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An affidavit is outlining Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel [[ man-ZELL ]] beating, restraining and threatening to kill his ex-girlfriend.  Colleen Crowley says the former Heisman Trophy winner kept her from leaving his hotel room and slapped her so hard she lost hearing in one ear.



Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper is hitting the open market.  The Eagles have released the 28-year-old after six seasons.  Cooper had 21 catches for 327 yards and two touchdowns in 2015.



The Hornets led by 18 at the end of the first quarter and cruised to a 108-91 win over the Bulls.  Pau Gasol finished with 22 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists for Chicago, which has dropped three in-a-row and 12 of its last 17.  The Bulls host the Hawks tomorrow.



Derek Fisher is out as head coach of the Knicks. New Yorkwent 23-and-31 in Fisher’s second season with the team.  The Knicks have lost five straight and nine of their last 10.  Kurt Rambis will coach the team the rest of the season.



George Karl is reportedly on his way out ofSacramento.  ESPN reports the Kings plan on firing Karl in the coming days.  The 21-and-31 Kings have lost eight of their last nine games.



Spring training for the Cardinals is creeping closer.  Pitchers and catchers are due to report in Jupiter,Floridaone week from tomorrow, with the first official workout set for February 18th.  Position players arrive on February 23rd, with the first full-squad workout slated the next day.



Buddy Hield’s [[ healed ]] three-pointer with 1.3 seconds left gave third-ranked Oklahoma a thrilling 63-60 win over number-25 Texas.  Hield netted 27 points to help the Sooners improve to 20-and-3. Texasdipped to 16-and-8.



Illinoisis off until Saturday when the Fighting Illini travel to Northwestern. Illinoisdropped a 77-65 decision to fifth-rankedIowaon Sunday.  The Illini have lost three of their last four to slip to 11-and-13 overall and 3-and-8 in the Big Ten.  The 16-and-8 Wildcats play at Ohio State tonight.



Coming up Friday night on Talk 101FM, it’s High School Basketball as the Talk 101 High School Game of the Week presented by World of Powersports makes it’s way toMacArthurHigh Schoolas the Generals play host to the Springfield Southeast.  The Dale’s Southlake Pharmacy Pregame Show gets underway at 7:15p.m. and the tipoff follows at 7:30p.m.  Join Scott Busboom and Glenn Purvis with all the action Friday night fromMacArthurHigh Schoolon Talk 101, and online atdecaturradio dot com


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