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Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 warms up before an NFL game against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Brad Penner)

Johnny Manziel to start Sunday for Browns

Manziel replaces Josh McCown, who sustained a concussion last week against the New York Jets and has been following the NFL's protocol on head injuries.


This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest moments and best plays in sports this week.

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Texas football players say coach told them to strike referee

During an appearance Friday on ABC's "Good Morning, America," the players for Jay High School in San Antonio also repeated earlier claims that the ref had used racial slurs.


This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of this weekend's major sporting events.


Manning crosses 70,000 career passing yards

Peyton Manning became the second NFL quarterback to surpass 70,000 career passing yards.


WATCH: PGA player of the year debate

With the 2014-15 season coming to a close, the question on everyone’s mind is who will be named the player of the year?

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) warms up before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo.

Broncos complete stunning comeback, beat Chiefs 31-24

Peyton Manning threw for 256 yards and three touchdowns, the last to Emmanuel Sanders with 36 seconds left as the Broncos (2-0) appeared headed for overtime. But on the next play by the Chiefs (1-1), Charles was stripped by Brandon Marshall and the ball bounced right into Roby's hands.

Phoenix Mercury’s Brittney Griner during a WNBA basketball game against the Connecticut Sun, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Phoenix’s Brittney Griner WNBA defensive player of year

The 6-foot-8 star became the first player in league history to average at least four blocks a game with 105 in just 26 contests. Griner was suspended for the first seven games of the season following a domestic violence arrest.

FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 file photo FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke listen to questions during a news conference to present the new world cup song at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. FIFA says it suspended secretary general Jerome Valcke with immediate effect, Thursday Sept. 17, 2015 hours after he was the subject of allegations over a deal for 2014 World Cup ticket sales. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

FIFA suspends secretary general Jerome Valcke from duty

FIFA says it has requested "a formal investigation by the FIFA Ethics Committee" following a "series of allegations." It did not specify details.

Retired Houston Astros broadcaster Milo Hamilton speaks at a baseball news conference before a gala honoring his 59-year career, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Longtime Astros radio announcer Milo Hamilton dies at 88

The Houston Astros announced the death of their longtime play-by-play man on Thursday. He was 88. A cause of death was not immediately released.

Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane listens during a media availability on the first day of NHL hockey training camp at the Compton Family Ice Center on the campus of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., Thursday Sept. 17, 2015 (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane says he has ‘done nothing wrong’

Kane is accused of assaulting a woman last month at his home near his hometown of Buffalo, New York. He has not been charged.

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Photograph shows severity of Pierre-Paul’s hand injury

The two-time Pro Bowler missed all of training camp after the Fourth of July fireworks accident.


NFL reinstates Patriots employees implicated in ‘Deflategate’

The two suspended New England Patriots employees who were implicated in the "Deflategate" saga surrounding footballs used by quarterback Tom Brady were given permission to return to the team.


Oscar Pistorius too broke for new trial

The former athlete is serving five years in prison for shooting his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead at his home in South Africa in 2013, but prosecutors in the country are pushing for a retrial on a charge of murder.


PREVIEW: The BMW Championship

Fresh off a bye week, Jordan Spieth looks to get back on track at Conway Farms teeing it up with the other 69 top ranked players in the FedExCup standings.


Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's sports headlines, Thursday, Sept. 17.


Giants running back Rashad Jennings apologizes for saying he was told not to score by Eli Manning

Jennings said he also apologized to Giants coach Tom Coughlin.


A’s call up Barry Zito from minors

The A's announced Wednesday that they will purchase Zito's contract from Triple-A Nashville.

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Elena Delle Donne wins WNBA MVP

The Chicago Sky star averaged 23.4 points per game to lead the league and help Chicago secure the second seed in the Eastern Conference.


Bengals CB Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones fined $35,000

Jones said Wednesday that he's going to appeal the fine. "Everything will work itself out," Jones said. "I'm going to appeal things. It's way too much — $35,000 is a lot of money for a guy out playing football."

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NLDS: DeGrom outduels Kershaw, Mets beat Dodgers; Lackey dominates, Cards blank Cubs


Game 2 of the best-of-five series is Saturday. The Cardinals turn to lefty Jaime Garcia against Kyle Hendricks for the NL wild-card winners. Zach Greinke starts for the Dodgers against Noah Syndergaard for the Mets.

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ALDS: Alberto, Rangers beat Blue Jays in 14th; Royals even series with Astros

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The Rangers take a 2-0 lead back to Texas for game three on Sunday.

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Bae leads an International team rally amid Mickelson mistake at Presidents Cup


Phil Mickelson and Zach Johnson were assessed a one-hole penalty at No. 7 when Mickelson used a different model golf ball, ultimately costing the Americans the match.

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NYC jury acquits Atlanta Hawks’ Thabo Sefolosha in police fracas


A Manhattan jury found Sefolosha not guilty Friday of misdemeanor obstructing government administration, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

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This weekend’s sports schedule


Here's a look at some of this weekend's big sporting events.

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