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  1. A GM makes the top 10 picks

    Jim Bowden

    As fans of Insider's NFL draft coverage know, Mel Kiper likes to do what he calls the "Grade A" draft, in which he puts himself in the GM's seat for every team and makes a first-round pick for each. I decided it would be fun to try something similar ...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  2. Billy Beane's murky future in Oakland

    Buster Olney

    The Oakland Athletics are close to tying up general manager Billy Beane and team president Michael Crowley through 2019, as Susan Slusser writes. But these contracts are probably somewhat like those $100 million deals that NFL quarterbacks get: Nobod...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  3. Oakland Athletics GM Billy Beane could have other job options if ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that while the Oakland A's are close to signing GM Billy Beane through the 2019 season, Beane's future in Oakland isn't crystal clear. If the club's future remains in doubt, Beane likely would have other job offers to choose from.

    Blog | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  4. NFL - Millman on NFL conference championship line moves

    Chad Millman

    ESPN Insider Chad Millman offers insight into this week's NFL conference championship line moves.

    Blog | Conversation | January 20, 2012
  5. Villanova prospects impressive in person

    Kevin Weidl

    I continued my 2010 scouting tour this past weekend, making the drive from Charlotte up to Boone, N.C., to take in the FCS quarterfinal game between Villanova and Appalachian State. I came away impressed with a pair of Villanova prospects. The fi...

    Blog | December 13, 2010
  6. Pat Devlin's playoff showcase

    Steve Muench

    If your thirst for college football isn't quenched by the historic Army-Navy game this weekend, don't forget the five FCS playoff games on the schedule. The overall talent level may be a tier below, but there are four players taking the fie...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  7. 2011 NFL draft: Keep an eye on Delaware QB Pat Devlin

    Steve Muench

    Scouts Inc.'s Steve Muench looks at four prospects to watch in this weekend's FCS playoff games, including Delaware QB Pat Devlin.

    Blog | Conversation | December 09, 2010
  8. OLB Bruce Carter's toughness an issue

    Kevin Weidl

    There is a lot to like about the athleticism and change-of-direction skills North Carolina OLB Bruce Carter shows on film, and at 6-foot-3 and 225 pounds Carter certainly passes the eyeball test. However, after film study I have concerns about his ...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  9. 2011 NFL draft: North Carolina OLB Bruce Carter is on the slide

    Kevin Weidl

    Scouts Inc. takes a look at draft notes from around the country, including a pair of North Carolina prospects who are on the slide.

    Blog | Conversation | November 24, 2010
  10. Demystifying money lines and tips for betting on MLB

    Chad Millman

    Many bettors take the summer off to retool for the NFL and college football seasons. But, contrary to popular belief, there are often smarter bets to be placed on baseball than on football. Chad Millman explains why and shows you how to take advantage.

    Blog | Conversation | May 19, 2010
  11. Samardzija still not up to speed

    Keith Law

    The Chicago Cubs took Jeff Samardzija in the fifth round of the 2006 draft and gave him a $10 million major-league contract to buy him away from a potential career as a wide receiver in the NFL. The major league contract, signed before the 2007 seaso...

    Blog | March 14, 2010
  12. Keith Law -- Jeff Samardzija still looks like a mistake by the Ch...

    Keith Law

    The Cubs made a big commitment to Jeff Samardzija, but in doing so, and subsequently pushing his developmental pace to justify their own beliefs, they now have a roster pitcher who doesn't belong. Samardzija looks no closer to competent, says Keith Law.

    Blog | Conversation | March 14, 2010
  13. MLB -- Buster Olney -- Nominations on major leaguers who could pl...

    Buster Olney

    Buster nominates some major leaguers whom he thinks could play in the NFL. Plus moves, deals and decisions from around the league.

    Blog | Conversation | February 07, 2010
  14. Dye to the Cubs? Works for fantasy owners

    Eric Karabell

    Johnny Damon isn't the only interesting free-agent outfielder still looking for work. For the first four months last season, Jermaine Dye was a valuable fantasy baseball resource, with 23 home runs, 63 RBIs and a good-enough .281 batting average...

    Blog | January 19, 2010
  15. Smith could get big payday from Saints

    Len Pasquarelli

    From a possible new deal for Saints DE Will Smith to who the next Bears defender to get an extension could be, Len Pasquarelli covers it all in his Tip Sheet notes.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2007
  16. Houston QB among those moving up

    Len Pasquarelli

    From a number of second-tier QBs moving up in the draft to plenty of trade buzz, Len Pasquarelli covers it all in his Tip Sheet notes.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2007