All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘draft’

Government Asks 120-Year-Old Dead Men to Register for the Draft, Blames Computer Error

You may be 120 years old, dead, and enjoying your eternal peace – but the US government wants you to know that its not done with you yet. The Selective Service System erroneously mailed out over 14,000 reminders to register for the draft. The letters wound up going out to Pennsylvania men born between 1893 and 1897. As you would …

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Lenny Dykstra’s Son Selected by Braves in MLB Draft

In 1993, former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Lenny Dykstra broke the hearts of many Braves fans when he crushed a 3-2 pitch in the top of the 10th inning for a home run to give the Phillies the 4-3 win in Game 5 of the 1993 NCLS, helping to bring a halt to the Braves 104-win …

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Johnny Manziel Made A New England Visit

With the NFL draft looming ahead, and mock drafts constantly being made, every move a draft pick makes is being watched. The guy most people are watching is Johnny Football himself, Johnny Manziel. Manziel made a visit to Foxboro on Wednesday. The former Texas A&M quarterback was in town to visit with the New England Patriots. While the Patriots won’t …

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Fran Tarkenton Sees Doppelganger in Johnny Manziel

Perhaps no college football has been scrutinized more than Johnny Manziel. The former Texas A&M quarterback dazzled in the spotlight during his two years in college, providing college football fans enough excitement to last them through at least one off-season. While Manziel has earned the nickname “Johnny Football” due to this unusual athletic feats on the field, many NFL experts …

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De’Anthony Thomas Declares for 2014 NFL Draft

This Sunday, Oregon Duck star running back and all-purpose player De’Anthony Thomas declared for the 2014 NFL Draft, making him the second Duck to forego the rest of his collegiate career. “I am officially withdrawing from the University of Oregon to pursue a professional career in the NFL. I want to express my deepest appreciation and thanks to the University …

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NFL Pro Bowl To Undergo Major Changes

Major sports all-star games have long been criticized for a lack of effort on the part of the athletes and therefore a lack of entertainment. The newest changes the NFL have made to their Pro Bowl probably won’t go too far toward remedying that situation. The most glaring change is the elimination of the traditional league format that most all …

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