America’s Playground, Las Vegas, Founded This Day in 1905

Today in 1817, the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason, which was the first private mental health hospital in the United States, opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It’s now known as (as the much more suitably named) Friends Hospital. Today in 1862, the S. Department of Agriculture was created … Read more

NFL free agency 2022 – Most improved teams, best and worst signings, value deals, gut reactions and more

The 2022 NFL free agency deals are just now starting to slow down, but a handful of the top names are still on the market. Numerous playmakers and impact talents have agreed to terms for 2022 and beyond, and we’ve seen some wild movement on the trade market, especially under center. Which moves stand out … Read more

‘A dream come true’ – Wide receiver Davante Adams thrilled to be with Derek Carr, Las Vegas Raiders

HENDERSON, Nev. — No, Davante Adams said, he and Derek Carr did not “scheme” to get him traded from the Green Bay Packers to the Las Vegas Raiders for a reunion of old Fresno State Bulldogs in Sin City. But the All-Pro receiver and the quarterback who holds virtually every passing record in Raiders franchise … Read more

NFL mock draft 2022 – Todd McShay’s predictions for all 32 first-round picks following combine workouts and the Russell Wilson trade

We’ve spent the past week dissecting 2022 NFL draft prospects’ measurements, timed speed and skill sets when playing against nothing but air as we digest what we saw at the scouting combine. But with all the talk of risers, fallers, burners and workout warriors, how did the combine really impact the Round 1 outlook for … Read more

NFL mock draft 2022 – Mel Kiper’s predictions for all 32 first-round picks, with two trade projections and a new No. 1

My first mock for the 2022 NFL draft was all the way back in mid-January, before we knew the Bengals and Rams would shake up the first-round order and make it all the way to Super Bowl LVI. It was also before the Senior Bowl, where a few prospects dominated and impressed scouts. Time for … Read more