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Washington Redskins' linebacker Everette Brown defends against a Baltimore Ravens' Tyrod Taylor pass during the first quarter of their pre-season game at M&T Bank Stadium on August 23, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore won the game 23-17. (Pete Marovich Special to The Washington Times)

Redskins sign Everette Brown, move Brian Orakpo to IR

Associated Press

Brown has appeared in 38 NFL games with three starts with the Carolina Panthers, San Diego Chargers and Dallas Cowboys. He played in seven games with the Cowboys last season and had one sack.

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Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins, left, sits on the bench with quarterback Colt McCoy and quarterback Robert Griffin III, right, during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Landover, Md. The Redskins won 19-17. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Redskins' Gruden: RG3 is 'wild card' for Monday

- Associated Press

Many ifs and maybes and buts surround Robert Griffin III's status for the Washington Redskins' game Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys. There is so much uncertainty, he has been declared a "wild card" by coach Jay Gruden even though Colt McCoy is the announced starter.

Ohio State cornerback Doran Grant (12) intercepts a pass intended for Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Hackenberg holds key to Ohio State-Penn State game

- Associated Press

A year after the worst beating in Penn State's highlight-filled history, the Nittany Lions know they need to protect quarterback Christian Hackenberg if they want to avoid another lopsided loss to Ohio State.

Alabama A&M-Alabama State prepare for Classic

- Associated Press

James Spady had never lived in Alabama before he was hired to take over Alabama A&M's football program last December. But once he arrived, it didn't take long for him to understand that the most important game on the Bulldogs' schedule is the annual Magic City Classic against Alabama State.

NFL Players join "No More" to domestic violence ad

Associated Press

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is among nearly two dozen current and former NFL players appearing in a new series of public service announcements denouncing domestic violence and sexual assault.

Kenneth Wainstein, lead investigator into academic irregularities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, holds a copy of his findings following a special joint meeting of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. The findings revealed academic fraud involving more than 3,100 students. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

9 UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal

- Associated Press

The scale of an academic scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was far more widespread than previously reported and included about 1,500 athletes who got easy As and Bs over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (25) is upended by San Diego Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers while scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Chiefs' Charles passes battery of concussion tests

- Associated Press

Jamaal Charles has passed a battery of tests and does not show symptoms of a concussion, the Chiefs said Wednesday - one day after the star running back told a radio show he saw "light bulbs" after a hit in Kansas City's win over San Diego.

Request denied to remove judge on Peterson case

- Associated Press

A prosecution request to remove the judge handling the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson was denied on Wednesday.

No. 9 Georgia to ask for Gurley's reinstatement

- Associated Press

Mark Richt said he was optimistic on Wednesday as Georgia was expected to file a request with the NCAA for tailback Todd Gurley's eligibility to be reinstated.