(Image: Getty) After years of dating, Miami Heat guard LeBron James finally proposed to the mother of his two sons, and high school sweetheart, Savannah Brinson. The NBA all-star popped the question at SL Nightclub in Miami during a New Year’s Eve celebration, which doubled as his 27th birthday party, with a ring reportedly worth $300,000. While news of the engagement is certainly reason to celebrate, given the growing trend of high profile NBA divorces and just as a rule of thumb for anyone with a lot of assets, some suggest James should also err in the side of caution. According to Forbes.com, three out of the top five most hated NBA players–Kris Humphries, Kobe Bryant and Tony Parker–have gone through very public and costly divorces. Coincidentally, following his controversial move from Cleveland to Miami, James is second on that list of despised basketball stars. If his marriage where to fail due to infidelity or any other public disgrace, his image and brand … [Read more...] about Will Marriage Help or Hurt LeBron Jamesâ€™ Brand?
Devin Singletary runs during spring football practice at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton on March 22, 2018. (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach Post) After only two seasons at Florida Atlantic, rising junior running back Devin Singletary (American Heritage) is arguably the greatest player in program history — and, at least to CBS Sports’ Will Brinson, the All-American could parlay that into becoming a first-round pick in next spring’s NFL Draft. In a “way too early” mock for the 2019 NFL Draft, Brinson has Singletary not only leaving school early, but being selected with the 30th overall pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers. “Piling up yards on a Lane Kiffin team will result in Singletary getting significant draft traction,” Brinson explained. “And I’m going to assume the Steelers don’t keep Le’Veon Bell after this year.” Singletary, 20, ran for 1,920 yards and an FBS-best 32 rushing … [Read more...] about Florida Atlantic’s Devin Singletary projected to be first-round pick in 2019 NFL Draft by CBS Sports
source Joe Robbins/Getty The 2018 NFL Draft is here! With the first round taking place on Thursday, the NFL world is ripe with rumors of which players will get drafted to which team and where, with plenty of talk of trade-ups and trade-downs. To get a sense of how the first round might go, we surveyed 11 NFL Draft experts who have released mock drafts recently to get a sense for which players teams might be considering with all 32 first-round picks. While many experts predicted trades that shake up the order, we went by consensus picks for each team, which still gives a good idea of when players are projected to go. The experts: ESPN’s Mel Kiper, ESPN’s Todd McShay, NFL.com’s Bucky Brooks, NFL.com’s Peter Schrager, NFL.com’s Mike Mayock, NFL.com’s Daniel Jeremiah, Walter Football, CBS Sports’ Will Brinson, Rotoworld’s Josh Norris, The Ringer’s Danny Kelly, NFL Draft Scout’s Rob Rang. This post … [Read more...] about 2018 NFL MOCK DRAFT: What the experts are predicting for the first round
Cork Gaines, provided by Published 1:54 pm, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images We are about a week from the 2018 NFL Draft, but the combine is now history, players and teams are jockeying for position, and experts have weighed in on who they think will be drafted by each team in the first round. We surveyed 13 NFL Draft experts who have released mock drafts recently to get a sense for which players teams might be considering with all 32 first-round picks. With so many experts projecting trades in the first round, it is difficult to pinpoint a consensus draft order, but we can get a sense of where each player might end up and how early they might hear their name called. The experts: ESPN's Mel Kiper, ESPN's Todd McShay, NFL.com's Bucky Brooks, NFL.com's Chad Reuter, NFL.com's Charley Casserly, NFL.com's Daniel Jeremiah, Walter Football, CBS Sports' Will Brinson, CBS Sports' Pete Prisco, Rotoworld's Josh Norris, The Ringer's Danny Kelly, USA Today's Luke … [Read more...] about 2018 NFL MOCK DRAFT: Here’s what the experts are predicting for the first-round
Tyler Lauletta, provided by Published 11:37 am, Friday, April 13, 2018 Jeff Gross/Getty Images The 2018 NFL Draft is set to be one of the most dramatic in recent memory when it comes to the most important position on the field. Experts have predicted that teams will draft as many as six quarterbacks in the first round, including four who could go in the first handful of picks. In an attempt to extract some clarity on which teams might take a gamble on the signal-callers, we looked at what NFL Draft experts are projecting for the top quarterbacks in mock drafts. The experts: ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr., ESPN's Todd McShay, NFL.com's Bucky Brooks, NFL.com's Adam Rank, Rotoworld's Josh Norris, The Ringer's Danny Kelly, DraftTek, and Pete Prisco, Will Brinson, and Chris Trepasso from CBS Sports. Business Channel Now Playing: Now Playing Facebook Users: Concerned, Not Surprised Associated Press Small Business Wednesday: Cork & Crate Brandpoint Habits You … [Read more...] about Where the top quarterbacks will go in the NFL Draft according to the experts