This year's draft heavy on size, light on glamour This year's NFL draft is heavy on size and light on glamour. There's no high-profile quarterback destined to go No. 1 and instantly become the face of a downtrodden franchise. There's not even a running back or wide receiver worthy of the top overall pick, someone with the kind of swagger that wins over fans weary of losing. More
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The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the five-year, $66 million deal will make Matthews the NFL’s highest paid linebacker. Matthews, a four-time Pro Bowl pick, was scheduled to make $3.73 million in the final year of his contract, but he was expected to receive an offer valued around $13 million per year, similar to the NFL’s highest-paid linebacker, the Cowboys’ DeMarcus Ware. More
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The shock of it has worn off, even if the disappointment of losing his senior season hasn’t completely.
Jake Moretti, the star lineman at Pomona High School who is headed to Ohio State to play football, has had to shift the focus. He torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee at a camp at Ohio State earlier this summer.
ARVADA — It was a sun-splashed Monday evening on the Pomona High School practice fields, four days before the season opener. Hip-hop music blared from a bass-heavy stereo, covering the team with the kind of chest-puffing confident tunes appropriate for a team with the highest of expectations.
State title expectations.
But, says Pomona coach Jay Madden, that’s not foremost on his team’s mind.
Sitting on the field, keeping a close eye on the practice unfolding before him, is a player on whom many of those expectations were built.
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes have hired Dawn Braid as skating coach and say she is believed to be the first full-time female coach in NHL history.
Braid has a long association with the NHL.
She worked part-time for the Coyotes last year and has served as a skating consultant with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Anaheim Ducks, Buffalo Sabres and Calgary Flames.
Braid also spent seven years with the Athletes Training Center as director of skating development.
MILWAUKEE — When the Rockies limped out of Milwaukee victims of a three-game sweep by the Brewers, a tale of two bullpens told most of the story.
For the second consecutive day, Rockies relievers were no relief at all as the Brewers pulled away for a 7-1 victory Wednesday at Miller Park.
Rockies starter Tyler Anderson posted a career-high 10 strikeouts and allowed just two runs in five innings.