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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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    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers’ best seasons lately have come when they entered the year under the national radar. Sorry, Auburn. The challenge this season won’t be trying to prove doubters wrong but…

  • Redskins’ Jackson can relate to what RG3 is going through

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — DeSean Jackson said he can relate to what Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is going through. After Griffin lost the starting job on Monday, Jackson compared it to his leaving…

  • Kansas City Royals hit by chickenpox

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Royals All-Star pitcher Kelvin Herrera and right fielder Alex Rios have been diagnosed with chickenpox, raising concerns that others on the AL Central-leading team may have been exposed.…

  • USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston’s soured bid and marking a comeback for LA’s dream of becoming a three-time…

  • McDavid feels strong as 1st Oilers training camp looms

    TORONTO (AP) — As Connor McDavid was going through his draft year, agent and Hall of Famer Bobby Orr knew his client had to get stronger to play at the NHL level. After a summer…

  • Court case against Titans’ wide receiver continued 2 weeks

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter’s trial on misdemeanor charges arising from a July bar brawl has been pushed back to Sept. 15 so defense attorneys can try to produce…

  • Vandy not announcing starting QB until kickoff of opener

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason knows whether Johnny McCrary or Wade Freebeck will start against Western Kentucky in the season opener. The coach just refuses to say which quarterback won the job.…

  • Latest on US Open: Azarenka rips chair ump during victory

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Victoria Azarenka’s been known to flash a temper on court — and it happened again during her first-round victory at…

  • Rutgers’ Flood awaits investigation, expects to coach opener

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach Kyle Flood says he expects to be on the sideline leading his team in its season opener despite an investigation into whether he improperly communicated with a faculty member…

  • Chiefs tight end Kelce out with ankle injury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tight end Travis Kelce will miss the Chiefs’ preseason finale Thursday night against St. Louis after spraining his ankle in practice earlier this week. Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Tuesday…

  • How much will stipends affect college recruiting?

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — An athlete has two offers to decide where to play for the next four years. One comes with considerably more cash than the other. It only sounds like free agency.…

  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Recalled RHPs Ryan Cook and Noe Ramirez from Pawtucket (IL). Selected the contracts of OF/1B Allen Craig and C Sandy Leon from Pawtucket. KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Reinstated…

  • No. 2 Halep, No. 4 Wozniacki avoid upset bug at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki crashed John Isner’s post-match news conference, needling her good friend for arriving late to his interview session and delaying the start of hers. The fourth-seeded Wozniacki was in quite…

  • Jets tight end Amaro out for season with shoulder injury

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jace Amaro’s shoulder injury is worse than initially expected. The New York Jets placed the second-year tight end on season-ending injured reserve with a torn labrum in his left shoulder.…

  • Bills cornerback McKelvin begins light workouts on sideline

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills starting cornerback Leodis McKelvin has begun conducting light workouts after having a protective boot removed from his injured right ankle. Coach Rex Ryan called it an encouraging step…