Browns, Robert Griffin III getting fresh start together

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Following his unceremonious exit from Washington, Robert Griffin III left behind a note in his locker that encouraged forgiveness and a positive attitude.

  • Written by TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer

Russia loses appeal against Olympic track and field ban

LONDON (AP) — Russia lost its appeal Thursday against the Olympic ban on its track and field athletes, a decision which could add pressure on the IOC to exclude the country entirely from next month's games in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

Prosecutors to appeal Pistorius' 6-year jail sentence

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African prosecutors announced their intention to appeal against Oscar Pistorius' six-year jail sentence for murder on Thursday, calling it "shockingly" lenient and a decision that could bring the country's justice system into "disrepute."

  • Written by GERALD IMRAY, Associated Press

Naquin, Carrasco send Indians to 11-4 romp over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In the span of three innings, the Indians' Tyler Naquin homered to left field, sent a two-run double down the right-field line and connected on a three-run homer over the center-field wall.

Talk about using all fields.

  • Written by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer