Month: December 2014

DeMarco Murray needs surgery for broken bone in hand (Yahoo Sports)

DeMarco Murray, whose workload for the Dallas Cowboys has been a topic of conversation since the first month of the season, has a broken bone in his hand and will undergo surgery, ESPN.com Dallas reports. Murray played the entire game on Sunday night at Philadelphia, helping the Cowboys to a 38-27 win. Murray had 81 yards and two touchdowns on 31 carries. ESPN.com’s Todd Archer reported that Murray had a broken fourth metacarpal in his left hand, the long bone that goes from the base of the fourth finger to the wrist. The report said Murray has not been ruled…

More Redskins dysfunction as London Fletcher blasts Jim Haslett (Yahoo Sports)

Just to prove that the Washington Redskins’ dysfunction runs deeper than the quarterback, coach and owner, now we have the popular former linebacker taking personal shots at the defensive coordinator. What fun. London Fletcher, who retired last season after 16 seasons as an NFL linebacker, absolutely unloaded on his old defensive coordinator Jim Haslett. Fletcher ripped Haslett on CBS Sports Network’s “That Other Pregame Show,” wondering why he had a job after five years of “ineptitude.” Fletcher said about a thousand words on Haslett between that show and backing up his comments on Monday, and most of them revolved around…

Did Browns not start Johnny Manziel over him going to Cavs game? (Yahoo Sports)

There is no end to the mind games among NFL coaches and their players, and apparently Johnny Manziel got caught on the wrong side of some last week. One reason the Cleveland Browns didn’t name a starting quarterback until Wednesday was to see how the rookie Manziel reacted to the possibility that he would start, according to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer, Then, Manziel showed up courtside at a Cleveland Cavaliers game on Tuesday night. The next day, the Browns announced Brian Hoyer was their quarterback. Was that related? Glazer said yes. “Johnny Manziel was not told he wasn’t the starting…

LeBron James plans to wear ‘I Can’t Breathe’ t-shirt before game in Brooklyn (Yahoo Sports)

In protest of a New York grand jury’s decision not to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the choking death of Eric Garner, Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James plans to wear an “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirt before Monday’s game against the Nets in Brooklyn, according to the New York Daily News . Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose wore an “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirt during pregame warm-ups prior to Saturday’s home game against the Golden State Warriors. When asked by the Daily News about his fellow former NBA MVP’s attire, James said, “It was spectacular. I loved it. I’m looking for…