National Sports

Browns Set Deadline To Select Starting Quarterback

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Berea, OH) -- The Cleveland Browns are setting a deadline to name their starting quarterback. First-year head coach Mike Pettine says he expects to make a decision between Heisman Trophy-winning rookie Johnny Manziel and veteran QB Brian Hoyer by the third game of the preseason. The Browns traded up to take Manziel with the 22nd…

Big 12 Commissioner: Cheating “Pays Presently”

Posted On July 21, 2014

(Dallas, TX) -- Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby thinks cheating in college sports is too easy these days. He told reporters during Big 12 Media Day in Dallas on Monday that the current system is flawed.   Bowlsby adds that cheaters have gotten "very sophisticated" in how they move money around, but doesn't think Big…

Rory hangs on to win Open Championship

Posted On July 20, 2014

Hoylake, England (SportsNetwork.com) - It wasn't as easy as he had hoped, but Rory McIlroy won the Open Championship by two strokes on Sunday. McIlroy closed with a 1-under 71 at Royal Liverpool to end at 17-under-par 271. He now owns three legs of the grand slam, having already won the PGA Championship and the…

Elliott grabs Nationwide points lead with Chicagoland win

Posted On July 20, 2014

Joliet, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Rookie Chase Elliott moved atop the Nationwide Series point standings again with a victory in Saturday night's EnjoyIllinois.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway. Elliott, the 18-year-old son of former NASCAR Cup Series champion Bill Elliott, started third and led the most laps with 85. He took the lead for the fourth and…

Angels acquire Street from Padres

Posted On July 19, 2014

Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Los Angeles Angels acquired All-Star closer Huston Street on Friday night in a six-player trade with the San Diego Padres. The Angels dealt infielders Taylor Lindsey and Jose Rondon and right-handed pitchers R.J. Alvarez and Elliot Morris to San Diego in exchange for Street and fellow righty Trevor Gott.Street, who…