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Robert Griffin III named Cleveland Browns starter at quarterback

The Browns have announced that they will have yet another new starting quarterback lining up under center for them when the 2016-17 National Football League season kicks off in September. Throughout the 37 games Griffin has appeared in, he has amassed 8,097 passing yards with a completion percentage of 63.9, he threw for 40 touchdowns and 23 interceptions, and he has a 90.6 passer rating per pro-football-reference.com .


Chinese lifter Long smashes world record to win gold

Chinese lifter Long smashes world record to win gold

It equalled Halil Mutlu's Olympic record set 16 years ago at Sydney 2000. The sharp end of this contest was always about the "Comeback Kid" -Long was not selected for London 2012 - and the "Unbeatable Man" - Om had not been beaten in major championships since his victory in the British capital, subsequently adding two Asian and three world titles.



What to watch at the Rio Games on Monday

Think about the countless hours these athletes put in, knowing it could mean the difference in a split-second victory that earns them a lifetime of pride, and gives us enduring memories. The only difference for women's events is that they have an 800-meter freestyle event instead of 1500 meters. Some critics have argued that despite the display of economic might that's typically associated with hosting an worldwide sporting event , the Rio Olympics will do little to help the country's ...



Hroniss Grasu suffers torn ACL and will miss season

One of the biggest things many coaches and fans were watching during the opening days of training camp was the progress of their man in the middle on the offensive line. Larsen has 10 career starts at center, none after 2013. Whitehair is another option. To Grasu's credit, the second-year center has drawn rave reviews but those reviews don't mean much considering the Bears have yet to play any games this season.


Wyoming officials urge safety as bikers decend for Sturgis rally

Wyoming officials urge safety as bikers decend for Sturgis rally

Law enforcement authorities in South Dakota say a 49-year-old motorcyclist is dead following a crash Wednesday night near Rochford. This year's rally is projected to be somewhat smaller than last year's event. "Take that second look over your shoulder before you change lanes - and even at stop signs, make sure those intersections are clear before pulling out".



Martinez's throw gives Tigers 6-5 win over Mets

Reed got out of the eighth unscathed only with the help of some Tigers' bad baserunning. The loss was only Detroit's second in its last 11 games. The Tigers were unable to dent the scoreboard through the first six innings, but managed to push deGrom from the contest with two outs in the seventh inning.