• Washington Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon catches a pass during practice at the team's NFL football training facility, Monday, July 28, 2014 in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Pierre Garcon still day-to-day with hamstring strain

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    Garçon, one of several players nursing a strained hamstring, was only able to participate in individual drills on Wednesday as the Redskins resumed practice following a day off.

  • Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney, front moves the ball as Inter Milan’s Jonathan, right, defends during the first half of a soccer game at  the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Landover, Md.  Manchester United won 5-3 in a penalty shootout. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

    Manchester United delights FedEx Field crowd with shootout win over Inter Milan

    By Paul St. Jean - The Washington Times

    Fans in red jerseys filled the stands on Tuesday night, turning FedEx Field into an American facsimile of Old Trafford as Wayne Rooney and Manchester United took on Inter Milan in the sixth game of the Guinness International Champions Cup.

    Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams pauses on an exercise bicycle during practice at the team's NFL football training facility, Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo)

    Laid-back approach suits Trent Williams just fine

    By Paul St. Jean - The Washington Times

    Joking around can be a good way to relieve the stress of training camp, but it's not all fun and games for Williams, the big left tackle, and his teammates. After running a full-pad practice on Monday and resting on Tuesday, the Redskins wore just jerseys and shorts on Wednesday.

    Miami Marlins starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Alvarez, Marlins beat Nats for 6th straight win

    By Christopher Stock - Associated Press

    Henderson Alvarez outdueled Stephen Stasburg and the surging Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.

    After a disappointing rookie year,  Redskins strong safety Bacarri Rambo (24) is determined to make a stronger impact on defense in his second season. (Photos by Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Proving A Point: Redskins’ Bacarri Rambo vows to make impact in second year

    By Marc Lancaster - The Washington Times

    Coming out of the weekend of the 2013 NFL Draft, many lauded safety Bacarri Rambo as a great value pick for the Redskins in the sixth round. But when the lights came on and the observers who mattered began making their evaluations, Rambo's star fell about as fast as it could have for a rookie handed a starting job from Week 1.

    Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (1) catches a ball on the opening day of Washington Redskins Training Camp at Bon Secours Training Center, Richmond, Va., Thursday, July 24, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    LOVERRO: Redskins should be great before declaring greatness

    By Thom Loverro

    The Washington Redskins seems to exist in two worlds. There is the world where they look at themselves in the mirror and say to everyone, "Damn, we're great. How can we lose? Then there is the world they have won 149 games and lost 212 since they last time they were great and couldn't lose.

    Oakland Raiders owners Mark Davis, right, laughs on the sideline with general manager Reggie McKenzie, left, during their NFL football training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014, in Napa, Calif. (AP Photo)

    Raiders owner confirms talks with San Antonio

    By Associated Press

    Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed he has met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to Texas.

    Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester, left, chats with catcher David Ross during a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Jon Lester’s status uncertain as trade deadline nears

    By Ken Powtak - Associated Press

    A year after bolstering their rotation at the trade deadline, it looks as if the Boston Red Sox are exploring the market again. Manager John Farrell announced a move indicating the Red Sox are seriously considering offers for Lester, their ace, before Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.

    Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully, left, throws the ceremonial first pitch to former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax before a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants on Friday, April 4, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Vin Scully to return for 66th season with Dodgers in 2015

    By Beth Harris - Associated Press

    Vin Scully is staying in the booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    Lucie Safarova, of The Czech Republic, serves to Kristina Mladenovic, of France, during a match at the Citi Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Safarova loses in 1st round of Citi Open

    By Associated Press

    Top-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic lost to France's Kristina Mladenovic in the first round of the Citi Open on Tuesday.

    National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) President Mark Emmert, right, speaks with Myron Laurent Rolle, left, currently a student at Florida State College of Medicine, and former college football player at Florida State, before they both testified on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, before the Senate Commerce hearing on the NCAA's treatment of athletes. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    By Michael Tarm - Associated Press

    The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.

    **FILE** NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference during the NBA board of governors meeting in Las Vegas on July 15, 2014. (Associated Press)

    NBA players union elects new executive director

    By Associated Press

    The National Basketball Players Association has elected Michele Roberts as executive director, making her the first woman to lead a North American male sports union.

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