New York Jets Fans Return With 'Fire John Idzik' BannerA New York Jets fan group rented a plane which hovered above the team's practice field on Wednesday. The plane carried a banner calling for the dismissal of general manager John Idzik. It read, "Penalty Flag Day 12/21 FireJohnIdzik.com."
Jim Harbaugh Gets Own Parking Slot at University of MichiganStudents at the University of Michigan have reserved a parking slot for San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh as a clamor for him to be their next head football coach. Harbaugh, whose 49ers are currently 7-7 and out of postseason contention, is a Michigan alumnus. The university fired former head football coach Brady Hoke on Dec. 2.
Johnny Manziel Flops in Cleveland Browns Starting DebutCleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel flopped in his starting debut on Dec. 14 by throwing for just 80 yards in a 30-0 shutout loss at home to the Cincinnati Bengals. With the loss, the Browns fell to 7-7 on the season.
Matt Kemp Traded to San Diego PadresThe Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres reportedly reached an agreement to trade two-time All-Star outfielder Matt Kemp. Kemp and cacther Tim Federowicz would go to the Padres in exchange for catcher Yasmani Grandal and a pair of pitching prospects.
Johnny Manziel Brushes Off Marvin Lewis' 'Midget' CommentCleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel brushed off Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis' on-air comment about him this week, referring to Manziel as "a midget" when asked about his mobility. The Browns and Bengals square off in Cleveland in Week 15 of the 2014 NFL season.
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Jimmy Rollins Traded to Los Angeles DodgersThe Philadelphia Phillies traded 15-year veteran shortstop and franchise all-time hits leader Jimmy Rollins to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Dec. 10 for two minor-league pitchers.
Richard Sherman Blasts NFL for Mismanaging Player Conduct PolicySeattle Seahawks cornerback and player representative Richard Sherman blasted the NFL on Tuesday for mismanaging its player conduct policy. Sherman contends the policy should be part of the collective bargaining agreement and not something which NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and the 32 team owners to decide on their own.
LeBron James and Brooklyn Nets Wear 'I Can't Breathe' ShirtsCleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, his teammate and All-Star guard Kyrie Irving as well as several Brooklyn Nets players wore "I Can't Breathe" t-shirts during warmups prior to their Dec. 8 game at Barclays Center. The shirts are in honor of Staten Island native Eric Garner, who died of cardiac arrest after an NYPD officer held him in an allegedly illegal chokehold in July.
Eric Berry Confirmed to Have Hodgkin's LymphomaDoctors in Atlanta confirmed on Monday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has Hodgkin's Lymphoma, a cancer of the immune system. The good news is physicians deemed Berry's condition as "very treatable" and "potentially curable."