Johnny Manziel

Colin Kaepernick yearns for the benefits of playing in New York — the bright lights, and proximity to his semicelebrity girlfriend. The 49ers would be wise to allow him to pursue them.  (Matt York/AP)

Kap + NYC GF = 49ers must dump him

Sometimes in this industry, you must hold your nose and plunge into…

 

Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, middle, gives his then offensive coordinator Jake Spavital a hug during his pro day in 2014. Spavital recently accepted the offensive coordinator position at Cal. (Patric Schneider/2014 AP)

Former Johnny Manziel coach joins Cal as new offensive coordinator

Jack Spavital has been hired by California as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks…

 

The Browns said Tuesday that Manziel was diagnosed with a concussion late in the season by an independent neurologist, countering an NFL Network report they lied about the injury to cover up the troubled quarterback showing up intoxicated for practice. (Frank Victores/2015 AP)

Browns deny lying about Johnny Manziel’s concussion

CLEVELAND — The Browns are defending their handling of Johnny Manziel's late-season…

 

The grim details have emerged about Johnny Manziel's latest allegation of beating his ex-girlfriend. (Scott Eklund/AP)

Details emerge about Johnny Manziel’s latest domestic violence allegation

CLEVELAND — Johnny Manziel's ex-girlfriend told police the Cleveland Browns quarterback hit…

The grim details have emerged about Johnny Manziel's latest allegation of beating his ex-girlfriend. (Scott Eklund/AP)
Carolina Panthers' Josh Norman wears a mask as he answers a question during Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Memo to Super Bowl Week: Wake Up!

Three days before Super Bowl 50, it’s almost time to panic. The…

Carolina Panthers' Josh Norman wears a mask as he answers a question during Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Kubiak has 2 QBs, 1 tough call to make now

DENVER — Tom Brady handing off like he was Tim Tebow. The…

Cleveland Browns fullback Malcolm Johnson (44) sacks San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) during the first half Sunday in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Tomsula watch: 49ers no-shows in loss

CLEVELAND — All you need to know are two comments from the…

Cleveland Browns fullback Malcolm Johnson (44) sacks San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) during the first half Sunday in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
Quarterback Johnny Manziel will get the starting nod for the Browns when they take on the 49ers in Cleveland on Sunday. (David Richard/AP)

49ers get dose of Johnny Football

CLEVELAND — Johnny Manziel’s timeout has ended. He’s starting for the Browns…

Quarterback Johnny Manziel will get the starting nod for the Browns when they take on the 49ers in Cleveland on Sunday. (David Richard/AP)
Raiders free safety Charles Woodson, right, catches an interception intended for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Travis Benjamin during game on Sunday. (AP Photo/Aaron Josefczyk)

Raiders’ win is a start, but that’s all

Lake Erie froze over Sunday. Not only did the Raiders win a…

Raiders free safety Charles Woodson, right, catches an interception intended for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Travis Benjamin during game on Sunday. (AP Photo/Aaron Josefczyk)
Ohio State star Cardale Jones is paid appropriately: incidentals and a full-ride scholarship. (Steve Helber/AP)

Pay college athletes, duck the slime

It simply isn’t accurate, this sweeping outrage that college athletes in revenue-rich…

Ohio State star Cardale Jones is paid appropriately: incidentals and a full-ride scholarship. (Steve Helber/AP)
Dave Martin/AP File PhotoEarly into 2015

Trouble hasn't slowed down for NFL in 2015

Commissioner Roger Goodell declared at the Super Bowl that the NFL made…

Dave Martin/AP File PhotoEarly into 2015
Bob Leverone/AP File PhotoAn advisor for Browns' quarterback Johnny Manziel said in a statement released by the team Monday

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel enters treatment

CLEVELAND — Johnny Manziel has sought help to change his off-field lifestyle.…

Bob Leverone/AP File PhotoAn advisor for Browns' quarterback Johnny Manziel said in a statement released by the team Monday
Craig Ruttle/APSouth Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney holds up the jersey for the Houston Texans after he was selected No. 1 overall in the NFL Draft.

Texans pick Clowney at No. 1; Manziel to Browns

NEW YORK -- For nearly three years, Jadeveon Clowney couldn't wait to…

Craig Ruttle/APSouth Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney holds up the jersey for the Houston Texans after he was selected No. 1 overall in the NFL Draft.
Seth Wenig/APNFL Draft prospects gather on awning of Radio City Music Hall in New York on Wednesday.

Wait over for NFL hopefuls

NEW YORK -- Jadeveon Clowney just wants it to be over already.…

Seth Wenig/APNFL Draft prospects gather on awning of Radio City Music Hall in New York on Wednesday.
Tony Avelar/APMichael Phelps swims in the 200-meter individual medley final during the Santa Clara International Grand Prix swim meet Sunday.

NCAA getting out of jersey-selling business

The NCAA is getting out of the memorabilia business. NCAA President Mark…

Tony Avelar/APMichael Phelps swims in the 200-meter individual medley final during the Santa Clara International Grand Prix swim meet Sunday.