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Manziel's troubles mount, police open criminal investigation

Johnny Manziel's troubles — both legal and personal — are worsening.

A scrambling quarterback who can usually wriggle his way out of a predicament, Manziel is under pressure unlike any he's felt before.

Dallas police announced Friday night they were launching a criminal investigation into a domestic violence assault complaint filed against Manziel, who was involved in an altercation last weekend during which he allegedly struck his ex-girlfriend, Colleen Crowley, several times.

On Thursday, police in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, said they had closed their investigations into allegations involving Manziel.

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Imagine this: measuring NFL player performance worth $50,000

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 30-year-old logistics and operations worker from Seattle has won a Super Bowl technology contest that earned him $50,000 and tickets to the game.

Colin Edwards' idea, called "PlayerMetrics," was selected Friday by Microsoft over two other submissions. Edwards works for Alexander Exhibit, an engineering and construction firm.

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