The CFL fined the Saskatchewan Roughriders $31,500 for two bylaw violations and head coach/GM Chris Jones $5,000 for meeting with the publicist for former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel. Manziel is on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' negotiation list, giving them exclusive CFL rights to the quarterback.
The New York Giants got a tight end and a deep threat in one package in the NFL draft. In another move to revive their anemic offense, the Giants selected speedy Mississippi tight end Evan Engram with the 23rd pick overall Thursday. ''We think this guy can be a dynamic weapon in our offense
Defense was supposed to dominate in the first round of the NFL draft. After the Browns took Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett with the No. 1 overall pick Thursday night, eight of the next 11 picks were offensive players in a surprising opening day. The first stunning move was the Bears trading