Tackling the learning curve: Saints rookie David Onyemata has welcomed the growing pains as he adjusts to life in the NFL

Photo provided by Manitoba  Sports Information Department -- The New Orleans Saints selected Manitoba defensive tackle David Onyemata at No. 120 overall in the draft on Saturday April 30, 2016.

David Onyemata has a long way to go. And he knows it. The diamond in the rough the New Orleans Saints found at the University of Manitoba still has to be cleaned and polished, cut from something raw into a finished product. Onyemata, a Lagos, Nigeria, native who only started playing football five years ago, had his… Continue reading →

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Sankey talks satellite camps, men’s basketball

Southeastern Conference commissioner, Greg Sankey, stands for a portrait before an interview with The Associated Press, Monday, May 23, 2016, in Birmingham, Ala. SEC coaches and athletic directors will convene next week with familiar topics on the agenda, including football recruiting in general and satellite camps in particular, along with strengthening men’s basketball across the league. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Southeastern Conference coaches and athletic directors will convene next week with familiar topics on the agenda, including football recruiting in general and satellite camps in particular, along with strengthening men’s basketball across the league. The much-publicized issue… Continue reading →