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Johnny Manziel never made it off the sideline in Hamilton's regular-season opener, looking on as starter Jeremiah Masoli played in the Tiger-Cats' 28-14 loss to the Calgary Stampeders on Saturday night.

Manziel sits in Tiger-Cats' CFL opening loss

Johnny Manziel never made it off the sideline in Hamilton's regular-season opener, looking on as starter Jeremiah Masoli played in the Tiger-Cats' 28-14 loss to the Calgary Stampeders on Saturday night. [http://www.espn.com]

Orlando Brown Jr. dreamed of playing for the Ravens as had his father, who made his son model his game not after him but after Jonathan Ogden.

Orlando Brown driven to uphold father's legacy with Ravens

Orlando Brown Jr. dreamed of playing for the Ravens as had his father, who made his son model his game not after him but after Jonathan Ogden. [http://www.espn.com]

Patrick Mahomes, Dustin Colquitt and Kahlil McKenzie grew up with dads in professional sports. Here's a look at how those bonds impacted their careers.

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Patrick Mahomes, Dustin Colquitt and Kahlil McKenzie grew up with dads in professional sports. Here's a look at how those bonds impacted their careers. [http://www.espn.com]

A collection of downloadable, printable cheat sheets for the 2018 fantasy football season, including PPR, non-PPR and dynasty/keeper leagues.

Fantasy football cheat sheet central

A collection of downloadable, printable cheat sheets for the 2018 fantasy football season, including PPR, non-PPR and dynasty/keeper leagues. [http://www.espn.com]

Overall rankings for leagues which award one point per reception, updated throughout the summer.

2018 fantasy football top-200 PPR rankings

Overall rankings for leagues which award one point per reception, updated throughout the summer. [http://www.espn.com]

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said

Brady to Oprah: 'Respect' to players who knelt

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said "a lot of good conversations" came out of NFL players kneeling during the national anthem last season. [http://www.espn.com]

Johnny Manziel said on the eve of his CFL debut:

Manziel all about team ahead of CFL opener

Johnny Manziel said on the eve of his CFL debut: "We'll see how things go. Any backup or anybody on our depth chart is one play, two plays away from getting in the game." [http://www.espn.com]

Cowboys defensive lineman David Irving has been suspended for the first four games of the upcoming season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

Cowboys DL Irving suspended first 4 games

Cowboys defensive lineman David Irving has been suspended for the first four games of the upcoming season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. [http://www.espn.com]

Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II remained jailed with no bail Friday in California after pleading not guilty to charges of rape and other sex crimes.

Winslow II jailed, pleads not guilty to sex crimes

Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II remained jailed with no bail Friday in California after pleading not guilty to charges of rape and other sex crimes. [http://www.espn.com]

A former Philadelphia Eagles executive assistant, who was fired by former coach Chip Kelly, was presented with a Super Bowl ring during the team's ring ceremony on Thursday.

Eagles surprise fired employee with SB ring

A former Philadelphia Eagles executive assistant, who was fired by former coach Chip Kelly, was presented with a Super Bowl ring during the team's ring ceremony on Thursday. [http://www.espn.com]