Manziel wishes to rejoin NFL
According to ESPN, Johnny Manziel says that he is sober and did not need professional assistance to do so. He told Ed Werder that he is determined to resume his football career. The former Browns quarterback was cut in March 2016 for drug abuse.
Former Jets rushing back Mark Gastineau battling brain disease
Mark Gatineau, who played for the Jets in the 80s, said that he is battling serious brain issues that he believes are a result of the concussions associated with football, according to ESPN. In recent years, research suggests that playing football, particularly at a young age, can contribute to degenerative brain diseases. Gastineau said that he does not regret playing football and encourages children to play as long as they follow safety procedures.
Ashley Wagner doesn’t want to talk about her age.
Three-time U.S. champion Ashley Wagner told the press in a conference on Thursday night, Jan. 19 that she is tired of hearing about her age and not to ask her any questions. The figure skater is 25.
NCAA passes shut down of spring break off-campus practices
NCAA passed a proposal to ban trips for teams to practice outside of college football season. Jim Harbaugh is expected to make a comment about this because Michigan usually takes spring break trips to practice at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.