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In this June 11, 2014, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel runs the ball during NFL football minicamp at the team's facility in Berea, Ohio. With LeBron James’ return, Johnny Football might not be the top star in Cleveland, but Manziel will still get plenty of attention for what he does on and off the field this summer.  (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

Manziel scores as NFL’s top-selling jersey

CLEVELAND (AP) — Second on Cleveland’s depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list. The popular rookie quarterback, who will begin his first training camp this week as a backup, had the league’s top-selling […]

07/21/2014

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel jokes around with Thomas Miller, 8, at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Cleveland. The Browns rookies interacted with young individuals with Youth Challenge, which assists children with physical disabilities to help them feel comfortable in social settings and get them involved in recreational activities. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Manziel: ‘I don’t think I’m doing anything wrong’

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Johnny’s gonna play and Johnny’s gonna party. Tired of scrutiny about how he spends his weekends away from football and drained by the spotlight that follows him, Browns rookie quarterback Johnny […]

06/27/2014

Quarterback Johnny Manziel talks with reporters after a workout at NFL football rookie minicamp at the team's facility in Berea, Ohio Saturday, May 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Cleveland Browns, John Reid, Pool)

Browns opening Manziel practice to national media

CLEVELAND (AP) — This week, everyone gets to watch Johnny play football. The Browns have relaxed their media limitations to see rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel practice. Manziel, who will compete with Brian Hoyer for Cleveland’s […]

05/20/2014

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) warms up before a rookie minicamp practice at the NFL football team's facility in Berea, Ohio Saturday, May 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

Manziel passes first test with Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Manziel spent his first weekend in the NFL hanging around other rookies and unsigned free agents. He’s about to take the field with the bigger boys. Manziel, who had a “positive” […]

05/19/2014

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, from Texas A&M, answers questions at his introductory news conference at the NFL football team's facility in Berea, Ohio Friday, May 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

Manziel texts Browns he wants to ‘wreck’ league

CLEVELAND (AP) — Once Johnny Manziel texted that he wanted to “wreck this league” with them, the Browns didn’t waste another second. They rushed to draft Johnny Football. Browns quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains said in […]

05/16/2014

Bethany Davis holds up a Cleveland Browns' Johnny Manziel jersey for a customer at Team Shop at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland Friday, May 9, 2014. (AP Photo/The Plain Dealer, Marvin Fong)

Manzelmania rocks Cleveland hard

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Johnny Manziel held up his new brown No. 2 jersey and flashed a smile that beamed to Texas. With whirring cameras providing the soundtrack, he was welcomed to his NFL home. […]

05/09/2014

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel reacts after being selected by the Cleveland Browns as the 22nd pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Thursday, May 8, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Here’s Johnny! Manzelmania sweeps into Cleveland

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Bells are ringing in Cleveland. Johnny Manziel’s here. The Browns said they’ve already sold more than 1,000 season tickets since the team drafted Texas A&M’s electrifying quarterback in the first round […]

05/09/2014

Tampa Bay Buccaneers ex-head coach Greg Schiano. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

5 NFL coaches already fired

It didn’t take long. Barely 12 hours after the NFL season ended, five head coaches were unemployed. Fired on Monday were Washington’s Mike Shanahan, Detroit’s Jim Schwartz, Minnesota’s Leslie Frazier and Tampa Bay’s Greg Schiano. […]

12/30/2013

White House: NFL deal is 'great day for America'

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) – How important is it to get the NFL’s regular referees back on the job? The White House calls it a great day for America. Without prompting, President Barack Obama’s […]

09/27/2012

Officiating error in Arizona 3rd of its kind

NEW YORK (AP) – The replacement officials’ error that awarded an extra timeout to Seattle in the final minute of its loss at Arizona was the third such mistake in an NFL game in the […]

09/10/2012

Former Ravens owner passes away

BALTIMORE (AP) – The NFL is mourning the loss of Art Modell, who passed away from natural causes at the age of 87. Modell was among the most important figures in the NFL as owner […]

09/06/2012