Jon Gruden has the morning line on this years NFL draft: Its Alabamas.
Who really jumps at me is the offensive line, period, said ESPNs Jon Gruden. (Barrett) Jones, the center. The left guard, (Chance) Warmack is a heck of a player. (D.J.) Fluker at right tackle.
Im starting to think that Mel Kiper could have run for 750 yards at Alabama.
• In the Palm Springs (Calif.) Desert Sun, after Lindsey Vonns former husband sarcastically tweeted about Tiger Woods improper drop: Ex narcs the spot.
Sign and go
Kevin McGuff, the Washington womens basketball coach, bolted the Huskies for Ohio State barely one month after agreeing to a contract extension through 2020.
Which automatically puts him on the watch list for the Steve Alford Award.
The Class A Florida State League fined and suspended Jorge Soler for five games after he rushed the opposing dugout brandishing a bat.
The punishment could have been worse, reasoned Janice Hough of LeftCoastSportsBabe.com, but since he was a member of the Cubs organization, baseball officials figured he actually wouldnt hit anything.
• Marlins president David Samson, to HBOs Real Sports, to Miami fans feeling cheated after the team gutted the roster upon getting a publicly funded stadium built: Just because we got divorced doesnt mean we were lying on our wedding day.
• Hall of Famer Julius Erving, saying the 76ers need to open their wallet for free agency: Washington and Lincoln cant play the corners for you, but they can get somebody that can.
• Ian Hamilton of the Regina (Sask.) Leader-Post, on Flower Seed Packet Night at Yankee Stadium: Special guests for the evening Ted Lilly, Pete Rose and Buster Posey.
The movie 42 is out, noted comedy writer Alex Kaseberg. It is a movie about Jackie Robinson, so it is about class, courage, grace and dignity. Or as it is also known: The Not Alex Rodriguez Story.
The Seattle Times