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Browns Very Upset with Manziel

Coach: “I want to make sure we all understand that that behavior will not be tolerated. That’s all I want to say about it. I want to leave it at that. Our organization is going to take a

Bautista Wants a New Contract

Jose Bautista, at age 35 but coming off six straight All-Star seasons, told reporters Monday that he presented the club with specific contract terms and did not plan to bargain. GM won’t discuss Jose Bautista contract negotiations Via

Tricked Out MLB Rides!

The noisiest moment at Mets spring training camp this year wasn’t when free-agent slugger Yoenis Cespedes first arrived. It was when he arrived for his third day on Tuesday—in a tricked-out tricycle. Yoenis Cespedes Rolls Into Mets

MLB Trade Drama Hits Reds Early

Monday night, the Reds were working on a deal that would send Bruce to the Blue Jays in a three-team trade that also involved the Angels. Later Monday night, the deal seemed to be falling apart  Jay Bruce-to-Blue Jays

Jets Release Cromartie After One Year

The New York Jets announced on Monday that they’ve released Antonio Cromartie. Cromartie, who left the Jets for the Arizona Cardinals prior to the 2014 season, signed a four-year, $32 million contract to return the team last offseason.  Jets

Cowboys Done with Greg Hardy?

The controversial defensive end won’t be given another chance with the Dallas Cowboys after his 2015 season. According to Cowboys insider Mike Fisher, the club is reportedly “done.” Report: Dallas Cowboys ‘done’ with DE Greg Hardy Via 247sports.com Greg

Gronk + Manziel Twitter War

Apparently, some people can’t understand why Gronk’s partying gets laughed at by most people while Johnny Manziel’s partying gets criticized. Some people on Twitter are mad about a Rob Gronkowski-Johnny Manziel double standard Via www.foxsports.com Gronk Party Cruise doesn’t

Red Sox Happy With Pablo’s Size

Dombrowski and manager John Farrell met with Sandoval before Monday’s workout at Fenway South to discuss a torrent of negative media coverage about his arrival in camp on Sunday. Dave Dombrowski ‘not concerned’ about Pablo Sandoval’s weight

Blackhawks, Stanley Cup Visit President

President Barack Obama on Thursday celebrated his hometown Chicago Blackhawks for winning another Stanley Cup. Obama honors Chicago Blackhawks for Stanley Cup hat trick Via www.washingtonpost.com President Barack Obama on Thursday celebrated his hometown Chicago Blackhawks for

Yankees’ Chapman Ready to Appeal

Chapman, a four-time All-Star and the Yankees’ new closer, said he would appeal any suspension handed down by MLB as it investigates a domestic violence incident. Yankees’ Aroldis Chapman Reports, Ready to Appeal Any Suspension Via www.nytimes.com Chapman,

Pacquiao Dropped by Nike

Former eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao, under fire for his anti-gay comments this week, spoke out during a break in his training for the April 9 fight in Las against Timothy Bradley. Manny Pacquiao respects Nike’s decision;

Rockets Reject Howard Trade

The Rockets turned down the Hornets’ trade offer for Dwight Howard, who remains in Houston after Thursday’s  3 p.m. trade deadline. NBA Trade Deadline: Howard stays put, but see who was dealt Via www.nydailynews.com The Rockets turned

Redskins & QB Cousins Break Off Talks

The Redskins have expressed a desire to sign Cousins to a long-term deal, but they’ve also made it clear privately that they would only do so at the right price.  Source: Redskins, Cousins break off negotiations Via

Strasburg to Test Free Agency

Stephen Strasburg got mixed reviews for his performance last season. That won’t stop him and his agent, Scott Boras, from testing free agency at the end of the 2016 season. Stephen Strasburg is planning to test free

NFL’s Goodell Paid $34.1M

Goodell’s salary is down slightly from $35 million in fiscal year 2013 and $44 million in 2012. The tax form explains that the Commissioner’s contract is approved by the league’s compensation committee. Report: Goodell paid $34.1M in

Rockets Broken Team – Says Coach

“We’re broken,” Interim Coach Bickerstaff said. “It’s that simple. We’re a broken team, and we all need to use this break to figure out how we’re going to impact change.” Bickerstaff calls sub-.500 Rockets ‘broken team’ Via espn.go.com

Tennis Umpire Gambling Scandal Uncovered

Two international tennis umpires have been secretly banned, while four others face being thrown out of the sport for life on charges of serious corruption. Tennis umpires banned over corruption; 4 officials suspended Via popherald.com 02/10/2016 1:36

Knicks – Playoffs or Bust!

Phil Jackson’s new coach, Kurt Rambis, said what the Knicks need to do hasn’t changed, even with the team 4.5 games out of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Kurt Rambis says Knicks need to make

Griffin Suspended Four Games for Punch

Blake Griffin was suspended four games without pay on Tuesday for punching a team staff member, and the Clippers will dock his pay for an additional game because he broke his shooting hand. Clippers suspend Griffin four games without pay Via

Kings Keep Karl

The Sacramento Kings, in a dramatic about-face, have decided against firing coach George Karl after a meeting Tuesday between Karl and general manager Vlade Divac. Sources: Kings meet with Karl, won’t fire coach Via espn.go.com The Kings

Concussion or Hung Over?

The Browns refuted a report Tuesday that they had “lied” about Manziel’s concussion prior to the season finale to cover for the quarterback reportedly showing up drunk. Source: Manziel ‘hung over’ at Browns’ meeting Via espn.go.com Johnny Manziel was

Two Top Cubans Defect for MLB

Two of Cuba’s top baseball players are believed to have defected from Cuba to pursue a career in Major League Baseball. Lourdes Gurriel Jr., 22, and Yulieski Gurriel, 31, who are brothers, defected from Cuba’s Ciego de Avila

Knicks Fire Coach – Are Rudderless

The Knicks are 23-31 in 2016, after going 17-65 in Fisher’s first season in 2015. New York’s current losing contributed to the timing, but the team was already convinced Fisher was not transitioning from the role of player

Broncos Win SB50, Defense Led Way

The defense of the Denver Broncos carried Manning in Sunday’s Super Bowl 50. Manning and the Denver offense had a productive opening drive en route to a field goal, then did next to nothing thereafter Peyton Manning