More Sports / Football Mar 12, 2016

Browns release troubled Manziel

The Cleveland Browns have released troublesome quarterback Johnny Manziel, ending his drama-filled stay with the team. The Browns finally cut ties on Friday with the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner after two disappointing seasons. Manziel faces an uncertain future in the NFL and potential criminal charges ...

More Sports / Football Feb 26, 2016

Manziel case going to grand jury: police

Dallas police said Thursday they have referred their domestic violence case against Johnny Manziel to a grand jury, which will consider whether to charge the troubled Cleveland Browns quarterback on allegations that he attacked his ex-girlfriend. Police released a statement saying they have asked the ...

Hall of Famer Brown to get statue

More Sports / Football Feb 18, 2016

Hall of Famer Brown to get statue

The greatest Cleveland Brown of them all is being immortalized. Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown, one of the most dominant players in NFL history who left the game at the prime of his career, will be honored with a statue outside FirstEnergy Stadium. The ...

Browns deny lying about Manziel concussion

More Sports / Football Feb 10, 2016

Browns deny lying about Manziel concussion

The Browns are defending their handling of Johnny Manziel's late-season concussion. The team issued a statement on Tuesday saying Manziel was diagnosed with a concussion on Dec. 30 by an independent neurologist, countering an NFL Network report that they lied about the injury to cover ...

Manziel's world falling apart

More Sports / Football Feb 6, 2016

Manziel's world falling apart

With Johnny Manziel's professional career in doubt and his personal life crumbling, his father fears for his safety. The troubled quarterback was under investigation by two police departments following allegations that he hit his former girlfriend last weekend in Texas. Manziel was dropped by his ...

Browns ready to release Manziel

More Sports / Football Feb 3, 2016

Browns ready to release Manziel

The Browns are about to throw Johnny Football away. The team issued a strong statement Tuesday, condemning quarterback Johnny Manziel's actions and pointing to his release in March, a move that has seemed inevitable for months. The conduct by the 23-year-old player — rampant partying, two ...

More Sports / Football Jan 14, 2016

Browns name Jackson coach

Hue Jackson strolled into the Browns' facility unafraid, brimming with optimism. He's well aware of Cleveland's football misery, the losing, continuous change and dysfunction encasing one of the NFL's most storied franchises. Jackson doesn't mind the mess. He's ready to clean it up. "I like ...

LeBron's group drops Manziel

More Sports / Football Jan 7, 2016

LeBron's group drops Manziel

LeBron James and his business partners will no longer work with Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel. A spokesman for James said the sides mutually agreed to end their relationship, which began shortly after Manziel was drafted into the NFL. Cleveland.com first reported that James' LRMR marketing was ...

Lowly Browns fire coach Pettine

More Sports / Football Jan 4, 2016

Lowly Browns fire coach Pettine

The Browns changed uniforms to start the season and their coach and general manager to end it. Hours after a 28-12 loss to the rival Pittsburgh Steelers in the season finale, owner Jimmy Haslam fired coach Mike Pettine and general manager Ray Farmer following their ...

More Sports / Football Dec 29, 2015

Browns uneasy about Manziel video

Johnny Manziel's latest video appearance has the Browns concerned. The second-year quarterback is expected to have a conversation with Cleveland coach Mike Pettine after another video surfaced over the weekend on social media of him partying. In the short clip, Manziel, wearing a "Merry Manziel" ...

Browns' McCown done for season

More Sports / Football Dec 2, 2015

Browns' McCown done for season

Josh McCown is done being battered around this season. Unfortunately for the Browns, they're still going to take some lumps. McCown broke his collarbone in Monday night's last-second loss to Baltimore, an injury that will cost him the final five games this season and re-open more ...

Ravens sink Browns on final play

More Sports / Football Dec 1, 2015

Ravens sink Browns on final play

This season of injury upon injury for the Ravens finally includes a break worth celebrating. Brent Urban blocked Travis Coons' field-goal attempt and Will Hill returned it 64 yards for a touchdown as time expired, giving Baltimore a stunning 33-27 win Monday night over the ...