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Text: Lawyer seeks plea deal, doubts Manziel can stay clean

DALLAS — An attorney handling Johnny Manziel's domestic violence case expressed doubts about the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback's ability to stay clean and said he was given a receipt that shows Manziel may have spent more than $1,000 at a drug paraphernalia store just 15 hours after he was involved in a hit-and-run crash, according to a lengthy text message accidentally sent to The Associated Press. Continue reading...

Darren McFadden: Injury from slip near pool, not from dropped cellphone

Subscriber onlyA broken elbow will keep Darren McFadden off professional football fields for at least the bulk of summer, but it didn't keep him from a group of 150 elementary and junior high school students at a Little Rock Air Force Base practice field in Jacksonville on Thursday. Continue reading...

Teams go outside U.S. 14 times in 1st

Subscriber onlyBen Simmons went from Down Under to the top of the NBA Draft, and a number of international players followed. Continue reading...

Little sis rushes to stardom

Henderson, 18, on rise in LPGA: Her time to shine

Subscriber onlyBefore she was the No. 2-ranked women's golfer in the world, Brooke Henderson was No. 2 in her own home. Continue reading...

Baseball can attract new generation

Subscriber onlyThere was a time when Alex Rodriguez was in the same superstar ballpark that LeBron James now occupies, a path that has been derailed by age and scandal, not necessarily in that order. Continue reading...

Panik sets in, leads Giants with bases-clearing triple

Subscriber onlyPITTSBURGH -- A makeshift lineup was more than enough for the San Francisco Giants. Continue reading...

Notes

Subscriber onlyROYALS Infante free agent KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Veteran infielder Omar Infante cleared waivers Thursday and became a free agent. Continue reading...

Thunder deal Ibaka to Magic for Oladipo

Subscriber onlyThe Oklahoma City Thunder traded forward Serge Ibaka to the Orlando Magic for Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova and the newly drafted Domantas Sabonis, perhaps tweaking the roster to appeal to soon-to-be free agent Kevin Durant. Ibaka has been one of the league’s top defenders, but his offensive production has dipped the past two seasons. He averaged career-highs of 15.1 points and 8.8 rebounds in 2013-2014, but those numbers fell to 12.6 points and 6.8 rebounds last season. Continue reading...

Snoop Dogg logo upsets Maple Leafs

Subscriber onlyRapper Snoop Dogg's line of marijuana and cannabis-related products called Leafs by Snoop may have a court battle on its hands with an NHL franchise. Continue reading...

Off the wire

Subscriber onlyFOOTBALL Baylor releasing players Baylor is releasing five incoming freshman players from their national letters of intent and allowing them to attend other schools without losing eligibility. Continue reading...

Food festival touting local cuisine sells out two nights in a row

Subscriber onlyKaty Corman took a bite of her sample-portioned barbecue plate as Mario Valdovino, corporate executive chef for Tyson Foods, talks at a cooking station on stage. Continue reading...

Lewis balancing wedding, hoping for golf resurgence

Subscriber onlyStacy Lewis travels all over the world for golf, but that's not what prompted several trips to Mystic, Conn. Continue reading...

Drillers rally past Naturals

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas couldn't hold off a Tulsa comeback Thursday as Jacob Scavuzzo's ninth-inning home run gave the Drillers a 4-3 victory over the Naturals to start a four-game series at ONEOK Field in Tulsa. Continue reading...

UALR's Josh Hagins has NBA hopes, not banking on the draft

Subscriber onlyIt's been more than three months since Josh Hagins gained a good bit of notoriety. Continue reading...

Cards sweep, take Cubs down notch

Subscriber onlyCHICAGO -- When the St. Louis Cardinals arrived at Wrigley Field for a three-game series, Manager Mike Matheny shook off questions about their 12½-game deficit to the surging Cubs by insisting he avoids looking at the standings. Continue reading...

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