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Griffin appears to like ‘impeach Snyder’ post

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As one of the 16 quarterbacks to make a start during Daniel Snyder’s run as owner of the Washington Redskins, Robert Griffin III can relate to the tenuous nature of the position.

Man dies after falling during baseball game

ATLANTA — A 60-year-old man who plummeted to his death from the upper deck of the Atlanta Braves’ baseball stadium on Saturday died of blunt force trauma, a medical investigator said Monday, but the cause of his fall has not been determined.

Hewitt extends U.S. Open farewell with a win

NEW YORK — A fist-pumping Lleyton Hewitt turned back the clock as he wore down an injured Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-0 7-6(2) 1-0 on Tuesday to extend his U.S. Open grand slam goodbye.

No agreement in ‘Deflategate’ case

NEW YORK — The National Football League and its players union failed to reach a settlement in their dispute over New England quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game ‘Deflategate’ suspension despite weeks of talks, leaving a federal judge to resolve the issue in the coming days.

Arrieta dodges Dodgers’ bats as Cubs ace no-hits LA

LOS ANGELES — Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta threw his first career no-hitter, finishing off the milestone in grand style by striking out the Los Angeles Dodgers in order in the ninth inning for a 2-0 win Sunday.

Day wins FedExCup opener The Barclays by six shots

EDISON, N.J. — Red-hot PGA Championship winner Jason Day of Australia romped to victory at The Barclays on Sunday, winning the opening event of the lucrative FedExCup Series by a whopping six strokes.

Huskies pick starting QB, but keeping it a secret

SEATTLE — The Huskies have settled on a starting quarterback for Friday’s season opener at No. 23 Boise State. They won’t, however, let the Broncos — or the public — know who that quarterback is.

M’s need to rebuild… the question is how

The million-dollar question facing the next Mariners’ general manager — or more like the $125 million-plus question — is whether this team can contend immediately, or if it needs a rebuild.

Now comes the hard part: Hiring new general manager

When Mariners president Kevin Mather on Friday characterized being a baseball general manager as “an impossible job,” he was speaking about the complexities and vast scope of the position.

Late field goal lifts Seahawks to win

SAN DIEGO — In the exhibition game regarded most like a dress rehearsal for the regular season, Seattle’s defense and special teams looked pretty well groomed for opening night.

Colon leads streaking Mets to sixth straight win

NEW YORK — Right-hander Bartolo Colon threw seven shutout innings as the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-4 at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday for their sixth consecutive victory. The Mets (70-56), in first place of the National League East, are 17-6 in August and 23-5 in their past 28 games against Philadelphia, including 11-1 this season.

Bulls’ Rose, two others, accused in lawsuit of rape

CHICAGO — Derrick Rose, the 2011 National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player, is being sued by a former girlfriend who claims he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her in 2013, TMZ reported. Rose’s accuser, identified only as Jane Doe, said she and the three-time All-Star Chicago Bulls guard dated from 2011 to 2013, the celebrity news website reported.