Paul Millsap poured in 26 points and pulled down nine rebounds as the Hawks clipped the shorthanded Cavaliers 109-101 in Atlanta. LeBron James missed the game due to a sore left knee. Kyrie Irving returned from a two-game absence and collected 35 points, six rebounds and nine assists for Cleveland in its second straight loss. Kevin Love scored seven points before leaving with back spasms.
Ohio State and Alabama square off in the semifinals at the Sugar Bowl in the first ever college football playoffs tomorrow night. Both teams are 12-and-1. The winner moves on to face the winner of Florida State versus Oregon in the Rose Bowl. The National Championship Game will be played on January 12th.
Tomorrow’s OSU vs Alabama game can be heard live starting at 6:30pm on both Magic 102.5FM and ESPN 970 WFUN.
After Browns owner Jimmy Haslam said he would not hesitate to kick out any player who acts irresponsible, Johnny Manziel issued a public apology for his own behavior. He says it is time he grows up and acted responsibly and not like a jackass.
Less than 24 hours later, Manziel became the center of the social media world again when an Instagram video was posted of him wishing LeBron James happy birthday in Miami. There was loud music and several people surrounding Manziel in the video, suggesting he was at a party.
Browns GM Ray Farmer said at his last press conference of the year that actions speak louder than words, but he still believes Manziel has the competitive spirit to become a legitimate quarterback in the league.
Browns fans are being asked to decide the fate of an infamous Cleveland Browns jersey. The Brokaw agency is hosting a Facebook poll to decide what to do with the jersey at its office with the names of all 22 starting quarterbacks for the Browns since 1999. The options for the jersey include keeping it until the Browns make the playoffs, auctioning it for charity or burning it.