• Manziel extends middle finger to Redskins
    Browns quarterabck Johnny Manziel extended his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench after a third-quarter incompletion during Monday night's preseason game.
  • 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 confirmed.
  • 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.
  • 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 table."
  • Source: Red Sox get Castillo on 7-year deal
    The Boston Red Sox landed the services of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, agreeing to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, a team source told ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes on Friday.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bills' Marrone halts practice after more fights
    Bills coach Doug Marrone blew up at his players on Thursday, sending a message that he's fed up with too many fights and post-whistle shoving matches during practice.
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