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Kelvin Benjamin can't quit Carolina and Cam Newton

Kelvin Benjamin can't quit Carolina and Cam Newton

Kelvin Benjamin has some hard feelings about his time with the Carolina Panthers and Cam Newton. The Carolina Panthers shocked the NFL by trading former first round pick Kelvin Benjamin on last year’s trade deadline. The Panthers wanted to get faster at the wide receiver position and felt Devin Funchess and Benjamin were too similar […]

Johnny Manziel has rough Montreal Alouettes debut in first pro football start since 2015

Johnny Manziel has rough Montreal Alouettes debut in first pro football start since 2015

CLOSE USA TODAY Sports’ Lorenzo Reyes discusses Johnny Manziel’s roller-coaster football career and his opportunity with the CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats. USA TODAY Sports Johnny Manziel had an inauspicious start in his CFL debut.(Photo: Paul Chiasson, AP) Johnny Manziel’s Canadian Football League debut could not have gotten off to a worse start. In making his first […]

Giants win 4th straight behind Madison Bumgarner's arm, bat

Giants win 4th straight behind Madison Bumgarner's arm, bat

PHOENIX — Madison Bumgarner had just finished his regular postgame Q&A when he walked past reporters and said, half-jokingly, “I can’t believe you didn’t ask me about the balk.” Yes, Bumgarner committed a balk Thursday night, and it was still on his mind even though the real story of an 8-1 Giants victory was Bumgarner […]

A 10-year-old boy named Clark Kent just beat a swimming record set by Michael Phelps 23 years ago

A 10-year-old boy named Clark Kent just beat a swimming record set by Michael Phelps 23 years ago

When Clark Kent, a 10-year-old boy dubbed “Superman,” is in the water, he says, he feels as if he is “flying,” according to the “CBS Evening News.” And judging by the swimming speeds he has been registering, it’s hard to argue otherwise, as the young phenom recently broke a record that Michael Phelps set over […]

Report: Ohio State coach Urban Meyer was aware of domestic abuse claims against ex-assistant

Report: Ohio State coach Urban Meyer was aware of domestic abuse claims against ex-assistant

CLOSE USA TODAY Sports’ Paul Myerberg discusses whether Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is on the hot seat and if Trace McSorley is the new Baker Mayfield. USA TODAY Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer(Photo: David Kadlubowski, The Arizona Republic/USA TODAY Sports) Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer knew that former receivers coach Zach Smith, fired last […]

Orioles rebuild is real: Club trades Kevin Gausman, Darren O'Day to Braves; Jonathan Schoop to Brewers

Orioles rebuild is real: Club trades Kevin Gausman, Darren O'Day to Braves; Jonathan Schoop to Brewers

The Orioles’ rebuild is real. It was real when second baseman Jonathan Schoop ducked into the visiting clubhouse bathroom to take a phone call upon arriving at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday afternoon. Schoop emerged, silently sat at his locker and turned to left fielder Trey Mancini. “I’m gone, man,” Schoop told him. “I couldn’t believe […]

Rangers ship Kela to Pirates for prospect from Royse City, player to be named

Rangers ship Kela to Pirates for prospect from Royse City, player to be named

The Texas Rangers traded right-handed closer Keone Kela late Monday night to the Pittsburgh Pirates for their No. 7 prospect, left-hander Taylor Hearn, and a player to be named. The Rangers and Pirates initially said the trade was for two players to be named because the Pirates couldn’t reach Hearn, who is from Royse City. […]

Trea Turner the latest player to have his ugly tweets uncovered

Trea Turner the latest player to have his ugly tweets uncovered

First it was Josh Hader. Then it was Sean Newcomb. Now Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner has become the latest major leaguer to have old, ugly tweets uncovered. The tweets, which were revealed late last night, were sent in 2011 and 2012 while he was playing ball at North Carolina State University. They primarily involve […]

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr thankful to have WR Jordy Nelson in fold

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr thankful to have WR Jordy Nelson in fold

Quarterback Derek Carr is thrilled the Oakland Raiders secured the services of veteran wide receiver Jordy Nelson. Carr glowingly shared his feelings about the offseason acquisition to the East Bay Times recently. “I can’t say enough good things. I can’t believe Green Bay let him go, but I’m glad he’s here,” the 27-year-old Carr said. […]

Daryl Williams Knee Injury Diagnosed as Dislocated Kneecap, Torn MCL

Daryl Williams Knee Injury Diagnosed as Dislocated Kneecap, Torn MCL

Paul Sancya/Associated Press Carolina Panthers offensive tackle Daryl Williams had to be carted off during practice on Saturday after suffering a knee injury. According to Bryan Strickland of the team’s official website, Williams was diagnosed with a torn MCL and dislocated his right patella. There is no timetable for his return. “I just remember my […]