Johnny Manziel: 'I was forced to learn a hard lesson'

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Johnny Manziel didn't like being punished for partying. He didn't agree with being benched and isn't happy it cost him the spotlight of a Monday night game.

  • Written by TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer

Bengals' Dalton and Green among NFL's best duos already

CINCINNATI (AP) — Only four full seasons into their careers, Andy Dalton and A.J. Green rank among the NFL's top pass-and-catch duos, right up there with Marino-to-Clayton and some of the other greats.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

Steelers and Bengals prepping for more bad blood

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Maybe it's a coincidence. After all, as the Pittsburgh Steelers regularly point out, the injury rate in the NFL is 100 percent.

  • Written by WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

IOC to begin auditing of money to international federations

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC will launch an independent auditing of the money it gives to sports organizations in a bid to prevent the type of corruption scandals that have engulfed the governing bodies of soccer and track and field.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer