Lions seventh-round pick Nick Bawden suffers apparent torn ACL
The rookie season appears to have come to an abrupt end for Lions seventh-round draft pick Nick Bawden.
Bawden was injured in practice today and is believed to have suffered a torn ACL that will end his season, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network.
So they used him as incentive for the Knights to lay off several players they didn’t want to lose — forward Josh Anderson, defenseman Jack Johnson, goalie Joonas Korpisalo — as part of a deal the teams agreed to back in March: The Knights received a first-round pick (flipped to Winnipeg for their No. 13 pick) and a second-round pick in 2019 to select Karlsson and take on the last three seasons (and $15 million) of injured forward David Clarkson’s contract. Again, they had several directions to take here. They stumbled down the exceptional one.
Under the terms of the deal that Miller signed Monday, he’ll receive $458,000 in salary this year. He would have made $790,000 if he’d been able to play.
Miller, who entered the league as a Jaguars sixth-round pick in 2009, spent the last three seasons with the Bears. He has 146 catches for 1,631 yards and 15 touchdowns for his career.
Summer league wasn’t yet a big event in 2003. But that year at the Pepsi Pro Summer League in Orlando, games were moved from a private gym to TD Waterhouse Centre to allow 13,000 fans to catch a glimpse of James playing a meaningless game in an NBA practice jersey for the first time.
Outside the arena, fans swarmed the Cleveland Cavaliers as they arrived in a fleet of SUVs. According to longtime team communications director Tad Carper, it was a playoff-like atmosphere.
LeBron’s dominance at age 33 is forcing a reconsideration on the question of who is the greatest basketball player ever.
In a make-or-miss postseason, Cleveland’s shots finally went down, as LeBron James notched 12 assists and the Cavs went 17-of-34 from the 3-point line to claim their first win of the Eastern Conference finals.