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Robert Griffin III will not play in Saturday's Ravens game

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will miss Saturday’s exhibition game at Baltimore because of a concussion, reversing an earlier decision to let him play.

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    BEIJING (AP) — With a stirring run in the closing 1,500 meters on Saturday, Ashton Eaton set the world record in the decathlon. Convinced beating his own mark was within his sights coming into the…

  • Neymar recovers from mumps, fit for 1st match

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona says Neymar has been cleared to play his first match of the season after having recovered from the mumps. The European champions say Neymar “is fit to to play” after…

  • The Latest: Marina Arzamasova wins 800 meters at worlds

    BEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): ___ 7:20 p.m. Marina Arzamasova of Belarus surged ahead of defending champion Eunice Sum with about 250 meters to go and held…

  • College Football Corner: High hopes for the Hokies

    WASHINGTON — For Virginia Tech football, 2014 offered the best of times and worst of times. In a season where the Hokies upset eventual defending National Champion Ohio State in Columbus, they also found a…

  • American League

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  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 71 57 .555 — Washington 64 63 .504 6½ Atlanta 54 74 .422 17 Miami 52 77 .403 19½ Philadelphia 51 78 .395 20½ Central Division W…

  • This Date In Baseball

    Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA Aug. 30 1905 — Ty Cobb made his major league debut, hitting a double off Jack Chesbro of the New York Highlanders in the Tigers’ 5-3 victory. 1910 — Tom Hughes…

  • LEADING OFF: Fiers to make 1st start since no-hitter

    A look at what’s happening all around the major leagues today: ___ NO-NO ENCORE Houston righty Mike Fiers takes the mound for the first time since throwing a no-hitter against the Dodgers on Aug. 21.…

  • Spieth loses No. 1 ranking with missed cut

    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — By the end of the week, Jordan Spieth might be No. 1 in just one major category — the PGA Tour money list. He has earned just under $10.4 million this…

  • Arbour’s success with 1 team _ Isles _ stands out to Bowman

    Of Al Arbour’s numerous NHL achievements, one stands out to his former coaching colleague and mentor, Scotty Bowman. Upon learning of Arbour’s death on Friday, Bowman marveled at how the former New York Islanders coach…

  • Carter’s cancer rekindles memories of 1980 Olympic boycott

    ATLANTA (AP) — Thirty-five years after his hopes for a gold medal were dashed by Jimmy Carter’s boycott of the Moscow Olympics, Craig Beardsley is at peace. That doesn’t mean the former world record-holding swimmer…

  • Arizona League

    Central Division W L Pct. GB yz-Dodgers 17 11 .607 1½ Reds 14 13 .519 4 x-White Sox 13 14 .481 5 Brewers 11 16 .407 7 Indians 11 16 .407 7 East Division W…

  • Northwest League

    North Division W L Pct. GB Everett (Mariners) 18 12 .600 — Vancouver (Blue Jays) 14 16 .467 4 x-Tri-City (Padres) 13 17 .433 5 Spokane (Rangers) 12 18 .400 6 South Division W L…

  • Kershaw strikes out 14 in Dodgers’ 4-1 win over Cubs

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — There’s no personal statistic that impresses Clayton Kershaw much, including leading the major leagues with 236 strikeouts. The left-hander can even find a way to turn that stat on its head.…

  • Tomlinson lines game-winning single as Giants beat Cardinals

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rookie Kelby Tomlinson lined a bases-loaded single up the middle with one out in the ninth against previously unbeaten Kevin Siegrist, and the San Francisco Giants topped the Cardinals 5-4 on…