Monday was the deadline for college underclassmen to declare for the NFL Draft, and an NFL.com analyst wrote in a column published just after the deadline that one UM player was among five college players ‘who should’ve stayed in school.’
The Florida Panthers left South Florida on Sunday afternoon and embark on a four-game NHL road trip Tuesday against the Calgary Flames. The Panthers left town following a 4-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets and hope their road success continues as they have won the past four away from Sunrise.
Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Ben Roethlisberger and likely season MVP Matt Ryan give the NFL perhaps its most pedigreed final four ever at the quarterback position. It invites teams that didn't get this far, including Miami, to assess if they are good enough in the league's air-first era.
While much of the nation takes the day off to honor civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., the NBA goes into overdrive with a 12-hour, nine-game marathon, highlighted by a rematch of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors.
Eric Fisher stood all alone in the middle of the field as the rest of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrated a 2-point conversion that would have tied the game, well aware that the flag laying a few yards away was thrown at him.
Florida Panthers owner Vinnie Viola has been named the nominee for Secretary of the Army by President-elect Donald Trump and is expected to be confirmed by Congress next month. The Viola family will continue to own the NHL team with co-owner Doug Cifu and CEO Matthew Caldwell taking on more responsibilities.