NFL Draft 2022 – The All-Outlier Prospect Team, including the tallest, shortest and most unique players in the class

As NFL Draft prospects are subjected to analysis each year, the numbers keep coming up: how tall, how high, how long, how long, how fast, how slow, and so on. But there are always a few who force a double take because their numbers are incredibly rare or they’ve played the game way beyond what … Read more

2022 NFL Draft – Mel Kiper, Todd McShay, Jordan Reid and Matt Miller duel draft 10-player superteams of top prospects

Four NFL Draft analysts, 10 rounds, 40 overall picks: Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay, Jordan Reid and Matt Miller went head-to-head to draft their own top prospect superteams of 2022. For the full draft — and the accompanying debates – in this case, check out the latest edition of First Draft. The rules? Kiper, McShay, … Read more

NFL draft 2022 comps – Our best prospect-pro matches, including comparisons for Kenny Pickett, Ikem Ekwonu, Jordan Davis, and more.

7:00 a.m. ET ESPN staff The 2022 NFL Draft is getting closer, which means you’ll start to hear comparisons between some of the top prospects in the class and current/former NFL players. These matches could be based on how the prospects play the game, their physical measurements, production, versatility and role, similar traits or a … Read more

Daniel Ricciardo delighted with McLaren’s ‘mega’ turnaround at Australian Grand Prix

MELBOURNE, Australia — Daniel Ricciardo has hailed McLaren’s double at the Australian Grand Prix as a “mega result” and says he will now “rehydrate with a few beers” before leaving Melbourne. The local favorite finished sixth at Albert Park, one place behind teammate Lando Norris. It is the first time since last year’s Russian Grand … Read more

McLaren’s wins may be track-specific, say Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo

MELBOURNE, Australia — McLaren still has a lot of “hard work” to do, says Lando Norris, although he and teammate Daniel Ricciardo have qualified in the top seven for the Australian Grand Prix. The team had their best Saturday of the season at Albert Park, with Norris taking 4th place, behind lone poleman Charles Leclerc … Read more

FIA tightens rules on F1 drivers’ underwear and jewelry in cars

MELBOURNE, Australia — Drivers’ underwear, or lack thereof, was an unexpected focal point during Friday night’s Formula 1 driver briefing at Albert Park. New race director Niels Wittich has informed all drivers ahead of the Australian Grand Prix that the sport will begin to restrict what they are allowed to wear under their racing suits, … Read more

Young Australian star Oscar Piastri is looking to chart his own path in Formula 1

MELBOURNE, Australia — They may both be from Australia and share Italian heritage, but that doesn’t mean Oscar Piastri is knocking on Daniel Ricciardo’s door for race info from the eight-time Formula One winner. 1. In fact Piastri, the reigning Formula 2 champion and current Alpine reserve driver, says he only speaks with Ricciardo “when … Read more

“The busiest I’ve known in the world”

MELBOURNE, Australia – The madness of Formula 1 in Australia has certainly not escaped Daniel Ricciardo. The McLaren driver and local hero, who is preparing for his first Australian Grand Prix since 2019 and ninth as a full-time driver, admits he has never experienced anything like what is happening this year at Melbourne. “It’s always … Read more

Winter Olympics 2022 — Bobsledder Sylvia Hoffman is the unlikeliest Winter Olympian for Team USA

In need of a little inspiration? Try the story of US Olympic bobsledder Sylvia Hoffman. We’ll start with former head coach of the LSU Shreveport women’s basketball team, Ronnie Howell, whose voice and command can start any story off strong. Particularly this one. LSUS is part of NAIA Division I, which means the Pilots don’t … Read more