Phillies selected two players in Thursday’s rule 5 draft, while three of their players were claimed by other clubs.
When the Philadelphia Union’s expansion draft protected list came out on Monday night, it was probably a surprise to see the omission of both Zac MacMath and Rais Mbolhi.
The Grand Imperial Poobah gives his take on the Sixers’ roster and the NBA’s decision NOT to change the draft lottery rules.
According to reports, the NBA did not receive enough votes to approve the draft lottery reform.
Here are six players that might have gone undrafted in your fantasy league, that you should own.
Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.
It’s a poorly-kept secret that the Seattle Seahawks don’t mind taking a penalty flag or two for pass interference or defensive holding in exchange for five or six no-calls on borderline plays. Supposedly, the NFL will be cracking down on physical play in the defensive backfield. If true-and that’s a big if-it could mean even bigger numbers for the quarterbacks.
With the 17th overall pick in the 2014 NHL draft, the Philadelphia Flyers selected Travis Sanheim.
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With five second-round picks, don’t overlook the important of round two.
Phillies agree to terms with Aaron Nola.
Gatto has a very legitimate chance of going early in the draft.
With the 2nd pick in the 1993 NBA draft, the Philadelphia 76ers selected seven-foot, six-inch center Shawn Bradley. Bradley would go down as one of the biggest busts in NBA history, spending the bulk of his career being posterized rather than doing the posterizing.
The Sixers didn’t win the #1 pick in the NBA Draft Lottery, but the #3 pick and the #10 pick they did get has sparked a big debate among Sixers fans: what should they do with the picks?
The Sixers finished the 2013-14 regular with second worst record in the NBA, giving them the second best chances at the first-overall pick in the 2014-15 draft, a 19.9% chance. However, to the fans dismay, the Sixers did not end up with the first or second overall selections on Tuesday night, but rather the third overall pick. They also acquired New Orleans’ 10th overall pick, giving the Sixers two top-ten picks in a deep 2014 draft.