It has been more than two decades since a running back went No. 1 overall in the NFL Draft.

Could this be the year that drought ends?
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Mens Malachi Richardson Jersey It seems unlikely, but not impossible, that the Browns could select Penn State’s Saquon Barkley No. 1 overall on April 26. He would be the first running back chosen No. 1 since the Bengals took Ki-Jana Carter in 1995, also out of Penn State.

J.J. Jansen Authentic Jersey And, though the commissioners and politicians don’t say so, the gaming industry would not exist if not for fans and/or constituents losing their money 鈥?gambling.

But these are triumphant days for bogus sells, known in the short form as BS. Even half-truths are sacrificed.

Last week, new Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett 鈥?a recidivist cheap-shotter, trash-mouther and dubious social activist 鈥?made the rounds, making noise and news, bragging that no one can block him, Eli Manning should run for the hills, and reasoning that it takes bad guys to make good teams.

Not that Latrell Sprewell’s Authentic Paul Molitor Jersey teams won much, but Bennett cited Sprewell and his physical attack on his coach, P.J. Carlesimo, as a good example. According to Bennett, NFL teams need guys like that.

Biggest Surprise: Given that there was a 60 Minutes promo every other dribble within the Kansas-Duke game Sunday, CBS did not have Stormy Daniels in the studio at halftime.

Creepy Story of the Week: When Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton instructed his defense to allow Michigan, a poor free-throw shooting team, to run the clock out 鈥?not giving a foul down four with 13 seconds left 鈥?the Seminoles, 4陆-point dogs, covered.

And for all the mindless, tired, formulaic sells of monster slam dunks and outside bombs, what Webber described remains the smartest, most appealing basketball.

Hold Your Nose Geno Auriemma Game of the Week: Monday, though Connecticut was up 32 against South Carolina, which had surrendered in the fourth quarter by replacing starters, Auriemma nonetheless played one of his starters 39 minutes, another 38, while two subs played the last 1:41, two others played 59 seconds.

But as long as UConn remains a bad winner rather than a loser, it’s all good with the school and most 鈥?but not all 鈥?of its fans. Auriemma’s ways and means remain a required taste.

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