Periodically, Mike Pringle's phone beeps with a text message from a teammate on the Baltimore Stallions' 1995 Canadian Football League champions. Check this out, the message reads, followed by a link to game-action highlights of a gifted college basketball player.
The texts are from Elfrid Payton Sr., the Stallions' star defensive end. The videos are of his son, Elfrid Jr., who's expected to be a first-round selection in Thursday's NBA draft.
Pringle watches the highlights in awe.
"He [Elfrid Sr.] is a proud daddy, as he should be," said Pringle, a CFL Hall of Fame running back. "I'm not surprised at [his son's] talent. They're both strong...