Athlon Sports released its preseason All-America team. The list, which includes 108 players split between four teams, had 22 players from the Big Ten, 21 from the SEC and 19 from the ACC. The team was put together based on 2018 projections.
Three-star offensive tackle Ja’quay Hubbard (Sharpsville, Pennsylvania) cut his options down to four on Tuesday. Hubbard (6-6, 320 pounds) listed Mississippi State, Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Virginia as his top four schools.
Lonnie Walker IV could go as high as No. 9 to Knicks or 10 to 76ers in the NBA Draft. He would be the highest pick from University of Miami since Rick Barry in 1965. Bruce Brown is projected as a second-round pick.
Three Atlanta Braves players — first baseman Freddie Freeman, outfielder Nick Markakis and shortstop Ozzie Albies — lead their positions in the fan vote. In all, seven Atlanta Braves appear in at least the top six in voting at their position.
The National Hockey League will honor the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hockey team among others at its annual awards show on Wednesday. Two Florida Panthers — Roberto Luongo and Aleksander Barkov — are nominated for awards, too.
Ratings for the top players on Madden 19 were leaked Monday. Cameron Wake and Reshad Jones (both 88) are the highest-ranked Dolphins players. Seven other Miami players were rated at least an 80. Not on that list: Quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
The Dolphins announced Monday that they have agreed to terms with tight end Mike Gesicki on his first NFL contract. With this agreement, all of Miami's rookies — including first-round pick Minkah Fitzpatrick — are under contract.
Phil Mickelson's bizarre breach of the rules for a two-stroke penalty was the talk of the U.S. Open as outraged golf purists called for his disqualification. The story isn't about what Phil did, though. It is about our reaction.