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Washington Redskins running back  Silas Redd (24) heads up field after getting past the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

Silas Redd, Redskins’ running backs finish one final preseason audition

- The Washington Times

Thursday marked the Redskins’ final preseason game, leaving roughly two dozen players with one final shot to state their case for making the team to the coaching staff. Redd, an undrafted running back, kept one thought fresh in his mind during a 24-10 victory over the Buccaneers: No negative plays.

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Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley hits an one-run single against the Chicago White Sox during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Carrasco helps Indians beat White Sox 3-2

Associated Press

Carlos Carrasco pitched into the seventh inning and Michael Bourn had two triples among his three hits, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.

Boise State quarterback Grant Hedrick is hit byMississippi defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche during an NCAA college football game, Thursday Aug. 28, 2014 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/The Idaho Statesman, Darin Oswald)  LOCAL TELEVISION OUT (KTVB 7); MANDATORY CREDIT

End of an era: Boise State is giant-killer no more

- Associated Press

Boise State came into SEC country with its new coach and sharp new orange and sliver helmets looking to make a statement: Even though the BCS is gone, the Broncos can still bust the big boys.

New England Patriots' Aaron Dobson, left, catches a touchdown pass while New York Giants' Trumaine McBride defends during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Garoppolo impressive in start vs Giants

- Associated Press

Rookie Jimmy Garoppolo gave Bill Belichick something to think about in his first start for the New England Patriots.

Minnesota Twins' Jordan Schafer slides home past Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez to score on a two-run double by Brian Dozier during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Twins won 11-5. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Schafer drives in 4, Twins top Royals 11-5 in 10th

Associated Press

Jordan Schafer tied a career high with four RBIs, including a two-run single in the 10th inning Thursday night as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City Royals 11-5.

Baltimore Ravens' Justin Tucker (9) kicks a field goal as Sam Koch (4) holds in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

Ravens run over Saints 22-13

- Associated Press

To Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh, finishing the preseason perfect mattered.

Top 25 Capsules

Associated Press

Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.

Mississippi wide receiver Cody Core cuts through Boise State defenders for a 76-yard touchdown during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Curtis Compton)  MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT

No. 18 Ole Miss pulls away from Boise State 35-13

- Associated Press

For much of the night, it was tough to watch. Mississippi hardly looked like the 18th-ranked team in the country. Boise State in no way resembled the program that used to beat the big boys with such regularity.

Baseball Capsules

- Associated Press

Yusmeiro Petit set a major league record when he retired his 46th batter in a row, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Thursday for their third straight win.

Catherine Bellis, of the United States, reacts after a point against Dominika Cibulkova, of Slovakia, during the first round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Williams overcomes 3 early double-faults to win

- Associated Press

Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open.

NFL preseason capsules

- Associated Press

Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night in which Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins reinjured his ribs.