Gruden names Keenum Redskins’ starting QB

ASHBURN, Virginia — For the past week it was obvious that quarterback Case Keenum would start the Washington Redskins‘ season opener. But coach Jay Gruden wasn’t ready to make it official. Finally, on Sunday, Gruden did just that, saying Keenum would start the season opener at Philadelphia. Keenum won a competition that never developed because Colt McCoy is still dealing with issues from the broken right leg he suffered in December. McCoy isn’t having pain issues, but rather is still strengthening his leg so he can plant and throw stronger,…

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Source — RB Miller has torn ACL, out for season

An MRI has confirmed that Houston Texans running back Lamar Miller has a torn ACL and will miss the upcoming season, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Miller suffered the injury during Saturday night’s preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys. He was taken off the field on a cart during the first quarter in Arlington, Texas. On first down, Miller was tackled by Cowboys tackle Maliek Collins, who hit him just above the left knee. Miller, 28, grabbed his left leg and was checked out by the medical staff. He…

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Angels can’t get big hit in loss to Astros

HOUSTON — The Angels have played in several winnable games during their current all-Texas road trip through Arlington and Houston, but the narratives have been vastly different from city to city. In Arlington, the Angels were stung by late-game stumbles by the bullpen, which led to three losses to the HOUSTON — The Angels have played in several winnable games during their current all-Texas road trip through Arlington and Houston, but the narratives have been vastly different from city to city. In Arlington, the Angels were stung by late-game stumbles…

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Fights To Watch Before UFC Shenzhen

UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade captured the 115-lb belt in emphatic fashion, slamming Rose Namajunas to the canvas in Rio de Janeiro. It was a moment that fight fans won’t soon forget. She will look to defend her belt for the first time in enemy territory, as she will take on rising Chinese star Weili Zhang. Zhang has carved her way through the division defeating the likes of Jessica Aguilar and Tecia Torres. If she can take care of business on home turf against Andrade, she will become the UFC’s…

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Sato takes home IndyCar stop at World Wide

MADISON, Ill. — Takuma Sato held off Ed Carpenter to win the IndyCar race Saturday night at World Wide Technology Raceway. It was Sato’s second victory of the season. Tony Kanaan was third, followed by Santino Ferrucci and Simon Pagenaud. Pole sitter and series points leader Josef Newgarden spun coming out of Turn 4 of the final lap and finished seventh. Sato won by 0.399 seconds. The victory comes on the heels of his highly scrutinized move on the first lap at Pocono last week that helped trigger a major…

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