A former Vanderbilt University football linebacker testified that he protested the policy that bars college athletes from sharing the billions of dollars in revenue generated by broadcasts of their games as ex-players seek to overturn the ban.
Malcolm Glazer, the billionaire sports team owner who brought a Super Bowl title to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and was disdained by fans of the U.K.’S Manchester United soccer club when he bought the team in 2005, has died. He was 85.
Jadeveon Clowney was selected by the Houston Texans with the No. 1 pick in the National Football League draft, while Johnny Manziel waited 2 1/2 hours before going 22nd overall to the Cleveland Browns.
Quarterback Johnny Manziel is bringing “Johnny Football” to the National Football League, with a personality that recalls Joe Namath and enough skills to be projected to be the first quarterback drafted this week.
The New York Giants signed quarterback Josh Freeman, a former first-round draft pick who was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the middle of last season and finished the year with the Minnesota Vikings.