A whole industry has developed which has nonstop reporting of arrests, domestic problems, money issues, and alcohol and drug abuse by these stars. This requires the athlete to be extra scrupulous in where and how he is seen in public. Venues like Las Vegas can be especially challenging.
Banning national sports journalists from their rookie camp, the Browns have given liftoff to the latest in a series of quarterback controversies that have jinxed the franchise for half a century.
There was no doubt that Manziel was going to be drafted by the Browns. When Roger Goodell announced his name, the crowd erupted. The Browns had officially stolen the first round, making headlines all across America.
Mark May 8 on your calendar: The 2014 NFL Draft will be the last time Johnny Manziel finds himself overlooked by the NFL. The former Heisman Trophy winner, drafted 22nd overall from Texas A&M, is a can't-miss superstar who will make every team that passed him over in 2013 rife with regret.
I decided to create my own Top 5 Game of Thrones Mock Draft, trying to match characters with the appropriate team.
Whatever happened in Week 17, it was still pretty incredible that, after starting the season at 0-4 (the first time since 1968), the Steelers STILL had a shot at the playoffs -- of course with a lot of help.
Studying the Constitution and the country's foundational documents can be very helpful. But so can be focusing on America's contemporary passion: football.
One would not think that the Cleveland Browns football team has much to do with the Boston Marathon bombing, and it may not, but the connection is wor...
The NFL vividly illustrates that core operating philosophies blended with deep strategic conviction will translate to superior execution and sustained results than businesses always searching for the next way to reinvent themselves do.
This is huge. Baseball players will be randomly tested for HGH during this coming season, and the tests will be unannounced.
They're now at 6-5, and the hyped-up game against the Baltimore Ravens next week may not be as important as it could have been had the Steelers won against the Browns.
Panic time in Philly? Eagles coach Andy Reid has fired defensive coordinator Juan Castillo. I guess you have to blame the offense's 17 turnovers on somebody.
Midnight struck on all the upstarts. What we have left are four more traditional potential champions. They all have good stories. It's just that the O's, Nats and A's stories were better.
Ryan Fitzpatrick really does have Fitzmagic. I already knew this but it was even more apparent when he continued to lead the offense and get a passing game going when Spiller left the game.
No 0-2 team has made the playoffs the past three seasons. In fact, since the NFL expanded the postseason to 12 teams in 1990, just 12 percent of the 0-2 teams have made the playoffs.
The Cleveland Browns have a new owner and a new QB, the Steelers have new faces on the offensive line with old results, the Cincinnati Bengals hope to stave off sophomore slumps and the Ravens are still trying to make it over the hump.