Johnny Manziel, the Browns backup quarterback who was once embroiled in NCAA controversy over whether he sold autographs for money, said he understands what suspended Georgia running back Todd Gurley is going through.
Thunder star Kevin Durant strongly dismissed Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's suggestion that the NBA consider eliminating the maximum restrictions on contracts in exchange for players giving up guaranteed money.
A nationally representative survey of parents released Friday shows broad and often deep concern about the state of youth sports, on topics ranging from concussion risks to the costs of participation, though no issue drew more unease than the coaches who work with children. More than eight in 10 parents with children old enough to play sports say they are concerned about the "quality or behavior" of youth coaches, with 61 percent calling it a "big concern," according to results from an ESPN Sports...
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, who signed a three-year contract extension last winter, said Thursday he expects to return in 2015 and that he would be surprised if general manager Ned Colletti wasn't retained as well.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick thumbed his nose at authority following Sunday's victory by wearing Beats by Dre headphones around his neck after the NFL signed an exclusive agreement with Bose.