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Johnny Manziel vows to take playing quarterback ‘a lot more seriously’

After a partying his way through a much-ballyhooed career at Texas A&M, and continuing to live it up after being drafted by the Browns, Johnny Manziel learned the hard way that the NFL is no joke. At least, he spoke like someone who had learned that lesson, in comments Tuesday at Cleveland’s practice facility. “The main […]

German journalist describes life inside Islamic State

A German journalist who recently spent 10 days with Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria said he was surprised to find many were foreign fighters – including some Americans.

Fantasy Football Week 17 Cheat Sheet: Waiver, Rankings, Projections and More

Fantasy football owners know the deal—the arrival of Week 17 means another chance to cheat. Of course, the "C" word means to grab the help of all-encompassing materials to help with the fantasy grind. Whether it is the beginning or end...Show More Summary

Boca Raton Bowl 2014: Live Score, Highlights for Marshall vs. Northern Illinois

The Northern Illinois Huskies (11-2, 7-1 MAC) and Marshall Thundering Herd (12-1, 7-1 C-USA) will square off during the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl. Drew Hare and Cameron Stingily spearhead the Huskies' run-focused attack that ranked No. Show More Summary

Did Sports Illustrated Purposely Leave Jameis Winston's Name off Its Cover?

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston received the honor of being on a regional cover of Sports Illustrated this week, but there is a pretty glaring omission. Sports Illustrated came up with four regional covers as part of its College Football Playoff preview. Show More Summary

QB snapshot: Geno Smith

A quick observation of quarterback Geno Smith and how he played in the New York Jets' 17-16 loss in Week 16: Smith was afforded terrific pass protection, yet he managed to lead the offense to only one touchdown against the New England Patriots. Show More Summary

How the Bengals stopped Peyton Manning

CINCINNATI -- Peyton Manning had dominated the Cincinnati Bengals every time he played them. Not only was the Denver Broncos quarterback 8-0 in his career versus Cincinnati, but he was 3-0 with 10 touchdowns and no interceptions against them in the month of December. Show More Summary

Neymar Scores Quite Incredible Goal with 'Tornado Twist' in Charity Game

Neymar loves a trick, and in a charity game he has even more chances to bring out his full range of skills. So when he brought out this "tornado twist" on Monday night, flicking the ball up and spinning around his opponent before bearing...Show More Summary

Rolando McClain's $1.5M Alabama home burns down

The $1.5 million Alabama mansion of Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain burned down on Monday night.

Blame Stan Van Gundy for the Josh Smith debacle

Coaching Smith was surely no picnic, but Van Gundy ignored the bailout offers and in the process dug Detroit deeper into a hole. Upon being hired, Stan Van Gundy thought he could make the beguiled Detroit Pistons frontcourt work. We know this to be true because he said so. Show More Summary

Top Candidates to Replace Mike Bobo as Georgia Offensive Coordinator

Georgia received some bad news on Monday night when Colorado State nabbed offensive coordinator Mike Bobo from Athens to become the new head coach of the Rams. Under Bobo 's direction, the Bulldogs finished in the top four in the SEC...Show More Summary

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Furious Only to Be 2nd on List of Sweden's Greatest Sportsmen

For most people, being second on the list of your country's greatest sportsmen would be something of an honour, but not for Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The footballer missed out on the top spot to Bjorn Borg, a tennis player who won multiple Grand Slams and was at the forefront of the game in the 1980s. Show More Summary

Andy Dalton returns to practice, but other Bengals still sick

The Bengals had two big pieces of their offense back at practice on Christmas Day. Quarterback Andy Dalton was a full participant in practice after missing Wednesday’s session after the team sent him home sick. Dalton’s one of several Bengals players who have spent Christmas week battling illness and tight end Jermaine Gresham joined him…

Frank Lampard Reportedly Agrees to Extend Manchester City Loan

In news that should delight Manchester City fans, Frank Lampard has reportedly agreed to extend his current loan deal with the club. That's according to Daily Mirror reporter David McDonnell. He stresses no official confirmation is available yet, but that all indications are Lampard will stay in England a little longer. Show More Summary

Bengals vs. Steelers: TV Info, Spread, Injury Updates, Game Time and More

When the Cincinnati Bengals square off against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Heinz Field Sunday, the two teams will do battle for the AFC North Division Championship. If Pittsburgh is victorious, the franchise will win the North outright and the Cincinnati would enter the playoffs via a wild card spot. Show More Summary

How MLB Teams Will Still Be Able to Build a Winner After January 1

With a whole new year just days away, Major League Baseball's winter market is about as well-stocked as your friendly neighborhood toy store. Due to the demands of the season, there's not much left. For teams that have already done their shopping, this isn't a problem. Show More Summary

Burnley vs. Liverpool: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League Game

The Premier League Boxing Day fixtures mean a full list of matches in England's top flight to look forward to, with Liverpool visiting Burnley in one of the most intriguing matchups. Burnley remain in the bottom three on goal difference...Show More Summary

Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 17: Choosing Top Fantasy Football Locks and Flops

At the culmination of championship season, fantasy football owners are wishing for one final push as the holiday season approaches. Unfortunately, continuing the fantasy season through Week 17 is akin to dumping coal over everyone'sShow More Summary

West Brom vs. Manchester City: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

Premier League live updates—Friday, Dec. 26, 2014 West Bromwich Albion vs. Manchester City—kick-off 3 p.m. GMT/10 a.m. ET Manchester City will try to keep pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea when they visit the West Midlands to...Show More Summary

Rose Bowl 2015: Viewing Information and Predictions for Oregon vs. Florida State

After all of the presents have been opened, the ball drops in New York and the first meal of the New Year has been eaten, the first game of the College Football Playoff will kick off. The Rose Bowl, known as the oldest bowl since starting in 1902, will set the stage for the inaugural playoff. Show More Summary

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