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Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland walks on the field during practice at the team's NFL football training facility, Sunday, July 27, 2014 in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Bashaud Breeland bounces back with strong showing vs. Browns

- The Washington Times

Little more than a week ago the Redskins rookie cornerback had just been cited for marijuana possession, busted next to a run-down gas station in Richmond, where the Redskins held training camp. Monday night, he was whacking opponents on national television.

Washington Nationals left fielder Nate McLouth slides to catch a foul ball hit by Cincinnati Reds' Billy Hamilton during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park Wednesday, May 21, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Nate McLouth to have shoulder surgery, miss rest of season

- The Washington Times

McLouth was placed on the disabled list Aug. 2 with what was initially described as shoulder inflammation. Manager Matt Williams said the 32-year-old outfielder has since been diagnosed with a torn labrum. He will have surgery Thursday and is expected to be ready for spring training in 2015.

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel stands with quarterback Brian Hoyer before an NFL preseason football game against the Washington Redskins Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Browns hold off on picking between Manziel, Hoyer as starting QB

- Associated Press

Coach Mike Pettine’s decision became tougher after Hoyer and Manziel played poorly in an exhibition loss at Washington on Monday night. Manziel also made an obscene gesture toward the Redskins’ sideline, an act Pettine called “extremely disappointing” and will likely result in a fine from the NFL.

**FILE** Ted Leonsis, second from right, Jon Ledecky, right, and Dick Patrick, left, hold up Washington Capitals jerseys at a news conference Wednesday, May 12, 1999, at the MCI Center in Washington. Wednesday, May 12, 1999, at the MCI Center in Washington Leonsis heads an investment group, including Patrick and Ledecky, which purchased the Washington Capitals NHL team from Abe Pollin, second from left, (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

New York Islanders sold to Jon Ledecky, Scott Malkin

- Associated Press

The team says under the agreement, current owner Charles Wang will continue as majority stockholder for two years. At that point, ownership will transfer to the Ledecky-Malkin group.

FILE - In this July 15, 2014, file photo, former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, right, speaks during a press conference in Minneapolis. Kluwe says he's reached a settlement with the team to avert a threatened lawsuit over his release. Kluwe had accused the Vikings of cutting him over his activism on gay rights issues. He said Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, that the Vikings have agreed to donate to several nonprofits to help raise awareness in professional sports about LGBT issues. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores, File )

Chris Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement, avoid lawsuit

- Associated Press

Kluwe had accused the Vikings of cutting him in 2013 over his outspoken support for gay marriage. Financial details of the settlement weren’t released, but Kluwe said he would get no money. Five different charities will benefit over the next five years.

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Baseball Capsules

- Associated Press

Chris Carter snapped a ninth-inning tie with a colossal three-run homer, extending his second-half power surge and sending the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.

Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Rex Brothers throws against the Kansas City Royals during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Rockies fall to the Royals 7-4

- Associated Press

The Colorado Rockies got the starting pitching performance they needed, it just wasn't enough against the hottest team in baseball.

Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp watches his three-run triple off New York Mets' Dillon Gee in the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Crisp's 3-run triple helps A's halt slide

- Associated Press

Oakland Athletics leadoff hitter Coco Crisp tinkered with his swing for a few days and finally got the results he has been looking for.

Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Kevin Kiermaier dives but can't come up with a triple by Detroit Tigers' Ian Kinsler during the 11th inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Tigers score 3 in 11th, top Rays 8-6

Associated Press

Kevin Keirmaier blamed himself for Tuesday night's 11-inning loss to the Detroit Tigers, but Joe Maddon wouldn't let him.

U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps attends a press conference ahead of the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Franklin in doubt for Pan Pacs with back problem

- Associated Press

Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin swam in a local pool to test her injured back on Wednesday and is still hopeful of competing at the Pan Pacific championships.

Minnesota Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson throws against the Cleveland Indians in the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Gibson falters as Indians overtake Twins 7-5

- Associated Press

Kyle Gibson had the home crowd behind him and a five-run lead from his Minnesota Twins teammates as he returned to the mound for the second inning.

U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps trains ahead of the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

- Associated Press

Michael Phelps got a reminder of just how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships this week.

Minnesota Twins' Oswaldo Arcia hits a three-run home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer in the first inning of a baseball game,Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Gomes, Holt rally Indians in 7-5 win over Twins

- Associated Press

Tyler Holt arrived at Target Field 25 minutes before the first pitch. The Cleveland Indians' rookie had a quick bite to eat, took a few swings in the batting cage and then got the biggest hit of his young career.