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Redskins must cut RG3

While Jay Gruden named Kirk Cousins the starter for 2015 on Monday, the quarterback turmoil in Washington will persist until the Redskins release Robert Griffin III.

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    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed appeals by 11 Bulgarian weightlifters against their doping bans, meaning they will miss the upcoming world championships in Houston. CAS says its panel…

  • Kenya celebrates athletes but more doping probes underway

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Some of Kenya’s newly crowned track and field world champions returned home on Tuesday and were ferried to a celebratory breakfast in a convoy of limousines bearing the logo “Hotbed of…

  • Giants lose 5-4 to Dodgers in 14 innings

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The San Francisco Giants’ bullpen went toe-to-toe with the Los Angeles Dodgers’ relievers until finally blinking in the 14th inning. Yusmeiro Petit gave up a bases-loaded single to Adrian Gonzalez, lifting…

  • AM Prep-Scores and Skeds

    AMERICAN LEAGUE Monday’s Games Tampa Bay 6, Baltimore 3 Cleveland 4, Toronto 2 Boston 4, N.Y. Yankees 3 Houston 8, Seattle 3 Oakland 11, L.A. Angels 5 San Diego 7, Texas 0 Tuesday’s Games Tampa…

  • Dodgers beat Giants 5-4 in 14 innings on Gonzalez’s single

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A.J. Ellis drew a leadoff walk in the bottom of the 14th inning before the Los Angeles Dodgers loaded the bases with no outs. With slugger Adrian Gonzalez at the plate,…

  • Japan could scrap Olympic logo over plagiarism allegation

    TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers are expected to scrap the logo for the 2020 Games on Tuesday following another allegation its Japanese designer might have used copied materials in presentations of the design. Up…

  • Mark Canha hits 3-run HR as Athletics beat Angels 11-5

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — In less than a month with Oakland, Danny Valencia has learned plenty about his ballpark’s quirks. From sewage problems to a rally opossum, and now an outfield wall coming down at…

  • Gonzalez improves, but Nationals fall to Cardinals 8-5

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Washington left-hander Gio Gonzalez took a positive step forward on Monday night. The Nationals did not. Gonzalez bounced back from a disastrous three-start slump with six solid innings in the Nationals’…

  • Column: Only solution to Redskins’ QB quandary is to cut RG3

    WASHINGTON — Over the last week, there have been more changes in direction at Redskins Park than a triple reverse. Robert Griffin III is too hurt to be the starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins.…

  • Los Angeles poised to vote on 2024 Olympic plan

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A month after Boston’s bid for the 2024 Olympic Games collapsed, Los Angeles appears on the verge of stepping in as the replacement U.S. candidate. The City Council is scheduled to…

  • Lewis struggles while Ross shuts down Rangers 7-0

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The way the Texas Rangers have been scoring, Colby Lewis figured allowing two runs in the third inning wasn’t going to be that bad. It turns out the four runs he…

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