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  • RG3 statue, boats on water at Baylor's new stadium

    RG3 statue, boats on water at Baylor's new stadium

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:59 AM EDT2014-09-01 10:59:22 GMT
    WACO, Texas (AP) -- RG3 in bronze and boats on the water at Baylor. Before the 10th-ranked Bears beat SMU 45-0 in their first game at McLane Stadium on Sunday night, a 9 1/2-foot bronze statue of Robert Griffin III was unveiled. The statue of Baylor's only Heisman Trophy winner is in a plaza between the stadium and the Brazos River, where some fans arrived by boat for the game - and others dived in for relief from temperatures in the mid-90s. That plaza is at the end of a 775-foot pedestrian...
    WACO, Texas (AP) -- RG3 in bronze and boats on the water at Baylor. Before the 10th-ranked Bears beat SMU 45-0 in their first game at McLane Stadium on Sunday night, a 9 1/2-foot bronze statue of Robert Griffin III was unveiled. The statue of Baylor's only Heisman Trophy winner is in a plaza between the stadium and the Brazos River, where some fans arrived by boat for the game - and others dived in for relief from temperatures in the mid-90s. That plaza is at the end of a 775-foot pedestrian...
  • Redskins make 8 cuts from roster on Friday

    Redskins make 8 cuts from roster on Friday

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:21:45 GMT
    Tress Way is the winner of the Washington Redskins punting competition, at least for now. Way was the only punter left Friday after the Redskins waived Robert Malone, one of eight cuts as the team whittles its roster to the limit of 53 for the regular season.
    Tress Way is the winner of the Washington Redskins punting competition, at least for now. Way was the only punter left Friday after the Redskins waived Robert Malone, one of eight cuts as the team whittles its roster to the limit of 53 for the regular season.
  • Redskins beat Buccaneers 24-10, finish preseason at 3-1

    Redskins beat Buccaneers 24-10, finish preseason at 3-1

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:02:35 GMT
    Kirk Cousins didn't get a chance to add any fuel to the idea that there is an unlikely quarterback controversy brewing in Washington. Redskins coach Jay Gruden rested both struggling Robert Griffin III and backup Cousins in Thursday night's 24-10 preseason-ending victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
    Kirk Cousins didn't get a chance to add any fuel to the idea that there is an unlikely quarterback controversy brewing in Washington. Redskins coach Jay Gruden rested both struggling Robert Griffin III and backup Cousins in Thursday night's 24-10 preseason-ending victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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  • Bouchard loses to Makarova in US Open's 4th round

    Bouchard loses to Makarova in US Open's 4th round

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:21:24 GMT
    Flavia Pennetta reached the U.S. Open quarterfinals with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Casey Dellacqua, beginning a full Labor Day slate of matches featuring top-seeded Serena Williams and six of the top 10 men's seeds.
    Wilting in high heat and humidity, Eugenie Bouchard became the latest top woman to lose at the U.S. Open, ending her streak of making the semifinals at each Grand Slam tournament this year.
  • Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves

    Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:13:44 GMT
    Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate.
    On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter.
  • Pregame film study shifts to phones, tablets

    Pregame film study shifts to phones, tablets

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:11:17 GMT
    By KURT VOIGT AP Sports Writer Oklahoma cornerback Zack Sanchez had just found out the Sooners would be facing Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Shortly thereafter, his game prep began. On his cell phone.
    By KURT VOIGT AP Sports Writer Oklahoma cornerback Zack Sanchez had just found out the Sooners would be facing Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Shortly thereafter, his game prep began. On his cell phone.
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  • Grady Sizemore powers Phillies to sweep over Nats

    Grady Sizemore powers Phillies to sweep over Nats

    Pinch-hitter Grady Sizemore hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the NL East-leading Washington Nationals 8-4 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
    Pinch-hitter Grady Sizemore hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the NL East-leading Washington Nationals 8-4 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
  • Galvis and Ruf homer as Phils beat Nationals 4-3

    Galvis and Ruf homer as Phils beat Nationals 4-3

    Freddy Galvis and Darin Ruf homered and Carlos Ruiz drove in go-ahead run with an eighth-inning sacrifice fly to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.
    Freddy Galvis and Darin Ruf homered and Carlos Ruiz drove in go-ahead run with an eighth-inning sacrifice fly to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.
  • Burnett K's 12, Phillies beat Nationals 3-2

    Burnett K's 12, Phillies beat Nationals 3-2

    A.J. Burnett struck out 12 in seven innings and Cody Asche and Carlos Ruiz homered to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Monday night.
    A.J. Burnett struck out 12 in seven innings and Cody Asche and Carlos Ruiz homered to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Monday night.
  • High 5 Friday Night Game of the Week: W.T. Woodson at Oakton

    High 5 Friday Night Game of the Week: W.T. Woodson at Oakton

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:37:27 GMT
    FOX 5 is hitting the field as part of our brand new High 5 Friday Game of the Week. Every Friday, we will be at the biggest high school football game of the week and this week's big matchup between W.T. Woodson and Oakton was an instant classic!
    FOX 5 is hitting the field as part of our brand new High 5 Friday Game of the Week. Every Friday, we will be at the biggest high school football game of the week and this week's big matchup between W.T. Woodson and Oakton was an instant classic!
  • Redskins make 8 cuts from roster on Friday

    Redskins make 8 cuts from roster on Friday

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:21:45 GMT
    Tress Way is the winner of the Washington Redskins punting competition, at least for now. Way was the only punter left Friday after the Redskins waived Robert Malone, one of eight cuts as the team whittles its roster to the limit of 53 for the regular season.
    Tress Way is the winner of the Washington Redskins punting competition, at least for now. Way was the only punter left Friday after the Redskins waived Robert Malone, one of eight cuts as the team whittles its roster to the limit of 53 for the regular season.
  • Redskins beat Buccaneers 24-10, finish preseason at 3-1

    Redskins beat Buccaneers 24-10, finish preseason at 3-1

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:02:35 GMT
    Kirk Cousins didn't get a chance to add any fuel to the idea that there is an unlikely quarterback controversy brewing in Washington. Redskins coach Jay Gruden rested both struggling Robert Griffin III and backup Cousins in Thursday night's 24-10 preseason-ending victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
    Kirk Cousins didn't get a chance to add any fuel to the idea that there is an unlikely quarterback controversy brewing in Washington. Redskins coach Jay Gruden rested both struggling Robert Griffin III and backup Cousins in Thursday night's 24-10 preseason-ending victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Snyder: Redskins begin planning process for new stadium

    Snyder: Redskins begin planning process for new stadium

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:06 AM EDT2014-08-28 13:06:00 GMT
    Even with a stadium that is only 17 years old, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder says the organization has already begun meeting with architectural firms to design a new stadium for the team.
    Even with a stadium that is only 17 years old, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder says the organization has already begun meeting with architectural firms to design a new stadium for the team.
  • Redskins, Bucs eager to get final look at backups

    Redskins, Bucs eager to get final look at backups

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:38:47 GMT
    Gerald McCoy's preseason is pretty much over. Like most of the starters for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Washington Redskins, the two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle will play little — if any —Thursday night in a final tuneup for the regular season.
    Gerald McCoy's preseason is pretty much over. Like most of the starters for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Washington Redskins, the two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle will play little — if any —Thursday night in a final tuneup for the regular season.
  • Redskins' Meriweather to appeal 2-game suspension

    Redskins' Meriweather to appeal 2-game suspension

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:22:37 GMT
    Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather will appeal the two-game suspension for his latest helmet-to-helmet blow, a hit his coach called a "legitimate football play" while teammates stood up for him with much stronger words.
    Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather will appeal the two-game suspension for his latest helmet-to-helmet blow, a hit his coach called a "legitimate football play" while teammates stood up for him with much stronger words.
  • RG3, Redskins' starters won't play Thursday

    RG3, Redskins' starters won't play Thursday

    Robert Griffin III will get to sit out the final preseason game after all. Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Tuesday he will rest his starters Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
    Robert Griffin III will get to sit out the final preseason game after all. Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Tuesday he will rest his starters Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Redskins S Brandon Meriweather suspended 2 games

    Redskins S Brandon Meriweather suspended 2 games

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:52:40 GMT
    The NFL once again has suspended Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for his latest blow to the head of an opponent, which the league said is his sixth violation of player safety rules.
    The NFL once again has suspended Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for his latest blow to the head of an opponent, which the league said is his sixth violation of player safety rules.
  • Redskins' RGIII might play in preseason finale against Buccaneers

    Redskins' RGIII might play in preseason finale against Buccaneers

    Monday, August 25 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:58:23 GMT
    A possible change of plans for Robert Griffin III: He might play in the final preseason game after all.
    A possible change of plans for Robert Griffin III: He might play in the final preseason game after all.
  • Washington Post editorials will no longer use the term "Redskins"

    Washington Post editorials will no longer use the term "Redskins"

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:26:45 GMT
    The Washington Post will no longer use the word "Redskins" in its editorials, the newspaper announced Friday. In an editorial posted on their website, the editorial board says it will no longer use what they refer to as a "slur."
    The Washington Post will no longer use the word "Redskins" in its editorials, the newspaper announced Friday. In an editorial posted on their website, the editorial board says it will no longer use what they refer to as a "slur."
  • Nats stretch streak to 10 with 1-0 win vs. D-Backs

    Nats stretch streak to 10 with 1-0 win vs. D-Backs

    Denard Span scored from second on third baseman Jordan Pacheco's throwing error in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona...
    Denard Span scored from second on third baseman Jordan Pacheco's throwing error in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona...
  • Report: NFL asks Super Bowl musical acts to pay to play at halftime

    Report: NFL asks Super Bowl musical acts to pay to play at halftime

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:39:45 GMT
    The Super Bowl is pro football's biggest stage. It's also the most-viewed annual American sporting event. In recognition of this, the NFL has asked some of the musical acts under consideration to play at next year's big game to pay the league to take the stage, according to a published report.
    The Super Bowl is pro football's biggest stage. It's also the most-viewed annual American sporting event. In recognition of this, the NFL has asked some of the musical acts under consideration to play at next year's big game to pay the league to take the stage, according to a published report.
  • Islanders announce sale of minority stake of club

    Islanders announce sale of minority stake of club

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:46:31 GMT
    The New York Islanders have announced that the team is being sold to a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor.
    The New York Islanders are selling a minority stake of the team, with a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor to become full owners in two years.
  • Manziel struggles in Browns' loss to Redskins

    Manziel struggles in Browns' loss to Redskins

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:35:52 GMT
    Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer didn't make Mike Pettine's decision any easier. Good luck picking a starting quarterback after this mess, Coach.
    Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer didn't make Mike Pettine's decision any easier. Good luck picking a starting quarterback after this mess, Coach.
  • Redskins 2014 Regular Season schedule released

    Redskins 2014 Regular Season schedule released

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:34:44 GMT
    The National Football League has released the 2014 regular season schedule and the Washington Redskins will open up their season on the road against the Houston Texans. Their home opener will be the following week against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
    The National Football League has released the 2014 regular season schedule and the Washington Redskins will open up their season on the road against the Houston Texans. Their home opener will be the following week against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • Redskins Pierre Garcon helps young cancer patient with medical expenses

    Redskins Pierre Garcon helps young cancer patient with medical expenses

    Friday, October 25 2013 12:15 AM EDT2013-10-25 04:15:21 GMT
    The family of an 8-year-old northern Virginia girl battling inoperable brain cancer received a $10,000 check Thursday night from Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon and area pizza chain Paisano's.
    The family of an 8-year-old northern Virginia girl battling inoperable brain cancer received a $10,000 check Thursday night from Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon and area pizza chain Paisano's.
  • RG3's mother, Jackie Griffin, one-on-one with Shawn Yancy

    RG3's mother, Jackie Griffin, one-on-one with Shawn Yancy

    Thursday, May 9 2013 7:01 PM EDT2013-05-09 23:01:49 GMT
    Robert Griffin III’s mother, Jackie Griffin, sat down with Shawn Yancy for a 1-on-1 interview about what it's like to be the Redskins superstar's mom!
    Robert Griffin III’s mother, Jackie Griffin, sat down with Shawn Yancy for a 1-on-1 interview about what it's like to be the Redskins superstar's mom!
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