Sports Briefs: News From Around the Leagues

Johnny Manziel involved in hit-and-run

Los Angeles police reported former Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was the passenger in a car involved in a hit-and-run.

According to CBS Sports, Manziel was riding with his friend Ryan Silverstein when the car struck a light pole. Both men left the scene leading to an investigation.

Manziel is said to have left the scene on foot and then caught a ride from suspended Browns receiver Josh Gordon, CBS Sports reported.

Manziel has not been charged with any crime and the investigation is still ongoing.


Curry leaves Game 1 with sprained ankle

Golden State Warriors’ point guard Steph Curry tweaked his ankle shortly before the second half of Game 1 against the Houston Rockets April 16.

Coach Steve Kerr elected to sit Curry out for the remaining two quarters, CBS Sports reported. Golden State was winning by more than 20 points.

According to CBS  Sports, Kerr announced Curry “questionable” for Game 2, but Curry said he “couldn’t envision a scenario in which he wouldn’t play.”

Curry was still the leading scorer of the game with 24 points, despite playing for less than 20 minutes.


Titans trade first overall pick to Rams

The Los Angeles Rams have received the No. 1 pick of the draft from the Tennessee Titans after agreeing to trade their first-round pick, two second-round picks and a third-round selection.

The Rams will also be sent the Titans’ fourth and sixth round picks, ESPN reported.

“Our philosophy has always been to build through the draft. This trade is a reflection of that goal and [owner Stan] Kroenke’s dedication to assembling a winning team on the field,” Rams general manager Les Snead said in a statement.

According to ESPN, the Rams are now in a position to draft a quarterback of their choice. The NFL draft begins on April 28.


Justine Goodiel
Staff Writer
Published April 20th, 2016