Ranking Best NBA Rookie Extension Deals + What’s Next for Players Without a Deal

Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressMonday evening marked the deadline for teams to give rookie-scale extensions to the 2017 draft class. The day did not disappoint.Of the 30 first-round picks, several did not pan out (at least initially) and are no longer on their initial contracts (Josh Jackson, Justin Patton, TJ Leaf, Harry Giles, Tyler Lydon, Anzejs…Continue Reading

Hank Aaron 1954 Rookie Card Sells for $170,000 at Auction

David Goldman/Associated PressA rare Hank Aaron 1954 rookie card has been sold at auction for $170,000 on Saturday.  Goldin Auctions sold the card, which received a total of 16 bids before the auction closed for the winner. Per Goldin Auctions’ listing, Professional Sports Authenticator graded the 1954 Topps card as a MINT 9 and called it “one of twenty-five examples at its…Continue Reading

NFL rookie QBs: What to expect from Joe Burrow, Tua Tagovailoa

If you’re still interested in gambling on this NFL season, consider yourself a true risk-taker (or the ultimate degenerate). The pandemic, the hundreds of roadblocks in the way of a legitimate NFL season, the uncertainty and the wave of player opt-outs have not dissuaded the large betting houses from relaying odds on everything football. A…Continue Reading