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BEREA, Ohio (AP) - The Browns have benched quarterback Johnny Manziel because of his off-field behavior.

Coach Mike Pettine said Josh McCown will start Monday night's game against Baltimore in place of Manziel, who was recently given the starting job but has now been demoted to third string.

Manziel's benching comes in the wake of a video surfacing of him partying last weekend in Texas. He had promised not to bring any embarrassment to the team during its bye week, but Pettine said he was both disappointed and frustrated by Manziel's actions.

Pettine said owner Jimmy Haslam and general manager Ray Farmer support his decision.

In a statement, Pettine said "everyone in this organization wants what is best for Johnny just like we do for every player in our locker room. I'm especially disappointed in his actions and behavior because he has been working very hard."

   COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Alex Hamilton had 24 points and three teammates also reached double figures when Louisiana Tech defeated Ohio State 82-74 on Tuesday.
   Erik McCree had 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs (4-0), who are off to their best start since 1998. Jacobi Boykins added 16 points and LeAntwan Luckett 10.
   McCree hit a 3-pointer with under two minutes to play to give the Bulldogs a 76-69 lead to put the game away.
   Ohio State (2-2) never led and lost a second straight home game to a non-major conference opponent after winning its previous 151 back to December 1994.
   Marc Loving led Ohio State with 25 points; Keita Bates Diop scored 12 points and JaQuan Lyle 10.
   Ohio State battled back from its largest deficit, 40-31, with just over two minutes left to trail 42-38 at the half after Loving banked a pressured layup off the glass with 2.9 seconds to go.

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