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  1. NBA draft - The best, worst draft classes of last 25 years

    Tom Haberstroh

    Tom Haberstroh employs the use of the DRAFT Initiative to rank classes of the modern draft era (since 1989), with a recent year crowned the overall worst by a landslide.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2014
  2. Cowboys have affinity for Boise State

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- It started with Orlando Scandrick in the fifth round of the 2008 draft. It moved on to Tyrone Crawford in the third round of the 2012 draft. On Friday, the Dallas Cowboys made Demarcus Lawrence the third player from Boise State they ...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  3. Kevin Love unanimous No. 1 pick in re-do of 2008 draft - NBA

    Amin Elhassan and David Thorpe

    Amin Elhassan and David Thorpe redo the 2008 NBA draft. While both NBA experts think Kevin Love is the consensus No. 1 pick and Russell Westbrook goes No. 2, their opinions greatly vary thereafter.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  4. Steelers draft review: 2008

    Scott Brown

    The is the second in a series that reviews the Steelers' drafts under general manager Kevin Colbert and coach Mike Tomlin. Next up is the 2008 draft: Total picks: 7 Picks still with the team: 0 Best pick: RB Rashard Mendenhall. Posted bac...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  5. Alonso on the spot for Padres

    Jerry Crasnick

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- Yonder Alonso has been through quite the voyage of self-discovery since the Cincinnati Reds selected him out of the University of Miami with the seventh overall pick in the 2008 draft. In December 2011, the Reds sent Al...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  6. Pick Steelers should have made in '08

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- ESPN NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr., with the benefit of hindsight, recently authored a do-over of the first round of the 2008 draft based on which players should have been taken. The Steelers would probably love a mulligan from tha...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  7. Where Flacco, Rice land in 2008 re-draft

    Jamison Hensley

    The foundation of the Baltimore Ravens' offense came in the 2008 draft, when they selected quarterback Joe Flacco in the first round (18th overall pick) and running back Ray Rice in the second round (55th overall). In Mel Kiper Jr.'s re-draft , th...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  8. 2008 do-over shows strong draft for Chiefs

    Adam Teicher

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For those of you with ESPN Insider access, Mel Kiper Jr. has an interesting look at the 2008 draft, and how it would have gone if we knew how things would turn out with the players available that year. Remember that 2008 is th...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  9. Jerod Mayo moves up in '08 re-draft

    Mike Reiss

    The New England Patriots got it right with linebacker Jerod Mayo in the 2008 draft. That's the big takeaway from looking at ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr.'s 2008 "re-draft" (Insider content ), which is neat to look back on and ask the question, "If te...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  10. Interesting look at a 2008 redraft for Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    Mel Kiper Jr. took a look at what the 2008 draft might have looked like had the teams had the knowledge about certain players that they now possess. Hindsight always looks a lot better -- or is what gets coaches and general managers fired -- but i...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  11. Cowboys have hands full with Matt Forte

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Maybe this is not a good time to point out the Dallas Cowboys could have had running back Matt Forte in the 2008 draft. Instead they took Felix Jones in the first round and never saw him develop the way they wanted. The Chicago Be...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  12. Cody Wallace embraces opportunity to start

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh Steelers center Cody Wallace is with his sixth organization since the 49ers picked him in the fourth round of the 2008 draft. The consummate journeyman has arrived in one sense as he will make his first NFL start Sunday when t...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  13. Kyle Beach sent to Swedish league

    Scott Powers

    The Chicago Blackhawks assigned forward Kyle Beach to HV71 of the Swedish Hockey League on Sunday. The 23-year-old Beach was drafted by the Blackhawks with the No. 11th overall pick of the 2008 draft. He has not appeared in any NHL games. He was a...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  14. Raiders-Broncos Preview

    Raiders-Broncos Preview

    Preview | September 18, 2013
  15. Michael Beasley release former No. 2 pick Phoenix Suns

    Marc Stein

    Michael Beasley, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft was released by the Phoenix Suns in the wake of his recent arrest on suspicion of marijuana possession.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  16. Cleveland Indians agree with David Cooper, former Toronto Blue Ja...

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Cleveland Indians have signed former Toronto Blue Jays first baseman David Cooper to a minor-league contract.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2013