Alabama’s in the middle of the greatest run ever

One would think it would be on the latter side. The sport has been dominated by a power elite, such that feudal analogies are appropriate. Recruiting allows the best teams to perpetuate their advantages. There is no salary cap or draft to even out talent, and the prohibition on paying players prevents the sugar-daddy phenomenon that allows European soccer clubs like PSG, Chelsea, and Manchester City to upset the established order.

But for reasons we’ll discuss, it rarely works like that. Alabama’s in the middle of the greatest run ever, but college football still looks nothing like the old Celtics-Lakers rivalry.

“You see the headline stuff, ‘Calvin Roberts wants to make a comeback.’ I said ‘wait a second, that can’t be my Calvin Roberts,’” Warkentein told SB Nation. “I’m 64-years-old. I coached him when I was in my early 20s. So yeah, I took notice very quick.”

Warkentein said the Knicks had already assembled their roster for Orlando Summer League when he became aware of his former player’s efforts. While he says the Knicks are “always looking to get better, so [they] can never eliminate anything,” he didn’t exactly seem convinced that Roberts could help his team.

At this point, we know what Monta Ellis is: He’s a hooper, here to get buckets. Ellis is a volume scorer, a role that’s decreased in value over the years. Indiana waived him this Victor Cruz Cheap Jerseys summer, but he can still latch on elsewhere. The veteran guard could be of help off Packers Cheap Jerseys the bench for a team looking to stay competitive but not competing for a championship.

Eli Manning’s ex-Giants teammate offers insight into QB’s Chargers snub

In 2004, the Chargers selected Eli Manning with the first overall pick in the NFL Draft, even after he had said that he didn’t want to play there.

The reasoning behind the move has never really been fully explained. Even Manning, in 2013, said he “can’t remember” why. But in a radio interview Wednesday with San Diego’s Mighty 1090, Manning’s former Giants teammate Shaun O’Hara provided a little insight into the decision.

“You know what? I think we hammered him about that a couple times and we drilled him about it. I think it was more his agent that really kind of pushed it. You know, Tom Condon, I think had just dealt with maybe that contract that high in the [draft] before and didn’t want to have to deal with something from an organizational standpoint. You know I never really heard him give a concrete, ‘Hey, I didn’t want to go there because of this.’

Kelly ran into an abundance of trouble at his two college stops. Clemson kicked him off the team for what Dabo Swinney described as “a pattern of behavior that is not consistent with the values of our program.”

Kelly played a season at East Mississippi Community College before transferring to Ole Miss, but was arrested in his hometown of Buffalo not long before enrolling at the SEC school. Kelly’s agent texted Tim Graham of the Buffalo News and said Kelly received an invite to the Packers Cheap Jerseys Combine on Jan. 6, and was assigned a jersey number. There was no explanation given for the Patriots Cheap Jerseys rescinded invitation.