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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - JUNE 27:  Mitch McGary an Oklahoma City Thunder draft pick poses for a portrait during a 2014 NBA shoot  on June 27, 2014 at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City,  Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

Mitch McGary Is The Best Dunker In This Year’s Rookie Class? [VIDEO]

Over the weekend the NBA rookies gathered for their initial photo shoots, which included displays of dunking.

97.1 The Ticket–08/04/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: Ezekiel Ansah of the BYU Cougars stands with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (L) and Pro Football Hall of Famer Barry Sanders (R) as they hold up a jersey on stage after Ansah was picked #5 overall by the Detroit Lions in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 25, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Lions Sign Ziggy Ansah

The Detroit Lions have now signed all of their 2013 draft picks.

97.1 The Ticket–05/10/2013

(Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA’s Rookie Transition Program Postponed

The first victim of the lockout was Summer League. The second? The NBA’s annual Rookie Transition Program. Via a tweet from Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports, the program has been postponed because of the lockout.

97.1 The Ticket–07/27/2011

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell poses for a photo with Nick Fairley, #13 overall pick by the Detriot Lions, during the 2011 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 28, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

End In Sight? Goodell, Smith Answer To Rookies In Florida

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith took questions Wednesday at a symposium for NFL rookies, who wanted to know the same thing as everyone else unhappy about the league’s labor dispute.

97.1 The Ticket–06/29/2011

Defensive lineman Nick Fairley of Auburn looks on during the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine in Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Sides Split On Rookie Wage Scale Issue?

The lockout isn’t over, and there’s absolutely no guarantee that there will be a new CBA any time soon. But it sure does feel as if everyone’s moving along on the same path toward football in 2011, doesn’t it?

97.1 The Ticket–06/28/2011

T-Mobile Rookie Challenge and Youth Jam

Monroe Scores 14 With 8 Rebounds In Win Over Sophmores

LOS ANGELES — When John Wall turned the Rookie Challenge into a personal playmaking clinic, his former Kentucky teammate and his fellow No. 1 pick eagerly soaked up everything he had to give. Wall racked […]

97.1 The Ticket–02/19/2011

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Lions’ Ndamukong Suh Could Earn NFL Rookie Award

Last year at Nebraska, Ndamukong Suh piled up a ton of trophies, including the Associated Press college player of the year. In his rookie season with the Lions, it looks as if the precocious defensive […]

11/29/2010

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