Questions tagged [draft]

For questions about drafting and the draft, a process where teams select from a pool of new players.

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Can a collegiate player reject a draft pick?

I'm asking this question because of my ignorance of the fine aspects of drafts. Suppose that I'm playing basketball in college (I don't know if the specific sport matters; let's stay with basketball) ...
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What are the guidelines for declaring for the MLB Draft?

Johnny Manziel was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 28th round of the 2014 MLB Draft as a shortstop(1). However, Manziel is better known as a quarterback, currently of the Cleveland Browns, ...
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What Is the Ted Stepien Rule?

I was reading the Wikipedia page of the Cleveland Caveliers. It stated that former owner Ted Stepien was famous for always trading away the cavs' first round picks. It also stated that because of ...
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What are the guidelines for declaring for the NFL Draft?

For the 2014 NFL Draft, a record of 98 underclassmen have declared for the draft(1). What are the guidelines for declaring for the NFL Draft? The NBA has a "one year rule" in that players are ...