Top 5 morning stories – Friday, Aug. 10

Pierre Garcon (88) celebrates his touchdown with Robert Griffin III (10) during the first half Thursday night. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

RGIII, Garcon click in Redskins win: Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III cleared another checkpoint Thursday with a successful NFL preseason debut.

Gainesville church fire under investigation: Firefighters found fire shooting out of the side, back and roof of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.

Exorcising Damons: Film franchise is ‘Bourne’ again: WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley says “Legacy” is a bit convoluted, but the “Bourne” franchise appears to be in good hands.

Hope’s glory: Solo leads US to Olympic soccer gold: The U.S. women’s soccer team puts up with a lot from Solo. The candid comments. The Twitter tangents. But when the game is on the line, she’s still hands-down the best goalkeeper in the world.

Friday Freebies: Coffee, yogurt and tax-free shopping.

Follow WTOP on Twitter. Like us on Facebook.

(Copyright 2012 by WTOP. All Rights Reserved.)

Advertiser Content