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Glauber has been Newsday's national football columnist since 1992. He was Newsday's football writer covering the Jets and Giants, as well as the NFL, from 1989-91.

Before coming to Newsday, Glauber covered the Giants from 1985-88 for Gannett Weschester-Rockland Newspapers. He was The Sporting News' national football columnist from 1993-96.

Glauber earned the Newsday Publisher's Award for Sports in February 2006, and was the winner of the 2003 Barney Kremenko Sports Journalism Award, presented by the Nassau County Sports Commission for insightful reporting and commentary on professional sports. He has has won first-place awards in the Pro Football Writers Association contests in columns, features, enterprise features and enterprise news. His four-part series on Life After Football in 1997 won first place in the New York State Associated Press Sports Editors competition. His report on the controversial use of new helmets in the NFL won first place in the PFWA's 2001 writing competition. Glauber was on the team of Newsday writers that won a first-place award from the Associated Press Sports Editors for a 1995 series on concussions.

Glauber is a regular contributor on ESPN2’s "First Take" morning show, and is the NFL insider for Sporting News Radio.

Glauber is a 1977 graduate of Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY and a 1973 graduate of White Plains High School in Westchester.

NFL Draft 2014: Day 3 names to watch

Former Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam speaks to

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There's just one day left in the 2014 NFL Draft. Here's a look (in no particular order) at some players to keep an eye on as Saturday rolls along:

Pierre Desir, CB, Lindenwood: D-II product has prototypical size to go with good speed and hands, but teams could be worried about the  level of competition he faced.

Martavis Bryant, WR, Clemson: Has the size and speed for the position,...

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NFL Draft 2014: Day 2 names to watch

Notre Dame defensive lineman Louis Nix III rushes

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With the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft officially in the books, here’s a quick look at some of the best prospects that are still available (in no particular order):

Louis Nix III, DT, Notre Dame: Space-eater would thrive as a zero-technique in a 3-4 defense.

Marqise Lee, WR, USC: Two-sport star had a decorated college career but fell off a bit in senior campaign.

Kony Ealy,...

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Newsday's mock drafts vs. how the first round played out

Jadeveon Clowney of the South Carolina Gamecocks

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It's always tough to project how the first round of the NFL Draft will shake out. This year was no different.

Newsday NFL columnist Bob Glauber and Newsday.com NFL draft analyst Nick Klopsis submitted their final mock drafts before the first round began Thursday night. Here's how their picks compared to how the first round actually went. Pick Glauber Klopsis Actual pick 1. Texans Jadeveon...

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C.J. Mosley: I've heard I may be picked between 8-17

Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley makes a catch as

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Most players don't know when or where they'll be drafted. C.J. Mosley, however, seems to have it narrowed down.

The Alabama linebacker told Newsday on Wednesday that he thinks he'll go somewhere in the top half of the first round -- and maybe even one of the first 10 players off the board on Thursday night.

"I heard top 10, I talked to my agent, I heard eight through 17," Mosley said...

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Cody Latimer discusses his recent rise up draft boards

Indiana wide receiver Cody Latimer pulls in a

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Cody Latimer wasn't considered a hot prospect as the pre-NFL Draft evaluation period began. Now he's one of 30 players invited to Radio City Music Hall -- an honor usually reserved for first- or second-round picks.

If you ask Latimer, though, he's been there all along. It was just a matter of when everyone caught onto his skillset.

"They were just checking out my film -- physicality,...

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Odell Beckham Jr. chose football over football

Louisiana State wide receiver Odell Beckham answers a

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Odell Beckham Jr. once was a very good football player. He’s still a very good football player – albeit a different kind of football.

The LSU wide receiver is projected as the third-best wideout in this year’s draft class and a possible top-10 overall pick (and has been linked to both the Jets and the Giants). But as a child, he played a lot of soccer -- and was good at it. So much so that...

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Johnny Manziel is ready to go

Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel laughs during an NFL

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Johnny Football is ready.

The day before he’ll find out where he’ll be drafted, former Texas A & M quarterback Johnny Manziel said he can’t wait to start his NFL career. And start making believers out of people who doubt that he’ll make it big at the next level.

Too short? Too unscripted? Too reckless? Manziel is eager to address all the skeptics about his game.

“I don’t think...

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Every LI football player to be drafted to pros

Former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason, pictured here as

Every year, hundreds of college football players work towards one goal: get drafted into the NFL.

With the 2014 NFL Draft exactly two weeks away, Newsday has launched its latest interactive -- a map/database of every Long Island high school football player that has been drafted by an NFL or AFL team.

The map highlights each school that has had a player drafted, and the database provides...

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NFL announces draft attendees

Quarterback Johnny Manziel of the Texas A&M Aggies

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A record 30 NFL hopefuls will be in the house for this year's draft.

The league announced the list of attendees on Tuesday night. The draft will be May 8-10 at Radio City Music Hall. Round 1 is on Thursday, rounds 2 and 3 are on Friday and rounds 4-7 are on Saturday.

In the past, the NFL invited only prospects that were considered to be top picks. In recent years, they have opened it...

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Report: Colin Kaepernick investigated for sexual assault

San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick waits for the

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is being investigated for a possible sexual assault, according to a TMZ report that quoted law enforcement sources in Miami. TMZ reports that alleged incident took place at the Viceroy Hotel in Miami earlier in April.

No details of the alleged incident were reported, and the website indicated that the investigation is in its “beginning stages.”

The...

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