Barry Jackson: Tua gets medical results; ex-Dolphins exec offers warning. And examining Tua's injuries.
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, who is among top draft-eligible players under consideration by the Miami Dolphins, received good news in a medical recheck on Thursday, according to NFL Network.Tagovailoa, according to the report, participated voluntarily in a medical recheck facilitated by the NFL Combine with an independent doctor that was selected by NFL team physicians. Results were “overwhelmingly positive,” according to NFL Network.NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport said all NFL team doctors were permitted to provide input on what exams they wanted to see conducted and a comprehensive exam wa...
Michael Rand: Will the Vikings pick a QB in first three rounds of NFL Draft?
It’s now April 1, and this is no joke: After a horrendous month of March, we can at least start to try to think about warmer weather, better times ahead and actual things on the sports calendar.Chief among them: The NFL Draft, which is going on as scheduled April 23-25 — albeit in a different form, with prospects and their families not in attendance and everything being handled virtually. (You can still boo Roger Goodell from a safe distance, however).On the most recent Access Vikings podcast, we talked about the Vikings’ draft strategy — and whether they might pick a quarterback with a meanin...
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The Marlins' overall message for spring training: 'Talent plays.' Can it result in wins?
JUPITER, Fla. — Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill doesn’t even have to say it anymore.Seasons like 2019 — ones where the Marlins posted a National League-worst 57-105 record — have to be a thing of the past.He reaffirmed his overarching message on Monday morning, a couple hours before the Marlins took to the back fields at the Roger Dean Chevrolet complex for the team’s first full-squad practice of spring training.Improvement is a necessity heading into Year 3 of the team’s rebuild under the Bruce Sherman and Derek Jeter ownership group.The team brought in a host of players...
Way-too-early 2020 college football top 25 rankings
Find out where your team landed in our way-too-early 2020 college football top 25 rankings.———1. ClemsonTrevor Lawrence returns for what most likely will be his final season at Clemson. The junior quarterback will surely open 2020 as one of the favorites to win the Heisman Trophy, and his return is crucial for an offense that may have to deal with the departure of tailback Travis Etienne and receiver Tee Higgins. The offensive line will need to be rebuilt, but there is plenty of depth at the position. The defense may lose some playmakers to the NFL, including linebacker Isaiah Simmons and defe...