Mark Appel spurned the Pittsburgh Pirates and decided to remain at Stanford for his senior season, one of the first big casualties of baseball’s new restrictions on amateur signing bonuses.
Trent Baalke and Jim Harbaugh have a man in mind for the 30th pick in Thursday’s NFL draft, if the player is still around at that spot for San Francisco. And if the 49ers don’t jump on a chance to move up to land someone they believe could help right away as the reigning NFC West champions look to make another Super Bowl push in 2012.
For nearly a half-century, Al Davis ran the Oakland Raiders’ draft room in his own unique way. He coveted speed and size, seemingly ahead of almost all other attributes.
A person with direct knowledge of the situation says the Indianapolis Colts are taking Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck with the No. 1 pick in next week’s NFL draft.
The Indianapolis Colts are taking another close-up look at Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck with a private on-campus workout scheduled for Tuesday.
The Oakland Raiders have more than doubled their draft haul by receiving three compensatory picks.
He knows there will be a ton of pressure and pageantry that will follow him next fall as the presumptive Heisman Trophy favorite, a year after being the runner-up to Cam Newton for college football’s most prestigious award.
The San Jose Earthquakes acquired forward Steven Lenhart from the Columbus Crew on Thursday in a trade for their 15th overall pick in Major League Soccer’s 2011 Draft.
The San Jose Earthquakes hold the 15th (first round) and 33rd (second round) overall picks in Major League Soccer’s annual draft of amateur players to be be held next week.