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2014-08-22

Finger fine: Manziel docked $12,000 by NFL

Cleveland Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel was fined $12,000 for making an obscene gesture at Washington's bench in a preseason game earlier this week, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

posted 2014-08-22 15:00:33 by ESPN.com

NFL docks Saints' Graham $30K for dunks

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham was fined $30,000 on Friday for twice dunking over the goalpost during a preseason game against the Tennessee Titans, it was announced.

posted 2014-08-22 14:53:12 by ESPN.com

Hernandez fiancee in court to ask for dismissal

The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has asked a judge to throw out allegations she lied to a grand jury.

posted 2014-08-22 14:10:15 by ESPN.com

O's Machado won't be ready after DL stint

Baltimore third baseman Manny Machado will not be ready to play when he's eligible to return from the disabled list on Aug. 27.

posted 2014-08-22 13:45:29 by ESPN.com

Sources: Wolves, Cavs, Sixers agree to trade

The Minnesota Timberwolves have an agreement in principle to acquire Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young and No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins as part of a three-team trade that will send Kevin Love to the Cavaliers, sources close to the talks…

posted 2014-08-22 13:04:05 by ESPN.com

Browns coach: Two-QB system 'on the table'

The Cleveland Browns seem to have a backup plan in place for quarterback Johnny Manziel as coach Mike Pettine hinted that the team is exploring ways to get him on the field and that a two-quarterback system "is on the…

posted 2014-08-22 12:09:30 by ESPN.com

Colleges tapping into beer sales for cash flow

Some cash-strapped athletic departments outside the Power Five conferences have started to use beer sales as an alternative revenue stream -- and more could soon be following suit.

posted 2014-08-22 11:44:01 by ESPN.com

Eagles RB McCoy: Thumb 'definitely hurts'

Eagles All-Pro running back LeSean McCoy left Thursday night's 31-21 preseason win in the first quarter with a right thumb injury.

posted 2014-08-22 11:06:24 by ESPN.com

LLWS: Chicago in U.S. final; Davis, Philly out

Joshua Houston hit a clutch two-run single, reliever Cameron Bufford pitched a tense scoreless sixth inning and Jackie Robinson West Little League held off gritty Philadelphia 6-5 in a matchup of inner-city teams at the Little League World Series.

posted 2014-08-22 10:18:02 by ESPN.com

Steelers' Bell, Blount apologize for 'distraction'

Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount apologized Thursday night but said nothing about the citations each will receive for marijuana possession.

posted 2014-08-22 09:28:54 by ESPN.com

First-place Angels lose Richards 6-9 months

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards will be out 6-9 months after suffering a torn left patellar tendon, according to media reports.

posted 2014-08-22 08:35:46 by ESPN.com

Kershaw dominates Padres, moves to 15-3

Clayton Kershaw scattered three hits over eight innings while outdueling Tyson Ross, Justin Turner hit a two-run homer and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Thursday night.

posted 2014-08-22 07:23:29 by ESPN.com

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