The NFL draft is designed to promote parity in the league. That provides an incentive to lose on purpose.

Apr 28, 2022
The worst team in last year's league gets first pick from the new crop of players turning pro.
Former Miami Dolphins' head coach Brian Flores of the Miami Dolphins alleges that team’s owner, Stephen Ross, offered nearly $100,000 for every game the team lost in 2019. The NFL is investigating the allegations.
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Here's how the NFL draft is like picking stocks

Apr 24, 2019
Patience and risk management are key to both.
The 2018 NFL Draft logo is seen on a video board during the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. 
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The NFL draft is a business all its own

Apr 27, 2018
The football rookie draft is expected to bring $100 million in economic activity.
The AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX is the site of this year's NFL draft. 
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NFL draft has become a spectacle in itself

Apr 28, 2016
Once confined to back-room negotiations, the draft is now a public media event.

The NFL draft has evolved over the years
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The NFL draft comes to Chicago

Apr 30, 2015
The city hosts the event with much fanfare but at what cost?

Will Missouri football player Michael Sam get drafted?

Feb 10, 2014
He told ESPN and The New York Times that he's gay -- and now the NFL has to make a business decision

How Michael Sam coming out might impact his paycheck

Feb 10, 2014
What Sam's agent may be telling the openly gay athlete.

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