NFL 2010 Schedule and Drafts Update

The NFL 2010 Master Schedule has been released and is now available on the Official NFL Website. The kick off starts on prime time Thursday, April 22 at 7:30pm ET. Second and third rounds will be on Friday, 6pm ET and then rounds 4-7 will be on Saturday, April 24 at 10am ET. The 2010 NFL Drafts will be televised by ESPN in partnership with the NFL Network. The Drafts will be shown at Radio City Music Hall in New York City in celebration of the 75th NFL Drafts in History.

The NFL Drafts held last April 25-26, 2009 drew a record 39 million viewers on NFL Network, ESPN and ESPN2. Below are the schedules for the first week of the 2010 Regular NFL Season that will start on the month of September. More on the Official NFL 2010 Regular Season Master Schedule on the official website.

Week 1
Thu. Sep. 09
Matchup Time (ET)
Vikings at Saints 8:30 PM
Sun. Sep. 12
Matchup Time (ET)
Dolphins at Bills 1:00 PM
Colts at Texans 1:00 PM
Lions at Bears 1:00 PM
Falcons at Steelers 1:00 PM
Browns at Buccaneers 1:00 PM
Bengals at Patriots 1:00 PM
Broncos at Jaguars 1:00 PM
Raiders at Titans 1:00 PM
Panthers at Giants 1:00 PM
49ers at Seahawks 4:15 PM
Cardinals at Rams 4:15 PM
Packers at Eagles 4:15 PM
Cowboys at Redskins 8:20 PM
Mon. Sep. 13
Matchup Time (ET)
Ravens at Jets 7:00 PM
Chargers at Chiefs 10:15 PM32

NFL Schedule and Updates 2010

The 2010 National Footbal League (NFL) Schedule will be released later in the day tonight at 7pm ET. Along with the announcement of the 2010 NFL Schedule is the disclosure of the NFL Drafts. For the meantime, al ESPN also provided some key dates for the NFL 2010 Schedule:

April 21: Deadline for old club to exercise right of first refusal to restricted free agents.

April 22-24: Draft, New York.

May 24-26: NFL spring meeting, Dallas

June 1: Deadline for old clubs to send tender to unsigned unrestricted free agents to receive exclusive negotiating rights for rest of season if player is not signed by another club by July 22.

June 1: Deadline for old clubs to send tender to unsigned restricted free agents or to extend qualifying offer to retain exclusive negotiating rights.

June 15: Deadline for old clubs to withdraw original qualifying offer to unsigned restricted free agents and still retain exclusive negotiating rights by substituting tender of 110 percent of previous year’s salary.

June 27-30: NFL Rookie Symposium, Carlsbad, Calif.

Mid-July: Training camps open.

July 22: Signing period ends at 4 p.m. for unrestricted free agents who received June 1 tender.

Aug. 8: Pro Football Hall of Fame Game: Cowboys vs. Bengals, 8 p.m. ET, Canton, Ohio

Aug. 12-16: First preseason weekend

Aug. 31: Roster cutdown to maximum of 75 players.

Sept. 4: Roster cutdown to maximum of 53 players

Sept. 9-13: Kickoff 2010 Weekend.

Sept. 12: TBD at Giants, Meadowlands Stadium

Sept. 13: TBD at Jets, Meadowlands Stadium

Feb. 6, 2011: Super Bowl XLV, Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas.

Boston Marathon 2010 Sponsor and Top Contenders a No Show

With the recent problems on air travel that would be a hazard for air passengers since the volcanic eruption on Iceland that spewed ash, some of the top contenders for the upcoming Boston Marathon 2010 have already withdrawn from the event.  Even John Hancock himself, who is one of the main sponsors for the Boston Marathon has already announced his upcoming absense to the event because of rescheduled flights. European contenders were greatly affected by the ashfall.

Meanwhile, the Boston Athletic Association are still making ways to accomodate as much of the top contending runners to still be able to run despite the problems in schedule and travel. BAA has made provisions for runners to still pick up their race kits or race bibs until the Boston Marathon 2010 Race Day this coming Monday.

2010 McDonald’s All-American Game Roster, Date and Time Schedule is Now Out

As the 2010 NCAA Men’s Division Basketball Tournament is about to come to an end with its National Championship round to be held on April 5, 2010, a new basketball tournament is about to start and this time, it’s for high school basketball players – the McDonald’s All-American Game.

The McDonald’s All-American Game is a basketball competition that caters to both boys’ and girls’ high school basketball graduates. Part of this basketball contest is a show off from these high school basketball stars include slam dunk contests, the three-point competitions, and overall timed skills competitions.

For this year 2010, the McDonald’s All-American Game is set to begin on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at the Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. If you’re asking what time will the All-American Game start on that date, the basketball games start at 8:00 Eastern Time. It will be broadcasted live in TV through ESPN channel.

The Mc Donald’s All-American Game is a basketball game battle in court between the two regions, East and the West. If you are curious who are the players in each region, you can find below the complete 2010 McDonald’s All-American roster of players:

WEST

G Keith Appling – Detroit Pershing, MI (Michigan State)
F Harrison Barnes – Ames, IA (North Carolina
F Terrence Jones – Jefferson, OR
G Cory Joseph – Findlay Prep, NV
G Brandon Knight – Pine Crest, FL
G Doron Lamb – Oak Hill Academy, VA
G Ray McCallum – Detroit Country Day, MI
C Fab Melo – Sagemont, FL (Syracuse)
F Jereme Richmond – Waukegan, IL (Illinois)
C Joshua Smith – Kentwood, WA (UCLA)
F Tristan Thomas – Findlay Prep, NV (Texas
F Patric Young – Providence, FL (Florida)

EAST

G Reggie Bullock – Kingston, BC (N. Carolina)
F Tobias Harris – Hollow Hills, NY (Tennessee)
G Kyle Irving – St. Patrick, NJ (Duke)
G Joe Jackson – White Station, TN (Memphis)
C Perry Jones III – Duncanville, TX (Baylor)
G Jelan Kendrick – Wheeler, GA (Memphis)
F C.J. Leslie – Word of God, NC
G Kendall Marshall – Bishop O’Connell, VA (North Carolina)
F Jayvaughn Pinkston – Bishop Loughlin, NY Villanova
G Josh Selby – Lake Clifton, MD
C Jared Sullinger – Northland, OH (Ohio State)
F Deshaun Thomas – Bishop Luers, IN (Ohio State)