Found September 02, 2013 on College Spun:
Johnny Manziel made his much-anticipated return to the field on Saturday, and he didn’t disappoint. Manziel managed to throw for 3 touchdowns in less than a half of play, and also taunted Rice with “show me the money” and autograph signing gestures. Of course, the extracurricular activities drew a lot of attention, as many fans were hoping that Johnny would just let his play do the talking. While that obviously isn’t what happened, it appears that Manziel has some pretty notable figures in his corner: I love this kid! #JohnnyFootball @JManziel2 — Bryce Harper (@Bharper3407) August 31, 2013 It’s probably not a shocker that Harper would love Manziel — the baseball star has been known for ruffling feathers his short MLB career. Harper and Manziel may in fact be the same person. Manziel also caught the attention of Super Bowl-winning quarterback Joe Flacco, who finds himself rooting for the Heisman winner more and more as others get more fed up with his antics. Flacco said “Manziel is...

Nats coach calls out Bryce Harper for not hustling

The Nationals' bench coach called out Bryce Harper for his lack of hustle during one of the team's recent games. 

Bryce Harper and Ian Desmond on long bus rides in the minors

Bryce Harper and Ian Desmond engaged in a fairly amusing Twitter exchange on Monday on the bus ride from DC to Philly before the start of the Nats-Phillies series. It all started when Harper complained about the ride: This bus is killing the game right now! Bored,Hungry, and tired! Not a good 3 to mix together! At least I got pandora! #GoFaster — Bryce Harper (@Bharper3407...

Harper unfazed by media criticism

Nationals superstar Bryce Harper didn't mince words when asked how he feels about media criticism, saying, "Screw what people think."

Bryce Harper Says ‘Screw What People Think’

  Bryce Harper is just 20-years-old and he’s showing his emotions on his sleeve…a lot. Harper has had a roller coaster type of season, starting off strong  then being hit by injuries, playing through only to be sidelined and up and down since then. All this of course also coincides with the fact the Nationals are arguably the biggest disappointment of the season. Harper is...

Offseason knee surgery is 'definitely an option' for Bryce Harper

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper missed more than a month with left knee buristis earlier this season and it's possible it is still preventing him from playing at full speed. If things don't improve in the coming weeks offseason surgery could be an option according to Dan Kolko of MASN Sports. "[Surgery] was talked about a while back" said manager Davey Johnson...

Nationals' Bryce Harper dealing with hip soreness

After being questioned for his hustle and telling reporters he simply didn't care what the media thought of him, Bryce Harper may have more going on than meets the eye.  As our own Raymond Bureau pointed out, Harper may be battling some lingering injuries.  While it may not be his knee, Harper is in fact experiencing some hip pain. Bill Ladson of says Harper is...

Bryce Harper: 'Screw what people think'

Frustration has clearly set in for Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper.The 2013 season hasn't been what Harper or the Nationals were envisioning. Washington finished last year with the best record in baseball and Harper exploded onto the scene to win National League Rookie of the Year honors. Naturally, they could only assume more of the same was to come in '13...

Harper: ‘If I was hurting, I’d come out of the game’

Anybody watching Bryce Harper during Monday night’s 3-2 loss to the Phillies could tell the Nationals outfielder was less than 100 percent healthy. Harper took awkward swings he labored to get down the first-base line and he gingerly took his position in the field between innings. In the middle of the third inning shortly after Harper limped down the line on a groundout to second...

Bryce Harper on criticism by media: ‘Screw what people think’

Given how long he has been part of the national baseball discussion and his success on the field, it’s hard to believe that Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper is still only 20 years old. And then just when it is forgotten, a display of somewhat brash immaturity befitting a young man his age rears its […]The post Bryce Harper on criticism by media: ‘Screw what people...

Nationals rally for three runs in eighth to avoid sweep by Mets

Four outs away from being swept by an utterly depleted division rival the Washington Nationals may have saved any dying hope for their season. The Nationals topped the New York Mets 6-5 before a national TV audience on Sunday thanks to a dramatic comeback in the eighth inning that was capped by Jayson Werth’s run-scoring double to right-center field. The rally hinged on a crucial...
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