CLEVELAND (AP) Johnny Manziel is No. 2 on Cleveland’s depth chart but No. 1 as the NFL’s top-selling jersey.
The league said Monday the rookie quarterback’s No. 2 jersey outsold all others from April 1 to July 17 on NFLShop.com.
Manziel is followed on the list by three quarterbacks: Seattle’s Russell Wilson, San Francisco’s Colin Kapernick and Denver’s Peyton Manning. Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is fifth followed by St. Louis rookie Michael Sam, the league’s first openly gay player.
The league did not say how many Manziel jerseys – priced at $99.95 a pop – sold during the period.
The Browns drafted the former Texas A&M star with the No. 22 pick. He’ll enter his first training camp as Brian Hoyer’s backup.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) – The National Baseball Hall of Fame says next month’s gala concert featuring the Boston Pops and Paul Simon has been canceled. No reason was given.
The Aug. 2 event was to have been part of the museum’s 75th anniversary celebration.
The Hall of Fame said Monday that LGH19 Productions has asked ticket holders to go to www.cooperstownconcert.com for more information. Hall spokesman Brad Horn is referring questions to LGH19 Production.
Attempts to reach the promoter for comment were unsuccessful.
Hall of Famers Rod Carew, Rollie Fingers, Carlton Fisk and Ozzie Smith were among those to have attended the concert at Clark Sports Center.
TORONTO (AP) – Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has passed Boston great Carl Yastrzemski on baseball’s career home run chart.
One inning after matching Yastrzemski with No. 452 on Monday night, Ortiz connected again to take over sole possession of 36th place.
Adam Dunn of the Chicago White Sox is next on the list. He entered play Monday with 454 homers.
Big Papi hit a two-run shot to center field off Toronto Blue Jays left-hander Brad Mills in the fourth inning. Ortiz took Mills deep for another two-run drive in his next at-bat for his third multihomer game this season and the 44th of his career.
Ortiz has 22 homers this year, and 395 with Boston. He hit 58 for the Minnesota Twins before joining the Red Sox.
Ted Williams holds the Red Sox record with 521 home runs, followed by Yastrzemski (452) and then Ortiz.
Ortiz’s first homer Monday night ended his 0-for-18 skid against Toronto and 0-for-11 slump overall.
LAS VEGAS (AP) – Ray McCallum scored 29 points and Sacramento rallied from an eight-point deficit in the final minutes, as the Kings topped the Houston Rockets 77-68 Monday night in the NBA Summer League championship game.
The Kings went 6-1 at Las Vegas, and McCallum more than saved his best for last. He scored a total of 55 points in his first six games in the tournament, then connected on 9 of 15 shots from the floor in the title game.
Ra’shad Jones scored 12 points and Nik Stauskas added 10 for Sacramento, which closed the game on a 27-10 run.
Nick Johnson scored 17 for the Rockets, who got 16 from Donatas Motiejunas and 15 from Isaiah Canaan.
ATLANTA (AP) – Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with early stage tongue cancer.
The team says Cooper is taking a temporary leave of absence and will have surgery this week in Atlanta. The Dream say a full recovery is expected.
Cooper is expected to miss about two weeks, and assistant coach Karleen Thompson will fill in. Atlanta plays at Minnesota on Tuesday.
In a statement released by the team Monday, Cooper says he is fortunate to have an early diagnosis. He says his case ”illustrates the importance of screening and early detection.”
Atlanta leads the Eastern Conference with a 15-6 record. Cooper, the former Lakers guard, coached the East to a 125-124 overtime victory at the WNBA All-Star game Saturday.