeJuan Marrero had the opportunity to sit with the young legend himself, Daniel Poneman. In this episode, we discussed how Daniel got started in the basketball business in Chicago, the motion behind him becoming a basketball scout at 14 years of age, and the motion behind him creating content for some of the best inner city kids in Chicago.

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Here’s what Trace McSorley, Miles Sanders said on the field together — as NFL opponents

Trace McSorley and Miles Sanders have walked off the field together hundreds of times. But Monday was different. McSorley, now the Baltimore Ravens backup’ quarterback, and Sanders — already arguably the Philadelphia Eagles’ top running back — met around midfield at NovaCare Complex to celebrate their Penn State ties and talk about their NFL experiences. And the two rookies smiled while labeling the meetup at the joint practice surreal.

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Former LSU basketball player Josh Gray, now with Pelicans, recognized as official La. ambassador

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Josh Gray, a former guard at LSU and current member of the New Orleans Pelicans, met with Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser Monday. Gray was recognized as an official Louisiana ambassador by Nungesser. Gray wants to use his platform to motivate people statewide who have had to deal with unfortunate circumstances to continue to work hard and stay positive while trying to reach their goals.

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