• Johnny Manziel wore disguise, gave fake name at Vegas nightclub
Johnny Manziel wore disguise, gave fake name at Vegas nightclub

He posted a photo that showed him home with his dog and later updated a post with a location: Avon, Ohio. He was required to report to team's facility for his concussion treatment, but not permitted on the sideline of the game. As Browns players cleaned out their lockers for the season Monday, most spoke highly of Brown, though they had few dea...

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  • Serena Williams: Tennis star withdraws from Hopman Cup match
Serena Williams: Tennis star withdraws from Hopman Cup match

Open champion who recovered from early service breaks in each set to beat Slovakian qualifier Jana Cepelova 6-4, 3-6, 6-4. Kyrgios backed his friend to be on top form at the Australian Open in under a fortnight, saying on hopmancup.com: "One hundred per cent he wanted to win that".

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  • Greed the motivator as NFL teams rush to LA
Greed the motivator as NFL teams rush to LA

The Rams' application, made public this week, highlights the potential benefits of owner Stan Kroenke's planned $1.86 billion stadium in  Inglewood , California. "Any NFL Club that signs on to this proposal in St. Louis will be well on the road to financial ruin, and the League will be harmed". According to Forbes, the Rams ranked 29th among the ...

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  • LeBron James catches fan calling him a cry-baby, stares her down
LeBron James catches fan calling him a cry-baby, stares her down

Instead of doing it with three-pointers, Golden State maintained its edge over Cleveland by limiting the Cavaliers to 32 percent shooting. "Guys, if you look at the stats, we shot 95 shots", Cavaliers coach David Blatt said. At least a year ago, even without Love and Irving, plus Iman Shumpert playing with one arm, the Cavs had a tactical advanta...

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  • AJ McCarron takes blame for Bengals' loss to Broncos
AJ McCarron takes blame for Bengals' loss to Broncos

Denver drove 60 yards in 13 plays to start overtime. There was a lot to like in the way the Cincinnati Bengals came out attacking Monday night with back-to-back long touchdown drives. "Owen is an incredible player", Osweiler said. "He did everything right". Key Play: Running Hill up the middle for no gain on second and 20 on the first posses...

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  • Ben Simmons the next LeBron? Magic Johnson thinks so
Ben Simmons the next LeBron? Magic Johnson thinks so

NBA legend, and the man widely considered to be the greatest player to ever pull on a Los Angeles Lakers jersey, Magic Johnson today heaped a glowing assessment onto the growing pile of Simmons superlatives, with the 12-time NBA All-Star and 5-time NBA Champion comparing Simmons to fellow NBA superstar LeBron James .

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  • Microsoft Cortana has made its National Football League picks for Wild Card weekend
Microsoft Cortana has made its National Football League picks for Wild Card weekend

The Chiefs beat the Texans 27-20 in Week 1. The Seattle Seahawks have the best odds to come out with a victory against the underdog Minnesota Vikings, but the game is in Minnesota, and cold temperatures could even the playing field for the home team.

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  • Top Volkswagen exec optimistic US will approve changes to cheating diesel engines
Top Volkswagen exec optimistic US will approve changes to cheating diesel engines

Instead, the vehicle would, theoretically, recognize you and let you open the door via voice commands or simple hand gestures. "We've been having a large amount of technical discussion back and forth with Volkswagen,"EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Thursday, when asked about the possibility of VW having to buy back some vehicles".

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  • Packers Vs. Redskins NFC Wild Card Playoff Game
Packers Vs. Redskins NFC Wild Card Playoff Game

The star linebacker has to be that guy to set a tone. The Redskins defeated the Eagles 38-24. It's clearly an anomaly if you're looking for a statistical reference, particularly on the way we have played here over the last 10 years and just the way we train.

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  • Clemson's Shaq Lawson vows to play against Alabama
Clemson's Shaq Lawson vows to play against Alabama

But most of all, the Lawson and the Clemson defense will have to rise to the occasion one more time this year, against an Alabama team that just dropped 38 points against a purportedly excellent Spartan defense. First time all year that that's happened to us. Mayfield threw for 311 yards and was intercepted twice, the second of which ended his se...

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  • National Basketball Association roundup: Warriors top Cavs, stay flawless at home
National Basketball Association roundup: Warriors top Cavs, stay flawless at home

Instead, the Warriors weren't in the mood for receiving. "It's good for kids to think they can be Steph because it gives them realistic hope." The Christmas Day showdown between the Warriors and Cavaliers felt much like NBA Finals games at Oracle.

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  • Jamie Vardy injury blow for high-flying Leicester
Jamie Vardy injury blow for high-flying Leicester

Vardy is said to be struggling with the injury all season, managing it with painkillers. Leicester confirmed on Monday morning that the 28-year-old - one of the stars of the season - is to have minor groin surgery and will sit out for one to two weeks.

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  • Piazza Will Wear Mets Hat on HOF Plaque
Piazza Will Wear Mets Hat on HOF Plaque

The Hall of Fame actually makes the final call on caps. Griffey will be enshrined as a Seattle Mariner, the first Hall of Famer for the franchise. "I need a helmet, though", Piazza responded. But while the last two were later directly linked to the use of performance-enhancing drugs, Griffey never aroused skepticism, which clearly helped his ca...

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  • Ronda Rousey almost nude, in knockout shape ... For SI spread
Ronda Rousey almost nude, in knockout shape ... For SI spread

Rousey had said in 2013 that that is her favorite animal. Rousey - who posed in the magazine in 2015 - is returning to the famous annual issue to show off her athletic build. I have to f*cking do it. It doesn't matter. However, the latter's trainer is not optimistic about her fitness and suggested maybe Miesha Tate, who Rousey beat, should fight...

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  • Eastlake native Stipe Miocic wins in 54 seconds at UFC 195
Eastlake native Stipe Miocic wins in 54 seconds at UFC 195

Woodley was promised the shot in the aftermath of his last scheduled bout against Johny Hendricks that fell apart when the former welterweight champion failed to make weight, leading to the cancellation of the fight. Any elite wrestler he has faced has figured that one out effortless, but it does not seem likely that Lawler would try to take advant...

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  • Ohio police: couple od's at children's hospital, woman dies
Ohio police: couple od's at children's hospital, woman dies

A man, 31, also was found and was transported to University Hospital in Cincinnati for a possible overdose, according to officers. Police say her husband - who was unconscious in the room - is now in jail. The couple was identified as Mary Ann and Wesley Landers. "I think it's an awesome example of how it's not the person anymore, it's not the pe...

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  • College Football Championship Game Set
College Football Championship Game Set

Then again, the Tigers were underdogs to Oklahoma and took a bulldozer to the Sooners with a 21-0 second-half surge in the Orange Bowl. While play could certainly improve, fans were happy to cling to a lead. The national championship race is down to two. On third-and-3 at the Clemson 32, Mayfield hit Michiah Quick on a swing pass, but Quick was...

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  • Indianapolis Colts plan to fire Chuck Pagano
Indianapolis Colts plan to fire Chuck Pagano

Here's three things to know about Pagano's potential departure. But there will be no throwing in of the towel for the Colts. Later on in the press conference, Pagano said all of the newly-signed quarterbacks might play. He padded his stats in garbage time as the Titans were crushed 34-6 by the Texans in Week 16. I would do whatever it takes to ...

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  • Watch Trump supporters attack silent protesters with
Watch Trump supporters attack silent protesters with "America Is Already Great"

This interaction might just take the cake. "Shut up, shut your mouth", he adds. Soon others in the crowd joined in. "Ditch those", another man said , gesturing to the "America is already great" sign in the younger protester's hands. Outside of the initial behavior of the protesters, the violence at this Trump rally follows the same pattern as p...

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  • Bouchard Loses To Babos In Quarterfinal Match — WTA Shenzhen
Bouchard Loses To Babos In Quarterfinal Match — WTA Shenzhen

Hogstedt offered some advice during the match, which Bouchard, sort of, kind of followed. The Pole was the big victor at the end of 2015 when she triumphed at the WTA Finals, and she began 2016 in positive fashion with a 6-4 6-3 victory over Aleksandra Krunic.

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