Griffin, the people’s quarterback, could do no wrong upon arrival in Washington. But as he soon learned, it doesn’t take much for the capital region to turn on its chosen leaders.
Gruden’s decision will spare RG3 and viewers a lot of pain. The quarterback won’t suffer more cartoonish violence behind a leaky offensive line; fans won’t endure more cringe-worthy plays when positive yardage was there for the taking.
D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera made a jumper with 3.4 seconds left in overtime to give Georgetown a 66-65 victory over No. 18 Florida on Wednesday night in the Battle 4 Atlantis quarterfinals.
Australia team doctor Peter Brukner says batsman Phillip Hughes has died in hospital, two days after being struck in the head by a cricket ball during a domestic first-class match.
John Tavares scored a power-play goal late in overtime to lift the New York Islanders to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
LeBron James scored 29 points, Kevin Love added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers exacted a little revenge on Washington with a 113-87 win over the Wizards on Wednesday night.
As the Washington Redskins prepared for their second preseason game, there were never questions about whether McCoy would eventually supplant Robert Griffin III — or Kirk Cousins. At that point, the only question surrounding McCoy was whether he’d survive cut-down day.
Twenty-three years ago, my brother decided to start a fantasy football league. He apparently could only find eight other like-minded individuals, so he asked his 19-year-old, football-obsessed little brother if he would like to play.
A look at the notable moments in Robert Griffin III’s journey from Heisman winner to No. 2 overall draft pick to losing his starting role in Washington.
The Redskins placed Tracy Porter on injured reserve, but three starters who didn’t practice last week — left tackle Trent Williams, tight end Jordan Reed and defensive lineman Chris Baker — were all limited participants.
Athletic director Craig Littlepage made the announcement Wednesday, citing improvement in the Cavaliers’ performance on the field and success in recruiting as key factors in the decision. London has two years remaining on his contract.
In a conference call with Indianapolis reporters Wednesday morning, Redskins coach Jay Gruden confirmed that Colt McCoy will start at quarterback Sunday, with Robert Griffin III backing him up.