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Vikings add Samia in 4th round, Cameron Smith in 5th round

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings moved up in the fourth round of the NFL draft on Saturday to select Oklahoma offensive lineman Dru Samia with the 114th pick from Seattle.The Vikings made another trade, moving down in a deal with New England in the fifth and ended up with USC linebacker Cameron Smith at No. 162.

Packers add defensive lineman Kingsley Keke in 5th round

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Packers went back to the defensive side of the ball with their first pick of Day 3 of the NFL draft, adding Texas A&M lineman Kingsley Keke on Saturday's fifth round.The 6-foot-2, 288-pound Keke, a three-year starter on the Aggies' defensive line, was the No. 150 overall pick. He had seven sacks, 11 tackles for loss and 51 total tackles last season while starting all 13 games his senior year at defensive end.

Green Bay picks OL Elgton Jenkins of Mississippi St

After spending their first-round selections on defense, the Green Bay Packers went to new coach Matt LaFleur's side of the ball to start Day 2 of the NFL draft. They did not pick a weapon for quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Instead,…

Federal judge rules male-only draft is unconstitutional

A federal judge who ruled the Selective Service System's men-only registration unconstitutional late Friday rejected the reasoning of a 1981 Supreme Court decision, opting for the recent women's rights rationale of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the contemporary court.

Hold or deal? T-wolves mulling options entering draft

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves are taking a pair of picks and a flexible approach into the NBA draft.The Wolves own the 20th overall selection in the first round as well as the 48th overall choice in the second round on Thursday night.